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  1. United Nations Announces 17 New Young Leaders for Sustainable Development Goals

    The United Nations today announced the latest group of 17 Young Leaders for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), during the start of the 77th session of the UN General Assembly. Every two years, the Office of the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth recognizes 17 young change-makers who are leading efforts to combat the world’s most pressing […]

    September 26, 2022PoliticalNo comments
  2. Kaleb Burke, 13 year old found!

    Nedira Jones 15 years of 2nd Ave, Vauxhall Gardens, Christ Church and Kaleb Burke 13 years of Eversley Road, Brittons Hill, St. Michael who were reported missing on Sunday 25th September 2022, have been traced and are safe. Stephen Griffith – St. Sgt. Public Relations Officer (Ag)

    September 25, 2022Events, Photo GalleryNo comments
  3. Small Business Association of Barbados collabirates with Pinelands Creative Workshop, mind the dates! September 7, 2022Education, Photo GalleryNo comments

    An aspiring Flight Attendant and ambitious Doctor-to-be are the recipients of the Goddard Enterprises Limited (GEL) annual scholarships awarded to two outstanding students of the Mary’s Primary School. Katrina Depeiza-Skeete and Alfa Andrews will be leaving their alma mater with mixed feelings as they embark on the new adventure of entering secondary school. Katrina will […]

    September 3, 2022Education, FeaturedNo comments
  5. Bridgetown US Embassy Announces 2022 Youth Ambassadors Program Participants

    The U.S. Embassy in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean is pleased to announce the U.S. Youth Ambassadors cohort for 2022.  Ajante Fraser from Antigua and Barbuda, Ethan Goodridge from Barbados, Abby Williams from Dominica, Berniah Forrester from Grenada, Rianka Chance from St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and Sade Gustave from Saint Lucia will join adult […]

    August 25, 2022EducationNo comments
  6. 12-Year Old Phoebe White Announces Debut Album “UnXpected” For September Release

    America’s 12-year old yodeling cowgirl Phoebe White is excited to announce the release of her debut 10-song album UnXpected, everywhere digitally on September 9 by way of PoetMan Records, with digital distribution through The Orchard [], and physical CDs available for pre-order at The native Kentuckian blossoming songstress received a once in a lifetime opportunity to record her first […]

    August 24, 2022Featured, MusicNo comments
  7. PAHO ITU Communications ECC campaign a success!

    The first phase of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and International Telecommunication Union (ITU) communications campaign to address vaccine hesitancy in Eastern Caribbean Countries, has been a resounding success. The campaign, which began in October 2021 and concluded in June 2022, was developed to address four key challenges: low COVID-19 vaccination uptake, due to […]

    August 20, 2022HealthNo comments

    Fans and spectators at the just completed USA 2022 Triathlon Youth & Junior National Championships witnessed a surprise finish last weekend when young 11-year-old Barbadian triathlete, Zindzele Renwick-Williams snagged 3rd place in his age group finals. Up against the best in that age group in the USA, and on a cold and wet early morning, […]

    August 8, 2022Athletics, Breaking News, FeaturedNo comments
  9. USAID/ESC launches Youth Council!

    The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Eastern and Southern Caribbean (ESC) regional mission is pleased to announce the launch of the USAID/ESC Youth Council. The Youth Council is a 15-member group of young people between 18-29 years of age who will collaborate with USAID and local partners by sharing their experiences on some […]

    August 8, 2022PoliticalNo comments
  10. Five former Junior Monarchs in Finals clash

    The presence of five former Scotiabank Junior Monarchs in tonight’s Courtesy Pic-O-De-Crop Finals is the starkest indicator yet of the remarkable success of the National Cultural Foundation’s (NCF) junior programme. The Junior Monarch competition, sponsored by Scotiabank for more than two decades, represents a critical incubator for the senior calypso competitions. As a result, this […]

    July 29, 2022Breaking News, Featured, MusicNo comments
  11. Suspected Suicide in St Thomas, 21 year old failed to revive

    Officers are investigating a case of suspected suicide which was reported about 3:15 pm on Thursday 21st July 2022. The body of a 21 year old male identified as KESHAWN ANDERSON BARETT of Allen view, St. Thomas was discovered hanging from a tree in a gully area at the rear of a residence. He was […]

    July 21, 2022Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  12. Yahandje and Tae win big at the NCF’s Scotiabank Junior Monarch 2022

    Two new queens were crowned at the Scotiabank Junior Monarch Finals at the Wildey Gymnasium last (Saturday) night. Thanks to Scotiabank the winners in both competitions walked away with $2 500 in cash each and a trophy. They also each received a voucher valued at $400 thanks to the Smart Store Inc. and a computer […]

    July 17, 2022Breaking News, Featured, MusicNo comments
  13. Sergeant St fugitive remains at Large

    The Barbados Police Service is seeking the assistance of the General Public in locating a wanted man. He is NICHOLAS ANDRE MCINTOSH, 21 years, of Sargeant Street, St. John who is wanted for questioning in connection with a number of serious matters. He should be considered armed and dangerous. He is the subject of several […]

