(The Associated Press) — “The Little Mermaid ” made moviegoers want to be under the sea on Memorial Day weekend. Disney’s live-action remake of its 1989 animated classic easily outswam the competition, bringing in $95.5 million on 4,320 screens in North America, according to studio estimates Sunday. And Disney estimates the film starring Halle Bailey […]
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28th, May 2023, 03:32pm
Outreach programmes like the ‘Barbados Comes to Atlanta’ (BCTA), have been labelled as a great opportunity for Barbados to engage and build lasting relationships with the diaspora. Minister of State in Foreign Trade and Business, Sandra Husbands, shared this view, while delivering virtual remarks at the BCTA’s Blue and Gold Gala, held last evening at […]
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28th, May 2023, 01:04pm
Pinelands Creative Workshop is continuing to bridge the gap in the educational and development divide with a Career and Life Management Programme set for July 3 to 7. To gain further insight into some of the ways in which their current programme could be improved, they hosted a Stakeholder meeting with guidance counsellors from multiple […]
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28th, May 2023, 11:50pm
Barbadians are being urged to insure their homes and to plan for the likelihood of disasters with an above-average hurricane season promised. The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30. The appeal came on Saturday during the Department of Emergency Management (DEM) Annual Safety and Health Awareness Day from members of the […]
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28th, May 2023, 11:33pm
In recognising the close connection Barbados shares with Panama, three lucky winners are now heading to the beautiful, historic Panama City in a couple of days thanks to Capital Media HD 99.3 and a number of title sponsors. The winners are Sabrina Lee, Keisha James and Jade Cossey. Speaking during a special presentation on Friday […]
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28th, May 2023, 10:42pm
Tipsy Music Festival (TMF) is proud to announce that the King of Soca, Machel Montano, will take center stage as the headliner for this year’s highly anticipated event. The announcement was made during an electrifying live performance at Caribbean Airlines’ ‘Welcome Home” campaign on Friday night, held at the Copacabana Beach club. Scheduled for July […]
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28th, May 2023, 10:30pm
Hundreds of Barbadians, from all walks of life, turned up at the Garfield Sobers Gymnasium on Saturday, to bid farewell to former West Indies, Barbados and St Catherine batsman/wicketkeeper, Thelston Payne. Payne, who made his debut for Barbados in 1979 and played his only Test for West Indies in March 1986, was laid to rest […]
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28th, May 2023, 09:44pm
The Barbados Community College (BCC) hosted its first-ever flea market and car boot fundraising sale on Saturday. Scores of BCC staff and students took advantage of the opportunity to showcase their entrepreneurial skills, selling a range of items, including food, clothing, household items, personal care products, and plants, among others. Members of the public also […]
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28th, May 2023, 09:31pm
Barbados completed the double by capturing the Cricket West Indies (CWI) Women’s T20 Blaze, by defeating Leeward Islands by eight wickets on the final day of the competition on Saturday. Entering the match at Warner Park level with Guyana on 12 points and needing a victory to secure the title, Barbados chased down 122 to […]
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28th, May 2023, 08:59pm
Ten out of 125 Barbadians who successfully completed the Cyber Nations Training Initiative have already signed contracts with international companies, and more graduates are expected to be recruited in the coming weeks. Speaking at the first cohort Cyber Nations Training Initiative Graduation ceremony at the Hilton Hotel on Saturday, Minister of Education, Technological and Vocational […]
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27th, May 2023, 08:42pm