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    The Education Ministry is alerting parents and guardians of the Blackman and Gollop Primary School, Staple Grove, Christ Church, they’ll reopen tomorrow Tuesday 27th February. The school was closed for most of last week due to an infestation in that area of the plant known as cow itch. The Ministry of Education disclosed that Ministry […]

    February 26, 2018Education, FeaturedNo comments

    The Inter American Development Bank loan to help alleviate potholes is finally set to get rolling. This was confirmed by the IDB’s Chief Operations Officer, Francisco Javier Urra in an exclusive interview with He says the funds have been drawn down and a first tranche is to be disbursed, he explained why it took […]

    February 26, 2018Featured, TechnologyNo comments

    New Political Party’s candidate joins forces with local entrepreneurs to engage in a project to rehabilitate segments of the indigent population. The UPP hopeful believes all politicians need to talk less and do more, whether in power or not. He adds creative thinking and a genuine concern for people and their development will create positive […]

    February 26, 2018Featured, PoliticalNo comments

    A new chapter begins. The Emmy®-winning drama series WESTWORLD returns for its ten-episode second season Sunday, April 22, exclusively on HBO. Debuting on HBO in 2016 to become HBO’s most-watched freshman series ever, WESTWORLD is a dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the evolution of sin. The season one cast included Anthony […]

    February 26, 2018CinemaNo comments
  5. “Is It Truly An Allergy? Exploring the differences between asthma, allergies and other irritants” – Drug Service Lecture series, March 6th 2018, 6:00 pm at LESC, Two Mile Hill

    Allergies are common annoyances to many of us. From dust to pollen to food to pets, allergic reactions can range from mild to severe. But is it an allergy? Irritants, intolerances, sinuses or your mind just playing tricks on you, there is a lot to be considered and sifted through before you declare it’s an […]

    February 26, 2018Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments

    Parents and guardians of pupils of St. Lawrence Primary School, St. Lawrence, Christ Church, are advised that the school will be closed from Monday, February 26, due to ongoing environmental problems relating to the sewerage system along the south coast. Parents and guardians of Class Four pupils are therefore asked to report to Arthur Smith […]

    February 26, 2018Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  7. Procter & Bird set to become part of rallying history in April

    Kevin Procter heads a list of Sol Rally Barbados regulars who are set to make rallying history in April, when they compete in the Corbeau Seats Rally Tendring & Clacton, the first closed-road rally in mainland Britain to be run under new laws. Within six hours of entries opening on the event web site on […]

    February 25, 2018RallyNo comments
  8. Limited Number of Misprinted Notes in Circulation

    The Central Bank of Barbados is advising the public that there are a limited number of genuine $50 and $100 notes in circulation that are missing the holographic patch – the shiny foil on the right side of the note. “As soon we learnt of the problem, we contacted our banknote printers, De La Rue, […]

    February 25, 2018BusinessNo comments

    Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education; June Chandler, has confirmed that tuition fees for Barbados Scholar, Hailey Laurayne, have been paid. She said investigations conducted by the Ministry into the circumstances surrounding non-payment of fees on behalf of Ms. Laurayne have revealed that the University of Southampton, where Ms. Laurayne is currently a student, […]

    February 25, 2018EducationNo comments
  10. The Common Cold: Myths vs. Facts (Infographic)

    Most people know the signs and symptoms of the common cold – sore throat, runny nose, coughing and sneezing. But did you know that a cold is actually an infection? It’s one of the most common infectious diseases that family medicine doctors treat. And having a cough is among the leading reasons people visit their […]

    February 25, 2018Health, Photo GalleryNo comments
  11. New Amadeus Booking Features Offer Greater Control & Cost Reduction To Agencies

    In a competitive market with more and more new players making use of recent technology, travel agents need to ensure that their operations are the most efficient and that response times are the lowest possible for their travelers. Having effective quality control and reducing the number of ADMs is vital to maintaining the profitability of […]

    February 25, 2018TravelNo comments
  12. Alleyne School is the Winner of U.S. Embassy’s Inaugural Black History Month Secondary School Speech Competition

    In an apparent olive branch to Barbados, the U.S. Embassy Bridgetown disclosed the winner of their inaugural Black History Month Secondary School Speech Competition is the Alleyne School. Second place went to Deighton Griffith Secondary School. Fifth-former Akil McGeary argued to what extent secondary school students should be able to express their cultural identity in […]

    February 25, 2018EducationNo comments
  13. New Choices with Solutions Barbados – St Joseph’s Candidate

    Jennifer brings with her a fresh approach to governance, a creative mind and a tenacious appetite for getting things accomplished. You will find she has a strong aversion to mediocrity. Once she has given her commitment, she follows through and delivers with excellence! St. Joseph you can move forward with Jennifer for quality representation! Together, […]

    February 25, 2018Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  14. “Is It Truly An Allergy?” Free Public Lecture

    Allergies are common annoyances to many of us. From dust to pollen to food to pets, allergic reactions can range from mild to severe. But is it an allergy? Irritants, intolerances, sinuses or your mind just playing tricks on you, there is a lot to be considered and sifted through before you declare it’s an […]

    February 24, 2018Health, Photo GalleryNo comments
  15. “Allergies, Asthma & Urticaria” – Hosted by ‘Hibiscus Health Caribbean Inc.’

