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    Set in a limitless magical reality full of dynamic, hilarious characters and celebrity guests, the narrative series, A BLACK LADY SKETCH SHOW, debuts Friday, August 2 at 11pm*, only on HBO and HBO GO. The show presents sketches performed by a core cast of black women, including Robin Thede, Ashley Nicole Black, Gabrielle Dennis, and […]

    July 31, 2019CinemaNo comments

    Thousands of primary and secondary school children in six Eastern Caribbean countries are getting a greater chance of improving their reading skills through a touch from Hands Across the Sea, a non-profit organisation focused on advancing literacy levels of children in the region. Recently, CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank strengthened that support with a US $25,000 […]

    July 31, 2019BooksNo comments
  3. Blockchain workshop hosted by CPA Canada’s Barbados Chapter

    Accounting professionals from across the island gathered at a session hosted by Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) to learn about technology that is changing the financial world. The July 23 event focused on blockchain and its impact on the accounting profession and business in general. An Introduction to Blockchain and Reporting provided a […]

    July 31, 2019Business, FeaturedNo comments
  4. Two gay men exiled from Caribbean nation challenge draconian ‘buggery’ and ‘gross indecency’ laws

    Two gay men filed court proceedings to challenge St Vincent and the Grenadines’ “buggery” and “gross indecency” laws, which criminalise homosexuality. Both men, who have been advised by Jeremy Johnson QC and Peter Laverack of 5 Essex Court, assert that their dignity and autonomy are stripped by these laws. They have filed claims with Affidavits […]

    July 30, 2019ControversyNo comments

    The short documentary is based on the devastation caused by the 2017 Hurricanes Irma and Maria in the islands of Antigua and Barbuda, the British Virgin Islands, Dominica and the Turks and Caicos Islands. Interviews were conducted with locals around the islands to share their experiences during the events and scenes on their road to […]

    July 30, 2019Education, Video GalleryNo comments
  6. (#BARBADOS GOV’T INFO. SERVICE) Early Warning System: News Promo

    The Animated Early Warning Systems video demonstrates the importance of paying attention to the media and advisories from the local MET Office for updates and information about incoming weather events such as floods, strong winds and storms. Persons are advised to heed warnings, which are disseminated by authorities through the various Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) […]

    July 30, 2019Nature, Video GalleryNo comments
  7. #Oistins – #Burglary Video … #Police want to know, if you seen him?

    This is updated footage of a person of interest released on the 26th of July 2019 Rodney Inniss – Insp. (Ag); Public Relations Officer

    July 29, 2019Breaking News, Crime, Featured, Video GalleryNo comments
  8. (#BARBADOS GOV’T INFO. SERVICE) Hurricane Tips – Be Prepared

    The 2019 Hurricane season is well underway, and by now all preparations should be in place in the event a weather system affects the island. Here are some tips on preparing before a storm threatens: BEFORE THE STORM   ?Protect your windows from the threat of flying debris, by installing shutters. Ensure that your roof […]

    July 29, 2019Nature, Video Gallery1 comment
  9. (#BARBADOS GOV’T INFO. SERVICE) Hurricane Tips – Travel

    The 2019 Hurricane season is well underway, and by now all preparations should be in place in the event a weather system affects the island. Here are some important tips when travelling during the hurricane season: 1. Keep your travel documents in a waterproof container or package 2. Provide a family member or friend with […]

    July 29, 2019Nature, Video GalleryNo comments
  10. (#BARBADOS GOV’T INFO. SERVICE) Hurricane Tips – Terms to Know

    The 2019 Hurricane season is well underway, and by now all preparations should be in place in the event a weather system affects the island. Here are some important terms we should all know: Flood Watch – Period during which flood monitoring, forecasting and flood warnings are carried out. During this time the probability of […]

    July 29, 2019Nature, Video GalleryNo comments
  11. Scotiabank’s Santo Domingo CEO visits DR’s President Medina

    The Dominican Republic’s President – Danilo Medina – received in his office at the Presidential Palace Brian Porter, President and chief executive officer of Scotiabank on 22 July 2019. Ignacio Deschamps, head of International Banking and Digital Transformation at Scotiabank and Gonzalo Parral, Scotiabank general manager in the Dominican Republic accompanied Porter during the visit. […]

    July 25, 2019BusinessNo comments

    Although the road to Tokyo for the 32nd Olympiad is not cheap, the Barbados Lottery is doing their part to defray costs. The raising of the Olympic and Japanese flags was performed by a contingent of the Barbados Cadet Corps.   View this post on Instagram   The #Barbados #Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) began their […]

    July 25, 2019Breaking News, Featured, OlympicsNo comments
  13. BOA Announces Barbados’ 2019 Pan American Games Delegation

