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  1. Police seek Hindsbury Rd Missing Girl: 18 year old Jelisa Shanika Clarke

    The Royal Barbados Police Force is seeking the assistance of the general public in locating missing 18 year old Jelisa Shanika Clarke, from Deane’s Village, Hindsbury Road, St Michael. She left the home of her father Leroy Clarke, 42 years, at the same address between 9:00 am and 1:00 pm on Monday 26th April 2021 […]

    April 30, 2021ControversyNo comments
  2. BWA to Make Connections at Parish Land, St. Philip

    The Barbados Water Authority wishes to inform residents of St. Philip that it will be making connections at Parish Land between 10 am and 4 pm on Friday, April 30th. As a result, residents and businesses located between Parish Land and Pollard Land may suffer low pressure or water outages during this time. Customers are […]

    April 30, 2021Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  3. CRICKET FIRST SPORT TO ANNOUNCE QUALIFIERS FOR COMMONWEALTH GAMES

    Australia, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa and a country from the West Indies join England in qualifying for Birmingham 2022; Qualifier to determine final participant Cricket is the first discipline to announce qualifying teams for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games as the sport makes a landmark re-entry to the prestigious multi-sport event scheduled from […]

    April 30, 2021CricketNo comments
  4. NCSA Clients benefit from Care Packages

    Some clients of The National Council on Substance Abuse (NCSA), have received female care packages from The Lady Box Project. The presentation of the packages was done recently, as the NCSA continues its drive to ensure that clients can get basic supplies during this time. The Lady Box Project is a non-profit organization that seeks […]

    April 30, 2021HealthNo comments
  5. Bridgetown Global Shapers show support to those affected by La Soufrière eruption in St Vincent

    The Global Shapers – Bridgetown Hub has donated necessary water supplies in aid of Vincentians affected by the La Soufrière volcanic eruption with a donation to the Department of Emergency Management (DEM). Curator of the Global Shapers – Bridgetown Hub Camille Wiltshire expressed: “When we heard the call for donations for our Vincentian brothers and […]

    April 29, 2021CultureNo comments
  6. Nevis drone operators get opportunity to contribute to Federal draft regulations governing operations

    Drone operators on Nevis had the opportunity to contribute to regulations being drafted for the operation of drones by the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis at a briefing hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Aviation recently. It was held at the Nevis Disaster Management Department’s conference room at Long Point. Mr. Royston […]

    April 29, 2021TechnologyNo comments
  7. AG of Barbados remains Non-Committal over Decision handed down for ex-DLP Cabinet Minister

    I don’t think that I can usefully comment on the outcome of the criminal proceedings brought against Mr Inniss. The imposition of the penalty, as in our own judicial System, is entirely a matter for the US courts. That court heard the charges, presided over the case and listened to the mitigation. It is the […]

    April 28, 2021Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  8. Official reaction from Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley, re: news of Donville Inniss’ sentencing

    It is a sad day but we trust that this development today brings this unfortunate episode closer to closure. We live in an era where governance and where accountability matter. It is a lesson for all of us, whether elected or appointed. There must be a recognition that our commitment to serve people is a […]

    April 28, 2021Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  9. PAHO calls for closing vaccination gap generated by COVID-19 pandemic disruption

    On the eve of Vaccination Week in the Americas, PAHO urged countries to close the immunization gap that resulted in hundreds of thousands of children missing vaccinations last year. The decline in immunization was partly due to interruptions in health services because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The call for stepped up immunization coincides with the […]

    April 28, 2021Featured, HealthNo comments
  10. Endorsement of Verla De Peiza as DLP Candidate for St Lucy by Fmr BLP Campaign Mgr

    On April 25, 2021 Ms. Verla De Peiza formally announced her intention to be the Democratic Labour Party Candidate in the constituency of St. Lucy. This is a significant and welcomed development in the politics of St. Lucy. It demonstrates the seriousness and high regard that the Democratic Labour Party has for the people of […]

    April 28, 2021Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  11. Virgin Atlantic becomes first UK airline to begin IATA Travel Pass live trials

    Virgin Atlantic customers can now experience how digital health passes will help streamline journeys when the skies reopen, as the first live trials of the IATA Travel Pass by a UK airline has begun. Customers on flight VS131, travelling for permitted reasons from London Heathrow to Barbados, were invited to download the free smartphone app […]

    April 27, 2021Featured, TravelNo comments
  12. Secretary-General accredits Guyana’s new Ambassador to CARICOM

    Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque on Wednesday received Guyana’s new Ambassador to CARICOM H.E. George Talbot, in a ceremony which also highlighted the country’s lead role in the Caribbean Community’s food production and food security. Guyana holds lead responsibility for Agriculture, Agricultural Diversification and Food Security in the CARICOM Quasi-Cabinet, and President Irfaan Ali earlier this […]

    April 27, 2021AgricultureNo comments
  13. CARICOM & USA AGREE ON NEED TO WORK TOGETHER

    Foreign Ministers from CARICOM along with the United States Secretary of State agreed on the need to work together on a number of issues of mutual interest. All three speakers expressed support for St Vincent and the Grenadines as the country grapples with the on-going eruption of the La Soufriere volcano. Both Minister Courtenay and […]

    April 26, 2021PoliticalNo comments
  14. BICO COMMENDED FOR UPHOLDING PLASTIC BAN RESTRICTIONS

