Top News (4/23/2014)
Sew right! Garment instructor says local market ripe for development
Student Marvo White- Jessamy, World Skills Competitor Kelsey Lunn and instructor Lisa Holder putting the finishing touches on some of the garments on display.
   
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4/23/2014: Highway project to begin soon
The Adopt-a-Kilometre Project, which will encourage corporate Barbados to get involved in the mainte...
4/23/2014: Sew right! Garment instructor says local market ripe for development
THERE is a huge market for local designers to tap into without even leaving the shores of Barbados. ...
4/23/2014: No problems filing
With the exception of a few forgotten passwords, there are no issues being experienced by Barbadians...
4/23/2014: New procedures to be started at QEH
By Patricia Thangaraj The recently opened Cardiac Suite at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (Q.E.H.) ...
4/23/2014: Food imports affecting health of nation
OUR food import bill is a creating a leakage that is undermining economic growth in this country. T...
4/23/2014: Surveillance in place
PROGRAMMES have been implemented at this countryís ports of entry to try to reduce the chances of th...
4/23/2014: BUT lauds primary appointments
BETWEEN April 2013 and January 2014, 44 principals were appointed to various primary schools across ...
4/23/2014: PM Stuart lauds Maria Holder, Brewster Trusts
The Maria Holder Memorial Trust has already invested just under $25 million in Barbados and is expec...
4/23/2014: Knife and deboning skills showcased Ė at Oistins Fish Festival
By Marsha Gittens There was a noticeable decline in the numbers in attendance on the final day of...
4/23/2014: High praise for outgoing CXC Registrar
By RuthMoisa Stoute A MAN OF passion, an instrument of change in the Caribbean region, a down-to-ea...
4/22/2014: Met Office: Dry spell, but no drought
Despite persistent dry weather conditions facing the island, fears that the country is experiencing ...
4/22/2014: Community central to cultural development
By Patricia Thangaraj Communities are central to cultural development. This is the belief of C...
4/22/2014: Jobs coming on movie set
Job opportunities will be available when the television series Bajan Heat starts production in Barba...
4/22/2014: Seeking shelter
There is currently one facility in Barbados where victims of domestic violence can seek refuge, but ...
4/22/2014: Oistins Fish Festival: Entrepreneurship in action
By Patricia Thangaraj The Oistins Fish Festival is entrepreneurship in action. This is according ...
4/22/2014: Artists promote originality, cost effectiveness of their products
By Patricia Thangaraj Artists who had their jewellery, tie-die clothes, leather craft, pottery, b...
4/22/2014: Enhanced security guards could be of great help to RBPF
THERE is the view that a better trained cadre of security agencies in Barbados could assist in provi...
4/22/2014: Invest in your own people
The private sector is being urged to step up to the plate and invest in the productive sectors in th...
4/21/2014: Food security achievable
By Marsha Gittens Food security for Barbados is achievable, however, it requires consumer loyalty...
4/21/2014: Collaboration between agriculture and other sectors crucial, urges PM Stuart
123Synergies between agriculture and other sectors have to be encouraged as they can guarantee the l...
4/21/2014: WorldSkills Barbados important
By Ashlee Cox The five winners of this yearís WorldSkills Barbados competition, recently received...
4/21/2014: PM lauds proposed agricultural centre
The Centre for Food Security and Entrepreneurship to be established by the Cave Hill Campus of the U...
4/21/2014: Educating youth key to ending cycle of domestic abuse
THERE needs to be sensitisation of the next generation about the dangers of domestic violence. So...
4/21/2014: More can be done
By Janelle Riley-Thornhill The head of the regional arm of an international organisation is putt...
4/21/2014: Safety net
A deposit insurance scheme to guarantee the deposits of credit union members has been given the gree...
4/20/2014: Raising the bar
A CONCERTED effort is under way to raise the standard of security agencies and officers in Barbados....
