Tag Archives: Barbados

  1. Democracy in Barbados fully entrusted to new Mia Mottley government

    Rejecting the accusations of bullying and despotism that were levelled at Mia Mottley, the overwhelming majority of the electorate of Barbados returned her and her Barbados Labour Party (BLP) to government for a second consecutive term at general elections held on January 19. Not only did the majority demonstrate their confidence in her, they returned […]

    January 26, 2022Breaking News, Editorial, PoliticalNo comments
  2. Zane Maloney joins Trident Motorsport for FIA F3

    Trident Motorsport confirmed on January 21) that Barbadian Zane Maloney will join the team for the 2022 FIA Formula 3 Championship. The 18-race campaign will be fought out over nine weekends between March and September, with all races supporting rounds of the Formula 1 World Championship, starting in Bahrain and ending in Monza. The Italian […]

    January 25, 2022RallyNo comments
  3. Gollop Grabs $125,010 New Year win with Double Draw and The Barbados Lottery

    Mantuse Gollop is happily ringing in the new year with a whopping $125,010 Double Draw win with The Barbados Lottery. Gollop described the feeling of securing his first big win of 2022 as a “good” one. He purchased the winning Spot 6, quick pick ticket from The Barbados Lottery Retail agent Red Rock Investments located […]

    January 25, 2022Breaking News, Featured, GamesNo comments
  4. “Constitutional Crisis?” by Angelo M. Lascelles

    C A V E A T “You could not live with your own failure. Where did that bring you? Back to me…” Thanos, Avengers: Endgame The recent conclusion of the general elections in Barbados has resulted once again in a conversation about the extent to which the democracy of the country is under threat due […]

    January 24, 2022Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  5. CARICOM’s Secretary General congratulates re-elected Barbados Prime Minister

    CARICOM Secretary-General Dr Carla Barnett has congratulated the Prime Minister of Barbados – Mia Amor Mottley on her resounding triumph in the General Elections of 19 January. Here is the Secretary-General’s congratulatory message: “Honourable Prime Minister, On behalf of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), I offer my sincere congratulations to you and the Barbados Labour Party […]

    January 21, 2022Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  6. Nevisian Leader congratulates Mia Amor Mottley on her repeat landslide election victory in Barbados

    Nevisian Premier Mark Brantley has extended congratulations to Barbados Prime Minister Hon. Mia Amor Mottley on her Barbados Labour Party’s (BLP) landslide victory at the polls on January 19, 2022. “I’m delighted to wish my dear friend Mia Mottley heartiest congratulations as her Barbados Labour Party swept the polls for a second time in Barbados. […]

    January 20, 2022Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  7. Cleantech Cluster Barbados (BLOOM) Presents Bds $100,000 in Business Incubator Grants

    The Cleantech Cluster Barbados (BLOOM) awarded grants of BDS$20,000 to five companies from its incubator programme. Launched in 2018, BLOOM is a landmark initiative for the Barbados Industrial Development Corporation, currently trading as Export Barbados (BIDC), that seeks to promote cleantech entrepreneurship and the commercialization of new cleantech innovations. The Cleantech Incubator Programme is a […]

    January 19, 2022Business, FeaturedNo comments
  8. New study sheds light on #COVID19 vaccine hesitancy in six Caribbean countries.

    Under 30, out of formal work and educated to secondary level is the typical profile of the person refusing COVID-19 vaccination in the Eastern Caribbean. This is according to a groundbreaking new study on vaccine hesitancy launched on Friday. Commissioned by UNICEF, funded by USAID and conducted by the Caribbean Development Research Services Inc (CADRES), […]

    January 18, 2022Featured, HealthNo comments
  9. Export Barbados Assists Breadfruit Exporters

    Export Barbados (BIDC) has come to the assistance of breadfruit exporters Shawn Holder of Holder’s Food & Exports and Erasmus Alfred of E&C Marketing. The two men recently revealed in the media that they were losing thousands of dollars because all the regular avenues to export breadfruits to their most lucrative market, England, had stopped. […]

    January 16, 2022Agriculture, FeaturedNo comments
  10. Bajan Election Coverage – From 8:00 pm on YouTube, as well as Facebook Platforms January 16, 2022Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  11. Light & Power Lightens the Load of Local Charity for De Blue and Green Gully project

    Local charity Youth Equipped to Achieve! (YEA!) received a $1,500 cash donation and recycled utility poles from The Barbados Light & Power Company just ahead of the 2022 new year. The donation will assist YEA! in a number of ways, including securing the border of “De Blue and Green Gully” or “DeBaGG” project in Easy […]

    January 13, 2022NatureNo comments
  12. Guardian Life Donates to the Barbados Fire Academy

    Guardian Life of The Caribbean Limited, continues to reinforce its commitment to protecting the communities it serves, even as Barbados navigates the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Just before 2021 wrapped up, the company hosted the Barbados Fire Academy at its offices at Upper Collymore Rock, St. Michael, where the Academy was presented with four (4) sanitiser-dispensing […]

