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  1. United States Embassy Donates Disaster Supplies to the RSS

    The United States of America has donated additional disaster relief supplies to the Regional Security System (RSS), in an event coordinated by the U.S. Embassy in Barbados. The supplies, which included seven tents, ten environmental control units and 300 bed sets, will be used in future disaster relief operations conducted by the RSS across the […]

    November 28, 2022PoliticalNo comments
  2. Increased Trade and Investment with Miami to Bolster Business Growth with Caribbean Export MOU

    The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the World Trade Center Miami (WTCM) and Canning House agreeing on a framework to sustain trade and investment promotion efforts in the Caribbean. Addressing the media Deputy Executive Director of Caribbean Export, Mr. Leo Naut noted “the new business paradigm […]

    November 27, 2022Business, FeaturedNo comments
  3. Introducing Airbnb Setup, the all-new easy way to Airbnb your home

    Amidst a rising cost of living crisis, earning much-needed income has never been more important. This is leading to a new wave of people considering hosting for the first time. Since the beginning of the pandemic, over 60 million unique visitors have visited our Host page, with over 40 percent of those visiting in the […]

    November 26, 2022TravelNo comments
  4. UWI names new University Director of its Institute for Gender and Development Studies

    The University of the West Indies (The UWI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Diana J. Fox as the new University Director of the Institute for Gender and Development Studies (IGDS). Professor Fox assumed duties remotely on October 1, 2022. She is a cultural anthropologist, decolonial feminist scholar-activist, professor, and documentary film producer. Her […]

    November 26, 2022EducationNo comments
  5. SKN Gov’t does NOT accept cryptocurrency as a form of payment for its Citizenship by Investment programme

    The government of St Kitts and Nevis, along with the Citizenship by Investment Unit of the country, have refuted claims that investors interested in gaining citizenship to the country can pay using cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin. The St Kitts and Nevis citizenship by investment programme is the oldest in the world, having been established in […]

    November 25, 2022BusinessNo comments
  6. Launch of CARICOM Crime Gun Intelligence Unit (CCGIU)

    Recently, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Implementation Agency for Crime and Security (IMPACS), in partnership with United States’ law enforcement agencies, launched the CARICOM Crime Gun Intelligence Unit (CCGIU). The launch was attended by Fitzgerald Hinds, Trinidad & Tobago’s Minister of National Security; Mr. Shante Moore, Chargé d’Affaires, United States Embassy Port of Spain; Members of […]

    November 25, 2022Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  7. Jamaican-Canadian journalist debuts with children’s book – The Boy and the Honeybees

    Jamaican-Canadian journalist and writer Desmond Loren Brown makes his debut as an author of fiction with his children’s book publication, The Boy and the Honeybees. The book shares the adventures of Marvin — a boy from the rural community of White Hall in St. Thomas parish, Jamaica — who loves to watch and play with […]

    November 25, 2022BooksNo comments

    With the Mega 6 Jackpot hitting the one-million-dollar mark and climbing, some lucky player could be in for a very merry holiday season and, according to Shelly Ann Hee Chung, Country Manager for IGT Antilles Operation – operators and managers of The Barbados Lottery, “Players have been taking more than their usual chances to make their dreams come true!” […]

    November 24, 2022Breaking News, Featured, GamesNo comments
  9. IGT ASA Males Inspired to be Innovators and Productive Role Models

    Now a Certified Electrician and Barbados Defence Force soldier, Private Barrow D. (Damien Barrow), called on current youth beneficiaries International Game Technology’s (IGT) After School Advantage (ASA) Programme to take time out to discover their goals, work to attain them and help others along the way. Private Barrow D. (Damien Barrow), a regular volunteer and previous […]

    November 24, 2022EducationNo comments

    The French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe is celebrating the winners of the 12th edition of the ‘Route du Rhum – Destination Guadeloupe’ sailing race. Frenchman Charles Caudrelier was the first to cross the finish line at the Mémorial ACTe in the bay of Pointe-à-Pitre at 5:02 a.m. local time (10:02 a.m. Paris time) on Wednesday, […]

    November 24, 2022Featured, SailingNo comments
  11. OECS Trains Member States in Open Educational Resources to Strengthen Education Systems

    The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission’s Education Development Management Unit (EDMU), United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) co-hosted the Digital Education Capacity-Strengthening Initiative (DECI) Leadership for Adoption and Mainstreaming of Open Educational Resources (OERs) workshop on October 18-20, 2022 in Saint Lucia. This workshop brought […]

    November 24, 2022Education, FeaturedNo comments
  12. LeadHERship Institute’s observation of 16 days of Activism with Self Defense Classes

    16 Days of Activism commences on International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, November 25 each year, and raises awareness about Gender Based Violence. The campaign was started in 1991 and asks individuals and organizations around the world to call for the prevention and elimination of violence against women and girls. They saw […]

    November 23, 2022Martial Arts, Photo GalleryNo comments
  13. Free Book reading event at St Matthias Church, November 26th

    Dr Sharon Marshall‘s latest book Journeys Around the World for Love and Money are out now! Here’s what’s happening this weekend with the book – a special event Saturday 26th November!

