Top News (9/23/2014)
Lighting the way
Chairman of the National Conservation Commission (NCC), Earle Yarde (right) and Shae Brewster, a student of Combermere, plant a tree as other students of Combermere, Ellerton Primary and Lawrence T. Gay Primary look on with Special Projects Officer, NCC, Ricardo Marshall (right background).
   
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9/23/2014: $65 000 income-generating lab
IN an effort to increase its revenue, the National Conservation Commission (NCC) made the decision t...
9/23/2014: Minister hints at further changes
Transport and Works Minister, Michael Lashley, says that the ease with which persons can obtain a li...
9/23/2014: CDEMA gaining ground
THE Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) is taking disaster management to another ...
9/23/2014: Medical tourism must be built on a solid system
As policymakers of the region branded as the most tourism-dependent destination in the world look to...
9/23/2014: Lighting the way
Barbados is making headway when it comes to being environmentally conscious and one of the ways of s...
9/23/2014: Region advised to play to its strengths
By RuthMoisa Stoute FOUNDER and CEO of Patients Without Borders, Josef Woodman, has lauded the Barb...
9/23/2014: Kellman: Things happening in St. Lucy at the right time
Minister of Housing, Lands and Rural Development, Denis Kellman, appears to be happy with the pace o...
9/23/2014: Workplace accidents discussed
In Barbados, at least eight per cent of the worker-related accidents reported to the Labour Departme...
9/23/2014: Reduce vulnerability
Caribbean home owners must seek to reduce any vulnerabilities to disasters. Joanne Persaud, Program...
9/23/2014: Barbados will continue to push the active ageing programme
Recognising the gift of longevity that has been bestowed on a number of our senior citizens, Barbado...
9/23/2014: Remembering Hurricane Janet
While September 22 will always be remembered as the day when this island endured the worst hurricane...
9/22/2014: Project at Nesfield, St. Lucy to aid expansion of tertiary level offerings
Government will be seeking to expand a number of tertiary level institutions on the island and their...
9/22/2014: Push to retrain repeat traffic offenders
From all accounts, the insurance industry and the police force are in favour of remedial driver trai...
9/22/2014: Hoping for better
The head of the Small Business Association is hoping for good things to happen for small and medium ...
9/22/2014: Live your brand
By Marsha Gittens Local entrepreneurs are being advised to put their employees first, as well as ...
9/22/2014: 21 years for BADMC
By Ashlee Cox The Barbados Agricultural Development and Marketing Corporation (BADMC) Staff are r...
9/22/2014: Small Business Week gets started
There is a strong belief that the small business sector has the potential to help the economy to eme...
9/22/2014: Barbados working to improve maritime sector
As Barbados works toward improving the maritime sector, efforts are ongoing to erect a suitable monu...
9/22/2014: Minister Lowe attends high level discussion on climate change
Minister of the Environment and Drainage, Dr. Denis Lowe, was scheduled to represent Barbados during...
9/21/2014: Convention now in effect
By Patricia Thangaraj The Maritime Labour Convention 2006 is now in effect. This was revealed by...
9/21/2014: Partnership with Psychiatric Hospital started
By Kerri Gooding  The donation made by the Justices of the Peace Association to the Psychiatric H...
9/21/2014: Call the Fire Service first
– for indiscriminate burning By Marsha Gittens Citizens are being urged not to take matters i...
9/21/2014: Southern parishes shine positively
The youth of the South have positively displayed their talents and proudly represented their parishe...
9/21/2014: More research needed on persons living with dementia
THERE is a lack of formal quantitative and qualitative research on the prevalence and care of person...
9/21/2014: Watch attitude
Watch your attitude and behaviour when it comes to littering on the beach. This is the advice tha...
9/21/2014: Samsung tablets issued to primary school pupils in the North
By Regina Selman Moore CLASS three pupils, from all four Government primary schools in St. Lucy, no...
9/21/2014: Fire officer: Don’t charge cell phones, laptops on beds
By Marsha Gittens Though it may be commonplace for persons to have their laptop or cell phone on ...
9/21/2014: Litter worry
The kinds of things that people would throw on the beach continues to amaze persons who participate ...
9/21/2014: Time to invest in Africa
By Ashlee Cox There has been a call for the Government of Barbados to invest in the continent of ...
9/21/2014: Polytechnic offering maritime programme
MARITIME from Page 1 the people of Barbados. “We believe that seafaring and shipping, as a whole...
9/21/2014: No decision made yet
MINISTER of Transport and Works, Michael Lashley, has made it clear that his Ministry has not made a...
9/20/2014: Follow road rules, pleads Inspector
By Kerri Gooding ON the heels of the island’s latest road fatality yesterday, the Public Relation...
9/20/2014: All-day downpour
After several days of intense heat, Barbadians awoke yesterday morning to a much cooler atmosphere, ...
9/20/2014: Churches urged to take fire safety more seriously
By Marsha Gittens Fire officer Patrick Edwards has described as unfortunate the fact that many ch...
9/20/2014: Fire service, BL&P respond to reports during rains
Blockages and outages led to some citizens experiencing flooding and a loss of power respectively, a...
9/20/2014: IATA official: Stop ignoring ICAO principles
Caribbean governments are being reminded that they must adhere to the key principles set out by the ...
9/20/2014: Country needs to capitalise on gift of longevity
By Regina Selman Moore Barbados can do more to capitalise on and leverage the wonderful gift of p...
9/20/2014: Changes en route
The Ministry of Transport and Works is in the final stages of preparing the draft amendments to the ...
