Morris: Action about politics
Nation News

THE CURRENT TUMULTUOUS industrial relations climate in Barbados has very little to do with industrial relations and everything to do with politics. So says Ambassador to CARICOM Robert “Bobby” Morris,...

Unions issue statement refuting political motives
Nation News

The following is a joint statement from the Barbados Union of Teachers, the Barbados Secondary Teachers’ Union, the Barbados Workers’ Union and the National Union of Public Workers on the suggestion that...

PM Stuart: Charles Leacock a devoted public officer
Nation News

PRIME MINISTER Freundel Stuart has described the late Director of Public Prosecutions Charles Leacock, Q.C., who will be laid to rest tomorrow, as “a devoted public officer and a great lawyer”. Stuart...

Country’s innocence ‘tested by oil giants’
Nation News

BARBADOS HAS MADE a number of important amendments to its Offshore Petroleum Act to facilitate the search for oil in its exclusive economic zone while at the same time protecting the island’s financial...

PM answers private sector call for dialogue
Nation News

One day after a plea from President of the Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industry Eddy Abed for a meeting of the Social Partnership to avert a possible national shutdown, Prime Minister Freundel Stuart...

False promises in cricket
Trinidad Guardian

The West Indies selectors release of players for the West Indies tour of England at the same time as the announcement of a temporary player amnesty based on existing participation rules can either be termed coincidental...

UPP not into vote buying
Nation News

UNITED Progressive Party (UPP) leader Lynette Eastmond all but suggested that vote-buying and selling were entrenched in Barbados politics. However, she told supporters in no uncertain terms that she...

Grenada Canada sign tax information exchange agreement
Jamaica Observer

ST GEORGE'S, Grenada (CMC) — Grenada and Canada have signed a Tax Information Exchange Agreement, which, according to Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell, is not based purely on revenue, but also on securing the...

PM not asking for money
Nation News

SOMEONE IS out there on Facebook pretending to be Prime Minister Freundel Stuart. That person is using the Prime Minister’s moniker and image to try to bilk unsuspecting net users of their money. They...

Bravo out England Test tour
Trinidad Guardian

Newly reinstated West Indies batsman Darren Bravo will not feature in the upcoming Test series between the West Indies and England when the Caribbean side tours that country because the team had already been selected for...

BARBADOS- POLTICS – Former Prime Minister says “come to terms with economic situation”
Antigua Observer

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Jul 14, CMC – Former Prime Minister Owen Arthur says Barbadians must come to terms with the economic situation in the country. Arthur made the statement in the wake of a 48 hour ultimatum issued...

ECJ joins Commonwealth Forum on women's political participation and leadership
Jamaica Gleaner

The Electoral Commission of Jamaica (ECJ) is one of several institutions from the region that took part in a forum on Women's Political Participation and Leadership in the Commonwealth Caribbean.The meeting took place...

Nicholls after post of BCA secretary
Nation News

FOUR YEARS after opting not to seek re-election as secretary of the Barbados Cricket Association (BCA), Gregory Nicholls is throwing his hat into the race again. The 42-year-old attorney, who served...

PM denies refusing to meet with union leaders
Nation News

PRIME MINISTER Freundel Stuart has denied that he refused to meet with trade union leaders yesterday, as they tried to present him with a letter outlining their concerns about the National Social Responsibility...

No Stuart meeting for protesting trade unionists
Nation News

TRADE UNIONISTS PROTESTING the increase in the National Responsibility Levy did not meet Prime Minister Freundel Stuart face to face yesterday. But they left their letter of dissent with a security officer...

Martinique, Haiti secure final semis spots
Trinidad Guardian

Debutants Haiti continued their impressive run in the 16th Senior Caribbean Zonal Volleyball Association (CAZOVA) Men’s Championship with a hard tough 3-1 (20-25, 25-20, 25-21, 33-31) triumph in two hours and four...

‘No push’ to get Government out
Nation News

WILD TALK and foolishness. Those are just two of the terms being used to describe suggestions that the private sector is part of a scheme to prevent the re-election of the Democratic Labour Party (DLP)....

LIAT still vital to the region, says Stuart
Nation News

PRIME MINISTER Freundel Stuart has pledged Barbados’ continued commitment to the regional carrier LIAT, describing it as "vital” to the movement of people across the Caribbean. Stuart made this assertion...

Rowley asks for more time
Trinidad Guardian

Eight years after the Clico collapse, shareholders in Barbados, St Vincent and Grenada are now calling on the T&T Government to bail them out of the debacle. But Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley said yesterday that the...

Comissiong’s standing in question
Nation News

THE CASE surrounding the construction of the Hyatt hotel will continue on August 10 in the Supreme Court. When the matter returned to the No. 6 Supreme Court yesterday, political activist David Comissiong...

Barbados signs CARIFESTA XIII host agreement; free tickets available
Nation News

PRIME MINISTER Freundel Stuart has given the assurance Barbados will not engage in excessive spending when it hosts CARIFESTA XIII next month. He made this assertion on Thursday after he signed an...

Cultural community mourns Adderley
Nassau Guardian

The cultural community is mourning the loss of a “giant of a man”. Many are struggling to come to grips with the loss of founder and director of the Bahamas National Youth Choir (BNYC) Cleophas Adderley, who...

‘Do away’ with GG
Nation News

AS BARBADOS GETS READY to name a new Governor General to succeed just retired Sir Elliott Belgrave, the debate has arisen again on the need for the office. If political activist David Comissiong had...

Caribbean benefiting from service of new airline
Jamaica Observer

CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) — Barbados based carrier, Trans Island Air 2000 (TIA), has commenced service from St Lucia to Grenada, Barbados, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and Dominica.Prime Minister Allen Chastanet...

CARIBBEAN-TRANSPORTATION – Caribbean benefiting from service of new airline
Antigua Observer

CASTRIES, St Lucia Jul , CMC – Barbados based carrier, Trans Island Air 2000 (TIA), has commenced service from St Lucia to Grenada, Barbados, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and Dominica. This was announced by Prime...

Off-side
Nation News

  BARBADIAN FOOTBALLERS WHO play in the inaugural Islands Cup Open could be disqualified from national selection. A high-ranking official confirmed that the new regional professional franchise...

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