Island Manager of Tropical Shipping Andre Gibson (centre left) hands over a cheque of $5 000 to the Nature Fun Ranch’s Chief and Founder, Corey Lane recently. In the background are some of the young men who have benefited from the outdoor development programme.

Despite tough times, one local shipping company is encouraging Corporate Barbados to find room in their budgets to give to Nature Fun Ranch and other organisations which do similar work. This was the view of the Island Manager of Tropical Shipping... more

Minister of Home Affairs Edmund Hinkson said an all-hands-on-deck approach must be taken to wrestle the upsurge of crime in the country.

AGAINST the backdrop of the upsurge in recent violent criminal activity, Minister of Home Affairs Edmund Hinkson has given the assurance that the security forces responsible for protecting the country will be given the necessary resources to... more
Investment Director at Fortress, Roger Cave.

Investment Director at Fortress, Roger Cave.

THE market index on the Barbados Stock Exchange was up 5.6 per cent in 2018. This is according to the Fortress official, Roger Cave who said that the increase was driven by a 45 per cent gain in Goddard Enterprises Limited, the Fortress Caribbean... more

Chairman of the Transport Authority, Ian Estwick (third from left) Director of the Transport Authority, Alex Linton (second from left) and Joseph Dolphin (left), public relations consultant with the Authority meet with Fabian Wharton (seated across from Estwick), Public Relations Officer with the Public Service Vehicle Workers’ Association and Association President Shawn Best (to Wharton’s left) during yesterday’s meeting.

A commitment has been made on the part of the newly formed Public Service Vehicle Workers’ Association and the Transport Authority, to treat to those issues touching PSV operators which can be quickly resolved, such as operations in the Constitution... more

Professor Joel Warrican; Director, School of Education, The UWI Cave Hill and Chair of the Joint Board of Teacher Education (JBTE) for the Eastern Caribbean

Confront the issues! Director of the School of Education at The University of the West Indies (UWI) Cave Hill Campus Professor Joel Warrican, issued the call to this region’s leading technocrats in education, as they examine the status of teacher... more

Lecturer Dr. Mary Moore delivering her lecture yesterday.

DEAN of the Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) Dr. Rhonda McIntyre-Francis has described the official first day of the state-of-the-art medical school as a success. Speaking to members of the media yesterday at the school’s new headquarters... more

News Stories

Island Manager of Tropical Shipping Andre Gibson (centre left) hands over a cheque of $5 000 to the Nature Fun Ranch’s Chief and Founder, Corey Lane recently. In the background are some of the young men who have benefited from the outdoor development programme.

Despite tough times, one local shipping company is encouraging Corporate Barbados to find room in their budgets to give to Nature Fun Ranch and other organisations which do similar work.

One local non-governmental organisation plans to do more to educate Barbadians about the situation and conditions in Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.

An aspiring politician wants to see the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) revived and rise from the ashes of its utter defeat in the 2018 General Election.

Sports

With 2018 about to wrap up, the top teams in the Barbados Premier League have set up themselves for the Christmas break before resuming their campaigns in the new year.

After months of games, it all comes to a head this coming Saturday as champions are decided in finals of the Guardian Group Youth Tournament.

Goal-Shoot Danesha Davis of Lester Vaughan tries a long range shot against Christ Church Foundation.

Christ Church Foundation School (CCFS) will defend their Barbados Secondary Schools Netball League U19 title when they face St. Michael School in the final.

Columns

Despite the British electorate having voted to leave the European Union (EU) two and half years ago, there is still no consensus on how to proceed.

Over the last few days there has been a serious overreach by Luis Almagro of the authority he has as Secretary-General of the Organisation of American States (OAS). 

IT was reported recently that a number of employees of the Barbados Agricultural Management Company (BAMC) had been displaced from their jobs.

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