Top News (3/6/2015)
Prime Minister: A matter of comfort
The Reception came alive with the melodious performances of the students of the George Lamming Primary School.
   
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3/6/2015: Prime Minister: A matter of comfort
By Ashlee Cox While it is recognised as the island’s responsibility to ensure that tourists are c...
3/6/2015: Public and Immigration getting on same page
Public knowledge of the Immigration Department’s processes is vital. Therefore work is on-going t...
3/6/2015: RBC Royal Bank committed to making a difference
“I am gonna smile like nothing’s wrong, talk like everything’s perfect, act like it’s just a dream a...
3/6/2015: Absent students a concern
Principal of the Daryll Jordan Secondary has admitted that one of the major challenges facing his sc...
3/6/2015: Still some ways to go to ensure gender equality and female empowerment
While women in Barbados have advanced somewhat in all spheres, there is still some mileage to be mad...
3/6/2015: BWU calls for implementation of sexual harassment legislation
The Ministry of Labour needs to move full speed ahead, fulfilling the commitment it has made, to imp...
3/6/2015: Beach monitoring ongoing
The gain and loss of sand on beaches is a natural process and any human intervention in this process...
3/6/2015: RATIFY CONVENTIONS
By Regina Selman Moore The Barbados Workers’ Union has issued a call for two conventions which ca...
3/6/2015: Barbados pursuing excellence
By Ashlee Cox Small countries such as Barbados may not be able to exercise control over certain t...
3/6/2015: Visitors encouraged to add their voices
By Ashlee Cox Repeat visitors to Barbados have been urged to express their concerns and suggestio...
3/6/2015: Make sacrifices for health: Maynard at book launch
Making dietary and lifestyle changes for better health will not always be easy, or cheap, but the sa...
3/6/2015: Deficiencies pointed out
The Immigration Act in this country is “woefully out of date”. Opposition Senator, Wilfred Abrahams ...
3/6/2015: Youth employment concern
David Bynoe, National Co-ordinator, GEF Small Grants Programme reported that in this recessionary pe...
3/6/2015: Missions Group to Africa holds Awareness Day in the City
For the last 16 years, Uplift International Barbados has been responding to the needs of some of the...
3/6/2015: Schools’ Music Festival developmental in nature
By Marsha Gittens The development of Barbados’ young musicians will not stop with the Schools’ Mu...
3/6/2015: Call for youth to embrace the Duke of Edinburgh Awards
Schools, community groups, youth organisations and all interested young persons are being encouraged...
3/6/2015: BCC re-introducing Awards to B’dos Cadets Corps
The signing of a sub - licence agreement between the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Barbado...
3/6/2015: Insurance product sparking interest
With uncertainty looming over the heads of Barbadians regarding their income during their retirement...
3/6/2015: ‘We are here for you’
abused women in Corporate World assured CORPORATE women who find themselves being abused by the...
3/6/2015: Have a heart and help the suffering
By RuthMoisa Stoute While some Barbadians may be facing hardships of their own, we are still able...
3/5/2015: Governor General has great faith in youth
THEGovernor General of Barbados His Excellency Sir Elliott Belgrave has put in on record that he ha...
3/5/2015: River Terminal being considered for renovation
Government is in the process of determining the most cost effective way to renovate and provide much...
3/5/2015: Faculty dip – Enrolment takes 28 per cent hit
THE largest faculty at the University of the West Indies Cave Hill Campus has seen a drastic drop in...
3/5/2015: New Senator sworn in
Carol Lady Haynes, more familiarly known as Dr. Carol Jacobs, was sworn in as Barbados’ newest Indep...
3/5/2015: Procurement legislation coming
The Chief Parliamentary Counsel’s Office is in the process of finalising the draft of the new procur...
3/5/2015: Fantastic showing promised for Holders Season 2015
THE stage is literally being set for what is expected to be yet another outstanding Holders Season, ...
3/5/2015: Tough decisions needed
By Dorian Bryan OUR region needs to seriously tackle indecision with regards to the issues which ...
3/5/2015: Almost $10 million in securities traded
AS government looks to investors to take up its latest issue of long term securities, information is...
3/5/2015: Lady Haynes welcomed; Barbados one step closer
WITH International Women’s Day, March 8, a few days away, Barbados is one step closer to achieving t...
3/5/2015: Swimming program for primary students requested
Judy Thomas, Director of the Department of Emergency Management wants to see a national swimming pro...
3/5/2015: Climate change exposing vulnerable infrastructure
The risk of the impact of climate change to utilities is a very real one. This was the picture pa...
