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  1. HIV food bank’s stock replenished by BARP this Yuletide

    Food donations collected at the Barbados Association of Retired Persons (BARP) Volunteers Christmas party were recently given to the HIV/AIDS Food Bank. Mrs. Hazel Norville, Chairperson of the BARP Social Activities Committee stated it was indeed a pleasure to make this contribution on behalf of the association and she is looking forward to doing more […]

    December 29, 2014HealthNo comments
  2. To Infinity And Beyond? Beware, Ping Yark’s October 2014 is out…

    Leigh Bourne (his sarcasm is so familiar, even I wonder if we’re related) has unleashed a new episode of Ping Yark from the Bajan Limey posse, click on the link and download a free copy! Here’s what to expect on their initial assessment of Reverend Guy Hewitt (Former CXC Registrar)… “Never in the history of […]

    October 13, 2014PoliticalNo comments
  3. “CWA2014: CARDI head to quit by year-end” By Kenton X. Chance

    Executive Director of the Caribbean Agricultural Research Institute (CARDI), Dr. Arlington Chesney has confirmed that he will leave the institute by the end of this year. “I think I should leave. When I joined CARDI, I said I would come for three years, and it (has been) seven years. As most of you know, I have […]

    October 11, 2014AgricultureNo comments
  4. U.S. Embassy Bridgetown welcomes new Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM): Cricketing Enthusiast

    Aruna Amirthanayagam is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service. He is the Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy to the Eastern Caribbean based in Barbados. His last posting was in Bolivia where he served initially as Counselor for Public Affairs, as Acting Deputy Chief of Mission and then as ChargĂ© d’Affaires. […]

    August 21, 2014Cricket, Photo GalleryNo comments
  5. “The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” (2015) – Richard Gere, Bill Nighy & Judi Dench Movie HD

    Evelyn and Douglas (Judi Dench and Bill Nighy) have now joined the Jaipur workforce, and are wondering where their regular dates for Chilla pancakes will lead, while Norman and Carol (Ronald Pickup and Diana Hardcastle) are negotiating the tricky waters of an exclusive relationship, as Madge (Celia Imrie) juggles two eligible and very wealthy suitors. […]

    August 9, 2014Cinema, Travel, Video GalleryNo comments
  6. Scotiabank’s Haggatt Hall Branch Manager, Michael Stuart, Retires

    Nearly 37 years after first greeting customers as a teller at Scotiabank’s Broad Street branch, branch manager of Scotiabank Haggatt Hall, Michael Stuart, stood at the bank’s entrance last Friday to say his final round of hellos. Stuart started his career in August 1976 at Scotiabank Broad Street before moving to the then Worthing branch, […]

    June 8, 2014BusinessNo comments
  7. Bajan bowler & Trini ODI Skipper Dazzle With Debut Hit Single

    He’s the enigmatic captain of the dynamic West Indies One-Day International (ODI) cricket team. He continues to dominate the global cricketing arena and is adored by millions the world over. Now, following his much-talked about win as ODI Player of the Year at the prestigious West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and West Indies Players Association […]

    June 8, 2014CricketNo comments
  8. Barbados Light & Power’s Managing Director retires

    Managing Director of The Barbados Light & Power Company, Mark King, is retiring on April 30, 2014. Mr. King has had a long and successful career at Light & Power, and his contributions have had tremendous impact on the Company’s operations. The Company, along with the teams at Light & Power Holdings and Emera, extend […]

    April 1, 2014BusinessNo comments
  9. LIAT’S ‘Captain Smooth’ Flies Into Retirement

    A beloved captain who safely piloted thousands throughout the region flew his final official flight for LIAT – The Caribbean Airline last week. Scores of well-wishers gathered on the tarmac of the Grantley Adams International Airport on Friday, January 31 as Captain Keith Robertson brought in his final LIAT flight after 40 years with the […]

    February 5, 2014TravelNo comments

    The Caribbean Premier League today announced that former Australia International, Tom Moody, has joined its ranks as Director of Cricket. Moody has vast experience at the top level of the game, having represented Australia, Warwickshire, Western Australia and Worcestershire as a player – before turning his attention to coaching, commentary and cricket administration. Commenting on […]

    February 5, 2014CricketNo comments
  11. A few words from Ed Bushell: BARP President’s Christmas Message

    As we celebrate the birth of the Christ child, we at BARP extend to our many members and friends in Barbados and the Diaspora and to our regional colleagues, the wish for a most blessed Christmas and a prosperous and active New Year. Caroling, Tuk Bands and stilt men in the early morning, the smells […]

    December 25, 2013Health, ReviewNo comments
  12. CIBC FirstCaribbean’s Lynda Goodridge hailed as “living legend” at 40th anniversary celebration

    A career banker who has spent 40 years of her life with CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank has been hailed as a “living legend” and an example for other employees. This from CEO of CIBC FirstCaribbean, Rik Parkhill, as he paid tribute to Lynda Goodridge, Director Regional Operations (Barbados), in a surprise 40th anniversary celebration held […]

    December 10, 2013BusinessNo comments

    Goddard Enterprises has announced the retirement of its Managing Director, Martin Pritchard as of April 30th 2013. His departure was announced to staff of the organisation this afternoon and to shareholders at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) today. Pritchard, who will celebrate his 60th birthday on February 18th this year, worked with the Goddard group […]

    February 2, 2013Business, EventsNo comments