Barbados

All that makes this island a unique destination is just a click away with The MyBarbados Mobile App. The new destination guide initiated by the Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BTPA) is now available on both Google Play and the Apple App Store. Word of this comes from Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the BTPA, Dr […]

WASHINGTON – The White House dug in Wednesday for President Donald Trump’s pick for a plum Caribbean diplomatic post, despite concerns that he’s a “tinfoil hat” conspiracy theorist who smeared Ted Cruz and other Trump rivals in 2016 with unfounded, tabloid-style allegations. “The President looks forward to Leandro Rizzuto’s swift confirmation by the Senate, and […]

From: Barbados Rally Club Six decades of motor sport were celebrated on Saturday evening (February 3) when the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) combined its Annual Prizegiving at Mahogany Ridge, St Thomas, with a celebration of its 60th Anniversary, reached in 2017. The outstanding contributions of four long-standing members were rewarded with Lifetime Achievement Awards, while […]

  (NATION NEWS) – Barbados has lots of reasons to be rejoicing today. 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 […]

West Indies middle-order batsman Shai Hope’s coming of age in 2017 saw him cop the 2017 National Sports Council’s (NSC) Sports Personality of the Year accolade at the NSC’s annual awards ceremony on Saturday night at the Frank Collymore Hall. In addition to outstanding performances on the domestic front for Barbados, Hope put aside his initial rough […]

he University of the West Indies and the University of Johannesburg, have established a joint Institute for Global African Studies. Yesterday UWI Vice Chancellor Sir Hilary Beckles and Vice Chancellor and Principal of the University of Johannesburg, Ihron Rensburg, signed a memorandum of understanding at UWI’s Cave Hill campus in Barbados. This agreement is the […]

Health authorities in Barbados have confirmed a syphilis outbreak on the island. Senior Medical Officer with responsibility for HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) Dr. Anton Best, said the outbreak was first detected in 2013. Now a new report has revealed a significant increase in the number of syphilis cases since 2013 and the subsequent […]

Both Soca themed cruises returned for a 2nd installation. Last year the inaugural UberSoca Cruise and Soca on the Seas both delivered successful, sold out cruises that were attended by Soca fans across the world. Recently both announced they would be returning.  The 2017 edition of Soca on the Seas – which is supported by […]

China has gifted to Barbados $10 million of educational equipment. The donation of 14,500 pieces of equipment included 2,500 desks, 2,500 chairs, desktop computers, monitors, and tablets. The educational teaching materials were presented to the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation just this morning, during a ceremony attended by Prime Minister Freundel Stuart. Prime […]

Barbados and Trinidad & Tobago Men’s senior teams will face off in a friendly international this Friday March 10. The match is being held in continued preparation for the upcoming 2018 World Cup qualifiers to be held later this month. T&T was originally slated to play Suriname this Friday, but host Suriname pulled out unexpectedly […]


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