Water ease

RELIEF IS on the way for thousands of residents struggling for the past months with water shortages. Following a meeting with acting general manager of the Barbados Water Authority (BWA), Dr John Mwansa, and other officials yesterday afternoon, Read More


Banks bucks

BRAZILIAN COMPANY Ambev is ready to pump millions of dollars into the expansion of production at Banks Holdings Limited (BHL), while using Barbados as an export hub into the Caribbean and Central America. Eduardo Lacerda, Ambev’s vice-president for Central American... Read More


Skerrit thanks Bajan forces

BARBADIAN ARMED FORCES and emergency response personnel are still being lauded for their rescue and relief efforts in storm-ravaged Dominica. The latest praise came from that island’s Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, who made a brief stop at the Barbados Coast... Read More


North folk fed up

A DESPERATE Margaret Hurley was sitting in her verandah in Collins, St Peter, yesterday afternoon with a small container. It held the last few ounces of water she was able to catch last Saturday when the pipe came back on briefly. “I am here waiting for some Read More


Sagicor Life launches insurance product

LONG-STANDING INSURANCE and financial services provider Sagicor has moved to capture a larger share of the market with a new endowment plan that is tied to its 175 year anniversary. The plan, which will offered by Sagicor Life Inc. for the entire 175th year, will... Read More


Hard talk on pitfalls of small business

SCORES OF ENTREPRENEURS have been warned of the pitfalls that befall small businesses, and told of the successes that can be achieved if the correct approaches were used. The information was given during a heart-to-heart session with about 70 professionals last Wednesday... Read More


The money laundering organism

OKAY, THE BANK PLACED YOUR HOUSE on the market for the past six months and has been unable to sell it. You spent $1 million building your dream house, then you lost your $7 000 a month job and couldn’t pay the mortgage; you still owe $750 000. The bank can’t wait any... Read More


TOURISM MATTERS: Partnerships and private sector lethargy

REGULAR READERS WOULD KNOW that I am a strong advocate of fostering smart partnerships. Almost always they achieve a win-win situation for all involved and frequently make things happen that may not have if the individual entities did not fully cooperate to achieve... Read More


Bajan goal rush

BARBADOS’ senior women’s hockey team have made a blazing start to the Pan American Challenge in Chiclayo, Peru, with two emphatic victories in their first two matches. Buoyed by a whopping 10-0 thrashing of Panama on Sunday in their opening match, the Bajan girls,... Read More


Monarchs semis clashes tonight

FOUR OF Barbados’ top road tennis players will get within touching distance of a big payday when the semi-finals of the Barbados Public Workers’ Cooperative Limited Monarchs Of The Court are staged from 7:30 tonight at the Flow Sports Club, Wildey. The women, who... Read More


New draughts twist

THE MINISTRY OF CULTURE, Sports and Youth is using the game of draughts to bring HIV/AIDS and emergency management education to blocks across the island. Yesterday at the ministry’s headquarters in Haggatt Hall, St Michael, permanent secretary Ruth Blackman launched... Read More


Matthews second in Tour of Tobago

SCARBOROUGH, Tobago – Barbadian Darren Matthews finished second as Adderlyn Cruz of Team Foundation peddled to the UCI 1.2 Tour of Tobago 120km cycling race title Sunday. Matthew, the 2012 champion from Team Cocos, had to settle for second in 3 hours 40.49 minutes.... Read More


ALL AH WE IS ONE: Cameron’s prison

WHEN THE NEWS broke that Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron would be officially visiting Jamaica, the Caribbean Reparations Movement was concerned that he was on a mission to split and scuttle the regional reparations movement by offering an unprecedented development... Read More


DEAR CHRISTINE: She’s too close for my comfort

Dear Christine, MAY GOD bless you for the good work you are doing. I have a problem and you are the only person I trust to help guide me since I do not want to confide in any family or friends who may only laugh and make sport at me behind my back, especially... Read More


EDITORIAL: We must never forget 1976 act of terror

ACTS OF TERRORISM the world over have significantly changed the way we live – regardless of location or nationality. Much has had to change to fit the new order, with air travel being perhaps the one area which has undergone the greatest and most dramatic change... Read More


The Maria Agard affair

I HAVE NO desire to meddle in the internal affairs of the Barbados Labour Party or the Democratic Labour Party, as I am a member of neither and in the past have voted for both. What I do desire is a high quality of public life in our country characterised by honour,... Read More


‘One people’ united for a cause

“ALL AH WE” is one Caribbean! Dominica’s Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit made that statement last night at Kensington Oval, as he thanked the Barbadian public for their support of his country which was devastated by Tropical Storm Erika on August 27. Taking the words... Read More


Sam Smith tops charts with James Bond theme

LONDON – British singer Sam Smith went straight to number one in the UK pop charts on Friday with Writing’s On The Wall, the theme song to the upcoming James Bond film Spectre, making it the first title track for a 007 movie to be a chart-topper. The song knocked... Read More


Marvay’s magic

There is a line in the infectious Survive The Weekend that goes, “They know meh name/Been doing this thing from young” which is a true statement in regards to Damian Marvay who has been knocking around the entertainment scene for years. The 33-year-old (soon to be... Read More


America’s Next Top Model with Bajan roots

From America to Germany to Mexico to Barbados –wherever Devin LJ Clark goes, the cameras follow. The self-proclaimed Bajan-American, who has Barbadian roots, can be viewed on the current cycle of America’s Next Top Model: Guys & Girls. When the SUNDAY SUN caught... Read More




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