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  1. Rally Club pays tribute to motor sport legend Ken Block

    The Barbados Rally Club (BRC) joined motor sport fans the world over to mourn the passing of American motor sport icon Ken Block, who died in a snowmobile accident in Wasatch County, Utah, 2nd January 2 at the age of 55. A statement from Hoonigan said: “It’s with our deepest regrets that we can confirm […]

    January 5, 2023Featured, RallyNo comments
  2. IGT Continues Support for The Learning Centre Through Computers and More

    IGT, in association with The Barbados Lottery, recently donated computers and other equipment to the Learning Centre in Orange Hill. This contribution represented the second phase of equipment donations from IGT. When the facility opened nine years ago, IGT provided advanced technology as part of its After School Advantage (ASA) programme. The recent donation includes […]

    January 4, 2023Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  3. Diabetic Senior Missing: Elmonda Theodore Husbands

    Police are asking Barbadians to assist in locating missing 82-year-old Elmonda Theodore Husbands from Middleton St George. She left the residence about 12:45 on the afternoon of 2023-01-02 and has not been seen since. She left home and clad in a blue long-sleeved skirt, blue and white long-sleeved top and wearing a grey hat. She […]

    January 4, 2023Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments

    Barbados continued to shine on the regional and international sports scene when a small team showed their mettle at the recent Carifta Triathlon in Bermuda.  With a massive point lead, the Bajans soundly trounced teams from around the Caribbean at the event which consisted of a Triathlon, Aquathlon, and Mixed Relay events, for youth from […]

    January 1, 2023Athletics, FeaturedNo comments
  5. Credit Unions a key partner in the financial sector: New Year’s Message of Kemar Cumberbatch, President of the Barbados Co-operative & Credit Union League Ltd.

    A new year often signals a process of renewal. It involves the recognition of achievements, failures, uncompleted objectives, and the setting of new goals to be attained. The credit union movement in Barbados, like most other institutions in the services sector, is emerging from the setbacks of the almost three years long COVID-19 pandemic. During […]

    January 1, 2023BusinessNo comments
  6. NCF offering over 40 workshops across communities

    The National Cultural Foundation is offering community training workshops in over 40 areas of interest in the creative sector. People from all walks of life have an opportunity to wangle low, join a Tuk Band or perform your poetry through the NCF’s Intangible Cultural Heritage Community (ICH) Training Programme. The term will run from Monday, […]

    December 31, 2022MusicNo comments
  7. Fortress Fund Managers US dollar funds decline in 2022 after “exceptionally strong” 2021 but outperform market benchmarks

    The year ended September 30, 2022 saw “sharp declines” across nearly all global asset classes, impacting Fortress Fund Managers’ US dollar funds. But they still outperformed their benchmarks. This assessment was made by Roger Cave, Fortress’ Investment Director in the 2022 Annual Report for the Fortress World Funds. The funds provide direct access to international […]

    December 31, 2022BusinessNo comments

    Goddard Enterprises Limited (GEL) has announced the successful completion of the multi-million-dollar acquisition of the IMC Caribbean Holding Corp., the sole shareholder of International Meal Company Panama, S.A. This company operates the food and beverage concessions located in Terminals 1 and 2 of the Tocumen International Airport, Panama City located in the Republic of Panama. […]

    December 30, 2022Business, FeaturedNo comments
  9. Motorcycle and Pillion rider, Police looking to identify… Look familiar?

    Police are seeking the assistance of all Barbadians to identify two individuals in these images shown. They are believed to be involved in criminal activity. If you can identify either of these persons or the motorcycle, your information is helpful to us. Please contact the Criminal Investigations Department at 430 7189, Central Police Station at […]

    December 29, 2022Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  10. PM Mia Amor Mottley observes passing of Trinidadian Calypso Icon… “Black Stalin” aka, Leroy Calliste

    Anyone who knows anything about me knows that I love music. It is key to all that I do. The truth is one of those early artists who centered me and gave me context and perspective was Black Stalin. He had a way of drilling down always to the core – his message always rooted […]

    December 28, 2022Breaking News, Featured, MusicNo comments
  11. Afreximbank Board Approves $1.5 billion Funding for Participating States in the Caribbean

    The Board of Directors of African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has approved US$1.5 billion funding to enable member states of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) that have ratified the Partnership Agreement with Afreximbank to tap into the Bank’s various financial instruments. This Board approval follows the accession of 9 CARICOM member countries to the Afreximbank Partnership Agreement […]

    December 28, 2022Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  12. NIFCA Literary Arts Essays: Resurgence

