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  1. APPLETON ESTATE JAMAICA RUM ANNOUNCES THE LAUNCH OF THE RUBY ANNIVERSARY EDITION

    Appleton Estate, a global leader in premium aged rums, is proud to announce the launch of Ruby AnniversaryEdition, a limited-edition release celebrating Master Blender Joy Spence’s 40 years of craftsmanship with the distillery. Ruby Anniversary Edition is an exclusive release unlike any before it in the brand’s 270-year history: it is a blend of 5 […]

    January 14, 2022AgricultureNo comments
  2. Grand Large Yachting World Odyssey 2021 enjoyed Barbados as a destination!

    Grand Large Yachting and famous sailor Jimmy Cornell – initiator of the event – the Grand Large Yachting World Odyssey 500 commemorates the 500th anniversary of the first round-the-world voyage by Ferdinand Magellan and Juan Sebastian Elcano between 1519 and 1522.

    December 28, 2021Photo Gallery, SailingNo comments
  3. Acting PM Santia Bradshaw laments passing of Broadcaster Dennis Johnson

    “Although it is difficult today to see beyond the sorrow; may looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow.” These words of an unknown author seem most appropriate today as we try to come to grips with the passing of veteran broadcaster Dennis Johnson. They become even more touching as we consider the stealth with […]

    November 3, 2021Breaking News, Featured, MusicNo comments
  4. Virginia Sculptor sends image of Arthur Ashe Monument for tribute to the tennis legend

    Paul DiPasquale, Master Sculpture, of Richmond, Virginia has granted H.R. 1242 Resilience Project, one time authorization to reproduce the iconic Arthur Ashe Monument for a tribute to the tennis legend. H.R. 1242 Resilience Project plans to reproduce the image on a banner and have it on display during the 2021 US Open. We feel this […]

    September 5, 2021SportsNo comments
  5. Queens Man Brings Arthur Ashe Day Back to U.S. Open

    In lieu of U.S. Open cancelling Arthur Ashe Day due to COVID-19, Don Victor Mooney of Kew Gardens Hills and President of H.R. 1242 Resilience Project, hopes to keep Arthur Ashe legacy relevant in these challenging times. Arthur Ashe advocated the power of education. In Richmond, Virginia, a bronze statue depicts him surrounded by children, […]

    August 20, 2021SportsNo comments
  6. BRFU offers Condolences towards the passing of Warren Mottley

    The Barbados Rugby Football Union (BRFU) sends heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the late Warren Mottley, who passed away recently. A life-long rugby supporter, Warren had served on the Executive Committee of the BRFU and his sudden death came as a horrid shock to the Barbados rugby community. His social media posts […]

    July 9, 2021RugbyNo comments
  7. Barbadian Photographer’s passing recognised by mourning PM

    Even as I deal with the pain of the passing of my own brother, I believe it is appropriate for me to pause for a moment to express condolence to the family of veteran photographer Gordon Brooks, who also passed away yesterday. Working often with another icon of international cricket reporting, the late Tony Cozier, […]

    July 1, 2021Cricket, Photo GalleryNo comments
  8. BOA Continues to Celebrate Olympic Day with a Tree Planting Ceremony

    The Barbados Olympic Association Inc.’s (BOA) weeklong slate of activities to commemorate Olympic Day paid homage to the environment and its former Vice President the late Ralph “Bruggadung” Johnson with a tree-planting ceremony held in his honor on the grounds of the Olympic Centre on Thursday. Director of the National Olympic Academy, Vaneisha Cadogan who […]

    June 26, 2021OlympicsNo comments
  9. Early Closure of Berinda Cox Fish Market

    The Ministry of Maritime Affairs and the Blue Economy are informing all customers and partners how the Berinda Cox Fish Market will be closed this Thursday 24th June by two o’clock that afternoon. The market will resume Friday under regular operating hours, any inconvenience is regretted, and all cooperation appreciated.

    June 22, 2021Featured, NatureNo comments
  10. Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley remembers the late Clairmonte Taitt

    Every so often, some shining light in our midst flickers out, and it is only then that we pause long enough to recognize the extent to which he or she illuminated the path we walked. Today, as I pause to pay tribute to Clairmonte Taitt at his passing, I cannot help but reflect on his […]

    June 10, 2021Culture, FeaturedNo comments
  11. Blessed strikes positive chord with ‘Black Man’ and latest EP ‘New to You’

    Award-winning Jamaican Reggae sensation Blessed has been echoing in the consciences of the music-loving masses with his song ‘Black Man’. The Toronto-based artiste has been enlightening listeners with this uplifting offering which is the lead single off his recently released EP, ‘New to You’. Black Man was written by Blessed and produced by Jumpshot Records. […]

    June 10, 2021MusicNo comments
  12. Tuesday 8th June is George Lamming’s 94th Birthday! Prof Richard Drayton helps Bajans celebrate… June 6, 2021Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  13. Attorney General venerates slain officer as Hero, culprits remain at large

