Man shot at Jackson

09 October 2015

A MAN WAS rushed to hospital this evening after he was shot at Jackson, St Michael. NATION ONLINE understands the victim was liming in Coleman Road near to the Jackson Church of the Nazarene. The perpetrator or perpetrators walked up to the victim, shot him several... Read More


Robbery-accused remanded

09 October 2015

TWO CHRIST CHURCH men have been remanded to prison after appearing in court charged with the August 25 robbery at the Rubis Service Station at the Villages at Coverley. They are 21-year-old Neil Miguel Eversley of Dolphin Park and 19-year-old Shaquille Omar Beckles... Read More


Caribbean network for artisans in tourism

09 October 2015

A REGIONAL NETWORK OF ARTISANS in tourism in the Greater Caribbean has been set up in recognition of the vital role played by the sector as a conduit for social and economic growth and its contribution to product development. The Trinidad and Tobago-based Association... Read More


AS I SEE THINGS: Cuba: The effects of lifting the embargo

09 October 2015

PART ONE OF THIS COLUMN focussed on the historical aspect of the United States (US) embargo on Cuba. This week’s contribution addresses the important question of the potential effects of the lifting of the embargo on the business environment in Cuba. The business environment,... Read More


THE PRODUCTIVITY COUNCIL: Singapore road map for Barbados?

09 October 2015

IF YOU’VE JUST DEVELOPED A GREAT PRODUCT, your goal is to develop a better one that will make the first one obsolete. If you don’t make it obsolete, someone else will.” So says best-selling author Don Tapscott, in Grown Up Digital. Singapore is an intriguing country.... Read More


Open day and health fair tomorrow at Psychiatric Hospital

08 October 2015

TOMORROW, FRIDAY, October 9, is Open Day at the Psychiatric Hospital. The public is invited to visit the Black Rock, St. Michael, facility from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. During the day, there will also be a health fair in the main car park, where members of the public will... Read More


Weather should improve by tomorrow afternoon

08 October 2015

BLUE SKIES should once again be seen over the island by tomorrow afternoon. This comes after an upper level trough system and the tail end of a tropical wave combined to drench Barbados for much of this morning. Well into the afternoon skies remained overcast and... Read More


Woman on cocaine charges granted bail

08 October 2015

A 23-YEAR-OLD St Michael woman was granted $80 000 bail after she pleaded not guilty to four cocaine-related offences in the District “A” Magistrates’ Court today. Donissa Shontelle Foster of #2A North Close, Wildey, St Michael was arrested yesterday after she arrived... Read More


NATION newscast October 8, 2015

08 October 2015

Revenue Authority workers said to be uneasy about employment terms. Bajans speak out about student violence. Barbados in line for top honours at Pan Am hockey. Read More


Junior Minister of Tourism to participate in regional competition

08 October 2015

THIS YEAR’S Junior Minister of Tourism, Chloe Walker, will leave the island later this month to take part in the Caribbean Tourism Organisation’s (CTO) Regional Tourism Youth Congress 2015. The Youth Congress, which is a featured event of the CTO’s State of the Industry... Read More


Inniss: Use Global Forum to press region's case

08 October 2015

BARBADOS HAS AN opportunity to change the dialogue surrounding international business and financial centres in this region when it plays host to the Global Forum of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) later this month. This is according... Read More


Driver and passenger unhurt in highway accident

08 October 2015

TWO EMPLOYEES of Banks Holdings remained calm during a scary situation when the supply truck they were travelling in skid across the ABC Highway. The driver of the vehicle, who did not disclose his name, said the vehicle “picked up a slide” while travelling towards... Read More


Visitors invited to dine with a Bajan

08 October 2015

BRIDGETOWN – Barbados’ greatest tourism asset is its people and the Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BTPA) has developed an initiative that will give visitors the chance to make deeper connections with Barbadians. Dine with a Bajan, which will be launched early... Read More


Banker: Brighter days ahead

08 October 2015

SENIOR BANKER IAN DE SOUZA is distancing himself from the prophets of economic gloom and doom. Not only is the managing director and chief executive officer of Republic Bank (Barbados) Limited seeing good things in store for his institution as it starts its new financial... Read More


Missing: Tashauna Griffith

08 October 2015

THE POLICE ARE seeking the public’s assistance in locating 15-year-old Tashauna Nalika Malika Griffith, alias “Darkus”, “Not Nice”, or “Hershey” of Harrison Tenantry, St Lucy. She is dark in complexion, slimly built and has a long head, thick eyebrows, a broad face... Read More


TOURISM MATTERS: Re-defining ‘luxury’

08 October 2015

IF I HAD TO PICK a single word in the English language most abused when related to the tourism industry, it would be luxury. Over my five decades in the sector as a travel agent, tourism director, tour operator and to a lesser extent, hotelier, I have been privileged... Read More


BARBADOS EMPLOYERS' CONFEDERATION: Workplace conflict resolution

08 October 2015

CONFLICTS ARE INEVITABLE in the business world. They can arise between individuals, such as manager and subordinate as well as between groups, such as different departments. Organisational leaders are responsible for creating a work environment that enables employees... Read More


Cultural entrepreneurs told to form associations

08 October 2015

BARBADOS’ CULTURAL ENTREPRENEURS will not thrive unless they form associations to ensure they have “strong representation”. That’s the view of Barbados Film & Video Association Inc. president Lynette Eastmond, who said having representative bodies was a strength... Read More


Barbados and India sign Air Services Agreement

07 October 2015

BARBADOS AND INDIA have signed an Air Services Agreement, which will allow for easier travel between the two countries. According to Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Richard Sealy, the agreement, which allows for full Fifth Freedom rights, would redound... Read More


NATION newscast October 7, 2015

07 October 2015

IN TONIGHT’S HEADLINES: Minor injuries on a day of accidents. A setback for Digicel. And rain threatens to rob the Windies of match practice. Read More


BRA workers meet with union

07 October 2015

STAFF AT THE Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) met with their representative the National Union of Public Workers for about two hours this evening. Acting general secretary Roslyn Smith told the media the meeting was to ventilate issues which needed to be clarified,... Read More




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