Top News (11/20/2014)
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11/22/2014: FOCUS ON CHILDREN – Child neglect just as bad as sexual or physical abuse
By Regina Selman Moore Child neglect is the most common form of abuse and can be just as serious ...
11/22/2014: FDCC hosts early childhood development seminar
Pre-school operators, nursery supervisors and other early childhood development professionals headed...
11/22/2014: Seniors warned to be careful online
By Kerri Gooding “Be careful when doing business on the Internet!” This is the stern warning ...
11/22/2014: ‘Keep improving’
By Ashlee Cox It is the belief of one celebrity chef that Barbados must continue to develop its c...
11/22/2014: Barbadians endure heavy rains
Yesterday morning Barbadians awoke to heavy rains which caused the Barbados Meteorological Services ...
11/22/2014: Gov’t reviewing all legislation that impacts children
The Government of Barbados has embarked on a review of all legislation that impacts on children, wit...
11/22/2014: Church leaders meet to discuss Child Protection Protocols
By Regina Selman Moore The Child Care Board, with the assistance of UNICEF and other stakeholders...
11/22/2014: New locations for Food & Wine and Rum Festival
By Ashlee Cox THERE are a few new locations for the Food & Wine and Rum Festival this year as i...
11/21/2014: Organising the trip to Barbados from Ottawa took coordination
The trip to Barbados from Ottawa, may have had some challenges, but in the end, those who came had a...
11/21/2014: ‘Recapture Canadian tourist market’
Members of a delegation from Ottawa were recently given a mandate by Prime Minister of Barbados, Fre...
11/21/2014: Company considering offshore wind turbine
BARBADOS’ attempt to harness energy from the wind could be changing direction. This was revealed ...
11/21/2014: Zero tolerance
Travellers passing through this country’s two ports of entry are being made well aware that Barbados...
11/21/2014: B’dos has changed
By Ashlee Cox There has been a lot of changes in Barbados over the last twenty plus years. Tha...
11/21/2014: Diabetics encouraged to stop hiding condition
President of the Diabetes Association of Barbados, Noreen Merritt is pleading with diabetics to sto...
11/20/2014: Opposition Senator adds to the debate
AN Opposition Senator is of the belief that DNA testing should be compulsory in any case where an ap...
11/20/2014: Focus on key areas when developing youth policy
By Patricia Thangaraj Organisations and individuals charged with the responsibility of creating pub...
11/20/2014: School plan soon in pipeline: Education Minister outlines details of $100 million project for schools
By Regina Selman Moore Work will commence on at least one new school next year, while a number of...
11/20/2014: Senator Fraser raises concerns about legal system
AN Independent Senator has raised concern about the local court system describing simply as a mess. ...
11/20/2014: Frustrated NCC workers stage protest
Frustrated National Conservation Commission (NCC) workers, who were laid off as a result of the Gove...
11/20/2014: Expansion planned for St. Winifred’s
By Regina Selman Moore St. Winifred’s School, a private Government-assisted school that offers a ...
11/20/2014: Committed QEHstaff recognised, saluted
By Kerri Gooding Totalling well in excess of 3 400 years of dedicated service amongst them, 98 st...
11/20/2014: QEH staff key to success
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) is raising employee satisfaction through staff recognition, all i...
11/20/2014: Amendments necessary
THE proposed amendments to the Maintenance Act are very important, as they provide the necessary leg...
11/19/2014: Sinckler explains decision to join the CAF
Finance and Economic Affairs Minister, Christopher Sinckler, has made it clear that Barbados’ decisi...
11/19/2014: Still more work to be done in fulfilling MDGs
While there has been a lot of progress when it comes to Barbados’ steps to achieve the Millennium De...
11/19/2014: Focus on key areas when developing youth policy
By Patricia Thangaraj Organisations and individuals charged with the responsibility of creating p...
11/19/2014: Sustainable development good for business
Sustainable develop-ment has become a key element of postal development. “It can be used to improve...
11/19/2014: ‘Caribbean needs anti-fraud laws’
By Kerri Gooding With fraud in the Caribbean being deemed “significant” by one Information Secur...
11/19/2014: Students urged to make most of EducationUSA College Fair
THE US Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS hosted an EducationUSA College Fair ...
11/19/2014: Ensure sustainable development through HR development, capacity building
THE focus on sustainable development is much broader than the environment. “It is about ensuring a ...
11/19/2014: Opposition concerned about loan 
Leader of the Opposition, Mia Mottley says that while the Opposition Barbados Labour Party agrees in...
11/19/2014: Kellman on CAF
MINISTER of Housing Denis Kellman has chastised the former Barbados Labour Party administration for ...
11/19/2014: Constituency Awards an admirable template
By Kerri Gooding The Democratic Labour Party St. Michael North West branch has been commended fo...
11/19/2014: Branch appreciative and confident despite economic climate
On Sunday the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) St. Michael North West branch hosted its annual Luncheon...
11/19/2014: Mottley queries Barbados’ access to funding
IF we have a problem accessing capital let us know. So stated Opposition Leader Mia Mottley to Mi...
11/19/2014: Finance Minister commends bank
First Citizens Bank has been lauded for showing tremendous support for Barbados. It has come from...
11/19/2014: Youth development high on government’s agenda
The current administration has embarked on a new developmental paradigm that not only focuses on you...
11/19/2014: Mottley: Government ‘ putting the cart before the horse’
WHILE the Opposition BLP does not oppose Barbados becoming a member of the Development Bank of Latin...
11/19/2014: Dismissed NCC workers urged to request pension and gratuity
OPPOSITION MP, Edmund Hinkson, said the approximately 200 National Conservation Commission workers w...
11/18/2014: Permanent Secretaries benefit from Human Rights Seminar
A number of permanent secretaries and others occupying senior management positions in the Barbados C...
