Democratic Labour Party President, Verla Depeiza.

“Tax relief on one hand and a tax grab with the other.” Democratic Labour Party (DLP) President Verla Depeiza used this statement to describe the 2019 Financial Statement and Budgetary Proposals. Speaking at the Errol Barrow Gallery yesterday, she... more

Some of the stakeholders that attended yesterday’s Post Budget Breakfast Discussion. 

The Budget, as presented by the Prime Minister of Barbados, and Minister of Finance, Mia Amor Mottley, outlines two incentives for Barbadians to invest in developing the country. This comment was made by John Edward Clarke, COO and General Manager... more

Head of School of the Challenor Creative Arts & Training Centre, Sonia Pile shows a child (not seen in photo) how to use one of the school’s developmental tools at the recent Science and Technology Festival.

There is a common misconception that persons with disabilities are not able to be productive and creative but one senior teaching administrator is emphasising this is simply not the case. Earlier this month, Head of School of the Challenor Creative... more

Imam Akhil Bhula (left) speaking with New Zealand High Comissioner Anton Ojala.

It was a deeply emotional moment for the recently installed New Zealand High Commissioner, Anton Ojala, as he paid a visit to Barbados’ Jama Mosque to share his condolences and support to the representatives of the Muslim community here on the... more

Opposition Leader Bishop Joseph Atherley leading his team into Parliament yesterday.

OPPOSITION Leader Bishop Joseph Atherley has knocked the ad hoc fashion in which the government’s fiscal measures are seemingly being implemented. In his reply to the Appropriation Bill 2019 in the Lower Chamber yesterday evening, Bishop Atherley... more

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley (right) and Minister in the Ministry of Finance, Ryan Straughn making their way into the Lower House yesterday.

MORE than 63 000 Barbadian households as well as 1 700 businesses will be getting back outstanding refunds totalling millions of dollars. Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley announced yesterday that this one-off payment will cost the Government $39... more

News Stories

Democratic Labour Party President, Verla Depeiza.

“Tax relief on one hand and a tax grab with the other.”

Some of the stakeholders that attended yesterday’s Post Budget Breakfast Discussion. 

The Budget, as presented by the Prime Minister of Barbados, and Minister of Finance, Mia Amor Mottley, outlines two incentives for Barbadians to invest in developing the country.

Head of School of the Challenor Creative Arts & Training Centre, Sonia Pile shows a child (not seen in photo) how to use one of the school’s developmental tools at the recent Science and Technology Festival.

There is a common misconception that persons with disabilities are not able to be productive and creative but one senior teaching administrator is emphasising this is simply not the case.

Business News

Sports

FROM LEFT: Representative of Kite-Surfers Association, Kevin Talma; Principal Race Officer, Peter Burke; President of the Barbados Sailing Association, Gus Reader; Representative R. L Seale, Steve Singh; and Commodore of the Barbados Yacht Club, Dick Stoute, during this week’s media event at the Yacht Club.

From as early as 10 a.m. tomorrow colourful sails can be expected on the horizon when the 2019 Old Brigand Rum Regatta sets sail.

The Bajan Tridents will be hoping to bounce back in the two remaining games of the WIFA competition.

If they intend to deliver on their promise to bring home some hardware from the Windward Islands Football Association Tournament, the Bajan Tridents have their work cut out for them.

Organising Manager of the tournament, Aziza Boxill spoke of the student’s role in the Physical Education, School Based Assessment programme.

The Christ Church Foundation School is showing that they are not just one of the best secondary sports schools but they are up to date with the evolution of sport itself.

Columns

There are many mixed messages with regard to the Barbadian economy and how residents are expected to deal with it.

There is much to digest in the recent presentation of 2019 Budgetary proposals and Appropriation Bill by Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley.

The cost of regional transportation has again taken centre stage in recent times, particularly with the challenges that continue to face regional carrier LIAT, and the decision by the CARICOM Heads

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