December 28, 2021 8:43 pm
Weeks after removing Queen Elizabeth as head of state, Barbados is set for a general election. The country's ruling party currently has an overwhelming majority in parliament.
December 01, 2021 12:04 pm
The RiRi reign continues, now even stronger!
December 01, 2021 8:07 am
🔴 The declaration of a republic is more than repudiation. It is an acknowledgement, as the country's first president, Sandra Mason put it, that “We the people are Barbados”.
November 30, 2021 11:34 am
🔴Barbados will remain a republic within the Commonwealth, a grouping of 54 countries across Africa, Asia, the Americas and Europe.
November 30, 2021 10:24 pm
Barbados has become the world's newest republic. Who took over as the new head? How will the transition take place? Here's a history of Barbados as a British colony, and after.
October 22, 2021 12:07 pm
A former British colony that gained independence in 1966, Barbados had long maintained ties with the British monarchy.
September 19, 2020 6:35 pm
Before it celebrates its 55th anniversary of independence from British rule in November 2021, the prosperous West Indies nation will make history by becoming the first country in almost three decades to sever ties with the British royal family and become a republic.
July 28, 2020 3:00 pm
Under a new government scheme, the 'Barbados Welcome Stamp' has started taking applications for international tourists, tempting them with the opportunity to work remotely on the island's beautiful beaches for up to one year
June 15, 2020 10:32 am
The Miami Herald reports that at least 42,000 workers remain trapped on cruise ships without paychecks, and some still are suffering from COVID-19, three months after the industry shut down.
March 13, 2014 3:11 am
West Indies overhauled England’s total of 152 for seven with five wickets and seven balls to spare.