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  1. ENTRIES OPEN FOR SOL RALLY BARBADOS 2022

    On-line entries for Sol Rally Barbados 2022 will open next Monday (January 3) on the official web site, rallybarbados.net. The Barbados Rally Club (BRC) has confirmed that Sol RB22 is scheduled for the weekend of June 4 & 5, with King of the Hill on the previous Sunday (May 29), these dates subject to approval […]

    December 31, 2021RallyNo comments
  2. CARICOM congratulates Haiti on 218th Independence Anniversary

    CARICOM recognised and lauded the Government and People of Haiti on that country’s Two Hundred and Eighteenth Anniversary of Independence which it celebrates on 1 January 2022. “As the Government and People of Haiti enter a new year of independence, CARICOM extends its best wishes for goodwill and unity to prevail in the current multifaceted […]

    December 31, 2021PoliticalNo comments
  3. Second Barbadian Health Professional Participates on U.S. Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Program

    Emergency physician specialist Dr. Chaynie Williams has been selected by the U.S. Embassy in Bridgetown to participate in the 2021 Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence (S-I-R) Program. Dr. Williams, who serves as the Clinical Director in the Office of the Director of Medical Services at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Barbados, is also an associate lecturer with the […]

    December 31, 2021HealthNo comments
  4. Wanted Man Bulletin – Clive Wayne Dover alias “Jamakie”

    The Barbados Police Service is seeking the assistance of the general public in locating a wanted man. He is Clive Wayne Dover, alias “Jamakie“, whose last known address is 2nd Avenue, Deans Village, Hindsbury Road, St. Michael. He is wanted for questioning in connection with a number of serious criminal matters. Clive Wayne Dover is […]

    December 31, 2021Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  5. Wanted Man from Light Foot Cross Lane – Rico Ranako Phillips

    The Barbados Police Service is seeking the assistance of the general public in locating a wanted man. He is Rico Ranako Phillips whose last known addresses is Light Foot Cross Lane, St. Michael, He is wanted for questioning in connection with a number of serious criminal matters. Rico Ranako Phillips is approximately 5 feet 7 […]

    December 30, 2021Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  6. Wanted Notice: “Bounty Killer” Jules Everton Matthew Weekes

    The Barbados Police Service is seeking the assistance of the general public in locating a wanted man. He is Jules Everton Matthew Weekes, alias “Bounty Killer“, whose last known addresses are Upper Golf Club Road, Rendezvous, Christ Church, and Packers Valley, St. Patricks, Christ Church, He is wanted for questioning in connection with a number […]

    December 30, 2021Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  7. Grand Large Yachting World Odyssey lauded the BTMI for facilitating the rally of a lifetime

    Today is the final in a series covering the saga of Unsung Heroes at the Barbados Port Incorporated and the BTMI, this was recalled largely by Bajan Reporter having an Exclusive Interview with Steve Porter, co-founder of PPC Yacht Concierge who gave an idea of the kind of profile most of the competitors undertaking the […]

    December 30, 2021Photo Gallery, SailingNo comments
  8. “MOSES” FROM WHITEHALL NOW IN CUSTODY

    The man who was the subject of a wanted person bulletin issued on Wednesday, December 22nd, 2021, in connection with investigations into several serious criminal matters is now in custody. The Barbados Police Service would like to thank the general public and the media for their assistance in this matter. We look forward to your […]

    December 29, 2021Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  9. 2024 will see the return to Barbados of the Grand Large Yachting World Odyssey

    “What makes this really special is that, as part of the official events commemorating the 500th anniversary of the first circumnavigation, we are connecting like-minded people who will share together the experience of a lifetime. We cannot wait to embark on this fantastic journey with everyone involved,” says Xavier Desmarest, co-founder of Grand Large Yachting.

    December 29, 2021Photo Gallery, SailingNo comments
  10. END OF YEAR STATEMENT BY OUTGOING CHAIRMAN OF CARICOM – GASTON BROWNE, PM OF ANTIGUA & BARBUDA

    We have come to the end of what has been a very challenging year for our Community and its Member States. However, we have used our collective wit, wisdom and strength to combat the adversity with which we have been confronted. We have endured the shocking assassination of a sitting Head of State and Government, […]

    December 28, 2021Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  11. Grand Large Yachting World Odyssey 2021 enjoyed Barbados as a destination!

    Grand Large Yachting and famous sailor Jimmy Cornell – initiator of the event – the Grand Large Yachting World Odyssey 500 commemorates the 500th anniversary of the first round-the-world voyage by Ferdinand Magellan and Juan Sebastian Elcano between 1519 and 1522.

    December 28, 2021Photo Gallery, SailingNo comments
  12. Sealy Hall Woman: Linda Ruth Inniss, now Safely Located!

    Linda Ruth Inniss, 55 years, of Sealy Hall, St. Philip, who was reported missing on Monday, December 27th, 2021 has been located and is safe. The Barbados Police Service would like to thank the members of the media and the general public for their assistance in this matter. Rodney Inniss – Insp. (Ag); Public Relations […]

    December 28, 2021ControversyNo comments
  13. Barbados Port makes Sure Grand Large Yachting World Odyssey 2021 is smooth sailing!

