Minister of Labour and Social Partnership Relations, Colin Jordan (left), in conversation with Officer-in-Charge of CPDC, Richard Jones yesterday morning.

Government has created a Social Justice Committee. Word of this has come from Colin Jordan, Minister of Labour and Social Partnership Relations. Speaking yesterday morning at the Civil Society and Government Dialogue on Creating an Enabling Policy... more

Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the UWI, Cave Hill Campus, Professor Eudine Barriteau (third from left); accompanied by Professor Winston Moore (fourth left), Director of the School for Graduate Studies and Research; Senator Dr. Romel Springer (left), Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Technological
and Vocational Training; and Chairman of Williams Industries Inc., Ralph ‘Bizzy’ Williams as they visited booths displaying various aspects of research during Research Week 2018.

The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus will soon bring on stream an Entrepreneurship Clinic, which will aid retrenched workers in setting up their own businesses. Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the UWI, Cave Hill Campus, Professor... more

2018 Valedictorian of the Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI), Melanie Worrell, graduated with a Certificate in Nursing Auxiliary Studies.

The Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI) is being challenged to give retrenched workers a second chance for retraining and retooling. According to Senator the Hon. Lucille Moe, Minister of Education, Technological and Vocational... more

President of the BRSA, Sharmane Roland-Bowen.

The numerous persons who have lost their lives on the road in road traffic accidents will be remembered by the Barbados Road Safety Association (BRSA), during Road Safety Month next Sunday. President of the BRSA, Sharmane Roland-Bowen, says a... more

Treasurer of the Small Business Association (SBA) Board, Drayton Carter (right) presents Eleanor Oxley with her certificate in Maximising Social Media for Small Business.

A well-trained workforce is the engine that would drive the economic growth of the Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) and, by extension, the GDP of this country as a whole. This is according to Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of... more

From left: Deputy Principal of the University of the West Indies (UWI), Cave Hill Campus, Professor Clive Landis; Chairman and CEO of Soco Hotel, Ralph Taylor; Businessman, Ralph ‘Bizzy’ Williams and former Chancellor of the University of the West Indies, Sir George Alleyne at the Alumni Symposium held under the theme of ‘Taking the Region Forward: An Alumni Perspective’ organized and hosted by the 70 Anniversary Committee in collaboration with The UWI Alumni Association (Barbados) Chapter as part of the 70th anniversary of the UWI.

If this island wants to reap the full benefits from the tourism sector, then it is going to have to address the issue of regional airlift. This is according to the Chairman and CEO of Soco Hotel, Ralph Taylor, who was one of the panelists at the... more

News Stories

Minister of Youth and Community Empowerment, Adrian Forde, as he addressed the students.

A Government Minister is asking parents to ensure that they are monitoring their child or ward’s use of technology.

Minister of Labour and Social Partnership Relations, Colin Jordan (left), in conversation with Officer-in-Charge of CPDC, Richard Jones yesterday morning.

Government has created a Social Justice Committee.

Word of this has come from Colin Jordan, Minister of Labour and Social Partnership Relations.

President of the Barbados Association of Journalists and Media Workers Emmanuel Joseph (right) and Chairman of the Association’s Events Committee Anthony ‘Admiral’ Nelson speak on the issues affecting journalism in the island.

Investigative journalism continues to be hindered in this country due to its archaic libel and defamation laws.

Business News

Former Central Bank of Barbados Governor, Dr. Delisle Worrell.

Former Central Bank of Barbados Governor, Dr. Delisle Worrell.

EX Central Bank of Barbados Governor, Dr. Delisle Worrell, is advising that Government use some of its assets to improve the country’s fiscal position.

Sports

Goal-Shoot Danesha Davis of Lester Vaughan tries a long range shot against Christ Church Foundation.

Christ Church Foundation School (CCFS) will defend their Barbados Secondary Schools Netball League U19 title when they face St. Michael School in the final.

Shavari Lewis-Greenidge hailing from St. Judes, stopped the clock in a record time of five minutes 54 seconds.

Last Friday morning saw all four division records broken at the National Sports Council Trevor Straughan Primary Schools Cross Country race.

French Champion and former No.16 world ranked Xavier Malisse with a powerful return.

French Champion and former No.16 world ranked Xavier Malisse with a powerful return.

Grand Slam winner Xavier Malisse took to the court last Thursday at the Barbados Tennis Centre as part of a youth development programme featured in the 2nd edition of the Barbados Cup Junior Tennis

Columns

Despite popular perception that the field is overcrowded, this has not served to reduce the number of those aspiring to enter the legal profession.

If praying is talking to God, does God pray when he ‘talks’ to us?

These days in Barbados there is never a dull moment. Our media no longer has to manufacture fake news.

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