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Tag Archives: awards

  1. Kathy Harper-Hall is 2021’s BOA Esther Maynard ICON Awardee

    Regionally renowned sports administrator, Kathy Harper Hall is the 2021 recipient of The Barbados Olympic Association Inc.’s (BOA) Women in Sport Icon of the Year Award. Harper-Hall received the award at a virtual ceremony held on Sunday in which tributes were paid by former broadcaster and long-term president of the Barbados Netball Association, Annette Beckett, […]

    March 31, 2021OlympicsNo comments
  2. The 78th Golden Globes address controversy, amidst a glitchy telecast where streaming reigns supreme

    The 78th Golden Globe Awards underwent a rocky evening technically while fleetingly seeking to address the controversy rocking the organization behind the ceremony, in a pandemic-dictated format that saw streaming dominate the movie awards and an emotional posthumous win by actor Chadwick Boseman. Boseman’s award, for his role in the Netflix adaptation of the stage […]

    March 1, 2021Culture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  3. FCLE Winners to be Announced During Virtual Ceremony

    The winners of the 23rd Frank Collymore Literary Endowment Awards will be announced during a virtual ceremony on Sunday, February 14, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. The event will be streamed on the Central Bank of Barbados’ Facebook page and YouTube channel. Stephen Brathwaite, Manager of the Bank’s Frank Collymore Hall, revealed that the Bank, which […]

    February 13, 2021Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  4. Reynold Weekes Primary – Honest act leads to new walkway for students

    The students of Reynolds Weekes Primary School recently had a most valuable lesson – that when you do good, good will follow you, you can benefit others, sometimes even a long time after your good deed! Sometime last year, four pupils of the St. Philip school found a wallet and returned it to the owner. […]

    December 17, 2020EducationNo comments
  5. DIGICEL FOUNDATION WINS WORLD COMMUNICATION AWARDS

    Digicel Jamaica Foundation took home the coveted Social Contribution Award at this year’s virtual staging of the World Communication Awards. Having to switch to a virtual format this year, the ceremony was broadcast live as they announced the winner of each category and then showed a victory video from each. In addition to having the […]

    November 7, 2020BusinessNo comments
  6. $50,000 richer with Blue Diamond and The Barbados Lottery

    Alvin Burke is now the lucky $50,000 winner of the $5 Blue Diamond instant scratch game from The Barbados Lottery. As a self-professed ‘seasoned’ instant scratch ticket player since 1995, Mr. Burke stated that he prefers to play the games which tell players whether they have won right away. He plays them every day, normally […]

    November 6, 2020Breaking News, Featured, GamesNo comments
  7. CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF REGIONAL UNSUNG FRONTLINE HEROES INITIATIVE

    A 32-year old Registered Nurse tending to COVID-19 patients at a hospital Intensive Care Unit in both Curaçao and St. Maarten, who later contracted the virus himself, is among regional winners in this year’s inaugural Unsung Frontline Heroes initiative. The programme, designed by CIBC FirstCaribbean through its ComTrust Foundation to unearth the work of persons […]

    October 28, 2020Breaking News, Featured, Health1 comment
  8. RESPIRATORY THERAPIST AND REGISTERED NURSE ARE CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN UNSUNG FRONTLINE HEROES

    A Respiratory Therapist at the QEH who works with people who contract lung disease and a Shift Leader on the Barbados Defence Force ambulance team have won the hearts of the public and passed the criteria from the judges to be titled the CIBC FirstCaribbean Unsung Frontline Heroes in Barbados. Kimberley Cumberbatch and Venice Forde […]

    October 23, 2020Featured, HealthNo comments
  9. Caribbean company wins major award at international food expo

    Caribbean company Naledo overcame fierce competition to win the ‘New Food Product of the Year‘ award at Food Matters Live 2020, a prestigious international food event in the UK. Belizean-based Naledo manufactures the world’s first wildcrafted, whole root turmeric paste as well as fresh juices blended with turmeric. The Food Matters Live judging panel commended […]

    October 18, 2020Business, Video GalleryNo comments
  10. TWO STUDENTS AWARDED G.E.L SCHOLARHSIPS

    Two students of the St. Mary’s Primary School were recently awarded the Annual Goddard Enterprises Ltd Scholarships for 2020 as they prepared to transition from primary to secondary school. Faith Simpson and Tyler Haynes were chosen from the graduating class of 35 students based on their attitude, hard work and dedication which they had demonstrated […]

    September 23, 2020EducationNo comments
  11. The Barbados Lottery congratulates all Barbados’ athletes who participated in the 2019 Pan Am Games

    The Barbados Lottery congratulates all Barbados’ athletes who participated in the 2019 Pan Am Games. Support the Barbados Olympic Association and Barbados’ Olympic athletes at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics with each purchase of The Barbados Lottery’s Going for Gold instant scratch game. #GoingForGold @Olympicbb

    August 23, 2019Athletics, Breaking News, Photo GalleryNo comments
  12. ST. MARY’S STUDENTS GET VALUABLE LIFE LESSONS

    Class 4 Students of the St. Mary’s Primary School recently had two enjoyable encounters with senior staff members of Goddard Enterprises Ltd (GEL) as the students prepared to graduate from the school. After sharing and articulating their fears about entering secondary school, the Class 4 students at St. Mary’s Primary received some valuable lessons from […]

