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  1. Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Amor Mottley to deliver major address on Reparations

    Don Rojas, Director of Communications and International Relations for the Institute of the Black World 21st Century (IBW) received confirmation how Prime Minister of Barbados; Mia Amor Mottley has confirmed to attend State of the Black World Conference V as a Special Guest to deliver a Keynote Address on reparations.  She will join His Excellency Nana […]

    March 20, 2023Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  2. BMF honours 60-year involvement of Bizzy Williams

    The Most Honourable Ralph ‘Bizzy’ Williams was honoured by the Barbados Motoring Federation (BMF) for his 60-year involvement in island motor sport over the weekend. He became the first recipient of the President’s Award at the BMF Night of Champions, the first-ever national awards evening for the sport in front of an invited audience at […]

    March 18, 2023RallyNo comments
  3. Renegades Thump Tridents in Barbados Rugby

    The rugby men’s XVs clash between Renegades and Tridents last weekend at the Historic Garrison Savannah was extremely one-sided. Despite some heroic single-handed efforts from individual players, the Tridents were down 17 to nothing at half-time. Ball-handling errors and other missteps led to a very disappointing performance by the team. Renegades, in sharp contrast, operated […]

    March 17, 2023Featured, RugbyNo comments
  4. BOA touted as a role model for other NOC’s

    President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, says Barbados’ sporting results are showing constant improvement and insists that it is a sign of the talent of the athletes and a well-run and efficient National Olympic Committee (NOC). The IOC President was speaking at a cocktail reception held at the Barbados Olympic Association (BOA) […]

    March 16, 2023OlympicsNo comments

    Chief Licensing Officer (CLO) of the Barbados Licensing Authority (BLA), Virgil Knight has confirmed that an incident which required police assistance occurred today, Wednesday, March 15, at the Driving Licence Department of the BLA. The CLO added that the BLA accepted only authentic documents and urged citizens to comply with the law. “We at the […]

    March 15, 2023Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  6. Exciting activities continue to be added to enhance one of Barbados’ top attractions

    Marc Melville, the CEO of Chukka Caribbean Adventures, the company charged with managing Harrison’s Cave, confirmed that they had completed Phase Four of the renovation programme with the refurbishment of The Green Monkey Pool Bar and Grill, inclusive of the new pool and the introduction of The Pride of Barbados Nature Trail and Aviary. Both […]

    March 15, 2023TravelNo comments
  7. Record-breaking rum bottle for P&O Cruises Barbados naming event

    P&O Cruises will name its newest ship Arvia in Barbados on Thursday March 16, 2023 with the world’s largest bottle of rum for the traditional bottle smash. Arvia will be officially named by global performer Nicole Scherzinger in a beachside ceremony to be broadcast live on YouTube. With the well-known words of “I name this […]

    March 14, 2023SailingNo comments
  8. Roundabout at Windsor to be Constructed in Upcoming Financial Year

    Funding has been provided for the design and construction of a roundabout at the Windsor/Brighton junction, Christ Church in the upcoming financial year, 2023/24. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Transport, Works and Water Resources, Santia Bradshaw made the disclosure during the Estimate Debates on Tuesday 7th March. “This year, we will commence the acquisition […]

    March 13, 2023PoliticalNo comments

    The Road Marking Crew from the Ministry of Transport, Works and Water Resources (MTWW) will paint the newly paved section of road in Bank Hall, St. Michael from Monday 13th March to Thursday 17th March depending on weather conditions. The crew will work from 7:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m. each night. Painting will take place […]

    March 12, 2023Events, Photo GalleryNo comments
  10. Macron and Mia, President & PM… Parlay in Paris

    This weekend, the President of France greeted the Prime Minister of Barbados, Ms Mia Amor Mottley, during her brief visit to Paris. Recently many joint events emphasised their alliance; during COP27, a first French ministerial visit to Barbados, and this visit to Paris by the Prime Minister. The President and Prime Minister discussed the preparation […]

    March 11, 2023Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  11. IOC President holds talks with the President and Prime Minister of Barbados

    The future of sports in Barbados, gender disparity in sports, duty-free access to sports equipment, the achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, and a proposal to make road tennis an Olympic sport were among the topics discussed Thursday when the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, OLY, paid a courtesy […]

    March 11, 2023OlympicsNo comments
  12. British Airways Assault Accused made appearance at District “A” Magistrate’s Court

