Top News (10/31/2014)
Argentina opens embassy doors once again
Resident Ambassador of Argentina to Barbados, Diego Limeres and Secretary of State for the Foreign Affairs of the Argentine Republic, Ambassador Eduardo Zuain alongside Prime Minister the Right Honourable Freundel Stuart and other invited guests at the opening of the Republic Argentina Embassy earlier this week.
   
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10/31/2014: Argentina opens embassy doors once again
By Kerri Gooding Almost a quarter century later, Argentina once again opened the doors of an Emba...
10/31/2014: Big plans in store for future of the ICW Conference
By Kerri Gooding The hope amongst the local and regional representatives who were present for thi...
10/31/2014: Students explore Canadian boarding school options
A NUMBER of families and students made their way to the Accra Beach Resort on Wednesday evening to l...
10/31/2014: PENSION PLAN PLUS
By Regina Selman Moore Since the Occupational Pension Benefits Act has been proclaimed, companies...
10/31/2014: BCC, NUPW standoff
A war of words is escalating between the Barbados Community College (BCC) and the National Union of ...
10/31/2014: Sir Ronald Sanders awarded doctorate from UWI
EMBRACE the world and play your part in it . This was the message which was provided to the recen...
10/31/2014: Broomes speaks out on issues
By Ashlee Cox A Press Conference was held recently, inorder to quell the rhetoric which has arise...
10/31/2014: BUT President urges teachers to know their rights
Barbados Union of Teachers (BUT) President Pedro Shepherd is urging teachers to be well aware of the...
10/31/2014: Three educators celebrated
THREE EDUCATORS were presented with Vocational Awards on Wednesday night by the Rotary Club of Barba...
10/31/2014: Barbadians promised another parade of excellence
All hands will be on deck to deliver a world-class, high quality Independence ceremonial parade whic...
10/31/2014: Formalise your work and get registered!
By Ashlee Cox Young entrepreneurs encouraged to formalise their ‘informal work’ and register thei...
10/30/2014: More accurate biopsies, improved treatment
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) now has a General Electric Logiq Ultrasound Machine for detecting...
10/30/2014: CHALLENGE ACCEPTED
By Kerri Gooding THE Government of Barbados is accepting the challenge issued by the Queen Elizab...
10/30/2014: BE PREPARED AG: Take disaster management more seriously
Disaster Risk Management should be a key focus for the country. This was one of the key points ma...
10/30/2014: Sex therapy clinic coming to Barbados
THE concessions allowed from the Tourism Development Act also extend to medical tourism and opens up...
10/30/2014: Too many leave school without enough certificates
Many students are leaving secondary school with just one or two CXC certificates, and in some cases ...
10/30/2014: Diaspora donates to Alzheimer’s cause in Barbados
By Colville Mounsey THE selfless act of donating to a worthy cause is often for many a one off ex...
10/30/2014: Governor General pays a visit to A. Dacosta Edwards Primary
By Regina Selman Moore Work hard, learn well and endeavour to become good citizens. This was t...
10/30/2014: ‘Poetry Day’ part of Education Month activities at Lawrence T. Gay
Poems about the ‘Wise Old Owl’, ‘Happiness’ and the topical disease, ‘Chikungunya’ were among those ...
10/30/2014: Call for National Day of Colours to be established
A call is being made for Barbados to have a National Day of Colours. The idea was proposed as a w...
10/30/2014: Some hotels needs upgrade, rebuilding
BETWEEN 2001 and 2012 Barbados has lost 1 300 hotel rooms. This grim reality was outlined by Sena...
10/30/2014:  Abrahams foresees uneven playing field created by Act
– for restaurants, ancillary services in the tourism sector RATHER than levelling the playing fie...
10/30/2014: Better kitchen facilities needed at rural school
THE much-needed Breakfast Programme at the A. Dacosta Edwards Primary in Belleplaine, St. Andrew has...
10/30/2014: Non-partisan approach to fight against Ebola
Not just a health issue, but a national one cutting across multiple sectors. For this, Opposition...
10/29/2014: Health Minister Boyce: No petition received as yet
NO petition has yet reached the desk of the Minister of Health requesting the re-location of the pro...
