The Barbados National Organisation of the Disabled (BARNOD) is pleased with the groundwork that has been covered since the start of their Fully Accessible Barbados (FAB) Project. During a press conference that was held at the Barbados Council for... more
Asthma health needs to be taken seriously, so says, Dr. Babatunde Oredein, Senior Registrar, Emergency Medicine, QEH. During the launch of the ICBL Family Fun Walk & Run at the ICBL headquarters, he stated, “In the Accident and Emergency... more

President of the Barbados Road Safety Association, Sharmane Roland-Bowen protesting outside the Rum Distillery.

A fresh appeal for government to enact legislation to introduce breathalyser testing in Barbados is being made by President of the Barbados Road Safety Association. Sharmane Roland-Bowen told the media that having such laws in place would not only... more

Prime Minister of Barbados The Rt. Hon Freundel Stuart.

Acknowledging recent calls made for Barbados to turn to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for assistance to get out of its debt crisis, Prime Minister of Barbados The Rt. Hon Freundel Stuart has however made it clear that “there will be no... more

Attorney General, Adriel Brathwaite (left), in light conversation with Acting Deputy Commissioner, Oral Williams and Silvia Kofler, Minister Counsellor, European Union Delegation to Barbados.

There has been a spike in the number of gun-related violence all over the Caribbean, which has resulted in the need for the Arms Trade Treaty to be implemented. This remark came from Attorney General, Adriel Brathwaite, during the opening ceremony... more

Minister of Labour, Social Security and Human Resource Development, Sen. Dr. the Honourable Esther Byer-Suckoo, left, speaking with Chairman of the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH), Peter Earle, during a committee meeting which was held at the Ministry earlier this week.

All that needs to be done on the administrative level, in regards to passing the health and safety legislation, is complete. This proclamation came from Minister of Labour, Social Security and Human Resource Development, Sen. Dr. the Honourable... more

News Stories

The Barbados National Organisation of the Disabled (BARNOD) is pleased with the groundwork that has been covered since the start of their Fully Accessible Barbados (FAB) Project.

Asthma health needs to be taken seriously, so says, Dr. Babatunde Oredein, Senior Registrar, Emergency Medicine, QEH.

General Manager at the Barbados Water Authority (BWA), Keithroy Halliday.

GENERAL Manager at the Barbados Water Authority (BWA), Keithroy Halliday, is hopeful that Barbadians will soon come to truly realise not only the importance of valuing water as the precious commodi

Business News

PAN AMERICAN Insurance Company is projecting a ten per cent increase in growth this coming year.

“We anticipate a ten per cent growth over last year,” said Country Manager Keith King.

Sports

There was no ground gained this weekend as the top two teams faced off when the Barbados Football Association’s Digicel Premier League picked back up.

Station Hill’s Darren Hunte had a game-high 30 points, but also played great defence. Here, he denies the layup by Manual Alleng of Orange 3 Pinelands.

THE Station Hill Cavaliers still went down to Orange 3 Pinelands despite their starting point guard Jeremy Gill fouling out with five minutes remaining in the battle of last year’s league finalists

Roger Spencer (Sagicor General) back row left  and Alison Smith Padmore (BSA President) back row right, together with this year’s trophy winners. [Back row L to R:  Roger Spencer (Sagicor General Insurance); Meagan Best; Chemar Burnham; Kemar Lord; Jada Smith-Padmore; Zachary Proverbs-Harris; Jodi Smith-Padmore; Ryan Archer; Amanda Haywood; Khamal Cumberbatch; Darien Benn; Alison Smith-Padmore (BSA President). Front row L to R: Nathan King; Aidan Parris; Alex Stewart; Sumairaa Suleman; Rebekah Nichols; Zish

Roger Spencer (Sagicor General) back row left and Alison Smith Padmore (BSA President) back row right, together with this year’s trophy winners. [Back row L to R: Roger Spencer (Sagicor General Insurance); Meagan Best; Chemar Burnham; Kemar Lord; Jada Smith-Padmore; Zachary Proverbs-Harris; Jodi Smith-Padmore; Ryan Archer; Amanda Haywood; Khamal Cumberbatch; Darien Benn; Alison Smith-Padmore (BSA President). Front row L to R: Nathan King; Aidan Parris; Alex Stewart; Sumairaa Suleman; Rebekah Nichols; Zishan Motara; Kimani Taitt; Phoebe Gittens; Jordan Greig].

THERE was plenty of exciting squash action on the final day of the Sagicor General Junior National Squash Championships at the Barbados Squash Club, Marine Gardens, on Sunday March 12th, with excel

Columns

Of late, the number of reports about serious accidents has been startling.

The Caribbean Youth Environment Network (CYEN) must be commended for the work it has been doing to date, to position youth in the Caribbean to take positive action on issues related to the environm

So we have had a ‘March of Disgust”…What is next?

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