    Police at The Hastings/Worthing Station have arrested and formally charged 41 year old Daniel Peter Johnson from #27 Edgehill Heights, St. Thomas for the following offence: 1. Rape of a British National Cabin Crew member of British Airways Airline, which allegedly occurred on the 6th day of March 2023. Rodney Inniss – Insp; Public Affairs […]

    March 10, 2023Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  13. Sagicor Bank (Barbados) Limited Launches Fully Digital Banking Solutions in Barbados

    Sagicor Bank (Barbados) Limited, the first fully digital bank in the English-speaking Caribbean, is pleased to announce the public launch of its banking services and operations. Sagicor Bank (Barbados) is designed to return control of the banking relationship to the customer. The banking experience has been reimagined from the customer’s perspective, with a full suite […]

    March 10, 2023Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  14. February Water Bills Late

    The Barbados Water Authority wishes to advise some customers in parts of St. Michael and St. George that they may receive their February water bills after the respective payment due dates. Customers querying bill balances are reminded that they can call 434-4292 where account balances are available via the automated system. Persons can also email […]

    March 10, 2023BusinessNo comments

    Women in Barbados have made significant progress in every sphere of endeavour, according to the Minister of People Empowerment and Elder Affairs (MPEA), Kirk Humphrey. Mr Humphrey added the Mia Mottley Administration recognises Digital literacy and innovation must address both access and affordability to achieve gender parity. He also pointed out to the global assembly some […]

    March 9, 2023Featured, PoliticalNo comments

    The Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Chefette MudDogs Safari Championship is getting a facelift for 2023 in a move to broaden the appeal of the navigational discipline on which the Club was founded. Saturday’s (March 11) Super-S MudDogs March Safari, centred on the Vaucluse Raceway (VRW) in St Thomas, will be the first of a new […]

    March 9, 2023RallyNo comments
  17. $1,500 Lump Sum in the works after Salary Talks, who will pay?

    The Government’s negotiating team and this Island’s Labour Unions have reached agreement in the Public Sector wages and salaries negotiations for the period 2022-2025. Salaries and Wages talks commenced on October 18, 2022, with accredited trade unions and staff associations which represent officers in the Public Sector and State-Owned Enterprises in attendance. On completion of […]

    March 8, 2023Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  18. Barbadian hotelier has high hopes for Caribbean Travel Marketplace

    Former president of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism and Association (CHTA) Patricia Affonso-Dass believes the 41st annual Caribbean Travel Marketplace, to be held in Barbados May 9-11, can be a defining moment for the travel trade body. The Barbados-based hotelier, who runs Ocean Hotels Group on the island, said Caribbean Travel Marketplace has special significance […]

    March 7, 2023Breaking News, Featured, TravelNo comments

    The students of the Parkinson Memorial Secondary School recently got the opportunity to investigate a variety of careers that are open to them when they leave school. The extensive Careers Showcase was mounted as the brainchild of Guidance Counsellor Kara Maynard who invited Goddard Enterprises Ltd (GEL) to participate as the company had adopted the […]

    March 7, 2023Education, FeaturedNo comments
  20. Haydon Padden confirmed for Rally Barbados 2023

    New Zealand’s most successful rally driver Hayden Paddon just confirmed he will compete in Rally Barbados 2023 (June 9 to 11). The former Production World Rally Champion and winner of WRC Rally Argentina 2016 will be joined by his long-term co-driver and fellow Kiwi John Kennard for the 33rd running of the Barbados Rally Club’s […]

    March 4, 2023Featured, RallyNo comments
  21. IOC President to visit Barbados next week

    The President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach OLY, is set to visit Barbados from March 8 to 10 as part of an official tour of Central America and the Caribbean. On this inaugural visit to the island, Bach, who will be accompanied by the President of Panam Sports, Neven Ilic, will pay […]

    March 3, 2023Featured, OlympicsNo comments
  22. Barbados Tech Founder Wins 7th Sitecore MVP – 1st Win Ever for Barbados and Caribbean Region

    Konabos, powered by community, revealed Dennis Augustine was named a Most Valuable Professional (MVP) by Sitecore®, a global leader in end-to-end digital experience management software. Our MVPs were among only 241 worldwide to be named a Sitecore MVP this year. Now in its 17th year, the MVP program recognizes professionals who actively share their fascination, […]

    March 2, 2023Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo 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
  24. 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
  25. 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