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  1. Fire in Newbury, St George – shed with chemicals destroyed

    Fire destroyed a large wooden structured storage room located on the premises owned by Peter Best located at Newbury, St. George. Apparently it started sometime after 8 pm and was reported to Police Operations approximately 8:24 pm. The storage room is about 20 feet by 20 feet and houses various chemicals, cleaning materials, paints, pesticides, […]

    July 22, 2022ControversyNo comments
  2. CDB and CCRIF to host Regional Integrated Risk Management Conference

    The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and CCRIF SPC will host the 2022 Caribbean Regional Risk Conference on April 6th & 7th, to provide a forum for policymakers, senior technocrats, and other stakeholders to explore country risk management and risk governance. Under the theme, “Introducing Country Risk Management to Advance Sustainable Development”, the event will address […]

    March 2, 2022NatureNo comments

    CCRIF and Guardian General Insurance Limited signed a Memorandum of Understanding to offer individuals and organisation such as cooperatives and NGOs the ability to protect themselves and their members against financial losses that result from extreme weather associated with wind and rain. Guardian General Insurance Limited will provide access to the Livelihood Protection Policy (LPP) – […]

    February 10, 2022BusinessNo comments
  4. Guardian Group launches regional initiative to bring much needed support

    As the pandemic continues to challenge our mental health, Guardian Group launches a free regional public initiative to help with both the mental health and economic effects of the pandemic. Themed Happytalism, the three-month long Guardian Group initiative utilises global and regional resources in providing techniques and insights towards dealing with the impact of the current […]

    February 8, 2022HealthNo comments
  5. Guardian Life Donates to the Barbados Fire Academy

    Guardian Life of The Caribbean Limited, continues to reinforce its commitment to protecting the communities it serves, even as Barbados navigates the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Just before 2021 wrapped up, the company hosted the Barbados Fire Academy at its offices at Upper Collymore Rock, St. Michael, where the Academy was presented with four (4) sanitiser-dispensing […]

    January 13, 2022HealthNo comments
  6. Kenyan FinTech Companies Eyeing Barbados

    Financial technology (FinTech) companies in Kenya are making significant strides in that rapidly growing sector, and during last week’s Safari Oceans Barbados-Kenya Alliance Forum, hosted by Export Barbados (BIDC), local companies heard first-hand how FinTech could help business development here as well. Attending the Forum were two young Kenyan entrepreneurs, Cynthia Wandia Mburu and Jihan […]

    October 13, 2021Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  7. Trinidad and Tobago Receives US$2.4 Million Payout following August 18-20 Rainfall Event

    CCRIF SPC has made a payout of approximately US$2.4 million to the Government of Trinidad and Tobago following a rainfall event that occurred during August 18-20, 2021. Caused by an Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone, the heavy rainfall resulted in flooding and landslides across southern and western Trinidad, making several roads impassable. Due to different hazard risk […]

    September 7, 2021NatureNo comments
  8. CCRIF issues US$40 Million Payout to Haiti following Devastating August 14th Earthquake

    CCRIF SPC will make a payout of approximately US$40 million to the Government of Haiti following the devastating magnitude 7.2 earthquake that struck Haiti on August 14th, 2021, significantly impacting the city of Les Cayes. This payout represents the full coverage limit under the country’s parametric insurance policy for earthquakes for the 2021/22 policy year. […]

    August 22, 2021NatureNo comments
  9. CCRIF Makes First Parametric Insurance Payouts of the 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season

    Following Tropical Cyclone Elsa, CCRIF made two payouts to the Government of Barbados under the country’s tropical cyclone and excess rainfall parametric insurance policies, totalling US$2.5 million. CCRIF also made payments totalling US$528,512 to three other member governments – Haiti, Saint Lucia, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines – under the Aggregate Deductible Cover (ADC) […]

    August 2, 2021Featured, NatureNo comments

    For the second year running Guardian Group has partnered with the University for Peace (UPEACE) established by the General Assembly of the United Nations, in offering ten (10) Global Leadership Diploma Scholarships across the region. Last year’s historic collaboration was widely popular with nearly 400 applications from across the region vying for the scholarship programme. […]

    June 13, 2021Education, FeaturedNo comments

    Led by iconic thinkers in innovation, inspiration and entrepreneurial development, Guardian Group, in association with Ross Advertising ReThink and the University for Peace, established by the General Assembly of the United Nations, continue into the third week to host a series of interactive webinars, dubbed “Pandemic of Performance“. Thousands of people across the region continue […]

    May 1, 2021Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  12. AG of Barbados remains Non-Committal over Decision handed down for ex-DLP Cabinet Minister

    I don’t think that I can usefully comment on the outcome of the criminal proceedings brought against Mr Inniss. The imposition of the penalty, as in our own judicial System, is entirely a matter for the US courts. That court heard the charges, presided over the case and listened to the mitigation. It is the […]

