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    The Barbados Private Sector Association (BPSA) acknowledges with profound sadness the news of Ben Arrindell‘s passing. Ben held the formal title of Chairman, BPSA for the period 2005 to 2011, but the true fact is he was never too far “out of reach” of the BPSA. He served the private sector of Barbados for most […]

    August 7, 2022EventsNo comments

    There are indeed few words that can describe the personal loss I feel, and the collective loss that Barbados and this region will experience, at the passing of Ben Arrindell. When it came to matters involving international tax regimes, few could match what Ben brought to the table. For nearly three decades he had been […]

    August 6, 2022BusinessNo comments
  3. Statement from Minister of Labour Colin Jordan on the passing of veteran trade unionist LeVere Richards

    Today I received the sad news of the passing of LeVere Richards, a stalwart of the labour movement in Barbados, a respected leader of the Barbados Workers Union and a man who defended the rights of tourism workers with unmatched vigor. He was a fearless fighter for the right of workers across the spectrum, but […]

    July 13, 2022PoliticalNo comments

    Tonight, I am touched, truly touched, by the news of the passing of a dear friend and party colleague, Ezra Alleyne. Ezra displayed an unmatched commitment to research and understanding of the letter and spirit of the law, and was never one to argue any matter, in or outside of the courtroom, or Parliament, without […]

    July 10, 2022Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  5. Voyage Around the Professor: Learning from Lamming

    “I just received the sad news that George Lamming today left us to join the ancestors. George was part of my life from the earliest childhood, and after my parents I can’t think of anyone who made a greater impact on me. His contributions to Barbados, the Caribbean, the Caribbean diaspora in Britain, and the […]

    June 5, 2022Books, Breaking News, FeaturedNo comments
  6. Prime Minister of Barbados reacts on passing of iconic Barbadian Author, George Lamming

    Sadly, it seems now that almost weekly, we are forced to say goodbye to one of our national icons. Today, it is our international recognised and respected novelist, essayist and poet, , who without doubt stood for decades at the apex of our island’s pantheon of writers. Indeed, George Lamming, must be considered one of […]

    June 4, 2022Books, Breaking News, FeaturedNo comments
  7. Veteran Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh shot and killed during Israeli raid in the West Bank

    The IPI global network is horrified and deeply saddened over the killing of veteran Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, who was shot dead while reporting on an Israeli raid in the West Bank on May 11. According to Al Jazeera, Abu Akleh and a group of reporters were fired on by Israeli forces. IPI┬ádemands […]

    May 12, 2022Controversy, FeaturedNo comments

    Police are investigating the suspected suicide of John David 69 years of Mount Standfast, St. James, who was discovered at his residence about 9:45 am on Tuesday, April 12th, 2022. S U M M A R Y Officers received a report on the day in question from a woman who identified herself as the wife […]

    April 13, 2022ControversyNo comments
  9. Prime Minister of Barbados gives tribute for the passing of Dr Hugh Sealy, Roofs To Reefs champion and pioneer

    News of the passing of Dr Hugh Sealy, with whom I have maintained a very close friendship since the days we attended primary school together, has left me in a state of shock. I have lost a true friend and trusted advisor, and Barbados, the region and small island developing states across the globe have […]

    March 19, 2022Breaking News, Featured, NatureNo comments
  10. 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
  11. Tribute from Prime Minister (Ag) on passing of Sir Maurice King

    While the passage of time has a natural tendency toward the erosion of memories, a country ought never to forget the contribution of those who served it honestly, faithfully and with never a hint of animus. Sir Maurice Athelstan King was one such Barbadian whose service we ought never to minimise, and today, at his […]

    September 23, 2021PoliticalNo comments
  12. Murder in Fitts Village, claims of Fratricide?

    Police are investigating the most recent murder which happened about 10:30 yesterday morjning at Risk Road, Fitts Village, St. James. The deceased has been identified as JAMAR ANDRE CORBIN, 34 Years of Risk Road, Fitts Village, St. James. Brief Facts The report recived by the police stated that a man went to the residence of […]

    August 26, 2021Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  13. Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley remembers the late Clairmonte Taitt

    Every so often, some shining light in our midst flickers out, and it is only then that we pause long enough to recognize the extent to which he or she illuminated the path we walked. Today, as I pause to pay tribute to Clairmonte Taitt at his passing, I cannot help but reflect on his […]

    June 10, 2021Culture, FeaturedNo comments
  14. Fatal shooting of Policeman in Rose Hill, St Peter

