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  1. Historical conservationists voice concern over destruction of Slave Market wall in Charlestown

    The issue of destruction of historical sites on Nevis has surfaced again with the recent destruction at the historical Slave Market site in Charlestown, prompting historical conservationists to voice concern over the incident. In a press statement by the Nevis Historical and Conservation Society (NHCS) on July 23, 2021, the society registered its alarm with […]

    July 29, 2021ControversyNo comments
  2. UK and CARICOM continue engagement on access to finance

    Earlier this month, CARICOM and the United Kingdom co-hosted a virtual dialogue on the issue of access to finance. The event was opened by UK Minister of State responsible for the Caribbean, Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon and Assistant Secretary General of CARICOM, Joseph Cox. Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda and Chairman of CARICOM, […]

    July 29, 2021PoliticalNo comments
  3. New Co-operative Society for Sport in Barbados

    Barbados is set to have a new sport-related co-operative structure – the Barbados Sport Co-operative Society Limited (BSCSL). This new Society aims to create a space for members to thrive while contributing to the overall development of a national sporting industry. Membership will be open to all Barbadians, especially those in the sporting sector, including […]

    July 28, 2021SportsNo comments
  4. “We’re home,” – Virgin Atlantic returns to Terminal 3

    Virgin Atlantic has returned to its home in Terminal 3, which has been closed for over a year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.  The airline is looking forward to safely welcoming customers back onto its home turf, which has been missed by many, with their signature flair, seamless check-in and award-winning facilities. All customers will […]

    July 27, 2021TravelNo comments
  5. BARBADIAN CERTIFIED LANDSCAPE ECOLOGIST AWARDED FIRST-EVER THOMAS J. GREENAN SCHOLARSHIP

    A Barbadian certified landscape ecologist with a passion for promoting a sustainable environment for all living species is the recipient of the first-ever Caribbean Tourism Organization Scholarship Foundation’s Thomas J. Greenan Scholarship introduced this year for studies in agro/gastronomy-related subjects.                Twenty-two-year-old Ramon Robinson will pursue studies in applied horticulture- landscape operations and management at the Houston […]

    July 26, 2021EducationNo comments
  6. Young Innovators Call for Mindset Shift and Practical Action to Support Innovation in the Caribbean

    Be bold. Don’t fear failure. Think differently about education. These were some of the key messages coming from the panel of young global and regional innovators and entrepreneurs in the final seminar of the Caribbean Development Bank’s recently ended 51st Annual Meeting of its Board of Governors. In the discussion, panellists homed in on the […]

    July 25, 2021TechnologyNo comments
  7. Meant to Be: A True Story of Might, Miracles, and Triumph of the Human Spirit

    Amid a global pandemic that refuses to end and a world of divisiveness, it seems that the message of hope, resiliency, and forgiveness has never been more sorely needed. Roslyn Franken provides exactly that with her book, Meant to Be. In her own words and those of her parents garnered through archival letters and countless […]

    July 25, 2021BooksNo comments
  8. “Of Competence, Confidence and Credit Ratings” by Khaleel Kothdiwala

    On 14 July 2021, Barbadians were treated to the welcome news that Moody’s Investor’s Service had maintained Barbados’ credit rating and that its outlook for our economy remains stable. This comes in spite of the precipitous decline in real GDP due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, decreased government revenue coupled with growing calls […]

    July 24, 2021BusinessNo comments
  9. BWA Connecting an 18-inch Main at St Stephen’s Facility

    The Barbados Water Authority advises the public that it will be connecting a recently relocated 18″ main near its facility at St. Stephen’s, Black Rock in St. Michael to its existing distribution network. In an effort to complete this work as soon as possible, the BWA will make the connection between 9:00 am and 5:00 […]

    July 23, 2021Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  10. Regional Accounting Institute Appoints new President from Barbados and Board of Directors

    Barbadian accounting professional and entrepreneur, David Simpson, has been appointed as President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Caribbean (ICAC) for the Association’s 2021 to 2023 term. Simpson replaces Khalil Alli from Guyana who served for the period 2019 to 2021. The handover occurred on day one of the Institute’s 38th annual conference, […]

    July 23, 2021BusinessNo comments
  11. 2 members of QEH Laundry Department test positive for COVID-19

    The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in its continuing efforts to keep the public informed on matters related to COVID-19 at the hospital wishes to advise the general public that on Tuesday, July 20, two members of its Laundry Department tested positive for COVID-19. Following the first positive result, the Ministry of Health and Wellness immediately commenced […]

    July 23, 2021Featured, HealthNo comments
  12. Prime Minister Mottley Observes Eid al-Adha 2021

    This week, as members of the Islam faith celebrate Eid al-Adha, there can be no better time to speak to the importance of personal sacrifice for the good of the larger community now. And it is especially for this reason that I am honoured to be able to join Muslims in Barbados and around the […]

    July 22, 2021PoliticalNo comments
  13. The Barbados Olympic Association Supports Rower Philip Als

    The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) is pleased to support rower Philip Als in his quest to create history yet again. The 65-year-old Barbadian rower was the first black person to row an ocean and the first from the Caribbean as part of a two-man team to row the 3,000 nautical mile journey across the […]

