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Barbados hotelier takes over as new CHTA President

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Barbados hotelier Patricia Affonso-Dass is the new President of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA). On Friday, Karolin Troubetzkoy of St Lucia, the regional…

PM to meet with developers

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Prime Minister Mia Mottley is to meet next week with major developers on the island, including those behind the controversial Hyatt Hotel. She says the…

PSV route changes soon

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Changes to Barbados' public service vehicle routes are on the horizon. Word of this as the Association of Public Transport Operators and the Alliance Owners…

Teacher wants social skills taught at schools

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The Ministry of Education has been encouraged to amend the curriculum at all secondary schools across the island. This advice comes from guidance counsellor at…

Argentina and Barbados discuss language training possibilities

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Barbados and Argentina are examining the possibility of developing a programme aimed at enhancing the skills of persons to teach English and Spanish as a…

Japan preparing for massive flush during football game

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Japanese football fans narrowly avoided a water crisis after a stampede of halftime toilet breaks caused shortages across Tokyo. Millions of people rushed to the…

Barbados to host Aviation Day for the Caribbean

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Experts in the regional aviation industry, airline executives and government officials will discuss opportunities and key challenges in the industry when they meet in Barbados…

Official funeral for Sir Fred

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Prime Minister Mia Mottley said former president of the senate Sir Fred Gollop who passed away Wednesday will be afforded an official funeral. She expressed…

American Airlines to introduce daily flights from North Carolina to Barbados

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US based carrier American Airlines, has announced the addition of non-stop daily service from Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) to Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI)…

Leo and Lions Clubs elect new presidents

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The new presidents of the Lions and Leo Clubs of Bridgetown have outlined their visions for their respective charitable organisations. The new president of the…

Rescued couple donate to lifeguards

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Barbados has been rewarded for the brave act of a local lifeguard, who managed to rescue three Canadians including an elderly couple, who got into…

PM meets with IDB

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Prime Minister Mia Mottley has taken steps to repair the fractured relationship between Barbados and the Inter-American Development Bank. The country has had five loans…

SPORTS

West Terrace win volleyball competition

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West Terrace are the champions of the inaugural primary schools invitational volleyball competition. Playing at the Wildey Gym, West Terrace…

Windies Awards

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West Indies players were acknowledged for their performances in 2017 during the 6th WIPA/CWI awards ceremony, held at the Barbados…

Centres of excellence key to development: Caddle

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Barbados’ Junior Economic Affairs Minister, Marsha Caddle, has pointed to centres of excellence as the way forward if the country…

Hope is Windies cricketer of the year

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Shai Hope and Stefanie Talyor are the Windies male and female cricketers of the year respectively for 2017. The announcement…

Barbados defeat Windwards

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Barbados remained undefeated after the latest round of the Windies Women's Super 50 Wednesday in Jamaica. Barbados women batted first…

Blackbirds blank Rendezvous

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UWI Blackbirds registered one of the biggest margins of victory for the 2018 BFA premier league, when they blanked Rendezvous…

UWI Blackbirds beat Junior Boys

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UWI Blackbirds pulled off a marginal victory over Junior Boys in their latest fixture of the 2018 Barbados Hockey Federation…

Barbados women through to the semifinals of the FIBA Caribbean women's basketball championships

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Barbados defeated hosts Suriname Tuesday night to advance to the semifinals of the FIBA Caribbean women's basketball championships. Playing in…

Best silver

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Top Barbadian squash player Meagan Best collected a silver medal, which was also the first ever for Barbados, in the…

Touch of Class finals

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Defending champion Sheldene Walrond showed her star quality by defeating rival Kim Holder in the finals of the Touch of…

TV 8 FIFA WORLD CUP SCHEDULE

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Due to copyright restrictions there will be no live stream of FIFA football. World Cup is available via TV 8…

Bayley's lead

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Bayleys’ remained unbeaten in the Keith Griffith Zone of the BICO Primary Schools' Football competition when they played at the…

BUSINESS

Massy to charge for bags

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Massy Stores Barbados has announced the official roll out of its 'reduction of single-use plastic' initiative, which will see the introduction of a fee of…

Barbados culinary team off to Miami

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The Barbados culinary team was scheduled to leave the island Thursday for a competition in Miami, but before their departure the team was part of…

Karisma Hotels & Resorts scouting Barbados

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All-inclusive company Karisma Hotels & Resorts has revealed that it's looking at expanding its Margaritaville, all-inclusive experience, to Barbados. That's according to chief sales and…

Tax deadline extended

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Businesses now have extra time to file and make payments regarding their June 2018 tax obligations. In a statement issued Wednesday evening, the Barbados Revenue…

NSRL repealed

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Government has taken the step in fulfilling a manifesto promise of repealing the National Social Responsibility Levy. Minister in the Ministry of Finance Ryan Straughn…

Business seminar

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A number of aspiring business people and small business people in Barbados are holding themselves back from realising their full potential to succeed. That's the…

Central Bank's 2017 Financial Stability Report

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Barbados' financial system is stable despite an extremely challenging domestic macro environment. That's according to the Central Bank of Barbados' acting director of research and…

Fortress describes budget as a bold first step

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Fortress Fund Managers has been weighing in on the budget measures of the new administration, recently passed in the Lower House. In a statement on…

BHTA message

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There's still hope for tourism, but workers must lead the charge. This message from the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association's new chairman, Stephen Austin. Meanwhile…

Domestic Financial Institutions Conference

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Acting deputy governor of the Central Bank of Barbados, Michelle Doyle-Lowe says it's imperative financial services engage in discussion with the Central Bank on issues…

Barbados is Luxury Destination of 2017

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Barbados has been named Caribbean Luxury destination of 2017. The award was presented at the 2017 Caribbean Travel Awards. Alexander Britell, editor-in-chief and founder of…

PM at BHTA meeting

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Government has chosen this country's most mature sector to lead the country out of economic crisis. Prime Minister Mia Mottley interacted with members of the…

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