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  1. Exploring Time and Color with Bulby York

    From learning about recording from the iconic King Tubby to being an engineer for the likes of Sly & Robbie and Winston Riley to working with pop icons like Rihanna and Britney Spears, Collin ‘Bulby’ York has been a central figure in Jamaican music for more than 30 years. With his latest album Time & […]

    February 27, 2023MusicNo comments
  2. Stray raccoon finally lands with Santo Domingo’s National Zoo

    A stray raccoon was finally taken to the National Zoo. The raccoon is said to be stressed and is being kept in quarantine before it is united with two other raccoons as part of the zoo-displayed animals. Last week, residents in Cristo Rey had reported the capture of the animal, but demanded the authorities pay […]

    February 23, 2023OddityNo comments
  3. “Financing Global Survival” by Mia Amor Mottley with Svenja Schulze

    We must face, and act upon, an inconvenient truth. The impact of human activities on Earth’s geology and ecosystems is threatening the foundations of life on our planet and decades of progress in human development. We are acting counter to the goals of the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development – a future that guarantees a […]

    February 23, 2023Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments

    As we observe and celebrate World Day of Social Justice, this year’s theme of ‘Overcoming Barriers and Unleashing Opportunities for Social Justice‘ is especially timely in the industrial climate we see in Barbados today. While we acknowledge and appreciate the progressive step which the government took in 2018 in establishing the Social Justice Committee, which […]

    February 22, 2023PoliticalNo comments
  5. “End sexual violence against women in the interest of mankind” by Sir Ronald Sanders

    Rape, and other forms of sexual violence against women in war and conflict, represent one of the great silences and suppressed issues in modern-day history. Yet, women remain the greatest victims of war and other forms of conflict in many parts of the world. Recently, in Haiti, rape has become a weapon for members of […]

    February 22, 2023Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  6. (Talk about Last Minute, Ye Godz!) 2-Day Rugby Camp during Midterm Break

    The upcoming midterm break brings with it a great opportunity for the island’s schoolchildren to Get Into Rugby. On Thursday February 23rd and Friday February 24th, children from ages five to 18 are invited to the Garrison Savannah from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for a rugby camp hosted by the elite players and coaches […]

    February 21, 2023Photo Gallery, RugbyNo comments
  7. Combermere School PTA (CSPTA) installation, praise Rihanna’s Super Bowl Concert

    The newly appointed PTA executive of the Combermere School (CSPTA) was recently installed during a special ceremony at the Major Noott Hall, on the school’s campus. During the ceremony, which was witnessed by the senior student population, Principal Ms. Julia Beckles, shared its primary objectives while the newly elected CSPTA President Stacia Armstrong led the […]

    February 21, 2023RihannaNo comments
  8. Raccoon makes headlines in Dominican Republic, hefty ransom demanded

    Late last week, the appearance, capture and ransoming of a raccoon made headlines in the Dominican Republic. In part, this is because there are no raccoons supposed to be on the island of Hispaniola in the first place, and because the guys that captured the animal are asking for a ransom of RD$100,000 to hand […]

    February 21, 2023OddityNo comments
  9. ‘Batman’ a.k.a “Menace” on the loose, last seen by Psychiatric in Blackrock not Arkham Asylum for Criminally Insane

    The Barbados Police Service is seeking the assistance of the public in locating Akeem Ricardo Griffith alias ‘Menace or Batman‘ 31 years who is wanted for questioning in connection with serious criminal matters. Griffith, whose last known address is Montrose, Christ Church is approximately six feet tall, dark complexion and is of a slim built. […]

    February 21, 2023Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  10. Canada’s Prime Minister in Bahamas for CARICOM meeting tackling impact of Haiti anarchy on the region

    Canadian leader Justin Trudeau was in The Bahamas to attend the CARICOM Summit that brought to the table the increasing anarchy in Haiti and impact on regional countries. While at the 44th Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of Caricom, the Canadian Prime Minister signaled Canada’s commitment to keep working with the region. […]

    February 20, 2023Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  11. Expo 2020 Dubai Road Tennis Tournament Winner to Visit Barbados

    As Barbados continues efforts to position its global brand and attract new interest in the areas of investment, exports, culture, tourism, and sport, this weekend it is set to welcome the women’s champion of the Road Tennis Tournament hosted by Invest Barbados at the Expo 2020 Dubai from December 10-17, 2021. Belgium-based Emma Hoang and […]

    February 20, 2023Featured, SportsNo comments
  12. Fortress World Funds make gains in Q4 2022 while being down over past year

    The US$ Fortress World Funds made gains in the fourth quarter of 2022 while being down over the past year, a period that was difficult for both bond and equity investments. This news was shared with investors recently in the December 2022 quarterly report covering the Fortress World Growth Fund and the Fortress World Fixed […]

    February 19, 2023BusinessNo comments

    Tyler Perry is back at it again! According to a press release from the city of Atlanta, Perry will be donating close to $1 million to long-time senior residents to avoid displacement because of the rising costs of property values. The studio owner contacted Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens to offer a donation to help prevent the displacement of senior citizens. The […]

    February 18, 2023Cinema, FeaturedNo comments
  14. Trade Researcher Participates on U.S. Sponsored Leadership Program

    The U.S. Embassy in Bridgetown is pleased to announce that Chelcee Brathwaite, former Trade Researcher with the Sir Shridath Ramphal Centre for International Trade Law, Policy and Services at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, has been selected to participate in the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP). The […]

    February 18, 2023EducationNo comments
  15. Plans at advanced stage for Rally Barbados 2023

    The Barbados Rally Club (BRC) is at an advanced stage of planning for the 33rd running of its blue riband event. Four months out from Rally Barbados 2023, which is scheduled for the weekend of June 10/11, the venues for the event’s special stages have been decided, the route outline is close to completion and […]

    February 17, 2023RallyNo comments
  16. IABC welcomes incoming board members for the 2023 term

    The International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Barbados is pleased to announce the appointment of two new board members at its Annual General Meeting (AGM) held at Accra Beach Hotel on December 1, 2022. The new board members are Vice President (VP) Admin Janelle Riley-Thornhill and VP Marketing & Communications, Nikisha Toppin. Continuing Board Member […]

    February 17, 2023EducationNo comments
  17. Fortress’ Barbados dollar funds post solid gains for Q4 2022

    The fourth quarter of 2022 was “a period of strength” for the three Barbados dollar funds managed by Fortress Fund Managers in an otherwise difficult year for financial markets. This assessment was made in the leading fund manager’s December 2022 quarterly report for the Fortress Caribbean Growth Fund, the Fortress Caribbean High Interest Fund, and […]

    February 17, 2023BusinessNo comments

    With Internet technology playing an increasing role in every aspect of Caribbean life, the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) is working with its Caribbean partners to promote its importance in the region. Bevil Wooding, ARIN’s Director of Caribbean Affairs, was in Grenada recently to advance plans for ARIN’s participation in Grenada ICT Week. The […]

    February 16, 2023TechnologyNo comments
  19. Don’t forget? 30-minute ADI Fireside Chat tomorrow evening, Barbados time!

    Here’s a little reminder regarding the 30-minute ADI Fireside Chat taking place tomorrow, Thursday 16 February, at 1pm UK-time. Paola Barbarino and Dr Alireza Atri will be speaking about the latest research on drug treatment and therapies for Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. You can find the registration link here.

    February 15, 2023HealthNo comments
  20. BWU Settles Bridgetown Duty Free dispute

    The Barbados Workers’ Union claims success after a four-hour meeting with the management of Duty-Free Caribbean which ended after 7:30 that night at the Labour Office in Warrens. The BWU requested the meeting after a breach of agreement surrounding the payment of a lump sum of money to Bridgetown Free employees led to a work […]

    February 15, 2023Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  21. Barbados Bar Association’s response to alleged recording of Attorney/Client Conversation at District E Police Station

    The Barbados Bar Association calls for swift and strong action to immediately address issues affecting the rights of persons in police custody. This includes protocols governing the conduct of Attorneys’ confidential communication with accused persons. The call is being made against the backdrop of the BBA receiving an alarming complaint of an incident on 4th […]

    February 13, 2023Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  22. Barbados Community College’s Give Back Initiative

    As part of the Barbados Community College’s 55th Anniversary, the Counselling and Placement Centre will be offering a free workshop to the public on February 17 and 24, 2023, from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Writing effective Résumés Interview Techniques Kindly click this link to register for the workshop on either February 17 or February 24, […]

    February 12, 2023Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  23. The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC) invites young Barbadians to participate in My Climate and Health Story Competition

    To learn more about the #BetterClimate4MyHealth campaign, visit: or access the campaign resources here: BetterClimate4MyHealth Campaign Resources

    February 12, 2023Photo Gallery, TechnologyNo comments

    Just two and a half weeks after the January 23rd work stoppage by Transport Board employees, the Barbados Workers’ Union is reporting significant progress on several key issues that led to that action being taken. Intense negotiations with members of the Transport Board’s board of management and the BWU took place this morning at Solidarity […]

    February 11, 2023Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  25. Deaf Advocate Makes History at National Youth Awards

    The Ministry of Youth, Sports, and Community Empowerment awarded the first deaf winner, Mr. Dario Nightengale, at the Barbados National Youth Awards held at the Frank Collymore Hall. Nightengale was the recipient of the Challenge Award presented to an individual who is ‘differently abled and has demonstrated perseverance and success in education, community service, employment, […]

    February 11, 2023Culture, FeaturedNo comments