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Government to roll out second and third phases of economic reform plan soon

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The Barbados government has sought to assure nationals that it would not be callous in cutting jobs as it rolls out the second and third…

Ministers support five percent pay rise

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Minister of Labour and Social Partnership Relations Colin Jordan, fully supports the pay rise for public servants. He also defended civil servants in the face…

Head of Postal Service dies

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The head of the Barbados Postal Service Margaret Ashby is dead. CBC News understands that the first female postmaster general passed away Monday after a…

Two charged with murder

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Two men, including a teenager are facing charges of murder for the Friday July 13th shooting of Donoson Husbands. In a press statement, police revealed…

Wickham praises new DLP president

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The move by the Democratic Labour Party to elect Verla Depeiza as its new president is being hailed as a good one by political scientist…

Former Barbados Central Bank Governor joins Bermuda’s Financial Policy Council

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Barbadian economist Dr DeLisle Worrell, the immediate past Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados, has joined Bermuda’s Financial Policy Council (FPC). Announcing Worrell’s appointment…

Italy motorway bridge collapses in heavy rains, killing at least 35

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At least 35 people were killed when a motorway bridge collapsed in torrential rains on Tuesday morning over buildings in the northern Italian port city…

Westminster car crash: Man arrested on suspicion of terror offences

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A man has been arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences after a car crashed outside the Houses of Parliament. The vehicle swerved into cyclists and…

AG promises transparency

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Government will be very careful with its tendering process. This assurance from Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs Dale Marshall, who says government will…

International Youth Day

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Focus was placed on the world's young people Sunday as Barbados joined with the international community in observing International Youth Day. The annual observance is…

Cruise vessels interested in northern ports

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Expressions of interests have been made by smaller cruise vessels about berthing along Barbados' northern coast. Among the areas identified according to Minister of Tourism…

Regional nurses agree to review of exams managed by CXC

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The Regional Nursing Body (RNB) has agreed to a recommendation from Jamaica for a review to be conducted of the Regional Examination for Nurses Registration…

SPORTS

Americas World Cup qualifiers

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With just under 10 days before the start of netball's Americas World Cup qualifiers in barbados, the local girls -…

Goodwill swim meet

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The 24th edition of the Goodwill Swim Meet will be held over the weekend right here in Barbados at the…

BCA Super Cup

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Sagicor UWI, Bayview Hospital YMPC, Wildey and Massy Stores Spartan are through to the semi-finals of the BCA Super Cup…

Barbados made to sweat before getting over Guyana

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Barbados were made to sweat by Guyana before pulling off a three-wicket victory in their third round match of the…

Thomas, Brathwaite hurt TKR as Patriots win

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Twenty20 World Cup star Carlos Brathwaite shone with both bat and ball as St Kitts and Nevis Patriots inflicted reigning…

Reifer, Hope sink Amazon Warriors

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Man-of-the-Match Raymon Reifer produced the third best figures in Caribbean Premier League history as Barbados Tridents opened their campaign on…

Game halted

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Game four of the Co-Operators General Insurance BABA premier league finals series will have to be completed this weekend, as…

Netball sponsorship

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National netballer Latonia Blackman recently received a contribution from her club sponsors -Guardian Group - to aid with her fundraising…

Hetmyer half-century trumps Gayle’s as Amazon Warriors win

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Dashing left-hander Shimron Hetmyer transferred his already immense powers into the Twenty20 format, smashing a audacious unbeaten half-century to carry…

Barbados and Jamaica romp to easy victories in U-19

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Both Barbados and Jamaica expectedly recorded comfortable victories against the Leeward and Windward Islands respectively on the final day of…

Hero Caribbean Premier League

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Colin Munro and Denesh Ramdin powered the Trinbago Knight Riders to a record-breaking total before Dwayne Bravo and Fawad Ahmed…

BCA elections

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Calvin Hope has been retuned as the Vice President of the Barbados Cricket Association. At the annual special meeting of…

BUSINESS

BCCI concerned about downgrade

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The Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industry has been weighing in on the impact of the recent downgrade of Barbados' credit rating by Standard and…

Golden anniversary for Fisherman's Pub

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The popular Fisherman's Pub in Speightstown, St. Peter recently celebrated fifty years in operation. To mark the special occasion, proprietor of the landmark location, Clement…

GEL revenues up

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Group revenues for Goddard Enterprises Limited grew by 2.8 per cent, despite a decline in local sales. That's according to the group's recently released consolidated…

Caribbean foods on display at Paris exhibition

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At least 12 producers from six Caribbean countries will exhibit their goods at the five-day Salon International de l’alimentation (SIAL) trade fair that opens in…

Ankara to boycott US electronic goods

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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said his country will boycott US electronic products, after Washington imposed punitive sanctions on Ankara. "If [the US] has…

Chairman quits GEL following drug charge

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Less than a week after he resigned as president of the Barbados Private Sector Association (BPSA), businessman Charles Herbert, who is facing drug charges, has…

Increase in Fortress Funds

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Fortress Fund Managers' investments have recorded an increase over 2017. Fortress recently revealed that investments managed by Fortress Fund Managers were able to register the…

Governor praises renewable energy sector

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Central Bank Governor Cleviston Haynes has identified the renewable energy sector as being crucial in helping Barbados to reduce its annual fossil fuel bill. He…

Central Bank to use BSS GDP

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The Central Bank of Barbados has announced a revised approach to the estimation of gross domestic product, or GDP, in Barbados.  GDP measures the total…

Profit for Republic

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Republic Financial Holdings has recorded US$148.7 million in profit for the nine-month period, ended June 30th 2018. In commenting on the recently released unaudited group…

BADMC: Chicken imports hurting local production

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Chief executive officer of the Barbados Agricultural Society James Paul is begging the BADMC to do something about what he is calling a large quantity…

Fortress Fund Managers discuss government's selective credit default

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Chief investment officer with Fortress Fund Managers, Peter Arender says while government's recent selective credit default decision came as a surprise to some in the…

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