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  1. New Procedures For Arriving At Grantley Adams International Airport

    Travellers arriving at the Grantley Adams International Airport should encounter less congestion due to new procedures being implemented there, namely the acceptance of a one-day Rapid Antigen Test for entry, and the launch of version two of the online Embarkation/Disembarkation (ED) form. Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Senator Lisa Cummins, outlined the new procedures […]

    February 28, 2022Featured, TravelNo comments
  2. Deputy Principal of the SJPI goes on early retirement

    (Test courtesy via Instagram Feed of the BGIS) The Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI) will be looking for a new Deputy Principal. The institute announced late Friday night that Ms Audrey Jones-Drayton, Deputy Principal (Ag.), who has held the position since December 2017, will be retiring at the end of May. Before coming […]

    February 28, 2022Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  3. IAN GOODING-EDGHILL: Purposeful Re-Introduction Of Sports Soon

    Sporting activities in Barbados could be restarting shortly. Minister of Health and Wellness, Ian Gooding-Edghill, said officials were working towards “a purposeful re-introduction of sports within two weeks”, in a risk-based manner to ensure the safety of players and spectators. And, Mr. Gooding-Edghill gave the assurance that his Ministry would continue to work with the […]

    February 28, 2022Photo Gallery, SportsNo comments
  4. Changes In Pandemic Directive Coming As COVID Cases reduce

    Barbados’ COVID-19 situation is “under control and getting better“. This assessment came today from Minister of Health and Wellness, Ian Gooding-Edghill, as he participated in a COVID-19 Update and Press Conference with a number of health officials, and Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley.  

    February 27, 2022Health, Video GalleryNo comments
  5. Suspected Suicide in Brittons Hill

    Police responded about 3:35 pm on Saturday 26th February 2022 to an apartment in Brittons Hill, St. Michael. It was indicated the lifeless body of a 28 year old female resident was found in same apartment. The body was found hanging by a piece of string around her neck while she was laying across her […]

    February 27, 2022ControversyNo comments
  6. CARICOM Heads to tackle wide range of issues at Meeting in Belize

    CARICOM Heads of Government will deliberate on several major issues, including the Region’s post-pandemic economic recovery, when they gather on San Pedro in Belize for their Thirty-Third Inter-Sessional Meeting on 1-2 March 2022. The Meeting, under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Mr. John Antonio Briceño of Belize, is also expected to address advancing the implementation […]

    February 27, 2022Featured, PoliticalNo comments

    In a meaningful show of support to the CARICOM Heads of Government’s policy initiative to establish the CARICOM Single ICT Space in support of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy, Digicel Group and Cable & Wireless Communications this week signed a declaration to reduce intra-CARICOM roaming charges for citizens of CARICOM states. The move is […]

    February 27, 2022TechnologyNo comments
  8. QEH Appoints New Chief Operations Officer

    On Monday 14th February 2022, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) welcomed its new Chief Operations Officer (COO), Dr. Christine Greenidge D.H.A., R.N. At the tender age of 19, Dr. Greenidge deviated from her original career plan, choosing instead to begin her career in healthcare in the field of nursing. “Originally, when I was in high […]

    February 26, 2022HealthNo comments
  9. Launch of SJPI media Resource Centre, Barbadian educator pledges ebook innovations

    Management and Staff of the Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of #Technology, celebrated the launch of the #SJPI Media Resource Centre as their Principal Ian Drakes waxed enthusiastically on a new pooling of resources with fellow tertiary institutes to develop an #ebook drive among other innovations this weekend.

    February 26, 2022Education, Video GalleryNo comments
  10. Ash Cash Releases “Living In Abundance” Music Video fea. Fedarro

    Followers of four-time best-selling author, financial expert, and money motivation coach, Ash Cash, will not be surprised to discover that he has released a new single, “Living In Abundance” featuring Fedarro. Ash Cash who recently released his memoir, From The Block To The Bank, is taking a few pages out of his own book, “Do Whatever You Feel (As Long […]

    February 25, 2022BooksNo comments
  11. All Covid-19 restrictions lifted in the DR, universities take to hybrid teaching models

    DR’s President Luis Abinader announced on 16 February 2022 the lifting of all Covid-19 restrictions. The Ministry of Superior Education (Mescyt) has called for universities to return to face-to-face teaching. Yet, several universities announce many of their courses will continue online. The largest in the country, the state UASD university, says face-to-face programs will not […]

    February 25, 2022Education, FeaturedNo comments

    The Barbados Police Service has recently seen an increase in the number of reported cases of loitering by persons with criminal intent in several communities across the island. Some persons in various communities have had their homes entered, while others have had their vehicles targeted. It is time to examine the existing state of security […]

    February 25, 2022Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments

    This won’t be the first time Moscow is in trouble for expanding its borders in a questionable manner and having sports repercussions, when it sought to acquire Afghanistan in 1980 the next two Olympiads had skewed attendance based on retaliatory politics. USA refused to compete in Moscow that same year, with many Western allies following […]

