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 →
102 year old Harlem Cotton Club dancer sees herself on film for the first time
Have a little more respect the next time you see some old lady going to market. That old lady used to be a babe! Had to post this. God bless Alice Barker and all the others who were unappreciated, used … Continue reading →
Fast food chain Burger King says its growth in Barbados has been restricted by burdensome taxes.
Operations director Everick Eastmond said while it was a semi-processing business, it had been lumped...
Barbados needs the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) more than ever, says Christ Church East Central Member of Parliament Ronald Jones.
He made the point while delivering remarks at a special service to...
More than a year after the plastic bag deterrent fee was proposed, one of its most vocal advocates is revealing that the Future Centre Trust might just be changing its strategy on the highly controversial...
Eight St Peter residents yesterday said enough was enough and took matters in their hands to patch a number of troubling potholes in their district.
The men from the Corbin’s Road, Clarke’s Gap, Ashton...
Keon Harding captured his maiden five-wicket haul and Shayne Moseley completed his second first-class century as Barbados Pride confirmed their second-place finish with a crushing victory over Jamaica...
Police have arrested and charged 22-year-old Keshane Kezal Jabari Bynoe of Sand Box Ave, Bayville, St Michael for the offences of unlawful possession of a firearm, and unlawful possession of seven rounds...
Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a three-vehicular accident, involving two route taxis, and a truck, which occurred around 1:15 p.m. today, along Spooners Hill, St Michael. It resulted...
Women's March draws thousands as Trump term enters second year
WASHINGTON − Thousands of protesters turned out across the nation for the second Women’s March on Saturday, marking the first anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration with rallies aimed at...
CWI sends condolences to Windies U19 player Joshua Persaud
St John’s − Cricket West Indies (CWI) has expressed heartfelt condolences to Windies U19 player Joshua Persaud on the death of his mother, who died in a car accident in the United States.
LAND SLIPPAGE BETWEEN ST ANDREW AND ST JOSEPH, WATCH OUT!
Barbadians should note the roadway along St. Sylvan’s Village, St. Andrew, also known as Dark Hole, St. Andrew, has been temporarily closed to all vehicular traffic. There will be Local Access only, for persons travelling from Melvin Hill. Roland Cobbler – Insp. (Ag); Public Relations Officer
Sentencing Advisory Committee entertained at British High Commissioner’s Residence in Barbados
Chief Justice Sir Marston Gibson joined Dame Janice Pereira, Chief Justice of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court, and judges from Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean and Trinidad and Tobago at a two day meeting to establish sentencing guidelines across the region. Also participating was Mrs Justice Maura McGowan, a member of the High Court of England […]
CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN APPOINTS NEW CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER AND MANAGING DIRECTOR, TECHNOLOGY & OPERATIONS
Regional bank CIBC FirstCaribbean recently announced the appointment of Esan Peters as Chief Information Officer and Managing Director, Technology & Operations, with effect from 1st February 2018. The former St. Leonard’s Boys’ School and Harrison College student has worked in the technology and financial services industries for the past 20 years. He held a number […]
Three of the island’s most accomplished drivers, Roger Hill, Andrew Jones and Neil Corbin, head the list of early local entries confirmed for Sol Rally Barbados 2018. Each will be seeking to add to his previous tally of class wins, while Hill is also homing in on his 20th top 10 finish in the 29-year […]
Soroptimist International of Barbados Takes issue with Reputed Comments from Magistrate Douglas Frederick
Soroptimist International Barbados views with grave concern recent statements attributed to Magistrate Douglas Frederick. In court reports which appeared in the media on January 11th it was suggested that Magistrate Frederick advised a young woman appearing before him as an alleged offender that she should read the story of the boy who cried wolf. This […]
INDEPENDENT MP DR MARIA AGARD MAY BE THINKING OF JOINING THE UNITED PROGRESSIVE PARTY
The United Progressive Party has new headquarters; they’re based at the Aastra Clinic in Strathclyde near Peterkin Road. The donation of office space was provided by dentist Dr Maria Agard. Listeners will recall Dr Agard had a tough road to travel since November 2015 after a tussle with the Barbados labour Party which led to […]
NEW ZEALAND ENCOURAGES QUEEN’S COLLEGE STUDENTS TO SEEK SCHOLARSHIPS IN WELLINGTON
Barbadian students are encouraged to further their studies in New Zealand be it solar power, animal husbandry or similar fields of expertise. After liaising with the Coach Warren Marr and the Tour Manager Gilbert Hokianga, Her Excellency paused to share a moment with BajanReporter.com, it was at that point we got an exclusive interview on […]
MOTTLEY SAYS THE SOUTH COAST SEWERAGE CRISIS MUST END AS BLP WINS THE NEXT GOVERNMENT
The main Opposition Barbados Labour Party is vowing to solve the South Coast Sewerage Crisis once chosen as the administration to carry Barbados forward for the next five years. She also took time in her talk to reassure the peoples of both Hastings and Worthing that the BLP will not shirk once put to form […]
BRITTONS HILL MAN IN REMAND FOR A NUMBER OF DRUG AND FIREARMS CHARGES
33 year old resident from Bryden’s Avenue, Brittons Hill, St. Michael was arrested and formally charged by police for a number of Firearm and Drug related offences. He appeared before Magistrate Wayne Clarke in the District ‘A’ Magistrates Court on Saturday the 13th of January 2018. Crichlow was remanded to prison to reappear in Court […]
Police are investigating the most recent stabbing incident which occurred about eight o’clock on the evening of Saturday 13th Jan. 2018 at Jordan’s Supermarket, Fairchild Street, St. Michael; it resulted in Anderson Bend, a 52 year old security officer employed by the supermarket, receiving a stab wound to the chest. Circumstances Preliminary investigations revealed how […]
The Adrian Loveridge Column – Tourism the EXPERIENCE
The United Kingdom travel trade press reported that over 3 million Brits booked their 2018 holiday during the week immediately following Christmas, possibly influenced by what has become mostly unseasonal cold weather. The top ten most popular destinations were: 1) Spain, 2) USA, 3) Italy, 4) Greece, 5) France, 6) Portugal, 7) Caribbean, 8) Australia, […]
The Jeff Cumberbatch Column – Cricket: The Laws, “playing culture” and Ethical Conduct
“It’s not whether you win or lose, but how you play the game that matters” –Gerry Richards in a postscript to his radio sports show in the 60’s For the second year in succession, the West Indies Under-19 cricket team at the International Cricket Council’s World Cup competition has been involved in the dismissal of […]
Barbados Integrity Movement | Happy Errol Barrow Day
Our greatest challenge of recent has been that of finding positive leadership! We have lost our way when our very leaders and those reposed with the responsibility of taking charge of our great nation are found to be feathering their own nest at the pain and suffering of the masses. How can we exercise good […]
Submitted by David Comissiong, President, Clement Payne Movement The exchange of hundred dollar bills for votes has now became a standard practice in Barbadian general elections, and if this corrupt practice is not brought to an end it will eventually totally destroy the public or civic life of our nation! Over the past two General […]
DECLARATION OF THE PEOPLE OF THE CARIBBEAN (A Declaration that was authored by the Pan-Africanist and Socialist popular forces of the Caribbean nation of Barbados at Bridgetown, Barbados on Saturday 13th January 2018, and submitted to the people and civil society organizations of the Caribbean for their endorsement and adoption) U S […]
Fiscal Problem In Barbados ! eb2d17288e33d24ec34a90fd04dca0d0 Dr. Justin Robinson recently shared some interesting information on Facebook, he attempted to breakout government expenditure and revenues – see the presentation, ‘facts on the Fiscal Situation in Barbados last 20 years. A focus on Transfers and Subsidies‘. Successive governments have been challenged by the size of the transfers […]
This is the most crucially important general election that we have ever had since our independence. We are so much in debt that we are facing economic ruin. If any successful political party fails to significantly improve the economy within their first year in Government, the majority of Barbadians will suffer unimaginable harm. We are […]
Submitted by The Mahogany Coconut Group A decade ago, many Guyanese living in the Diaspora, would have been negative about returning home. They feared mostly the racial and political tensions. Some sought to live in other Caribbean islands and were often accused of accepting lower wages than the workers in those countries. In many ways, […]
Records tumble in Mount Gay Round Barbados Race My Sailing Barbados Sailing Week's headline event, organised by Barbados Cruising Club in association with Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc, and Mount Gay, once again attracted crowds of spectators keen to support this important sporting event. Locals and ...