    Government is moving to crack down on importers who continue to flout the law and import banned petroleum-based single-use plastic items. Minister of Maritime Affairs and the Blue Economy, Kirk Humphrey, stated that banned products were still entering the country and it had to stop. “There are many importers now who are trying to flout […]

    April 26, 2021Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  15. 3rd Annual Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Festival Caribbean Fiction Writing Contest is Now Open

    The third annual Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Festival is calling all writers of fiction in the North American Diaspora and the Caribbean to submit their original fiction stories for their 2021 BCLF Short Fiction Story Contest. Up for grabs is the BCLF Elizabeth Nunez Caribbean-American Writers’ Prize and BLCF Elizabeth Nunez Award for Writers in the […]

    April 24, 2021BooksNo comments
  16. Al Habtoor Motors Ramadan promotion assures perfect peace of mind for Mitsubishi customers

    Al Habtoor Motors, the official distributor of Mitsubishi in the UAE, lines up an exciting array of benefits for Mitsubishi SUV customers during the Holy Month. The Ramadan offer promises a rewarding drive with Mitsubishi – the best value Japanese vehicles with a hassle free drive until Ramadan 2022. Furthermore, all vehicles come with Free […]

    April 24, 2021BusinessNo comments
  17. 13 year old Tiara Rowe found safely

    Tiara Rowe, 13 year old from Green Ham, Thorpes, St. James, who was reported missing by her mother Triana Rowe on Wednesday 21st April 2021 was traced about 10:40 yesterday morning of Friday 23rd April 2021 and is safe. Police are thanking members of the public and media for their assistance. Rodney Inniss – Insp. […]

    April 24, 2021ControversyNo comments
  18. SAFETY TIPS FOR BAJANS FROM POLICE DURING CLEANUP OF VOLCANIC ASHFALL

    In the aftermath of the Volcanic Eruption of the La Soufriere Volcano and the subsequent ashfall that has impacted Barbados the Royal Barbados Police Force wishes to advise citizens that as they set about the task of cleaning up their surroundings to remain vigilant and observe the following tips: 1. Individuals who own power washers, […]

    April 23, 2021CrimeNo comments
  19. 8 Lucky Players win with The Barbados Lottery’s Mega 6 and Double Draw Games

    Eight lucky players are now celebrating considerable wins with The Barbados Lottery’s Mega 6 and Double Draw games. The winners – five males and three females – walked away with wins totaling $672,003. McNeil Holdip raked in two dollars more than Rodney Lashley earning $50,002 and $50,000 respectively, while a payout of $28,000 went to […]

    April 23, 2021Breaking News, Featured, GamesNo comments
  20. UNDP actions a 3-phased approach to volcano relief efforts for St Vincent and the Grenadines

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean has coordinated a three-phased approach to the relief efforts in St. Vincent and the Grenadines in the wake of the violent volcanic eruptions of the La Soufrière Volcano. Following the eruption on 8 April 2021, it is estimated that 16,000 to 20,000 persons have […]

    April 23, 2021ControversyNo comments
  21. UPFIELD ANNOUNCES ETIHAD AIRWAYS CHEF AS WINNER OF THE FIRST VEGAN DESSERT CATEGORY IN THIS YEAR’S EMIRATES SALON CULINAIRE

    Upfield Professional, the Foodservice division of Upfield behind the brands Rama Professional, Flora Plant™ and Violife® sponsored the first ever vegan category at this year’s Emirates Salon Culinaire. The competition took place across the UAE with the winner announced on 5th April in Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek. Emirates Salon Culinaire, running on its […]

    April 22, 2021TravelNo comments
  22. EU PROVIDES €740,000 IN EMERGENCY FUNDING TO SUPPORT PEOPLE AFFECTED BY LA SOUFRIÉRE VOLCANO´S ERUPTION

    The European Union (EU) has mobilized €740,000 (EC $2.4 million) in emergency humanitarian aid to support those affected by the extremely damaging consequences of the La Soufrière volcano´s protracted eruption in the small Caribbean island and developing state of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. Explosive eruptions started on the 9th of April, prompting the local […]

    April 22, 2021UncategorizedNo comments
  23. Crash Class commences Firearms Education and Safety

    Popular TT Television host and educator Kezel Jackson is partnering with The Firearms Training Institute Ltd directors Towfeek Ali and Nyree Alfonso to promote public education regarding the safe use and handling of firearms. T&T based Jackson is the presenter and driving force behind ‘Crash Class‘, a weekly TV show which is aired regionally in […]

    April 21, 2021EducationNo comments
  24. SOL RALLY BARBADOS 2021 JOINS NACAM SERIES

    Sol Rally Barbados is inscribed on the 2021 calendar of the world governing body, the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA), as it becomes a round of the NACAM Championship for the first time, bringing to 11 the countries which have hosted the competition. It was scheduled for inclusion last year, but the disruption caused by […]

    April 21, 2021RallyNo comments
  25. Biden Administration suggests to Americans avoid Barbados, Antigua and Barbuda, St Lucia, plus St Vincent & Grenadines for now…

    As travelers face ongoing risks due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of State has updated its Travel Advisories to align with the travel health notices from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC). The CDC currently has over 140 travel health notices, including for the United States and areas of the Caribbean, under […]

    April 21, 2021Breaking News, Featured, TravelNo comments