Top News (8/1/2014)
Bank committed: Organisation continues on mission to make home ownership accessible to more Barbadians
CEO and Managing Director, Republic Bank (Barbados) Limited, Ian De Souza (left) and Lavere Thompson, Head - Republic Mortgage and Premium Banking Centre (right) tell Mrs. Wavney Nicholls, Retail Manager - Retail Banking “well done” during her retirement function on Wednesday evening.
   
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8/1/2014: Finishing touches as packed weekend kicks into high gear
AS Bandleaders and calypsonians prepare for the last lap of the Crop Over Season over the long four-...
8/1/2014: Teachers called on to be role models
By Patricia Thangaraj BE a role model for your students. This was the call that Chief Educatio...
8/1/2014: Teachers encouraged to lay good foundation
By Patricia Thangaraj Teachers must lay the foundation in their students via the curriculum that ...
8/1/2014: Twenty-seven bands for Grand Kadooment
By Marsha Gittens A total of 27 bands are expected to be on the road this Monday for Grand Kadoom...
8/1/2014: HRMAB president shares view on workforce challenges
Absenteeism and punctuality remain two of the major issues that the Barbadian workforce has been gra...
8/1/2014: Cancer Support Services kick off Orange Ribbon Drive
Members of the public are urged to help the cause as Cancer Support Services continues its Orange Ri...
8/1/2014: BVHS hosting ‘Health for the Homeless Day’ in Queen’s Park
The Barbados Vagrants and Homeless Society (BVHS) will once again be hosting its bi-annual fair in Q...
8/1/2014: Hilltops Community Association honour top performers
Twenty-three of the island’s young people were recently given words of wisdom which should see them ...
8/1/2014: Band together
Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth, Stephen Lashley, would like to see greater networking among b...
8/1/2014: King: Learning should be fun
Make learning fun. This was the advice that Chief Education Officer, Laurie King, gave to the you...
8/1/2014: Rotary scholars see it through
Another three awardees of the Rotary Club of Barbados West Scholarship Programme are geared up to jo...
7/31/2014: Find time!
BMA from Back Page including the manufacturing sector, remove the bottlenecks and really position...
7/31/2014: Senator: Show an interest in your children
By Patricia Thangaraj Be more involved in your children’s lives. This was the advice that Parl...
7/31/2014: Four awarded by Christ Church East Central Council
By Ashlee Cox FOUR students, hailing from Primary schools instituted in the Constituency of Christ ...
7/31/2014: Alumni asked to give back to students
AN appeal has been made for the alumni of this island’s schools to give back in a greater way, to as...
7/31/2014: Social Partnership story has to be told
LABOUR Minister, Senator Dr. Esther Byer Suckoo, is adamant that the story of the Social Partnership...
7/31/2014: Sports tourism push
In an effort to promote Barbados as a year-round destination, steps will be taken to focus more on s...
7/31/2014: CBTF aimed at meeting market needs
The Competency-based Training Fund (CBTF) will open its second call for proposals to access funds fo...
7/31/2014: Diaspora conference days away
IN just five days over 250 participants from Barbados and the wider Diaspora will come together and ...
7/31/2014: Economic impact of destructive plant pests cannot be ignored
THE Ministry of Agriculture is always tasked with the responsibility of conducting an economic impac...
7/31/2014: BTMI coming on stream
Within two weeks, the branding and logo for the new Barbados Tourism Marketing Incorporation (BTMI) ...
7/31/2014: Major Group for B’dos in the works
By Kerri Gooding Civil Society organisations came together yesterday for one purpose – to voice t...
7/31/2014: IHB outgoing chairman reports to members
OUTGOING Chairman of Intimate Hotels of Barbados (IHB), Renée Coppin is reporting that the occupancy...
7/31/2014: Believe in yourselves, Summer school students told
Believe in your abilities. This was the advice that Peripatetic Teacher, Language Arts, Ministry ...
7/30/2014: BVHS seeking to establish night shelter
By Regina Selman Moore The Barbados Vagrants and Homeless Society (BVHS) is seeking to establish ...
7/30/2014: Do it for your country!
By Patricia Thangaraj It is better to pay the Municipal Solid Waste Tax than to have the Barbados...
7/30/2014: Bursaries in demand
Scores of parents and students alike headed to the examination section of the Ministry of Education,...
