1. Sr Citizen murdered at Babylon Road, St Andrew

    On Friday 28th April 2021, at about 4:40 pm, police officers from the District F/Belleplaine Police Station began investigations about an unnatural death at Babylon Road, St. Andrew, where an 88-year-old man later identified as Rupert DaCosta Alleyne was discovered dead at his residence. S U M M A R Y On the aforementioned date […]

    May 31, 2021CrimeNo comments
  2. Emergency Work Being Conducted This Afternoon at the Belle Pumping Station: 31/05/2021

    The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) wishes to inform the public effective today Monday, May 31st, it will be conducting emergency work at the Belle Station. This work will require a shutdown of the station starts this afternoon from 4:00 pm. The Authority has tried to postpone the work as long as it could, however any […]

    May 31, 2021Breaking News, Events, FeaturedNo comments
  3. Nevis passes the 4000 mark for COVID-19 vaccinations, almost 500 vaccinated in 3 days

    Nevisian Premier Mark Brantley, Minister of Health in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), is encouraged that as at May 26th, over 4,000 persons on Nevis had taken their first dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. He said since the recent outbreak of the virus on St. Kitts, there has been an uptick in the number […]

    May 31, 2021HealthNo comments
  4. National Council on Substance Abuse: World No Tobacco Day 2021

    The tobacco epidemic kills nearly 6 million people each year. More than 5 million are users and ex-users and more than 600 000 are non-smokers exposed to second-hand smoke according to the World Health Organization (WHO). After high blood pressure, tobacco use is the biggest contributor to the epidemic of noncommunicable diseases — such as […]

    May 31, 2021EducationNo comments

    Police from the Hastings/Worthing Station responded to a report of a shooting in the area of the Grotto near Dalkeith, St. Michael which occurred about 7:55 pm on Sunday 30th May 2021. Where it was reported that two males had received gunshot injuries. C I R C U M S T A N C E […]

    May 31, 2021Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  6. BUSHY PARK SPRINT TO START RALLY CLUB SEASON: Action behind closed doors in line with Covid-19 protocols

    The Barbados Rally Club (BRC) Driver’s and Class Championships will kick off on Saturday, June 5 with a Double-Header Sprint at Bushy Park, St Philip. In line with current Covid-19 protocols, the event will run behind closed doors, with no spectators on site and no passengers or navigators allowed, although competitors will get the chance […]

    May 30, 2021RallyNo comments
  7. Final Tax Clinic at Horatio Cooke Auditorium Tomorrow

    Tomorrow 31st May 2021 concludes the Barbados Revenue Authority’s series of tax clinics held at the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW), headquarters on Dalkeith Road. It also brings to a close the extended filing and payment deadline for 2020 Personal Income Tax (PIT) returns. The clinics form part of the Authority’s ongoing efforts to […]

    May 30, 2021BusinessNo comments
  8. Towards a Barbados National Art Gallery ‘Ceci N’est Pas Un Nag’ By artist Heather-Dawn Scott

    In this video Heather-Dawn Scott explains the details of the banner she created and the “why” of the action of placing it at the front entrance of the building that is meant to become our Barbados National Art Gallery. Heather-Dawn Scott notes; “A vast amount of energy and commitment have been harnessed over the past […]

    May 30, 2021Galleries, Video GalleryNo comments
  9. NCF’s virtual colouring book on Barbadian festival goes viral

    The National Cultural Foundation’s (NCF) Crop Over Activity Colouring Book for Children has gone global. The digital version of the national book, which allows for colouring virtually and was first made available, last year, is being used outside of Barbados in places as far as Europe. “I have seen that persons have been uploading to […]

    May 29, 2021BooksNo comments
  10. The early favourites to win Super Bowl LVI

    With the NFL Draft having recently taken place, it’s a good time to take a broad look at how the NFL might shape up during the 2021 season. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ impressive Super Bowl success in February is still fresh in the memory, and it’s no surprise that they are one of the favourites […]

    May 28, 2021Featured, SportsNo comments
  11. Premier Mark Brantley signs historic 3-year movie deal for Nevis

    Nevisian Premier Mark Brantley inked a groundbreaking three-year multi-picture production deal with MSR Media that will see more than a dozen movies being filmed on Nevis over the next 36 months. The Premier announced; “I am happy to report some exceptionally good news for Nevis. We are making significant strides to diversify the Nevisian economy […]

    May 28, 2021CinemaNo comments
  12. Bridgetown US Embassy and Regional Security System Increase Cooperation

    U.S. Ambassador to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS Linda Taglialatela and Executive Director of the RSS Captain Errington Shurland recently inked an agreement which will enhance the ability of Eastern Caribbean law enforcement and justice officials to investigate regional criminal actors. The Letter of Agreement on countering organized and gang related crime provides […]

    May 28, 2021Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  13. Energy Conglomerate Emera and Training Guru SJPI sign MOU in St John

    Emera Caribbean Renewables Ltd (ECRL) is making sure that students of the Samuel Jackman Prescod Polytechnic Institute (SJPI) will benefit from crucial on the job training in the vital renewable energy industry. During a launch event which was held at a soon to be commissioned 1 MW roof top solar site owned by CloudSolar Inc, […]