10/29/2014: No excuse for poor service
By Ashlee Cox There can be no excuses for poor service! That was the message given to the 3rd ...
10/29/2014: New rules for E-Cigarettes
Come next year, this island should have legislation to regulate the sale and use of e-cigarettes. ...
10/29/2014: Move a strike against Force’s morale
Leader of the opposition Mia Mottley expressed her fear last weekend that the move the go ahead with...
10/29/2014: Sagicor Life flicking of the switch
Sagicor Life Inc remains plugged in to realising the yearly event which has become a staple in Barba...
10/29/2014: No more taxes, Opposition pleads
ADDITIONAL taxation will have severe negative implications for the Barbados economy, says Dr. Clyde ...
10/29/2014: Inspire economic growth
IT is believed that the national debt of Barbados cannot be reduced in the foreseeable future, but i...
10/29/2014: Digicel launches Mentorship Programme in Wood’s memory
STUDENTS of the Business Studies Department at the Ellerslie Secondary School will for the next four...
10/29/2014: Positive evaluation of ‘Endless Possibilities’ Programme
By Ashlee Cox An evaluation of the Endless Possibilities , A Job Attachment and Mentorship Progr...
10/29/2014: High compliance with bans noted
There has been a high degree of compliance to the bans on the sale of tobacco to minors and to smoki...
10/29/2014: Committed to fighting NCDs
DIRECTOR of Non-Communicable Diseases and Mental Health, PAHO headquarters, Dr. Anselm Hennis, said ...
10/28/2014: Infection control crucial
THE Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) could not exist and operate the way it does, without the vital In...
10/28/2014: Agrofest 2015 date set
The date has been set for Agrofest 2015.   Next year’s event will be held February 27 to March 1, ...
10/28/2014: Too many burdens?
By Ashlee Cox According to one Minister, we place too many burdens on our leaders and not only th...
10/28/2014: Take education seriously!
Education must be taken seriously! That is the very serious view of Ronald Jones, Minister of Edu...
10/28/2014: RBPF band celebrated
A NATIONAL treasure that has attained iconic status. That’s how the band of the Royal Barbados Po...
10/28/2014: Long-term strategic approach needed for dairy industry
THE dairy sector continues to face challenges. Dairy production has moved from an average of 6 ...
10/28/2014: Youth in Agriculture Farm Programme growing
By Ashlee Cox For the first time in the three year history of the Youth in Agriculture Farm Progr...
10/28/2014: Praedial larceny undermining agricultural sector
PRAEDIAL larceny has proven to be a constant disincentive to agriculture production, says CEO of the...
10/28/2014: Government forging ahead
Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs, Christopher Sinckler, reported that Government has achieve...
10/28/2014: Not good enough!
IT is time for Prime Minister Freundel Stuart to speak. That was the view which was expressed by ...
10/28/2014: Hopes of raised awareness, partnerships
By Kerri Gooding COMING out of this first Infection Control Week being held in Barbados, Hospital I...
10/27/2014: PM: Thompson left immortal reminder
On the fourth anniversary of his death with just over two years in the office of Prime Minister, the...
10/27/2014: BUT open to discussion
Celebrating 10 years shy of five decades in existence, the Barbados Union of Teachers (BUT) is ready...
10/27/2014: Department lauded for improvements
THE Infection Control Department of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) has been heralded “an unsung ...
10/27/2014: Students told how they can rekindle school spirit
Students of the St. George Secondary School were recently told how they could rebuild and rekindle s...
10/27/2014: Barbados hosts inaugural Infection Control Week
By Kerri Gooding Some 49 years after implementing infectious disease management at the Queen Eliz...
10/26/2014: Support Mia, urges Dame Billie Miller
A house divided against itself will not stand. That was the message driven home by Dame Billie Mi...
10/26/2014: National distinguished teachers commended
By Ashlee Cox Ten Teachers were commended recently at the Hilton Restaurant, when they were award...
10/26/2014: Agriculture sector key
Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs, Christopher Sinckler believes that Barbados has the resour...
10/26/2014: Solutions needed to rescue Barbados
BARBADOS is at a crisis point. These were among the strong words which were advanced by Oppositio...
