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YEAR IN REVIEW – ‘Everybody hates Chris’

YEAR IN REVIEW – ‘Everybody hates Chris’

A month ago, his name was being dragged through the mud over his alleged ownership of a $2.5 million house at Rolling Hills, St George, which turned out to be a hoax. Prior to that, there were even more vicious rumours circulating, which, if proven to be true, could have landed him behind bars. However, […]

Govt makes another key appointment

Govt makes another key appointment

For the second time in as many days, the Freundel Stuart administration has made a key Governmental appointment. One day after the Prime Minister revealed that Justice Sandra Mason is to be elevated to the position of Governor General on January 8, Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler today announced that Acting Governor of the Central […]

Not one thing!

Not one thing!

The business community is painting the Freundel Stuart administration as a virtual failure with no achievements at all of which to boast this year. Pointing to the ongoing economic struggles and the more than year-long problems with sewage on the south coast, a clearly frustrated Chairman of the Barbados Private Sector Association (BPSA) Charles Herbert […]

Acting Central Bank Governor confirmed in post

Acting Central Bank Governor confirmed in post

Just over a month shy of his one-year anniversary as the Acting Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados, Cleviston Haynes is set to be confirmed in the post in the New Year. Finance Minister Chris Sinckler today revealed that Haynes who has been acting in the post since February 24, will serve for a […]

Wanted: Shaquille Cumberbatch

Wanted: Shaquille Cumberbatch

Police are the hunt for a missing St Michael man wanted in connection with serious criminal matters. Wanted is 22-year-old Shaquille O’Neal Orlando Cumberbatch alias Shaq of 23rd Avenue Parris Gap, Westbury Road, St Michael and Golden Rock, Pine, St Michael. Cumberbatch is about six feet tall, slim and has a dark complexion. He has […]

Update: Missing St Michael teenager found

Update: Missing St Michael teenager found

Police have located missing 14-year-old Destiny Meisha Haynes Harris of #67 Lodge Crescent, Eden Lodge, St Michael.

Public Notice

Public Notice

All holders of firearm licences are being reminded that the necessary licences must be renewed on or before the expiry date as stated on the licence. Holders are asked to note that the Office will be closed at noon on Friday, December 29, but will resume normal working hours from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. […]

BWU still troubled by the NSRL

BWU still troubled by the NSRL

The Barbados Workers’ Union (BWU) is sticking to its guns on the dreaded National Social Responsibility Levy (NSRL). In her review of the year 2017, BWU General Secretary Toni Moore today identified the controversial levy, which was increased on July 1 from two per cent to ten per cent on the customs value of local […]

$11 million more

$11 million more

Government’s offer of a $49 million lump sum payment to civil servants in the form of a coping subsidy has failed to impress the membership of the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW). In fact, they have rejected it saying it is simply not enough. The proposal, which was first discussed at a meeting held […]