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Shootings in Haynesville and Brandons

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Two separate shooting incidents Sunday including a shootout with lawmen in Haynesville, St James are being investigated. In Haynesville, police were conducting an operation in…

PM tribute to former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan

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Barbados accords highest priority to the Sustainable Development Goals and the 2030 development agenda. This from Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley as she paid tribute…

Fire cadets

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Barbados has thirty-one new fire cadets. The teenagers completed a five week training programme with the Barbados Fire Service. Their efforts were publicly recognised at…

Stolen cheques

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Barbadians are being warned to be on the lookout for a number of stolen cheques. Police public relations officer Acting Inspector Rodney Inniss, is asking…

Cadet Corps establishing airwing

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The Barbados Cadet Corps is considering establishing an airwing. Commandant, Lieutenant Colonel Errol Brathwaite says it will complement the other areas of the Corps.

Chinese scholarships

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Nine Barbadians will soon be travelling to The People's Republic of China to study after being awarded Chinese Government Scholarships. An award-giving ceremony was held…

Tribute to former ministers

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Four past government ministers have been honoured for their invaluable contributions to the country and the Barbados Labour Party's recent election campaign. They are ambassadors…

Barbados records increase in unemployment

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Barbados has recorded a slight increase in unemployment during the period January to March this year as compared to the same period last year, the…

Jamaican police officer shot and killed

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Jamaican police are searching for a lone gunman who shot and killed one of their colleagues at a barbershop in Westmoreland, the westernmost parish on…

Jamaica deploy 100 math coaches to schools islandwide

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Education Minister, Senator Ruel Reid, says 100 mathematics coaches will soon be deployed to assist in strengthening primary and secondary students’ performance in mathematics in…

ECLAC to present 2018 economic report later this week

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The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) says it will present its annual Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean 2018…

South American countries stiffen borders as chaos in Venezuela triggers exodus

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Thousands of Venezuelans fleeing the economic and humanitarian crisis roiling their homeland are facing increasing hostility from their South American neighbors. Stricter border rules and…

SPORTS

Empire crush Spartan

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ICBL Empire crushed Massy Stores Spartan by 180 runs on the third and final day of series three of the…

11 karate medals

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Barbados collected four gold, one silver and a bronze medal to move their medal tally to 11 on day two…

Goodwill Swim meet

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Barbados' medal count stood at 57 after day two of the 2018 Goodwill Swim meet at the Wildey Aquatic Center.…

Edwards silences Brathwaite on Notts debut

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Ex-Barbados and West Indies fast bowler Fidel Edwards ensured fellow countryman Kraigg Brathwaite made an inauspicious debut for Nottinghamshire, by…

TKR snatch last-ball win to break Tallawahs hearts

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Barbadian Javon Searles held his nerve to smash a boundary off the final ball of the match as Trinbago Knight…

Franklyn Stephenson Academy touring England

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The Franklyn Stephenson Academy is currently on tour of England participating in the King's College and Taunton Cricket 2018 festivals.…

Three new faces in Proteas team to tour Windies

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Three new faces will be in South Africa’s women’s team when they tour the Caribbean next month from September 10…

Brathwaite headed to play for Nottinghamshire

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West Indies opening batsman Kraigg Brathwaite has signed a deal to play for Nottinghamshire in the Specsavers County Championship run-in.…

Tallawahs thrash Patriots to record third straight victory

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The Jamaica Tallawahs registered their third consecutive victory in the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) by outclassing the St Kitts…

Americas World Cup qualifiers

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With just under 10 days before the start of netball's Americas World Cup qualifiers in barbados, the local girls -…

Goodwill swim meet

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The 24th edition of the Goodwill Swim Meet will be held over the weekend right here in Barbados at the…

BCA Super Cup

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Sagicor UWI, Bayview Hospital YMPC, Wildey and Massy Stores Spartan are through to the semi-finals of the BCA Super Cup…

BUSINESS

Improved black belly sheep

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An initiative is underway to increase the production of the country's black belly sheep. It will be done by storing the semen from the indigenous…

Senator says airport upgrade needed

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Leader of government business in the Senate, Senator Dr. Jerome Walcott says Barbados must step up to the plate to provide improved and efficient airport…

Wibisco not raising prices

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While some local bakeries have raised their prices in recent months due to changes in market conditions, the island's major biscuit manufacturer says for the…

Minister tells delinquent tenants to pay up

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In the Lower House, tenants who owe money to the Barbados Investment and Development Corporation are being told to pay up. International Business and Industry…

Minister says government not abandoning manufacturing

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The manufacturing sector will not be abandoned by government. The assurance came International Business and Industry Minister Ronald Toppin. He was speaking as he moved…

BCCI concerned about downgrade

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The Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industry has been weighing in on the impact of the recent downgrade of Barbados' credit rating by Standard and…

Golden anniversary for Fisherman's Pub

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The popular Fisherman's Pub in Speightstown, St. Peter recently celebrated fifty years in operation. To mark the special occasion, proprietor of the landmark location, Clement…

GEL revenues up

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Group revenues for Goddard Enterprises Limited grew by 2.8 per cent, despite a decline in local sales. That's according to the group's recently released consolidated…

Caribbean foods on display at Paris exhibition

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At least 12 producers from six Caribbean countries will exhibit their goods at the five-day Salon International de l’alimentation (SIAL) trade fair that opens in…

Ankara to boycott US electronic goods

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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said his country will boycott US electronic products, after Washington imposed punitive sanctions on Ankara. "If [the US] has…

Chairman quits GEL following drug charge

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Less than a week after he resigned as president of the Barbados Private Sector Association (BPSA), businessman Charles Herbert, who is facing drug charges, has…

Increase in Fortress Funds

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Fortress Fund Managers' investments have recorded an increase over 2017. Fortress recently revealed that investments managed by Fortress Fund Managers were able to register the…

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