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  1. Deputy Principal of the SJPI goes on early retirement

    (Test courtesy via Instagram Feed of the BGIS) The Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI) will be looking for a new Deputy Principal. The institute announced late Friday night that Ms Audrey Jones-Drayton, Deputy Principal (Ag.), who has held the position since December 2017, will be retiring at the end of May. Before coming […]

    February 28, 2022Education, Photo GalleryNo comments

    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
  3. BARP appoints New Executive Manager

    The Barbados Association of Retired Persons Inc (BARP) just revealed the appointment of Kim Tudor as their Executive Manager. Miss Tudor with more than two decades of extensive leadership, management and business experience is well known in both the public and private sectors, given her previous roles that focused on the promotion of service excellence. […]

    May 6, 2021Business, FeaturedNo comments
  4. 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
  5. Retirement of Assistant Superintendent of Police – Leon Blades

    The Royal Barbados Police Force extends its sincere congratulations, gratitude and well-wishes to Mr. Leon Blades who spent his final day at his office at Central Police Station on Tuesday 10th July 2018 prior to proceeding on pre-retirement leave. He specializes in Traffic Management, Driver training and Road Safety training. He is credited with producing […]

    July 16, 2018EventsNo comments

    Former Executive Director of the Regional Security System (RSS), Grantley Watson, has been lauded by government and international officials for his “outstanding” work at the helm of that institution. Attorney General Adriel Brathwaite commended him for his outstanding service, saying his contribution to the country and the region could not be measured. He told Mr. […]

    April 9, 2017PoliticalNo comments

    The Barbados Employer’s Confederation has announced the retirement of Executive Director, Tony Walcott who has served the organisation in this capacity since May 18, 2009. Walcott is retiring from the BEC on June 30 2017 following a distinguished career in the private sector with major international corporations in both Human Resources and General Management roles. […]

    January 4, 2017Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  8. Jeremy Collymore honored by the Barbados Government for outstanding contribution to Disaster Management

    The former Executive Director of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), Jeremy M. Collymore was recently honoured by the Barbados Government for his outstanding contribution and leadership in Disaster Management at the national, regional and global levels. Collymore was honoured with the Barbados Service Star at the Awards of National Honours, on the celebration […]

    December 18, 2016NatureNo comments
  9. B’dos Assoc. of Ret’d Persons’ 2016 Annual General Meeting Results

    The 22nd Annual General Meeting of the Barbados Association of Retired Persons took place over last weekend at the former Sherbourne Centre also known as the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Complex. Newly elected to the board was Right Reverend Monsignor Vincent Blackett and Frank Da Silva. Other members of the current board are President Edward Bushell, […]

    July 24, 2016EventsNo comments
  10. Season’s Greetings from the Barbados Association of Retired Persons (BARP)

    The season of love, happiness, and peace is once again with us. The Board of Directors, Management, Staff and Volunteers of the Barbados Association of Retired Persons take this opportunity to extend warm Holiday Greetings to all of our members and friends in Barbados, the region and beyond. The year 2015 was a vibrant and […]

    December 26, 2015Business, FeaturedNo comments
  11. The Real Destroyers of Barbados: Opinion from – Clement Payne Movement

    If there is a group of inexperienced and irresponsible “leaders” who have done serious damage to our country that group is not to be found in the trade unions of Barbados! Rather, they are to be found in the Freundel Stuart-led Democratic Labour Party administration! Who – after all – is responsible for the dismissal […]

    July 17, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  12. Accessory you won’t see Labor Minister soon using? Choker!

    IN A NEW TWIST, Minister of Labour Senator Dr Esther Byer says the island’s two trade unions have misrepresented the offer which was put on the table yesterday. In a statement issued today, Dr Byer says the Barbados Investment & Development Corporation (BIDC) had not withdrawn the letters to the ten workers under dispute, nor […]

    July 15, 2015Cartoons, Photo GalleryNo comments
  13. NUPW planning response to Byer… Esther should choke down on her pride!

