From left: Chief Justice, Sir Marston Gibson; Chief Magistrate, Christopher Birch; Registrar of the Supreme Court, Barbara Cooke-Alleyne; Attorney General and Minister of Home Affairs, Adriel Brathwaite; and Justice of Appeal, Sandra Mason, in conversation, before the start of yesterday’s service at the Abundant Life Assembly to observe the 130th anniversary of The Registration Department.

PARENTS are making the wrong move in allowing television shows and video games to raise their children. This declaration came from Attorney General Adriel Brathwaite, who announced yesterday, that he had been thrown into a state of sadness after... more
Efforts are on to help companies, including those in Barbados, see safety and health in the workplace as an investment in their business, rather than a cost. Officials of the International and Caribbean branches of the Institution of Occupational... more

Kierre Beckles (left) on her way to victory in 13.15 secs from LaVonne Idlette.

Hurdlers Kierre Beckles and Shane Brathwaite along with sprinter Mario Burke took the spotlight at the Barbados National Championships on Saturday at the National Stadium when they bothqualified for the Commonwealth Games. Brathwaite, who has been... more

Dennis de Peiza, General Secretary of the Congress of Trade Unions and Staff Associations of Barbados, as he delivered the featured address.

More still needs to be done to address the problem of unemployment of persons with disabilities in this island. This is according to Denis de Peiza, General Secretary of the Congress of Trade Unions and Staff Associations of Barbados (CTUSAB), who... more

From left: Newly designated Life Member of the BFPA Keith Seale; Honorary Member Dame Maizie Barker-Welch; general surgeon Dr. Christopher Warner, who
received the Honorary Dame Billie Award from Dame Billie (second from right); and general surgeon Dr. Jerome Walcott, who also received the designation of
honorary member of the BFPA.

DESCRIBING the Barbados Family Planning Association (BFPA) as one of the best kept secrets in Barbados, Acting Executive Director Anderson Langdon has assured that greater effort will be made to ramp up the association’s visibility in the coming... more

Governor General of Barbados His Excellency Sir Elliott Belgrave (seated centre), accompanied by his Aide-de-Camp, Captain Ashton Caddle (standing left), poses for a photograph with staff of the Government Printing Department. Sitting with him are Permanent Secretary in the Prime Minister's Office, Sonja Welch (second from left); Deputy Permanent Secretary Margaret Jones (left), Government Printer Joan Griffith (second from right) and Assistant Government Printer, Andrea Forde (right).

Governor General of Barbados, His Excellency Sir Elliott Belgrave recently paid a visit to the Government Printing Department on Bay Street, St. Michael, to say a special thank you to the staff there for the work done during his tenure over the past... more

News Stories

Reverend Philip Drayton delivered uplifting words from The Holy Bible to the members of the Registration Department when they celebrated the Department’s 130th anniversary with a Thanksgiving service at the Abundant Life Assembly yesterday.

WORK to improve the functioning of The Registration Department has started.

The Oistins Fish Festival Committee sees the Oistins Fish Festival which is held every year around the Easter period as a major tourist attraction and as such, has plans to keep the festival fresh

President of the YWCA of Barbados, Tamita Griffith.

Come join the Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) of Barbados and be part of a team that has been changing lives and communities.

Business News

From left: Mark St. Hill (left) Managing Director for Retail and Business Banking; Theresa Mortimer, Chairperson of the First Partnership; David Massiah, Deputy Chairman of the First Partnership and Neil Brennan, Managing Director of Human Resources, signing the new Partnership Agreement.

Last week was the 12th anniversary of the initial Partnership Agreement between CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank and the representatives of 11 Trade Unions, which represent workers in the Eng

Sports

Orlando Husbands of Barbados.

Fide Master (FM) Orlando Husbands of Barbados is locked in an intense battle in the Caribbean & Central Under 20 Chess Championships, currently being played at the Divi Southwinds Beach Resort

Kierre Beckles (left) on her way to victory in 13.15 secs from LaVonne Idlette.

Hurdlers Kierre Beckles and Shane Brathwaite along with sprinter Mario Burke took the spotlight at the Barbados National Championships on Saturday at the National Stadium when they bothqualified fo

The victorious Torpedoes team.

Hundreds of people gathered for the Variety 17th Annual Row for Charity Event yesterday at Harbour Lights.

Columns

OVER the last two decades internet technology has developed at such a rapid rate that one can hardly keep up with it.

On June 16, speaking in Miami, President Trump announced measures reversing aspects of his predecessor’s policy of normalising relations with Cuba.

Three weeks ago, I and many other committed Caribbean integrationists, declared that the unity displayed by CARICOM countries at the Organisation of American States (OAS) on May 31 “was a moment fo

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