FIRE SERVICE WEEK: Planning key to fire prevention
Nation News

In recognition of Fire Service Week 2016, NATION Online will be reproducing a series of articles on fire safety and fire prevention. FIRE PREVENTION for homeowners, as well as office and public use...

6 a.m. weather update
Nation News

The Barbados Meteorological Services issued the following bulletin at 6 a.m., September 27, 2016. The Barbados Meteorological Services continues to monitor the progress of a strong tropical wave about...

Wins for Bajan riders at Woodbine
Nation News

TORONTO – Barbados jockeys Juan Crawford and brothers, Patrick and Simon Husbands each posted a victory on Sunday’s ten-race card at the Woodbine race track in Canada. Crawford took race one over a...

Hollywood pair separate after 11 years
Nation News

ACTORS NAOMI WATTS and Liev Schreiber are splitting up after 11 years together, the couple said in a statement on Monday. Watts, 47, and Schreiber, 48, said that "the best way forward for us as a family...

Weather update
Nation News

The Barbados Meteorological Services issued the following bulletin at 11 p.m., September 26, 2016. THE BARBADOS Meteorological Services is monitoring the progress of a strong tropical wave about 564...

Responsibility brings respect
Nation News

AS FAR AS I am aware, there is a policy of collective responsibility at the level of Cabinet and there is no reason why it should not be replicated in other areas of our governance structure. Furthermore,...

DEAR CHRISTINE: Longing for former co-worker
Nation News

DEAR CHRISTINE, I became very attached to a man who worked in the same company with me before it closed down. The man I am talking about went on to get another job. He feels he can get me a post in...

EDITORIAL: Dithering as Barbados loses ground
Nation News

WE ENDED LAST WEEK with international rating agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P) downgrading Barbados’ credit rating from “B” to “B-”, largely as a result of our high fiscal deficit....

Upset, scare as Monarchs get going
Nation News

THE OPENING round of the Barbados Public Workers’ Co-operative Credit Union Limited Monarchs of the Court 2016 provided some thrilling encounters when the action served off at the Cable & Wireless, Wildey...

THE ‘NETTE EFFECT: The proper way to cut in line
Nation News

THE LINE WAS NOT that long when I joined the queue at a fast food restaurant one night. There were about four or five people ahead of me and the two immediately in front appeared to be friends and...

Zane’s world karting champ
Nation News

ZANE MALONEY is the 2016 World Karting Association’s (WKA) Bridgestone Manufacturers Cup Series Yamaha champion. He won the title at the New Castle Motorsports Park, Indiana, last Sunday. It was...

Strong support for breathalyser testing
Nation News

DRINKING AND DRIVING in Barbados is a problem crying out for the introduction of breathalyser testing. This was the call of president of the Barbados Road Safety Association, Sharmane Roland-Bowen,...

‘Intervention needed’ before further downgrades
Nation News

UNLESS THERE IS an “intervention”, economist Ryan Straughn fears that Barbados’ credit rating will continue to decline. He said the recent downgrade of Barbados by Standard & Poor’s from...

Mia: Stop divisiveness
Nation News

OPPOSITION LEADER Mia Mottley has sounded a warning to some Barbados Labour Party (BLP) hopefuls who are engaging in divisive nomination campaigns. Holding up the just completed process in St Philip...

NYS boot camp plug
Nation News

A MANDATORY boot camp-type National Youth Service (NYS) programme could be on the cards after Minister of Youth, Sport and Culture Stephen Lashley reopened the discussion yesterday. Speaking to a gathering...

MTW hoping to attract women
Nation News

PLUMBERS, CARPENTERS, MASONS and engineers are among the skilled workers the Ministry of Transport and Works (MTW) is in dire need of. While plumbers were said to be “desperately” needed, project manager...

Weather alert
Nation News

AFTER THEIR BRUSH with Tropical Storm Tomas six years ago, Barbadians are taking few chances with another weather system that is trained in the island’s direction. Already officials from the Barbados...

Not so fast
Nation News

FOR THE NATIONAL UNION of Public Workers (NUPW), October 1 should be considered the first of never. That’s because the largest public sector trade union wants a postponement to the October 1 deadline...

Tracking PSVs
Nation News

PUBLIC SERVICE VEHICLE (PSV) operators will come under additional scrutiny with the introduction of electronic monitoring by two of the island’s largest general insurance providers. Sagicor General...

Tropical depression expected to bring moderate to heavy showers
Nation News

THE TROPICAL DEPRESSION which is developing to the east of Barbados could dump up to eight inches of rain on the island. In its 4 p.m. update the Barbados Meteorological Services said the system was...

Move to get girls involved in technical careers
Nation News

THE MINISTRY OF Transport and Works is in the midst of an outreach effort to attract females to the technical career choices they offer. In what is the first phase of the outreach, girls between 12...

Gays fleeing island home
Antigua Observer

MEMBERS of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in Barbados are continuing to seek asylum in Canada, England and the United States because they fear persecution at home.

EASY MAGAZINE: Where God and the music takes me
Nation News

From as early as Woodz could remember, she had a strong desire to minister the gospel in song, not knowing that in just under five years that desire would take her throughout the world.  Now it has taken...

Tropical wave could become depression by late Tuesday
Nation News

THE BARBADOS METEOROLOGICAL Services is monitoring the progress of a strong tropical wave about 780 miles/ 1255 km to the east of Barbados. The system is moving towards the west-northwest at about 23 to...

Fire officers pampered during open day
Nation News

ONE FEMALE IS among the 10 new recruits within the ranks of the Barbados Fire Service (BFS). Rookie Krystal Harewood was on the job and being pampered by the aestheticians earlier today when the BFS...

TOURISM MATTERS: Exploit the film tourism niche
Nation News

WHEN I LOOK at my near three decades living on Barbados, it is difficult not to applaud the progress of our fledgling film industry and the key players who have thought past our tiny geographical size...

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