With over 130 000 vehicles on this nation’s small network of roads, it falls on the shoulders of our elected officials to ensure strict laws are implemented that address the safety of the travelling public. It is therefore hoped that the proposed... more

Acting Minister of Culture, Senator Harcourt Husbands and Senior Administration Officer, Maylene Browne speaking with Historian and Author Morris Greenidge during the 3rd Genealogy Marketplace, yesterday.

The Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BTPA) is working collaboratively with the Department of Archives to bring more awareness to the topic of genealogy. Word of this comes from the BTPA’s Branding & New Product Officer, Madge Dalrymple, as... more

Historian Trevor Marshall.

THE Anglican Church in Barbados is facing a problem where it has lost its men. This declaration came from historian Trevor Marshall who said the Anglican Church is now a church of women, when compared to pre-independence. While speaking during a... more

Mylon Clarke, part-time music teacher at the Parkinson Memorial School.

Concerned by the lack of knowledge students have about their culture, music teachers at the Parkinson Memorial Secondary School banded together to plan a few workshops in hopes of reminding the young students about their heritage. This is according... more

Maureen Holder, resident political analyst at the Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), who also serves as one of the talk show moderators for that station’s call-in programme, as she publicly displayed her qualifications during the press conference held at Almond Bay.

A documentary on the issue of “Open Harassment and Intimidation of Women in Public and Political Life in Barbados” will likely surface before or after the upcoming General Elections. This announcement came recently from Maureen Holder, resident... more

Guest speaker, Maria L de Alva, as she delivered her remarks.

Dr. Heather Armstrong, from the Ministry of Health, is urging women to pay attention to their health. Her comment came during the inaugural John Grace Memorial Lecture and Panel Discussion, which was held at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre... more

News Stories

Minister of Social Care, Constituency Empowerment and Community Development, Steven Blackett (left) shares a light moment with chairperson Hartley Dottin, the deputy chair of the National Advisory Council on Gender and President of the Anglican Men’s Association, during the launch of the International Men’s Day (IMD) Week of Activities yesterday.

International Men’s Day, celebrated on November 19th, presents an opportunity for men and boys to reflect on the challenges that confront them and to also strive for solutions to overcome them.

Acting Minister of Culture, Senator Harcourt Husbands and Senior Administration Officer, Maylene Browne speaking with Historian and Author Morris Greenidge during the 3rd Genealogy Marketplace, yesterday.

The Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BTPA) is working collaboratively with the Department of Archives to bring more awareness to the topic of genealogy.

Historian Trevor Marshall.

THE Anglican Church in Barbados is facing a problem where it has lost its men.

Business News

BARBADOS seems on course to surpass the two billion spent last year by visitors to the island.

Sports

Jeremy Gill of the Watchers danced around many a defender on his way to 14 points in the finals. For his performance he was named Player of the Finals.

It was not the exciting finish that the fans were looking for, but the curtain came down on the Patrick/ Maynard Pinelands Basketball competition with the Watchers taking home the inaugural crown a

‘Two bad!’ The National Sports Council gave up their clear lead in the standings when they went down by two goals to the University of the West Indies.

THE doors have been blasted wide open for the University of the West Indies (UWI) to possibly take their second title in the Barbados Football Association Women’s League.

St. Thomas and St. Philip South both booked berths in the quarter-finals of this year’s David Thompson Memorial Constituency Council Football Classic after taking wins this past weekend.

Columns

With over 130 000 vehicles on this nation’s small network of roads, it falls on the shoulders of our elected officials to ensure strict laws are implemented that address the safety of the travellin

There is no doubt that the State owned Transport Board has been having challenges.

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