QEH Staff Members Offered Opportunity to Own a Piece of the Rock

Staff members of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital were today given the opportunity to own a piece of the rock. This, as the National Housing Corporation in collaboration with HOPE Incorporated, hosted a housing fair at the QEH, this morning. Minister of Housing, Lands, and Maintenance, Dwight Sutherland told those in attendance that his ministry will […]

UWI Seeks to Use Sargassum Seaweed to Make Natural Gas

The University of the West Indies has announced plans to use sargassum seaweed to produce natural gas in Barbados. This was announced today by Professor Clive Landis Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal, of Cave Hill Campus during the signing of an MOU between UWI and the Environmental Protection Department, of the Ministry of Environment. Sargassum seaweed […]

Barbadians to Pay Less On Their Electric Bill this Month

Barbadians using around 250 kilowatts of electricity will see a decrease in their electric bill this month. This was announced today by the Managing Director of Light and Power, Roger Blackman. Mr. Blackman said the reduction came as a result of the commissioning of Light and Power’s new clean energy bridge in St. Lucy. He […]

Young Barbadians Urged to Eat Healthy to Avoid NCDs

A member of the Barbados Childhood Obesity Prevention Coalition wants young Barbadians to begin eating healthy to avoid contracting non-communicable diseases. His comments came as the world celebrates International Youth Day today, Friday 12 August. Dr. Abdullah Ekalvaya in commemorating the occasion stressed too many young Barbadians are overweight and want healthier options in schools. […]

Prime Minister Mottley and NIS Chair Assures Barbados Not in Crisis

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley is assuring Barbadians that the country is not in a crisis, but says adjustments to the National Insurance Scheme are a necessity at this stage to ensure its survival. She gave the assurance during the press briefing yesterday where it was announced that National Insurance Scheme is unsustainable. At a […]

Government Challenged to Encourage Young People to Contribute to NIS

Youth advocate Pierre Cook Junior is calling on the government to find ways to encourage young people to contribute to the National Insurance Scheme. He was responding to the announcement that the NIS fund could be depleted by the next twelve years. Mr. Cooke who is also the Prime Minister of Barbados National Youth Parliament […]

Barbadians Encouraged to Explore Alternative Pension Options

President of the General Insurance Association of Barbados, Randy Graham, is encouraging Barbadians to explore alternative options for pension. Speaking to Starcom Network News Mr. Graham said that Barbadians cannot keep relying on the government to pay for everything. Mr. Graham said insurance companies need to ensure that pension plans are affordable and accessible to […]

Wanted Man: Clarence Raekwan Emilo Williams

The Barbados Police Service is seeking the assistance of the public in locating Clarence Raekwan Emilo Williams 25yrs, alias ‘Rackwan’ or ‘Danny’ who is wanted for questioning in connection with serious criminal matters. Williams, whose last known address is #33 Coverley Terrace, Coverley, Christ Church is approximately 6 feet tall, brown complexion, and has a […]


Police are seeking the Public’s assistance in locating a missing man. He is 71-year-old Leslie Lewis Clarke of Bayfield, Saint Phillip who went missing while at sea about some  170 miles off the southeast of Barbados whilst on board the fishing vessel ‘Sea Hawk’. Mr. Clarke is about 5 ft 5 in tall, slim build, […]