    February 24, 2022Breaking News, Featured, FootballNo comments

    Police from Central Police Station responded to a report of a shooting in the area of 5th Avenue, New Orleans, St. Michael, which occurred about 9:45 p.m. on Wednesday, February 23rd, 2022, where it was reported that a 32-year-old male (claimed to be known as Yack) had received a gunshot wound. S U M M […]

    February 24, 2022CrimeNo comments
  15. 72 year old from King William St is most recent Missing Person

    The Barbados Police Service is seeking the assistance of the general public in locating a missing man. He is Victor Rudolph Bishop, 72 years of King William Street, St. Michael (no image available). He was reported missing by his landlord, Aloysius Hall, 57 years of the said address. He was last seen about 2 weeks […]

    February 24, 2022Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  16. SAVE THE DATE (MON FEB 28): A Black World Media Network Forum – Towards Global African History Month

    We broadcast 24×7 to every corner of the globe. We inform with news, commentaries, interviews and analyses. We entertain with progressive music from across the Pan-African world. We connect Black communities and countries around the globe. We inspire and uplift people of African descent across the world. We promote an activist brand of Pan-Africanism. Website: […]

    February 24, 2022Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  17. Island officials attend on-line FIA Seminars

    Four members of the island’s motor sport community participated in on-line seminars this month organised by the world governing body, the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA). Facilitated by the Barbados Motoring Federation (BMF) as part of its on-going training programme, the Race Director Seminars were attended by the Barbados Rally Club’s Neil Barnard and Bushy […]

    February 24, 2022RallyNo comments
  18. Mel B’s appointment as Nevis’ Tourism Ambassador already creating international buzz

    Several international media agencies and entertainment websites have published articles about Spice Girl Mel B’s appointment as the UK Tourism Ambassador for Nevis, creating a buzz about the island paradise in key tourism markets. Melanie ‘Mel B’ Brown, MBE is a British singer, actress, and television personality who rose to fame in the 1990s as […]

    February 24, 2022Featured, TravelNo comments
  19. Low vaccination rates in the Caribbean must be urgently redressed to halt spread of COVID-19, according to PAHO

    Low vaccination coverage in many countries of the Caribbean must be urgently addressed to stop the spread of COVID-19 and protect the most vulnerable, warned PAHO Director, Carissa F. Etienne, with health care workers and the elderly remaining particularly at risk. Out of the 13 countries and territories in the Americas that have not yet […]

    February 24, 2022Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  20. As Light & Power bitch slaps Water Authority? Now the BWA Experiencing Low Levels at Reservoirs in St Michael

    Today, Wednesday 23rd February, the Barbados Water Authority is still experiencing low levels at three of its facilities in St. Michael. As a result, customers in the following areas may continue to experience low pressure or water outages until reservoir levels improve. St. Michael Cave Hill, Lodge Hill, St. Stephen’s, Cane Garden, Jackson, Jackson Terrace, […]

    February 23, 2022Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  21. Fortress adds to positive performance in Q4 2021

    Fortress Fund Managers (FFM) recorded positive performances in all its funds in the fourth quarter of 2021, continuing an encouraging trend from previous quarters. Investors received this news recently in the leading fund manager’s December 2021 quarterly report which highlighted its three Barbados dollar funds – the Caribbean Growth Fund, the Caribbean High Interest Fund, […]

    February 23, 2022BusinessNo comments
  22. Criminal Charges vs Milisa “Mme Dubai” Browne & Andre “Fly” Leacock

    Police Officers from the Suppressing Criminal Activity Targeting Society (SCATS) Unit and the Financial Crimes Investigation Unit (FCIU) of The Barbados Police Service have arrested and formally charged Milisa Atrica Leola Browne alias “Dubaii Mili“, 30 years of #45, Apartment #1, 5th Avenue, Callenders Crescent, Christ Church and Andre Xavier Leacock alias “FLY“, 31 years […]

    February 23, 2022Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  23. CDEMA hosts the Damage Assessment & Needs Analysis (DANA) Orientation/Training in St. Vincent and the Grenadines

    The Preparedness and Response Division (PRD) of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), through its Regional Training Centre (RTC), commenced a three-day Damage and Needs Assessment (DANA) Orientation/Training workshop for the St. Vincent & The Grenadines National Emergency Management Organisation (SVG NEMO) on February 15th, 2022. The training is intended to present a systematic […]

    February 22, 2022Featured, NatureNo comments
  24. Barbadian boxer selected for Commonwealth Sport Women’s Leadership Programme Scholarship

    Central American and Caribbean Games medallist, boxer Kimberley Gittens, has been awarded a Commonwealth Sport Women’s Leadership Programme Scholarship. Applicants were required to submit a one-year Personal Development Plan – outlining where they are now, where they want to be, how they will get there, and the support required. Commonwealth Sport is awarding each successful […]

    February 22, 2022OlympicsNo comments
  25. Urgent Blood Appeal from the QEH, Martindale’s Rd

    The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) Blood Bank is issuing an urgent appeal for blood donations. Volunteers between the ages of 18 and 70, who weigh at least 110 pounds, and are in generally good health are asked to call the National Blood Collecting Centre at 836-7993 to make an appointment to donate blood. All blood […]

    February 22, 2022HealthNo comments