PM’s Vision for a Major Airline and Shipping Hub

Prime Minister Mia Mottley wants to establish Barbados as a major shipping and airline hub for both cargo and people. And she also wants discussions to start urgently on bringing on board the National Insurance Scheme and other investors as equity partners in the Bridgetown Port. She outlined the vision as the House of Assembly […]

Bumper Cruise Day

Tomorrow will be a bumper day for cruise business in Barbados with almost ten thousand passengers arriving on five ships. This has been disclosed by Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Ian Gooding-Edghill, in the House of Assembly. Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Ian Gooding-Edghill.  

COB Cyber Attack

The City of Bridgetown Credit Union confirms its computer systems have been targeted by a cyber attack that has put some of its services offline. But speaking on VOB’s Down to Brasstacks call-in program, COB CEO Steve Belle said none of their members’ data or accounts was compromised.   Mr. Belle says they are deliberately […]

Bunji Wins Road March

Bunji Garlin has taken the Road March title in Trinidad and Tobago. Bunji, whose real name is Ian Alvarez, won with the song “Hard Fete’ that was co-written with his wife Fay-Ann Lyons. This is the second Road March title for Bunji, but is first as a solo artiste. In 2019, Bunji won the title […]

Mount Gay Increase Green Energy Thrust on 320th Anniversary

Mount Gay Distilleries has started a campaign to reduce waste in its green energy initiative. This was revealed by Managing Director of the company, Antoine Couvreur during their 320 year anniversary celebrations yesterday. He stated that Mount Gay will also be expanding its Renewable Energy thrust by installing additional Solar Photovoltaics to their existing Solar […]