    July 24, 2019EducationNo comments
  13. LEADING DEPARTMENT STORE INVESTIGATING WHY CONNECTIVITY WAS DOWN YESTERDAY FOR THEIR CARDHOLDERS

    If you were one of the many Barbadians who were trying to access your Cave Shepherd Credit Card Mobile App yesterday and couldn’t get through, don’t worry – it was not the fault of your phone nor Barbados’ leading department store… BajanReporter.com had an exclusive interview with Mrs Alison Browne-Ellis, Director of Cave Shepherd’s Card […]

    February 8, 2019Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  14. CIBC FirstCaribbean’s Sheraton Centre Branch is joint winner of top Branch award

    CIBC FirstCaribbean’s Sheraton Centre Branch is the joint winner of the bank’s 2018 Joy Callender Branch of the Year award. It shared the top award with the Governor’s Harbour Branch in the Bahamas. It is the first time the regional financial institution has had a tie for the top spot and Managing Director, Retail & […]

    January 2, 2019BusinessNo comments
  15. NO MORE ‘FAMILY AND FRIENDS’ DECISION MAKING AT THE QEH, CHAIRMAN VOWS IN ANNUAL REPORT

    The days of connections making decisions instead of genuine wants and needs is to come to a screeching halt at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital… Speaking before packed Flamboyant room at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, in relaying the Chair’s message participants and awardees learned in addition to removing nepotism there is also a plan to […]

    December 28, 2018Featured, HealthNo comments
  16. FRANCE SEEKING TO INCREASE PRESENCE IN CARIBBEAN TO BOLSTER CARICOM ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP

    France is looking to significantly assist with the Regional Security System (RSS) and with CDEMA the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency to lobby for associate membership for Guadeloupe and Martinique within CARICOM… Mr Ardanaz highlighted the need for the RSS and CDEMA to be able to improve their capacity to provide safety at all times, […]

    December 27, 2018Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  17. CANADIAN IOC MEMBER ANGERED AT OLYMPICS SOFT STANCE ON CHEATERS, A MORE HARDLINE STANCE MUST BE ADOPTED OR FACE LOSS IN VIEWERS

    A leading member of the International Olympic Committee believes too many sporting bodies are hemorrhaging credibility by the second in an effort to become financially viable and in the end it may cost such groups the spectators and sponsors they’re trying to encourage… Canadian by birth, nevertheless, Mr Pound has been a regular visitor to […]

    December 27, 2018Featured, OlympicsNo comments
  18. SOFT DRINK TAXES DON’T CURTAIL BAJANS FROM INDULGING, N.C.D PREVENTION MUST BE INTER-MINISTRY

    The Ministry of Health is planning to aggressively combat and reduce the scourge of Chronic Non Communicable Diseases in Barbadians by working with other portfolios to safeguard old and young alike. Lieutenant Colonel Jeffrey Bostic addressed staff, board members reporters and well wishers at Two Mile Hill when the Queen Elizabeth Hospital held their Staff […]

    December 24, 2018Featured, HealthNo comments
  19. Red Advertising now largest Google Partner Agency in the Caribbean

    Red Advertising has added the region’s most certified Google Ad agency to its list of achievements after an extensive staff training program. Twenty-one Red Advertising staff members across Barbados and Trinidad recently completed a three months long Google Ad training course, delivered by the Company’s UK-trained Online/Affiliate Marketing Specialist and Digital Director, Hannah Swift. The […]

    December 18, 2018Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  20. Barbadian receives the Award of the Belgian National Honour of Officer of the Order of Leopold II

    The kingdom of Belgium expressed an interest in doing business with Barbados for waste management and transportation. Guy Sevrin is the Belgian Ambassador Barbados and Jamaica, he is based in Kingston, but the envoy was here to deliver the Award of the Belgian National Honour of Officer of the Order of Leopold II to Ms. […]

    December 2, 2018Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  21. British Honorary Consul in Dominica receives award

    Tina Alexander, the British Honorary Consul in the Commonwealth of Dominica, has been presented with the award of MBE (Member of the British Empire) by Her Royal Highness Princess Anne. The ceremony at Buckingham Palace earlier this week was attended by Tina’s husband Harry, daughter Miriam and father. Janet Douglas, British High Commissioner to Dominica, […]

    October 27, 2018PoliticalNo comments
  22. BOA President Sandra Osborne receives ITF Award 2018

    President of the Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA), Sandra Osborne, QC, was one of 12 persons recognized for service to the game of Tennis at the 2018 International Tennis Federation Annual General Meeting (AGM) held recently in Orlando, Florida. The awards are given annually at the AGM to outstanding tennis administrators, coaches, officials and players. […]

    October 3, 2018Events, Photo GalleryNo comments
  23. Kiwanis Club Pride of Barbados Celebrate 10 year anniversary

    A former executive in a leading Non-Governmental Organisation has warned his fellow members to escalate community support in the days and weeks ahead as the measures to stabilise Barbados may create more challenges before solutions are accomplished… Mr Marshall told the participants the wants and needs of underprivileged Barbadians a decade ago may actually seem […]

    September 24, 2018Breaking News, Culture, FeaturedNo comments
  24. 45th CAC Championships: 2nd Overall from 38 territories

    Dr Sparman is now Chair of Anti-Doping Committee and Chair of Medical Commission for the CAC Championships as well…

    August 1, 2018Athletics, Photo GalleryNo comments
  25. 45th CAC Championships: Bikini Fitness August 1, 2018Athletics, Photo GalleryNo comments