UWI U-TURN - Lecturer fired before getting chance to donate $3m salary to needy students

The university lecturer who had promised to give needy students his approximately $3 million in basic salary annually had his contract terminated by The University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, amid questions about his mental state. Dr René...more..


Walcott: Only a psychiatrist can rule a person with bipolar disorder unfit for work

Bipolar disorder is a mental illness identified by extreme mood swings that include emotional highs and lows. A lifelong condition, it is treated with medication and psychological counselling (psychotherapy). Psychiatrist Dr Geoffrey Walcott said a...more..


We’re bound by law, says Integrity Commission - Pryce explains why purchase price used as Holness, Phillips’ real estate value

The eyebrow-raising figures published in the Jamaica Gazette as the value of real estate assets owned by Prime Minister Andrew Holness and Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips reflect the price at which their properties were acquired and not the...more..


Officials report strong summer

While the month of September continues to be a challenging one for local hoteliers, one top tourism official is reporting an overall strong summer performance so far. Chief Executive Officer of the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) Senator Rumore..


Ease us

A senior insurance official is calling on Government to provide an ease to the industry so they can significantly boost investments and expand opportunities in Barbados and beyond. Edward Clarke, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Sagicor Limore..


Water problems soon resolved

Relief is on the way for residents of parts of St Michael and St James which were affected by water outages or low water pressure today. This evening, the Barbados Water Authority (BWA) reported that it had completed repairs to a damaged 18-inch main in more..


Government to undertake comprehensive public expenditure review

“The expenditure review is part of government’s efforts to improve accountability in the public service.”more..


Minding Your Legal Affairs XXVI: Joint ownership of land

“Tell your attorney-at-law how you would like to own the land, as tenants-in-common or as joint tenants, in order to ensure that the deed is drafted to achieve your desire.”more..


Grenada Spice Mas Fetes 2019

“You can’t fete in Grenada if yuh ‘fraid to get a little dutty. Because during Spice Mas, anything goes!”more..