Barbados Nation News

Sun, 03 Mar 2024 22:30:00 +0000
Bishop expands ‘Portfolio’
Hundreds of fans from the Baywoods, St James community were celebrating all night after one of their own fast rising jockeys, Antonio Bishop, impressively won the 2024 Sandy Lane Gold Cup at the Garrison Savannah last night. Bishop produced a brillia...

Sun, 03 Mar 2024 21:25:53 +0000
Barbados to host Global Supply Chain Forum
Barbados will host the inaugural Global Supply Chain Forum from May 21 to 24 at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre. The island has partnered with the United Nations Conference on Trade & Development (UNCTAD) to stage the four-day high-level event...

Sun, 03 Mar 2024 18:18:02 +0000
Hundreds escape jail after violence escalate
PORT AU PRINCE – Hundreds of prisoners escaped from Haiti’s National Penitentiary here, after fighting broke out on Saturday. According to local reports, armed men  set fire to the surroundings of the prison and continued thei...

Sun, 03 Mar 2024 17:13:33 +0000
400 more get Welcome Stamp nod
Four hundred people were approved last year for Barbados’ Welcome Stamp programme. The programme which was introduced during the COVID-19 pandemic allows for international travellers to relocate and work from Barbados on a 12-month visa. Giving an ...

Sun, 03 Mar 2024 16:50:11 +0000
Portfolio Company’s golden return
Pink was the colour of the day. However it was not the raging 4-5 Gold Cup favourite Jerry The Nipper but his less-fancied stablemate Portfolio Company, which under a stupendous ride by stable jockey Antonio Bishop, held off the charging Cash Equity ...

Sun, 03 Mar 2024 16:24:52 +0000
Support for ease in camouflage law
Non-traditional camouflage patterns cannot be seen as impersonating the armed forces. That was the opinion of Minister of Home Affairs Wilfred Abrahams, as he sought to expound on his comments made in Parliament last month about some laws that might ...

Sat, 02 Mar 2024 23:54:09 +0000
Sandy Lane Barbados Gold Cup 2024
Portfolio Company, ridden by Antonio Bishop, gets the edge on Rasheed Hughes aboard Cash Equity, to win the 41st Sandy Lane Barbados Gold Cup. This is Bishop’s first victory since 2011 astride Zoom. (Video by Dwayne Gibbs) The post Sandy Lane Barba...

Sat, 02 Mar 2024 22:06:49 +0000
Zane does it again
by Nick Maitland It was a season start most drivers only dream of! Barbadian Zane Maloney set an impressive example to follow for the rest of the 2024 FIA Formula 2 season with victory in this morning’s feature race to secure back-to-back spri...

Sat, 02 Mar 2024 19:55:00 +0000
Thorne ‘not backing down’
There will be no backing down by the Leader of the Opposition in his quest for answers and to hold the Government accountable. King’s Counsel Ralph Thorne made that clear yesterday, two days after he and at least three members on the Government’s...

Sat, 02 Mar 2024 18:00:00 +0000
Attractions way forward
Attractions, attractions and even more attractions. That’s the focus and direction in which this country’s tourism sector should go, Minister of Tourism Ian Gooding-Edghill said yesterday. Speaking in the Well of Parliament during the annual Esti...

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