Honourable Minister Willian Dugid engaged in the question and answer segment.

The FLOW Oistins Festival continued Wednesday night with the Sir Harold Bernard St John Memorial Lecture at the Ivan Harewood Centre. The annual event, which was hosted under the patronage of co- founder Stella Lady St. John, attracted a varied... more

President of the DLP, Verla DePeiza as she delivered her lecture. 

According to the President of the Democratic Labour Party, Verla DePeiza, the Transport Board is in crisis and it is time for the public to speak up and have their concerns heard and adequately addressed. The President noted that she believed there... more

Minister of Transport, Works and Maintenance, Dr. William Duguid (left); alongside Chairman of the Transport Authority, Ian Estwick, during a meeting which was held yesterday at Solidarity House.

Plans for the Transport Augmentation Programme (TAP) are pushing ahead. Yesterday, Public Service Vehicle (PSV) owners were able to get a closer look at the contract which would see them partnering with the Transport Board to boost the bus service... more

Assistant Pastor at the Whitepark Wesleyan Holiness Church, Rev. Samuel Chandler.

Barbadians have been reminded to make a wise choice by choosing good over evil, even as the Lenten Season comes to a climax. Assistant Pastor at the Whitepark Wesleyan Holiness Church, Rev. Samuel Chandler issued the timely reminder as the church... more

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley (right) making a point during a meeting with a wide cross section of the local transport sector, the Ministry of Transport, Works and Maintenance, the Transport Authority, the Transport Board and the Barbados Workers’ Union at Government Headquarters yesterday. Looking on is Minister of Transport and Maintenance William Duguid (second from right); Minister in the Ministry of Transport and Maintenance Peter Phillips; and Chairman of the Transport Board, Gregory Nicholls (partially hidden).

Cries about the impact of the $3.50 bus fare on the student population in this country have been heard, and as of yesterday schoolchildren will pay a reduced $2.50 to ride on public service vehicles (PSVs). Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley announced... more

Persons onboard the flight were greeted with an authentic ‘Bajan’ welcome. 

The announcement “Caribbean Airlines will be the official airlines of Crop Over was made by Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Kerrie Symmonds during a press conference following the successful landing of the inaugural direct flight... more

News Stories

Honourable Minister Willian Dugid engaged in the question and answer segment.

The FLOW Oistins Festival continued Wednesday night with the Sir Harold Bernard St John Memorial Lecture at the Ivan Harewood Centre.

President of the DLP, Verla DePeiza as she delivered her lecture. 

According to the President of the Democratic Labour Party, Verla DePeiza, the Transport Board is in crisis and it is time for the public to speak up and have their concerns heard and adequately add

Minister of Maritime Affairs and the Blue Economy, Kirk Humphrey, has dismissed any suggestions that the government’s decision to ban single-use plastics was spontaneous.

Business News

Starting today, the travelling public will be paying $3.50 a ride, up from the previous $2. However, some people are calling for the problems with the Transport Board bus service to be rectified before higher fares are introduced.

AS commuters begin paying higher bus fares from today, a Barbadian currently residing in Canada wants the authorities here to improve the services offered by the Transport Board.

Sports

Barbados Captain, Rashad Jules (right), puts his hand on Nicaragua’s Camphers Perez as he keeps him off the ball.

THE Bajan Tridents saw a chance to qualify for League B in the CONCACAF Nations League slipping out of their hands as they went down in a slim 1-0 loss to Nicaragua on Sunday night.

FROM LEFT: Representative of Kite-Surfers Association, Kevin Talma; Principal Race Officer, Peter Burke; President of the Barbados Sailing Association, Gus Reader; Representative R. L Seale, Steve Singh; and Commodore of the Barbados Yacht Club, Dick Stoute, during this week’s media event at the Yacht Club.

From as early as 10 a.m. tomorrow colourful sails can be expected on the horizon when the 2019 Old Brigand Rum Regatta sets sail.

The Bajan Tridents will be hoping to bounce back in the two remaining games of the WIFA competition.

If they intend to deliver on their promise to bring home some hardware from the Windward Islands Football Association Tournament, the Bajan Tridents have their work cut out for them.

Columns

There has been much talk in recent times about the increasing rate of unemployment in this country and this is no surprise as more persons have been put on the breadline recently, with Government s

It is alarming to note the large number of negative stories flooding local, regional and international news.

THE past couple of weeks have not been a happy period for the Barbados Economic Recovery and Transformation (BERT) programme.

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