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UPP Independence Day 2019 message

30 November 2019

Birthday anniversaries not only present themselves as a time of celebration but an opportunity to be reflective of our accomplishments, perform a self-evaluation and refine objectives into the next year. Read More


Independence Day message: Opposition Leader

30 November 2019

We have been counselled, and I think rightly and wisely so, that a nation at fifty-three must be able to have the difficult conversations. As I congratulate our people on the proud achievement of our fifty-third anniversary as an independent democracy, I wish, not for... Read More


Independence Day message: Prime Minister

30 November 2019

Today, on our 53rd anniversary of Independence, I wish you Barbados a blessed birthday. And I trust that as you enjoy the blessings of the day you spare a moment to reflect on the significance of the occasion. Read More


Government rebuilding SSA fleet, acquiring buses

20 November 2019

The rebuilding of the Sanitation Service Authority’s (SSA) fleet remains a priority for Government, says Minister in the Ministry of Finance, Ryan Straughn. Read More


No rift in DLP

18 November 2019

There is no discord in the Democratic Labour Party (DLP). Read More


Metal detectors not the answer

18 November 2019

Former Minister of Education Ronald Jones says turning schools into “prisons” is not going to curb the violence in these institutions. Read More


Caddle: No more loans for “next four years”

12 November 2019

Government is putting a stop to spending more than it earns as it focuses on ‘growing’ the island’s economy. Read More


Straughn to lead debate on foreign debt

28 October 2019

Minister in the Ministry of Finance, Ryan Straughn, will move the passing of a Resolution tomorrow in the House of Assembly to restructure Barbados’ foreign debt. Read More


Update soon on new garbage trucks

26 October 2019

The Sanitation Service Authority (SSA) should “very shortly” be in a position to report about additional garbage trucks. Read More


New location for BLP conference

19 October 2019

The Barbados Labour Party’s 81st annual conference will take place in Queens Park this year. Chairman of the conference planning committee Kirk Humphrey said the location was reflective of the refreshed party as it was open, close to parliament and was a venue where... Read More


Action on abandoned buildings

16 October 2019

Government is taking action on 36 of its derelict and abandoned buildings identified in a recent audit. Read More


Hopefuls to face-off today

12 October 2019

Whoever wins the Barbados Labour Party’s (BLP) St Michael West nomination this evening will likely be the next representative for that constituency after the next general elections, says political pollster Peter Wickham. Read More


PM Johnson goads opponents to call election as Brexit chaos deepens

25 September 2019

LONDON – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson taunted his rivals on his return to parliament on Wednesday, goading them to either bring down the government or get out of the way to allow him to deliver Brexit. Read More


Bajans won’t be left out of medicinal cannabis industry

30 August 2019

Barbados will be poised to take advantage of various opportunities within the growing global medicinal cannabis industry through the legalisation of medicinal cannabis. Read More


‘Put energy in Bajan hands’

22 August 2019

Opposition Senator Caswell Franklyn is urging Government to give Barbadians control of the energy sector. He said it would not make sense to end Canadian-owned Barbados Light & Power Company Limited’s (BL&P) long-standing monopoly only to let other foreign investors... Read More


No evidence of intruder

15 August 2019

There is no evidence to suggest there was an intruder when British visitor Natalie Crichlow was burnt in a house fire. Read More


Investigations continue into missing couple

15 August 2019

The Royal Barbados Police Force is still investigating American couple Magdalena Devil and Oscar Suarez who went missing on June 24 after renting a jet ski on the West Coast. Read More


What about foreign debt? DLP asks

14 August 2019

The Democratic Labour Party (DLP) wants answers about Barbados’ foreign debt policy. President Verla De Peiza made the appeal yesterday, in response to the information on this country’s economic performance in the first half of 2019, which was recently presented by... Read More


Shortlist of proposed judges soon with PM

12 August 2019

The names of those recommended to become new judges in Barbados should go to Prime Minister Mia Mottley in a few days. Attorney General Dale Marshall gave an update on the matter while addressing journalists during the Barbados Association of Journalists and Media... Read More


President of Kenya to make official visit

25 July 2019

The president of Kenya will be making an official visit to Barbados next month. Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta, the African nation’s fourth president, will be visiting Barbados from August 7 to 9. Read More


Foreign currency accounts soon available for locals

25 July 2019

Barbadians will soon be able to have local foreign currency accounts. Minister in the Ministry of Finance, Ryan Straughn, said come August 2, this facility would be extended to all residents, but it could not be bolstered by purchasing currency from the local foreign... Read More


Should the headquarters of a new regional airline remain in Antigua & Barbuda?