A pilot’s nightmare

THE LAST THING any pilot wants to know is that he is going to crash, but that was the reality facing Richard Terrelonge on Sunday. Read More


Tourism high

VISITORS have flown in in record numbers, and officials at the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) are planning to roll out an aggressive campaign, including taking advantage of websites like TripAdvisor to keep them coming. Read More


Inniss: End strike

AS AN INCREASING number of businesses complain of shortages of important items, a member of the Freundel Stuart Cabinet is appealing to customs officers to return to normal duties. Read More


Stern warning from the bench

YOU Brek It Up, We Tek It Up. Vandalism Costs Everyone! That is the slogan which is being placed on benches at bus-stops where shelters have been vandalised. 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


AS I SEE THINGS: Evolution of cricket and thought

IF THERE IS ONE THING most people in the Caribbean would agree with, it would have to be the love we all associate with the “gentleman’s” game of cricket. Read More


THE HOYOS FILE: Turning the Constitution on its head

SUCH MAY HAVE BEEN the dilemma concentrating the mind of Dr Doolittle as he watched, over several weeks, the build-up of opposition by the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW) to the forced retirement of 13 employees of the Barbados Investment and Development Corporation.... Read More


BARBADOS EMPLOYERS’ CONFEDERATION: Where HR and occupational safety meet

OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY and health and human resource management are usually viewed as separate and distinct from each other, however, this is far from the case. 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


Barbados win silver at Special Olympics

BARBADOS HAVE WON a silver medal in bocce at the 2015 Los Angeles Special Olympics World Games. The unified team of Felicia McLennan and Patrick Hinds, along with unified partners Nadia McLennan and Rico Wiggins finished second to Thailand in their divisions, while... Read More


Short of funds

A STEEP FINANCIAL mountain to climb. That’s how big the challenge is for the Barbados Cycling Union (BCU) to cover expenses for hosting the 15th Caribbean Elite Road Race Championships in October. Read More


FOR WHAT IT’S WORTH: Say no to Cahill

LAST WEEK both Houses of Parliament extolled the virtues of agitation ad nauseum. We heard the words educate, agitate but don’t violate over and over in relation to the National Day of Significance. But ironically, nowadays, those who peacefully demonstrate their dissatisfaction... Read More


FAMILY FUSION: Midlife for the man (II)

MANY PEOPLE OFTEN REMARK that life begins at 40. Perhaps it does, perhaps it doesn’t. You be the judge. Read More


OUR CARIBBEAN: The politics of Rodney’s probe

A COMMISSION OF INQUIRY, established in February last year to probe the circumstances of the ‘bombing’ death of the internationally famous Guyanese historian and political activist, Dr Walter Rodney, resumed public hearing this past Monday and under official advice... Read More


IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST: A Cahill waste of time, energy

ALL APOLOGIES to my friend Cammie Holder and the many Barbadians who oppose the construction of the plasma gasification plant at Vaucluse, St Thomas by foreign firm Cahill Energy, but I could not sign your petitions last Wednesday night. Read More


Crop Over Calendar 2015

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


Ram, Edwin rule

ALL AH WE! Peter Ram came to the MQI/98.1 The One Soca Royale at Bushy Park yesterday wuk-up ready and from around 10:35 p.m., a certain bounce and a “hey, hey” started in the audience and worked its way across the entire venue. Read More


Soca Frenzy at the Park

SPONTANEOUS. It is the single word to describe how the massive crowd, sandwiched between the tents and the stage, responded to the second last performer in last night’s Sweet Soca competition. Read More




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