Tag Archives: leadership

  1. Not everyone is an innovator, but everyone should offer initiative – Goal of BEF’s charity drive

    With 231 students from 14 secondary schools across the country, the Barbados Entrepreneurship Foundation’s Charity Drive component is a runaway success. Approximately $9,000 was raised by teens between the ages of 14 and 16. Although better known for his publications like “The In’s & Out’s of Barbados” or the memoirs of hotelier John Chandler or […]

    March 3, 2016BusinessNo comments

    Prominent diplomats from across the world continue to pay courtesy calls on Prime Minister, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, to discuss relevant matters relating to the Federation. His Excellency Jules Bijl, Ambassador of the Netherlands to St. Kitts and Nevis and Her Excellency Linda Swarz Taglialatela, United States (US) Ambassador to St. Kitts and Nevis, […]

    February 21, 2016Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  3. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wraps up memorable family vacation in St. Kitts & Nevis

    As he flew back to the cold climes of Canada, Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, has returned with the warmth of the people of St. Kitts and Nevis and the memorable experiences of a wonderful private family holiday spent in the beautiful twin-island Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis. Departing the Robert Llewellyn Bradshaw […]

    January 11, 2016Featured, TravelNo comments
  4. Nevis Administration’s 2016 $193 million budget passes unopposed at Assembly sitting

    The Nevis Island Administration (NIA) $193.03 million budget for 2016 was passed unopposed in the Nevis Island Assembly on December 10, 2015, two days after Premier of Nevis and Minister of Finance Vance Amory tabled it at the start of a sitting of the Nevis Island Assembly on December 08, 2015. In his budget presentation, […]

    December 13, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  5. “Captain America: Civil War” – Enter Tchalla… Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr & William Hurt

    Captain America (Chris Evans) and Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) face off in the first epic trailer for Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War,” in theaters May 6th!

    December 13, 2015Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  6. Prime Minister praises Focus on Speightstown

    The Barbados Government, via both the Culture Ministry and the Barbados Tourism Product Authority, will continue to explore all open avenues to revive Speightstown, once known as Little Bristol, and to ensure its heritage value is maintained for future generations. He also recalled that in 1996, with the enactment of the Special Development Areas Act, […]

    November 16, 2015BusinessNo comments
  7. Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador presents credentials to President Barack Obama

    Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador to the United States of America Sir Ronald Sanders just presented his credentials to President Barack Obama at the White House… Speaking with the President in the Oval office, Sir Ronald remarked that “Antigua and Barbuda has demonstrated its friendship to the people and government of the United States by hosting […]

    September 26, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  8. Nevisian Private Sector group address concerns with Premier Amory

    Delegates of the Public Private Sector, upon request, met with Vance Amory at the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) Conference Room on September, 08, 2015, to discuss issues pertaining to the youth and by extension the people of Nevis. The Premier voiced three major concerns of the group, namely: crime rate, the government’s development plan and […]

    September 16, 2015Business, FeaturedNo comments
  9. Nevisian Premier urges countrymen to be ready in wake of destructive Tropical Storm Erika

    Premier of Nevis and Minister responsible for Disaster Management Vance Amory, urged Nevisians and residents on the island to take precaution and be in a state of preparedness, as the island and the region goes through the hurricane season. “I want us here in Nevis, even as we go through this hurricane season, to recognise […]

    September 7, 2015NatureNo comments
  10. Would anyone in Compton approve of Barbadian passivity? Would Compton strike without Unions?

    A Union fighting over Retirement using a retired executive and the new Leader only appears at the end of a protracted battle? The USA city of Compton suffered a lot, would they ask back for their Union dues if their rep had jetted to Europe while an old boss talked and not much else?

    August 10, 2015Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  11. U.S. Embassy Youth Ambassadors to participate in U.S. Government-sponsored Leadership Program

    Six Youth Ambassadors from the Eastern Caribbean will travel to the United States in August for the 2015 Youth Ambassadors Program for the Caribbean exchange program. Kamalie Mannix of Antigua and Barbuda; Adiel Charles, of Barbados; Matthew McLawrence of Dominica; Rol-J Williams of St. Kitts and Nevis; Tessa Moncherie of St. Lucia; and Alron Henry […]

    August 8, 2015Education, FeaturedNo comments
  12. 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
  13. Nevisian Premier Amory Endorses SKN Police Security Plan

