St. Lucia tops press freedom in the Americas
Antigua Observer

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, May 3, CMC – St. Lucia has emerged as the top country for press freedom in the Americas, according to a survey conducted by the US-based independent watchdog organization, Freedom House.

Randle wows at tribute to mothers
Nation News

SHE CAME and she delivered to the hundreds of patrons who packed the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre last Sunday evening to see and hear international gospel sensation Lynda Randle, who was the main act...

Coffee Gully road to close
Nation News

THE BARBADOS WATER Authority (BWA) wishes to inform the public that as part of its mains laying project in package ‘B’ there will be road closure along Coffee Gully, St Joseph. This will be in effect...

Agard, Gollop still awaiting court decision
Nation News

ALMOST ONE MONTH after their case against the Barbados Labour Party (BLP) was adjourned pending a ruling, Christ Church West MP Dr Maria Agard and her attorney, Hal Gollop QC, are still awaiting word on...

Leicester claim Premier League title as Spurs held
Nation News

LONDON – Leicester City's Premier League title dream finally became reality as nearest pursuers Tottenham Hotspur squandered a two-goal lead to draw 2-2 in a thrilling game at Chelsea on Monday. With...

Still no will found for Prince as Minnesota court opens probate process
Nation News

MINNEAPOLIS – Lawyers charged with untangling the multimillion-dollar estate of music superstar Prince said on Monday they still have not located a will that could avert a years-long dispute over his fortune...

DEAR CHRISTINE: Paying for stupid choices
Nation News

DEAR CHRISTINE, I HAVE BEEN LIVING in Miami for almost 16 years and, sad to say, I have not made anything of myself so far. I have made a lot of stupid decisions that are now causing me much misery....

Joseph right to champion teachers
Nation News

IT WAS LIKE a breath of fresh air blowing amidst the stench now pervading the public domain as it relates to the debate on teachers. I refer to Dr Tennyson Joseph’s article entitled Teacher Bashing in...

THE ‘NETTE EFFECT: Ribbing could ease the tension
Nation News

WE’RE ON AN old topic here. How many of us would like to get a chance to verbally roast some of our fiercest opponents? I mean to actually get to tell them what we think of them, their suggestions...

EDITORIAL: Brainstorm on problems of ageing society
Nation News

THE NEWS LAST WEEK that the Insurance Corporation of Barbados Limited (ICBL) cancelled its medical insurance coverage of the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW), in effect leaving almost 2 000 employed...

UDC planting a future
Nation News

THE URBAN DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION’s (UDC) Gardening Workshop stirred the passion of several plant lovers on Saturday. The workshop, which was entitled The Art Of Good Gardening: Understanding The Basics,...

BSTU: More teachers reporting attacks
Nation News

MORE TEACHERS are reporting verbal and physical attacks to the Barbados Secondary Teachers’ Union (BSTU). This was revealed by BSTU president Mary Redman, who said although teachers had a right to...

BWU stands by its message
Nation News

DESPITE A DROP in numbers, hundreds of workers came out under overcast skies to march in the annual Barbados Workers’ Union (BWU) May Day parade yesterday. BWU general secretary Toni Moore, in her...

Exchange Museum opens
Nation News

BRIDGETOWN HAS BEEN GIVEN a boost to its UNESCO designation, with the opening of the Central Bank’s Exchange Museum. Governor of the Central Bank Dr DeLisle Worrell said the island’s latest museum,...

25 years of joy as church pastor
Nation News

REVEREND DAVID HOLDER has celebrated 25 years as the pastor of the Collymore Rock Church of the Nazarene. His congregation pulled out all the stops, hosting a special appreciation service on Sunday...

Relaxing before exam
Nation News

RATHER THAN BEATING the books yesterday, Rhys Hackett and Aliyah Yearwood, who will sit the 11-Plus exam today, spent their time frolicking at the beach. They were among families and church groups...

Dump Dip
Nation News

ALMOST ONE YEAR after Government introduced the controversial tipping fee, Sustainable Barbados Recycling Centre (SBRC) is seeing a significant drop in the amount of waste being deposited there. Chairman...

Listen Up!
Nation News

GENERAL SECRETARY of the Barbados Workers’ Union (BWU), Toni Moore, has a “newsflash” for outspoken Government minister Donville Inniss and those of a similar mind. Speaking to hundreds of workers...

Jamaican woman remanded in Barbados court
Jamaica Star

Jamaican woman remanded in Barbados court

In memory of Andrea
Nation News

CANADIAN Andrea Elizabeth Campbell Blakeley had been what Barbados National Trust president Dr Karl Watson described as the best kind of visitor – someone who fell in love with the island and repeatedly...

MONDAY MAN: Living through the riots
Nation News

IN LATE JULY 1937, Emerson Bellamy was just 14 years old when he started his dream job as a ship carpenter. Just a short time before, he had finished school at St Giles and was very excited when James...

Metasebia takes it one knot at a time
Nation News

METASEBIA TALMA sits quietly on the couch with balls of yarn and a crochet needle. Her fingers work feverishly as she does a series of chain stitches and slip stitches. She is knitting a swimsuit for a...

TOURISM MATTERS: Opportunities aplenty with new airlift
Nation News

LATER THS WEEK JetBlue start their new daily non-stop flights from Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood airport to Barbados and it offers tremendous additional potential for our entire tourism industry. It is...

Organisers confident of gaining government support for indebted Tridents
Antigua Observer

Caribbean Premier League organisers say they are close to striking a deal with the Barbados government, for the support of the embattled franchise Barbados Tridents.

EDITORIAL: The right May Day message
Nation News

AS BARBADIANS REFLECT TODAY, May Day, on the valued contributions of the labour movement, there is reason to be satisfied with the achievements. But, this is not an occasion for fun and frolic, given the...

Stick to what you know, Rev. Massiah
Nation News

THE WEEKEND NATION of Friday, April 15, 2016, carried the column Outside The Pulpit by Reverend Errington Massiah, headed Petition Not Governor General’s Responsibility. It described as “nonsense and...

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