Dear Friends, Robert headed out on a job over and away a month ago. My current work and new little one are taking all my time. I know it hasn’t been the same ’bout hey since Marcus passed on. We … Continue reading →
Financial Times: Cuban tourism boom to harm rest of Caribbean
What a surprise! The sight of the Stars and Stripes being hoisted over the newly opened US embassy in Cuba last week, was one of the most visible signs yet of the diplomatic rapprochement between the long-term foes. If President … Continue reading →
Barbados Minister of International Business Donville Inniss: Swiss Bank Account for your online porn business?
Revealed for the first time: Donville Inniss Swiss Money Connection An interesting article in yesterday’s Nation Newspaper where Donville Inniss, our Minister of International Business, announced that Barbados is fully on board with the US and international efforts to have … Continue reading →
Black and White Sea Egg Poachers have different court outcomes in Barbados
Editor’s note: This story is unchecked and was submitted anonymously. Take with some salt and decide for yourself! submitted by Steve See the Egg Black and White Sea Egg Poachers Recently two Sea poachers were apprehended somewhere between Martin’s Bay … Continue reading →
LONDON – Commons Leader Andrea Leadsom has quit the cabinet, saying she no Theresa May has said she will quit as Conservative leader on 7 June, paving the way for a contest to decide a new prime minister....
Several parents are telling the Barbados Chess Federation (BCF) they will no longer be the sacrificial pawns for the CARIFTA Championships.
Some of the parents whose children represented the country...
Queen’s College have been yorked by the Barbados Cricket Association (BCA).
After admitting them into the BCA’s Intermediate competition, and including them in the initial fixtures among the 36 teams,...
DAYS AFTER England fined and axed Alex Hales from their World Cup squad because of recreational drug use, the Barbados Tridents have embraced the dashing top-order batsman for this year’s Hero Caribbean...
GOVERNMENT MAY SWEETEN the “formal” debt restructuring terms it is preparing to offer foreign commercial creditors who have not been paid for almost a year.
But the Ministry of Finance stressed while...
BARBADOS HAS AGREED to a long-term business partnership in the region of 25 to 30 years to completely renovate and refurbish Grantley Adams International Airport (GAIA), to make it the best small airport...
MUM’S THE WORD on negotiations between the Government of Barbados and Antigua and Barbuda over regional airline LIAT.
Prime Minister Mia Mottley said yesterday Barbados remained committed to regional...
Taxpayers have just one week remaining to file their 2018 Personal Income Tax (PIT) returns, before the extended filing deadline comes to a close on Friday, May 31, 2019. Carolyn Williams-Gayle, manager communications and PR at the Revenue Authority, reminds persons that this is the last weekend option for getting assistance with filing. “We are […]
Subtropical Storm Andrea forms deep in the Atlantic
A low pressure system several hundred miles southwest of Bermuda has become Subtropical Storm Andrea. Miami’s Hurricane Center says Andrea should have a short life. A cold front should quickly absorb and kill the storm. It poses no threat to South Florida or the US, though people with interests in Bermuda will want to monitor […]
International and Caribbean Cast for Latest HAMAFilms Antigua Production, Deep Blue
Antigua and Barbuda’s burgeoning film industry is getting a major boost this week, as the nation’s most celebrated film production company, HAMAFilms, begins production of its fifth motion picture, Deep Blue. The film, which tells the tale of an environmentalist and an architect who are in love and war over a development project, is the […]
The Board of Management of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital is honoured to announce the selection of Mrs. Keisha Gustave as this year’s recipient of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) Gina Pugliese Scholarship. Keisha, an Infection Prevention and Control Nurse was chosen from a field of over 200 international candidates, and is the […]
James O’Rourke: A Slap on the Ass – A Slap on the Wrist
The question many continue to ask – why did a British man James O’Rourke receive a reprimand and discharge from a Barbados court for slapping a woman on the ass. The second question – why the obvious biase coverage by the Nation newspaper declaring the headline Visitor: I was saved by CCTV.
Black Government Continues to Ignore BLACKman – Permanent Secretary Mark Cummins Sent 5th Request for Redress @Clarke’s Road
Mr. Mark Cummins Permanent Secretary Ministry Of Transport, Works and Maintenance The Pine St. Michael May 22, 2019 Dear Mr. Cummins Please accept this 5th letter only by email Sir, With no acknowledgement from you to date, from my 4 previous email letters to your official email address at MTW&M, and due to the facts that as a victim of
Closer Look at IMF’s Austerity Programme for Barbados
Submitted by Tee White On 17 May, an IMF team led by Bert van Selm, a Dutch economist and senior IMF functionary, held a press conference in Barbados’ capital, Bridgetown. At this, they announced their findings, after a 10 day review of the country’s implementation of its IMF approved austerity programme, the Barbados’ Economic Recovery and Transformation (BERT) plan. A
The Grenville Phillips Column – Gluttons for Punishment
About ten years ago, CLICO was unable to meet its obligations to its over 20,000 policy-holders. Fortunately, CLICO had assets which could be sold and equitably distributed to policy-holders. They could then sue the government for any short-fall for its failure to properly regulate the company. That was the advice given to policy-holders, but they rejected it and chose to
Butch Stewart’s Sandals Features in the Fraud Section of the UK News
The following articles is reproduced in the public interest – David, Blogmaster Sandals Resorts ‘operated decades-long tax fraud by charging guests 12% rates but pocketed the cash in secret deal with local Caribbean governments,’ class action lawsuit claims Sandals Resorts has been hit with a class action lawsuit in Florida on Tuesday over an alleged tax fraud scheme run at
Submitted by Tee White After nearly 400 years plundering wealth from countries in every corner of the world, in 2019, the United Kingdom government is unable to ensure that all its citizens have access to such a basic human right as adequate food. See the report below from CNN. In November last year, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme
Rihanna makes history, unveils first designs by fashion brand Fenty in Paris store
The Barbados-born star's lines are the second time LVMH has created an original brand. But the move also acknowledges the fashion industry of today considers a major popstar can have as much to say in ...
David Willey set for Yorkshire return after missing out on England World Cup squad
The 29-year-old was ultimately jettisoned in favour of rising star Jofra Archer, the Barbados-born pace bowler whom England fast-tracked by changing their residency rules from seven years to three. ...
Barbados has had quite an intriguing history as it relates to persons traveling to its shores for medical reasons. In fact, none other than George Washington himself, the first president of the United ...
Game Notes: U-17 MNT Continues World Cup Qualifying Quest Against Barbados
U-17 MNT TAKES ON BARBADOS IN SECOND WCQ MATCH: Following a thrilling comeback win against Canada on Thursday night, the U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team returns to action at the 2019 Concacaf U-17 ...