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Tag Archives: Bridgetown

  1. QEH Activates Emergency Management Plan in Response to Volcanic Ash

    Although the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) has been impacted by the present climatic conditions, its members of staff have mounted a tremendous response to ensure the safety of patients and staff, and the continuity of care for hospitalized patients, and those presenting to the Accident and Emergency Department (AED). The QEH emergency response protocols for […]

    April 13, 2021Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  2. Three homes lost to City Blaze

    Police from Central Police Station responded to reports of a house fire which occurred about 5:30 pm. on Friday 9th April 2021 at Queen Street, St. Michael. Three houses were destroyed and three others along with a motor car received partial damage. S U M M A R Y Three tenders and one tanker along […]

    April 10, 2021ControversyNo comments
  3. Companies Must Complete the Balance of Payments Survey

    The Central Bank of Barbados (CBB) reminds how companies must now complete the Balance of Payments Survey, a survey of the international transactions of establishments that operate in Barbados, commonly known as the BOP survey. Citing Section 69 of the new Central Bank of Barbados Act, which was passed in Parliament in December 2020, the […]

    April 1, 2021BusinessNo comments
  4. Tribute to Courtney Newlands Blackman from the CBB

    The Central Bank of Barbados confirms that Sir Courtney Blackman, the first and longest serving Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados, has died at the age of 88. Sir Courtney died in the United States of America where he had been living for more than 20 years. Reacting to news of his death, current […]

    March 17, 2021Breaking News, Events, FeaturedNo comments
  5. Evening Double Draw and Mega 6 game draws are moved to new times

    Evening Double Draw and Mega 6 game draws are moved to new times. #MyBarbadosLottery #PlaySafe #StaySafe

    March 8, 2021Games, Photo GalleryNo comments
  6. Ministry of Maritime Affairs to reopen Fish Markets Across Barbados

    Fish markets across the island will resume operations effective Monday 1st March 2021 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 pm Mondays thru Saturdays, while closed on Sundays. The Ministry of Maritime Affairs and the Blue Economy welcomes back the fishing community and would wish to remind everyone to please follow the COVID-19 protocols as directed.

    February 28, 2021Agriculture, Breaking News, FeaturedNo comments
  7. Employers and Other Third-Party Providers Reminded to Upload Tax Information by Deadline

    The Barbados Revenue Authority reminds third-party information providers that all relevant annual returns for the 2020 income year are to be filed by February 28, 2021. The third-party returns required by this deadline are Pay As You Earn (PAYE), Pension, Charities, Deductibles, Withholding Tax Reconciliation, Divided Income and Goods and Services. When filing, providers have […]

    February 19, 2021EventsNo comments
  8. Linda M. Deane Takes Top Prize at the 23rd FCLE Awards

    Linda M. Deane took the $10,000 top prize at the 23rd Frank Collymore Literary Endowment Competition. Her collection of poems, “An Ocean Away; My Mother Smiling: Tales of Migration and Memory” beat out more than 60 other entries to take the top spot in the long-running Central Bank of Barbados-sponsored writing contest. Deane’s win was […]

    February 19, 2021Books, FeaturedNo comments
  9. FCLE Winners to be Announced During Virtual Ceremony

    The winners of the 23rd Frank Collymore Literary Endowment Awards will be announced during a virtual ceremony on Sunday, February 14, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. The event will be streamed on the Central Bank of Barbados’ Facebook page and YouTube channel. Stephen Brathwaite, Manager of the Bank’s Frank Collymore Hall, revealed that the Bank, which […]

    February 13, 2021Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  10. POSITIVE CASE OF NOVEL CORONAVIRUS AT CITY HOMELESS SHELTER

    On Monday February 8th, the Barbados Alliance to End Homelessness (BAEH) was informed that one of our clients tested positive for COVID-19. The BAEH immediately activated its COVID-19 protocols and closed down the building, in addition to alerting all of the relevant authorities and Ministries who we fall under. The Ministry of Health Team, Dr. […]

    February 10, 2021Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  11. Fire at Bridgetown Fisheries Boat Yard, Princess Alice Highway

    Police are conducting investigations into a fire of an unknown origin which completely destroyed a fishing vessel and damaged two others as well as the roof to a shed which housed a tractor at the Bridgetown Fisheries Boat Yard, Princess Alice Highway, Bridgetown, St. Michael. S U M M A R Y About 11:15 pm […]

    February 6, 2021Breaking News, Featured, OddityNo comments
  12. Further Operational Changes at Barbados Revenue Authority

    The Barbados Revenue Authority informs the public that in light of the recent COVID-19 directive, only the Bridge Street Mall payment centre will remain open from February 3 to February 17, 2021. Persons can make in-person cash and card transactions from 8:30am-2:00 pm. Please note that all other BRA offices will be working remotely during […]

    February 4, 2021Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  13. TEMPORARY ACCESS CHANGES TO THE ACCIDENT & EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT FOR AMBULANCES, MOTORISTS AND PEDESTRIANS UNTIL 24 JANUARY 2021

