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  1. Barbadians are being asked to donate towards urgently needed supplies for Vincentians

    Arising from the ongoing discussions between authorities in St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Barbados, Barbadian businesses and individuals are being asked to contribute items to a list of urgently needed supplies for the people of that nation. Since yesterday, emergency agencies there have been grappling with the effects of La Soufriere volcano’s eruptions, which […]

    April 10, 2021Breaking News, Events, FeaturedNo comments
  2. 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
  3. UK and U.S. Collaborate to Support Remote Criminal Justice Operations in Barbados

    Today the United States and the United Kingdom provided $75,000 of equipment to Barbados prosecutors to support remote criminal justice operations. The equipment will be used to facilitate remote working and virtual appearances at court proceedings, and further efforts to mitigate and contain the spread of COVID-19. The equipment gifted through the US/UK Criminal Justice […]

    March 16, 2021Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  4. Please help our co-founder Dawn as she seeks to get #Endometriosis surgery in April

    Our CoFounder Dawn was diagnosed in 2006 with Endometriosis. She had 3 subsequent surgeries – a 2nd laparoscopy in 2008, an appendectomy in 2009 (but related to endo) and a subtotal hysterectomy in 2014 (at which point, she had Endometriosis, adenomyosis and fibroids). Now in 2021, Dawn needs an additional surgery to: – explore the […]

    March 13, 2021Health, Photo GalleryNo comments
  5. Opposition Leader of #Castries Thanks #Barbados & Dominica For #COVID19 Vaccine Donation

    Philip J. Pierre, Leader of the Opposition and Political Leader extends appreciation on behalf of the Saint Lucia Labour Party and the people of Saint Lucia to Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Amor Mottley and Prime Minister of Dominica Roosevelt Skerrit for sharing 3000 doses of Oxford #AstraZeneca with Saint Lucia. He said “the kind […]

    February 14, 2021HealthNo comments
  6. 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
  7. LIONS CLUB AND 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 […]

    January 20, 2021EventsNo comments
  8. United Kingdom’s FCDO provides funding for a rotary helicopter to support monitoring of SVG’s La Soufrière volcano

    The CDEMA Coordinating Unit has received funding from the United Kingdom Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (UK FCDO) in the amount of £51,000 through the Memorandum of Understanding on the ‘UK Support for the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) Response Teams programme’. The funds will cover the cost of a rotary helicopter aircraft, which […]

    January 17, 2021Featured, NatureNo comments
  9. Goddard Enterprises Ltd (GEL) BRINGS CHRISTMAS CHEER TO FAMILIES

    Twelve (12) families had a brighter Christmas because a group of caring staff members at Goddard Enterprises Ltd (GEL) took action this past holiday season. After it was announced that there would be no Christmas luncheon due to the Covid-19 restrictions, staff and management decided that the money for the prizes they normally raffle among […]

    January 11, 2021EventsNo comments
  10. Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) spreads some cheer to several Barbadian NGOs

    Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) is excited to spread some cheer this holiday season to several local non-profit organizations. A virtual donation ceremony took place on December 15th, 2020, where donations were made to Eden Lodge Charitable Trust, QEH pediatric unit, Type 1 Diabetes Registry, Cancer Support Services, Sandy Lane Charitable Trust, Precious Touch […]

    December 28, 2020HealthNo comments
  11. CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN HELPS ENTREPRENEURS THROUGH ‘CHERRY TREE TRUST’

    For about nine years, Charmaine London has been operating a jewelry-making supplies shop in an air-conditioned container along Bank Hall Main Road, St. Michael. London, who graduated from the Barbados Community College with an associate degree in graphic design, started out making and selling souvenirs to local shops. But she said that venture was not […]

    December 25, 2020EventsNo comments
  12. Global Shapers and Crane Resort Support Charity at Christmas

    The Global Shapers – Bridgetown Hub has completed a third food drive on the behalf of the HIV/AIDS Food Bank to assist the charity with needed food supplies during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. On this occasion donations were generously provided by The Crane Resort, the oldest continuously operating hotel in the Caribbean. Curator of […]

    December 25, 2020EventsNo comments
  13. Exclusive Coverage: Barbados Lotteries presents cheque and feeds homeless in City for Living Waters Community

