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Former PM Owen Arthur passes

27 July 2020

Owen Seymour Arthur passed away today at age 70. Read More


Cummins, Gooding-Edghill promoted in Cabinet reshuffle

22 July 2020

The chairmen of two statutory organisations were promoted to the Ministerial Cabinet in changes announced by Prime Minister Mia Mottley in an address to the nation from Ilaro Court on Wednesday evening. Read More


Mottley shuffles Cabinet

22 July 2020

Prime Minister Mia Mottley made several changes to the Cabinet of Barbados, shuffling out some of those who were appointed in May 2018 and promoting others from the back bench or the Senate. Read More


Cabinet reshuffle?

22 July 2020

There are reports reaching Nation News that a Cabinet reshuffle is in the works. Read More


Trust Loan Fund disburses more than $13m

22 July 2020

The Barbados Trust Fund Limited (BTFL) has so far disbursed over $13.6 million for 3 008 loan applications to businesses and entrepreneurs. Read More


DLP queries status of Trust Loan Fund

17 July 2020

Democratic Labour Party (DLP) spokesman on small business, Ryan Walters, is calling on Minister of Small Business Dwight Sutherland to explain why the much touted Trust Loan Fund has been halted. Read More


Waste-to-energy plant on the way

09 July 2020

Government is planning to build a $320 million, 25 megawatt waste-to-energy plant at Vaucluse, St Thomas. Read More


Atherley: Do right thing with police post

08 July 2020

Opposition Leader Bishop Joseph Atherley is urging Government to properly recruit a second Deputy Commissioner of Police if it really wants to resolve the contention surrounding the post. Read More


New rule for home extensions

03 July 2020

An amendment to planning regulations may force homeowners to vacate their homes while major renovations are being carried out. Read More


Call for transparency on lockdown funds

28 June 2020

Government is being called on to give an account of how much money has been disseminated through the various funds during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Read More


DLP wants more public info on NIS payments

28 June 2020

The Democratic Labour Party (DLP) is calling on Government to educate the public, especially entrepreneurs on the importance of paying in contributions to the National Insurance Scheme (NIS). Read More


Five senators say no to planning bill

25 June 2020

New planning and development legislation passed in the Senate yesterday has been rejected by the two Opposition and three independent Senators. Read More


Wary Bostic keeping eye on the Americas

24 June 2020

Barbados has not recorded a new case of locally spread COVID-19 in a month, but all of that could be wiped out if the correct protocols are not in place going forward. Read More


Health emergency extended to end of August

24 June 2020

Barbados’ Public Health Emergency to fight the COVID-19 illness was extended until August 31, 2020. Read More


Joe looks for more ‘democracy’

24 June 2020

Opposition Leader Bishop Joseph Atherley has told Government he will give it a failing grade if its time in office does not result in further economic democracy. Read More


Jordan: Silence on racism complicity

24 June 2020

Minister of Labour Colin Jordan has called on Barbadians to confront “pervasive and systemic” racism, which he said still exists in Barbados. Read More


Franklyn: Trim Cabinet, drop some consultants

18 June 2020

Trim the Cabinet, get rid of the consultants and save some salaries. Read More


Can’t sit and do nothing, says minister

17 June 2020

Faced with a worst-case scenario of a $1.6 billion fall in revenue, Government cannot afford to “sit and do nothing”, says Minister of Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Commerce Dwight Sutherland. Read More


Mia and Joe divide on BOSS

17 June 2020

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley has reported “unbelievable buy-in” for the Barbados Optional Savings Scheme (BOSS) from Government workers. Read More


COVID delays anti-corruption measures, says AG

12 June 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic derailed Barbados’ efforts to tackle corruption, Attorney-General Dale Marshall said earlier this week. Read More


PdP questions BOSS motive

08 June 2020

AS REPORTS SURFACED on June 8 that public servants have begun to receive consent forms for the Barbados Optional Savings Scheme (BOSS), the People’s Party for Democracy and Development (PdP) made a last-ditch effort to get workers to heed their warning about the viability... Read More


Is enough done to mark Emancipation Day in Barbados?