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  1. Get ready for the Central Bank Crop Over Visual Arts Exhibition 2023

    The first event, produced by the National Cultural Foundation (NCF), for Crop Over 2023 starts next week and runs throughout the Season of Emancipation. On Africa Day, Thursday, May 25, 2023, the NCF will host the official opening of the Central Bank of Barbados Crop Over Visual Arts Exhibition entitled We Came on Merchant Ships. […]

    May 25, 2023Featured, PaintingNo comments

    A crew from the Ministry of Transport, Works and Water Resources (MTWW) will commence repairs to a storm water grille on River Road in The City, which had been covered by a metal sheet for some time. That section of road will be cordoned off for approximately twenty-one to twenty-eight days to facilitate the repairs […]

    May 10, 2023Featured, TravelNo comments
  3. Revenue Authority’s Bridge Street Office Open for Payments on Saturdays

    The Barbados Revenue Authority will open its Bridge Street Mall location every Saturday throughout April as part of its efforts to improve service during the tax season. For the special Saturday openings, taxpayers can make in-person payments between 9 am to 3 pm for all tax and vehicle registration transactions. Carolyn Williams-Gayle, senior manager (ag) […]

    April 21, 2023BusinessNo comments
  4. Artist celebrates 80 with Queen’s Park Gallery Exhibition: Birth & Republic coincide

    Alison Chapman-Andrews defines her practice on her own terms, with a purposeful sense of wisdom and agency. The show also commemorates her 80th birthday – a day she celebrated on 30th November 2022, alongside the island’s 56th year of Independence and Barbados’ first year as a Republic.

    April 20, 2023Painting, Photo GalleryNo comments
  5. Artist celebrates 80 with Queen’s Park Gallery Exhibition: Curator Katherine Kennedy shares her joy…

    My personal experience as a curator has never been a linear journey. It’s evolved organically from my experience as a practicing artist and a deep care for my fellow creatives. And there’s no justice more than a human need to adapt and honor each other and the opportunity to be involved in One Big Painting […]

    April 20, 2023Galleries, Photo GalleryNo comments
  6. Artist celebrates 80 with Queen’s Park Gallery Exhibition: Dr Alison Thompson recollects

    “I think she’s best known for her landscapes, particularly those large scale, vividly colored, richly textured and patterned paintings with the presence of those totemic Royal Palm trees, so recognizable and iconic, and yet each one is out of its own sense of majestic power. Her landscapes could appear structured, even architectural – but also […]

    April 20, 2023Painting, Photo GalleryNo comments
  7. Artist celebrates 80 with Queen’s Park Gallery exhibition: CEO of the NCF reminisces

    …My view is widened, my appreciation enhanced and for only just a little bit, my envy of the artist (temporary, you know) there is an honor and recording the artist in acknowledging the art of sharing an amazing gift is equally as significant as possessing it. Carol Roberts-Reifer, Chief Executive Officer of the National Cultural […]

    April 20, 2023Painting, Photo GalleryNo comments
  8. Veteran artist celebrating 80 with exhibition

    The National Cultural Foundation (NCF) is partnering with a veteran visual artist, with over 50 years’ experience, to showcase a collection that captures the essence of the Barbadian landscape. ONE BIG PAINTING: Alison Chapman-Andrews – 80 Years of Seeing, will open at the Queen’s Park Gallery on Saturday, April 15, 2023 from 6 p.m. to […]

    April 14, 2023Galleries, Photo GalleryNo comments
  9. (Month of the Disabled) Come Run, Walk or Wheel with the National Disabilities Unit

    Show your support for the community of Persons with #Disabilities. Come Run, Walk or Wheel (bicycle, wheelchair, pram) on Saturday, 25th March from Cheapside, St, Michael from 8.00 a.m. to the grounds of the National Disabilities Unit on Lower Collymore Rock. Wear the colour of the organisation you are supporting, and proceeds will be donated […]

    March 1, 2023Health, Photo GalleryNo comments
  10. Alwyn Jordan to Act as Central Bank of Barbados Governor

    Mr. Alwyn Jordan has been appointed Acting Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados by its Board of Directors, until further notice. “I wish on behalf of the entire management and staff, to thank Mr. Haynes for the steady hand with which he led the Bank during his six years as Governor, and more broadly […]

    February 2, 2023Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  11. 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
  12. 25th Frank Collymore Literary Endowment Awards, use QR code for reply!

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    January 14, 2023Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  20. NCF’s Visual Arts Exhibition: Sip & Paint, Tonight at Church Village July 27, 2022Painting, Photo GalleryNo comments
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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