Local Karaoke Singers to compete in Toronto

Barbados and Canada have always enjoyed excellent relations between the two nations. On November 20 the cultural relations between the two countries will be strengthened even further when Media Links Productions of Barbados teams up with Maximum Success Mmore..

King, Queen of Junior Bodybuilding and Body Fitness

Two of the island’s tertiary learning institutions on Friday night produced the king and queen of junior bodybuilding and body fitness in Barbados. During the National Sports Council’s Mr School Boy Bodybuilding and Miss School Girl Body Fitness Championsmore..

Lecture on protecting self in digital age

What You Need to Know to Protect Yourself in the Digital Age, is the title of an upcoming lecture to be hosted next week by the Criminal Justice Research and Planning Unit, Office of the Attorney General. The lecture, which will be held on Tuesday, Novembmore..

Wi-Fi at national parks . . . NCC and Digicel providing free internet access to the public

The primary gain in installing free Wi-Fi across the island’s parks is that it provides access to all and will also power the new national digital economy, smart cities and a smart Barbados. This point was made by Minister of Environment and National Beaumore..

Crowds gather in Venezuela’s capital for rival protests

Demonstrators carrying flags and blowing whistles gathered in Venezuela’s capital Saturday, led by opposition politician Juan Guaido, who is trying to reignite a campaign to force Nicolas Maduro from power. Guaido in a speech called on supporters remore..

National Service of Thanksgiving Sunday, Nov. 24

The National Service of Thanksgiving to mark Barbados’ 53rd anniversary of Independence takes place at the Garfield Sobers Gymnasium on Sunday, November 24, beginning at 3:30 pm. Members of the public are invited to join Governor General Dame Sandra Masonmore..

Today’s weather

Synopsis: A surface to low level trough system is present over the island. Forecast: Fair to partly cloudy, however some localized showers are likely during the afternoon. Wind: Variable at 5 to 10km/h. Seas: Slight to moderate in open water with swells fmore..

‘Short pay’ still worries ex-worker

Despite a visit to the Labour Office and promises of payment from his former employer, Copacabana Beach Club, Jovian Skeete is yet to receive all the wages he is entitled to. Things reached a boiling point this afternoon when the 24-year-old turned up at more..

‘Check schools before you study’ – BAC

People seeking post-secondary studies should first make sure the institutions they want to attend are accredited, according to agency that certifies schools and colleges. The Barbados Accreditation Council’s information officer, Samantha Hazlewood, reinfomore..

Fire bug bites

A woman in her 50’s is now homeless after fire destroyed her two-bedroom housing unit at Martins Road, Pine St Michael around 1:30 a.m. on Friday. Evelyn Sealy who lived in the home for the past 28 years said she lost all of her possessions in the blaze. more..