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From Left: Mrs. Debbie Grimes, Lifelong Learning receiving food and care items from Dr. Marcia Brandon – COESL/BANGO and Rhea Brathwaite, WE WILL.

The Caribbean Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Livelihoods (COESL) and the Women Empowering Women In Lifelong Leadership (WE WILL) partnered with the Barbados Association of Non-Governmental Organizations (BANGO) in early September to assist... more
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United Nations (UN) Resident Coordinator for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, Didier Trebucq.

United Nations (UN) Resident Coordinator for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, Didier Trebucq says there are concern that violence against women and girls has been exacerbated by COVID-19 in the Caribbean and further afield. He further stated the... more
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Minister of Energy, Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Kerrie Symmonds (left); along with Alister Alexander (centre), President of the Barbados Association of Retailers, Vendors and Entrepreneurs (BARVEN); Eddy Abed, President of the Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI); and other officials did a walk-through of Bridgetown yesterday to see firsthand the state of small business in the City.

There are issues confronting the nation regarding vending and yesterday, Minister of Energy, Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Kerrie Symmonds, in a walk-through of areas in Bridgetown, spoke to vendors and small business owners to hear and see ... more
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These Foundation players keeping their eyes on the ball as they prepare to attack.

Foundation United men’s team came from two sets down and showed they had the ability to sustain back-to-back marathon games with a victory this time over Progressive in the Senior Knockout Volleyball tournament currently being held at the Garfield... more
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Participants gathered for the final beekeeping training session at the Ministry of Agriculture.

A strategic effort is being made to ensure that more beekeepers in Barbados get the training they need to rear high quality bees, thereby increasing local honey production and reducing the need to import honey and its various by-products. Brett... more
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In recognition of National Arbor Day 2020, a fruit tree was planted at the Princess Margaret Secondary School by Principal Jonathan Corbin, students and members of the Eastern Orators Toastmaster Club.

  The Princess Margaret Secondary School was on the receiving end of a number of items donated to the school by the Eastern Orators Toastmaster Club. The Club on Monday presented a bookshelf, books, a laptop and a variety of fruit trees to the... more

News Stories

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From Left: Mrs. Debbie Grimes, Lifelong Learning receiving food and care items from Dr. Marcia Brandon – COESL/BANGO and Rhea Brathwaite, WE WILL.

The Caribbean Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Livelihoods (COESL) and the Women Empowering Women In Lifelong Leadership (WE WILL) partnered with the Barbados Association of Non-Governmental Or

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United Nations (UN) Resident Coordinator for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, Didier Trebucq.

United Nations (UN) Resident Coordinator for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, Didier Trebucq says there are concern that violence against women and girls has been exacerbated by COVID-19 in the

Dr. Liam Fox, the United Kingdom nominee for the post of Director General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), is advocating for gender equality as it relates to the global economy.

Sports

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These Foundation players keeping their eyes on the ball as they prepare to attack.

Foundation United men’s team came from two sets down and showed they had the ability to sustain back-to-back marathon games with a victory this time over Progressive in the Senior Knockout Volleyba

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Scarlett Farmer and Man In Black produced the highest score of the day.

The Congo Road Equestrian Centre was a hive of activity earlier this month when the Barbados Equestrian Association (BEA) hosted its very first dressage competition for 2020.

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Andrea Oughterson from Chargers (foreground) trying to hit over the blocks of the Toners during their game on Sunday.

After a convincing victory last week Chargers suffered a defeat at the hands of Toners on Sunday in the Barbados Volleyball Association’s Senior Knockout tournament.

Columns

With crime and violence in our country seemingly on the rise, Barbadians need to make a greater effort to become their brother’s keeper and keep a watchful eye out.

TODAY, thousands of children will begin a new normal of school as the new term starts across the island.

In 1994, shortly after Antigua and Barbuda and Cuba established diplomatic relations, Fidel Castro and Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister, Lester Bird, had a memorable conversation in Havana.

Obituaries

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Colin “Observer” Reid.

The local entertainment fraternity has once again been plunged into mourning following news of the death of veteran calypsonian Colin “Observer” Reid.

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