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  1. Barbados Motoring Federation releases 2020 calendar

    More than 50 events to be organised by the Barbados Motoring Federation’s (BMF) seven sporting Member Clubs are listed on the provisional 2020 motor sport calendar published today (November 29). The calendar is confirmed against a background of rising numbers of participants: approaching 500 competitors have seen action during 2019 in events run under permits […]

    November 29, 2019RallyNo comments
  2. Over one hundred fisherfolks enhanced their safety at sea in Tobago through ICT Training

    A large group of over 115 fisherfolk, officials from the Department of Marine Resources and Fisheries (DMRF); the Occupational Safety and Health Department, the Coastal Zone Management Unit (CZMU), the Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard (TTCG) and representatives from fisherfolk association participated in and benefited from Information and Communication Technology (ICT) training sessions held recently […]

    November 29, 2019AgricultureNo comments
  3. 44th Murder of 2019 in Barbados uproots a St Lucy family

    Police are busy this Independence weekend looking to solve Barbados’ 44th Murder for the year so far – the most recent victim was 39 year old Ken MacDonald Yearwood, of River Bay St. Lucy whose family is in the depths of grief… Circumstances A public appeal is being made for anyone who may have any […]

    November 29, 2019Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  4. Entrepreneurship Fund for women and youth launched by Nevis Island Administration

    An Entrepreneurship Fund has been launched by the Ministry of Finance in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), with the hope of encouraging more women and youth participation. “It is my privilege and honour to announce that we are now at the final stages of establishing what we have called Entrepreneurship Fund. We had spoken about […]

    November 26, 2019PoliticalNo comments
  5. CAVE HILL CAMPUS AND BARBADIAN GOVERNMENT LOOKING TO ADVANCE PUBLIC SECTOR FOR 21st CENTURY

    The Cave Hill Campus and the Government of Barbados have reached a new memorandum of Understanding regarding the training of the public sector… Speaking prior to the signing, Ms Mottley says it is not enough for the Civil Service to be qualified for their various duties, they must be aware of their purpose and have […]

    November 26, 2019Education, FeaturedNo comments
  6. BARBADOS’ PRIVATE SECTOR APPROVES GOVERNMENT DRAFTED IMF RESTRUCTURING PLAN SO FAR, DIFFERENT GRADE FOR 2 DAY BLACKOUT

    The Private Sector Arm of the Monitoring Committee for BERT – The Barbados Economic Recovery and Transformation programme – have given a thumb’s up so far, energy and water concerns are a different matter… This from Edward Clarke, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Barbados Operations of Sagicor General as the lead for the Monitoring […]

    November 26, 2019Business, FeaturedNo comments
  7. International Jockeys’ Challenge 2019, what you missed… British and Local Jockeys vying for handsome Purses worth Thousands!

    Impresario Jeff Loughton (jacketed) and commentator Lindon Yarde (in a tie) with some of the UK jockeys in for the special racing thanks to the Barbados Lottery at the historic Garrison Savannah over the weekend…

    November 25, 2019Photo Gallery, SportsNo comments
  8. International Jockeys’ Challenge 2019, what you missed… Flow’s Independence Deals!

    The telecoms service provider had an Independence special of $53 for a prepaid Samsung Handset with 530 MB of data for WhatsApp, clearly this lady was looking to get to the bottom of this deal?

    November 25, 2019Photo Gallery, TechnologyNo comments
  9. International Jockeys’ Challenge 2019, what you missed… BTC President & Youth Affairs Minister

    Minister of Youth Affairs. Adrian “Medic” Forde (in sunglasses) with President of the Barbados Turf Club, Sir David Seale who stopped in at the historic Garrison Savannah to say ‘Hello,‘ as the Barbados Lottery sponsored event had great attendance this weekend by visitors and locals alike… The Youth Affairs Minister was there to cheer on […]

    November 25, 2019Photo Gallery, SportsNo comments
  10. ‘Soul’ – Jamie Foxx, Tina Fey, John Ratzenberger & David Diggs

    A musician (Jamie Foxx) whose lost his passion for music finds himself looking for help back to his body.

    November 24, 2019Cartoons, Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  11. ‘The Way Back’ – Ben Affleck, Janina Gavankar

    A former High School basketball phenom, struggling with alcoholism, is offered a coaching job at his alma mater. As the team starts to win, he may have a reason to confront his old demons. But will it be enough to set him on the road to redemption?

    November 24, 2019Sports, Video GalleryNo comments
  12. Seberg – Anthony Mackie, Zazie Beetz, Kristen Stewart & Margaret Qualley

    Inspired by real events about the French New Wave darling and Breathless star, Jean Seberg, who in the late 1960s was targeted by Hoover’s FBI, because of her political and romantic involvement with civil rights activist Hakim Jamal.

