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  1. Barbados Defence Force Successful Search And Rescue Off Brandon’s Beach

    The Barbados Defence Force’s (BDF) Maritime Unit, the Barbados Coast Guard (BCG) received a distress call at approximately 8:24 am on Sunday 28 February 2021. Two paddle boarders proceeded out to sea but soon encountered difficulties. One was able to make it back to shore unassisted while the other was unable to. Fortunately, the male […]

    February 28, 2021ControversyNo comments
  2. NCC Lifeguard supervision would only be available until 5:30 PM as of tomorrow

    Please note that lifeguard supervision services will only be available until 5:30PM as of tomorrow…

    February 28, 2021Events, Photo GalleryNo comments
  3. Ministry of Maritime Affairs to reopen Fish Markets Across Barbados

    Fish markets across the island will resume operations effective Monday 1st March 2021 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 pm Mondays thru Saturdays, while closed on Sundays. The Ministry of Maritime Affairs and the Blue Economy welcomes back the fishing community and would wish to remind everyone to please follow the COVID-19 protocols as directed.

    February 28, 2021Agriculture, Breaking News, FeaturedNo comments
  4. UWI continues COVID response “UWI CARES” initiative

    The University of the West Indies is providing urgently needed humanitarian relief to suspected victims of human trafficking that combines dried & canned food, basic PPE (mask & and sanitizer), toiletries and infant food in order to support both adults and child victims of human trafficking and to support vulnerable people during the second national […]

    February 27, 2021EducationNo comments
  5. CARIFORUM Rum Producers and French Rum Group Sign Historic Accord

    Caribbean rum producers are joining forces with French group CIRT-DOM, to get the best deal for their exports into major markets, particularly the European Union. The two groupings, each representing a tradition of rum production that stretches back hundreds of years, have with this 6th accord, renewed their commitment to working together in the interest […]

    February 27, 2021BusinessNo comments
  6. Switzerland-based Quad9 offers maximum privacy protection to Caribbean Internet users, BY GERARD BEST

    Do anything online and you leave behind digital footprints and data. Worse, some of your data is personally identifiable, meaning that your virtual footprint can be linked to your real-world identity. All of which has serious implications for your privacy. But a recent, radical step by one Internet organization could bring new privacy protections to […]

    February 26, 2021TechnologyNo comments
  7. THE COURIER: Benedict Cumberbatch, Vladimir Chuprikov, Merab Ninidze & James Schofield

    Director: Dominic Cooke Writer: Tom O’Connor Stars: Vladimir Chuprikov, Merab Ninidze, James Schofield & Benedict Cumberbatch

    February 26, 2021Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  8. Difficult Conversations – “What Would We Do?” by Grenville Phillips II

    We have been asked how we would have responded to COVID-19. We provided our best advice about one year ago, but the Government rejected it at that time. Given the foreseen nightmare scenario, they should reconsider – for all our sakes. In the past 15 days, we had 15 new deaths. In the previous 15 […]

    February 25, 2021Political1 comment
  9. THE FALCON AND THE WINTER SOLDIER: Daniel Brühl, Desmond Chiam, John Gettier

    Following the events of ‘Avengers: Endgame,’ Sam Wilson/Falcon and Bucky Barnes/Winter Soldier team up in a global adventure that tests their abilities — and their patience.

    February 25, 2021Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  10. BWA stations in the North experiencing low water levels

    The Barbados Water Authority wishes to inform the public on today Wednesday, February 24th it sustained a burst on a 10-inch main at Colleton in St Lucy. Repairs have been completed, however, as a result, some of the systems in the north are experiencing low water levels and will take some time to return to […]

    February 24, 2021Events, FeaturedNo comments
  11. Police tight lipped on alleged Narco Bust close to Bottom Bay

    Police responded to Harrismith Bay, St. Philip about 7:30 am on Tuesday 23rd February 2021 after a report of suspicious activity by a vessel in the area. Having responded an extensive search was made of the area resulting in the arrest of four suspects, our ongoing investigations are at a very sensitive stage. Rodney Inniss […]

    February 24, 2021Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  12. CARICOM Heads of Government to meet this week

    The roll-out of COVID-19 Vaccines will be among major matters for deliberation when CARICOM Heads of Government hold their Thirty-Second Inter-Sessional Meeting, under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley of Trinidad and Tobago, both today and tomorrow. Access to vaccines is regarded as crucial to curbing the spread of COVID-19 infections in the […]

    February 24, 2021PoliticalNo comments
  13. Emma Stone as CRUELLA, Emma Thompson, Mark Strong

    A live-action prequel feature film following a young Cruella de Vil… “From the very beginning, I realized I saw the world differently from everyone else. That didn’t sit well with some people. But I wasn’t for everyone. I guess they were all scared, that I’d be… a psycho.”