11/18/2014: Morris offers advice to entrepreneurs
Barbados’ Ambassador to CARICOM, Robert ‘Bobby’ Morris, says it is important that regionalism is rec...
11/18/2014: GEM project critical
THE Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) project will help to guide policy making to ensure the suc...
11/18/2014: Region rich in renewable energy
THE Caribbean region has tremendous potential to exploit in the area of renewable energy, including ...
11/18/2014: Employees at centre of company’s success
By RuthMoisa Stoute THE Management team and staff members of L & N workshop were credited for being...
11/18/2014: Framework for SMEs being worked on 
Plans are on stream for the Ministry of Labour, Social Security and Human Resource Development to cr...
11/18/2014: ‘Funding is not the major issue’
An entrepreneur’s ability to start and run their own business goes beyond financing. It is also abou...
11/18/2014: Gov’t doing its part
A Government Minister has acknowledged the complaints often heard from entrepreneurs and those wanti...
11/18/2014: 24/7 ECONOMY WILL HAPPEN
It is not a question of ‘if’, but ‘when’. This was the assertion of Minister of Industry, Interna...
11/18/2014: BARBADOS REMAINS COMMITTED – to promoting and protecting human rights
Barbados is continuing to strengthen its governance structure and human rights framework. Senator...
11/18/2014: Appetite for entrepreneurship growing
In Barbados, more young people are developing an appetite for entrepreneurship, says Derek Browne, C...
11/17/2014: Stiffer penalties needed
There is a call for stiffer penalties for motor manslaughter and more in-depth investigations to est...
11/17/2014: EFFORTS REAP REWARDS
By Kerri Gooding THE St. Winifred’s School in Pine Hill, St. Michael operates as a well-oiled mac...
11/17/2014: Soldiers must be remembered
By Ashlee Cox We will remember them. “It is right that we are here to remember those who made ...
11/17/2014: Finex director: Don’t show insurance policies to third parties
Professional service providers such as accountants, lawyers and those within the building and constr...
11/17/2014: Team up to provide pension plans
Local small and medium-sized businesses are being encouraged to assist their employees to prepare fi...
11/17/2014: CLAMP DOWN COMING – on reckless road users
THE level of recklessness being displayed on the roads of Barbados has prompted the Ministry of Tran...
11/17/2014: The Revolutionary Changes of WW1
By Ashlee Cox The end of the First World War (WWI) saw many revolutionary changes that at the out...
11/16/2014: Take control of your health!
MEMBERS of the public were given further knowledge on how to take control of their health this week ...
11/16/2014: Celebrities face off at NIFCA culinary showcase
By Marsha Gittens The proof is in the eating and several Barbadians got a chance to taste the cul...
11/16/2014: PM: Difficult times help to test character
WE are passing through some very difficult times, but we should not regard these difficult times as ...
11/16/2014: Arts and culture medium for educating on domestic violence
ARTS and culture is being utilised by the United Nations (UN) as a medium by which they can deliver ...
11/16/2014: Common Entrance workbooks still available
ThE Barbados Secondary School’s Entrance Examination (BSSEE) past papers (2001-2014) are still avail...
11/16/2014: Road Safety Association: Kill your speed!
By Ashlee Cox ‘Speed kills; Kill your speed’. This is the theme for this year’s United Nations...
11/16/2014: Youth take centre stage for CRC anniversary
NOVEMBER 20th will mark 25 years since the adoption of the United Nations Convention on the Rights o...
11/16/2014: QEH celebrates its 50th anniversary
By Marsha Gittens The staff members of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) were the recipients of ...
11/16/2014: KPMG makes valuable donation to to St. Matthias Community
Barbadians and visitors will once again enjoy Christmas on the Boardwalk thanks to the St. Matthias ...
11/16/2014: BBC thanks customers for support
In celebration of its 70th year anniversary, the Barbados Bottling Company (BBC) encouraged hundreds...
11/16/2014: Large turnout for 5k diabetes walk/run
WHILE it has become commonplace to see individuals taking to the nation’s roads to get in their dail...
11/16/2014: BCC holds annual graduation
DESPITE challenges along the way, the journey ended with the sweet savour of victory for 1300 gradua...
11/15/2014: Alternative medical treatments discussed
Alternative medicine and theories on treating chronic non-communicable diseases (CNCDs) were discuss...
11/15/2014: ALARMING FACTS Incidence of NCDs rising
AN estimated 50 000 Barbadians have at least one non-communicable disease (NCD). Furthermore, the...
11/15/2014: Senator implores students to be independent, innovative
By Kerri Gooding OVER 40 primary school students have been encouraged to be independent, and to u...
11/15/2014: Working together key to turning economy around
The ability of Barbados to turn this economy around would depend heavily on the ability of the peopl...
11/15/2014: CIBC FirstCaribbean making life easier for many in need
Life is being made a little easier for patients dealing with the effects of blood cancers as well as...
11/15/2014: St. John’s Folk Festival comes off today
THE public is invited to the St. John Parish Independence Committee’s Folk Festival today, November ...
11/15/2014: Marshall: Some penalties too harsh
Former Attorney General, Dale Marshall, holds the view that some of the penalties contained in the C...
11/15/2014: Don’t limit your brand
By Ashlee Cox Think of where your brand is going and beyond. That was some of the advice given...
11/15/2014: PM Stuart: Count your blessings
Barbadians should count their blessings, which are many. This was the suggestion made by Prime Mi...
11/15/2014: Ministry of Health taking diabetes seriously
The Ministry of Health, in collaboration with the Centre for Disease Control, the University of the ...
11/15/2014: Local attractions difficult to run on account of visitor numbers
Local attractions, including Harrison’s Cave, will likely experience difficulty in maintaining profi...
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