Christ Church Carnival 2014

As we prepare for Christ Church Carnival 2015, watch the reply of last year's inaugural event from Silver Sands to Wotton, Christ Church. Read More


Tribute soon to sugar workers

THOSE COUNTLESS folks who helped to build the sugar cane industry and the Crop Over festival will be getting their own monument. Read More


Milk smiles

DAIRY FARMERS are smiling. Read More


Give small firms ‘more help’

WITH THE tough economic times forcing more people to set up their own businesses, Government needs to offer small firms more help with marketing and space to showcase products. Read More


Water way

THE INSTALLATION of new water mains across the island is continuing as the Barbados Water Authority moves to ensure the supply of this precious resource is protected and sustained. Read More


BEHIND THE HEADLINES: In recovery – not recovered

Call it an economic tale of two countries - Puerto Rico and Barbados. One is on “the brink” of economic calamity and the other is in trouble but not nearly as bad as its neighbour. Read More


Barbados can lead in renewable energy

Barbados has the opportunity to become a pioneer in renewable energy systems deployment, and an innovator in renewable energy public policy and regulatory framework development. Read More


BEC: Employee engagement – a Caribbean perspective

Last Wednesday the Caribbean Employers’ Confederation in conjunction with the Barbados Employers’ Confederation launched its eCommentary titled Caribbean Employment Compass. Read More


Speed to burn

THERE WERE PLENTY of thrills and motoring skills on show at the LIME King Of The Hill motoring event yesterday. Read More


Sheriff reclaims Hill

THE RULER of the road is once again the King of the Hill. Read More


WICB Campbell decision unanimous

THE REFUSAL to renew the coaching contract of former West Indies and Barbados opening batsman Sherwin Campbell as the WI women’s team's head coach was a unanimous decision made to keep harmony within the women’s side, says chief executive officer of the West Indies Cricket Board Michael Muirhead. Read More


Big names for today’s run-offs

RACING ENTHUSIASTS are once again in for a special treat in the Saleh and Khaija Mohamad Memorial Trophy condition race over 2 200 metres today at the Garrison Savannah. Read More


Pray for guidance

I NEVER KNEW little Shemar Weekes. Nor do I know any of his relatives, friends or acquaintances from his home district. But what I do know is that subsequent to hearing the news of his death, I, like many of you, feel the hurt and pain regarding the circumstances of his passing. Read More


LOUISE FAIRSAVE: Dealing with debt

THERE ARE VARIOUS WAYS in which our livelihood may be marred by debt. Maybe a major investment goes sour, a business undertaking fails miserably leaving drowning liabilities for the proprietor and his family, a gambling addiction overtakes the investor, an extended period of unemployment, or say, a prolonged... Read More


TALK BACK: Another turn of the screw for Eastern parishes

AN ANNOUNCEMENT by the Barbados Water Authority (BWA) that the eastern parishes would experience low water pressure and outages tomorrow has provoked an outcry about poor service. Read More


EDITORIAL: Enforce laws against illegal dumping

BARBADOS HAS a serious illegal dumping problem. The country also faces a major garbage disposal challenge. One only has to look around in every parish and almost every district and the evidence is there. Read More


Christ Church Carnival 2014

As we prepare for Christ Church Carnival 2015, watch the reply of last year's inaugural event from Silver Sands to Wotton, Christ Church. Read More


John Nash of ‘A Beautiful Mind’ killed in crash

TRENTON, New Jersey (AP) – John Forbes Nash Jr, a mathematical genius whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie A Beautiful Mind, has died along with his wife in a car crash on the New Jersey Turnpike. He was 86. Read More


How real is movie San Andreas?

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The San Andreas Fault awakens, unleashing back-to-back jolts that leave a trail of misery from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Skyscrapers crumble. Fires erupt. The letters of the Hollywood sign topple. Tsunami waves swamp the Golden Gate Bridge. Read More


35 years for House of Soca

HOUSE OF SOCA, in its 35th year as a calypso tent in Barbados, is partnering with Freekz Customz at Bank Hall, St Michael to heighten activity for the 2015 Crop Over season. 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.