Dr. Nicola Yard, President of the Barbados Physical Therapy Association (BPTA).

THE Barbados Physical Therapy Association (BPTA), which has been in existence for the past 20 years, has a new executive and is currently going through a rebranding exercise, with the hope of increasing its visibility on the island. President of the... more

Minister of Education, Ronald Jones, as he congratulated the 2017 Scholarship winners from Harrison College and Queen’s College yesterday.

THE hard work and sacrifice have paid off. In a ceremony yesterday morning, Minister of Education Ronald Jones officially announced that this year, students from four institutions have copped a total of 45 scholarships and exhibitions. In the final... more

After the celebratory Mass for CARIFESTA XIII, held at the St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Cathedral, a cultural display attracted many of the congregation to the church yard.

THE Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Bridgetown believes that the Caribbean is overflowing with talent. “We have more creativity in our region than many other countries could ever dare to hope for. We produce artists that are world-renowned... more
The Honourable Attorney General is right; at least in one respect. Yes, our murder rate is way below that of Trinidad & Tobago – their most recent count numbers close to four hundred for the first eight months of the year – but that statistical... more

Following the passage of Tropical Storm Harvey, sections of the roadway at Lower Baker’s Road was significantly damaged.

Minister of Public Works and Transport, Michael Lashley, is giving the public the assurance that any road damage caused from the heavy rains experienced as a result of the passage of Tropical Storm Harvey will be addressed as soon as possible. He... more

Residents in Speightstown, St Peter had to clean their homes and businesses which were affected by flooding.

YESTERDAY was a sad day for some Barbadians whose homes were touched by the trail of Tropical Storm Harvey. Heavy winds blew off roofs in the areas of Parish Land and Providence Christ Church, while some residents in Speightstown St Peter had to... more

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A new banner displaying the Barbados Physical Therapy Association’s (BPTA) new logo was unveiled by BPTA President, Dr. Nicola Yard (left) and BPTA Public Relations Officer, Marita Marshall, following the announcement that graphic designer Jawade Elibox (centre) was the winner of the BPTA’s Logo Competition.

The Barbados Physical Therapy Association (BPTA) has been successful in its search for a brand new logo, which adequately represents the non-profit organisation in its re-branding exercise.

Dancers from the Barbados delegation enjoying themselves as they entertain the crowd.

BRIDGETOWN became a temporary hub for Caribbean culture on Sunday when the delegates who are participating in the 13th edition of the Caribbean Festival of Creative Arts (CARIFESTA), paraded throug

Dr. Nicola Yard, President of the Barbados Physical Therapy Association (BPTA).

THE Barbados Physical Therapy Association (BPTA), which has been in existence for the past 20 years, has a new executive and is currently going through a rebranding exercise, with the hope of incre

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Sports

Deveron Knight of the YMCA Wildcats was unstoppable on the glass and showed his athleticism many times on his way to a game-high 33 points against Clapham B, including this rim-shaking throwdown.

Clear skies were welcomed as the Barbados Amateur Basketball Association Summer Jam Under-19 tournament began on Tuesday night, but though it was a smooth start for the competition, it was a tough

Nets will surely shake in the 2017 Islands Cup Open as Brazilian superstar and former FIFA player of the year Ronaldinho has announced his participation in the tournament.

Barbados Football Association President Randy Harris now has a higher level of responsibility in the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) after being elected as the regional body’s First Vice President l

Columns

SOME youthful persons are making the news for all the wrong reasons, whilst others rightfully deserve the attention being given.

WHEN the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was first mooted, it was thought that the islands of the Eastern Caribbean would be part of the set-up.

The Honourable Attorney General is right; at least in one respect.

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