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  1. American Airlines Introduces Daily Flights to Barbados from Charlotte, NC

    American Airlines has announced the addition of non-stop, daily service from Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) to Barbados Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI) beginning December 19, 2018. This announcement comes just weeks after the carrier unveiled its third daily flight from Miami International Airport (MIA) to Barbados, which is also set to launch December 19. […]

    June 25, 2018Breaking News, Featured, TravelNo comments
  2. PUBLIC APPEAL FOR COURT WITNESSES – Jermaine Ricardo Harewood & Shirnel Alicia Clarke

    The Court Prosecutor’s Department of the Royal Barbados Police Force is seeking the assistance of the public in locating the below mentioned persons who are required to attend District “B” Magistrate court on Wednesday 27th June, 2018; They are witnesses in a case of Burglary vs Nicholas Stuart. 1. Jermaine Ricardo Harewood previously of Bourne’s […]

    June 25, 2018Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  3. MINISTER MEETS WITH ‘APTO’ AND ‘AOPT’

    The Association of Public Transport Operators (APTO) and the Alliance Owners of Public Transport (AOPT) had their first meeting with Minister of Transport, Works and Maintenance, Dr. William Duguid, at the Ministry’s Pine, St. Michael headquarters, and subsequent to that meeting, there was an agreement that routes need to be changed in order to service […]

    June 25, 2018Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  4. BRA Gives Extension for Tax Payment & Filing Deadlines in New System

    The Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) is granting both a filing and payment extension to corporate and business taxpayers regarding their June 2018 tax obligations in the BRA’s recently launched, Tax Administration Management Information System (TAMIS). The extension deadline for these tax returns and related payments is now June 30, 2018 and taxpayers are being urged […]

    June 24, 2018BusinessNo comments
  5. QEH Relocates Phlebotomy Department

    Barbadians are kindly asked to note that the Phlebotomy Department of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, which is responsible for drawing blood from patients and the taking of blood specimens to the laboratory to facilitate testing, will be relocated to Building 6B of the QEH’s Enmore Compound, Martindale’s Road. This relocation will take effect from Monday, […]

    June 24, 2018HealthNo comments
  6. Barbadian Triathletes making big strides

    It’s been a busy couple of months for triathlon with both local and international events showcasing the calibre of talent that’s coming out of Barbados. Barbados Federation of Island Triathletes (BFIT) President Darren Treasure says that this is only just the beginning, as the federation takes big steps to expand its reach. “We are actively […]

    June 24, 2018AthleticsNo comments
  7. 35th meeting of the Board of Directors of CARICAD this week

    The 35th meeting of the Board of Directors of the Caribbean Centre for Development Administration (CARICAD) will be held at the Courtleigh Hotel in Kingston, Jamaica on Wednesday, June 27th, 2018. Under the theme, “Re-shaping the Public Service in the Caribbean for the Future – The Role of CARICAD” the board meeting will be preceded […]

    June 24, 2018EventsNo comments
  8. Bermudian cyclist ‘critical’ after crash

    A 66-year-old pedal cyclist was fighting for his life in Bermuda now after his bicycle was in collision with a motorcycle. The man suffered serious head and neck injuries in the crash, while the male motorcyclist sustained leg injuries, The collision happened on Middle Road, Devonshire near its junction with Vesey Street just before midnight […]

    June 24, 2018ControversyNo comments
  9. PURITY BAKERIES RELAUNCHES ‘CRAVINGS’ LINE

    In the very near future, Barbadians will have easy access to premium decadent cakes, following the relaunch of the Cravings line of products from Purity Bakeries. Along with tasting the delicious new flavours, customers will see new packaging, an updated simple, elegant logo and a general new look to the product. The product will also […]

    June 24, 2018Culture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  10. 2018 Mitsubishi Electric Rugby Barbados World 7s official launch

    The 2018 Mitsubishi Electric Rugby Barbados World 7s (MERBW7s) Tournament just launched at the Radisson Aquatica Resort Barbados in St. Michael. Set to take place over the weekend of 8th and 9th December at the world-renowned Kensington Oval, the Tournament will see Barbados welcome some of the best Men’s and Women’s Club Rugby teams from […]

    June 24, 2018Photo Gallery, RugbyNo comments
  11. ATOMIC BLONDE (July 21): EXCLUSIVE HOLLYWOOD BLOCKBUSTER PREMIERES THIS JULY ON HBO

    Thrill and suspense take over HBO this July with the premiere of four thrillers that will keep audiences on edge. This month’s premieres include BLADE RUNNER 2049, DUNKIRK, ATOMIC BLONDE and AMERICAN MADE. One new film premieres each Saturday in July at 9pm AST* on HBO and HBO GO. *Atlantic Standard Time. HBO Latin America is the premium, subscription based, television network leader in the […]

    June 24, 2018Cinema, Photo GalleryNo comments
  12. DUNKIRK (July 14): EXCLUSIVE HOLLYWOOD BLOCKBUSTER PREMIERES THIS JULY ON HBO

    Thrill and suspense take over HBO this July with the premiere of four thrillers that will keep audiences on edge. This month’s premieres include BLADE RUNNER 2049, DUNKIRK, ATOMIC BLONDE and AMERICAN MADE. One new film premieres each Saturday in July at 9pm AST* on HBO and HBO GO. *Atlantic Standard Time. HBO Latin America is the premium, subscription based, television network leader in the […]

