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  1. NEVLEC issues revised statement on fuel surcharge increase

    The following is a revised statement from the Nevis Electricity Company Limited (NEVLEC) regarding the increase fuel surcharge. To our valued customers, Since April 2022 you have experienced a significant increase in the fuel surcharge on your monthly electricity bills.  The objective of this presentation is to provide you, our valued customers, with an explanation for this increase. […]

    July 7, 2022Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  2. RSS Invested In Sustainable Development Of The Planet

    The Regional Security System has reaffirmed its commitment to the protection of our environment and is invested in the sustainable development of our planet. This was underscored during a brief ceremony over the weekend, when Executive Director of the Regional Security System, Commodore Errington Shurland, planted a Jacaranda tree in the Claudia Rollins Park at […]

    June 9, 2022NatureNo comments
  3. Argentine Frigate ARA Libertad visited St Lucia

    The Argentine Navy´s training ship, Frigate ARA Libertad, was recently docked at Port Point Seraphine as part of its 50th Training Voyage. For his part, Commander Trinchero offered a reception for local authorities on the evening of May 26th, and stressed that this was the first time in history that the Frigate visited Santa Lucía […]

    June 7, 2022PoliticalNo comments
  4. Veteran Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh shot and killed during Israeli raid in the West Bank

    The IPI global network is horrified and deeply saddened over the killing of veteran Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, who was shot dead while reporting on an Israeli raid in the West Bank on May 11. According to Al Jazeera, Abu Akleh and a group of reporters were fired on by Israeli forces. IPI demands […]

    May 12, 2022Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  5. SHARP RISE IN FOOD INSECURITY IN THE CARIBBEAN, SURVEY FINDS

    An estimated 2.8 million people or nearly 40 percent of the population in the English-speaking Caribbean is food insecure, 1 million more than in April 2020, according to the results of a recent survey conducted by the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). Severe food insecurity continues to increase in […]

    May 4, 2022Agriculture, FeaturedNo comments
  6. RSS 40th Anniversary Celebrations Underway

    The Regional Security System will be celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, and plans are underway to commemorate the milestone in a grand way. Coordinator of the anniversary celebrations, and Disaster Management & Humanitarian Assistance Co-ordinator, Keisha Linton, affirmed that the distance between Member States would not hinder plans to have an all-included celebration. “While […]

    May 2, 2022EventsNo comments
  7. USNS Burlington Builds Bonds in Barbados

    The Spearhead-class expeditionary fast transport ship USNS Burlington arrived at the Port of Bridgetown, Barbados recently for a two-day port call to conduct joint training exercises with the Barbados Defense Force. During the tour, Captain Tyler Driscoll discussed the ship’s capabilities. And Lieutenant Julian Turner, mission commander of the military detachment assigned to the USNS […]

    April 20, 2022PoliticalNo comments
  8. THE CONTRACTOR (2022) Chris Pine, Ben Foster, Gillian Jacobs & Kiefer Sutherland – Action Movie HD

    A discharged U.S. Special Forces sergeant, James Harper, risks everything for his family when he joins a private contracting organization.

    April 15, 2022Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  9. We All Stand With Ukraine: Joint Reaction to Putin Atrocity

    People across the globe have been shocked and moved by the harrowing scenes from Ukraine. Whole cities are being destroyed by Russian missiles, with hospitals, apartment buildings and railway stations reduced to rubble. Thousands have been killed, including many children. Three million people – equivalent to the entire population of Jamaica – have fled their […]

    March 21, 2022Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  10. Shots fired in Ukraine may sink Small Island economies

    The Chair of the Executive Council of SIDS DOCK, the international organisation created to build sustainable energy and climate change resilience in small island countries, today warned that island economies could be collateral damage of the fighting in Ukraine. SIDS DOCK, the Small Island Developing States (SIDS) sustainable energy and climate resilience organisation is worried […]

    March 16, 2022NatureNo comments
  11. The world will pay a high price for Russian aggression: By Sir Ronald Sanders

    The invasion by the Russian Federation of the sovereign state of Ukraine has been roundly condemned by most countries of the world. However, Venezuelan President, Nicolas Maduro, announced his support of it. Had President Maduro stopped short at his statement that: “We repudiate and reject all plans to surround Russia militarily and strategically. Russia has […]

    March 1, 2022Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  12. CHAMPIONS LEAGUE VERY LIKELY TO GET SHIFTED FROM ST PETERSBURG AFTER PUTIN WENT RUSHING AT UKRAINE

    This won’t be the first time Moscow is in trouble for expanding its borders in a questionable manner and having sports repercussions, when it sought to acquire Afghanistan in 1980 the next two Olympiads had skewed attendance based on retaliatory politics. USA refused to compete in Moscow that same year, with many Western allies following […]

    February 24, 2022Breaking News, Featured, FootballNo comments
  13. Alluhwi Comics Launches First Campaign For Caribbean Creator

    The award-winning Alluhwi Comics digital platform announced today the launch of its first campaign on the crowdfunding site Indiegogo. The campaign is a collaboration between the first such comic book platform for the region, and Barbadian creator and graphic novelist Nigel Lynch. Diary of the Stray Dogs: The Wounded #1 is the most recent comic […]

