BEC: The importance of human resource metrics
Nation News

THE UTILISATION of human resource metrics, measurements used to determine the value and effectiveness of human resources strategies, are on the rise and if your company does not employ these types of systems,...

EARTHQUAKES: Build up before the break
Nation News

ANY PROPERTY OWNER should know that maintaining a stable and safe piece of land is just good investment management. A home is not just a place to hang your hat but an investment in your future. A part...

Weekend Buzz August 28, 2015
Nation News

In this week's Weekend Buzz: A new Miss Diva Universe is crowned. King Bubba FM, Tessanne Chin and Kabaka Pyramid release new music videos. Find out what's buzzing this weekend.

PUDDING & SOUSE: ‘Moutta Brown’ on wrong road
Nation News

HE IS WELL KNOWN for ensuring people are competent when they get behind the wheels, but he is equally well known for giving a lot of trouble in the Pine, and finds a lot of time to proclaim to the public...

I CONFESS: A lesson in humility
Nation News

I WONDER HOW many people take a little time out to consider whether what they are doing is a true and honest reflect of themselves or whether they are living to please their friends, work colleagues and...

SATURDAY'S CHILD: Fringe benefits
Nation News

THERE ARE ALL KINDS OF LINERS and while this one-liner about an ocean liner is not the best you’ve ever heard, it certainly didn’t sink into oblivion even though some of the crowd might have given it a...

Pine lose out on another title
Nation News

PINELANDS JUST CAN’T CATCH A BREAK. Nikolai Burton had 19 points in the fourth quarter, including four straight, to make the contest a two-possession game in the final minute, as defending champs Team...

Big names out of muscle show
Nation News

TODAY’S NATIONAL BODYBULIDING, PHYSIQUE AND FITNESS CHAMPIONSHIPS at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre is missing five big names including Stevenson Belle, a two-time winner of Mr Barbados. Belle,...

Two share lead
Nation News

BARBADOS PLAYERS Elvis Medford and Carlsen Leacock emerged the early leaders yesterday after the first round of the 2015 Massy United Insurance Barbados Open at Royal Westmoreland. Medford and Leacock...

Bajan dry run
Nation News

THERE WILL BE NO MEDALS, or even finalists, for Barbados at the 15th World Athletics Championships in China. That’s because the last entrant, Kierre Beckles, failed to make it to the final of the women’s...

Meeting of minds
Nation News

STUDENT ENROLMENT is down and the Cave Hill Campus is in financial difficulties. But officials put on a brave face and a fanfare to welcome the new students at last night’s 2015 Matriculation Ceremony....

Breast cancer still No. 1
Nation News

BREAST CANCER remains the most commonly diagnosed cancer in Barbadian women. So said medical coordinator of the Breast Screening Programme, Dr Shirley Hanoman-Jhagroo, during the launch of the National...

416 teachers to be appointed
Nation News

MORE THAN 400 primary school teachers will be appointed before the end of the month and more than 200 new teaching posts will be created by yearend, says Minister of Education Ronald Jones. During...

‘Not all gloom’
Nation News

AS THE CAVE HILL CAMPUS reels from an almost 50 per cent drop in student enrolment in two years, the new principal has urged the Barbados Government to re-examine the structure of its tuition fee policy....

Expect more from international business sector, says Inniss
Nation News

A FAR MORE meaningful contribution can be made by the international business sector to this country’s social and economic development. In fact, International Business Minister Donville Inniss is of...

CDB makes emergency relief grant available to Dominica
Nation News

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados - The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has announced that an emergency relief grant of US$200 000 is being made immediately available to the Government of Dominica in the wake of Tropical...

CDB makes Emergency Relief Grant available to Dominica
Anguilla News

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados - The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has announced that an Emergency Relief Grant of USD 200,000 is being made immediately available to the Government

Mottley calls on Barbadians to assist Dominica
Nation News

OPPOSITION LEADER Mia Mottley is urging Barbadians to lend their support to Dominica even though Barbados is experiencing its own challenges. She made the call earlier today as she announced the establishment...

THE ISSUE (ON THE RIGHT): Poor service could spell doom
Nation News

Is customer service still a major key to business success? GENERALLY, we’ve found that consumers that have experienced poor customer service tend to have a poor perception of the company providing...

THE ISSUE (ON THE LEFT): It gives some companies an edge
Nation News

Is customer service still a major key to business success? NEW AND PROMISING channels through which brands can nuture customer relationships continue to expand and evolve. Customers can now interact...

THE ISSUE: Every customer experience matters
Nation News

Is customer service still a major key to business success? IT IS SOMETHING that is often repeated in Barbados and elsewhere. That is, customer service will make or break a business enterprise, or any...

10-MINUTE MANAGER: Akil Daley
Nation News

Akil Daley is sales supervisor at Nicholls Baking Company Inc. Are you were you’ve always wanted to be? Not quite yet. I aspire to some day represent the interests of my community in the House...

Teachers to get long-awaited appointments
Nation News

BY THE END of next month, more than 400 primary school teachers will be appointed. Minister of Education Ronald Jones, during a media briefing in the committee room of Parliament, said 416 appointments...

Barbados may sign cultural agreement with Haiti
Antigua Observer

Barbados is currently exploring the possibility of creating a cultural agreement with Haiti, Culture Minister Stephen Lashley has said.

Masterworks ranked among best island museums
Royal Gazette

A surprise placement among the top island museums has been bestowed on the Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art by the popular newspaper USA Today. In an article on August 21, Bermudas unconventional gallery was ranked...

EARTHQUAKES: How will you recover?
Nation News

THE RECENT EARTHQUAKES that struck Barbados caused a fair amount of panic. Running outside is not advised and mayhem will only make things worse. Since it’s near impossible to tell when an earthquake will...

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Lieutenant Governor Warns Public About Unlicensed Online Banking Company
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Policeman in Black River robbery assigned to Clarendon
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Methodist Training Centre Opened In Orange Hill, St. Ann Montego Bay
m.E Smith (guest): I am so happy about the opening of the Academic school of learning and developing of marketable skills. Orange Hill you have all waited more than donkey for this !! I would love to help out at the...

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RECENT COMMENTS
DAAS co-founder passes on
Greta Clarke Smith: Great man, wonderful friend

Lieutenant Governor Warns Public About Unlicensed Online Banking Company
bernard george (guest): their address has changed ; is status any different; ie do they have a licence and are they operating

Policeman in Black River robbery assigned to Clarendon
Davis (guest): Is the the Jamaica Constubilary Force Infiltrated by Criminals??? Wives, Children, Girlfriends, Mother, do you know how your Police relatives come by the nice cars and house and money that you are...

Clarificaton, 4 April 2013
Barbara dougla-pond (guest): Further. Under no circumstances was Judy responsible for Loren calling her mother. She had nothing what so ever to do with that. Jurina would have never asked you to put that lying shit on the...

Methodist Training Centre Opened In Orange Hill, St. Ann Montego Bay
m.E Smith (guest): I am so happy about the opening of the Academic school of learning and developing of marketable skills. Orange Hill you have all waited more than donkey for this !! I would love to help out at the...

Guyanese man dies in vehicular accident in Fish Bay, Tortola
Jackie Ramperaud (guest): I think he was coming back from work

HEALING HERBS: More curious about jamoons
Shanell Watkinon-Peterso (guest): I enjoyed reading this article. We in the Caribbean have much fruits an vegetables which we should be thankful for.

Anil Roberts for Sports Ministry
anil dewan (guest): 7074092286