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  1. “Abolition of works permits: an example for regional integration” By Sir Ronald Sanders

    It has been interesting to read the responses in Editorials and Opinions in some regional media, concerning the decision by the two main political parties in Antigua and Barbuda to abolish work permits for nationals of Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries and the Dominican Republic. The significant thing in the Editorials and Opinions, is that while […]

    January 17, 2023EditorialNo comments
  2. NIA invests in top-of-the-line photo finish system for Nevis Athletics Stadium

    The Ministry of Education continues to enhance its athletic programme at the Nevis Athletics Stadium at Long Point with the recent addition of a top-of-the-line photo finish system. “This will go a long way to advancing track and field here on the island of Nevis. “When I assumed the role of Minister of Education some […]

    January 16, 2023AthleticsNo comments
  3. Difficult Conversations – “I Forgive You” by Grenville Phillips II

    I normally take my best advice. Therefore, I wish to publicly forgive those whom I have publicly criticised for doing me harm. POLITICAL PARTIES. I forgive the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) administration for what the BLP called “the lost decade”. During seven years of that decade, I was not allowed to tender on construction projects […]

    January 16, 2023Editorial, PoliticalNo comments
  4. Deputy Premier urges police officers on Nevis to work closely with their communities to solve crime

    Eric Evelyn, Deputy Premier of Nevis, is encouraging police officers in the Nevis Division of the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force (RSCNPF) to foster a closer relationship with members of the community, as such a partnership can play a critical role in the fight against crime. He was at the time speaking at […]

    January 15, 2023Crime, FeaturedNo comments

    Since the cyber security attack on 12th December 2022, an I.T. team led by MIST in collaboration with local and international experts, has been working to ensure that the requisite level of cyber security protection is in place, before systems are restored. The goal is to make the hospital’s cyber security systems more robust to […]

    January 14, 2023Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  6. 25th Frank Collymore Literary Endowment Awards, use QR code for reply!

    Copyright © 2023 The Frank Collymore Hall, All rights reserved.  

    January 14, 2023Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  7. PM of Barbados: Mia Amor Mottley reacts on passing of Carlyn Leacock

    Barbados has regrettably lost its First Lady of Song, the legendary Carlyn Leacock. For decades, Carlyn blessed generations of Barbadians with her vocal and musical talent in a truly special way. Quite literally, she helped shape our country’s musical landscape, in particular throughout the 70’s, 80’s and into the 90’s, with timeless songs like Take […]

    January 13, 2023Breaking News, Featured, MusicNo comments

    As part of the company’s 50th anniversary celebrations, Harris Paints will be supporting the local sport of road tennis in a major way. The company has partnered with the Barbados Road Tennis Association (BRTA) to restore or add 50 road tennis courts around the island to help facilitate and promote the sport in the coming […]

    January 13, 2023Featured, SportsNo comments
  9. New Head Coach for Rugby Barbados

    The Barbados Rugby Football Union Executive is pleased to announce the appointment of Joe Whipple as the National Men’s 15 and 7-a-side Head Coach. Joe has been a stalwart and constant feature in the game of rugby for some 20 years, coaching at the National and Regional Levels since 2001. The National Union and Joe […]

    January 13, 2023Featured, RugbyNo comments
  10. Bahamian Judges Consider Role of Artificial Intelligence in Caribbean Courts, by Gerard Best

    Some of the top judicial minds in the Bahamas explored the implications of artificial intelligence (AI) on the Caribbean justice system at a judicial training event hosted by the Honorable Chief Justice of The Bahamas, Sir Ian Winder. Bevil Wooding, Executive Director of the Caribbean Agency for Justice Solutions (CAJS), delivered a thought-provoking address on […]

    January 13, 2023Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  11. NCF offers export assistance to creatives

    The path to exporting has been made much clearer for participants in the National Cultural Foundation’s (NCF) highly informative Accelerate to Export Symposium 2022 for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the creative sector. In her welcome remarks, NCF Chief Executive Officer Carol Roberts-Reifer touted the importance of the symposium in preparing creatives in these […]

    January 13, 2023Culture, FeaturedNo comments

    Some students of the Parkinson Memorial Secondary School were probably singing happy Christmas Carols when their Guidance Counsellor Kara Maynard called them to deliver one of the well laden hampers that were prepared just for them. Days before Christmas some members of staff from Goddard Enterprises Limited (GEL) were seen busy collecting and putting together […]

    January 12, 2023EducationNo comments
  13. Enter the NHAC’s Love Safely Literary Competition 2023

    Competition Rules: • The competition is catering to written works only.  They can be in the form of poems or prose. • Literary works must be between 100 and 300 words • The competition opens for entries on January 2nd, 2023 • Entries close 8 p.m. on Sunday, January 22nd, 2023 • Entries must be […]

    January 12, 2023Health, Photo GalleryNo comments
  14. Nevis set to begin geothermal drilling in June 2023

