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Pride strike back after Jaguars openers prosper

Pride strike back after Jaguars openers prosper

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – Opener Chandrapaul Hemraj and Tagenarine Chanderpaul struck half-centuries but Barbados Pride hit back to leave their fifth round contest in the Regional Four-Day Championship evenly poised, after day two at the Guyana National Stadium yesterday. In reply to Pride’s first innings of 294 all out, Jaguars were cruising after Hemraj stroked 79 […]

Sir Charles knighthood deserving, says Lashley

Sir Charles knighthood deserving, says Lashley

The Knighthood bestowed on former Barbados and West Indies legend, Charlie Griffith, is richly deserving, says Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports, Stephen Lashley. Sir Charles, who will celebrate his 79th birthday later this month, was one of three Barbadians receiving the honour on Independence Day, with former Government minister Warwick Franklin and media businessman […]

Flood warning lifted

Flood warning lifted

The Barbados Meteorological Services has discontinued the flood warning issued at 4:15 p.m. today.

Welcome to Rihanna Drive

Welcome to Rihanna Drive

It’s official! The hometown of Barbadian pop icon, Rihanna, has been renamed in her honour. Westbury New Road in the parish of St Michael is now Rihanna Drive following a special ceremony this evening dubbed, Our Diamond – The Rihanna Drive Project.  

INDEPENDENCE MESSAGE– CTUSAB

INDEPENDENCE MESSAGE– CTUSAB

Independence message delivered by General Secretary of the Congress of Trade Unions and Staff Associations Dennis de Peiza   The Congress of Trade Unions and Staff Associations of Barbados (CTUSAB) salutes the nation as it celebrates its 51st anniversary as an independent island state. The celebration of fifty-one years of nationhood is an achievement to […]

PM Stuart urges Barbadians to give back to their country

PM Stuart urges Barbadians to give back to their country

            Prime Minister Freundel Stuart today urged Barbadians to practice “good and constructive citizenship” to ensure the island has a successful future. Mr Stuart made the call as he addressed scores of distinguished guests, including Acting Governor General Sir Philip Greaves; Chief Justice Sir Marston Gibson; this year’s Independence Honourees; members […]

Flood warning issued for Barbados

Flood warning issued for Barbados

  Barbados is under a flood warning until 8.00 p.m. According to the Barbados Meteorological Services, the combination of a trough system and The Inter Tropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) has been generating cloudy to overcast skies, rain, pockets of moderate to heavy showers and isolated thunderstorms across the island for most of the  day. The […]

Court officials celebrate Independence

Court officials celebrate Independence

The Registration Department yesterday took time out to celebrate Barbados’ 51st anniversary of Independence. anniversary. The lobby of the Supreme Court was transformed into a setting for a gameshow where Chief Justice Sir Marston Gibson, Supreme Court judge Madam Justice Sandra Mason, Chief Magistrate Christopher Birch, Magistrate Ian Weeks and Registrar Barbara Cooke-Alleyne joined staff […]

Two thumbs up for Barbados’ 51st Independence celebrations

Two thumbs up for Barbados’ 51st Independence celebrations

  Heavy rain was no match for Barbadian patriotism, as hundreds braved overcast conditions this morning to witness the annual independence parade at the historic Garrison Savannah. While some feared that Barbados’ 51st independence anniversary celebrations would be overshadowed by the nostalgia and hype created for last year’s half-century milestone, many in attendance emphatically stated […]