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  1. Westbury Rd scene of grisly Murder

    Officers are investigating a shooting incident at Redmans Gap, Westbury Road, St. Michael. The report came in about 10:06 last night to the Operations Control room. Police confirmed a man was found lying motionless at the scene, this after reports of shots being fired. The victim in this matter has been formally identified by family […]

    August 31, 2022Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  2. Eagle Hall man succumbs to Gun related violence

    Blackrock Police along with personnel from the Bridgetown based Criminal Investigations Department are carrying out investigations at Kings Gap, Eagle Hall, St. Michael. It was reported around 6:25 pm on Tuesday 30th August 2022 that a number of shots were heard before a man was discovered motionless in the front passenger seat of a motorcar. […]

    August 30, 2022Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments

    Barbados Royals women and Saint Kitts & Nevis Patriots men were crowned champions in the inaugural SKYEXCH 6IXTY after two thrilling matches at Warner Park. The Universe Boss, Chris Gayle, lifted his own trophy as the Patriots won the inaugural men’s SKYEXCH 6IXTY. In the poetry of cricket, Gayle was dropped twice in one over […]

    August 29, 2022CricketNo comments
  4. Barbadian author Participates on International Writing Programme

    Barbadian author Cherie Jones has been selected to participate in the 2022 International Writing Program (IWP) Fall Residency which will be hosted by the University of Iowa.  The IWP, which is funded by the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, brings together emerging and mid-career writers from around the world to Iowa […]

    August 27, 2022Books, FeaturedNo comments
  5. Fortress Fund Managers plants 100 trees for 25th anniversary

    Money may not grow on trees but for leading investment manager, Fortress Fund Managers (FFM) there are distinct parallels between how money and trees grow. This was demonstrated recently when an enthusiastic team from Fortress planted 100 trees along the Constant Plantation section of the Barbados Trailway Project as an integral part of its 25th […]

    August 25, 2022BusinessNo comments
  6. Bridgetown US Embassy Announces 2022 Youth Ambassadors Program Participants

    The U.S. Embassy in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean is pleased to announce the U.S. Youth Ambassadors cohort for 2022.  Ajante Fraser from Antigua and Barbuda, Ethan Goodridge from Barbados, Abby Williams from Dominica, Berniah Forrester from Grenada, Rianka Chance from St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and Sade Gustave from Saint Lucia will join adult […]

    August 25, 2022EducationNo comments
  7. 12-Year Old Phoebe White Announces Debut Album “UnXpected” For September Release

    America’s 12-year old yodeling cowgirl Phoebe White is excited to announce the release of her debut 10-song album UnXpected, everywhere digitally on September 9 by way of PoetMan Records, with digital distribution through The Orchard [], and physical CDs available for pre-order at The native Kentuckian blossoming songstress received a once in a lifetime opportunity to record her first […]

    August 24, 2022Featured, MusicNo comments
  8. UWI’s Revenue Revolution strategy approved and set to take effect

    Ushered by the success of the regional university’s soaring reputation over the past five years, the 2022-2027 strategic direction for The University of the West Indies (The UWI) has been approved. Dubbed the ‘Revenue Revolution’, this second phase of The UWI Triple A Strategy was given the green light by the University Council during a […]

    August 24, 2022EducationNo comments
  9. New Life Sciences Entrant Is Good for Barbados

    Export Barbados (BIDC) has been leading the charge to help Barbados become the life sciences and biotechnology island of the Caribbean, and Barbadian businesses emerging in that sector are eager to offer their services to the world. Such is the case with BioConnect Medical Centre, the only clinic in the Caribbean explicitly devoted to women […]

    August 23, 2022EventsNo comments

    Antigua and Barbuda’s Foreign Minister, E. Paul “Chet” Greene issued the following update on the investigation of the Russian-owned Super Yacht, Alfa Nero. As promised, Antigua & Barbuda’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs is keeping the public informed, regarding the investigation of the Super-Yacht, Alfa Nero, which commenced on Saturday, 20th August. The investigation is continuing. […]

    August 23, 2022Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  11. “Haiti sinking deeper into catastrophe – Who will save it?” By Sir Ronald Sanders

    Haiti has never been far from wide-scale human suffering, grave political instability, and grim economic underdevelopment. But its circumstances today are worse than they have been before. The country has become a battle ground for rival criminal gangs, whose weapons are superior to those of the Police, both in quantity and fire power. These gangs […]

    August 23, 2022PoliticalNo comments
  12. Fortress funds hold their value in market volatility

    Despite volatility in global financial markets in the second quarter of 2022, the funds managed by Fortress Fund Managers (FFM) were able to hold their value “relatively well but were still down for the quarter.” The leading fund manager reminded investors that such ups and downs “come with the territory of investing for the kinds […]

    August 22, 2022BusinessNo comments
  13. Turks and Caicos Islands’ Premier and delegation discuss reform of educational sector with UWI leaders

