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  1. Nevisian Cabinet host community meeting in Barnes Ghaut to hear residents’ concerns

    Members of the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) Cabinet hosted a community meeting in Barnes Ghaut recently to dialogue with village residents about their concerns. The meeting was held at the Barnes Ghaut Community Centre and saw more than two dozen residents in attendance. Premier Mark Brantley, Deputy Premier Alexis Jeffers, MP Eric Evelyn, Ms. Latoya […]

    March 17, 2022PoliticalNo comments
  2. ONE SXM Calls on Parliament to Convene a New Constitutional Referendum; Submits Draft Resolution to MPs

    The ONE SXM Association met with the Ad Hoc Committee for Electoral Reform of the Parliament of St. Maarten to submit a draft resolution calling for a consultative referendum within two years, or latest simultaneously with the next parliamentary election. The ONE SXM Association implored the Parliament of the southern part or Dutch territory of […]

    March 10, 2022Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  3. Water Woes now redressed in the hardest hit areas of St Lucy

    The process of water relief began in the hardest hit communities of St Lucy with the installation of an additional 15 community tanks as an immediate measure. Recently, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Transport, Works and Water Resources, Santia Bradshaw, Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry Dr. Romel Springer and Member of Parliament for St. […]

    February 22, 2022TechnologyNo comments
  4. ‘Proportional Representation in elections – key to democratic representation’ By Sir Ronald Sanders

    The second consecutive general elections in Barbados on January 19, at which Mia Mottley’s Barbados Labour Party (BLP) won all 30 seats in the House of Representatives, were hailed as historic. They certainly were for Barbados, but not for the English-speaking sub-region of the Caribbean. Winning all the seats in both Grenada and Barbados left […]

    February 4, 2022Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  5. Democracy in Barbados fully entrusted to new Mia Mottley government

    Rejecting the accusations of bullying and despotism that were levelled at Mia Mottley, the overwhelming majority of the electorate of Barbados returned her and her Barbados Labour Party (BLP) to government for a second consecutive term at general elections held on January 19. Not only did the majority demonstrate their confidence in her, they returned […]

    January 26, 2022Breaking News, Editorial, PoliticalNo comments
  6. Nevisian Leader congratulates Mia Amor Mottley on her repeat landslide election victory in Barbados

    Nevisian Premier has extended congratulations to Barbados Prime Minister Hon. Mia Amor Mottley on her Barbados Labour Party’s (BLP) landslide victory at the polls on January 19, 2022. “I’m delighted to wish my dear friend Mia Mottley heartiest congratulations as her Barbados Labour Party swept the polls for a second time in Barbados. The people […]

    January 20, 2022Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  7. Bajan Election Coverage – From 8:00 pm on YouTube, as well as Facebook Platforms January 16, 2022Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments

    Yesterday afternoon Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley accompanied by St Lucy representative in the last Parliament, Peter Phillips, and General Secretary of the Barbados Workers’ Union (BWU), Toni Moore, visited residents in the areas surrounding the Arawak Cement Plant. They also held discussions with the management of the plant. While it was clear that the […]

    January 4, 2022PoliticalNo comments
  9. 2022 New Year’s Day message by Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis

    Fellow Nevisians, residents and visitors,    I greet you today with all of the promise and hope of the New Year. A new day has now dawned, a new year is upon us and a new chapter now begins.    This new year, like all others, brings with it renewed possibilities for ourselves, our family […]

    January 4, 2022Featured, PoliticalNo comments

    Representatives for Belize, Grenada and Haiti respectively were officially welcomed recently to the board of West Indies Rum and Spirits Producers’ Association (WIRSPA). Amanda Perdomo of Travellers Liquors, Kirk Seetahal of Grenada Distillers and Delphine Gardere of Rhum Barbancourt sat at their first board meeting as their countries transitioned from associate members to full membership. […]

    December 16, 2021AgricultureNo comments
  11. Barbadians have started to receive their 2020 Personal Income Tax (PIT) refunds in addition to their 2020 Reverse Tax Credit refunds

    Taxpayers have started to receive their 2020 Personal Income Tax (PIT) refunds as well as their 2020 Reverse Tax Credit refunds. The Barbados Revenue Authority has indicated that over $20 million in personal income tax (PIT) refunds and over $15 million in 2020 reverse tax credit (RTC) refunds are being paid out. The refunds will […]

    December 2, 2021Business, FeaturedNo comments

    Public relations practitioners on the island are being challenged to commit to continuous education if they want the profession to be taken seriously. So says newly installed President of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Barbados, Dr. Pamala Proverbs, following the Association’s 2021 elections on November 24. Dr. Proverbs, managing director of PRMR Inc., […]

    November 29, 2021BusinessNo comments
  13. Barbados Port Incorporated boosts their CCTV Network

    Improving security at the Port remains a priority. #barbadosinmotion

    September 24, 2021Crime, Photo GalleryNo comments
  14. CARICOM Secretary-General congratulates newly elected Prime Minister of Bahamas

