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  1. The real Tom’s Son is back in Barbados – Rawdon Adams returns to Barbados as CEO of Bitt Inc, just ahead of 2018 Elections

    Rawdon JH Adams has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Bitt Inc. He will lead the company as it accelerates the evolution of the financial ecosystem in the Caribbean. Adams will also join the company’s board of directors. “Bitt is ready to rescue the region from the constraints of traditional business and banking – […]

    September 29, 2017Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  2. Office of Certificate of Character reopens Monday 2nd October

    Barbadians are being asked to note the Office of Certificate of Character will reopen from Monday the 2nd of October 2017. In this regard, persons with scheduled appointments from the 2nd of October onwards, should visit the Office of Certificate of Character on the respective days of their appointments. Persons are also being reminded, that […]

    September 29, 2017Breaking News, Events, FeaturedNo comments
  3. Land Tax Bills Issued, Much to Delight of 1,000s of Bajans (Sic)

    The Barbados Revenue Authority has issued the land tax bills for the financial year 2017-2018. Director Shared Services (Ag), Sonia Jones explained that this year, property owners will be receiving a new look mailer which combines the Property Valuation Notice and Land Tax Bill. “This new mailer looks a bit different, however, it features the […]

    September 29, 2017Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  4. BLP ASSISTANCE TO DOMINICA

    Friends, family and supporters of the main Opposition – the Barbados Labour Party donated just over $20,000 in foodstuff, water and personal items to the people of Dominica, following the devastation on that country by Hurricane Maria on Monday. The items were delivered to the Barbados Coast Guard headquarters on Wednesday for shipment to Dominica. […]

    September 26, 2017Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  5. Temporary road and lane closures during CARIFTA 2017

    The Barbados Federation of Island Triathletes (BFIT) has announced temporary lane and road closures will be in effect during the inaugural CARIFTA Triathlon, Aquathlon and Mixed Relay Championships. The event, a first of its kind in Barbados, will be held at the Barbados Aquatic Centre and Gymnasium Complex in Wildey between 7th – 8th October. Every effort […]

    September 26, 2017Athletics, Breaking News, FeaturedNo comments
  6. CANADIAN VISITOR PAYS FINES ON 13 KILOS OF GANJA

    Canadian visitor Mellissa Jacythnia McMillan, 37 years, who was arrested and charged on a number of drug related offences committed at the Grantley Adams International Airport on Wednesday 20th September 2017, reappeared before Chief Magistrate Christopher Birch in the District ‘C’ Magistrates Court yesterday, having been remanded to prison on her first court appearance on […]

    September 26, 2017CrimeNo comments
  7. GODDARD ENTERPRISES AND STAFF ASSIST WITH HURRICANE RELIEF

    Employees of Goddard Enterprises Ltd. (GEL) around the region have pulled out all the stops to assist colleagues and others in the Caribbean who have been hit by the passage of recent hurricanes Irma and Maria. “I really want to commend the staff because though many of them had personal damage to their homes and […]

    September 26, 2017Business, FeaturedNo comments
  8. 46 year old Vet dies in Atlantic Shores, Pet Owners stunned

    Police are conducting investigations into the unnatural death of former Vet Kim Brandford 46 years, of Atlantic Shores, Christ Church. This occurred sometime after 9:00 pm on Sunday the 24th of September 2017, while at Atlantic Shores, Christ Church. Circumstances Around 9:45 pm the family members of Brandford who were away from home, subsequently returned […]

    September 26, 2017Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  9. Portia Simpson-Miller (former PM of Jamaica) addresses Small Business Week

    Speaker: Portia Simpson-Miller (former PM of Jamaica) Date: Tuesday Sept. 27th Time: 7:00 pm Venue: Errol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination, UWI

    September 26, 2017Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  10. POLICE NAB ONE OF THEIR OWN, ON REMAND ‘TIL LATE NEXT MONTH

    Police have formally charged a senior member of the Royal Barbados Police Force with, a number of Criminal matters, committed between August and September 2017. • One (1) count of unlawful possession of ammunition • Five (50 counts of Misconduct and Misuse of Public Trust. Annel appeared before Magistrate Bannister in the District ‘A’ Traffic […]

    September 26, 2017Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  11. RBPF Assistance for Dominica

    A team of officers from the Royal Barbados Police Force are currently in Dominica assisting with security matters. Officers will be deployed to Dominica on a rotation basis. Roland Cobbler – Insp. (Ag); Public Relations Officer

    September 26, 2017Events, Photo GalleryNo comments
  12. Bitt and Central Banks take the blockchain discussion public

    Bitt, the Barbados-based pioneer of digital payment solutions in the Caribbean, will be hosting a financial technology (FinTech) forum that facilitates public discussion with regional Central Banks, and other key regional and international financial institutions around the potential of Blockchain technology. Dr. Patrick Byrne, CEO of the US retail giant, Overstock.com is one of the […]

    September 22, 2017Breaking News, Business, Featured13 comments
  13. SALVATION ARMY JOIN FORCES WITH MORMONS TO PROVIDE HURRICANE RELIEF FOR FRENCH ST MARTIN

    Captain Derrick Mitchell; Commanding Officer of the Salvation Army’s St. Lucia Corps in association with the Mormon Church of Castries sent a shipment of items to The Salvation Army in St. Maarten. This was vouchsafed by Major Darrell Wilkinson, The Divisional Commander of The Salvation Army in Barbados & St. Lucia how the shipment included […]