    April 28, 2021Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments

    ReThink in collaboration with the University for Peace established by the General Assembly of the United Nations, will host a series of entrepreneurial, branding and inspirational webinars from April 21st through May 12th 2021, titled “Pandemic of Performance“, a regional initiative aimed at providing broad based support to those individuals and small businesses most affected […]

    April 16, 2021Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  14. Home ablaze in My Lord’s Hill overnight

    At 22 to One a.m. of Sunday 14th March 2021 a blaze happened at a residence at Odessa McClean road, My Lord’s Hill, St. Michael. A wooden structure owned by Carson Sealy presently occupied by two males who were not at the residence at the time of the fire. Three tenders and eight personnel from […]

    March 14, 2021Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  15. BRA urges Patience with Vehicle Sticker Reminder

    The Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) reminds the public that registration stickers for privately owned vehicles are issued via the post. Please be informed that the revised process introduced in response to the current pandemic environment remains as follows: Owners of private vehicles are no longer required to visit the Authority’s offices to collect registration stickers. […]

    December 23, 2020Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments

    Police arrested and formally charged Rohan Ramon Spooner, 28 years, of Pool Land No. 1, St. John after seen driving on the evening of the 22nd this month along the Ronald Mapp Highway, St Thomas. 1. Breach of Curfew 2. Driving a vehicle without insurance 3. Used a vehicle when it was not registered with […]

    April 24, 2020Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments

    It has been said many ways… ‘Paul pays for all,’ or ‘One bad apple spoils,’ and other variations including counters from Mr Big, but the fact of the matter is? This site does NOT run on wind-cakes and spit-pies… I have expenses and needs, wants, and other bills the same as anyone else! As a […]

    November 17, 2018Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  18. CCRIF Makes Payout of US $5.8 million to the Government of Barbados following the Passage of Tropical Storm Kirk

    Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley recently met with CCRIF CEO Mr. Isaac Anthony, Deputy Chairperson Mrs. Desirée Cherebin and Board member Mrs. Faye Hardy at a short ceremony to mark the payout by CCRIF to the Government of Barbados following the passage of Tropical Storm Kirk in October. The payout of US$5.8 million – or […]

    October 27, 2018NatureNo comments
  19. Barbadians reminded of irony how former Commerce Minister debated EU on blacklisting

    Dear Editor: All ones who run for, are in, or are past being involved in national electoral politics face peculiar tests, not all of which they pass. Those who hold office in other public institutions like faith communities, trade unions, private sector agencies and so on face and sometimes fail similar tests. Even we who […]

    August 20, 2018Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  20. Sagicor reaffirms Healthy Caribbean Coalition (HCC) Commitment

    Sagicor Life Inc has once again committed funding for the operations of the Healthy Caribbean Coalition (HCC) through an extension of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). Through the MOU, Sagicor Life Inc will provide funding over the next three years, to the HCC which coordinates an alliance of regional, non-governmental organisations, as they develop and […]

    July 7, 2018Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  21. Governor of the ECCB, Timothy Antoine, Appointed Chairman of CCRIF SPC

    CCRIF SPC is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Timothy Antoine as Chairman of CCRIF SPC, effective July 1, for a 3-year term. Mr. Antoine succeeds Mr. Milo Pearson who chaired CCRIF’s board from its inception in 2007 and has now retired. At a recent function hosted by CCRIF SPC to honour outgoing chairman […]

    July 3, 2018Breaking News, Featured, NatureNo comments
  22. Charmaine Walters-Burke receives Consolation Prize from Aone Supermarkets for their “Guess The Number of Seats” contest

    17 other shoppers accurately predicted the outcome of the 2018 General Election as BLP: 30, DLP: 0, SB: 0, UPP: 0, Minor Parties: 0 and Independents: 0. While there can only be 2 winners, even though it was not an expressed part of the competition, Aone Supermarkets are thrilled to announce they also awarded “consolation […]

    June 3, 2018Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  23. Sagicor donates mobile medical clinic to Government of Dominica

    Sagicor Life, the leading insurance company in the Caribbean donated a fully customized, mobile medical unit to the Government of Dominica. The Unit purchased by Sagicor, in collaboration with Doctors In Our Circle, Ray Asta, Ministry of Health and Friends of Sagicor, will support and respond to the immediate needs of the people of Dominica […]

    March 12, 2018Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  24. Sagicor First to Give Back with Fully Equipped Mobile Medical Unit

    The fight against Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases (CNCDs) in Barbados was stepped up when the Sagicor Group Life and Health Department unveiled an innovative Wellness Initiative, complete with a fully equipped and professionally staffed Mobile Medical Unit. Speaking as he introduced the new service to corporate clients and members of the media, Mr. Edward Clarke, Executive […]

    February 19, 2018Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments

    Better protection plan = less worry. We got you covered with our Young Professionals Motor Insurance Plan, so fill up and head out this weekend for some #fun! #NoWorries #InsuranceCovers #CarInsuranceCoverage

    November 12, 2017Nature, Photo GalleryNo comments