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 →
KINGSTOWN – Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves says the main opposition New Democratic Party (NDP) had no evidence to support its claim about the outcome of the 2015 elections in two constituencies even...
‘We are one’ says PM Ardern as New Zealand mourns with prayers, silence
CHRISTCHURCH – The Muslim call to prayer sounded out over Christchurch and around New Zealand on Friday, as thousands gathered to remember the 50 people killed by a lone gunman at two mosques a week ago....
The Royal Barbados Police Force is seeking the assistance of the public in identifying and locating a wanted man.
He is of a brown complexion and appears to be of a slim build, and has a low hairstyle....
Opposition Leader Bishop Joseph Atherley wants to know Government’s position as it relates to the Hilton Hotel.
Atherley, in his Budget Reply in the House of Assembly today, said while members of the...
The St Bartholomew’s Primary School at Parish Land, Christ Church, will reopen tomorrow, Friday, March 22.
It was closed today for industrial cleaning, following a bush fire on Wednesday, which spewed...
Suspect in custody in connection with shooting at Sheraton
Police currently have a suspect in custody assisting them with the brazen shooting this afternoon at Sheraton Centre.
Speaking to the media in a brief interview a few moments ago, Police Commissioner...
FORMER LEAD VOCALIST WITH COMMODORES RUBS ELBOWS WITH ROYALTY AT WEST COAST RESORT
LIONEL RICHIE has been appointed as the new global ambassador for Prince Charles’ youth charity. The news was revealed at the Coral Reef Club on Tuesday, when bosses at the Prince’s Trust shared how the prolific composer and singer will serve as chairman of their Global Ambassador Group, tasked with tackling issues such as international […]
CIBC FIRST CARIBBEAN PARTNERS WITH UWI FOR INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY LECTURE
Issues of gender parity in relation to growth and development will come under the spotlight during a distinguished lecture on March 22nd, 2019. The lecture, one of the signature activities hosted by the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus in observance of International Women’s Day during the month of March, will be delivered […]
STABBING VICTIM NEAR SILVER HILL, CH CH IDENTIFIED
Police are busy solving what led to the murder of Edward Chase. It happened yesterday morning around 11:30 am, when officers responded to a report at Gall Hill Main Road, Christ Church, in the area of Lower Crescent. On arrival, the lifeless body of Edward Chase, 34 years of Lower Crescent, Christ Church was found […]
‘Rock your Socks’ with The Barbados Lottery for World Down Syndrome Day 2019
Rock your Socks with The Barbados Lottery for World Down Syndrome Day, March 21, 2019 “LEAVE NO ONE BEHIND!” #LotsOfSocks #WorldDownSyndromeDay #WDSD19 #leavenoonebehind @barbadosdownsyndromeassociation @worlddownsyndromeday
Should Barbados consider the legalisation of gambling?
