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Tag Archives: awards

  1. Ronaldo is in 7th Heaven on retention of his number as he reunites with Manchester United this weekend

    There was a big question mark for many football fans as to what would happen for Cristiano Ronaldo as to what shirt number would be allocated after his shift from Juventus to Manchester United. As the Manchester Evening News pointed out? “Premier League rules state… a player cannot swap shirt numbers once a season is […]

    September 8, 2021Breaking News, Featured, FootballNo comments
  2. A Dolla’ a play, Barbados Lottery’s Double Draw, can go a long way!

    $25k worth of dreams play today. Beat those nightmares with Double Draw. #LiveLifeLavishly #25K #DoubleDraw #ADollaADay

    September 6, 2021Games, Photo GalleryNo comments
  3. Bitt and Stellar Development Foundation Selected as Finalists for Global CBDC Challenge

    Global fintech company, Bitt, and the Stellar Development Foundation (SDF) have been announced as one of 15 finalists for the Monetary Authority of Singapore’s (MAS) Global CBDC Challenge to develop and showcase retail central bank digital currency (CBDC) solutions. Bitt and Stellar together aim to provide a complete solution that permits central banks to issue […]

    September 4, 2021TechnologyNo comments
  4. GEL LAUNCHES 100th ANNIVERSARY WITH ENTREPRENEUR AWARDS COMPETITION

    On October 13, 2021, Goddard Enterprises Ltd (GEL) will celebrate its 100th anniversary.  The company started from humble beginnings when the founder J.N. Goddard left the parish of St. John, Barbados and walked to the capital Bridgetown, some 10 miles away, to sell his cow, with not much more than that cow to his name. […]

    August 27, 2021Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  5. Africa in My Skin wins USA graphic design award for St. Martin book publisher

    HNP has won the American Inhouse Graphic Design Award 2021 for África en mi piel / Africa in My Skin / L’Afrique dans la peau, according to Gordon Kaye, publisher at Graphic Design USA (GDUSA). House of Nehesi Publishers (HNP) received the award in July on behalf of both companies from GDUSA in New York […]

    August 13, 2021BooksNo comments
  6. CARICOM Scty-Gen. Hails Bermuda Gold Medallist’s ‘Spectacular Achievement’

    CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque has extended congratulations to Ms. Flora Duffy of Bermuda who won gold at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in the women’s individual Triathlon event. The congratulatory message reads: “On behalf of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) I offer heartiest congratulations to Ms. Flora Duffy of Bermuda on her spectacular achievement of winning […]

    August 4, 2021Breaking News, Featured, OlympicsNo comments
  7. Bitt globally awarded as Central Bank Digital Currency Partner

    For its work on the DCash pilot, global fintech company, Bitt, was awarded as the 2021 Central Bank Digital Currency Partner by the industry’s leading information resource – Central Banking Publications. The announcement came during the virtual Central Banking FinTech and RegTech Global Awards which celebrated the innovations and achievements of central banks and technology […]

    June 19, 2021TechnologyNo comments
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. $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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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