Today’s weather

The Barbados Meteorological Office says today will be partly cloudy and windy with a few brief showers.  


Police investigate shooting incident

  Two men and a teenager are nursing gunshot wounds after a shooting incident at Waithe Land, Upper Goodland, St Michael last night. According to police, the two men, ages 56 and 35 and the 16 year-old teenager were part of a group playing a game of cards around 8:10 p.m., when a man suddenly […]


Antigua PM announces March 21 general election

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Prime Minister Gaston Browne Saturday night announced March 21 as the date for fresh elections in Antigua and Barbuda, three and a half years after his ruling Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party (ABLP) won the last poll. “We have performed and that’s why we can stand here before you today and […]


Regional Super50 final – Volcanoes defeat Pride

Windward Islands Volcanoes defeated Barbados Pride by three wickets in the Regional Super50 final at Coolidge Cricket Ground in Antigua Saturday. Scores: PRIDE 232 for nine off 50 overs (Jonathan Carter 80, Roston Chase 44, Kraigg Brathwaite 30; Obed McCoy 2-29, Larry Edward 2-41, Shane Shillingford 2-44) VOLCANOES 236 for seven off 49.3 overs (Roland […]


McCollin’s 100th birthday celebration

Centenarian Louise Constance McCollin today testified that her longevity was as a result of her trust in God. “Look what the Lord has done for me. My Lord brought me to 100 years old. Oh I give him thanks and I give him praise. I never thought that I would have reached 100 years old […]


Barbados welcomes new Chinese Ambassador

China’s new ambassador to Barbados, Yan Xiusheng, takes up office in Bridgetown aiming to forge deeper ties between the two nations. “I feel greatly honoured and obligated to take office at this historical time and look forward to making joint efforts with the Barbadian Government and friends to deepen our relations in all respects. To […]


Regional Super50 final – (Innings) Pride 232-9 vs Volcanoes

Barbados Pride, opting to bat first against Windward Islands Volcanoes, reached 232 for nine off their 50 overs, in the Regional Super50 final at Coolidge Cricket Ground in Antigua Saturday. Scores: PRIDE 232 for nine off 50 overs Jonathan Carter 80, Roston Chase 44, Kraigg Brathwaite 30; Obed McCoy 2-29, Larry Edward 2-41, Shane Shillingford […]


Regional Super50 final – Pride won toss, batting vs Volcanoes

Barbados Pride won the toss and chose to bat against Windward Islands Volcanoes, in the Regional Super50 final, at Coolidge Cricket Ground in Antigua on Saturday. Both sides have made two changes with fast bowler Keon Harding coming in for Chemar Holder in the Pride line-up and Youth World Cup star Alick Athanaze replacing the […]


Today’s weather forecast

Weather conditions over Barbados will be fair to partly cloudy and windy with a few brief isolated showers during the day. According to the Meteorological Department winds are coming from the east north east to east at 30 to 45 kilometres per hour with higher gust. The seas are moderate to rough, in open water, […]


A terrifying flu

CARPHA urges the region to take the necessary precautions This year’s influenza outbreak has been terrifying. In the United States alone, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that this year’s flu season has been the worst since the swine pandemic of 2009-2010. Barbados has largely escaped the flu epidemic, but today the Trinidad-based […]