Deputy Chief Education Officer Dr Roderick Rudder wants students to beware of the negative effects of social media.

STUDENTS are being urged to beware of the negative effects of social media. This warning is coming from the Deputy Chief Education Officer, Dr Roderick Rudder, who spoke out about a video circulating on social media, showing the hair of a 15-year-... more

Deputy Chief Technical Officer (Operations), at the Ministry of Transport and Works (MTW), Philip Tudor, speaking about the challenges the Ministry is currently facing, at Wednesday night's Town Hall meeting held by the Barbados Association of Professional Engineers to discuss the issue of road maintenance in Barbados.

GOVERNMENT spends approximately three million dollars patching potholes every year. This is according to the Deputy Chief Technical Officer (Operations) at the Ministry of Transport and Works (MTW), Philip Tudor, who declared that the figure he... more

CEO of Resolution Life, Cheryl Senhouse, left, and Executive Chairman, Clenell Goodman during yesterday’s press conference.

Persons who would have had policies with CLICO International Life Insurance Limited (CIL) can now breathe a little better as Resolution Life Assurance Company Ltd (ResLife) takes over the CIL’s portfolio. Speaking during the press conference, which... more
The Barbados Workers’ Union (BWU) has never stopped calling for a salary increase for those workers which it represents. This is according to a BWU press release sent to The Barbados Advocate yesterday. “The public should be aware that the BWU has... more

Tashaun Morris of Yellow House, left, edging out Blue House’s Javonte Selman on the line in the Under-9 Boys 4X100 Relay.

After finishing just shy of the championship for second place in 2017, Green House went all the way yesterday as they came away at the top of the pile when St. George Primary had their annual sports at the National Stadium. Standing head and... more

Secretary General of CARICOM and CARIFORUM, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque (left), speaking with Ambassador Daniela Tramacere, Head of the European Union (EU) Delegation to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean States, the OECS and CARICOM/CARIFORUM,
during the launch of the 10th EDF CARIFORUM Crime and Security Cooperation Programme, held yesterday at RSS Headquarters in Christ Church.

Now more than ever, CARICOM countries need to remain united in their efforts to fight crime in all its dimensions. Secretary General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and CARIFORUM, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, shared the above sentiments as he... more

News Stories

Jennifer Smith-Bent.

Jennifer Smith-Bent, Co-Founder & Co-Director of the Barbados Independent Film Festival is pleased with how the programme came together for the Festival.

Deputy Chief Education Officer Dr Roderick Rudder wants students to beware of the negative effects of social media.

STUDENTS are being urged to beware of the negative effects of social media.

“The Caribbean Congress of Labour (CCL) workshop is for the leadership of the CCL to come up with new innovations and new ways to deal with the Trade Union movement through the region.

Business News

AS Barbadians continue to migrate their deposits from commercial banks to credit unions, an official in the credit union movement says that this is presenting both an opportunity and a challenge to

Sports

Winner Orlando Husbands.

Newly crowned Junior Outstanding Sportsperson of the Year (male) as selected by the National Sports Council, international master Orlando Husbands swept all before him and led the five qualifiers f

Tashaun Morris of Yellow House, left, edging out Blue House’s Javonte Selman on the line in the Under-9 Boys 4X100 Relay.

After finishing just shy of the championship for second place in 2017, Green House went all the way yesterday as they came away at the top of the pile when St.

Howard Palmer (third from left) speaking at the media briefing to launch Barbados Sailing Week while (from left) Hugh Foster, Ramsey Browne, Devon Chase, Bryn Palmer and Perter Gilkes listen in.

The Barbados Sailing week is set to sail off from today as the plans for the next nine days were revealed at a media conference held at the Drift, The Beach House yesterday.

Columns

For some time now, there have been calls for God to be brought back into society, but more importantly, into the schools.

Often when critique is levelled at a situation, depending on who is doing the criticising, there is little desire shown for balance.

Word is that Speightstown is regaining its appeal and if this should continue, with more businesses setting up shop there, in a few years’ time the vibrancy that this northern town previously boast

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