Chairman of Williams Industries Inc Ralph “Bizzy” Williams presents David Staples (right) of Fairway Development Ltd for 20 years of service to the company.

THIS year marks the 45th year of unbroken profitability for the Williams Group of Companies. This enviable feat was revealed by Chairman and founder of Williams Industries Inc. (WII), Ralph ‘Bizzy’ Williams, who was speaking at an awards ceremony... more
Some Christ Church and St. Michael residents and workers have not enjoyed the best environmental conditions of late. Smouldering waste at the dump in Lower Estate have left many unable to breathe properly and overflowing sewage from manholes along... more
There has been a 6.46 per cent increase in the number of long stay visitors coming to this country between January and October this year, compared to the corresponding period in 2016. According to Chief Executive Officer of the Barbados Hotel and... more

Public Relations Manager for Sandals Barbados, David Hinds, looking and listening closely as these little ones tell him about the gifts they received from Santa Claus.

Sandals Royal Barbados is on schedule to open its doors next Wednesday, December 20. Public Relations Manager for Sandals Barbados, David Hinds disclosed this adding that the “newest hotel in the chain of Sandals” will comprise 222 suites. He spoke... more

WELCOME! Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) Alvin Jemmott (third from right), and Chief Executive Officer of the BTMI William ‘Billy’ Griffith (right), welcoming passengers who came in on the inaugural Virgin Atlantic flight VS13.

BARBADOS’ Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Richard Sealy, along with other tourism officials and stakeholders, have welcomed a new flight out of the United Kingdom (UK). The inaugural Virgin Atlantic flight VS131 from London Heathrow... more

PRO of Sanitation Service Authority, Carl Padmore chats with visitor, Oliver of the The Atlantic Odyssey group as he and his friends clean up the inner basin yesterday.

Yesterday, some thoughtful visitors gave a helping hand as they volunteered to clean up a small garbage patch floating in the Careenage. The visitors are sailors who are part of Atlantic and Caribbean Odyssey and Jimmy Cornell’s Non-competitive... more

News Stories

CIBC FirstCaribbean’s Managing Director for Barbados, Donna Wellington,
presenting a cheque to Corey Layne, Director of the Nature Fun Ranch.

After 20 years, the Nature Fun Ranch, a youth and community project, focused on helping “at risk” young people develop holistically is making a big step towards sustainability.

The Barbados Water Authority (BWA) is presently in possession of two brand new excavators and an additional two will soon be cleared from the Bridgetown Port, to aid the BWA in its efforts at fixin

Chairman of Williams Industries Inc Ralph “Bizzy” Williams presents David Staples (right) of Fairway Development Ltd for 20 years of service to the company.

THIS year marks the 45th year of unbroken profitability for the Williams Group of Companies.

Business News

Former Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados, Dr. Delisle Worrell.

FORMER Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados, Dr.

Sports

Roberta Foster (on horse) after receiving her award.

Roberta Foster, Zoe Archer and Sara Jones were among the top performers for 2017 when the Barbados Equestrian Association held their annual awards ceremony recently.

THE University of the West Indies can now taste their second title on the tips of their tongues in the Barbados Football Association’s Women’s League as they have taken the lead by a sliver after t

THE chance to join the upper echelons of the David Thompson Memorial Constituency Councils’ Football Classic as one of the few teams to win back-to-back competitions has fallen to St.

Columns

Some Christ Church and St. Michael residents and workers have not enjoyed the best environmental conditions of late.

Quite often it has been said by persons in authority that agriculture is one of the sectors that will help us to emerge from this recession; yet, it seems that this is not an idea that many persons

As is customary, the Royal Barbados Police Force (RBPF) has stepped up its policing in the City and other high frequency shopping areas during this Christmas period.

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