Minister of Energy and Water Resources, Wilfred Abrahams (second from right), Minister of Environment and National Beautification, Trevor Prescod (second from left), Head of the Barbados Water Authority Waste Water Division, Patricia Inniss (left), and BWA employee Philip Allsopp who is attached to the Waste Water Division (right), viewing the contents of the manhole located in front of the Graeme Hall Nature Sanctuary, where the excavation process started yesterday.

YESTERDAY marked the beginning of what Government is hoping to be a permanent fix to the South Coast sewage woes, which have had a negative impact on businesses and households in the affected area for many months. Just after 2 p.m., excavation... more

From left: Jehu Wilthsire, Permanent Secretary; Minister of Energy and Water Resources, Wilfred Abrahams; Patricia Inniss, Manager of Waste Water Division, right, listening intently as CEO of the BWA, Keithroy Halliday, makes a point.

Starting today the Barbados Water Authority is working on a permanent fix to the South Coast Sewage Plant issue. This was revealed by CEO of the BWA, Keithroy Halliday, as he spoke with the media during a press briefing which took place at Trinity... more

From left: Former Minister Foreign Affairs Minister Maxine McClean, CEO of the NCF Cranston Browne, former Minister of Culture Stephen Lashley, Minister of Creative Economy, Culture and Sports John King and his personal assistant Mechell Rudder-Durrant with (second row) Stedson “RPB” Wiltshire and Mac Fingall with other calypsonians, friends and fans during the service of thanksgiving for the late Charles “Romeo Smith.”

WELL done Charlie. Well done! An emotional refrain from cultural ambassador Dr. Anthony “Gabby” Carter as he captured the sentiment of those who came together yesterday to celebrate the life and times of the late Charles “Romeo” Smith, veteran... more

Manager of the Barbados Culinary Team, Henderson Butcher with members
of the team set to head to this year’s Taste of the Caribbean competition in Miami.

The Barbados Culinary Team is “locked and loaded” and ready for this year’s Taste of the Caribbean competition in Miami in the USA. Manager of the team, Henderson Butcher, gave this signal as he spoke during an event which served as the final media... more

Chairman of the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA), Stephen Austin (standing right) as he made his address. Looking on is CEO of the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA), Senator Rudy Grant and Manager of the Barbados Culinary Team Henderson Butcher (seated left).

The effort being made to develop young people in the tourism sector who can truly live out their passion is laudable. This is the view expressed by Chairman of the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA), Stephen Austin. He delivered remarks... more

Minister of Tourism and International Transport Kerrie Symmonds (right) in discussion with Captain Mike Napier.

GOVERNMENT will shortly commence the development of water taxi and ferry services, which will link the north, the west and south coasts of this island by sea. This was revealed by Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Kerrie Symmonds, who... more

News Stories

The credit union movement is alive and well in the Caribbean, recording significant growth in 2017.

Minister of Energy and Water Resources, Wilfred Abrahams (second from right), Minister of Environment and National Beautification, Trevor Prescod (second from left), Head of the Barbados Water Authority Waste Water Division, Patricia Inniss (left), and BWA employee Philip Allsopp who is attached to the Waste Water Division (right), viewing the contents of the manhole located in front of the Graeme Hall Nature Sanctuary, where the excavation process started yesterday.

YESTERDAY marked the beginning of what Government is hoping to be a permanent fix to the South Coast sewage woes, which have had a negative impact on businesses and households in the affected area

Her Excellency Dame Sandra Mason, GMG, DA; QC Governor General of Barbados (fifth from left) with the Executive Committee of the Soroptimist International Barbados (SIB).

The Soroptimist International Barbados (SIB) continues to advocate for women and girls just like their counterpart clubs across the globe.

Business News

GOVERNMENT’S announcement to restructure its debt has been described by the Fortress Fund Managers as a bold and a very public first step down a road that, if followed, will be part of a broad refo

Sports

(From Left: Back row) St. Stephen’s Physical Education teacher, Shakira Douglin; Boys’ National Juniors Coach, Elwyn Oxley; Anthazia Mason, Coach of Girls’ National Juniors; and West Terrace PE teacher, Roderick Mason, stand with students of the four schools participating in the inaugural National Primary Schools' Volleyball Invitational competition.

Volleyball is coming to our island’s primary schools courtesy of JolieB Productions and the Warrens Sports Club.

Barbados’ Oein Josiah (centre) took first place in his age group and was sixth overall. Here he is flanked by Jason Costelloe (left) of Trinidad and Tobago and Stevie Blankenship of Canada the second and third place finishers in the age group.

Local triathlete Oein Josiah keeps testing his limits and has turned in one of his best finishes to date with a sixth-place finish in the Massy Rainbow Cup held over this past weekend in Tobago.

Bushy Park Circuit Inc’s (BPCI) on-going programme of investment in the St Philip facility marks a new milestone this month, with the launch of the 1.28-kilometre/0.79-mile National Circuit.

Columns

With any new government comes the hope of the dawn of a new day.

School exams are drawing to a close and next month thousands of children will be on vacation for their annual summer break.

I am going to ask a few questions, and see if I can adhere to the notion being expressed that everything is under control and we should not concern our collective ‘pretty little heads’ about anythi

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