President of the Barbados Secondary Teachers’ Union (BSTU), Mary-Anne Redman, conversing with President of the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW), Akanni McDowall and BSTU Consultant, Patrick Frost at the NUPW’s Headquarters before the start of BSTU’s meeting, yesterday.

The Barbados Secondary Teachers’ Union (BSTU) will be meeting with officials from the Ministry of Education regarding serious problems occurring at the St. George Secondary School. The meeting, scheduled for today at 2:30 p.m. at the school, will... more
The Training Administration Division (TAD) is enhancing the way it operates and is embracing technology with the introduction of Internet-based learning technologies; a new website; a virtual classroom; and even a mobile app. According to Fay-Marie... more
 Adam Deane (left) being hooked by Danny Atwell during Saturday’s feature match.

Adam Deane (left) being hooked by Danny Atwell during Saturday’s feature match.

It was ‘twice as nice’ for the Insurance Corporation of Barbados Ltd. (ICBL) teams this past Saturday, as they rode off into the sunset with two trophies, when the Apes Hill Polo Club hosted both the Elliot Williams and Roger Gooding Memorials. With... more

Senior Programme/Research Officer at the Open Campus, the University of the West Indies, Dr. Glenford Howe.

“THE purpose of [Technical, Vocational and Educational Training] TVET institutions and how they are structured and their admittance policies are in need of review and modification.” Such a view was expressed by Senior Programme/ Research Officer at... more
Governor General, His Excellency Sir Elliott Belgrave (centre) seated with Elliott and Loretta Belgrave Scholarship Trust’s trustees and committees members following the launch.

Governor General, His Excellency Sir Elliott Belgrave (centre) seated with Elliott and Loretta Belgrave Scholarship Trust’s trustees and committees members following the launch.

Additional financial assistance is on the way for local students pursing studies in select areas at the campuses of the University of the West Indies.   It comes in the form of the Elliott and Loretta Belgrave Scholarship Trust, which was launched... more
Barbados’ High Commissioner to London, Rev Guy Hewitt, delivering the Astor B. Watts Lunchtime Lecture Series at the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) Headquarters.

Barbados’ High Commissioner to London, Rev Guy Hewitt, delivering the Astor B. Watts Lunchtime Lecture Series at the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) Headquarters.

Barbados and Singapore have had quite a lot in common. In fact, this Asian country’s founding father, Lee Kuan Yew, had to embrace the same challenge as Barbados’ father of Independence, the Right Excellent Errol Walton Barrow. “The challenge of how... more

News Stories

Minister of Social Care, Constituency Empowerment and Community Development, Steven Blackett presents Carson Cadogan (right) with the top award of the night -– The Chairman’s Award for his contribution to the community and the country.

Carson Cadogan walked away with the top award – The Chairman’s Award at the inaugural Gems of the Community Awards Ceremony held at the Radisson Aquatica.

Senior Programme/Research Officer at the Open Campus, the University of the West Indies, Dr. Glenford Howe.

“THE purpose of [Technical, Vocational and Educational Training] TVET institutions and how they are structured and their admittance policies are in need of review and modification.”

Calypsonian, Samantha Greaves poses with a Gem of the Community Award for her contribution to Performing Arts and Culture.

“Continue the good work that you are doing in your constituency that has led you to become a recipient of one of these Gems of the Community Awards.”

Business News

The entrance to the spectacular Adams Castle Estate community.

The entrance to the spectacular Adams Castle Estate community.

A marked uptick in reservations and purchases at the scenic Adams Castle Estate property development, could signal a return to real estate as a first choice investment for Barbadians, seeking both

Sports

Cesar Saracho celebrating his win in Sunday’s CAMTRI Sprint Triathlon American Cup and Central American and Caribbean Championship.

Mexico’s Cesar Saracho came from deep in the pack to take the top spot in the Elite Men’s division when the Barbados Federation of Island Triathletes hosted the CAMTRI Sprint Triathlon American Cup

Matthew Wright (right) coming out of the water with Canada’s Brennen Smith.

IT is said that every cloud has a silver lining and local triathlete Matthew Wright has found his in Sunday’s CAMTRI Sprint Triathlon American Cup and Central American and Caribbean Championship ho

 Adam Deane (left) being hooked by Danny Atwell during Saturday’s feature match.

Adam Deane (left) being hooked by Danny Atwell during Saturday’s feature match.

It was ‘twice as nice’ for the Insurance Corporation of Barbados Ltd.

Columns

The Order of National Heroes Act was passed by the Parliament of Barbados in April of 1998.

AMID all the talk and discussions taking place about the local economy, it is necessary to query whether the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW) is still bent on a getting a 23 per cent pay inc

Modern history is showered with women as political leaders and Heads of government.

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