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Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018

Barbados forfeits game against Guyana

Guyana: Administrative errors cost the Barbados football team points in the CONCACAF Nations League qualifier competition and shot Guyana up the standings ladder giving the South Americans a fair chance of making the final cut for the prestigious Gold Cup next year. Comment

Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018

Caribbean RoundUp

Trinidad and Tobago: Barbados On the heels of a US$290 million Extended Fund Facility (EFF) from the International Monetary (IMF), Barbados was recently granted a US$100 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). Comment

Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018

Gloomy Barbados diabetes picture

Health: As Barbadians observed World Diabetes Day this week they had to come to grips with the fact that their rate of affliction by this disease is double the world average. Comments (1)

Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018

New Barbados volleyball champs

Caribbean: Bubbling with desire to be at the top of the pile after languishing below for three years, Deacons have brushed aside Cawmere in straight sets to take the Barbados 2018 men’s knockout volleyball title. Comment

Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018

Caribbean RoundUp

Caribbean RoundUp

Trinidad and Tobago: Antigua Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister, Gaston Browne said the United States should not be concerned at the growing influence of China among developing countries. Comment

Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018

COURT SUFFERS DEFEAT

COURT SUFFERS DEFEAT

Trinidad and Tobago: Perhaps for a long time to come, the number of Caribbean Community countries sending criminal and civil cases to the Trinidad-based regional Court of Justice (CCJ) will remain at only four in the wake of a stunning, if not embarrassing, rejection of membership by voters in two key member states, Grenada and Antigua in referendums held this week. Comment

Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018

Rejuvenating Barbados tourism package

Travel: The Barbados Consulate on Friday, Oct. 26, showcased exciting images of its country’s tourism package to travel agents, tour operators, hotel representatives, and the press, who Permanent Representative to the UN, Ambassador Elizabeth Thompson, thanked for helping to rejuvenate the Barbados tourism industry. Comment

Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018

Trinidad and Tobago: Antigua Antigua and Barbuda said it has lifted the ban on importation of citrus fruits but would maintain a ban on the personal importation from the United States. Comment

Caribbean conglomerate sold

Caribbean: A Barbadian-owned Caribbean company, SOL Investments, that has a footprint spanning across the region is about to change hands, ceding controlling ownership to a Canadian concern for US$1.21 billion. Comment

Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018

Caribbean RoundUp

Caribbean RoundUp

Trinidad and Tobago: Antigua Antigua and Barbuda is moving to increasing penalties for human trafficking offences. Parliament has passed the Trafficking in Persons Prevention Amendment Bill 2018 recently and now it has to go to the senate. Comment

Barbados traveling ambassador chef delights palates

Food: The title, Barbados Ambassador did not come easily, it had to be earned. This is why Creig Greenidge, the 2016 Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) Rum & Rhythm Chef of the Year, is proud of this prestigious honor that was well deserved. Comment

Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018

Jamaica: Jamaica’s Opposition Leader Peter Phillips went to Barbados to sound warnings of threats to the Caribbean in the hostility of developed countries towards emigration, changes in trade and the continued denial by some of an altering climate. Comment
Caribbean: The final standing in the 2018 Caribbean Super50 competition has left Barbados Pride fans, officials and other cricket aficionados wondering what went wrong with this traditional regional powerhouse. Comment

Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018

Brooklyn: A cabinet minister in the former Barbados government, Donville Inniss, has been given until June 24 next year to defend himself against charges related to money laundering Comment

Friday, Oct. 26, 2018

Barbados looks beyond its traditional agricultural industries into the deep blue

Caribbean: CONSETT BAY, Barbados, Oct. 24, 2018 (IPS) — Allan Bradshaw grew up close to the beach and always knew he wanted to become a fisherman. Now 43 years old, he has been living his childhood dream for 25 years. Comment

Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018

Barbados teams are street hoops champs

Caribbean: The Bajan men and women went to Guyana, took on and beat all comers and romped on to become conquering champions in the 3X3 IBF Antilles Championship and took home the male and female titles in this regional basketball tournament. Comment

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