The Pinelands Creative Workshop as they performed yesterday at the First Citizens Crop Over X-plosion.

Yesterday was the start of the Crop Over Festival Season 2018 and even though some persons were disappointed by the late start, the excitement was still high as several turned out for the season’s first major event, Crop Over X-Plosion. Speaking at... more
While we respect fully the tenets of the International Labour Organisation’s Conventions No. 87 and No. 98, [both ratified by Barbados in 1967], that guarantee the freedom of association for trade union purposes of workers’ and employers’... more

Dr. Adrian Cashman, Director of the Center for Resource Management and Environmental Studies (CERMES), speaking at the Water Resource management Seminar facilitated by the Barbados Town Planning Society (BTPS) at the Courtyard by Marriott Hotel, in Hastings

Use the sewage issue as a wake up call in how water services are managed in Barbados. This is according to Dr. Adrian Cashman, Director of the Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies (CERMES), who was speaking to The Barbados... more

National Sports Council Swimming Coach Adele Price is passionate about her job. She encourages all Barbadians young and old to learn the life skill of swimming as well as personal survival skills.

Swimming coach, Adele Price has a big task this summer. She is one of the main instructors working with hundreds of children during the school break at the National Sports Council (NSC) summer camp. The Barbados Advocate spoke briefly with Price on... more

Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Dale Marshall (centre), as he toured the police and judicial complex at Cane Garden, St. Thomas yesterday. He was accompanied by several officials of his Ministry and the Supreme Court, including Chief Justice Sir Marston Gibson (left) and Registrar of the Supreme Court Barbara Cooke-Alleyne.

Officers attached to the District ‘D’ Police Station will have to wait a little longer to occupy their spanking new facilities at Cane Garden, St. Thomas, as the two Criminal Courts in the High Court system will be moved there for the time being.... more

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

News Stories

The Pinelands Creative Workshop as they performed yesterday at the First Citizens Crop Over X-plosion.

Yesterday was the start of the Crop Over Festival Season 2018 and even though some persons were disappointed by the late start, the excitement was still high as several turned out for the season’s

The Barbados Crop Over Festival remains one of the main drivers for economic growth in the industry; it is with this in mind that the revamping of the festival was done to ensure that it gives Barb

With the hurricane season well under way, it is the responsibility of disaster preparedness agencies such as the Department of Emergency Management (DEM) to make sure that the citizens of this isla

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

If like me, you listen regularly to the BBC World Service, you may have heard a recent item about an extraordinary leap forward in technology which, over time, could lead to clothes and even shoes

I wish I could say that “all eyes are on the CARICOM Heads of Government meeting to be held from 4 to 6 July in Jamaica”.

The apparent rise of anti-immigrant sentiment in several countries around the world is troubling.

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