Top News (9/2/2014)
Barbadians urged to trust health professionals
Outgoing Executive Director of the Barbados Family Planning Association (BFPA) George Griffith (second left); hugs his successor Juliette Bynoe-Sutherland while members of the newly elected board (from left) President Ruth Phillips, and Public Relations Officer Tracee Albert look on. Other board members are Treasurer Hashim Degia and Vice-President Alex MacDonald.
   
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9/2/2014: Barbadians urged to trust health professionals
The Barbadian public needs to put its trust in the Ministry of Health and its professionals. This...
9/2/2014: International Coastal Clean-Up initiative launched
Over five of this island’s beaches have been earmarked to be cleaned during this year’s Internationa...
9/2/2014: Overhaul needed
THERE is a call for a complete overhaul of the Women's League and the League of Young Socialist of t...
9/2/2014: Making progress
THE slide in this country’s foreign reserves has been halted, while there are $51.0 million in savin...
9/2/2014: Students more focused
THE days of students taking more than three or four years to complete their degree may be gone, and ...
9/2/2014: Worrell addresses measures undertaken
WORKING from Page 1 He said that there was a small gain in tourism value added, on account of the...
9/2/2014: Co-operative spirit key
By Patricia Thangaraj It is about time that Barbadians get back to the co-operative movement, not...
9/2/2014: Show them your beauty
– Ice Bucket Challenge for Challenor just shy of $10 000 goal By Nigel Wallace STARTING the Cr...
9/2/2014: More Barbadians seeing value of insurance
Senior Vice President of Insurance Corporation of Barbados Limited (ICBL) Henry Inniss says that the...
9/2/2014: SIDS must approach negotiations as a group
Leaders of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) have been reminded that they must approach their ne...
9/2/2014: Publish names of those awarded UWI bursaries
THE list of people receiving bursaries to attend the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus...
9/1/2014: RBPF now armed to communicate better with disabled community
Persons with Disabilities now have access to the Royal Barbados Police Force (RBPF) crime prevention...
9/1/2014: Quality is good in Barbados
Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports Stephen Lashley has described the Community Independence Celeb...
9/1/2014: Hotelier shares views on uncompetitive tourism product
Outspoken hotelier Adrian Loveridge, owner of the Peach and Quiet Hotel, is adamant that government ...
9/1/2014: Mathematics not just a subject due to connection to our daily life
By Ashlee Cox “Mathematics is the only language shared by human beings, regardless of culture, re...
9/1/2014: Students in Junior Curator programme lauded
Young people are the future of this nation and the only way that the country can go forward in by in...
9/1/2014: ‘Mathfanatix’ project launched
By Ashlee Cox Junior Chambers International (JCI) Barbados, has launched one of their newest proj...
9/1/2014: Challenge issued to the ‘Big 4’!
By Ashlee Cox The Senior Manager, Marketing and Business Development, Deloitte Barbados, Renatta ...
9/1/2014: Cuba, DR threat – Single tourism marketing strategy needed
IT’S just a matter of time before America lifts its travel ban on Cuba, and when that happens, a flo...
9/1/2014: Police Commissioner reports on crime situation
Crime in Barbados is currently at a 16 per cent decline over the same period last year. Areas sho...
9/1/2014: Sir Roy: Some employers want to by-pass Employment Rights Legislation
It is believed that there is a deliberate effort being made by some employers to by-pass the Employm...
8/31/2014: Food security key to improved health
The development of agriculture will not only make a major difference in reducing the region’s import...
8/31/2014: Volunteers welcome to help out at clinics
With the public purse strapped tight, state-run heath care institutions continue to fight to give of...
8/31/2014: Under threat
Deputy Principal and Dean of the Faculty of Humanity and Education at the University of the West Ind...
8/31/2014: Lions Club prey on unsightly seaweed, issue rally cry
One local community group has joined the National Conservation Commission (NCC) in its effort to rid...
8/31/2014: Guyana Gov’t awards scholarships
The long-standing amicable relationship between Barbados and Guyana continues to be developed and st...
8/31/2014: Changes likely for legislation
Just over a year since the Employment Rights Act was proclaimed, Government is acknowledging that th...
8/31/2014: BWU to review Social Partnership
Outgoing General Secretary of the Barbados Workers’ Union (BWU), Sir Roy Trotman, says that the matt...
8/31/2014: Partnership key to finding creative solutions
Vice Chancellor of the University of the West Indies (UWI) Professor E. Nigel Harris says he welcome...
8/31/2014: Virtual space to enhance UWI learning experience
Incoming students to the University of the West Indies (UWI) Cave Hill will be among the first at th...
8/31/2014: Parents step up and stamp out bullying
Parents must not view bullying as a way for their child to “toughen up”, but see it as an act which ...
8/31/2014: Stop creating confusion at UWI, says Education Minister
“Let the place work and settle down.” That’s the message Minister of Education, Ronald Jones, is ...
8/30/2014: All set for new school term
Come September 8, all schools in Barbados should be set for a smooth start to the new academic year....
8/30/2014: Take advantage of available technology
By Ashlee Cox The children who attended this year’s Camp Energy are being encouraged to be more t...
8/30/2014: Reporting of accurate and timely information key to success of BNR
Doctors and other health care professionals are once again being encouraged to submit timely and acc...
8/30/2014: Information about CNCDs must be put to good use
Information about chronic non-communicable diseases is only good, if it is used to enhance preventi...
