Insurance lifeline for fisherfolk

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After decades of lobbying, an insurance lifeline could be extended to this island’s fisherfolk. During a Fisherman’s Day panel discussion Thursday at the Fisheries Division on Princess Alice Highway, a spokeswoman for CGM Gallagher Insurance Brokers (Barbados) Limited said after hearing the concerns of the industry, her company would be […]

Ignore Wickham, suggests Jones

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Another senior member of the ruling Democratic Labour Party (DLP) has dismissed the latest Caribbean Development Research Services (CADRES) poll. Delivering the Astor B Watts lunchtime lecture Friday at the party’s George Street headquarters, Minister of Education Ronald Jones called on party faithful to simply ignore the findings of the […]

Ignore Wickham, suggests Jones

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Another senior member of the ruling Democratic Labour Party (DLP) has dismissed the latest Caribbean Development Research Services (CADRES) poll. Delivering the Astor B Watts lunchtime lecture Friday at the party’s George Street headquarters, Minister of Education Ronald Jones called on party faithful to simply ignore the findings of the […]

NSRL backlash

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With the controversial National Social Responsibility Levy (NSRL) due to take effect here Saturday, three of this island’s leading trade unions are again warning that the measure is of the sort that it could trigger a showdown of national proportions. It was the second such warning in a week by […]

NSRL backlash

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With the controversial National Social Responsibility Levy (NSRL) due to take effect here Saturday, three of this island’s leading trade unions are again warning that the measure is of the sort that it could trigger a showdown of national proportions. It was the second such warning in a week by […]

Lashley nosedives

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Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth Stephen Lashley knows he will have a difficult time retaining his Christ Church West Central seat when even those who say they are undecided also call for the back of the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) Government. The task seems even more daunting when it […]

Lashley nosedives

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Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth Stephen Lashley knows he will have a difficult time retaining his Christ Church West Central seat when even those who say they are undecided also call for the back of the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) Government. The task seems even more daunting when it […]

Gibbs supports Alma Parris move

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President of the Barbados National Council of Parent-Teacher Associations Shone Gibbs says he is satisfied that students of the Alma Parris School will be adequately taken care of, following the announcement of the school’s closure at the end of this school year. Earlier this week, Barbados Union Of Teachers (BUT) […]

Gibbs supports Alma Parris move

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President of the Barbados National Council of Parent-Teacher Associations Shone Gibbs says he is satisfied that students of the Alma Parris School will be adequately taken care of, following the announcement of the school’s closure at the end of this school year. Earlier this week, Barbados Union Of Teachers (BUT) […]