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  1. Two lucky winners receive a year’s supply of LPG from Sol

    Lisa Riley (cover photo) and Maureen Pollard now have something in common; these women are the proud winners of the recently concluded ‘Win With Sol Gas’ promotion held in Barbados. They each received a year’s supply of premium 100lb Sol cooking gas compliments of Sol, the leading supplier of energy products in the Caribbean. The […]

    December 1, 2015Business, FeaturedNo comments
  2. 1st Community Service Ambassadors: Fran & Troy Harbin – CITA Radio and the National Initiative for Service Excellence (NISE)

    Every Friday this Independence, CITA Radio 90.1 FM and NISE will salute our Community Service Ambassadors – those people who work unselfishly to make community life better! You can nominate people via the CITA facebook page or by calling the National Initiative for Service Excellence (NISE) at 426-4186!

    November 15, 2015Events, Photo GalleryNo comments
  3. MAN FOUND WANDERING: HELP IDENTIFY?

    Police are requesting the assistance of the public in identifying a man and locating his family or guardian. The man was found wandering on 1st Avenue, Godding Road, Station Hill, St. Michael, on the evening of 19 October 2015. Anyone who can assist is asked to contact the District A Police Station at 430-7242/7246 or […]

    October 20, 2015Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  4. IMPACT Justice: 21 More Community Mediators Certified

    Barbados now has 21 additional certified community mediators. This follows a five-day Community Mediation workshop made possible by the Canadian Government through the Improved Access to Justice in the Caribbean (IMPACT Justice) Project. The total number of community mediators in Barbados trained under the Project’s Practical Mediation Skills Training course now stands at 43. Professor […]

    August 28, 2015EducationNo comments
  5. Charity Sailor rescued by US Coast Guard in Alligator River, North Carolina

    Victor Mooney of Flushing, New York hit a submerged Cypress Stump and his rowboat was sinking and US Coast Guard dispatch a rescue team for him late last week. The Red Cross provided emergency housing and food for the weary rower on arrival at Alligator River Marina. Repairs are underway at Cypress Cove Marina. A […]

    August 18, 2015Featured, SailingNo comments
  6. Errol Barrow Memorial Park has new life, thanks to SOL’s Children Matter Most Beautification Project

    SOL’s latest round of interns left a very high benchmark by refurbishing the playground at the Errol Barrow Memorial Park. Shola Mapp, Marketing Assistant at SOL revealed how the Project is an annual component of SOL’s internship programme running since 2012. On this occasion, the 11 interns, who are between 18 to 24, during their […]

    August 16, 2015Featured, NatureNo comments
  7. FINAL COMMUNITY MEETINGS ON HABITAT III – WILL MOONTOWN BE LIKE THE VATICAN?

    Members of the public will have their last chance to share their opinion on the future of housing in Barbados, at the final two community meetings on Habitat III. The meetings will be held on Sunday, August 16, at the Princess Margaret Secondary School, Six Roads, St. Philip, and Wednesday, August 19, in the hall […]

    August 13, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  8. Tribute to Gilmore Rocheford by the Leader of the Opposition, Mia Amor Mottley, Q.C., M.P.

    It was with deep sadness that I learned of Gilmore Rocheford‘s passing last night. Gilmore was the only surviving member of the Federal Parliament, led by The Right Excellent Sir Grantley Adams, from 1958 until its dissolution in 1962. He was a true gentleman who has never allowed his many, varied and distinguished achievements to […]

    July 27, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  9. Caribbean Youth targeted to decrease road fatalities: 90% of youth road fatalities are males

    A picture is worth a thousand words, and a video could possibly save a life. That’s the thinking behind the second annual staging of Proyecto Luz Amarilla (Project Yellow Light), a video contest which invites young people from Latin America and the Caribbean to get creative while thinking about solving the problem of road fatalities […]

    July 19, 2015EducationNo comments
  10. Invitation: Israel Lovell Foundation’s 25th Anniversary Lecture July 16, 2015Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  11. DIGICEL DOING ITS PART IN FIGHT AGAINST SARGASSUM SEAWEED

    Digicel Barbados joined the fight against the Sargassum seaweed invading our beaches, over the weekend. Members of staff of the telecommunications company converged on the Welches Beach in Christ Church on Saturday morning with rakes, shovels and garbage bags in hand for a beach clean-up which lasted over two hours. Digicel’s Marketing Manager, Krystle Smith, […]

    July 13, 2015Featured, NatureNo comments
  12. RETURNING PLAYERS IMPRESS COACHES AT DIGICEL KICKSTART CLINIC – Players came back better in Suriname

    The Digicel Kickstart Clinics continued to deliver on its promise of developing aspiring young footballers with the news that three returning players from last year’s programme were picked to represent Suriname at the Digicel Academy later this year. Chelsea FC Foundation Senior International Football Development Officer, David Monk, said; “The Clinic was a huge success […]

    May 12, 2015FootballNo comments
  13. Free Community movie night, 15 May 2015 & lecture on “Rebuilding of the family”

    This Friday May 15th, the Annu Institute for human development will be hosting another mobile community movie night and discussion. The community event will be at Denny’s Bar in Sayers Court Christ Church. The theme of this movie night is the rebuilding and strengthening of the traditional family. The Institute sees that Our nation is […]

    May 11, 2015Culture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  14. DIGICEL TREAT FOR SPECIAL MOTHERS ON THEIR DAY BRINGS TEARS OF JOY

    Digicel (Barbados) Limited made Mother’s Day extra special for women across the island including a number of them experiencing financial difficulties, some of their loyal customers and staff members. The special gifts include spa treatments, food hampers, bouquets, gift baskets, airtime and free data among others and brought some of the women to tears, who said they […]

    May 10, 2015Business, FeaturedNo comments
  15. MOVIE NIGHT AS COMMUNITY PROGRAMME? Scathing attack on Rihanna & Barbadian youth: WARNING – Extreme Language!

