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  1. BGIS In Focus – “We Gatherin'” Fuh Wuh?

    Guests are: Selma Green – Dep. Perm. Scty./ We Gatherin’ Coordinator Kim Butcher – Project Officer – Vision 2020 Project Implementation Unit Danny Babb – Chairman – St. Lucy Parish Organisation Committee Moderator – Sharifa Medford For more information about We Gatherin’ and Vision 2020 visit https://www.wegatherinbarbados.com/ Call – 535-7532 or Email – KimC.Butcher@barbados.gov.bb

    December 31, 2019Culture, Video GalleryNo comments
  2. British High Commissioner to Barbados Hosts Patronising Reception Celebrating Work of Prince’s Trust International on Barbados

    British High Commissioner to Barbados Janet Douglas hosted an exclusive and private reception recently celebrating the work of Prince’s Trust International at her official Residence. Prince’s Trust International has been working to bridge the gap between education and employment for young people on Barbados since 2016. Together with local delivery partners, including the Royal Barbados […]

    December 31, 2019PoliticalNo comments
  3. WIRSPA Announces the Appointment of Clement “Jimmy” Lawrence as Director

    The West Indies Rum and Spirits Producers’ Association today announced the appointment of Clement “Jimmy” Lawrence to the Board of Directors of WIRSPA, representing the Jamaica rum industry. He comes to the Board with a wealth of knowledge and extensive background working within the Caribbean rum industry, having already racked up over two decades of […]

    December 31, 2019BusinessNo comments
  4. STABBING NEAR CHEFETTE ROCKLEY

    Police are carrying out investigations into a stabbing incident which occurred about 7:25 pm on Thursday December 26th 2019 in the area of a popular Restaurant located at Rockley, Christ Church. Noel Massiah-Gordon 18 years of Harmony Hall St. Michael reported how he and a group of males were liming in the area of Rockley […]

    December 30, 2019Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  5. Spooners Hill woman missing since Xmas, returns home safely

    The 25-year-old, of Rock Gap, Spooners Hill, St Michael, who was listed as missing since Christmas night, has been located and safe at home. Annette Douglin, her relieved mother said Larea Doughlin was back home safely. UPDATED: The mother was naturally ecstatic to see her. As she had all kinds of negative visions; she added […]

    December 30, 2019OddityNo comments
  6. Young man shot in his face at Reed St

    Police are investigating a shooting incident which occurred about 9:10pm on Thursday December 26th 2019 in the area of Reed Street, St. Michael. 26 year old Jamal Thomas of Chapman Lane, St. Michael was shot in his face about 9:10 pm by a person unknown to him. He was transported to the QEH by ambulance. […]

    December 30, 2019Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  7. BWA Experiencing Low Production at Golden Ridge Pumping Station

    The Barbados Water Authority wishes to inform residents and businesses in parts of St. Joseph, who are currently experiencing low pressure or intermittent outages that it is due to reduced production from the Bowmanston and the Golden Ridge facilities which is in turn impacting the Castle Grant system. As a result, the areas which may […]

    December 29, 2019Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  8. Governor General of Barbados – Christmas message 2019

    See more by visiting BGIS – gisbarbados.gov.bb or Facebook page – facebook.com/gisbarbados or see us on Instagram – instagram.com/gisbarbados or hear us on Soundcloud – soundcloud.com/gisbarbados Make sure to subscribe to their channel, so you will always be updated on Government Information and click the bell so you will be notified when a new video […]

    December 29, 2019Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  9. Prime Minister of Barbados Christmas Message 2019

    See more by visiting BGIS – gisbarbados.gov.bb or Facebook page – facebook.com/gisbarbados or see us on Instagram – instagram.com/gisbarbados or hear us on Soundcloud – soundcloud.com/gisbarbados Make sure to subscribe to their channel, so you will always be updated on Government Information and click the bell so you will be notified when a new video […]

    December 28, 2019Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  10. CHRISTMAS EVE SHOOTING IN BUSH HALL

    Police are investigating the most recent shooting incident which occurred about on the night of Christmas Eve at Perfection Rd, Bush Hall St. Michael which led to the wounding of two persons. SUMMARY Two males 23 year old Lennox Hoyte from Bush Hall and 41 year old Kaspien Mayers of Cave Hill, in the same […]

    December 27, 2019Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  11. ‘HOPE IS FOUND IN THE EXPERIENCES OF ORDINARY PEOPLE’ CHRISTMAS MESSAGE 2019: REV. DERICK A. RICHARDS, BISHOP OF METHODIST CHURCH, SOUTH CARIBBEAN DISTRICT

    It is with excitement and a feeling of much hope that I greet you and your family at this season of joy and goodwill. I do so, in the name of Jesus Christ, whose birth and life experience remind us that Hope is not distant or illusory but rather, a real and concrete reality to […]

    December 27, 2019Books, FeaturedNo comments
  12. CHRISTMAS EVE STABBING ON ROEBUCK STREET

    Police are examining what led to a stabbing incident which unfolded on Christmas Eve at Roebuck Street, St. Michael which resulted in one person being injured. SUMMARY The injured 24 year old male Jamario King of Drax Hall Hope St George was in the area of Roebuck Street around 2:40 pm when he was attacked […]

    December 27, 2019Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  13. CDB lends USD $75 million to Barbados to support economic reform and social protection

