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  1. Barbados to improve road infrastructure and competitiveness with $25m loanRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 22 | Caribbean News Now!

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- Barbados will rehabilitate sections of two major highways to lower transport costs and improve road safety with a $25 million loan approved by the Inter-American Development Bank . The IDB loan will finance the rehabilitation and improvement of approximately 31 kilometers of key segments of Barbados' primary road network, including drainage, construction of sidewalks, rehabilitation of associated bridges and culverts, and safety features along with a pilot for outsourced performance-based routine road maintenance.


  2. Red Force snatch stalemate on dull final dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 | Stabroek News

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC - Trinidad and Tobago Red Force escaped with a draw as little fireworks materialized on the final day of their second round game of the Regional First Class Championship against Barbados Pride here yesterday. Set 298 for victory, the visitors finished on 182 for four at Kensington Oval, to walk away with six points from an encounter in which they always trailed and at no point ever threatened the hosts.


  3. Unite against terrorismRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 16 | Trinidad Guardian

    ... occasion to mourn just for France, once more, but to ensure that we do not have to mourn for Kenya, Nigeria or even Barbados again. We know all too well the impact of terrorism. October 6, 1976, and the blowing up of a Cubana airliner, killing 73 ...


  4. Barbados holds first electric vehicle rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 8 | Caribbean News Now!

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- November 8-14, 2015 officially marks CARICOM Energy Week , bringing the areas of renewable energy, energy efficiency and sustainable development in to focus under the theme 'Empowering our Sustainable Development'. The Caribbean boasts a wealth of renewable energy resources that, if utilised on a mass scale, would allow the region to be more energy independent, and able to generate exports in the energy sector.


  5. Barbados and Guyana seek closer relationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 5 | Caribbean News Now!

    Barbados Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Maxine McClean and Guyana's Vice President and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Carl Greenidge in discussion By Kim Ramsay-Moore BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- Barbados and Guyana have engaged in several successful initiatives over the years and are keen to maintain and expand on their collaborative efforts. That was the consensus when vice president and minister of foreign affairs in Guyana, Carl Greenidge, and Barbados' minister of foreign affairs and foreign trade, Senator Maxine McClean, held talks recently at her office.


  6. Barbados and Guyana sign third joint commissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 3 | Caribbean News Now!

    Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Maxine McClean and Guyana's Vice President and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Carl Greenidge, signing the Joint Commission. By Kim Ramsay-Moore BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- Barbados and Guyana have signed a third joint commission, which is intended to foster cooperation in tourism and other sectors.


  7. Melbourne Cup 2015: Meet the trainersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 3 | ABC News

    Born in Barbados, Stoute began training in 1972 and produced his first classic winner with Fair Salinia in the 1978 English Oaks. He has gone on to be the United Kingdom's champion trainer 10 times and claim 25 classics in all, including five English Derbies, as well as Japan Cups, Breeders Cup, the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe and Dubai World Cup.


  8. Hurdles for 3 women leaders*Nov. 3, 2015, 7:10 PM AstRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 3 | Trinadad Express

    FOR the first time in any year since the dawn of political independence in the Caribbean region in the 1960s, a trio of leading women politicians - all current MPs - find themselves on the defensive for various political/personal reasons and circumstances. The scenarios are currently being played out in Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica and Barbados.


  9. St Lucia education officials conclude Barbados study tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 28 | Caribbean News Now!

    Dr Warren Smith, President, CDB greets Dr Robert Lewis, Minister of Education, Saint Lucia during a courtesy call at CDB on October 23, 2015 BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- With support from the Caribbean Development Bank , officials from the government of Saint Lucia spent the past week learning from Barbados' approaches to meeting the needs of special education students in its school system. The Barbados ministry of education, science, technology and innovation hosted the Saint Lucian delegation for the study tour, which took place October 19-23.


