Minister of Home Affairs Edmund Hinkson said an all-hands-on-deck approach must be taken to wrestle the upsurge of crime in the country.

AGAINST the backdrop of the upsurge in recent violent criminal activity, Minister of Home Affairs Edmund Hinkson has given the assurance that the security forces responsible for protecting the country will be given the necessary resources to... more
Investment Director at Fortress, Roger Cave.

Investment Director at Fortress, Roger Cave.

THE market index on the Barbados Stock Exchange was up 5.6 per cent in 2018. This is according to the Fortress official, Roger Cave who said that the increase was driven by a 45 per cent gain in Goddard Enterprises Limited, the Fortress Caribbean... more

Chairman of the Transport Authority, Ian Estwick (third from left) Director of the Transport Authority, Alex Linton (second from left) and Joseph Dolphin (left), public relations consultant with the Authority meet with Fabian Wharton (seated across from Estwick), Public Relations Officer with the Public Service Vehicle Workers’ Association and Association President Shawn Best (to Wharton’s left) during yesterday’s meeting.

A commitment has been made on the part of the newly formed Public Service Vehicle Workers’ Association and the Transport Authority, to treat to those issues touching PSV operators which can be quickly resolved, such as operations in the Constitution... more

Professor Joel Warrican; Director, School of Education, The UWI Cave Hill and Chair of the Joint Board of Teacher Education (JBTE) for the Eastern Caribbean

Confront the issues! Director of the School of Education at The University of the West Indies (UWI) Cave Hill Campus Professor Joel Warrican, issued the call to this region’s leading technocrats in education, as they examine the status of teacher... more

Lecturer Dr. Mary Moore delivering her lecture yesterday.

DEAN of the Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) Dr. Rhonda McIntyre-Francis has described the official first day of the state-of-the-art medical school as a success. Speaking to members of the media yesterday at the school’s new headquarters... more

From right: Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Amor Mottley cuts the ribbon with Minister of Education Santia Bradshaw, Group President Medical and Healthcare at Adtalem Kathy Boden Holland and President and CEO of Adtalem Lisa Wardell cut the ribbon at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre to officially declare the Ross University School of Medicine open.

THE operation of Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) on the island is expected to give a boost of between $55 to $60 million to the Barbados economy annually. To date, the medical university has provided work for over 1 000 Barbadians on the... more

News Stories

An aspiring politician wants to see the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) revived and rise from the ashes of its utter defeat in the 2018 General Election.

Minister of Home Affairs Edmund Hinkson said an all-hands-on-deck approach must be taken to wrestle the upsurge of crime in the country.

AGAINST the backdrop of the upsurge in recent violent criminal activity, Minister of Home Affairs Edmund Hinkson has given the assurance that the security forces responsible for protecting the coun

The time is ripe for Barbados to legislate paternity leave.

Sports

With 2018 about to wrap up, the top teams in the Barbados Premier League have set up themselves for the Christmas break before resuming their campaigns in the new year.

After months of games, it all comes to a head this coming Saturday as champions are decided in finals of the Guardian Group Youth Tournament.

Goal-Shoot Danesha Davis of Lester Vaughan tries a long range shot against Christ Church Foundation.

Christ Church Foundation School (CCFS) will defend their Barbados Secondary Schools Netball League U19 title when they face St. Michael School in the final.

Columns

IT was reported recently that a number of employees of the Barbados Agricultural Management Company (BAMC) had been displaced from their jobs.

I was especially intrigued this week by the action of the PSV employees to strike against commuters because of their dissatisfaction with being compelled to wear uniforms emblazoned with the logo o

Culture – Definition: The characteristics and knowledge of a particular group of people, encompassing language, religion, cuisine, social habits, music and arts. ...

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