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    On October 13, 2021, Goddard Enterprises Ltd (GEL) will celebrate its 100th anniversary.  The company started from humble beginnings when the founder J.N. Goddard left the parish of St. John, Barbados and walked to the capital Bridgetown, some 10 miles away, to sell his cow, with not much more than that cow to his name. […]

    August 27, 2021Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  2. BAC’s Plans for Expansion Revealed

    In celebration of the start of a week to celebrate its 16th anniversary, the Barbados Accreditation Council joined Senator Dr. Rev. John Rogers and his congregation at St. George Parish Church in worship. In attendance were current staff, members of the Board led by the Chairman Ann Lady Hewitt, as well as some familiar faces, […]

    November 18, 2020EventsNo comments

    Three decades on from claiming the first overseas result in the Barbados Rally Club’s International All-Stage Rally – he finished ninth in 1991 in a Volkswagen Golf GTI – Britain’s Howard Paterson is pulling out all the stops to make sure he can compete in Sol Rally Barbados 2020. Against the background of uncertainties created […]

    September 11, 2020RallyNo comments
  4. BARVEN’s Farmers’ Market (Sat 4th July 2020) Happy B’day Chorus July 7, 2020Agriculture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  5. Singer Romain Virgo and Unit Band to Headline Jamaica Independence Gala August 26th (Estelle to Co-host)

    On Saturday August 26th, the New York Hilton in Manhattan will be the site of the 55th annual Jamaica Grand Independence Gala. The black-tie event will present an elegant evening featuring a cocktail and dinner reception honoring distinguished community leaders. Hosted by the Jamaica Independence Foundation, Inc. under the patronage of the Consul General of […]

    August 21, 2017MusicNo comments
  6. 1st Female Executive Director for Barbados Employers Confederation

    The Ministry of Labour praised the Barbados Employers Confederation for their achieving the milestone of their 60th Anniversary and noting how they’ve been an active member within the Social partnership. The event also had the privilege of announcing in their sixth decade their latest executive director is not only female but a previous staff member;- […]

    July 19, 2017Business, FeaturedNo comments
  7. Commemorative Broken Trident Visits Norman Centre on Last Stop on its tour of St. Michael

    One of Bridgetowns most beloved landmarks  Norman Centre  just welcomed the Commemorative Broken Trident, as it made its final stop on a historic tour of prominent St. Michael landmarks in celebration of Barbados 50th Independence Jubilee. Lashley stated “Norman Centre is proud of its long heritage in Bridgetown, and that in its 40th year is still […]

    September 3, 2016EventsNo comments

    Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has reiterated his Government is continuing to keep the “ship of state” steady and on a growth path in a still volatile global economic environment. Mr. Stuart made the comments during the keynote at the opening of the Barbados Network Consultation 2016 (4th Diaspora Conference) at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, […]

    August 14, 2016Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  9. Scotiabank Holetown fetes from babies to seniors for Customer Appreciation Day

    From literally the youngest to the oldest, no customer at Scotiabank’s Holetown branch was left out when the bank took its 60th anniversary celebrations to the West Coast recently. Melville Williams, who at 106 years old still does his own banking, was the toast of the day, along with 11-month-old Sophie Spinx, as Scotiabank honoured […]

    July 24, 2016BusinessNo comments

    The Honorary Consul to Barbados Mrs. Juliette Gooding-Michelin, and the Barbadian community in the Cayman Islands, are planning a number of activities to mark Barbados’ 50th anniversary of Independence this year. On 30 November 2016, Barbados will mark the 50th anniversary of Independence from Great Britain. Barbadians at home and in the Bajan Diaspora are […]

    May 8, 2016TravelNo comments

    The Ministry responsible for Small Business Development is looking to establish a new policy framework shortly to help ease some of the financial burdens being faced by small and medium- sized businesses throughout the island. Mr. Inniss told attendees that he was aware of the challenges faced by the bank’s customers, as well as the […]

    April 24, 2016Business, FeaturedNo comments

    As part of Barbados’ 50th anniversary celebrations, the commemorative Broken Trident continues to make its way across the eleven parishes of Barbados under the theme “Carrying our Pride” with a stop recently at the Speightstown branch of CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank. The Broken Trident represents the island’s transition from colonial rule to Independence in 1966 […]

    April 18, 2016CultureNo comments

    Internationally-acclaimed, Trinidad and Tobago-born and based entertainer Darryl “Farmer Nappy” Henry celebrates over 30 years in soca music and his rich legacy manifests with his new masterpiece album, House Of Soca, now available worldwide from all major digital retailers (released on January 29, 2016), from FOX FUSE. Born and raised in the town of Siparia […]

    February 14, 2016MusicNo comments
  14. Traffic Restrictions for Launch of 50th Anniversary Independence celebrations

    A number of traffic diversions and road closures in and around Bridgetown will be in place on Wednesday, January 6, to ensure the smooth running of activities for the launch of the 50th Anniversary of Independence Celebrations. In order to accommodate the parade, which starts at Redman’s Drive, the road from Redman’s Drive to Independence […]

    January 3, 2016Events, FeaturedNo comments
  15. 50th Anniversary of Independence will be driving force of 2016?