    Living Waters Community welcome volunteers to assist in their drive to alleviate the hardships endured by the local indigent members of Barbadian society, at five each Tuesday afternoon, they head for Bridgetown by Heroes Square and make offerings of food, hymns and prayers to the homeless. This year, Living Waters were the recipient of a […]

    December 23, 2020Games, Photo GalleryNo comments
  14. Living Waters Community benefits from kindness thanks to Barbados Lotteries

    Every Tuesday evening at about 5:00 pm in Heroes Square in the City, Living Waters donates food and prayers to members of the Barbadian Homeless

    December 23, 2020Games, Photo GalleryNo comments
  15. Screen Display Announce Philanthropic Partnership to Support Covid-19 Food Bank

    A new ally has joined Soroptimist International of Barbados’ (SIB) initiative to put food on the tables of women and families who have been struggling due to the fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic. The women’s service club today announced a philanthropic partnership with digital advertising company Screen Display Network, which will carry promotion for the […]

    December 17, 2020EventsNo comments
  16. 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
  17. UWI receives US$250,000 towards student scholarships from CCRIF SPC

    CCRIF SPC (formerly The Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility) presented a cheque for US$250,000 to The University of the West Indies (The UWI) for tuition scholarships for students in need of financial support. Approximately US$108,000 of the funds are already allocated to undergraduate and postgraduate scholarships for the first semester of the 2020/21 academic year. […]

    December 7, 2020Education1 comment
  18. CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN ASSISTS CARIBBEAN ANTI-HUMAN TRAFFICKING FOUNDATION

    Closed borders and the difficulties of travel due to the COVID-19 pandemic have resulted in a number of people being stranded in Barbados and around the world, some without food, basic medicines and the means by which they can return to their homeland. Most of these people are often exploited; some may even have been […]

    November 24, 2020EventsNo comments
  19. CDB Approves Grant to Enhance Remote Learning for The UWI Students

    The COVID-19 pandemic has caused profound challenges in education, as many young people who lack technological devices and internet access are being left behind their peers in the shift to remote learning. The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) is stepping in to close this gap for disadvantaged students enrolled at the University of the West Indies […]

    September 30, 2020TechnologyNo comments
  20. 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
  21. LOCAL CONTINGENT IN REGIONAL CONCERT OF HOPE

    Caribbean Queen of Soca Alison Hinds, Edwin ‘The General’ Yearwood, Adrian ‘AC’ Clarke and Hypa Dawg Lil Rick are the local soca stars who will be a part of the lineup for the first ever Virtual Walk for the Cure and Concert of Hope. For the first time in the nine-year history of the largest […]

    September 22, 2020MusicNo comments
  22. Help Brian Marshall: “Roots, Rock, Recovery” at Club Copacabana, 3rd Oct. 2020

    Brian Marshall, half of Kite and award-winning Shoestring Studios lost the use of the right side of his body after an unexpected Haemorrhagic Stroke. He now has to learn to speak, write and walk all over again. A phenomenal guitarist, this is a horrific tragedy but it can be made easier if we all pitch […]

    September 19, 2020Music, Photo GalleryNo comments
  23. “Hands to Share, Hearts to Care” ZOOMATHON

    Cancer Support Services will be hosting an online fundraiser under the theme “Hands to Share, Hearts to Care ZOOMATHON” on Sunday September 20, 2020 at 4:00pm due to the climate we are in and Cancer Support Services is in dire need of funds in order to continue our mandate. Please see the below information which […]

    September 18, 2020Health, Photo GalleryNo comments
  24. The Global Shapers – Bridgetown Hub Extends a Helping Hand

    The Global Shapers – Bridgetown Hub has provided donations for the HIV Food Bank on two occasions to assist the charity with supplies during the COVID-19 pandemic. The first of its two drives provided food stuff in early July while the second drive provided toiletries to the charity last week. Curator of the Global Shapers […]

    August 28, 2020EventsNo comments
  25. Arrival of the WHO/Jack Ma Donation to CARICOM

    Health officials are hopeful that by August 2021, one in five Caribbean nationals, including Barbadians, could be vaccinated against COVID-19. Dr Yitades Gebre, Pan-American Health Organisation (PAHO)/World Health Organisation (WHO) representative for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, said more than 165 candidate vaccines were at some stage of development, of which 25 vaccine candidates were […]

    July 27, 2020Health, Video GalleryNo comments