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Tag Archives: Barbados

  1. United States Embassy Donates Disaster Supplies to the RSS

    The United States of America has donated additional disaster relief supplies to the Regional Security System (RSS), in an event coordinated by the U.S. Embassy in Barbados. The supplies, which included seven tents, ten environmental control units and 300 bed sets, will be used in future disaster relief operations conducted by the RSS across the […]

    November 28, 2022PoliticalNo comments

    With the Mega 6 Jackpot hitting the one-million-dollar mark and climbing, some lucky player could be in for a very merry holiday season and, according to Shelly Ann Hee Chung, Country Manager for IGT Antilles Operation – operators and managers of The Barbados Lottery, “Players have been taking more than their usual chances to make their dreams come true!” […]

    November 24, 2022Breaking News, Featured, GamesNo comments
  3. IGT ASA Males Inspired to be Innovators and Productive Role Models

    Now a Certified Electrician and Barbados Defence Force soldier, Private Barrow D. (Damien Barrow), called on current youth beneficiaries International Game Technology’s (IGT) After School Advantage (ASA) Programme to take time out to discover their goals, work to attain them and help others along the way. Private Barrow D. (Damien Barrow), a regular volunteer and previous […]

    November 24, 2022EducationNo comments
  4. LeadHERship Institute’s observation of 16 days of Activism with Self Defense Classes

    16 Days of Activism commences on International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, November 25 each year, and raises awareness about Gender Based Violence. The campaign was started in 1991 and asks individuals and organizations around the world to call for the prevention and elimination of violence against women and girls. They saw […]

    November 23, 2022Martial Arts, Photo GalleryNo comments
  5. Free Book reading event at St Matthias Church, November 26th

    Dr Sharon Marshall‘s latest book Journeys Around the World for Love and Money are out now! Here’s what’s happening this weekend with the book – a special event Saturday 26th November!

    November 22, 2022Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  6. Writing in Dialect with Michelle Cox, next month, thanks to NCF

    The NCF looks forward to seeing you December for Writing in Dialect with Michelle Cox.

    November 21, 2022Books, Photo GalleryNo comments

    50 families in Barbados will spend a happier Independence as a result of the Harris Paints 50th anniversary celebrations this month. As part of the company’s anniversary activities, HR Manager Cheryl Brathwaite and her team conceptualised a community outreach programme of the donation of 50 hampers to needy families, in the areas in which Harris […]

    November 19, 2022Business, FeaturedNo comments
  8. Benefits of Quantum i12™ Technology: Harris Paints’ 50th Anniversary, Strokes of Genius

    My journey with Quantum started back in 2018 in Italy of all places. I was attending a conference with a group of international paint companies and saw a presentation about a new kind of paint dispenser that was going to disrupt the industry. Imagine, they said, what our new technology could allow us to do […]

    November 18, 2022Photo Gallery, TechnologyNo comments
  9. Barbados to participate in first-ever Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Beach Games

    Barbados will field a team of 38 athletes for the inaugural Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Beach Games, scheduled for November 19-26, 2022, in Santa Marta, Colombia. They will be among over 800 athletes from 27 countries participating in 10 sports: open water swimming, handball, beach soccer, wrestling, beach rugby, skateboarding, surfing, beach tennis, sailing, […]

    November 16, 2022OlympicsNo comments
  10. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints serves homeless on International Day of Service

    Each year Latter-day Saints around the world celebrate their International Day of Service by finding ways to assist others, especially those in need. This year, the Barbados Bridgetown Mission of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reached out to Massy Stores and purchased non-perishable food, toiletries, and personal care items for donation to […]

    November 15, 2022CultureNo comments
  11. NCSA disputes print article and reaffirms their findings remain factual

    An article published on page 13 in the Nation newspaper of November 11th, 2022 and attributed to Anthony Griffith mentioned a survey undertaken by the NCSA in 2022 since “the intended IDB survey“. The NCSA would wish to use the same medium to clarify the following: – The most recent school survey to be conducted […]

    November 13, 2022Featured, HealthNo comments
  12. Barbados Revenue Authority: 10,000 Final Notices Issued

    The Barbados Revenue Authority has issued final demand notices in relation to arrears on Land Tax accumulated for over 10 years. This action follows the opportunity extended last year, for persons to possibly have interest waived on tax arrears. Revenue Commissioner, Louisa Lewis-Ward, explained that this outreach represents an opportunity for property owners to work […]

    November 12, 2022Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments

    The Barbados Revenue Authority has completed the processing of over $19 million in personal income tax (PIT) refunds to eligible taxpayers for income year 2021. Over 27,000 taxpayers will receive refunds. As the disbursement process continues, and having phased out the issuance of cheques for current refunds, eligible persons are reminded to expect their refunds […]

    November 11, 2022BusinessNo comments
  14. Life and Times of Barbadian Deejay Jon Doe recalled at Halo Ultra Lounge

    Monday marks a year since popular HOTT 95.3 FM’s DJ, Warren Forte, better known as Jon Doe passed away.

    November 7, 2022Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  15. WIRD’s Stades Rum receives Bonsurco Stamp

    The West Indies Rum Distillery (WIRD) Stade’s Rum Beach Vat n1 is their first product to bear the Bonsucro stamp of approval. WIRD was first organisation in Barbados and the first distillery in the Caribbean to receive Bonsucro certification. Bonsucro was established in 2008 to promote sustainable sugar cane and aims to reduce the environmental […]

    November 7, 2022Agriculture, FeaturedNo comments
  16. 26 Year Old gunned down Gills Rd, Police hunt for Pepetrators

    Officers are investigating the murder of a 26 year old man, reports indicate he was shot multiple times about his body by a pillion rider onboard a motor cycle which approached the area at Upper Gills Road, St. Michael, where the victim was standing by a house. Both men onboard the motorcycle reportedly escaped travelling […]

    November 6, 2022Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments

    The premier event on the Barbados Federation of Island Triathletes calendar was just contested by 80 athletes, more than half of which flew in from abroad to compete at the 32nd National Triathlon Championships last weekend. Held at the Brandons Beach and the Mighty Grynner Highway, several seasoned triathletes and persons bold enough to put […]

    November 1, 2022Athletics, Breaking News, FeaturedNo comments
  18. Umbrella Trade Union Body Alarmed at Level of Gun Violence in Barbados

    It is the view of the Congress of Trade Unions and Staff Associations of Barbados that the escalating level of crime and violence in Barbados needs to be arrested as a matter of urgency. The revelation made by the Barbados Police Service that thirty-five murders have been recorded so far for the year, is worrisome. […]

    November 1, 2022Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  19. Bajan Handball Coach Awarded Scholarship to International Support Program for African & C’bean Sport

    Multitalented Barbadian Athlete and Coach Andre Moore has been awarded a scholarship from Olympic Solidarity to participate in the International Support Program for African and Caribbean Sport (PAISAC). From November 1, 2022, to May 15, 2023, Moore will be immersed in the program focused on training coaches in applied sports sciences. Its objectives include improving […]

    November 1, 2022AthleticsNo 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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

    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