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  1. TERRA Caribbean First to Launch Portal

    Terra Caribbean has launched the region’s first digital real estate knowledge gateway – Terra RED, The Real Estate Database. In keeping with our goal of providing accurate, relevant and timely market content for our clients worldwide, the online resource will replace The Red Book after 13 editions in Barbados, and become the location for all […]

    February 18, 2022BusinessNo comments
  2. Difficult Conversations: Paying for your house in six years – Part 2 by Grenville Phillips II

    Last week, I described the concept of a couple owning their house in 6 years, without paying more than twice the cost of the property in a 30-year mortgage. This article provides further details. The house should be designed as both a starter and retirement house. This would be a 1,000 sq ft, 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom, […]

    April 6, 2021BusinessNo comments
  3. Plight of Licorish Village, Pt 2 – Sen. Wilfred Abrahams “Branded as squatters”

    Opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP) Senator Wilfred Abrahams believes the ruling Democratic Labour Party (DLP) has deliberately ignored the plight of constituents in St Michael East.

    March 19, 2017Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  4. Real estate as single retirement strategy risky, financial expert

    A local financial expert has suggested that buying multiple properties as a single retirement strategy is risky. Michael Lashley, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Lashley Financial, shared this assessment recently at a pre-forum seminar, “Personal Finance Strategies for 2015 and Beyond“, held as part of the 6th Annual Fortress Investment Forum hosted by Fortress […]

    November 22, 2015BusinessNo comments
  5. Ace Project Solutions Says Region Is Ripe For Property Investment

    Property development and facilities management consultancy Ace Project Solutions has its eyes set on showing the rest of the world why Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean is ripe for property investment. The company will be among leading regionally-based firms to be featured at the Americas Property Awards Summit2015 Exhibition being held October 22nd at the […]

    October 4, 2015Business, FeaturedNo comments

    Government has taken all the necessary steps to ensure that offshore oil and gas exploration and production activities are carried out with the highest industry standards. Noting that there were significant opportunities ahead, Mr. Brathwaite stressed that with prudent management, national offshore petroleum programmes had the capacity to generate significant investment and revenue for CARICOM. […]

    October 2, 2015Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  7. Support and Come to BEAVA’s Real Estate & Home EXPO!

    Barbadians & Potential exhibitors are invited to BEAVA’s Real Estate and Home Expo on October 3rd. Please call BEAVA now 836 0650 or E:

    September 20, 2015Business, Photo GalleryNo comments

    Members of the public will have their last chance to share their opinion on the future of housing in Barbados, at the final two community meetings on Habitat III. The meetings will be held on Sunday, August 16, at the Princess Margaret Secondary School, Six Roads, St. Philip, and Wednesday, August 19, in the hall […]

    August 13, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  9. Join CHSB for a Free Information Session on Thursday 11th June 2015 June 9, 2015Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  10. Fortress Caribbean Property Fund resumes trading on Trinidad Stock Exchange

    The shares of Fortress Caribbean Property Fund Ltd., SCC are once again trading on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange (TTSE) after a nearly two-year break. And with this move investors in both Trinidad and Tobago and Barbados will benefit from a larger pool of potential traders that the resumption of trading on the TTSE […]

    May 20, 2015Business, FeaturedNo comments
  11. “ARDOR” – Gael Garcia Bernal (Drama: 2015)

    When fires sweep through the rainforest near their property along the Parana River, a poor tobacco-farming family goes on high alert. The head of the family, João (Chico Díaz), correctly suspects the fire is a result of slash-and-burn tactics by ruthless land-grabbers intent on acquiring the farm he shares with his lovely daughter, Vânia (Braga), […]

    April 21, 2015Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  12. ‘Leviathan’ – Director: Andrey Zvyagintsev, Russian Drama

    A present day social drama spanning multiple characters about the human insecurity in a “new country” which gradually unwinds to a mythological scale concerning the human condition on earth entirely.

