Chinese scholarships available
Nation News

THE GOVERNMENT of China is offering Barbadian students full scholarships at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, beginning in September. Applicants who wish to pursue undergraduate studies must...

Bajans pull numbers for Fantastic Friday
Nation News

MARVAY WILL BE the first Bajan onstage at Fantastic Friday. The first timer in the competition pulled No. 12 today at the draw for positions for the finals. He comes right after Teddyson John and before...

Khala’s colourful creations
Nation News

KHALA HURDLE is a body activist who is reforming the concept of beauty. But what is true beauty? Khala had a hard time figuring out what that word meant to her. She used to look in the mirror and question...

WEDNESDAY WOMAN: From accounts clerk to steel pannist
Nation News

FROM THE DAY she heard the sweet strains of steel pan music coming from her neighbour’s house, Nakita Wilfred was smitten. Immediately, the then nine-year-old sought and secured her first lesson on...

Mottley invites Bajans to march to show disgust
Nation News

OPPOSITION LEADER Mia Mottley has called out Barbadians to show their disapproval of the Freundel Stuart Government by participating in a march of disgust on March 11. At a press conference held minutes...

ON THE BALL: Let the drums roll
Nation News

MISTAKES are simply unavoidable. After all, to err is human. The trick is not to “double down” on the same blunder, because failing to acknowledge a mistake as such is just the same as making two...

BLACK HISTORY MONTH: Looking at Bridgetown buildings
Nation News

MANY OF THE BUILDINGS that are currently in Bridgetown today didn’t exist in historic Bridgetown. Some were around but looked different, had a different name or were relocated. Now Bridgetown has many...

A THORNY ISSUE: Right move, Mr President
Nation News

KEITH YEARWOOD has lived for cycling for more than 25 years but now he has decided that it’s not worth dying for after a tumultuous period which saw him at odds with varying factions of those he wanted...

THE ISSUE: Waiting on Trump to repeal the law
Nation News

MANY CARIBBEAN PEOPLE, including Barbadians, admired former United States (US) President Barack Obama, although there is a view by some that his eight years in office did not result in meaningful support...

Revamp tax system
Nation News

ONE CAN UNDERSTAND the need for a cash-strapped government to seek every means to rake in money, but it is many years now of more talk than action in putting together a comprehensive and meaningful taxation...

FOR WHAT IT’S WORTH: Govt was warned
Nation News

GOVERNMENT CAN’T CLAIM IT wasn’t warned time and time again by people from various professional areas, including no less a person than Sir Geoffrey Cave. His Guest Column last week brings to mind his earlier...

EDITORIAL: Privatisation could solve many problems
Nation News

THE PENDING SALE of the Barbados National Terminal Company Limited (BNTCL) is of utmost importance for a variety of reasons. Of particular note is that a Barbadian company can make the purchase for...

DEAR CHRISTINE: Want nothing to do with baby’s dad
Nation News

DEAR CHRISTINE, I met a man a few months ago and I fell very much in love with him. Everything went well until I found out he has a young baby for someone else. When I asked, he said it was true but...

Brancker champs at Wills
Nation News

BRANCKER (GREEN) HOUSE emerged comfortable winners at the Wills Primary School inter-house athletics championships at Coverley Playing Field last Friday. The new champions accumulated 588 points and...

Move on to get Bajans on US farms too
Nation News

BARBADIANS COULD SOON be working on farms in the United States if negotiations with officials in that country are successful. Minister of Labour Dr Esther Byer Suckoo said the island was working to...

Portvale back in action
Nation News

CANE PROCESSING HAS resumed at Portvale Sugar Factory. Factory manager Raphael O’Neal said grinding resumed at 6:30 p.m. on Monday evening. That was one full week after it was reported that issues...

Erla lively at 100
Nation News

BARBADOS’ NEWEST CENTENARIAN Erla Browne engaged Governor General Sir Elliott Belgrave in a witty, lively conversation when he paid a visit to mark her birthday yesterday. The former teacher who was...

Minor issue at school
Nation News

COMBERMERE SCHOOL was not closed yesterday. Nor was the reason behind the students assembling on the playing field due to the recurrence of environmental problems at the Waterford, St Michael school....

Set B do it again
Nation News

SET B (Blue House) continued their reign for the second consecutive year after a 12-year dry spell at Deighton Griffith Secondary School sports yesterday. The champions amassed 1 427 points at the...

Still waiting
Nation News

LOCAL ATHLETICS are still watching and waiting. The Athletics Association of Barbados (AAB) is mulling over a decision to send a team to this summer’s IAAF Under-18 Championships from July 12 to July...

Agony as QEH lift drops
Nation News

A PREGNANT WOMAN was one of several users that apparently got a ride of their lives while in an elevator at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) on Monday. Natalie Brathwaite, 30 weeks pregnant, is claiming...

Virgin Atlantic launches London Heathrow-Barbados direct flight
Nation News

COMMENCING WINTER 2017, travellers will be able to fly directly between London Heathrow Airport and Grantley Adams International Airport, thanks to a new service from Virgin Atlantic. The new, twice weekly...

VAT filing deadline extended
Nation News

TAXPAYERS HAVE ANOTHER day to file their Value Added Tax returns. As a result of technical issues experienced earlier today, the Barbados Revenue Authority announced that the VAT filing date has been...

Community meetings on PDP start this weekend
Nation News

BARBADIANS ARE BEING encouraged toparticipate in the upcoming community meetings on the Physical Development Plan (PDP), which is currently being amended. The meetings will begin this Saturday, February...

Teen finds skull near home
Nation News

PLAYTIME WAS OVER for a teenager after he discovered what is suspected to be a skull near his backyard this afternoon. Today, while liming in an area well covered by trees, 14-year old Miciah Husbands...

Caribbean countries warned of the impact of lingering drought situations
Montserrat Reporter

By STAFF WRITER BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Feb 20, CMC – Many Caribbean countries experienced a relatively dry January this year but there is some likelihood for incipient drought concerns in some places by the end of...

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