Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley (right) and Minister in the Ministry of Finance, Ryan Straughn making their way into the Lower House yesterday.

MORE than 63 000 Barbadian households as well as 1 700 businesses will be getting back outstanding refunds totalling millions of dollars. Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley announced yesterday that this one-off payment will cost the Government $39... more

The Sharon Environmental Avengers following the installation.

A select group of students at the Sharon Primary School in St. Thomas, have been dubbed the Sharon Environmental Avengers and their job is to lead by example, in ensuring that the environment there is kept litter-free and is indeed pleasing to the... more

Their Royal Highnesses, The Prince of Wales (third from left) and The Duchess of Cornwall (left) in the company of Governor General of Barbados, Her Excellency Dame Sandra Mason (second from left); Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley (partially
hidden at back) with Chief of Staff of the Barbados Defence Force (BDF), Lieutenant Colonel Glyne Grannum and other personnel, following the parade and wreath-laying ceremony in National Heroes’ Square.

Their Royal Highnesses, The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, attended a parade and wreath-laying ceremony in National Heroes’ Square in Barbados’s capital of Bridgetown yesterday, as part of their schedule of official engagements during... more

Ursuline Convent students Melissa Elcock (Phoenix Creations); Arielle Brathwaite (A Grow Green) and Aaliyah Brathwaite (AJATAS) donated several books to the Barbados Association of Reading, accepted by Bernella Caines-Hall, Learning Support Teacher. 

The young participants in the Barbados Entrepreneurship Foundation (BEF) $20 Challenge have embraced the importance and value of “giving back” to society.  Yesterday, 11 organisations benefited from the generosity of the youngsters who recently... more

Apostolic Administrator of Diocese of Bridgetown, the Most Rev. Dr. Charles Jason Gordon (left) greeting the Honourable Mia Amor Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados.

The passionate message “If you want to be great, serve under God!” was given by Apostolic Administrator of Diocese of Bridgetown, the Most Reverend Dr. Charles Jason Gordon during the 120th anniversary of the dedication of St. Patrick’s Roman... more

Selma Green, Manager of the Youth Entrepreneurship Scheme at the Opening Ceremony of the Community-based Entrepreneurial Development & Life Skills Training Programme.

A three-million-dollar project to assist with youth unemployment is on its way. At the opening ceremony of the Community-based Entrepreneurial Development & Life Skills Training programme, Selma Green; Manager of the Youth Entrepreneurship... more

News Stories

Some of those in attendance at the launch.

The Government of Barbados continues to provide targeted assistance to the manufacturing sector by way of the Special Technical Assistance Programme administered through the BIDC.

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley (right) and Minister in the Ministry of Finance, Ryan Straughn making their way into the Lower House yesterday.

MORE than 63 000 Barbadian households as well as 1 700 businesses will be getting back outstanding refunds totalling millions of dollars.

The Enterprise in Action Youth Programme put on in several secondary schools across the island by the Small Business Association (SBA), is likely to become a Caribbean Vocational Qualification (CVQ

Business News

Sports

FROM LEFT: Representative of Kite-Surfers Association, Kevin Talma; Principal Race Officer, Peter Burke; President of the Barbados Sailing Association, Gus Reader; Representative R. L Seale, Steve Singh; and Commodore of the Barbados Yacht Club, Dick Stoute, during this week’s media event at the Yacht Club.

From as early as 10 a.m. tomorrow colourful sails can be expected on the horizon when the 2019 Old Brigand Rum Regatta sets sail.

The Bajan Tridents will be hoping to bounce back in the two remaining games of the WIFA competition.

If they intend to deliver on their promise to bring home some hardware from the Windward Islands Football Association Tournament, the Bajan Tridents have their work cut out for them.

Organising Manager of the tournament, Aziza Boxill spoke of the student’s role in the Physical Education, School Based Assessment programme.

The Christ Church Foundation School is showing that they are not just one of the best secondary sports schools but they are up to date with the evolution of sport itself.

Columns

The cost of regional transportation has again taken centre stage in recent times, particularly with the challenges that continue to face regional carrier LIAT, and the decision by the CARICOM Heads

The issues of crime and law enforcement have continuously been in the forefront of public discussion, however recent occurrences have bumped the topics boldly into the limelight.

MUCH continues to be said about the need for an economic growth strategy for Barbados and whether in the prevailing circumstances the economy will realise growth this year.

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