News Feed

December 19, 2014 - Reverend Holmes Williams passes away One of Barbados’ most promine ... +++ December 19, 2014 - Health bill A recent National Health Accounts ( ... +++ December 19, 2014 - BES head encouraged by Sinckler’s statement President of the Barbados Economic ... +++ December 19, 2014 - No hope of recovery Two political pundits see no hope o ... +++ December 19, 2014 - We are jokers! A former permanent secretary in the ... +++ December 19, 2014 - BAJAN GEMS Cabinet is considering numerous pro ... +++ December 19, 2014 - NCC layoffs was never a tribunal issue, says Mottley Leader of the Opposition Mia Mottle ... +++ December 18, 2014 - Proteas in charge CENTURION –– South African capt ... +++ December 18, 2014 - Bandits steal Christmas hampers from church Thieves have put a damper on plans ... +++ webdesign

Multimedia Gallery View all

Editorial View all

Oh, for the remission of America’s sin

. . . It is not just a stand-off against a system of governance, nor is it just a stand-off against the surname…

Looking beyond Finance Minister’s Christmas stocking

Those who were expecting Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler to show up in the Parliament Building yesterday with a giant Christmas stocking slung…

Respect is ever due on holy ground

Almost daily, increasing acts of lawlessness leave us wondering whether the world has indeed gone mad. In fact, we are so bombarded by…

When all eyes are firmly fixed on Chris

We know he is not yet ready to reveal all he has in store in his proverbial black box, but still we cannot…

When might is certainly not right!

It was refreshing to hear the Barbados Workers’ Union’s (BWU) statement yesterday on a matter that should trouble us all. As difficult as…

Local News View all

A recent National Health Accounts (NHA) study has shown that Barbados’ total health spend for fiscal year 2012-13 stood at BDS$732.4 million. Chief Health Planner in the Ministry…

President of the Barbados Economic Society (BES) Jeremy Stephen says he welcomes news from Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler in his ministerial statement earlier this week that the…

More on Local News

Bandits steal Christmas hampers from church

No surprises

Glowing tribute to retiring BDF chaplain

Features View all

Central bank praises dedicated employees

Central bank praises dedicated employees

Six employees of the Central Bank of Barbados were last night celebrated for their years of dedicated service. A dinner was held at the Crane…

Sports View all

St George victory

Not even the presence of a police officer could stop St James from being manhandled in the National Sports Council’s Inter-Parish road tennis competition last night. Playing at…

Bajans impress in squash

Barbados’ top junior squash players all played very well but just missed out on podium finishes in the 2014 Canadian Junior Squash Open which climaxed last night at…

Facelift coming for Gymnasium

Facelift coming for Gymnasium

The Garfield Sobers Gymnasium is in for an overhaul next year. Minister of Sport, Culture and Youth, Stephen Lashley, made this announcement today during the handing over of…

Plans for regional road tennis circuit looking good

So far, so good. That’s the word from chief executive officer and president of the Professional Road Tennis Association (PRTA), Dale Clarke, on his recent move to establish a…

Windies suffer

Windies suffer

CENTURION –– West Indies captain Denesh Ramdin got off to a good start by winning the toss in the first Test against South Africa at SuperSport Park, Centurion…

Politics View all

Estwick explains no show for Sinckler’s ministerial statement

They have recently been at odds over funding for the proposed Barbados Cane Industry Restructuring Project. And yesterday outspoken Minister of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries and…

Mia: We are all still in the dark


Opposition walkout a good strategy, says Wickham

Boiling point

BLP extends olive branch after staging walkout

Lifestyle View all

Healthy choices best defence

Month-long activities to raise awareness about diabetes will end on Sunday, but far from over is…

Culinary skills on show

Fighting for his life

Team Mikey in cancer fight

Encouraging the culinary arts