    October 26, 2014Cinema, Travel, Video GalleryNo comments
  13. “Caribbean Against Apartheid in Palestine” (CAAP) will be observing 67th anniversary of UN resolution to partition Palestine

    On Saturday 29th November 2014 the Barbados based group “Caribbean Against Apartheid in Palestine” (CAAP) will be observing the sixty-seventh anniversary of the United Nations resolution to partition Palestine between its residents who had lived there for countless centuries, and recently arrived Zionists from Europe, with the majority of the land going to the minority recently […]

    October 25, 2014PoliticalNo comments
  14. Suleiman Bulbulia on Barbados’ Muslim community & Barbados Free Press’ tabloid misrepresentation

    {EDITOR’s NOTE: sought to encourage Abdul Pandor to air his side of the current grievance which ignores other gated communities with Controversy such as Highgate Gardens over puppies, scissors and backpacks or Millennium Heights when police were refused entry to verify a domestic abuse report… It was with surprise when we saw the Imam […]

    October 6, 2014EditorialNo comments
  15. “China will cast a huge shadow as Japan meets CARICOM” By Sir Ronald Sanders

    The word will not be spoken in any formal speeches and it won’t be mentioned in final statements and declarations, but it will be talked about in the corridors and it will be at the back of everyone’s mind as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits five Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) nations from July […]

    July 28, 2014Editorial, PoliticalNo comments
  16. Barbados Assoc. of Ret’d Persons (BARP)’s Response to Solid Waste adjustment

    BARP welcomes the news recently appearing in a Section of the Press indicating that the Cabinet of Barbados has made adjustments to the Solid Waste Tax. We appreciate this first step in alleviating the burden placed on pensioners and look forward to a further consideration for those pensioners whose site value is over $190,000. We […]

    July 19, 2014Political1 comment
  17. Caribbean Against Apartheid in Palestine

    According to the Palestinian Authority, since the year 2000, some 1500 children have been killed by Israeli forces in occupied Palestine, to say nothing of the others killed in previous years. This one sided killing spree, is claiming more child victims daily as Israel remorselessly currently targets built up population centres in Gaza and the […]

    July 11, 2014Political2 comments
  18. “And So It Goes” (2014): Michael Douglas, Diane Keaton – Comedy HD

    A self-centered realtor enlists the help of his neighbor when he’s suddenly left in charge of the granddaughter he never knew existed until his estranged son drops her off at his home.

    May 12, 2014Cinema, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  19. Bermuda’s New Chamber president believes 60/40 rule needs to be examined

    The British Dependency’s Chamber of Commerce has a new captain at the helm – the owner of the award-winning stationery and gift store “Pulp & Circumstance.” Store chief Kristi Grayston has taken over from Ronnie Viera as president of the Chamber, which represents business interests across the island. She added that the 60/40 rule, which […]

    April 15, 2014BusinessNo comments
  20. Tribute to KAMAU BRATHWAITE – 26th April 2014, Independence Sq. Bridgetown


    April 9, 2014Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  21. “Squatters” (2014) Gabriella Wilde, Richard Dreyfuss: Movie HD April 8, 2014Cinema, Crime, Video GalleryNo comments
  22. “Grace Of Monaco” (2013) – Tim Roth, Nicole Kidman: Docu-Drama HD March 11, 2014Cinema, Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  23. UK government protests to Argentina that its hydrocarbon law does not apply to Falkland Islands

    The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) in London has formally protested today to the Argentine Chargé, Oscar Horacio Galli, about the Argentine Congress’s passing of an amendment to their Hydrocarbons Law No 26.659 which seeks to criminalise individuals or companies with a direct or indirect interest in hydrocarbon activities in waters surrounding the Falkland Islands. […]

    December 16, 2013PoliticalNo comments
  24. “Guyana-Venezuela: The consequences of ideology and avarice” By Sir Ronald Sanders

    The internal politics of Venezuela is playing a big part in the sudden deterioration of that country’s relations with its smaller neighbour Guyana after a period of steady improvement. Elements in the military apparatus of Venezuela appear to be determined to press a spurious claim to two-thirds of Guyana’s territory. On present evidence, it seems […]

    October 27, 2013Review, TravelNo comments
  25. “Obama: The cold logic of mass graves” By Sir Ronald Sanders

    US President Barack Obama’s speech to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on September 24 should rank as a rare breath of fresh air in a body that for decades has been accustomed mostly to rant and rhetoric. Obama spoke truth to power in a refreshingly frank and painstaking manner. Given the turmoil that exists […]

    October 1, 2013Editorial, PoliticalNo comments