    Officers are investigating a fatal shooting at Rose Hill, St. Peter. This incident occurred about 9:05 last night, Saturday 22nd May 2021. S U M M A R Y The proprietor of a local establishment went to the home of the now deceased to alert him and summons his assistance to a situation where a […]

    May 23, 2021Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  15. CARICOM remembers late Anguilla Chief Minister Hubert Hughes as ‘Regionalist’

    CARICOM extended condolences on the passing of the former Anguilla Chief Minister Mr Hubert Benjamin Hughes, who died earlier this month. Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, in a message to Anguilla’s current Premier Dr Ellis Webster, extended the Community’s deepest condolences to Mr Hughes’ wife Norma and the Hughes family, as well as the Government and […]

    May 22, 2021PoliticalNo comments
  16. Alleged Stabbing in Pleasant Hall Land, St Matthias – Police seek Witnesses

    Officers from Hastings-Worthing Police Station are investigating the most recent murder. He sustained a number of puncture wounds about his body, at least one other person was also injured and was sent off to QEH with non- life threatening injuries. Police are now appealing for any information pertaining to this incident. Contact the Hastings-Worthing Station […]

    April 19, 2021Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  17. BLITHE SPIRIT (2021) Dan Stevens, Isla Fisher – Comedy

    Director: Edward Hall Writers: Noel Coward, Nick Moorcroft, Meg Leonard, Piers Ashworth Stars: Dan Stevens, Isla Fisher, Aimee-Ffion Edwards

    March 10, 2021Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  18. Charles Matz, author, renaissance scholar, dies at 96 – by Lasana M. Sekou

    Poet, renaissance scholar, dramaturge, novelist Charles Matz died at his home in Southampton, New York on February 12, 2021. He was 96. He leaves his children, Margaret Matz (architect, New York), Charles “Carlino” Matz III (professor, NYIT; architect, New Jersey), and Clare Ann Matz (multimedia artist, film director, Italy). He also leaves Antonio Lai da […]

    February 19, 2021BooksNo comments
  19. 93 Year Old Woman makes 16th COVID Fatality for Barbados

    Covid-19 has struck another death blow in Barbados. In the early hours of this morning, February 4, the disease claimed the life of a 93 year old Barbadian lady. With her passing, the number of Covid-19 related deaths in Barbados now stands at 16. At the time of her passing, the senior citizen had been […]

    February 4, 2021Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  20. MURDER AGAIN: This time in Upper Collymore Rock

    Police at Hastings Worthing Police Station are solving the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of Mekail Zeco Alonzo Harding 27 years of Williams Rd, Upper Collymore Rk. St Michael, which occurred about 9:15pm on Tuesday December 29th 2020. at William’s Rd. Upper Collymore St Michael. Circumstances About 9:26 pm Police received a report of a […]

    December 30, 2020Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  21. INHERITANCE (2020) Lily Collins, Simon Pegg – Thriller HD

    A patriarch of a wealthy and powerful family suddenly passes away, leaving his daughter with a shocking secret inheritance that threatens to unravel and destroy the family.

    November 21, 2020Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  22. Murder at Porters Road in Queen Street, St Peter

    Police are at a scene located at Porters Road, Queens Street, St. Peter where a young man was reportedly shot several times about his body by an armed assailant who later fled the scene. This report came to the Police at the Operations Control and the District E Police Station about 1235 pm on Thursday […]

    November 6, 2020Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  23. Murder in the City on a Saturday Night like Eric Lewis wrote years ago

    Police are busy solving the most recent shooting incident which resulted in the death of 20 year old Tremaine Akeem Cummings from Gills Road, St. Michael. The 20 year old was confirmed dead on the spot. Rodney Inniss – Insp. (Ag); Public Relations Officer

    October 25, 2020Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  24. Former Frere Pilgrim resident is now most recent Road Traffic Fatality

    Police responded to the scene of a road traffic fatality which happened around 12:03 am on Sunday 20th September 2020 along Cox road, Christ Church. SUMMARY Two vehicles were travelling in opposing directions along the said road when for some reason still under investigation they both became involved in a collision. Both drivers lost control […]

    September 20, 2020Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  25. Barbados Police solving Twin Newborn Deaths

    Police are carrying out investigations into the circumstances surrounding the unnatural deaths of two babies (2) weeks old. Circumstances On Wednesday August 19th, 2020 Police responded to a report at Rendezvous Terrace, Christ Church. On arrival the bodies of two babies (2) weeks old were discovered unresponsive. The related facts are that both of the […]

    August 21, 2020ControversyNo comments