Here's How to Plan a Honeymoon in Barbados Brides.com Sun worshippers seeking a little sex appeal with their honeymoon destination can look no further than Barbados, a place as hot as its most famous export, Rihanna. The super romantic Caribbean island in the Lesser Antilles visually guarantees sunshine ...
Barbados weather report - Breezy day predicted for January 20 - Loop Barbados
Barbados weather report - Breezy day predicted for January 20 Loop Barbados According to the Barbados Meteorological Services, the high-pressure system is the dominant feature over the island. After a few brief early morning showers, this morning is expected to become mostly sunny and breezy. Tonight is predicted to be mostly ...
Hurricanes boosted by Samuels for one-day campaign
Hurricanes were good enough to reach the semi-finals of the last Regional Super50 before losing to eventual champions Barbados Pride. This year, they have been installed in Group B alongside Jamaica Scorpions, Guyana Jaguars, United States and English ...
5 Test matches that should have been won by team India
Ian Bishop picked up 4 wickets in the 4th innings in the 1997 Barbados Test Test cricket is the ultimate form of cricket which challenges the players over a period of 5 days and 4 innings. At times, in spite of dominating a Test match for 4 days and 3 ...
Mount Gay Round Barbados Race record breakers - Thrilling conditions for Caribbean classic
Squally winds reaching 30kts from the north-east made for magical sleigh-ride, record-breaking conditions in the 82nd Mount Gay Round Barbados Race, writes Sue Pelling. While the lively conditions in big seas proved too much for many of the 34 entries in ...
CWI Digicel Regional 4-Day C/Ships…Jaguars join B’dos & Jamaica as only teams with 4 successive titles
Guyana Jaguars ended the season as the only unbeaten team to join Barbados (1977-1980) and Jamaica (2008-2012) as the only teams to win the Regional First-Class tournament for four consecutive seasons when they beat T&T’s Red Force by an innings and 81 ...
Barbados’ latest centenarian Loleta Virginia Worrell has been lauded for her community work and positive outlook on life by family, friends and church members during her birthday celebrations yesterday morning. Governor General Dame Sandra Mason was also ...
Brazil and Mexico Continue to Dominate on Day Two of UANA Swimming Cup
Barbados’ Jack Kirby took the win in the boys 15-17 100 backstroke in a 56.34 while Mexico’s Cruz Zuniga took second in 58.80. Colombia’s Anthony Rincón took third in 59.25. Brazil swept both the boys and girls 11-12 4×50 freestyle relay with times ...
Pride pacers bring match to life, rattle Scorpions top order – 2nd day, 10th round
Barbados Pride batsman Keon Harding appeals successfully for Jamaica Scorpions batsman Andre McCarthy lbw on the second day of the Regional 4-Day Championship match on Friday at Kensington Oval. (Photo by Kerrie Eversley) BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Jan 19 ...
Shayna Seymour would have been happy to stretch out on the beach and take in the turquoise water and white sand of Barbados. Shayna Seymour would have been happy to stretch out on the beach and take in the turquoise water and white sand of Barbados.
(PRESS RELEASE) – Barbados’ newest hotel opened today under bright skies and brighter smiles as team members joined with management to form a guard of honour and welcome the first guests to Sandals Royal Barbados; the latest and most opulent resort in ...
What seemed to be a great year for Rihanna is ending on a very somber note. The singer’s younger cousin was killed in Barbados one day after Christmas. Ri-Ri took to Instagram to mourn for her relative in a photo of the two embracing. “RIP cousin ...