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  1. New President of The Barbados Bankers Association Inc.

    The Barbados Bankers Association (TBBA) announces the election of Mr. Anthony Clerk, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Republic Bank (Barbados) Limited as its new President. In addition to providing leadership of the Association, as President, TBBA, Mr. Clerk will be its main spokesperson to communicate the banking industry’s perspective to government, regulators and stakeholders, […]

    March 21, 2021Business, FeaturedNo comments
  2. Cost-U-Less “Pawsitively” Supports Ocean Acres Animal Sanctuary with Donation

    The economic fallout from Covid-19 has resulted in less money in some households forcing some people to abandon their pet animals overwhelming animal shelters. Cost-U-Less Barbados has given one shelter, Ocean Acres Animal Sanctuary in St. John, ample reason to celebrate with a donation of food and litter products for the 135 dogs and cats […]

    August 2, 2020Breaking News, Culture, FeaturedNo comments
  3. LOCAL RESTAURATEUR INVITED BY COMMERCE MINISTER TO ADVISE YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS

    A practitioner of the creative economy was invited by a Cabinet Minister to advise the next generation of entrepreneurs, it all happened at the new branch of IV Play Deli in the City on River Road, next door to the New Testament Church of God. Pastor Wesley Dear gave the blessing and welcoming prayer. He […]

    January 14, 2020Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  4. Motorcade for Barbados Tridents ends in Warrens by 4:00 pm, Fri 18th Oct 2019

    Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley will join Barbadians in a grand celebration this afternoon, in honour of the recent capture of the Hero CPL T-20 trophy by the Barbados Tridents. The Celebrate 246: Barbados Stand Up! motorcade will move off from the historic Kensington Oval at 1:00 p.m. and travel through Bridgetown, before culminating in […]

    October 18, 2019Breaking News, Cricket, FeaturedNo comments
  5. TALENTED TEN COMPLETE PROBLEM-SOLVING ‘FCIB’ INTERNSHIP

    Ten trail-blazing tertiary-level students in Barbados are moving on to another stage of their development with experience of not only working in the banking industry but of creating an application that can be used in a progressive corporate business. The group participated in the ICE (Innovate, Create, Elevate) Summer Internship programme, which CIBC FirstCaribbean International […]

    August 19, 2019EducationNo comments
  6. PanJam Announces Acquisition of Minority Stake in Regus’ Caribbean Franchise Partner

    PanJam Investment Limited (PanJam) announced they just acquired a 25 per cent stake in Williams Offices (Caribbean) Limited (Williams Offices), Regus’ Franchise Partner in the Caribbean. Williams Offices was established in Barbados in 2015 with a mandate to license and operate the Regus brand and business model in a number of Caribbean countries. Regus is […]

    October 11, 2018Business, Featured1 comment
  7. Sotheby’s International Realty Brand Expands Presence in Curaçao

    Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC today announced its expanding presence on the island of Curaçao with the opening of Curaçao Sotheby’s International Realty. Curaçao Sotheby’s International Realty is led by Owner Raymond Seijs and will serve the luxury residential real estate markets across the island including Blue Bay Resort, Coral Estate Resort, Jan Thiel Beach, […]

    February 21, 2018BusinessNo comments
  8. Revival of Electronic franchise compared to Hyatt controversy by Industry Minister

    The Industry Minister of Barbados sees the revival of an electronics chain in this country as proof why the construction of the Hyatt Centric resort should be unimpeded. Donville Inniss addressed Media and other invited guests at the official re-opening of Radio Shack at Courts Unicomer in Sheraton Mall yesterday evening. Mr Inniss was making […]

    April 24, 2017Business, FeaturedNo comments
  9. The Florida Beer Experience – Ansa McAL in USA

    ANSA McAL U.S. just held a ribbon cutting ceremony to formally introduce its partnership with Florida Beer Company located, 200 Imperial Blvd, Cape Canaveral FL 3292. Florida Beer Company began as Indian River Brewing Company in a historical district of the City of Melbourne, Florida. It’s the third largest brewery in the State of Florida, […]

    February 19, 2017AgricultureNo comments
  10. PARK HYATT PROVIDES JOB OPPORTUNITIES FOR ST. KITTS & NEVIS CITIZENS

    Park Hyatt St. Kitts has been interviewing dynamic, energetic and people-centred, local individuals to fill job positions still available at the luxury hotel, which will open in March 2017. “Without the locals in the hotel you’re just transplanting the hotel, whereas what we are aiming to do here is to bring the luxury of the […]

    November 8, 2016Breaking News, Featured, TravelNo comments
  11. GEN. MGR. OF PARK HYATT ST. KITTS SITS DOWN IN DISCUSSION WITH MIN. OF LABOUR PRIOR TO OPENING

    With the anticipated opening of the Park Hyatt Hotel in St. Kitts in March 2017, Vance Amory, Premier of Nevis and Minister of Labour with responsibility for Social Security in the Federal Government, was given a briefing about the hotel and its plans to contribute to the development of St. Kitts and Nevis and its […]

    September 12, 2016TravelNo comments
  12. Sandals Foundation and DeRo Score in Barbados

    SANDALS Foundation and the DeRo United Foundation have proven to be a winning combination for positive social growth in Barbados. The two charitable entities recently completed a one week soccer camp at the Dover Playing Field which saw 53 children aged from 4-16 attend and leave renewed with improved football skills and life lessons to […]

    April 24, 2016FootballNo comments
  13. THE FOUNDER, Bio-Dramedy (Michael Keaton: McDONALD’S History – 2016)

