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Diamond Ball 2019: Barbados Prime Minister, Cardi B Celebrate Rihanna  Hollywood Reporter

Barbados' Prime Minister Mia Mottley, Cardi B, Kehlani, Naturi Naughton and more stars came out to celebrate Rihanna and the Clara Lionel Foundation's fifth ...


Exciting tale beginning for Miss Universe Barbados Shanel Ifill  Barbados Advocate

It was a tale of one journey reaching its end, but another majestic and exciting tale beginning for Shanel Ifill, during the Miss Universe Barbados Prize Giving ...


Dream week concludes in Barbados for Burns  cricket.com.au

The experienced allrounder received T20 cap No.52 when picked for her second international debut in the space of a week. Laura Jolly in Barbados.


Black Travel Vibes: Let Your Melanin Shine Bright in Barbados  Essence

ESSENCE's exclusive guide on how to see, taste and experience one of the hottest destinations in Black travel, Barbados.


Cleaning up Barbados’ coasts  Barbados Today

The Caribbean Youth Environment Network (CYEN) Barbados' initiative – the Barbados International Coastal Cleanup (BICC) has officially started. This year ...


Barbados man arrested at JFK airport after TSA finds gun hidden in tar, officials say  Fox News

A man from Barbados was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York Monday after security discovered a gun and 20 loose bullets hidden in ...


Speightstown, a Must-Visit Caribbean Beach Town in Barbados  Caribbean Journal

It's also put the town, as Armstrong says, at a crossroads, as the kind of destination that could become one of the next hot Caribbean beach towns.


Barbados Launches Year-Long Heritage Campaign – Vision 2020: We Gatherin’  WFLA

If Barbados is on your travel-to list, 2020 is the year to visit! Here with all the details on why it's a popular destination is Lifestyle Expert, Stefaney Rants!


Met Office: Why Barbados feels extra hot these days  Loop News Barbados

Wind speeds in Barbados have been drastically cut. This morning the wind speed and direction was noted by the Barbados Met Office as "light and variable".


Tropical Storm Dorian Menaces Barbados, Could Become A Hurricane Tuesday  NPR

Tropical Storm Dorian "is expected to be a hurricane when it moves near Puerto Rico and eastern Hispaniola" this week, the National Hurricane Center says.


Barbados Is One of the Caribbean's Hottest Destinations  Caribbean Journal

Barbados continues to be one of the hottest tourism destinations in the Caribbean. The island has seen a 5.2 percent jump in stayover visitor arrivals.


Barbados Is Getting a New All-Inclusive Resort  Caribbean Journal

There's a new way to take an all-inclusive vacation on the gorgeous island of Barbados, with the newly relaunched Tamarind.


Free lessons for Common Entrance Exam  Barbados Advocate

As Class 4s prepare for next year's Barbados Secondary Schools Entrance Examination, one local *service* organisation is offering free lessons to students to ...


Barbados Prime Minister Says Small States Not Accessing Markets On Fair Terms  Caribbean360.com

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Friday September 13, 2019 – Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley has expressed concerns about small island states failing to access ...


Rihanna Chokes Up Over Barbados Prime Minister's Touching Words  E! Online

The Love on the Brain singer is overjoyed by the first female Prime Minister of Barbados validating her Diamond Ball work and her representation of the country.


Barbados leader urges moral leadership to tackle climate crisis  UNCTAD

The world is doing far too little for small island states on the frontlines of the climate emergency. Now is the time to turn the corner.


Pay Up!  Barbados Advocate

According to a member of the People's Party for Democracy and Development (PdP), the Caribbean Air Navigation and Advisory Services Limited (CANAS) ...


Alumni group gives back to Princess Margaret Secondary School  Barbados Advocate

Students of the Princess Margaret Secondary School recently received a donation of stationery and other school supplies from the school's 1972 to 1978 Alumni ...


Venezuelan Opposition says Barbados Negotiations No Longer ‘Viable’  Havana Times

The Venezuelan opposition does not intend to resume talks with the government in Barbados, though it is prepared to seal a "complete agreement" when "the ...


APP Announces Barbados As New Stop for Surfing Tour  Supconnect.com

The APP is proud to announce that the APP World Tour will be coming to the beautiful Island of Barbados for its 3rd surfing stop of the 2019 season.


Stalled  Barbados Today

The island's largest rum producer has over 400,000 bottles of rum stuck in containers in the Bridgetown Port awaiting shipment delayed because of the teething ...


Turning heads  Barbados Today

Kathy-Ann Payne first tried her hand at hair braiding at age 14. Her place for experimenting was at school during the lunch period or any other downtime. Now ...


Today’s Weather  Barbados Today

Synopsis: A weak surface to low-level shearline is approaching the island. Forecast: Mostly sunny and warm. However, some afternoon localized showers are ...


Plans To Boost Barbados' Disaster Resilience - Barbados  ReliefWeb

by Julia Rawlins-Bentham. The growing intensity of weather systems is the new norm, and the way business is done in the Caribbean has to change. *Fresh* from ...


weather report - Warm Saturday with light winds, September 14 | Loop News  Loop News Barbados

Here's the weather report for Barbados, Saturday, September 14, 2019. According to the Barbados Meteorological Services, a weak surface to low-level ...


A GUY'S VIEW: The ability to feed ourselves is crucial  Barbados Advocate

One historical feature of Barbados has been that the land holdings of this country have almost always reflected the pattern that has been left over from slavery.


Lessons for world of work  Barbados Advocate

Roughly 40 constituents of St. James North between the ages of between 17 - 35 years old will have the priceless opportunity during the next 10 weeks to hone ...


Barbados bow to Brazil -- NationNews Barbados -- Local, Regional and International News nationnews.com  Nation News

Barbados lost their Davis Cup battle with Brazil 1-3 after a disappointing second day in Criciuma, Brazil, yesterday. Beginning the morning with the rubber tied ...


Barbados Weather Report - Tropical wave approaching on Sept. 12  Loop News Barbados

With a current temperature hovering around 31.1 degrees, Barbadians, for most of the day been complaining about the temperatures on the outside. According ...


Barbados-Kenya in new South-South Academic Exchange Initiative  The PIE News

The governments of Kenya and Barbados have signed a South-South cooperation agreement that will see the countries establish higher education ties among ...


No action  Barbados Today

Government authorities in Barbados say their hands are tied from taking any action to shut down the medical clinic of cardiologist Dr Alfred Sparman. Dr Alfred ...


Barbados Tropical Weather  Longview News-Journal

Residents stand in line at a grocery store Monday as they prepare for the arrival of Tropical Storm Dorian in Bridgetown, Barbados. Much of the eastern ...


‘Trust me’  Barbados Today

Minister of Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Commerce Dwight Sutherland has today dispelled rumours that his ministry's signature trust loans programme ...


'No sign of intruder' in British woman's Barbados death  BBC News

Natalie Crichlow died from an infection following burns suffered in a kitchen fire, say police.


Barbados Weather Report: Another hot day, Friday September 13.  Loop News Barbados

Yesterday temperatures across the island reached a high of 31.5⁰C after midday temperatures soared to 31.1⁰C with an apparent temperature of 37⁰C.


Project To Improve Barbados' Coastlines Begins - Barbados  ReliefWeb

A new project aimed at improving the management of Barbados' coastlines for the benefit of residents, businesses and visitors is now under way.


Baseless!  Barbados Today

Wild and silly imaginations. That is how Minister of Agriculture and Food Security Indar Weir has described concerns by the Democratic Labour Party that acres ...


School friends remember Jofra Archer's days in Barbados  BBC News

The England pace bowler gave up being a spinner at the suggestion of his school coach in Barbados.


Customs kinks  Barbados Today

One more week! That's how long newly appointed Comptroller of Customs Owen Holder has promised it will take the Customs and Excise Department to iron out ...


Double divide  Barbados Today

Two vendors who ply their trade at the Parkinson Memorial Secondary School have protested the Board of Management's decision to erect a double perimeter ...


