Top News (4/20/2014)
Raising the bar
Some of the representatives from various security agencies at yesterdayís meeting, which was held in the George Lamming Pedagogical Centre in the Errol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination.
   
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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...
4/18/2014: Credit unions are democratic
THE credit union membership in Barbados, which stands at about 150 000, has been described by a prom...
4/17/2014: 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: Fish sales picking up
By Colville Mounsey Easter fish sales are gaining momentum as persons prepare to maintain the sea...
4/17/2014: Mixed messages
By Jenique Belgrave Even as it continues the fight against childhood obesity, some marketers are ...
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: 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: Creation of new jobs key to countryís success
Barbadians must show greater levels of innovation and creativity, working to create new jobs, rather...
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: 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: Jones: Donít throw away investment
MINISTER of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Ronald Jones is urging persons entering 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 ...
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: 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: 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: Broomes congratulated on literary contributions
By Ashlee Cox The Principal of the Parkinson Memorial Secondary School, Jeff Broomes, has been la...
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....
4/15/2014: CSS tea party a success
Barbadians continue to embrace the work of Cancer Support Services (CSS). This was clearly seen d...
4/15/2014: Passing down heritage essential
The celebration of Crop Over is part and parcel of the Season of Emancipation, even though there is ...
4/15/2014: All aboard!
In order for any organisation, especially those of the not-for-profit nature to sustain itself and e...
4/15/2014: 2014 Season of Emancipation prime time for self-renewal
Barbadians should use the 2014 Season of Emancipation launched yesterday, as a time for self-renewal...
4/15/2014: Youth Minister meets with Girl Guides, Girl Scouts
Ways in which our nationís young people can fully achieve their potential, were among matters discus...
4/15/2014: Better dialogue on UWI fees needed, says Forde
There is a call for government to engage Barbadians through public forums, as a way to properly addr...
4/15/2014: Transparency here
The Cancer Support Services (CSS) ensures that it maintains transparency when it comes to assisting ...
4/15/2014: CEO: Work on increasing ranking as logistics hub
BARBADOS must seek to write itself into the conversation of logistics hub ranking as determined by t...
4/15/2014: US based OB/GYN shares facts on cancer
The incidence of endometrial cancer is slightly higher among white women, but black women tend to ge...
4/14/2014: Over 50 graduate from BPWCCU Thrifty Teen workshop
Parents were told to let their children fly last weekend, encouraging them to believe that they were...
4/14/2014: CEYE and FHSU partner to help entrepreneurs
A GROUP of over 15 young entrepreneurs are receiving invaluable assistance from 35 Fort Hays State U...
4/14/2014: Funding needed for cancer care facility
By Patricia Thangaraj The Cancer Support Services is looking to construct a hospice that would pr...
4/14/2014: Pinelands cruise to Knock-Out title
By Corey Greaves SOME would have said that the writing was already on the wall when Pinelands cam...
4/14/2014: Gospelfest launches; big plans for intíl choir competition next year
Marking its 22nd anniversary this year, Barbados Gospelfest is expected to have an added component i...
4/14/2014: Young individuals must make voices heard
The spaces for the voices of the Caribbean are shrinking in global international discourse and our y...
4/14/2014: Redirect resources to counselling groups
By Ashlee Cox A call has been made for more resources to be directed towards more NGOs, the Royal...
4/14/2014: Whaling once an industry in Barbados
IT may be a lesser known fact, but whaling at one time became an important industry for Barbados. ...
4/14/2014: In your hands, Minister
By RuthMoisa Stoute Disappointment! After two days of deliberations, the Barbados Agricultura...
4/14/2014: CSS facing a couple of challenges
By Patricia Thangaraj NOT enough volunteers and the finances to refurbish Ward C12 of the Queen E...
4/14/2014: CARPHA and CTO partner to establish a Tourism and Health Programme
The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) has partnered with the Caribbean Tourism Organisation (C...
4/13/2014: SAVE Foundation still active
By Ashlee Cox The SAVE Foundation has become a haven for all those who have been abused, whether ...
4/13/2014: Poor grade for educational institutions
In the Auditor Generalís Report for 2013, Auditor General Leigh Trotman has noted that numerous acco...
4/13/2014: Youth involvement critical to development process
There must be a critical buy-in by our young people as the country moves to chart national, regional...
4/13/2014: Crop theft crisis
By Janelle Riley-Thornhill The agricultural sector in this country is being stifled, and at the h...
4/13/2014: NOW: Where is draft bill?
THE President of the National Organisation of Women (NOW) has issued a call for a draft of the Sexua...
4/13/2014: UWI Alumni Association concerned about fees
Members of the Barbados Chapter of the UWI Alumni Association (UWIAA) have added their voices to the...
4/13/2014: Opposition: Cave Hill campus in jeopardy
Shadow Minister of Education, Edmund Hinkson, believes that the fundamental existence of the Univer...
4/12/2014: Health check
A department within the Ministry of Health has been tasked with conducting a review of the model of ...
4/12/2014: Persons with Ďnew skillsí needed in the Landship
THE Barbados Landship has tremendous potential to be very useful to the people of Barbados but we ha...
4/12/2014: Partner for success
A parentís involvement with their child at school goes beyond fund-raising, contributing to class pa...
4/12/2014: Agro-theft?
By Jenique Belgrave The countryís biggest agricultural showcase, Agrofest, may be inadvertently h...
4/12/2014: Late payment of salaries must be addressed
Late payment of salaries to temporary officers and substitutes has been an ongoing problem in the Pu...
4/12/2014: Senator critical of Solid Waste Tax Bill
THE Municipal Solid Waste Tax will place unnecessary burden on many pensioners in this country, many...
4/12/2014: Project at Oxnards lauded
LEADER of Government Business in the Senate, Senator Maxine McClean, has lauded the model to be used...
4/12/2014: Cíbean programme to combat drug trafficking, organised crime launched
THE Caribbean remains extremely vulnerable to the threats posed by illicit drug trafficking and orga...
4/12/2014: Be warned
THE National Conservation Commission (NCC) is being warned by a national union that action will be t...
4/12/2014: Union predicts rocky road ahead for new Revenue Authority
Cherry-picking and favouritism coupled with a failure to uphold agreements made ďin the highest quar...
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