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Tag Archives: debate

  1. Sint Eustatius Island Council Election 2020 First Ever Online Debate

    Sint Eustatius Island Council Election 2020 is under edge with 2 more official days before the electorate goes to the polls to choose a new island council governing body on Wednesday, October 21st, 2020. There will be 2 polling districts that will be available to all eligible voters on the island and that qualify to […]

    October 19, 2020Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  2. Alleyne School is the Winner of U.S. Embassy’s Inaugural Black History Month Secondary School Speech Competition

    In an apparent olive branch to Barbados, the U.S. Embassy Bridgetown disclosed the winner of their inaugural Black History Month Secondary School Speech Competition is the Alleyne School. Second place went to Deighton Griffith Secondary School. Fifth-former Akil McGeary argued to what extent secondary school students should be able to express their cultural identity in […]

    February 25, 2018EducationNo comments
  3. Barbados Wins Caribbean Youth Congress Debate

    Barbados’ Junior Minister of Tourism, Chloe Walker is now the Regional Tourism Youth Congress champion. Chloe dominated a field of her peers from around the region last Friday during the last day of the Caribbean Tourism Organization State of the Industry Conference (SOTIC) in Willemstad, Curacao. Chloe was accompanied by Marsha Armstrong, program officer, National […]

    November 1, 2015EducationNo comments
  4. QCA Week Debate – Should Marijuana Be Legalized In Barbados?

    Two teams from the the Queen’s College Debating Society will tackle this topic: “Should Marijuana Be Legalized In Barbados?”

    October 6, 2015Health, Photo GalleryNo comments
  5. Harrison College debating team seek help with Airfare for World Schools Debating Championships in Singapore

    In an effort to increase students’ cognitive abilities and oratorical skills, the Harrison College Debating Society is constantly seeking opportunities for students to engage and foster their critical thinking skills, while providing the school and wider society with possible solutions to issues which particularly face their generation. In addition, the Debating Society is the flag-bearer […]

    June 18, 2015EducationNo comments
  6. “Bermuda’s Casino Gaming Act is passed” By Royal Gazette’s Owain Johnston-Barnes and Sarah Lagan

    Legislation to introduce casino gaming to Bermuda was passed in the House of Assembly in the early hours of Saturday. The debate drew mixed reviews but was finally agreed upon with two mirno amendments at 1:45am after about ten hours of discussion. Opening the debate, Mr Crockwell told the House he was confident casino gaming was […]

    December 14, 2014Controversy, Games1 comment
  7. “Gender Equality: A Fresh Perspective?” Not magic, just awareness…

    Is gender equality yesterday’s issue in the Caribbean? Is “feminism” a bad word? Or is it the next generation’s issue? Two recent, related initiatives indicate the global discussion of gender equality issues is becoming more inclusive by reaching out to men to support women’s rights and recognize challenges men and boys face. After all, isn’t […]

    November 3, 2014Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  8. Shark Tank – 2 Hour Season Premiere: Biting Wit for Entrepreneurs?

    Shark Tank is back and this season the Sharks mean business! Once again the Sharks will hear pitches of the best business and product ideas from some of USA’s brightest entrepreneurs. When the Sharks hear a great idea, they’re ready to fight each other for a piece of it!

    September 30, 2014Business, Events, Video GalleryNo comments
  9. “Decriminalisation & Legalisation of Marijuana: Caribbean Tourism Organisation’s Panel Discussion”

    Thanks for asking CARPHA to participate in this panel and speak on the public health perspective on decrimimalization and legalization of marijuana. I guess I can summarise in one sentence: “Proceed with an abundance of caution, given the significant adverse effects of cannabis smoking on health and social and occupational functioning, and especially so among […]

    September 19, 2014Featured, HealthNo comments
  10. ‘Does This Make Me Look Fat?’ Plus-Size Barbie On Modelling Site Ignites Debate

    “Plus-size” models (or any models above the super-skinny norm, for that matter) serve a dual purpose: They showcase plus-size clothing for a growing market… and they also provide women with a more diverse range of bodies to look up to. So if we have plus-size women modeling clothes, why not have plus-size Barbies? That’s the […]

    December 24, 2013Health, OddityNo comments
  11. Barbados Accreditation Council launches its debut National Secondary School Debate Competition for November, 2013

    The Barbados Accreditation Council is hosting its inaugural National Secondary School Debate Competition during the month of November, 2013 at the Barbados Public Workers Cooperative Credit Union (BPWCCU). The preliminary rounds will be held on November 5, 6 and 7, 2013 from 12:00 – 3:00pm in the Training Room of the BPWCCU; and the finals […]

    October 19, 2013EducationNo comments
  12. “SME’s DESERVED MORE FROM THE BUDGET” at Bagnall Point Gallery on Tuesday 27 August

    The Small Business Association (SBA) has invited its members and non-members to take part in a Panel Discussion under the theme “Budget 2013: What’s in it for SME’s“. On the Panel will be: Denis Kellman, MP – Minister of Housing, Lands and Rural Development Clyde Mascoll – Economist and former Minister of State in the […]

    August 23, 2013Business, EventsNo comments
  13. CRICKET SPECIALIST PROF. SIR HILARY BECKLES TO ATTEND CELEBRITY W.I. CRICKET SEMINAR IN LONDON

    Eminent historian and academic, Barbadian Professor Sir Hilary Beckles is due to sit on a special panel to discuss West Indies Cricket in London. The current pro-vice-chancellor at the University of the West Indies (UWI) and former board director of the West Indies Cricket Board is due to be in London on Saturday 28th September […]

    July 9, 2013CricketNo comments
  14. ‘A Case For Fast Zombies’ by Spill.com – Defending “World War Z”

    Be sure to visit http://www.hollywood.com and http://www.spill.com for all your entertainment needs

    July 1, 2013Cartoons, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments