BWA lift

IN THE NEXT two years the Barbados Water Authority (BWA) should be clear of its debt. Read More


Enter Chris

MINISTER of Finance Chris Sinckler will meet with trade unions today in an effort to resolve the ongoing dispute between the Customs & Excise Department and the Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA). Read More


Not a ‘done deal’

THE $700 million waste-to-energy Cahill Energy project may be roundly rejected if significant changes are not made. Read More


It’s visit No. 104 for honorary Bajan

ABOUT TWO weeks after United States president John F. Kennedy was assassinated in 1963, Gerald Maher made his first trip to Barbados – and he has not stopped coming since. Read More


Port training about keeping up with global trends

THE TRAINING ONGOING at the Barbados Port Inc. is in keeping with current trends and producing competencies that will lead participants to greater mobility in their job, locally and internationally. Read More


Caribbean still No. 1 for cruising

COMPETITION FOR MARKET SHARE has intensified, but the Caribbean is still expected to be on top of the cruise world this year. In its Cruise Industry Overview 2015, the Florida Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) said: “Despite...global growth, the Caribbean continues... Read More


US $583 million C&W revenue

FRESH FROM ITS MERGER with Columbus and launch of the new FLOW brand in Barbados, Cable & Wireless Communications is reporting an improved financial performance. Last week in its first quarter trading update the company said group revenue was US$583 million, a four... Read More


Coconut opportunity

THE HEAD OF A Barbados delegation in China last week has concluded that there is scope for the island to develop an industry using coconuts. Read More


Seven for Pan Am Juniors

SEVEN OF BARBADOS’ top junior track and field athletes will face the best in the region later this weekend at the Pan American Junior Track and Field Championships in Edmonton, Canada. Read More


Not good enough!

SOME MEMBERS of the Barbados Cricket Association (BCA) are up in arms over the late receipt, or non-receipt, of their annual report and statement of accounts ahead of today’s annual general meeting. Read More


Tuach happy to surf at US Open

CHELSEA TUACH has been given a wild card entry to surf with the world’s elite at the prestigious Vans US Open of Surfing currently ongoing in Huntington Beach, California. Read More


Jackman, Hall win tourney

FORMER Bermuda Police Chief Mike Jackman and veteran player Denzil Hall are having an enjoyable Crop Over on and off the golf course. Read More


WHAT MATTERS MOST: BLP acting responsibly

IT IS TIME that the Minister of Finance stop treating the management of the Barbados economy as a political game, with the ultimate goal of finding the “Big Lie”. Read More


AWRIGHT DEN: Journey continues

I GREET YOU bearing good news and I do pray that many seeds of faith have been and will continue to be planted as you join me on this journey. Since I last updated you, I have travelled by plane twice to two locations. Read More


HEATHER-LYNN’S HABITAT: Saffrey’s solution

CHAIRMAN of the Barbados Vagrants and Homeless Society (BVHS), Kemar Saffrey, says if his organisation is given the houses, he can get vagrants off the streets of Bridgetown. Read More


The DEMolition party

BARBADOS has problems with Sargassum weed, earth tremors and so on, and I can live with these types of things. What I can’t deal with is the “man-made” issues of our “DEMolition party”. Read More


Crop Over Calendar 2015

A schedule of events for the 2015 Crop Over Festival from May 25 to August 3. Read More


VIDEO: Edwin Yearwood

ENTERTAINER Edwin Yearwood sat down recently with The Nation's Operations Editor Toni Yarde for a candid interview. He spoke about the challenges and triumphs of being in entertainment; how it has changes him and the possibility that he might be back in the Pic-O-De-Crop... Read More


Sexual-assault accuser says Cosby didn't realise she was gay

LOS ANGELES – The woman battling Bill Cosby to make public a 2006 settlement of her sexual-assault complaint against him said in court documents on Tuesday that she is a lesbian, despite his sworn assertions that their encounter was consensual and he has a knack for... Read More


Autopsy sheds little light on bathtub mystery

ATLANTA - An initial autopsy on Bobbi Kristina Brown on Monday found no significant injuries and no obvious underlying cause of death for the daughter of the late singer Whitney Houston, who died on Sunday after sustaining irreversible brain damage in January. Read More




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