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PM issues Statement On The Passing Of Evelyn Greaves

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Statement by the Prime Minister of Barbados, The Hon. Mia Amor Mottley, QC., MP. on the passing of E. Evelyn Greaves, GCM. It is with…

Evelyn Greaves has died

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Former High Commissioner of Barbados to Canada and former parliamentary representative for St Lucy, Evelyn Greaves, is dead. News is that he passed away earlier…

Savings Bonds Not Affected By Debt Restructuring

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Those persons who bought savings bonds three years ago under the marketing campaign will not be affected by Government’s debt restructuring. Minister in the Ministry…

CIMH issues warning as region enters wet season

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The Barbados-based The Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (CIMH) says while much of the region observed the usual rainfall or less, leading to short…

Employers urged to have sexual harassment policies in place

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The Barbados government has told employers that it is important for them to have sexual harassment policies in place, not just because it is a…

Barbados to host one-day CSME meeting

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The Guyana-based Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat says it is reviewing the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) administrative procedures to recommend ways of making them…

May: EU must respect UK in Brexit talks

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UK Prime Minister Theresa May has said the EU must treat the UK with "respect" in Brexit negotiations. In a statement at Downing Street she…

American Airlines boosts Barbados service after nine years of JetBlue growth

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American Airlines apparently has not enjoyed JetBlue’s growth in the Caribbean, particularly in Barbados. American has been a leader in the region since it acquired…

Guyana to sign economic cooperation agreement with Barbados

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Guyana is to sign a framework agreement for economic cooperation with Barbados, President David Granger has announced. The announcement comes on the heels of the…

Young St Catherine pastor shot dead in church

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James Johnson, a young minister of the popular Church of God of Prophecy at 41 Old Harbour Road in St Catherine was gunned down this…

Rihanna – Ambassador Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary

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Government has appointed international pop icon, Robyn “Rihanna” Fenty, as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, with specific responsibility for promoting education, tourism and investment for the…

PM congratulates China on 69th anniversary

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Barbados and China share a very special relationship and Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley says for her, it reflects what it is to lead with…

SPORTS

PM calls for Grenada Invitational Inc to account for monies spent

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Amidst a controversy over unpaid monies to service providers and athletes, Prime Minister of Grenada Dr Keith Mitchell has called…

Cayman General secretary gets life ban from FIFA

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Former general secretary of the Cayman Islands Football Association Costas Takkas has received a life ban from FIFA. Takkas was…

Windies eager to tie ODI series with victory in last game

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Having watched a heavy downpour end their chances of winning their One Day International series against South Africa, the West…

I did not sellout, says Emrit

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Former captain of the Guyana Amazon Warriors, Rayad Emrit, is insisting he did not ‘sell out’ in the Caribbean Premier…

Australia to play 'hard but fair'

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Australia will play "hard but fair" against Pakistan, says captain Tim Paine as his side prepares for its first Test…

Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo sent off

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A tearful Cristiano Ronaldo was controversially sent off as Juventus claimed a hard-fought win at Valencia. The Portuguese forward, making…

West Indies played to a no-result with South Africa – 2nd ODI

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The second One-Day International of the three-match series between West Indies and South Africa ended in a no-result, following persistent…

Lewis replaces Joseph in India

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Right-arm fast bowler, Shermon Lewis will replace Alzarri Joseph in the fifteen-man squad for the test tour of India which…

Pinelands Lady Cougars defeated again

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Preferred Insurance Brokers Lady Pinelands handed Massy Duracell Lady Cougars their second defeat on Tuesday night in the Number One…

Sagicor General T20 semi-finals are in limbo

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The Barbados Cricket Associations' Sagicor General T20 semi-finals are once again in limbo. The first semi-final was to have been…

Champion-in-waiting Bowen lands four at Emerald Downs

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Barbadian jockey Rocco Bowen celebrated his capture of a third straight riding title at Emerald Downs with a second successive…

Barbados relegated in Davis Cup Americas

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Barbados has been relegated back to zone group 2 of the Davis Cup Americas after going down four-nil in their…

BUSINESS

Delta and American raise fees for checked bags

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United and JetBlue did it. Now it’s Delta and American’s turn. Both airlines have raised the prices of the first and second checked bags by…

Commitment To Creating A Better Public Sector

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Government is committed to doing everything possible to ensure that once again the public sector can rise to a position of prominence. This was emphasised…

OWTU says it has an international investor interested in oil refinery

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The Oilfield Workers Trade Union (OWTU) says it has been able to attract an international investor who has expressed an interest in entering into a…

China hits back at Trump with tariffs on $60bn of US goods

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China has hit back at President Donald Trump by imposing new trade tariffs on $60bn of American goods. It comes after the US slapped duties…

Petrotrin's closure will decimate south Trinidad

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Former Director of Energy Industries at IndustriAll, Jim Catterson, says closure of the Petrotrin refinery makes no economic sense. He said the closure would decimate…

ECCB to introduce new dollar bills

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The St. Kitts-based Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) says it will be introducing new dollar bills (One EC dollar=US$0.37 cents) bills in 2019. ECCB Deputy…

Trump 'orders further China tariffs'

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US President Donald Trump has instructed staff to move forward with the next round of tariffs on Chinese goods, US media have reported. The tariffs…

Sandals takes on more staff

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Over 70 Barbadians have successfully found work at the island's newest hotel resort in the Luxury-Included ® chain of Sandals Royal Barbados. The individuals went…

Sagicor takes over Harmony General

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Sagicor General Insurance Inc (SGI) has officially taken over the operations of Harmony General Insurance Company Ltd. This following the receipt of regulatory approval by…

FCIB Anguilla branch to close

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CIBC First Caribbean International Bank is closing its Anguilla office early in the new year. This from Managing Director of Barbados and the EC Islands,…

Barbados to benefit from Crane deal

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Barbados stands to benefit from the significant marketing budget offered through the Hilton brand. This after it was revealed that the American brand bought the…

CDB approves project to support economic reforms in Barbados

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The Board of Directors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved a grant of USD400,000 to help the Government of Barbados further develop its…

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