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  1. PARKINSON STUDENTS READY FOR WORK

    A number of students from the Parkinson Memorial Secondary School, are returning to the classroom with a better direction as to what they would like to do, and others have now left school, feeling better armed with information as to what careers they wish to pursue. Many have confirmed this after going through the summer […]

    September 30, 2022Education, FeaturedNo comments
  2. Solutions focus for Global Business Sector

    Barbados is making headway on the vexing matter of derisking and correspondent banking relations and may secure the cooperation of the United States Department Of The Treasury as a key institutional partner in the process if all goes well. This was one of the key disclosures by Kerrie Symmonds, Minister of Energy and Business, as […]

    September 30, 2022BusinessNo comments
  3. World Animal Day Event: Oct. 4th 2022

    You are cordially invited to join animal welfare stakeholders and concerned Barbadians on Tuesday 4th October as we walk with the rest of the world and celebrate World Animal Day – the theme this year is WALK FOR WORLD ANIMAL DAY. All of the main animal charities will be speaking and we will also have […]

    September 30, 2022Culture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  4. QCA Week of Community & Fundraising Activities

    Founded in 1921, the Queen’s College Association‘s mission is to serve as a liaison between staff, and past and present students of the school. Assisting with the financial and mental wellbeing of current students and alumni, the organisation also makes donations where needed.

    September 29, 2022Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  5. Zane Maloney joins Radical Caribbean Cup in T&T

    Zane Maloney, who finished second in the FIA Formula 3 Championship which ended at Monza in Italy two weeks ago, will race at the Frankie Boodram Wallerfield International Raceway in Trinidad & Tobago for the first time next month. He will face drivers from his home country Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica and the host nation in […]

    September 28, 2022RallyNo comments
  6. USAID AND BARBADOS ADDRESSING CLIMATE CHANGE THROUGH BETTER WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT

    The United States Government, through the United States Agency for International Development Eastern and Southern Caribbean Mission (USAID/ESC), will provide a grant of USD $350,000 for groundwater monitoring equipment to support the Barbados Water Authority (BWA) in partnership with the Caribbean Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology (CIMH). This initiative was announced at a September 21 […]

    September 28, 2022Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  7. ServiceNow and KPMG announce alliance to help customers in the Caribbean with their digital transformation

    ServiceNow, the leading digital workflow company making the world work better for everyone, has announced an alliance with KPMG Caricom. The alliance will help corporations and governments in the Caribbean automate, streamline, and consolidate processes which increased visibility to their IT infrastructure. This alliance aims to improve the efficiency of each customer and user, unlocking […]

    September 27, 2022BusinessNo comments
  8. Nevis Air and Sea Ports Authority (NASPA) wins top regional port award

    The Nevis Air and Sea Ports Authority (NASPA) emerged winner among other regional competing ports for the 2022 Novaport Cup Award for “Most Improved Performance.” Following the announcement at the Port Management Association of the Caribbean (PMAC) Virtual 25th Annual General Meeting from September 14-15, 2022, an elated Mr. Oral Brandy, General Manager of NASPA, […]

    September 26, 2022Featured, TravelNo comments
  9. Barbados’ Security Chief Cops 2022 William J. Perry Award

    One of Barbados’ top security officials has been awarded the 2022 William J. Perry Award for Excellence in Security and Defense Education. Executive Director of the Regional Security System (RSS) and Chief of Staff of the Barbados Defence Force (BDF), Commodore Errington Shurland, received the prestigious award from the William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric […]

    September 26, 2022Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  10. United Nations Announces 17 New Young Leaders for Sustainable Development Goals

    The United Nations today announced the latest group of 17 Young Leaders for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), during the start of the 77th session of the UN General Assembly. Every two years, the Office of the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth recognizes 17 young change-makers who are leading efforts to combat the world’s most pressing […]

    September 26, 2022PoliticalNo comments
  11. Kaleb Burke, 13 year old found!

    Nedira Jones 15 years of 2nd Ave, Vauxhall Gardens, Christ Church and Kaleb Burke 13 years of Eversley Road, Brittons Hill, St. Michael who were reported missing on Sunday 25th September 2022, have been traced and are safe. Stephen Griffith – St. Sgt. Public Relations Officer (Ag)

    September 25, 2022Events, Photo GalleryNo comments
  12. NORRIS, WATKINS WIN ‘DONKS’ SEPTEMBER SAFARI

    Ben Norris and Kirk Watkins celebrated their first off-road navigational victory since 2019 when they won the September 18th fourth round of the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) Chefette MudDogs Safari Championship. The ‘Donks’ September Safari, titled for the affectionate nickname by which Club stalwart Philip McConney was known, also marked a return to more challenging […]

    September 24, 2022RallyNo comments
  13. Vice President Kamala Harris Meeting with Barbados’ PM and Leaders of CARICOM

    Barbadian Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley was among a number of CARICOM leaders who met with U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris at the White House earlier this month. Vice President Harris underscored the importance of the U.S.-Caribbean relationship and the United States’ commitment to the Caribbean in the areas of energy security, development and climate […]

    September 24, 2022Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  14. Life Sciences Strategy Being Developed for Barbados

