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  1. Grand Large Yachting World Odyssey 2021 enjoyed Barbados as a destination!

    Grand Large Yachting and famous sailor Jimmy Cornell – initiator of the event – the Grand Large Yachting World Odyssey 500 commemorates the 500th anniversary of the first round-the-world voyage by Ferdinand Magellan and Juan Sebastian Elcano between 1519 and 1522.

    December 28, 2021Photo Gallery, SailingNo comments
  2. UWI soars to the top in latest global universities rankings

    Since 2016 when the management of The University of the West Indies (The UWI) took the strategic decision to prepare and position the institution for global competitive rankings, its performance results have been steadily progressive. The choice to engage the Times Higher Education (THE) ranking system was based on its standing as the most reputable […]

    September 30, 2021EducationNo comments
  3. NCF’s virtual colouring book on Barbadian festival goes viral

    The National Cultural Foundation’s (NCF) Crop Over Activity Colouring Book for Children has gone global. The digital version of the national book, which allows for colouring virtually and was first made available, last year, is being used outside of Barbados in places as far as Europe. “I have seen that persons have been uploading to […]

    May 29, 2021BooksNo comments
  4. Barbados Celebrates International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

    The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. has announced that the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP) will be celebrated this year in Barbados with a Zumba event that will be broadcasted live on CBC TV 8 on Saturday, April 10 at 4 pm. Previously IDSDP was observed through a fun day of sporting […]

    April 6, 2021AthleticsNo comments
  5. World Day of Prayer Service – Vanuatu 2021

    World Day of Prayer Barbados Ecumenical Committee Presents World Day of Prayer 2021 Vanuatu Worship Service Theme: Build on A Strong Foundation Date: Friday 5th March, 2021 Time: 6.00 p.m. Via YouTube Channel James Street Methodist Church

    March 1, 2021Events, Photo GalleryNo comments
  6. Recreating solutions for Caribbean MSME’s and NGO’s via Telecoms

    GEW 2020 happened despite COVID-19 and the challenges it brought. But as the saying goes, “every cloud has a silver lining” and voila, due to the immediate change of doing business, just like that, GEW became a truly global and connected event. One of the events which was held in the Caribbean, hosted by Global […]

    December 15, 2020TechnologyNo comments
  7. Prime Minister Mottley nominated to serve as Chair of joint Development Committee of World Bank and IMF

    Mia Amor Mottley, Prime Minister, Minister of Finance, Economic Affairs and Investment of Barbados, and Mesdames Azucena Arbeleche, Minister of Economy and Finance of Uruguay, have been nominated to serve as Development Committee Chair. In line with the nomination by the Chairs of the Latin American and the Caribbean Region, the Board of the World […]

    August 14, 2020Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  8. Feedback on Bajan Blackout Day held on 7th July 2020

    Bajan Blackout Day was an event in which consumers were encouraged to spend their money with Black businesses in Barbados in order to use economic power to counter economic disparity. Black consumers in Barbados account for an estimated 95% of the economic spending or economic power. Circulating Black dollars and doing business with each other […]

    July 17, 2020Business, FeaturedNo comments
  9. LDS Elder calls for a global fast on Good Friday to control COVID-19 pandemic

    On April 4, President Russell M. Nelson invited members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, as well as people of other faiths from around the world, to participate in a fast tomorrow on Good Friday – to mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The announcement was made during the Saturday night […]

    April 9, 2020Events, FeaturedNo comments
  10. Overview on spread of COVID-19, novel #coronavirus

    The map and dashboard are created by the GeoTechVision team and is updated based on credible data from WHO situation reports, data from National Health ministries and other credible publicly available sources. It shows information regarding the current outbreak and is updated at least two times per day to tie in to the timing for […]

    March 28, 2020Health, Photo GalleryNo comments
  11. New ILO data analysis shows just 10 per cent of workers receive nearly half of global pay (UNCG)

    Ten per cent of workers receive 48.9 per cent of total global pay, while the lowest-paid 50 per cent of workers receive just 6.4 per cent, a new ILO dataset reveals. What’s more, the lowest 20 per cent of income earners – around 650 million workers – earn less than 1 per cent of global […]

    July 9, 2019EducationNo comments
  12. ‘Avengers: Endgame’ shatters prior box office records

    The Avengers assembled the biggest box office in film history, far surpassing multiple records on the books. It broke the previous record by hundreds of millions of dollars. Its prequel “Avengers: Infinity War” formerly held the record making $640 million for its opening last year.

