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Parties promise land tax ease

Parties promise land tax ease


It seems that if both Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley and Opposition Leader Bishop Joseph Atherley get their way, Barbadians could see a massive ease in land tax. In fact, Atherley went so far as to say he would scrap it altogether. Speaking at...

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Five in the running for St Philip North

Five in the running for St Philip North


Five candidates for St Philip North were nominated today at Hilda Skeene Primary in Ruby, St Philip. They were, in order of appearance, Dr Sonia Browne, who is aiming to retain her seat on the Barbados Labour Party ticket; Reverend Nigel Newton re...

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Private investment has key role

Private investment has key role


The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is banking on private sector investment “partly replacing” the inflows from international financial institutions, but not in the short-term. Its staff also said in the latest Barbados country report that futur...

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Three confident in St Michael South Central

Three confident in St Michael South Central


Each of the three candidates contesting the seat for the St Michael South Central constituency expressed confidence in their ability to bring home the bacon for their respective party when they handed in nomination papers at The St Michael School yes...

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Husbands, Symmonds seeking return in St James

Husbands, Symmonds seeking return in St James


Sandra Husbands, the Barbados Labour Party incumbent for St James South, is ready to get on with the programmes she started in the constituency. She told reporters after being officially nominated on Monday, one of the most important things for he...

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Neil Rowe confident of victory

Neil Rowe confident of victory


Barbados Labour Party candidate for St Michael North West, Neil Rowe, is confident he will retain his seat come January 19. Rowe arrived at the nomination centre at The Ellerslie School shortly after 11 a.m. on Monday with a stream of supporters c...

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Ryan Walters ready to represent

Ryan Walters ready to represent


Ryan Walters has promised real representation for the people of St Michael North West. “It feels great to be the duly nominated candidate for St Michael North West on behalf of the Democratic Labour Party, and I am ready to continue the work I sta...

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Yearwood completes nomination process for DLP St James South

Yearwood completes nomination process for DLP St James South


It was a quiet affair for Democratic Labour Party candidate Dr Ronnie Yearwood earlier this morning at the West Terrace Primary School where he was nominated by Michael Turton and Stacia Browne to contest the St James South seat for the party. A s...

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Patsie Nurse replaces Atherley in St Michael West

Patsie Nurse replaces Atherley in St Michael West


Patsie Nurse will be carrying the banner for the coalition Alliance Party for Progress (APP) in St Michael West in the January 19 General Election and not the incumbent Opposition Leader Bishop Joseph Atherley who will be running in St Michael Centra...

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Verla: Come out and vote

Verla: Come out and vote


President of the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) Verla De Peiza is calling on Barbadians to come out in their numbers on January 19 to return the party to power. Speaking during the launch of St Michael North candidate Ricardo Harrison’s branch offi...