Top News (11/28/2014)
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11/28/2014: Builders challenged to be champions
By Ashlee Cox It’s time to do away with the ‘fight’ mentality and embrace the ‘building’ mentalit...
11/28/2014: Close call for Rock Christian
By Kerri Gooding When the ink dried on the whiteboard after the second tie-breaker, it was last-m...
11/28/2014: Agrofest 2015 launched
Agrofest is just around the corner. In just a few months, Barbados’ Premier Agricultural Exhibiti...
11/28/2014: A solid base
Chief Executive Officer of the Financial Services Commission (FSC), Randy Graham, says the credit un...
11/28/2014: Give local engineers a chance
By Ashlee Cox There is something wrong with the way engineers are perceived in Barbados. This ...
11/28/2014: Tuk Band music DVD launched!
Efforts are ongoing locally to increase exposure of individuals to tuk band music. This is through...
11/28/2014: Millions needed to restore the St. Michael Cathedral
By Ashlee Cox It will take BDS$10 million to fully restore the Cathedral of St. Michael and All A...
11/28/2014: Engineer woes: It starts at the foundation
By Ashlee Cox Among the many issues and solutions discussed at the recently held Panel Discussion...
11/27/2014: Water Authority now fully regulated by FTC
Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Barbados Water Authority (BWA), Dr. Atlee Brathwaite, says...
11/27/2014: UWI Dean: Expand opportunities in education for disabled
THE disabled community in Barbados needs to be taken a lot more seriously and opportunities for educ...
11/27/2014: Cherelle Dacon named 2014 Rhodes Scholar ...plans to improve regional strategies for HIV treatment
THE winner of this year’s prestigious Rhodes Scholarship is Cherelle Dacon. The 23-year-old Trini...
11/27/2014: Take action now!
IF the correct measures are quickly put in place, the Barbados economy could turn around within two ...
11/27/2014: Hope for residents: White Hill road to be abandoned, residents relocated
The collapsed road at White Hill, St. Andrew will have to be abandoned, as there is a possibility of...
11/27/2014: Efforts under way to improve SSA operations
A CONCERTED effort will soon be on the way to modernise some of the operations of the Sanitation Ser...
11/27/2014: Steps to address NRW being taken
Even as efforts are already under way to reduce the high level of non-revenue water (NRW) in this co...
11/27/2014: ‘No one will fall through the safety net’
By Patricia Thangaraj NOT one Barbadian will fall through the social safety net established by th...
11/27/2014: More B’dians expected to seek welfare assistance
IT is anticipated that there will be an increase, in the coming weeks and months, in the number of B...
11/27/2014: MTW Officer notes land slippage at White Hill
The badly damaged road at White Hill St. Andrew will likely get worse as the week goes by and the la...
11/27/2014: Princess Margaret pupils told to use their voices
By Ashlee Cox Students of the Princess Margaret Secondary School, have been urged to use their vo...
11/27/2014: Show your support!
By Patricia Thangaraj Barbadians and visitors are being encouraged to come out to the 48th Indepe...
11/27/2014: MESA pleased with amendments to Maintenance Act
CHAIR man of the Men’s Education and Support Association (MESA), Ralph Boyce, is pleased with the am...
11/26/2014: BAPE president shares concerns
The new President of Barbados Association of Professional Engineers (BAPE), Jason Marshall, says tha...
11/26/2014: Lowe outlines challenges facing SSA ...calls on Barbadian public to help
DUMPING after collection day, transportation of waste to other districts, and arbitrary disposal of ...
11/26/2014: NIFCA Gala night of messages
By Ashlee Cox It was a night filled with necessary messages, when patrons gathered for the NIFCA Ga...
11/26/2014: Policies on target
Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados, Dr. Delisle Worrell, is sticking to his position that the ...
11/26/2014: Corporate Barbados on board for phase two of Adopt-a-Km project
Corporate Barbados has jumped at the opportunity to come on board for phase two of the “The Adopt-a-...
11/26/2014: Call for farmers to use Certificates of Purchase
The introduction of Certificates of Purchase could be one way to tackle the growing issue of praedia...
11/26/2014: Inter-Ministerial Committee to be established
By Patricia Thangaraj Plans are underway by the Government of Barbados to establish an Inter-Mini...
11/26/2014: Growth projected; tourism, construction to boost economy
The Central Bank is projecting that in the coming year this country’s economy will grow by two per c...
11/26/2014: Culinary students advised to take part in internships
Young people thinking of pursuing careers in the culinary field are being encouraged to gain as much...