    Written by Robert Siegel (BIG FAN), THE FOUNDER is a drama that tells the true story of how Ray Kroc (Michael Keaton), a salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California. Kroc was impressed by the brothers’ speedy system of making the food and saw […]

    April 24, 2016Business, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  14. Wyndham Sets Sail for Barbados, Unveils Plans for Island’s Newest, Five-Star, Multi-Million Dollar Resort

    Highlighting strong and growing interest in its portfolio of upscale brands in the Caribbean, Wyndham Hotel Group, the world’s largest hotel company, today announced plans for further global expansion with the development of the 450-room Sam Lord’s Castle Barbados, A Wyndham Grand Resort. Located in the parish of St. Philip at the former site of […]

    October 13, 2015Breaking News, Featured, TravelNo comments
  15. Barbadian Fast Food Franchise to Add Hope: Dominica among its goals

    The KFC franchise in Barbados will launch a new, community focused initiative this month. Starting Monday, October 12, 2015 KFC will introduce, “Add Hope” to the Barbadian community – a new platform through which KFC restaurants worldwide give back to their communities. The launch of “Add Hope“, days ahead of World Food Day commemorated on […]

    October 12, 2015AgricultureNo comments
  16. BARBADIAN PETROLEUM PRICES DOWN – HOW IS COST RATIONALE ACHIEVED?

    Barbadians are now paying less for gasoline, diesel and kerosene. Effective midnight Sunday 6th September the retail price of gasoline dropped from $3.27 per litre to $3.19 per litre and diesel moved from $2.29 per litre to $2.20 per litre. Kerosene will now retail at $1.18 per litre, down from $1.24 per litre. According to […]

    September 8, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  17. Sol expands its network by rebranding their Charles Rowe Bridge station: Night pay window – additional safety measures

    Sol Go Further Fuels are available at this site; Sol is a truly regional company with operations in twenty-three (23) countries in the Caribbean Basin

    September 6, 2015Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  18. 12 ROUNDS, 3 ‘Lockdown’ – (Dean Ambrose: 2015)

    WWE Superstar Dean Ambrose plays Shaw, a detective who returns to active duty after the death of his partner. When he uncovers evidence linking his fellow officers to a murder, they frame him for a homicide he didn’t commit. Trapped in his own precinct, Shaw will do whatever it takes to expose the dirty cops […]

    August 4, 2015Cinema, Crime, Video GalleryNo comments
  19. DIGICEL AND MARRIOTT OPEN HAITI HOTEL: Port-au-Prince Hotel Gives Boost to Business Travel, Tourism & Local Economy

    The new Marriott Port-au-Prince Haiti Marriott Hotel checked in its first guests. Among the 200 new Haitian hotel workers who welcomed them were young people from disadvantaged backgrounds, and Haitian-Americans who want to share their hospitality skills to help boost Haiti’s tourism economy. The stories of these new associates include Luccardo, who was recruited to […]

    March 8, 2015TravelNo comments
  20. Customer Vs Vagrant? Burger King Bridge St plays Neutral

    So get a load of this one… My Sister and I took my mom shopping yesterday and we decided to eat in Burger King Barbados… the one on the Bridge in Bridge Street Mall in Fairchild Street after I recommend the place because the Caesar Salads are fresh and pretty decent. Had I been made aware […]

    January 18, 2015Editorial, Review2 comments
  21. New Year’s Resolution 2015? Chefette Restaurants!

    This is not the first time we’ve mentioned how ridiculously small the rotis from Chefette are becoming – once before a reader compared it to a Blackberry Bold 9900 and now it’s a Debit Card? What next? A condom still in its wrapper?

    January 2, 2015Cartoons, Photo GalleryNo comments
  22. Heart-warming kitchen makeover for Christmas from Unicomer & Fast Food Chain

    This Christmas, Beverley Harewood’s kitchen was definitely the heart of her home after the lucky shopper collected November’s Grand Prize in the Makeover Your Home for the Holidays promotion jointly sponsored by KFC and Courts. When she visited Courts’ Bridgetown store recently to collect her prize, the excited winner couldn’t wait to get started with […]

    January 2, 2015BusinessNo comments
  23. CPL TO IMPLEMENT NEW RULES FOR 2015 TOURNAMENT

    Arising out of the contentious 2014 Final between Guyana Amazon Warriors and Barbados Tridents which was played on August 16th at Warner Park, St Kitts, the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) has agreed to review the rules and playing conditions for the 2015 tournament. The Guyana Amazon Warriors Franchise and CPL are pleased to announce that […]

    December 14, 2014Cricket1 comment
  24. Government Minister urges young Bajans for IT Careers – 15th Anniversary of Promotech

    Barbados has approximately 43 per cent of internet penetration in the island, which makes it third for connectivity in the Western Hemisphere. Nevertheless, this access to technology is not readily apparent when interacting with revenue-collecting departments of the civil service. Inniss told the audience that the number of cellphones, laptops and tablets there are in […]

    November 6, 2014Education, Technology, Video GalleryNo comments
  25. Jamaica Chamber of Commerce partners with Regional Ad Agency for Competitiveness Forum

    The Jamaica Chamber of Commerce, through its Competitiveness Series, “is seeking to play its part in building and promoting competitiveness in our local businesses and by extension Jamaica’s economy“, according to C.E.O., Trevor Fearon. The Chamber recently partnered with Toucan Jamaica to share best practices with the Chamber’s members on using digital media, under the […]

    October 22, 2014BusinessNo comments