Evicted woman moves in at Lancaster House

Luinda McKree has settled comfortably into her new location at Lancaster House, St James. McKree was evicted from her home at Tichbourne, Howell’s Cross Road home on Tuesday morning by court marshals... | 17-Mar-2018 13:00

Historic BSSAC tie

It was a jamboree of joy for jubilant The Michael School athletes, students, parents and well-wishers yesterday evening as they celebrated the coveted double crown in the Barbados Secondary Schools Athletics... | 17-Mar-2018 04:00

Sealy responds to Telegraph

A report in one of Britain’s leading papers headlined Stench of Economic Decay is Overwhelming Barbados, has attracted the ire of Barbados’ Minister of Tourism Richard Sealy. And his ministry has written... | 17-Mar-2018 03:55

Can’t touch it

The Court of Appeal yesterday unfroze millions of dollars belonging to former CLICO International Life (CIL) Insurance boss Leroy Parris. But the attorney for CLICO’s judicial manager has described... | 17-Mar-2018 03:50

More Bajan women in prison, says Nurse

More Barbadian women are finding themselves at Her Majesty’s Prisons, Dodds. Superintendent of Prisons Lieutenant Colonel John Nurse is reporting that Barbadian women are coming to the St Philip correctional... | 17-Mar-2018 03:45

Absentee checks in at Dodds

For three years, Shamar O’Brian Blackman managed to elude court marshals. But after an appearance in the District “A” Magistrates’ Court and the Bridgetown Traffic Court on Thursday, Blackman can now... | 17-Mar-2018 03:40

Bushy trek to Maycock’s Beach

Users of the secluded Maycock’s Beach in St Lucy want help in cutting a path to the popular spot. Its killer waves and pristine conditions beckon locals and visitors, especially surfers, but they have... | 17-Mar-2018 03:30

Sir Elliott’s birthday treat

Former Governor General Sir Elliott Belgrave spent a nostalgic 87th birthday yesterday in his boyhood district and at his primary school in Boscobel, St Peter. Sir Elliott, who retired from office... | 17-Mar-2018 03:30

Confident Cougars

The St Michael Cougars envisioned the victory before it was a reality. That positivity according to physical education teacher Gabriel Burnett propelled the boys to win the title and the girls to share... | 17-Mar-2018 03:25

Double delight for the Cougars

It was double delight for The St Michael Cougars as they celebrated secondary schools athletics supremacy among both the boys and girls at the National Stadium yesterday. The Martindales Road school... | 17-Mar-2018 03:25

Gripping battle ends with a tie

Neither the photo-finish cameras nor calculators could separate Christ Church Foundation and The St Michael School yesterday as they battled to a historic tie for the girls’ title in the Barbados Secondary... | 17-Mar-2018 03:15

Wales walk over Silver Sands

Premier League champions Neighbourhood Care Pharmacy Weymouth Wales maintained their magnificent start to the season with a 6-1 mauling of newly promoted Abrahams United Silver Sands on Thursday night.... | 17-Mar-2018 03:10

Campaigner’s Gold expected to glitter

Post Gold Cup action let-down can always be expected when races return to the Garrison Savannah after the big day festivity, and tomorrow is not likely to be any different. Gold Cup runners Campaigner’s... | 17-Mar-2018 03:05

Holder milestone in defeat to Afghans

HARARE – West Indies skipper Jason Holder reached a personal milestone on Thursday when he became the fifth West Indies player to score 1 000 runs and take 100 wickets in One-Day Internationals. The... | 17-Mar-2018 03:00

FTC’s competition division more than enforcement

The Competition Division of the Fair Trading Commission (FTC) is not just about enforcement but about advocacy, market study and building the island’s economy. Director, Antonio Thompson, emphasised... | 17-Mar-2018 00:00

Damage assessment officers needed

With the hurricane season less than three months away, Government is currently working to augment the number of damage assessment officers required in case of any disaster. Word of this has come from... | 16-Mar-2018 23:00

Joint jubilation as SMS, Foundation rule BSSAC 2018

The St Michael School has done the double while the Christ Church Foundation School has achieved a hat-trick of titles. This after both schools tied for first position to jointly share the girls’ title... | 16-Mar-2018 22:51

Trinidad rattled by another earthquake in less than 24 hours

PORT OF SPAIN – Less than 24 hours after Trinidad and Tobago was rocked by an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.0, the oil rich twin island republic has been rattled by a 4.2 magnitude tremor. The Trinidad-based... | 16-Mar-2018 20:51

QEH issues urgent appeal for O negative blood donations

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) Blood Bank is issuing an urgent appeal for O negative blood donations. Donated blood products will help replenish the QEH Blood Bank’s supply to ensure that blood products... | 16-Mar-2018 19:02

South Africa finally hits Zuma with arms deal corruption charges

PRETORIA ? Former South African president Jacob Zuma was charged with corruption on Friday over a $2.5 billion state arms deal, a stunning judicial ruling on a continent where political ‘Big Men’ rarely... | 16-Mar-2018 19:00

Mitchell sworn in as Prime Minister of Grenada

ST GEORGE’S – Dr Keith Claudius Mitchell took the oath of office for a fifth occasion on Friday as Grenada’s prime minister following the overwhelming victory of his New National Party (NNP) in the March... | 16-Mar-2018 18:00

Cars, bodies remain trapped in Florida bridge collapse; six dead

MIAMI ? Workers slowly broke up a newly built pedestrian bridge that collapsed onto a major roadway in Miami, killing at least six people, with police warning on Friday that more victims could be found... | 16-Mar-2018 17:30

BCC’s Industry Services Unit offering courses

The Barbados Community College’s Industry Services Unit is offering two certificate courses from Monday, May 14. The programmes are Introduction to Occupational Safety and Health and Introduction to... | 16-Mar-2018 17:00