    January 13, 2022HealthNo comments
  13. Country-by-Country Reporting Information Sessions Next Month

    Following the enactment of the Income Tax (Country by Country Reporting) Act, 2021-27, the Barbados Revenue Authority will conduct information sessions on the requirements of the legislation in February 2022. The Act which came into effect on 31 December, 2021 is the domestic, legal, and administrative framework to impose and enforce country-by-country reporting requirements on […]

    January 12, 2022Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments

    Nearly 40 entries have been posted for Sol Rally Barbados 2022 since the on-line entry form went live last Monday (January 3). While two-thirds of those are from overseas, the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) is buoyed by the positive response from island competitors looking forward to some measure of normality returning to motor sport, led […]

    January 11, 2022RallyNo comments
  15. Barbados Motoring Federation releases 2022 calendar

    Nearly 50 events planned by the Barbados Motoring Federation’s (BMF) sporting Member Clubs are listed on the provisional 2022 calendar published on January 8th. In the last two seasons the number of events run under BMF permits has been reduced by 50 per cent or more with cancellations caused by the coronavirus pandemic, so the […]

    January 10, 2022RallyNo comments
  16. (Devil’s Advocate) Omicron Vs Bajan School System: Is Education at whim of Voting?

    C A V E A T Received via anonymous remailer routed from Austria, this is a local complaint from a very impassioned young man from St Michael North East I believe I can speak for the parents of young school age children in Barbados when I say that enough is enough. Our children are suffering. […]

    January 7, 2022Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments

    The Barbados Police Service is conducting investigations into the circumstances surrounding a road traffic fatality involving two motor vehicles. This collision occurred around 9:05 a.m. on Wednesday, January 5th, 2022 at The Mount, St. George. This individual was transported to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital by ambulance. The driver of the second vehicle complained of minor […]

    January 6, 2022Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments

    Yesterday afternoon Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley accompanied by St Lucy representative in the last Parliament, Peter Phillips, and General Secretary of the Barbados Workers’ Union (BWU), Toni Moore, visited residents in the areas surrounding the Arawak Cement Plant. They also held discussions with the management of the plant. While it was clear that the […]

    January 4, 2022PoliticalNo comments
  19. Haggatt Hall Teenager found: Paul Anthony Bruce is back home…

    Paul Anthony Bruce, 17 years old, of Kings Road, Haggatt Hall, St Michael, who was reported missing on Monday, January 3rd, 2022 by his mother, Anita Cummings is now safely back home. The Barbados Police Service would like to thank all Barbadians in addition to the media for their assistance in having this matter quickly resolved. […]

    January 4, 2022ControversyNo comments
  20. (Out Of Caution) Krosfyah Pop-Up Event now 21st January 2022

    It is with great regret that the management of Live Wire Entertainment and Halo Ultra Lounge, St Lawrence Gap, announce the postponement of The Big Soca Pop Up Party “Jump Start” featuring krosfyah slated for Jan 1, 2022. Sadly, we learned how two persons who work with the Band tested positive for COVID-19. Due to […]

    January 2, 2022Featured, MusicNo comments
  21. Fortress celebrates 25 years on a high

    With performances across funds ranging from “strong” to “extremely strong” and near record returns in its flagship Caribbean Growth Fund, the financial year ending September 30 has been outstanding for the range of funds managed by Fortress Fund Managers (FFM). Investment Director Roger Cave shared this assessment in the leading fund manager’s 2021 Annual Reports […]

    January 2, 2022BusinessNo comments
  22. Emergency Work at BWA’s St Peter Pumping Station Completed

    The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) is alerting residents of St. Peter and St. Andrew how they completed emergency work carried out today Sunday 2nd January at one of its pumping stations in St. Peter. Residents of the affected areas in St. Peter and St. Andrew are advised that it may take some time for the […]

    January 2, 2022Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  23. BOA/IGT Spirit of Resilience Sports Awards 2021

    (PLEASE NOTE: The Opening Address and the video were from a previously recorded Virtual Ceremony) Good Evening: It is my pleasure, on behalf of the Board, Management and Staff of the Barbados Olympic Association, to welcome you to our 2021 Awards Ceremony. Your Excellency, our joy and pride on your installation as the first President […]

    January 1, 2022Olympics, Video GalleryNo comments

    The journey of life continues with us now moving from the year 2021 into 2022. While there may be circumstances in 2021, both positive and negative, that may have left an indelible mark on our lives, the New Year is greeted with thankfulness of having made it through what was in all respects, a difficult […]

    January 1, 2022Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments

    On-line entries for Sol Rally Barbados 2022 will open next Monday (January 3) on the official web site, The Barbados Rally Club (BRC) has confirmed that Sol RB22 is scheduled for the weekend of June 4 & 5, with King of the Hill on the previous Sunday (May 29), these dates subject to approval […]

    December 31, 2021RallyNo comments