President of the Diabetes Association of Barbados, Trudy Griffith as she made a presentation to children gathered for the “Camp Wellness” summer camp.

The Diabetes Association of Barbados recognises the need to address the health concerns of the nation’s children and not just those of the adult population. President of the Diabetes Association of Barbados, Trudy Griffith acknowledged the above... more

Governor General of Barbados, Her Excellency Dame Sandra Mason admires the resplendent military officers as they display their precision and poise during the Barbados Defence Force 39th Church Parade yesterday.

One local religious leader believes that before Barbadians can look to rebuild or improve the country, there are significant prerequisites, and one of them is having national pride. Reverend Anderson Kellman said as much during his sermon at the St... more

Farmer Anthony Singh showing limited water in Browne’s Pond, which appears to be drying up. Singh and other farmers at River Plantation depend on the water from this pond to irrigate their crops.

FARMERS at River Plantation, St Philip are crying out that they have been losing thousands of dollars in crops in recent months. One farmer told The Barbados Advocate that the lack of access to sufficient water, in addition to the severe dry weather... more

Senator Lisa Cummins is the new Chairperson of the Barbados Port Inc.

The new Board of Directors of Barbados Port Inc. (BPI) has been announced. Senator Lisa Cummins, International Trade Specialist and Executive Director of The UWI Consulting Company, is the Chairman and Dennis Cadogan, Deputy Chairman of Equity... more

Minister of Education, Technological and Vocational Training, Santia Bradshaw (centre), Chief Education Officer, Karen Best (right), and Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training, Senator Dr Romel Springer, with the Barbados Scholarship winners.

History has been made for The St. Michael School as this educational institution now has its first Barbados scholarship and exhibition winners. Nathan Lovell earned a Barbados scholarship, while the two exhibition winners are Chloe Branker and... more

Some of the stakeholders present at yesterday’s launch.

After twelve long months of preparations, the Caribbean Biodiversity Information Portal has finally been launched. Speaking at the official launching ceremony, which took place at The Savannah Hotel yesterday morning, Assistant Curator of the... more

News Stories

Donna Barker, Acting Health Promotion Officer with the Ministry of Health and Wellness, as she delivered the feature address during the opening ceremony.

The Ministry of Health and Wellness has publicly commended the Diabetes Association of Barbados for taking the initiative to host “Camp Wellness”, a one week summer camp which aims to educate child

Edward Clarke, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Barbados Operations, preparing to add his name to the list of persons calling for action to help stop childhood obesity.

Sagicor Life Inc., a major partner of the Healthy Caribbean Coalition (HCC), demonstrated its support for the organisation’s Childhood Obesity Call-to-Action by encouraging its clients to get invol

Political Scientist and pollster Peter Wickham believes that the choice of Verla Depeiza as the Democratic Labour Party’s new President is a good one given the current circumstances.

Business News

Anise Hayes, Executive Director of Atlantic Impact out of Detroit, with some of the interns from the United States.

Entrepreneurs should not only set their sights on their home turf, but they should seek out opportunities to form global connections, which could see them further developing themselves and their bu

Sports

The Paradise FC players celebrating with their fans after the 2-1 win over the Barbados Defence Force Sports Programme.

After last taking a knockout title back in 2005, Paradise FC have risen to the top of local football once again as they capped off their 2018 season with a win in the Stag Beer Champions Cup.

After an undefeated run for the 2018 Barbados Football Association’s Domestic Season, Weymouth Wales seem to have finally run out of steam as they were denied a chance to defend their 2017 title in

Springer Memorial defeated Soufriere Secondary 43-29 in a dominant display at the Inaugural AFNA Champion of Champions High School Netball Tournament at Leila Robinson Courts in Kingston Jamaica.

Columns

ANOTHER Crop Over Festival has ended, with the organisers of the two-month long festival expressing satisfaction that it indeed was a success.

Almighty God,
Giver of all good gifts,
look on your church with grace,
and guide the minds of those who shall choose a
coadjutor bishop for this diocese,

Yesterday, the Feast of the Transfiguration, I attended Mass – at the Oratory of St Joseph of Mount Royal in Montreal, Canada, the Basilica on the side of a mountain.

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