Caribbean News

Government outlines new plans for debt-ridden LIAT

Prime Minister Mia Mottley Wednesday said that the core elements of a new, sustainable model for the regional airline, LIAT, are already clear and that the restructuring is expected to dramatically cut the airline’s cost to the Barbados taxpayer. Speaking in the Barbados Parliament as she delivered the 2019-2020 budget, Mottley said that significant progress […]

Business

AT&T chief: China isn’t beating the United States on 5G — yet

There’s a lot of concern from the Trump administration and policymakers about America’s ability to compete with China on building the next generation of wireless networks, but AT&T chief Randall Stephenson said Wednesday that China isn’t beating the United States on 5G — yet. While AT&T, which owns CNN’s parent company WarnerMedia, has 5G up […]

Cricket Sports

Cameron says regional PMs can initiate CWI restructuring

Cricket West Indies president Dave Cameron said Caribbean prime ministers had the power to restructure the regional governing body if they so desired, but it was not solely his responsibility to undertake reform of the organisation. Speaking on SportsMax here, Cameron argued that any governance restructuring needed to be initiated by the territorial boards which […]

Barbados News

Man dies after stabbing

A 34 year old man is dead following a stabbing incident earlier today. He is Edward Chase, of Lower Crescent, Christ Church. Police say around 11:30 a.m. they responded to a report at Gall Hill Main Road, and on arrival discovered Chase’s body in a pool of blood. A male suspect is assisting Police with […]

Barbados News

Preparations For Hurricane Season Under Way

New emergency management policy considerations within the context of the national state of readiness are high on the agenda for Barbados. This was one of the items down for discussion during today’s Eighth Meeting of the Emergency Management Advisory Council (EMAC), chaired by Minister of Home Affairs, Edmund Hinkson, at Baobab Tower, Warrens, St. Michael. […]