11/26/2014: With Barbados’ progress came an increase in CNCDs
While Barbadians can celebrate the progress that this island has made over the past six decades, whi...
11/25/2014: Science and technology projects will no longer be kept secret
By Regina Selman Moore No longer will the Faculties of Science and Technology and Medicine at the...
11/25/2014: Airports must recognise signs of human trafficking
AIRPORTS have a critical role in putting an end to human trafficking. Chairperson of Crime Stoppe...
11/25/2014: NEW STRATEGIES
By Jenique Belgrave Government is currently developing legislation to ensure that this island’s t...
11/25/2014: Labour Minister gives explanation for delay
As retrenched workers from the National Conservation Commission complain about the length of time it...
11/25/2014: Canada working with Caribbean to enhance security
The government of Barbados has been lauded for ratifying the United Nations Convention on Transnatio...
11/25/2014: REPAIRS TO BEGIN – on road in South District, St. George
FROM today a crew from the Ministry of Transport and Works is expected to be on the scene at South D...
11/25/2014: Drainage systems were overwhelmed, says minister
WHILE many persons have laid the blame on the severe flooding over the weekend squarely on the reduc...
11/25/2014: Lowe maintains stance – willing to debate publicly
“THE only call for my resignation that matters is that of the Prime Minister.” So says Minister o...
11/25/2014: Human trafficking is real in the Caribbean
Human trafficking is a real issue in the Caribbean, says Attorney General and Minister of Home Affai...
11/24/2014: QEH facing challenges
By Patricia Thangaraj IN spite of the many achievements that the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (Q.E.H.) ...
11/24/2014: Saddler team does Bajan brilliantly
By Kerri Gooding Saddled with what some may have considered a daunting task, Chef Dane Saddler an...
11/24/2014: Young female chefs encouraged
One female chef is urging female culinary students to persevere. Giving this word of advice was C...
11/24/2014: Time for a chat with our young people
MINISTER of Labour Esther Byer-Suckoo is of the view that there needs to be a “chat” with young peop...
11/24/2014: Church in crisis
– calls for National Revival THERE is crisis in the church and we need not bury our heads in the ...
11/24/2014: QEH moving forward: Hospital working towards accreditation
By Patricia Thangaraj Within the next five years, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) plans to bec...
11/24/2014: All hands on deck!
BARBADOS is bigger than any political party and regardless of our political persuasion we must put o...
11/24/2014: BRSA urges Gov’t to lower speed limits; create stiffer penalties for lawbreakers
Calls have sounded for a reduction in the speed limit to 60 km per hour, with a further reduction of...
11/23/2014: Worrell to deliver feature address at BAPE’s celebratory luncheon
Dr. DeLisle Worrell, Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados, will deliver the feature address at t...
11/23/2014: Gov’t values Salvation Army’s contribution
The Salvation Army has been lauded for its labour of love. Minister of Social Care, Constituency ...
11/23/2014: Salvation Army sets $700,000 target for Christmas Kettle Appeal 2014
This year the Salvation Army needs the public’s assistance more than ever. The number of people in ...
11/23/2014: Senior citizens educated about cyber crime
Some senior citizens in Barbados are now armed with knowledge to protect themselves, their peers, th...
11/23/2014: Manufacturing sector appreciative of support
The local non-bank financial sector and in particular the credit union movement is being lauded for ...
11/23/2014: SET TOURISM APART
LOCAL hotelier, Paul Doyle, continues to make the plea that tourism must be seen and treated differe...
11/23/2014: Suspected murder
Police are investigating the unnatural death of Martin Greaves, 49 years, of Half Moon Fort, St. Luc...
11/23/2014: SAVE THE CHILDREN Every child deserves a chance at a healthy start
As a result of more children now tipping the heavier end of the scale, higher numbers are being diag...
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: 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: Barbadians endure heavy rains
Yesterday morning Barbadians awoke to heavy rains which caused the Barbados Meteorological Services ...
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: FDCC hosts early childhood development seminar
Pre-school operators, nursery supervisors and other early childhood development professionals headed...
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: 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...
11/22/2014: 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...
11/21/2014: ‘Recapture Canadian tourist market’
Members of a delegation from Ottawa were recently given a mandate by Prime Minister of Barbados, Fre...
11/21/2014: 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: 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...
11/21/2014: Zero tolerance
Travellers passing through this country’s two ports of entry are being made well aware that Barbados...
11/21/2014: Company considering offshore wind turbine
BARBADOS’ attempt to harness energy from the wind could be changing direction. This was revealed ...
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