Managing Director of the Barbados Stock Exchange (BSE), Marlon Yarde.

In order for Barbados to be in a position to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) and International Business (IB), it must be viewed locally, regionally and internationally as a centre of excellence that focuses on high quality corporate... more

Principal Julia Beckles (left), enjoying a light moment with some of the new sixth form students at the institution.

HISTORY was created at the Alleyne School yesterday when the institution enrolled its first cohort of sixth formers. About 17 students, and their parents, walked into the St Andrew institution for an introduction into what they should expect for the... more

Members of the Barbados Defence Force preparing to board the Coast Guard vessel, which left Barbados for Dominica yesterday.

AS the Barbados Defence Force (BDF) continues to receive donations from the general public to assist with its disaster relief effort to the Commonwealth of Dominica in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, the Force deployed another vessel to that... more
Executive Director of the Barbados Employers’ Confederation (BEC), Sheena Mayers-Granville, says the members of that organisation are open to the idea of a 24/7 economy. She made the point during a press conference at the BEC’s offices yesterday... more

From left to right: Captain Damien Applewhaite, Chris King, Darian King, Haydn Lewis and Adam Hornby pose by the scoreboard after working their way into Group I with a three-two win over Venezuela.

After being faced with an almost identical situation back in 2014 against Mexico, while seeking admission into Group I for the first time ever, Haydn Lewis proved that he was worth his salt yesterday as he pulled off a win in the all important fifth... more

Michelle Brathwaite, the National Human Rights Officer for Barbados and the OECS at the UN, addressing participants at a session on the death penalty at the UN House recently.

There is a need for research relating to the death penalty and how the general public views this type of punishment in Barbados. This was the consensus after a session that was organised by Michelle Brathwaite, National Human Rights Officer for... more

News Stories

Managing Director of the Barbados Stock Exchange (BSE), Marlon Yarde.

In order for Barbados to be in a position to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) and International Business (IB), it must be viewed locally, regionally and internationally as a centre of excell

THE Barbados Renewable Energy Association (BREA) has thrown its support behind the move by the Barbados Light & Power to store energy, saying it is one of the steps that will drive the country

Principal Julia Beckles (left), enjoying a light moment with some of the new sixth form students at the institution.

HISTORY was created at the Alleyne School yesterday when the institution enrolled its first cohort of sixth formers.

Sports

From left to right: Captain Damien Applewhaite, Chris King, Darian King, Haydn Lewis and Adam Hornby pose by the scoreboard after working their way into Group I with a three-two win over Venezuela.

After being faced with an almost identical situation back in 2014 against Mexico, while seeking admission into Group I for the first time ever, Haydn Lewis proved that he was worth his salt yesterd

From left: Jon Layne, Walter Redman and Dawn Bispham were among the winners in the Courtesy Garage September Monthly Medal tournament at the Barbados Golf Club.

Walter Redman and Jon Layne were among the divisional winners when the Courtesy Garage September Monthly Medal tournament was contested last weekend at the Barbados Golf Club.

Hurricane Maria has taken her first casualties in Barbados this weekend as the impending weather system has laid claim to what was set to be a busy day in sport.

Columns

This hurricane season is one for the record books – and it still isn’t over.

In this country over the last few years the entire stretch of the ABC Highway seems to have become a flea market, where more and more persons are setting up shop and selling all manner of items on

Too many parents are letting their children simply grow up, instead of taking an active role in raising them to be positive, productive citizens of this country.

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