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Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, Vice-Chancellor of the University of the West Indies.

July 27, 2020

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Owen Arthur

July 27, 2020

Former Barbados Prime Minister, Owen Arthur.

July 27, 2020

Owen Arthur on the steps of Parliament in Barbados. (FILE)

Owen Seymour Arthur, former Prime Minister of Barbados, has passed away. After a short stint in the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, he died on Monday, July 27 at 12.26 am. He died at the age of 70….

Citizenship by Investment (CBI) Programs are not new tothe Caribbean. Many countries in the region have beenoffering passports to wealthy foreigners in exchange for monetary investment for years, b…

The US National Hurricane Centre (NHC) has downgraded Tropical Storm Gonzalo to a Tropical Depression. In its 2pm AST update, NHC said Gonzalo was 80km Northwest of Trinidad with maximum sustain…

Pamela Coke-Hamilton

United Nations Secretary-General AntónioGuterres on Friday announced the appointment of Jamaican, Pamela Coke-Hamilton as Executive Director of the International Trade Centre (ITC),the joint agency…

Paulette Wilson

Paulette Wilson, a Jamaican-born grandmother who campaigned for justice for people wrongly targeted by a British government crackdown on immigrants from Commonwealth countries that became known as …

Barbados only has a Tropical Warning in effect now. (Graphic credit: US NHC)

Barbados is no longer under a Hurricane Watch. The hurricane hunter dispatched to investigate Tropical Storm Gonzalo is not back as yet, however, there is preliminary data that indicates that ma…

Tropical Storm Gonzalo is accelerating toward the Southern Windward Islands. As of 11 am, Gonzalo’s maximum sustained winds are near 50 mph (85 km/h) with higher gusts. This is a 10 mph drop fro…

There are currentlyno active cases of COVID-19 in the Cayman Islands. This is the first time that Cayman has had no active cases since March 7 2020– a very important milestone in the country’s …

A Hurricane watch is currently in place for Barbados and St Vincent and the Grenadines as Tropical Storm Gonzalo makes its way west across the Atlantic Ocean. In its 2pm update on Thursday, the …

US National Hurricane Centre graphic for the Arrival Time of Tropical-Storm-Force Winds

Tropical Storm Gonzalo continues Westward with St Vincent and the Grenadines under Hurricane Watch. According to the Advisory from the US National Hurricane Centre summary at 8 am, “the governme…

WestJet today is signifying the conclusion of its repatriation flight program in collaboration with the Government ofCanada, upon repatriating thousands of Canadians from the Latin American and Car…

Photo courtesy the US National Hurricane Center (NHC).

Caribbean islands are on the alert ahead of approaching Tropical Storm Gonzalo. The US National Hurricane Center said in an update Wednesday morning that tropical depression seven developed into…

OCEAN by OASIS are beauty bars made with sargassum and other plants from Barbados.

Sargassum seaweed has been viewed as a nuisance to Caribbean countries, washing up in large quantities on our shores, emitting a foul scent, affecting tourism and disrupting coastal eco-systems. …

Confirmed Caribbean coronavirus cases as of today, July 22: Dominican Republic-54,797cases,999deaths,25,976recovered Haiti-7146cases,154deaths,4095recovered French Guiana-6…

Prime Minister Gaston Browne seems to have been successful in his quest to halt the liquidation of LIAT, at least for now. After a meeting with shareholders on Monday, a decision was taken that …

Prime Minister Gaston Browne as he prepared to meet with LIAT stakeholders on Monday.

LIAT will fly again! That’s according to Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne who refuses to accept, what many now believe is the inevitable end of the regional carrier. Speaking …

Caribbean Airlines (CAL) is advising itscustomers travelling into Jamaica that they must first complete an online screeningand application to receive the necessary approvals for entry. In a noti…

Confirmed Caribbean coronavirus cases as of today, July 20: Dominican Republic-52,855cases,981deaths,25,094recovered Haiti-7053cases,146deaths,3877recovered French Guiana-6…

PFB 13, the style featured in the campaign, is available in four colours reflecting a Bajan soul and Caribbean flair in every pair. (Photos: Jaryd Niles-Morris)

If the future you are gazing toward is as bright as the Bajan Sun, remember, it is a star and you are too, Peoples From Barbados– poet Kevin Devaney for PFB. Peoples From Barbados (PFB) rele…

Confirmed Caribbean coronavirus cases as of today, July 17: Dominican Republic-48,743cases,941deaths,23,636recovered Haiti-6948cases,145deaths,3606recovered French Guiana-6…

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