    May 28, 2021Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  14. Even as UNICEF recognises CXC fiasco? ‘Proverbial Nero still fiddles as Rome and children’s futures burn’

    This is a sad sad day for CARICOM and particularly our children. We are Not Impressed. We continue to be Embarrassed. Ashamed. As we have been for EIGHT MONTHS. We are Hurting for our stress-ridden children, both from C19 context and CXC’s cruelty, whose pain has been utterly ignored by CXC who has been enabled […]

    May 27, 2021Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  15. Antigua and Barbuda Ambassador Chairs OAS for second time

    Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador to the Organization of American States (OAS), Sir Ronald Sanders, has assumed the Presidency of the Permanent Council of the Organization for a second time. Sir Ronald last served as the President of the Permanent Council in 2016 when the OAS was faced with a financial crisis as well as political […]

    May 27, 2021PoliticalNo comments
  16. Woodbourne, St Philip teen located and returned Home

    Jaydan Otricia Barrow, 15 years, of Berlin Road, Woodbourne, Saint Philip, who was reported missing by her mother Patricia Sealy on Friday 21st May 2021, was traced on Sunday 23rd May 2021 and has returned home safely. The Royal Barbados Police Force would like to thank the members of the public and media for their […]

    May 27, 2021ControversyNo comments
  17. NIA implements COVID-19 restrictions as contact tracing from recent outbreak extends to Nevis

    The Nevis Island Administration (NIA) has closed all schools on Nevis for two weeks since May 25, 2021 out of an abundance of caution in light of the recent outbreak of COVID-19 on St. Kitts. “I am to say to you that the contact tracing has also started in Nevis. You know why? Because there […]

    May 27, 2021Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  18. ‘Urgent Need to Strengthen Internet Infrastructure in the Caribbean’ by Gerard Best

    As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the Caribbean, a regional group of computer experts is calling for more to be done to keep critical systems secure, resilient and accessible in the face of mounting threats. The call came from several speakers at the fourth annual technical community forum hosted by the American Registry for […]

    May 26, 2021Featured, TechnologyNo comments

    Special greetings to all of my African brothers and sisters — whether on the continent or in the Diaspora — on this beautiful Africa Day 2021! Africa Day holds a place of great significance for us of the Caribbean Community because it reminds us of our inter-connectedness with Africa and the worldwide African Diaspora. This […]

    May 26, 2021Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  20. HERO Has Landed on Cineplex and Amazon Prime Video

    HERO, the film inspired by the extraordinary life of Caribbean-born Ulric Cross, is now available exclusively in Canada on Premium VOD in the Cineplex Store and Prime Video in the U.S. and U.K since May 21st, 2021. HERO stars Trinidad’s Nickolai Salcedo in the title role, Peter Williams (Stargate SG1), Joseph Marcell (FreshPrince of Bel […]

    May 26, 2021CinemaNo comments
  21. In the shadow of 2018’s “Redwash,” Former BLP Campaign Mgr brags ‘The Democratic Labour Party has much to celebrate this year’

    This year holds particular significance for the Democratic Labour Party (DLP). The party will celebrate its 60th (Diamond) Anniversary of being first elected to government in 1961, and the 50th (Gold) Anniversary of being elected as the first government under the single member constituency system. The 1961 General Elections were the first held subsequent to […]

    May 25, 2021PoliticalNo comments
  22. Letter To the Editor: “Return to a Paradise” by Dr Victor Eastmond

    There are currently more questions than I can answer and hence I hope this letter encourages responses. The first one is “How can Barbados return to normal?” It is my opinion that our country can return to the Pre-Covid era by either turning the clock back or have the island fully vaccinated along with adherence […]

    May 25, 2021Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  23. BRA Starts In-person Tax Clinics at Horatio Cooke Auditorium

    Everyday from Tuesday, May 25 to Monday, May 31, 2021, taxpayers will be able to access free tax filing assistance. This comes as the Barbados Revenue Authority, with the support of the National Union of Public Workers, starts in-person Tax Filing Clinics at the Union’s headquarters in Dalkeith Hill. All Tax Clinics are scheduled from […]

    May 25, 2021Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments

    The Barbados Revenue Authority advises that the Pine Location will be closed from Tuesday, May 25, 2021 to facilitate building renovations. All Barbados Licensing Authority licensing matters will be facilitated at the Barbados Revenue Authority’s Ground Floor Warrens Tower II Location. The public is advised to await updates as to the timing of the resumption […]

    May 24, 2021Business, FeaturedNo comments
  25. (UPDATED) Teenager from Woodbourne, St Philip FOUND

    The Royal Barbados Police Force is seeking the assistance of the general public in locating missing 15 year old Jaydan Otricia Barrow, from Berlin Road, Woodbourne, Saint Philip. She is a student of Graydon Sealy Secondary School. She left the home of her mother Patricia Sealy at the same address sometime between 6:30 am and […]

    May 24, 2021ControversyNo comments