7/30/2014: Road safety is everyone’s responsibility
By Kerri Gooding Drivers alone are not being urged to be responsible, passengers have an onus pla...
7/30/2014: Discrimination no laughing matter
ON Sunday night I was lucky enough to attend the Soca Royale event at Bushy Park. It was a real priv...
7/30/2014: BVHS seeking to establish night shelter
By Regina Selman Moore The Barbados Vagrants and Homeless Society (BVHS) is seeking to establish ...
7/30/2014: Inniss still pushing for change
Minister of Industry, Commerce, International Business and Small Business Development, Donville Inni...
7/30/2014: Women played a role in 1937 rebellion
When we speak of the July 26th, 1937 riots, we often hear of the men who made valuable contributions...
7/30/2014: Alleyne and Johnrose top ‘Walk the Talk Challenge’
Having clocked in over five million steps on her pedometer, Gale Alleyne of the TVET Council was nam...
7/30/2014: Now as well as then: IRAQ: Once more into the breach
By R. Orlando Marville Several years ago, before President George W Bush invaded Iraq on the pret...
7/30/2014: The Youth Pan Project comes to an end
By Marsha Gittens It was a pan-tastic end to The Youth Pan Project 2014 during the Closing Ceremo...
7/29/2014: Tertiary education for thousands of Barbadians in jeopardy
THE Shadow Minister of Education, Edmund Hinkson believes that the future of tertiary education for ...
7/29/2014: Strengthen women, youth
Regional countries are being told that increased involvement of women and the youth in their develop...
7/29/2014: NO EXCUSE AT ALL – for absence of import permit
Persons desirous of importing seedlings, cuttings, plants or plantlets and in general anything relat...
7/29/2014: CPA Conference is important
Acting Prime Minister, Richard Sealy is contending that this year’s Annual Conference of the Caribbe...
7/29/2014: Engage the public!
A senior parliamentarian has challenged those attending the regional meeting of the Commonwealth Par...
7/29/2014: Application forms for UWI bursaries available
UNDERGRADUATES attending the University of the West Indies Cave Hill Campus have been advised that a...
7/29/2014: Barbados Network Consultation 2014 on the horizon
IN another two weeks, on August 5, 2014, Prime Minister of Barbados Rt. Hon. Freundel Stuart Q.C.,...
7/29/2014: Obtaining permit easy, free of cost
PERMITS from Back Page Furthermore, “We will check your application, find out what types of pests...
7/29/2014: Fulbright and Humphrey Fellows head to the United States for studies
THE US Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the Organisation of the Eastern Caribbean Sta...
7/29/2014: Public called upon to help improve competitions
In an effort to satisfy the public and stakeholders while ensuring that the Soca Royale event contin...
7/29/2014: Gittens finishes eighth in Commonwealth 100 metres
Ramon Gittens finished eighth yesterday in the final of the Men’s 100 metres at the Commonwealth Gam...
7/29/2014: CCET to help teachers provide psychometric tests
By Patricia Thangaraj More teachers in Barbados and throughout the region will soon be qualified ...
7/29/2014: Further growth needed in rum industry – Todd says Economic Partnership Agreement will play crucial role
7/28/2014: BCSI seeking to improve standards
Barbados will fail to grow its economic productive sectors to their full potential if linkages to se...
7/28/2014: Cable and Wireless to meet with shareholders at 13th annual meeting
The 13th annual meeting of shareholders of Cable and Wireless (Barbados) Limited which trades as LIM...
7/28/2014: Youth making headway in manufacturing
Though the evening saw several of the well seasoned manufacturing companies being awarded for the co...
7/28/2014: Professor Anil Kumar visits Barbados
The Sri Sathya Sai Baba Organisation of Barbados was honoured to have Professor Anil Kumar Kamaraju ...
7/28/2014: Sweet victory for Biggie
By Kerri Gooding For the first time ever, the title of Sweet Soca Monarch has gone to Carlton ‘Bi...
7/28/2014: Big win for Gorg
By Petra Gooding His woman may have left him but Gorg had the last laugh as he walked away with t...
7/28/2014: Mixed emotions about changes
By Kerri Gooding Patrons to the 2014 MQI, 98.1 Soca Royale yesterday, had mixed feelings about th...
7/27/2014: Green Roots project launched
By Ashlee Cox Junior Chambers International (JCI) Barbados has recently launched their Green Root...
