President of the Barbados Secondary Teachers’ Union (BSTU), Mary Redman (second left), the Union’s General Secretary Dawn Grosvenor (left), and Second Vice President Donna King (right) looking on as Assistant General Secretary Kirtis Luke shows them a document as they participated in yesterday’s Teachers’ Professional Day activities.

OUTSPOKEN President of the Barbados Secondary Teachers’ Union (BSTU), Mary Redman, is reminding teachers that it is their right to join a union and to attend the activities of that organisation. While speaking yesterday at the BSTU’s 2018 Teachers’... more

Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Professor Eudine Barriteau, as she gave her remarks.

On Thursday night, the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, honoured the excellence and hard work of those outstanding students among the 2018 graduating class. Professor Eudine Barriteau, Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the Cave... more

Minister of Tourism and International Transport Kerrie Symmonds (right) and Chief Executive Officer of the BTMI William Griffith (left) presents veteran Barbadian photographer Willie Alleyne with an award for excellence in the field of photography over his 69-year career.

FOR close to seven decades, Barbadian photographer Willie Alleyne has been capturing picture perfect images across the island. On Wednesday night, his 69-year career was celebrated during the second annual Barbados Tourism Media Awards, at the Lloyd... more

Rommel Hall of Hall-E-Wood Productions, as he engaged the youth gathered, who expressed an interest in film production.

Youth from various secondary schools across Barbados got some insight into what it takes to launch a career in the creative and cultural industries, as they attended a Cultural Industries Forum at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre yesterday. In... more

Deputy Chief Education Officer, Dr. Roderick Rudder.

During the celebration of this year’s Education Month, heavy emphasis is being placed on the educational approach to learning that focuses on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM). So says Deputy Chief Education Officer, Dr... more

Businessman and Philanthropist, Andy Stewart (left) and M.P for St Peter the Hon. Colin Jordan with students of Class 3 at All Saints’ Primary School who received Kindle Fire Tablets yesterday.

Businessman and Philanthropist, Andy Stewart continues to embrace the efforts of The Aron & Christina Foundation to give the gift of technology to children in his beloved parish of St Peter. Through his generosity, All Saints’ Primary School has... more

News Stories

President of the Barbados Secondary Teachers’ Union (BSTU), Mary Redman (second left), the Union’s General Secretary Dawn Grosvenor (left), and Second Vice President Donna King (right) looking on as Assistant General Secretary Kirtis Luke shows them a document as they participated in yesterday’s Teachers’ Professional Day activities.

OUTSPOKEN President of the Barbados Secondary Teachers’ Union (BSTU), Mary Redman, is reminding teachers that it is their right to join a union and to attend the activities of that organisation.

Minister in the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Investment Marsha Caddle is insistent that doing business in Barbados must become more efficient.

Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Professor Eudine Barriteau, as she gave her remarks.

On Thursday night, the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, honoured the excellence and hard work of those outstanding students among the 2018 graduating class.

Business News

There must be greater collaboration among key players in the cruise passenger industry in order for that sector to attain its goals.

BARBADOS has been told that there must be greater collaboration among key players in the cruise passenger industry in order for that sector to attain its goals.

Sports

Things are starting to take shape at the top of the zones in the Guardian Group Youth Tournament.

Representative of champions Bayley’s (front left) and runners up Reynolds Weekes stand between (Back line; from left) Adrian Donovan, Senior administrator of NSC; West Indies U-19 player Jarion Hoyte, West Indies T20 Captain Carlos Brathwaite, Executive Manager of Guardian General Insurance Limited Nigel Adams; MacDonald Fingall, Chairman of the Board of the National Sports Council and West Indies Youth player, Nicholas Kirton.

Yesterday at the launch of this year’s Guardian Group Herman Griffith Primary School’s Cricket Competition, the sporting discipline showed that all those who had the privilege to play were well on

Winner of the Darcy Beckles Invitational Classic, Wendel Setropawiro from Suriname who also gained a place in the big category after he first won the Open Category earlier in the night.

Surinamese Bodybuilder Wendel Setropawiro etched his name in the pages of history when he stormed the 2018 Darcy Beckles Invitational Classic to sweep both the Open and Invitational titles on Satur

Columns

In recent times, a number of local videos have been making the rounds on social media of dash camera footage of accidents.

For several years now there have been a barrage of calls being made by those operating in the public transport sector for an increase in bus fare.

Leader of the Opposition, Bishop Joseph Atherley, last week highlighted the need for legislation to be made more meaningful and potent when it comes to regulating the use of social media.

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