Top News (12/22/2014)
Plans for terminal still in the works
LIME (Barbados) Chief Financial Officer, Patrick Hinkson (right) pointing out to Minister of Transport and Works Michael Lashley, the work LIME carried out on the outside of the Fairchild Street Bus Terminal.
   
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12/22/2014: Building and maintaining relationships Oran’s priority
WHILE technology has changed the way in which we do business, we have still managed to maintain that...
12/22/2014: Help funding University on the way
By Kerri Gooding ICBL HAS launched its Future Builder Plan in direct “response to the need for pare...
12/22/2014: Canon Murrell: Dignity of Christian burial must be maintained
The Christian minister and the Christian have the responsibility to maintain the integrity and digni...
12/22/2014: Target in Sight with More Help
By Kerri Gooding The word from Public Relations Officer, Salvation Army, Major Denzil Walcott is ...
12/22/2014: Queen’s College receives Global Education Leader Award
The Global Education Leader Award for 2014 has been awarded to Queen’s College. Principal, Dr Dav...
12/22/2014: Station Sergeant:Do not purchase stolen items
The Royal Barbados Police Force (RBPF) wants to discourage individuals from providing a readily avai...
12/22/2014: MS Hamburg makes inaugural visit to Barbados
BARBADOS welcomed yet another cruise ship to the Bridgetown Port, as the busy cruise season as predi...
12/22/2014: MS Hamburg makes inaugural visit to Barbados
BARBADOS welcomed yet another cruise ship to the Bridgetown Port, as the busy cruise season as predi...
12/22/2014: Teachers told to encourage STEM study
TEACHERS have a role to play in encouraging their students to take up the Sciences and Mathematics. ...
12/22/2014: Be mindful of human rights
EXECUTIVES Officer of the Regional Security Systems, Grantley Watson, has reminded law enforcement o...
12/22/2014: 2014 productive year for BARP
THE year 2014 was a very productive and active one for the Barbados Association of Retired Persons (...
12/22/2014: Petroleum prices reduced
MEMBERS of the public will soon be paying less for petroleum products. Effective midnight, Sunday, ...
12/22/2014: Missing persons located
THE Police are informing the public that the missing persons Nichelle George, 13 years, of Huntes Ro...
12/22/2014: Alliance one of the goals
THE creation of an alliance for young entrepreneurs in the region is one of the objectives coming ou...
12/22/2014: Alliance one of the goals
THE creation of an alliance for young entrepreneurs in the region is one of the objectives coming ou...
12/22/2014: Robinson Smiles and Hope Foundation treats needy children to Christmas party
Christmas is said to be a season of giving and on Saturday Co-Founder of the Robinson Smiles and Hop...
12/21/2014: Suckoo: Employment Rights Tribunal still relevant
Labour Minister Dr. Esther Byer-Suckoo continues to hold the belief that the Employment Rights Tribu...
12/21/2014: HOPE ON HORIZON – for White Hall residents of St. Andrew
By RuthMoisa Stoute A $2.5 million rescue line is being extended to the relevant government autho...
12/21/2014: More must follow normalisation of US-Cuba diplomatic relations, says Commissiong
By Colville Mounsey “ONLY an accomplishment if more is to follow.” This is the view of Pan-Africa...
12/21/2014: Days of guessing gone, thanks to Trust
Compliments the Broadway to Barbados Charitable Trust and lead sponsor Diamonds International, the R...
12/21/2014: No reason for downgrade, says Central Bank
THE Central Bank of Barbados has said that the downgrade of this country’s credit by Standard and Po...
12/21/2014: Abbott gives kindly to DAB
The Diabetes Association of Barbados (DAB) received a donation of $5864 from Abbott Nutritional Inte...
12/21/2014: Cabinet approves selection of ERT Chairman
A Chairman and Deputy Chairman have been selected to head up the new Employment Rights Tribunal. ...
12/21/2014: Police on patrol RBPF prepare to crack down on drunk driving
The Royal Barbados Police Force (RBPF) is patrolling the streets, and warning the driving public tha...
12/20/2014: Agricultural sector needs our support
IT IS important for the Government and the private sector to continue to support the agricultural in...
