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  1. Peter Laurie Takes Home the $10,000 1st Prize at the 25th FCLE Awards

    Peter Laurie took top honours at the 25th Frank Collymore Literary Endowment awards, which was held on Saturday, January 28. His “The House that Disappeared” emerged as the best among a field of 64 and netted him the $10,000 first prize. The $7,500 second prize went to Ark Ramsay for his “My Warming Body,” a […]

    January 29, 2023Books, FeaturedNo comments
  2. 25th Frank Collymore Literary Endowment Awards, use QR code for reply!

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    January 14, 2023Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  3. BAEH/weCARE partnering to bring “No Hunger Holidays” to 200 vulnerable families

    weCARE CAMPAIGN, a leading non-profit focused on alleviating homelessness, will be partnering with The Barbados Alliance to End Homelessness (BAEH) to bring “No Hunger Holidays” to 200 vulnerable families in Barbados, this December. This event will provide families with much-needed food and essentials. weCARE will also be providing cooked meals throughout the month of December […]

    December 13, 2022Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  4. Ministry of People Empowerment & Elder Affairs show their care this Yuletide with the Salvation Army

    The Ministry of People Empowerment & Elder Affairs recently took an opportunity to remind key stakeholders, at National Heroes Square in Bridgetown, how the spirit of giving is not only synonymous with the Salvation Army and this time of year, but the impending 1000 Most Vulnerable Families Initiative preparing to launch as well… This timely […]

    December 5, 2022Culture, FeaturedNo comments
  5. Local Entrepreneurs told how Franchising Opportunities Abound

    Export Barbados (BIDC) is encouraging local entrepreneurs to consider franchising to grow their businesses, make them exportable, and earn foreign exchange for the country. The Corporation just hosted a one-day workshop, entitled Franchising Your Business 101. It was facilitated by Christopher Conner, Franchise Consultant and President of the United States-based Franchise Marketing Systems. Chief Executive […]

    November 7, 2022BusinessNo comments
  6. 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
  7. Island Pay Enters Barbadian Digital Wallet Market with multiple Kiosks across Barbados

    The Bahamas-based fintech company Island Pay, just announced its expansion into Barbados with the launch of its digital wallet and first transaction kiosk, located at the Constitution River Bus Terminal in Bridgetown. Through Island Pay Barbados, the public can send and receive funds, pay bills with SurePay and top up with Flow and Digicel smartphones […]

    October 5, 2022Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  8. Life Sciences Strategy Being Developed for Barbados

    Export Barbados (BIDC) should soon have a robust strategy in place to help build the local life sciences industry as it pursues its goal of making Barbados a life sciences hub in the Caribbean. The Corporation has contracted Deloitte to provide a 16-week consultation on strategy development. This initiative will help the life sciences become […]

    September 22, 2022Business, FeaturedNo comments

    After a shooting last night, a man was killed and another wounded close to Nelson Street. The shooting occurred at Beckwith Street in the city, around 12 minutes past 11. The deceased was riddled with bullets and carried to the QEH by private vehicle. He was declared dead by 11:20 pm. The other man was […]

    August 15, 2022Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  10. NCF’s Visual Arts Exhibition: Sip & Paint, Tonight at Church Village July 27, 2022Painting, Photo GalleryNo comments
  11. Second part of Visual Arts Exhibition begins Tonight!

    The second series of the three-part Crop Over 2022 Central Bank Visual Arts Exhibition commences from 7:00 pm this evening at the Queen’s Park Gallery. Following the first series which ended last week “Questions of Freedom”, the second series “#FutureFRWD” which starts tonight Wednesday July 13th until Wednesday August 3rd. The “#FutureFRWD” Exhibit which can […]

    July 13, 2022Breaking News, Featured, GalleriesNo comments
  12. Central Bank of Barbados and FSC Hosting Discussion on Cybersecurity in the Financial Sector

    C A V E A T This article was submitted as PDF, this is why we don’t like PDF and prefer Word files, I am not sitting for an inordinate period removing line breaks added by Adobe “Managing Cybersecurity Threats in the Financial Sector” will be the topic of a discussion hosted by the Central […]

    June 27, 2022TechnologyNo comments
  13. Revenue Authority Expands Opening Hours at Pine & Bridge St Mall

    The Barbados Revenue Authority has enhanced its service offerings to the public by lengthening the opening hours at two of its busiest locations from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday. The new opening time forms part of the Authority’s customer-centric mandate to continue improving its service delivery. This follows the recent reopening and […]

