Acting Governor General, Sir Philip Greaves (right), congratulating 22-year-old Trinidadian Mandela Patrick on his accomplishment of winning the 2018 Commonwealth Caribbean Rhodes Scholarship.

A Trinidadian is the winner of the 2018 Commonwealth Caribbean Rhodes Scholarship. Yesterday, Acting Governor General Sir Philip Greaves announced, at Government House, that 22-year-old Mandela Patrick emerged as the winner out of the nine... more
Opposition Leader Mia Mottley.

Opposition Leader Mia Mottley.

AN extraordinary Barbadian. That’s how Opposition Leader Mia Mottley described the late Sir Clifford Husbands GCMG, KA, QC, who served as Governor General of Barbados from June 1996 until he retired in October 2011. He died on October 11, 2017.... more

Prime Minister the Rt. Hon Freundel Stuart.

THE life and times of the late Sir Clifford Straughn Husbands GCMG, KA, QC, Governor General of Barbados, was remembered by Honourable Members in the Lower Chamber yesterday. In a resolution of condolence led by Prime Minister the Rt. Hon Freundel... more

Senator Harcourt Husbands, Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, speaking at the World Children’s Day rally and concert.

Youth have a role to play in safeguarding and protecting themselves from future unemployment. This was the message Senator Harcourt Husbands, Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, delivered to a... more

Member of Parliament for St. Lucy, Denis Kellman (far right) congratulating members of the St. Lucy Parish Independence Committee and St. Lucy Parish Ambassadors, Daimon Rock and Jennice King.

It was a record-setting night for St. Lucy when Ambassadors Daimon Rock and Jennice King secured that parish’s fifth win of the coveted title of Most Outstanding Parish Ambassadors. The pair did so during Saturday’s Spirit of the Nation Show at the... more

Mr. School Boy Bodybuilding (Senior) Champion, Reemar Butcher, left, of Darryl Jordan Secondary and Ms. School Girl Body Fitness (Senior) Champion, Tia-Ling Morgan of Christ Church Foundation, brought the house down at the Lester Vaughan Secondary School on Friday night.

It was a long wait for family, friends and supporters, but when Reemar Butcher and Tia-Ling Morgan stepped on to the stage at the Lester Vaughan School on Friday evening for the National Sports Council (NSC) Mr. School Boy Bodybuilding & Ms.... more

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Acting Governor General, Sir Philip Greaves (left) presents the Governor General’s Award of Excellence to Dave and Marcia Weekes. Looking on are Chairman of the Board of the National Cultural Foundation (NCF), Maureen Graham and CEO, NCF, Cranston Browne.

Filmmakers, Dave and Marcia Weekes; Literary Artist, Linda M. Deane; and Culinary Artist, Melissia Batson are the recipients of the Governor General’s Award of Excellence for 2017.

Dancin’ Africa bringing loud cheers and applause from the audience with their upbeat dance number, ‘Caribbean Rhythms’.

It was an explosion of talent that hit the stage when the Performing Arts Gala of the National Independence Festival of Creative Arts (NIFCA) 2017 of the National Cultural Foundation (NCF) kicked o

Director of Training, Henderson Thompson, assures that the Barbados Vocational Training Board (BVTB) will further train persons for productivity in an attempt to aid the manufacturing sector of the

Business News

BARBADOS seems on course to surpass the two billion spent last year by visitors to the island.

Sports

Mr. School Boy Bodybuilding (Senior) Champion, Reemar Butcher, left, of Darryl Jordan Secondary and Ms. School Girl Body Fitness (Senior) Champion, Tia-Ling Morgan of Christ Church Foundation, brought the house down at the Lester Vaughan Secondary School on Friday night.

It was a long wait for family, friends and supporters, but when Reemar Butcher and Tia-Ling Morgan stepped on to the stage at the Lester Vaughan School on Friday evening for the National Sports Cou

Jeremy Gill of the Watchers danced around many a defender on his way to 14 points in the finals. For his performance he was named Player of the Finals.

It was not the exciting finish that the fans were looking for, but the curtain came down on the Patrick/ Maynard Pinelands Basketball competition with the Watchers taking home the inaugural crown a

‘Two bad!’ The National Sports Council gave up their clear lead in the standings when they went down by two goals to the University of the West Indies.

THE doors have been blasted wide open for the University of the West Indies (UWI) to possibly take their second title in the Barbados Football Association Women’s League.

Columns

With the month of November marking this country’s Independence celebrations, local culture has been placed squarely in the spotlight.

OVER a week ago we saw a terrifying scenario unfold, where a householder caught a would-be thief on video trying to break into her home.

Word is that the Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) has declared 2018 the Year of Wellness and Rejuvenation in the Caribbean.

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