    CARICOM Secretary-General Dr Carla Barnett has congratulated the newly elected Prime Minister of The Bahamas Mr Phillip Davis and his Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) on their resounding victory in the General Elections of 16 September 2021. Here’s the full congratulatory message from the Secretary-General: “Prime Minister, On behalf of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), I offer […]

    September 18, 2021Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  15. CARICOM to mount Electoral Observer Mission to The Bahamas

    At the invitation of the Government of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) will be fielding a CARICOM Election Observation Mission to monitor the General Elections which will be held in that country on Thursday, 16 September 2021. The six-member Mission will be headed by Mr. Ian S. Hughes, Assistant to the […]

    September 14, 2021PoliticalNo comments
  16. Star of “The Nanny” Takes Helm of a Divided Actors’ Union in the USA

    Fran Drescher claimed victory in her race for president of SAG-AFTRA on Thursday night, and vowed to lock arms with her fellow union members and “rise up out of the melee.” Easier said than done. Drescher takes charge of a union that is famously fractious, and more divided than it has been in recent years. […]

    September 5, 2021PoliticalNo comments
  17. Two New National Federations and a New Board Member for 2021 BOA General Assembly

    The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) is set to welcome two new National Federations to its membership. The membership of the Barbados Cricket Association (BCA) and the Skateboard Association of Barbados Inc is on the agenda for ratification by members at its 2021 General Assembly, slated for the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Two Mile Hill, […]

    August 12, 2021CricketNo comments
  18. Guy Hewitt Aims for Ch Ch East Central

    This is to confirm that yesterday, I contacted the officers of the Christ Church East Central Branch (CCEC) of the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) to explore the possibility of being their constituency representative. Persons should be aware that I am a Christ Church man, having lived in Silver Sands, Maxwell, Dover, Rendezvous and now Warners. […]

    August 10, 2021Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  19. New Co-operative Society for Sport in Barbados

    Barbados is set to have a new sport-related co-operative structure – the Barbados Sport Co-operative Society Limited (BSCSL). This new Society aims to create a space for members to thrive while contributing to the overall development of a national sporting industry. Membership will be open to all Barbadians, especially those in the sporting sector, including […]

    July 28, 2021SportsNo comments
  20. Regional Accounting Institute Appoints new President from Barbados and Board of Directors

    Barbadian accounting professional and entrepreneur, David Simpson, has been appointed as President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Caribbean (ICAC) for the Association’s 2021 to 2023 term. Simpson replaces Khalil Alli from Guyana who served for the period 2019 to 2021. The handover occurred on day one of the Institute’s 38th annual conference, […]

    July 23, 2021BusinessNo comments
  21. CARICOM to send Observer Mission to Saint Lucia’s Elections

    At the invitation of the Allen Chastanet regime in Castries, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) will be fielding a CARICOM Election Observation Mission to monitor the General Elections which will be held in St Lucia on Monday, 26 July 2021. The ten-member Mission will be headed by Ms. Fern Narcis-Scope, Chief Elections Officer of Trinidad and […]

    July 18, 2021PoliticalNo comments
  22. In the shadow of 2018’s “Redwash,” Former BLP Campaign Mgr brags ‘The Democratic Labour Party has much to celebrate this year’

    This year holds particular significance for the Democratic Labour Party (DLP). The party will celebrate its 60th (Diamond) Anniversary of being first elected to government in 1961, and the 50th (Gold) Anniversary of being elected as the first government under the single member constituency system. The 1961 General Elections were the first held subsequent to […]

    May 25, 2021PoliticalNo comments
  23. UN Secretary-General Election is a Hypocritical Sham

    Arora Akanksha, a self-nominated candidate challenging the incumbent Secretary-General António Guterres, is campaigning for a new, reformed and inclusive UN. Her candidacy is legally valid under the rules established by the UN in 2015 (Resolution 69/321). Yet, General Assembly President Volkan Bozkir’s website lists only the incumbent Secretary-General as a candidate, preventing other candidates from […]

    May 5, 2021Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  24. Endorsement of Verla De Peiza as DLP Candidate for St Lucy by Fmr BLP Campaign Mgr

    On April 25, 2021 Ms. Verla De Peiza formally announced her intention to be the Democratic Labour Party Candidate in the constituency of St. Lucy. This is a significant and welcomed development in the politics of St. Lucy. It demonstrates the seriousness and high regard that the Democratic Labour Party has for the people of […]

    April 28, 2021Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments

    In the March 14th Governmental press conference, Dr. Izzy Gerstenbluth; Curacao’s leading epidemiologist for COVID-19 Taskforce, and Eugene Rhuggenaath informed Curacao about some COVID-19 measurements and precautions, as it relates to the topic of the Curacao National Election, slated for March 19th, 2021 from 8am to 8pm at more than 100 voting station. COVID-19 MEASUREMENTS […]

    March 23, 2021PoliticalNo comments