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  1. A look back on the winners in Barbados of the Sandy Lane Gold Cup

    The most popular racing event in the Southern Caribbean calendar is almost upon us – whether you’re the type to keep a constant eye on the horse racing results or you just fancy a good day out, heading over to Garrison Savannah this Saturday is a fine idea. Blast of Storm Notable for being the […]

    February 28, 2019Breaking News, Featured, SportsNo comments

    Police responded to a report of a man being shot at St. Martin’s, St. Philip on the compound of a business known as Wayne’s Variety Shop. This incident reportedly occurred about 11:50 yesterday morning. On arrival, officers found the victim already left the scene by private transportation to seek medical attention. It was later learned […]

    February 28, 2019Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  3. Teen Dies in Police Involved Shooting at Brittons Hill

    About 5:35 pm on Tuesday 26th February 2019, Police responded to information received of two (2) men with guns at London Road, Brittons Hill, St. Michael. Two Police units responded to the area and on arrival to the scene, Police saw and confronted two individuals who were armed. Both men started to run and the […]

    February 27, 2019Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments

    Sandy Lane Beach Hotel commits to their 23rd year of sponsoring what is arguably the key horse racing event of Barbados and one of the major aspects of Sports Tourism guaranteed to draw in overseas guests and competitors like SOL Rally Barbados. Mr Wilkie expressed his satisfaction at his resort having such a significant stake […]

    February 27, 2019Breaking News, Featured, SportsNo comments

    More than 80 members of the motor sport community, both competitors and volunteer officials, were recognised for their achievements and commitment to the sport at the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Annual Prizegiving at Mahogany Ridge, St Thomas, on Saturday evening (February 23). As Jamaica’s Jeffrey Panton won back-to-back Champion Driver titles, a record number of […]

    February 27, 2019Featured, RallyNo comments
  6. Keratoconus Barbados, becomes first support and patient advocacy group to present patient perspective at Barbados Ophthalmology Conference 2019

    Saturday Feb 23rd was the conclusion of the Barbados 8th Annual Ophthalmology Sub-specialty Conference at the Accra Beach resort. This was a historic occasion when the patient advocate group, “Keratoconus Barbados“, joined vision care professionals from across the world to participate in a session on Keratoconus and to offer a patient perspective on the condition. […]

    February 27, 2019Featured, HealthNo comments
  7. The Ann Hill School is closed this week

    The Education Ministry advises the Ann Hill School, Pine Plantation Road, St. Michael, will be closed this week. The Ministry thanks parents and guardians for their understanding and regrets any inconvenience caused.

    February 25, 2019Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments

    Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Amor Mottley paid tribute to the late Agronomist, Dr. Frances Chandler, who passed away on Saturday, describing her as an outstanding agronomist. “It is with shock and sadness that I learnt of the passing of Dr. Frances Chandler. She was a distinguished daughter of the soil who displayed a singular […]

    February 24, 2019Breaking News, Events, FeaturedNo comments
  9. Attorney General keynote address for St Joseph Constituency branch of ruling Barbados Labour Party

    Attorney General and MP for St Joseph, Dale Marshall, Q.C will be the Main Speaker on Sunday, February 24, 2019 at the branch meeting of the St Joseph Constituency branch of the Barbados Labour Party. Guest Speakers will be Marsha Caddle, Minister in the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Kirk Humphrey, Minister of Maritime Affairs […]

    February 21, 2019PoliticalNo comments
  10. The Return of Barbados Free Press? CLICO draws them out…

    These guys were gone almost four years, so much happened during the interim, one regime nearly taxes Barbados to death and nothing to show for it while a new Government assumes office under an unprecedented landslide of all seats… Then family of new administration are given tribute in a most royal way? Do we mean […]

    February 21, 2019Breaking News, Controversy, Featured1 comment

    The Royal Barbados Police Force is seeking the assistance of the public in locating a wanted man. He is 19-year-old Kareem O’Brian Clarke who goes by the alias “Frog“; whose last known address is Johnson Road, Workmans, St. George. He is wanted for questioning in connection with a serious criminal matter. Description: Kareem Clarke is […]

    February 21, 2019Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments

    The Salvation Army is giving praise to both individual and corporate Barbados as the goal for the Christmas Kettles were reached and exceeded. Mrs Sherma Evelyn from the Army’s clerical department made this revelation while explaining how potential donors can make a special contribution which can be considered tax deductible; – Mrs Evelyn gave a […]

    February 20, 2019Breaking News, Culture, FeaturedNo comments
  13. Cave Shepherd Card Services adopts St. Stephen’s Primary School

    Cave Shepherd Card Services adopted the St. Stephen’s Primary School and announced a new environmentally friendly challenge. This was announced at the Blackrock educational facility by Director of Card Services, Alison Browne-Ellis; – As part of their Commitment, Mrs Browne-Ellis also explained what immediate steps Cave Shepherd Card Services provided as tangible support; –

    February 20, 2019Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  14. Critical shutdown of BWA’s Hampton Pumping Station

    The Barbados Water Authority wishes to advise residents and businesses in parts of Christ Church and St. Philip that there will be a critical shutdown of its Hampton Pumping Station on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 between 4:00 pm and 10:00 pm. This shutdown is to facilitate the changing of five (5) valves at the station. […]

    February 20, 2019Breaking News, Events, FeaturedNo comments
  15. Advocacy group for rare eye disease sufferers to work with Caribbean Ophthalmology Research Alliance

    One week after it was launched, members of “Keratoconus Barbados“, (KCB) are actively seeking to form linkages with other established organisations in Barbados with common goals. Keratoconus Barbados, is a support and advocacy group for persons suffering with the rare eye condition keratoconus. With one of its main objectives being research into the rare eye […]

    February 19, 2019Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments

    With the support of the United States Government, over 30 social service providers from across the region are currently participating in a training exercise in Barbados from February 11-15 on Aggression Replacement Therapy (ART). ART equips at-risk youth with coping skills to manage aggressive impulses that can precede violent behavior. This is a key component […]

    February 19, 2019EducationNo comments

    Wilma Lenora Jones, the 75 year old from Syndicate Road, Bush Hall, St. Michael, who was reported missing on Tuesday February 19th, 2019, has been traced. About 8:25pm she was taken to Price Smart, Lodge Hill, St. Michael by her son Carlos Jones who resides at the said address. On arrival there, he left her […]

    February 19, 2019Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  18. BRA Accepting January PAYE Payment Without Payment Advice

    The Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) is advising employers that their January 2019 Pay As You Earn (PAYE) payments due in February 2019, will be accepted without the requisite electronic payment advices. This move is to accommodate corporate and business taxpayers in light of the new requirement to upload a breakdown of the PAYE for all […]

    February 18, 2019Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  19. Harris Paints Partners with UN in Hurricane Preparedness

    By partnering with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Harris Paints is joining a proactive effort to help women and young girls in the region – should a natural disaster strike. The Caribbean paint company has provided space in its main Barbados warehouse for the UNFPA to store 1264 “dignity kits,” This storage allows the […]

    February 18, 2019Events, FeaturedNo comments

    CIBC FirstCaribbean recently presented Jomo Lashley with a US $2,500 Grand Prize to culminate its ‘All I Want for Christmas‘ promotional campaign. Lashley, a 30-year-old project manager, was elated to receive his prize, mentioning that “it couldn’t come at a better time, it’s a good start to the year!” Lashley stated that he was a […]

    February 17, 2019BusinessNo comments
  21. Two Murders in Single Day: One death is actor from ‘Badness’

    On Saturday, February 16th, 2019 Police responded to a shooting report between the 5th and 6th Avenue, New Orleans, St. Michael, which occurred about 5:20pm. Later, Police learned prior to his arrival at QEH Lorenzo Joseph, succumbed to his injuries. The condition of the second victim Rio Walkes has not yet been ascertained. An adult […]

    February 17, 2019Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  22. Fire at Mangrove Landfill now Contained

    Barbadians are advised emergency services were dealing with a fire at the Mangrove Landfill in St. Thomas. The Ministry of Health and Wellness is advising persons with Asthma or other respiratory illnesses to leave these and surrounding areas until conditions improve. The emergency services are taking all necessary steps to bring the situation at the […]

    February 17, 2019Breaking News, Featured, NatureNo comments
  23. Ross University School of Medicine Opens Doors in Barbados

    On 5 January 2019, the ultra-modern Ross University School of Medicine was officially opened at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre (LESC) in Barbados. The ceremony was attended by Prime Minister Mia Mottley, the Minister of Education, the President of parent company Adtalem Global Education, and various stakeholders, university officials, and members of Parliament. Local economy receives a welcome […]

    February 15, 2019Education, FeaturedNo comments
  24. Update – Repairs to 9-inch Burst Complete

    The Barbados Water Authority would like to advise residents and businesses in the St. Michael and Christ Church areas affected by water outages or low pressure on February 14th that repair of the burst 9-inch main in Mount Friendship, St. Michael is now complete. The Authority is asking customers to be patient however, as it […]

    February 15, 2019Events, FeaturedNo comments
  25. Scotiabank Enhancing Digital Banking Offer

    Scotiabank recently launched its new Alerts feature for debit and credit card transactions which gives real-time notification once a debit or credit card transaction is conducted. Alerts are also available for purchases where the card is not present, where a card is used outside of the country and for both point of sale and ATM […]

    February 15, 2019BusinessNo comments