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Charity boss resigns from Unicef

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Ex-Save the Children chief executive Justin Forsyth has resigned from Unicef as he says he does not want coverage of his past to "damage" the…

Teen charged with Friday's fatal shooting

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Police have made a breakthrough in last Friday's fatal shooting of twenty-three year old Kesmar Shaquille Codrington of Brownes Avenue, Bayville St Michael which occurred…

Study identifies traces of “Taino” in present day Caribbean populations

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Researchers from the University of Cophenhagan in Denmark have found that descendants of the first indigenous Americans – the Tainos are still living in the…

Trinidad government initiates criminal proceedings in Chaguaramas oil spill

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Energy Minister Franklin Khan says the Government is taking both civil and criminal legal action against the owners of a vessel responsible for an oil…

BSTU want to meet with minister

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The Barbados Secondary Teachers Union is anxious to meet with the Minister of Education, Ronald Jones to discuss the worrying issue of rising violence in…

Billy Graham: Influential US evangelist dies at 99

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US evangelist Billy Graham - one of the most influential preachers of the 20th Century - has died aged 99. Graham became one of the…

PM to attend CARICOM HoG meeting in Haiti

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Prime Minister Freundel Stuart will leave Barbados this Saturday for the twenty-ninth inter-sessional meeting of Caricom Heads of Government in Haiti. The delegation includes minister…

Trinidad AG calling for anti-gang legislation

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Monday's riots in east Port of Spain, Trinidad prove the need for anti-gang legislation. That's according to the country's attorney general, Faris Al-Rawi. According to…

Upgrade of natural gas infrastructure to lead to reduced operation costs

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Energy Minister Darcy Boyce says once the island’s natural gas infrastructure is upgraded, the operation costs for the Barbados National Oil Company and the National…

Psychological assessment of student who threatened violence underway

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A 17 year old student of a prominent Corporate Area based high school who issued threats against fellow students via social media on the weekend,…

Over 40 candidates nominated to contest upcoming Grenada general election

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Forty five political candidates were nominated in Grenada on Tuesday – Nomination Day, to contest the March 13 general election. The majority of the candidates…

Justin Trudeau 'snubbed' by Indian government on official trip

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's first official visit to India is generating plenty of publicity, but for all the wrong reasons. Though the Canadian leader…

SPORTS

Domino season begins

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As of this year, any registered players or teams involved in unsanctioned dominoes tournaments will be severely punished by the…

Warrican undermines Lions again, but visitors fight back

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Jomel Warrican enhanced his claims for higher duty with a career-best bowling spell before the batsmen carried West Indies A…

Kent clinch semi-final spot after rain-affected win

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In a match marked by several notable individual performances, including career-best spells from Orlando Peters and Adam Riley, and a…

West Terrace leading in NAPSAC

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There's a break from NAPSAC Wednesday, after the first two days of the inter-primary school athletics championship. Tuesday in the…

Chase maiden hundred keeps Pride on track for title defence

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Roston Chase stroked his maiden regional one-day hundred but rain had the final say as title-holders Barbados Pride formally booked…

Windies A snatch victory but barely

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West Indies A nearly squandered what should have been easy win, losing a hatful of wicket before limping over the…

Gold Cup arrives

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The Sandy Lane Barbados Gold Cup has arrived in Barbados. Thursday at 3:15pm the 18 carat Gold Cup on board…

Hope hundred, Holder burst flattens Marooners

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Stylish right-hander Shai Hope stroked his fourth List A hundred as title-holders Barbados Pride continued their dominant march through the…

Oval to host historic “pink ball” Test

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Kensington Oval will host the Caribbean’s first ever day-night Test when West Indies host Sri Lanka in the final Test…

Scorpions crush USA to snare first win

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Jamaica Scorpions easily brushed side USA Cricket by 98 runs here Tuesday night, to break out of their slump with…

Hurricanes stumble as Kent take win

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Leeward Islands Hurricanes suffered a second straight defeat in the Regional Super50 when they went down to English County Kent…

North Korea leader's sister to make landmark visit to South for Olympics

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The influential sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is to attend the Winter Olympic Games which open in Pyeongchang…

BUSINESS

Caribbean Export and CDB partner to provide greater access to finance for women-owned businesses

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The Caribbean Export Development Agency and the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) have joined forces to help women across the region fund their business ventures. On…

CIBC FirstCaribbean celebrating home ownership

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CIBC FirstCaribbean is celebrating home ownership in the month of love with a special promotion it calls 'Celebrate Love and Celebrate Home Ownership'. As part…

Montserrat to try Digital Eastern Caribbean Dollars with blockchain startup Bitt

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Premier Donaldson Romeo has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Barbados based blockchain startup Bitt to create a digital payments ecosystem. According to…

Manufacturer wants increase in price of styrofoam containers

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The head of a company which markets bio-degradable containers is suggesting a price increase on Styrofoam containers. Chairman of BICO Limited, Edwin Thirlwell says at…

2017 was a good year for Preconco

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Local construction company Preconco Limited recorded a positive 2017, marked by a nearly 15 per cent increase in employment. That's according to operations manager for…

BICO to produce frozen treats

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Ice-cream company BICO is planning to resume local production of its frozen treats later this year, says chairman, Edwin Thirlwell. Following a fire in 2009,…

Sandals Resorts Earth checked

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Sandals Resorts International continues to make its mark as a leader in environmental sustainability, earning its place as the only hotel chain in the world…

Sagicor launches mobile medical unit

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In efforts to improve productivity across Barbados, one company is making it easier for their corporate clients to achieve their medical and health goals. To…

Barbados trade mission to Guyana

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Barbados is hoping to increase its trade relations with Guyana as a 10-member trade mission opens a two-day visit here Monday. Over the past five…

LIAT says it remains committed to serving region

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The cash-strapped regional airline, LIAT, Monday said it remains committed to serving the region as it moves to return flights to pre-hurricane levels in affected…

Unilever threatens to pull ads from Facebook and Google

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Unilever has threatened to withdraw ads from platforms like Google and Facebook if they do not do enough to police extremist and illegal content. Unilever…

Most cryptocurrencies will hit ZERO, warns top official at Goldman Sachs

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A new report has warned consumers that most cryptocurrencies - if not all - will fall to zero. According to Goldman Sachs head of Global…

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