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NCF’s virtual celebration of Kamau on Tuesday

NCF’s virtual celebration of Kamau on Tuesday


Literary icon, Edward Kamau Brathwaite, will be celebrated in a webinar on what would have been his 91st birthday. The National Cultural Foundation (NCF) is hosting Words & Wisdom – Celebrating Kamau’s Birthday, via Zoom on Tuesday, May 11 at ...

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Childish Gambino facing lawsuit over ‘This Is America’

Childish Gambino facing lawsuit over ‘This Is America’


Washington - Childish Gambino is being sued for copyright infringement over his Grammy Award-winning rap song This Is America. Emelike Nwosuocha, a rapper who performs as Kidd Wes, claims the song copied his track Made In America, which was releas...

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Shaggy to perform at UWI Virtual Toronto Benefit Awards

Shaggy to perform at UWI Virtual Toronto Benefit Awards


The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica – The University of the West Indies (The UWI) has announced that two-time Grammy award winning recording artiste Shaggy will perform at the Virtual Toronto Benefit Awards 2021, on Saturday, May 22 at 7 p.m. S...

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Bill and Melinda Gates ‘signed separation contract’ before announcing divorce

Bill and Melinda Gates ‘signed separation contract’ before announcing divorce


Bill and Melinda Gates agreed how to divide their property and assets before announcing their divorce on Monday, United States media reported. The billionaire couple, who have been married for 27 years, reportedly signed a separation contract outl...

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ILO Director General: Solidarity is key to our common survival and prosperity

ILO Director General: Solidarity is key to our common survival and prosperity


Message from Director General of the International Labour Organisation Guy Ryder in celebration of International Labour Day (May Day) 2021.   "This year we again celebrate May Day, International Workers’ Day, under the shadow of the COVID-...

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PM pays tribute to Rojoe

PM pays tribute to Rojoe


Prime Minister Mia Mottley issued the following statement on the passing of designer Roland “Rojoe” Bascombe: Tonight, I join Barbadians of all walks of life in paying tribute to a fellow countryman who loved life and lived it with as much colour ...

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UPDATE: Rojoe passes away

UPDATE: Rojoe passes away


Barbados is mourning the passing of one of its favourite local designers. Roland ‘Rojoe’ Bascombe died at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital on Tuesday night, after a brief illness. Bascombe, 54, the father of three sons, was as colourful and charism...

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Rojoe passes away

Rojoe passes away


Barbadian designer Roland “Rojoe” Bascombe passed away on Tuesday. His brother David Davis made the announcement on his Facebook page where hundreds of people shared messages of condolence and comfort. Bascombe was 54 years old. More to come...

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Get screened for diabetes

Get screened for diabetes


Type 2 diabetes is a silent epidemic in Barbados, and if the current trend is not reversed soon, one in every four adults could be diagnosed with diabetes by the year 2035. This is the view of Dr Laura Lovell, expressed in an article for Better He...

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Self-care in uncertain times

Self-care in uncertain times


Barbadians need to pay more attention to their mental health now more than ever. Health experts are currently discussing approaches to manage a nation beset by back-to-back external incidents which have seriously and negatively impacted on its peo...