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Barbados ranks high on least corrupt list

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Barbados remains the least corrupt among English speaking countries in the Caribbean. This is according to the latest Corruption Perception Index released Wednesday by Transparency…

Teachers split on metal detectors

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It appears teachers are split on the issue of metal detectors in schools. President of the Barbados Secondary Teachers Union, Mary Ann Redman tells CBC…

Spring Garden Desalination Plant expansion

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The proposed expansion of the Spring Garden Desalination Plant has been met with concerns and queries, coming from residents and businesses in the surrounding area.…

Woman charged with cruelty to a child

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Police have arrested and charged the woman who was seen in a video circulating on social media abusing a child. Latoya Joyanne Morris, 22-years of…

Drug haul in St Andrew

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There has been more success by lawmen in eradicating locally grown marijuana. A total of 66 cannabis plants, approximately six feet in height, were seized…

Hunte's Gardens and Nicholas Abbey among top ten attractions in Caribbean

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Two Barbadian attractions have been listed among the best Caribbean attractions. Though the top spot in the USA Today 10 best was claimed by Puerto…

Cell phone ban

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Thousands of Barbadians will have to change the way they communicate while driving. Taking effect from Wednesday, motorists are prohibited from driving or operating a…

Bajan held with drugs in Jamaica

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A Barbadian man is to face a Jamaican court after he was held with drugs strapped to his body at the Norman Manley International Airport.…

Woman on gun charge remanded to prison

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The woman held over the weekend after guns and ammunition were seized at a bar in the Pine, St Michael has been remanded to prison.…

St. Lucia celebrates 39 years of political independence

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Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has promised to assist persons living in the southern section of the island, stating that for too long, they have been…

UN human rights experts urge Trump to protect the rights of Caribbean ‘Dreamers’

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A group of United Nations human rights experts has urged US President Donald Trump to take urgent steps to address the situation surrounding thousands of…

Caribbean diplomats ask UK for more compassion for citizens

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Caribbean diplomats have asked the United Kingdom Government to be more compassionate in the treatment of Caribbean migrants. The diplomats on Wednesday urged the British…

SPORTS

Brathwaite hundred puts Pride back in final

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Captain Kraigg Brathwaite finally struck form with a patient hundred as title-holders Barbados Pride made light work of Kent Spitfires…

Domino season begins

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As of this year, any registered players or teams involved in unsanctioned dominoes tournaments will be severely punished by the…

Warrican undermines Lions again, but visitors fight back

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Jomel Warrican enhanced his claims for higher duty with a career-best bowling spell before the batsmen carried West Indies A…

Kent clinch semi-final spot after rain-affected win

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In a match marked by several notable individual performances, including career-best spells from Orlando Peters and Adam Riley, and a…

West Terrace leading in NAPSAC

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There's a break from NAPSAC Wednesday, after the first two days of the inter-primary school athletics championship. Tuesday in the…

Chase maiden hundred keeps Pride on track for title defence

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Roston Chase stroked his maiden regional one-day hundred but rain had the final say as title-holders Barbados Pride formally booked…

Windies A snatch victory but barely

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West Indies A nearly squandered what should have been easy win, losing a hatful of wicket before limping over the…

Gold Cup arrives

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The Sandy Lane Barbados Gold Cup has arrived in Barbados. Thursday at 3:15pm the 18 carat Gold Cup on board…

Hope hundred, Holder burst flattens Marooners

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Stylish right-hander Shai Hope stroked his fourth List A hundred as title-holders Barbados Pride continued their dominant march through the…

Oval to host historic “pink ball” Test

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Kensington Oval will host the Caribbean’s first ever day-night Test when West Indies host Sri Lanka in the final Test…

Scorpions crush USA to snare first win

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Jamaica Scorpions easily brushed side USA Cricket by 98 runs here Tuesday night, to break out of their slump with…

Hurricanes stumble as Kent take win

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Leeward Islands Hurricanes suffered a second straight defeat in the Regional Super50 when they went down to English County Kent…

BUSINESS

Caribbean Export and CDB partner to provide greater access to finance for women-owned businesses

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The Caribbean Export Development Agency and the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) have joined forces to help women across the region fund their business ventures. On…

CIBC FirstCaribbean celebrating home ownership

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CIBC FirstCaribbean is celebrating home ownership in the month of love with a special promotion it calls 'Celebrate Love and Celebrate Home Ownership'. As part…

Montserrat to try Digital Eastern Caribbean Dollars with blockchain startup Bitt

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Premier Donaldson Romeo has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Barbados based blockchain startup Bitt to create a digital payments ecosystem. According to…

Manufacturer wants increase in price of styrofoam containers

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The head of a company which markets bio-degradable containers is suggesting a price increase on Styrofoam containers. Chairman of BICO Limited, Edwin Thirlwell says at…

2017 was a good year for Preconco

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Local construction company Preconco Limited recorded a positive 2017, marked by a nearly 15 per cent increase in employment. That's according to operations manager for…

BICO to produce frozen treats

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Ice-cream company BICO is planning to resume local production of its frozen treats later this year, says chairman, Edwin Thirlwell. Following a fire in 2009,…

Sandals Resorts Earth checked

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Sandals Resorts International continues to make its mark as a leader in environmental sustainability, earning its place as the only hotel chain in the world…

Sagicor launches mobile medical unit

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In efforts to improve productivity across Barbados, one company is making it easier for their corporate clients to achieve their medical and health goals. To…

Barbados trade mission to Guyana

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Barbados is hoping to increase its trade relations with Guyana as a 10-member trade mission opens a two-day visit here Monday. Over the past five…

LIAT says it remains committed to serving region

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The cash-strapped regional airline, LIAT, Monday said it remains committed to serving the region as it moves to return flights to pre-hurricane levels in affected…

Unilever threatens to pull ads from Facebook and Google

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Unilever has threatened to withdraw ads from platforms like Google and Facebook if they do not do enough to police extremist and illegal content. Unilever…

Most cryptocurrencies will hit ZERO, warns top official at Goldman Sachs

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A new report has warned consumers that most cryptocurrencies - if not all - will fall to zero. According to Goldman Sachs head of Global…

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