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Relaying the views of Taylor's former Barbados Community College law lecturer Erskine Burke, she said, "He thoroughly enjoyed his pursuit of legal studies. He was especially interested in intellectual property rights as a means to provide solutions to the interests of his colleagues in the Entertainment field.
(Barbados TODAY) - With over 100 homeless people said to be living on the streets of the capital, Bridgetown, the local charity which cares for their plight has issued a manifesto, urging all political parties contesting this year's general election to make a pledge to stamp out homelessness for good.
The country is set to be removed from the European Union's (EU) damaging tax list. Reuters news agency reported yesterday that EU officials had proposed to remove eight of the 17 jurisdictions it recently blacklisted as non-cooperative tax jurisdictions after they offered to change their tax rules. Barbados ...
Due to their repeat visits over the years the Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BTPA) recognizes and honours some visitors to the island as 'loyal visitors', however, of these, when Loop interviewed some individuals, it was apparent that they are fiercely loyal and supportive of the island and its people as ...
With paddles in hand and stand-up paddleboards in tow, 26 of us sprinted across the white sun-baked sand on Miami Beach in Barbados and launched our inflatable SUPs into the white-capped sparkly sea. I frantically plunged my long paddle into the crystal clear water, chasing after the fast floating flock.

I further argued that one of the unfortunates in Barbados and the majority of states in the Commonwealth Caribbean is that we operate the party representative model in the appointment of the members of the EBC/EC which has implications for the impartiality of the election management body whether ...
... people of the Caribbean, hereby declare that President Donald Trump of the United States of America is persona non grata in our Caribbean region," Comissiong said as he read from the statement that was prepared by the "Pan-Africanist and socialist popular forces of the Caribbean nation of Barbados".
"There needs to be some kind of booklet that gives guidance to the structure, the type of training and also the funding that is required to facilitate the organization and the running of the district emergency organization in order for them to be effective in Barbados," he stressed. While applauding the DEOs for ...
Following the presentation of the May 30 Budget by Minister of finance Chris Sinckler the NUPW had joined with the BWU, the Barbados Secondary teachers' Union and the Barbados Union of Teachers in demanding the subsidy as a means of helping public workers cope with the drastic increase in the ...
Homeowner Magreta Jordan-Watson celebrated Christmas in a big way and her 2018 is now looking even brighter. That's because the Barbados Light & Power Company (BL&P) customer is the winner of an energy-efficient home upgrade, valued at $25, 000. The upgrade was the big prize in the Home of ...
The Board of Directors of the insurance corporation of Barbados Limited (ICBL) today announced the appointment of Geoffrey Scott as its Chief Executive Officer, with immediate effect. Scott joins the company with over 25 years experience in the Financial Services sector. His most recent role was as ...
Two regional organizations have received donations of $10,000 each from the Barbados Association of Washington DC Area Inc. They are the Caribbean science Foundation (CSF) - whose mission is to assist with the diversification of the economies of the region by harnessing science and technology for ...
That northern city has its own character which, once properly packaged, would draw shoppers and other persons conducting business from all over Barbados. The character of Speightstown is a positive one. That part of the island has always been known for its pristine values and the entire feel of the area ...
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados - Barbados' economy has been hit with yet another downgrade, this time from regional credit rating agency Caribbean Information and Credit Rating Services Limited (CariCRIS). It has lowered the island's foreign currency rating by one notch from CariBBB+ to CariBBB- and its ...
film producer, Rommell Hall believes that there is talent right here in Barbados and there is a market for locally produced films. Hall has been producing quite a number of successful films in Barbados such as the Barbadian sitcom series "Keeping up with the Joneses", "Keeping up with the Joneses: The ...
13 score in the $200,000 Ft. Lauderdale Stakes (G2T) at Gulfstream Park, set him up for a trip to compete in the March 3 Sandy Lane Barbados Gold Cup. The Ft. Lauderdale was supposed to go to Heart to Heart, the multiple graded stakes winner and grade 1-placed son of English Channel . Bettors ...

JOE McElderry has well-and-truly caught the sun in Barbados - but that isn't going to get in the way of him continuing a gruelling workout regime. However, a little sunburn proved to be the least of his problems as during his set he ended up ripping a hole in the bum of his bright green shorts. Joe looked ...
