Tag Archives: administration

  1. Bajan Appointed President of Rugby Americas North

    After thirteen years of service on the regional Executive Committee, Barbadian George Nicholson was recently appointed President of Rugby Americas North, the regional governing body for Rugby Union. Mr. Nicholson got his start in Rugby during a stint at the International School of Kuala Lumpur, where he was accompanying his father on his one-year sabbatical. […]

    November 25, 2021Breaking News, Featured, RugbyNo comments
  2. 2021 Women in Solar Energy Award Winner

    Fayeann Lawrence-Heyck, founder and CEO of NY’s premier solar engineering and expediting firm, Sologistics, has joined the ranks of distinguished women to have received the American Solar Energy Society’s (ASES) Women in Solar Energy Award. A formidable accomplishment for both Lawrence-Heyck and Sologistics, this award recognizes one outstanding woman annually for her leadership, technical achievements, […]

    October 19, 2021TechnologyNo comments
  3. Biz Music Inc. provides support for Caribbean & World music professionals

    With 13 years of music industry experience the diligent team at Canada-based independent record label Biz Music Inc. continues to create opportunities for Caribbean artistes and music projects to obtain international success. In addition to being a creative, entertainment force, Biz Music Inc. has always stayed very true to its name by placing a major […]

    September 30, 2021MusicNo comments
  4. “An Idea Whose Time Has Come” Khaleel Kothdiwala’s view on Barbados becoming Republic

    Our coming transition to republican status is a proud moment for our country. As has been acknowledged before, it is not a slight to Her Majesty, Her Family or the UK, for which we have tremendous respect, but rather represents the ultimate statement of confidence in ourselves and our boundless capacity. Our commemoration of this […]

    August 3, 2021Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  5. “Who (Character) Should be our next Head of State” by David Bowen

    Barbados, have you given thought, serious thought, as to whom you would want to be your next head of state? I am not talking of the personality. I am speaking of the character of that personality. There is an ungodly rush to move Barbados towards republican status. It is a move of major, national significance, […]

    June 29, 2021Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  6. Virtual Caribbean Safe School Initiative Pre-Ministerial Forum Scheduled for 15 – 26 March, 2021

    The Virtual Caribbean Safe School Initiative (CSSI) Pre-Ministerial Forum has been organized through a collaborative effort between the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean (UNDRR ROAC), Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Office (UNESCO) in Latin America and the […]

    March 1, 2021NatureNo comments
  7. Difficult Conversations – “What Would We Do?” by Grenville Phillips II

    We have been asked how we would have responded to COVID-19. We provided our best advice about one year ago, but the Government rejected it at that time. Given the foreseen nightmare scenario, they should reconsider – for all our sakes. In the past 15 days, we had 15 new deaths. In the previous 15 […]

    February 25, 2021Political1 comment
  8. In the flurry of Defections, Online Lecture for DLP from ex-BLP supporter

    While I understand go where your conscience guides you, at the same time, seeing the rapidity of political Grasshoppers and Leapfrogs, especially in the last 24 months, makes one consider… Are you a Candidate for helping people or where can I gain, alias: What’s in it for me?

    January 15, 2021Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  9. LETTER TO THE EDITOR: “Thanks Personnel in COVID” by Dr Victor Eastmond

    “After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb” Nelson Mandela Please read and understand the words of Nelson Mandela as we remember the COVID19 hill we recently climbed in 2020. My fear is for the future as we prepare to climb the economic and social hills that […]

    January 15, 2021Editorial, Health1 comment
  10. Simmons Elected to the Board of PanAm Sports

    The Annual General Assembly of PanAm Sports, the Olympic Body responsible for the Pan American continent, was held virtually via Zoom on Tuesday, December 15 and Wednesday December 16. Elections were held for a new Board of Directors to manage the organization for the period 2020 to 2024. Mr. Neven Ilic of Chile was re-elected […]

    December 21, 2020Athletics, FeaturedNo comments
  11. Virgin Atlantic appoints Hannah Swift as Caribbean Country Manager

    Virgin Atlantic is delighted to announce the appointment of Hannah Swift as the airline’s Country Manager for the Caribbean. Hannah is responsible for the airline’s daily commercial activity in the region including sales, marketing, reservations and ticketing. Hannah Swift, Country Manager, Caribbean commented: “I am thrilled to be taking on this role for Virgin Atlantic. […]

    November 26, 2020Breaking News, Featured, TravelNo comments
  12. Premier of Nevis on staff affected by Four Seasons Resort restructuring

    My government has been advised by the Four Seasons Resort that it has today served notice to some 280 workers at that Resort that “due to the delay of the reopening of the borders and resulting loss of business” the Resort has been forced to restructure its operations and now requires “only the minimum staff […]

    October 21, 2020Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  13. Solutions Barbados – What Happens if we replace our Governor General with a President?

