Philip Tempro, CEO of Blue Tourism Inc., as he delivered his presentation.

The proposed redevelopment of Blue Horizon Hotel is just that – a proposal. During the Town Hall Information Session for the redevelopment of the Blue Horizon Hotel property that took place at Accra Beach Hotel and Spa recently Paula Smith, Senior... more

Anthony ‘The Might Gabby’ Carter, as he urged the crowd not to give up the struggle of keeping the windows to the sea open.

Many residents were not in agreement with the proposed redevelopment; however a few persons noted that should some vital concerns be addressed, they would have no problem with the redevelopment. This was made clear during Thursday night’s Town Hall... more

From left: Mark Hodkinson, Head of Development, Blue Tourism Inc; Douglas Luke, Architectural Design Consultant; Philip Tempro, CEO, Blue Tourism Inc; Devin Griffith, PR and Communications Consultant and Bjorn Bjerkhamn, Chairman,
Blue Tourism Inc.

One legal practitioner has called the integrity of the Town and Planning Unit into question. Speaking during the Town Hall Information Session for the redevelopment of the Blue Horizon Hotel property that took place at Accra Beach Hotel and Spa... more

Accounts Assistant with the Barbados Workers’ Union (BWU)Co-operative Credit Union Limited, Kristina Browne speaking to the senior campers of Camp Pride 2019 about being financially savvy.

The Diabetes Association of Barbados’ Camp Pride (Positive Reinforced Innovative Diabetes Education) has seen success over the 17 years it has been held. Director, Sandie Belle told The Barbados Advocate the two-week Camp has played a role in... more

Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Amor Mottley (left), as she awarded Major Patrick Skeete, retired with the Meritorious Service Medal.

The hard work of servicemen and women was recognised as they were honoured during the Barbados Defence Force Medals Ceremony that took place at the St. Ann’s Fort on Tuesday evening. During his remarks, Chief of Staff of the Barbados Defence Force... more

Cornelius Bartlett, Managing Director of Corbar Business Solutions Inc.

The recent state of prominent criminal activity here on the island has not gone unnoticed by many leaders of faith based organisations. With the seemingly rampant display of delinquency amongst the youth, a moment of reckoning and a full national... more

News Stories

Philip Tempro, CEO of Blue Tourism Inc., as he delivered his presentation.

The proposed redevelopment of Blue Horizon Hotel is just that – a proposal.

Corey Lane (left), Founder and Ranch Chief of the Nature Fun Ranch speaking to the media. Looking on are (second from left) Chairman of the Barbados Cultural Organisation, Cedric Lynch; Colvin King, Public Relations Officer of the Barbados Cultural Organisation and Janice King, Assistant Public Relations Officer. 

A cash donation made to the Nature Fun Ranch is going to benefit three initiatives being undertaken by the charity, including an initiative aimed at reducing the country’s murder rate.

Anthony ‘The Might Gabby’ Carter, as he urged the crowd not to give up the struggle of keeping the windows to the sea open.

Many residents were not in agreement with the proposed redevelopment; however a few persons noted that should some vital concerns be addressed, they would have no problem with the redevelopment.

Business News

President of the Barbados Teachers Cooperative Credit Union Limited (BTCCUL) Lorton Graham (centre), along with Davidson Ishmael, Operations Manager (at left), and Treasurer, Sherry-Ann Scott-King, perusing the annual report.

THE Barbados Teachers Cooperative Credit Union Limited (BTCCUL) is making it easier for members to borrow in the wake of a slowdown in lending.

Sports

It was a physical battle in the paint, but the Barbados Hilton Resort Warriors out-rebounded the Bulls including 13 grabbed by Nicholai Williams, along with 10 points.

THE Burger King Clapham Bulls fought tooth and nail to a finals berth appearance next week in the Co-operators General Insurance Barbados Amateur Basketball Association (BABA) Premier League compet

Jamaica’s Jeffrey Panton and Michael Fennell Jr left it for the very last run before they were able to overhaul England’s Rob Swann for victory at Flow King of the Hill yesterday at Stewart’s Hill.

Jamaica’s Jeffrey Panton has not driven his Ford Focus rally car for the year, but showed the mind is one of the strongest parts of the body as he saved the best for last to capture his fourth cons

Jonathan Jones continues his record breaking ways this year and this time he has erased Barbados’ 34-year old 400m outdoor record and replaced it with a new time of 45.02 secs during the NCAA Wes

Columns

International media channels have been showing pictures of a young man and his daughter lying dead in the Rio Grande, the river which separates Mexico from the United States of America.

Speaking at the end of the recent summit of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), Dominica’s Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, was clear.

Some months ago, I ordered a book, ‘Finding God’s Will for You’ (1998), by (St) Francis de Sales (1567-1622), Bishop of Geneva. He’s a favourite Saint of mine.

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