Stabbing accused granted bail

21 February 2017

A TAITT’S ROAD, Brittons Hill, St Michael man accused of the stabbing another, seen on a recording making the rounds on social media, was released on bail yesterday. Applon Ithamar Ishamael Parris, who is charged with injuring Antonio “Cocochanelcartier” Todd, was... Read More


Fine artist Babb seen as a gem

21 February 2017

A PICTURE IS SAID TO PAINT a thousand words, but the kind words used to describe late artist Fielding Babb well exceeded that count. Tributes to the 81-year-old, whose real name was John Fielding Carter, poured in during a well-attended ceremony at the Chapel of... Read More


Upgrades for burial grounds on the cards

20 February 2017

GOVERNMENT WILL UNVEIL a “magnificently” refurbished interment site at the St James Cemetery in the coming months of this year, while three other cemeteries are set to also undergo upgrades and expansion. This was revealed by Minister of the Environment and Drainage,... Read More


Mixed outcomes for burglary accused

20 February 2017

TWO OF THE three men charged with 30 burglaries in the District “B” and “C” areas have been sent to HMP Dodds. Damian Allan McCarthy, 28, who was charged with 20 counts of burglary, was sentenced to four years in prison for three offences committed in the District... Read More


Thousands of jobs to be created in tourism sector

20 February 2017

OVER THE NEXT THREE YEARS, roughly 14 000 jobs are expected to be created in the tourism sector. In making the announcement earlier today at his annual media briefing, Minister of Tourism Richard Sealy said this was predicated on a number of projects set to come... Read More


Boxill takes up role at GAIA

20 February 2017

A DEPUTY CHIEF executive officer has been appointed at the Grantley Adams International. Neville Boxill, a former deputy CEO at Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. assumed duties on February 1. Minister of Tourism Richard Sealy said it was necessary to create the... Read More


BLACK HISTORY MONTH: Empire still waiting to be restored

20 February 2017

THE CULTURE AND HISTORY of Barbados does not only lie in our national dishes, folk songs and dances, our flag and traditional music, but hides itself in the forgotten buildings where our local artistes may have performed, where our founding fathers may have resided... Read More


MONDAY MAN: Building Cupcake Empire

20 February 2017

WHETHER YOU LOVE tantalising cupcakes or mouth-watering, creative cakes, they can be had at The Cupcake Empire. Started by Kamell Bridgeman in February, 2015, his cakes are so moist and so delicious that one would swear somebody’s grandmother baked them. Read More


Burglary accused to make court appearance

20 February 2017

THREE ST PHILIP men are expected to appear in the District “C” Magistrates’ Court today accused of carrying out 30 burglaries in just over a year. The offences were allegedly committed in the District “B” and “C” areas between December 2015 and January 2017. Damian... Read More


Weatherhead buys Time Out At The Gap

20 February 2017

TIME OUT AT THE GAP, which was part of the controversial Gems Project, has been sold. Minister of Tourism Richard Sealy made the announcement moments ago at his annual press conference, which is ongoing at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre. Sealy revealed the... Read More


Bim ‘bigger’

20 February 2017

NO ONE IS BIGGER than Barbados – neither Governor of the Central Bank Dr DeLisle Worrell, nor his now legal adversary Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler. Read More


Sol pump cap

20 February 2017

CONSUMERS WILL NOT be exposed to profiteering at the pump with the Sol Group’s pending takeover of the state-owned Barbados National Terminal Company Limited (BNTCL). Neither will its competitors in fuel marketing and distribution be disadvantaged. Read More


Project hold-ups

20 February 2017

PROMINENT BUSINESSMAN Sir Charles Williams has appealed for bureaucratic stumbling blocks, which he said are hindering development, to be removed. Read More


BLPites blast governor impasse

20 February 2017

FOUR OPPOSITION MEMBERS last night tore into Government over its legal brouhaha with Central Bank Governor Dr DeLisle Worrell. Read More


New stink in Worthing

20 February 2017

THE SMELL OF sewage returned to a section of the South Coast yesterday. And while the Barbados Water Authority’s (BWA) new director of its Waste Water Recovery Programme said it was as a result of the BWA flushing the system, those in the high-traffic area were upset.... Read More


Culture may hinder carpooling

20 February 2017

PRESIDENT OF THE Barbados Road Safety Association (BRSA), Sharmane Roland-Bowen, is sceptical about prospects for a carpooling system for Barbados. She said the local culture may be an impediment to its success. Read More


RSPCA wants ease on meds

20 February 2017

ONE OF THE island’s animal charities and no-kill facilities wants an ease in duties it has to pay on imported medication. President of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA), Pooka Yhap, made the plea as the Cheltenham Lodge, Spring Garden... Read More


Cleric knocks greed

20 February 2017

POLITICIANS AND PRIESTS came under heavy criticism from a visiting Zimbabwean cleric during the Anglican Diocese of Barbados Annual Diocesan Service held at Kensington Oval yesterday. Read More


Blessing the children

20 February 2017

THE ANGLICAN CHURCH in Barbados is dedicated to doing more work with young people through its youth ministry. So says Bishop Dr John Holder, following the annual Diocesan Service at Kensington Oval yesterday. Read More


PomMarine in need of more occupancy

20 February 2017

BARBADIANS are being encouraged to patronise the Hotel PomMarine to give hospitality students an opportunity to discover the world of work. The hotel is the heart of the Hospitality Institute of the Barbados Community College. Acting principal Deborah Trotman... Read More


Review of the CSME by March 31

19 February 2017

CARICOM member countries have a deadline of March 31 to submit comments on the review of the various regimes of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME). The review shows the status of implementation, for each country, of the measures intended to bring the CSME... Read More




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