Social Activist and President of the Clement Payne Movement, David Comissiong, is warning trade unions to beware of who they march with.

SOCIAL Activist David Comissiong is cautioning Barbados’ major trade unions that “it is not everybody who marches with them who really is committed to them and the fundamental interest” of the country’s working class. Yesterday, reflecting on Monday... more
Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs, Christopher Sinckler, has announced good news for the island’s small business sector. Introducing the Value-Added Tax (VAT) (Amendment) Bill 2017, in Parliament, yesterday, the Minister of Finance said while... more

Dr. Justin Ram, Director of Economics at the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), speaking during the opening ceremony of the Central Bank of Barbados 37th Annual Review Seminar, at the Radisson Aquatica Resort yesterday.

“Our 19 borrowing countries are underperforming significantly.” That is according to Dr. Justin Ram, Director of Economics at the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), while speaking yesterday at the Central Bank of Barbados 37th Annual Review Seminar... more
There has been much comment about the call from the Barbados Private Sector Association (BPSA) and the trade unions for dialogue with the Government of Barbados on the matter of the National Social Responsibility Levy (NSRL) and other concerns. In a... more
Over 20 000 people turned out yesterday for the joint trade union-private sector march.

Over 20 000 people turned out yesterday for the joint trade union-private sector march.

Over 20 000 people turned out yesterday for the joint trade union-private sector march, led by the island’s four main trade unions and the Barbados Private Sector Association. Official estimates given to The Barbados Advocate by the Royal Barbados... more

President of the Caribbean Shipping Association (CSA) and Chief Executive Officer of the Barbados Port Inc., David Jean-Marie, makes a point at yesterday’s press conference. Seated beside him is General Manager of the CSA, Fernando Rivera.

Chief Executive Officer of the Barbados Port Inc., David Jean-Marie, is giving the assurance that the Bridgetown Port has contingency plans in place to deal with industrial action. He made the comments while responding to a question from the media... more

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Social Activist and President of the Clement Payne Movement, David Comissiong, is warning trade unions to beware of who they march with.

SOCIAL Activist David Comissiong is cautioning Barbados’ major trade unions that “it is not everybody who marches with them who really is committed to them and the fundamental interest” of the coun

Several state-owned enterprises need to be merged, restructured or closed.

Barbadians are in a fight to maintain their freedom.

Sports

Bajan baller Brett Williams on the court for Kinta High School, Oklahoma, where he has been attending for the last three years.

Many of Barbados’ athletes have opportunities to study overseas and make the island proud and Brett Williams is one that has done and is doing well overseas in the sport of basketball.

Best Batsman and Most Valuable Player, Tyreque Nurse, receiving the inaugural MVP Plaque from Club President, Desmond Marshall.

THE young cricketers of CGM Gallagher Pickwick Juniors were celebrated in grand style and recognised as the future of Barbados and West Indies cricket following a courageous quarter-final run in on

THE Barbados Amateur Basketball Association (BABA) Summer Jam U-16 competition began without a hitch with three games on Sunday afternoon at the Police Sports Club courts in Bay Street.

Columns

THE impasse between Government, the private sector and the labour movement has certainly caused many of us to question the role of the Social Partnership and to wonder if the grouping, so widely to

The murder of a woman at a local ATM recently has catapulted Barbados into a state of alarm.

Today, July 26, 2017 marks the 80th anniversary of the 1937 riots, which resulted in a period of sustained change in this society, arguably ushering in the rise of the majority black population int

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