Barbados Nation Newspaper

The Barbados Nation Newspaper was established in 1973 and in the 38 years of its existence this newspaper has become the leading print news source on the island. Published by the Nation Publishing Company, Nation news is an attractive paper printed in colour and branded according to the various days of the week.

The branded name of the daily publications are as follows Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, it’s called the Daily Nation. Wednesdays it’s the Midweek Nation and Fridays the Weekend Nation. On weekends the Daily Nation is the Saturday Sun and Sunday Sun respectively.

Barbados Nation Newspaper Frequently Asked Questions


The publisher of the Nation Newspaper is The Nation Publishing Co. Limited a media organisation cofounded by the late Harold Hoyte and Fred Gollop in 1973. However, in 2005 One Caribbean Media Limited (OCM) based in neighbouring Trinidad and Tobago took ownership of the newspaper.

The Barbados Advocate newspaper headquarters is located on Fontabelle just to the west of the historic capital-city Bridgetown, in Saint Michael.

Barbados Nation Newspaper

Barbados Nation Local News

The local news section of the Nation is the perfect place to find out what’s happening on the ground in Barbados. Whether it’s what’s happening in education, entertainment or tourism you’ll want to log on to this section.

It’s the perfect place to get your news if you are a Bajan away from the island, a potential visitor planning a trip or if you are one of those regular visitors to the island who considers Barbados your home away from home. This section in the Nation newspaper is an exciting look at the island’s current affairs…

Barbados Nation Classifieds

The classifieds section has a wealth of helpful information, especially in general listings, family notices, employment, real estate and other services.

If you are a returning national or a potential visitor to the island the real estate section of the classifieds is excellent. It features a number of properties for sale as well as those for rent both long and short-term. It’s a great place to start your accommodation or employment search remember you’ll need a work permit if you are a non-national.


Barbados Nation Sports News

You’ll find an action pack sports section in all of the various editions of the Barbados Nation newspaper but sports enthusiasts will love the full colour in the Midweek Nation.

The Weekend Nation and the Sunday Sun are excellent. The Nation news sports cover local, regional and international sports with extensive coverage of cricket and soccer.

So the Nation sports pages are the place to find out about local cricket, soccer and rallying.

Barbados Nation Lifestyle News

The lifestyle section of the newspaper focus on local personalities or in some cases any celebrities that may be visiting the island. This gives readers the opportunity to learn a bit more about these people.

You’ll learn more about their lifestyles… styles of dress home decor and what gets them going. In the Weekend Nation, these unique features are carried in the “We Magazine” while in the Sunday Sun you’ll find the features in the “Easy Magazine”. Added to this section, you’ll also find live events, commentary, community and business sections.

Read The Barbados Nation Newspaper Online

The Barbados Nation is online its a great place to start your accommodation or employment search remember you’ll need a work permit if you are a non-national. Read the Nation newspaper here