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  1. 13 year old girl from Enterprise, Ch Ch is Missing

    Police urge Bajans to help locate missing 13 year old Hailey Naomi Taliah Howard from Lower Carters Gap, Enterprise, Christ Church.    DESCRIPTION: She was last seen by her uncle, Shane Gravesande 40 years of Waterhall Land, Eagle Hall, St. Michael at his residence about 12:25 am on 28th May 2023.  At the time she […]

    May 29, 2023Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  2. 26 year old from Fairfield Cross Road is latest missing person

    Police are seeking the Public’s assistance in locating a missing man. He is 26 year old Ranako Brathwaite from Fairfield Cross Road, Tudor Bridge, St. Michael.  DESCRIPTION RANAKO is about 5 feet 9 inches in height, slim built, dark complexion. He also has medium eyes, a small mouth and a large head, and his hair […]

    May 26, 2023Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  3. Keadon Franklyn back home safe and sound

    The Administration of The Barbados Police Service thanks the public and the media for its assistance in this matter and looks forward to your continued cooperation in the future. Stephen Griffith Inspector Communications & Public Affairs Officer (Ag.) The Barbados Police Service

    May 22, 2023ControversyNo comments
  4. Bridgetown is hub for 2023 World Triathlon Development Regional Cup

    The Barbados Federation of Island Triathletes (BFIT) was home to the 2023 World Triathlon Development Regional Cup for the Caribbean region. A development event approved by the World Triathlon Executive Board to support developing nations’ racing experience in their continent/region, made it to the shores of Barbados. Situated along one of the calmest coasts, Brandons […]

    May 16, 2023Athletics, FeaturedNo comments
  5. St Lucy Man slain in Speightstown, Police mum on death toll so far

    A phone tip off was made to the District ‘E’ Police Station on Friday 12th May 2023 around 4:08 pm how a male in his early 20’s was shot, while along the K.N.R Husbands Highway, Speightstown, St. Peter. Officers responded to the area and discovered the unresponsive body of a young male. He was identified […]

    May 13, 2023Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  6. Barbadian Youth Leader Participates In ECOSOC Youth Forum (Life In Leggings: Caribbean Alliance Against GBV)

    Last month, Barbadian Gender Rights Advocate and Founder of the regional Life In Leggings movement, Ronelle King attended the The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Youth Forum at the United Nations’s Headquarters in New York City. The Forum which took place from 25 to 27 April 2023 in a hybrid format provided a platform for […]

    May 8, 2023Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  7. Rugby Barbados Men’s Team gets Bds $4,000.00 boost

    In mid-April 2023, Rugby Barbados Treasurer Kevin Carter was pleased to receive a cheque for BDS$ 4,000.00 from new sponsors Rubis Eastern Caribbean SRL, the international energy company that operates several service stations across the island. Pierre-Olivier Buisson, Operations Director, enthusiastically supports the efforts of the national men’s rugby squad to rise from the metaphorical […]

    May 2, 2023Featured, RugbyNo comments
  8. DC’s Next Effort after getting rid of Henry Cavill? Blue Beetle – George Lopez, Susan Sarandon, Harvey Guillén & Raoul Max Trujillo

    Director: Angel Manuel Soto Writer: Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer Stars: George Lopez, Susan Sarandon, Harvey Guillén & Raoul Max Trujillo  

    April 12, 2023Books, Video GalleryNo comments
  9. Surprise Win for Bajan Triathlete at Elite US Meet

    Barbadian Triathlete Luke McIntyre took gold at the recent Clermont Draft Legal Challenge, in Florida, fighting off challenges from other top youth triathletes from around the US and further afield. The two-day event featured several races including the Under 25 National Development Race, Youth Development Race, Age Group Draft Legal Race and the NCAA Collegiate […]

    March 22, 2023Athletics, FeaturedNo comments
  10. NO HARD FEELINGS (2023) Jennifer Lawrence, Comedy

    Lawrence’s character portrays the “ne’er-do-well” who answers a Craigslist ad that was placed to hire a date for an introverted and socially awkward teen boy, by his mother and father, who also just so happens to be preparing for college soon.

    March 13, 2023Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments

    The students of the Parkinson Memorial Secondary School recently got the opportunity to investigate a variety of careers that are open to them when they leave school. The extensive Careers Showcase was mounted as the brainchild of Guidance Counsellor Kara Maynard who invited Goddard Enterprises Ltd (GEL) to participate as the company had adopted the […]

    March 7, 2023Education, FeaturedNo comments

    The Barbados Police Service is seeking the assistance of the General Public, in locating missing girl Jade Sapphire Patricia Cole 15 years of #29 Apartment 4, Wanstead Gardens, St. Michael.  DESCRIPTION: She also has scars on both hands and bad acne in her face. She looks older than her age. She usually likes to be […]

    March 2, 2023Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  13. Barbados Community College’s Give Back Initiative

    As part of the Barbados Community College’s 55th Anniversary, the Counselling and Placement Centre will be offering a free workshop to the public on February 17 and 24, 2023, from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Writing effective Résumés Interview Techniques Kindly click this link to register for the workshop on either February 17 or February 24, […]

