Recognising Palestine

60 years after Che Guevara’s visit to Gaza transforming the Zionist colonialization of Palestine from a regional conflict to a global struggle against colonialism, a cross section of Barbadians gathered recently at the Venezuelan Cultural Institute in Hasmore..

The legacy curse of slavery

By now, it should be evident to everyone that the long-line, long-wait, high-tax method of managing Barbados has not changed. There is one notable exception. As a semi-frequent traveller, I would rate my recent GAIA arrival experiences as the best of all more..

What about the Herman Griffith Competition?

Well done, Bayleys. You have won the cup for four consecutive years. However, there is much to be said about the Herman Griffith Competition. Year after year, we see schools competing with players who do not have a clue about cricket. One year, I saw a chmore..

Volcker’s lessons

“I hope this memoir provides lessons, particularly in matters of financial and monetary policy to which I have dedicated most of my life.” – (Paul Volcker, Keeping At It) John Taylor, professor of economics at Stanford, ended his reflection on the life ofmore..

40 and counting . . . Kooyman plants trees to celebrate new Barbadian employees

Kooyman Megastore continues to contribute to the Barbados landscape – literally – by planting trees in tandem with the number of Barbadian employees hired. Earlier this year, the company indicated their plans to plant a tree for each employee hired, estimmore..

Gather at De Bay . . . We Gatherin’ celebrations start with St Lucy

It’s full steam ahead for Gather At De Bay, the first event in the year-long calendar of events for We Gatherin’ 2020. Last Friday, MP for the parish of St. Lucy, and Minister in the Ministry of Transport, Works and Maintenance, the Honourable Peter Phillmore..

Growing interest in sandbox

The Financial Services Commission (FSC) is reporting continued interest in its regulatory sandbox. In fact, Chief Executive Officer of the FSC Kester Guy told Barbados TODAY the regulatory body was currently reviewing one application while other companiesmore..

Crop Over for Kassav’ . . . Band marks milestone in Barbados

The Bridgetown Port was a hive of activity today as the famous French West Indian (FWI) zouk band Kassav’ concluded their 40th anniversary celebrations in Barbados. Their celebratory cruise, ‘Kassav’ Love & Ka’Dance’, on board the MSC Preziosa, arrivemore..

St Lucy hospital’s hope

Lashed by corrosive sea spray, the island’s northernmost district hospital is banking on help for repairs when Government’s We Gatherin’ initiative takes off next year, a senior nurse said today. As the St Lucy District Hospital hosted a concemore..

A new way to proclaim faith . . . “Wear Scriptures”: the Word of God in fashion 

“Wear Scriptures” is a Christian establishment that specialises in Christian clothing. It is a “new Christian clothing brand whose mission is to create designs for clothing and accessories that encourages Christians to be a voice for the gospel.”  (wearscmore..