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  1. Re-Broadcast: Barbados’ PM Mottley interviewed by Christiane Amanpour on CNNi

    Re-Broadcast: Barbados’ PM Mottley on Amanpour on CNNi

    April 30, 2020Events, Video GalleryNo comments
  2. United Nations Development Programme partners with WiFetch to boost Caribbean’s e-commerce Sector and Economic Recovery amid Covid-19 pandemic

    One month after launching its contactless delivery service and online marketplace in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, WiFetch has entered into a partnership with The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to promote innovation, economic transformation and quick digital transitions in the midst of the COVID pandemic. The UNDP and WiFetch recently signed a memorandum of […]

    April 28, 2020Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  3. CDEMA’s Executive Director, Ronald Jackson bids farewell

    Following seven (7) years of unwavering and exemplary service to the region, Executive Director of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), Mr. Ronald Jackson bids farewell to the Agency as of Thursday April 30, 2020. Mr Ronald Jackson was appointed Executive Director of CDEMA on April 3, 2013 and has since provided outstanding leadership […]

    April 28, 2020EventsNo comments
  4. Changes for non-Scotiabank account holders

    The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way business is conducted, and keeping our customers and employees safe remains our top priority. In line with this, practicing physical distancing is critical, and to this end limiting the number of persons in our Banking Halls at any given time is a necessary requirement. Based on the […]

    April 28, 2020Business, FeaturedNo comments
  5. The RBPF seeking family of 83 year old

    The Royal Barbados Police Force is seeking the assistance of the public in locating the family and/or relatives of Cuthbert Leon Knights, Date of Birth: 1st of August 1936 (Age 83), whose address is 1st Avenue, Goodland, St Michael. Any family member, relative or close friend of Cuthbert Leon Knights, is asked to kindly contact […]

    April 28, 2020Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  6. In celebration of Ramadan, 4 Mosques coordinate 1000 hampers for the needy

    In response to the challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic the four main Mosques on the island with generous support from members of the Muslim community donated hundreds of grocery hampers to the needy and vulnerable in their neighborhoods and surrounding areas. Additionally several individuals, groups and businesses in the Muslim community are also […]

    April 27, 2020Events, FeaturedNo comments

    All 117 staff members at the National Assistance Board (NAB) who were tested for COVID-19 proved negative for the viral illness and tests are expected to resume this morning. Their results were included in the 161 negative results returned by the Best dos-Santos Public Health Laboratory. So far 156 employees of the NAB have been […]

    April 27, 2020Featured, HealthNo comments
  8. Nevis Premier Takes 100% Salary Cut; Cabinet Ministers Give up 10% Of Salaries

    Nevisian Premier Mark Brantley, in an unprecedented show of solidarity with the people of Nevis impacted by loss of income due to the economic fallout from the Covid-19 global pandemic, has announced that he will forego his entire monthly salary for the foreseeable future. On April 22, the Premier informed the public, and wider federation, […]

    April 27, 2020Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  9. Mottley Administration dismisses rumors over extension of Curfew, AG clarifies the Powers of Emergency Management is a different aspect to combat the novel coronavirus

    Barbados recorded one new positive COVID-19 test. In addition, a number of Bajans are unnecessarily panicking – because Parliament extended the powers and management of the Barbados’ COVID-19 public health emergency proclamation until June 30th. The previous proclamation of a public health emergency was due to expire on April 27th. IT MUST BE UNDERSTOOD: “curfew” […]

    April 24, 2020Political, Video GalleryNo comments

    Police arrested and formally charged Rohan Ramon Spooner, 28 years, of Pool Land No. 1, St. John after seen driving on the evening of the 22nd this month along the Ronald Mapp Highway, St Thomas. 1. Breach of Curfew 2. Driving a vehicle without insurance 3. Used a vehicle when it was not registered with […]

    April 24, 2020Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  11. USA’s 45th President suggests baking in UV lamps and/or injecting bleach to kill coronavirus

    US President Donald Trump has used his daily briefing to float more possible ways to fight the coronavirus, including a change in seasons, and injections of disinfectant.   Al Jazeera’s Alexi O’Brien reports.

