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 →
Rashad Jules’ hat-trick was the standout performance on Saturday night as his Barbados Defence Force Sports Programme (BDFSP) side easily brushed aside Abrahams United Silver Sands 7-0 in their Group 3...
WEST INDIES SKIPPER Jason Holder has thrown his full support behind newly appointed head-coach Phil Simmons.
Bursting with confidence after leading the Barbados Tridents to their second Caribbean Premier...
TAXI OPERATORS in Barbados have been told that too long they have accepted the crumbs of three or five per cent of the gains from the tourism industry and that they will be “plugged into the visitors’...
MANY COMMUTERS are hopping on board the plan to place GPS devices on public service vehicles (PSVs).
In both the Constitution River and Cheapside terminals yesterday, passengers spoke about the rowdy...
Barbados’ energy sector is set for major transformation with the introduction of wind energy generation facilitated by the Barbados National Oil Company Limited (BNOCL), in conjunction with the National...
Parents of the 11-year-old boy killed by three former Princess Margaret Secondary School students want the full extent of the law to be visited on their son’s killers.
This was revealed when convicted...
Five chairmen from statutory corporations face the public to give reports on their stewardship, at the Barbados Labour Party’s (BLP) 81st annual conference to be held in Queen’s Park.
It will be one...
West Indies fast bowling great Michael Holding has urged Cricket West Indies (CWI) not to discard outstanding former teammate Desmond Haynes but to absorb him into the coaching set-up of the men’s team....
International Experts to meet on Climate Finance and Support Mechanisms for a Resilient Agriculture Sector
About forty international experts will meet in Bridgetown for a regional workshop entitled “Climate Finance and Support Mechanisms for a Climate Resilient Agriculture in Caribbean“, to identify discuss and identify key priorities to increase investment to support climate action for agriculture, particularly smallholder agriculture in the Caribbean region. Agriculture is central to any debate on […]
‘Dolittle’ – Robert Downey Jr.with Tom Holland, Rami Malek, Kumail Nanjiani, Selena Gomez, and more.
A physician (Robert Downey Jr.) finds out he can talk to his animal patients. Also stars Tom Holland, Michael Sheen, Rami Malek, Emma Thompson, Ralph Fiennes, Marion Cotillard, Kumail Nanjiani, Selena Gomez, and more.
It’s Here Again This Month! Join Codrington College At Their Farmers’ Market on October 26th!
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Motorcade for Barbados Tridents ends in Warrens by 4:00 pm, Fri 18th Oct 2019
Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley will join Barbadians in a grand celebration this afternoon, in honour of the recent capture of the Hero CPL T-20 trophy by the Barbados Tridents. The Celebrate 246: Barbados Stand Up! motorcade will move off from the historic Kensington Oval at 1:00 p.m. and travel through Bridgetown, before culminating in […]
Adrian Loveridge Column – One of the Wonders of Barbados, Food and Rum Festival
Later this week Barbados will celebrate the tenth annual Food and Rum Festival with five days of special events and highlights to expose an incredible diverse choice of eating places and further compound the wide spread perception of being the Caribbean culinary capital. Note, that I have not specifically mentioned restaurants, as increasingly both locals and visitors are ‘discovering’ edible
Stewarding Post-Hurricane Dorian Donor and Investment Funding Strategically
In the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Dorian, many Bahamians marveled at the sheer quantity and speed at which much-needed relief supplies and funding poured into the country. From the deployment of armed forces from countries with which we have close ties to the multi-million-dollar donations by established tourism brands, we thankfully witnessed a variety of support flow into our island
Barbados Government and External Creditors Announce Agreement
The BU intelligentsia has been following the external debt restructure talks with a keen interest. A press release issued late last week confirmed that a deal was reached by the Government of Barbados and the Barbados External Creditor Committee. A good news story. Unfortunately the press release does not list the finer details of the agreement. We hope the final
The blogmaster has agreed to facilitate a weekly Bible study to cater to a large constituent that frequent the virtual space. Those who are not interested can scroll by. We have discussed matters of ‘faith’ often enough to appreciate we represent all things secular and non secular as a people. The Bible study will be facilitated by Dr. Georgie Porgie
As a youngster growing up in Barbados the exploits of Ashford ‘Rap Brown’ Jones was discussed under the street light while slamming a dom, firing one in the village shop or under the breadfruit street. There was Buddy Brathwaite and his ability to repel all comers with dynamite and there was Rap Browne. Once on your trail it was inevitable
Remove the Silence Shrouding Sam Lord’s Castle Project
Sam Lord’s story needs to be shared with us. It’s been a while now and it is important that the developments in the hotel sector are shared with all. The debt restructuring starting is also positive for us. Again they have only spoken to $500M worth of the debt so we need more info on the bigger picture here too
The recent announcement that Juliette Bynoe-Sutherland was appointed Executive Chairman of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Board triggered the interest of the blogmaster. Many in the know immediately wondered about the correctness of the decision appointing Minister Dwight Sutherland’s wife to the onerous task of leading the Board. Time will tell if she is able to improve QEH operations. What the
The intentions of this letter is to present my full support of your efforts to procure the freedom to utilize cannabis (Ganja) for sacramental devotion. I share in the same struggle to obtain absolute freedom to practice my spirituality and proclaim our basic human rights to do so, according to United Nations Article 18, of which Haile Selassie I was
Coleen Rooney breaks silence for first time since VardyGate
Lovely morning in the fresh air with Cass. We had planned to be with the rest of our family in Barbados for half term break. Unfortunately I became poorly with an infection before we were due to leave ...
'That’s not how it went' - Wayne Rooney's DC United tenure summed up as Manchester United legend prepares for Derby County move
The ex-Manchester United and England star has since jetted off to Barbados on holiday with his family, before he links up with Phillip Cocu’s Rams, and Olsen was full of praise for the 33-year-old. “I ...
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Cricket West Indies vice-president, Dr Kishore Shallow, believes the new administration headed by president Ricky Skerritt has made tremendous progress in its first seven ...