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

Minister of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Ronald Jones (right) and Senior Education Officer and father of Melanie Price, Glyne Price (left) presenting the scholarship to 11 year old Richeed Connelly, who will be attending Queen’s College in September.

There is always room for more organisations to step on board and engage in philanthropic efforts. This is coming from the Minister of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Ronald Jones, who spoke yesterday at the awarding of the Melanie... more

From left: Award winners, Royeal Gaskin and Saskia Singh, engaging in conversation with Dr. Philomena Ann Mohini Harris, President and Trustee of the Indian Association of Barbados.

Saskia Singh and Royeal Gaskin are the two recipients of this year’s Indian Association Award. The former students of the Darryl Jordan Secondary School received the generous donations on Tuesday night at the Barbados Yacht Club. Dr. Philomena Ann... more

Attorney General and Minister of Home Affairs, Adriel Brathwaite (left) and UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative, Stephen O’ Malley in discussion at the US AID sponsored Regional Workshop “CariSECURE: Strengthening Evidence Based Decision Making for Citizen Security in the Caribbean” yesterday at the Radisson Aquatica Resort.

The issue of crime and violence is not immune to this island alone, but rather it is something that affects other countries in the region as well. This is according to the Attorney General and Minister of Home Affairs, Adriel Brathwaite, who... more

Senator the Hon. Darcy Boyce, Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister with responsibility for Energy and Telecommunications (left), signing the contract with Managing Director of Solar Watt, Joshua Hunte, which will see the retrofitting of public buildings with solar photovoltaic (PV) systems.

Public buildings across Barbados will soon be retrofitted with solar photovoltaic (PV) systems under the Public Sector Smart Energy Programme (PSSEP). Solar Watt Systems, a local company, has been contracted by the Government of Barbados to install... more

Minister of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Ronald Jones (centre) and Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry, Senator Harcourt Husbands (right), as they met with the National Development/Commonwealth Scholarship winners (from left): Hallan Connell, Matthew Banfield, Peter Bernstein, Rosanna Lewis, Dawn-Marie Armstrong, Cherisse Francis (lone Commonwealth Scholarship recipient) and Natalya Brathwaite.

THE six recipients of this year’s National Development Scholarships as well as the lone recipient of a Commonwealth Scholarship, have all been encouraged to return here and give back to Barbados on completion of their studies abroad. Both Minister... more

News Stories

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.

The Barbados Meteorological Services is currently monitoring the progress of a series of low pressure systems over the Atlantic.

Multiple accidents recorded over the Crop Over weekend have caused the Barbados Road Safety Association (BRSA) to reiterate its call for legislative measures to be put in place to halt drinking and

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

The shock and horror of last week’s shooting on Spring Garden has dulled somewhat and in its wake has come numerous analyses of the cause for these

YOU are either a part of the solution or you are a part of the problem.

WE are well into the raining season and with that season comes an increase in the mosquito population, since as we well know, mosquitoes love to lay their eggs in standing water and there is plenty

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