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From left: Country Coordinator of the A Ganar Programme, Ytannia Wiggins; Executive Director of the TVET Council Barbados, Henderson Eastmond; Head of HR at Roberts Manufacturing Co Limited and Pinnacle Feeds Limited, Alison Kirton-Holder; Principal of Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI), Ian Drakes; and Education Officer, Yvette Estwick.

PARTNERSHIPS key

Focused on producing employable graduates, the Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI) sees the need to work closely with industry partners in educating their students.

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Acting Station Superintendent, Peter Gibson.

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Drugs making their way into the incinerator.

Drugs destroyed

THE Royal Barbados Police Force continues to make huge strides in its fight against illegal narcotics when the Force took part in the early morning destruction of these drugs, which held a street v

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Executive Director of the Regional Security System (RSS), Captain Errington Shurland, as he delivered brief remarks at the project launch of the Development of a Maritime Security Strategy for the RSS held at the Radisson Aquatica yesterday morning.

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Local, regional and international participants during the opening ceremony of the project launch of the Development of a Maritime Security Strategy for the Regional Security System held at the Radisson Aquatica yesterday morning.

Co-ordinated strategy needed

THERE can be no sustainable develop-ment without security, stability and peace.

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Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Simone Rudder (right) and Ambassador Miriam A. Mac Intosh, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Republic of Suriname, as they spoke on areas of co-operation to be worked on, during the Third Meeting of the Barbados-Suriname Joint Commission.

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Participants from various local ministries and departments gathered at the Accra Beach Hotel and Spa, for the Third Meeting of the Barbados-Suriname Joint Commission.

Barbados and Suriname pledge to do greater business together

Barbados is excited about the prospects of its relationship with the Republic of Suriname and looks forward to working more closely with this CARICOM partner.

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President of  the Young Women's Christian Association of Barbados, Margaret Pollard (left) greeting patrons of the YWCA’s 69th Anniversary Tea Party at the Barbados Yacht Club.

YWCA committed to empowering women

Over the past 69 years, the Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) of Barbados has made entrepreneurs out of thousands of women across the island.  

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