3/5/2015: New programme available at BCC
THE Barbados Community College (BCC) has launched an Associate Degree in Procurement. The program...
3/5/2015: Governor General impressed with West Terrace presentations
Students of West Terrace Primary School put on a rousing entertainment package for Governor General ...
3/4/2015: Businessman giving students a chance
A group of Food and Nutrition students from the Lodge School have been made an offer by businessman ...
3/4/2015: Appeal for help for Springer’s sports arena
Beyond raising funds themselves to help construct a sports arena on the school’s grounds, the staff ...
3/4/2015: Challenge competition applauded
The Barbados Entrepreneurship Foundation (BEF) and Columbus are being lauded for creating the $20 Ch...
3/4/2015: Board’s decision
By Patricia Thangaraj The Board of Management at secondary schools across the island and not the P...
3/4/2015: Businessman giving students a chance
A group of Food and Nutrition students from the Lodge School have been made an offer by businessman ...
3/4/2015: Businessman giving students a chance
A group of Food and Nutrition students from the Lodge School have been made an offer by businessman ...
3/4/2015: Barbadians concerned about drug use, burglaries and theft in local communities
Barbadians participating in the recent Police Customer Satisfaction Survey, have expressed concern a...
3/4/2015: Role of Human Resources explained
The role of human resources (HR) and the HR practitioner is a pivotal one for any organisation looki...
3/4/2015: System weaknesses to be addressed
Disaster Emergency Management officials are seeking to address several deficiencies in its response ...
3/4/2015: Sir Hilary’s vow to soon come to fruition
A VOW taken over two decades ago to see a fitting tribute paid to freedom fighter Nelson Mandela in ...
3/3/2015: RAISE YOUR GAME
Director of Global Business for the Society of Human Resource Management, Robert Garcia, has issued ...
3/3/2015: BE MORE AWARE
The last decade’s devastating earth-quakes have brought increased attention to the Caribbean with th...
3/3/2015: Minister Lashley: PSV dress code in effect
Drivers and conductors of Public Service Vehicles (PSVs) are now required by law to wear uniforms, a...
3/3/2015: More flexible financing options needed for students
Deputy Principal of the University of the West Indies Cave Hill Campus, Professor Pedro Welch, is st...
3/3/2015: HRMAB honours past presidents
As the Human Resource Management Association of Barbados celebrated the end of a successful inaugura...
3/3/2015: Global strategy important to UWI
The internationalisation of UWI’s recruitment strategy and curriculum will be critical to its surviv...
3/3/2015: Teach people solutions, not problems, says Callender
‘YES’, not ‘No’ or ‘Can’t’, will be the buzzword of the future for customer service. So said Mana...
3/3/2015: Educating our youth requires everyone’s help
WHEN it comes to education, we have to be more self-reliant and work as a community for the betterme...
3/3/2015: Impressed, Kellman sees a permanent exhibit in the future
The Minister of Housing, Lands and Rural Development, Denis Kellman, is yet again impressed by the e...
3/3/2015: Princess Margaret School putting ‘Safety First’
The Barbados Light & Power Company was happy to support The Princess Margaret Secondary School recen...
3/3/2015: Celebration of African Awareness Day important
By Regina Selman Moore The celebration of African Awareness Day during the month of February acro...
3/3/2015: Emulate entrepreneurs like Oprah and Rihanna
Immense knowledge can be gained by learning from successful entrepreneurs advises Minister of Cultur...
3/3/2015: Lions Club on the decline
The Lions Club of Barbados is being warned about the continuous decline in its membership. Past D...
3/3/2015: Haitian youths hopeful in adversity
By Ashlee Cox While many street youths in Haiti are being excluded and marginalised, they are in ...
3/3/2015: Recipe Book being championed
By Kerri Gooding One suggestion to see a recipe book come out of the Plantation Breakfast held at...
3/2/2015: Holistic Heath Fair successful
By Ashlee Cox President of the Barbados Reiki Association (BRA), Sharon Hurley-Hall, believes tha...
3/2/2015: Cutting crime important to sustainable development
All countries need effective crime prevention and criminal justice systems that adhere to due proces...
3/2/2015: Learn to love and walk with God
By Ashlee Cox Barbadians have been given words of wisdom from one of Barbados’ newest centenarian...
3/2/2015: Barbados Port Authority security concerns
One of the major security concerns for the Barbados Port is the tampering of seals on containers. ...
3/2/2015: Magna Carta on human rights
Preliminary Inquiries (PS) raises concerns about human rights, says Chief Justice Sir Marston Gibson...
