Tag Archives: lecture

  1. Barbadian Cops ‘US PRNEWS’ Graduate Student of the Year Award

    Barbadian public relations consultant Dr Pamala Proverbs, Managing Director of PRMR Inc. has copped the Graduate Student of the Year award in the prestigious US-based PRNEWS CSR and Diversity Awards. The CSR and Diversity Awards serve as a platform to recognize communicators from diverse multicultural backgrounds, public relations professionals from all genders and sexual orientations, […]

    May 8, 2021EducationNo comments
  2. “UWI leadership sound and strategic” – Professor Sir Hilary Beckles

    Culminating with yesterday’s presentation by the Five Islands Campus, over the past few weeks the Councils that govern the campuses of The University of the West Indies (The UWI) heard how the regional University has fared favourably over the 2019-2020 academic year. In the face of increasing challenges crippling Caribbean economies and the global higher […]

    March 31, 2021EducationNo comments
  3. Linda M. Deane Takes Top Prize at the 23rd FCLE Awards

    Linda M. Deane took the $10,000 top prize at the 23rd Frank Collymore Literary Endowment Competition. Her collection of poems, “An Ocean Away; My Mother Smiling: Tales of Migration and Memory” beat out more than 60 other entries to take the top spot in the long-running Central Bank of Barbados-sponsored writing contest. Deane’s win was […]

    February 19, 2021Books, FeaturedNo comments
  4. In the flurry of Defections, Online Lecture for DLP from ex-BLP supporter

    While I understand go where your conscience guides you, at the same time, seeing the rapidity of political Grasshoppers and Leapfrogs, especially in the last 24 months, makes one consider… Are you a Candidate for helping people or where can I gain, alias: What’s in it for me?

    January 15, 2021Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  5. Former Nigerian Finance Minister to Speak at Scott Lecture

    Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, a global finance expert and former Minister of Finance in Nigeria, will be the featured guest for the 45th Sir Winston Scott Memorial Lecture, which will take place as an online event on Monday, November 23 at 8:05 p.m. It will be broadcast live on CBC TV8 and live-streamed on the Central […]

    November 23, 2020Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  6. Anguilla Social Security Board and UWI Open Campus Anguilla Distinguished Lecture

    The Anguilla Social Security Board (ASSB) and The University of The West Indies (UWI) Open Campus Anguilla just held their Distinguished Lecture at the Atlin Noraldo Harrigan Parliamentary Building (House of Assembly). The lecturer was the Attorney General of Anguilla, Dwight Horsford, an alumnus of the UWI. The topic on which he expounded was, ‘Is […]

    November 16, 2020EducationNo comments

    The President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago will deliver this year’s Distinguished Lecture to mark International Women’s Day (IWD). Paula-Mae Weekes, the first female Head of State of the twin island nation will explore issues of gender equality and the advancement of women’s rights when she takes the stage at the Walcott Warner […]

    March 2, 2020EducationNo comments
  8. CDB President: Apply Digital Technology to Development Challenges

    Digital technology holds the promise of prosperity for the Caribbean if the right conditions exist for it to be used to address the Region’s most pressing development challenges. President of the Caribbean Development Bank, Dr Wm. Warren Smith made this point while laying out his vision for the Region’s digital transformation as he delivered the […]

    December 3, 2019TechnologyNo comments
  9. Chevening Alumnus Matthew Wilson presentation to Alumni Group

    Alumni of the UK’s prestigious Chevening Scholarship came together to listen to one of their number present on his wide experience and varied career. Matthew Wilson, trade and development expert currently at the International Trade Centre (ITC), a joint United Nations and World Trade Organisation (WTO) development agency based in Geneva, spoke of the importance […]

    May 4, 2019EducationNo comments

    Issues of gender parity in relation to growth and development will come under the spotlight during a distinguished lecture on March 22nd, 2019. The lecture, one of the signature activities hosted by the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus in observance of International Women’s Day during the month of March, will be delivered […]

    March 21, 2019EventsNo comments
  11. George Lamming Distinguished Lecture: 28-11-2018, Errol Barrow Centre November 17, 2018Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  12. Strengthening Economic Growth is the Focus of the 33rd Adlith Brown Memorial Lecture

    Regional economist Dr. Arnold McIntyre will address the issue of economic growth in the Caribbean when he delivers the 33rd Adlith Brown Memorial Lecture, which takes place on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. at the Courtney Blackman Grande Salle of the Tom Adams Financial Centre. Dr. McIntyre, who is Deputy Division Chief, Caribbean […]

    October 27, 2018EventsNo comments
  13. Earl Warner Memorial Lecture 31/10/2018 7:30 pm October 15, 2018Culture, Photo GalleryNo comments

    The most recent envoy sent from Wellington to Barbados says he has big shoes to fill, but expects weather issues will narrow that gap… Anton Ojala addressed media and well-wishers at the Sweetfield Manor in Brittons New Road on Monday evening. The Pacific Rim diplomat greeted the audience in Maori the original Polynesian dialect spoken […]

