Brighter Gems

Barbados’ woes at the 2019 Vitality Netball World Cup in Liverpool, England, continued today when they were soundly beaten 66-41 by newcomers Zimbabwe. It was an encounter that many favoured the Bajan Gems to win, but instead they suffered their fourth lomore..


Former students found guilty of manslaughter

Three former students of the Princess Margaret Secondary School were this afternoon found guilty of manslaughter. An eight-member jury handed down the verdict just before 4 p.m. in the No. 2 Supreme Court. The three  - Shaquille Shamal Khalleel Bradshawmore..


RBPF mourns passing of Constable Alfred Clarke

The Royal Barbados Police Force (RBPF) is mourning the passing of Police Constable 344, Alfred Clarke who died today at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital after a brief illness. Forty-five-year-old Clarke, a 24-year veteran with the Royal Barbados Police Forcemore..


Rice-Bowen elected new BARP President

Marilyn Rice-Bowen is the new President of the Barbados Association of Retired Persons (BARP). Rice-Bowen and three other new members, Treasurer Monica Hinds, and Directors Clorinda Alleyne and Eric Smith were elected at the association’s 24th Annual Gmore..


NSC workers off the job

Some workers of the state-run National Sports Council are off the job. Deputy General Secretary of the Barbados Workers Union Dwaine Paul told Barbados TODAY this morning the staff are protesting what they say is an infestation of bed bugs and the lingermore..


Reparations – Part 2

The matter of reparations for the descendants of the African slaves whose labour went uncompensated for four centuries deserves to be examined. Even after slavery ended, much exploitation continued, due to rampant institutional racism and the effects emanmore..


Listen on World Listening Day

Shhh… do you hear that? Close your mouth and eyes. Open your ears and pay attention. It’s the sound of World Listening Day approaching; it’s an annual global event held every July 18. www.worldlisteningproject.org. The 2019 theme is Listening With createmore..


New look Shridath Ramphal Centre

A new logo, a new website and an introduction to an exciting array of new training, research and outreach activities were outlined to invited guests as the Shridath Ramphal Centre for International Trade Law, Policy & Services (SRC) of The University more..


Making it sweeter

The Government is exploring a new agricultural frontier in apiculture. The Inter-American Institute for Cooperation in Agriculture (IICA), Embassy of Argentina, Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security and the Barbados Apiculture Association (BAA) launcmore..


A bigger threat than cancer

Inter-sectoral collaboration, commitment and action have been touted as crucial to strengthening regional diagnostic capacity to tackle Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) detection and surveillance in the Caribbean. This is the objective of a Triangular Coopmore..