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Tag Archives: children

  1. Connecting Deaf Children to Virtual Learning

    Some students of the Irving Wilson School received much needed electronic devices to assist with their education in the current online learning environment. Founder of The Deaf Heart Project (DHP) and reigning Miss World Barbados, Miss Ché Greenidge, coordinated efforts among four other organisations after learning that students, both deaf and with other physical or […]

    March 24, 2021Education, FeaturedNo comments
  2. COVID-19 UPDATE: 126 NEW CASES, 38 RECOVERIES, THREE DEATHS

    There were 126 new positive COVID-19 cases on Monday, February 15. The new cases include results of samples from over a 12-day period, as the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory works to reduce the backlog created by the temporary use of manual extraction in the processing of samples. Three COVID-19 deaths were recorded – a […]

    February 17, 2021Breaking News, Health, Photo GalleryNo comments
  3. LIONS CLUB & CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN ADDRESS PAEDIATRIC CANCER

    The Lions Club of Christ Church West has taken on the mammoth task of addressing paediatric cancers. This from secretary of the club, Lion Marie-Stella Nicholls whose brainchild it was to take on a project to help raise funds for paediatric cancer patients. She explained this to Raymond Ward, Manager Business Development-Corporate Banking at CIBC […]

    February 11, 2021HealthNo comments
  4. Psycho Goreman – Owen Myre, Nita-Josee Hanna & Matthew Ninaber

    After unearthing a gem that controls an evil monster looking to destroy the Universe, a young girl and her brother use it to make him do their bidding.

    February 9, 2021Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  5. MEASURES TO MINIMIZE CROWDING IN QEH OUT-PATIENT CLINICS

    As the country observes the 15 day “National Pause“, the Board of Management of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital wishes to inform the general public that to minimize crowding in our out-patient clinics some out-patient appointments may be postponed. In this event, out-patients whose appointments have been postponed will be contacted by a member of their […]

    February 5, 2021Featured, HealthNo comments
  6. 2021: International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour

    The International Labour Organization (ILO), in collaboration with the Alliance 8.7 global partnership, is launching the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour, to encourage legislative and practical actions to eradicate child labour worldwide. The International Year was unanimously adopted in a UN General Assembly resolution in 2019. A main aim of the year […]

    January 18, 2021ControversyNo comments
  7. CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN ASSISTS SCHOOLS WITH SANITISING SUPPLIES

    Sanitising and washing little hands at the St. Margaret’s and St. Elizabeth Primary Schools will now be easier following the installation of 17 hand sanitiser and 14 hand soap dispensers at the schools. Each classroom at the two schools now has a hand sanitiser dispenser installed at the door and each bathroom a soap dispenser […]

    December 12, 2020EducationNo comments
  8. Maritime Affairs and Blue Economy observed 54th Independence of Barbados

    Barbadians from all over the world convened on social media platforms recently to usher in the anniversary of Barbados starting off as a sovereign nation 54 years ago, and the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and the Blue Economy joined in on the joyous occasion. Minister Humphrey reminded viewers of We Sea, We Life – an […]

    December 5, 2020Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  9. Digicel and SafeToNet, making the internet a safer place for children

    With the Covid-19 pandemic driving more people online, Digicel recognises the need to place additional emphasis on digital security. Children in particular are vulnerable as they navigate online learning and increased screen time, inadvertently putting themselves at risk of cyberbullying, sextortion and exposure to content that may be inappropriate for their age. In order to […]

    November 19, 2020BusinessNo comments
  10. CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN DONATES EQUIPMENT TO CHALLENOR CREATIVE ARTS & TRAINING CENTRE

    The Adult Training Facility at the Challenor Creative Arts and Training Centre in St. Thomas is just one of the departments there that will benefit from a donation of multimedia and computer equipment. CIBC FirstCaribbean Bank recently gifted the Centre with a variety of equipment that will assist the various classes to enhance the teaching […]

    October 24, 2020EducationNo comments
  11. Embassy of Argentina hosts Spanish Course Award Ceremony for Children

    Recently, the Embassy of the Argentine Republic in Barbados hosted its first Certificate Award Ceremony for Barbadian children, who successfully completed the Level One Spanish course taught during the COVID-19 pandemic. Barbadian Russell Banfield, who lives and works in Argentina, was among the instructors of this course, a fact that Pandiani was particularly happy to […]

    October 2, 2020Education, FeaturedNo comments
  12. FCIB LENDS ASSISTANCE TO GET BACK TO SCHOOL

    The Salvation Army’s Division Youth and Candidate Secretary, Captain Monesha Broome is urging parents to look for creative ways to help their children cope with the school/life challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Captain Broome who was addressing the presentation ceremony for the Salvation Army’s Back-To-School Programme recently, noted that this year was one of […]