EDITORIAL: Protect our workforce  Barbados Advocate

Successive administrations in Barbados have been carefully monitoring the unemployment rate for years. According to the IMF, our most recent unemployment ...


Bank must pay  Barbados Today

A Bridgetown commercial bank has until the end of next month to pay a former senior employee well over a quarter of a million dollars in compensation for unfair ...


‘Make good’  Barbados Today

Officials of Sandals Resorts International (SRI) are willing to continue construction of the highly publicized $400 million Beaches project slated for the old ...


Endurance Athlete Considering Barbados To Saint Lucia Swim  St. Lucia Times Online News

South African ultra-endurance athlete, Cameron Bellamy, has announced on his Facebook page that he is considering swimming from Barbados to Saint Lucia.


Tropical storm watch issued for Barbados as Dorian nears  Miami Herald

The government of Barbados has issued a tropical storm watch as the fourth tropical storm of this year's Atlantic hurricane season gets closer to the Lesser ...


How to: Make sure your food establishment meets Barbados' requirements  Loop News Barbados

Barbados' law is very strict when it comes to food establishments. Getting an 'A' grade by Health officials means following the rules, toeing the line and hence a.


CAMERON BELLAMY'S 100 MILE SWIM: Barbados to Saint Lucia – Longest Channel Swim Ever  The Voice St. Lucia

SOUTH African ultra-endurance athlete, Cameron Bellamy owns an exceptional sporting resume. He has completed the Oceans Seven swims, rowed across the ...


Mind ‘the gap’  Barbados Today

A direct hit from a natural disaster similar to Hurricane Dorian which devastated the Bahamian islands of Abaco and Grand Bahama, would have deadly ...


Customs department ready to assist  Barbados Today

The Customs Department stands ready to assist any of its stakeholders who are experiencing challenges with the recently implemented ASYCUDA World ...


‘Foul play’  Barbados Today

With tensions rising among dissatisfied workers at the Grantley Adams International Airport over not being given the five per cent pay increase accorded to ...


Honour your pledges, Comissiong  Barbados Today

As Barbados prepares to disperse its first traunch of financial assistance to the Bahamas, CARICOM Ambassador David Comissiong is pleading for Barbadians ...


From Barbados to bouncers – the rise of Jofra Archer  The Times

Just as Australian cricket heroes are supposed to be larrikins like Shane Warne, and English cricket heroes are lion-hearted yeomen summoned from the fields ...


is top choice for cruisers | Loop News  Loop News Barbados

Barbados is in winner's row once again, this time as 'Favourite Cruise Destination', according to the 2019 Cruise International's British Cruise Awards.


Barbados Storm Dorian hits holiday spot sparking flight cancellations and airport closures  Express

BARBADOS is being hit by tropical Storm Dorian as travellers are being urged to “exercise due caution.” Flights to the idyllic holiday hotspots have also been ...


Tropical Storm Dorian forms in the Atlantic with sustained winds of 40 mph  USA TODAY

Tropical Storm Dorian is 635 miles east-southeast of Barbados. Maximum sustained winds were clocked at 40 mph.


Telethon for Bahamas: Barbados Raising Funds for Hurricane-Hit Neighbour  Caribbean360.com

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Friday September 6, 2019 – Barbadians at home and in the diaspora are being encouraged to support a national telethon on Sunday ...


Barbados latest Caribbean country to propose medical cannabis law  Marijuana Business Daily

A law has been introduced in the Barbados House of Assembly to establish the foundation for a local medical marijuana industry.


No relief  Barbados Today

With employees of the Barbados Statistical *Service* (BSS) still complaining of a lingering odour, even after being relocated to another floor of the Baobab Towers ...


Notice to Barbadians travelling to Miami  Barbados Today

Barbadians travelling to Miami for business or pleasure have been reminded of the importance of securing their travel documents. Consul General in Miami, ...


How to do Barbados' Crop Over festival like a proper Bajan  Metro.co.uk

Crop Over is the annual festival that sees the already-stunning island of Barbados turned into a party capital. Here's how to do it right.


