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  1. 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
  2. Finance Ministry is Anti-Septic? Says it’s all about Germ Warfare… LOL!

    #everybodyhateschris #Budget2017 #enoughisenough #stepupifyafedup #Barbados #nationalsocialresponsibilitylevy #taxesorjobs #payuporelse #barbadosrevenueauthority #christophersinckler https://goo.gl/pjNTgM

    June 17, 2017Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  3. Agriculture Minister denies rift with Finance Minister

    Any policy differences between Barbados’ Ministers of Agriculture and Finance appear to have been patched up. Recently in Parliament, Dr David Estwick stated he did not agree with all of the measures for this year’s Budgetary proposals – a declaration which raised eyebrows on all sides of the Barbadian political landscape… BajanReporter.com sought clarity on […]

    September 27, 2016Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  4. Everybody Hates Chris #4 (Memories of Budget 2016)

    #Barbados #Budget2016 #everybodyhateschris #sinckler A photo posted by Ian D. Bourne (@bajanreporteronline) on Aug 27, 2016 at 8:39am PDT

    September 5, 2016Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  5. BARBADOS IS ON A GROWTH PATH, WHERE?

    Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has reiterated his Government is continuing to keep the “ship of state” steady and on a growth path in a still volatile global economic environment. Mr. Stuart made the comments during the keynote at the opening of the Barbados Network Consultation 2016 (4th Diaspora Conference) at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, […]

    August 14, 2016Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  6. BARBADOS REPORTS STRONG HALF-YEAR TOURISM PERFORMANCE

    Arrivals are up, visitor spend is up, property investment among the accommodation sector is way up and new experiences are being created for visitors to Barbados. Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) CEO, William Griffith, reported that the island enjoyed a 5.6 percent increase in arrivals or 17,094 additional travellers during first quarter of 2016. He […]

    August 7, 2016Featured, TravelNo comments
  7. P.M. STUART – REFLECT HONESTLY ON QUESTIONS

    Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has called on Barbadians to continue reflecting on those features of Barbadian life that must be reclaimed, retained or thrown out urgently. He said: “I hope you have been reflecting on these questions and understanding their importance because they are going to determine what priorities we set for ourselves over the […]

    August 7, 2016PoliticalNo comments
  8. PM STUART TO ATTEND OPENING OF EXPANDED PANAMA CANAL (DENIS LOWE’S ADVICE TO MEDIA, BUT WHO PAYS?)

    Prime Minister Freundel Stuart will travel at the expense of Barbadians who are yet to see a wage hike since 2009 join a number of Heads of State and Governments from the region and the international community in Panama for the formal opening of the expanded Panama Canal this weekend. Mr. Stuart was invited by […]

    June 26, 2016Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  9. Lewis Hamilton to top the bill at Barbados Festival of Speed

    Three-time Formula 1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton will make a unique high-speed contribution to the 50th Anniversary celebrations of the island’s Independence at the wheel of his Formula 1 car during the inaugural Barbados Festival of Speed at Bushy Park on the weekend of May 7/8. Falling almost two years to the day since Top […]

    February 20, 2016Photo Gallery, RallyNo comments
  10. 50th Anniversary of Independence will be driving force of 2016?

    Many Barbadians usually show concern at the end of October as Independence looms, that’s because the November 30th date usually has a tough time when pitted against pending Christmas celebrations. However one Government official does not foresee such a problem next year – Chairman of the 50th Anniversary National Organising Committee, Senator Maxine McClean believes […]

    January 3, 2016PoliticalNo comments
  11. Arise, Ser Limegrove? PAUL ALTMAN KNIGHTED

    Well-known realtor, Paul Bernard Altman, has been awarded the Knight Bachelor in the Queen’s New Year Honours List. He has been honoured for service to the preservation of historic buildings and real estate development. He is also involved in local urban renewal programmes. As a Past President of the Barbados National Trust, he led the […]

    January 3, 2016Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  12. CHRISTMAS MESSAGE FROM FREUNDEL J. STUART, Q.C., M.P., PRIME MINISTER OF BARBADOS

    Fellow Barbadians, I am always pleased to greet you at Christmas time as we all reflect upon and celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ about two thousand years ago. Old and familiar though the Christmas story is, it loses none of its original freshness in the telling from year to year. A virgin, Mary by […]

    December 26, 2015Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  13. Barbados’ Opposition vow to do better in 2016

    Despite a reduction of two seats in the Opposition from 14 to now 12, the Barbados Labour Party pledged supporters renewed vigour for the new year. Owen Arthur left the party in 2014 and chose to sit out his term as an independent after ongoing leadership challenges with Mia Mottley. In late November, the party’s […]

