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  1. Royal Fidelity Highlights Top Teachers

    Royal Fidelity continues its A+ record of awarding the country’s top teachers through their annual nation building initiative, the Royal Fidelity National Distinguished Teachers’ Awards, which was established in 2010. “We are calling on the public to nominate teachers who go above and beyond their mandate to our children in their care,” said Jillian Nunes, […]

    October 30, 2018Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  2. Airbnb and CTO Strengthen Partnership to Drive Tourism in Region

    Airbnb hosted Hugh Riley, CEO and Secretary General of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), at its San Francisco headquarters today and announced new commitments to promoting authentic and sustainable travel in the region, as well as continuing to grow economic opportunity. Last year alone, over 1.6 million guests booked accommodation in the Caribbean through the […]

    October 30, 2018Breaking News, Featured, TravelNo comments
  3. Expedia Group’s new Guest Insights tool helps Hotels Understand and Attract Travellers

    Expedia Group, the world’s travel platform, today announces the global availability of Guest Insights, a new solutions-driven insights tool for hotels. As part of the Expedia Group’s Partner Central suite of offerings, Guest Insights leverages current property, competitive and market intelligence to inform properties of their guest’s travel motivations and booking behavior, allowing Partners to […]

    October 30, 2018TravelNo comments
  4. PRIME MINISTER CLARIFIES RECENT TRAVEL – WEATHER TRENDS HAVE HER WORRIED, FOR NOT ONLY BARBADOS, BUT ENTIRE CARIBBEAN

    The seemingly jet setting by the Prime Minister of Barbados is not for style, but to ensure the remainder of the current hurricane season and any subsequent systems do not destroy Barbados or the region itself… Speaking at the Annual General Meeting of her constituency St Michael North East recently, Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley […]

    October 29, 2018Breaking News, Featured, NatureNo comments
  5. BIBA PANEL DISCUSSION LOOKS AT PROS & CONS OF MEDICINAL MARIJUANA AS AN INDUSTRY

    Forging bold new steps in relatively uncharted territory, (BIBA) the Barbados International Business Association looked at the potential of Barbados becoming a hub for cannabis in the basis of palliative care… Each October since 2009, BIBA has a designated International Business week, and this year was no exception, their Panel Discussion was called “A Look […]

    October 29, 2018Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  6. CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN TO BRING CHRISTMAS CHEER TO COMMUNITY CHILDREN

    Despite operating in less than ideal conditions and struggling to raise funds to build a new building, the Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) is still working in the community and with the help of CIBC FirstCaribbean will bring some Christmas cheer to at least sixty children from the surrounding communities. The YMCA will host the […]

    October 29, 2018EventsNo comments
  7. BUREAU OF INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS HOSTS ADVANCED MUTUAL LEGAL ASSISTANCE WORKSHOP FOR REGIONAL ATTORNEYS

    The United States Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), hosted an advanced Mutual Legal Assistance Workshop for regional attorneys in Barbados. This workshop follows the first Mutual Legal Assistance Seminar, held in Barbados in April 2018. Building effective central authorities for mutual legal assistance in asset recovery matters is […]

    October 29, 2018EventsNo comments
  8. HBO PREMIERES A NEW SEASON OF THE HIT DRAMA SERIES “RAY DONOVAN”

    HBO brings the sixth and final season of the award-winning drama series, RAY DONOVAN, to audiences in the Caribbean on October 29 at 21hrs AST* on HBO and HBO GO. The series follows the enigmatic protagonist as he rebuilds his life, both personally and professionally, this time, in New York City. The new story unfolds […]

    October 29, 2018CinemaNo comments
  9. Caribbean Nationals Victorious in ARIN Elections

    Three Caribbean candidates — Peter Harrison, Alicia Trotman and Kerrie-Ann Richards — have been elected to leadership roles at the American Registry of Internet Numbers (ARIN). ARIN is one of five Internet registries worldwide that coordinate the distribution and administration of number resources. The registry serves the United States, Canada and several territories in the […]

    October 29, 2018TechnologyNo comments
  10. Abed to pass on his knowledge of blockchain technology to UWI and UNH students

    Gabriel Abed, co-founder of Bitt Inc and Digital Asset fund is confirmed to pass on his knowledge of blockchain technology to students at the University of the West Indies (Cave Hill Campus, Barbados) and those at the University of New Hampshire School of Law (USA). “Blockchain technology is positively disrupting every industry on a global […]

    October 27, 2018Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  11. Caring partnership unites Republic Limegrove and Marina Brewster Centre at Farrs

    A commitment to caring for children and the community has given rise to a new partnership between Republic Bank’s Limegrove branch and the Marina Brewster Centre at Farrs, St. Peter. Senior Child Care Officer and Residential Coordinator, Esther Bayley, welcomed the initiative as she received the first contribution of supplies donated by the staff of […]

    October 27, 2018HealthNo comments
  12. Strengthening Economic Growth is the Focus of the 33rd Adlith Brown Memorial Lecture

    Regional economist Dr. Arnold McIntyre will address the issue of economic growth in the Caribbean when he delivers the 33rd Adlith Brown Memorial Lecture, which takes place on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. at the Courtney Blackman Grande Salle of the Tom Adams Financial Centre. Dr. McIntyre, who is Deputy Division Chief, Caribbean […]

