Strike at SSA

THERE WILL BE a total shutdown of Barbados if the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW) does not get any resolution by Friday in the matter involving the former employees of the Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC). Read More


Weed ease

THE END OF the worse Sargassum seaweed invasion of Barbados’ beaches may be at hand Read More


SSA squeeze

THE PILE-UP of GARBAGE in several areas across the island is expected to worsen as the Sanitation Service Authority (SSA) stops all collections as part of Phase 2 of the industrial action by the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW). Read More


At your service

YOUNG ATHLETES will get some much needed coaching tips from living legend Carl Lewis at the Springer Memorial Power Play Sprint/Jump Clinic at the National Stadium today. Read More


Subway suspends Jared Fogle as police search his Indiana home

AUTHORITIES CONDUCTED a day-long search inside the Indiana home of Subway sandwich chain pitchman Jared Fogle on Tuesday, two months after the executive director of Fogle's foundation was arrested on federal child pornography charges. Read More


Inniss: Barbados will not rest on its laurels

BARBADOS HAS NO intention of resting on its laurels with regards to its recent blacklisting status by members of the European Union (EU). Read More


BEHIND THE HEADLINES: Using trade as a vehicle to drive economy

A MONTH SHY of her 60th birthday, Baroness Patricia Scotland, the first woman to serve as Britain’s Attorney General since the job was created in 1316, is inching towards another first. Read More


TOURISM MATTERS: Barbados should cash in on cruises

WHILE THE CONCEPT was rolled out some time ago, the details were largely announced in a media conference which took place at the Museum Park in Miami last week. Read More


BCA changes ‘cosmetic’

PROPOSED RULE CHANGES to the Barbados Cricket Association (BCA) have been no-balled by the immediate past chairman of its rules committee. Read More


Worrell, Belle settle for second

SHAKIRA Doughlin had the poise and style to beat some of the best in the region in bikini competition but this country’s two leading bodybuilders Hoskins “Biscuits” Worrell and Stevenson Belle had to settle for second best at the Sportsworld Classic in Trinidad andTobago... Read More


Mayweather stripped of title

FLOYD MAYWEATHER Jr. has been stripped of the welterweight world title he won after beating Filipino Manny Pacquiao this year for failing to comply with rules, the World Boxing Organization said on Monday. Read More


Barbados Under-17s lose opening match

SCARBOROUGH, Tobago – Windward Islands rewarded a resolute, undefeated, maiden hundred from their captain Emmanuel Stewart with purposeful bowling, propelling them to a comprehensive, 112-run victory over reigning champions Barbados in the WICB Regional Under-17 Cricket... Read More


EDITORIAL: Proof that Social Partnership has value

BARBADOS HAS GAINED international respect for the tripartite approach it adopted in resolving national issues coming out of those difficult days the country faced in 1993. The united effort by Government, the private sector and labour under the Social Partnership has... Read More


FOR WHAT IT’S WORTH: Attracting the youth

I'VE BEEN on the United World College (UWC) Scholarship selection committee for Barbados for the last seven years or so. It’s satisfying to interview the talented young applicants each year. They have not only done well academically, but have also been involved in... Read More


EVERYDAY LAW: Changes in tenantries act

IN 1990 the Tenantries Freehold Purchase (Amendment) Act, 1989, came into operation and made significant changes to the original act. Section 2(1) outlined its purpose and reads: Read More


IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST: Take your best shot

WHEN THE OLD PEOPLE say “everything does happen for a reason”, they say so based on the wisdom of experience. Read More


Breakfast with friends

BREAKFAST WITH FRIENDS has never been as wholesome as it was at Brewsters Road Crew's AWAKEN: The Ultra Premium Breakfast Event, which began at 3 a.m. Sunday. Read More


Court documents: Cosby obtained sedatives with intent of giving to women for sex

LOS ANGELES - Comedian Bill Cosby testified in 2005 that he had obtained Quaaludes with the intent of giving the sedatives to young women in order to have sex with them, according to court documents unsealed on Monday. Read More


New Fifty Shades of Grey book sells 1.1 million copies in four days

E.L. James' new book Grey, the latest novel in the erotic Fifty Shades of Grey series, has sold more than 1.1 million copies in trade, paperback, e-book and audio editions in just four days, its publisher said on Monday. Read More


Junior Monarch contestants pick for finals

THE JUNIORS of calypso made another step to stardom this morning when they pulled numbers to decide their positions for the upcoming finals of the Scotiabank Junior Calypso Monarch in association with IGM Lighting. Read More




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