No SOE Grinch - Business hours to be extended for Christmas shopping

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says parishes currently under a state of emergency (SOE) will see more relaxed business hours in a few weeks to facilitate increased commercial activity associated with the Christmas season. “The end of November – or...more..


NEW ORDER - Holness says new St Catherine model scheme will be strictly regulated

A St Catherine housing scheme that was shelved after the private-sector partner jumped ship is being resurrected and rebranded as a template for future housing developments in Jamaica. Housing Agency of Jamaica (HAJ) Chairman Norman Brown told...more..


Four children among suspected Haitian migrants placed in state care

Four children who were removed from a vessel transporting what is believed to be illegal migrants are now in state care, pending further investigations by local authorities. The Gleaner understands that the boat, which is believed to have been...more..


Fantastic, stellar, brilliant

Beautiful strains of pulsating music reverberated off the walls of the Hilton Hotel ballroom as the sixth edition of the Barbados Jazz Excursion and Golf Weekend kicked off this past Thursday night. Music lovers who converged there for the four-day festivmore..


Food, music, comedy and golf

White was the colour of choice for the opening night of Barbados Jazz Excursion 2019. Attendees enjoyed a welcome reception in the foyer of the Hilton Hotel before the four days of concerts featuring a series of highly acclaimed artistes from across the gmore..


Opportunity for performing artistes

Barbados is now a participating country of the Olympics-styled World Championships of Performing Arts (WCOPA). National licensed director Jamaala Fagan said today during the launch of the WCOPA event at SIFA House, Collymore Rock, St Michael, that aspirimore..


Grenada is first country to sign vesting order for Republic Bank acquisition of Scotiabank

“Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Dr the Right Honourable Keith Mitchell, on Wednesday became the first regional leader to sign the vesting order required to facilitate the acquisition of the Bank of Nova Scotia operations by Republic Bank Financiamore..


Labour commissioner to begin conciliatory talks with government and unions

“The Labour Commissioner has asked the disputing parties to provide their wage increase proposals and rationale, ahead of this week’s talks.”more..


TAMCC powered by solar energy

TA Marryshow Community College has gone green by installing a 580-panel Solar Photovoltaic (PV) system.more..