Paying attention to Barbados’ social health

Even though I do not support all the approaches being taken to remedy our economic ills, I must admit that efforts are being made. However, while the economy is receiving attention, there are serious danger signs of social disintegration in the country wemore..


Demons do exist

The subject of demons surfaced in Barbados recently because of a video posted on Facebook. In it, an underage girl, tied with rope, was seen being taken up an outdoor staircase by some women. Subsequently, Gnostic priest Dr Anne Rose stated that the girlmore..


Put down the guns!

Amidst the eating and drinking, squeals of playing children, adults in dominoes and card contests, Whim Cricket Club players hosted their Newbery neighbours on whom they dealt a sizeable licking in a T20 cricket competition, much to the delight of some Stmore..


“Keep creativity alive”

The finalists of the Barbados Entrepreneurship Foundation (BEF) $20 Challenge have been encouraged to keep their entrepreneurial spirit and creativity alive. Founder of the BEF, Keith Miller, delivering the feature address at the awards ceremony at the Emore..


Tragedy

Chris Jones, an officer of the Barbados Fire Service has grown accustomed to responding to serious accidents and road fatalities. However he was not prepared for the news that the latest victim would be his brother. Twenty-nine-year-old Brent Allan Jonesmore..


Sandals chain letter revealed on concessions

Prime Minister Mia Mottley tonight sought to further clarify Government’s position on the multi-million dollar Sandals Beaches project earmarked for Heywoods, St Peter. As she capped debate in the House of Assembly on the 2019 budget, the Prime Minister more..


PM: Come back home, Sagicor

Describing Sagicor Financial’s decision to domicile in Bermuda as a “great regret”,  Prime Minister Mia Mottley is hopeful that the insurance giant will return. And a Sagicor official has held out hope that it may heed Mottley’s request. The Prime Minmore..


#BTEditorial – Skerritt to the middle,Cameron to the pavilion

The regional sports television channel, Sportsmax, could not have dreamed up a cleverer and more poignant headline: Dave Cameron c Shallow b Skerritt 6. So viewers and West Indies cricket fans were informed of the departure of perhaps the singularly mostmore..


Pump price

Some farms could go under, the head of the nation’s oldest farm body warned today, as they face rising costs linked to a rate increase on commercial water usage. CEO of the Barbados Agricultural Society James Paul revealed that livestock farms have alreamore..


Drop pay cut, LIAT pilots tell bosses

LIAT’s owners - four Caribbean nations including Barbados - are being urged to take pay cuts for pilots off the table as they mull options for a new flight path for the cash-strapped carrier. Ahead of planned talks in Barbados on Wednesday between LIAT’smore..