If hotel magnate Gordon Butch Stewart were in charge of the Barbados economy, one thing is certain, there would be less social entitlements. Commenting briefly today on the domestic economic situation, the Sandals chairman expressed the view that the island was "weighing down" itself through its social ...
Here you are spending millions of tax payers money promoting Barbados as this glorious tourist destination. A problem developed with the sewage system in a tourist area and we don't have the sense to know that this is an urgent problem that needed immediate attention. All the money spent on promotion ...
Vincent Prager (left), who has visited Barbados 60 times, entertains Prime Minister Freundel Stuart and fellow visitor Roberto Menegati, who has been to the island 40 times. He also shook hands with the husband and wife pair of Wood and Barbara Lockhart, who have been in Barbados on at least 30 ...
RIHANNA broke down as she tearfully said farewell to her cousin Tavon Alleyne during a packed service in Barbados on Wednesday. The 29-year-old Umbrella singer wore all white as she bid a final farewell to her beloved 21-year-old relative, who was gunned down in the St Michael's area of the island ...
businesses had to cope with the higher cost of inputs in their operations and wherever one looked - be it Barbados or in other oil-importing nations - inflation ran into double digits. As a result, prices for food and other critical items went up, leaving consumers no choice but to pay the prices demanded, ...
The victim has been identified as 64-year-old Henderson Greenidge, a Barbadian living in England, and staying at Thicketts, St Philip. Greenidge was struck by a motorcar along Four Roads, St Philip, around 11:30 last night. The motorcar was being driven by 28-year-old Rico Clarke, of Lot 17A, Merricks, ...
The property was acquired by Elegant Hotels Group last May, and after a US$10.5 million renovation to the older property, the transformed resort welcomed its first guests last month. Treasure Beach joins six other Elegant properties on the island. The beachfront property consists of 35 redesigned, ...
To Barbadians born after 1966, the idea of several political parties contesting a general election in this country may seem strange. While they know full well that in other countries this is often the case, here in the land of their birth, two political parties, the Barbados Labour Party (BLP) and the Democratic ...
KIMBERLEY Garner turned heads as she walked into a beach bar wearing a thong bikini during her sunshine break in Barbados. The former Made In Chelsea star gave diners an eyeful as she popped into a restaurant in a very revealing swimsuit. Kimberley Garner walked into a beach bar wearing a thong ...
It was just before 3p.m. today that several sections of the country were plunged into darkness. However, by 4 p.m. electricity was restored to parts of the City, including Parliament Buildings, where the swearing in of the island's eighth Governor General is currently taking place. "Our crews are continuing to ...
Officials touring the state-of-the-art laboratory, including (from left) architect Lou Krupnick, Minister of Health John Boyce, US Ambassador to Barbados Linda Taglialatela and Acting manager of the Best-dos Santos public health Laboratory Songee Beckles. Addressing the opening ceremony this evening, ...
Barbados has a new super centenarian. She is Louise Thorne, who turned 110 years on Monday, January 1. Thorne, who resides at 1st Avenue, Thorne Road, Greens, St George, celebrated her special milestone with family and friends. The super centenarian is the mother of eight children, two of whom ...
Decades ago, the agricultural industry was the main revenue-earning sector in Barbados. Historically, this was due mainly to the fertility of the land and the high levels of productivity that were achieved through slavery. The sugar industry in Barbados has remained the longest lasting industrial sector, ...
The match between Barbados Pride and Windward Volcanoes in the Digicel Regional Four-Day Tournament at Kensington Oval was evenly balanced at the end of the second day today. The Volcanoes were 241 for 6 in 81 overs needing another 75 runs to surpass the Pride's total of 316 all out. The not out ...
The dangerously frosty temperatures and gusty winds which are expected to engulf parts of the Northeast and Midwest United States today and tomorrow, have forced the cancellation of Jetblue flight 1261, which was scheduled to arrive in Barbados just after 1 p.m. today. The 162-seater airbus was ...
The Governor-General designate has served as Justice of Appeal at the Supreme Court in Barbados, and High Court Judge of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court. Prior to those two appointments, she worked as Registrar of the Supreme Court in Barbados, and held the post of resident Ambassador to ...
