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  1. CARICOM condemns Haitian Violence (Futile reprimands, when action and forces needed)

    C A V E A T The following is from Shakespeare, but the quote is equally apt for the official reaction from CARICOM to Haiti’s dissipation… A tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, Signifying nothing. These words are uttered by Macbeth after he hears of Lady Macbeth’s death, in Act 5, […]

    January 30, 2023Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  2. Nevis moves to establish a new broiler chicken industry, offering concessions to their farmers

    As the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) continues its thrust to advance agriculture and greater food security, a containerized poultry production plant has been acquired for the purpose of establishing a broiler chicken industry on the island. The Ministry of Agriculture expects that this plant, which will be used to process the birds, will arrive on […]

    January 28, 2023AgricultureNo comments
  3. Difficult Conversations – “I Forgive You” by Grenville Phillips II

    I normally take my best advice. Therefore, I wish to publicly forgive those whom I have publicly criticised for doing me harm. POLITICAL PARTIES. I forgive the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) administration for what the BLP called “the lost decade”. During seven years of that decade, I was not allowed to tender on construction projects […]

    January 16, 2023Editorial, PoliticalNo comments
  4. Harold Lovell declines to debate Antigua & Barbuda’s Prime Minister publicly

    The Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party (ABLP) has revealed that “UPP leader, Harold Lovell, has declined an invitation to publicly debate Prime Minister Gaston Browne on all matters of public interest”. In a recent statement, the ABLP explained that “A public debate was organised by the new online radio station, Twin Island Media (TIM), represented […]

    January 11, 2023Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  5. The fallacy of “President” Juan Guaidó is over By Sir Ronald Sanders

    The pretender, Juan Guaidó, is now finally gone. The myth that he was the President of Venezuela and had the capacity to act and speak for the country, has now evaporated. Trump needed the exile votes in South Florida for his run for a second term as President. Several countries were “persuaded”, in defiance of […]

    January 10, 2023PoliticalNo comments
  6. END OF YEAR STATEMENT BY OUTGOING CHAIRMAN OF CARICOM, HIS EXCELLENCY CHANDRIKAPERSAD SANTOKHI – PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF SURINAME

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM), took significant steps in the past year, as we prepare to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Chaguaramas. As we continue to pursue measures to advance our integration movement, in the interests of improving the lives of our citizens, a very important decision was taken to amend […]

    December 27, 2022PoliticalNo comments
  7. Difficult Conversations – Christmas Reparations

    Christmas is one birthday party where we celebrate as if we do not like the person but attend to eat the food and meet our friends and relatives. A birthday party normally celebrates the current age of the person. But not Jesus’. We seem too embarrassed by what He said as an adult. So, to […]

    December 22, 2022PoliticalNo comments
  8. Mark Brantley appointed Leader of the Opposition of St. Kitts and Nevis

    Premier of Nevis, Mark Brantley, Leader of the Concerned Citizens Movement (CCM), is now Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly of St. Kitts and Nevis. “I can confirm that his Excellency has appointed me as Leader of the Opposition. As you know, pursuant to the Constitutional provisions, the Leader of the Opposition is […]

    October 26, 2022PoliticalNo comments
  9. Nevisian Leader indicates Desalination plant is nearing implementation stage

    Plans to construct a solar powered desalination plant in Nevis are advancing towards the implementation stage, Premier Mark Brantley recently revealed. The Premier said through his diplomatic negotiations with the government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) during his tenure as Foreign Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, he had successfully procured two such plants, […]

    August 19, 2022Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  10. BARBADOS & KENYA BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS & UNEXPECTED ADVENTURES: ROTARY CLUB OF BARBADOS

    His Excellency Alex McDonald, High Commissioner to the Republic of Kenya and Permanent Representative to the United Nations Office at Nairobi will be the guest speaker at the upcoming Rotary Club of Barbados weekly meeting on Thursday, July 28th at 12:30PM. Join us virtually on Thursday as this session is expected to be quite informative.  See below for […]

    July 25, 2022Photo Gallery, TravelNo comments
  11. Caribbean Leaders Meet with Biden and Harris to Tackle Climate, Economy, and Food Security Challenges

    The Ninth Summit of the Americas concluded Friday in Los Angeles, California with new commitments to climate adaptation, clean energy, and food security. The Summit focused on “Building a Sustainable, Resilient, and Equitable Future” and included the participation of leaders from across the Caribbean. Both President Biden and Vice President Harris met with CARICOM members […]

    June 12, 2022Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  12. Antigua and Barbuda elected to Executive of Inter American body on Women

    Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador to the Organization of American States (OAS), Sir Ronald Sanders, has welcomed the election yesterday, by acclamation, of the Antigua and Barbuda candidate for the Executive Committee of Inter-American Commission of Women (CIM). Ambassador Sanders said that the election of Mr. Jamie Saunders of the Directorate of Gender Affairs in Antigua […]

    June 2, 2022PoliticalNo comments
  13. Nevisian Cabinet host community meeting in Barnes Ghaut to hear residents’ concerns