    October 9, 2018Featured, NatureNo comments

    Too many Barbadians have an antiquated notion when they study martial arts then all they are doing is learning how to kick or cuff their opponent better – a regional practitioner and expert plans to rectify this sin of omission. Professor Francis gave an exclusive interview at Gittens Road, Government Hill earlier today, this […]

    September 5, 2018Breaking News, Featured, Martial ArtsNo comments
  16. The 5th Caribbean Economic Forum Takes Place March 27

    “Looking Forward: How Caribbean Nations Can Respond to Global Developments.” That is the topic of the Central Bank of Barbados’ 5th Caribbean Economic Forum, which takes place on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 8:30 p.m. (7:30 p.m. in Jamaica). During the 90-minute forum, veteran journalist, Julian Rogers will sit down with Professor Andrew K. Rose, […]

    March 21, 2018Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  17. Andrew K. Rose is the Central Bank of Barbados’ 5th Distinguished Visiting Fellow

    Andrew K. Rose, the B.T. Rocca Professor of Economic Analysis and Policy at the Haas School of Business, University of Berkeley, California, is the Central Bank of Barbados’ 5th Distinguished Visiting Fellow. The forum will broadcast live on television and radio stations across the region, and also livestreamed on the Central Bank’s website and Facebook […]

    March 18, 2018BusinessNo comments
  18. “Is It Truly An Allergy?” Free Public Lecture

    Allergies are common annoyances to many of us. From dust to pollen to food to pets, allergic reactions can range from mild to severe. But is it an allergy? Irritants, intolerances, sinuses or your mind just playing tricks on you, there is a lot to be considered and sifted through before you declare it’s an […]

    February 24, 2018Health, Photo GalleryNo comments
  19. “Allergies, Asthma & Urticaria” – Hosted by ‘Hibiscus Health Caribbean Inc.’

    This CME focuses on increasing the awareness of allergies & immunotherapy. Topics include assessment, diagnosis & treatment; allergic rhinitis & sinusitis; chronic urticaria; sensitivities, side effects & other drug-related intolerances; role of immunotherapy & more. Physicians, nurses & allied health professionals are welcome. CPE credit available. Guest Speaker: Professor Menachem Rottem Head of the Allergy […]

    February 23, 2018Health, Photo GalleryNo comments
  20. Portia Simpson-Miller (former PM of Jamaica) addresses Small Business Week

    Speaker: Portia Simpson-Miller (former PM of Jamaica) Date: Tuesday Sept. 27th Time: 7:00 pm Venue: Errol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination, UWI

    September 26, 2017Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  21. Fate of Barbados’ Empire Theatre must be decided on once & for all (Pt 1)

    A prominent member of Barbados’ judiciary suggests radical plans need to be developed concerning abandoned or derelict buildings within the capital before it is decided for the public by nature itself. This urgent plea from Chief Magistrate Christopher Birch, who delivered the keynote address celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Urban Development Commission at Bridge […]

    September 4, 2017Education, Video GalleryNo comments
  22. Fate of Barbados’ Empire Theatre must be decided on once & for all (Pt 2)

    A prominent member of Barbados’ judiciary suggests radical plans need to be developed concerning abandoned or derelict buildings within the capital before it is decided for the public by nature itself. However, before any decisions of a hasty nature are implemented, Mr Birch also observed the law concerning the Commission itself needs to be updated… […]

    September 4, 2017Education, Video GalleryNo comments
  23. Astor B. Watts Lunchtime Lecture Series – Rodney Grant on ”Civil Society & Development”

    The weekly Astor B. Watts Lunchtime Lecture Series continues at Democratic Labour Party HQ, George St., Belleville, on Friday 19th  May, 2017 at 1:00 pm as follows; Presenter: Mr. Rodney Grant, CEO, Pinelands Creative Workshop and Democratic Labour Party (DLP) Candidate for St. Michael South East. Topic: ”Civil Society and Development” Lecture streamed live on DLP Facebook.

    May 14, 2017PoliticalNo comments
  24. Is Donville Inniss making a bid for leadership of ruling DLP in Barbados? (Pt 2)

    Mr Inniss says for too long Barbadians have had a nasty habit of kicking entrepreneurs if their early projects crash and burn – instead their courage to be different should be a lesson for the next generation… Other speakers at the workshop included popular deejay and emcee Kirk Browne, author Donna Every and Ralph “Bizzy” […]

    April 9, 2017Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  25. Is Donville Inniss making a bid for leadership of ruling DLP in Barbados? (Pt 1)

    Stop praising obsolescence and welcome the 21st Century before Barbados slides into a deeper mess. Becoming our own bosses, he recently said at the Radisson Aquatica, is the way for most of Barbados to alleviate if not totally eradicate the financial challenges plaguing the country. The Minister was addressing a seminar hosted by Spark Global […]

    April 9, 2017Business, Video GalleryNo comments