If you've ever been to Barbados, you know it's an upscale island catering to adult travelers (especially Brits). Cobbler's Cove, a high-end, mostly adults-only property with a prime location on the island's platinum Coast is the perfect retreat. The property accepts kids ages 12 and older, but it's on a ...
swimwear designer Kimberley Garner showcased her own glamorous twist on the beach bum look yesterday in Barbados. Making the most of the Caribbean island's warm and sunny weather, the 27-year-old showcased her incredible figure in a laid-back look as she indulged in some retail therapy.
The advocacy group for British American insurance Company (Barbados) Ltd (BAICO) policyholders has welcomed news of a new transfer completion date for the failed insurance company's life and annuity business to Sagicor Life Inc. The judicial manager, KPMG, announced last week that following a ...
However, Barbados rebounded well by thumping Red Force by more than 200 runs in Trinidad last month, and now they welcome back Test players Chase and Roach to a victorious side in front their home crowd. "These guys have done it day in and day out for this country as they play a vital role in our ...
After witnessing first-hand the devastation left behind in Dominica by Hurricane Maria, Chief of Staff of the Barbados Defence Force (BDF) Colonel Glyne Grannum is cautioning Barbadians to be prepared for the worse. On Friday, a BDF team of 56, who took part in the final three-week Regional Security ...
The Opposition Barbados Labour (BLP) is the first out the blocks to defy a direct request from Barbados Light & Power (BL&P) not to plaster any posters on its utility poles. Raising safety concerns as it usually does in the lead up to a political campaign, the utility company said in a December 21 letter sent to ...
HOLLY Willoughby wowed as she hit the beach in a black sundress alongside her children and husband Dan Baldwin. The This Morning presenter looked happy and relaxed as she snapped pictures of her beautiful family, while soaking up the sun in Barbados. The TV presenter looked very happy as she ...
Known as the culinary capital of the Caribbean, the small, lush, sun-drenched island of Barbados is home to some of the finest cuisine and rum in the tropics. The Barbadian people love sharing their food, drink, and culture with travelers craving authentic tropical tastes and experiences. The British ...
2017 for all of its accomplishments will also go down as the year in which Barbados lost some of its most illustrious sons and daughters of the soil. Topping that list was former Governor General Sir Clifford Husbands, who was appointed to serve as the Queen's representative here in June, 1996 until his ...
Late last week it was revealed that Babb-Agard would be appointed Barbados' first female DPP after acting in the position since the death of Charles Leacock, QC, last July. It is the second time that the 50-year-old has shattered the glass ceiling, after becoming the first woman to serve as Deputy DPP.
SIMON Cowell's son Eric shows he's got the decks factor, with a plucky leap into the sea. Eric, three, sprang off a platform called the Monkey Jump on hols in Barbados, while his nanny filmed him. Eric Cowell prepares to jump off the platform known as the Monkey Jump. The Mega Agency. 5. Eric Cowell ...
Dinner and the fireworks show at the Hilton Barbados Resort has become one of the more popular choices for Barbadians ringing in the New Year and this Old Year's night was no exception as over 500 patrons said goodbye to 2017, the Hilton way. This year's event, which was dubbed 'All that glitters' ...
My last article on Barbados' vote against the US received sufficient feedback to justify a further explanation. Some felt that it was simply a case of the US bullying another country, and Barbados' courageous stand against the US' offensive threats of retaliation against countries that dared not vote with it.
Outspoken government Minister Donville Inniss has two main wishes for Barbados this year - for residents to be more focused on what direction they want to take the country and for the struggling economy to return to sustainable growth. With a general election looming between now and June, Inniss who ...
Here is a look at the weather in Barbados according to information from the Barbados Meteorological Services. Today should be partly cloudy to occasionally cloudy, hazy and breezy with a few brief scattered showers, while tonight should be fair to partly cloudy, hazy with a few brief showers. This as weak ...
PROMINENT businesswoman Asha Mirchandani has expressed disappointment with suggestions from president of the Barbados Private Sector Association, Charles Herbert, that a new government is needed. In fact, Mirchandani, a past present of the Barbados Manufacturer's Association, says the ...


 

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