    THE NATIONAL UNION of Public Workers is planning its response to Minister of Labour Senator Dr Esther Byer‘s charge that the unions misrepresented the offer which was put on the table by the Barbados Investment and Development Corporation yesterday. “I have had a meeting with our lawyer Pat Cheltenham. We are going to have a […]

    July 15, 2015Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  14. 21st Annual General Meeting of the Barbados Association of Retired Persons (BARP): Bushell returns as President Unopposed

    The 21st Annual General Meeting of the Barbados Association of Retired Persons took place on Saturday July 11th 2015 at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Complex, Two Mile Hill. Newly elected to the board was Patrick Cozier. Other members of the current board are Dame Billie Miller as Vice President, Sandra Osborne as Secretary and as Directors […]

    July 13, 2015Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  15. MQI staff rewarded for driving company growth

    A leading automotive dealer rewarded workers for their role in driving the company’s growth. McEnearney Quality Inc. (MQI) has recognised members of its team for their exceptional performance and long service during 2014 at an awards reception held in its BMW showroom in Wildey recently. Diana Farrell, outgoing Accounts Payable Supervisor was acknowledged for her 33 […]

    July 12, 2015BusinessNo comments
  16. Sanitation Service Authority off the job, are trucks fixed by SSA Mechanics or do they Transfer the Technology? July 10, 2015Controversy, Photo GalleryNo comments
  17. “NUPW vs BIDC” by Grenville Phillips II,

    The National Union of Public Workers (NUPW) has threatened national disruption due to their dispute with the Barbados Industrial Development Corporation (BIDC). The wisdom of the Proverbs is instructive for those supporting one side of the dispute. “The first one to plead his cause seems right, until his neighbour comes and examines him.” (Prov 18:17) […]

    July 9, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  18. Boulevard (2015) – Robin Williams, Drama HD

    This complex, life-affirming, and surprising film stars Robin Williams in his remarkable final performance. BOULEVARD follows a married but closeted 60 year-old bank employee (Williams) whose life changes in unexpected ways after recklessly picking up a young male hustler. Kathy Baker, Bob Odenkirk and up-and-comer Roberto Aguire co-star.

    July 7, 2015Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  19. “PM Stuart to step in, says Byer” Has Esther ever intervened directly, or only when seeking divorce?

    CAVEAT This salvo of sarcasm was fueled with material from both the Barbados Advocate and Nation Publishing 😉 THE IMPASSE BETWEEN the Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC) and the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW) is heading for Prime Minister Freundel Stuart’s ears. As the island experiences a very mild & ineffectual street demonstration […]

    July 6, 2015BusinessNo comments
  20. Trotty Strikes Back? “Enter BWU” according to Nation Publishing

    The island’s largest trade union has moved from moral support to calling out some of its public sector members for today’s strike action organised by the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW). (BajanReporter’s NOTE: If the Unions are so serious, then what of the plight of NCC laid off since 2014? Why engage a national […]

    July 6, 2015CartoonsNo comments
  21. Congress of Trade Unions and Staff Associations of Barbados (CTUSAB) believes reaching 60 should not be basis for termination

    (EDITOR’s NOTE: Why didn’t BWU & CTUSAB show similar gumption when NCC employees were about to be thrown into Limbo? What of their status?) The Congress of Trade Unions and Staff Associations of Barbados (CTUSAB) is in solidarity with its member unit the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW) in its pursuit of representation of […]

    July 5, 2015Business, FeaturedNo comments
  22. Labour Minister of Barbados sees no Correlation between the NIS extended retirement and the plight of BIDC staff

    If Sir Leroy Trotman as an officially retired trade unionist is still holding sway in the Barbados Workers’ Union and even negotiating still at Government’s Bay St headquarters earlier this month (to the derision of Barbadians on social media asking if this is Toni Trotman or Sir Leroy Moore, making a play on the allegedly genuine […]

    June 30, 2015Editorial, PoliticalNo comments
  23. Experienced Barbadian tourism consultant to assume the post of CEO at the Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BTPA) on July 1, 2015

    There is a new chief executive officer (CEO) at the Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BTPA). She is Dr. Kerry Hall, an accomplished tourism consultant with more than 20 years experience in the industry. Her professional accomplishments include projects completed in several Caribbean countries on behalf of regional and international agencies, in collaboration with regional governments, […]

    June 28, 2015Business, FeaturedNo comments
  24. Long-serving LIAT captain flies into retirement

    Captain Paul DaSilva flew his final official flight for LIAT – The Caribbean Airline last weekend. Before landing flight LI 362 from Barbados, Captain DaSilva did a low pass over the runway, tipping the wing of the aircraft to acknowledge those who had gathered for the occasion. He then guided the aircraft through a welcome […]

    June 26, 2015TravelNo comments

    HBO strengthens its exclusive content offering every Sunday night with the season two premiere of the Emmy® and Golden Globe® nominated hit drama series True Detective, along with the debut of two new original comedies, Ballers and The Brink, this Sunday, June 21st in the Caribbean, simultaneously with the United States. The night of anticipated […]

    June 17, 2015Cinema, FeaturedNo comments