    June 22, 2022CrimeNo comments

    Students of the Daryll Jordan Secondary School are now the beneficiaries of proceeds of a food sale held recently by the school’s Alumni, in support of the Breakfast Club Programme and Back To School Drive. The cheque was presented during a joint assembly at the school. Interim President of the Alumni, Heather Griffith said that […]

    June 17, 2022Education, FeaturedNo comments
  15. Vincentian author Natasha Marks stands with country’s girl school against “horrendous acts of violence against women”

    Novelist Natasha N.C. Marks took a public stand in Arnos Vale over the weekend against the “horrendous” violence that women and girls are experiencing in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, said her publisher here. “The two premier secondary schools in St Vincent gathered more than 1100 students to express their disgust at the alarming increase […]

    May 22, 2022Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  16. Breakthrough in Jerome Stuart Murder on Baxter’s Rd, solved by CID Officers

    Officers from the Criminal Investigation Department of the Bridgetown Division made a breakthrough in their investigations relating to the murder of Jerome Antonio Stuart 25 years of 8th Ave, New Orleans, St. Michael which occurred on Saturday 16th April 2022, whilst at Baxters Road, St. Michael. CHARGES: 1. Murder 2. Serious Bodily Harm (Two Counts) […]

    May 9, 2022Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  17. People Empowerment clears the air on challenges facing the GIS

    Four months into his new Ministry, Kirk Humphrey now with the portfolio of People Empowerment & Elder Affairs has moved into the spotlight with new developments involving the Government Industrial School (GIS). Minister Humphrey is determined to see the current laws catch apace with the 21st Century. He outlined some of his immediate goals in […]

    May 1, 2022Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  18. Wanstead Gardens Teen is most recent Missing Person

    The Barbados Police Service is seeking the assistance of the general public in locating a missing girl. She is Jade Sapphaire Patricia Cole, 14 years old, Lot #29, Apt #4, Wanstead Gardens, St. Michael. She left home about 4:20 pm on Sunday, April 17th, 2022 and has not returned. She was reported missing by her […]

    April 20, 2022Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  19. “Praedial Larceny And Indisciplines” by Dr Victor Eastmond (Ret’d)

    It is obvious that times are becoming ‘harder‘ as some struggle to make ends meet by looking for ways to supplement their earning, but larceny of crops created by a person’s sweat and tears cannot be condoned. Such activity is generated by a demand for the stolen produce and such activity should incur punishment not […]

    April 14, 2022Agriculture, FeaturedNo comments
  20. Tag Rugby Returns to the Garrison on Saturdays

    Get Into Rugby is back! Effective since Saturday 16th April 2022, the weekly Tag Rugby sessions will resume at the Historic Garrison Savannah, home of the Barbados Rugby Football Union. This initial Tag Rugby Programme is open to children under 11 years old and marks the long-awaited return to action for the primary school children. […]

    April 12, 2022Photo Gallery, RugbyNo comments

    The Barbados Federation of Island Triathletes (BFIT) hosted its second National Aquathlon Championships. In partnership with title sponsor Rascals Barbados Waterpark, the event took place along Brandon’s Beach and the Mighty Grynner Highway late last month. The highly anticipated Championships was welcomed by avid triathletes and catered to over 50 competitors across 6 categories, ranging […]

    April 11, 2022Athletics, FeaturedNo comments
  22. “DEEP ABIDING DISAPPOINTMENT” (We are failing our children, Shame on us all) by Paula Anne Moore

    There are few services which  have more of a fundamental and intimate impact on most families than education. There have been several hot topics of late: resumption of face to face school, prayers, the policing of boys’ hair in school, student cellphone use. (Even Rihanna’s pregnant belly and Will Smith’s slap). What is concerning is […]

    April 6, 2022Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  23. Central Bank Holding Essay Competition for Primary and Secondary School Students

    The Central Bank of Barbados has launched two essay competitions, one for primary school students and the other for secondary school students, as part of its 50th anniversary celebrations. The competitions, which are open until May 16, 2022, offer attractive prizes for the winners and their schools. “As we mark our golden anniversary, we see […]

    March 24, 2022EducationNo comments
  24. Young Barbadians compete at Clermont Draft Legal Challenge

    The Draft Legal Challenge, USA’s launchpad for triathlon’s best talent, saw six emerging athletes from Barbados compete in the two-day open event in the beautiful Lake Louisa State Park of Clermont, Florida. Unlike the warm crystal clear waters of the Caribbean sea, the Bajan upstarts were greeted by a ‘Beware of the Alligators’ sign and […]

    March 14, 2022AthleticsNo comments
  25. Reaction about this week’s press conference, re: back to school F2F

    Safety. Collaboration. Communication. Flexibility. Phased. There were several key words and perspectives which quite heartening and encouraging, which we heard in the Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training (METVT) Press conference this week regarding the f2f national school reopening. This is an incredibly complex endeavour requiring all hands on deck. We do not envy […]

    February 19, 2022Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments