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  1. Sammy Says West Indies Should ‘Fancy Their Chances’ Against Strong Indian Side

    Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy backed the Kieron Pollard-led side to do well in the ODI and T20I series against India in February. West Indies are set to tour India for three ODIs and as many T20Is. The tour will begin with the three-match ODI series. All three ODIs will be played at the […]

    January 31, 2022CricketNo comments
  2. Father challenges Bermuda’s legality of Covid tests for children’s re-entry to school

    A father in Bermuda asked for a judicial review of the David Burt administration’s requirement for children to have routine coronavirus tests to attend school there… Jason Benevides, a father of four, with one at public school, said he wanted to question the legal authority for routine testing, including for public health purposes. According to […]

    January 31, 2022Education, FeaturedNo comments
  3. 1K Phew & Lecrae Release “MOVE” New Single/Video from their ‘No Church In A While Album’

    1K Phew and Lecrae released their third single and video, “MOVE,” from their new collaborative album, No Church In A While. The album features 10 tracks including: “Wildin” “Ready Or Not,” “Move,” “One Call,” “What We Gon Do,” “Amen,” “Blockhead,” “Born Sinner” “Save Us,” and “No Church In A While.” The latest song “Move,” is […]

    January 28, 2022Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  4. HERO CPL VIEWERSHIP PASSES 500 MILLION ONCE AGAIN

    The viewership of the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) passed the half a billion mark for the second successive season in 2021 with strong numbers across the globe. The total viewership was 517.4 million across linear TV and digital channels. The 2021 Hero CPL took place in St Kitts & Nevis with all 33 matches […]

    January 28, 2022CricketNo comments
  5. Bridgetown US Embassy Joins with the Nidhe Israel Synagogue for International Holocaust Remembrance Day

    U.S. Ambassador to Barbados Linda Taglialatela and members of the U.S. Embassy community participated in a candle lighting ceremony at the Nidhe Israel Synagogue and Museum in Bridgetown to mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Thursday, January 27. Chairman of the Barbados Synagogue Historic District Sir Paul Altman welcomed the delegation and led the group […]

    January 28, 2022Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  6. And Another One – Dominica’s Reo hits Million view mark again with “Dou Dou”

    Dominican Bouyon artist Dario ‘Reo‘ Sebastien is proving he is no one-hit wonder with the strong fan endorsement of his single “Dou Dou,” which in the span of six months has hit the 1 million view mark on YouTube. This follows his previous million view achievement with his 2018 single “Sa Ka Bay” which to […]

    January 27, 2022Music, Photo GalleryNo comments
  7. SOMI To Release “Zenzile: The Reimagination of Miriam Makeba”

    On March 4, 2022, GRAMMY-nominated vocalist, and songwriter Somi will release her new album, Zenzile: The Reimagination Of Miriam Makeba, a celebration of the late Makeba’s invaluable musical contributions and messages of social justice. The album, which will be released on the artist’s Salon Africana label, features Somi’s renditions of some of Makeba’s best-known songs–both […]

    January 27, 2022MusicNo comments
  8. WIRSPA MOURNS THE PASSING OF FORMER CHAIRMAN DR YESU PERSAUD

    Dr. Yesu Persaud, one of the most influential people in the Caribbean rum industry over the past 60 years, has died at the age of 93. As the Chairman of Demerara Distillers, Dr. Persaud oversaw its expansion into wide international distribution with its El Dorado rum brand. The 1992 launch of El Dorado 15 is […]

    January 27, 2022AgricultureNo comments
  9. Democracy in Barbados fully entrusted to new Mia Mottley government

    Rejecting the accusations of bullying and despotism that were levelled at Mia Mottley, the overwhelming majority of the electorate of Barbados returned her and her Barbados Labour Party (BLP) to government for a second consecutive term at general elections held on January 19. Not only did the majority demonstrate their confidence in her, they returned […]

    January 26, 2022Breaking News, Editorial, PoliticalNo comments
  10. DIGICEL LAUNCHES GRADUATE PROGRAMME

    Digicel Group has opened applications for its first cohort of the Digicel Graduate Programme and is looking for the brightest and the best. If you are a creative problem solver, with a knack for solutions-oriented thinking, then the Digicel Graduate Programme could be the next big step in your career plans. Digicel is well known […]

    January 26, 2022EducationNo comments
  11. Zane Maloney joins Trident Motorsport for FIA F3

    Trident Motorsport confirmed on January 21) that Barbadian Zane Maloney will join the team for the 2022 FIA Formula 3 Championship. The 18-race campaign will be fought out over nine weekends between March and September, with all races supporting rounds of the Formula 1 World Championship, starting in Bahrain and ending in Monza. The Italian […]

    January 25, 2022RallyNo comments
  12. SCHOOLS ACROSS ST KITTS & NEVIS REOPEN FOR FACE TO FACE INSTRUCTION; SKN MINISTER POWELL SAYS EDUCATING OF STUDENTS IS PARAMOUNT

    All schools across the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis reopened for face-to-face instruction on January 24, 2022. During a recorded message, Minister of Education the Hon. Jonel Powell stressed the importance of ensuring the safety of both students and staff alike on school premises as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. “Two weeks ago, I announced […]

    January 25, 2022Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  13. Gollop Grabs $125,010 New Year win with Double Draw and The Barbados Lottery

    Mantuse Gollop is happily ringing in the new year with a whopping $125,010 Double Draw win with The Barbados Lottery. Gollop described the feeling of securing his first big win of 2022 as a “good” one. He purchased the winning Spot 6, quick pick ticket from The Barbados Lottery Retail agent Red Rock Investments located […]

