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Tag Archives: religion

  1. As Covid-19 Cases Drop, Freewinds Volunteers See the Increase of Action to Stay Safe Crucial

    With the number of active cases of Covid-19 on the decline locally it does not mean it is time to relax. In fact, the opposite should be done and taking measures to prevent the increase in positive cases has moved to the top of the list. Sanitization is one of the most effective measures to […]

    May 14, 2021HealthNo comments
  2. #ICYMI? Cleanup requires 1,500 extra hands (Infographics)

    Barbados’ national cleanup campaign is about to get bigger. Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley revealed yesterday she would be upsizing the complement from the Ministry of Transport and Works which has been hard at work the past four days, by hiring around 1 500 temporary workers to hit the highways and secondary roads in the […]

    April 16, 2021Controversy, Photo GalleryNo comments
  3. Message from Prime Minister Mottley to mark the start of Ramadan 2021

    At sunset today, April 13, 2021, as members of the Barbadian Muslim faith join the worldwide community to celebrate the start of the holy month of Ramadan, I am sure at the forefront of your minds must be the state of our world after more than a year of battling COVID-19. Yes, as a global […]

    April 13, 2021Culture, FeaturedNo comments
  4. Ministry of Maritime Affairs & Blue Economy alerts to Change of Opening Hours at All Markets for Easter

    All fish markets across Barbados will open from 7:00 am until 5:00 pm from Wednesday 31st March. This is due to the emergency directives now allowing for persons to leave home at 5:00 am, however all Markets will follow Emergency Directive No 7 and remain shut all day on Good Friday 2nd April and Easter […]

    March 30, 2021Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  5. Volunteer Ministers from the Freewinds Mobilize to Train Key Hotel Staff in Cleaning & Sanitisation

    With the intention of making Aruba the safest place on earth the Volunteer Ministers from the Freewinds are training hotel staffs on the most effective cleaning and sanitization materials and techniques to ensure hotels are safe for the staff and visitors. The purpose is to increase tourism and expand the economy of the island. The […]

    March 26, 2021HealthNo comments
  6. World Day of Prayer Service – Vanuatu 2021

    World Day of Prayer Barbados Ecumenical Committee Presents World Day of Prayer 2021 Vanuatu Worship Service Theme: Build on A Strong Foundation Date: Friday 5th March, 2021 Time: 6.00 p.m. https://youtu.be/E0tflnkcAUM Via YouTube Channel James Street Methodist Church

    March 1, 2021Events, Photo GalleryNo comments
  7. “A Thrill of Hope, the Weary World Rejoices” – CHRISTMAS MESSAGE 2020

    The traditional Christmas carols that we sing have beautiful verses that carry special meaning – words like, “A thrill of hope, a weary world rejoices, for yonder breaks, a new and glorious morn“. This particular carol captures the harshness and hope that collide every Christmas but especially so this year, 2020. It has been a […]

    December 25, 2020EditorialNo comments
  8. Exclusive Coverage: Barbados Lotteries presents cheque and feeds homeless in City for Living Waters Community

    Living Waters Community welcome volunteers to assist in their drive to alleviate the hardships endured by the local indigent members of Barbadian society, at five each Tuesday afternoon, they head for Bridgetown by Heroes Square and make offerings of food, hymns and prayers to the homeless. This year, Living Waters were the recipient of a […]

    December 23, 2020Games, Photo GalleryNo comments
  9. Living Waters Community benefits from kindness thanks to Barbados Lotteries

    Every Tuesday evening at about 5:00 pm in Heroes Square in the City, Living Waters donates food and prayers to members of the Barbadian Homeless

    December 23, 2020Games, Photo GalleryNo comments
  10. If there was no Coronavirus, CIBC staff would get a $100,000.00 shindig? Matchbox Girl redux? Gadzooks!

    C A V E A T The intent was probably far from what I saw, but on reading this, it made me cringe. I couldn’t help but think of the poor li’l Match Girl from Hans Christian Andersen? Please note all sarcasm listed is my views and not FirstCaribbean, they have to develop a thick […]

    December 22, 2020BusinessNo comments
  11. Barbadian clergy make sensible call for end to buggery laws

    Laws that criminalize consensual same-sex intimacy still exist in more than sixty countries across the globe – and in most instances these laws are sustained by Church doctrine. The first Intimate Conviction conference in 2017 brought together many voices from across the globe to discuss the role of the church in maintaining these anti-sodomy statutes […]

    December 4, 2020Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  12. American Gods, Season 3: with new cast! Iwan Rheon (Ramsay Bolton) and Danny “Machete” Trejo

    A recently released ex-convict named Shadow meets a mysterious man who calls himself “Wednesday” and who knows more than he first seems to about Shadow’s life and past.

