Barbados News Business

B.A.S upset over imports

Approximately 23 thousand kilograms of pork have been imported into Barbados over the last eight to twelve weeks. That’s according to the Chief Executive Officer of the Barbados Agricultural Society, James Paul. He provided the figures during a press conference at the society’s headquarters this Friday afternoon. Mr. Paul argues the move was unnecessary as […]

Football Sports

Deighton wins bragging rights

All the bragging rights are with the old scholars of Deighton Griffith Secondary as they won the 2019 Old Scholars Bragging Rights Football Tournament recently concluded at the friendship ground. CBC’s Ann-Marie Burke reports on that final as well as the third place game.

Business International News

Trump calls on U.S. firms to exit China as trade war escalates

(Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Friday pressured U.S. companies to leave China after Beijing unveiled retaliatory tariffs on $75 billion in U.S. goods, stoking fears their escalating trade war will tip the global economy into recession. Trump, who has accused China of unfair trade practices and pushed for a deal that would rebalance the […]

VMware buys two software firms in separate deals

Trump drops bid to slash foreign aid after Congress objects

FAA plans to test Boeing MAX software on less-experienced pilots

Business

BCCI to discuss disaster preparedness

We are approaching the end of August which is the midway point of the hurricane season. And one of the umbrella bodies for the local business community will be taking an in depth look into effective disaster preparedness and management next week. The Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industry will update members on the heavily […]

Follow the rules for foreign currency accounts

B.A.S upset over imports

Strike action averted at UWI

Caribbean News

No to the British National Anthem

Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves says he is opposed to the playing of the British National Anthem, “God Save the Queen” at functions in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. He told reporters he has repeatedly questioned the reason for it. St. Vincent and the Grenadines attained political independence from Britain in 1979 and Queen Elizabeth […]

Motion to impeach President Moise rejected

American Airlines differs with local authority on reasons behind aborted flight

CDB gives reason for misprocurement declaration

Off Beat News

Woman sets man’s house on fire after calling for sex then fell asleep

When you miss the “You up?” text… A New Jersey woman is being held without bond after police say she set a man’s house on fire for falling asleep after the two planned a wee-morning hour sexual rendezvous. According to The New York Daily News, Taija Russell, 29, received a text message from the unidentified […]

Bizarre perfume for people who want to smell like SEMEN

Baby’s christening goes wrong

A 3-year-old boy locked up his dad’s iPad until 2067

Technology

HP CEO Dion Weisler to step down in November; shares slide

(Reuters) – HP Inc (HPQ.N) said on Thursday that Chief Executive Officer Dion Weisler was stepping down after nearly four years, citing personal reasons. Enrique Lores, who is currently president of HP’s imaging, printing and solutions business, will take over the helm, effective Nov. 1. Shares of the company were down 5.86% at $17.82 in […]

International News Technology

FAA plans to test Boeing MAX software on less-experienced pilots

(Reuters) The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration plans to test next month how pilots with around one year of experience flying Boeing 737 jets handle new software on the MAX model, four sources with knowledge of the matter said. The tests indicate the FAA is making progress in the re-approval process of the MAX for commercial […]

Barbados News Entertainment

Diamond Ball will honor activist Shaun King and PM Mottley

Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley and civil rights activist Shaun King will receive this year’s Diamond Ball Award at Rihanna’s fifth annual Diamond Ball, which will also feature performances from Pharrell and DJ Khaled. “I can’t imagine a better night than this year’s Clara Lionel Foundation event with Seth Meyers, Pharrell and DJ Khaled,” said […]

Entertainment

Rihanna’s alleged Dancehall song ‘Private Loving’ has been registered

The Navy are about to be very happy as Rihanna has reportedly registered a new song ‘Private Loving’. BadGalRiRi hasn’t released an album since 2016’s Anti, but has just registered the new song with her music publisher BMI, according to reports. On Friday (Aug 16), a Rihanna fan page shared a photo on Twitter of […]

Entertainment

‘Seinfeld’ and ‘Friends’ enthusiasts vigorously debate which classic series is better

Three decades on from its TV debut, the effects of Seinfeld’s inspired take on nothingness remain quite obviously ingrained in the mainstream. Friends, meanwhile, may not be a longstanding critical darling like Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld’s creation but similarly remains a heavily watched show in the streaming era. Now, in the fitting spirit of […]