Top News (8/30/2014)
All set for new school term
From left: Minister of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Ronald Jones, in talks with Richard Harrison, Project Manager with the Education Project Implementation Unit; and David Linton, Technical Officer in the Unit, during a tour of the Sharon Primary school yesterday.
   
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8/30/2014: Take advantage of available technology
By Ashlee Cox The children who attended this year’s Camp Energy are being encouraged to be more t...
8/30/2014: Reporting of accurate and timely information key to success of BNR
Doctors and other health care professionals are once again being encouraged to submit timely and acc...
8/30/2014: Information about CNCDs must be put to good use
Information about chronic non-communicable diseases is only good, if it is used to enhance preventi...
8/30/2014: All set for new school term
Come September 8, all schools in Barbados should be set for a smooth start to the new academic year....
8/29/2014: Vision for Barbados to become major ICTs hub
ONE of the strategic visions that the current administration has for Barbados is to make it a hub fo...
8/29/2014: Preparations under way for Crop Over 2015
The 2014 Crop Over season has just ended and the planning process for the upcoming year has started ...
8/29/2014: Prevention mechanisms in place
The Ministry of Health is assuring citizens that policies have been implemented to prevent the sprea...
8/29/2014: All hands on deck to address bullying
Any interventions to put an end to bullying must involve all sectors. Pediatric and Adult Psychia...
8/29/2014: On guard
Participants from several private and public sector agencies gathered at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford...
8/29/2014: App developers have roles to play as well
THE organisations and individuals who develop or want to develop app devices must recognise that the...
8/29/2014: Climate not right for e-commerce development
Barbados is not creating the right atmosphere for the development of an e-commerce industry. This...
8/29/2014: See future with ICTs
By Patricia Thangaraj SEE the future of this country as being prosperous in the development of in...
8/29/2014: BWU: Ensure Transport Board workers are paid
The Barbados Workers’ Union (BWU) is calling on government to “step up the plate” and ensure that la...
8/28/2014: Issues to be investigated
THE stakeholders in the manufacturing sector are being given the assurance that Government is not tu...
8/28/2014: Training capacity a critical element of proposals
Demonstrating your organisation’s ability to deliver training would be an important element to inclu...
8/28/2014: SJPP in need of upgraded equipment
The Samuel Jackman Prescod Polytechnic (SJPP) is sending out an appeal for help, to private sector b...
8/28/2014: Safety measures must be enforced
By Marsha Gittens “Not good enough,” that is how the Director of the September 3rd Foundation, Da...
8/28/2014: Virgin Atlantic working on enhancing passengers’ experience
By Patricia Thangaraj Virgin Atlantic is working on ensuring that passengers who travel on-board ...
8/28/2014: BL&P official: No interest in stifling renewable energy
The recent ruling by Fair Trade Commission in response to a motion by the Barbados Light & Power Com...
8/28/2014: Comissiong: Safety measures must be enforced at businesses
By Marsha Gittens “Not good enough,” that is how the Director of the September 3rd Foundation, Da...
8/28/2014: Inniss addresses rent concerns
THE Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC) is owed close to $10 million in rent by t...
8/28/2014: Unique local knowledge a viable export
THE possibility of this country exporting festival planning assistance to countries similar in size ...
8/27/2014: Ease Bajans please
Past President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Barbados (ICAB), David Simpson believes ...
8/27/2014: SIDS leaders should attend conference, says PM
PRIME Minister Freundel Stuart says it is important that leaders of Small Island Developing States a...
8/27/2014: Barbados to sign joint declaration with UNIDO
PRIME Minister Freundel Stuart is expected to sign a partnership declaration between the Government ...
8/27/2014: Stronger South/ South relations
SERVING as a platform to strengthen the South/ South relationship, a memorandum of understanding (MO...
8/27/2014: More students seeking technical and vocational training
THE Samuel Jackman Prescod Polytechnic (SJPP) already has its hands full with students seeking techn...
8/27/2014: Education partnerships forming
CXC from Page 1 offer subjects to those who are interested in having a space of the Barbados qual...
8/27/2014: CXC expanding
The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) has outgrown the region. “We have been in the Caribbean ...
8/27/2014: Sep. 30 deadline for CBTF proposals
By Patricia Thangaraj September 30, 2014 is the deadline for training proposals for the Competenc...
8/27/2014: Incentive scheme for NAB
An incentive scheme is on the horizon for the staff of the National Assistance Board (NAB). The N...
8/27/2014: Eating healthy key to prevent disease
United States-based Barbadian, Registered Nurse and Nutritionist, Pauline Gooding, is calling on Bar...
8/27/2014: International herbalist says all is not lost
An international herbalist is telling Barbadians that there is a cure for such conditions as Diabete...
8/27/2014: HOPE Trust Fund launches Melanie Kristen Price Foundation
The HOPE Trust Fund, under the leadership of founder Lana Ashby, has launched its first foundation, ...
8/27/2014: Over $35,000 awarded in scholarships by HOPE Trust Fund
It is the desire of the HOPE Trust Fund, that students’ academic development is not hindered by thei...
8/27/2014: Parents, step up
As movies, music and the Internet become less child friendly, parents are being urged to take over t...