    June 27, 2022BusinessNo comments
  14. 49 year old from Mahogany Lane sought by Barbados Police Service

    The Barbados Police Service is seeking Barbadians’ help to locate Shawn Gregory Harewood 49 years, who is wanted for questioning in connection with a serious criminal matter. Harewood, whose last known address is Mahogany Lane, St Michael is 5 feet 8 inches tall, dark complexion and of slim build. He has a long head, wide […]

    May 14, 2022Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  15. Breakthrough in Jerome Stuart Murder on Baxter’s Rd, solved by CID Officers

    Officers from the Criminal Investigation Department of the Bridgetown Division made a breakthrough in their investigations relating to the murder of Jerome Antonio Stuart 25 years of 8th Ave, New Orleans, St. Michael which occurred on Saturday 16th April 2022, whilst at Baxters Road, St. Michael. CHARGES: 1. Murder 2. Serious Bodily Harm (Two Counts) […]

    May 9, 2022Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  16. Constitution Rd gunshot situation leaves no injuries

    About 5:35 pm on Friday 4th March 2022, Police received a call for their service at Constitution Road, St. Michael. It was reported two persons on board a motor cycle passed through the area and discharged a number of gunshots. A number of spent shells were recovered from the area. It seems one vehicle was […]

    March 5, 2022CrimeNo comments
  17. Traffic Restrictions for 19/02/2022 by James St Methodist Ch, The City

    The funeral service for the mother of Senator Elizabeth Thompson is schedule to take place at the James Street Methodist Church, Lower James Street, St. Michael on Saturday 19th February 2022 at 10 am. As a result vehicular and pedestrian traffic movement along James Street with be restricted from 6 am until the completion of […]

    February 18, 2022EventsNo comments
  18. Wanted Man from Light Foot Cross Lane – Rico Ranako Phillips

    The Barbados Police Service is seeking the assistance of the general public in locating a wanted man. He is Rico Ranako Phillips whose last known addresses is Light Foot Cross Lane, St. Michael, He is wanted for questioning in connection with a number of serious criminal matters. Rico Ranako Phillips is approximately 5 feet 7 […]

    December 30, 2021Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  19. Barbados Port Incorporated boosts their CCTV Network

    Improving security at the Port remains a priority. #barbadosinmotion

    September 24, 2021Crime, Photo GalleryNo comments

    Officers from Central Police Station attended the compound of the Bridgetown Fisheries Complex, apparently around 2:30 pm on Sunday 12th September 2021, it was then they learned the lifeless body of a man was seen floating in the water in an isle of the careenage area of the complex. On arrival, officers were directed to […]

    September 13, 2021ControversyNo comments
  21. Young Man found at Jemmott’s Lane identified, close family reject him

    The young man found on grounds of Winston Scott Polyclinic has been identified as BENTLEY WEBSTER (Junior) 27 years of Happy Cot, Bank Hall, St. Michael. The Police contacted the Welfare Dept. and other Government Agencies for their intervention in this matter. Nevertheless, the RBPF are grateful for all assistance rendered. Rodney Inniss – Insp. […]

    September 9, 2021Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments

    The Royal Barbados Police Force is seeking the assistance of all Barbadians to identify the teenager seen in this photograph. We are also seeking assistance in locating his next of kin. He was seen wandering around the Sir Winston Scott Polyclinic compound about 6:55 am on Wednesday 8th September 2021. Anyone who can assists with […]

    September 8, 2021Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  23. Bridgetown Market closed for rest of the week

    Patrons and fisherfolk should be aware the Bridgetown Fish Market will be closed for the remainder of this week. The market is being closed after being informed of two positive COVID cases, therefore all staff and personnel from the Bridgetown complex have been advised to be tested. The City facility will also undergo a thorough […]

    August 4, 2021Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  24. Early Morning Conflagration in Bridgetown leaves Infant under Burn Treatment

    Police are studying what led to a house fire reported to them about 2:35 am on Saturday 10th July 2021 at a residence located at 1st Avenue Chapman Lane, the City, St. Michael. Three persons, all occupants of the said house suffered severe burns about their bodies. 1. The owner of the house Janice Mitchell […]

    July 11, 2021Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  25. Police engage in firefight at Gill’s Rd; 27 year old KIASTAN HALLEN CLARKE now dead

    This afternoon – Thursday 17th June 2021, about 1:20 pm, based on a tip off, patrol units from the Force encountered a motor vehicle and had an unstated reason to stop this vehicle along Lower Gills Road, St. Michael. It was stopped and while doing so, two occupants got out and fled that vehicle. A […]

    June 17, 2021Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments