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 →
COMMUTERS WAITING long hours for Transport Board buses will at least have a cleaner environment in which to do so.
While it struggles to provide an adequate number of buses to service its various routes,...
CHRISTIANS ARE GETTING a rebuke from one of their leaders for not doing enough to spread the true meaning of Easter.
Anglican Bishop of Barbados Michael Maxwell scolded them yesterday after observing...
GEORGE TOWN - RASHEEME GRIFFITH is definitely Barbados’ CARIFTA Games’ golden boy in the 400-metre hurdles. The Harrison College sixth-former struck gold for Barbados in the evening session on the second...
BARBADOS HAVE two gold medal prospects ahead of the final day of the 8th CARIFTA Chess Championships in Curaçao.
Ten-year-old Hannah Wilson holds a half-point lead in the Under-12 Female category and...
Caleb Massiah stood tall tonight as he leapt to Barbados’ first gold medal at the 48th CARIFTA Games at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex in Grand Cayman.
The 15-year-old Massiah triumphed in the Under-17...
Commuters should have cleaner bus terminals and improved toilet facilities come Tuesday, but Transport Board buses will still be in short supply.
This Easter weekend, all the terminals were being cleaned,...
Residents in the areas of Pegwell Boggs, Church Hill and Charnocks Christ Church will soon have a team in the area conducting a survey on behalf of the Barbados National Terminal Company Ltd (BNTCL). In a few weeks’ time, BNTCL will be embarking on a major pipeline maintenance programme for its Oistins to Terminal and […]
CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN SENIOR LEADERSHIP TEAM TRANSFORMS RURAL SCHOOL
Armed with hoes, rakes, forks, shovels and paint brushes, the Senior Leadership Team from CIBC FirstCaribbean recently disembarked special charter buses at the St Elizabeth Primary School in St. Joseph with their mission of refurbishing key areas of the school in order to create a better space for the children’s learning. One hundred and eight […]
Tribute to Alister McIntyre from Sir Shridath ‘Sonny’ Ramphal
“A precious light has gone out in our Caribbean world, with Alister McIntyre‘s passing. He had devoted his life to Caribbean unity and was already, as he went, worrying over the darkening of the regional scene that threatens. The Region’s debt to Alister is payable only in a new enlightenment that makes Caribbean oneness the […]
Statement by PM of Barbados, Mia Amor Mottley QC, MP, on passing of Sir Alister McIntyre
I am deeply saddened to learn of the passing today of one of the Caribbean’s most treasured scholars, Sir Alister McIntyre, a respected economist, educator, administrator and true champion of regional integration. This son of Grenada and son of the Caribbean will forever be remembered fondly as one of the Titans of the post Independence […]
Commonwealth Scholarship Alumni celebrate Commonwealth Day
Alumni of the Commonwealth Scholarship programme recently met up to celebrate Commonwealth Day at the official residence of the British High Commissioner, Janet Douglas. Dr Dwayne Devonish, Senior Lecturer in Management Science and a Commonwealth Alumnus who studied Work and Organisational Psychology with a Distinction at Nottingham University in 2007, gave a presentation to the […]
Salvation Army Family Fun Day happening on Easter Monday
The Salvation Army will continue its focus on the family with a frolicking Family Fun Day coming up on Easter Monday, April 22nd, 2019, highlighted by a T10 cricket match North vs South. Divisional Commander, Major Darrell Wilkinson said the Family Fun Day from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., at the Weymouth Police Sports Club, […]
The Royal Barbados Police Force made a major breakthrough in the Murder of Corey Parris from Wednesday 23rd January 2019 at Baxter’s Road, St. Michael. Officers arrested and charged Stephen Alvin Carrington 18 years of Kings Gap, Eagle Hall, St. Michael. Carrington was the subject of a Wanted Man Report. He was arrested on Wednesday […]
Open Complaint Letter to Attorney General Dale Marshall and Chief Justice Marson Gibson About Attorney-at-law Peta-Gay Lee-Brace
Here is complaint received about yet another lawyer from an ordinary Barbados. From the supporting documentation this matter has been outstanding for close to a decade- if we start counting from 2011- when a letter to the Disciplinary Committee was lodged. Note this matter was highlighted on a BU in April, 2015. See documents repeated via the File Complaints Against
The Adrian Loveridge Column – Look, We Can Do Better