Barbados police deny British woman was killed by intruder  Travel Weekly UK

Barbados authorities have refuted claims that a British woman died after being attacked and set alight while in bed. Natalie Crichlow, 44, from Colindale, London ...


Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency Plans ‘Supercharged’ Central Banks’ Interest In This Barbados Startup  Forbes

In the summer of 2016 Barbados-based Bitt did something that at the time seemed bizarre: it issued a cryptocurrency backed by the Barbados dollar. Then came ...


Shanel Ifill wins Miss Universe Barbados 2019 title  Barbados Today

A beaming Shanel Ifill was crowned Miss Universe Barbados 2019 at 10:33 p.m. Saturday night. The 20-year-old University of the West Indies student, won the ...


Bajan held with gun at JFK  Nation News

NEW YORK – A 40-year-old Barbadian national travelling through JFK Airport allegedly tried to conceal an illegal handgun in a rubber cocoon covered with tar, ...


Food court at Sheraton Mall closed  Barbados Today

Operations at the Sheraton Mall Food Court were closed earlier today. Managing Director of Sheraton Mall Scott Oran told Barbados TODAY that management ...


Rihanna’s Diamond Ball Will Honor Activist Shaun King, Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley  Variety

Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley and civil rights activist Shaun King will receive this year's Diamond Ball Award at Rihanna's fifth annual Diamond Ball, ...


Jamaica ‘keen to grow Bajan visits’  Barbados Today

KINGSTON – Barbados remains a major source market for Jamaican tourism, the Jamaica Tourist Board has said. And Jamaica's top tourism official has ...


Barbados procuring medical cannabis for first imports in April  Marijuana Business Daily

The Barbados Drug *Service* is inviting companies to submit applications to supply the nation with approved medical cannabinoid products starting April 2020 ...


‘Cannabis cure’  Barbados Today

A nurse is appealing to Barbadians to support the proposed Medicinal Cannabis Bill 2019 as research has shown the drug is proven to cure several ailments.


Alleyne School appoints prefects to lead student discipline  Barbados Today

Alleyne School continues to produce young leaders equipped to excel positively in varying spheres of life, within their communities and beyond. In keeping with ...


Barbados International Airport welcomes new border security kiosks  International Airport Review

New biometric kiosks have been implemented at Grantley Adams International Airport (GAIA) in an attempt to simplify the border clearance process.


#BTEditorial – Time has come for serious water conservation  Barbados Today

The time has come for all who live, move and have their being on this 166-square-miles outcrop of rock in the Atlantic to recognize the importance of water ...


Cleaning starts at Sheraton  Barbados Today

Less than 24 hours after being shut down by the Ministry of Health officials, the food court at Sheraton Mall was abuzz with activity. But instead of a busy flow of ...


Mission accomplished  Barbados Today

Spartans have earned their passage to compete in next season's premier league after they recovered from a game one defeat to win the Co-operators General ...


Barbados, New Zealand link for ‘clean oceans’  Barbados Today

Barbados has made two major foreign policy moves on clean oceans, joining with New Zealand in the fight against acidified oceans and climate change.


World cricket is a better place with players like Barbados-born English cricketer Jofra Archer  Bangalore Mirror

Few cricketers have begun their international careers with more expectation than Jofra Archer, and, of those who have, an even fewer number have delivered on ...


#BTEditorial – More judges, great! But what about our judicial culture?  Barbados Today

Attorney General Dale Marshall recently announced that the pool of judges available to adjudicate criminal and civil matters in Barbados' Court of Appeal and ...


St Andrew men remanded  Barbados Today

Two St Andrew men were remanded to HMP Dodds today charged with wounding with intent to commit serious bodily harm. Kevin Andrew Haynes, 24, ...


Dorian recovery ‘continues to flow’ – telecom  Barbados Today

Cable & Wireless Communications, parent company of FLOW, has announced it is moving full speed ahead with efforts to restore telephone *service* to the ...


New judges appointed  Barbados Today

Attorney General Dale Marshall has announced the appointment of new judges to the Court of Appeal and High Court of Barbados. In the Appeal Court, those ...


