Tag Archives: fish

  1. Ministry of Maritime Affairs & Blue Economy alerts to Change of Opening Hours at All Markets for Easter

    All fish markets across Barbados will open from 7:00 am until 5:00 pm from Wednesday 31st March. This is due to the emergency directives now allowing for persons to leave home at 5:00 am, however all Markets will follow Emergency Directive No 7 and remain shut all day on Good Friday 2nd April and Easter […]

    March 30, 2021Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  2. 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
  3. Aquaculture project approaches with boost from Maritime Affairs

    (THANKS TO DAILY NATION) A number of Barbadians stand to benefit from a major aquaculture programme facilitated by the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and the Blue Economy, Adams Aquafarm and the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations. The project entails a five-day training exercise for 30 entrepreneurs interested in developing an aquaponics […]

    July 26, 2020Agriculture, Breaking News, FeaturedNo comments
  4. Temporary Closure of Berinda Cox Fish Market

    The Ministry of Maritime Affairs and the Blue Economy are informing all customers and partners how the Berinda Cox Fish Market will be closed this Friday, July 17th from 12:00 noon and all day Saturday.

    July 17, 2020Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  5. Youth agriculture programme bringing budding agriculturist closer to dream

    Seatonia Blackman knows well the meaning of the proverb, Every cloud has a silver lining. The 26-year old youth agri-preneur had started her bachelor’s degree in Agriculture at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago. After a year, however, she was forced to defer her studies due to financial constraints. But […]

    August 5, 2015Agriculture, FeaturedNo comments
  6. New York Man Rows To Cuba: Campaign launched to raise funds for a new set of rowing oars

    Victor Mooney, of Queens, New York and his Brazilian built rowboat, The Spirit of Malabo are about eight hundred miles from Miami. He must first get through Cuba. Mooney began his transatlantic row on February, 19 from the coast of Africa to honor his brother who died of AIDS in 1983 and to advocate voluntary […]

    October 14, 2014SailingNo comments
  7. Lionfish stings woman in Dominican Republic’s Boca Chica

    Madelin Meran, 25 years old, was stung on the hand by a lionfish in Boca Chica. She was taken to the Dr. Dario Contreras Hospital, treated and released. The invasive species has long spines that inject painful venom. But the venom is not lethal to humans. The fish is a threat to Caribbean reef ecosystems […]

    April 21, 2014NatureNo comments
  8. Temporary Traffic Arrangements: Oistins Fish Festival 2014

    To facilitate the Oistins Fish Festival 2014, temporary traffic changes will be put in place from Saturday 19 April to Monday 21 April 2014. Public Service vehicles, Emergency vehicles, vehicles of residents and workers with special stickers shall be permitted to travel through Oistins Road. All other vehicles shall be diverted along Cane Vale Road […]

    April 18, 2014EventsNo comments
  9. Regional U19 Cricket Tournament featured Online & Print: Guyanese companies show Corporate Responsibility

    The West Indies Cricket Board 2013 Regional Under 19 Cricket competition bowls off today at three venues in St Kitts. As such, both and the Guyana Chronicle newspaper will be providing full and extensive coverage of the competition through reporter Rawle Nelson. Nelson is in St Kitts and his trip and stay while in […]

    July 15, 2013CricketNo comments
  10. Defending Paradise: $64 million and Immediate Action Committed to Protect the Environment and Accelerate Renewable Energy

    In a joint effort to safeguard and bolster the Caribbean region’s tourism-dependent economy, fifteen Caribbean governments and seventeen corporations met on Necker Island, home of Sir Richard Branson, in the British Virgin Islands this weekend and committed approximately $64 million USD to preserve and protect the region’s marine and coastal environment, and accelerate efforts to […]

    May 24, 2013Nature, Video GalleryNo comments
  11. “Whole Lotta Sole” becomes “Stand Off” (2013) – Cast are same: Colm Meaney & Brendan Fraser, Comedy HD

    The story centers on a botched fish market robbery that leads to the involvement of the local police and a gangster out for revenge.

    February 6, 2013Crime, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  12. Former CBC News Anchor yammed out Friends & Family for Christmas December 26, 2012Agriculture, Oddity, Photo GalleryNo comments
  13. Dominican Republic urged to “Eat lionfish!” or else NO fish…

    Environmental Associations in La Romana-Bayahibe and Samana all agree that there is a need to provide incentives for the capture and consumption of the lionfish that has invaded the waters around the Dominican Republic. Groups including Reef Check, the Nature Conservancy, and the Center for the Conservation of Samana Bay have joined together to talk […]

    October 24, 2012Agriculture, NatureNo comments
  14. ACP Fish II Programme Boost Jamaica’s Aquaculture Development Plan

    A Land and Water Use Development Plan and Blue Print for an Aquaculture Action Plan for Jamaica is almost a reality with plans by the ACP Fish II Programme which were made known at the Farmers’ Training Centre in Twickenham Park, St. Catherine. Following the preliminary report in July on the study conducted under the […]

    October 4, 2012Business, EducationNo comments