Budget means little to Bajans
Nation News

ONCE UPON A TIME in Barbados, there were two words that made Bajans stand up and take notice. Budget Day. And it wasn’t just all about the politics. Yes, it was Government’s opportunity to present...

Booby-trap blast injures former Greek PM
Nation News

ATHENS – A former Greek prime minister was injured when a booby-trapped package exploded in his car in central Athens on Thursday in the worst act of violence targeting politicians in the crisis-hit country...

Fifty-one years of Independence and DNA testing
Kaieteur News

Just days before we reached this landmark on this day of achieving 51 years of Independence, the Government announced that DNA testing will be done in 2018 in Guyana. The reason is that many samples sent to Trinidad and...

ANSA Merchant defies the odds
Trinidad Guardian

ANSA Merchant Bank was able to increase its net operating income by 8 per cent for the year ending December 31, 2016—even though the local economy contracted last year. The profit before tax also increased from $297...

The OAS must be allowed to play its part in matters affecting Venezuela
Jamaica Observer

Having just returned from the meeting of the Council for Foreign and Community Relations in Barbados, May 18-19, 2017, I thought that it would be useful to publicly share the position adopted by Jamaica during that...

‘Not too late’ for IMF
Nation News

WHETHER BARBADOS GOES to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) before or after the next general election will depend on how critical the financial situation becomes. Marla Dukharan, group economist...

Tough Budget task
Nation News

WITH A general election months away, a Budget in five days, economic uncertainty on the horizon and time running out for tough decisions, Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler is not a man to be envied, says...

BLP statement on banks' suspension of real estate transactions
Nation News

THE FOLLOWING IS a statement from Leader of the Opposition Mia Mottley on the Barbados Revenue Authority Amendment Act. Local commercial banks have suspended property-related transactions until there...

Pilots’ union not happy with LIAT, management responds
Nation News

ST JOHN’S – The Leeward Islands Airline Pilots Association (LIALPA) says the management of the regional carrier, LIAT has failed to honour an agreement concerning a new salary structure and a result the...

Ball in Bravo’s court, says chief selector
Trinidad Guardian

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados— In fact, Browne told the Massy United Insurance Line and Length TV show that the responsibility was now on the 28-year T&T player to indicate his availability, with a solution to the impasse...

Dunwoody leads Alpha to title
Nation News

NKOSI DUNWOODY did it again. As did his champion club. Alpha Sharks bagged yet another Aquatic Centre Invitational title after Dunwoody capped his latest herculean effort with three more individual...

PM: A job well done
Nation News

PRIME MINISTER FREUNDEL STUART has lavished praise on past governors of the Central Bank of Barbados, including Dr DeLisle Worrell, who was fired in February, as well as the Acting Governor Cleviston Haynes....

Regional integration provides resilience – CARICOM Secretary General
Montserrat Reporter

By STAFF WRITER   BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, May 18, CMC –  Secretary General of the  Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Ambassador Irwin LaRocque says the strength of the regional integration movement provides a...

WICB could rethink ODI selection policy
Trinidad Guardian

West Indies could have their limited-overs stars in the fray for national selection, particularly for the 50-over format, after Courtney Browne, the chairman of selectors, hinted at the possibility of the WICB revisiting...

Major upgrade for The City
Nation News

BRIDGETOWN IS SET to get a major facelift with improvement in lighting, sanitation and refurbishment of some of its iconic landmarks. Chairman of the Tourism Development Corporation (TDC), Martin Ince,...

Dunwoody shows he’s Alpha male
Nation News

ALPHA SHARKS have gone further out front. The defending champs have all but secured themselves another Aquatic Centre Invitational Championship following Nkosi Dunwoody’s latest record-breaking performances...

Trump reaps Saudi arms deal, stronger ties
Nation News

RIYADH – Under political fire at home, US President Donald Trump sealed a $110 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia on Saturday on his maiden foreign trip as he struggled to shift attention from the aftermath...

Alpha Sharks take early lead
Nation News

ALPHA SHARKS are off to a flier. The perennial powerhouses have put themselves in line to successfully defend yet another Aquatic Centre Invitational title by opening up a near 80-point lead after...

Rouse’s days as a Dem are done
Nation News

RANDALL ROUSE’S DAYS as a “Dee” are done. For three of the last four national elections, Rouse has run under the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) banner. But this time around, the St Joseph native...

Former DLP candidate running as independent
Nation News

THREE-TIME DEMOCRATIC Labour Party candidate for St Joseph Randall Rouse has announced he will be contesting the next General Election as an independent candidate.  Rouse made this disclosure...

No Caricom country should join unholy campaign to aid and abet others to get their hands on Venezuela
Jamaica Observer

 Today , May 18, 2017, Caricom ministers of foreign affairs will all be gathering in Barbados for a special meeting to discuss primarily the situation in Venezuela and the campaign that has emerged in the...

Pipe dream
Nation News

THE LONG-MOOTED NATURAL GAS PIPELINE from Trinidad and Tobago to Barbados seems to be dead in the Caribbean Sea. Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office, Senator Darcy Boyce, told the Senate yesterday...

BARBADOS-HEALTH-Health Minister says policy needed to arrest challenge of NCDs
Antigua Observer

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, May 17, CMC – Health Minister John Boyce says a strong policy response is needed to address the challenge of Non-Communicable Diseases (NDCs) as health education is not enough to spark the...

St Vincent PM Warns CARICOM Of Plot Against Venezuela
Dominica Vibes

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (CMC) Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves of St Vincent and the Grenadines has cautioned the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) to refrain from allowing a small group of powerful nations to dilute the...

Christie resigns as party leader after defeat at polls
Nation News

NASSAU – Former Prime Minister Perry Christie has resigned as leader of the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) with immediate effect. Christie made the announcement late Monday in an address at a meeting...

Draft Human Resource Development Policy to go before Cabinet 
Nation News

THE DRAFT OF a comprehensive Barbados Human Resource Development Policy will soon be considered by Cabinet’s Governance Committee. Prime Minister Freundel Stuart, in an address at the milestone ceremony...

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