    July 22, 2021SailingNo comments
  14. Third printing for “Golden Voices of S’maatin” by Ruby Bute

    The new printing of Golden Voices of S’maatin by Ruby Bute is available here at the Silk Cotton Grove Art Gallery, said Jacqueline Sample, president of House of Nehesi Publishers. The poetry book is in its third printing. “I am happy with the quality and content … the same as the previous two. I am […]

    July 22, 2021BooksNo comments
  15. Over 100 States now participate in ICAO’s Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA)

    ICAO Secretary General Dr. Fang Liu indicated 16 small island and lesser-developed States notified her of their decisions to voluntarily participate in ICAO’s Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA), bringing the total number of participating states to 104 and adding significant momentum in support of ICAO’s climate work. The 16 States are […]

    July 22, 2021TravelNo comments
  16. SOL RALLY BARBADOS 2021 POSTPONED

    The Barbados Rally Club (BRC) reluctantly chose to postpone Sol Rally Barbados 2021, which was scheduled for the weekend of September 25/26, and King of the Hill, which would have run on the Sunday before. A statement from the Committee of Management said: “We have not taken this decision lightly and have done so with […]

    July 21, 2021Breaking News, Featured, RallyNo comments
  17. National Council on Substance Abuse urges for parents to make sure it’s a Drug Free Summer

    The National Council on Substance Abuse is encouraging parents to pay more attention to the activities of their children at all times and especially during the summer vacation. He said the one-day seminar which was held at Horatio Cooke Auditorium, National Union of Public Workers, Dalkeith Road, St Michael targeted was timely and important. “At […]

    July 21, 2021EducationNo comments
  18. UN Women presents ‘A Force for Change’ – art exhibition & auction featuring work by 26 Black women artists

    UN Women, the agency of the United Nations dedicated to gender equality and women’s empowerment, will host the first all-Black, all-women global selling exhibition and auction titled “A Force for Change”, with proceeds benefiting Black women across the world and the participating artists. Open to the public 27-31 July 2021 at 530 W 25th Street, […]

    July 21, 2021GalleriesNo comments
  19. Airbnb Community Fund grants awarded to more than 150 organizations around the world

    Airbnb believes in sharing the company’s success with its stakeholders, including the communities the Hosts call home. That’s why Airbnb created the Community Fund to distribute $100 million over 10 years to organizations that are strengthening communities around the world, including $10 million distributed throughout 2021. Today, Airbnb is excited to share the inaugural grant […]

    July 20, 2021TravelNo comments
  20. Miguel Maestre releases Soca Anthem – ‘Carnival I Miss You’

    Toronto-based artiste Miguel Maestre has released a new track which is dedicated to all Soca fans and international lovers of Carnival culture who share a common void due to the near 17 month lack of physical festival celebrations. This latest musical offering is entitled ‘Carnival I Miss You’. The Trinidadian-Canadian, singer, songwriter, producer and audio […]

    July 20, 2021MusicNo comments
  21. Making Barbadian children prepared for the new Primary School year

    Successful Tutoring caters to the broad scope of improving the future of young Barbadians. Under strict COVID protocols – we can teach online or face to face if the situation warrants. There’s Summer School for 7 to 11 year olds in Maths and English. Now using First Pay, we welcome by the lesson payments or […]

    July 19, 2021Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  22. Jahvillani Announces New Album ‘Dirt to Bentley’

    Recording artist and Wile Side Government originator Jahvillani has today announced the release date of his album ‘Dirt to Bentley.’ The project was just released and the 13-track debut is a triumphant expression of Jamaica’s youth-driven Dancehall. The lead single for which the project is named, is “Dirt to Bentley” which features the smooth vocals […]

    July 19, 2021MusicNo comments
  23. Barbadian Author whose Debut Novel appeared on Good Morning America recalls Editing Challenges

    Cultural Mores (as in mor-rays, or ethics which define) are not always translatable or accepted universally. This is what I learned when I attended the book signing of Cherie Jones at Blackrock Books recently. First off, Blackrock Books is owned by Andy Taitt and is very conveniently located almost next door to Esso Blackrock! It […]

    July 19, 2021Books, Breaking News, Featured1 comment
  24. BWA Experiences Technical Issues at its Fort George Facility

    The Barbados Water Authority advises residents of some St. Michael, Christ Church and St. George districts that it experienced some technical issues at its Fort George facility overnight which caused the station to go offline. The station was restarted early this morning Sunday 18th July. However, as a result of the stoppage, the water supply […]

    July 18, 2021Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  25. 15-MEMBER SQUAD REVEALED FOR CG INSURANCE ONE-DAY SERIES AGAINST THE AUSSIES

    The Cricket West Indies (CWI) Selection Panel announced the West Indies squad for the CG Insurance One-Day International (ODI) Series against Australia. The squad features most of the players from the 3-0 clean sweep over Sri Lanka in the CG Insurance ODI Series earlier this year. The CG Insurance ODI Series will be played at […]

    July 18, 2021Cricket, Photo GalleryNo comments