    The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) wishes to inform persons visiting the Accident and Emergency Department (AED) of the following changes: In Place For – January 09 to 10, 2021 There will be temporary access changes to the Accident and Emergency Department (AED) for motorists and pedestrians as workmen conduct maintenance on the sewerage system. Effective […]

    January 11, 2021Featured, HealthNo comments
  14. City disruption Friday night as BWA to make 4-inch connection at River Road, Bridgetown

    The Barbados Water Authority wishes to advise residents and businesses in St. Michael that it will be making a 4-inch connection in River Road between 9 pm on Friday 8th January and 6 am on Saturday 9th January. As a result, customers in River Road and the surrounding areas may experience low water pressure or […]

    January 8, 2021Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  15. eCommerce takes rapid strides: As Operational Changes at the Barbados Revenue Authority run 6th to 14th Jan 2021

    With effect from Wednesday, January 6 to Thursday, January 14, 2021, the functions of the Barbados Revenue Authority walk-in Customer Services section will be performed online and by telephone. The Authority advises that payments for PAYE, VAT, Personal Income Tax, Corporation Tax, Betting and Gaming and Withholding Tax can be made online in TAMIS by […]

    January 8, 2021Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  16. Fish Markets closed both Monday and Tuesday

    All Barbadian are asked to note the fish markets across the island will be closed both on Monday 4th and Tuesday 5th January 2021. The Ministry of Maritime Affairs and the Blue Economy appreciates all cooperation and working with the changes in schedule and regret any inconvenience as a result.

    January 2, 2021Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  17. Exclusive Coverage: Barbados Lotteries presents cheque and feeds homeless in City for Living Waters Community

    Living Waters Community welcome volunteers to assist in their drive to alleviate the hardships endured by the local indigent members of Barbadian society, at five each Tuesday afternoon, they head for Bridgetown by Heroes Square and make offerings of food, hymns and prayers to the homeless. This year, Living Waters were the recipient of a […]

    December 23, 2020Games, Photo GalleryNo comments
  18. Living Waters Community benefits from kindness thanks to Barbados Lotteries

    Every Tuesday evening at about 5:00 pm in Heroes Square in the City, Living Waters donates food and prayers to members of the Barbadian Homeless

    December 23, 2020Games, Photo GalleryNo comments
  19. What’s New at ArtsEtc: IndyList, Reviews, Blogs, Poetry & More

    Hi, everyone… How’re we doing these days? It’s a fair question, now we’re nearing the end of 2020 with a possibly brighter yet no less troubled 2021 at the gates. There are many questions about the efficacy of our political systems. So much of life is a matter of perspective. Is she tall or he small? Is the […]

    December 21, 2020Books, Breaking News, FeaturedNo comments
  20. ACKNOWLEDGING BARBADOS’ FRONTLINE BRAVERY

    Those who have been at the front-line of Barbados’ fight against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) during 2020 will be conferred next year with the Barbados Humanitarian Medal. Prime Minister, Mia Amor Mottley announced this on Monday as she addressed the nation during this year’s 54th Independence Day Parade and National Awards Ceremony in National Heroes […]

    December 2, 2020Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  21. Essential Workers Celebrated with New Glow-in-the-Dark Coin

    The Central Bank of Barbados has unveiled a limited-edition glow-in-the-dark circulation coin that is being issued as a tribute to Barbados’ essential workers. The one-dollar coin, on which the flying fish and waves are now painted blue, will go into circulation from December 1. During a virtual event to launch the coin, Governor Cleviston Haynes […]

    November 30, 2020Events, Video GalleryNo comments
  22. Limited Edition Circulation Coin to Pay Tribute to Essential Workers

    The Central Bank of Barbados will pay tribute to the island’s essential workers with a limited-edition circulation coin. The coin will be unveiled during a virtual launch on Thursday 26th November at 8:05 p.m. The event will be broadcast on CBC TV8 and streamed on the Bank’s website and social media accounts. “Like so many […]

    November 24, 2020Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  23. Former Nigerian Finance Minister to Speak at Scott Lecture

    Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, a global finance expert and former Minister of Finance in Nigeria, will be the featured guest for the 45th Sir Winston Scott Memorial Lecture, which will take place as an online event on Monday, November 23 at 8:05 p.m. It will be broadcast live on CBC TV8 and live-streamed on the Central […]

    November 23, 2020Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  24. Urgent Appeal for both Sheniese Lovell & Rashida Lovell

    The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is requesting for Ms. Rashida Lovell and Ms. Sheniese Lovell last known address Garden Land, Bank Hall, St Michael report in person to the Supreme Court Number 2, The Judicial Centre Complex, White Park Road, St. Michael urgently. Rodney Inniss – Insp. (Ag); Public Relations Officer

    October 30, 2020EventsNo comments
  25. Regional and International Government Officials to Talk Digital Transformation

    Three regional and international government officials will discuss digital transformation during the upcoming fifth edition of the Central Bank of Barbados’ 2020 Caribbean Economic Forum, “How to Digitise an Economy“, which takes place Tuesday, October 27 at 8:00 p.m. They are Her Excellency Paula Ingabire, Minister of ICT and Innovation in Rwanda; Akilah Byron-Nisbett, Minister […]

    October 27, 2020BusinessNo comments