VIDEO: Interview with Margaret Gill

GRANDMOTHER MARGARET GILL has been very vocal in condemning the Child Care Board after she drew the case of her grandson Jahan King to their attention. Read More


SPEECHES: CARICOM Heads of Government, July 2015

SELECTED SPEECHES from the 36th Regular Meeting of the CARICOM Heads of Government are now available for download or reading. Read More


LPG prices drop

EFFECTIVE MIDNIGHT SUNDAY, the retail price of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) will fall. Read More


Panama keen on education linkages

PANAMA IS SEEKING to strengthen cooperation with Barbados by creating linkages in the area of education Read More


BARBADOS EMPLOYERS' CONFEDERATION: Employment Rights Act uncertainty – Part 2

WHAT CAN AN EMPLOYER DO when an employee provides inadequate notice of resignation? Read More


Councils could help with small businesses

GOVERNMENT IS BEING ADVISED to use constituency councils and its overall local governance infrastructure to develop community entrepreneurship. Read More


THE HOYOS FILE: A looming fiscal tragedy of Grecian proportions

WHENEVER I ENVISAGE GREECE, lurching around in circles with a debt of 175 per cent of GDP on its shoulders, I see, not too far off on the horizon, little Barbados, walking with increasing shortness of breath with its own load of debt, now at 133 per cent of GDP. Read More


New sweet drink tax in focus

RESEARCH INDICATES THAT Finland, France, French Polynesia, Hungary, Mauritius, Samoa, Tonga and Mexico have all done it. Read More


Greipel wins second stage of Tour after split

ZEELAND, Netherlands – One year after crashing, Chris Froome and Alberto Contador were back in control of the Tour de France cycling race, hurting their main rivals in a hectic second stage won by German Andre Greipel on Sunday. Read More


Hamilton wins British Grand Prix for fans

SILVERSTONE – Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton soaked up the energy of a roaring home crowd to win the British Grand Prix for the second year in a row on Sunday and forge 17 points clear of Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg. Read More


BCA to vote on trimming board

THE SIZE of the board of directors of the Barbados Cricket Association (BCA) could be in for a significant reductio Read More


Barbados fielding women’s 4x400 unit

FOR THE FIRST TIME in over a decade Barbados will be represented in the women’s 4x400 metre relay at a major senior track and field event. Read More


SHANTAL MUNRO-KNIGHT: Prove us critics wrong

IT IS ONE OF THOSE WEEKS when there is lots to talk and write about. I could not decide whether to write about the proposed union shutdown or the ongoing CARICOM Heads of Government Conference. I will write a little about both. Read More


PETER WICKHAM: Obama’s legacy week

ANYONE WITH AN EYE on US politics couldn’t help but notice that President Obama had a week that would likely impact positively on his legacy as the 44th president of the United States. Read More


JEFF BROOMES: Ease up on primary school teachers

“IF YOU CAN READ THIS, thank a teacher!” I bubble with pride every time that I see this slogan. It always allows me to reconfirm the importance of what we as educators do! Read More


NOT ALL BLACK AND WHITE: Plasma gasification plant and hot air

SORRY, BARBADOS TODAY, you can’t sit on the fence on this one. Your editorial on Friday, July 1, 2015, titled When We Are The Butt Of The Mirth conveniently ignored a huge political point, which is that the Barbados Labour Party did pay a price for its perceived handling... Read More


Junior Monarch semis in full swing

THE TWELVE semi-finalists in the eight to 12 category of the Scotiabank Junior Calypso Monarch have had their turn before the judges. Read More


Semi-finals face-off

THE FUN PART of the Scotiabank Junior Calypso Monarch contest is over and the fight is on. Read More


Strong line-up for Soca Royale

HYPASOUNDS, Lil Rick and King Bubba FM were popular choices when the finalists for Soca Royale were announced early this morning at Kensington Oval. Read More


Weekend Buzz July 3, 2015

In the Weekend Buzz . . . A look back at Beach Fest and Elevate. The launch of Sunset Sundays. What's buzzing this weekend. Read More




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