    June 24, 2018Cinema, Photo GalleryNo comments
  13. BLADE RUNNER 2049 (July 7): EXCLUSIVE HOLLYWOOD BLOCKBUSTER PREMIERES THIS JULY ON HBO

    Thrill and suspense take over HBO this July with the premiere of four thrillers that will keep audiences on edge. This month’s premieres include BLADE RUNNER 2049, DUNKIRK, ATOMIC BLONDE and AMERICAN MADE. One new film premieres each Saturday in July at 9pm AST* on HBO and HBO GO. *Atlantic Standard Time. HBO Latin America is the premium, subscription based, television network leader in the […]

    June 24, 2018Cinema, Photo GalleryNo comments
  14. Support for the Chemical Weapons Convention: an Op-Ed from the British High Commissioner

    Politicians shake hands and smile. Cameras click. Papers are signed and stamped. The world’s press reports the signing of another international agreement. International summits, conventions and treaties may seem far removed from the lives of everyday people; photo opportunities rather than milestones. But these are how we all agree the type of world we want […]

    June 18, 2018EditorialNo comments
  15. ROAD FATALITY NEAR RIHANNA DRIVE

    Police are investigating a road traffic collision which resulted in the death of one Male. This happened approximately 3:10 yesterday afternoon along Westbury Main Road, St. Michael. Involved were a motor cycle owned and driven by Ridge Hollingsworth 26 years Parish Land, Christ Church and Pedestrian Decourcey Gulston age unknown of Westbury Road, St. Michael. […]

    June 18, 2018Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  16. “Bitter Medicine with a Smile” by Grenville Phillips II

    This first budget provided all of us with the Government’s priorities during economically challenging times. They evidently consist of sustaining both people and businesses for as long as possible, while giving them bitter medicine with a smile. To be fair, this was the stated priority of the last administration during their budget speeches, but their […]

    June 18, 2018EditorialNo comments
  17. RECALL ON ALL KELLOGG’S HONEY SMACKS CEREALS

    The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) has advised that while a voluntary recall was recently issued by Hanschell Inniss on Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal, this as the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) expanded that recall to include ALL Kellogg’s Honey Smacks. Deputy Director (Ag.) of the DCCA, Margaret Campbell-Leslie, said the […]

    June 18, 2018Agriculture, Breaking News, FeaturedNo comments
  18. ANOTHER IMF TEAM COMING IN JULY

    Another team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will be in Barbados next month to begin negotiations with Government. Ms. Mottley told a press briefing at Government Headquarters: “The initial team was just a fact finding team. This team that comes now, from July 2 to 12, will actually be a negotiating team with the […]

    June 18, 2018Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  19. IDB PRESIDENT MEETING WITH PM MOTTLEY THIS WEEK

    Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley will meet this week with President of the Inter-American Development Bank, Luis Alberto Moreno. The Prime Minister said Mr. Moreno had expressed a willingness to stand “shoulder to shoulder” with Barbados during these difficult economic times. She said the IDB recognised that Barbados was “doing a difficult thing“, but was […]

    June 17, 2018PoliticalNo comments
  20. “Caribbean democracy demands Constitutional change” by Sir Ronald Sanders

    The Leader of the Opposition is assigned important roles in the Constitutions of all Commonwealth Caribbean (CC) countries. The roles stand at the heart of the democratic values to which the peoples of CC countries adhere. That is why provision should be made in the Constitutions of all CC countries for a seat to be […]

    June 17, 2018EditorialNo comments
  21. HBO RENEWS “SUCCESSION” FOR A SECOND SEASON

    Following the show’s recent premiere, HBO has announced the renewal of its drama series SUCCESSION for a second season. Created by Oscar® and WGA nominee Jesse Armstrong, with the pilot written by Armstrong and directed by Oscar® winner Adam McKay, SUCCESSION launched its ten-episode season on June 3. The show follows the Roy family – […]

    June 17, 2018CinemaNo comments
  22. Cable & Wireless pledges commitment to local tourism sector

    Local tourism has found a telecommunications ally in Flow and C&W Business. During the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association’s annual general meeting at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, the island’s leading telecoms provider once again reiterated its commitment to national development by pledging its support to the local hospitality sector. “As Caribbean people, we are […]

    June 17, 2018TechnologyNo comments
  23. CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN LENDS ASSISTANCE THROUGH CHERRY TREE TRUST

    After several years working in the food and beverage industry along the West and South Coast of the island, Samantha Robinson felt she was ready to pursue her dream of opening her own eatery offering customers natural drinks, salads and wraps. Now, the mother of five has done just that plus added a competitive edge, […]

    June 17, 2018BusinessNo comments
  24. “Staying In the Game: From Prevention to Performance” – Sports Medicine Conference

    Local and regional health and sports professionals will be coming together at the Savannah Hotel on June 30–July, 1 2018 for the “Staying in the Game: From Prevention to Performance” Sports Medicine Conference. Hosted by the Barbados Sports Medicine Association (BSMA) the goal of this event is to educate athletes, coaches and medical professionals on current best practices in […]

    June 10, 2018Athletics, HealthNo comments
  25. Private sector urged to support primary schools with ‘Conceive, Create, Cultivate’

    The Barbadian private sector is being urged to unite in support of “Conceive, Create, Cultivate“, a new initiative seeking to harness the power of a cheerful and colourful environment to stimulate greater achievement in Barbados’ primary schools. “Berger believes that creating a positive, cheerful environment, full of beautiful colors that create lasting beauty and protection, […]

    June 10, 2018BusinessNo comments