    February 16, 2022Books, Breaking News, FeaturedNo comments
  14. Bridgetown US Embassy Joins with the Nidhe Israel Synagogue for International Holocaust Remembrance Day

    U.S. Ambassador to Barbados Linda Taglialatela and members of the U.S. Embassy community participated in a candle lighting ceremony at the Nidhe Israel Synagogue and Museum in Bridgetown to mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Thursday, January 27. Chairman of the Barbados Synagogue Historic District Sir Paul Altman welcomed the delegation and led the group […]

    January 28, 2022Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  15. Bridgetown U.S. Embassy with Marine Corps Deliver Christmas Gifts to the Nightengale Children’s Home

    The children at the Nightengale Children’s Home just received toys from U.S. Ambassador Linda Taglialatela and U.S. Marines on staff at the U.S. Embassy. Since its start in 1947, Toys for Tots has supported more than 265 million children around the world. “COVID-19 may have prevented us from holding our usual ceremony, but I’m grateful […]

    December 24, 2021CultureNo comments
  16. REACHER (2022) Jack Reacher: Alan Ritchson & Willa Fitzgerald, Action Series HD

    Jack Reacher was arrested for murder and now the police need his help.

    December 8, 2021Books, Video GalleryNo comments
  17. GEL COMPANIES DONATE VACCINATION VAN TO BDF

    Barbados’ efforts to fight the spread of Covid-19 got some added help on Tuesday with the donation of a mobile vaccination unit to the Barbados Defence Force (BDF) from the twelve local companies in the Goddard Enterprises Limited (GEL) group. The fully branded Nissan Urvan 2020, which will be part of the country’s mobile vaccination […]

    October 21, 2021Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  18. BDF joins forces with Maritime Affairs Ministry to host Fishing Vessel Operations Course

    The Barbados Defence Force (BDF) in collaboration with the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and the Blue Economy, Division of Fisheries, recently concluded the Fishing Vessel Operations Course 2021. The course, facilitated by the BDF maritime unit, the Barbados Coast Guard (BCG), catered to participants from the BCG, the Barbados Regiment, Barbados Cadet Corps and the […]

    October 18, 2021Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  19. CHANGE IN LEADERSHIP AT BARBADOS DEFENCE FORCE

    Effective 1st September 2021, the Barbados Defence Force (BDF) will have a new Chief of Staff. The Defence Board has approved the appointment of current Executive Director of the Regional Security System, Errington Ricardo Shurland, who has been promoted from the rank of Captain to Commodore — the second highest attainable rank for a Barbados […]

    September 2, 2021PoliticalNo comments
  20. BARBADOS SEEKS TO JOIN GLOBAL OCEAN ALLIANCE

    Barbados is seeking to join the UK-led Global Ocean Alliance (GOA), to support the “30by30 movement“, established to protect 30 per cent of the ocean space by 2030. And, Minister of Maritime Affairs and the Blue Economy, Kirk Humphrey is calling for the rest of the world to follow suit in what he has described […]

    August 19, 2021Breaking News, Featured, NatureNo comments
  21. SOUTHCOM Commander to visit Barbados & Eastern Caribbean

    U.S. Navy Adm. Craig S. Faller, commander of U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM), will visit Barbados until the 13th of this month to meet with security leaders and discuss U.S.-Caribbean cooperation against regional threats and challenges. Faller will meet Lt. Col. Michael Jones, Executive Director of the Caribbean Community Implementation Agency for Crime and Security. They […]

    August 11, 2021PoliticalNo comments
  22. EX-BDF MEMBERS NEW YORK JOINS CARE RELIEF

    The Barbados Defence Force Ex-Members’ Association New York, recently donated a set of wheelchairs to the Barbados Legion. The president of the association Mr. David Edwards, mentioned that this donation was timely given the current public health environment and in keeping with their motto, Uplifting Each Other! They also seek to assist veterans and retirees […]

    August 10, 2021Featured, HealthNo comments
  23. CDB, RSS Continue to Strengthen Maritime Security

    Safer seaports and wider maritime spaces in the Eastern Caribbean are anticipated once the Regional and National Maritime Security Strategies currently being formulated by the Regional Security System (RSS) are implemented. The strategy development is being funded by the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the RSS, with technical support from the Organisation of American States […]

    August 4, 2021Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  24. Royal Navy Task Group in Caribbean for the Hurricane Season

    The Royal Navy has formed a task force in the Caribbean to provide immediate assistance to the region throughout the 2021 Hurricane Season. RFA Wave Knight has now joined the patrol ship HMS Medway to significantly enhance the assistance available in the event of a natural disaster. The two ships arrive in Barbados on 25 […]

    June 29, 2021EventsNo comments
  25. BDF Barbados Coast Guard Search and Rescue – P53 ‘NICANNO’

    The Barbados Coast Guard (BCG) conducted a successful search and rescue (SAR) for two Barbadian fishermen onboard fishing vessel P53 “NICANNO“. P53 NICANNO was successfully towed to the Bridgetown Fisheries Complex.

    June 21, 2021EventsNo comments