    The Board of Directors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) approved a loan of USD75 million to assist the Barbadian Government’s reform programme. The policy-based loan will support the restoration of macroeconomic stability and place the economy on a path of strong, sustainable and inclusive growth, while safeguarding the financial and social sectors. The operation […]

    December 24, 2019Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  14. UPDATE: 12 Year Old Girl Found – Zakayla Jasmine Jessica Billingy

    Zakayla Jasmine Jessica Billingy, 12 years, of Carters, St. John, who on Thursday, December 19th, 2019 was reported missing by her grandmother Carmel Billingy, has been found. She was located on Friday, December 20th, 2019 by police personnel and is safe. Rodney Inniss – Insp. (Ag); Public Relations Officer

    December 20, 2019ControversyNo comments
  15. FINANCIAL SAVINGS OF $20 MILLION FROM INNOTECH DEAL

    The financial savings to the Barbados Water Authority (BWA) from the recent agreement made with Innotech Group of Companies will amount to a “conservative estimate” of BDS $20 million. Mr. Abrahams stated: “From this particular deal over the life of the BERT programme, we are going to save a minimum of 20 million dollars…and if […]

    December 20, 2019Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  16. DOUBLE TRAGEDY – MOTHER AND SON DROWN NEAR OISTINS

    Officers at Oistins Police station received a report about 4:15 yesterday afternoon how two persons – an adult female and a young boy drowned while at Welches Beach, near Oistins, Christ Church. On arrival to the scene, police confirmed the two lifeless bodies on the sand. Further investigations informed that they were both pulled from […]

    December 16, 2019Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  17. Film association ‘Vision Focused’ with new board for 2020

    Members of the Barbados Film and Video Association (BFVA) assembled on December 11, 2019 to elect Kirk Dawson as their new President for the year 2020. Dawson, a 16 year veteran to the local and regional film industry, replaced Damien Pinder who served for the last 3 years and was not eligible for a fourth […]

    December 16, 2019CinemaNo comments
  18. Shooting death – 48th Murder of 2019

    Police are looking to solve Barbados’ 48th Murder for 2019 which unfolded about 11:30 on the night of the 13th this month. Gone is 27 year old Rondell Alexander from Gills Gap, Black Rock, St. Michael. SUMMARY A group of men were lining in the area by a shop known as “Twerks Bar,” when an […]

    December 16, 2019Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  19. Who Has Been the Best Winger So Far in the 2019-20 Premier League Season?

    Throughout Premier League history, England’s top-flight has been blessed to be home to some of the world’s best players. From world-renowned stars such as Cristiano Ronaldo to Jamaican-born winger, John Barnes, English football (or soccer, if you like) has never been short of attacking creativity and flair. However, with such competition in the Premier League, […]

    December 12, 2019Breaking News, Featured, FootballNo comments
  20. Gather at the Bay to start “We Gatherin’ 2020” Celebrations

    It’s full steam ahead for “Gather At De Bay,” the first event in the year long calendar of events for We Gatherin’ 2020. On Friday, 6th December 2019 , MP for the parish of St. Lucy, and Minister in the Ministry of Transport, Works and Maintenance, Peter Phillips, MP was briefed on the plans for […]

    December 12, 2019CultureNo comments
  21. Can You Identify These Men? Barbadian Police Must Learn…

    Police are seeking the assistance of all Barbadians to identify the following men who are wanted in connection with a serious matter… Police investigations are continuing into this matter. Anyone who may have information related to this incident is asked to contact Oistins Police Station at 418-2612, Police Emergency 211, Crime Stoppers 1800-8477(TIPS) or your […]

    December 12, 2019Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  22. “Liza Liburd Jeffers” is Nevis’ newest centenarian

    Ms. Eliza “Liza Liburd Jeffers” Flanders of Hamilton became the newest centenarian on Nevis when she celebrated her 100th birthday on November 30, 2019. She joins the only other living centenarian on the island Ms. Mary Browne, of River Path in Gingerland who celebrated her most recent birthday on November 01, 2019. Eric Evelyn, Minister […]

    December 11, 2019HealthNo comments
  23. Harvard University with Antigua and Barbuda agree cooperation

    Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister, Gaston Browne, revealed the President of Harvard University, Dr. Lawrence Bacow, responded to his advocacy for a programme of cooperation between Harvard University and the Five Islands Campus of the University of the West Indies in Antigua. The Prime Minister said that Dr. Bacow has indicated the willingness of Harvard […]

    December 11, 2019EducationNo comments
  24. Barbadian volunteer recognised by Queen Elizabeth II with Commonwealth Points of Light award

    Alian Ollivierre, representing Barbados, was honoured by Queen Elizabeth II as the 121st Commonwealth Point of Light in honour of her exceptional voluntary service mentoring young women. Ms Ollivierre, representing Barbados, is the founder of ‘I Am a Girl Barbados‘, which mentors girls and young women who have experienced gender-based discrimination to become the leaders […]

    December 10, 2019Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  25. Limits to alcoholic beverage sales in the DR lifted for Christmas season into 2020

    The Dominican Republic’s Ministry of Interior and Police (MIP) announced the lifting of their curfew for the purchase of alcoholic beverages. Since Thursday, 5 December 2019 until Tuesday, 7 January 2020 there will be no time restrictions to the sale of alcoholic beverages at bars, discos and restaurants. The lifting of the curfew is on […]

    December 10, 2019ControversyNo comments