12/20/2014: Knowledge is power, but only if acted upon
KNOWLEDGE is power, and early childhood education is but one of the most precious gifts that a natio...
12/20/2014: JCI looking to further organization’s accomplishments
By Ashlee Cox JUNIOR Chambers International (JCI) Barbados is determined to ensure that they keep t...
12/20/2014: Education, technology best bet for major exports
THERE is still far greater scope for the University of the West Indies to be attracting thousands of...
12/20/2014: NPC back in the black
After many years of financial losses, the National Petroleum Corporation (NPC) is finally making a p...
12/20/2014: CTUSAB looking to the future
Cedric Murrell, President of the Congress of Trade Unions and Staff Associations of Barbados (CTUSAB...
12/20/2014: Ministry committed to helping
THE Ministry of Culture, Sports and Youth is looking to do more to help young entrepreneurs in this ...
12/20/2014: TRANSPORT BOARD ON A MISSION – seeking to earn more revenue
By Ashlee Cox THE Transport Board is looking to maximise their revenue-making arm as well as thei...
12/20/2014: Improving the ‘doing business environment’ in the community – regional business registry coming
A REGIONAL business registry, which would permit registration in one Member State of the CARICOM Sin...
12/19/2014: New deadline: Early childhood development still a priority, says Education Minister
By Ashlee Cox By 2018, Barbados is hoping to meet 100 per cent capacity for the development of ea...
12/19/2014: Michael Mansoor Scholarships will benefit students!
By Ashlee Cox The establishment of the Michael Mansoor Scholarships, which will go towards the st...
12/19/2014: Health care financing needs to be addressed
Barbados’ current system of health care financing is a source of concern. Deputy Permanent Secret...
12/19/2014: Reinstate them!
OPPOSITION leader Mia Mottley is of the view that the close to 200 retrenched National Conservation ...
12/19/2014: Systematic changes can improve health care sector
There are some systematic changes that can be put to work immediately, to improve efficiencies and b...
12/19/2014: GG spreads Christmas cheer on Paediatric Ward
Christmas is all about creating joy and laughter in children, and yesterday all of the patients on t...
12/19/2014: Call for new public health policy around financial reforms
Chief Executive Officer of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH), Dr. Dexter James is calling for there...
12/19/2014: Better teaching model coming to Gall Hill Nursery
By Ashlee Cox The nursery school to be built in Gall Hill, Christ Church by the Maria Holder Memo...
12/18/2014: Males should be encouraged to pursue higher studies
NOT enough young men are tapping into tertiary education and Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal of th...
12/18/2014: 2015 will be epic, says JCI Barbados
By Ashlee Cox Next year, 2015 is to be an epic year for Junior Chambers International (JCI) Barb...
12/18/2014: Better business: Proposed Bills will improve efficiency in several Government agencies
The Corporate (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill and the Electronic Filing Bill are intended to signifi...
12/18/2014: Skills boost
By Regina Selman Moore INDIVIDUALS taking classes offered through the Community Development Depar...
12/18/2014: BDF says farewell to ‘soldier of Christ’
By Janelle Husbands FOR 21 years, Reverend Canon Devere Murrell served as Senior Chaplain of the ...
12/18/2014: Abrahams: Amendments to Corporate Bill necessary
AN Opposition Senator is suggesting that if Barbados is serious about getting back on track, then it...
12/18/2014: Participants sing the praises of Community Development Programme
A number of participants who took part in classes offered for ten weeks at the Valley Resource Centr...
12/18/2014: Girl Guides now more aware of domestic violence
Members of the Girl Guides Association of Barbados received age appropriate lessons about gender bas...
12/18/2014: Chik-V pays off for Selman-Moore
Loud chuckles, laughter and applause filled the Barbados Advocate yesterday during the annual Christ...
12/17/2014: ICBL staff donates to the Barbados Cancer Society
THE employees of the Insurance Corporation of Barbados Limited (ICBL) have given generously to the B...
12/17/2014: No new taxes
Barbadians will not face any new major tax reform measures, at least for the time being. This ass...
