NEWS

Historic election

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After a near four hour delay in starting the count, the 2018 elections were historic on many levels. For the first time there is no…

CXC Exams still on

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The Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation advises the public that all Caribbean Examinations Council and international exams will take place today, Friday, May…

Schools closed, businesses to close at 1

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No school today and businesses will close at 1 p.m. This is the word from Prime Minister designate Mia Mottley. Giving her victory speech from…

ECB explains delay in counting

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The Chief Electoral Officer was mandated by a court order late on the afternoon of Thursday, May 24, to add 18 persons to the Register…

Delayed count

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Various irregularities have prevented the start of counting of ballots cast in Thursday’s general election, more than four hours after polling stations closed. There has…

Election Day

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The polls opened at 6 o’clock Thursday morning to very long lines. Two hundred and fifty-five thousand, eight hundred and thirty-three people are registered to…

PM says Barbados on its way to being a successful SIDS

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At a meeting in Deacons to support DLP candidate for St Michael North West, Chris Sinckler, Prime Minister Freundel Stuart said Barbados is on its…

BLP charges country has regressed

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The Barbados Labour Party is still citing discrepancies with the voters registration lists. This was the charge of BLP leader and candidate for St. Michael…

UPP to encourage entrepreneurs

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The United Progressive Party intends to place more emphasis on the skills and talents of Barbadians, encouraging them to be entrepreneurs instead of employees. UPP…

DLP attack opposition promises

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DLP candidate for St Michael West Central, James Paul says the agricultural sector will not be a priority under the Barbados labour party. Mr. Paul…

BLP: Union talks start Friday

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Negotiations with the various unions in Barbados will start in earnest from as early as Friday once the Barbados Labour Party is elected to government.…

A party of firsts

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Solutions Barbados candidate for St John Cherone Boyce-Martindale says her party is one of firsts. Speaking at their candidate launch in Queens Park Tuesday evening,…

SPORTS

de Villiers retiring

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Former South Africa captain and Barbados Pride batsman A.B de Villiers has revealed he is tired and is stepping down…

Foundation in semi-finals

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Foundation are through to Friday's semi-finals of the Sir Everton Weekes under-13 cricket competition after defeating Deighton Griffith at home…

BDF champions

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The Barbados Defence Force are the 2018 champions of the Sagicor General T20 shield competition. Playing at Kensington Oval Monday…

Rifle championships at Paragon

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Six countries will take to the Paragon BDF base from Sunday until May 27th for this year's regional rifle championship.…

BCA Sagicor General Super Cup 50-over competition

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Empire defeated Gladiola by 67 runs to top Zone "A" in one of seven matches played Saturday in series three…

Pollard finds form as Mumbai go fourth

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Kieron Pollard made his first match in two weeks count, spanking his first half-century of the season as Mumbai Indians…

Narine, Russell cameos strengthen KKR playoffs bid

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Both Sunil Narine and Andre Russell played minor but important roles as Kolkata Knight Riders beat Jofra Archer’s Rajasthan Royals…

Lord’s T20 a major opportunity, says Powell

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West Indies all-rounder Rovman Powell sees the upcoming charity match at Lord’s as an audition for next year’s Cricket World…

Mushtaq to join coaching staff

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Former Pakistan leg-spinner Mushtaq Ahmed will have a month-long stint on the West Indies bowling staff, as the squad prepares…

Gayle kept quiet as Kings XI go down

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Superstar Chris Gayle was restricted to single digits for the second time in as many innings as his Kings XI…

Kraigg Brathwaite among 11 for batting camp

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West Indies’ batting group began their preparation in earnest for the Sri Lanka series, with the start of a five-day…

Brathwaite still on bench as Sunrisers top standings

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Sunrisers Hyderabad on Monday won their eighth match in 10 outings to top the Indian Premier League standings but not…

BUSINESS

New CEO at BPWCCU

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The Barbados Public Workers Cooperative Credit Union has a new group chief executive officer. He is former banking association president and former CEO of FirstCitizens…

BMEX promoting Worldskills

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One of the attractions at the recently concluded Barbados Manufacturers' Exhibition or BMEX was the World Skills Competition. Finalists in eight different categories ranging from…

BMEX 2019 in planning

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Plans are already underway for the 2019 edition of the Barbados Manufacturers' Exhibition or BMEX. This as the curtain came down on what's been described…

BHTA predicting favourable summer season

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The Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association is optimistic that there will be no fall-off in bookings for the summer season, despite a challenging environment. CEO…

Chef wins third at international baking expo

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Barbadian pastry chef Leanda McConney recently returned home after copping third prize in the So-Flo Cake and Candy Expo in Florida. The 29 year-old…

BMEX

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Barbadians have been taking in the sights and scenes at this year's Barbados Manufacturers' Exhibition or BMEX. Among those touring the expo at the Lloyd…

Arawak taking Barbados to CCJ

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The Arawak Cement Company has sought leave to take Barbados before the Caribbean Court of Justice for breaches of several articles of the revised Treaty…

BEC concerned about Tribunal delays

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The Barbados Employers Confederation, or BEC, has expressed some concern that delays related to the Employment Rights Tribunal have been having an impact on employers.…

Former prime minister warns local economy could collapse

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Former prime minister Owen Arthur Monday warned Barbadians to be prepared for stringent economic policies regardless of which political party emerges victorious in the May…

Barbados Economics Society debate the national economy

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The economy took centre stage Monday in a national debate hosted by the Barbados Economics Society and the CFA Society of Barbados, which is an…

Barbados and Trinidad lose money for Massy

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While the Trinidad-based Massy Holdings Limited recorded a three per cent increase in revenue to 6.5 billion dollars, the main reason for the growth was…

CARILEC meeting

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The energy sector will take centre stage when the Caribbean Electric Utility Services Corporation, or CARILEC, joins with the Barbados Light and Power Company, to…

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