Still high demand for mortgages

BARBADIANS have not stopped pursuing their dream of owning a piece of the rock. Current tough economic times have only made them more budget conscious. Read More


Gangster Squad needs no backup

THE GANGSTER SQUAD will be going it alone in its effort to stamp out violent crimes in Barbados. Read More


Nigerians studying at BIMAP

THE 70 NIGERIAN students who were once stranded in Barbados, have finally begun full-time schooling. Read More


New-look Grand Kadooment coming

A FRESH LOOKING Grand Kadooment Day is set to be unveiled this year. Read More


Government to target travel wholesalers from South America

GOVERNMENT IS CONSIDERING inviting representatives of the wholesale sector in South America to Barbados, so that they can witness first-hand what the island’s tourism product has to offer. Read More


Sheehy appointed Barbados managing director following CWC-Flow merger

EXPERIENCED TELECOMMUNICATIONS EXECUTIVE Niall Sheehy has been appointed managing director for the Barbados operations following the merger of Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) and Columbus Communications, operators of the Flow and Columbus Solutions brands. Read More


BEHIND THE HEADLINES: Voters have short memories

THE IDEA OF BECOMING A REPUBLIC has not appeal to me because it is not going to reduce the price of rice or sugar,” said Peter Jackson. Read More


AS I SEE THINGS: Increasing economic activities

IT IS NOW BECOMING CLEARER to many in the Caribbean that the only way in which our countries can truly emerge from the relatively weak economic performances being recorded, is to grow and develop along sustainable lines. Read More


Sweet victory for LIME

LIME’s cricketers are celebrating another capture of the G4S Masters (over-40s) cricket tournament. Read More


Home for badminton high on wish list

COMING FROM AN eight-time national badminton singles champion, many would agree that he can have an opinion on the direction he wants the sport to take. Read More


Jason Holder’s highs and lows

IT HAS BEEN A BITTERSWEET six months for Jason Holder. Read More


Shakedown set to be 2-wheel battle

COMPETITORS in today’s Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Shakedown Stages should be “a cut above the rest” for next month’s Sol Rally Barbados. Read More


TONI THORNE: UWI fees will set new tone for students

JUST HOW are students of the University of the West Indies (UWI) at Cave Hill coping under the new regime of fee payment? Read More


TONY BEST: Bajan jazz maestro

AT 81 YEARS OLD, Oliver Jones, the son of Bajans, is considered one of Canada’s and indeed Barbados’ greatest gifts to the world of jazz. Read More


NOT ALL BLACK AND WHITE: Better off being temporary

I AM BECOMING PARTICULARLY DISGUSTED to hear local trade union leaders constantly mislead public servants, with promises to pursue long overdue appointments. Read More


PETER WICKHAM: Lessons in British approach to elections

THIS BRITISH ELECTION is historic because it comes on the heels of Britain’s first modern peacetime coalition government. We in the Caribbean have become familiar with coalitions recently with the People’s Partnership in Trinidad and Tobago, which is nearing the end of its term, and St Kitts and Nevis’... Read More


Popcaan ready for Reggae Party

“DE ONLY MAN SHE WANT” is in Barbados and has promised his fans a great show at tomorrow’s Digicel Reggae Beach Party. Read More


Bahamas R&B singer Johnny Kemp of Just Got Paid fame dies

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) - Bahamian R&B singer Johnny Kemp, who is best known for the hit song Just Got Paid, has died in Jamaica. He was 55. Read More


Gully Bop ready to put on a show

JAMAICA’S NEWEST dancehall sensation Gully Bop is here. Read More


Weekend Buzz April 17, 2015

In the Weekend Buzz: OneRepublic at CHUM FM Breakfast in Barbados show. Dragon Fly Mass Band Launch. Church of God Reformation Concert. What's on this weekend. Read More




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