Leroy Barrow took home five Gold awards and the Mildeane Massiah Award of Excellence for performance in the Desserts category.

MINISTER of the Creative Economy, Culture and Sports John King has given the assurance that the cultural sector is a priority of the Government of Barbados. He was at the time highlighting the sector’s potential as a key driver of economic activity... more

Executive Director of the Barbados Renewable Energy Association (BREA) Meshia Clarke.

Barbados will become the first Caribbean country to develop an Integrated Climate Risk Management (ICRM) Roadmap for its Renewable Energy Sector. This is being made possible through the funding support of the German International Development... more

The ladies in the audience were captivated by Trey Songz's performance.

IT WAS a big celebration at the Kensington Oval as the FAS7STAR Hennessy Artistry celebrated its tenth anniversary on Saturday night. The show was packed with hours of local, regional and international artists who gave phenomenal performances,... more
Governor of the Central Bank, Cleviston Haynes.

Governor of the Central Bank, Cleviston Haynes.

The strategies and measures being implemented under the Barbados Economic Recovery and Transformation (BERT) Programme have begun to yield encouraging results. Governor of the Central Bank, Cleviston Haynes, told business executives attending the... more
With December 2018 now making its way into reality, it is clear that Christmas and the prospects of 2019 must be on the island’s focus. For all of the attempts to gloss over the major fiscal adjustment which this island has started to endure,... more

Arise Sir Philip! Her Excellency Dame Sandra Mason confers one of two knighthoods during yesterday’s National Independence celebrations.

Some 27 individuals were recognised yesterday in several categories in this country’s 2018 Independence Honours, and among the honourees was retired educator Avisene Carrington who celebrated her 100th birthday in September. Those awarded were... more

News Stories

The HADCO Group, a successful Trinidad and Tobago based conglomerate, has acquired a controlling interest in the leading Barbadian energy efficiency lighting manufacturer, Caribbean LED Lighting In

There is concern being raised that labour is being disproportionately affected as Government seeks to rightsize the economy.

Barbadians are being assured their palates will be satisfied this Christmas season by the local farming community.

Business News

Governor of the Central Bank, Cleviston Haynes.

Governor of the Central Bank, Cleviston Haynes.

The strategies and measures being implemented under the Barbados Economic Recovery and Transformation (BERT) Programme have begun to yield encouraging results.

Sports

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.

Shavari Lewis-Greenidge hailing from St. Judes, stopped the clock in a record time of five minutes 54 seconds.

Last Friday morning saw all four division records broken at the National Sports Council Trevor Straughan Primary Schools Cross Country race.

Columns

Since the mid-2000s the ability of the Caribbean tourism sector to generate rapid economic growth has been widely accepted by international financial institutions such as the IMF, World Bank and th

John and Jane, both in their 80s, were having dinner with Jack and Jill – also octogenarians.

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