    January 25, 2022Breaking News, Featured, GamesNo comments
  14. “Constitutional Crisis?” by Angelo M. Lascelles

    C A V E A T “You could not live with your own failure. Where did that bring you? Back to me…” Thanos, Avengers: Endgame The recent conclusion of the general elections in Barbados has resulted once again in a conversation about the extent to which the democracy of the country is under threat due […]

    January 24, 2022Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  15. CARICOM sends message of condolence to Tsunami-hit Tonga

    CARICOM has expressed ‘heartfelt sorrow‘ at the tragic loss of life from the recent tsunami in Tonga. CARICOM Secretary-General Dr Carla Barnett shared the Community’s concern in a message of condolence to the Prime Minister of Tonga, H.E. Siaosi Sovaleni: The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) views with deep concern the tragic effects on Tonga of the […]

    January 24, 2022Breaking News, Featured, NatureNo comments
  16. CARPHA Jamaica Addresses Risk-based Post Market Surveillance for Monitoring the Quality of Medicines using Laboratory Testing

    Monitoring medicines quality along the supply chain and detecting substandard, or falsified products are even more critical now, due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on supply chains.  Accordingly, the need to ensure standards are maintained for medicines used in the treatment of diseases including COVID-19 has been recognised by CARPHA. Market surveillance and […]

    January 23, 2022HealthNo comments
  17. USA’s Biden Announces Host City for 9th Summit of the Americas

    The vital national interests of the United States are inextricably bound to the fortunes of their closest neighbors in the Americas. To that end, the ability of democracies to close the gap between what the USA promises and what they deliver depends in no small part on what they do, together, to make it better. […]

    January 22, 2022PoliticalNo comments
  18. Nevis Tourism Authority (NTA) has new CEO – Devon Liburd appointed to position as of January 24

    As he prepares to take on his new role as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at the Nevis Tourism Authority (NTA) on Monday January 24, 2022, Mr. Devon Liburd of Gingerland says he has always aspired to hold that position. Mr. Liburd’s comment came in response to an invited comment on January 20, 2022, on the […]

    January 22, 2022TravelNo comments
  19. Ionics Desalination Plant Offline This Weekend for Upgrades

    Ionics Freshwater Ltd. has advised the Barbados Water Authority that on Sunday 23rd January the Desalination Plant on the Mighty Grynner Highway will be taken offline between 9:00 am & 3:00 pm to facilitate electrical upgrades to the BLPC Substation that feeds the Plant. Persons in the following areas may experience low water pressure or a […]

    January 21, 2022Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  20. CARICOM’s Secretary General congratulates re-elected Barbados Prime Minister

    CARICOM Secretary-General Dr Carla Barnett has congratulated the Prime Minister of Barbados – Mia Amor Mottley on her resounding triumph in the General Elections of 19 January. Here is the Secretary-General’s congratulatory message: “Honourable Prime Minister, On behalf of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), I offer my sincere congratulations to you and the Barbados Labour Party […]

    January 21, 2022Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  21. Nevisian Leader congratulates Mia Amor Mottley on her repeat landslide election victory in Barbados

    Nevisian Premier Mark Brantley has extended congratulations to Barbados Prime Minister Hon. Mia Amor Mottley on her Barbados Labour Party’s (BLP) landslide victory at the polls on January 19, 2022. “I’m delighted to wish my dear friend Mia Mottley heartiest congratulations as her Barbados Labour Party swept the polls for a second time in Barbados. […]

    January 20, 2022Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  22. United Nations World Interfaith Harmony Week Zoom event

    Roslyn Franken will be sharing highlights from her award-winning book, Meant to Be, as the Guest Speaker for a United Nations World Interfaith Harmony Week Zoom event hosted by the Interfaith Council of Halton in Halton, Ontario. Advance registration is at https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAsf-ChrDstE9QlKNwLzUUxQiEgbAf0R2lK. After you register, you will receive a confirmation email with details. Please share […]

    January 20, 2022Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  23. Cleantech Cluster Barbados (BLOOM) Presents Bds $100,000 in Business Incubator Grants

    The Cleantech Cluster Barbados (BLOOM) awarded grants of BDS$20,000 to five companies from its incubator programme. Launched in 2018, BLOOM is a landmark initiative for the Barbados Industrial Development Corporation, currently trading as Export Barbados (BIDC), that seeks to promote cleantech entrepreneurship and the commercialization of new cleantech innovations. The Cleantech Incubator Programme is a […]

    January 19, 2022Business, FeaturedNo comments
  24. LARGE SCALE ACTION MOVIE FILMING IN THE CARIBBEAN SEEKS A FISHING TRAWLER

    Following his award-winning film SUBNIVEAN and critically-acclaimed film CROOKERY, filmmaker Jonathan Perry’s upcoming production is set to film in the Caribbean. The classified production is in search of a fishing trawler to film multiple action-packed scenes on. The submissions are open to residents of any Caribbean island, the selected trawler will result in a cash […]

    January 19, 2022Cinema, SailingNo comments
  25. New study sheds light on #COVID19 vaccine hesitancy in six Caribbean countries.

    Under 30, out of formal work and educated to secondary level is the typical profile of the person refusing COVID-19 vaccination in the Eastern Caribbean. This is according to a groundbreaking new study on vaccine hesitancy launched on Friday. Commissioned by UNICEF, funded by USAID and conducted by the Caribbean Development Research Services Inc (CADRES), […]

    January 18, 2022Featured, HealthNo comments