Tag Archives: physically challenged

  1. Grocery Shopping & Banking Schedule During COVID-19 Curfew (Sr Citizens and Disabled) April 15, 2020Events, Photo GalleryNo comments

    The Paralympic Association of Barbados needs the help of both everyday and corporate Barbadians to see they can successfully travel and compete with the best possible gear for the Lima Championships later this month which are qualifiers for the 32nd Olympiad of Tokyo next year… Sean Cook, the Public Relations Officer for the PAB also […]

    August 6, 2019Breaking News, Featured, OlympicsNo comments
  3. Barbados Dept. of Emergency Management – Hurricane Season 2017 (Pt 2)

    The Barbados Council for the Disabled believes more can be done for the differently abled community during Hurricane Season. The executive listed some concerns she’s encountered over the years and was quick to point out not only does she expect better from the DEM but she also expects more from her fellow members of the […]

    June 5, 2017Nature, Video GalleryNo comments
  4. Thousands listen as Opposition MP suggests Education Minister may be abusing Chinese gift

    A rally organised by the Opposition which drew 10,000 supporters heard the Prime Minister needs to keep a tighter leash on his Cabinet… Immediately after the march around Bridgetown, a rally was held at Jubilee Gardens opposite Courts Unicomer on Lower Broad St, speakers included Kerrie Symmonds the parliamentary representative for St James Central who […]

    March 13, 2017Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments

    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
  6. Disabled Community Benefits from Kiwanis Club Pride of Barbados Paint Job

    On Sunday 20th September 2015 Kiwanis Club Pride of Barbados repainted the designated parking spaces for disabled at Sheraton Mall Car Park which clearly defines where fully enabled folk should NOT be parking. The Council identified a number of facilities that have either acquired a Fully Accessible Barbados (FAB) Accreditation, or who have demonstrated their […]

    September 21, 2015Featured, HealthNo comments
  7. 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

    Digicel showed its appreciation to hundreds of families, volunteers and Local Organising Committees from 23 countries in a celebration event in Los Angeles, California at the Westin Bonavenure Hotel on Friday, July 24. The dinner, held on the picturesque rooftop of the hotel was held to acknowledge the tremendous effort made by their guests over […]

    July 26, 2015Featured, OlympicsNo comments

    Just as the Barbados Special Olympics Team is making its final preparations for the 2015 Special World Games in Los Angeles, they have received some additional financial support from ICBL. The island’s leading General Insurance and fastest growing Life Insurance provider made a donation to the Association to assist with the cost of sending its […]

    July 22, 2015Featured, OlympicsNo comments
  10. Digicel customers and all Barbadians must support Special Olympians going to Los Angeles

    Digicel Barbados’ new Chief Executive Officer Johnny Ingle urged Barbadians to acknowledge the over two dozen athletes who will represent the country at the upcoming Special Olympics in Los Angeles. The new CEO was recently personally introduced to the champions, and seized the moment to call on all Digicel customers and all Barbadians to offer […]

    July 22, 2015OlympicsNo comments
  11. New Board of Directors for “Barbados’ Council For The Disabled”

    Former Treasurer Mrs. Maria Holder-Small is now the President of the Barbados Council for the Disabled. Mrs. Holder-Small, who takes over the presidency from Senate President Senator Kerryann Ifill, who defeated Elviston Maloney for the post. The Barbados Council for the Disabled is the non-governmental umbrella body of 17 members and 2 associate organizations seeking […]

    July 13, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  12. “A BORROWED IDENTITY” (Israël – 2015)

    Gifted Eyad (Tawfeek Barhom), a Palestinian Israeli boy, is given the chance to go to a prestigious Jewish boarding school in Jerusalem. As he desperately tries to fit in with his Jewish schoolmates and within Israeli society, Eyad develops a friendship with another outsider, Jonathan (Michael Moshonov, Lebanon) a boy suffering from muscular dystrophy, and […]

    June 25, 2015Cinema, Education, Video GalleryNo comments

    Jamaica’s top young footballers alongside Jamaica Special Olympics players got the chance of a lifetime to participate in training sessions hosted by coaches from English Premier League Champions, Chelsea FC at the recently-held Digicel Kickstart Clinics. The Jamaica Special Olympics junior football team joined aspiring young footballers from parishes across Jamaica who came out to […]