    The dictionary defines Politics as the “activities associated with the governance of a country especially debate or conflict among people and parties to achieve power”. My exposure to politics began when I was ten years old. The year was 1999 – an election year – perhaps the perfect time to understand conflict between parties competing […]

    December 26, 2022BooksNo comments

    The month of December holds a special meaning for Barbadians and indeed for most people across the world. Christmas, which is celebrated as a Christian holiday, is dedicated to acknowledging the birth of Jesus Christ, the son of God. There is often much talk about the joy and spirit that is synonymous with Christmas the […]

    December 25, 2022PoliticalNo comments
  14. Christmas Message from the Barbados Private Sector Association, December 2022

    This year has been yet another active year for us at the Barbados Private Sector Association as we continue to work together with the other social partners, stakeholders and affiliates on matters in the interest for national development. We are pleased with the progress made during the year even with continued international instability including the […]

    December 25, 2022BusinessNo comments

    I have no doubt that this Christmas many of us will sing the well-known Christmas hymn “O Holy Night.” We’ll sing the line, “Long lay the world in sin and error pining.” That line in the hymn accurately describes the state of the world in which Jesus was born, as well as the world in […]

    December 25, 2022Culture, FeaturedNo comments
  16. 2022 Christmas Day Message by The Prime Minister of Barbados

    Fellow Barbadians and friends of Barbados, here at home, or wherever my message reaches you, I extend to you the warm greetings of this very special season with all its festivities, and uplifting music. Barbados’ Christian tradition invites us to embrace the meaning of Christmas, the Word being made flesh and dwelling among us; God’s […]

    December 25, 2022Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  17. Merry Christmas from PRMR Inc. to You and Yours!

    The entire team at PRMR Inc. wishes you and your family the very best and would like to thank you for your partnership over the past year. We look forward to continuing to work with you in 2023.

    December 24, 2022Events, Photo GalleryNo comments
  18. Season’s Greetings from Millennium Communications December 24, 2022Photo Gallery, TechnologyNo comments
  19. Difficult Conversations – Christmas Reparations

    Christmas is one birthday party where we celebrate as if we do not like the person but attend to eat the food and meet our friends and relatives. A birthday party normally celebrates the current age of the person. But not Jesus’. We seem too embarrassed by what He said as an adult. So, to […]

    December 22, 2022PoliticalNo comments

    The honour is conferred on the President every year to extend a welcome to the Barbados Olympic Association’s Annual Awards Ceremony. I do so on behalf of the Board, Management and Staff, and it is not an honour I take lightly, as we at the BOA are very aware of the remarkable dedication and commitment […]

    December 21, 2022Olympics, Video GalleryNo comments
  21. Barbados urged to make British Parliamentarian give back property for family’s slave past

    C A V E A T Received this via anonymous remailer, the story has appeared in many UK dailies. The Draxes must go! They should donate all their property to the people of Barbados as retribution so that we can develop the whole property as an International Slave Museum. The house would be retained to […]

    December 18, 2022Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  22. Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Amor Mottley Celebrates the Life of Francine “Singing Francine” Edwards

    The Caribbean region lost one of its most beloved daughters of music and culture in Francine Edwards, better known as Singing Francine. While born in Barbados on February 13th, 1943, Edwards would move to Trinidad & Tobago at a young age and become a pioneering force in music, particularly in the beloved genres of calypso […]

    December 17, 2022Breaking News, Featured, MusicNo comments

    St. Mary Church, already known for its vibrant music ministry from the days of Organist, Bentley Callender, and the very first church to have The Merrymen and a steel band play in church, will come alive this Christmas with a number of concerts at the City Church, the first series since the shutdown due to […]

    December 16, 2022Featured, MusicNo comments
  24. Ocho Chocolates in Barbados, a first for regionally manufactured USDA certified organic chocolates

    For the first time ever, a regionally manufactured USDA certified organic chocolate brand will be available in Barbados. The arrival of Organic OCHO Candy, former US-based confectionery company, now acquired by Associated Brands Industries Ltd. (ABIL), will be distributed in Barbados by their subsidiary, Confectionery & Snacks (Barbados) Limited (C&S). OCHO Chocolates are USDA certified […]

    December 15, 2022BusinessNo comments
  25. People Empowerment Minister vows full cooperation with UN House

    The Gender Affairs Bureau of the Ministry of People Empowerment and Elder Affairs was in focus at United Nations House in Hastings, Christ Church recently – in a special Lighting Ceremony to celebrate the relaunching of the Partnership for Peace programme. The MPEA Minister recalled his childhood in the Pine where most residences were headed […]

    December 14, 2022Featured, PoliticalNo comments