    The Government of the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) is in the process of reforming its national education and labour sectors to build the human capacity of its people and has turned to The University of the West Indies (The UWI) to strengthen its relationship with the regional academy. On Monday, August 15, Charles Washington […]

    August 22, 2022EducationNo comments
  14. Machel Montano leads list of Bazodee stars nominated at Nigeria’s prestigious Realtime Film Festival

    On the heels of Machel Montano’s monumental collaboration with world-renowned yoga and spiritual icon, Sadhguru, and his #SaveSoil mission, along with his spectacular performance in India, comes even more thrilling news: Montano’s 2015 film, Bazodee, has just raked in an astounding six nominations over on the African continent. Last week, the Nigerian-based Realtime Film Festival […]

    August 22, 2022CinemaNo comments
  15. Russo-Ukraine War nearing Caribbean shores: Antigua and Barbuda law enforcement raid Russian Owned ALFA NERO

    Antigua & Barbuda’s Minster of Foreign Affairs, E.P. “Chet” Greene gave the following statement. An operation was conducted today at Falmouth Harbour led by officers of ONDCP and supported by a multi-agency task force comprising, the Police, the Defence Force and Customs. In March of this year, following the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the Government […]

    August 21, 2022Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments

    The Caribbean will welcome some of the biggest names in the fintech world this October to its first-ever global fintech summit. The Fintech Islands Experience (FiX 2022), produced by the US-based FinCAP Global LLC., takes place in Barbados from October 5 through 7 at the Hilton Barbados Resort. Attendees will participate in a three-day schedule […]

    August 21, 2022Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  17. CCRIF’s Member Governments Purchase US$1.2 Billion in Coverage for Catastrophe Risk Insurance for this Season Against Climate-related and Seismic Hazards

    CCRIF SPC is pleased to announce that its member governments have renewed their parametric insurance coverage for tropical cyclones, excess rainfall and earthquakes, and the fisheries sector for the policy year 2022/23, which began on June 1, 2022.  For the earthquake, tropical cyclone and excess rainfall policies, members ceded over US$1.2 billion in coverage – […]

    August 20, 2022NatureNo comments
  18. PAHO ITU Communications ECC campaign a success!

    The first phase of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and International Telecommunication Union (ITU) communications campaign to address vaccine hesitancy in Eastern Caribbean Countries, has been a resounding success. The campaign, which began in October 2021 and concluded in June 2022, was developed to address four key challenges: low COVID-19 vaccination uptake, due to […]

    August 20, 2022HealthNo comments
  19. US Gov’t Donates Rescue Vessels to B’dos Coast Guard

    U.S. Southern Command donated four rescue vessels and three secure communications packages to the Barbados Coast Guard at a handover ceremony held at the Barbados Coast Guard Station PELICAN. The donation, which is valued at approximately US$450,000, is part of the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative (CBSI) Foreign Military Financing Program and was led by the […]

    August 20, 2022PoliticalNo comments
  20. Bookings for Long term Stays Grow in The Caribbean

    Millions of people are now more flexible about where they live and work, and in response to this trend, Airbnb and the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) have launched their “Work from the Caribbean” campaign. This landing page is aimed at promoting the Caribbean as a preferred  destination for digital nomads. This represents great news for […]

    August 20, 2022TravelNo comments

    The West Indies Oil Company Limited (WIOC) celebrated its listing on the Eastern Caribbean Securities Exchange (ECSE) with a July 7th launch event at the John E. St. Luce Building. The historic moment follows a successful initial public offering in 2021, in which the Government of Antigua and Barbuda divested 10% of its holdings in […]

    August 19, 2022BusinessNo comments
  22. DR’s monorail and cable car to be in operation by 2024

    The monorail under construction in Santiago will be in service by February 2024 and the Santiago cable car will begin operating in September 2023. The project builders Manuel Estrella, of Estrella Engineering and Jhael Isa, director of the Office of Uban and Interurban Mobility Projects took President Luis Abinader on a tour during his visit […]

    August 19, 2022Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments

    The squads for the Massy Women’s Caribbean Premier League (WCPL) and the Women’s SKYEXCH 6IXTY have been confirmed with the best players from across the region joining up with overseas stars. Both tournaments will take place at Warner Park, St Kitts with SKYEXCH 6IXTY from 24 to 28 August and the Massy WCPL running from […]

    August 19, 2022CricketNo comments
  24. Nevisian Leader indicates Desalination plant is nearing implementation stage

    Plans to construct a solar powered desalination plant in Nevis are advancing towards the implementation stage, Premier Mark Brantley recently revealed. The Premier said through his diplomatic negotiations with the government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) during his tenure as Foreign Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, he had successfully procured two such plants, […]

    August 19, 2022Featured, PoliticalNo comments

    Virgin Atlantic is putting local artists from the Caribbean at the forefront of its Upper Class experience thanks to its art gallery in the sky.  Available throughout Virgin Atlantic’s fleet, the gallery will showcase some of the many incredible artists who hail from the Caribbean.   The art will take centre stage in Virgin Atlantic’s industry […]

    August 18, 2022GalleriesNo comments