Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Richard Sealy (left), chatting with CEO of the Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BTPA), Dr. Kerry Hall, at the Organisation of American States (OAS) Tourism Security Training Seminar that was held in conjunction with the BTPA, the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) and the Government of Canada at the Barbados Defence Force (BDF) headquarters yesterday.

Protecting visitors from all forms of criminal activity is one of the top priorities of the Ministry of Tourism. This is according to Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Richard Sealy, who spoke at the Organisation of American States (... more

Chairman of the Christ Church Foundation School Board, Orlando Scott.

“If we raise our children in dysfunctional homes, we cannot be so naive as to believe they will behave like angels.” Making this telling statement was Chairman of the Christ Church Foundation School’s Board of Management, Orlando Scott, as he... more

RPTC’s Commandant Sylvester Louis

THE Regional Police Training Centre (RPTC), from June 2016 to present, conducted 29 courses and workshops in different disciplines, training law enforcement officers and civilians from 12 police forces and four Non-Governmental Organisations across... more

From left: Governor (Ag.) of the Central Bank of Barbados, Cleviston Haynes; Dr. Andreas Schotter, Professor for Global Strategy, Ivey Business School; and former Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados, Dr. DeLisle Worrell, conversing on the sidelines of the Sagicor Cave Hill School of Business and Management (SCHSBM) ‘Navigating a Path to Growth: A Risk Management and Competitive Intelligence’ Conference, yesterday.

FORMER Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados (CBB), Dr. DeLisle Worrell, believes that Barbados needs investments to increase productive capacity. Dr. Worrell made the comments yesterday while participating in a panel discussion on Risk... more

From left: Chief Justice, Sir Marston Gibson; Chief Magistrate, Christopher Birch; Registrar of the Supreme Court, Barbara Cooke-Alleyne; Attorney General and Minister of Home Affairs, Adriel Brathwaite; and Justice of Appeal, Sandra Mason, in conversation, before the start of yesterday’s service at the Abundant Life Assembly to observe the 130th anniversary of The Registration Department.

PARENTS are making the wrong move in allowing television shows and video games to raise their children. This declaration came from Attorney General Adriel Brathwaite, who announced yesterday, that he had been thrown into a state of sadness after... more
Efforts are on to help companies, including those in Barbados, see safety and health in the workplace as an investment in their business, rather than a cost. Officials of the International and Caribbean branches of the Institution of Occupational... more

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Dean of St. Michael’s Cathedral, Reverend Dr. Jeffrey Gibson.

It was a packed church on Sunday evening as more than three hundred people gathered for a service to mark the retirement of Governor General, Sir Elliott Belgrave.

Chairman of the Christ Church Foundation School Board, Orlando Scott.

“If we raise our children in dysfunctional homes, we cannot be so naive as to believe they will behave like angels.”

COME JULY 7 the Kensington Oval will be bursting at the seams with entertainment as three consecutive competitions will take place for Phenomenal Friday, now in its second year.

Business News

From left: Mark St. Hill (left) Managing Director for Retail and Business Banking; Theresa Mortimer, Chairperson of the First Partnership; David Massiah, Deputy Chairman of the First Partnership and Neil Brennan, Managing Director of Human Resources, signing the new Partnership Agreement.

Last week was the 12th anniversary of the initial Partnership Agreement between CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank and the representatives of 11 Trade Unions, which represent workers in the Eng


Orange 3 Pinelands have survived a scare and have made it into the playoffs of the Co-operators General Insurance Barbados Amateur Basketball Association Premier League.

The children on hand for the 5K event were given a head start and they welcomed it wholeheartedly.

IT was an overcast and windy Olympic Day at the Garrison Savannah, which saw the Barbados Wrestling Federation finish on top overall of the various challenges held by the Barbados Olympic Associati

Orlando Husbands of Barbados.

Fide Master (FM) Orlando Husbands of Barbados is locked in an intense battle in the Caribbean & Central Under 20 Chess Championships, currently being played at the Divi Southwinds Beach Resort


Reports are that financial abuse of the elderly is a matter that needs addressing in this country.

OVER the last two decades internet technology has developed at such a rapid rate that one can hardly keep up with it.

On June 16, speaking in Miami, President Trump announced measures reversing aspects of his predecessor’s policy of normalising relations with Cuba.

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