CBC NEWS

CBC SPORTS

CBC BUSINESS

NEWS

Central Bank issues warning on counterfeit currencies during Christmas Season

mnwall-separator
The Central Bank of Barbados (CBB) is warning citizens to be vigilant during the Christmas Season, warning of an increase in counterfeiting. “Whether it is…

Castro calls for deeper relations with CARICOM, end to trade embargo by Washington

mnwall-separator
Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders and Cuba opened their sixth summit on Friday pledging to solidify their own growing relations and calling on the United States…

ACP concerned over new EU plan

mnwall-separator
The African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Sugar Group has expressed concern at reports that the European Union plans to modify its sugar market access offer…

Five killed in plane crash

mnwall-separator
At least five people were killed when a private chartered plane crashed soon after taking off from the Rohlsen Airport on Thursday night. A statement…

UN peacekeepers killed in attack in North Kivu

mnwall-separator
At least 14 UN peacekeepers have been killed and 53 wounded in an attack in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The UN's…

Pope Francis calls for change to Lord's Prayer

mnwall-separator
Pope Francis has called for a translation of a phrase about temptation in the Lord's Prayer to be changed. The current wording that says "lead…

More clashes erupt over Trump Jerusalem move

mnwall-separator
Violence has flared between Israeli forces and Palestinians protesting at Donald Trump's contentious recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Clashes erupted in the occupied West…

Barbados hosts OAS labour conference

mnwall-separator
Barbados is hosting the 20th Inter-American Conference of Ministers of Labour Organization of American States (IACML), that gets underway in Bridgetown on Thursday. The Organisation…

Investigations continuing into daring Piarco airport robbery

mnwall-separator
Investigations are continuing into Wednesday’s multi-million dollar robbery that took place at the Piarco International Airport. The police report that they have been questioning several…

Trump Jerusalem move sparks Palestinian clashes

mnwall-separator
At least 16 Palestinians have been wounded in clashes in the occupied West Bank, during protests against US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as…

Avocado injuries a thing of the past?

mnwall-separator
Earlier this month we had news of the Hawaiian avocado "as big as my head" vying for a place in the record books. Now Marks…

Man on gun and drug charges

mnwall-separator
A St James man held with on gun, ammunition and drugs charges will know his fate when he appears in the Holetown Magistrate's Court. Nikolas…

SPORTS

Stars and Rising Stars win basketball

mnwall-separator
Stars and Rising Stars are the winners of the Barbados Independence Invitational Games 3 on 3 national basketball trials. Playing…

Hoodies beat BFS

mnwall-separator
Hoodies Harlington have repeated as the 2017 champions of the GAIA T20 cricket competition after defeating Barbados Fire Service to…

Law: “Level-headed” Brathwaite ready for the job

mnwall-separator
West Indies head coach, Stuart Law believes the “level-headed” nature of Kraigg Brathwaite will make the job of transitioning to…

Windies seek aggressive intent against Black Caps

mnwall-separator
West Indies will adopt an aggessive approach in their quest for a series-levelling victory over New Zealand, in the second…

CWI medical panel in turmoil as chairman quits

mnwall-separator
Cricket West Indies’ medical panel has been struck by two further resignations, including that of chairman Dr Donovan Bennett. The…

Russian athletes to boycott Winter Olympics

mnwall-separator
Russian President Vladimir Putin says the country's athletes won't be told to boycott the 2018 Winter Olympics following the International…

IOC bans Russia from 2018 Winter Olympics

mnwall-separator
Russia has been banned from competing at next year's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang by the International Olympic Committee. But Russian…

Selectors hand Miller, Emrit new lease

mnwall-separator
Selectors have called up the veteran pair of Nikita Miller and Rayad Emrit for the limited overs tour of New…

Holder suspended for second Test

mnwall-separator
West Indies captain Jason Holder will take no part in the second Test against New Zealand starting Saturday, after he…

Barbados Rifle and Pistol Federation championships

mnwall-separator
It was the turn of the Barbados Rifle and Pistol Federation to have their competition for the on-going games, and…

Russia remains defiant on doping ahead of Winter Olympics ruling by IOC

mnwall-separator
Russia has vowed to staunchly "defend" the interests of its athletes as the International Olympic Committee weighs up whether to…

Kensington Oval to host Sri Lanka Test for first time

mnwall-separator
Sri Lanka will play at historic Kensington Oval for the first time when they tour the Caribbean for a three-Test…

BUSINESS

Businesses with revoked licenses to be named

mnwall-separator
Minister of International Business, Donville Inniss says the names of the international companies which had their business licenses revoked will soon be public knowledge. Speaking…

More than $70 million stolen in bitcoin hack

mnwall-separator
Hackers have carried out a heist on a leading digital currency platform, making off with bitcoins worth more than $70 million. "Yesterday morning at about…

Bitcoin: What's driving the frenzy

mnwall-separator
2017 has become the year bitcoin went big. It started the year worth less than $1,000 but has soared above $15,000. Back in 2011, it…

Remy Cointreau plans for Mount Gay

mnwall-separator
The parent company of Mount Gay Distilleries, the French alcoholic beverage company, Remy Cointreau has shared its vision for the Barbados rum company. Though the…

SOL dismisses FTC concerns

mnwall-separator
Petroleum giant, SOL, has dismissed as a non-issue, concerns that the sale of the Barbados National Terminal Company Limited will result in unfair competition. The…

BEC sexual harassment forum

mnwall-separator
Even though the sexual harassment bill has not been proclaimed, the island's main representative body of employers is ensuring its members are prepared and understand…

UNWTO Secretary-General calls all-inclusive resorts similar to “modern-day plantations

mnwall-separator
Secretary-General of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), Taleb Rifai, Tuesday said the Caribbean cannot continue to pursue all-inclusive resort development if tourism is…

BEF $20 challenge

mnwall-separator
The Barbados Entrepreneurship Foundation wants more schools to enter its annual $20 challenge. This year, 18 schools and one independent group took part in the…

Hoteliers fear insurance rates could increase by as much as 40 per cent

mnwall-separator
The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) says regional hoteliers should plan now for an increase in insurance premiums following the passage of passage of…

Preconco rebuilding Dominica

mnwall-separator
Local construction company Preconco Limited is working with the government of Dominica to bring much needed housing relief to residents there, following the devastation caused…

S Y Adam and Sons opens in Speightstown

mnwall-separator
Bargain store S.Y Adams has opened its first store in the north of the island. As of 8:30 Friday morning, the store began operations in…

Facelift for bank headquarters

mnwall-separator
The historic Warrens Great House, to the north-western corner of the CIBC FirstCaribbean headquarters site, has been given a new lease on life, following a…