    In an exclusive interview with the Bajan Reporter, Steve Porter, co-founder of PPC Yacht Concierge praised the Barbados Port Incorporated and the BTMI for making competitors from the Grand Large Yachting World Odyssey ave a breeze when docking here…

    December 27, 2021Photo Gallery, SailingNo comments
  14. “Deeper integration of CARICOM countries cannot wait” By Sir Ronald Sanders

    The destruction by tornadoes of Kentucky, a south-eastern State of the United States of America (US), on December 12, has lessons for the countries of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), as 2022 dawns amid the continuing COVID-19 pandemic and weakened economies. One of the lessons is that those member states of CARICOM that continue to insist […]

    December 27, 2021Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  15. Canadian energy subsidiary brings special cheer to local Elderly and Children

    The Barbados Light & Power Company recently brightened Christmas in a unique way for some elderly and underprivileged persons within our community. These were the residents of the Camelot Nursing Home in Pine Gardens, St. Michael, the Cornerstone Home for the Elderly and the Thelma Vaughan Home in St. George. Despite the limitations due to […]

    December 26, 2021MusicNo comments
  16. BOA To Institute Mandatory Vaccines for All Accredited Games Participants

    The Board of Directors of The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) has deliberated and  given the recent restrictions and challenges faced in attending regional and international  competitions, has decided to implement a mandatory Covid-19 vaccine policy as a condition of  participation in Games for all accredited persons. Exempted from this policy are Government  Officials and […]

    December 26, 2021Breaking News, Featured, OlympicsNo comments
  17. Christmas Message from the Chair of the Barbados Private Sector Association

    As a nation, we have endured unprecedented challenges during the past year. Businesses, investors, employers and employees alike, are still negotiating and grappling with disrupted trading and the existential reality that the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is unlikely to recede quickly. Families, in particular those who have lost loved ones, continue to deal with circumstances that […]

    December 25, 2021Business, FeaturedNo comments
  18. CHRISTMAS 2021 MESSAGE FROM COMMISSIONER OF POLICE: RICHARD BOYCE

    Christmas is a festival to celebrate with family, friends and loved ones. In particular, it is an occasion for sharing and caring and also to enjoy the fellowship of those who mean the most to us. We also reflect on the trials and triumphs of the past year and make resolutions and express our intentions […]

    December 25, 2021Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  19. “Tidings of Comfort and Joy” CHRISTMAS MESSAGE 2021: REV. DERICK A. RICHARDS, PRESIDENT – METHODIST CHURCH, SOUTH CARIBBEAN DISTRICT

    I want to begin by wishing you all a very Merry Christmas! This is normally a time of year when families and friends gather in a spirit of joy and hope, however, to celebrate this year as we have in the past will be difficult if not impossible. This Christmas arrives against a backdrop of much […]

    December 25, 2021EditorialNo comments
  20. GEL BRINGS CHRISTMAS CHEER TO HAGGATT HALL FAMILIES

    Twenty-four families will have a Christmas laden with special cheer thanks to Goddard Enterprises Limited, which for the third year is sharing the season’s joy with the vulnerable in a tangible way. Over the last week, as was done in previous years, representatives of the company’s staff visited 11 families who live in and around […]

    December 25, 2021Education, FeaturedNo comments
  21. Bridgetown U.S. Embassy with Marine Corps Deliver Christmas Gifts to the Nightengale Children’s Home

    The children at the Nightengale Children’s Home just received toys from U.S. Ambassador Linda Taglialatela and U.S. Marines on staff at the U.S. Embassy. Since its start in 1947, Toys for Tots has supported more than 265 million children around the world. “COVID-19 may have prevented us from holding our usual ceremony, but I’m grateful […]

    December 24, 2021CultureNo comments
  22. Ten celebrate thanks to the NCF’s Decorate and Win

    The 10 lucky entrants who participated in the National Cultural Foundation’s (NCF) inaugural Decorate and Win Independence promotion have received their winnings. The competition saw 10 lucky people claiming close to $10,000 in cash prizes from the NCF. Throughout the month of November, the NCF encouraged Barbadians to show their national pride by decorating their […]

    December 24, 2021CultureNo comments
  23. Formerly Wanted Man Troy Agard now in Custody

    The man who was the subject of a wanted person bulletin issued on Wednesday, December 22nd, 2021, in connection with investigations into several serious criminal matters is now in custody. The Barbados Police Service would like to thank the general public and the media for their assistance in this matter. We look forward to your […]

    December 23, 2021Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  24. Navidad D’Azul? DR public school temps yet to get paid!

    Diario Libre reports that the around 10,000 public school teachers hired in Santo Domingo since October 2021 are yet to get paid. The teachers would have been employed temporarily until the Teacher Competitive Examination procedures concluded. The Ministry of Education organized the contest to hire around 19,000 teachers. The Dominican Republic’s Ministry of Education was […]

    December 23, 2021Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  25. Regional Maritime Body, WiMAC, elects new governing council

    The ship of Caribbean women in the maritime industry is being steered by a newly elected Governing Council, voted into office at the Women in Maritime Association, Caribbean (WiMAC) Annual General Meeting and Elections held on the 10th December 2021. Affectionately referred to as “SEAsters,” the members hail from different countries and territories that span […]

    December 22, 2021Business, FeaturedNo comments