    February 24, 2021Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  14. Public Zoom Meeting on IDB Global Roads Project

    A public Zoom meeting on the 6 roads chosen for the Global Roads Project, of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Road Rehabilitation and Improving Connectivity of Road Infrastructure Programme, is set for Wednesday, February 24th, at 6 PM. to 8:00 P.M., at zoom link: – https://zoom.us/j/96342588687?pwd=S1V0TWxrQUdDZTAvLzRqWEw3ak5Ldz09. Meeting ID – 963 4258 8687 and Passcode: – […]

    February 23, 2021Featured, NatureNo comments
  15. Fire in #Blackrock leaves 17 #Homeless

    Police are solving what led to a house fire which occurred about 12:30 am on Sunday 21st February 2021 at a wood and wall constructed, two storey residence located at Phillips Road, St. Stephen’s Hill, Black Rock, St. Michael. The house has several separate living quarters each separately self contained. It housed seventeen (17) family […]

    February 23, 2021ControversyNo comments
  16. MORTAL KOMBAT: Hiroyuki Sanada, Josh Lawson & Jessica McNamee

    MMA fighter Cole Young seeks out Earth’s greatest champions (Above? Jax) in order to stand against the enemies of Outworld in a high stakes battle for the universe.

    February 23, 2021Martial Arts, Video GalleryNo comments
  17. Employers and Other Third-Party Providers Reminded to Upload Tax Information by Deadline

    The Barbados Revenue Authority reminds third-party information providers that all relevant annual returns for the 2020 income year are to be filed by February 28, 2021. The third-party returns required by this deadline are Pay As You Earn (PAYE), Pension, Charities, Deductibles, Withholding Tax Reconciliation, Divided Income and Goods and Services. When filing, providers have […]

    February 19, 2021EventsNo comments
  18. Digital Currency Fintech company Bitt names Laurent Féral-Pierssens as new COO

    Bitt is pleased to announce the transition of Laurent Féral-Pierssens to the post of Chief Operations Officer. Laurent officially joins the Bitt executive management team after six months of serving the company as Strategic Advisor. As digital currencies are gaining popularity internationally, Bitt is seeing accelerating interest in its Digital Currency Management Solution (DCMS), fueled […]

    February 19, 2021BusinessNo comments
  19. Linda M. Deane Takes Top Prize at the 23rd FCLE Awards

    Linda M. Deane took the $10,000 top prize at the 23rd Frank Collymore Literary Endowment Competition. Her collection of poems, “An Ocean Away; My Mother Smiling: Tales of Migration and Memory” beat out more than 60 other entries to take the top spot in the long-running Central Bank of Barbados-sponsored writing contest. Deane’s win was […]

    February 19, 2021Books, FeaturedNo comments
  20. Charles Matz, author, renaissance scholar, dies at 96 – by Lasana M. Sekou

    Poet, renaissance scholar, dramaturge, novelist Charles Matz died at his home in Southampton, New York on February 12, 2021. He was 96. He leaves his children, Margaret Matz (architect, New York), Charles “Carlino” Matz III (professor, NYIT; architect, New Jersey), and Clare Ann Matz (multimedia artist, film director, Italy). He also leaves Antonio Lai da […]

    February 19, 2021BooksNo comments
  21. “Difficult Conversations – Heroes” by Grenville Phillips II

    We have critical questions about the COVID-19 vaccine. We have highly qualified medical professionals who treasure their reputations enough to tell us the truth. We have a Prime Minister who has asked for difficult questions, and instructed our professionals to answer such questions on live TV. What can possibly go wrong? NO ANSWERS. I have […]

    February 18, 2021PoliticalNo comments
  22. CARICOM CONGRATULATES WEST INDIES ON TEST SERIES WIN AGAINST BANGLADESH

    Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Dr Keith Rowley, Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, has extended congratulations to the West Indies cricket team on their test series victory against Bangladesh. Prime Minister Rowley praised the discipline, determination and grit of the Caribbean players, under the captaincy of Kraigg Brathwaite, to secure two consecutive wins […]

    February 18, 2021CricketNo comments
  23. Mastercard and Island Pay Launch World’s First Central Bank Digital Currency-Linked Card

    Bahamians just received even greater flexibility in how they shop and pay using the country’s digital currency, the first of its kind. Under a new program from Mastercard and Island Pay, the Bahamas Sand Dollar prepaid card gives people the option to instantly convert the digital currency to traditional Bahamian dollars and pay for goods […]

    February 18, 2021BusinessNo comments
  24. Bladder cancer: The common cancer no one talks about

    Bladder cancer is among the most common malignancies, ranking #5 for men and #8 for women. The prevalence of bladder cancer in North America and Europe has entered the 100,000s as the majority of patients with bladder cancer have tumors confined to the surface. Although these tumors rarely metastasize or lead to the death of […]

    February 18, 2021HealthNo comments
  25. Rugby Barbados: “Safety First!”

    The extension of the “National Pause” until February 28, 2021, has further pushed back the restart of Rugby Union in Barbados. The directive issued by the Prime Minister, Mia Amor Mottley, extends the current ban on sporting activities such as rugby due to community transmission of the COVID-19 virus. As the people of Barbados mourn […]

    February 17, 2021Photo Gallery, RugbyNo comments