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  1. Kes teams up with Shaggy, announces IzWe 2023 as Liki Tiki gets Grammy consideration

    Trinbagonian band, KES continues to share their unique brand of Caribbean music with the mainstream music markets of the world and recently received “Grammy Consideration” for their hit collaboration with Haitian producer, Michael Brun and singer/songwriter, Jonathan Perry entitled, “Liki Tiki“. Fresh from and mere days after concluding their highly-impactful North American “Liki Tiki Tour” […]

    October 31, 2022MusicNo comments

    The Optimist Club of Barbados Central in association with Goddard Enterprises Limited (GEL) recently rewarded Kiahra Legall, Shem White, Jàheim Thomas and Jaden Webster for their positive contributions to society during a Youth Appreciation Awards Ceremony held at the company’s Sports Club facility. Kiahra Legall was lauded as Key Club President for her ‘excellent’ leadership […]

    October 31, 2022Business, FeaturedNo comments

    Ministers of the Environment and Sustainable Development of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), met at the One Hundred and Fifth Special Meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) – Environment and Sustainable Development, on Friday 28 October 2022. The Ministers considered the scientific and geopolitical context and the prospects of a global recession […]

    October 30, 2022PoliticalNo comments

    The Board of Management of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital is pleased to announce the official resumption of regular visitation to all patient wards effective, Tuesday, November 1, 2022. This move is in response to the resounding call from patients, family members, nursing staff and doctors for the re-implementation of extended hospital visiting hours. To this […]

    October 30, 2022Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  5. Digicel Chairman joins CARICOM Reparations Movement

    Chairman of Digicel Denis O’Brien offered his support to the regional reparations movement during an engagement last week with the CARICOM Reparations Commission (CRC). The Digicel Chairman had already publicly declared his solidarity with the work of the CRC and had spoken on the matter to several CARICOM Heads of Government, the Commission’s Chairman, Professor […]

    October 29, 2022Business, FeaturedNo comments
  6. CARPHA’s ED Receives UWI Honorary Doctor of Science Degree

    Executive Director of the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), Dr Joy St. John received an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science (DSc) from the University of the West Indies (UWI), Cave Hill, for her work in medicine and leadership in public health. A three-time graduate of UWI, Dr. St. John described this academic achievement as […]

    October 28, 2022Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  7. Barbados Motoring Federation releases 2023 calendar

    More than 50 events are listed on the provisional calendar for 2023 published on October 24th by the Barbados Motoring Federation (BMF). In common with its eight sporting Member Clubs, the island’s governing body for motor sport is looking forward to running a full programme of events next year after three seasons affected in varying […]

    October 28, 2022RallyNo comments
  8. Lifetime achievement award for Chiqui Vicioso, leading Dominican Rep. author

    The Anticanon Project (Proyecto Anticanon), dedicated to promoting the literary works and women writers of the Dominican Republic, presented its first Anticanon Lifetime Achievement Award for Literary Women to Sherezada Chiqui Vicioso, on October 22, 2022. The award ceremony was held at the elegantly restored Casa Mella-Russo in Zona Colonial, the old historic city center of […]

    October 27, 2022BooksNo comments
  9. Nevis Jr. Minister of Health highlights importance of breast health

    The following is an address by Hazel Brandy-Williams, Jr. Nevis’ Minister of Health and Gender Affairs in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), to mark the observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2022. October is recognized as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Each year we use this opportunity to remind ourselves of the importance of breast health. […]

    October 27, 2022HealthNo comments
  10. Mark Brantley appointed Leader of the Opposition of St. Kitts and Nevis

    Premier of Nevis, Mark Brantley, Leader of the Concerned Citizens Movement (CCM), is now Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly of St. Kitts and Nevis. “I can confirm that his Excellency has appointed me as Leader of the Opposition. As you know, pursuant to the Constitutional provisions, the Leader of the Opposition is […]

    October 26, 2022PoliticalNo comments
  11. Charity wins as Maloney crowned first R5 Champion

    The Because of Jenna Trust, dedicated to easing the suffering of severely brain-injured children in Barbados, will benefit from a donation of Bds $5000 after Stuart Maloney was confirmed as the winner of the inaugural R5 Rally Championship presented by First Citizens. The Trust was Maloney’s chosen charity when he registered for the island’s first-ever […]

    October 25, 2022RallyNo comments
  12. 20 year old Brittons Hill Man in Remand for Murder

    Personnel from the Hastings/Worthing Police Station arrested and formally Kaheem Amaru Layne 20 years of Building #1, Apartment #304, Valarie Hight Rise, Brittons Hill, St. Michael for the following offence: Murder of Corey Harvey – 1st October 2022 He appeared in the District ‘A’ Magistrate’s Court on Saturday 22nd October 2022 before Magistrate Graveney Bannister […]

    October 25, 2022Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  13. Set Your Diaries – “We Remembering Deesy” Nov. 05 Fundraiser