    October 26, 2020Books, Video GalleryNo comments
  13. METHODIST CHURCH OF BARBADOS GIVES TYPICAL KNEE-JERK RESPONSE CONCERNING SAME SEX CIVIL UNIONS

    C A V E A T Although we recognise the Methodist Church has their right to air concerns, nevertheless? This sect of Christianity (as many others in the island) is missing the point, a Referendum would be held on Same Sex marriage but remote workers if coming to Barbados would need their Civil Unions be […]

    October 22, 2020ControversyNo comments
  14. Original HBO series 30 COINS to premiere in Latin America in 2021

    HBO released the new 30 COINS teaser recently. The original production by HBO Europe in collaboration with HBO Latin America will premiere in Latin America in 2021. The series was officially screened in Spain at the Sitges Film Festival on October 11. 30 COINS, an eight-episode drama series produced by HBO Europe in Spain, which […]

    October 18, 2020CinemaNo comments
  15. Denis Villeneuve’s DUNE: Josh Brolin, Timothée Chalamet, Zendaya & Jason Momoa

    “This looks pretty incredible. The costumes and FX aren’t over done and everything looks like how Dune should. Paul looks like a teenager and not a 28 year old actor playing a teen. I especially like how the Ornithopters look like dragonflys. I’ve seen some pretty wonky interpretations of those over the years but they […]

    September 12, 2020Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  16. Christian Youth Foundation Condemns Racism in Trinidad and Tobago

    Trinidad and Tobago recently had its General Elections on August 10th. This election witnessed unprecedented levels of racism . The Christian Youth Foundation, an organization made up of members from diverse ethnic backgrounds , hereby condemns all forms of racism and hate speech. We ask that every effort be made for healing and reconciliation to […]

    August 18, 2020PoliticalNo comments
  17. LDS Charities donate to the Barbados Salvation Army Hostel and Feeding Centre

    Homeless men in Barbados now have 20 more beds to sleep in, as The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints humanitarian organization donated mattresses and pillows, food and cleaning supplies. In early May 2020, the Salvation Army Hostel & Feeding Centre in Bridgetown received much-needed supplies of food, bedding and cleaning supplies from Latter-day […]

    May 29, 2020Events, Photo GalleryNo comments
  18. LDS CHARITIES DONATE TO GORDON CUMMINS DISTRICT HOSPITAL

    The senior citizens at the Gordon Cummins District Hospital, Rock Hall, St. Thomas, now have six new wheeled commode chairs to assist with their comfort, and hygiene, thanks to Latter-day Saints Charities. “Ultimately,” she said, “we now have greater comfort, privacy and mobility for our very precious senior citizens.” These donations are part of the […]

    May 26, 2020HealthNo comments
  19. LDS Elder calls for a global fast on Good Friday to control COVID-19 pandemic

    On April 4, President Russell M. Nelson invited members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, as well as people of other faiths from around the world, to participate in a fast tomorrow on Good Friday – to mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The announcement was made during the Saturday night […]

    April 9, 2020Events, FeaturedNo comments
  20. INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED Hillsong London to Headline Jus’ Worship 2020 in Barbados

    Internationally acclaimed Worship Group Hillsong London is set to headline gospel mega-show Jus’ Worship on Friday, April 3rd at 8pm at the Garfield Sobers Sports Complex. They will be joined by some of Barbados’ most talented gospel ministers including John Yarde, Russell Blackman, and English born now Barbadian resident, Israel J. Allen for an evening of worship.    . HiArt Entertainment Group, the local […]

    February 10, 2020MusicNo comments
  21. ‘HOPE IS FOUND IN THE EXPERIENCES OF ORDINARY PEOPLE’ CHRISTMAS MESSAGE 2019: REV. DERICK A. RICHARDS, BISHOP OF METHODIST CHURCH, SOUTH CARIBBEAN DISTRICT

    It is with excitement and a feeling of much hope that I greet you and your family at this season of joy and goodwill. I do so, in the name of Jesus Christ, whose birth and life experience remind us that Hope is not distant or illusory but rather, a real and concrete reality to […]

    December 27, 2019Books, FeaturedNo comments
  22. Do you have the best tasting Cou Cou In Bim? Tune in to 90.1 FM

    Do you have the best tasting Cou Cou In Bim? Tune in to CITA Radio to find out how you and register and possible the first ever winner of the Cou Cou Cook Off #CouCouBoss #Registernow

    October 13, 2019Agriculture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  23. WORLD DAY OF PRAYER IN BARBADOS

    The World Day of Prayer local committee is pleased to invite you and your church to join us for the WDP Annual Symposium which will be held at the Basil Ullyett Center, The Christ the King Church, Rock Dundo, St. Michael, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. The ecumenical gathering brings together members of various […]

    September 8, 2019EventsNo comments
  24. World Day of Prayer: Barbados (By Rev. Ruth Phillips President, WDP Barbados)

    In the year 2007, I was asked to represent the African Methodist Episcopal Church at a World Day of Prayer meeting which was being convened by Sis. Alison Carter of the Methodist Church, at the home of Ms. Doreen Boyd, a member of the Roman Catholic Church. Other denominations represented were the Salvation Army, the […]

    July 9, 2019EventsNo comments
  25. ‘WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR?’ premieres in the Caribbean on Monday, July 8th – exclusively on HBO

    WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR?, the documentary that features USA’s favorite neighbor, Fred Rogers, premieres in the Caribbean on Monday, July 8th , exclusively on HBO. Directed by Morgan Neville, WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR? tells the story of a soft-spoken minister, puppeteer, writer and producer whose beloved television program, “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” was loved […]

    July 8, 2019CultureNo comments