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Tag Archives: mentally challenged

  1. BOLD PLANS EMERGING FROM NATIONAL CONSULTATION ON ISSUES AFFECTING PWD’s – PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

    A number of key challenges have been identified for enriching the lives of PWD’s or People With Disabilities. They include: accessible education; financial security; emergency preparedness; accessible service delivery and employment… The Cabinet Minister said even if the Budget confirms backing for plans he has in mind for the Ministry to expand its outreach, such […]

    March 18, 2022Featured, HealthNo comments
  2. PEOPLE EMPOWERMENT STEPS IN TO EASE PLIGHT OF HOMELESS DISABLED COUPLE

    The young, homeless couple recently highlighted in Barbados Today has drawn the attention of the Ministry of People Empowerment and Elder Affairs, now the two mentally challenged youngsters can breathe easier knowing their plight is under a careful microscope… Kirk Humphrey, Minister of that portfolio, addressed a cadre of reporters at the Soroptimist Village & […]

    March 14, 2022Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  3. ‘LESSONS FROM DEATHS OF KATE SPADE AND ANTHONY BOURDAIN’ by Sandrine Rattan

    The Int’l Women’s Resource Network is calling on leaders and corporate stakeholders globally, to urgently consider investing more into civil society groups whose work is focused on psycho-social issues such as depression, mental health, relationship challenges and financial instability, as these are some of the major triggers of suicide incidents. Unfortunately, the world is wired […]

    June 10, 2018Featured, HealthNo comments
  4. MAN FOUND WANDERING: HELP IDENTIFY?

    Police are requesting the assistance of the public in identifying a man and locating his family or guardian. The man was found wandering on 1st Avenue, Godding Road, Station Hill, St. Michael, on the evening of 19 October 2015. Anyone who can assist is asked to contact the District A Police Station at 430-7242/7246 or […]

    October 20, 2015Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  5. Teenager called “Not Nice” is latest Missing Girl

    The Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing girl. Missing is Tashauna Nalika Malika Griffith, alias “Darkus”, “Not Nice”, or “Hershey” 15 years of Harrison Tenantry St. Lucy. Description She left the residence of her mother at Harrison Tenantry about 7:30 pm on Wednesday the 7th of October 2015, and has not been […]

    October 10, 2015ControversyNo comments
  6. Quarter million annually in training makes a Special Olympian: Sports Minister of Barbados celebrates medals of Special Olympics team

    Barbados’ Special Olympians earn lavish praise from Sports Minister Stephen Lashley for their successful medalling and social media prowess at the just-concluded Los Angeles Special Olympics World Games. The team returned to Barbados on Tuesday evening with a total of 17 medals: eight gold, five silver and four bronze. Their main star Tyson Browne not […]

    August 8, 2015Featured, OlympicsNo comments