Dye tracing testing results delayed

The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) is still awaiting the results of dye tracing testing conducted on the first injection well. Director of Engineering at the BWA, Charles Leslie, has explained that... | 16-Mar-2018 15:20

BVTB offices closed on March 23

The public is advised that the offices and centres of the Barbados Vocational Training Board (BVTB) will be closed to the public on Friday, March 23, to facilitate a day of development and sensitisation... | 16-Mar-2018 15:00

Land tax payment reminder

The Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) is reminding taxpayers that they have until Saturday, March 31, to pay their 2017-18 Land Tax bills without incurring penalties and interest. Failure to pay by... | 16-Mar-2018 13:00

Sloppy WI fall to Afghanistan...again

HARARE -Sloppy West Indies were stunned by Afghanistan for the second time in the ICC World Cup qualifiers, as the Caribbean side slumped to a shock three-wicket defeat in their opening match of the all-important... | 16-Mar-2018 05:57

Powerhouse Pine get scare from Warrens

Manuel Alleng gave the Pine quite the scare. The Pan American International Insurance Warrens swingman scored 20 points against his old team before Orange 3 Pinelands used a late 11-3 run to pull out... | 16-Mar-2018 05:54

Child advocate in favour of flogging ban

The call by new Unicef representative Dr Aloys Kamuragiye for the banning of corporal punishment in Barbados has received the backing of at least one child advocate. Chairperson of the National Committee... | 16-Mar-2018 05:43

Quick action gets rid of fire at illegal dump

Quick action by businessman Troy Williams yesterday averted what could have been a major fire at Pleasant View, Cave Hill, St Michael. Williams, who operates a nearby construction establishment, dispatched... | 16-Mar-2018 05:40

Senior citizen settling in new location after eviction

Luinda McKree has settled comfortably into her new location at Lancaster House, St James. McKree was evicted from her home at Tichbourne, Howell’s Cross Road home on Tuesday morning by court marshals... | 16-Mar-2018 05:35

Canada standing behind High Commissioner Legault

Canada is standing behind High Commissioner to Barbados Marie Legault who was strongly criticised this week by Minister of Education Ronald Jones. In a statement through her spokesman, Canadian Foreign... | 16-Mar-2018 05:24

Rihanna to Snapchat: Shame on you!

Rihanna has accused Snapchat of “intentionally” shaming victims of domestic abuse. The singer was the subject of an advert on the platform which asked users if they would “rather slap Rihanna or punch... | 16-Mar-2018 05:05

Testing natural disaster readiness

An earthquake and the resulting tsunami devastated Barbados yesterday, but many Barbadians did not seem to know about it. As part of the annual tsunami exercise Caribe Wave, the Department of Emergency... | 16-Mar-2018 04:58

Natalie enters political campaign

Well-known sex worker Natalie Harewood is contesting this year’s general election. The self-proclaimed lady of the night is creating political history by being the first known sex-worker to do so.... | 16-Mar-2018 04:51

Holetown escapes from 'tsunami' during evacuation exercise

In the event of a major tsunami, those in the Holetown community are now well equipped to get residents to safety. With the sound of the alarm bell and a mobile alert at 10:11 a.m. the students and... | 16-Mar-2018 04:36

Springer and St Michael lead after day one of BSSAC

It is a wide open race in both sections of the PowerAde Barbados Secondary Schools’ Athletics Championships after the first day at the National Stadium today. Scotiabank Springer Memorial lead the... | 16-Mar-2018 04:23

NCF calls for judges in the arts

The National Cultural Foundation is inviting suitably qualified people to apply to be judges for the various competitions it administers annually.  Those interested in offering their services as judges... | 15-Mar-2018 15:00

Gaskin creates hockey history

Just a week after International Women's Day, Barbados has even more to celebrate. Local women’s hockey umpire Richanne Gaskin was recently upgraded to an international indoor umpire by the FIH (International... | 15-Mar-2018 11:30

Mixed feelings from Blackman and Gollop parents on move

Some parents are happy their children have been moved from Blackman And Gollop Primary to the Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI). But some said it took too long to address the environmental... | 15-Mar-2018 09:00

South Coast hotels facing cancellation losses due to sewage crisis

ONE HOTEL HAS REPORTED more than $200 000 in losses, another $22 000, because of cancellations related to the South Coast sewage crisis. Chief executive officer of the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association... | 15-Mar-2018 07:00

Counselling for besieged BWA employees

THE BARBADOS WATER AUTHORITY is concerned about the emotional toll the south coast sewerage problems may be taking on some of its employees. This was indicated by general manager Keithroy Halliday... | 15-Mar-2018 05:00

Remove Nelson, go republic urges Bobby Morris

HISTORIAN Robert “Bobby” Morris is calling on the incoming administration to move swiftly to create a republic for Barbados and remove the statue of Nelson from its location near Barbadian heroes. ... | 15-Mar-2018 05:00

BWA working on second well to solve South Coast issues

THE BARBADOS WATER AUTHORITY (BWA) will begin casing and grouting of the second injection well today, as it works feverishly to solve the South Coast Sewerage Plant issues. Four injection wells are... | 15-Mar-2018 03:46

Call to to consider campaign financing measures following Grenada poll

ST GEORGES - The head of the Electoral Experts Mission of the Organization of American States (OAS) Nestor Mendez, today urged Grenada to seriously consider campaign financing as a means of ensuring “the... | 15-Mar-2018 03:30

Eden Lodge's Simmons is darling of the distance

Eden Lodge's Ashlyn Simmons was the queen of the Ryan Brathwaite Track with two record-breaking performances in the semi-finals of the National Primary Schools Athletics Championships (NAPSAC) at the Usain... | 15-Mar-2018 03:00

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