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Work stoppage at port

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An early morning work stoppage briefly disrupted operations at the Bridgetown port. In a statement released Thursday afternoon, Chief Executive Officer of the Barbados Port…

National Animal Disaster Management symposium

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Barbados' economy could be dealt a serious blow if the country's agricultural industry isn't protected from the impact of national disasters. For this reason, a…

Praise for Cadets

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Minister of Education Santia Bradshaw thinks it's time to include the Barbados Cadet Corps more in the country's education system. During the opening ceremony of…

Companies should facilitate breast feeding mums

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A government minister says more must be done to facilitate breast feeding mothers in the workplace. Minister of Labour, Colin Jordan was speaking at the…

Senate discusses communications consultant

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The appointment of Charles Jong as communications consultant to the government continues to create contention. This time, it happened in the Senate. As minister of…

Senators support five percent pay raise

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Leader of government business in the Senate, Senator Jerome Walcott supported calls for the removal of partisan politics and for the upper chamber to work…

Senator wants higher allowance

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Senators deserve a higher duty allowance. This was the forceful cry of independent senator Monique Taitt who stressed the importance of the Senate to the…

PM briefed on EU programs

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Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley has received an extensive briefing from the European Union on its existing and upcoming programmes, and how Barbados may benefit…

Eric Holder visits

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Former United States Attorney General Eric Holder Jr has expressed confidence in Prime Minister Mia Mottley and her administration. The former AG, whose father and…

SAFE program extended

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Local teenagers will soon have even more help from social workers, counselling psychologists and trained graduate teachers to develop life skills. That's because the Supporting…

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…

SPORTS

Franklyn Stephenson Academy touring England

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The Franklyn Stephenson Academy is currently on tour of England participating in the King's College and Taunton Cricket 2018 festivals.…

Three new faces in Proteas team to tour Windies

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Three new faces will be in South Africa’s women’s team when they tour the Caribbean next month from September 10…

Brathwaite headed to play for Nottinghamshire

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West Indies opening batsman Kraigg Brathwaite has signed a deal to play for Nottinghamshire in the Specsavers County Championship run-in.…

Tallawahs thrash Patriots to record third straight victory

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The Jamaica Tallawahs registered their third consecutive victory in the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) by outclassing the St Kitts…

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…

BUSINESS

Senator says airport upgrade needed

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Leader of government business in the Senate, Senator Dr. Jerome Walcott says Barbados must step up to the plate to provide improved and efficient airport…

Wibisco not raising prices

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While some local bakeries have raised their prices in recent months due to changes in market conditions, the island's major biscuit manufacturer says for the…

Minister tells delinquent tenants to pay up

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In the Lower House, tenants who owe money to the Barbados Investment and Development Corporation are being told to pay up. International Business and Industry…

Minister says government not abandoning manufacturing

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The manufacturing sector will not be abandoned by government. The assurance came International Business and Industry Minister Ronald Toppin. He was speaking as he moved…

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…

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