9/19/2014: Overhaul of SSA coming
By Kerri Gooding Four decades of doing the same, is coming to an end at the Sanitation Services A...
9/19/2014: Preserve heritage
It is time to reclaim those pieces of West Indian cultural heritage being lost overseas. This is ...
9/19/2014: NCF embarking on film development projects
The National Cultural Foundation (NCF) is embarking on various initiatives that would lead to the de...
9/19/2014: BANGO endorses move to certify organic farmers
Consumers will be the main ones benefiting from the recently announced move to ensure that organic f...
9/19/2014: Boost coming to Barbados via WAFA
By Ashlee Cox The Worldcup of Flower arranging, will be held in Barbados on June 18th to 25th, 20...
9/19/2014: More than innovation needed to succeed
Innovation alone is not enough to drive the film industry forward. This is according to Assistant...
9/19/2014: Barbadians awarded with Queen’s Birthday Honours
Seven Barbadians were presented with insignias awarded in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for their ser...
9/19/2014: Art collection more than just decoration
The collection of art within the library of the University of the West Indies Cave Hill Campus is mo...
9/19/2014: Much to be learnt from our centenarians
We can learn a lot from our centenarians. This simple but powerful observation was made recently ...
9/19/2014: UWI’s Audio-visual Unit renamed
The Audio-visual Unit of the University of the West Indies Cave Hill Campus has been renamed after F...
9/19/2014: Waste management in good hands
By Kerri Gooding Barbadians are being assured that waste management in Barbados is under control ...
9/19/2014: Consultant: Nigerian student exchange beneficial, not harmful
By Kerri Gooding Barbadians are being encouraged to put their fears aside and welcome the cohort ...
9/18/2014: Pothole problem being addressed
The Ministry of Transport and Works has put together a team to address the problem of potholes acros...
9/18/2014: Bridges to get attention
The Cabinet of Barbados has given its approval for a study to be carried out on the state of the bri...
9/18/2014: Solutions for youth
Encouraging the development of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) is the solution to ...
9/18/2014: Consultant: Stop assuming it’s Ebola!
By Kerri Gooding Everyone who presents with symptoms, does not have ebola. This message was dr...
9/18/2014: All hands on deck
– small, medium sized contractors given opportunities Small and medium sized contractors are bein...
9/18/2014: Hall of Fame for seniors
By Regina Selman Moore The very first centenarian to receive a Centennial Award and be inducted i...
9/18/2014: Efforts to reduce Lionfish numbers bearing fruit
By Colville Mounsey PROGRESS is being made in reducing the numbers of the predatory Lionfish. ...
9/17/2014: Dozens start school year with fresh look
The start of the new school year was so much “cleaner” for dozens of schoolboys, thanks to the fresh...
9/17/2014: PM: Vulnerable persons in modern society need support
Vulnerable members in our society, inclusive of children, the sick, the elderly and the disabled, or...
9/17/2014: More questions raised about MSWT
The Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) is seeking some clarity as it relates to the Munic...
9/17/2014: Bellairs Research Institute focuses on growing healthy food
For over a decade, teachers and students from Bellairs Research Institute have been working to advan...
9/17/2014: Proposed changes for NCFcompetitions to be discussed at ‘Let’s Talk Series’
Some changes may be coming to the Crop Over Festival for 2015 depending on the outcome of the impend...
9/17/2014: HOUSING MINISTER PLEDGES SUPPORT
Minister of Housing and Lands, Denis Kellman, has pledged to do his best to assist 69-year-old Pearl...
9/17/2014: Changes coming to NIFCA Culinary Arts
The National Cultural Foundation’s (NCF) Culinary Arts event will this year see participants receivi...
9/17/2014: Health Minister welcomes new PAHO/WHO representative
The fight against non-communicable diseases is high on the agenda of the newly-appointed Pan America...
9/17/2014: St. Peter Parish Independence Committee to host activities
The St. Peter Parish Independence Committee will be host three activities as a lead up to this year’...
9/17/2014: Panel discussion to address gender-based violence, public health
Is gender-based violence a public health concern? That question will be debated by health profess...
9/17/2014: 2015 start?
An improved road network to facilitate the travelling public is in the works for this country. This ...
9/16/2014: Lowe: Collective effort required
By Kerri Gooding IN order to advance the cause of preserving the ozone layer, all stakeholders mus...
9/16/2014: GM technology can increase yields, protect against diseases
Genetically modified (GM) technology can help protect crops against climate change and its elements....
9/16/2014: Major investments being made
AS much as $40 million will be pumped into the tourism sector in the coming months, as several prope...
9/16/2014: Organic farmers to be certified
By Regina Selman Moore A move is on to ensure that organic farming practices are better regulated...
9/16/2014: Ministry continues to push training, awareness
By Kerri Gooding As the world celebrates International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Laye...
9/16/2014: Filling a void
Training is important, especially in these tough economic times when persons are being asked to do m...
9/16/2014: The way forward
Organic agriculture integral to the climate solution By embarking on organic agriculture, ...
9/16/2014: Train the trainers
The newly opened Caribbean Postal Training Centre is a place where postal workers will not only rece...
9/16/2014: 800 to be trained by 2015
Eight hundred persons are expected to be trained by 2015 at the newly opened Caribbean Postal Traini...
9/16/2014: Mass-based approach not for Barbados
A CABINET minister is adamant that Barbados’ tourism cannot and should not compete in the “cost you ...
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