Government making strides towards going green
Nation News

“Government is promoting sustainable energy practices within the public sector.” Minister of Energy and Water Resources, Wilfred Abrahams, made the statement today, while on a site visit of the Forensic...

UPDATE: No result in West Indies v South Africa in 2nd ODI
Jamaica Observer

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — The second One-Day International of the three-match series between West Indies and South Africa ended in a no-result, following persistent rain at Kensington Oval here Wednesday.The game...

Death penalty ‘still on the book’
Nation News

Hang on, says Attorney General Dale Marshall, the death penalty will not be abolished in Barbados just yet. “I can say to you, Mr Speaker, and all of Barbados, that today Barbados has a death penalty...

Rebranding plan for Parkinson
Nation News

Parkinson Memorial School is in for a rebranding. This morning, Minister of Education Santia Bradshaw, officials from Goddard Enterprises and other members of the ministry officially launched a rebranding...

Investors to lose
Nation News

Scores of Barbadians will earn less money on their investments as Government’s promised debt restructuring kicks in. But representatives from Government’s Economic Team, including Central Bank Governor...

Kiosks at airport operational under pilot project
Nation News

The 16 kiosks at the Grantley Adams International Airport are operational, and travellers have been encouraged to use them. Minister of Home Affairs, Edmund Hinkson, called on travellers to use the...

Carolinas deluged by floods as Florence moves on
Nation News

WILMINGTON, N.C. − Rivers and waterways, swollen after Florence’s historic deluge, rose dangerously across the Carolinas on Tuesday, closing roads, inundating communities, hindering rescue and repair efforts...

Barbados switches to e-passports
Jamaica Observer

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Barbados Monday announced that it is phasing out the machine-readable passport in favour of the electronic passport, following a recommendation by the International Civil Aviation...

One year later, UNDP says it is
Jamaica Observer

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – One year after Hurricanes Irma and Maria tore through the Lesser Antilles leaving behind a trail of death and destruction, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) says it has...

Six injured in accident
Nation News

Six people were hurt in a serious accident at Sargeant's Village, Christ Church earlier tonight, when a route taxi and a car collided. Four of the injured were traveling in the public service vehicle...

Banks keen on digital
Nation News

The banking sector says it is open to the use of digital payment systems. However, before adopting any systems like Bitt’s mMoney, it wants legislation put in place to regulate that movement. “We are...

Closure of St Matthias Magistrates’ Court
Nation News

Registrar of the Supreme Court, Barbara Cooke-Alleyne, has advised that the St Matthias Magistrates’ Court Complex will be closed tomorrow, Wednesday, September 19, and Thursday, September 20.   Any...

NHC to open late on Friday
Nation News

The public is advised that the National Housing Corporation (NHC), at The Garden, Country Road, St Michael, will open at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, September 21, to allow staff members to attend the funeral...

NCSA closing early
Nation News

The National Council on Substance Abuse (NCSA) will close at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 20, to allow staff to attend a funeral service. The office will reopen at 8:15 a.m. on Friday, September...

Mrs Maisel, Game of Thrones win on night of Emmy upsets
Nation News

LOS ANGELES − Game of Thrones and The Marvelous Mrs Maisel won the top prizes at the Emmy awards on Monday on a night of upsets for the highest honours in television and a triumph for streaming services....

Tourism Week to give industry workers training opportunties
Nation News

Barbados will celebrate Tourism Week from Sunday, September 23, to Saturday, September 29. Acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BTPA), Marsha Alleyne, made...

Branford Taitt Polyclinic closing early on Thursday
Nation News

The public is advised that the Branford Taitt Polyclinic, Black Rock Main Road, St Michael, will close at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 20, to allow staff to attend the funeral service for a colleague....

Arawak village soon
Nation News

Descendants of Barbados’ earliest known inhabitants are set to reintroduce an Arawak presence on the island. The symbolic breaking of soil for construction of  “Arawak Village” at Codrington College,...

Immigration push ‘a must’
Nation News

Barbados needs to speed up its immigration process for non-nationals who could hold the key to the country’s economic future, says Minister of Home Affairs Edmund Hinkson. And in view of the country’s...

Dari-Anne fit to be queen
Nation News

Dari-Anne Gibson’s outstanding routine made her the queen of the Island Fitness Pageant at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre on Sunday night. But it was just one point which separated her and second...

‘Enlist’ housing areas
Nation News

Former Minister of Social Transformation Hamilton Lashley is calling for the Barbados Defence Force Sports Programme (BDFSP) to be extended to youth residing in national housing units across the island....

‘Rap women too’
Nation News

If you whip the men, you have to whip the women. This is the position of social activist and founder of Men Against Naughty Dead Beat Mums Barbados, Kammie Holder, who is yet again calling for equity in...

100 years young
Nation News

Barbados’ newest centenarian, Avisene Caesaretta Carrington, dedicated most of her life to educating others. But despite stepping away from the classroom at 90 when she retired and closed Merrivale...

Barbados switches to E-Passports
Antigua Observer

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Sept 17, CMC – Barbados Monday announced that it is phasing out the machine-readable passport in favour of the electronic passport, following a recommendation by the International Civil Aviation...

Barbados switches to e-passports
Nation News

Anyone applying for Barbados passports for the first time, or those seeking to renew them, will now be issued with an e-passport. This comes as the Barbados Immigration Department commences the phasing...

UPDATE: Two-car accident at Woodbourne
Nation News

An accident occurred in Woodbourne, St Philip after 4 p.m. and backed up traffic along that route from as far as the Barbados National Oil Company. A truck, driven by Dwayne Linton, collided with a...

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