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Scorpions' Opponents Known For Super 50

The Jamaica Scorpions have been drawn to face the Barbados Pride, the Leeward Islands Hurricanes, the United States and the Combined Campuses and Colleges Marooners in the upcoming regional Super 50 competition. The Scorpions' first game will be against the CCC Marooners on October 4 and all their g


Barbados: Police search for four wanted men

They are Shaquan Ramario Mascoll, Dwayne Carlo Griffith and Dexter Rohan Lashley, all of Stroud Bay, St Lucy and Kamali Jabari Jawaine Ward of 24B, Haynesville, St James.


Two men ‘vacationing from Barbados’ arrested following drug bust at Florida hotel

Photo – 7 News Miami.(BARBADOS TODAY) –A media outlet in Florida reports that two men vacationing from Barbados were arrested in a drug bust last weekend.The men identified as 33-year-old Dyson Benskin and 34-year-old Calvin Brathwaite are facing drug trafficking and other charges, reported 7 News M


Barbados bondholders set to fight restructuring

Owners of Barbados’s international bonds are set to put up resistance to the sovereign’s restructuring plans, complaining that they have had poor communication from the defaulted government.


PM Mottley: mMoney pilot to be launched soon

This disclosure came today from Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley, as she addressed Bitt’s Annual Central Bank Meets Blockchain Conference, at the Hilton Barbados Resort.


Factors Impelling Growth of Global Barbados Cherries Market through 2017 and Beyond - CMFE News

Barbados cherries has been used extensively in food, bakery, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals etc. which is expected to fuel the growth of Barbados cherries market.


Barbados: Opposition leader calls for resumption of death penalty

Speaking in House of Assembly during debate on the Offences Against the Person (Amendment) Bill, 2018, he stressed the death penalty should be executed expeditiously in instances where the courts have ultimately determined it to be the appropriate punishment for people convicted of murder.


VIDEOS: PHOTOS: Tropical Storm Isaac drenches parts of Barbados

Tropical Storm Isaac has surely taken many persons on quite the rollercoaster ride.From wondering whether it would hit and what the result would be like, making preparations in case it has an impact and saying their prayers in hope of divine intervention, many Barbadians have not taken the potential


Top 3 Best Beaches in Barbados | SaveDelete

Barbados is famous for its beautiful pink sand and clear turquoise waters. You will find every type of coast here, from family-friendly resort beaches to deserted bays on the east coast. Barbados has everything you need for a relaxing tropical vacation. In this article, we are going to review the to


CubaSi - Cuba, Bahamas Ratify Cooperation Ties

During a meeting between the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Barbados, Darren Allan Henfield, and the Cuban ambassador to the country, Ismara Vargas Walter, both reviewed the issues on the common agenda and agreed on the excellent state of mutual relations.


Persuad: Debt restructuring the way to stability

This was the clear message from Government’s Special Advisor on the Economy, Professor Avinash Persaud, as he addressed a media conference today at the Grande Salle, Tom Adams Financial Centre, to discuss the exchange offer of new instruments by Government, as part of its Debt Restructuring Programm


Government moving to privatise sugar cane industry

Agriculture and Food Security Minister, Indar Weir. (FILE)MORE ARTICLESGovernment moving to privatise sugar cane industryRead MoreSagicor completes amalgamation with Harmony GeneralRead MoreKnight Riders strangle Patriots to seal final spotRead MoreDavis Cup team in a holeRead MoreWanted: A more eff


US funds project for improving health emergency and disaster response in Eastern Caribbean - Caribbean News Now

Commander Elizabeth Booker, Senior Defense Official/Defense Attaché US Embassy Bridgetown, Barbados Defence Force Chief of Staff, Lieutenant Colonel Glyne Sinatra Grannum, US Ambassador to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS, Linda Taglialatela, Dr Godfrey Xuereb, PAHO/WHO Representative,


Rihanna, pop star and fashion icon, now has an even fancier title

Announced Thursday, the new distinction means she now has official power to promote education, tourism and investment in the 21-mile-long country. Rihanna has been a cultural ambassador since 2008 and told Barbados Today that she's looking forward to working with the prime minister and other officia


Barbados and IMF reach staff level agreement - Caribbean News Now

Prime Minister Mia Mottley speaking at last week’s press briefing at Government Headquarters while (from left to right) Minister in the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Investment, Marsha Caddle; Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Dale Marshall; the International Monetary Fund’s Nancy H


Hilton Grand Vacations announces its first Caribbean resort in Barbados - Caribbean News Now

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — Hilton Grand Vacations (HGV), an international timeshare company, has acquired interval interests in The Crane Resort in Saint Philip, Barbados. The timeshare weeks that will be available to HGV owners and guests will be branded “Hilton Grand Vacations at The Crane.” This will


Crocs To Open North Sevens Championship Campaign Against Barbados

A top two finish for the Jamaicans would not only secure their first ever appearance to the Pan Am Games in Lima, Peru next year, but it will also confirm Jamaica's spot in the Hong Kong Sevens Tournament for the third year in a row. Earlier this year, the Crocs made their first appearances in the C


‘Hardened criminals to blame’

Minister Cynthia Forde. (FILE)MORE ARTICLESSandals seeks to clear air regarding withholding taxesRead MoreSagicor rebrands Harmony Hall locationRead MoreGittens going for goldRead MoreLogie backs WI Women to reboundRead MoreWanted: A more efficient airportRead MoreLow-hanging fruit for allRead MoreM


Banks keen on digital

Prime Minister Mia Mottley (right) and Bitt chief executive officer Senator Rawdon Adams (left) in unison, as Cayman Islands Premier Alden McLaughlin looks on. (Picture by Nigel Browne.)MORE ARTICLESSandals seeks to clear air regarding withholding taxesRead MoreSagicor rebrands Harmony Hall location


Revellers raise a glass to toast Barbados Food and Rum Festival launch

Spirits were high as Barbados raised their glasses to toast the launch of the 2018 Food and Rum Festival.It was a fittingly sumptuous affair at Hugo's Restaurant as the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) announced the details of one of the most anticipated festivals of the year.And fitting too w