    April 28, 2019Breaking News, Cinema, FeaturedNo comments

    Entrepreneurs if they are to rebuild Barbados then they must be enabled and recognised in their effort to restore investor confidence in this country… Dwight Sutherland, Commerce Minister of Barbados was the keynote address last night at the Mount Gay Visitor Centre on the Spring Garden Highway, he was invited by the Barbados Coalition pf […]

    October 22, 2018Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments

    Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley has been participating in a number of events at the September 12 to 14 Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco, USA, which ends today. On Wednesday, Prime Minister Mottley participated in the breakfast meeting Changing the Climate Conversation: Enabling Women’s Participation to Advance Climate Justice, at the Green Room […]

    September 16, 2018Nature, Video GalleryNo comments
  15. International Civil Aviation Day

    The Council President and Secretary General of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu and Dr. Fang Liu respectively, issued a joint statement today in celebration of International Civil Aviation Day, 2017: The theme which States have adopted through ICAO for International Civil Aviation Day is: “Working Together to Ensure no Country […]

    December 18, 2017TravelNo comments
  16. Logos Hope ready to drop anchor at Flour Mill

    The anticipation of 8 years has been worth it for many Barbadians, but the latest chapter in OM vessels’ book-ships will arrive in 8 days time and be open to Barbadians by the Flour Mill. broke the item since April and just liaised with young project coordinators at the media conference room of the […]

    November 6, 2017Books, FeaturedNo comments
  17. Rael: Only 3 Months Left to Avoid Humanity’s Self-Destruction

    CAVEAT {The views expressed in this article is just that, a perspective, even if appearing fantastic in its origins. The opinions expressed do not reflect any advertisers nor the staff of Bajan Reporter. Any offense taken, is purely at one’s own thin skin or thick skepticism.} “I solemnly ask that all Raelians worldwide increase their public […]

    April 16, 2017OddityNo comments
  18. goes where other media fear to tread…

    Learn more about Barbados’ 1st Online Newspaper! Made with

    February 27, 2017Education, Video GalleryNo comments
  19. CDB and UNOPS sign agreement to strengthen cooperation

    The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the United Nations Office for Projects Services (UNOPS) have signed an agreement that provides a framework to improve cooperation between the two entities. The signing took place at the Bank’s headquarters in Barbados on February 7, 2017. The agreement allows CDB to utilize expertise from UNOPS in the execution […]

    February 14, 2017BusinessNo comments
  20. Global Shapers Launch Bridgetown Hub launches 2017 Recruitment Drive

    The Bridgetown Hub of the Global Shapers community has officially launched a recruitment drive aimed at bringing together Barbados’ most progressive young individuals together to act as a catalyst towards social and economic change. The deadline for applications is February 5th, 2017. “Barbados has a wealth of exceptional young people involved in a diverse range […]

    January 29, 2017EducationNo comments
  21. Overlooked Deaths of 2016 – Part 2

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    January 1, 2017Culture, Video GalleryNo comments
  22. Flow Barbados Sevens at Trents, St James – Saturday Highlights

    It is a pleasure to welcome visitors to Barbados and to a unique Rugby 7s event which offers players and supporters so much more than just two days of exciting, uncompromising Rugby 7s played in a remarkable setting. We already know that the warm temperatures, the sunny and breezy conditions and Holetown’s white sandy beach […]

    December 11, 2016Photo Gallery, RugbyNo comments
  23. “The price of no change is unacceptable” – U.N. Women Exec. Dir. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka

    We believe in and work for a world where women and girls can flourish and prosper peacefully alongside men and boys, sharing in and benefitting from societies that value their skills and accept their leadership. Violence against women and girls has a devastating impact on individuals and on the society. Women and girls who experience […]

    November 28, 2016PoliticalNo comments

    This island’s Minister of Finance, Christopher Sinckler, has put on public record Government’s “uneasiness and dissatisfaction with the tenor and process“, which have emerged internationally for handling matters pertaining to tax administration and regulation. He told his audience: “I can say upfront that Barbados’ record of cooperation with international processes in tax regulation and transparency […]

    November 8, 2016Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  25. Bajan completes 10th Clipper Round the World Race

    Barbados will soon resume competitive sailing overseas in a huge way, hearkening back to the days of yore when this country was the finishing post for the Trans-Atlantic race which began in the Azores. The Harris Paints Chairman was on hand to celebrate the nautical exploits of his nephew who just completed a sailing race […]

    October 20, 2016Featured, SailingNo comments