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  1. Temporary Delay in CT Services at the QEH

    Barbadians are kindly asked to note that computerized tomography (CT) services provided by the hospital’s X-Ray and Imaging Department are delayed due to a problem with the Department’s CT machine. An assessment of the CT machine has identified the source of the issue and the necessary replacement parts have been procured and are on route […]

    October 31, 2021Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  2. BWA – Progress for Burst Main in Cattlewash, St Joseph

    The Barbados Water Authority continues to update residents of St. Joseph and St. Andrew that the installation a new 10-inch main at Cattlewash, St. Joseph is in progress. The BWA crews continue to work on laying the 650 meters of new main and this process is approximately 30% complete. Once the new main has been […]

    October 30, 2021Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  3. Late Opening for Revenue Authority on Friday Morning

    The Barbados Revenue Authority advises the public that all of its offices will open for business at 9:30 am on Friday 29th October 2021. The Authority reminds taxpayers that payments for all income and value added taxes can be made online in TAMIS. Additionally, payments for land tax can be made online via the EZpay and […]

    October 28, 2021Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  4. Barbadian Communicator to deliver Research Study on Public Relations and Gender-Based Violence

    The Caribbean School of Media and Communication (CARIMAC) will host another in its series of research seminars this coming Wednesday, October 27, with Barbadian public relations consultant Dr. Pamala Proverbs, exploring the topics of public relations and gender-based violence. Dr. Proverbs will be presenting specifically on the topic ‘Expanding the Boundaries of Public Relations Research […]

    October 26, 2021Health, Photo GalleryNo comments
  5. United States Donates a Further US$2.5 Million to CARICOM for COVID-19 Response

    Building on the strong partnership with the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), the United States–through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)–announced $2.5 million in urgent COVID-19 assistance for countries in the Eastern Caribbean region, The Bahamas, Guyana, Suriname, and Trinidad & Tobago. This assistance will provide further support for the operational costs of COVID-19 vaccination […]

    October 26, 2021PoliticalNo comments

    Two former St. Mary’s Primary school students have been awarded scholarships by Goddard Enterprises Limited (GEL) to facilitate their entry into secondary school. Raziya Lyle-Alleyne and Ikuye Matherson, who received their prizes recently, were rewarded for their good work ethic, academic performance, positive attitude and helpfulness, while they were at primary school. Lyle-Alleyne is now […]

    October 26, 2021Education, FeaturedNo comments
  7. Prop Gun Tragedies: Fuel for Cancel Culture? Do CGI & Foley artists gain?

    First of all, let’s be clear, I’m politically incorrect – I have called Chinese, Korean or Japanese people as one generic term of Oriental and I do not see myself as racist. Making jokes how some of them eat centipedes don’t bother me as there is proof on YouTube which has scads of recipes to […]

    October 25, 2021Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  8. Quick Bit IT Solutions – Look out for an almost indestructible charging cord!

    Tired of cords your phone came with mashing up? Stumpy length and hell to use while recharging? You may need to call Oliver Holder at Quick Bit IT Solutions, he has cords that can be 6 feet long and use a swivel while reboosting your game or device! I chose a purple cord, with magnetic […]

    October 24, 2021Photo Gallery, TechnologyNo comments
  9. Innovative strategies and partnerships urgently needed to arrest women’s economic slide as a result of COVID-19

    With the glaring gap in financing for women-owned enterprises (only 22% of impact investing in Latin America and the Caribbean for women-founded businesses), burgeoning responsibilities of care for children and the elderly because of COVID-19 school closures and movement restriction, forcing women out of the formal economy, UN Women is focused on working with its […]

    October 23, 2021PoliticalNo comments

    A year after ‘The 2020 CXC Exam Results Fiasco‘ (to quote Mary Redman, BSTU): An assessment of the 2021 CXC CSEC and CAPE Results We are in the process of gathering further information, nationally and regionally, and will defer a more fulsome comment on the 2021 CXC Results until that process is complete. We also […]

    October 23, 2021Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  11. Caribbean book popular at Dubai Expo, “Plastered in Pretty” by N.C. Marks

    How to stand out at the world’s fair in 2021? Perhaps by topping your nation’s “achievements” with works of culture. At the Dubai Expo, which opened on October 1, 2021, “Visitors to the St. Vincent and the Grenadines’ Pavilion got EXCITED when they saw the cover of N C Marks Plastered in Pretty!” posted events […]

    October 23, 2021BooksNo comments

    Barbados’ efforts to fight the spread of Covid-19 got some added help on Tuesday with the donation of a mobile vaccination unit to the Barbados Defence Force (BDF) from the twelve local companies in the Goddard Enterprises Limited (GEL) group. The fully branded Nissan Urvan 2020, which will be part of the country’s mobile vaccination […]

    October 21, 2021Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  13. COTED finalizes Monitoring Mechanism for Sugar TOR

    Trade Ministers, at the 97th Special Meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED), via videoconference, finalized the terms of reference for the monitoring mechanism for sugar (MMS) to ensure that there is greater transparency and information flows to inform regional producers and users of the supply and demand of all sugars. Also, […]