    Many Barbadians usually show concern at the end of October as Independence looms, that’s because the November 30th date usually has a tough time when pitted against pending Christmas celebrations. However one Government official does not foresee such a problem next year – Chairman of the 50th Anniversary National Organising Committee, Senator Maxine McClean believes […]

    January 3, 2016PoliticalNo comments
  16. Large Screens and Parking Space for launch of 50th Independence celebrations

    Viewing the festivities surrounding the launch of Barbados’ 50th Anniversary of Independence Celebrations in the City will pose no challenge in parking or watching the event. Cranston Browne, CEO of the National Cultural Foundation explained how the NCF made sure all stops were pulled for Wednesday 6th January to ensure patrons can walk freely that […]

    January 3, 2016CultureNo comments

    The UK Government’s GREAT Britain campaign, Disney and Lucasfilm have announced a unique collaboration that celebrates the British inspiration, creativity and innovation involved in the Star Wars saga ahead of the December 17th UK cinema release of the highly anticipated Star Wars: The Force Awakens. A series of videos featuring British icons such as Sir […]

    December 16, 2015CinemaNo comments
  18. Brazilian-owned yet DR brewed, Presidente Beer celebrates 80th anniversary

    Presidente beer, now Brazilian-owned, is celebrating its 80th anniversary. Brewery president Franklin Leon has announced an extensive program of events to celebrate the anniversary. He stated that Presidente Beer was an example of DR initiative and that it would always there with the people for celebrations. The calendar of events, which opens this month, continues […]

    September 18, 2015BusinessNo comments
  19. Barbados Reiki Association Marks 20 Years with 3 Day Celebration

    The Barbados Reiki Association is marking its 20th anniversary with a multi-event celebration to be held from September 25 to 27, 2015 under the theme “Honouring the Past; Building the Future“. The aim of the celebration is to honour the founding members, celebrate achievements and strengthen commitment to creating a strong future. The programme will […]

    September 13, 2015Featured, HealthNo comments
  20. Scotiabank’s Kiddy Cricket Scores with 15th Anniversary Grant

    Nine year old Jaden Webster is a true all-rounder – both on and off the cricket field. The St. Cyprian’s Primary School student got a great back to school gift last week when he received the Scotiabank Kiddy Cricket 15th Anniversary Grant, in recognition of his sporting and academic excellence. Scotiabank created the USD $500 […]

    September 13, 2015CricketNo comments
  21. Barbados Museum & Historical Society has Fifty Thousand reasons to be grateful to the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China

    A special presentation ceremony minus reporters was held at the Barbados Museum & Historical Society (BMHS) over last weekend for the official handover of a major financial donation on behalf of the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Barbados to the BMHS. The event was attended by Ambassador Wang Ke and officials from […]

    August 11, 2015CultureNo comments
  22. British Council Announces “Shakespeare Lives”

    The British Council announced Shakespeare Lives, an unprecedented global programme of events and activities celebrating Shakespeare’s life on the occasion of the 400th anniversary of his death in 2016. Shakespeare Lives is an invitation to the world to join in the celebrations by participating in a unique online collaboration and experiencing the work of Shakespeare […]

    April 24, 2015Culture, FeaturedNo comments
  23. CHUM FM Winners Feted on Arrival in Barbados

    Over 300 Canadians began arriving in Barbados on Saturday April 11 for the 30th edition of the CHUM FM Breakfast in Barbados promotion. The enthusiastic visitors were greeted by pulsating tuk band rhythms, stilt walkers and complimentary local lager, allowing them to sample the experience that awaits them during the April 11 – 18 week […]

    April 12, 2015Featured, TravelNo comments
  24. Mount Gay Rum unveils limited-edition Origin Series

    For the first time in over a decade, Mount Gay Distilleries Limited has unveiled an ultra-exclusive blend: The Origin Series. The latest expression of Mount Gay’s time-honoured tradition comes in the form of a limited-edition release of small-batch rums, presenting enthusiasts with two distinct experiences – Virgin Cask and Charred Cask. Created by Master Blender […]

    February 17, 2015AgricultureNo comments

    Second-generation British motor sport competitors, brothers Oliver and Philip Hopkins, will both compete in Sol Rally Barbados 2015 (May 29-31), when the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) celebrates the 25th Anniversary of its first International All-Stage Rally … but they will not be sitting in the same car. Philip is already confirmed as co-driver in Kevin […]

    February 10, 2015RallyNo comments