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Accident victim identified

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The pedestrian who lost his life after he was struck by a minibus late Wednesday night has been identified. Police say he is Wilton McAndrew…

Red Cross encouraging volunteers to be trained

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There's always a need for volunteers in countries where disasters strike. But director general of the Barbados Red Cross, Edmond Bradshaw says they should be…

Road assessment completed

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The Ministry of Transport and Works has completed a full assessment of the country's roads. This is according to Minister Michael Lashley who says they…

Rowely offers to wave immigration regulation for Dominicans

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Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley says his administration will wave the immigration requirements for residents of the hurricane ravaged island of Dominica for a period…

Hurricane Maria kills three in Haiti

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Three people were killed on Thursday as heavy rains stemming from the close passage of the powerful Hurricane Maria, lashed sections of Haiti. The police…

Dominicans dazed by destruction of Hurricane Maria

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Martin Dell is unapologetic when it comes to begging after Hurricane Maria. “Man we need all the help we can. Man I have been crying…

Hurricane Maria lashes Turks and Caicos

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The Turks and Caicos Islands felt Hurricane Maria's wrath Friday as the storm hurtled through the Caribbean while still causing trouble on the battered US…

North Korea could test hydrogen bomb over Pacific Ocean

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North Korea could test a powerful nuclear weapon over the Pacific Ocean in response to US President Donald Trump's threats of military action, the country's…

Road fatality in St Philip

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An elderly man is the island's latest road fatality. Preliminary investigations are suggesting that the 68 year-old, a pedestrian, was attempting to cross the road…

Nurses' plea

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President of the Barbados Nurses Association, Joannah Waterman is appealing to members of that profession and others to donate specialized items to help people across…

Sign language course for first responders

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As Barbados responds to appeals for help from hurricane ravaged Caribbean nations, a training session to enable first responders to communicate with the hearing impaired…

Barbados pledges assistance to Dominica

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As the first Barbados Coast Guard vessel arrived in Dominica Wednesday morning, Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has pledged Barbados' commitment to assisting the hurricane-ravaged island…

Rain wrecks Trent Bridge ODI

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Persistent rain allowed just 14 deliveries before forcing the abandonment of the second One-Day International between England and West Indies…

Brathwaite cleared to bowl again by ICC

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Part-time West Indies off-spinner, Kraigg Brathwaite, has been cleared to bowl in international cricket after having his action approved by…

Windies professionalism trumped frigid temperatures: Narine

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Champion off-spinner Sunil Narine said the unsettling cold temperatures during the one-off Twenty20 International had been difficult to deal with…

T&T tumble in football rankings following World Cup qualifying failure

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Trinidad and Tobago have taken a tumble in the latest FIFA rankings following their poor form in the 2018 World…

Holder laments missed opportunity in Ireland but buoyant ahead of England meeting

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West Indies captain, Jason Holder, has rued the washed out One-Day International against Ireland, which robbed the Caribbean side of…

Ground-breaking Windies series confirmed: PCB chairman

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The Pakistan Cricket Board has confirmed a three-match Twenty20 series against West Indies set for Lahore in late November. The…

Holder hoping Brathwaite break paves way for Windies players

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Test captain Jason Holder hopes Yorkshire’s acquisition of Kraigg Brathwaite for the two final games of the County Championship can…

ODI abandoned

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Rain has forced the abandonment of the one-off One-Day International between Ireland and West Indies without a ball bowled here…

Sammy cameo in vain as World XI lose opener

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Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy blasted a late cameo but it proved in vain as the World XI went…

Ballance backs Windies opener Brathwaite to fire

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Yorkshire captain Gary Ballance expects West Indies opener Kraigg Brathwaite to excel during his brief stint with the club in…

Roach shines but England secure 71-run lead

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Seamer Kemar Roach captured a five-wicket haul but England battled their way to 194 all out at tea, to carve…

Ronchi pilots Amazon Warriors closer to final

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New Zealander Luke Ronchi made his presence felt at time when Guyana Amazon Warriors needed it most, stroking a high…

London says it won't renew Uber's license

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London's transport authority announced Friday that it will not renew Uber's license, saying the company is not "fit and proper" to operate in the city.…

LIAT to lose millions due to Hurricane Irma

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Regional carrier LIAT, is likely to lose millions of dollars following the passage of Hurricane Irma. This was revealed by the airline’s Chief Executive officer…

FirstCaribbean support for Irma relief

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CIBC FirstCaribbean is donating close to half a million US dollars to support organizations providing humanitarian relief to areas impacted by Hurricane Irma. So says…

Scotia appoints managing director

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There is a new managing director at Scotiabank Caribbean East. David Parks will be responsible for developing, communicating and implementing the bank's local business strategy,…

Dominica cruise ship sector benefiting from Hurricane Irma

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Dominica tourism sector is set to benefit from the destruction caused by Hurricane Irma on the Leeward Islands after officials here confirmed that the cruise…

CHTA to work with partners following passage of Hurricane Irma

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The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), has pledged to work closely with its partners in the affected territories that have been devastated by Hurricane…

Light and Power says PV plant will save customers over $3 million

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The Barbados Light & Power Company says that its application to the Fair Trading Commission for a 5mw battery storage at its solar PV generating…

NSRL will impact international business

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The increased National Social Responsibility Levy has negative implications for the international business sector. That's according to President of the Barbados International Business Association, Marlon…

Gas prices up

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From midnight Sunday gasoline, diesel and kerosene will increase, while prices of liquefied petroleum gas will fall. The new price of gasoline will be $3.25…

Trump bars US banks from buying Venezuela state bonds

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The White House announced Friday that President Trump has signed an executive order imposing new sanctions on Venezuela. The action bars U.S. citizens and banks…

Economist wants government to tackle deficit

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A Caribbean economist is telling Barbados regardless which party is in power, the island's fiscal deficit has to be addressed. For Marla Dukharam of financial…

Barbados Public Workers Co-operative Credit Union opens St Peter branch

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The island's largest credit union, the Barbados Public Workers Co-operative, has opened another branch outside of Bridgetown. Wednesday, the financial institution opened its fifth outlet…