    November 24, 2019Controversy, Video GalleryNo comments
  13. Trinidad And Tobago’s Coastal Protection Unit And Water Resources Agency Initiate A Call For Papers For The Integrated Water Resources And Coastal Symposium (IWRCS)

    Trinidad And Tobago’s Ministry of Works and Transport’s (MOWT‘s) Coastal Protection Unit (CPU), and the Water and Sewerage Authority’s (WASA‘s) Water Resources Agency (WRA) have launched a call for papers for the inaugural Integrated Water Resources and Coastal Symposium (IWRCS). With the special focus, “Island Life: Water from Ridge to Reef“, IWRCS2020 promises a focused […]

    November 23, 2019Breaking News, Featured, NatureNo comments
  14. Integrity in Public Life Bill amendments focusing on penalties, confidentiality passes unopposed at Nevis Island Assembly sitting

    The issues of penalties, confidentiality and those persons who are subject to the legislation came in sharp focus when a Bill to amend the principal legislation – Integrity in Public Life Ordinance No 2. of 2013 – passed unopposed at a sitting of the Nevis Island Assembly in chambers on November 19, 2019. The Integrity […]

    November 23, 2019PoliticalNo comments
  15. 44th Scott CBB Lecture to Tackle Climate Change

    Climate change will be in focus when Giza Gaspar Martins, Director of the Cabinet on Climate Change at the Ministry of the Environment of the Republic of Angola delivers the 44th Sir Winston Scott Memorial Lecture on the topic “Human Life is Not Negotiable: Why We Must Act Now on Climate Change.” The lecture takes […]

    November 23, 2019NatureNo comments
  16. Windward Cricket Club are Zone B winners for 2019

    The Windward Cricket Club Intermediate side travelled to Black Rock, St. Michael this weekend, to play the final day of their match against the Psychiatric Hospital. Needing 179 runs to take first innings points, they fell short by 23 runs making just 156/6, and putting the Black Rock team back in to add to their […]

    November 19, 2019Cricket, FeaturedNo comments
  17. Fortress Fund Managers reports 2019 a good year for investors so far

    A leading fund manager, Fortress Fund Managers, is reporting that 2019 has been a good year for investors so far, with its equity investments holding steady and bonds showing some gains at the end of its third quarter, in spite of “a noisy summer” in the investment world which pushed markets “alternately up and down”. […]

    November 19, 2019BusinessNo comments
  18. BWA Facilities Gradually Coming Back Online

    The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) wishes to update customers that its pumping stations are systematically being put back on line in conjunction with the restoration of power across the island. Engineer (Ag.) in charge of Operations and Maintenance at the BWA has indicated that “at this stage (late Monday evening) approximately sixty (60) percent of […]

    November 19, 2019Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  19. Work Still Ongoing at BWA’s New Market Pump Station

    The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) wishes to update customers in parts of St. George, St. Michael and Christ Church still impacted by water outages or low pressure that work to complete the repair of a pump at the Newmarket Pumping Station is still ongoing. Repair work at the station is progressing slowly because personnel from […]

    November 18, 2019Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  20. Temario Holder’s killer finally charged

    Police from the Criminal Investigations Department in the Northern Division formally and arrested and charged this afternoon a pupil of the Frederick Smith Secondary school with the offence of Murder. SUMMARY Last Friday, officers were summoned as a result of an alleged altercation between two students while on the compound of the Trents, St James […]

    November 18, 2019Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  21. Guyanese dominate Digicel Youth Pan Caribbean Film Competition

    The Digicel Youth Pan Caribbean Film Competition, as part of the inaugural Turks & Caicos International Film Festival, announced the winners of the competition. Open to amateur filmmakers across the Caribbean, the competition provided a platform for budding creatives to test the waters and show off their skills. For the 21yrs and over category, Dexter […]

    November 18, 2019CinemaNo comments
  22. A Small Glimpse into Barbadian Heritage

    Despite the torrential downpour, the Embassy of Argentina was alive with vibrant colour and activity last Saturday at the opening ceremony for “Glimpse Barbados” by local photographer Rasheed Boodhoo, with over thirty photos, taken in various locations and of people of the island, showcasing all things “Bajan.” In his welcome speech, Ambassador of Argentina to […]

    November 14, 2019Featured, GalleriesNo comments
  23. KPMG in Barbados and Eastern Caribbean Offers Enhanced Paternity and Maternity Leave for Staff

    At KPMG in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, we are committed to being the Employer of Choice, and for us that means actively engaging our employees, ensuring that we remain a desirable place to work, and implementing policies that our staff would find beneficial and attractive. Against that backdrop, we are pleased to announce that […]

    November 14, 2019BusinessNo comments
  24. Police looking out for 2 teens who escaped Gov’t Industrial School

    The Royal Barbados Police Force is seeking the assistance of Barbadians in locating two juveniles, who escaped about 7:51 yesterday morning from the Government Industrial School. Anyone, who may know the whereabouts of Rohan Leo Toppin and Kemar Dane Crick, are asked to contact the District ‘C’ Police Station at 416-8200, Police Emergency at telephone […]

    November 14, 2019Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  25. PwC network invests $3bn globally in digital training plus technology to support clients & communities

    PwC’s research shows that one in three jobs is likely to be severely disrupted or to disappear in the next decade because of technological change. Over the next four years, we at PwC are committing US$3bn to digital upskilling. This will primarily be invested in training our people, and in technologies for supporting clients and […]

    November 12, 2019TechnologyNo comments