Lions Club reaches out to teen mums

29 November 2015

CONCERNED about the many teenage girls who are young mothers, the Lions Club of Barbados South has conceptualised an intervention programme. Called the Intervention Support For Adolescent Mothers, the programme is designed to help young girls between the ages of... Read More


Arawak Cement holding fast

29 November 2015

The Arawak Cement Company may have just put scores of Barbadians on the breadline as part of a cost-cutting exercise and is currently facing local competition for the first time, but its future in Barbados is secure, say the company’s top officials. Ricardo Garcia,... Read More


Climate change ‘on the mind’ of CARICOM

28 November 2015

THE CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY has been working assiduously to ensure that when the world’s leaders gather in Paris next week for the 21st Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, they can all agree to take the... Read More


VIDEO: Dr Luz Longsworth on violence against women

28 November 2015

Dr Luz Longsworth, acting Principal of the UWI Open Campus, speaks on the International Day For The Elimination Of Violence Against Women And Girls. Read More


Education Ministry completes first phase of appointments

28 November 2015

THE MINISTRY of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation is making good on its promise to appoint temporary persons working in the teaching service. Chief education officer, Karen Best, presented letters of appointment to 15 teachers at the Ministry’s Constitution... Read More


TVET Council increasing fees for courses

28 November 2015

MEMBERS OF THE public have been advised that some of the training and assessment courses offered by the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Council have undergone a price increase. These increases commence on Friday, January 1, 2016, and include... Read More


Ceremonial handover of the Broken Trident at parade

27 November 2015

SPECTATORS AT THIS year’s Independence Parade on Monday, November 30, at the Garrison Savannah will be in for an additional treat. They will witness the handover of a commemorative Broken Trident symbolising the end of the 49th and the commencement of Barbados’ 50th... Read More


Errol Barrow's life to be captured in film

27 November 2015

MINISTER OF CULTURE Stephen Lashley has called for the support of corporate Barbados for the upcoming film project BARROW, Freedom Fighter. The docudrama is scheduled to be released to commemorate Barbados' 50th year of independence and it will capture key points... Read More


NATION newscast November 27, 2015

27 November 2015

In tonight's news: Family and friends say goodbye to Marcelle Smith. A film on the life of Errol Barrow is in the works. West Indies arrive down under. Read More


Get prepared for hostile takeovers

27 November 2015

PROMINENT BUSINESSMAN Rawle Brancker says hostile takeovers are here to stay and has called for small businesses to begin laying the groundwork to avoid becoming victims. His warning comes as two overseas companies continue to battle for the takeover of Banks Holding... Read More


PM Stuart addresses Commonwealth Business Forum

26 November 2015

THE CARIBBEAN IS OPEN TO BUSINESS! That was Prime Minister Freundel Stuart’s clear message today in Malta, as he addressed a Commonwealth Business Forum which focused on investment in the Caribbean. He was joined by the Prime Ministers of St Kitts and Nevis, Timothy... Read More


NATION Newscast November 26, 2015

26 November 2015

IN TONIGHT’S HEADLINES: 22 per cent VAT to be imposed on cell use. Some children have been beaten so badly, they have had to miss school. Two Bajans sanctioned by the WICB. Read More


Arawak drops price

26 November 2015

ARAWAK CEMENT COMPANY is playing hard now that it has stiff competition. As of this week, the St Lucy-based, Trinidadian-owned company dropped the price of its cement to match that of Hard Rock Cement, which was retailing at $21.05 – $7 less than Arawak’s. A check... Read More


NATION Newscast November 25, 2015

25 November 2015

IN TONIGHT’S HEADLINES: A new River Terminal to be constructed. Chris Sinckler breaks his silence on the Maria Agard affair. Ronald Jones chides old scholars. 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


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




Has independence lost its significance to Barbadians?

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