    Sergeant Newton Lewis died a hero Saturday night. Another person has lost his life to gun violence in our beloved Barbados, and if any good can come of this tragedy, it would have to be that Sergeant Lewis’s life must not have been lost in vain. Let this galvanise all Barbadians into recognising that gun […]

    May 24, 2021Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  14. CARICOM remembers late Anguilla Chief Minister Hubert Hughes as ‘Regionalist’

    CARICOM extended condolences on the passing of the former Anguilla Chief Minister Mr Hubert Benjamin Hughes, who died earlier this month. Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, in a message to Anguilla’s current Premier Dr Ellis Webster, extended the Community’s deepest condolences to Mr Hughes’ wife Norma and the Hughes family, as well as the Government and […]

    May 22, 2021PoliticalNo comments
  15. (Letter To The Editor) 1st National Hero of Independent Barbados, Sir Frank Worrell

    Sir Frank Worrell has fulfilled the necessary requirements for hero status, and throughout his life represented Barbados “when this fair land was young and sowed the seed from which our pride is sprung. A pride that makes no wanton boast of what it has withstood, that binds our hearts from coast to coast, the pride […]

    May 8, 2021Cricket, FeaturedNo comments
  16. Statement from Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley on passing of Sir Courtney Blackman

    Sir Courtney Blackman was, without doubt, a true Barbadian legend, patriot and pioneer, whose contribution to public life, anchored as founding Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados, was always aimed at the fostering of economic growth for the upliftment of all Barbadians. He lived for his country, whether at the helm of our premiere […]

    March 17, 2021Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  17. Tribute to Courtney Newlands Blackman from the CBB

    The Central Bank of Barbados confirms that Sir Courtney Blackman, the first and longest serving Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados, has died at the age of 88. Sir Courtney died in the United States of America where he had been living for more than 20 years. Reacting to news of his death, current […]

    March 17, 2021Breaking News, Events, FeaturedNo comments
  18. St Martin’s Thomassillienne “Masso” Arnell passed on at 89 in NYC

    Thomassillienne Hermance Arnell died peacefully in her sleep on March 4, 2021, at 2 am, in Albany, New York. She was 89. She is survived by her sister Laura “Wendy” Arnell and family, brothers Harold “Sonny” Arnell and family, Benicio “Ben” Arnell and family, and Franklin “Frankie” Arnell and family; cousins Wilfred “Freed” Duzant and […]

    March 9, 2021CultureNo comments
  19. The 78th Golden Globes address controversy, amidst a glitchy telecast where streaming reigns supreme

    The 78th Golden Globe Awards underwent a rocky evening technically while fleetingly seeking to address the controversy rocking the organization behind the ceremony, in a pandemic-dictated format that saw streaming dominate the movie awards and an emotional posthumous win by actor Chadwick Boseman. Boseman’s award, for his role in the Netflix adaptation of the stage […]

    March 1, 2021Culture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  20. Charles Matz, author, renaissance scholar, dies at 96 – by Lasana M. Sekou

    Poet, renaissance scholar, dramaturge, novelist Charles Matz died at his home in Southampton, New York on February 12, 2021. He was 96. He leaves his children, Margaret Matz (architect, New York), Charles “Carlino” Matz III (professor, NYIT; architect, New Jersey), and Clare Ann Matz (multimedia artist, film director, Italy). He also leaves Antonio Lai da […]

    February 19, 2021BooksNo comments
  21. Barbadian accorded honor of World Peace Ambassador

    Dr. Adrian Daisley from Barbados has been the recent recipient of the World Peace Ambassador Award by Peace Tracts. Their mission is to bring hope, change hearts and reduce hatred and violence. To Lobby for peace, alleviate the sufferings of war, broker truce between warring parties and to secure the release of hostages and captives […]

    February 11, 2021PoliticalNo comments
  22. LETTER TO THE EDITOR: “Thanks Personnel in COVID” by Dr Victor Eastmond

    “After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb” Nelson Mandela Please read and understand the words of Nelson Mandela as we remember the COVID19 hill we recently climbed in 2020. My fear is for the future as we prepare to climb the economic and social hills that […]

    January 15, 2021Editorial, Health1 comment
  23. Marvel Knights Animation – Black Panther (RIP, Chadwick Boseman)

    At a White House briefing, a history of the African nation of Wakanda is provided. Highlighted are an early story of an attack by another warrior tribe, Captain America’s mission against invading Nazis and his subsequent battle with Black Panther, and the Battle for the Crown where T’Challa becomes the new Black Panther.

    September 12, 2020Books, Video GalleryNo comments
  24. Tribute to Professor Owen Arthur, Former PM of B’dos 1994-2008

    Mr Chairman I join my colleagues from CARICOM countries in thanking you for agreeing to celebrate the life of Professor the Right Honourable Owen Arthur, former Prime Minister of Barbados. It is fitting that this meeting coincides with his funeral service now taking place in Barbados. Owen Arthur was elected by the people to serve […]

    August 17, 2020PoliticalNo comments
  25. Address to Barbados by Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley on passing of 5th PM, Owen Seymour Arthur July 27, 2020Events, Video GalleryNo comments