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  1. CCRIF Announces its 2018 Scholarship Winners

    CCRIF SPC is pleased to announce its UWI-Scholarship and CCRIF Scholarship (extra-regional) winners for 2018. This year, CCRIF provided scholarships valued at US$129,000 to 14 Caribbean nationals. CCRIF provides scholarships and internships each year to Caribbean nationals as part of its Technical Assistance (TA) Programme. CCRIF which is akin to a not-for-profit organization, uses profits […]

    September 26, 2018Education, FeaturedNo comments
  2. 2018-2019 LAND TAX BILLS ISSUED FOR BARBADIANS

    Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) has started issuing land tax bills for the financial year 2018-2019. The BRA’s Manager, Communications and PR, Carolyn Williams-Gayle, has advised that the issue date for this year’s bill is September 24, 2018. Mrs. Williams-Gayle stated that bill payments could be made at the Authority’s locations at the Treasury Building, Bridgetown; […]

    September 26, 2018Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  3. International Pop Artist Che’Nelle Premieres Remix Single “Love You Like Me” fea. Konshens & Natty Rico

    “You travelled the world looking for love But ain’t nothing out there that you deserve Tell me I’m crazy but I know what your worth And you’ll keep coming back ‘cos baby – I am your girl“ Hard at work on the promotional trail for her latest Walshy Fire remix single “Love You Like Me” […]

    September 26, 2018MusicNo comments
  4. BRA PARTICIPATES IN TWO DAY CARICOM-OECD WORKSHOP

    The Barbados Revenue Authority was among seven other tax administrations in the region represented at a CARICOM-OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) Workshop, in Kingston, Jamaica, last week. The two-day workshop provided member states with an opportunity to discuss the impact and progress of the Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) Project in the […]

    September 26, 2018BusinessNo comments
  5. Cannonier to purge One Bermuda Alliance of UBP remnants

    A split in the One Bermuda Alliance has widened after Craig Cannonier replaced Jeanne Atherden as Opposition leader, party insiders said yesterday. One source predicted that Mr Cannonier, who led the party to victory at the polls in 2012, would launch “a night of the long knives” to remove one-time MPs from the former United […]

    September 26, 2018PoliticalNo comments
  6. Thirteen Young Entrepreneurs Participate in U.S. Government-Sponsored Program

    YLAI empowers entrepreneurs and civil society leaders to strengthen their capacity to launch their entrepreneurial ideas and effectively contribute to economic development in their communities. Shawn Maille from Antigua and Barbuda; Christina Hunte, Corey Jackman and Phillip Kellman from Barbados; Lien Philogene-Norville from Dominica; Michael Thomas from Grenada; Shane Browne and Janeel Boone from St. […]

    September 26, 2018EducationNo comments
  7. Caribbean to benefit from increased humanitarian assistance

    The Caribbean region is poised to benefit from increased humanitarian assistance following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) and humanitarian service provider, Rescue Global (RG). The signing took place at the CDEMA Coordinating Unit in St. Michael, Barbados. Both CDEMA and Rescue Global will work […]

    September 26, 2018NatureNo comments
  8. Team Barbados set to take on CARIFTA

    The Barbados Triathlon and Aquathlon team is preparing to fly out this week to compete in the second annual CARIFTA Championships from 29-30 September in Tobago. Team Barbados will take part in the two-day event at Turtle Beach, and have their sights set on bringing home top results in the Triathlon and Aquathlon events. This […]

    September 26, 2018Athletics, FeaturedNo comments
  9. Tourism Sector Reminded to File and Pay New Levies

    The Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) is reminding all tourism sector practitioners who provide tourist accommodation to visitors and locals alike, that they are required to charge a Room Rate Levy to their guests and likewise, all persons who provide direct tourism services are required to apply a Product Development Levy to the cost of those […]

    September 24, 2018TravelNo comments
  10. PRIME MINISTER OF BARBADOS, MIA AMOR MOTTLEY, QC & MP REACTS TO PASSING OF EVELYN GREAVES, GCM

    It is with profound sadness that I learned of the passing of Mr. Evelyn Greaves this morning. The circumstances of his passing are still unclear, but the suddenness will certainly be deeply upsetting to his wife and family. I urge Barbadians to keep them in their thoughts and prayers over the coming days and weeks […]

    September 24, 2018PoliticalNo comments
  11. NAIROBI POLO CLUB FEATURES CHUKKA WITH BARBADOS-BASED PLAYER

    Defending champions Samurai have flown in South African hard hitter and handicap five player, Lance Watson, for the Kenya International 14-Goal Polo tournament which took place at Nairobi Polo Club (NPC) on the 21st. Club captain, Raphael Nzomo, said his team are lucky to have secured the services of the high profile goal scorer who […]

    September 24, 2018PoloNo comments
  12. MINISTER OF MARITIME AFFAIRS AND BLUE ECONOMY HINTS DEATH KNELL FOR STYROFOAM LIKE GRENADA?