Cash ‘bytes’  Barbados Today

The push for Barbadians to buy in to the concept of digital currency has gotten the stamp of approval from one of the region's leading economic minds, who has ...


Hastings Police Station evacuated  Barbados Today

Police personnel at Hastings Police Station have been evacuated to the nearby Brigade House after a package containing an unknown substance was brought ...


New Banks, BBC beverage distributor formed  Barbados Today

In another two months, Banks Holdings Limited and Coca-Cola Southern Caribbean will officially launch a new company, Delivery and Handling Services ...


N.J. couple disappeared off Barbados 2 months ago. Family urges authorities to continue investigation.  NJ.com

Family members of a couple from Essex County who went missing while on a personal watercraft off Barbados on June 24 hope resolutions passed in local ...


#BTEditorial – Blacklisting, Derisking. Enough is enough  Barbados Today

The Law of Unintended Consequences, much like the concept of the Holy Trinity, is a phenomenon often cited but rarely defined to the satisfaction of agnostics.


‘Fire sale’ or farming for CLICO Estates?  Barbados Today

The fate of eight plantations, covering close to 2,000 acres of farmland in St John's farming belt that have been lying idle since their owner went out of business a ...


Barbadian launches book in London  Barbados Today

Barbadian Mercedes Leal (nee Brewster) has taken a leap into the unknown world of authorship to publish an interesting and fascinating story of her life and ...


Barbados Weather Report- Tropical wave approaching island tonight  Loop News Barbados

Here's the weather report for Barbados, Sunday, September 8, 2019. According to the Barbados Meteorological Services, a weak tropical wave will be ...


Hiccups with ASYCUDA system being addressed  Barbados Advocate

THE switch from a paper-based platform to a digital one in the Customs and Excise Department using the ASYCUDA World system, has not been without its ...


Gov’t ‘missing sharing economy revenue’  Barbados Today

Despite introducing levies last year to ensure that room-sharing players like Airbnb make their fair contribution to tourism, it appears that Government is still ...


#BTEditorial – Ugly American, meet Beautiful Barbados  Barbados Today

One of the greatest social observers of the Victorian era – an age in which life was nasty, brutish and short – once remarked: “A great man shows his greatness ...


Lobo’s case adjourned  Barbados Today

An Argentinian man charged with theft of money from two of this island's financial institutions remains on remand at Her Majesty's Prison Dodds. Joaquin Alberto ...


CPL 2019 Live: Watch Jamaica Tallawahs vs Barbados Tridents and St Kitts & Nevis Patriots vs St Lucia Stars  InsideSport

The Caribbean Premier League is all set for an action-packed Sunday as two matches feature mighty Guyana Amazon Warriors against lowly St Kitts and Nevis ...


Pilot strike affects British Airways flights to and from Barbados  Loop News Barbados

Barbados is affected by the British Airways pilot strike. It's now day two of cancelled British Airways flights to and from Barbados.


Miami vice  Barbados Today

Crimes against visiting shoppers in South Florida have prompted Barbados' Consul General to advise travelling citizens to secure their travel documents.


‘Gay agenda’  Barbados Today

Yet another online petition has surfaced amid a raging debate on the implications of Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender acceptance in schools. The most ...


Get the youth ready for the workplace  Barbados Today

Regional Management Services Inc., the producer and organizer of the annual World of Work Showcase, announces that this year's event will take place on ...


Recent Match Report - St Kitts and Nevis Patriots vs Barbados Tridents, Caribbean Premier League, 8th Match  ESPNcricinfo

Barbados Tridents 186 for 2 (Boucher 64*, Charles 52, Duminy 43*) beat St Kitts and Nevis Patriots 168 for 9 (Evans 64, Drakes 34*, Lamichhane 3-22, Walsh ...


Barbados Food, Rum and Wine Festival launched  Barbados Today

The Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc (BTMI) launched this year's Barbados Food, Rum and Wine Festival in fine style at St Anne's Fort, St Michael. The festival ...


Former CDEMA head makes suggestions at forum  Barbados Advocate

The construction of shelters to handle rising sea levels and the creation a leadership roundtable to share disaster preparedness and management best practices ...


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