Tag Archives: Govt

  1. 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
  2. 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

    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
  4. 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, or its physical outlets. The Authority is also looking to expand the payment facility […]

    January 13, 2021Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  5. 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

    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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Professor Arthur, laid in State at the House of Assembly – Bridgetown (Vol 4) August 14, 2020Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments

    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
  13. 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
  14. Professor Arthur, laid in State at the House of Assembly – Bridgetown (Vol 2) August 13, 2020Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  15. Professor Arthur, laid in State at the House of Assembly – Bridgetown August 13, 2020Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  16. Address to Barbados by Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley on passing of 5th PM, Owen Seymour Arthur July 27, 2020Events, Video GalleryNo comments
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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

    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
  21. Payment Options for Barbados Water Authority Bills

    The Barbados Water Authority is reminding consumers although its General Offices are currently closed, customers may pay their water bills in person at: All Post Offices and SurePay offices in… Bridgetown B’dos Workers Union Credit Union – Fairchild Street Jordan’s Supermarket – Fairchild Street St. Michael Carlton & A1 Supermarket – Black Rock Channel Supermarket […]

    April 22, 2020BusinessNo comments

    Barbados’ main public health care facility, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) is now better able to diagnose keratoconus, a progressive vision impairment of the cornea that can lead to blindness. During the official handing over ceremony, the hospital’s Director of Medical Services, Mr. Anthony Harris explained that while traditionally the disease was categorised as rare, […]

    February 19, 2020HealthNo comments

    The Barbados National Standards Institution (BNSI) has a new board of directors. It was confirmed how young businessman Ryan R. Brathwaite has been appointed as the Chairman of its 13-member board. The other members are: Consultant, Ruth Holder; Attorney-at-Law and Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Law, UWI Cave Hill, Nicole Foster-Clarke; Attorney-at-Law, Q.C., Fiona […]

    February 4, 2020Business, FeaturedNo comments
  24. SKNLP candidates assigned ministries in shadow cabinet

    The eight candidates of the opposition St Kitts-Nevis Labour Party (SKNLP) have been assigned ministries and subject matters in a shadow cabinet released recently. SKNLP National Political Leader and Parliamentary Representative for St Christopher 6, Dr Denzil L Douglas, has the Ministry of Finance and Office of the Prime Minister including Citizenship By Investment, Human […]

    January 15, 2020Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  25. Gather at the Bay to start “We Gatherin’ 2020” Celebrations

    It’s full steam ahead for “Gather At De Bay,” the first event in the year long calendar of events for We Gatherin’ 2020. On Friday, 6th December 2019 , MP for the parish of St. Lucy, and Minister in the Ministry of Transport, Works and Maintenance, Peter Phillips, MP was briefed on the plans for […]

    December 12, 2019CultureNo comments