    April 24, 2020Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  12. Revision To Referral Guidelines For COVID-19 Testing

    As it seeks to expand testing, the Ministry of Health and Wellness has revised its criteria for COVID-19 testing referral.  It is anticipated that “scaled up” testing will improve case detection for earlier diagnosis and containment of the viral illness. Medical practitioners on the island have been advised to refer all clients displaying the following […]

    April 24, 2020Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  13. Daren Sammy to Captain St. Lucia Zouks in 2020

    Daren Sammy will return as captain of the St. Lucia Zouks for the 2020 season. Sammy has just finished a coaching stint in Pakistan and he will be back in his playing shirt this season. He will be captaining his home franchise once again! He has been part of the St. Lucia Zouks franchise since […]

    April 24, 2020CricketNo comments

    The Queen Elizabeth Hospital has partnered with popular local food delivery service provider Hopscotch, to establish a free home delivery service of prescriptions for its out-patient clientele. Officially launched on Tuesday, April 13, the delivery service will operate Monday to Friday, between the hours of 9:00 am and 5:00 pm to provide out-patients with a […]

    April 24, 2020Featured, HealthNo comments
  15. Over 5,000 Chickmont customers processed using the new e-commerce system during the COVID-19 lockdown

    Chickmont Foods Ltd. (CMT) is reporting success in filling thousands of orders received during the brief shopping window of the 24-hour national COVID-19 lockdown. “We are extremely proud of our team members, our Chickmont heroes, especially those who showed up to serve as essential workers to help feed our nation during this very tenuous time.” […]

    April 24, 2020Agriculture, Breaking News, FeaturedNo comments

    Barbados has recorded its sixth death to COVID-19. He was diagnosed and admitted into isolation on April 1. However, he passed away around 9:00 this morning at the Harrison Point Facility in St. Lucy. Acting Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Kenneth George, expressed his deepest condolences to the wife, family and friends of the deceased on […]

    April 22, 2020Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  17. Anticipation heats up for upcoming MMA bouts

    Fight fans, like many sporting fanbases, are in the dark on when live events can return to their screens. Clarity from organizing bodies has been difficult to find.  With some interesting odds tied to fights too, the excitement for these match-ups is surely going to rise. The Kickboxer and the Champion Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone makes […]

    April 22, 2020Breaking News, Featured, Martial ArtsNo comments
  18. Payment Options for Barbados Water Authority Bills

    The Barbados Water Authority is reminding consumers although its General Offices are currently closed, customers may pay their water bills in person at: All Post Offices and SurePay offices in… Bridgetown B’dos Workers Union Credit Union – Fairchild Street Jordan’s Supermarket – Fairchild Street St. Michael Carlton & A1 Supermarket – Black Rock Channel Supermarket […]

    April 22, 2020BusinessNo comments

    In a move many suspected for days now, it was finally confirmed by John King how both the Crop Over Festival and the National Independence Festival of Creative Arts (NIFCA) are the latest casualties of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, which is affecting over 200 countries and territories across the world. Cabinet approved a recommendation by […]

    April 19, 2020Breaking News, Culture, FeaturedNo comments

    The Barbados Postal Service is accepting payment for utility bills at post offices island-wide, Monday to Friday, between 8:00 a.m. and 3:15 p.m. In addition, cash applications are also being accepted for the Police Certificate of Character.

    April 19, 2020Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments

    Barbados’ youngest COVID-19 patient and her father were released from isolation today after receiving two consecutive negative test results for the viral illness. The seven-year-old girl and her parent were among 35 people who tested negative yesterday as the number of tests done since February 11 reached the 1000 mark. Since March 16 when the […]

    April 19, 2020Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments

    Non-residential care services for those unable to enter the residential treatment programme and assisting adolescents with substance abuse issues are just two of the areas which the Substance Abuse Foundation (SAF) have added to their clinical mental wellness range of services, as they embark upon a diversification of services for those requiring their help. Both […]

    April 17, 2020Business, FeaturedNo comments
  23. BANGO notes – Civil Society Organizations inclusion, in a time such as this

    The NGO community in Barbados and the Caribbean is resilient. We have done so much with so little for so long, we are now experts at doing a lot with nothing. Given the contribution from this sector it is our hope and desire that more consideration be given to the impact we have made and, […]

    April 17, 2020BusinessNo comments
  24. Grocery Shopping & Banking Schedule During COVID-19 Curfew (Sr Citizens and Disabled) April 15, 2020Events, Photo GalleryNo comments
  25. Grocery Shopping & Banking Schedule During COVID-19 Curfew (G to) April 15, 2020Health, Photo GalleryNo comments