    This CME focuses on increasing the awareness of allergies & immunotherapy. Topics include assessment, diagnosis & treatment; allergic rhinitis & sinusitis; chronic urticaria; sensitivities, side effects & other drug-related intolerances; role of immunotherapy & more. Physicians, nurses & allied health professionals are welcome. CPE credit available. Guest Speaker: Professor Menachem Rottem Head of the Allergy […]

    February 23, 2018Health, Photo GalleryNo comments
  16. The U.S. Embassy presents American jazz fusion band the Huntertones in concert

    The U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS is pleased to host the Huntertones, an American jazz ensemble in a four-country tour. They will perform a FREE public concert in Barbados on March 3. Huntertones, based in New York, has a high energy, horn-driven sound that fuses inspired improvisation and adventurous composition […]

    February 21, 2018Music, Photo GalleryNo comments
  17. Solutions Barbados’ Response to Mia Mottley – “We Are Not Family!

    The leader of the BLP reportedly described Solutions Barbados as a nephew of and supported by the DLP. She thinks that all parties are out to get her. She is entirely wrong. The BLP and DLP can be described as a family. They share members and entertain us with their platform humour, but they are […]

    February 21, 2018Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments

    Parents and guardians are advised that the Blackman and Gollop Primary School, Staple Grove, Christ Church, will be closed for the rest of the week due to an environmental problem in the area. The Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation regrets any inconvenience caused. (MR/BGIS)

    February 21, 2018Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  19. Chop Suey brings new perspective for Barbadian art and music

    Chop Suey, a new art and music-based project series will offer Barbados a new way to see local visual art. Taking visual art outside of the four walls of gallery spaces, the event series was conceptualized by a group of young creatives headed by Barbadian photographer Jaryd Niles-Morris and supported by J.Ventures International. The photographer […]

    February 21, 2018Featured, Galleries1 comment
  20. Sotheby’s International Realty Brand Expands Presence in Curaçao

    Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC today announced its expanding presence on the island of Curaçao with the opening of Curaçao Sotheby’s International Realty. Curaçao Sotheby’s International Realty is led by Owner Raymond Seijs and will serve the luxury residential real estate markets across the island including Blue Bay Resort, Coral Estate Resort, Jan Thiel Beach, […]

    February 21, 2018BusinessNo comments
  21. New Telephone System for BRA Treasury Location

    The Barbados Revenue Authority is in the process of transitioning to a new telephone system at its Treasury Building location. The new PBX number is 535-8200. Carolyn Williams-Gayle, manager communications and PR explained that this is part of the Authority’s continued efforts focused on enhancing service delivery. “We have been listening to our customers’ concerns […]

    February 19, 2018Featured, Technology1 comment
  22. “Liberating our Youth” by Grenville Phillips II – ‘Solutions Barbados’ perspective

    Recently, we described how our secondary school students could graduate with some measure of independence. This can be achieved by keeping our students interested in learning by teaching them the practical aspects of subjects during the first three years, and then training them to start and grow successful businesses using this practical knowledge. Our students […]

    February 19, 2018Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  23. Sagicor First to Give Back with Fully Equipped Mobile Medical Unit

    The fight against Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases (CNCDs) in Barbados was stepped up when the Sagicor Group Life and Health Department unveiled an innovative Wellness Initiative, complete with a fully equipped and professionally staffed Mobile Medical Unit. Speaking as he introduced the new service to corporate clients and members of the media, Mr. Edward Clarke, Executive […]

    February 19, 2018Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments

    Premier and Minister of Finance of Montserrat, Donaldson Romeo, has signed on behalf of the Government of Montserrat, a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Barbados based financial technology company Bitt Inc., to create a Digital Payments Ecosystem in Montserrat. He explained that “the people of Montserrat will benefit from increased financial inclusion, and a […]

    February 19, 2018Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  25. ‘Black Panther’ fans have so much thirst for breakout star Winston Duke

    It takes something extra to stand out in a Black Panther cast filled with achingly beautiful humans. Whatever it is, Winston Duke has got it. Duke’s star has only risen now that the movie is out. He’s become a flashpoint on social media, which is currently flooded with outpourings of love and all kinds of […]

    February 18, 2018BooksNo comments