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  1. 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
  2. Canadian energy subsidiary brings special cheer to local Elderly and Children

    The Barbados Light & Power Company recently brightened Christmas in a unique way for some elderly and underprivileged persons within our community. These were the residents of the Camelot Nursing Home in Pine Gardens, St. Michael, the Cornerstone Home for the Elderly and the Thelma Vaughan Home in St. George. Despite the limitations due to […]

    December 26, 2021MusicNo comments
  3. “Don’t Waste Barbados” Partners take lead in Beach Clean-up

    Recently, corporate partners and supporters of “Don’t Waste Barbados” set out to clean up beach land near Bridgetown as a lead-up to Independence Day. A new national anti-littering movement, “Don’t Waste Barbados,” has ambitious aims centred on creating awareness around the dangerous effects of litter in Barbados, promoting proper waste disposal habits, and adopting an […]

    December 7, 2021NatureNo comments
  4. Light & Power Joins Fight for Better Access to Diabetes Care (hoping to divert from their Rate Increase Plan to the FTC)

    During November, as the world turned its focus to better access to diabetes care, The Barbados Light & Power Company used their online platforms to amplify the voice of those living with the disease and contributed to the Diabetes and Hypertension Association of Barbados‘ national blue dollar drive. Hoping the move would lull the public […]

    November 26, 2021HealthNo comments
  5. Mental Health Issues Gain Light & Power’s Support

    The Barbados Light & Power Company recently signed a new covenant agreement with The Barbados Alzheimer’s Association, joining millions across the globe in a campaign to raise awareness and support for mental health issues. Under the arrangement, which covers a three-year period, Light & Power will work with the association to educate members of the […]

    November 3, 2021HealthNo comments
  6. SPENCER – Kristen Stewart, Sean Harris & Amy Manson

    The marriage of Princess Diana and Prince Charles has long since grown cold. Though rumors of affairs and a divorce abound, peace is ordained for the Christmas festivities at the Queen’s Sandringham Estate. There’s eating and drinking, shooting and hunting. Diana knows the game. But this year, things will be profoundly different. SPENCER is an […]

    September 4, 2021Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  7. Bridgetown US Embassy Celebrates 4th of July with Barbados

    U.S. Ambassador to Barbados Linda Taglialatela met with Governor General Dame Sandra Mason to convey the best wishes of the American people on the 245th anniversary of their independence and to celebrate the close ties between the United States of America and Barbados. “Whether our support to CDEMA in preparation for storms like Hurricane Elsa […]

    July 4, 2021PoliticalNo comments
  8. Pandemic Restrictions lighten once more; Horse-Racing and Shopping on Sundays gradually allowed

    Plus, the long awaited plea for Sunday shopping to resume was answered and will resume on June 13 under the new directive which also paves the way for sports to resume without spectators, subject to protocols. Meanwhile, competitive sports, including horseracing, can safely operate once given the nod by the Covid-19 Monitoring Unit. Abrahams said […]

    June 8, 2021Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  9. Leadpipe and Saddis; ‘Looka Trouble (Rich & Happy Riddim)’ – Barbados

    Artwork by 1Oak Designs Executive Producers: R.H., Paul Parris & Pull De Trigga  

    May 17, 2021Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  10. Barbados Revenue Authority: Remember to Submit TIN to Employers

    The Barbados Revenue Authority is reminding current and former employees to submit their TAMIS Tax Identification Number (TIN) to all of their 2020 employers, if they have not yet done so. “Each person has the responsibility of submitting their TIN to their employer or other third party providers. This requirement is for any individual whether […]

    March 17, 2021Business, FeaturedNo comments
  11. 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

    The Lions Club of Christ Church West has taken on the mammoth task of addressing paediatric cancers. This from secretary of the club, Lion Marie-Stella Nicholls whose brainchild it was to take on a project to help raise funds for paediatric cancer patients. She explained this to Raymond Ward, Manager Business Development-Corporate Banking at CIBC […]

    February 11, 2021HealthNo comments

    The Lions Club of Christ Church West has taken on the mammoth task of addressing paediatric cancers. This from secretary of the club, Lion Marie-Stella Nicholls whose brainchild it was to take on a project to help raise funds for paediatric cancer patients. She explained this to Raymond Ward, Manager Business Development-Corporate Banking at CIBC […]

