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CEO of the Small Business Association, Senator Lynette Holder as she delivered remarks.

CEO of the Small Business Association, Senator Lynette Holder believes it can no longer be ‘business as usual’ if the small business sector is to expand in its success; and as a result, the theme for this year’s Small Business Week is ‘Small Size,... more
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Education Minister, Santia Bradshaw; Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Simone Rudder; Senior Foreign Service Officer, Kendra Holdip; Co-director of the Confucius Institute of the UWI Cave Hill Campus, David Bulbulia; and the Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China in Barbados, Yan Xiusheng, with the 11 awardees of this year’s Chinese Government Scholarships.

Eleven Barbadians have been granted Chinese Government Scholarships to pursue undergraduate and postgraduate studies in the People’s Republic of China. This year’s recipients are among the “more than 90 Barbadian students” who have been given such... more
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Commissioner of Police Tyrone Griffith.

Video captured by closed circuit television (CCTV) shows no evidence indicating there was an intruder in the house where British visitor Natalie Crichlow was burnt in a fire. The 44-year old suffered burns over 75 per cent of the body, when a fire... more
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Glynne Price (left), Co-founder of The Melanie Kristin Price Foundation, Minister of Education, Technological and Vocational Training, Santia Bradshaw (third left) and Co-founder of The Melanie Kristin Price Foundation, Yvette Oxley, as they awarded Rico Yearwood with the Hugh Wooding Scholarship.

Raphael Lovell and Rico Yearwood are this year’s Melanie Kristin Price Foundation’s scholarship winners. Speaking during the ceremony that took place in the Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training’s conference room yesterday... more
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Public Health Nutritionist in the Ministry of Health and Wellness, Stacia Whittaker spoke about the high quantities of sugar in the drinks commonly sold to children at the Vendors’ Training session yesterday.

President of the Barbados Association Of Retailers, Vendors and Entrepreneurs (BARVEN), Allister Alexander is putting the welfare of Barbadian children first. He made these comments during the Vendors Training session hosted by the Heart and Stroke... more
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Governor General of Barbados, Her Excellency Dame Sandra Mason, receiving the salute from the members of Barbados Sea Cadets of Barbados Defence Force (BDF) after the thanksgiving service. The BDF celebrated its 40 anniversary at St. Matthias Anglican Church on Sunday.

The Barbados Defence Force (BDF) will remain united, working towards one vision. This was the message of Chief of Staff of the BDF, Colonel Glyne Grannum, during a service to mark the 40th anniversary of that military organisation at the St.... more

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Guest speaker, Beverly Parris (left) as she awarded Fire Cadet Makai Yearwood with a trophy for being the Best Overall Cadet.

After six weeks of training it was clear that the Fire Cadet Programme was one that was beneficial in the development of young people.

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Minister of Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Commerce, Dwight Sutherland delivering the feature address. 

Government will in the coming months, be seeking to utilise two initiatives, including the soon to be relaunched Small Business Development Centre (SBDC), to help further develop the micro, small a

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Members of the graduating class and their instructors.

The members of the Regional Security Services were recently commended for their ability to operate as one division despite being from different regional countries.

Sports

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It was a physical battle in the paint, but the Barbados Hilton Resort Warriors out-rebounded the Bulls including 13 grabbed by Nicholai Williams, along with 10 points.

THE Burger King Clapham Bulls fought tooth and nail to a finals berth appearance next week in the Co-operators General Insurance Barbados Amateur Basketball Association (BABA) Premier League compet

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Jamaica’s Jeffrey Panton and Michael Fennell Jr left it for the very last run before they were able to overhaul England’s Rob Swann for victory at Flow King of the Hill yesterday at Stewart’s Hill.

Jamaica’s Jeffrey Panton has not driven his Ford Focus rally car for the year, but showed the mind is one of the strongest parts of the body as he saved the best for last to capture his fourth cons

Jonathan Jones continues his record breaking ways this year and this time he has erased Barbados’ 34-year old 400m outdoor record and replaced it with a new time of 45.02 secs during the NCAA Wes

Columns

The Feast of the Assumption, 15 August, Mother Mary’s ‘taking up’ into heaven. Both Roman Catholics and Anglicans give to her the highest place of honour in the Communion of Saints.

For more reasons than one, we find it difficult to understand the criticism coming from the spokesman on Culture and the Creative Economy for the official parliamentary opposition, Mr Allan Springe

“One step forward

Two steps backward and tremble.” – Serenader, Barbadian calypsonian.

 

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