Winners of the inaugural Caribbean - China Intenrational Law Moot Court Competition (centre) Peiru Yang and Jiahong Cai with (from left) Judge, Chief Justice of Barbados Sir Marston Gibson, Pro-Vice Chancellor and Principal of the UWI Cave Hill Campus Professor Eudine Barriteau, Dean of the Faculty of Law Dr. David Berry and Justice William Chandler who was also a judge in the competition

STUDENTS came in for high praise during the just concluded inaugural Caribbean-China International Law Moot Court Competition, the first of its kind to be held in Barbados. While the team from the Chinese University of Political Science and Law (... more
By now, many persons have viewed the horrific attack on a female secondary school student by her peers, which was widely circulated on social and traditional forms of media. Viewers were stunned by the graphic acts, which were carried out with no... more

Head of the Barbados National Council of Parent Teacher Associations (BNCPTA) Shone Gibbs, left, and social activist George Griffith, engaging in a discussion at the town hall meeting, on Wednesday evening.

SOCIAL activist George Griffith is appealing to authorities to put a stop to corporal punishment in schools. Furthermore, the former head of the Barbados Family Planning Association wants parents to quit flogging their children at home too.... more

Volunteers visiting residents on the Sol Rally Barbados 2017 route. Former winner of the Barbados Rally Club’s premier event, Trevor Manning, centre, is flanked by, from left, volunteers Steve Gaskin, his son Kareem (co-driver to UK visitor Raymond Clough), Tammy Lashley and Kevin-Jon Manning, co-driver and driver respectively.

Major changes to the route for Sol Rally Barbados 2017, including two night-time stages on Friday, June 2, within the longest event run since 2004, have been given the ‘thumbs up’ by two of the potential contenders for outright victory. Thirteen-... more
 Economist Jeremy Stephen.

Economist Jeremy Stephen.

ECONOMIST Jeremy Stephen is warning that if commercial banks’ suspension of real estate-related transactions is prolonged, not only will the financial sector be negatively affected, but there is the possibility that the economy can shut down.... more
Lisa Cummins, Executive Director of the University of the West Indies (UWI) Consulting Company.

Lisa Cummins, Executive Director of the University of the West Indies (UWI) Consulting Company.

Today’s business world is one of change. According to Lisa Cummins, what is needed is constant innovation; constant transformation. The Executive Director of the University of the West Indies (UWI) Consulting Company, however, believes that there is... more

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Ten year-old Zaria Ifill was the winner of the treasure hunt and accepted her prize from Sagicor Vice-President, Raoul Williams (left). Also sharing the moment are her mother Sabina Forde-Ifill (third from left) and Sagicor staffers Sophia Howard and Cynthia Blackman (right).

The Month of May is celebrated as “Child Month” in Barbados, and included as part of the activities marking the occasion, several children and parents enjoyed a fun-filled and exciting day last Sat

President of The Almair Home, Jean Kerr (seated right), poses for a photograph with members of the Home’s Committee.

The Almair Home, located at “Banavie”, 4th Avenue Belleville, St.

Head of the Barbados National Council of Parent Teacher Associations (BNCPTA) Shone Gibbs, left, and social activist George Griffith, engaging in a discussion at the town hall meeting, on Wednesday evening.

SOCIAL activist George Griffith is appealing to authorities to put a stop to corporal punishment in schools.

Business News

OPPOSITION Leader Mia Mottley has said that her Barbados Labour Party takes no comfort in the announcement about the lack of clarity regarding tax clearance certificates.

Sports

Things are looking good for Queen’s College as they copped their third win of the Co-operators General Insurance Junior U-16 Basketball League Competition, dismissing the efforts of Alexandra 71-19

The Barbados Soccer Academy (BSA) is looking forward to obtaining a possible 10 more scholarships by August 2018 after a successful Coconut Court Beach Hotel Soccer Showcase.

Volunteers visiting residents on the Sol Rally Barbados 2017 route. Former winner of the Barbados Rally Club’s premier event, Trevor Manning, centre, is flanked by, from left, volunteers Steve Gaskin, his son Kareem (co-driver to UK visitor Raymond Clough), Tammy Lashley and Kevin-Jon Manning, co-driver and driver respectively.

Major changes to the route for Sol Rally Barbados 2017, including two night-time stages on Friday, June 2, within the longest event run since 2004, have been given the ‘thumbs up’ by two of the pot

Columns

By now, many persons have viewed the horrific attack on a female secondary school student by her peers, which was widely circulated on social and traditional forms of media.

Of late, I have had to implement a few traffic rules of my own, all legal of course, while traversing to and fro on Barbadian roads, to avoid the bob and weave antics of drivers who are caught up o

Is it time to put legislation on the statute books to prohibit Barbadians from engaging in the very bad habit of burning rubbish around their homes?

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