    The Annu Institute findings reveal Barbadian women are devalued. Most men value their cars and material possessions more than they do a woman. Men and women are so devalued in this society that the words “dog,” “bitch” or “whore” are commonly used expressions by men and women to refer to each other. Women have been stripped of their real nature. […]

    May 7, 2015Featured, RihannaNo comments
  16. “FIRST FRUITS FESTIVAL” IN QUEEN’S PARK DEEMED A SUCCESS

    The Annu Institute sees community development as a process where community members come together to take collective action and generate solutions to common problems. With this thought in mind, the Annu institute for human development is hosted two community development events over the Easter weekend in Queen’s park. These skills are often created through the formation […]

    April 26, 2015CultureNo comments
  17. HEALTH EXTRAVAGANZA: Registration for ICBL Family-Fun Walk & Run 2015

    Registration for ICBL’s Family-Fun Walk & Run 2015 continues daily from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at their Roebuck Street branch. You can also Register Online and get more information!

    April 5, 2015Athletics, Photo GalleryNo comments
  18. COMMUNITY SOLIDARITY ACTIVITIES AT QUEEN’S PARK OVER BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND

    The Annu institute for human development is hosting two community development events over the Easter weekend in Queen’s Park in Bridgetown. With this in mind, the Annu Institute is inviting all Barbadians to a community development forum on Easter Sunday, April 5th, from five to nine p.m. at the Steel Shed in Queen’s Park. The […]

    April 3, 2015Featured, NatureNo comments
  19. Man on Roebuck St has now been Identified

    Please be advised that the man who is currently a patient at the QEH after being found on Roebuck Street, St. Michael has been identified. The police thank the public and the media for their cooperation. David Welch – ASP (Ag); Public Relations Officer

    January 14, 2015HealthNo comments
  20. Barbados Rugby Football Union (BRFU) promoting “Get Into Rugby”

    Internationally acclaimed training programme Get Into Rugby is coming to Barbados in 2015. After a very successful trial run from August to December 2014, involving approximately 25 children form both primary and secondary schools, the Barbados Rugby Football Union (BRFU) will be officially launching this activity later this month. The aim of the programme is […]

    January 7, 2015RugbyNo comments
  21. “2014 CHRISTMAS MESSAGE” BY MIA AMOR MOTTLEY: QC & MP, LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION

    Dear Friends, Colleagues and my fellow Barbadians; Those of us who celebrate the birth of Christ do so with feelings of great joy in remembrance of his arrival in Bethlehem. His teachings tell us of the importance of charity, love and courage. At this time it is important that we share our expressions of joy […]

    December 25, 2014Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  22. ‘Man of the Year’ AWARDS DINNER IS HIGHLIGHT OF BARBADOS INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATIONS IN THE CAYMAN ISLANDS

    The Barbados Consulate in the Cayman Islands has honoured twenty-one-year old Lloyd Barker as its Man of the Year. Mr. Barker, the youngest of thirteen nominees, is currently a Law student at Carleton University, Canada. The young Caymanian was recognised for his community service, contribution to the arts, cultural activities, athletics and mentorship of other […]

    December 11, 2014PoliticalNo comments
  23. Barbados Association of Reading wants to hear from all reading & literacy clubs across the Island

    The Barbados Association of Reading is continuing its community outreach to organisations involved in supporting reading and literacy in Barbados. The Association is conducting a survey of the needs of these clubs and the volunteers who work with them. “Reading and literacy clubs and the volunteers who run them, are essential elements in the drive […]

    December 1, 2014BooksNo comments
  24. ‘Loitering with Intent’ – Sam “7 Psychopaths” Rockwell & Marisa “My Cousin Vinny” Tomei

    Two male actors/close friends want to jumpstart their careers. They end up making a big shot producer think that they have a hot script that everyone wants to get their hands on. The 2 men then drive to upstate New York and hole up in a family member’s country home- with 10 dedicated days to […]

    November 23, 2014Cinema, Culture, Video GalleryNo comments
  25. Governments, farmers’ organizations and private sector move towards concrete actions for family farming

    How can governments, farmers’ organizations and the private sector seize current global momentum and galvanize concrete action in support of family farmers beyond 2014? This is the central question at the two-day Global Dialogue on Family Farming (GDFF), opened at FAO headquarters… In his opening remarks, FAO Director General José Graziano da Silva addressed farmers […]

    November 10, 2014Agriculture, PoliticalNo comments