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Teachers urged to take advantage of micro-industry


TEACHERS IN BARBADOS are missing an opportunity to create  a micro-industry by exporting  their expertise.“We call on teachers, tutors, education officers and the public to join the Ministry of Education and the Media Resou...

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IDB funds to push science, technology


BARBADOS and other Caribbean borrowing states of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will now have access  to a wider pool of funds  for the promotion of science and technology.The news came with the announcement yest...

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Barbados getting ready for Chelsea Flower Show


It is that time of the year again for the internationally acclaimed Royal Horticultural Society’s Chelsea Flower Show from May 25 to 29.Chelsea is the mecca for all flower, plant lovers, Cacti, and Bonsai lovers; and all ma...

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‘We could lose our reef fishery’


CAN WE AFFORD to lose anymore of our marine habitats?Yesterday, this question was asked by marine scientist Hazel Oxenford as she delivered a lecture to a number of students  at the Folkestone Park And Marine Reserve  as pa...

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Food and wine to attract tourists


THE LATEST activity to be added to the Barbados tourism calendar is expected to be a major fillip to the island’s tourism.President of Barbados Tourism Authority (BTA), David Rice, anticipates the Barbados Food And Wine Fes...

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Gang attacks ZR

Gang attacks ZR


A ROUTE taxi (ZR) conductor was stabbed about the body, and the van he was working pelted with stones and bottles by a group of men last Saturday evening.Conductor Kemar Pile was treated and discharged from the Queen Elizab...

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Barbados’ prime property in demand


A LEADING United Kingdom-based property and estate website is reporting a high demand for prime property in Barbados.Property-Abroad.com noted last week that buyers were picking up properties here “at prices not seen since ...

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BURNING MATTER


by CARLOS ATWELLGOVERNMENT’S FAILURE to address the issue of appointments in the Barbados Fire Service could lead to a decline in morale in that critical agency.That is the warning from newly appointed Chief Fire Officer Wi...

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CGI PULLS OUT


CONSUMERS GUARANTEE INSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED (CGI) has pulled out of an agreement to purchase CLICO International General Insurance Limited (CGI), a subsidiary of CLICO Holdings Barbados Limited.The DAILY NATION understand...

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No to CLICO


CONSUMERS GUARANTEE INSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED (CGI) will not be buying CLICO International General Insurance Limited (CIG) after all.The NATION understands that top management of CIG's parent company, CLICO Holdings Barbado...