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  1. FLOW teams up with BEF to pursue enterprise & entrepreneurship in Barbadian Youth

    It may be no ‘Shark Tank‘, the reality tv programme where contestants pitch their entrepreneurship ideas to investors, but the partnership between Flow and the Barbados Entrepreneurship Foundation (BEF) is the closest to ensure that the young minds of Barbados are being cultivated with enterprising and entrepreneurship skills. These are skills, which are not only […]

    October 12, 2015EducationNo comments
  2. How to break habits (from The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg)

    The key to exercising regularly, losing weight, raising exceptional children, becoming more productive, building revolutionary companies and social movements, and achieving success is understanding how habits work. http://charlesduhigg.com/ Habits aren’t destiny. As Charles Duhigg shows, by harnessing this new science, we can transform our businesses, our communities, and our lives.

    October 9, 2015Books, Education, Video GalleryNo comments
  3. 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
  4. “The Peanuts Movie” (2015) – Madisyn Shipman, Francesca Capaldi – Animated Comedy HD

    Snoopy embarks upon his greatest mission as he and his team take to the skies to pursue their arch-nemesis, while his best pal Charlie Brown begins his own epic quest back home.

    September 23, 2015Cartoons, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  5. FAO working to reduce post-harvest food loss in CARICOM

    Reducing food loss and wastage is critical to improving global food security. Yet, thousands of dollars in food are wasted every year in the Caribbean due to poor practices or inadequate facilities for storage or packaging, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Furthermore, the Caribbean region also suffers from […]

    September 16, 2015AgricultureNo comments
  6. ANSA McAL (Barbados) interns give inaugural programme “thumbs up”

    Seventeen interns who have just completed the first ever internship programme at ANSA McAL (Barbados) Ltd. have given the programme a resounding “thumbs up”, describing it as “top class” and “exceptional.” The interns were selected from nearly 300 applicants to take part in ANSA McAL’s inaugural internship programme. And as a result, they’ve not only […]

    September 9, 2015BusinessNo comments
  7. Creating Change for the Youth Using the Digital Space

    Barbados Youth Business Trust is facilitating an opportunity to introduce our young aspiring entrepreneurs under the age of 35 years to be a part of the global digital movement on August 6 from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m at the L. V. Harcourt Lewis Training Centre, Barbados Public Workers’ Co-operative Credit Union Ltd. “Olive Trotman House” […]

    July 29, 2015EducationNo comments
  8. Two Barbadians to participate in U.S. Government-Sponsored Leadership Programme

    Felicia Cox, and Jason Marshall will travel to the United States as the latest Eastern Caribbean candidates of the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP). Cox is the renewable energy coordinator at the Barbados National Oil Company, and Marshall is the electrical services project manager at TMR Sales & Service Limited in […]

    July 17, 2015Education, FeaturedNo comments
  9. BARBADIAN TOURISM BUSINESSES TO EXPLORE NEW IDEAS & FRESH THINKING FOR GROWTH

    Tourism stakeholders in the public and private sectors in Barbados will explore new and exciting ideas on how to grow and develop their businesses using one of the world’s top development models as a case study. The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has organized a half-day tourism forum on The Singapore Tourism Experience on Friday 17 […]

    July 10, 2015TravelNo comments
  10. Celebrating Our Culture: Half Moon Fort Primary remembers

    You are never too young or too old to get involved in contributing to the development of our culture and this was evident from the recently held Half Moon Fort Primary School ‘Culture Day.’ It is the hope that these festivities, held under the theme ‘Celebrating our Culture,’ will become more widespread throughout the schools, […]

    June 29, 2015EventsNo comments
  11. MIT Professor & Known Haitian Creole Advocate Join Forces To Create First Ever Kreyol Alphabet Songs and Videos

    The first ever Kreyòl (Haitian Creole) alphabet songs as educational videos have been created and made available online, it was announced today. The groundbreaking project is the result of collaboration between Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Linguistics Professor Michel DeGraff and recognized Kreyòl advocate Mandaly Louis-Charles. The videos’ creation holds both historical and political significance […]

    June 26, 2015EducationNo comments
  12. Developing Barbadians through Music: NCF seeks talented folk

    The National Cultural Foundation (NCF) just celebrated the achievements of their graduates with the latest Beginners Steelpan, Guitar and Voice Training workshops, at a small ceremony held at its Dance Studio, West Terrace, St. James, in the presence of their families and friends. Cultural Officer – Music, Mr. Ronald Davis said that the three workshops […]

    June 22, 2015MusicNo comments
  13. Race, Dialect Prejudice & Literacy in the George Zimmerman Trial & Beyond – Presented by John R. Rickford, Professor of Linguistics at Stanford University