    October 27, 2018EventsNo comments
  13. TAX AMNESTY REMINDER

    The Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) is reminding individuals and businesses owing outstanding taxes, to take advantage of the Tax Amnesty before the deadline of December 31, 2018. The taxes eligible are Value Added Tax (VAT), Land Tax, Income Tax, including P.A.Y.E., and Corporation Tax. The waiver of penalty and interest will apply to taxes owed […]

    October 27, 2018Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  14. Highest Caribbean Court to Rule on Guyana’s Cross-Dressing Law

    On Tuesday, October 30, 2018, at 2:00 pm, Trinidad and Tobago time, Guyana’s final court of appeal, the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), will deliver its decision in McEwan and others v Attorney General of Guyana, the case which challenged the constitutionality of a law that criminalizes wearing attire of a different gender in public […]

    October 27, 2018Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  15. 3rd ANNUAL MyHouse BARBADOS BEACH WRESTLING INTERNATIONAL CUP; NOVEMBER 3 & 4, 2018 – 12:30 PM

    Beach Combat Games coming March 31, 2019 Weiser’s Beach: Pankration, Wrestling, Grappling, Kickboxing, Open Taekwondo, Sports Karate etc

    October 27, 2018Photo Gallery, SportsNo comments
  16. CIBC TRUST COMPANY APPOINTS NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR

    CIBC Trust Company (Bahamas) Limited has announced the appointment of Perry A. Rolle to the position of Managing Director. Perry is a career banking professional with over 25 years of experience in the sector. Over the years, he has worked in a number of senior roles in both the Operations and the Fiduciary arms of […]

    October 27, 2018BusinessNo comments
  17. British Honorary Consul in Dominica receives award

    Tina Alexander, the British Honorary Consul in the Commonwealth of Dominica, has been presented with the award of MBE (Member of the British Empire) by Her Royal Highness Princess Anne. The ceremony at Buckingham Palace earlier this week was attended by Tina’s husband Harry, daughter Miriam and father. Janet Douglas, British High Commissioner to Dominica, […]

    October 27, 2018PoliticalNo comments
  18. CCRIF Makes Payout of US $5.8 million to the Government of Barbados following the Passage of Tropical Storm Kirk

    Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley recently met with CCRIF CEO Mr. Isaac Anthony, Deputy Chairperson Mrs. Desirée Cherebin and Board member Mrs. Faye Hardy at a short ceremony to mark the payout by CCRIF to the Government of Barbados following the passage of Tropical Storm Kirk in October. The payout of US$5.8 million – or […]

    October 27, 2018NatureNo comments
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    October 23, 2018Breaking News, Business, Video GalleryNo comments
  20. BARBADIAN PASSENGERS FLYING TO USA MAY THINK TWICE FOR USING AMERICAN AIRLINES – CREDIT OR DEBIT CARDS ONLY NOW FOR PAYMENT, NO CASH!

    American Airlines (AA) announced effective yesterday, the airline is now cashless at Grantley Adams International Airport and now passengers are expected to use a credit or debit card to make any transactions at the airport, including purchasing tickets and paying for checked baggage. Jennifer Carter, AA’s general manager for Barbados says the airline transitioned to […]

    October 23, 2018Breaking News, Featured, TravelNo comments
  21. COMMERCE MINISTER AIMING TO PUSH MSME’s AS A PLANK OF BARBADOS’ ECONOMIC RECOVERY

    Entrepreneurs if they are to rebuild Barbados then they must be enabled and recognised in their effort to restore investor confidence in this country… Dwight Sutherland, Commerce Minister of Barbados was the keynote address last night at the Mount Gay Visitor Centre on the Spring Garden Highway, he was invited by the Barbados Coalition pf […]

    October 22, 2018Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  22. GUYANA’s 1st FEMALE 2nd DEGREE BLACK BELT PLAYS HER PART TO PREVENT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

    A female martial artist suspects Guyana has at least 2,000 cases of child or domestic abuse every month which unfortunately stays silent… Ms Montaque is the first female Guyanese to be inducted into the Hall-of-Fame, in the category of Woman of Honor. She was recognised at the Golden Sands Hotel in Maxwell for the CMAA […]

    October 22, 2018Breaking News, Featured, Martial ArtsNo comments
  23. LAUNCH OF 80th ANNIVERSARY OF ANNUAL GENERAL CONFERENCE OF BLP STARTLED BY SPECTRE OF OWEN ARTHUR

    There’s an old tune which says memories may be good or bad but they’re something you’ve always ever had – yet it seems the now ruling Barbados Labour Party may be trying to forget some memories quicker than others… In late October 2010, while David Thompson was deathly ill – Owen Arthur ousted Mia Mottley […]

    October 22, 2018Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  24. RICHIE STEPHENS DROPS ‘ALL THE WAY TO THE TOP’ E.P.

    The new EP and upcoming international tour find the soulful crooner once again embracing the global marketplace. Recorded at Richie’s Pot of Gold Studios, and produced remotely by super producer Steven “Lenky” Marsden for his Diwali Records imprint, the 6-song EP (3 songs and 3 instrumental versions) showcases Richie’s powerhouse vocals over some select Lenky […]

    October 22, 2018MusicNo comments
  25. The Barbados Athletes Commission appoints new Chair

    The Athletes Commission of the Barbados Olympic Association Inc. elected Anicia Wood as its new Chair at the quadrennial elections held last Thursday. The Athletes Commission is an established forum for all elite athletes who have represented Barbados at international multi-sport competitions such as the Olympics, Commonwealth Games, Pan American Games and the Central American […]

    October 22, 2018AthleticsNo comments