    The Renegade International family and friends, in collaboration with Mrs. Tracy Morgan-Forte, will be paying tribute to the memory of the late Warren ‘Jon Doe’ Forte under the theme “We Remembering Deesy”. Contributions for admission to the event will be $25.00 BDS There will be entertainment by an exciting lineup of top Bajan Artists and […]

    October 24, 2022Breaking News, Featured, MusicNo comments
  14. USAID Launches Program to Improve Youth Justice Systems the Eastern Caribbean

    The United States Government, through the United States Agency for International Development Eastern and Southern Caribbean (USAID/ESC) is pleased to announce a new US$5.3 million grant to the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission to implement the Opportunities to Advance and Support Youth for Success (OASYS) project in the Eastern Caribbean over the next […]

    October 24, 2022EducationNo comments
  15. Ruling Parliamentarian Accused of Assault, BLP’s leader addresses situation at 83rd AGC

    Officers from the Oistins Police Station have charged Neil Gabriel Rowe 43 years of #658 Kingsland Terrace, Christ Church in relation to an accusation of Rape. Readers would be aware of the following changes made to Cabinet… Effective Wednesday, Oct. 26th 1. Jerome Walcott – Sr. Minister of the Social Sectors and Environment) now will […]

    October 23, 2022Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  16. Teens and Under ready for 2022 Caribbean Junior Karting contest

    Seventeen karters aged from 11 to 17 from Barbados, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago will face off at Bushy Park Barbados next month (November 4-6) in the second Caribbean Junior Karting Academy Trophy (CJKAT). Funded by the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile’s (FIA) Sport Grant Programme, it will be contested by a quality field selected by […]

    October 23, 2022RallyNo comments
  17. St. Vincent bestseller, ‘Children of the Ash’ by N.C. Marks, to launch at Grenada’s Spiceword Festival 2022

    With its first print-run sold out within three months of its launch here last June, Children of the Ash by Vincentian author N.C. Marks is a bestseller, said Jacqueline Sample, president of House of Nehesi Publishers (HNP). Marks’ publisher reprinted the poetry book in September and the “new” Children of the Ash will launch in […]

    October 23, 2022BooksNo comments

    With the oral hearing in the Barbados Light & Power Rate Review Application recently concluded, the next phase of the process begins. She added, “Once this information has been submitted, the Electricity Panel, with the assistance of staff, will begin the process of reviewing all the arguments and evidence presented during the proceeding.” The hearing […]

    October 22, 2022PoliticalNo comments
  19. B’town US Embassy Funds Youth Tennis Program in Barbados

    Public Affairs Officer at the U.S. Embassy in Barbados, Donald Maynard just witnessed a session of the Barbados Tennis Association’s Tennis 10’s Youth Program. The program, which is being funded by a U$10,000 grant from the U.S. Embassy, seeks to introduce tennis to approximately 75 primary school students attending public schools in Barbados. President of […]

    October 22, 2022PoliticalNo comments
  20. “No trust in Truss: General elections should be called” By Sir Ronald Sanders

    The present Conservative party in Britain has now established a remarkable list of records; none of them good. Liz Truss, who has now resigned as leader of the Party and Prime Minister, has the record for serving the shortest period as Prime Minister in the history of Britain. Kwasi Kwarteng, who she appointed as Finance […]

    October 22, 2022Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  21. Exploratory Trade, Investment and Tourism Mission from Barbados to Rwanda

    Barbados is continuing its mission to strengthen ties with the African Continent and together with the Rwanda Development Board (RDB), Invest Barbados, will host a trade, investment and tourism forum early next month in Kigali, Rwanda. Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley will lead the delegation. This mission is expected to help further develop the relationship […]

    October 22, 2022TravelNo comments
  22. LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Parcel Deliveries, or not? That is the Question…

    I need to describe an area of HIGH importance which I feel can hinder Barbados’s further development. I will relate a personal unplanned experience which I am still encountering and which I consider to be poor service. This has left me exasperated as it prevented my registered company in Barbados from finalizing a dental in-house […]

    October 21, 2022Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments

    The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) secured almost US$40 Million in grant funding from the Green Climate Fund (GCF), an agency of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). According to an official statement from the 34th Board Meeting of the GCF in Incheon, South Korea, the funding will facilitate the enhancement of the […]

    October 20, 2022Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  24. Sagicor Life partners with BCC to build corps of Nursing Grads

    Over fifty (50) nurses recently graduated as part of the Barbados Community College’s (BCC) Certificate in Nursing Auxiliary Studies (NAS) programme. Conceptualized by Sagicor for The Estates at St George and developed collaboratively with the BCC, the programme was launched in 2020. The course was designed to increase the quantity and quality of trained Nursing […]

    October 20, 2022HealthNo comments

    Edward Corbin is the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Champion Driver elect, after claiming his seventh Modified 1 class win of the season in Sunday’s BRC Winter Rally at the wheel of his Daihatsu Charade. With co-driver Johnathan Alleyne, he has dropped only two points from the maximum possible score of 143, having previously won the […]

    October 19, 2022RallyNo comments