7/27/2014: Monarchs put on stellar show
A SHOW of shows. That is the only way to describe the VOB 40th Anniversary Monarchs in Concert h...
7/27/2014: Juniors strut their stuff
By Marsha Gittens Broad smiles, happy feet and dancing bodies told the tale of the grand time had...
7/27/2014: Never forget 1937
Never forget the July 26, 1937 riots and why these riots took place in the first place. This was ...
7/27/2014: Act to help protect health of horses
The changes to the Animals (Diseases and Importation) Act will help to ensure that the local horse p...
7/27/2014: Regional travellers important to Barbados
ALL travellers at the Grantley Adams International Airport (GAIA) in Barbados are treated as intern...
7/27/2014: Tax will bring hardship on Churches, says Rev. Atherley
Having spoken to several heads of denominations in Barbados, Rev. Joseph Atherley says that they hav...
7/27/2014: Students should be taught about EPA opportunities
Secondary and tertiary level institutions should have on the curriculum, an important matter such as...
7/27/2014: Animation an important industry
By Ashlee Cox Why is building capacity in animation important? According to Professor Gladston...
7/27/2014: Climate change is real
By Ashlee Cox “Climate Change is not an abstract concept for the Caribbean and other Small Island...
7/27/2014: Tourism focus should go beyond economic impact
IN planning, developing and managing tourism with a view towards its sustainability, focus should no...
7/26/2014: HRMAB to disabled: Seize all opportunities
“Get out there and seize all opportunities, in the world of work!” Camara Lee, Co-ordinator for Tra...
7/26/2014: Top-quality show
Those attending the August 3rd Digicel/ HOTT Cohobblopot can expect “a five-star quality show”. W...
7/26/2014: Mottley thanks Arthur for his service
Leader of the Opposition Mia Mottley has thanked Member of Parliament for St. Peter, Owen Arthur, fo...
7/26/2014: Arthur leaves BLP!
After almost three decades in the House of Assembly as a Member of Parliament for St. Peter represen...
7/26/2014: Smuggling restricted plant material a no-no
Barbadians are being encouraged to follow the correct channels when it comes to travelling with cert...
7/26/2014: Fest-tuk to kick off this weekend
This and every Sunday for the remainder of the Crop Over season, Camp FOCUS (Finding through Our Cul...
7/26/2014: First Citizens Bank dedicated to annual heritage tour
By Kerri Gooding First Citizens Bank is committed to the annual ‘Bridgetown by Night’ Heritage To...
7/26/2014: Still a role for traditional Calypso tents in Barbados
By Patricia Thangaraj Many Barbadians are lamenting that the newer form of party based type of Ca...
7/26/2014: Ministry committed to helping families affected by HIV
By Patricia Thangaraj Having a person living with HIV in the family can take its toll, financiall...
7/26/2014: Inniss: A major blow to BLP
A big blow to the Barbados Labour Party. That is how General Secretary of the Democratic Labour P...
7/25/2014: Mottley: We cannot take any more taxes
Barbadians cannot take any more taxes, says Opposition Leader Mia Mottley. This comment was follo...
7/25/2014: Private schools in need of more help
By Patricia Thangaraj While public secondary schools have seen regular increases in the amount of...
7/25/2014: Hundreds turn out to march with Mottley
OPPOSITION Leader Mia Mottley came prepared to walk alone, but she didn’t have to. Yesterday, she...
7/25/2014: Symmonds shows support
“MY party’s colour is red. Whatever I do, I do in the name of the Barbados Labour Party.” This fr...
7/25/2014: Mascoll: We cannot continue like this
BARBADOS’ economy is in trouble. That is how BLP spokesperson on economic affairs, Clyde Mascoll,...
7/25/2014: Ministry of Agriculture on Plant Quarantine Procedures Manual
The New Plant Quarantine Procedures Manual handed over by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO...
7/25/2014: Tax a big burden
The Municipal Solid Waste Tax is arbitrary, ill-conceived, excessive, disproportionate and patentl...
7/25/2014: Treat Plant Quarantine Division officers better
By Regina Selman Moore Plant Quarantine Officers are often treated as second class citizens when ...
7/25/2014: Mia: Bring best minds together
TODAY is about duty. That is how Opposition Leader Mia Mottley summarised the action taken yesterday...
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