GenacBB Web Ads 728 x 90

Tag Archives: equipment


    Employees of Goddard Enterprises Ltd. (GEL) around the region have pulled out all the stops to assist colleagues and others in the Caribbean who have been hit by the passage of recent hurricanes Irma and Maria. “I really want to commend the staff because though many of them had personal damage to their homes and […]

    September 26, 2017Business, FeaturedNo comments

    Officials from the United States Agency for International Development’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) have joined forces with Antigua and Barbuda’s National Office of Disaster Services, to assist persons who have been displaced following the horrific passage of Hurricane Irma. A five-person Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) has been deployed to the storm-ravaged […]

    September 18, 2017NatureNo comments

    A flood warning is now in effect for Barbados as feeder bands from Tropical Storm (TS) Maria begin to produce pockets of moderate to heavy showers, thunderstorms, and gusty winds across Barbados. The warning was issued by the Barbados Meteorological Service at 12:00 p.m. today, as the island remains under a tropical storm watch as […]

    September 17, 2017Breaking News, Featured, NatureNo comments
  4. Barbados Dept. of Emergency Management – Hurricane Season 2017 (Pt 2)

    The Barbados Council for the Disabled believes more can be done for the differently abled community during Hurricane Season. The executive listed some concerns she’s encountered over the years and was quick to point out not only does she expect better from the DEM but she also expects more from her fellow members of the […]

    June 5, 2017Nature, Video GalleryNo comments

    HBO revealed their digital entertainment platform HBO GO is now available with Chromecast, Google’s device that brings online content to the TV. With Chromecast, HBO subscribers will now be able to transmit all the premium content available on HBO GO, to their TV screens. Chromecast is a multimedia streaming device that connects to the HDMI port […]

    April 22, 2017CinemaNo comments
  6. Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute: Innovating with Philips

    Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute, part of Baptist Health International: the largest medical institution in South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Philips, a worldwide leader in health technology, announced the global launch of Azurion, an image guided therapy platform. Philips designed the platform to allow clinicians to easily perform a variety of routine […]

    March 5, 2017HealthNo comments
  7. U.S. Embassy Makes Donation to Regional Security Systems Air Wing

    The United States Embassy, through its Office of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), delivered a donation of approximately USD $650,000 worth of spare parts for the Regional Security System’s (RSS) Air Wing’s two C-26A maritime patrol aircraft. This spare parts package complements the USD $11.25 million refurbishment and upgrade of the aircraft recently […]

    December 19, 2016Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  8. Guerneys for the QEH, Life Saving Operations for children and more from the Sandy Lane Charitable Trust

    Children in need of medical attention – who live with Scoliosis (curvature of the spine) or Rickets (softening of leg bones and knee joints) – and other challenges now have an affordable means of addressing such difficulties thanks to the Sandy Lane Charitable Trust. International non-profit, humanitarian organization World Pediatric Project and the Queen Elizabeth […]

    September 27, 2015Featured, HealthNo comments
  9. FLOW and Ericsson deliver world-class mobile broadband for Caribbean & Latin American region

    Ericsson extended its strategic partnership with FLOW (Cable & Wireless Communications Plc/CWC) to transform the operator’s 3G network and deploy 4G LTE technology. The agreement enables CWC to continue delivering world-class mobile, data and voice consumer experiences to over 6 million Caribbean and Latin American consumers throughout 42 countries. The agreement includes the modernization of […]

    September 21, 2015Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  10. Management responds to kitchen walk-out at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital

    The Management of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital acknowledged some members of the kitchen staff walked off the job around 4:00 p.m. Thursday and did not take up their positions at the start of the 6:00 a.m. shift on Friday. However, the contingency plan which was put in place when the island was impacted by Tropical […]

    September 21, 2015Featured, HealthNo comments

    It was announced by the Divisional Commander for Barbados, Major Sinous Theodore that Lieut.-Colonel Clinton Burrowes will co-ordinate The Salvation Army’s response to the Dominica crisis. Lieut.-Colonel Burrowes, who served as Divisional Commander for Barbados in the eighties, has vast experience and training as Disaster Response Coordinator for The Salvation Army. Lieut.-Colonel Burrowes and his […]

    September 21, 2015NatureNo comments
  12. RFA Lyme Bay receives praise from UK High Commissioner for Dominica aid

    The British naval vessel has spent six days stationed off Dominica and has achieved much following her short-notice rerouting to the island. The multinational relief mission has included aid from US, Venezuelan and British military ships and the effort continues with the recent arrival of the Dutch ship Pelikaan to ensure unbroken support to the […]

    September 9, 2015Featured, HealthNo comments
  13. United States Continues Support to Dominica: $100,000 USD added to prior support

    As Dominicans work to regain a sense of normalcy following Tropical Storm Erika, the Embassy of the United States of America has released an additional USD$100,000 to expand its disaster-relief support to the island. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), through its Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA), is providing the additional USD$100,000 […]

    September 9, 2015NatureNo comments
  14. CARICOM Energy Programme Provides Solar Lanterns to Dominica

