he Government, and in particular the Ministry of Transport, Works and Maintenance is getting a thumbs up from the local road safety association, which is commending it for the steps being taken to improve one of the dangerous road junctions in this... more
It appears as though a phased approach is being taken regarding the reopening of government day care nurseries. As restrictions have eased and persons are back to work, uncertainty continues to loom as to when these establishments will resume... more
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SAYING GOODBYE! Members of the media fraternity turned out in their numbers to say their goodbyes to beloved photographer Christoff Sheldon Griffith, whose life was cut short last month. During a service of thanksgiving which was held at the Garfield Sobers Gymnasium, tributes were paid on the life of a young professional who impressed all whom he came into contact with his excellence and attitude towards the job and others.

Gone too soon. Those were the words echoing throughout the many tributes yesterday afternoon as family, friends and the media fraternity turned out to say a fond farewell to beloved photographer Christoff Sheldon Griffith, whose life was cut short... more
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Selwin Hart, Special Advisor to the United Nations Secretary-General on Climate Action

Young people from Barbados, the region and across the globe have been encouraged to be powerful agents for change, when it comes to climate action. The advice came from Selwin Hart, Special Advisor to the United Nations Secretary-General on Climate... more
Every act of love is a protest against hate and indifference. In the Black Lives Matter protests here there’s been very little love but a surfeit of execration and ‘culture cancel’ which from nowhere surfaced like a great shark from deep water. If... more
Following the murder of George Floyd, there was a flood of verbal outrage and spontaneous marches, all to reflect the umbrage that was felt. A lot of people suddenly realised that it was wrong to treat black people so badly. The police should stop... more

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he Government, and in particular the Ministry of Transport, Works and Maintenance is getting a thumbs up from the local road safety association, which is commending it for the steps being taken to

It appears as though a phased approach is being taken regarding the reopening of government day care nurseries.

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SAYING GOODBYE! Members of the media fraternity turned out in their numbers to say their goodbyes to beloved photographer Christoff Sheldon Griffith, whose life was cut short last month. During a service of thanksgiving which was held at the Garfield Sobers Gymnasium, tributes were paid on the life of a young professional who impressed all whom he came into contact with his excellence and attitude towards the job and others.

Gone too soon.

Business News

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Charlene Mullin, Marketing Officer of Kooyman and Vicki Olton, Business Development Officer of Guardian General Insurance.

Kooyman and Guardian General Insurance Limited are pleased to announce
the launch of a digital campaign for the 2020 Hurricane Season.

Sports

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The Barbados Davis Cup team of Damien Applewhaite, Darian King, Adam Hornby and Haydn Lewis celebrating after they beat Venezuela at home to advance Group 1 Americas back in 2017.

The Barbados Tennis Association (BTA) is looking to make a strong return as COVID-19 restrictions ease at home.

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Sir Everton Weekes.

Legendary West Indies and Barbados cricket batsman, Sir Everton Weekes, has died at the age of 95.

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Paul Johnson, brother of Ralph Johnson, leading the casket while Dean Straker (left), Ralph ‘Bizzy’ Williams (second from left) and Stephen Edghill (right) were among those present at the funeral.

YESTERDAY family, friends, and Barbados’ Sporting and Business
community said goodbye to what many described as a legend of Barbados,

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Every act of love is a protest against hate and indifference.

Following the murder of George Floyd, there was a flood of verbal outrage and spontaneous marches, all to reflect the umbrage that was felt.

“…though centuries have passed since those historical crimes of slavery and genocide were committed, wounds continue to lie deep and legacies continue to endure.” – Rt. Hon.

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