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 →
A priest yesterday gave the chilling warning that with four killings in about a month, Barbados is at a similar rate to 2019’s record murders, or possibly worse.
Senator Reverend John Rogers also cautioned...
A small fire in the yard at the Belle Pumping Station this morning did not affect operations there.
A release from the Barbados Water Authority (BWA) said there was a fire at the pumping station, but...
Rugby’s Super League says it accepts that Australian Israel Folau has been legally registered as a player after he signed for Catalan Dragons last month, but it has now taken steps to be able to intervene...
The following statement was issued by the Vice-Chancellor of The UWI, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, on the passing of Barbadian poet and academic, Kamau Brathwaite, who passed away on Wednesday at age...
SOMERSWORTH, N.H. – Former United States Vice President Joe Biden vowed on Wednesday to go on fighting for the Democratic presidential nomination despite what he called the “gut punch” he took in Iowa,...
LONDON – Premier League clubs will consider making changes to the way VAR (Video Assistant Referee) reviews are used from next season, the league’s new CEO Richard Masters said.
The use of VAR, introduced...
Chairman of CARICOM and Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Amor Mottley, paid a courtesy call on Guyana’s key opposition figures, including former president and current Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo,...
PORT OF SPAIN – The Trinidad and Tobago government yesterday said that perpetrators of sexual crimes would face the “full brunt of novel laws” aimed at deterring, punishing and shaming rapists, paedophiles...
The following statement was submitted by Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley on the passing of Barbadian cultural icon, Kamau Brathwaite, who passed away yesterday at age 89.
Kamau Brathwaite was easily...
An author is telling aspiring Barbadian women to use the method of vision boarding to ensure their success for 2020. Nekisha Prince-Haynes is a wife and mother who was born and raised in Guyana but now resides here in Barbados. She is the creator of the publication – Your Client Is Not Your Friend. She […]
15 YEAR OLD, REBECCA SIMPSON, DIGICEL NBA JUMPSTART PARTICIPANT SELECTED FOR NBA ACADEMY WOMEN’S DEVELOPMENT CAMP
Fifteen year old, Rebecca Simpson, was selected to participate in the 3rd NBA Academy Latin American Women’s Development Camp after being one of the five Barbadians selected to go on the Digicel NBA Jumpstart Programme‘s New York Experience last year October. Of the five Barbadians that earned a place in the New York Experience, Rebecca […]
Local Fintech firm ‘Bitt,’ launches World’s 1st Central Bank Digital Currency Hub
Fintech company Bitt.com has taken the lead in offering a fully accessible, user-friendly repository of research and insights related to Central bank Digital Currency (CBDC) and the future of financial technology. Chief Executive Officer Rawdon Adams said “We have created the CBDC Hub to be a one-stop-repository of key documents where all relevant information on […]
SMARTPHONE CONTEST WINNER PLANS TO TITHE PART OF HER PRIZE
Omar and Bonnie-Sue Small from St John have ten thousand reasons to smile after the blessing of the Grand Prize for the Barbados leg of Digicel’s Shake It To Win Christmas competition… Interviewed by Digicel Ambassador Nikita at the Colonnade Mall on Broad street recently, the young wife explained how in addition to some construction, […]
Keep Barbados Clean – Ministry of Maritime Affairs & Blue Economy (MoMABE)
The Ministry of Maritime Affairs and the Blue Economy and the Blue-Green Initiative urge all Barbadians to play their part in keeping the island clean. ****************************************************************************** See more by visiting our website – gisbarbados.gov.bb or Facebook page – facebook.com/gisbarbados or see us on Instagram – instagram.com/gisbarbados or hear us on Soundcloud – soundcloud.com/gisbarbados Make sure […]
The Barbados National Standards Institution (BNSI) has a new board of directors. It was confirmed how young businessman Ryan R. Brathwaite has been appointed as the Chairman of its 13-member board. The other members are: Consultant, Ruth Holder; Attorney-at-Law and Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Law, UWI Cave Hill, Nicole Foster-Clarke; Attorney-at-Law, Q.C., Fiona […]
PASTOR URGES FELLOW WORSHIPPERS DON’T GOSSIP FOR DOMESTIC ABUSE SUFFERERS, INSTEAD EXTEND ALL POSSIBLE HELP
A pastor believes more can be done for victims of abuse, not only through Government and fellow clergy, but within the congregation as well… BajanReporter.com was given exclusive coverage of God’s Glamorous Women, an intimate gathering where shocking tales of abuse and escape were shared – when spouses and partners discouraged the victims to make […]
The article (below) by Barbados Today attempts to capture the contribution on VOB 92.9 Starcom by Minister in the Ministry of Finance Ryan Straughn on the economy and his forecast. To be honest after listening to Straughn – a key man on government’s finance team – the blogmaster was not optimistic the country will see an ease in two years.
There seems to be some confusion within the Royal family. Such confusion may be used as supporting evidence by those who wish to remove the Queen as our Head of State. Since there seems to be one-way traffic on this issue in the media, some balance is required. The Queen provides us with valuable insurance. We should not cancel our
How much should the BTMI spend on enticing a visitor to Barbados? The answer depends on a number of factors – The country of origin The length of stay The age of the potential visitors The reason for travel (sports, honeymoon, family holidays etc) The average hotel cost in winter/summer. Although visitors from the USA have the shortest stay compared
Coronavirus Back Story – Why Barbados is NOT Banning Travel from Affected Areas
The Editor Barbados Underground Barbados, W.I Dear Sir/Madam There was an article in your newspaper of 3 .February 2020 entitled: “Barbados not rushing to ban travellers from China.” The same message was also aired on radio. Mention was made about the statistical likelihood of an outbreak locally being under two percent. There was even mention of the fact that since
Adrian Loveridge Column – Acceptance of Electronic Payment a Must
One of the world’s largest credit and debit card issuers, the technology giant, Mastercard, has recently launched what it calls the Smart Islands program in the region. While over the last ten years, tourism growth has shown significant and steady growth with small and medium size enterprises (SME’s) throughout the area playing a critical role in the economic ecosystem according
It is important for followers of Jesus to keep reading the Bible. You can never read enough. I have found that as you read, you may not understand everything. But you will understand what you need to understand at your individual stage of development. This removes the pressure of having to be an expert to read the Bible. If you
Submitted by James C. “Jim” Lynch, Captain, retired Good day, Ladies and Gentlemen… I already know that the worst among you will hit the delete key before you get halfway through this email. But if you do so, feel free to acknowledge to yourself that you truthfully don’t really give a pinhead of a damn about your own people, locally
A small fire in the yard at the Belle Pumping Station this morning did not affect operations there. A release from the Barbados Water Authority (BWA) said there was a fire at the pumping station, but ...
Caribbean Literary Giant Edward Kamau Brathwaite Dies
Edward Kamau Brathwaite, was remembered as “easily one of the titans of post-colonial literature and the Arts”. BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Wednesday February 5, 2020 – The late acclaimed Barbadian poet and ...
Hero CPL Viewership Increases by 56% in 2019 to 312 Million
The tournament, which took place between 4 September and 12 October last year, featured 34 men’s matches and two women’s exhibition games and took place in Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, St Kitts & Nevis, ...