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  1. Lack of taxis ‘costing Bermuda money’

    Bermuda’s poor taxi service is costing the island money, a business consultant and non-executive director of the Bermuda Tourism Authority has warned. Peter Everson said that an Uber-style ride-sharing service could take up the slack without killing off the traditional taxi service. He added: “We shoot ourselves in the foot. Every single visitor to Bermuda […]

    October 7, 2018TravelNo comments
  2. Bermuda’s outgoing Chief Justice defends independence of judiciary

    Bermuda’s outgoing Chief Justice mounted a spirited defence on Saturday of a judicial system free of political interference. Ian Kawaley also told a conference that the constitutional foundation for the judiciary was “deficient” and needed urgent reform. “Judicial independence matters because the judiciary’s constitutional role is to serve as a third branch of government, independent […]

    June 10, 2018Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  3. Barbados’ 51st Independence: Rocklyn Buses & Standpipes

    Yes, if you were a well behaved schoolchild, your bus-fare was 15 cents each way, even if you caught 4 buses a day… The little girl sipped from a lifesaver once seen all over the island, before running water in the majority of residences made a Standpipe obsolete… Police used to direct Traffic often instead […]

    November 26, 2017Culture, Photo GalleryNo comments

    Former Cabinet Minister and Deputy Prime Minister, Sir Philip Marlowe Greaves, KA, QC, has been sworn in to act as Governor-General of Barbados. Following the ceremony, Sir Philip pledged to do his best to carry out the duties of the office of Governor-General. Sir Philip was first appointed as a Cabinet Minister in 1965 by […]

    July 2, 2017Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  5. Is Donville Inniss making a bid for leadership of ruling DLP in Barbados? (Pt 2)

    Mr Inniss says for too long Barbadians have had a nasty habit of kicking entrepreneurs if their early projects crash and burn – instead their courage to be different should be a lesson for the next generation… Other speakers at the workshop included popular deejay and emcee Kirk Browne, author Donna Every and Ralph “Bizzy” […]

    April 9, 2017Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  6. HRH Prince Henry of Wales in Barbados: “Learning of his Trip to Caribbean…” December 4, 2016Cartoons, Photo GalleryNo comments
  7. HRH Prince Henry of Wales in Barbados: “When Freundel Met Harry”

    Barbados would soon be changing from a monarchical system of government to republican status, dropping the Queen as its head of state. The Queen’s representative, the Governor General, will be replaced by a president, a “ceremonial figure” rather than the American-type president who wields the real power in government. Prime Minister Freundel Stuart made the […]

    December 4, 2016Cartoons, Photo GalleryNo comments
  8. Arise, Ser Limegrove? PAUL ALTMAN KNIGHTED

    Well-known realtor, Paul Bernard Altman, has been awarded the Knight Bachelor in the Queen’s New Year Honours List. He has been honoured for service to the preservation of historic buildings and real estate development. He is also involved in local urban renewal programmes. As a Past President of the Barbados National Trust, he led the […]

    January 3, 2016Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  9. ‘The UWI and West Indian Cricket’ By Sir Hilary Beckles

    The University of the West Indies (The UWI), as a sister regional institution, recognises and respects the long and mostly effective service of the West Indies Cricket Board since its establishment in 1927. It gave oversight to our greatest cultural global achievement as a people in which we all rejoiced during the first stage of […]

    November 16, 2015Cricket, FeaturedNo comments

    Members of the public are reminded that they must be properly attired and behave in a professional manner when doing business at the Baobab Tower. Visitors to the building are also asked to note that no curlers, head ties or scarves should be worn. In addition, proper footwear must be worn, as no bare feet […]

    December 24, 2014FashionNo comments

    Members of the public will view the precision and skills of the over 1,000 troops participating in the Independence Ceremonial Parade on Monday, December 1, from a changed route. The parade, which begins at 8:00 a.m., was relocated from the Garrison Savannah to the Bridgetown Port following recent inclement weather. It will see the armed […]

    November 29, 2014CultureNo comments
  12. “The Imitation Game” (2014): Charles Dance, Mark Strong, Keira Knightley, Benedict Cumberbatch – Movie HD

    Turing went on to assist with the development of computers at the University of Manchester after the war, but was prosecuted by the UK government in 1952 for homosexual acts which the country deemed illegal.

    July 21, 2014Video Gallery1 comment