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Tag Archives: examination

  1. Sunburn and a Spidey case, free Eyecare from Sandals has many hidden challenges – Cautionary Tale

    If you’re heading for Maxwell between now and Thursday for free eyecare, here are some things to consider… Some patients decided to ambush be there from as early as 4:30 or 5:00 am, but do make sure to carry sunblock, have a large water canteen and two sandwiches plus a folding stool. Be prepared to […]

    August 9, 2022Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  2. “Be careful what you wish for: Part 2” by Paula Ann Moore

    As parents, we endorse many of the concerns expressed by the current President of the BUT, regarding the importance of earliest bilateral, two-way stakeholder engagement, in an issue as fundamental as the contemplated transformation of our national education system, as recently reported in the media. We have so many ‘kestions’, and look forward to more […]

    March 11, 2022Education, FeaturedNo comments
  3. The CXC Tragedy: One Year On

    September 22 marks one year since the release of the Caribbean Examination Council’s 2020 CSEC and CAPE examination results, and the start of a struggle to secure the best interests of, and fair and accurate grades for, our region’s students. It was our earnest hope that 12 months on, we could report that all issues […]

    September 25, 2021Education, FeaturedNo comments
  4. Reaction to Release of Preliminary Findings of the Independent Review Team into the Conduct of CXC Exams 2020

    On Sunday, October 18, Sir Hilary Beckles, in his capacity as Chairman of the Caribbean Examinations Council, and Dr. Wayne Wesley, Registrar of CXC, held a virtual press conference to release the preliminary findings of the Independent Review Team, empaneled to investigate the examination process, allocated examination results and general performance expectations, inter alia. For […]

    October 20, 2020Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  5. Solutions Barbados – CXC’s Options

    The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) is a Caribbean institution. As Caribbean nationals, we should insist that the integrity of Caribbean institutions be protected. If our institutions provide a high-quality product, their integrity is automatically protected. CXC has one main product – its examinations. There are three basic components of that product. Namely, a syllabus of […]

    October 3, 2020Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  6. Pride & Ego interfere with Bajan Men’s Healthy prostates

    A Barbadian Urologist says men have to place pride aside and make possibly uncomfortable health decisions if they want to live and love longer. According to the Urologist, he says there is a tendency for men to arrive not just with symptoms but be in an advanced stage, so treatment or prevention is limited. The […]

    February 21, 2016Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  7. Cancer Support Services has huge success for Prostate Blood Test, but still welcome Corporate Responsibility

    Belmont Road recently looked like when cinemas used to have the latest kung fu movie, with a string of men waiting out on the street – but what they’re looking to beat was not Silver Fox, but to watch out for prostate cancer. When Bajan Reporter arrived, there were many clients waiting for their simple […]

    February 14, 2016HealthNo comments
  8. Barbadian NGO urging men to get tested for prostate cancer

    There is a call for men to do their part to live longer and help their families, and part of it is making a simple yet once costly exam easier on the Barbadian pocket. She said how exams are all happening this Saturday 6th at “Arborside,” on Belmont Road between ten in the morning ‘til two […]

    February 4, 2016Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  9. Young women on Nevis urged to take advantage of Pap Smear Drive

    The Ministry of Health on Nevis is urging women who are or have been sexually active to take advantage of its Pap Smear Drive for the occasion of Cervical Cancer Month observed in January. According to Nevis’ Ministry of Health, the drive is being held in conjunction with the Health Promotion Unit. The activity is […]

    January 15, 2016Featured, HealthNo comments
  10. Flow offers support to BCS and HIV/AIDS Commission

    For the second successive year, the Barbados Cancer Society and the National HIV/AIDS Commission have benefitted from more than $10,000 in support from telecoms provider, Flow. As part of the company’s ‘Let Christmas Flow‘ initiative, the funds were recently presented to Dr. Dorothy Cooke-Johnson, honorary secretary of the Barbados Cancer Society, and Stacia Whittaker, community […]

    December 26, 2015Featured, HealthNo comments
  11. LIAT prepares for move to new airport terminal in Antigua

    A new, larger terminal at the V.C. Bird International Airport, the home base for regional airline LIAT, will open shortly. LIAT together with other carriers and their staff, participated in a full-scale simulation exercise at the new terminal building, it was done to test the various systems and to highlight any issues ahead of the […]

    July 10, 2015UncategorizedNo comments
  12. City of Charleston gives rest to US rower

    Victor Mooney of Queens, New York arrived in Charleston, South Carolina over the weekend. The Charleston Maritime Center welcomed the weary oarsmen and the Spirit of Malabo – the 24 foot ocean rowboat. Mr. Mooney used this wooden vessel to row across one of the many slave trading routes in the Atlantic Ocean from the […]

    June 23, 2015Featured, SailingNo comments
  13. Strangulation indicated but no other blunt force trauma, Forensic report not to be released ’til Weekend (almost 1 Month since Shemar Weekes’ demise)

    As promised by the Royal Barbados Police Force (RBPF), the post mortem in respect of Shemar Weekes was completed Monday 1st June 2015 by Forensic Pathologist Dr. Sainagendra Prasad Kadiyala. I received a brief from Dr. Sainagendra Prasad Kadiyala about 4.00 pm Monday and he promised to submit his written report by weekend. Nevertheless, the […]

    June 2, 2015CrimeNo comments