4/20/2014: Focus on improving QEH services
By Patricia Thangaraj While the construction of a new hospital to help cater to the healthcare ne...
4/20/2014: Project Rescue students donate to students in St. Lucia
By Regina Selman Moore The Bexon Primary School in Castries St. Lucia which was severely damaged ...
4/20/2014: Local author has more up her sleeves
By Janelle Husbands A GOD-given gift. Thatís how local author and motivational speaker Donna E...
4/20/2014: Revisit special needs education
THE Ministry of Education may need to revisit the whole idea of Special Needs and Inclusive Educatio...
4/20/2014: Anointed display hits home
An anointed presentation by the approximately 250 cast and crew of The Peopleís Cathedral (TPC) brou...
4/20/2014: Pay attention to domestic abuse, says Labour Minister
THE prevalence of domestic violence against our women and young girls cannot and must not be overloo...
4/18/2014: Credit unions are democratic
THE credit union membership in Barbados, which stands at about 150 000, has been described by a prom...
4/18/2014: Activist pleased about new laws
CHAIRMAN and founder of the SAVE Foundation Liesel Daisley has welcomed news that domestic violence ...
4/18/2014: Fish the dish of choice
Flying fish and dolphin seem to be the top fish picks for most Barbadians seeking to get this precio...
4/18/2014: ĎChristís ultimate sacrificeí recognised at midday service
By Regina Selman Moore Jesus Christ, the Son of God, became the ultimate sacrifice, taking on him...
4/18/2014: Domestic violence laws on the way
ASSURANCE has been given that legislation to bring Barbados in line with best international practice...
4/17/2014: Policy to help farmersí plight
Government intends to create a new policy on praedial larceny. Word of this has come from Prime Min...
4/17/2014: Fish sales picking up
By Colville Mounsey Easter fish sales are gaining momentum as persons prepare to maintain the sea...
4/17/2014: Creation of new jobs key to countryís success
Barbadians must show greater levels of innovation and creativity, working to create new jobs, rather...
4/17/2014: Solidarity the way forward
By Ashlee Cox Solidarity will be very key this year for teachers and the Barbados Union of Teache...
4/17/2014: Younger teachers must participate in the union
THE President of the Barbados Union of Teachers, Pedro Shepherd, has made the call for more young te...
4/17/2014: National plan for agriculture
A Ministry whose focus will be food and nutrition security and the creation of a new policy on food ...
4/17/2014: Mixed messages
By Jenique Belgrave Even as it continues the fight against childhood obesity, some marketers are ...
4/16/2014: Jones: Donít throw away investment
MINISTER of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Ronald Jones is urging persons entering t...
4/16/2014: Reparations issue must remain on the national agenda
While there are some in Barbados who hold the view that the issue of reparations should not be an ag...
4/16/2014: Miracles are in Godís hands, says Pastor Leacock
Miracles are only in Godís hands. This was one of the messages that Pastor Paul Leacock of the First...
4/16/2014: Minister Inniss: Focus on developing industries
The Government of Barbados has recognised the tremendous potential of the islandís fashion industry....
4/16/2014: Broomes congratulated on literary contributions
By Ashlee Cox The Principal of the Parkinson Memorial Secondary School, Jeff Broomes, has been la...
4/16/2014: Boardwalk completed under budget, on time
The boardwalk at the entrance of St. Lawrence Gap has been rebuilt and the project has come in under...
4/16/2014: Teacher appointments coming, says Minister Jones
IT is expected that within a few months a significant number of temporary teachers will be appointed...
4/16/2014: Lack of public interest a concern
If democracy is to thrive in Barbados, there needs to be a greater level of public participation in ...
4/16/2014: Enhanced security
Locals and visitors alike will feel even safer as steps will soon be taken to increase security in t...
4/16/2014: Host of activities to mark 37th anniversary of the Oistins Fish Festival
By Regina Selman Moore This year marks the 37th Anniversary of the Oistins Fish Festival and the ...
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