8/29/2014: BWU: Ensure Transport Board workers are paid
The Barbados Workers’ Union (BWU) is calling on government to “step up the plate” and ensure that la...
8/29/2014: Preparations under way for Crop Over 2015
The 2014 Crop Over season has just ended and the planning process for the upcoming year has started ...
8/29/2014: Climate not right for e-commerce development
Barbados is not creating the right atmosphere for the development of an e-commerce industry. This...
8/29/2014: Prevention mechanisms in place
The Ministry of Health is assuring citizens that policies have been implemented to prevent the sprea...
8/29/2014: All hands on deck to address bullying
Any interventions to put an end to bullying must involve all sectors. Pediatric and Adult Psychia...
8/29/2014: Vision for Barbados to become major ICTs hub
ONE of the strategic visions that the current administration has for Barbados is to make it a hub fo...
8/29/2014: App developers have roles to play as well
THE organisations and individuals who develop or want to develop app devices must recognise that the...
8/29/2014: See future with ICTs
By Patricia Thangaraj SEE the future of this country as being prosperous in the development of in...
8/29/2014: On guard
Participants from several private and public sector agencies gathered at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford...
8/28/2014: Safety measures must be enforced
By Marsha Gittens “Not good enough,” that is how the Director of the September 3rd Foundation, Da...
8/28/2014: Unique local knowledge a viable export
THE possibility of this country exporting festival planning assistance to countries similar in size ...
8/28/2014: Training capacity a critical element of proposals
Demonstrating your organisation’s ability to deliver training would be an important element to inclu...
8/28/2014: Issues to be investigated
THE stakeholders in the manufacturing sector are being given the assurance that Government is not tu...
8/28/2014: Inniss addresses rent concerns
THE Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC) is owed close to $10 million in rent by t...
8/28/2014: Virgin Atlantic working on enhancing passengers’ experience
By Patricia Thangaraj Virgin Atlantic is working on ensuring that passengers who travel on-board ...
8/28/2014: Comissiong: Safety measures must be enforced at businesses
By Marsha Gittens “Not good enough,” that is how the Director of the September 3rd Foundation, Da...
8/28/2014: BL&P official: No interest in stifling renewable energy
The recent ruling by Fair Trade Commission in response to a motion by the Barbados Light & Power Com...
8/28/2014: SJPP in need of upgraded equipment
The Samuel Jackman Prescod Polytechnic (SJPP) is sending out an appeal for help, to private sector b...
8/27/2014: Eating healthy key to prevent disease
United States-based Barbadian, Registered Nurse and Nutritionist, Pauline Gooding, is calling on Bar...
8/27/2014: CXC expanding
The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) has outgrown the region. “We have been in the Caribbean ...
8/27/2014: SIDS leaders should attend conference, says PM
PRIME Minister Freundel Stuart says it is important that leaders of Small Island Developing States a...
8/27/2014: Barbados to sign joint declaration with UNIDO
PRIME Minister Freundel Stuart is expected to sign a partnership declaration between the Government ...
8/27/2014: Stronger South/ South relations
SERVING as a platform to strengthen the South/ South relationship, a memorandum of understanding (MO...
8/27/2014: More students seeking technical and vocational training
THE Samuel Jackman Prescod Polytechnic (SJPP) already has its hands full with students seeking techn...
8/27/2014: Parents, step up
As movies, music and the Internet become less child friendly, parents are being urged to take over t...
8/27/2014: Education partnerships forming
CXC from Page 1 offer subjects to those who are interested in having a space of the Barbados qual...
8/27/2014: Virgin Atlantic to increase airlift capacity
Virgin Atlantic is set to increase its airline carrying capacity to this island. These plans were...
8/27/2014: Sep. 30 deadline for CBTF proposals
By Patricia Thangaraj September 30, 2014 is the deadline for training proposals for the Competenc...
8/27/2014: Incentive scheme for NAB
An incentive scheme is on the horizon for the staff of the National Assistance Board (NAB). The N...
8/27/2014: International herbalist says all is not lost
An international herbalist is telling Barbadians that there is a cure for such conditions as Diabete...
8/27/2014: HOPE Trust Fund launches Melanie Kristen Price Foundation
The HOPE Trust Fund, under the leadership of founder Lana Ashby, has launched its first foundation, ...
8/27/2014: Over $35,000 awarded in scholarships by HOPE Trust Fund
It is the desire of the HOPE Trust Fund, that students’ academic development is not hindered by thei...
8/27/2014: Ease Bajans please
Past President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Barbados (ICAB), David Simpson believes ...
8/26/2014: Important occasion
Barbadians are being reminded of the significance of the Community Independence Celebrations and are...
8/26/2014: SIDS meeting important for CARICOM states
Next month’s Third International Meeting on Small Island Developing States (UNSIDS) in Samoa, is bei...
8/26/2014: Compromise to secure food
In an era where food security is paramount, there has to be a compromise in how land is used in this...
8/26/2014: New prizes for NIFCA 
To encourage wider participation in the National Independence Festival of Creative Arts (NIFCA), th...
8/26/2014: Media house recognised
The Royal Commonwealth Society has lauded The Barbados Advocate for the role the media house has pla...
8/26/2014: Private sector urged to invest
The cultural industries sector can help to boost the local economy, but it calls for an all of socie...
8/26/2014: Plant potential
Barbados must consider tapping into the economic possibilities provided by the River Tamarind. Wi...
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