Barbados News

School for class four students at Belmont

Class four students of the Belmont Primary School are being asked to report to school tomorrow, Wednesday, September 18th. All other students, however, are to await instructions from the Ministry of Education about their return to school. This is the latest information coming from the Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training. According to a […]

Cricket Sports

Windies lose again to surrender T20 series

Weak batting again crippled West Indies Women as they slumped to a nine-wicket defeat in the second Twenty20 International and to yet another series defeat to Australia Women here Monday night. Sent in at Kensington Oval under lights following a rain delay, the hosts could only gather a paltry 97 for nine off their 20 […]

Business

Government to relaunch network

Government is looking to relaunch the Small Business Development Centre Network, as well as establish a new policy framework for Small to Medium Size Enterprises. This revelation from Commerce Minister Dwight Sutherland who says government will be partnering with many key players, including the University of the West Indies, Fund Access and the Trust Loan […]

More Miles rewards programme launched

Bermuda raises its debt ceiling to US$2.75 billion

Major investment in service stations

Caribbean News

Credible elections will be held at the right time – says Granger

President David Granger has assured the nation that the date for a general election will be revealed at the right time. In an address on Monday afternoon, Granger said it would be reckless for him to name a date for elections without the advice of the Elections Commission with regard to its readiness. The President […]

Chastanet says fake Facebook profile created in his name

Barbadians rise to help Bahamas

Bahamas: No quarantine, cholera or epidemic

Off Beat News

France’s Maurice the Rooster Faces Noise Complaints in Court

Call it cock-a-doodle-due-process. After being dragged into a French court over complaints that his early-morning crowing was a nuisance, Maurice the Rooster has been vindicated. This week, a judge ruled the bird has every right to follow his natural instincts and crow his little tail off.

USA- Bride told maid of honor she could wear ‘anything’

Bride devastated as sister-in-law ruins bridal shower and her wedding day

California company wants to pay you $100,000 to quit your job

Technology

Apple’s iPhone 11 Pro and ‘always-on’ Watch unveiled

Apple has unveiled its iPhone 11 range of handsets, which feature more cameras than before and a processor that has been updated to be faster while consuming less power. The company said the two Pro models would last between four to five hours longer than their XS predecessors. But it did not launch a 5G […]

Technology

Android ditches desserts as Q becomes 10

The next version of the Android operating system (OS) will not be named after a dessert or sweet treat, ending a tradition that started in 2009. Following the pattern, the name of the new version would have started with Q. But Google said it had ditched the naming scheme because it made it difficult for […]

Entertainment

Groovy! Vinyl records will soon outsell CDs for first time since 1986

Hit that needle-scratch sound effect. Sales of vinyl records may soon start generating more annual income than compact discs for the first time since 1986, Rolling Stone reported on Friday.

Entertainment

Koffee appears On Nick Cannon Morning Show, talks Obama endorsement

Koffee has left yet another lasting impression after recently stopping by Nick Cannon’s new radio show “Nick Cannon Mornings.” The “Toast” star recently wowed the American superstar with her aura and intelligence after appearing on his new radio show on Power106 Radio in Los Angeles. In the 15-minute interview, the Jamaican superstar detailed her rise […]

Entertainment

Sean Paul looks back on career in “A Life In Riddims” documentary

The documentary would further go on to highlight the deejay’s many contributions to the genre, with several fans and fellow entertainers speaking on the deejay’s greatness. One fan went on to praise the deejay’s ability to break barriers, managing to cross over into mainstream markets where many of his contemporaries struggled. To this the deejay […]