Officials report strong summer

While the month of September continues to be a challenging one for local hoteliers, one top tourism official is reporting an overall strong summer performance so far. Chief Executive Officer of the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) Senator Rumore..

Ease us

A senior insurance official is calling on Government to provide an ease to the industry so they can significantly boost investments and expand opportunities in Barbados and beyond. Edward Clarke, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Sagicor Limore..

Water problems soon resolved

Relief is on the way for residents of parts of St Michael and St James which were affected by water outages or low water pressure today. This evening, the Barbados Water Authority (BWA) reported that it had completed repairs to a damaged 18-inch main in more..

Gordon’s farewell

A lifetime of potential “snuffed away” by drugs. This was how relatives remembered their “loving, smart and witty” street character, Gordon Best moments before he was laid to rest. During an hour-long funeral service at the Abundant Life Assembly, dozenmore..

BHTA still talking GSC

A year after Government promised to review the Garbage and Sewage Contribution (GSC) levy for the island’s bread and butter tourism industry and the industrial sector, a decision is yet to be made. And despite an increase in taxes on the industry severalmore..

Watching and waiting

With Government’s gaze fixed on addressing this country’s squatting problem at Rock Hall, St Philip, squatters in Bellevue, Waterford, say they are keen to hear what solutions the Mia Mottleyadministration has for them. Last week Government announced plamore..

Bostic promises swift action at St Philip hospital

Nurses at the St Philip District Hospital are being assured that their concerns about poor working and environmental conditions have not fallen on deaf ears. Minister of Health Lieutenant Colonel Jeffrey Bostic this morning told Barbados TODAY he has beemore..

#BTEditorial – Beyond Rock Hall

“De horse run way long time ago now you come to shut de door” - from “Hard Ears”, Romeo, 1992. As the matter of the illegal housing settlement at Rock Hall in St. Philip re-emerges after disappearing from our collective radar for over a decade, a solutmore..

Alive and well

The teenage girl who was rushed to the United States in critical condition in June is now back home with a new lease on life. After spending three weeks at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) in a coma, and almost a month at the Kendall Regional Medical Cmore..

Massy records smaller profits in some Caribbean markets

For the third straight quarter of the current financial year the Trinidad & Tobago-based conglomerate Massy Holdings Ltd has recorded a decline in the Barbados market. In his statement for the quarter ending June 30, 2019, which was recently posted, more..