1. Central Bank of Barbados Announces Further Ease of Exchange Controls

    The Central Bank of Barbados has further liberalised foreign currency transactions, continuing the movement toward more relaxed exchange controls that it began in 2019. The new policy, which will impact several types of foreign currency transactions, took effect as of Monday 17th February 2020. “Authorised dealers can now approve and execute larger foreign currency transactions, […]

    February 21, 2020BusinessNo comments
  2. HBO launches KATY KEENE, the drama that brings 4 Archie Comics icons to TV

    The launch of KATY KEENE, the drama based on Archie Comics characters, will be added to HBO Latin America’s successful catalog of productions based on graphic novels, like the recent launches of DC’s SWAMP THING, SHAZAM and WATCHMEN. This new 13-episode, one-hour series developed by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Riverdale) & Michael Grassi will launch March 6, […]

    February 21, 2020CinemaNo comments
  3. Re: Sheriff Wanted – 23 Year Old Gabriel Shando Hayde

    The Royal Barbados Police Force is seeking the assistance of all Barbadians to locate wanted man 23 year old Gabriel Shando Hayde alias ‘Sheriff‘ or ‘Red Man‘, whose last known address is Colleton Tenantry, St. John. Hayde is wanted for questioning in connection with serious criminal matters. Gabriel Shando Hayde is advised that he can […]

    February 20, 2020Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments

    Barbados’ main public health care facility, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) is now better able to diagnose keratoconus, a progressive vision impairment of the cornea that can lead to blindness. During the official handing over ceremony, the hospital’s Director of Medical Services, Mr. Anthony Harris explained that while traditionally the disease was categorised as rare, […]

    February 19, 2020HealthNo comments
  5. Embassy of Argentina ‘Joins The Gathering’ – Photography exhibition attracts Diaspora

    A diverse group of Bajan photographers showcased their work recently at the Embassy of Argentina in Hastings, under the theme “Joining the Gathering“. The exhibition was organized by the Embassy, the Barbados Photographic Society and Artist Alliance Barbados. During his opening remarks, Argentine Ambassador Gustavo Martinez Pandiani expressed that “Argentina and Barbados continue to collaborate […]

    February 19, 2020Breaking News, Featured, GalleriesNo comments
  6. #SKN opposition leader and envoys from #Bridgetown #US Embassy discuss issues, concerns ahead of 2020 poll

    Officials of the Barbados-based Embassy of the United States held discussions with St Kitts and Nevis’ Leader of the Opposition and National Political Leader of the St Kitts-Nevis Labour Party (SKNLP), Dr Denzil L. Douglas. Dr Douglas highlighted the late attempt by Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris to change the electoral boundaries on the eve […]

    February 18, 2020Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  7. Flow King of the Hill joins St John We Gatherin’ calendar

    Flow King of the Hill, the annual precursor to Sol Rally Barbados, is set for major growth in the second year since its return to the iconic Stewart’s Hill venue in the island’s south-east corner. Scheduled for Sunday 24th May, the event has been adopted by the committee responsible for the parish of St John’s […]

    February 18, 2020RallyNo comments
  8. Strong finish to a strong year for Fortress Fund Managers

    Leading fund manager Fortress Fund Managers achieved “a strong finish to a strong year” across its suite of Barbados and US dollar funds in 2019. In its fourth quarter report shared recently with investors, Fortress highlighted success in its three Barbados dollar funds, the Fortress Caribbean Growth Fund, the Fortress Caribbean High Interest Fund, and […]

    February 17, 2020BusinessNo comments
  9. When #Virgin Atlantic Failed, #Shame on Richard #Branson – #Justice for Firhaana Bulbulia, Flight Rage victim

    CAVEAT I was stunned on reading this, anyone who knows me, understands I ADORE Virgin Atlantic as a bastion of entrepreneurship and service, so to suddenly encounter this racist nightmare persisting unpunished is beyond my understanding, if Richard Branson can read about LIAT and have something to say? I expect him to find this and […]

    February 17, 2020Breaking News, Featured, Travel1 comment
  10. Please make sure to have a meal before giving Blood? Help a worthy Cause!

    It may sound cheesy, but the Life you save may very well be your own?

    February 16, 2020Health, Photo GalleryNo comments
  11. St Martin artist Deborah Jack exhibits in Africa

    The art of Deborah Jack, probably St. Martin’s most reviewed visual artist, has been on exhibit in Bamako, capital of Mali, since last November. “I exhibited with MFON: Women Photographers of the African Diaspora at Bamako Encounters – African Biennale of Photography,” said Jack. Jack’s photograph in the exhibit is called “Untitled,” from the series, […]

    February 16, 2020PaintingNo comments
  12. Adjustments Being Made at Hampton Pumping Station to Assist Restoration of Water to Ch Ch Areas

    The Barbados Water Authority are alerting customers in Christ Church districts still suffering intermittent water outages the extended outage resulted from the fact it’s taking an extremely long time for water pressures in the entire network to return to normal. High usage in other areas supplied from the same source is slowing down the recovery […]

    February 15, 2020BusinessNo comments
  13. Artists Stamp Their Names On History’s Page: We Gatherin’ FutureSPACES Mural