    A Barbadian Cabinet Minister may be suggesting styrofoam will be a thing of the past like what a CARICOM neighbour did recently. From the beginning of September, Grenada made the use or importation of styrofoam as an illegal activity. For almost two years now, the Future Centre Trust has been seeking to do like the […]

    September 24, 2018Breaking News, Featured, NatureNo comments
  13. COMMERCIAL BANKS MAY BE DRIVING CLIENTS TO PRIVATE INVESTMENT FIRMS

    A local investment bureau has seen a rise in subscribers after the decision by commercial banks to reduce interest on personal savings accounts… Ms Nunes says the change in financial habits has been noticeable for the last 24 months; – Meanwhile Royal Fidelity has not actively sought an audience with the Mia Mottley Government on […]

    September 24, 2018Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  14. Kiwanis Club Pride of Barbados Celebrate 10 year anniversary

    A former executive in a leading Non-Governmental Organisation has warned his fellow members to escalate community support in the days and weeks ahead as the measures to stabilise Barbados may create more challenges before solutions are accomplished… Mr Marshall told the participants the wants and needs of underprivileged Barbadians a decade ago may actually seem […]

    September 24, 2018Breaking News, Culture, FeaturedNo comments
  15. COUNTRY HEAD OF SOL BARBADOS NOW PRESIDENT OF BARBADOS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

    The Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) disclosed effective Friday, 21st September 2018, Mr. Ezra Prescod is now the new President of the BCCI. Mr. Prescod replaces Mr. Edward Clarke who officially resigned from the post of President to assume the Chairmanship of the Barbados Private Sector Association (BPSA). Mr. Prescod is the General […]

    September 24, 2018Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  16. Barbados moving towards E-Commerce, Financial Services Commission to Mediate

    Barbados will soon forge a single digital payment framework incorporating the Central Bank of Barbados, commercial banks and Bitt the local yet global blockchain developer and currency digitiser, it is to be guided by both the Financial Services Commission and Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley. Ms Mottley indicated Government would be soon meeting with commercial […]

    September 24, 2018Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  17. CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank’s second Red CARpet Show is a hit with consumers and Facebook Live

    CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank held their second ever Red CARpet Show recently and streamed it on Facebook Live when all six of the leading new-car dealers showcased their latest model vehicles. Now plans are underway to do the same for Jamaica… It was an exciting evening at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, this as Mark […]

    September 24, 2018TechnologyNo comments
  18. NEW MEDIA TEAM FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS SECTION OF BRIDGETOWN U.S. EMBASSY

    Throughout the years, the U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS has introduced various media platforms to ensure our audiences stay in constant contact with us. This was confirmed by American envoy to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, Linda Tagliatela who was introducing to Barbadian Journalists to some new members of the […]

    September 24, 2018EventsNo comments
  19. “Goochie” or “Pouchey” is Barbados’ Most Recent Wanted Man

    The Royal Barbados Police Force is seeking the assistance of the public in locating a wanted man for questioning in connection with a serious criminal matter. 53 year old Richard Herbert Jones goes by the alias of either “Goochie” or “Pouchey“, his last known addresses were Constitution Road, Bridgetown or Flint Hall, St. Michael. Jones […]

    September 19, 2018Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  20. “Keep Cool and Carry On! The Montreal Protocol.” A Message from the Environment Minister: Trevor A. Prescod, for International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer

    “Keep Cool and Carry On” is the mantra adopted by the Montreal Protocol, as a message to all its members in commemoration of today, September 16, as International Ozone Day. As the new Minister of Environment and National Beautification, I feel honoured to be able to address you on this day of global and national […]

    September 17, 2018Featured, NatureNo comments
  21. United States Marine Forces South Marksmanship Training with Regional Security System

    United States Ambassador Taglialatela visited the Regional Security System firing range where a Mobile Training Team of eight Marines from Marine Forces-South conducted a ten- day marksmanship instruction course for 45 participants from Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean. The event familiarized security force personnel with the Marine Corps program of instruction on rifle marksmanship, built […]

    September 17, 2018Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  22. EU disburses second Education Tranche of EC$14.3 Million to Anguilla

    The European Union disbursed the second grant assistance tranche of EC$14.3 million (€4.55 Million) to Anguilla for education reform and training under the 11th European Development Fund (EDF) Programme. The assistance is inclusive of an emergency top-up payment of EC$8.8 million (€2.8 Million) additional support to help with recovery following damage from hurricane Irma in […]

    September 17, 2018Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  23. ‘WALK FOR THE CURE’ COMMITTEE MOUNTS “DOLLAR DRIVE” AND “PAINT FOR THE CURE”

    As fund raising efforts intensify for the upcoming 2018 edition of the Walk for the Cure National Walk for Breast Cancer Awareness, the public will be invited to join the employees of CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank in the various branches as they mount the Pink Ribbon Dollar Drive. On Friday 31st August, clients visiting the […]

    September 17, 2018Featured, PaintingNo comments
  24. LACNIC, Google to headline ‘Internet Week Trinidad and Tobago’ in October

    The Latin American and Caribbean Internet Registry (LACNIC) and Google will hold a series of workshops next month as part of Internet Week Trinidad and Tobago, an event intended to advance the Internet development agenda of the wider region. The workshops are part of a project through which LACNIC and Google seek to strengthen digital […]

    September 17, 2018Featured, Technology1 comment
  25. From Ed Sheehan, Sean Paul and Chronixx, to Forthcoming Album feat Snoop Dogg and Missy Elliott, All Roads Lead to Jamaica

    From an impressive four weeks at #1 on the Billboard charts, to twenty weeks and counting on said charts, “Tropical House Cruises to Jamaica” embodies the spirit of what Jamaica has musically offered the word’s mainstream inspiration. The album, a fusion of Jamaica’s organic roots features such stars of the genre as multi-GRAMMY winners Damian […]

    September 16, 2018MusicNo comments