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Tag Archives: NGO

  1. Regional Electricity Sector Leaders to Advocate for a Stronger, Greener, and Smarter Energy Future

    The penultimate conference in CARILEC’s roster of 2021 events will merge regional and global industry leaders representing policy, regulation, academic research, renewable technologies and utility operations around one (virtual) table, to examine various topics under the theme: “Remodelling the Future: Stronger. Greener. Smarter.” The regional electric energy Association has slated September 29th and 30th for […]

    September 22, 2021Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  2. Barbados Olympic Association Announces their 2021 International Young Participants

    When the virtual 61st International Session for Young Participants, hosted by the International Olympic Academy (IOA) gets underway this Friday, September 17, The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) will be proudly represented by Rohansonn Waithe, Treasurer of the Barbados Chess Federation and track and field athlete, Ayanna Morgan. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the two-week […]

    September 17, 2021AthleticsNo comments
  3. The BOA welcomes the Barbados Cricket Association and Skateboard Association

    When President Sandra Osborne officially declared the Barbados Olympic Association Inc.’s (BOA) 2021 General Assembly closed on Wednesday, there were two new National Federations and a new director added to its roster. The meeting, which usually attracts close to 100 persons (two delegates from each of the 37 National Federations and the Barbados Athletes Commission, […]

    September 4, 2021CricketNo comments
  4. Two New National Federations and a New Board Member for 2021 BOA General Assembly

    The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) is set to welcome two new National Federations to its membership. The membership of the Barbados Cricket Association (BCA) and the Skateboard Association of Barbados Inc is on the agenda for ratification by members at its 2021 General Assembly, slated for the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Two Mile Hill, […]

    August 12, 2021CricketNo comments
  5. Mandatory Vaccination to rescuing the Economy in the Era of Vaccine Hesitancy and Skepticism

    Public health measures often were mandated by governments to protect the wellbeing of individuals or communities. Such policies can be ethically justified, as they may be crucial to protect the health and wellbeing of the public. Although vaccines are one of the most effective tools for protecting people against COVID-19, vaccines alone won’t stop the […]

    August 5, 2021Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  6. New Co-operative Society for Sport in Barbados

    Barbados is set to have a new sport-related co-operative structure – the Barbados Sport Co-operative Society Limited (BSCSL). This new Society aims to create a space for members to thrive while contributing to the overall development of a national sporting industry. Membership will be open to all Barbadians, especially those in the sporting sector, including […]

    July 28, 2021SportsNo comments
  7. BARBADIAN CERTIFIED LANDSCAPE ECOLOGIST AWARDED FIRST-EVER THOMAS J. GREENAN SCHOLARSHIP

    A Barbadian certified landscape ecologist with a passion for promoting a sustainable environment for all living species is the recipient of the first-ever Caribbean Tourism Organization Scholarship Foundation’s Thomas J. Greenan Scholarship introduced this year for studies in agro/gastronomy-related subjects.                Twenty-two-year-old Ramon Robinson will pursue studies in applied horticulture- landscape operations and management at the Houston […]

    July 26, 2021EducationNo comments
  8. Regional Accounting Institute Appoints new President from Barbados and Board of Directors

    Barbadian accounting professional and entrepreneur, David Simpson, has been appointed as President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Caribbean (ICAC) for the Association’s 2021 to 2023 term. Simpson replaces Khalil Alli from Guyana who served for the period 2019 to 2021. The handover occurred on day one of the Institute’s 38th annual conference, […]

    July 23, 2021BusinessNo comments
  9. Over 100 States now participate in ICAO’s Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA)

    ICAO Secretary General Dr. Fang Liu indicated 16 small island and lesser-developed States notified her of their decisions to voluntarily participate in ICAO’s Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA), bringing the total number of participating states to 104 and adding significant momentum in support of ICAO’s climate work. The 16 States are […]

    July 22, 2021TravelNo comments
  10. National Council on Substance Abuse urges for parents to make sure it’s a Drug Free Summer

    The National Council on Substance Abuse is encouraging parents to pay more attention to the activities of their children at all times and especially during the summer vacation. He said the one-day seminar which was held at Horatio Cooke Auditorium, National Union of Public Workers, Dalkeith Road, St Michael targeted was timely and important. “At […]

    July 21, 2021EducationNo comments
  11. Airbnb Community Fund grants awarded to more than 150 organizations around the world

    Airbnb believes in sharing the company’s success with its stakeholders, including the communities the Hosts call home. That’s why Airbnb created the Community Fund to distribute $100 million over 10 years to organizations that are strengthening communities around the world, including $10 million distributed throughout 2021. Today, Airbnb is excited to share the inaugural grant […]

    July 20, 2021TravelNo comments
  12. Elizabeth Riley appointed Executive Director of CDEMA

    The Chairman of the Council of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), Vincent Byron Jr – Attorney General and Minister of Justice and Legal Affairs, St Kitts-Nevis, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Elizabeth Riley as Executive Director of the Agency with effect from July 1, 2021. Ms. Riley, a Barbadian national, […]

    June 20, 2021NatureNo comments
  13. Saint Lucia’s health ministry wins World No-Tobacco Day Award from the World Health Organization

    Saint Lucia’s Ministry of Health and Wellness has won a 2021 World No-Tobacco Day Award in the Americas from the World Health Organization (WHO). The Ministry of Health, one of six winners of the award in the Americas, received the recognition for achieving key advances in tobacco control efforts. “The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) […]

    June 1, 2021Featured, HealthNo comments
  14. Even as UNICEF recognises CXC fiasco? ‘Proverbial Nero still fiddles as Rome and children’s futures burn’

    This is a sad sad day for CARICOM and particularly our children. We are Not Impressed. We continue to be Embarrassed. Ashamed. As we have been for EIGHT MONTHS. We are Hurting for our stress-ridden children, both from C19 context and CXC’s cruelty, whose pain has been utterly ignored by CXC who has been enabled […]

    May 27, 2021Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  15. Revised dates, web site from Barbados Motoring Federation

    The Barbados Motoring Federation (BMF) published a provisional calendar for the rest of 2021 to allow competitors time to prepare, while discussions continue with Government bodies to clarify when spectators might return. Having made practical use of the down time caused by the Covid 19 pandemic, the Federation has developed a new web site, which […]

    May 16, 2021RallyNo comments
  16. ICAO Council President lauds Eastern Caribbean approach to aviation recovery

    The regional collaborative approach achieved by the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) will contribute to an accelerated and sustainable recovery of the aviation sector, ICAO Council President Mr. Salvatore Sciacchitano remarked during a ministerial meeting that took place virtually yesterday. The Ministerial Meeting on the Strengthening of the Eastern Caribbean Civil Aviation Authority (ECCAA) […]

    May 7, 2021TravelNo comments
  17. The Barbados Lottery Equips Youth, Education and Service Organisations with PPEs to Reduce the Spread of COVID-19

    The Barbados Lottery has reaffirmed its commitment to help protect the citizens of Barbados from the deadly COVID-19 virus with recent donations of PPEs and sanitization products to fifteen organizations including service, educational and youth-based institutions across the island. The targeted series of donations which occurred between January and April largely benefited the nation’s youth […]

    May 6, 2021Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  18. BARP appoints New Executive Manager

    The Barbados Association of Retired Persons Inc (BARP) just revealed the appointment of Kim Tudor as their Executive Manager. Miss Tudor with more than two decades of extensive leadership, management and business experience is well known in both the public and private sectors, given her previous roles that focused on the promotion of service excellence. […]

    May 6, 2021Business, FeaturedNo comments
  19. Two Barbadians Appointed to the Pan-Am Sports Commissions

    President of the Barbados Olympic Association Inc. Sandra Osborne, QC, and board member Dr. Adrian Lorde were recently appointed to commissions of the Mexico-based Pan-Am Sport Organization. It is Osborne’s first time on a Panam Sports Commission. She is serving on the Legal Commission which has responsibility for modernization and compliance with the Panam Games […]

    May 4, 2021Athletics, FeaturedNo comments
  20. PAHO expresses concern over health hazards derived from Volcano La Soufriere eruption and recommendations to mitigate health risk

    The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) expressed its concerns over health hazards derived from Volcano La Soufriere eruption in St Vincent and the Grenadines and made recommendations that people can follow to mitigate health risk from ashfall. In the past two weeks, La Soufriere volcano has registered important seismic activity, with intensifying explosions in the […]

    April 14, 2021Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  21. NCSA Donates Poster to Caribbean Development Bank

    The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has signaled its commitment to continued work with The National Council on Substance Abuse (NCSA), as they continue to deliver drug education messages to the youth across the nation. This from Director, Projects Department Mr. Daniel Best, who was at the time speaking at a ceremony last Thursday before accepting […]

    March 31, 2021HealthNo comments
  22. New President of The Barbados Bankers Association Inc.

    The Barbados Bankers Association (TBBA) announces the election of Mr. Anthony Clerk, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Republic Bank (Barbados) Limited as its new President. In addition to providing leadership of the Association, as President, TBBA, Mr. Clerk will be its main spokesperson to communicate the banking industry’s perspective to government, regulators and stakeholders, […]

    March 21, 2021Business, FeaturedNo comments
  23. Healthy Caribbean Coalition reminds of the vulnerabilities for people living with NCDs such as diabetes and hypertension

    As the Caribbean continues to face and navigate the COVID-19 pandemic the vulnerabilities of persons living with NCDs such as diabetes and hypertension continues to place these persons at a disadvantage with a higher probability of dying from COVID-19.  

    March 16, 2021Health, Photo GalleryNo comments
  24. BANGO ENCOURAGES CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS’ LEADERS AND TEAM TO REST AND RESET

    It has been a very tough year for civil society professionals in Barbados and at the BANGO’s Christmas Gathering which was held at the Marriott Hotel on December 18th, in partnership with the Marriott, professionals in the sector were reminded to take care of themselves as well. Over 20 CSO leaders and team members gathered […]

    January 13, 2021EventsNo comments
  25. PAHO addresses COVID-19 surge in Barbados and other Easter Caribbean countries (why Magistrates need to issue harsher penalties for quarantine breaches)

    The Pan American Health Organization Office for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean Countries calls for coordinated response and new public health and social measures to address increased COVID-19 cases in the countries. Over the past three weeks we have seen significant increases in the reported COVID-19 cases in many of the Eastern Caribbean Countries. These […]

    January 12, 2021HealthNo comments