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  1. Murder at Gills Gap: 26 year old Kadeem Bispham is dead

    Police at Black Rock Police Station are solving the death of a young male by firearm(s). This shooting incident was reported by a man who went into the station office. It occurred about 245 am on Friday 31st July 2020 at 2nd Avenue Gills Gap, Eagle Hall, St. Michael. Less than 100 meters from the […]

    July 31, 2020Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  2. CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN SEEKING COVID19 UNSUNG HEROES ACROSS THE REGION

    Communities across the region have a unique opportunity to hail those special heroes, who in the darkest moments of the Covid-19 crisis, shone brightest. Regional bank CIBC FirstCaribbean today launched its FirstCaribbean Unsung Frontline Heroes initiative aimed at giving persons the opportunity to nominate essential workers and persons from their communities who put service above […]

    July 31, 2020Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  3. POLICE LOOKING FOR FAKE TAXI “Z 417” – SEEN IT?

    Police are appealing to the public for information regarding a white Mazda Lantis motor car bearing the Registration number plates Z417. These numbers are fictitious. The occupant(s) is wanted in connection with a number of serious matters. Anyone who might have seen this vehicle or have knowledge of its whereabouts or that of its driver […]

    July 31, 2020Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  4. Barbados Muslim Association remembers Owen Arthur

    The Muslim community joins Barbadians at this time of national sorrow and extends its deepest condolences to the family, citizens and Government of Barbados on the passing of Barbados’ former Prime Minister, Professor Owen Seymour Arthur. Professor Arthur left an indelible mark on the landscape of Barbados and the lives of Barbadians as he vigorously […]

    July 31, 2020PoliticalNo comments
  5. BARBADOS ACCREDITATION COUNCIL (BAC) MOURNS THE PASSING OF FORMER PRIME MINISTER

    The BAC regrets the passing of the late Owen Seymour Arthur and further, recognises his contribution to education and to the regional integration movement, that he made. The Council credits his visionary leadership, which saw the establishment of both the Barbados Accreditation Council Act 2004 and the Caribbean Community (Movement of Skilled Nationals) Act, 2004. […]

    July 30, 2020EventsNo comments
  6. Nude Corpse located on Henry’s Lane

    Police have identified the unclad body of a female discovered about 5:50 am on Monday, July 27th, 2020 in the area of Henry Lane, near the old St. Gabriel School compound, Lower Collymore Rock, St. Michael. She is Olivia Cecilia Carter, 30 years of Princess Royal Avenue, Pinelands, St. Michael. Anyone who can provide any […]

    July 30, 2020Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  7. BWA TO MAKE CONNECTIONS IN ST JOHN

    The Barbados Water Authority wishes to inform residents and businesses in parts of St. John that it will be conducting work between Colleton Plantation and Massiah Street on Friday, July 31st between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm. This work forms part of the Water Supply Network Upgrade Project. As a result, customers in Society, Lovell […]

    July 30, 2020Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  8. REGISTER FOR THE 2020 GROW BARBADOS CHALLENGE!

    “Many times large problems can be tackled with small and simple solutions“. This is the belief of Mr. Adrian Reid, co founder of Victory Gardens Caribbean, a faith based, urban farming and food security company that seeks to empower homes and communities with the skills, knowledge and products to become more food secure, economically sustainable […]

    July 29, 2020Agriculture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  9. Critical Personal Protective Equipment Procured for Caribbean Frontline Medical Workers

    Critically needed personal protective equipment (PPE) is on its way to medical workers on the front lines of the Caribbean’s COVID-19 pandemic response. Recently, the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) took delivery of the majority of US$3 million worth of PPE at the Port of Bridgetown. CDB procured […]

    July 29, 2020Featured, HealthNo comments
  10. OVER THE PAST THREE MONTHS ARUBA FIGHTS COVID19 THROUGH TEAMWORK

    Similar to the rest of the world when the Covid-19 pandemic spread across the globe in March, the residents of Aruba were ordered to shelter in place at home, schools closed, most businesses were not allowed to open and tourism came to a standstill with the border closed. With sanitizing starting at the beginning of […]

    July 29, 2020HealthNo comments
  11. BARBADIANS TOLD TO EXPECT HEAVY RAIN & POTENTIAL FLOODING

    Residents across Barbados living in flood-prone areas are being urged to be vigilant tonight into tomorrow, as potential tropical cyclone number nine continues to affect the island. That is the advice coming from the Barbados Meteorological Services, which is also warning of the possibility of a flood watch or warning being issued for the island […]

    July 28, 2020Featured, NatureNo comments
  12. GEL INTRODUCES PATERNITY LEAVE ACROSS 24 COUNTRIES

    “Communities are built on strong families and strong families mean that parents – both parents – have to play their roles in the rearing of their children.” This was the strong message delivered by Minister of Labour and Social Partnership Relations in Barbados, Colin Jordan at the launch of the Paternity Leave Policy for Goddard […]

    July 28, 2020Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  13. B’DOS PRIVATE SECTOR ASSOCIATION ON PASSING OF PROF. OWEN SEYMOUR ARTHUR

    The Barbados Private Sector Association (BPSA) acknowledges the sad news of the passing of Owen Seymour Arthur, former Prime Minister of Barbados. Speaking on behalf of the BPSA, Chairman Mr. Edward Clarke said “Mr. Arthur was an outstanding Caribbean statesman and a strong political leader and a gifted economist. He unswervingly served our nation and […]

    July 28, 2020PoliticalNo comments
  14. Medical NGO wants tourists from high, medium risk countries quarantined for at least a Fortnight

    The Barbados Association of Medical Practitioners (BAMP) applauds the Government of Barbados on its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic so far… This is a testament to the many officials dedicated to keeping our citizens healthy and safe, as well as to the diligence of the people themselves. As we now shift gears to focus on […]

    July 28, 2020Featured, HealthNo comments
  15. “Nelson to be Moved” by Grenville Phillips II

    Government decided that Nelson’s statue should be moved – based on thoroughly discredited information. The Government has chosen to believe false claims that Nelson was a racist, white supremacist mass-murderer. There is no credible evidence supporting the reckless accusations by our historians and political activists. The Government now wants to know where to put the […]

    July 28, 2020EditorialNo comments
  16. Tesla starring Ethan Hawke

    A freewheeling take on visionary inventor Nikola Tesla, his interactions with Thomas Edison and J.P. Morgan’s daughter Anne, and his breakthroughs in transmitting electrical power and light.

    July 28, 2020Technology, Video GalleryNo comments
  17. Alleged Murderer of Fish Vendor now in Remand: Romancia Makaila Odwin

    Police personnel attached to the Northern Division Criminal Investigation Department arrested and formally charged Romancia Makaila Odwin 20 years of Whopping, Orange Hill, St. James for the following offences. 1. That she between the 18th and 19th days of July 2020 murdered Ronald Skeete. 2. That she between the 18th and 19th days of July […]

    July 28, 2020Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  18. Address to Barbados by Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley on passing of 5th PM, Owen Seymour Arthur July 27, 2020Events, Video GalleryNo comments
  19. Arrival of the WHO/Jack Ma Donation to CARICOM

    Health officials are hopeful that by August 2021, one in five Caribbean nationals, including Barbadians, could be vaccinated against COVID-19. Dr Yitades Gebre, Pan-American Health Organisation (PAHO)/World Health Organisation (WHO) representative for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, said more than 165 candidate vaccines were at some stage of development, of which 25 vaccine candidates were […]

    July 27, 2020Health, Video GalleryNo comments
  20. Barbados Rugby Football Union Returning to Action

    Rugby was the fastest growing sport in the world prior to the chaos created by COVID-19. Since March, the 2020 USA Major League Rugby Season has been suspended, with play scheduled to restart in 2021. Nevertheless, rugby provides an excellent opportunity for young Barbadians to try something new. Over the last few years, the BRFU […]

    July 27, 2020Photo Gallery, RugbyNo comments
  21. Owen Arthur tribute by Sir Shridath Ramphal

    “Barbados has lost a great son. CARICOM has lost a great West Indian. We are all the poorer for Owen’s going. And may CARICOM for all time be guided by his credo of regional integration that marked his service to Barbados and the Caribbean Community entire.”

    July 27, 2020Events, Photo GalleryNo comments
  22. Women of Rugby Barbados, ready to go!

    The Senior Women are working on fitness at the Garfield Sobers Gymnasium on Mondays from 5:00pm, with rugby training at the historic Garrison Savannah Wednesdays at 4:00pm, and Saturdays at 3:30pm. On Tuesdays and Fridays, the U19 Men train from 4:00pm also at the Garrison. The Women’s U19s will be training at the Garrison on […]

    July 27, 2020Photo Gallery, RugbyNo comments
  23. Sir Ronald Sanders on OWEN ARTHUR (17 October 1949 – 27 July 2020)

    NOTE: Sir Ronald Sanders is a veteran Caribbean diplomat, presently serving as Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador to the United States and the OAS.

    July 27, 2020Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  24. THE TAX COLLECTOR (2020) George Lopez, Shia LeBeouf

    A “tax collector” for a crime lord finds his family’s safety compromised when his boss’ old rival shows up in LA and upends his business.

    July 27, 2020Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  25. CONDOLENCE BOOKS FOR SIR EVERTON

    Members of the public are invited to sign condolence books for the late cricketing icon, Sir Everton DeCourcey Weekes, at two viewings next week. Persons may pay their respects on Tuesday, July 28, at the Empire Club, Pavilion Road, Bank Road, St. Michael, and on Wednesday, July 29, at Legends Cricket Club, Fontabelle, St. Michael, […]

    July 27, 2020Cricket, Featured1 comment