Road works on Nursery Drive over next three weeks

THE MINISTRY of Transport and Works is currently undertaking construction work along Nursery Drive, St Michael. Read More


DEM to continue monitoring volcano

THE DEPARTMENT of Emergency Management will continue to monitor and keep the public informed of any updates surrounding the Kick ‘em Jenny underwater volcano though the alert level has been reduced to yellow. Read More


St Philip residents advised to store water

THE BARBADOS WATER Authority (BWA) wishes to inform its valued customers that due to ongoing work in Package 'A' of its mains laying project there will be a partial shutdown along Sunbury, St Philip between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. tomorrow Tuesday, July 28. Read More


NATION newscast July 27, 2015

In tonight's news: We hear from one of the men who helped the pilot whose plane crash landed in Christ Church. A mother is charged with harbouring her daughters who were wanted by police. Poetic Licence takes the Barbados derby. 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


Rise in ‘intransits’ as well

LONG-STAY VISITORS are not the only ones arriving in Barbados in increasing numbers. Read More


Marketing initiative for small farmers

HUNDREDS OF BARBADIAN farmers stand to reap the benefits of a special initiative where a larger amount of local produce will be sold to the cruise industry and grocery trade. Read More


Jamaica surrender to Mexico in Gold Cup final

PENNSYLVANIA, USA — Jamaica's Reggae Boyz went into a shock meltdown as they were outclassed 3-1 by a slick Mexico in the final of the CONCACAF Gold Cup at the Lincoln Financial Field here last night. Read More


Red Steel heroes

THE TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO RED STEEL left the Barbados Trident flying at half mast last night, using a spirited 20-run victory to claim the Hero Caribbean Premier League T20 cricket title. Read More


Straughn: Cut back on sports

FORMER CHAIRMAN of the National Sports Council (NSC), Seibert Straughn, says the time has come for a “serious look” to be taken at which sports should be represented at international meets such as the Commonwealth and Pan Am Games. Read More


Bajan women’s relay team disqualified

IT WASN’T QUITE the bang they were hoping for. Barbados’ historic Pan Am Games performance didn’t get a fitting cap after the country’s 4x400 women’s relay team was disqualified in Saturday night’s final at the York University track in Toronto. Read More


WILD COOT: The downward slope

THERE IS A PICTURE on Page 18 of the BARBADOS BUSINESS AUTHORITY of July 20 that speaks volumes. It depicts the trend in international reserves of the country as at July 2015. The news was not sweet – US$484 million. No wonder the July instalment on the Credit Suisse... Read More


Grateful to Mona geology student

AS A REGULAR READER of the DAILY NATION, I wish to extend personal gratitude, thanks and appreciation to the Barbadian final year geology student at Mona Campus who allayed our fears of earth tremors and earthquakes (Page 12, WEEKEND NATION, July 24). Read More


EDITORIAL: Customs report must not be ignored

THE FINDINGS OF a report into the operations of the Customs & Excise Department does not make good reading. Even though the study is four years old, it would be safe to say the results would most likely be the same if another study were to be done today. Read More


LOUISE FAIRSAVE: Working in the private sector

LET US CONSIDER two different ways in which you may work for a company. The relevant difference is whether you are an entrepreneur who decides to incorporate your business undertaking, or just an outright employee of a company. Read More


Crop Over Calendar 2015

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


Lashley: Night-time event a hit with crowd

THE LEVEL OF PRESENTATIONS at this year’s MQI/98.1 FM Soca Royale were enhanced by all the performances taking place in the night, said Minister of Culture Stephen Lashley. Read More


Soca Dreams get patrons on a high

SOCA DREAMS got patrons higher than cloud nine, as some of Crop Over’s sweetest acts set the stage for the MQI/98.1 The One Soca Royale. The segment, which ran for just about half-hour after a delayed start due to technical difficulties, had the growing crowd rocking... Read More




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