    The testimony of Rachel Jeantel, close friend of Trayvon Martin and the prosecution’s star witness in the trial of George Zimmerman, was the subject of considerable public commentary in the summer of 2013. Social media pilloried her for her “slurred” or “ungrammatical” speech and described her as stupid and ignorant. But analyses of her use […]

    June 18, 2015Controversy, Photo GalleryNo comments
  14. IMPACT Justice: Continuing Legal Professional Development To Become Mandatory In the Region

    The Canadian Government funded Improved Access to Justice in the Caribbean (IMPACT Justice) Project kicked off its region-wide sensitisation programme on Continuing Legal Professional Development (CLPD) over in St. Kitts. The regional justice sector reform project hosted this first meeting in conjunction with the St. Kitts and Nevis Bar Association to raise awareness among its […]

    June 15, 2015CrimeNo comments
  15. Innovative new business of agriculture programme for youth launched

    An innovative new programme for young people to learn about the business of agriculture and contribute to the economic development of the country has been launched. The Youth Agri-preneurship Incubator Programme will provide opportunities for young people, age 16 to 35, to see agriculture as a sustainable and viable means of employment and is being […]

    June 12, 2015AgricultureNo comments
  16. Join CHSB for a Free Information Session on Thursday 11th June 2015 June 9, 2015Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  17. UPDATE: “Barbados Bu’n-Bu’n” RECOGNISED AT “Gourmand World Cookbook Awards in China” – ROSEMARY PARKINSON WINS BEST SELF-PUBLISHED BOOK IN THE WORLD

    Barbados is an erstwhile paradise of outrageous fortune, consisting of arrows and accolades, sadly more the former than the latter. When a former sugar estate can become the proposed site for a new real estate development of a nest of condominiums and dub it progressive – Bulkeley Heights, this is a name synonymous when Barbados […]

    June 7, 2015BooksNo comments
  18. Nature Valley returns to St. Martin Book Fair 2015, with arrowroot workshop

    The Nature Valley association of Colombier will coordinate the “how to do” workshop on arrowroot at the 13th annual St. Martin Book Fair, June 4 – 6, 2015, said Shujah Reiph, book fair coordinator. The association is well known for its hands-on exhibitions of traditional culture, agriculture, and nature conservation in Colombier, the St. Martin […]

    May 27, 2015AgricultureNo comments
  19. VYBZING YOUTH FORUM PARTICIPANTS IN ST KITTS, SHOWCASE THEIR TALENTS

    Creative youth from St. Kitts and Nevis are unleashing their creative thinking skills at the “Vybzing” forum through hands-on experiences. Participants were placed in groups of five and engaged in a practical session where they had to build blocks of creative entrepreneurship. Key Facilitator, Dr. Jo-anne Tull outlined the scope of the foundations of creative […]

    May 23, 2015EventsNo comments
  20. Thinking of doing a play? No ideas? Let NCF help…

    Hope to see you there…

    May 16, 2015Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  21. 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
  22. Film Festival Launches its 10th Anniversary Celebrations with Caribbean Spirit

    The dates are set for the highly anticipated 10th anniversary celebrations of the CaribbeanTales International Film Festival (CTFF). To the delight of fans, film aficionados and cultural connoisseurs, the famed festival returns to the exciting downtown Toronto core from 9th Sept. 2015. To kick off this milestone celebration, organisers have announced the 2015 theme: CARIBBEAN […]

    March 31, 2015CinemaNo comments
  23. Saint Lucia deepens investment in their technology sector

    Saint Lucia is rolling out a series of training workshops intended to strengthen its information and communications technology (ICT) sector. The workshops will provide orientation and accreditation to eligible institutions or individuals who are interested in conducting training for an upcoming ICT Skills Development Programme, which covers a number of areas including multimedia production, data […]

    March 25, 2015TechnologyNo comments
  24. ST KITTS: NOTICE OF NO SCHOOL ON MONDAY AS DOUGIE HUNTS A 4TH TERM

    ST ITTS & NEVIS’ MINISTRY OF EDUCATION ANNOUNCED THERE’LL BE NO SCHOOL ON MONDAY WHICH IS POLLING DAY IN THE FEDERATION. PARENTS OF CHILDREN ATTENDING PRIVATE SCHOOLS ARE ASKED TO CONTACT THEIR SCHOOLS TO DETERMINE WHETHER THE SPECIFIC SCHOOLS WILL BE IN SESSION. PUBLIC SCHOOLS WILL NOT BE MEETING MONDAY.

    February 14, 2015EducationNo comments
  25. EDUCATE BOTH THE YOUNG AND OLD: World Safer Internet Day

    Educating both the young and the old about online privacy and information security remains a top priority for Barbados’ leading telecommunications provider. As the world observes Safer Internet Day today, LIME is reiterating its commitment to promoting a safer Internet for all. This year’s theme for Safer Internet Day is ‘Let’s create a better Internet […]

    February 9, 2015Technology1 comment