    October 21, 2021Agriculture, FeaturedNo comments

    Tomorrow 20th October UK Time 2.00 p.m. for the CELCE Poetry and Nature Event, University of Leeds. The theme is ‘Light‘. Barbados time: 9:00 am – ArtsEtc’s Linda Deane will be the eighth in the line-up, so that’s probably closer to 11 a.m our time. A total of nine poets from across the world will […]

    October 19, 2021Books, Video GalleryNo comments

    Saint Lucia/Bahamas based producer and performing artiste Benje has been busy under the lockdowns and curfews of the pandemic! When performing at venues paused, he put down the artiste cap and put on his producer cap, to work on one of the hottest riddims to hit the Caribbean for 2022. The Bahar Riddim pays homage […]

    October 19, 2021MusicNo comments
  16. 2021 Women in Solar Energy Award Winner

    Fayeann Lawrence-Heyck, founder and CEO of NY’s premier solar engineering and expediting firm, Sologistics, has joined the ranks of distinguished women to have received the American Solar Energy Society’s (ASES) Women in Solar Energy Award. A formidable accomplishment for both Lawrence-Heyck and Sologistics, this award recognizes one outstanding woman annually for her leadership, technical achievements, […]

    October 19, 2021TechnologyNo comments
  17. 5 Top Chefs in Dubai Celebrated as Climate Change Food Warriors on World Food Day

    In celebration of World Food Day 2021, Upfield and Violife® have identified and recognized five top creative Chefs in the UAE who have opted to play a significant role as frontliners of the food industry in addressing global climate change. Their vegan creations have helped to make significant inroads with discerning gourmets and regular diners, […]

    October 18, 2021AgricultureNo comments
  18. BDF joins forces with Maritime Affairs Ministry to host Fishing Vessel Operations Course

    The Barbados Defence Force (BDF) in collaboration with the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and the Blue Economy, Division of Fisheries, recently concluded the Fishing Vessel Operations Course 2021. The course, facilitated by the BDF maritime unit, the Barbados Coast Guard (BCG), catered to participants from the BCG, the Barbados Regiment, Barbados Cadet Corps and the […]

    October 18, 2021Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  19. IGT’s Caribbean Tech Camp – A Model Approach for IT Learning in the Caribbean

    Participants and stakeholders have hailed the IGT Coding and Robotics Rock! Camp as an appropriate model approach towards bridging the digital divide in education and filling the technological skills gap in the job market within the Caribbean. The camp, which was hosted in August through a partnership between International Game Technology (IGT) and Mona GeoInformatics […]

    October 17, 2021Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  20. Mooney Serves Amore On Columbus Day

    He didn’t sail the Niña, Pinta, or Santa María. On his 4th try, Don Victor Mooney, of Kew Gardens Hills, President of H.R. 1242 Resilience Project departed from Maspalomas, Canary Islands, an archipelago located off the coast of West Africa. Twenty-one months later, he arrived at New York’s Brooklyn Bridge aboard Spirit of Malabo by […]

    October 17, 2021EventsNo comments
  21. Skip Marley and Tifa added to Football is Freedom event

    Cedella Marley’s Football is Freedom inaugural event — a friendly international match between the National Women’s teams of Jamaica and Costa Rica, taking place at 5pm on October 24th at DVR PNK Stadium in Fort Lauderdale — has just received a boost of musical star power with the addition of Cedella’s son Skip Marley and dancehall star Tifa. The two […]

    October 17, 2021Football, Photo GalleryNo comments

    The CARICOM Secretariat has instituted measures as of 1st October, 2021 with respect to access to its offices across the Region in order to provide a safe working environment for its staff, in keeping with attempts to limit the spread of the Covid-19 virus. These measures include proof of vaccination for staff members and all […]

    October 16, 2021Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  23. Dominican Republic’s Health Minister – The goal is to vaccinate 70% with two doses

    The DR’s Public Health Minister says new measures require the presentation of vaccination cards for Dominicans to enter public places and use public transport will be removed once 70% of the population has the two doses. Dr. Rivera says 70.3% of the population has at least one dose and on average 60% of the population […]

    October 15, 2021Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments

    Police are carrying out investigations into the circumstances surrounding the unnatural death of Miguel Taitt, 28 years old, of Kendall Hill Christ Church, which occurred about 7:35 am on Friday October 15th, 2021, at Kendall Hill Road, Christ Church. S U M M A R Y Approximately 7:30 am on Friday, October 15th – Police […]

    October 15, 2021Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  25. Missing Man of Newcastle, St John – Virgil Bascombe

    The Royal Barbados Police Force is seeking the assistance of the general public in locating a missing man. He is Virgil Bascombe, a 52-year-old British national last resided in Newcastle, St. John. He was last seen there between 8:00 a.m. on October 13, 2021, and 12:45 p.m. on October 14, 2021, and has not returned. […]

    October 15, 2021Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments