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    CARIFESTA XIII will be as conscious of the environment as it is of the region’s rich cultural heritage. In an effort to raise awareness of sustainable practices among key stakeholders such as vendors, visiting delegations and the wider Barbadian community, CARIFESTA XIII has embarked on an initiative titled Be CARIFESTA Conscious. It will focus on […]

    August 15, 2017Featured, NatureNo comments

    The issue of replica handbags and other goods is a significant problem for designers and the industry as a whole. Whilst it is doubtful that this practice will cease, it is encouraging when authentic luxury products are discovered that are ethically produced in a conscious social manner. A number of such companies exist within the […]

    November 28, 2016FashionNo comments
  3. “Directories Come Alive In The City” – Have you Recycled yet?

    There was a buzz of excitement in Bridgetown when the Barbados Yellow Pages (BYP) kicked off the distribution of the 2015/2016 Telephone Directory in Heroes Square. In addition to giving members of the public new directories and branded yellow and black tote bags; Bridgetown shoppers had the opportunity to see the Directory cover “come alive” […]

    November 22, 2015BooksNo comments
  4. Cahill Energy proposed Waste To Energy is a Waste of Time – NOT BARBADOS!

    Kid #3: My Mommy says smoking kills. Nick Naylor: Oh, is your Mommy a doctor? Kid #3: No. Nick Naylor: A scientific researcher of some kind? Kid #3: No. Nick Naylor: Well, then she’s hardly a credible expert, is she? Aaron Eckhart – Thank You for Smoking (2005) This film was a seminal treatise on […]

    July 23, 2015Editorial, Health1 comment
  5. Future Centre Trust with 2 Town Hall Meetings – Re: Cahill Energy of Guernsey & Freundel Stuart Regime

    In 2014 the Future Centre Trust learned Cahill Energy of Guernsey signed an agreement with the Government of Barbados (GoB) which in effect will create a Waste to Energy plant in Barbados. We are told that by 2017, after employing 650 construction workers and injecting much needed cash into our economy through the construction of […]

    July 12, 2015HealthNo comments
  6. Tribute for Green Business Barbados at Limegrove’s Eco Fair: InkTech

    InkTech enables desktop printers to reuse their cartridges safely and get a discount too through the Small Business Association’s Be SME Smart Crad when users get 5% off on displaying the card.

    June 17, 2015Photo Gallery, TechnologyNo comments
  7. Bridgetown U.S. Embassy Leads Environmental Preservation Charge

    People are being urged to redouble their efforts to combat pollution and preserve the environment as the region continues to face alarming environmental shocks. The call for greater environmental stewardship came as the United States Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS, under the leadership of its newly established “Green Team,” joined worldwide […]

    May 7, 2015NatureNo comments
  8. Barbados Yellow Pages Encourages Recycling Efforts

    Cecil King is the grand prize winner of the Barbados Yellow Pages’ Recycling Competition. The competition is an incentive for persons to recycle their old directories for an opportunity to win attractive prizes. King’s entry was drawn for a tablet and Dorcas Ifill walked away with a Samsung S5 cellular phone. For King, a frequent […]

    February 13, 2015NatureNo comments
  9. Water Security for the Caribbean – Dr. David Lee, CLP’s Environmental Specialist

    David Boyce presented a paper at the 23rd annual Caribbean Water and Wastewater Association Conference that just concluded in the Bahamas. His paper indicated that a study of the regional water sector undertaken by the Caribbean Development Bank showed that the Caribbean countries consumed water at the rate of 400 litres per person per day […]

    October 26, 2014NatureNo comments
  10. Visit of Foreign Office Minister reaffirms strong links between UK and Barbados

    Foreign Office Minister James Duddridge will stress the importance of a modern partnership based on shared interests during his first visit to Barbados. The F.O. Minister will be in Bridgetown next week for the first time as Minister of State for the Caribbean. In meetings with government Ministers, Mr Duddridge will discuss the strong links between the […]

    October 4, 2014PoliticalNo comments
  11. NISE entrepreneurs turning trash into cash: Hard Work earns place at BMEX 2014

    The National Initiative for Service Excellence (NISE) Inc. Entrepreneurship Challenge has been heralded a success by participants who recently completed the second component of the initiative. The prorgamme’s success was further strengthened with one of the businesses created for this module invited to be a part of this year’s Barbados Manufacture’s Exhibition (BMEX). Held in […]

    May 29, 2014BusinessNo comments
  12. Project Green Machine Launches with Delivery of Recycled Computers to BVI’s Isabella Morris Primary School

    Fresh Mango, one of the leading IT companies in the British Virgin Islands, has founded Project Green Machine ( in association with the Rotary Club Sunrise of Road Town to ‘recycle, repair and repurpose‘ broken and unwanted computer equipment with the goal of improving access to computers and technology for the BVI’s school children. The […]

    March 5, 2014Education, Technology1 comment
  13. European Union enables publishing of Barbadian Children’s Literature as Author gives back to schools

    His Excellency Mikael Barfod addresses teachers and students at the Eagle Hall Primary School. The diplomat stressed the importance of showing children from early why it is necessary to be aware of green practices and being able to read & write. The proof was in the printing of a series of children’s books on Zana, […]

    February 17, 2014Education, Featured1 comment
  14. Barbados Yellow Pages Goes Green: Old Phonebook users become Recycling Competition Winners

    Shawn Greene and Jared Moseley are the two lucky winners of the Recycling Competition hosted by the Barbados Yellow Pages. The Recycling Competition attracted hundreds of entries as Barbadians responded positively to the initiative to recycle previously owned telephone directories for a chance to win a Samsung Tablet. Ironically, both Greene and Moseley admitted they […]

    October 24, 2013Books, BusinessNo comments