    Three Barbadian women have emerged as the winners in the FutureSPACES competition which posted a $30,000 prize purse and attracted dozens of entries. Using the moniker ‘A3’, the winning group is composed of Alanis Forde, Akilah Watts, and Anna Gibson. The FutureSPACES competition attracted entries from a bevy of skilled artists who pitched progressively creative […]

    February 15, 2020PaintingNo comments

    The Royal Barbados Police Force is seeking the assistance of Barbadians to locate wanted man 27 year old Mario Aldeon Austin alias ‘Crate Man‘, whose last known address is Blackmans’ Tenantry, St. Joseph. Austin is wanted for questioning in connection with serious criminal matters. Mario Aldeon Austin, is of brown complexion, is approximately 6 feet […]

    February 14, 2020Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments

    The man who was the subject of a wanted persons bulletin Issued on Friday the 7th of June 2019 in connection with investigations into a serious criminal investigation is now in police custody. The Royal Barbados Police Force would like to thank the general public for their assistance and we look forward to your continued […]

    February 14, 2020Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  16. Full Day of Activities to mark 350th anniversary of connection to Carolinas and celebrate the parish of St Peter

    This Saturday 15th February 2020 for the whole day Speightstown will be a hive of activity in every quarter with the event “Speightstown Alive – The Carolinas Link.” Colin Jordan, MP for St. Peter speaking at the launch lauded the focus on Heritage, which is the parish’s theme for We Gatherin 2020. Barbadians are invited […]

    February 13, 2020Culture, FeaturedNo comments
  17. Dare to Invent the Future: Apply to be a UN Young Champion of the Earth

    The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has officially started accepting applications for the 2020 Young Champions of the Earth prize. The global competition is one of the UN’s most prestigious prizes for young environmental entrepreneurs who have big ideas to solve the planet’s most pressing environmental challenges. Winners selected from seven regions spanning the globe […]

    February 13, 2020Nature, Video GalleryNo comments
  18. The Cobourg Saxons Rugby Football Club return!

    The Historic Garrison Savannah will be invaded by the Cobourg Saxons RFC, out of Cobourg, Ontario, Canada in mid-February! Once again, the Canadian club is fleeing the Great White North to tour the sunny Caribbean. The Barbados leg of their rugby “invasion” will see their Women’s 7s teams and Men’s XVs facing the Barbados Select […]

    February 13, 2020Photo Gallery, RugbyNo comments
  19. Comedy series RUN debuts April 12, exclusively on HBO

    Written and produced by Vicky Jones, HBO’s new half-hour comedy series RUN, debuting SUNDAY, APRIL 12 (10:30-11:00 p.m. ET/PT), follows a woman whose humdrum life is thrown upside down when she receives a text from her college sweetheart inviting her to drop everything and meet him in New York to fulfill the pact they made […]

    February 12, 2020CinemaNo comments
  20. Bowmanston Pumping Station Offline to Effect Emergency Repairs

    The Barbados Water Authority wishes to inform residents and businesses in parts of St. George and St. John that the Bowmanston Pumping Station went offline since Tuesday, February 11th from around 4:00 pm to allow crews to carry out emergency repairs to a pump at that location. As a result, customers in the following districts […]

    February 12, 2020Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  21. INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED Hillsong London to Headline Jus’ Worship 2020 in Barbados

    Internationally acclaimed Worship Group Hillsong London is set to headline gospel mega-show Jus’ Worship on Friday, April 3rd at 8pm at the Garfield Sobers Sports Complex. They will be joined by some of Barbados’ most talented gospel ministers including John Yarde, Russell Blackman, and English born now Barbadian resident, Israel J. Allen for an evening of worship.    . HiArt Entertainment Group, the local […]

    February 10, 2020MusicNo comments

    An author is telling aspiring Barbadian women to use the method of vision boarding to ensure their success for 2020. Nekisha Prince-Haynes is a wife and mother who was born and raised in Guyana but now resides here in Barbados. She is the creator of the publication – Your Client Is Not Your Friend. She […]

    February 6, 2020Books, FeaturedNo comments

    Fifteen year old, Rebecca Simpson, was selected to participate in the 3rd NBA Academy Latin American Women’s Development Camp after being one of the five Barbadians selected to go on the Digicel NBA Jumpstart Programme‘s New York Experience last year October. Of the five Barbadians that earned a place in the New York Experience, Rebecca […]

    February 6, 2020Featured, SportsNo comments
  24. Local Fintech firm ‘Bitt,’ launches World’s 1st Central Bank Digital Currency Hub

    Fintech company has taken the lead in offering a fully accessible, user-friendly repository of research and insights related to Central bank Digital Currency (CBDC) and the future of financial technology. Chief Executive Officer Rawdon Adams said “We have created the CBDC Hub to be a one-stop-repository of key documents where all relevant information on […]

    February 5, 2020Business, FeaturedNo comments

    Omar and Bonnie-Sue Small from St John have ten thousand reasons to smile after the blessing of the Grand Prize for the Barbados leg of Digicel’s Shake It To Win Christmas competition… Interviewed by Digicel Ambassador Nikita at the Colonnade Mall on Broad street recently, the young wife explained how in addition to some construction, […]

    February 5, 2020TechnologyNo comments