    Increased patrols by law enforcement in Nevis “has made a difference” in deterring antisocial activities and authorities are preparing to expand community policing efforts to secondary and primary schools. A six-point plan of action to address crime was released to the public on July 15th and specific mention was made of greater engagement with the […]

    July 21, 2015CrimeNo comments
  14. FLOW Endorses Young Leader – Tiffany Bourne

    FLOW is very pleased to endorse young Tiffany Bourne, who will join the prestigious Young Leaders from over 145 countries around the world, to attend the Global Young Leaders Conference (GYLC) in Washington DC, United States of America. The GYLC is designed to produce future CEO’s and world leaders, providing them with the skills needed […]

    July 5, 2015Education, FeaturedNo comments
  15. “University of Trinidad and Tobago collaborates with Global Leadership Interlink to train emerging leaders” By Gerard Best

    “Effective leadership always starts with a foundation of strong values and a commitment to internal change.” This was the core theme at a recent leadership training workshop hosted by the University of Trinidad & Tobago (UTT). “The UTT Student Support Services Department has as one of its focus areas the deepening of student leadership capacity […]

    July 2, 2015EducationNo comments
  16. New Office in Basseterre to Ensure Fair Share for Former Sugar Workers of SKN

    St Kitts’ Sugar Workers’ Restoration Fund (SWRF) office began Monday 18th May to process claims and guarantee the outstanding gratuity payment to former sugar workers. The office will be located at the CLICO Building at South Independence Square Street. This is just on the heels of the acquisition of the EC$16 million, on March 30, […]

    May 21, 2015AgricultureNo comments

    Energetic off-spinner, Ashley Nurse, has backed the Barbados Tridents to repeat as champions of the Limacol Caribbean Premier League (CPL) when the new season bowls off next month. Nurse, a key component of the Tridents set-up, believes the unity in the camp, along with the balanced nature of the squad, will make the title-holders difficult […]

    May 19, 2015CricketNo comments

    Kittitian Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris has warned Basseterre’s supermarkets and food suppliers that any attempt at price gouging will be penalized.  (EDITORIAL NOTE – Hey Freundel? The following is a fresh and relevant message on True Leadership, so pay Attention, ok?) This was emphasized at the Prime Minister’s first monthly press conference which was held […]

    April 6, 2015Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  19. Happy International Women’s Day From Columbus March 12, 2015Events, Photo GalleryNo comments

    In 2011, a group of the most exceptional emerging leaders from the Caribbean and Canada came together for a two-week meeting of minds that was the first ever Caribbean-Canada Emerging Leaders Dialogue (CCELD). Now, a new generation of leaders can participate in this exciting opportunity as applications are now open for CCELD 2015 which is […]

    March 12, 2015EducationNo comments
  21. Caribbean Music Summit 2015: An overdue idea now brought into reality and paving the way for regional talent to surge ahead!

    Industry experts, performers aficionados and officials are thronging Needhams Point, they’re networking close to home yet in an ambient setting thanks to the Caribbean Music Summit at Hilton Barbados with February 3rd as the grand finale… This initiative from SyncSummit’s CEO Mark Frieser is to provide a smooth segue for MIDEM, now set for June […]

    February 2, 2015Editorial, MusicNo comments

    Axcel Finance, a micro-financing company which has been operating in Barbados for only two years, has been lauded for initiating a mentorship program for secondary school children. While stating that it was good to have such a program, Minister Jones said: “We would have had in this country, over time, different iterations of something approaching […]

    January 27, 2015EducationNo comments
  23. “Insights into Valuing Diversity” – Senator Kerryann Ifill, President of the Barbados Senate

    Along with members of the third cohort of the Leadership Development Program (LDP), I had the privilege of meeting Her Honor, Senator Kerryann Ifill, President of the Barbados Senate, when she shared her insights in September. Senator Ifill spoke to the LDP participants on the subject The Leadership Imperative: Valuing Diversity. Senator Ifill lost her […]

    November 11, 2014Education, FeaturedNo comments
  24. “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
  25. DIGICEL STAFF TAKE DAY OUT TO FOCUS ON HEALTH: Company Takes Staff Wellness Seriously

    Working in a highly competitive and stressful environment can take its toll on the human body and mind, a fact which Digicel has taken into account by focusing on the health and wellness of its staff. The Barbados branch closed its office recently and hosted their staff at the Hilton for a day of fun, team building […]

    October 30, 2014HealthNo comments