Chairman of the Transport Authority, Ian Estwick in conversation with Terminal Coordinator with the Transport Authority, Rhonda Scantlebury and Chief Executive Officer of Haigh Communications Inc. Joy-Ann Haigh, who has been contracted by Transport Authority to conduct a Commuters Advocacy Programme.

Chairman of the Transport Authority, Ian Estwick says September 1 is the date from which public service vehicles (PSVs) will be “integrated with the Transport Board buses” at the Speightstown Bus Terminal. He said this “permanent” move will see PSVs... more

Bret Barber (right), Director of Sales, Marketing & Research at J E Security Systems & Services Inc. showing these patrons some of the fire safety equipment on offer at the company.

More and more Barbadians are seeking out the services of security firms, to find out how they can not only secure their homes, but better protect them against fires. Bret Barber, Director of Sales, Marketing & Research at J E Security Systems... more

Acting Principal of the school Major Andrew Skeete.

In its efforts to further assist and mentor young students on the island who are more prone to fall into delinquency, the Faith Marshall Harris Sandy Lane Charitable Trust Help Line has recently partnered with the Grantley Adams Memorial School for... more

Contestants of the 11-14 Category and Kim Stanton, Director of Business Support, Caribbean East Scotiabank and Tristan Layne, co-ordinator and producer of the Junior Monarch.

For the nineteen contestants in this year’s Scotiabank Junior Calypso Monarch Competition, Saturday July 20 cannot come quickly enough as they are ready to go. This year’s finals will take place at the Garfield Sobers Gymnasium at 7 pm, and even... more

President of the Barbados Cancer Society (BCS), Dr. Dorothy Cooke-Johnson.

More Barbadians, especially women, are turning up at the Barbados Cancer Society to benefit from the Early Detection Clinic and to tap into the services and programmes on offer there. President of the Barbados Cancer Society (BCS), Dr. Dorothy Cooke... more

Member of Parliament for St. Michael South East Santia Bradshaw.

MEMBER of Parliament for St. Michael South East Santia Bradshaw unfurled her anger and frustration with the National Housing Corporation (NHC) in the Lower Chamber yesterday calling for reports to be made available on the maintenance of the wells in... more

News Stories

Chairman of the Transport Authority, Ian Estwick in conversation with Terminal Coordinator with the Transport Authority, Rhonda Scantlebury and Chief Executive Officer of Haigh Communications Inc. Joy-Ann Haigh, who has been contracted by Transport Authority to conduct a Commuters Advocacy Programme.

Chairman of the Transport Authority, Ian Estwick says September 1 is the date from which public service vehicles (PSVs) will be “integrated with the Transport Board buses” at the Speightstown Bus T

Bret Barber (right), Director of Sales, Marketing & Research at J E Security Systems & Services Inc. showing these patrons some of the fire safety equipment on offer at the company.

More and more Barbadians are seeking out the services of security firms, to find out how they can not only secure their homes, but better protect them against fires.

Members of the Combined Youth Steel Orchestra in action.

THE popular Barbadian saying “no rain can stop this jam” rang true for many pan-lovers who came out to Brandons Beach for the annual Pan Pun De Sand on Sunday evening.

Business News

President of the Barbados Teachers Cooperative Credit Union Limited (BTCCUL) Lorton Graham (centre), along with Davidson Ishmael, Operations Manager (at left), and Treasurer, Sherry-Ann Scott-King, perusing the annual report.

THE Barbados Teachers Cooperative Credit Union Limited (BTCCUL) is making it easier for members to borrow in the wake of a slowdown in lending.

Sports

It was a physical battle in the paint, but the Barbados Hilton Resort Warriors out-rebounded the Bulls including 13 grabbed by Nicholai Williams, along with 10 points.

THE Burger King Clapham Bulls fought tooth and nail to a finals berth appearance next week in the Co-operators General Insurance Barbados Amateur Basketball Association (BABA) Premier League compet

Jamaica’s Jeffrey Panton and Michael Fennell Jr left it for the very last run before they were able to overhaul England’s Rob Swann for victory at Flow King of the Hill yesterday at Stewart’s Hill.

Jamaica’s Jeffrey Panton has not driven his Ford Focus rally car for the year, but showed the mind is one of the strongest parts of the body as he saved the best for last to capture his fourth cons

Jonathan Jones continues his record breaking ways this year and this time he has erased Barbados’ 34-year old 400m outdoor record and replaced it with a new time of 45.02 secs during the NCAA Wes

Columns

International media channels have been showing pictures of a young man and his daughter lying dead in the Rio Grande, the river which separates Mexico from the United States of America.

Speaking at the end of the recent summit of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), Dominica’s Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, was clear.

Some months ago, I ordered a book, ‘Finding God’s Will for You’ (1998), by (St) Francis de Sales (1567-1622), Bishop of Geneva. He’s a favourite Saint of mine.

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