Top News (8/2/2015)
TEACHERS CHALLENGED
Minister of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Ronald Jones, presented the certificate to Ria Armstrong.
   
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8/2/2015: TEACHERS CHALLENGED: Graduates beseeched to give extra in the classroom
By Kerri Gooding Admitting that teaching is an onerous task, the Education Minister is calling on...
8/2/2015: More issues to be addressed
There are still some more issues to be worked out in this whole process regarding the Customs Depart...
8/2/2015: Government aims to make workers comfortable
It was never the intention of the Government of Barbados to cause any Barbadian worker to feel uncom...
8/2/2015: Embrace Emancipation
Pan Africanist and attorney-at-law David Comissiong is urging Barbadians to embrace Emancipation Day...
8/1/2015: Cruise numbers up
If the current trend continues, Barbados can expect a bumper cruise season this year. Indicating ...
8/1/2015: Multimedia students urged to use skills
By Kerri Gooding Thirteen students ages 12 through 16 years old are now equipped with Multimedia ...
8/1/2015: Bartenders take skills to next level
Local bartenders have enhanced their skills through 12 weeks of training in the Art of Bartending. ...
8/1/2015: Retired educator: Integrate Government Industrial School into education system
A retired educator wants to see the Government Industrial School integrated into the education syste...
8/1/2015: Cultural industry a benefit
As Barbados seeks to develop its cultural industry even further as they recognise the numerous advan...
8/1/2015: GOAL REMAINS THE SAME – Despite challenges, Social Partnership working together
THE operations of today’s Social Partnership may be different from when it first started, but its fo...
8/1/2015: Sacrifices must be made for good of country
President of the Congress of Trade Unions and Staff Associations of Barbados (CTUSAB), Cedric Murrel...
8/1/2015: Dialogue, trust crucial
The purpose of yesterday’s meeting of the social partnership was to help build “avenues of communica...
8/1/2015: Issues at ports to be addressed
The operational challenges that persons have been experiencing at both the Grantley Adams Internatio...
8/1/2015: Finance Minister, unions come to an agreement
By Patricia Thangaraj The option forms issued to staff of the Customs Department have been rescin...
8/1/2015: Trip of a lifetime
By Marsha Gittens This weekend will be extra special for Andy Motilal and his three friends who a...
7/31/2015: Legislation coming to facilitate FATCA reporting
Key steps such as amending legislation, specifically the Income Tax Act, and putting in place the ne...
7/31/2015: Wrong direction
CHIEF Medical Officer Dr. Joy St. John has expressed concern that at a time when diabetes figures on...
7/31/2015: Standard operating procedures needed to protect the vulnerable
ONE way of ensuring that the most vulnerable in society are given priority and protection during eme...
7/31/2015: POLICY REFORM IS NECESSARY
Turning around a country’s economy requires firm policy action says Alternate Executive Director of ...
7/31/2015: Dr. George highlights community-based approach in diabetes fight
SENIOR Medical Officer of Health (CNCD) Dr. Kenneth George has assured concerted effort is ongoing t...
7/31/2015: Board at BRA vigilantly monitoring FATCA implementation
Since assuming office in March 2014, the Board of the Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) has been vigi...
7/31/2015: Implementation of FATCA will aid in fight against tax evasion
By moving to implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), Barbados will ensure that it ...
7/31/2015: New BWA headquarters should be ready by mid-September
By Regina Selman Moore By mid-September, the new Barbados Water Authority (BWA) Headquarters bein...
7/31/2015: Barbados has a very high quality of milk
By Ashlee Cox Two Barbadian farmers were recently rewarded by the Pinehill Dairy’s (PHD) Farmers ...
7/31/2015: PHD aiming to meet consumer needs
By Ashlee Cox The Pinehill Dairy (PHD) has been listening to their consumers and as noted by the Da...
7/31/2015: New product lines coming from PHD
By Ashlee Cox New products will be coming to the consumer from the Pinehill Dairy soon. This was ...
7/31/2015: No go-ahead on project yet
There has been concern from different sectors that the proposed Cahill waste-to-energy project may h...
7/31/2015: PM Stuart: ‘Make Barbados agreeable for Barbadians first’
By Ashlee Cox We must make Barbados agreeable for Barbadians first! This was the call given by...
7/31/2015: Diabetes Association of Barbados host Market Day
Yesterday, persons from all walks of life had an opportunity to procure their fruits and vegetables ...
7/30/2015: Dr. Obidah assures Prof. Welch will contribute more
Professor Pedro Welch has contributed to the development of the University of the West Indies signif...
7/30/2015: DEM to continue monitoring volcano
The Department of Emergency Management will continue to monitor and keep the public informed of any ...
7/30/2015: Pipeline workers receive production bonus
Williams Industries Inc., one of the companies which worked on the BWA & Ionics Freshwater Ltd. main...
7/30/2015: Profitability of BWA to be enhanced
By Regina Selman Moore Projections are that within the next 18 months to two years, the Barbados ...
7/30/2015: $4M restoration
By Patricia Thangaraj Among those buildings slated for renovations by the Task Force for the Pres...
7/30/2015: US Cadets given Parliament tour
A group of about 30 United States Army Cadets had an opportunity to get a stronger grasp on the Brit...
7/30/2015: ‘Emulate retired Prof. Pedro Welch’
By Kerri Gooding Heralded as “one of our most valuable and distinguished colleagues”, and one wo...
7/30/2015: Global approach needed
Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs, Christopher Sinckler, is proposing that a global approach ...
7/30/2015: Wealth of information shared on mental health
THE 2015 class of the Shortened Registered Mental Nursing course of the Barbados Community College (...
7/30/2015: Steel pan camp making strides
Committee member of the Youth Pan Project, Angela Skeete, is pleased with the strides being made by ...
7/30/2015: TIME WELL SERVED – Contribution of retiring Justice Sherman Moore highlighted
There is no nobler deed than service to one’s country. These words came from the Hon. Justice She...
7/30/2015: Sinckler receives postcard petitions
By Marsha Gittens A non-governmental organisation has issued Minister of Finance and Economic Affai...
7/29/2015: Positive response to CBTF reported
A WIDE cross-section of employees from emerging and existing industries from both the public and pri...
7/29/2015: Smaller Food, Wine and Rum Festival in 2015
The ever popular Food, Wine and Rum Culinary Festival will be smaller this year. Making this disc...
7/29/2015: Agriculture ministers meeting
The spotlight will be turned to the achievement of competitive and sustainable agricultural producti...
7/29/2015: Good Shepherd Primary gets a facelift
When the new academic year begins in September, students and staff of the Good Shepherd Primary Scho...
7/29/2015: MOA aims to transform sector
The Ministry of Agriculture is committed to transforming the agricultural sector by utilising techno...
7/29/2015: ‘Size matters’
Economic policies modelled on those of large industrialised countries do not work well for a small c...
7/29/2015: Six receive National Development Scholarships
Six young people are this year’s recipients of National Development Scholarships. The four men a...
7/29/2015: Central Bank proud of its research achievements
The Central Bank of Barbados can be proud of its research achievements, over the 40-plus years of it...
7/29/2015: ‘Increase the quality of internal logistics’
Governments seeking to improve on the competitiveness of their economies must increase the quality o...
7/29/2015: Reject calls to accept gay lifestyle
The Christian Church, while embracing gays as persons made in the image of God, cannot and must not ...
7/29/2015: African nations urged to capitalise on resources, EPA
By Kerri Gooding The countries of the continent of Africa have tremendous potential and they are ...
7/29/2015: Trade Unions urged to respect process
Barbados’ voluntaristic industrial practices have been successful because all parties have, in the p...
7/29/2015: Young economists urged to seize opportunities
The Central Bank of Barbados’ Annual Review Seminar not only allows for enlightening ideas to be sha...
7/28/2015: 2015 Soca Royale battle full of firsts
TC was not the only one left staggering when the 2015 MQI 98.1 The One Soca Royale culminated. Th...
7/28/2015: Biggest Soca Royale yet
By Kerri Gooding The changes to the MQI 98.1 The One Soca Royale seem to have gone over well with...