Watching the sunset on Barbados’ glam west coast is one of life’s simplest pleasures. Life here is pretty good. Quite safe by Caribbean standards, our easterly position in the Caribbean means that we normally escape hurricane season, something that, sadly, does affect others nearby. With Anglican churches and cricket greens in every village, we enjoy […]
LIAT Staff Expresses Lack of Confidence in Executive Management
Submitted by a concerned party Just over, two weeks ago LIAT came to its staff seeking a 10% wage reduction to bridge a gap in funding left by Barbados not meeting its funding obligation to the restructuring program. The unions and staff present laid out several cost cutting and revenue generating programs that the company could use to fill the
Press Release submitted by Colonialism Reparation Colonialism Reparation welcomes that the International Court of Justice has decided that the process of decolonization of Mauritius has not been lawfully completed and that the United Kingdom has an obligation to bring to an end its administration of the Chagos Archipelago and requests that the United Kingdom present apologies and compensations for the
Innotech Issues Pre-Action Letter to Nation Newspaper RE: Paul Clifford
We write with reference to an article published in today‘s Sunday Sun and also republished online in the e-edition of the Nation newspaper as well as on its social media platforms. The article is potentially defamatory of our client for the reasons set out below, and at the minimum, is false… See two documents issued by Innotech to the Nation
2019 Budget -A Time for ALL Good Citizens to Pause
Budget day: Wednesday, March 20. Prime Minister Mia Mottley will deliver her first Budget on March 20, 2019. Without doubt the 2019 Budget will be interesting not only for the pundits, for the masses as well, who for the first time are witnessing a Barbados in the grip of economic and social turmoil NEVER experienced in our history. The political
Dr. Lucas Accuses Mohammed Degia of Showing #islamophobia Colours
Submitted by Robert D. Lucas,PH.D. CFS, The “Nation” newspaper of the 19th March 2019 published an article captioned “Upset but not shocked” under the by-line of Mohammed Iqbal Degia. Degia attributes the rise of Islamophobia in part to white supremacy. He attempts to juxtapose the Muslim experience with that of Blacks, Jews, Hispanics and immigrants (it is noticeable that he
Bad-boy England Ashes star Alex Hales has been dumped by girlfriend of three years after he cheated on her in Barbados
Hales' sordid sex session came to light after his girlfriend Danni Gisbourne, 26, joined him on his tour of the Caribbean Danni Gisbourne, 26, joined him in the Caribbean days after the sordid fling, ...
We were also informed on the first and only sea day that some had missed the ship in PR because of the weather delays and were having to catch the ship in Barbados. One more reason why I would never ...
The Royal tour started in St Lucia on Sunday 17 March. They then travelled to Barbados on Tuesday, 19 March and then onto St Vincent and the Grenadines yesterday. Today they arrived at St Kitts and ...
There were over ten booths from organisations such as the Caribbean Examination Council, Environmental Protection Department, Barbados Sea Turtle Project, the Barbados Community College and more. The ...
Barbados Celebrates Another Record Year of U.S. Visitation
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, March 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Visitation from the United States to Barbados saw another record-breaking year in 2018 following the success of 2017's record number of arrivals. ...
Protests in Haiti may have halted, but its fragile institutions still struggle
PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti — Nine days after Haiti’s violent street protests began on February 7, 2019, the government finally broke its silence and civil unrest came to a halt. An increase in food prices has prompted residents of Port-au-Prince and other major cities to demonstrate against the endemic corruption contributing to the country’s socio-economic […]
Protracted crisis in Venezuela leads to alarming escalation of tensions
NEW YORK, USA — The “protracted crisis” in Venezuela has led to an “alarming escalation of tensions”, Rosemary DiCarlo, the UN’s political and peacebuilding chief, told the UN Security Council on Tuesday. She said that the “grim reality” facing the country, according to available information, showed a deteriorating economy, with citizens dying of preventable causes, […]
As St Kitts-Nevis tries to reassure economic citizens, critical article mysteriously disappears
By Caribbean News Now contributor BASSETERRE, St Kitts — Following a series of reports by Caribbean News Now regarding rampant fraud in the St Kitts and Nevis citizenship by investment programme (CIP), which were recently picked up by Gulf News – a widely read publication in the Middle East – the government has been engaged […]
Bahamas government pushes back over latest US travel advisory
By Sloan Smith NASSAU, Bahamas — The US Department of State on Monday reissued a level two travel advisory for The Bahamas, warning US citizens to “exercise increased caution” when visiting the country due to crime. However, minister of tourism Dionisio D’Aguilar on Tuesday called the warning “negligible”, and insisted that the government will push back […]
Antigua and Barbuda gets high world ranking for rule of law
WASHINGTON, USA — The World Justice Project, headquartered in Washington, DC, has ranked Antigua and Barbuda at number three in the Caribbean in relation to upholding the rule of law. Only Barbados and St Kitts and Nevis surpass Antigua and Barbuda. The World Justice Project released its annual report for 2019 this morning in Washington. […]