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FROM LEFT: Sandals Resort Manager Patrick Drake joins with Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Technology and Vocational Training Dr. Romel Springer and Sandals General Manager Ramel Sobrino in presenting tablets to students of St. Lawrence Primary.

AS schools across the island continue to merge online and in-person education, the Sandals Foundation is helping to ease the transition with the donation of 200 tablets. Working closely with the Ministry of Education, Technology and Vocational... more
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Photo from left to right: Behind: Katrina Newton, CEO Standard Distributors, Rachel Pilgrim, Group Marketing Manager ANSA McAL, Dionne Walthrus, Consolidated Finance, Maria Higgins, ANSA Motors. In front: Jacqueline Skeete and Dorothy Cooke-Johnson, Barbados Cancer Society and to the right Deborah Brathwaite and Kara Boyce from Bryden Stokes Ltd.

Employees of ANSA Motors, Bryden Stokes Ltd, Consolidated Finance, and Standard Distributors shopped and wrapped 65 beautiful gifts for children diagnosed with cancer or who had lost a parent to cancer. The employees of four of the ANSA McAL... more
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PAHO Director Carissa F. Etienne.

A broad-based project to support actions to mitigate climate change and its serious health impacts in Caribbean nations, has been launched.   The EU/CARIFORUM Strengthening Climate Resilient Health Systems Project – a joint project of the European... more
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From left: Kiwanis Club Member, Judy Millington, Head Girl of Wilkie Cumberbatch Primary School, Adanna Belgrave, Kiwanis Club member, Joycelyn Watts-Phillips, Reading Teacher, Tameisha Odle, President of Kiwanis Club of Barbados Central, Alison Taylor, Principal of Wilkie Cumberbatch Primary School, Jennifer Phillips, Head Boy of Wilkie Cumberbatch Primary School, Jonathan Hinds and Kiwanis Club Member, Michelle Giles-Leacock. On Thursday, students of the Wilkie Cumberbatch Primary School received over 50 books from the Kiwanis Club of Barbados Central through its Reading Box Project.

Students of the Wilkie Cumberbatch Primary School got a special gift of books from the Kiwanis Club of Barbados Central yesterday.   President of the Kiwanis club, Alison Taylor told the Barbados Advocate that the Club wanted to build a relationship... more
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Public Relations Officer of the Barbados Council for the Disabled Christopher Gilkes.

ACKNOWLEDGING that the COVID 19 pandemic continues to hit the Barbados working population hard, a call is being made for the private and public sector not to count out members of the disabled community from job opportunities that may arise.   The... more
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Chairman of Intimate Hotels of Barbados (IHB) Mahmood Patel.

Chairman of Intimate Hotels of Barbados (IHB), Mahmood Patel has admitted that the non-profit company representing small hotels, apartments, guest houses and villas, dropped the ball by not pushing ahead with previous plans to set up a co-operative... more

News Stories

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FROM LEFT: Sandals Resort Manager Patrick Drake joins with Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Technology and Vocational Training Dr. Romel Springer and Sandals General Manager Ramel Sobrino in presenting tablets to students of St. Lawrence Primary.

AS schools across the island continue to merge online and in-person education, the Sandals Foundation is helping to ease the transition with the donation of 200 tablets.

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PAHO Director Carissa F. Etienne.

A broad-based project to support actions to mitigate climate change and its serious health impacts in Caribbean nations, has been launched.

 

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From left: Kiwanis Club Member, Judy Millington, Head Girl of Wilkie Cumberbatch Primary School, Adanna Belgrave, Kiwanis Club member, Joycelyn Watts-Phillips, Reading Teacher, Tameisha Odle, President of Kiwanis Club of Barbados Central, Alison Taylor, Principal of Wilkie Cumberbatch Primary School, Jennifer Phillips, Head Boy of Wilkie Cumberbatch Primary School, Jonathan Hinds and Kiwanis Club Member, Michelle Giles-Leacock. On Thursday, students of the Wilkie Cumberbatch Primary School received over 50 books from the Kiwanis Club of Barbados Central through its Reading Box Project.

Students of the Wilkie Cumberbatch Primary School got a special gift of books from the Kiwanis Club of Barbados Central yesterday.

 

Business News

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Photo from left to right: Behind: Katrina Newton, CEO Standard Distributors, Rachel Pilgrim, Group Marketing Manager ANSA McAL, Dionne Walthrus, Consolidated Finance, Maria Higgins, ANSA Motors. In front: Jacqueline Skeete and Dorothy Cooke-Johnson, Barbados Cancer Society and to the right Deborah Brathwaite and Kara Boyce from Bryden Stokes Ltd.

Employees of ANSA Motors, Bryden Stokes Ltd, Consolidated Finance, and Standard Distributors shopped and wrapped 65 beautiful gifts for children diagnosed with cancer or who had lost a parent to ca

Sports

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Mona Alleyne (centre) speaking to the media as Janelle Denny (right) and Leo Garnes look on.

National Primary Schools Athletics Championship (NAPSAC) has been given the green light for 2021 and will be staged from February in a revised format.

 

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Winner of the Senior Men’s National title, Khamal Cumberbatch, collecting his trophy from Cameron Burke of the BOA.

THE agility and youth of Khamal Cumberbatch saw him win the Senior National Squash title in straight sets over Mark Sealy over the weekend at the Barbados Squash Club.

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Sir Wes Hall speaking to the audience with his children surrounding him on the podium.

At the end of four innings an eight foot statue of the legendary West Indies and Barbados fast bowler The Reverend Sir Wesley Hall stood tall to forever be immortalised next to his friend and teamm

Columns

I wish that I could look in a crystal ball and see what 2021 holds, if that was the case I would make a lot more money than I currently do.

Celebrations for this country’s 54 years of Independence culminated with a grand parade on Monday, and two days later Barbadians continue in that celebratory mood as they gear up for the holiday se

Barbadians are being encouraged to support local businesses when making their Christmas purchases for goods and services.

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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