    Export Barbados (BIDC) should soon have a robust strategy in place to help build the local life sciences industry as it pursues its goal of making Barbados a life sciences hub in the Caribbean. The Corporation has contracted Deloitte to provide a 16-week consultation on strategy development. This initiative will help the life sciences become […]

    September 22, 2022Business, FeaturedNo comments
  15. Agriculture More Than Food On The Table: A Conceptual Approach Within Guyana’s Oil and Gas Riches

    Guyana has recently become a major oil and gas country. The estimated recovery resource base is 9 to 15 billion barrels of oil equivalent (boe). Consequently, GDP is projected to grow by 49.7% in 2022. The Governor of the Central Bank reported that, for 2021, the Oil and Gas sector revenues were US$ 680 million. […]

    September 22, 2022Agriculture, Breaking News, FeaturedNo comments
  16. Three firms reap success in CCPF and Export Barbados’ Ocean Challenge

    Three local firms have come out on top in the Compete Caribbean Partnership Facility (CCPF) and Export Barbados’ Ocean Challenge. The successful firms are eligible for up to USD$100,000 in non-reimbursable technical assistance grants from Compete Caribbean to implement their blue economy innovation projects. The announcement was made on Friday, September 16, 2022, in a […]

    September 21, 2022NatureNo comments
  17. GEL MAKES A $40 MILLION BID FOR PANAMANIAN COMPANY

    Goddard Enterprises Limited (GEL) is seeking to acquire a meals company that operates in the Tocumen International Airport, Panama City in the Republic of Panama. GEL through its subsidiary Goddard Catering Group Inc (GCG) has submitted a binding proposal for the acquisition of IMC Caribbean Holding Corp (IMC Caribbean) which is the sole shareholder of […]

    September 21, 2022Business, Featured1 comment
  18. BWA Payment Centre Open Every Saturday Until October 31st

    The Barbados Water Authority will give customers the opportunity to visit its Payment Centre in the Pine for a limited period on Saturdays, between 8:30 am and 12 noon starting September 24th, 2022. Every Saturday until October 29th, staff will be available at that location to assist persons who may wish to discuss their account […]

    September 20, 2022BusinessNo comments
  19. FOOD INSECURITY IN THE CARIBBEAN CONTINUES ON UPWARD TRAJECTORY, CARICOM-WFP SURVEY FINDS

    The number of people estimated to be facing moderate to severe levels of food insecurity in the English-speaking Caribbean has risen by an alarming 46 percent over the last six months. Nearly 4.1 million people or 57 percent of the population now face food insecurity, according to a recent survey conducted by the Caribbean Community […]

    September 19, 2022Agriculture, FeaturedNo comments
  20. Radical Caribbean Cup returns to T&T and Wallerfield

    The third round of the 2022 Radical Caribbean Cup (RCC), originally scheduled for Bushy Park Barbados, will now take place at the Frankie Boodram Wallerfield International Raceway in Trinidad & Tobago. To be run over the weekend of October 8/9, it will be organised by the T&T Automobile Sports Association (TTASA), after which the cars […]

    September 19, 2022RallyNo comments
  21. ROYALS WIN AGAIN TO QUALIFY FOR THE PLAYOFFS

    Barbados Royals confirmed their spot in the playoffs of the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) campaign with a commanding DLS victory against the Guyana Amazon Warriors. The Amazon Warriors won the toss and opted to field first and that appeared to be the right decision. Taking wickets at regular intervals the Amazon Warriors made it […]

    September 18, 2022Cricket, FeaturedNo comments
  22. “Care of the Elderly in a Rapidly Ageing Society” – 22nd Sept. 2022 at 7:00 pm

    The Ministry of People Empowerment & Elder Affairs (MPEA) will be hosting a free webinar (https://is.gd/Ageing2022) on “Care of the Elderly in a Rapidly Ageing Society” on Thursday 22nd September 2022 at 7:00 p.m. The entire month of September in Barbados has been designated a time to celebrate our senior citizens as well as to […]

    September 18, 2022Events, Photo GalleryNo comments
  23. MOHAMMAD NABI JOINS CPL T20’s JAMAICA TALLAWAHS

    Afghan all-rounder Mohammad Nabi will join the Jamaica Tallawahs at the 2022 Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL). Nabi has played 237 times for Afghanistan in international matches and brings a huge amount of experience from T20 cricket across the globe. This will be Nabi’s third time playing for a Hero CPL franchise having previous represented […]

    September 17, 2022CricketNo comments
  24. Bridgetown US Embassy Resumes Processing of Routine In-person Appointments in All Nonimmigrant Visa Categories

    The U.S. Embassy in Bridgetown is pleased to resume processing of routine in-person appointments in all Nonimmigrant visa categories starting in September 2022. To schedule an appointment, please visit our website at bb.usembassy.gov/visas. The Department of State has authorized consular officers to waive the in-person interview requirement for certain categories of Nonimmigrant visa applicants through […]

    September 17, 2022Breaking News, Featured, TravelNo comments
  25. Maloney increases lead in R5 Rally Championship

    Stuart Maloney has increased his lead in the R5 Rally Championship presented by First Citizens with a series of strong results as the summer break was followed by four qualifying rounds in quick succession. With three wins and a second-place finish, he has now amassed 208 points after 11 of 15 rounds, giving him a […]

    September 16, 2022RallyNo comments