    January 20, 2021EventsNo comments
  14. New Online Process for Vehicle Registration and Commercial Renewal

    Effective Monday 11th January 2021, the Barbados Revenue Authority will process first-time vehicle registrations for private and commercial motor vehicles as well as registration renewals for commercial vehicles online only. Payments will be facilitated through the SurePay online payment platform, or its physical outlets. The Authority is also looking to expand the payment facility […]

    January 13, 2021Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments

    Twelve (12) families had a brighter Christmas because a group of caring staff members at Goddard Enterprises Ltd (GEL) took action this past holiday season. After it was announced that there would be no Christmas luncheon due to the Covid-19 restrictions, staff and management decided that the money for the prizes they normally raffle among […]

    January 11, 2021EventsNo comments
  16. Top 5 takeaways from Senator Walcott’s COVID update (Jan. 9)

    Summary of most recent Public Debriefing from Sen. The Dr Jerome X. Walcott on MOHW controlling the spread of the #Pandemic in #Barbados

    January 10, 2021Health, Video GalleryNo comments

    For about nine years, Charmaine London has been operating a jewelry-making supplies shop in an air-conditioned container along Bank Hall Main Road, St. Michael. London, who graduated from the Barbados Community College with an associate degree in graphic design, started out making and selling souvenirs to local shops. But she said that venture was not […]

    December 25, 2020EventsNo comments

    British Prime Minister Boris Johnson revealed a new ambitious target to reduce the UK’s emissions by at least 68% by 2030, compared to 1990 levels. Recognising the urgency to go further to tackle climate change, the UK’s new target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions – our Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) under the Paris Climate Agreement […]

    December 7, 2020NatureNo comments
  19. Positive returns for Fortress Funds in third quarter of 2020

    Fortress Fund Managers has reported gains across all of its Barbados dollar funds for the third quarter of 2020. This was as “gradual healing” in global financial markets continued in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The leading fund manager made this announcement in its September 2020 quarterly report, recently shared with its investors. Fortress […]

    November 25, 2020Business1 comment
  20. CARICOM Scty. Gen. congratulates Jamaica’s Prime Minister on Election victory

    Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Ambassador Irwin LaRocque has congratulated Jamaica’s Prime Minister Andrew Holness and the Jamaica Labour Party on their victory in the General Elections of 3 September 2020, and has given the assurance of CARICOM’s full support.. “The people of Jamaica must be commended for the successful conduct of the Elections, […]

    September 9, 2020PoliticalNo comments
  21. Fortress funds post “healthy returns” in second quarter

    The recently concluded second quarter produced healthy returns for funds managed by leading fund manager, Fortress Fund Managers. This comes after a difficult start to the year in financial markets. And even as the fund manager noted that this was a time for optimism, it has reminded long-term investors that now was also time for […]

    August 2, 2020BusinessNo comments
  22. Barbados Muslim Association remembers Owen Arthur

    The Muslim community joins Barbadians at this time of national sorrow and extends its deepest condolences to the family, citizens and Government of Barbados on the passing of Barbados’ former Prime Minister, Professor Owen Seymour Arthur. Professor Arthur left an indelible mark on the landscape of Barbados and the lives of Barbadians as he vigorously […]

    July 31, 2020PoliticalNo comments
  23. Address to Barbados by Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley on passing of 5th PM, Owen Seymour Arthur July 27, 2020Events, Video GalleryNo comments

    Veteran journalist and talk show host, Sanka Price, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer at the Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). His appointment takes effect on Monday, June 15, 2020. He was selected after two interviews with a committee comprising members of the corporation’s Board of Directors. Their recommendation of Mr. Price for the position was […]

    June 13, 2020Business, FeaturedNo comments
  25. USA’s 45th President suggests baking in UV lamps and/or injecting bleach to kill coronavirus

    US President Donald Trump has used his daily briefing to float more possible ways to fight the coronavirus, including a change in seasons, and injections of disinfectant.   Al Jazeera’s Alexi O’Brien reports.

    April 24, 2020Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments