Top News (10/19/2014)
THOMPSON LAUDED – as a man for the people
Pastor at Unity Wesleyan Holiness Church Reverend Norma Kellman (left) greeting Mara Thompson, wife of the late David Thompson and MP for St. John during the memorial service to mark the fourth anniversary of his passing, as daughters Osa-Marie and Oya look on.
   
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10/20/2014: Buying, selling coral illegal
Members of the public are advised that the buying and selling of coral in Barbados is illegal under ...
10/20/2014: Partnerships needed
By Ashlee Cox Partnerships between all of the major stakeholders must be made in order to address...
10/20/2014: Dame Billie: Time of great transition, transformation
WE are living in a time of great transition and rapid transformation driven by technology. This r...
10/20/2014: RSS working to eliminate domestic violence
The Regional Security Services (RSS) is working diligently to reduce and even prevent domestic viole...
10/20/2014: PAY IT FORWARD
HONOURARY graduand Dame Billie Miller believes that non-governmental organisations must be strengthe...
10/20/2014: High debt will weaken the economy
THERE are no more pillars left to prop up this country’s economy. That is according to Dr. Don Mars...
10/20/2014: THOMPSON LAUDED – as a man for the people
Late Prime Minister David Thompson was remembered yesterday by his widow, Mara Thompson, for his com...
10/20/2014: BWU hosts clean-up at Silver Sands Beach
By Marsha Gittens As part of continuing activities to mark ‘World Day for Decent Work’, the Barba...
10/19/2014: UWI graduates told: Have faith!
The 2014 Graduating Class of the University of the West Indies has been urged not to lose faith in t...
10/19/2014: Visual Media Awards a success
By Ashlee Cox ‘Chrissy’ and ‘Payday’, among the many awarded at the inaugural Barbados Visual Med...
10/19/2014: UWI honours dames
THREE distinguished ladies were conferred with honorary degrees from the University of the West Indi...
10/19/2014: Show must go on
By RuthMoisa Stoute JUST a year ago, at the 75th Barbados Labour Party (BLP) Annual General Confere...
10/19/2014: BWU head not concerned about NIS glitch
– no indication of a financial challenge GENERAL Secretary of the Barbados Workers’ Union Toni Mo...
10/19/2014: Farmers advised on livestock waste disposal
By Marsha Gittens A major problem facing the Barbados Water Authority (BWA) has been the flow of ...
10/19/2014: Criminal lawyers needed, legal criminals not
A record breaking number of lawyers were admitted to the Bar during a formal swearing in session at ...
10/18/2014: Police called to implement training
By Kerri Gooding Watchful eyes are set to see the positive implementation of the acquired knowled...
10/18/2014: NAB committed to helping seniors age actively
Chairman of the National Assistance Board (NAB), Cephus Sealey, has expressed that organisation’s co...
10/18/2014: AG: Not only women are victims!
Removing the scourge of domestic violence from Barbados and the region, demands that citizens, polic...
10/18/2014: Call for investigation into BCC
The General Secretary of the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW), Dennis Clarke, is calling for ...
10/18/2014: Police respond to two road accidents
The Royal Barbados Police Force is investigating a serious accident which occurred about 11.50 am on...
10/18/2014: First ever Synod of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Bridgetown
Addressing the first ever Synod of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Bridgetown, Bishop Charles Jason Go...
10/18/2014: Officers get special training
Newly trained police officers from across the Caribbean are being called to put their education to w...
10/18/2014: Redman fires back
President of the Barbados Secondary Teachers’ Union (BSTU), Mary Redman has fired back at Minister D...
10/17/2014: Speech Festival participants told to seize opportunity
By Marsha Gittens The over 150 participants in Team Action International Inc. (TAII)’s Speech Fes...
10/17/2014: Character Day at St. Stephens Nursery School
The little ones of the St. Stephen’s Nursery School, were all smiles as they came dressed up, ready ...
10/17/2014: Parents lauded for assisting with Literacy Week
By Ashlee Cox The parents of pre-schoolers who attend the St. Stephen’s Nursery school, have been...
10/17/2014: Payment coming
Workers dismissed from the Transport Board earlier this year received some good news yesterday as th...
10/17/2014: Three women to be awarded UWI’s highest accolade
More than 2000 students are set to graduate from the University of the West Indies Cave Hill campus ...
10/17/2014: C.O.B major sponsor of Independence Quiz
The City of Bridgetown (C.O.B) Co-operative Credit Union Ltd. will be the major sponsor of the 2014 ...
10/17/2014: Youth representing Barbados at the One Young World Summit
From the 15th until the 19th day of October 2014, many young individuals between the ages of eightee...
10/17/2014: Press ahead
DESPITE the challenges and frustration nursing staff of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) sometimes...
10/17/2014: Primary students receive ‘Leadership’ practice
The island’s head student leaders are being empowered through practical strategies, to be good and a...
10/17/2014: New prefects encouraged to take charge
The newly installed prefect body of the Eagle Hall Primary School has been encouraged to take pride ...
10/17/2014: Students learn to give back
By Marsha Gittens Students of the St. Alban’s Primary School on Wednesday received a lesson in gi...
10/17/2014: Productivity approach to be reviewed by nursing admin
ON completion of a series of workshops being conducted by the Productivity Council, the approach to ...
10/16/2014: NUPW giving a Second Chance
From 2015 if all goes to plan, the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW) will commence its Second ...
10/16/2014: Moore: Deeper discussions needed on 24/7 economy
GENERAL Secretary of the Barbados’ Workers’ Union Toni Moore says a move to a 24/7 economy will have...
10/16/2014: BDF offers quality health care
By Kerri Gooding The Medical Unit at the Barbados Defence Force (BDF) is a small hospital with a ...
10/16/2014: NIFCA gets a helping hand from Digicel and Massy
The NIFCA Theatre and Music Performing Arts disciplines now have a new sponsor in the form of teleco...
10/16/2014: Moore highlights 24/7 concerns
ACKNOWLEDGING the calls made for Barbados to become a 24/7 economy, General Secretary of the Barbado...
10/16/2014: Vaucluse is not the problem!
By Ashlee Cox THE tyres at Vaucluse Racing Track are not the cause in the rising cases of mosquito-...
10/16/2014: Law to crackdown on illegal dumping
by Ashlee Cox NEW law enforcement on its way for those who dump illegally and litter. Word of th...
10/16/2014: Step up mosquito fight
By Ashlee Cox If Barbados is to effectively deal with and prevent further outbreaks of mosquito-b...
10/16/2014: Students get words of advice from Governor-General
Students of the All Saints’ Primary School are being encouraged to strive to be well-rounded citizen...
10/16/2014: Great interest being shown in Theatre and Music disciplines at NIFCA
For this year’s National Independence Festival of Creative Arts (NIFCA), there has been an increase ...
10/15/2014: BEF $20 Challenge reaping rewards ...back for fourth year
OVER the past four years, students across Barbados have been successfully demonstrating that a profi...
10/15/2014: Farming still a viable option for youth
By Regina Selman Moore YOUNG people need not only be lawyers or engineers. They can look to farming...
10/15/2014: ‘Use Finland’s example in local education’
Financial and economic consultant and President of the Barbados Economics Society, Jeremy Stephen wo...
10/15/2014: ‘Enterprise teaching’ the way to go
FOUNDING Director, Barbados Entrepreneurship Foundation and Project Leader for the BEF Columbus, Kei...
10/15/2014: Changing climate
The signs of global warming are clear. This is according to the Minister of the Environment and D...
10/15/2014: Divi Southwinds hosts benefit concert
The staff of the Divi Southwinds Beach Resort showed what camaraderie and caring for your workmates ...
10/15/2014: Eagle Hall Primary School installs prefect body
The Eagle Hall Primary School’s newest prefect body were yesterday installed for the academic year 2...
10/15/2014: Barbadians urged to buy into renewable energy
BARBADIANS are being urged to buy into renewable energy technology. Word of this from Richard Sin...
10/15/2014: Changes coming to UCAL’s contract
The contract for United Commercial Autoworks Limited (UCAL) is being reviewed and it will see some c...
10/14/2014: SIGNAGE NEEDED
Public buildings must have proper signage to indicate emergency procedure. This is the view of ...
10/14/2014: Prison Officers entrusted a ministry
By Ashlee Cox While prison is a correctional facility where individuals are physically confined a...
10/14/2014: Demonstrate the order of God, says Reverend
By Ashlee Cox Prison Officers of Her Majesty Prison Dodds, have been challenged to be a ‘light’ f...
10/14/2014: More young workers needed in trade union movement
The Caribbean is not alone in the fight to increase its trade union membership base. According to...
10/14/2014: BTMI Board of Directors named
The Ministry of Tourism and International Transport yesterday announced the appointments of persons ...
10/14/2014: Panama not a threat but ally in IB sector
Though Panama can be seen as a formidable competing jurisdiction for international business and fina...
10/14/2014: NIFCA semis kick off Independence celebrations
WE often talk about how early Christmas decorations go up in this country, but this past weekend, In...
10/14/2014: Youth development a priority
Youth development remains a priority for the Barbados Workers’ Union (BWU). “We recognise that wi...
10/14/2014: STUDENT COUNCILS NEEDED Behaviour programme aims to curb bullying
Officials of the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation want all the student coun...
10/14/2014: Give all students a chance
All students deserve an opportunity to succeed, and the effort we put into ensuring that this happen...
10/14/2014: Principals welcome new support programme
Principals from St. Bartholomew and the St. Christopher Primary schools, as well as teachers from th...
10/14/2014: Instill leadership from a tender age
By Kerri Gooding With a view to start instilling leadership from young, more than 50 primary scho...
10/14/2014: Barbados’ postage stamp pride
While many colonies of Britain would have used stamps from that country, this tiny island of 166 squ...
10/14/2014: Post Office Act passed in 1851
The Post Office Act was passed in Barbados 1851. This is according to Professor Emeritus, Senator...
10/13/2014: Oran celebrating business’ longevity
Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development Donville Innis...
10/13/2014: Police Complaints Authority relocated
MEMBERS of the public are asked to note that the Police Complaints Authority (PCA) has now been relo...
10/13/2014: Districts in St. Michael and St. James to be fogged this week
THE Ministry of Health continues its fogging programme this week, when from today, Monday, October 1...
10/13/2014: UN International Day for Disaster Reduction being observed today
BARBADOS will join the rest of the world in observing the United Nations International Day for Disas...
10/13/2014: Green climate fund board meeting to be held in Barbados
MORE than 200 government officials and observers representing all United Nations (UN) member states,...
10/13/2014: HR strategy crucial
THE strength of the International Business and Financial Services sector will be hinged not only on ...
10/13/2014: Focus on positivity
by Ashlee Cox THE Minister of Home Affairs has made the call to be more positive and to give hope t...
10/13/2014: BSS Staff focused on training
By Kerri Gooding WORKING to educate and inform staff, the Barbados Statistical Services (BSS) is ...
10/13/2014: Youth focus
THERE is a view that countries must promote demand-driven education at the national level, even thou...
10/13/2014: Caribbean LED exporting and expanding
Yet another green business in Barbados is reporting profits in 2014 over 2013, and projecting growth...
10/13/2014: Professor Downes: Human productivity must be enhanced
IF the region is to advance there is a need to enhance human productivity. So says Pro Vice Chanc...
10/13/2014: Ministry of health closely monitoring Chikungunya outbreak
THE Ministry of Health has assured the public that it is continuing to closely monitor the outbreak ...
10/13/2014: Worrying statistic
With the world celebrating World Stroke Day later this month on October 29th, the Barbados Heart and...
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