Following the passage of Tropical Storm Harvey, sections of the roadway at Lower Baker’s Road was significantly damaged.

Minister of Public Works and Transport, Michael Lashley, is giving the public the assurance that any road damage caused from the heavy rains experienced as a result of the passage of Tropical Storm Harvey will be addressed as soon as possible. He... more

Residents in Speightstown, St Peter had to clean their homes and businesses which were affected by flooding.

YESTERDAY was a sad day for some Barbadians whose homes were touched by the trail of Tropical Storm Harvey. Heavy winds blew off roofs in the areas of Parish Land and Providence Christ Church, while some residents in Speightstown St Peter had to... more

Attorney General and Minister of Home Affairs, Adriel Brathwaite, speaking to members of the media after touring communities in St. Peter hardest hit by Tropical Storm Harvey.

BARBADOS was spared the worst from Tropical Storm Harvey, which passed the island between Thursday night and Friday morning. Though no life was lost, the storm left a trail of damages to houses and properties across the island, particularly in St.... more

Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth, Stephen Lashley (second from left) speaking at the press conference yesterday. Looking on are Festival Director, Andrea Wells (left) and Permanent Secretary, Ruth Blackman (right).  

Tropical Storm Harvey may have hindered the start of CARIFESTA XIII, but the show will go on. At a news conference yesterday evening at his office at Sky Mall, Haggatt Hall, Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth, Stephen Lashley, announced that the... more

Chairman of the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. Alvin Jemmott and wife Lydia share a light moment by the ice sculpture at the launch of the 2017 Food and Rum Festival at George Washington House.

Six local chefs will be the headliners for the Food and Rum Festival which takes place November 16-19 in Barbados. Now in its eighth year, Minister of Tourism Richard Sealy noted that this represents a “coming of age” of sorts for the award-winning... more

Bridgette Marshall-Griffith, Programme Coordinator with the Community Development Department, admiring one of the pieces of art on display yesterday.

When “A Taste of Bajan Village Life and Sunset Concert” comes off next Saturday, August 26 at the Hothersal Playing Field in St. John, patrons to the event will have the chance to see over 100 art exhibits from local artists. Word of this came from... more

News Stories

This lady in the City was busy cleaning her environs after the passing of Tropical Storm Harvey.

The Barbados Meteorological Services and the Department of Emergency Management have both come in for kudos from a Government Minister who has lauded their efforts to keep Barbadians apprised of th

Debris and households items being taken from the canal in the Round de Town Speightstown, St Peter neighbourhood after the passing of Tropical Storm Harvey.

Minister of Home Affairs Adriel Brathwaite has identified indiscriminate dumping as a major cause of the flooding which occurred in some St Peter communities yesterday.

Attorney General and Minister of Home Affairs, Adriel Brathwaite, speaking to members of the media after touring communities in St. Peter hardest hit by Tropical Storm Harvey.

BARBADOS was spared the worst from Tropical Storm Harvey, which passed the island between Thursday night and Friday morning.

Sports

Deveron Knight of the YMCA Wildcats was unstoppable on the glass and showed his athleticism many times on his way to a game-high 33 points against Clapham B, including this rim-shaking throwdown.

Clear skies were welcomed as the Barbados Amateur Basketball Association Summer Jam Under-19 tournament began on Tuesday night, but though it was a smooth start for the competition, it was a tough

Nets will surely shake in the 2017 Islands Cup Open as Brazilian superstar and former FIFA player of the year Ronaldinho has announced his participation in the tournament.

Barbados Football Association President Randy Harris now has a higher level of responsibility in the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) after being elected as the regional body’s First Vice President l

Columns

Decades ago, the agricultural industry was the main revenue-earning sector in Barbados.

Stay inside until the all-clear is given.

The staging of Carifesta XIII is expected to be a huge fillip for the country.

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