    September 29, 2020EducationNo comments
  13. 13 year old from Glebe Land safely located

    The Royal Barbados Police Force appreciate every effort from public and media in tracking this teenager and look forward to similar cooperation in future. Rodney Inniss – Insp. (Ag); Public Relations Officer

    September 28, 2020ControversyNo comments
  14. 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
  15. 3 WAY PARTNERSHIP TO BENEFIT SCHOOL CHILDREN VIA FIRST CARIBBEAN

    Twenty school children will be able to log on and benefit from the online schooling that is likely to continue into the new school term as a result of a three way partnership between the Rotary Club of Barbados, the Ministry of Education Technological and Vocational Training and a local bank. CIBC FirstCaribbean recently presented […]

    August 27, 2020Education, FeaturedNo comments
  16. Maritime Affairs Minister sees Job Potential through Multi-departmental “Swim For Life” project

    Kirk Humphrey – Minister of #MMABE the Maritime Affairs and the Blue Economy Ministry engaged with reporters this weekend at the Aquatic Centre in #Wildey to give an update on the Multi-Departmental initiative ensuring a new generation of young #Barbadians have a skillset which entails a healthy respect for water – be it ocean or […]

    August 24, 2020Nature, Photo GalleryNo comments
  17. 13 year old girl from Sherbourne, St John just found and at home once again

    Zakayla Jacintha Jazmine Seale the 13 year old from Sherbourne, St John, who was reported missing, has been traced. Rodney Inniss – Insp. (Ag); Public Relations Officer

    August 17, 2020ControversyNo comments
  18. GRADUATION GIFTS FOR TEN FROM FIRST CARIBBEAN

    Ten students transitioning from the Charles F. Broome Memorial School‘s Special Unit got rounds of applause, gifts of school supplies, and words of advice two days after the Common Entrance Examination when officials of a local bank visited the school for a presentation ceremony. Thompson stressed the importance of having confidence and urged Harris to […]

    July 23, 2020Education, FeaturedNo comments
  19. Island Villas donates equipment to help vulnerable and disadvantaged students

    “We’re all in this together.” This was the message promoted by local real estate company, Island Villas, as they presented the Principal and teachers of the Daryll Jordan Secondary School with a donation of computer equipment, desks and chairs earlier this week. The donation is being used to help children at the school as well […]

    June 19, 2020EducationNo comments
  20. Think Like a Dog – Josh Duhamel, Megan Fox & Gabriel Bateman

    After an experiment goes disastrously awry, a twelve-year-old technological whizkid discovers that he’s developed an unexpected telepathic connection with his dog.

    June 3, 2020Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  21. ‘Tablets For Our Children’ initiative donates more tablets to Bajan children

    The ‘Tablets For Our Children’ initiative has officially handed over 14 tablets to the Rotary Club of Barbados South Charitable Trust after receiving a generous donation of US $2 265 from the Barbados Association of Jacksonville and Neighbours (B.A.J.A.N) in the USA to assist Barbadian school children to be able to continue their learning via […]

    May 27, 2020Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  22. GOOGLE CLASSROOM UPDATE FOR PARENTS OF CHILDREN WITH DIFFICULTY IN GETTING TABLETS OR LAPTOPS

    A notice from the Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training for parents having challenges with G-Suite or having difficulty obtaining a device. NO PUPIL IS TO PHYSICALLY ATTEND ANY CLASS OF ANY SCHOOL Contact Information: Google G-Suite Help Desk 535-0798 8:30a.m. – 4:30 p.m. email: info@mes.gov.bb

    May 3, 2020Education, Video GalleryNo comments
  23. CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN SIGNS M.O.U WITH TEN HABITAT SUPPORTS KIDS WHO CODE PROJECT

    Exposing children to computer programming from as early as age seven helps to teach them leadership, problem solving and creative thinking. That is one of the findings shared by Ten Habitat founder Selwyn Cambridge, as he explained the concept of “Kids Who Code,” an after-school programme designed to assist children between the ages of 7 […]

    March 1, 2020EducationNo comments
  24. CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN ASSISTS WITH BOOKS FOR BABIES

    Research has proven that children who are read and sung to in early infancy become better communicators and readers and are stronger academically than other infants who were not. Parents are therefore being encouraged to read daily to their children to build vocabulary, social and emotional skills and overall language development to help these future […]

    January 29, 2020EducationNo comments
  25. Basketball G.O.A.T Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter among 9 victims in tragic helicopter crash

    The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department confirms that nine people have been killed in a helicopter crash involving the basketball great Kobe Bryant. Initial reports suggested there were five people onboard. Sheriff Alex Villanueva says the names of those onboard will not be released until the coroner completes an investigation.

    January 27, 2020Breaking News, Sports, Video GalleryNo comments