‘Big coincidence’ - CMU staff gave figure and asked me to beat it, says boss of company formed when bids were invited

In early 2018, the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) was getting ready to engage a company to procure specialised materials for the construction of a new $701-million, three-storey student block at its main campus in east Kingston. Around the...more..


Drug peddlers outfox cops on Negril beach - Concerned hoteliers call for army backup

Despite the training and deployment of 45 tourism district constables to Negril in 2017, specifically to curtail harassment and prevent soliciting, drug peddlers and other hustlers continue to operate with impunity along the seven-mile beach strip...more..


Mottley distances CARICOM from Holness, others

CARICOM Chairman and Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley has drawn a clear line between herself and Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness and other Caribbean leaders planning to meet with United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, criticising...more..


BWA stations offline due to low reservoir levels

The Barbados Water Authority wishes to inform the public that it has been forced to stop pumping at its Bowmanston and Golden Ridge Pumping Stations because of low reservoir levels. This stoppage may result in low levels and water outages to customers in more..


BLP youth arm issues statement on violence

The Barbados Labour Party League of Young Socialists has issued the following statement on violence. We must all stand up and take notice of the crime situation in Barbados and the manner in which these acts have become more brazen. Prime Minister Mia Motmore..


Schools resume classes on Monday

The Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training has advised that schools will resume as normal on Monday, January 20, for the St Albans, St Silas and Luther Thorne Primary schools. Additionally, on Monday the three Class 4 classes of the more..


15th anniversary of China-Grenada relations – Time to start a new journey

On 20 January 2005, the Government of the People’s Republic of China and the Government of Grenada resumed diplomatic relations.more..


PAHO epidemiological alert: novel coronavirus (nCoV)

“There is no clear evidence of transmission from person to person. However, additional research is necessary to determine the modes of transmission.”more..


Two MWAG executives resign

President Shere-Ann Noel said that an emergency meeting will be called to formally inform the membership of the resignations and for the Association to decide the way forward.more..