Rudo Catlin of Sagicor Life received the Life Underwriter of the Year Award from Outgoing President of BARAIFA Gloria King-Kirton.

INSURANCE professionals and financial advisors have a critical role to play in both the medium-term and long-term economic recovery in Barbados. This is the view of Minister in the Ministry of Finance Ryan Straughn, who was the guest speaker of the... more

Ambassador of the Argentine Republic to Barbados, His Excellency Gustavo Martinez Pandiani (second left) congratulates Minister of Sports John King after France won the World Cup final. King was backing France, while the Ambassador was backing the underdogs Croatia in the game which ended 4-2.

The FIFA World Cup may have just ended, but already the Ambassador of the Argentine Republic to Barbados, His Excellency Gustavo Martinez Pandiani, is looking ahead to the 2026 World Cup. After a Watch Party at the Argentina Embassy yesterday, he... more
The popular Barbadian distaste for the notion of same-sex marriage is frequently made manifest in various homilies, by occasional letters to the editor of our newspapers and through sundry views expressed on the blogs and other social media. The... more

Sales Director at Nassco Limited, Roger Moore revealing the features of the new stylish Toyota Rush which caught the eye of Stedson ‘Red Plastic Bag’ Wiltshire at Nassco Limited, on Friday.

The Sales Director at a local car dealership is calling on government to review duties on hybrid vehicles. Roger Moore of Nassco Limited has witnessed first-hand the growing lack of interest in these vehicles, which are good for the environment,... more

Kara Sealy, Labour Management Advisor of BEC; Janelle Arthur of the Productivity Council; and Cicely Chase, Attorney-at-law, Seneca Law Chambers, at the BEC Open Forum, which was held under the theme ‘A Business Approach to Managing Absenteeism’.

Your birthday or Kadooment Day are not valid reasons to stay away from work. Cicely Chase, attorney-at-law, Seneca Law Chambers, issued this reminder to employees recently while speaking at the Barbados Employers’ Confederation’s (BEC) Open Forum... more

Barbados’ Prime Minister, the Rt. Hon. Mia Amor Mottley, as she arrives at the meeting with the Social Partnership at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre yesterday.

Barbadians could get a closer insight into what plans the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is proposing for the government to improve the island’s economic situation, when Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley addresses the nation tomorrow. In a brief... more

News Stories

Rudo Catlin of Sagicor Life received the Life Underwriter of the Year Award from Outgoing President of BARAIFA Gloria King-Kirton.

INSURANCE professionals and financial advisors have a critical role to play in both the medium-term and long-term economic recovery in Barbados.

PRIME Minister Mia Amor Mottley has cleared the air on the road tax payment that raised the ire of many Barbadians last month, who were told they had to make the full payment even though the tax wa

Ambassador of the Argentine Republic to Barbados, His Excellency Gustavo Martinez Pandiani (second left) congratulates Minister of Sports John King after France won the World Cup final. King was backing France, while the Ambassador was backing the underdogs Croatia in the game which ended 4-2.

The FIFA World Cup may have just ended, but already the Ambassador of the Argentine Republic to Barbados, His Excellency Gustavo Martinez Pandiani, is looking ahead to the 2026 World Cup.

Business News

GOVERNMENT’S announcement to restructure its debt has been described by the Fortress Fund Managers as a bold and a very public first step down a road that, if followed, will be part of a broad refo

Sports

From left to right: Floor Member of the Barbados Sports Medicine Association, Dr. Adrian Lorde; Dean of the Faculty of Sport at the University of the West Indies Mona Campus, Dr. Akshai Mansingh; Minister of Creative Economy, Culture and Sports, John King; and President of the Barbados Sports Medicine Association, Dr. Carl Ward, sharing a light moment during Friday’s opening ceremony.

Sportspersons and sports medicine practitioners from Barbados and across the region got an opportunity to share ideas and skills over this weekend as the Barbados Sports Medicine Association is cur

From left: Eugenie Layne, President of the Barbados Cancer Society, Dr. Dorothy Cooke-Johnson, Queen of the Green and Regional winner Sherri ‘De Shepherd’ Shepherd and Alicia Archer.

The ladies came out in fine form for the inaugural Queen of the Green competition which saw Sherri “De Shepherd” Shepherd play to the top of the mountain for the coveted first title.

Milton Lynch will be looking to have their new name etched in the annals of history.

Two, two-time champions will both be seeking a third title next week when the curtain comes down on the 2018 BICO National Sports Council Primary Schools’ Football Competition.

Columns

WHILE we do not wish to take anything away from France and its supporters – some of them here – following that country’s triumph in yesterday’s World Cup final against Croatia, we must still spare

The popular Barbadian distaste for the notion of same-sex marriage is frequently made manifest in various homilies, by occasional letters to the editor of our newspapers and through sundry views ex

This month I’m based at St. Basil’s Chapel in Sergeant’s Village. It serves as the Chapel of Ease for St. David’s Church. I’ve been associated with it for 15 years. I love it there.

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