    As part of the disaster response activities of the CARICOM Secretariat, the Energy Programme has provided four hundred Emergency LED Solar Lanterns to the Government of Dominica. Dominica was the most severely impacted among the CARICOM Member States on which Tropical Storm Erika unleashed torrential rains on Thursday 27 August, with continuous rainfall measuring 10 […]

    September 9, 2015TechnologyNo comments
  15. CARICOM Secretariat, Guyana PSC relief supplies arrive in Dominica

    CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque was on hand on Saturday to welcome a special flight with relief supplies for Dominica donated by members of the Guyana Private Sector Commission (PSC). Ambassador LaRocque was joined by Dominica’s National Security, Justice and Immigration Minister Rayburn Blackmoore to receive the donations of medical supplies, generators, cleaning items and […]

    September 8, 2015Featured, NatureNo comments
  16. Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) Lyme Bay will provide humanitarian support in the wake of Tropical Storm Erika

    Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) Lyme Bay has been rerouted to assist humanitarian relief efforts in the Commonwealth country of Dominica following the devastation caused by Tropical Storm Erika, International Development Secretary Justine Greening announced today. Tropical Storm Erika hit Dominica on 27 August 2015, resulting in severe flooding, landslides and wide spread infrastructure damage across […]

    September 1, 2015Featured, NatureNo comments
  17. “The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet” (2015) – Helena Bonham Carter Movie HD

    A 12-year-old cartographer secretly leaves his family’s ranch in Montana where he lives with his cowboy father and scientist mother and travels across the country on board a freight train to receive an award at the Smithsonian Institute.

    August 29, 2015Cinema, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  18. ICBL RECOGNIZES CHILDREN OF STAFF: For 11-Plus Performances with Useful & Simple Gifts, not Bling Pens

    Monday 7th September will probably be one of the most nerve wrecking days for those children beginning their Secondary School lives. However, four members of the ICBL family will be walking into their new environment full of confidence thanks to gifts from the leading insurance company. ICBL recently recognized Ariana Ryan, Ashlee Davis, Khaleel Wilkinson […]

    August 11, 2015EducationNo comments

    Acting Commissioner of Police, Stafford Liburd has pledged the continued dedication of himself and his police force to ensure public safety in St. Kitts and Nevis. Using best practices observed internationally, Liburd says the force is developing specific crime fighting strategies with the help of public safety consulting experts from the United Kingdom with “considerable […]

    April 24, 2015CrimeNo comments

    The largest-ever group to visit Sol Rally Barbados from one motor club in the UK is making a celebratory trip this year. Led by legendary BMW driver Martin Stockdale, the ‘Workshop Warriors’ will field four cars in the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) 25th Anniversary event (May 29-31), with 30 family, friends and supporters making the […]

    March 17, 2015Featured, RallyNo comments
  21. THIRD YEAR OF CHEFETTE SPONSORSHIP FOR MUDDOGS – Preparations in hand for March Safari on Sunday

    Chefette Restaurants has been confirmed as title sponsor of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) MudDogs Safari & Safari Novice Championships for the third year, continuing its enthusiastic backing for the series, which began with the awarding of Novice trophies in 2010. Competitors are now making preparations for the new season, which kicks off with Sunday’s […]

    February 27, 2015Featured, RallyNo comments
  22. Canada funds supply of equipment to the Police Complaints Authority of Trinidad and Tobago

    The Police Complaints Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (PCA) just received new audio, video, networking and computer equipment at a handover ceremony at the offices of the PCA at the International Waterfront Centre in downtown Port of Spain. High Commissioner of Canada to Trinidad and Tobago, Mr Gérard Latulippe was on hand to formally complete […]

    February 27, 2015CrimeNo comments

    A team from the Ministry of Health, led by Health Minister John Boyce, met with members of the Barbados Christian Council yesterday as it continued its public sensitisation programme on Barbados’ preparedness for the Ebola Virus Disease. He spoke of the training which had been carried out at the ports of entry to equip front […]

    December 12, 2014Health, ReviewNo comments
  24. What Barbadians need to be aware of when Home Building – BRC’s CONSTRUCTIVE ADVICE from Grenville Phillips II

    Grenville Phillips II is a very unassuming writer with huge ideas in more than one area and yet remains humble and perhaps too concerned with what others may feel or think if he dares expresses his brilliant ideas, sadly, like many of his fellow countrymen – he clearly feels Freedom of Expression is only theory […]

    October 13, 2014TechnologyNo comments
  25. For the want of a Nail? Perils of Barbadian Home Building – BRC CONSTRUCTIVE ADVICE #1: Grenville Phillips II

    BRC West Indies Ltd will host another FREE PUBLIC SEMINAR in their Constructive Advice series by March 2015… Benefits to participants: • Enable knowledgeable review of work by contractor • Awareness of Structural things to look for when buying a property • Direction on economically repairing and strengthening a property BRC WEST INDIES LIMITED H&B […]

    October 10, 2014TechnologyNo comments