3/2/2015: Paul: Push local produce
One agriculturalist is up in arms over this trend of ‘having farmers’ markets for having farmers’ ma...
3/2/2015: More young exhibitors at Agrofest
With “very good” ticket sales being recorded so far, there are more young faces involved in Agrofest...
3/2/2015: Sandals University opens doors to Barbados team
By Kerri Gooding Sandals Corporate University (SCU) has been launched in Barbados. At no cost ...
3/2/2015: Youth are crucial
It is the belief of one young person that there are too many youths in Barbados who seem lost and ar...
3/1/2015: BYDC going forward
By Ashlee Cox The goal of the new executive board of the Barbados Youth Development Council (BYDC...
3/1/2015: Still small numbers
While many citizens have a positive view of entrepreneurship and its activity, only a modest number ...
3/1/2015: Tribute to enslaved buried at Newton
Members of the Pan African Coalition of Organisations (PACO) paid tribute to the enslaved who were b...
3/1/2015: Better records needed
Local companies are being told that they need to take minor accidents and incidents that occur in th...
3/1/2015: Francis delivers final address as BYCD president
By Ashlee Cox The new Executive Board of the Barbados Youth Development Council (BYDC) was given ...
3/1/2015: Broomes talks corporal punishment
Principal of Parkinson Memorial School, Jeff Broomes, says while he supports the call by the Barbado...
3/1/2015: Principal Broomes shares his views on several issues
Principal of the Parkinson Memorial School, Jeff Broomes, says while he supports the call by the Bar...
3/1/2015: Stuart: Reparations based on diplomacy versus protest
Concerning the issue of Reparations for Native Genocide and Slavery, Barbados and other CARICOM stat...
3/1/2015: Another 15 trained in IT Systems Support
Over 4000 military personnel from the Americas have received training through Canada’s Military Trai...
3/1/2015: Sinckler lauds BAS
The Barbados Agricultural Society (BAS) has been commended for a job well done in the staging of Agr...
3/1/2015: CWC, Facebook collaborate to offer free Wi-Fi in the Caribbean
Yesterday, Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) announced a unique partnership with Facebook that w...
2/28/2015: Be proud and embrace your African Heritage!
By Ashlee Cox The Students of the Graydon Sealy Secondary School, were encouraged to celebrate an...
2/28/2015: Social Workers called to do more
Social workers are being called on to do more now as numbers within the vulnerable groups locally co...
2/28/2015: High marks for Drug Squad, Special Services Unit
Two departments of the Royal Barbados Police Force (RBPF) – the Drug Squad and the Special Services ...
2/28/2015: Work ahead of schedule
Construction of the new home of the Civil Aviation Department in Charnocks is moving ahead of schedu...
2/28/2015: African heritage not an excuse
By Ashlee Cox DO not use your African heritage as an excuse! That was one of the messages the ...
2/28/2015: SMOOTH START FOR AGROFEST
By Marsha Gittens DAY one of the annual agricultural exhibition, Agrofest, has gotten off to a sm...
2/28/2015: Black History Month celebrated at Geriatric day-care
Patients of the Geriatric Hospital Day-Care joined in on Black History Month celebrations. On Thurs...
2/27/2015: MORE RESEARCH NEEDED
By Ashlee Cox The Trade Unions are not against the implementation of a 24-hour economy, however, ...
2/27/2015: Create an environment for entrepreneurship
It is our collective responsibility to ensure that the country becomes a “powerhouse of innovation” ...
2/27/2015: Cultural Industries Development Fund ‘a much needed initiative’
Highlighting some of the aims of the Cultural Industries Act, Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth,...
2/27/2015: CVQs to be delivered in all secondary schools, asserts Jones
By Kerri Gooding If the hope of the Minister of Education comes to fruition, students attending a...
2/27/2015: Project to help region become more energy efficient
The Knowledge Transfer Capacity Building for Enhanced Energy Access & Efficiency in the Caribbean Pr...
2/27/2015: Volunteers needed
A local organisation dedicated to saving this country’s youth from drug addiction, is in need of hel...
2/27/2015: Parkinson old scholar, now teacher honoured
By Ashlee Cox Victor Clifford may have been the organiser of the ‘Day of Excellence’ at the Parki...
2/27/2015: ‘You can do it too,’ Principal says
“You can do it too!” Not only was this the advice that students of the Parkinson Memorial School ...
2/27/2015: Chronic problem
Quite a large sum is being spent in the local health care system treating persons who suffer from ch...
2/27/2015: Persistence pays off for Super Lotto winner
Barbados has its sixth Super Millionaire. Elmer Jordan of Maxwell, Christ Church collected his ja...
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