BWU: talks positive

BARBADOS’ INDUSTRIAL relations climate should be a lot less heated this weekend. Read More


Kicking up dirt

THIS WEEKEND’S big LIME King Of The Hill racing meet has struck a sour note with some residents in St Thomas. Read More


Stink over refuse pile-up

RESIDENTS IN GREEN PARK LANE, The City, are fuming after garbage in the area has been piling up for a time. Read More


Rise in earnings from region

LOCAL MANUFACTURERS have been seeing some positive returns from the CARICOM market. Read More


Study: Major rethink of regional airline industry needed

A STUDY COMMISSIONED by the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has recommended a major rethink of the regional airline industry and for the setting up of a CARICOM Airlines Association to identify opportunities to reduce costs, create greater synergies and earn more revenue. Read More


THE ISSUE (ON THE RIGHT): Negative balance for first quarter

Business confidence is a unique gauge of economic activity. It is the measurement of what business owners and executives think is going to happen in the future. Therefore, business confidence reports are one of the few forward looking data sets available to members of the business community. Read More


THE ISSUE: Still an air of uncertainty

While most attention has been focussed on the overall economy and Government’s fiscal challenges, the Barbados business community has taken a beating during the last eight years of hard times. Read More


THE ISSUE (ON THE LEFT): Pleased our ideas adopted

In April, after three consecutive months of improved readings, the Economic Sentiment Indicator (ESI) remained broadly unchanged in both the euro area (-0.2 points to 103.7) and the European Union (EU) (+0.3 points to 106.4). Read More


Netball round-up

TUESDAY IS D-DAY for decision-makers in this country’s latest sporting controversy. Read More


Sir Curtly: Play with fire

LONDON – West Indies bowling consultant Sir Curtly Ambrose says his major aim with the Caribbean side is to help them return to playing with the passion and self-belief that characterised winning teams of the past. Read More


Rendezvous pressing on

RENDEZVOUS RESUMED SUPREMACY in the Digicel Premier League with a nervy 5-3 victory over Silver Sands on Thursday night at the Barbados Football Association (BFA) Wildey AstroTurf. Read More


Skeete heads list for King of the Hill

A RECORD NUMBER of overseas crews are making last-minute preparations for tomorrow’s LIME King Of The Hill, the final shakedown ahead of the Caribbean’s biggest annual motor sport international, Sol Rally Barbados, scheduled for May 29-31. Read More


SATURDAY'S CHILD: Ignore this sign

ONE OF THE great double-binds in communication is the question, “Have you stopped beating your wife?” Read More


FLYING FISH & COU COU: Scholar out in the cold

THERE IS A MAN who considers himself one of the brightest in the land. He often boasts of his connection to a legendary political kingmaker and that he had ambitions of contesting a seat – a Christ Church constituency was his preference. Read More


PUDDING & SOUSE: Big-up wolf exposed

A SOUTH COAST hospitality big-up is in deep trouble for soliciting a young hotel guest. Read More


MAVIS BECKLES: The dog and the bone

IT IS AMAZING how – when ya living in certain situations – ya does desire or long fuh something else dat Read More


Weekend Buzz May 22, 2015

Catch the Weekend Buzz. See what you missed at Romp International Kadooment Band launch. Get a sneak peek at new local movie Daybreak. Hear the sweet sounds of St Lucia Jazz. Read More


Five sections for St Gabriel’s band

ST GABRIEL’S SCHOOL will be hitting The Big Screen for Junior Kadooment. Read More


T-shirt bands ready to jump

AT LEAST FIVE tee-shirt bands are set to paint Christ Church in carnival colours. Read More


TLC pulls Duggar family series amid misconduct reports

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — TLC pulled the reality series 19 Kids and Counting from its schedule on Friday, a move that follows reports of sexual misconduct allegations against one of the stars, Josh Duggar, stemming from when he was a juvenile. Read More




Should private waste haulers continue their protest against the tipping fee?

Yes – Their livelihoods are at stake.
No – The health of the nation is at stake.
Don’t know.