    November 22, 2022Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  14. Writing in Dialect with Michelle Cox, next month, thanks to NCF

    The NCF looks forward to seeing you December for Writing in Dialect with Michelle Cox.

    November 21, 2022Books, Photo GalleryNo comments

    50 families in Barbados will spend a happier Independence as a result of the Harris Paints 50th anniversary celebrations this month. As part of the company’s anniversary activities, HR Manager Cheryl Brathwaite and her team conceptualised a community outreach programme of the donation of 50 hampers to needy families, in the areas in which Harris […]

    November 19, 2022Business, FeaturedNo comments
  16. Benefits of Quantum i12™ Technology: Harris Paints’ 50th Anniversary, Strokes of Genius

    My journey with Quantum started back in 2018 in Italy of all places. I was attending a conference with a group of international paint companies and saw a presentation about a new kind of paint dispenser that was going to disrupt the industry. Imagine, they said, what our new technology could allow us to do […]

    November 18, 2022Photo Gallery, TechnologyNo comments
  17. 50th Anniversary and Strokes of Genius: Ian Kenyon, Chief Executive Officer

    Getting to 50 is indeed an achievement in any context , cricket for one but in Business it really is quite a rare event. Based on global statistics only 45% of all Companies make it to their 5th birthday, only 36% to their 10th and only 21% to their 20th. The statistics then stop but […]

    November 18, 2022Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  18. Montserrat and British Overseas Territories Youth Parliamentarians Make History at UK’s House of Commons

    Montserrat was one of eight British Overseas Territories (BOTs) which made history on Friday at the UK House of Commons in Westminster Palace. This was the 12th sitting of the British Youth Parliament. Members from across England debated the Impact of Discrimination on Health, and Environment and Health. This was the first time that representatives […]

    November 18, 2022PoliticalNo comments
  19. IABC Hosts Professional Development Workshop on Writing

    Communications Specialist and Principal of Clarity Communications Richard Thomas has highlighted the importance of corporate writers, describing them as among the “most valuable” employees within a corporation. Thomas spoke about the topic How to Write Like a Pro at the Barbados Chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC)’s final professional development workshop for […]

    November 17, 2022EducationNo comments
  20. Barbados to participate in first-ever Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Beach Games

    Barbados will field a team of 38 athletes for the inaugural Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Beach Games, scheduled for November 19-26, 2022, in Santa Marta, Colombia. They will be among over 800 athletes from 27 countries participating in 10 sports: open water swimming, handball, beach soccer, wrestling, beach rugby, skateboarding, surfing, beach tennis, sailing, […]

    November 16, 2022OlympicsNo comments
  21. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints serves homeless on International Day of Service

    Each year Latter-day Saints around the world celebrate their International Day of Service by finding ways to assist others, especially those in need. This year, the Barbados Bridgetown Mission of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reached out to Massy Stores and purchased non-perishable food, toiletries, and personal care items for donation to […]

    November 15, 2022CultureNo comments
  22. “America’s Democracy not trumped in mid-term elections” By Sir Ronald Sanders

    In my commentary last week entitled, US Mid-term elections: a defining moment for the World, I pointed out that no less a person than Joseph R Biden Jr, the President of the United States of America, proclaimed that democracy is at stake in his country. President Biden was not alone in this judgement. Many others, […]

    November 15, 2022Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  23. Alethea discusses recent tour experience and upcoming music projects

    Trinbagonian singer-songwriter, instrumentalist, composer and Pop/Rock performer Alethea Beharry looks back at her recently concluded 2022 FemCore Tour experience with a genuine feeling of gratitude for goals achieved and lessons learned. She now looks to the future with enthusiasm to contribute even more through her talents and event promotion capabilities. The FemCore Tour, a series […]

    November 14, 2022MusicNo comments
  24. Public Support Key To Crime Prevention: Former Officer Opines

    Police and citizens need to work hand-in-hand to prevent crime in communities. This was underscored by former Deputy Commissioner of the Barbados Police Service, Oral Williams, during his address at the opening ceremony of the Regional Security System’s (RSS) International Leadership and Management Course, for senior police officers from across RSS Member States. Mr. Williams […]

    November 14, 2022Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  25. NCSA disputes print article and reaffirms their findings remain factual

    An article published on page 13 in the Nation newspaper of November 11th, 2022 and attributed to Anthony Griffith mentioned a survey undertaken by the NCSA in 2022 since “the intended IDB survey“. The NCSA would wish to use the same medium to clarify the following: – The most recent school survey to be conducted […]

    November 13, 2022Featured, HealthNo comments