Arthur warns Central Bank about printing currency

24 April 2015

FORMER PRIME MINISTER Owen Arthur has warned that unless the Central Bank of Barbados changes its policy it may be deemed guilty of “an act of economic vandalism”. Read More


PM blasts Sir Hilary

20 April 2015

PRIME MINISTER Freundel Stuart last night launched a scathing attack on principal of the Cave Hill Campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI), Sir Hilary Beckles, accusing him of a “singular exhibition of bad, bad manners”. Read More


Straughn: No new taxes

14 April 2015

DON’T BRING any new tax measures – the economic conditions are just not there to absorb new taxes. Read More


Sinckler willing to sacrifice career

05 April 2015

Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler is prepared to sacrifice his political career in the interest of the country. Read More


Sugar sector project ‘too large’

30 March 2015

TWO FORMER Cabinet ministers have urged the Freundel Stuart Administration to consider scaling down its multimillion dollar sugar industry restructuring programme, saying conditions had changed too drastically. Read More


Bees seen as largely fractured

29 March 2015

A GROWING NUMBER of Barbadians appear wary of the apparent lack of unity in the Opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP), and believe it could affect their ability to govern effectively. Read More


Journey to republic

29 March 2015

BARBADIANS ARE ABOUT to resume what’s likely to be another rollercoaster ride on the third leg of the island’s journey to republican status possibly to coincide with its 50th anniversary of Independence on November 30, 2016. Read More


Republic not job No. 1

28 March 2015

IT’S A MATTER of priorities and timing. Read More


Some Government assets without coverage

27 March 2015

AUDITOR GENERAL Leigh Trotman is concerned about the lack of insurance coverage for some state assets. Read More


Byer: I didn’t rebuke Carrington

26 March 2015

MINISTER OF SOCIAL Security Senator Esther Byer has denied she reprimanded director of the National Insurance Scheme Ian Carrington for the problems being experienced with payment of NIS benefits. Read More




Should Barbados be exploring for oil and natural gas?

Yes – it would be a big boost to the economy.
No – renewable energy is the way forward.
Don’t know.