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Tag Archives: Govt

  1. Season of Storms to St Martin’s Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs

    St Martin Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs just received SOS: Season of Storms from the book’s author, Fabian Adekunle Badejo, said his publisher House of Nehesi (HNP). The new poetry collection, presented to Prime Minister Jacobs on International Literacy Day, opens with a live wire of experiences borne of hurricanes Irma and Maria. Prime Minister Jacobs […]

    September 16, 2021Books, FeaturedNo comments
  2. BRA Encourages Land Tax Defaulters to Settle Arrears

    To date, over $400 million in Land Tax arrears remains unpaid to the Barbados Government. In response, the Barbados Revenue Authority (“the Authority“) has ramped up its efforts to encourage property owners to settle their outstanding bills through a payment plan programme. “I advise taxpayers who are constrained financially in clearing their tax debt to […]

    September 1, 2021Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  3. Prime Minister Mottley Observes Eid al-Adha 2021

    This week, as members of the Islam faith celebrate Eid al-Adha, there can be no better time to speak to the importance of personal sacrifice for the good of the larger community now. And it is especially for this reason that I am honoured to be able to join Muslims in Barbados and around the […]

    July 22, 2021PoliticalNo comments
  4. CEO of Export Barbados (BIDC) To Present at the Vienna Energy Forum 2021

    Recently appointed CEO of Export Barbados, the government agency formerly known as the Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC), Mark Hill will be a keynote presenter at the Vienna Energy Forum (VEF) slated for July 5-7. The VEF’s motto is “Where Action Meets Ambition” and it will be virtual for the first time this year. […]

    July 9, 2021BusinessNo comments
  5. Attorney General venerates slain officer as Hero, culprits remain at large

    Sergeant Newton Lewis died a hero Saturday night. Another person has lost his life to gun violence in our beloved Barbados, and if any good can come of this tragedy, it would have to be that Sergeant Lewis’s life must not have been lost in vain. Let this galvanise all Barbadians into recognising that gun […]

    May 24, 2021Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  6. PMO Barbados’ Response to Social Media Post of Good Friday incident

    Within recent hours, a social media post regarding an incident at Deacon’s Road on Good Friday has been gaining significant traction, even though the salacious details at its core are untrue. While citizens, for whatever reason, are free to comment on and even criticize the words or actions of any other citizens, including the Prime […]

    April 3, 2021Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  7. Two More COVID Fatalities, Barbados’ record reaches 20

    Barbados’ death toll from Covid-19 rose to 20 yesterday as a result of the passing of two more Barbadians. The first death was that of a 53 year-old female with a history of chronic noncommunicable diseases. She died at Harrison Point where she had been a patient for 3 days, following a positive PCR test […]

    February 10, 2021Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  8. JOINT STATEMENT REGARDING COVID-19 SURGE & BARBADOS’ ENTERTAINMENT SECTOR

    The following is an official joint statement issued by The Barbados Association of Event Professionals (BAEP) and the Entertainment Association of Barbados (EAB). The EAB and the BAEP together represent the wide cross- section of people who work directly and indirectly in the creative economy, that is, the arts, events and entertainment sector. In light […]

    January 14, 2021Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  9. New Online Process for Vehicle Registration and Commercial Renewal

    Effective Monday 11th January 2021, the Barbados Revenue Authority will process first-time vehicle registrations for private and commercial motor vehicles as well as registration renewals for commercial vehicles online only. Payments will be facilitated through the SurePay online payment platform, surepaybills.com or its physical outlets. The Authority is also looking to expand the payment facility […]

    January 13, 2021Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  10. Top 5 takeaways from Senator Walcott’s COVID update (Jan. 9)

    Summary of most recent Public Debriefing from Sen. The Dr Jerome X. Walcott on MOHW controlling the spread of the #Pandemic in #Barbados

    January 10, 2021Health, Video GalleryNo comments
  11. CHAIRMAN OF CARICOM; DR KEITH ROWLEY, PRIME MINISTER OF T’DAD & TOBAGO REACTS TO USA’s FEEBLE YET INDECENT PUTSCH

    The 15 member trade bloc referred to as Caribbean Community, or CARICOM, is deeply saddened and concerned at the unprecedented scenes that unfolded at the Capitol Building in Washington DC, USA, during the certification of the votes of the presidential elections by the US Congress. CARICOM looks forward to the restoration of order and the […]

    January 7, 2021Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  12. WHITE PRIVILEGE IN BOTH USA & BARBADOS: British reality personality slapped on the wrist for endangering thousands of Bajans

    On Wednesday, January 6th 2021 25 year old Zara Holland, from Great Britain and now staying at the Hilton Hotel, Needham’s Point, St Michael where some quarantined patients stay and formerly at the Sugar Bay Hotel, Hastings, Christ Church then appeared yesterday at the District ‘D’ Magistrates’ Court in Cane Garden, St Thomas. The UK […]

    January 7, 2021Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  13. Ensure Banking Details in TAMIS Are Up-to-Date

    The Barbados Revenue Authority is advising taxpayers to ensure their banking information is accurate and up-to-date in TAMIS. Up-to-date information aids in the quicker disbursement of tax refunds to the public via the electronic transfer of funds to their chosen bank or credit union accounts. Persons should therefore log into their TAMIS accounts and select […]

    September 25, 2020Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  14. Will Deputy Speaker have Big News for Sunday? St George Secondary at 4:30pm

    Prime Minister of Barbados and Political Leader of the ruling BLP, Mia Amor Mottley – QC & MP, will be the main Speaker tomorrow Sunday 20th September 2020, at the Annual General meeting of the George North branch. Other Speakers will be Gline Clarke Member of Parliament for the constituency, Attorney General and Member of […]

    September 19, 2020Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  15. No container leaving unscanned, according to Maritime Affairs Minister

    One hundred per cent of the containers leaving the Bridgetown Port are being scanned before being delivered. “We weren’t doing a lot of scanning of the containers. Security was a major issue for us (however) I am pleased to report that right now we are scanning 100 percent of the containers that leave the Port. […]

    September 7, 2020Business, FeaturedNo comments
  16. Professor Arthur, laid in State at the House of Assembly – Bridgetown (Vol 4) August 14, 2020Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  17. TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT PLAN FOR STATE FUNERAL OF LATE PROF. OWEN S. ARTHUR

    All Barbadians are advised as a result of the state funeral for late Professor, The Right Honourable Owen Seymour Arthur which will be held on Friday 14th August 2020. There will be several road traffic changes which will affect several roadways at various stages to facilitate the event. The management of these closures will be […]

    August 13, 2020Breaking News, Events, FeaturedNo comments
  18. Professor Arthur, laid in State at the House of Assembly – Bridgetown (Vol 3)

    Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley and her Cabinet colleagues paid their respects to former leader Owen S. Arthur, filing past his casket, which laid in State at the House of Assembly – Parliament Buildings

    August 13, 2020Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  19. Professor Arthur, laid in State at the House of Assembly – Bridgetown (Vol 2) August 13, 2020Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  20. Professor Arthur, laid in State at the House of Assembly – Bridgetown August 13, 2020Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  21. Address to Barbados by Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley on passing of 5th PM, Owen Seymour Arthur July 27, 2020Events, Video GalleryNo comments
  22. Arts drive needed for Bermuda

    Bermuda must embrace the arts to help ditch its reputation as a “staid, boring and uninspiring” destination, the Premier said yesterday. David Burt, who added tourism to his portfolio this month, said a drive to boost film, fashion, arts and entertainment would restore “a buzz and a sense things are happening”. Mr Burt claimed the […]

    July 25, 2020GalleriesNo comments
  23. Central Bank Publishes Select Bank Fees on its Website

    Effective July 15, 2020, the Central Bank of Barbados will publish on its website a list of select fees for all five of the island’s commercial banks. The Bank will update the list semi-annually. Governor Cleviston Haynes explained that “While the list does not include the full range of fees, the Bank has captured some […]

    July 16, 2020Business, FeaturedNo comments
  24. PM Mia Amor Mottley On BBC World News

    Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Amor Mottley gives an Interview to Matthew Amroliwala from BBC World News.

    May 27, 2020Nature, Video GalleryNo comments
  25. COVID19 UPDATE – TESTING FOR COVID19 CONTINUES AMONG NAB STAFF

    All 117 staff members at the National Assistance Board (NAB) who were tested for COVID-19 proved negative for the viral illness and tests are expected to resume this morning. Their results were included in the 161 negative results returned by the Best dos-Santos Public Health Laboratory. So far 156 employees of the NAB have been […]

    April 27, 2020Featured, HealthNo comments