    Premier of Nevis, Mark Brantley announced the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) will embark of the drilling phase of Nevis’ geothermal project in June 2023. By way of his address at the recent ceremonial inauguration of the new Cabinet of Ministers in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), Premier Brantley, Minister of Public Utilities and Energy, revealed […]

    January 12, 2023TechnologyNo comments
  15. Harold Lovell declines to debate Antigua & Barbuda’s Prime Minister publicly

    The Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party (ABLP) has revealed that “UPP leader, Harold Lovell, has declined an invitation to publicly debate Prime Minister Gaston Browne on all matters of public interest”. In a recent statement, the ABLP explained that “A public debate was organised by the new online radio station, Twin Island Media (TIM), represented […]

    January 11, 2023Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  16. Export Barbados (BIDC) signs MOU with Alveo Technologies, Inc.

    Export Barbados (BIDC) and Alveo Technologies, Inc., a California-based company specializing in molecular sensing and diagnostics, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to co-develop Alveo’s novel molecular sensing platform while contributing to the development of Barbados’ life sciences industry. Export Barbados (BIDC) has responsibility for advancing the life sciences industry of Barbados, which it […]

    January 11, 2023BusinessNo comments
  17. CARICOM to mount Election Observation Mission to Antigua and Barbuda

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has responded to the invitation extended by the Government of Antigua and Barbuda to mount a CARICOM Election Observation Mission (CEOM) to observe the General Elections scheduled for 18 January 2023. The CARICOM Secretary General has appointed Ms. Josephine Tamai, Chief Elections Officer of the Elections and Boundaries Department of Belize […]

    January 10, 2023Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  18. The fallacy of “President” Juan Guaidó is over By Sir Ronald Sanders

    The pretender, Juan Guaidó, is now finally gone. The myth that he was the President of Venezuela and had the capacity to act and speak for the country, has now evaporated. Trump needed the exile votes in South Florida for his run for a second term as President. Several countries were “persuaded”, in defiance of […]

    January 10, 2023PoliticalNo comments
  19. Barbadian Diplomat Wowed the Audience at SKN Prime Minister’s Gala

    The Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis hosted his first New Year’s Gala since assuming office, on Saturday 7th January 2023, at the St. Kitts Marriott Resort’s Grand Ballroom. The event was held under the theme “New Beginnings“. Guest Speaker, Her Excellency Elizabeth Thompson, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Barbados with responsibility for Climate […]

    January 10, 2023Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  20. First Road Fatality of 2023 on West Coast

    Officers are investigating a Road traffic collision that occurred about 11:20 pm on Saturday 7th January 2023 along Weston, St. James. It involved a motor car owned and driven by a 31-year-old man of Little Bay, St. Lucy and a pedestrian. The pedestrian died on spot. He was identified as 50-year-old Malachy Raymond Weedon, a […]

    January 9, 2023Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  21. Regulators: Public Workers’ Cooperative Credit Union Group of Companies Is Solvent

    The Central Bank of Barbados (CBB) and the Financial Services Commission (FSC) confirmed the Barbados Public Workers’ Cooperative Credit Union Limited Group of Companies is solvent and condemned social media posts that suggested that CAPITA Financial Services Inc. had collapsed. They warned that these alarmist statements could destabilise the financial system and encouraged individuals to […]

    January 9, 2023Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  22. Top-of-the-line CT scan installed at Alexandra Hospital, a first for Nevis health care service

    The Radiology Department at the Alexandra Hospital now has a brand-new Philips multislice computerized tomography (CT) scan. The top-of-the-line equipment was commissioned recently, it is seen as a historic moment for healthcare on Nevis. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis and Minister of Health too, was on hand to view the equipment on December 02, 2022, […]

    January 7, 2023Featured, HealthNo comments
  23. CARPHA Helps to Improve Journalists’ Understanding of Immunisation and Vaccines

    The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) contends that there is no room for complacency because the Pandemic is not over. Speaking at a training webinar for regional journalists on Thursday 5th January, CARPHA’s Executive Director, Dr. Joy St. John pointed out that immunity levels wane and circulating Omicron sub-variants are highly transmissible. She then urged, […]

    January 7, 2023HealthNo comments
  24. When Substances Come To Work (Drug Awareness Month 2023: ‘Our Workplace, Our Future: Our Future, Our Workplace)

    You are a manager of an enterprise. Customers are returning and sales are steadily increasing. The plans that were placed on hold a few years ago are looking more feasible. Your team is in place and your confidence in the future is growing. As you look over the numbers and your records, you begin to […]

    January 6, 2023Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  25. CDB Approves US$5 million for Belize Agriculture Project

    A multimillion-dollar project to improve agricultural productivity and resilience for small farmers in rural Belize, is receiving a US$5 million injection in funding from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB). The bank’s board of directors approved the loan to the Government of Belize for the Resilient Rural Belize Programme (B-Resilient) project at their December 9 meeting. The goal […]

    January 5, 2023AgricultureNo comments