8/27/2014: Virgin Atlantic to increase airlift capacity
Virgin Atlantic is set to increase its airline carrying capacity to this island. These plans were...
8/26/2014: Private sector urged to invest
The cultural industries sector can help to boost the local economy, but it calls for an all of socie...
8/26/2014: Important occasion
Barbadians are being reminded of the significance of the Community Independence Celebrations and are...
8/26/2014: Plant potential
Barbados must consider tapping into the economic possibilities provided by the River Tamarind. Wi...
8/26/2014: New prizes for NIFCA 
To encourage wider participation in the National Independence Festival of Creative Arts (NIFCA), th...
8/26/2014: Compromise to secure food
In an era where food security is paramount, there has to be a compromise in how land is used in this...
8/26/2014: SIDS meeting important for CARICOM states
Next month’s Third International Meeting on Small Island Developing States (UNSIDS) in Samoa, is bei...
8/26/2014: Media house recognised
The Royal Commonwealth Society has lauded The Barbados Advocate for the role the media house has pla...
8/25/2014: SPISE programme helps to generate interest in the sciences
In an effort to get more youth interested in the Sciences, the Caribbean Science Foundation (CSF) de...
8/25/2014: Festival changes
By Tanya Lightbourne THE Crop Over Festival will continue to evolve. And one change that will ta...
8/25/2014: Coming together
By Janelle Riley-Thornhill President of the recently formed Chinese Association of Barbados, Chow...
8/25/2014: Crop Over 2014 a success
The people who made Crop Over the resounding success that it was, were presented with their well des...
8/25/2014: Strength in numbers
WHILE many farmers may prefer to work alone, they stand to benefit significantly from working togeth...
8/25/2014: Create environ which is ‘good for business’
Out of 189 countries surveyed by the World Bank’s Doing Business surveys, the average ranking for th...
8/25/2014: NCC manager: Time to make litterbugs pay
It may be time to look at fining persons for littering in this country, especially within the island...
8/25/2014: 18 000 potential jobs
By Patricia Thangaraj Once the latest version of the International Classification of Diseases (IC...
8/25/2014: Small business legislation in focus
The Ministry of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business, is committed to small...
8/25/2014: McBride Caribbean Ltd celebrates 25 years
General Manager of the leading manufacturer of aerosol products in the Caribbean region, stated that...
8/25/2014: Health facility for isolation needed
Though stating that the likelihood the Ebola virus will come to Barbados is “still relatively low”, ...
8/25/2014: Morris: Don’t surrender to gun violence
CARICOM Ambassador, Robert ‘Bobby’ Morris, is concerned about the level of gun violence plaguing the...
8/25/2014: Garment industry needs fashion
By RuthMoisa Stoute Recent calls have been made to overhaul Barbados’ dying garment industry whic...
8/24/2014: Heightened appeal, despite shortened camp duration
DESPITE national summer camps having been reduced from eight to five weeks this year, as well as bei...
8/24/2014: Local dishes, please
WITH the culinary industry growing by leaps and bounds world-wide, Caribbean chefs must ensure that ...
8/24/2014: Beach-goers urged to help this remain a drowning-free summer
AS summer vacation begins to wind down for thousands of youth across the island, an appeal has been ...
8/24/2014: STEM all too important
By Ashlee Cox A solid basis in Science, technology, engineering and mathematics, (STEM) will be k...
8/24/2014: Centre a mark of excellence: Management and staff credited for facility’s success
Described as a one-of-a-kind events facility within the region and certainly in Barbados, the Lloyd ...
8/24/2014: UWI reaps benefits from private sector partnerships
Collaboration with the private sector, as well as with international universities, is serving to enr...
8/24/2014: Masters programmes globally competitive
Programmes being offered by the University of the West Indies (UWI) Cave Hill Campus are globally co...
8/23/2014: Programme to encourage a warmer welcome
As the country seeks to draw more visitors to its shores, Barbadians must become welcoming hosts, fu...
8/23/2014: New Deputy Chief of Mission with the US Embassy honoured
The new Deputy Chief of Mission with the U.S. Embassy to Barbados, The Eastern Caribbean and the OEC...
8/23/2014: Dumping of seaweed in Mangrove Landfill ‘a waste’
By Jenique Belgrave Director of the National Conservation Commission, Keith Neblett, has called t...
8/23/2014: Training for PSV operators, conductors
PSV permit holders, owners and conductors will have an opportunity to hone their skills by participa...
8/23/2014: Instilling Christian values in youth important
Instilling Christian values in the youth is an important aspect in helping them to develop. This is...
8/23/2014: Advances being made
Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development, Donville Inni...
8/23/2014: Barbados and China relations resilient
By Ashlee Cox BARBADOS’ relationship with the People’s Republic of China remains resilient. That w...
8/23/2014: Bringing life back into Roebuck Street
THE revitalisation of Roebuck Street is the aim of activities that will get started at the end of th...
8/23/2014: Renewed tourism effort
AT the beginning of next month, over 200 high-level tourism representatives from the Western Hemisph...
8/23/2014: Task force to help maintain country’s competitive edge
WElCOME from Page 1 Sandiford-Garner said that the programme would help Barbadians feel a sense o...
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