The peak winter season is over. Ahead of us are eight long softer summer months and every creative fibre throughout our national body should now go into hyperdrive to help maximize our tourism potential until December. We need our food and wine distributors to become more ardent and see how better they can work with our hospitality industry to jointly
Jesus’ resurrection confirmed to us that we are being trained for something greater. Jesus explained that there was an enemy of humanity who wants to distract and divide us, so that we harm eachother and accomplish less. This Easter, let us determine to reject what divides us and encourage eachother on our individual training paths. The most influential dividers in
The Jeff Cumberbatch Column – Medical Marijuana in the Workplace
The proposal by the government to legalize the use of marijuana for medical purposes is likely to have a significant impact on employment relations in general and the workplace in particular. To date, the local proposal for legalization does not contemplate recreational marijuana use but, given the likely concomitant increase in the availability of the substance with legalization, it seems
“A nation of sheep will beget a government of wolves.” ― Edward R. Murrow The blogmaster continues to listen to the fury in the feedback by Barbadians triggered by government’s decision to increase bus fare to $3.50. After more than four decades has the national discussion changed about the state of public transport and the burgeoning sub culture which accompanies
Reminder to the Bajan Lawyer Bernadette Callender from Aggrieved Clients
Barbados Underground (BU) continues to feature the matter of Justin McIntosh, Brunetta McIntosh v First Caribbean Int’l Bank (B’dos) Ltd (Suit No: CV1339 of 2008) which details a sorry tale of how ordinary Barbadians have no recourse when the legal system fails to deliver justice. At the crux of the dispute is the recalcitrance AND unprofessionalism being demonstrated by lawyer
Submitted by Charles Knighton “Jesus was the first gene-spliced man. Human mother, divine Father.” Shekinah Medical Centre advertisement, “Gene Therapy“, April 14 Sunday Sun The idea of divine beings producing children with human mothers is as ancient as mankind itself. Zeus was so prodigious in the siring of offspring with human mothers that an entire cadre of Immortals, such as
The Grenville Phillips Column – The End Game – Part 4, Chasing An Illusion
The EPA was negotiated in the worst possible manner, resulting in the worst of all trade agreements for the Caribbean. When I asked why they had signed such a bad agreement, I was told that we had to sacrifice the sunset industries for the sunrise. Suddenly everything made sense – there was a method to the madness. During the EPA
CWI to explore ways to improve regional professional cricket set-up — Skerritt
We will have more than one centre; the two main centres will, of course, be the Coolidge Cricket Ground in Antigua and Cave Hill, Barbados. But ultimately it is a system that is going to contribute to ...
Letter: The Society for the Resettlement of Caribbean Nationals
We hope that such a visit will also be made to England as all the organisations that were established in Barbados to assist Barbadians resettling after years abroad was by persons who lived in England ...
WILDEY, Barbados – It was not supposed to be a strong showing by team Bahamas on day two the 2019 CARIFTA Swimming Championships, but the swimmers did not get the memo. as they swam their hearts out ...
The Bermuda Sanshou Association has sent a nine-strong team to compete at the Bridgetown Burning Martial Arts Festival in Barbados this weekend. Krista Dyer will captain the team who are making their ...
Antigua and Barbuda’s Brasha Dyer is into the final of the singles competition in the C.O. Williams Barbados Under-14 Junior International tournament. The Antiguan defeated Serena Brayan of the host ...
BARBADOS MOVES CLOSER TO DOUBLE TITLES, WHILE WINDWARDS SCARE GUYANA IN T20 BLAZE
GEORGETOWN, Guyana- Fireworks from Deandra Dottin’s bat and bowling saw Barbados inch closer to winning the Cricket West Indies Women’s T20 Blaze tournament. Barbados secured a 7-wicket victory over ...
Fireworks from Deandra Dottin’s bat and bowling saw Barbados inch closer to winning the Cricket West Indies Women’s T20 Blaze tournament. Barbados secured a 7-wicket victory over Trinidad and Tobago ...
Caribbean Airlines to begin Kingston to Barbados route
Caribbean Airlines has announced the proposed start of non-stop service between Kingston, Jamaica and Barbados from April 15, 2019 subject to Government approval. With this route, business, leisure, ...