Attorney falls as courtroom chair breaks

YOUNG ATTORNEY, MICHELLE FORDE, fell from a chair in Supreme Court No. 2 during a trial in the Criminal Assizes this evening. Read More


Trial starts for men accused of robbing, wounding senator

THE CASE OF the wounding and robbery of Government Senator Virginia Irene Sandiford-Garner started today in the Continuous Sittings of the Criminal Assizes. Read More


Davis Cup tied 1-1 after first day

THE KING held court once again. Read More


THE ISSUE (ON THE LEFT): Marketing shift for digital age

Twenty-fourteen was a period of marked recovery for Barbados. At the end of December, visitor arrivals were up 2.2 per cent year-on-year due in no small part to strong economic recovery and improved consumer confidence in traditional and emerging markets. Read More


THE ISSUE (ON THE RIGHT): A very unique tourist product

Tourism is really the only game in town. Energy is expensive so it makes it difficult for a lot of manufacturing to take place, water is scarce so it makes it difficult for agriculture, and the agriculture inputs are very expensive. Read More


THE ISSUE: Product needs refreshing

There are some individuals in Barbados and elsewhere who believe that Barbados’ tourism product has gotten stale. Read More


Davis Cup tied 1-1 after first day

THE KING held court once again. Read More


Djokovic gives Serbia 1-0 lead over Croatia in Davis Cup

KRALJEVO, Serbia (AP) — Novak Djokovic gave Serbia a 1-0 lead over Croatia by beating Mate Delic 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 Friday in the first round of the Davis Cup. The top-ranked Serb converted early break points in each set on an indoor hard court. Croatian teen Borna Coric will play Viktor Troicki in the... Read More


India beat West Indies by 4 wickets at World Cup

PERTH, Australia (AP) — India rallied around swing bowler Mohammed Shami's three-wicket performance on Friday to beat the West Indies by four wickets and remain unbeaten and in first place in Pool B at the Cricket World Cup. Read More


EDITORIAL: Change our habits

EARLIER THIS WEEK we reported on the concerns raised by one commercial waste transporter that the introduction of new $25 per tonne tipping fee for anyone taking refuse to the recycling plant at Vaucluse. Read More


GAL FRIDAY: That mysterious secret place

THE BOYS JUST WANTED TO HAVE FUN. A “man-cave” they call it. Well, I know about a man-cave in St Philip where no women are allowed. Read More


THE LOWDOWN: The jester gesture

LORD HAVE MERCY, it’s cold! Had I as a writer but two words to describe this weather, they would be: pen is frozen! Read More


Kamau awarded poetry prize

THE POETRY SOCIETY of America has awarded Barbadian literary powerhouse Edward Kamau Brathwaite the organisation’s highest award, the 2015 Frost Medal, presented annually for distinguished lifetime achievement in poetry. Read More


Actor known for role as dim-witted boss on Seinfeld dies

CINCINNATI (AP) - Daniel von Bargen, who played George Costanza's dim-witted boss Mr Kruger on Seinfeld, has died. He was 64. Read More


MTV Movie Awards nominations

LOS ANGELES (AP) – And you thought Hollywood’s award season was over. Read More



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