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Missing teen traced

02 February 2016

POLICE SAY A missing teenaged girl has returned home. Fifteen-year-old Roshara Kianna Rayside of White Hall, St Michael was reported missing this morning. Read More

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Best employers search on again

02 February 2016

THE 2016 EDITION of the Barbados’ Best Employers programme was launched with major props from former participants at the Savannah Beach Hotel this morning. Chief among them was human resource manager at Massy Stores, Dionne Walcott. Although Massy did not make it... Read More

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18 involved in ZR accident

02 February 2016

A STUDENT OF the Daryll Jordan Secondary School and a route taxi conductor were taken to hospital this morning after the vehicle in which they were travelling overturned. The accident occurred around 9:15 a.m. Fifteen other students were in the ZR and their injuries... Read More

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Missing: Roshara Rayside

02 February 2016

POLICE ARE SEEKING the assistance of the public in locating 15-year-old Roshara Kianna Rayside of White Hall, St Michael. The pupil of the Coleridge and Parry School was last seen about 5:30 p.m. on Monday February 1, 2016 in the Nursery Drive Route Taxi Terminal,... Read More

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Wider use of library envisaged with new equipment, furniture

01 February 2016

WITH THE ADDITION of new furniture and equipment to the library at the Samuel Jackman Prescod Polytechnic (SJPP), board chairman, Desmond Browne, is hoping for wider use of this particular facility by adult learners. He expressed the view today as the Wildey institution... Read More

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PM gives assurance to potential Barbados Tridents owner

01 February 2016

GOVERNMENT IS COMMITTED to the development of the game of cricket. This assurance came recently from Prime Minister Freundel Stuart, when prospective franchise owner of the Barbados Tridents Caribbean Premier League, Dr. Vijay Mallya, paid him a courtesy call at... Read More

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Nation newscast February 1, 2016

01 February 2016

In tonight's news: Tourism minister says no money is owed to airport workers. Ronald Jones orders a principal to crack down on dress code infringements. UWI Blackbirds rise to the top of the Digicel Premier League. Read More

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Barbadians urged to pay more attention to African awareness

01 February 2016

NOW IS THE TIME to be more aware of Africa. And Barbadians ought to pay special attention to African Awareness month especially in light of the country celebrating 50 years of Independence. So said senior teacher at St Boniface Nursery School in Sion Hill, St. James,... Read More

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Sealy highlights new tourism 'milestone'

01 February 2016

BARBADOS ENJOYED ITS BEST tourism season in decades and yesterday Minister of Tourism Richard Sealy said the island “soared to a new milestone in 2015”. Addressing members of the media and top tourism officials in the private and public sectors, Sealy revealed that... Read More

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Woman accused of lottery ticket theft gets bail

01 February 2016

A 25-YEAR-OLD WOMAN has been granted bail after appearing in court charged with the theft of lottery tickets and money. Amanda Priscilla Boyce of Thomas Gap, President Kennedy Drive, St Michael is accused of two counts of theft of lottery tickets and two counts... Read More

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Taxi fee for AC 'not legal'

31 January 2016

THE PRACTICE of some taxi drivers charging passengers for the use of air-conditioning services has been given the thumbs down by the Transport Authority. When contacted by the SUNDAY SUN, director of the authority, Alex Linton, said taxi operators should not be charging... Read More

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Trust needs ‘$900 000 yearly’

31 January 2016

Nine hundred thousand dollars a year is what it will take for the Barbados National Trust to properly manage the nine tourist sites across this country under its care, without a struggle. Dr Lennox Honychurch said realistically this would be the amount needed if... Read More

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Rocket shard washes up on East Coast

31 January 2016

IT MIGHT not have been an unidentified flying object (UFO) but what seemed to be piece of a space rocket created more than passing curiosity after it washed up on the Edgewater Beach, St Joseph, yesterday. As the news spread, scores of people descended on the area,... Read More

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Tourism body lauded for good work

30 January 2016

THE PRIVATE SECTOR constituted Tourism Development Corporation (TDC) has been lauded for its significant contribution to tourism. Senator Jeptor Ince, Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Finance, said the current strong turnaround in Barbados’ tourism performances... Read More

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Cavity search leaves Bajan traveller ‘traumatised’

30 January 2016

A CAVITY SEARCH and two nights of imprisonment have left one Barbadian woman traumatised and calling for human rights action after her first visit to Canada turned into a nightmare. Describing her ordeal at the hands of Canadian immigration and law enforcement, the... Read More

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Airport money march

30 January 2016

STAFF AT THE Grantley Adams International Airport (GAIA) yesterday demonstrated that they are determined to stand up for what they want. Armed with placards in hand, the workers were riled up and shouting chants well before the scheduled midday protest in the car... Read More

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Ince: Seize opportunities in the global travel and tourism market

29 January 2016

A GOVERNMENT OFFICIAL has urged Barbados and the Caribbean to continue seizing opportunities in the global travel and tourism market, saying it is showing resilience in the face of continued slow growth in the main markets. Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry... Read More

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Nation newscast January 29, 2016

29 January 2016

In tonight's news: Airport workers protest for wage increase. New police stations coming over the next five years. The big names have been included in the West Indies T20 squad. Read More

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Work starts on new police station

29 January 2016

BARBADOS TOOK A giant leap towards improved facilities for law enforcement officers when ground broke on a $67 million project at Hastings, Christ Church this morning. The Citizen Security Facilities Project, which is slated to last five years, will see the construction... Read More

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Workers stage protest at airport

29 January 2016

THE FIGHT IS on! With those words and a promise that today’s protest is the calm before the storm, workers are assembled in the car park at the Grantley Adams International Airport, protesting for the 3.5 per cent wage increase they and the National Union of Public... Read More

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African Awareness Month kicks off at George Lamming & St Boniface

29 January 2016

AFRICAN AWARENESS MONTH begins on Monday, February 1. During the month, a number of schools across the island will stage events to commemorate the period, known elsewhere as Black History Month, with George Lamming Primary School and St. Boniface Nursery School being... Read More

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