7/28/2015: Crowd gives warm response to insightful production
By Ashlee Cox It was a history lesson that tied in not only the importance of the past, but also ...
7/28/2015: Ministry capitalising on crowds to educate
Annually, according to the Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth, Stephen Lashley, his Ministry has ...
7/28/2015: LaRocque wants criteria for concessional financing addressed
Caricom Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque has highlighted the need for member states to wo...
7/28/2015: Pan revolution! Workshop Director urges more use of instruments for music education
By Ashlee Cox Steel pans should be used as an option for music education development. This was...
7/28/2015: Gov’t cautious about bringing legislation to avert national strikes
Government may not be moving anytime soon to put legislation in place to avert a national shutdown o...
7/28/2015: Training gives workers ‘wings’
Director of the School of Advanced Skills of the Caribbean Maritime Institute, Osric Forrest, says t...
7/28/2015: Apostle: The Church will not be silent
The Church of God has taken a specific stand on homosexuality, child abuse and adultery, says Apostl...
7/28/2015: Change needed
Barbados’ capital may not be able to thrive on the old retail model it has survived on for some time...
7/28/2015: Culture Minister: Sponsors must step up
By Kerri Gooding THE Culture Minister wants sponsors to adapt and adjust with the times and find ...
7/28/2015: MAKING PROGRESS – IDB team satisfied with training at Barbados Port Inc.
A visiting team of officials from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) have expressed satisfact...
7/28/2015: Camp Pride helps children with Diabetes
Co-ordinators of Camp Pride are hopeful that plans to host the camp once again for two weeks and hav...
7/27/2015: TRIBUTE TO HEROES: July 26 deserves more recognition in Barbados
By Ashlee Cox A call has been made for the date, July 26, to be made a truly nationally honoured ...
7/27/2015: Sacred recital a success
Recently the Toronto Cantata Chorus under Director Jason Locke and Accompanist Manny Armstrong, trea...
7/27/2015: SCIENCE DEMAND
President of the Barbados National Union of Fisherfolk Organisations (BARNUFO), Vernel Nicholls, wan...
7/27/2015: Show your talents
By Ashlee Cox Participants of the Youth Pan Project, have been encouraged to show off their talen...
7/27/2015: US rum subsidies hammer local producers
NOT much progress is being made in dealing with the issue of falling rum exports from Barbados to th...
7/27/2015: Christians urged to give back
By Kerri Gooding ONE local preacher is encouraging Christians to be more active and demonstrate t...
7/27/2015: Time in ‘Word’ essential
The time that priests spend reading the Word of God is important to everything that they would be ca...
7/27/2015: Alert lowered to Yellow
BASED on information from the Kick ’em Jenny underwater volcano, the Seismic Research Centre (SRC) o...
7/27/2015: Forde pushes ahead with petition
PARLIAMENTARY representative for St. Thomas Cynthia Forde is pushing forward with a petition to stop...
7/26/2015: Patrons enjoying better Bushy Park facilities
With another phase of renovations completed, Bushy Park Barbados is wishing patrons and vendors a fu...
7/26/2015: Life of Dorothy Lady Springer celebrated
On Friday, scores of people turned out at St. Mary’s Anglican Church in Bridgetown for the funeral...
7/26/2015: Cancer support groups receive donation
A Florida-based charity is looking to make a special donation to this island’s main healthcare insti...
7/26/2015: Day of fun at Junior Kadooment 2015
Over 2 500 young revellers took the National Stadium by storm yesterday for Junior Kadooment 2015. ...
7/26/2015: Let peace prevail
Barbadians are being challenged to live peaceably with all men and to pursue the things which make f...
7/26/2015: Another earthquake off Barbados
YESTERDAY, yet another quake was recorded to the northeast of Barbados. Measuring a 4.5 on the Rich...
7/26/2015: ‘Adopt vulnerability and resilience index’
While Barbados is proud to achieve a favourable Human Development Index, the use of GDP per capita a...
7/26/2015: New additions to this year’s Bridgetown Market
A Water Festival and “a special circus act” are two new additions locals and tourists can look forwa...
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