    December 22, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  14. Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) to officially open its new corporate headquarters

    The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) will, on Wednesday 14th October, officially open its new corporate headquarters at Prince Road, Pine Plantation Road, St Michael. The building will be opened by the Prime Minister of Barbados, Freundel Stuart and Chairman of the CXC – Vice Chancellor, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles. A number of academics, Heads of […]

    October 11, 2015EducationNo comments
  15. Nevis Solid Waste Management Authority receives two-fully automated 2016 Kenworth garbage collection trucks

    The Nevis Solid Waste Management Authority received keys to two state-of-the-art fully-automated garbage collection trucks, from Omni Global, the parent company of Omni Alpha, at a handing over ceremony at the authority’s Long Point facility on September 17, 2015. The 2016 Kenworth rear end loading trucks, valued at US $300,000, are part of an agreement […]

    September 22, 2015EventsNo comments
  16. NCC LAYOFF CASES TO BE FINALLY HEARD NEXT WEEK

    The Employment Rights Tribunal (ERT) has set a three-day hearing for the 97 workers who were retrenched from the National Conservation Commission (NCC), beginning on Wednesday 30th September. This was announced by Chairman of the ERT, Hal Gollop, following a presentation of the published First Decision of the ERT to Minister of Labour, Senator Dr. […]

    September 22, 2015Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  17. BARBADOS INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATIONS ‘Man of the Year’ AWARD WINNER BENEFITS FROM PRIZE TRIP TO BARBADOS

    Young Caymanian, Lloyd Barker, recently visited Barbados on his prize trip for being honoured as Man of the Year by the Barbados Consulate in the Cayman Islands. The award was announced at a dinner held on Friday, 28 November 2014, as part of the celebrations in Cayman to mark Barbados’ 48th anniversary of Independence. Mr. […]

    September 18, 2015TravelNo comments
  18. BARBADOS GOVERNMENT SAYS IT’S WORKING TO REMOVE TEMPORARY TAXES

    Government’s ultimate goal is to ensure that the temporary taxes which were put in place to stabilise the economy as part of the Fiscal Consolidation Programme are removed. This assurance has come from Minister of Finance, Christopher Sinckler, who stressed that those temporary taxes cannot remain in place. “It is not the intention of the […]

    September 4, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  19. A man of and for the community: NCF stalwart & CEO passes on

    The National Cultural Foundation (NCF) mourns the loss of one of its own. Mr. Anthony DeVere Browne better known as ‘Vere’ Browne joined the NCF as interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in 2008 at a very challenging period for the organisation and he immediately made unifying the stakeholder communities one of his major priorities. Mr. […]

    August 25, 2015Featured, MusicNo comments
  20. FINAL COMMUNITY MEETINGS ON HABITAT III – WILL MOONTOWN BE LIKE THE VATICAN?

    Members of the public will have their last chance to share their opinion on the future of housing in Barbados, at the final two community meetings on Habitat III. The meetings will be held on Sunday, August 16, at the Princess Margaret Secondary School, Six Roads, St. Philip, and Wednesday, August 19, in the hall […]

    August 13, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  21. “THE FIGHT-BACK HAS BEGUN!” by ‘Clement Payne Movement’

    Barbados – as we all know – is suffering from a dearth of national political leadership, and is currently in a state of crisis and great peril. But the good news is that we are beginning to see positive signs which suggest that the “fight-back” to save and restore Barbados has begun! These recent positive […]

    July 25, 2015Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  22. CBTF’S IMPACT ON TRAINING RECOGNISED

    A large number of Barbadians have received training as a result of partnerships formed to take advantage of funds granted by the Competency-Based Training Fund (CBTF). Providing a snapshot of the impact of the CBTF, Senator Byer said: “Overall, so far, more than BDS $3.6 million in funds have been disbursed to the employer and […]

    July 12, 2015EducationNo comments
  23. “Outrageous Government Contracts Are Choking Barbados!” By David Commissiong

    As we approach Barbados’ 50th year of Independence, I am calling on all patriotic Barbadians to join together and make a determined effort to uproot and eradicate the destructive remnants of the “Old Colonial System” that still exist in our supposedly independent nation. And one particularly odious remnant is that aspect of the “Old Colonial […]

    July 7, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  24. ST. THOMAS M.P. RESPONDS TO CAHILL ENERGY, PART OF MASS MEETING 8TH JULY

    The people of Barbados have grown tired of the actions of this inept Government. Our Democratic rights are being trampled day by day. The mantra of this Democratic Labour Party Government speaks to a Barbados that is economically viable, socially balanced, environmentally sound and has good governance. Barbadians are suffering from the draconian measures which the […]

    July 7, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  25. “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