    Our early politicians who lived through World War 2, appeared to recognise two important things about politicians. The first is that they crave unrestrained power, which tends to oppress citizens. The second is that they crave a politicised public service, which is the first sign of a nation’s decline. In 1966, the DLP under Errol […]

    September 24, 2020Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  14. Central Bank of Barbados Announces 2 New Board Members

    The Central Bank of Barbados today announced the appointment of two new Board members. “It’s an honour to welcome Brathwaite and Dr. Naitrim, who add diversity to our Board,” Governor Cleviston Haynes commented. “Their collective experience will benefit the Board at this juncture,” he elaborated. Dr. Naitrim, who earned his Ph.D. in Economics from the […]

    September 10, 2020BusinessNo comments
  15. Prime Minister Mottley nominated to serve as Chair of joint Development Committee of World Bank and IMF

    Mia Amor Mottley, Prime Minister, Minister of Finance, Economic Affairs and Investment of Barbados, and Mesdames Azucena Arbeleche, Minister of Economy and Finance of Uruguay, have been nominated to serve as Development Committee Chair. In line with the nomination by the Chairs of the Latin American and the Caribbean Region, the Board of the World […]

    August 14, 2020Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  16. Solutions Barbados: ‘Shuffling’ by Grenville Phillips II

    Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley reshuffled her Cabinet. That is a good management practise. There are two appointments that are noteworthy. The first is William Duguid. The decision to finally address the traffic bottleneck at the Garfield Sobers Roundabout, is noteworthy. The solution was simple and effective, and it appears to be being implemented well. […]

    July 26, 2020EditorialNo comments
  17. Changes to Committee at Windward AGM: END OF AN ERA

    As Windward Cricket Club, which will celebrate its Centennial next year, heads into challenging times in the immediate future, its long term focus must be on continuing to grow the junior program, encouraging new members to join, and nurture the desire of its members to participate in all the clubs activities. He along with Malcolm […]

    July 15, 2020CricketNo comments

    The South Coast Sewerage Crisis is not so much a crisis now as that of a Headache which the Ministry of Water Resources and Energy is seeking to apply a large metaphorical aspirin by the middle of next month… The Minister said the complexity of this project is not only where to place the solutions […]

    November 25, 2018Political, Video GalleryNo comments

    Minister of Water Resources & Energy, Wilfred Abrahams just shared with the press how the reality is that while the Bridgetown Plant can be upgraded to a tertiary status if needed, which means water treated there can be used for irrigation instead of potable water; nevertheless the South Coast Sewerage Treatment Plant is clearly reaching […]

    November 25, 2018Health, Video GalleryNo comments

    Another consideration Mr Abrahams says his staff and resources must consider is the Graeme Hall Sanctuary and its ecological status, this involved using the engines of the Ministry of Health & Wellness to hold any other challenges at bay. Mr Abrahams also used the opportunity to salute Stephen Lindo for his near 50 years of […]

    November 25, 2018Nature, Video GalleryNo comments

    Good afternoon. I am a bit disappointed that some Barbadians and others across the region appear duped by the attempt by a few who have sought to create discord and confusion over the decision of Adtalem Global Education to locate one of its institutions, Ross University School of Medicine School to Barbados. I am not […]

    August 7, 2018Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  22. 35th meeting of the Board of Directors of CARICAD this week

    The 35th meeting of the Board of Directors of the Caribbean Centre for Development Administration (CARICAD) will be held at the Courtleigh Hotel in Kingston, Jamaica on Wednesday, June 27th, 2018. Under the theme, “Re-shaping the Public Service in the Caribbean for the Future – The Role of CARICAD” the board meeting will be preceded […]

    June 24, 2018EventsNo comments

    Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley will meet this week with President of the Inter-American Development Bank, Luis Alberto Moreno. The Prime Minister said Mr. Moreno had expressed a willingness to stand “shoulder to shoulder” with Barbados during these difficult economic times. She said the IDB recognised that Barbados was “doing a difficult thing“, but was […]

    June 17, 2018PoliticalNo comments
  24. Barbados Announces Departure of IMF Mission and Appointment of Legal Advisor

    The Government of Barbados announced a team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), led by Bert van Selm, concluded its three-day visit to Barbados. During this visit, the Fund team was updated on the economic and financial situation in Barbados. The Government and the IMF will continue to exchange views over the coming weeks, and […]

    June 8, 2018Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments

    Throughout the region, CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank recently showed tangible appreciation to its over 3,000 members of staff during its 2018 Employee Appreciation Day. In Barbados, activities ranged from breakfast served to staff by senior executives, to lunch served at various venues, to tours of Harrison’s Cave, to massages, games evenings, Karaoke and a lime […]

    June 3, 2018EventsNo comments