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Reflection lecture

As part of its activities to celebrate reaching the milestone of 125 years, the Registration Department will hold a lecture titled: Reflections this Friday, August 10, in the Atrium Room of the Supreme Court Complex, Whitepark Road, at 7:30 p.m.

Allman called principal's spy

An Alexandra School teacher who met Principal Jeff Broomes’ via a friendship with his daughter is disappointed that he is being called the school head’s “spy” and “lackey”. English teacher Adrian Allman said while he had taken no sides in the industrial dispute involving Broomes and several senior teachers at the school, he believed the […]

Jamming 'til morning

Even before the Pic-O-De-Crop Finals ended on Saturday morning, Foreday Mornin’ Jam had already begun in the City.

Mikey makes history

Mikey has created soca history in Barbados, with four titles for Crop-Over 2012.

Bag's tenth title!

RPB claims well deserved title

Few incidents

This year’s Crop-Over Festival, which climaxed on Spring Garden Highway with Grand Kadooment this evening, has been marred by two shooting incidents – one on the morning of Foreday Mornin’ Jam on Saturday and the other this afternoon along the Kadooment bands’ route.

A soggy climax

In a Crop-Over season that saw some changes to events due to rain, Grand Kadooment brought the festival to a climax today amid a few downpours interspersed with blistering heat. From early this morning revellers were making their way to Warrens for the start of Kadooment, but interestingly enough there was not the expected back […]

Rainbow of colour

For the first time since 2009 Grand Kadooment bands passed through the National Stadium.
One cannot be certain if it was because of the rain but the spectators who turned out were not sufficient to full at least one of the stands today.

Fun in the sun…and rain

The rain and sun played hide and seek with each other today as thousands paraded for Grand Kadooment.


Minister of Culture Stephen Lashley donned a costume today and joined thousands of Barbadians and visitors enjoying Kadooment Day. The minister enjoyed the vibes aboard the big truck with entertainers Lorenzo (left) and Brett.

Big bill

Almond transactions costing Neal&Massy millions of dollars.

In need of purging

The Alexandra School needs a purging, but embattled Principal Jeff Broomes

Storm breezes past

Tropical Storm Ernesto passed some 35 miles north of Barbados today causing minimal impact on the island. Meteorologist David Best told Barbados TODAY the storm, which had dumped about an inch of rainfall up to 2 p.m. today, was expected to leave a total of two to three inches behind by the time the entire […]

A home for the arts

Government has found a home for the eagerly anticipated Arts and Cultural Centre. This disclosure came today from Minister of Culture Stephen Lashley during a press conference at his office at Mall Internationale, Haggatt Hall, St. Michael, to discuss the upcoming visit of the China Good-Will Military Band of the People’s Liberation Army of the […]

More pan

One teacher says Bajan children are hungry to learn the instrument

Battle lost

Bajans lose $163 million lawsuit in Canadian court. by Shawn Cumberbatch Thousands of Barbadians once insured by Canadian company Manulife have lost a more than $163 million class action suit they brought against the corporate giant. Barbados TODAY investigations have revealed that in a 105-page decision released by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice Frank […]

School offers attractive option

Despite a recent history of industrial strife at the Alexandra School, there are a number of teachers in Barbados who would be willing to work there. That’s the view of Greg Forde, who taught at the St. Peter school between 2010 and 2011. Following his recommendation today that the current teaching staff by transferred or […]

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