    The Technical Commission of the Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) has ratified the final delegation to represent Barbados at the Pan American Games in Lima Peru from July 24 – August 11, 2019. Secretary-General of the BOA and Chairman of the Technical Commission, Erskine Simmons said that he was pleased with the due diligence of […]

    July 25, 2019AthleticsNo comments

    The recent upgrade in Barbados’ foreign and local currency rating by Moody’s Rating Agency demonstrates the confidence of international investors in the effectiveness of the Barbados Economic Recovery and Transformation (BERT) Programme. Mr. Straughn added that the upgrade signalled to all that the Government of Barbados was committed to effective management of the public finances […]

    July 24, 2019BusinessNo comments

    Class 4 Students of the St. Mary’s Primary School recently had two enjoyable encounters with senior staff members of Goddard Enterprises Ltd (GEL) as the students prepared to graduate from the school. After sharing and articulating their fears about entering secondary school, the Class 4 students at St. Mary’s Primary received some valuable lessons from […]

    July 24, 2019EducationNo comments
  16. Grenada PM lauds joint UWI-Rum Industry Initiative

    Prime Minister of Grenada, Dr Keith Mitchell lauded the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the University of the West Indies Open Campus and the regional rum industry grouping – the West Indies Rum & Spirits Producers Association (WIRSPA). Speaking at the signing of the MOU in Grenada, the Prime Minister said the initiative, […]

    July 23, 2019AgricultureNo comments
  17. New BARP President and Board Directors elected at AGM

    The 24th Annual General Meeting of the Barbados Association of Retired Persons (BARP) took place at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Complex. The new President of BARP is Marilyn Rice-Bowen. The other newly elected members are Monica Hinds as treasurer, and Clorinda Alleyne and Eric Smith as Directors. Other members of the current board are Vice […]

    July 23, 2019Events, FeaturedNo comments
  18. KNIVES OUT (2019) Christopher Plummer, Jamie Lee Curtis, Daniel Craig & Chris Evans

    When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig) is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan’s dysfunctional family to his devoted staff, Blanc sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the […]

    July 23, 2019Crime, Video GalleryNo comments
  19. BRA Oistins location reopens today

    The Barbados Revenue Authority wishes to alert Barbadians their Southern Plaza, Oistins location will be reopen for business today, Tuesday, July 23, after closing for three weeks due to an environmental challenge. The issue has been addressed and normal operations can resume. The Authority thanks the public for its patience and cooperation during the period […]

    July 23, 2019Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  20. ‘Brad Pitt Must Pay!’ or?? “MALEFICENT 2” stereotypes Angeline Jolie

    Maleficent and her goddaughter Aurora begin to question the complex family ties that bind them as they are pulled in different directions by impending nuptials, unexpected allies, and dark new forces at play.

    July 22, 2019Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  21. Yet another, “…what happened later on?” This time? ‘JAY AND SILENT BOB REBOOT’

    Jay and Silent Bob return to Hollywood to stop a reboot of ‘Bluntman and Chronic‘ movie from getting made.

    July 22, 2019Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  22. “Hard” Sci Fi Movie: ‘Ad Astra’ with Tommy Lee Jones & Brad Pitt

    An astronaut travels to the outer edges of the solar system to find his father and unravel a mystery that threatens the survival of our planet. He uncovers secrets which challenge the nature of human existence and our place in the cosmos.

    July 22, 2019Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments

    A partnership between the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH), the Sandy Lane Charitable Trust and the World Paediatric Project, which facilitated orthopaedic surgeries for 89 Barbadian children over the last two years, is being expanded. Since 2017, 103 orthopaedic surgeries have been completed in children under 18 years with scoliosis. Through the process, the Sandy Lane […]

    July 21, 2019Featured, HealthNo comments
  24. Scotiabank Fast Tracks Reimbursement Process for Customers Affected by Recent Debit Card Fraud

    Scotiabank customers affected by the recent fraudulent debit card activity have begun to be reimbursed. While investigations are continuing and the matter is in the hands of the authorities, the Bank has been in contact with impacted customers and is working with them to have their reimbursements fast tracked. Scotia encourages customers who suspect any […]

    July 21, 2019Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  25. Barbados Water Authority (BWA) preparing for Photovoltaic Solar facility at Lakes Folly

    The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) wishes to inform the public that work will be carried out in the coming week to prepare the Photovoltaic Solar facility at Lakes Folly in Bridgetown for use as a Car Park. Starting on Monday, July 22nd contractors working on behalf of the BWA will be conducting a general clean […]

    July 21, 2019Breaking News, Events, FeaturedNo comments