12/17/2014: Growth anticipated in 2015
THERE are promising prospects for Barbados in the areas of tourism, foreign direct investment and en...
12/17/2014: New law coming ... some state entities to be reformed
THE Freundel Stuart-led Administration is set to change the way in which public finances are governe...
12/17/2014: Teams expected to be out in full force for Kiddy Cricket Festival
Over yesterday and today, several of the island’s young and budding cricketers will be doing their b...
12/17/2014: Economy improving; efforts on target
Minister of Finance, Christopher Sinckler says that the economic situation in Barbados is improving ...
12/17/2014: Clarke: What about agriculture?
OPPOSITION Member of Parliament for St. George North Gline Clarke has expressed concern that the agr...
12/17/2014: Discounts, sales, not conducive to longevity of businesses
Discounts, sales and rollbacks solely cannot be the way of conducting business in order to secure sa...
12/17/2014: CXC urged to continue doing their best
The employees of the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) are being urged to continue to do their be...
12/17/2014: Cave Shepherd weathering the Christmas times
By Kerri Gooding The Bridgetown branch of Cave Shepherd has positive reports to date for the holi...
12/17/2014: Sinckler: Budget to come next April
BARBADIANS will have to wait just a little longer to hear Government’s Financial Statement and Budge...
12/17/2014: Mottley: A message with no hope
By RuthMoisa Stoute In response to a Ministerial Statement laid in the House of Parliament yester...
12/16/2014: Reading important in handling life’s situations
THE ability to read and comprehend what you read is imperative for anyone, regardless of their age, ...
12/16/2014: NUMBERS RISING
By Jenique Belgrave More persons are becoming homeless due to the economic crisis. Speaking on...
12/16/2014: Jones speaks on Open Campus
A GOVERNMENT Minister is lauding the University of the West Indies Open Campus for expanding its rea...
12/16/2014: New Impact Justice Project to fund training for mediators
THE Supreme Court of Barbados has been able to secure much needed funds to advance several aspects o...
12/16/2014: Courts giving away up to $1 million in gifts, prizes and cash
THIS Christmas season, Courts will be giving away up to $1 Million in gifts, prizes and cash. Man...
12/16/2014: Mediation committee just about ready, says Chief Justice
By RuthMoisa Stoute IT may seem to have been a long time in coming, but as of January 2015, the w...
12/16/2014: ON THE RIGHT TRACK
By Ashlee Cox FOR this year, Barbados’ tourist arrivals have finished a lot stronger than it star...
12/16/2014: ELYCT gives back to the kids for Christmas
Scores of children left the headquarters of the City of Bridgetown Credit Union (COB) on Saturday wi...
12/16/2014: Two on top, more can rise
By Kerri Gooding TWO local tour operators, in particular, have been singled out and awarded for the...
12/15/2014: ALL FOR IT!
A proposal before Cabinet for approval, which is calling for not less than 40 per cent of the produc...
12/15/2014: Future plan for Virgin Cruises
IT may be some time before the two new Virgin cruise ships are even built, but founder of the Virgin...
12/15/2014: Vigilance urged ahead of Christmas
THE Royal Barbados Police Force has re-emphasised the importance of being vigilant as to avoid being...
12/15/2014: LIME takes children Christmas shopping
Fifty-seven children from the island’s Children’s Homes and some in foster care were treated to a Me...
12/15/2014: Opening night of Classical Pops Barbados ‘terrific’
By Marsha Gittens If the opening night of the Classical Pops Barbados had to be described in one ...
12/15/2014: Spirit of Parkinson awarded to Julia Edey
Guidance Counsellor, Mrs. Julia Edey, is the recipient of the Parkinson Memorial School 2014 Spirit ...
12/15/2014: David Coulthard crowned Champion of Champions
Multiple Formula 1 grand prix winner, David Coulthard, put in a stunning performance to eclipse 15 f...
12/15/2014: Barbados dubbed an outstanding port in the region
By Kerri Gooding The island of Barbados has received high praises as a destination port within th...
12/15/2014: SERIOUS BUSINESS
Insurance Institute of Barbados Inc. (IIB) graduates have been urged to take the industry seriously....
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