    May 23, 2015FootballNo comments
  14. “WHERE HOPE GROWS” – Danica McKellar, Kerr Smith (Drama: 2015)

    Calvin Campbell is a former professional baseball player sent to an early retirement due to his panic attacks at the plate. Even though he had all the talent for the big leagues, he struggles with the curveballs life has thrown him. Today, he mindlessly sleepwalks through his days and the challenge of raising his teenager […]

    May 10, 2015Cinema, Culture, Video GalleryNo comments

    The achievements of extraordinary Barbadians should always be recognised, celebrated and further facilitated, and recently, leading telecommunications company, Digicel, did just that by providing a major boost to Barbados’ first visually impaired Exhibition winner, Janeil Odle. In an effort to assist the young lady with her continuing studies, which include the pursuit of a law […]

    February 17, 2015EducationNo comments
  16. Rick Mercer Report: Rick’s Rant – Fighting Veterans (From Barbados view? How can Government respect people when Education Minister urges violence & Speaker has questionable legal practices?) February 8, 2015Controversy, Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  17. Oscar Nomination Recap (2015) 87th Academy Awards – HD Review

    The nominees for best picture are “American Sniper,” “Boyhood,” “Birdman,” “The Imitation Game,” “The Theory of Everything,” “Selma,” “The Grand Budapest Hotel” and “Whiplash.” The Oscars ceremony will take place Sunday, February 22, at Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre. Neil Patrick Harris will host. Join us as we discuss the 87th Annual Academy Award nominations. Comment below […]

    January 18, 2015Cinema, Review, Video GalleryNo comments
  18. KINGSMAN: The Secret Service, NEW RECRUITS (Interview 2015)

    Kingsman: The Secret Service tells the story of a super-secret spy organization that recruits an unrefined but promising street kid into the agency’s ultra-competitive training program just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius.

    December 31, 2014Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  19. Sol Spreads Christmas Cheer at Challenor Centre

    Despite the challenging financial times, Sol has remained committed to hosting a Christmas party for the children from the Challenor Creative Arts & Training Centre (Challenor Centre). Following the success of last year’s outdoor party the grounds of the Challenor Centre was once again magically decorated to compliment the children’s attractions which were enjoyed by […]

    December 16, 2014BusinessNo comments
  20. “Kingsman: The Secret Service” (2015) – Colin Firth, Samuel L. Jackson Movie HD December 8, 2014Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  21. “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
  22. How far is too far? Who’s really Handicapped? Government losing money on Parking fines!

    {DATA COURTESY: Facebook Group “Wall of Shame“} {This happened on Saturday} at Lanterns Mall. I approached the driver who went into the kitchen at the Chinese restaurant upstairs – Dragon House. I went to the counter and asked to speak to the man and asked if he realized he was in a handicapped spot. His […]

    November 9, 2014Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  23. Sol Supports Junior Chamber International (JCI) Special Day for Special Children

    The grounds of Ilaro Court will come alive with frolic and laughter this Saturday, November 1st, when the 16th Annual Junior Chamber International (JCI) Special Day for Special Children, co-sponsored by Sol, takes place from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The event was originally scheduled for September 20th, 2014 but was postponed due to the […]

    October 29, 2014BusinessNo comments
  24. “THE WAY HE LOOKS,” Fabio Audi, Ghilherme Lobo & Tess Amorim (Romantic Drama – 2014)

    Set against the music of Belle and Sebastian, Daniel Ribeiro’s coming of age tale, THE WAY HE LOOKS is a fun and tender story about friendship and the complications of young love. Looking to assert his independence, he decides to study abroad to the dismay of his best friend, Giovana. When Gabriel, the new kid […]

    October 14, 2014Cinema, Culture, Video GalleryNo comments
  25. U.S. Embassy Bridgetown Awards Grants to Support the Disabled Community in Dominica and Barbados

    The U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS recently awarded grants to two organizations that support and advocate for members of the disabled community in Barbados and Dominica. These grants underscore the U.S. Embassy’s ongoing commitment to the disabled community, which is a key component of its larger human rights agenda. These […]

    October 10, 2014HealthNo comments