Members of the Barbados Defence Force preparing to board the Coast Guard vessel, which left Barbados for Dominica yesterday.

AS the Barbados Defence Force (BDF) continues to receive donations from the general public to assist with its disaster relief effort to the Commonwealth of Dominica in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, the Force deployed another vessel to that... more
Executive Director of the Barbados Employers’ Confederation (BEC), Sheena Mayers-Granville, says the members of that organisation are open to the idea of a 24/7 economy. She made the point during a press conference at the BEC’s offices yesterday... more

From left to right: Captain Damien Applewhaite, Chris King, Darian King, Haydn Lewis and Adam Hornby pose by the scoreboard after working their way into Group I with a three-two win over Venezuela.

After being faced with an almost identical situation back in 2014 against Mexico, while seeking admission into Group I for the first time ever, Haydn Lewis proved that he was worth his salt yesterday as he pulled off a win in the all important fifth... more

Michelle Brathwaite, the National Human Rights Officer for Barbados and the OECS at the UN, addressing participants at a session on the death penalty at the UN House recently.

There is a need for research relating to the death penalty and how the general public views this type of punishment in Barbados. This was the consensus after a session that was organised by Michelle Brathwaite, National Human Rights Officer for... more

Dr. Warren Smith, President of the Caribbean Development Bank delivering remarks yesterday morning at the Hilton Hotel.

Two of the biggest risks to project and programme implementation within the Caribbean are political will and capacity constraints. That is according to Dr. Warren Smith, President of the Caribbean Development Bank. Smith made the comments as he... more

Police officers cordoning off Wharf Road after heavy surf from Hurricane Maria.

AFTER hours of persistent rainfall, the Tropical Storm Watch was discontinued for Barbados yesterday at 2 p.m. Barbados received a mere brush overnight from Hurricane Maria, which had quickly developed into a Category Three storm yesterday afternoon... more

News Stories

Non-governmental organisations and government agencies across Barbados are continuing to pool together their resources to extend a helping hand to Caribbean neighbours whose countries were hit by H

THE grim reality facing Dominica following the passage of Hurricane Maria has been described by Hartley Henry, prin-cipal advisor to Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit, in a detailed message identify

THE Barbados Secondary Teachers’ Union (BSTU) is asking Barbadians to donate to its disaster aid appeal for the residents of hurricane-ravaged Dominica.

Sports

From left to right: Captain Damien Applewhaite, Chris King, Darian King, Haydn Lewis and Adam Hornby pose by the scoreboard after working their way into Group I with a three-two win over Venezuela.

After being faced with an almost identical situation back in 2014 against Mexico, while seeking admission into Group I for the first time ever, Haydn Lewis proved that he was worth his salt yesterd

From left: Jon Layne, Walter Redman and Dawn Bispham were among the winners in the Courtesy Garage September Monthly Medal tournament at the Barbados Golf Club.

Walter Redman and Jon Layne were among the divisional winners when the Courtesy Garage September Monthly Medal tournament was contested last weekend at the Barbados Golf Club.

Hurricane Maria has taken her first casualties in Barbados this weekend as the impending weather system has laid claim to what was set to be a busy day in sport.

Columns

In this country over the last few years the entire stretch of the ABC Highway seems to have become a flea market, where more and more persons are setting up shop and selling all manner of items on

Too many parents are letting their children simply grow up, instead of taking an active role in raising them to be positive, productive citizens of this country.

MANKIND’S negative impact on the natural environment is undeniable.

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