  10. Btpa's Ceo Wants Clean-Up for Crime and Garbage, Like YesterdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2015 | Bajan Reporter

    If the Bridgetown US Embassy can issue a warning about leaving car windows open while paused at traffic lights in certain parts of Wildey or the Pine, then it's time for all Barbadians to stamp out the criminal elements making this red flag which in turn can hurt the the tourism product. This concern was raised by Dr Kerry Hall of the Barbados Tourism Product Authority at a press conference at her Warrens headquarters earlier today.


  11. Paul Palmer to lead youthful Jamaica ScorpionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2015 | Jamaica Observer

    ... Chadwick Walton are the most experienced players in the 13-man squad for the opening game against Barbados starting November 9 in Bridgetown. All five have represented West Indies in Tests as well as the shorter versions. Middle order batsman Tamar ...


  12. Clinging to hopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2015 | Jamaica Observer

    ... Barbadian batsman Mr Kirk Edwards for the Jamaica franchise team - curiously named the Jamaica Scorpions. A former Barbados captain, Mr Edwards is one of far too many players to have blossomed briefly in West Indies cricket only to fall away in ...


  13. Domestic Violence workshop generates a Train the Trainers spin-offRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | Bajan Reporter

    ... also assist in helping battered partners and spouses;- The Bridgetown U.S. Embassy in conjunction with the Royal Barbados Police Force and the Department of Justice held a successful workshop on a Self Paced Learning Curriculum where 11 officers ...


  14. Barbados seeking more Chinese visitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    Permanent Secretary, Donna Cadogan ; Chinese Ambassador to Barbados Wang Ke and officials pose with the delegation that headed to China last weekend. By Kim Ramsay-Moore BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- Barbados is seeking to take advantage of current tourism trends and encourage more Chinese visitors to the island.


  15. Simmons to face disciplinary teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | Trinidad Guardian

    Despite sending a strongly worded apology to the West Indies Cricket Board coach Phil Simmons has been suspended and will miss the upcoming tour of Sri Lanka. The WICB revealed yesterday that they learned of the comments from head coach of the West Indies team Phil Simmons in the print and electronic media which appear to question the legitimacy of the selection process of the One-day International squad for the Tour of Sri Lanka.


  16. Bitt sees growth spurt in the CaribbeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2015 | Trinidad Guardian

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados-The Caribbean's leading financial tech company,, has an expanded team, poised to make Barbados the preeminent technological hub of the region. Established two years ago by Barbadians Gabriel Abed and Oliver Gale, the company has grown from three to a team of 30. Bitt's focus and presence has also blossomed from being Barbados-centric, to having a corporate and banking foothold in six other Caribbean territories.


  17. Maharajh wins Republic Day Cycling ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2015 | Trinidad Guardian

    ... Rodman of Jamaica and Ernesto Salazar of Venezuela rounded off the top five. Defending champion Phillip Clarke of Barbados had to settle for eighth place overall. The race was competitive throughout, as many lap prizes were up for grabs. After the ...


  18. Happy Birthday Barbados! The island is set to celebrate her 50th...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | Daily Mail

    ... 'betel' snacks are sold to drivers Following the establishment of the first English settlement at Holetown in 1627, Barbados remained a British colony for more than 300 years. Its independence on November 30, 1966 was marked by the raising of the ...


  19. "The Queen's history making reign" by Sir Ronald SandersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2015 | Bajan Reporter

    ... 9 independent Caribbean countries of which the Queen is the Head of State are: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Grenada, Jamaica, St Kitts-Nevis, St Lucia and St Vincent and the Grenadines. Papua New Guinea, Tuvalu and Solomon ...


  20. Whitfield, Williams sound warning in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2015 | Trinidad Guardian

    ... League and "Big-Four" title holders, St Mary's College and Shiva Boys Hindu College maintained... BRIDGETOWN, Barbados- CMC-Legendary former West Indies off-spinner, Lance Gibbs, says poor pitches in the Caribbean are inflating the ability of ...