Donville Innis Speaks on Protest and Recent Downgrades

While speaking at a seminar to stakeholders, Donville Innis is taking note of the Minister of Industry, Commerce and Small Business Development, Donville Innis, is paying close attention to both the Step Up If Yuh Fed Up March and the downgrades to Barbados.


Donville Innis. Picture from Barbados Today

The minister said the organized marches indicated that people were trying to send a message and that the government must take  note. He also said people who marched may not have been BLP supporters but were annoyed with the government.

Innis believes that government should admit any mistakes they make, and find solutions to them.

About the downgrades, Innis said that ‘The road ahead is not going to be and bed of roses” and as an optimist, he believes that they [ government ] would be able to get down the deficit. He also thinks that the country needs to have a conversation of how we could get a better rating


Darian King Advances to the ATP Masters Open Draw

Barbados’ top tennis player advances through the qualifying round of the Miami Open Tournament. Darian King who is ranked at number 121 in the world goes through after his opponent failed to show up at the match.

His opponent was supposed to be Reilly Opelka  who is ranked at number 169 but Opelka  failed to show up. King advances to the Association of Tennis Professionals Masters main draw.



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Lewis House Emerges Supreme at Inaugural Chancellor Sports

Lewis House emerged as champions of the inaugural Chancellor Sports at the Usian Bolt Complex on Friday.

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Opening the proceedings Pro-Vice Chancellor and Principal of the University, Professor Violet. E Barriteau said that by launching these games, they were trying to show students that they did not have to choose between sports and academics.

The Games were held at the Usian Bolt Complex at the University.

The Usian Bolt Complex at the University. Picture taken by Ashlee Griffith.

DJ Stabby was the special performing guest and he engaged the students with some of his more popular songs.

The Tug of War competition was a popular game:a short but heated battle, where The Ramphal Green Gators emerged on top.

Eventually it would be Lewis House who reigned supreme, followed by Princess Alice House, Wooding House, Alleyne House and finally Ramphal House.

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In order of placement: Lewis House, Princess Alice House, Wooding House, Alleyne House and Ramphal House.