Movement Must-Reads: Dispatches from Unite the Right 2, ‘BlacKkKlansman’ and Crop Over in Barbados

The anniversary of the deadly 2017 white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, was commemorated this weekend with anti-racist …

Rights & Freedoms

Celebrate National Rum Day With The World's Oldest Rum From Barbados

This week on August 16th, our National Rum Day is celebrated far and wide on many horizons. The picturesque island of Barbados, in the Southern Caribbean near the Northern coast of Venezuela, proudly proclaims itself as the birthplace of this distilled alcoholic beverage, discovered in the 1600s by …


Street Style at Barbados Crop Over Festival

No one does festivals quite like Caribbean people. Case in point: Crop Over, one of the biggest festivals in the West Indies next to carnival in Trinidad. Dating back to the 1780s, it's a popular celebration marking the end of the sugar cane harvest. And these days, a massive fashion …

Street Style

Meet The Fashion Designer Behind Rihanna’s Outrageous Crop Over Looks

We caught up with Lauren Austin at this year’s festival in Barbados<p>Crop Over, the annual harvest festival celebrating the end of a successful sugar cane season in Barbados, has been around for a long time. But we can thank Bajan queen of fashion, Rihanna, for bringing it to a wider audience than …


Guy Hewitt: ‘How I forced the UK government to act on the Windrush scandal’

The Barbados high commissioner on why he had to resort to ‘guerrilla diplomacy’<p>At the start of this year, when the Barbados high commissioner, Guy Hewitt, saw the British government failing to react with any urgency to the worsening Windrush scandal, he realised he was going to have to abandon the …

Black Voters

Barbados Competition Opportunity

USA Weightlifting is looking for any interested athletes who want to compete in the Phillips & Springer Classic in Christ Church, Barbados, on …

Team USA

Barbados Crop Over is a celebration of freedom, where festival-goers honor their bodies and heritage

For the past six years, Natalie Lawson has been juggling four different group chats about the same vacation. In each, she’s talking to her friends …


Banned Australian batsmen Steve Smith and David Warner set for club returns in Sydney

One-day match between Sutherland and Randwick-Petersham on November 10 could see Smith and Warner face off against each other<p>Banned Australian …

Steve Smith

Six One-of-a-Kind Barbados Experiences

The island offers your clients a surprising number of unique activities—from racing cars to exploring a supersonic jet.


Banned Aussie Steve Smith walks before being given out LBW in CPL

Steve Smith has enjoyed a solid start to his Caribbean Premier League sojourn, scoring 41 to help the Barbados Tridents record a 30-run victory over …

Steve Smith

Caribbean islands plug into EV revolution

High purchase prices mean EVs remain unaffordable for most Caribbean drivers. A Nissan Leaf costs about $50,000 in Barbados, compared with $30,000 in …

Electric Vehicles

Steve Smith's hilarious reaction to plumb lbw

Steve Smith has stormed off the pitch in hilarious fashion after being trapped lbw in the Caribbean Premier League.<p>The former Australian captain was …

Steve Smith

Watch Guyana Amazon Warriors Vs. Barbados Tridents Cricket Live Stream: Start Time, How To Watch CPL Online

The T20 cricket 'party league,' the Caribbean Premier League, continues Sunday with a matchup of the Guyana Amazon Warriors and Barbados Tridents …

Sling TV

CPL 2018: Shai Hope, Raymon Reifer star in Barbados Tridents win; Steve Smith makes 41 on debut

Steve Smith

Barbados Tridents cruise to 30-run win over Guyana Amazon Warriors

<b>Shai Hope's maiden T20 half-century and a five-wicket haul from Raymon Reifer helped Barbados Tridents to a winning start in the Caribbean Premier</b> …

Steve Smith

Crop Over in Barbados put carnival style front and center

This year’s celebrations were fun-filled, bright and full of island style.<p>Another August means another fun and music-filled year of Barbados' Crop …


SHRM Names Profiles Caribbean Inc. as Authorized Education Partner for Barbados and Eastern Caribbean

<b>ALEXANDRIA, Va.</b> — The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) announced today that Profiles Caribbean Inc. will serve as its Authorized …


Ex-Barbados Parliament official arrested in Florida

A former member of the Parliament of Barbados has been arrested in Florida on conspiracy and money laundering charges filed in Brooklyn federal court.<p>Donville Inniss, a legal permanent U.S. resident and ex-member of the Barbados parliament and a former industry minister there, was arrested …


6 ways to relax in Barbados

With a totally tropical climate, dominated by sunshine and high temperatures it is easy to see why Barbados is such an appealing holiday destination. …

Luxury Travel

Rihanna to receive an honorary doctorate from a Barbados university

<b>Robyn Rihanna Fenty may have been foreboding the future when she sang “That Rihanna reign just won’t let up” back in ’09 because almost 10 years</b> …

Lifestyle (South Africa)

Honeymoon guide: Five romantic resorts in Barbados

On the island of Barbados, British reserve blends with Barbadian spice to create a destination with lots of appeal, especially for honeymooners. While there are the requisite palm-fringed beaches and gorgeous sunsets, there’s also funkier delights, such as the Friday night fish fry in Oistins, …


Food, rum and romance – Barbados has the perfect holiday for couples

If you’re loved up, into food, fun and spending time in the sun, it’s probably time you booked a holiday to Barbados – because there’s a holiday that …


Statement By PM Mia Amor Mottley On The Ross University School Of Medicine Relocating To Barbados


Croatia is latest summer holiday destination to increase tourist tax

Tourist taxes are being raised in destinations ranging from Majorca to Barbados and New Zealand...<p>The country will raise its visitor levy from 8 kuna …

European Travel

Caribbean Premier League (CPL) 2018: Full schedule, teams, players and all you need to know

The sixth edition of Caribbean Premier League i.e. CPL 2018 will start on 8 August 2018 (9 August in India). The final of CPL 2018 will be played on …


FIDE Trainers' Seminar in Wildey, St. Michael, Barbados

<b>1. Objective:</b> To educate and certify Trainers and Chess-Teachers on an international basis. This FIDE Trainers’ Seminar for FIDE Trainer Titles …


Hotel Review: Sandals Royal Barbados

Open since December 2017, Sandals Royal Barbados is a luxurious option for couples and other discerning guests

Sargassum: The seaweed deluge hitting Caribbean shores

<b>When waves of sargassum - a type of seaweed - washed up on Eastern Caribbean shores seven years ago, people hoped it was a one-off. Matted piles swamped coastlines from Tobago to Anguilla.</b><p>"In 2011 it was the first time we'd seen it," says Professor Hazel Oxenford, an expert in fisheries biology and …

World News

Harry Maguire leaps off pier with fiancee Fern Hawkins on last day of post-World Cup break in Barbados

HARRY MAGUIRE stayed cool on his last day in Barbados by leaping off a pier - as the speculation surrounding a possible move to Manchester United …

Claude Puel

The Barbados rum distillery dancing its way to the top

On July 31 boaties and rum lovers around the UK raised a glass to mark Black Tot day, the moment when, 48 years ago, the Royal Navy finally brought …

Royal Navy