10/26/2014: ‘RAMP UP’ EFFORTS Under-educated, under-skilled workforce, a threat
By Ashlee Cox The greatest threat to Barbados’ future economic security and stability is an under...
10/26/2014: BLP honours dedicated supporters, labourers
Outstanding and dedicated supporters of the Barbados Labour Party, described as labourers on the fro...
10/26/2014: BLP called to act in first quarter of 2015
Political stalwart in the Barbados Labour Party, Dame Billie Miller, has sounded the clarion call fo...
10/26/2014: Worrying practice
CEO of the Barbados Agricultural Society (BAS), James Paul, believes there are certain practices tha...
10/26/2014: Locals, visitors to experience Classical Pops Barbados
Barbadians and visitors will get an opportunity to enjoy music at its best when for the first the Cl...
10/25/2014: MP calls for reassessment of required rent at Country Road Towers
Opposition MP for St. Michael East Trevor Prescod is calling for government to review the rent being...
10/25/2014: Emergency housing needed for displaced families
Opposition MP for St. Thomas Cynthia Forde is urging government to ensure that additional housing is...
10/25/2014: BHL STAFF STRIKE
The BHL Group of Companies yesterday was confronted by an orchestrated wildcat strike affecting all ...
10/25/2014: Positive behaviour the way to go
The St Michael School has signed onto the Schools’ Positive Behaviour Management Programme (SPBMP). ...
10/25/2014: CASP raising the bar
By Kerri Gooding Working to have business owners and their employees trained and accredited to co...
10/25/2014: Little change, says Environmental Health Officers
– in spite of ChikV spike By Marsha Gittens There has been little change in the practices of B...
10/25/2014: ICBL assisting school children through PTA
The Insurance Corporation of Barbados Limited (ICBL) is doing its part to make sure children across ...
10/25/2014: PM Stuart reflects on past leaders at tv show relaunch
By RuthMoisa Stoute “There is no political party in Barbados whose fingerprints can be found in a...
10/25/2014: Sutherland:Using fertile land to create housing not the way to go
“We have to look at land use in this country as a serious issue, as a very serious issue.” One Op...
10/25/2014: Security personnel told be aware at all times
Keep abreast of global affairs! This was the advice issued to participants in the Regional Security ...
10/24/2014: Eyes on the prize
“Stay focused on your goals,” this is the advice students from Wesley Hall Junior School received fr...
10/24/2014: ‘SALISES Developmental Talks’ continue
The “SALISES Developmental Talks 2014”, which form part of the Centennial Celebrations marking the b...
10/24/2014: Motorcade to promote Strengths of the Community Carnival
The St. Michael Central Constituency Council will hold a motorcade today, Saturday, October 25, as p...
10/24/2014: UWI funding a long-standing challenge
IT has long been recognised that the funding of the University of the West Indies would not have bee...
10/24/2014: Focus on non-traditional services during National Services Week
By Regina Selman Moore The Barbados Coalition of Service Industries (BCSI) will be rolling out it...
10/24/2014: Rotary presents vocational Service Awards
The Rotary Club of Barbados West recently presented its 2014 Vocational Service Awards.  The awar...
10/24/2014: BCSI seeking to boost global competitiveness in key sectors
A National Services Sector Development Strategy Report commissioned in 2013 by the Barbados Coalitio...
10/24/2014: Cave Hill Campus will press on despite 'tongue-lashing'
Sir Hilary Beckles is concerned that the University of the West Indies Cave Hill Campus received wha...
10/24/2014: Open Campus funding model the way to go
FACED WITH perennial funding challenges, a suggestion is being made that the funding model of the UW...
10/24/2014: BURNETT LAUDS UN Barbados committed to improving its resilience
Permanent Secretary in the Foreign Affairs Ministry Charles Burnett has outlined the island’s commit...
10/24/2014: Postal service celebrates with free concert
The public on Tuesday got an opportunity to witness and enjoy performances by the staff and friends ...
10/24/2014: UN more than ever
During this time of multiple crises, the United Nations is needed more than ever. This was the as...
10/24/2014: Platform for older persons in disaster planning
In the Caribbean increasing attention is being given to the vulnerability of older persons in disast...
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