    February 12, 2023Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  14. The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC) invites young Barbadians to participate in My Climate and Health Story Competition

    To learn more about the #BetterClimate4MyHealth campaign, visit: or access the campaign resources here: BetterClimate4MyHealth Campaign Resources

    February 12, 2023Photo Gallery, TechnologyNo comments
  15. Applications Open for 2024 Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative Fellowship Program

    The U.S. Embassy in Bridgetown is pleased to announce the opening of the application period for the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Fellowship Program. Through the YLAI Fellowship, up to 280 business and social entrepreneurs from across the Caribbean, Latin America and Canada build leadership skills and collaborate with U.S. host organizations and […]

    January 23, 2023Education, FeaturedNo comments
  16. New Head Coach for Rugby Barbados

    The Barbados Rugby Football Union Executive is pleased to announce the appointment of Joe Whipple as the National Men’s 15 and 7-a-side Head Coach. Joe has been a stalwart and constant feature in the game of rugby for some 20 years, coaching at the National and Regional Levels since 2001. The National Union and Joe […]

    January 13, 2023Featured, RugbyNo comments

    Barbados continued to shine on the regional and international sports scene when a small team showed their mettle at the recent Carifta Triathlon in Bermuda.  With a massive point lead, the Bajans soundly trounced teams from around the Caribbean at the event which consisted of a Triathlon, Aquathlon, and Mixed Relay events, for youth from […]

    January 1, 2023Athletics, FeaturedNo comments
  18. IGT ASA Males Inspired to be Innovators and Productive Role Models

    Now a Certified Electrician and Barbados Defence Force soldier, Private Barrow D. (Damien Barrow), called on current youth beneficiaries International Game Technology’s (IGT) After School Advantage (ASA) Programme to take time out to discover their goals, work to attain them and help others along the way. Private Barrow D. (Damien Barrow), a regular volunteer and previous […]

    November 24, 2022EducationNo comments
  19. Montserrat and British Overseas Territories Youth Parliamentarians Make History at UK’s House of Commons

    Montserrat was one of eight British Overseas Territories (BOTs) which made history on Friday at the UK House of Commons in Westminster Palace. This was the 12th sitting of the British Youth Parliament. Members from across England debated the Impact of Discrimination on Health, and Environment and Health. This was the first time that representatives […]

    November 18, 2022PoliticalNo comments
  20. NCSA disputes print article and reaffirms their findings remain factual

    An article published on page 13 in the Nation newspaper of November 11th, 2022 and attributed to Anthony Griffith mentioned a survey undertaken by the NCSA in 2022 since “the intended IDB survey“. The NCSA would wish to use the same medium to clarify the following: – The most recent school survey to be conducted […]

    November 13, 2022Featured, HealthNo comments
  21. Maloney wins hard-fought Caribbean Junior Karting title

    Barbadian Calem Maloney is the new Caribbean Junior Karting Champion. After three days and 12 hard-fought races at Bushy Park Barbados over the weekend (November 4-6), he defeated Trinidad & Tobago’s Rylie Ramroop by a margin of just nine points, with Jamaica’s Zander Williams a further six behind. The lone female in the 16-strong field […]

    November 8, 2022RallyNo comments

    The Optimist Club of Barbados Central in association with Goddard Enterprises Limited (GEL) recently rewarded Kiahra Legall, Shem White, Jàheim Thomas and Jaden Webster for their positive contributions to society during a Youth Appreciation Awards Ceremony held at the company’s Sports Club facility. Kiahra Legall was lauded as Key Club President for her ‘excellent’ leadership […]

    October 31, 2022Business, FeaturedNo comments
  23. 20 year old Brittons Hill Man in Remand for Murder

    Personnel from the Hastings/Worthing Police Station arrested and formally Kaheem Amaru Layne 20 years of Building #1, Apartment #304, Valarie Hight Rise, Brittons Hill, St. Michael for the following offence: Murder of Corey Harvey – 1st October 2022 He appeared in the District ‘A’ Magistrate’s Court on Saturday 22nd October 2022 before Magistrate Graveney Bannister […]

    October 25, 2022Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  24. USAID Launches Program to Improve Youth Justice Systems the Eastern Caribbean

    The United States Government, through the United States Agency for International Development Eastern and Southern Caribbean (USAID/ESC) is pleased to announce a new US$5.3 million grant to the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission to implement the Opportunities to Advance and Support Youth for Success (OASYS) project in the Eastern Caribbean over the next […]

    October 24, 2022EducationNo comments
  25. Teens and Under ready for 2022 Caribbean Junior Karting contest

    Seventeen karters aged from 11 to 17 from Barbados, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago will face off at Bushy Park Barbados next month (November 4-6) in the second Caribbean Junior Karting Academy Trophy (CJKAT). Funded by the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile’s (FIA) Sport Grant Programme, it will be contested by a quality field selected by […]

    October 23, 2022RallyNo comments