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    The UNCTAD 15 Conference which will be hosted by Barbados from 3 to 8 October 2021 will now be a virtual event. Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Amor Mottley, and UNCTAD’s Acting Secretary-General, Ms. Isabelle Durant, just made this announcement. The Conference is the highest decision-making body of the United Nations Conference on Trade and […]

    March 20, 2021PoliticalNo comments
  2. 44th Scott CBB Lecture to Tackle Climate Change

    Climate change will be in focus when Giza Gaspar Martins, Director of the Cabinet on Climate Change at the Ministry of the Environment of the Republic of Angola delivers the 44th Sir Winston Scott Memorial Lecture on the topic “Human Life is Not Negotiable: Why We Must Act Now on Climate Change.” The lecture takes […]

    November 23, 2019NatureNo comments
  3. Climate Change, the Paris Agreement and the Caribbean – inextricably linked

    Dr Jimmy Fletcher, Alumnus of the prestigious UK Chevening Scholarship scheme and former Minister for Sustainable Development in St Lucia, has during the past week travelled around the Eastern Caribbean and delivered insightful presentations on the contributions made by the region towards agreements to limit the growth of greenhouse gases. He spoke to Alumni and […]

    October 29, 2017EducationNo comments
  4. Barbadian Entertainers join forces for Diabetic Benefit

    Diabetes affects 1 in 5 adults in Barbados and is a costly disease. From kidney disease to eye disease to amputations it affects the productivity of the country as it cuts down many working people. Multidisciplinary diabetes care is a team approach to providing diabetes support, education, intervention and prevention. Under the theme “Digging Deeper […]

    April 24, 2016Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  5. All Eyes on 6th annual Corneal Lecture series at Hilton Barbados

    PHYSICIANS, nurses, ophthalmic technicians, medical students and other members of the medical fraternity from around the Caribbean, will converge on the Barbados Hilton Resort on September 25 and 26, for the 6th annual Corneal Lecture series. The lecture series is hosted by Corneal Services Barbados (CSB), a division of Warrens Eye Care Centre, which specializes […]

    September 22, 2015HealthNo comments
  6. NorthGate College Graduates Urged to Embrace Responsibility as Future Leaders: By Gerard Best

    Graduation ceremonies are typically a flurry of flash photos, spontaneous celebrations and smiling selfies. But when NorthGate College’s graduating fifth and sixth formers gathered for their annual send-off, it was anything but. The group of about 80 graduands listened intently as Dr Noel Woodroffe, founder and chairman of the college, urged them to look soberly […]

    July 10, 2015EducationNo comments
  7. UWI’s Higher Education Conference – a call for action

    The UWI conference on Institutionalising Best Practice in Higher Education, held at the St Augustine Campus just ended on a high note with calls for a revolution in higher education. Keynote speaker on day one of the conference Dr Claudia Harvey, stated, “To institutionalise best practices in higher education in the Caribbean, there must be conscious attention […]

    July 8, 2015EducationNo comments
  8. St. Michael West Central Branch of Barbados Labour Party (BLP) to nominate their candidate for Next General Election

    The St. Michael West Central Branch of the Barbados Labour Party (BLP) will meet on Sunday, June 14, 2015 to nominate its candidate for the next general election. The meeting starts at 5.00 p.m at the Lawrence T Gay School, Spooners Hill, St Michael and will be chaired by BLP General Secretary Dr. Jerome Walcott. […]

    June 12, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  9. St. Kitts and Nevis hosts Caribbean Development Bank’s 45th Annual Meeting

    St. Kitts and Nevis will host the 45th meeting of the Board of Governors of the Caribbean Development Bank on May 20 and 21 at the Marriott Resort in Basseterre. The Opening Ceremony will be at 10am on Wednesday, May 20. CDB Governors and President deliver key statements during this forum. The Meeting brings together […]

    May 16, 2015BusinessNo comments
  10. Frank Collymore Hall & the CBB wish Season’s Greetings! December 24, 2014Events, Photo GalleryNo comments
  11. First Meeting of the UNESCO Latin America and Caribbean Network for Education about the Holocaust and Genocide

    Following recommendations made during the UNESCO consultation on “Holocaust and Genocide Education in Latin America and the Caribbean” held last year in Argentina, UNESCO organizes the first meeting of the UNESCO Latin American Network for Education about the Holocaust and Genocide in San José, Costa Rica in partnership with their Ministry of Education. The meeting initiated activities […]

    December 1, 2014PoliticalNo comments
  12. Vincentian Motivational Speaker aims to promote Caribbean Professional Development

    With numerous accolades and international work experiences under her belt, acclaimed author, motivational speaker and entrepreneur Karen Hinds is on a journey to increase personal and professional development within the Caribbean community’s workforce and general population. Born and raised in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Karen, who is the author of 5 books, a weekly […]

    September 13, 2014EducationNo comments
  13. What ForEx is lost? Marijuana tourism debate at C.T.O’s State of the Industry Conference in USVI

    The notion or reality of marijuana tourism will be discussed at the upcoming State of the Industry Conference (SOTIC) in the USVI next week. Expert presenters will debate issues related to the subject as part of a broader discussion on medical, health and wellness tourism. The debate surrounding marijuana tourism has taken a sharper focus […]

    September 9, 2014Featured, HealthNo comments
  14. Virgin Atlantic assists in bringing international motivational speaker, Miles Hilton Barber

    Variety Barbados, the Children’s Charity, introduced Barbadian media to international motivational speaker, Miles Hilton Barber at the Accra Beach Hotel in Rockley. The blind adventurer was grateful to Virgin Atlantic, who sponsored his various travels (he’s been in 8 countries for the last 2 weeks)! He’s here as part of a global conference with Variety […]

    May 21, 2014Events, TravelNo comments
  15. Branson’s Carbon War Room, Invest Caribbean Now To Put The Spotlight On Renewable Energy

    Strategies for Caribbean governments to transition to green energy will be put in the spotlight this June 4th at the Harvard Club in New York City as Sir Richard Branson‘s Carbon War Room (CWR) teams up with Invest Caribbean Now (ICN), to present ‘Clean Energy and the Future of the Caribbean.’ The panel at ICN, […]

    May 14, 2014TechnologyNo comments
  16. AnimeKon Episode V: The Empire Rises (Meagan Marie)

    Cosplayer and videogame maven Meagan Marie has just been announced as a featured guest for AnimeKon Expo this summer!

    April 23, 2014Games, Photo GalleryNo comments
  17. UWI Cave Hill Genealogist lauds Barbados firm in creating Cost Sharing initiative for Tertiary Education

    The Guardian Group/Guardian Life of the Caribbean Limited just launched a new life insurance product that is created to revolutionise the entire concept of educational planning. The Student Opportunity Saver (SOS) plan will serve as an investment instrument to assist persons in achieving future educational goals and better prepare them on the benefits of sound […]

    April 6, 2014Education, Video GalleryNo comments

    Professor E. Nigel Harris, Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies (The UWI) has been invited to speak at Going Global, the annual flagship conference of the British Council, in Miami this month. Going Global brings together Higher Education Institutes (HEI) representatives from around the world to share best practices, network and strategies about […]

    April 6, 2014EducationNo comments
  19. Barbadian Artists present FRESH MILK XIV held on Thursday 20th March 2014 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm

    FRESH MILK is pleased to invite you to our first public event of 2014, FRESH MILK XIV, which will be held on Thursday, March 20th 2014 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at the Fresh Milk Art Platform Inc., St. George, Barbados. FRESH MILK XIV welcomes Nick Whittle, Mark King and Versia Harris to give artist […]

    March 8, 2014Arts, Photo GalleryNo comments
  20. Big Grain Rice & Beyond: Feeding Barbados Yesterday & Today – 2014 Barbados Museum and Historical Society Lecture Series

    The Barbados Museum and Historical Society, the University of the West Indies’ Department of History and Philosophy and the National Cultural Foundation have joined forces to present the 2014 Lecture Series. The 2014 Lecture Series will be held under the theme “Big Grain Rice & Beyond: Feeding Barbados Yesterday and Today” at the Queen’s Park […]

    March 5, 2014Agriculture, EducationNo comments
  21. St. Martin women tell their own hair stories for International Women’s Day

    “Hard Hair: St. Martin Women and the Culture of Natural Hair” is a panel discussion set for International Women’s Day, March 8, at 7:30 PM, at Philipsburg Jubilee Library, said organizer Rochelle Ward. The lifestyle discussion of natural hair stories by St. Martin women is the first program in 2014 from Don’t Break the Comb […]

    March 4, 2014Fashion, Photo GalleryNo comments
  22. CONTEMPORARY CARIBBEAN ART: Selections from the CaFA Art Exhibition – Display Extended Until February 28th

    “LONG LIVE CALYPSO” A Multimedia Presentation by Prof. Playthell Benjamin Will Be Held on Thursday 27th February in Celebration of Black History Month; 6 pm – 9 pm DWYER CULTURAL CENTER 258 ST. NICHOLAS AVE. at 123rd ST Wed’s: 5 – 8 pm Sundays: 4 – 7 pm

    February 16, 2014Featured, GalleriesNo comments
  23. Former Jamaican Leader to serve as Honorary Distinguished Fellow, UWI

    Former Prime Minister of Jamaica, Bruce Golding, is to serve as an Honorary Distinguished Fellow at The University of the West Indies (UWI), effective February 1, 2014. The 5-year non-salaried appointment will afford Mr Golding an opportunity to undertake empirical research and to offer recommendations with emphasis on public administration and economic development. He is […]

    February 5, 2014EducationNo comments
  24. Black History Month 2014: Pan African Coalition of Organisations (PACO) Agenda for February


    February 5, 2014Music, Photo GalleryNo comments
  25. “Building Bridges to Conquer” – West Indian physicians from the U.S. Diaspora addressed the debut seminar

    Find more information at or contact the Barbados office at 246-232-0258/

    December 2, 2013Health, Photo GalleryNo comments