    September 22, 2017Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  14. BRA’S TREASURY BRANCH TO CLOSE EARLY FRIDAY

    The Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) has advised the public that its Treasury Building location will close for business at 2 o’clock this afternoon, Friday 22nd September, to facilitate maintenance work. The BRA’s locations at Weymouth, Warrens, Holetown, Oistins and The Pine will continue with normal business hours. Members of the public have been urged to […]

    September 22, 2017Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  15. A global Red Cross team is on its way to Roseau

    A global Red Cross emergency team is on its way to Dominica.The 12-person Field Assessment and Coordination Team (FACT) is made up of experts from around the world and will serve as a frontline for Red Cross support to the battered island. Initial relief efforts will focus on shelter, water, food, sanitation, and broader health. […]

    September 22, 2017Breaking News, Featured, NatureNo comments
  16. Scotiabank donates $500,000 USD to organizations supporting hurricane relief efforts in the Caribbean

    Scotiabank is donating $500,000 USD to charitable organizations assisting with the rescue and relief efforts in the many Caribbean countries impacted by Hurricane Irma. The Canadian Red Cross will receive $250,000 of Scotiabank’s donation, with the remainder being directed to initiatives supporting young people in the affected communities. Red Cross Societies are already active, mobilizing […]

    September 18, 2017Breaking News, Featured, NatureNo comments
  17. Teenager in remand for Firearm, Ammunition & Drugs charges

    Police arrested and charged Zariq Amir Pierre Grant (18 years) of Farm Path, Hillaby, St. Thomas, for the offences of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of one (1) round of Ammunition, and Unlawful Possession of Cannabis. These offences were committed on Monday the 11th of September 2017, while at Hillaby, St. Thomas. Circumstances Grant […]

    September 18, 2017Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  18. Mystery remains over care of infant at Barbados nursery, parents still shocked…

    Police are conducting investigations to the circumstances surrounding the death of a one (1) month old baby boy, which occurred sometime on Wednesday the 13th of September 2017. Circumstances The parents of the baby, Petra Rouse 21 years, and Silverson Greenidge 30 years, took the baby to the Day Care & Preschool at around 9:15 […]

    September 18, 2017Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  19. YOUNG BAJAN INTERNS AT MARTINDALE’S RD FACILITY PRAISED

    Recognised and praised for their tireless diligence they put in during their internship year at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital for the period 2016-2017 five, young doctors were acknowledged by the Director of Medical Services and the QEH Internship Coordinator. Speaking during the awards ceremony which recently took place in the QEH Boardroom, Dr. Adanna Grandison, […]

    September 18, 2017Featured, HealthNo comments
  20. Arrest in Warrens for Illegal Ammo & Pistol – all of a sudden, Bajan Cops find weapons everywhere?

    Police have arrested and formally charge 26 year old Pierre DeCarlo Small, of # 1 Mullion Lane, Gall Hill, Christ Church, for the offences of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, and Unlawful possession of ten (10) rounds of ammunition. These offences were committed on Wednesday the 13th of September 2017, while at Warrens Industrial Estate, […]

    September 18, 2017Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  21. Government of Barbados to convene 92nd Regular Meeting of the Directing Council of the Inter-American Children’s Institute

    The 92nd Regular Meeting of the Directing Council of the Inter-American Children’s Institute (IIN-OAS) will be taking place in Barbados, on the 19th and 20th September 2017. This Inter-American meeting is being held in collaboration with the Ministry of Social Care, Constituency Empowerment and Community Development of the Government of Barbados. The venue of the […]

    September 18, 2017PoliticalNo comments
  22. Firearm Charge for Welchman Hall male

    Police have arrested and formally charged Winton Pedro Lowe 49 years of Allen View, Welchman Hall St. Thomas for: 1) Unlawful Possession of a Firearm 2) Unlawful Possession of 32 rounds of ammunition These offences were committed on Tuesday the 12th of September 2017, while at Welchman Hall St. Thomas. Circumstances Lowe appeared before Magistrate […]

    September 18, 2017CrimeNo comments
  23. USAID OFFICIALS ON THE GROUND IN ANTIGUA & BARBUDA

    Officials from the United States Agency for International Development’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) have joined forces with Antigua and Barbuda’s National Office of Disaster Services, to assist persons who have been displaced following the horrific passage of Hurricane Irma. A five-person Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) has been deployed to the storm-ravaged […]

    September 18, 2017NatureNo comments
  24. Flow Supports Markets Impacted By Hurricane Irma

    Hurricane Irma – the most powerful Hurricane to form in the Atlantic in over ten years – has left a trail of destruction across the Caribbean and is on track to make landfall in Florida as a Category 4 over the weekend. In its wake, Hurricane Jose is following closely behind on a similar path. […]

    September 18, 2017TechnologyNo comments
  25. “Class-ism within the Democratic Labour Party” (Part 1)

    In dismissing the DLP’s resolution, Edmund Hinkson said: “When you scraping at the bottom of the barrel you come up with those things“. In his address themed, Elitism within the Democratic Labour Party, the Case for Mia Amor Mottley to become Prime Minister of Barbados, Hinkson also took the Prime Minister to task for suggesting […]

    September 17, 2017Political, Video GalleryNo comments