    Members of the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) Cabinet hosted a community meeting in Barnes Ghaut recently to dialogue with village residents about their concerns. The meeting was held at the Barnes Ghaut Community Centre and saw more than two dozen residents in attendance. Premier Mark Brantley, Deputy Premier Alexis Jeffers, MP Eric Evelyn, Ms. Latoya […]

    March 17, 2022PoliticalNo comments
  14. ONE SXM Calls on Parliament to Convene a New Constitutional Referendum; Submits Draft Resolution to MPs

    The ONE SXM Association met with the Ad Hoc Committee for Electoral Reform of the Parliament of St. Maarten to submit a draft resolution calling for a consultative referendum within two years, or latest simultaneously with the next parliamentary election. The ONE SXM Association implored the Parliament of the southern part or Dutch territory of […]

    March 10, 2022Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  15. Water Woes now redressed in the hardest hit areas of St Lucy

    The process of water relief began in the hardest hit communities of St Lucy with the installation of an additional 15 community tanks as an immediate measure. Recently, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Transport, Works and Water Resources, Santia Bradshaw, Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry Dr. Romel Springer and Member of Parliament for St. […]

    February 22, 2022TechnologyNo comments
  16. Prince Charles and PM Mia Amor Mottley celebrate achievements of young Barbadians on Prince’s Trust International programmes

    Earlier today at Ilaro Court, HRH The Prince of Wales and Prime Minister Mia Mottley met with young people in Barbados who showcased skills they had developed on Prince’s Trust International programmes. Founded by HRH The Prince of Wales in 2015 and building on four decades of experience in the UK, Prince’s Trust International collaborates […]

    November 30, 2021Education, FeaturedNo comments
  17. Barbados Port Incorporated boosts their CCTV Network

    Improving security at the Port remains a priority. #barbadosinmotion

    September 24, 2021Crime, Photo GalleryNo comments
  18. Tribute from Prime Minister (Ag) on passing of Sir Maurice King

    While the passage of time has a natural tendency toward the erosion of memories, a country ought never to forget the contribution of those who served it honestly, faithfully and with never a hint of animus. Sir Maurice Athelstan King was one such Barbadian whose service we ought never to minimise, and today, at his […]

    September 23, 2021PoliticalNo comments
  19. European Commission’s Frans Timmermans travels to Antigua & Barbuda for climate talks

    In the run up to COP26 Climate Change meeting in Glasgow, European Commission, Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans is visiting to Antigua and Barbuda, until 22nd September, for talks with Prime Minister Gaston Browne, who currently chairs the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS). The EU and AOSIS are long-standing partners in international climate negotiations, and […]

    September 19, 2021NatureNo comments
  20. St Michael South MP vows new method to handle Social Services will be Game Changer

    Barbadians will soon be able to go to one agency to have a range of social challenges addressed. The St. Michael South Member of Parliament explained that the current structure of the various agencies sometimes causes officers to become overwhelmed: “Social services agencies have so many cases they are overburdened as it currently stands. You […]

    June 28, 2021Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  21. “We Don’t Need the G7” by Jeffrey D. Sachs, courtesy ‘Project Syndicate’

    The latest G7 summit was a waste of resources. If it had to be held at all, it should have been conducted online, saving time, logistical costs, and airplane emissions. But, more fundamentally, G7 summits are an anachronism. Political leaders need to stop devoting their energy to an exercise that is unrepresentative of today’s global […]

    June 16, 2021Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  22. Barbados’ 1st Female Prime Minister reacts to appointment of CARICOM’s first female Secretary-General

    CARICOM appointed its first female Secretary-General, Belizian Dr Carla Natalie Barnett, an economist who Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley described as “perfect for the job in the region at this time, when economies have collapsed and what we need is a sound economist to lead us on a path to growth“. In hailing the unanimous […]

    May 11, 2021Breaking News, Events, FeaturedNo comments
  23. Barbadian Cops ‘US PRNEWS’ Graduate Student of the Year Award

    Barbadian public relations consultant Dr Pamala Proverbs, Managing Director of PRMR Inc. has copped the Graduate Student of the Year award in the prestigious US-based PRNEWS CSR and Diversity Awards. The CSR and Diversity Awards serve as a platform to recognize communicators from diverse multicultural backgrounds, public relations professionals from all genders and sexual orientations, […]

    May 8, 2021EducationNo comments
  24. Endorsement of Verla De Peiza as DLP Candidate for St Lucy by Fmr BLP Campaign Mgr

    On April 25, 2021 Ms. Verla De Peiza formally announced her intention to be the Democratic Labour Party Candidate in the constituency of St. Lucy. This is a significant and welcomed development in the politics of St. Lucy. It demonstrates the seriousness and high regard that the Democratic Labour Party has for the people of […]

    April 28, 2021Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  25. “She Inspires” Women’s History Month event expands the networks of the next generation of Eastern Caribbean female leaders

    The Bridgetown US Embassy recently convened 21 Eastern Caribbean and U.S. female leaders at a virtual conference to inspire and expand the networks of over 150 female conference participants from Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines. “She Inspires: Expanding the Network of the […]

    March 30, 2021PoliticalNo comments