Windmill Industries taking fresh guard

25 November 2015

WINDMILL INDUSTRIES LIMITED, the manufacturer established the same year Barbados became an independent nation, is reshaping its operations to remain viable 49 years later. General manager Peter Miller says the producer of a well known range of items, including pepper... Read More


Step closer

25 November 2015

GOVERNMENT YESTERDAY moved a step closer to bringing the country into the heavily debated 24-hour society, just before the busy holiday season. Minister of Industry, Commerce and Small Business Donville Inniss who led off debate in the House of Assembly on the Shops... Read More


Let’s do this together

25 November 2015

OPPOSITION LEADER MIA MOTTLEY has called on the local business community to join her in her mission to chart a different course for Barbados. In a “sit-down” with members of the Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industry at Hilton Barbados yesterday, Mottley told... Read More


Excessive taxes not the answer

25 November 2015

YOU CANNOT BUILD a strong economy by increasing taxes and cutting social programmes, nor attract businesses by offering incentives. Multinational business executive Dr Nicholas Brathwaite issued that caution to hundreds of Government officials, diplomats, business... Read More


NATION Newscast November 24, 2015

24 November 2015

IN TONIGHT’S HEADLINES: Dr Maria Agard promises to speak on her expulsion. We hear tax incentives are not enough to lure investors. And fifty drivers are confirmed for 2016 Sol Rally. Read More


Take advantage of business opportunities outside Barbados

24 November 2015

OPPOSITION LEADER MIA MOTTLEY says Barbadians must take advantage of business and entrepreneurial opportunities available in CARICOM. At a “Sit Down” session today with members of the Barbados Chamber of Commerce at Hilton Barbados, Mottley said Barbadians should... Read More


10-MINUTE MANAGER: Oliver Gale

24 November 2015

Oliver Gale is co-founder and chief financial officer of Bitt. Are you where you’ve always wanted to be? No. I’m definitely not where I always wanted to be. Truthfully, I realise more and more that life is about the journey and not the destination so being... Read More


Big Boost

24 November 2015

PRIME MINISTER FREUNDEL STUART is counting on the $450 million redevelopment of historic Sam Lord’s Castle giving Barbados a big boost with increased foreign exchange and hundreds of new jobs, while piloting the island towards a year-round tourism destination. Speaking... Read More


Police looking for owners of bicycles, lawnmower

23 November 2015

POLICE ARE SEEKING to make contact with the owner or owners of two bicycles and a lawnmower which were recovered from two men last night at Husbands, St James. The red and black Rockhopper bicycle, burgundy and gold mountain bike and red and black lawnmower are in... Read More


More interest in family history

23 November 2015

MORE AND MORE Barbadians are showing an interest in their lineage, says an archivist. Speaking to NATION ONLINE this evening at the department’s Independence exhibition themed Reflecting on Barbados’ Health Care System, acting senior archivist Stacia Adams said especially... Read More


PM: Redeveloped Castle to bring several benefits

23 November 2015

SAM LORD’S CASTLE’s redevelopment into a Wyndham Grand Resort will generate 3 000 jobs and earn Barbados $140 million in foreign exchange. And Prime Minister Freundel Stuart, speaking at today’s ground breaking for the St Philip project, said it signalled a major... Read More


Sharon Primary students stage mini Independence parade

23 November 2015

BEAUTIFUL, BEAUTIFUL BARBADOS. Those were the words that echoed around the Cane Garden, St Thomas area today as the Sharon Primary School Independence Day celebrations kicked off with a mini parade. Led by the Harrison College Cadet Corps band, the Brownies, Cub... Read More


Agard expulsion takes Gollop by surprise

23 November 2015

ATTORNEY-AT-LAW Hal Gollop, QC, did not expect the Barbados Labour Party’s National Council to expel Dr Maria Agard “behind her back.” “Amazing” was how Gollop described the situation which occurred on Sunday night after he, Dr Agard and co-counsel Lynette Eastmond,... Read More


Water outages in three parishes Wednesday

23 November 2015

THE BARBADOS WATER Authority (BWA) wishes to inform the public that as part of continuing work in its mains laying programme there will be a full shutdown of a main at Newcastle and St Margarets’, St John on Wednesday, November 25 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. This will... Read More


BEC: Appraisals – developmental or destructive?

23 November 2015

In performance management circles it is said “what gets measured gets done”, to reflect that if the level of desired activity or behaviour is not assessed then it is less likely that someone would be motivated to perform the activity or exhibit the behaviour. However,... Read More


BEHIND THE HEADLINES: What about the shareholders?

22 November 2015

Think of William Layne, a retired permanent secretary in the Ministry of Finance, and some things come quickly to mind. “A straight arrow who is not afraid to speak his mind,” a former Cabinet minister said the other day. “He knows Barbados’ economy and recognises... Read More


Focus funds on primary health care

22 November 2015

A national budget change that shifts the focus from larger state run hospitals to primary health care services could be what the doctor ordered for national productivity and economic growth. New research from Barbadian economist Shane Lowe has concluded that “government’s... Read More


Roosevelt King's life celebrated

21 November 2015

THE LATE SECRETARY general of the Barbados Association of Non-Governmental Organisations Roosevelt King has been given a tribute fit for a king. In a memorial service to commemorate his life at the Queen’s Park Steel Shed this morning, “Tye”, as he was known, was... Read More


VIDEO: Freundel Stuart on terrorism preparedness

21 November 2015

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart says Barbados is on guard against any threat from terrorists who might see the island as an easy target.He gave this assurance to the media when asked about the threat of ISIS following their rampage in Paris, France. Read More


Facebook CEO Zuckerberg to take two months of paternity leave

21 November 2015

SAN FRANCISCO – Facebook Inc. chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg said on Friday he will take two months of paternity leave after his daughter's birth, a strong statement from one of the busiest and most powerful US executives on the importance of family time. ... Read More


16 days of activism against gender violence to be observed

21 November 2015

THE BUREAU OF Gender Affairs will host a number of activities, beginning on Wednesday, November 25, to observe 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence. On Sunday, November 22, the Bureau will host a service at the Ellerton Wesleyan Holiness Church, Ellerton,... Read More




Should members of the Police Force be made to cut their locks?

Yes, the Police Force has a dress code.
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