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  1. SET YOUR DIARIES: Ronnie Carrington Photo-Journalism Workshop

    This workshop forms part of renowned photographer Ronnie Carrington’s 65th anniversary celebrations.

    August 8, 2022Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  2. Barbados and Afreximbank Announce first-ever Africa-Caribbean Trade and Investment Forum

    The Government of Barbados and the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) have announced the first-ever Africa-Caribbean Trade and Investment Forum (ACTIF2022), scheduled to take place in Bridgetown, Barbados, from August 31 to September 3, 2022. ACTIF2022 will be held under the theme “One People, One Destiny: Uniting and Reimagining Our Future”. The Forum aims to foster the development of strategic partnerships between the […]

    July 28, 2022Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  3. CARPHA Receives High Praises from Member States for its Pandemic Response

    Chief Medical Officers (CMOs) from across the Caribbean were high in praises for the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) on the leadership role it played, and continues to play in the Region’s COVID-19 response. This, as CARPHA hosted its first face-to-face meeting, since the start of the COVID-19 Pandemic, two years ago. 23 CMOs (18 […]

    April 12, 2022Health, Video GalleryNo comments
  4. BCCI’s Post Budget Breakfast Forum – Tuesday 15th March 2022

    The Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) is hosting the upcoming Post Budget Breakfast Discussion Forum being held in collaboration with PricewaterhouseCoopers on Tuesday 15th March from 8:00 am, it will be held at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre and virtually via Zoom.

    March 13, 2022Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  5. BIBA pushes sector resilience in Global Business Week

    Stakeholders in Barbados’ vital global business community are not prepared to let the sector falter, despite the rapidly changing regulatory and geo-political influences that are challenging its growth. The assurance has come from Derrick Cummins, President of BIBA, the Association for Global Business, as he addressed the media launch of Global Business Week 2021 (GBW […]

    September 16, 2021BusinessNo comments
  6. Ambassador Chad Blackman meets with Acting UNCTAD Secretary-General

    Ambassador Chad Blackman, Barbados’ Permanent Representative to the United Nations and Other International Organisations in Geneva, held talks with the recently appointed UNCTAD Acting Secretary-General, Ms. Isabelle Durant. Ms. Durant, whose substantive post is Deputy Secretary-General, was appointed acting Secretary-General on 16 February 2021, following the resignation of Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi, which took effect on […]

    March 5, 2021PoliticalNo comments
  7. National Council on Substance Abuse (NCSA) guides Barbados Fire Academy on Stress Management

    Training Officer at Barbados Fire Academy Acting Station Officer Marlon Small is applauding the National Council on Substance Abuse (NCSA), for what he called a “timely intervention” by the organization that recently conducted training for its recruits. He was speaking following a two-day Substance Abuse and Stress management training conducted by the NCSA to twenty-three […]

    September 9, 2020EducationNo comments
  8. First Dialogue In New DE-CODE Series Tackles ‘What Are We Worth?’

    The Cultural Studies Society (CSS) at the University of the West Indies (UWI), St. Augustine, and friends have embarked on retelling our Caribbean stories with the series entitled DE-CODE. DE-CODE aims to build knowledge surrounding many of the issues that are currently topical and important for the Caribbean and wider African diaspora. Launching with an […]

    July 10, 2020Education, FeaturedNo comments
  9. Second Caribbean Distilling Seminar held in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

    October saw the holding of the second Caribbean Distilling Seminar, this time in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The event, which was held for its second consecutive year, from 7th to 11th October 2019, was a joint effort between the West Indies Rum & Spirits Producers Association (WIRSPA), Lallemand Biofuels & Distilled Spirits (LBDS) and the […]

    December 6, 2019AgricultureNo comments
  10. Over one hundred fisherfolks enhanced their safety at sea in Tobago through ICT Training

    A large group of over 115 fisherfolk, officials from the Department of Marine Resources and Fisheries (DMRF); the Occupational Safety and Health Department, the Coastal Zone Management Unit (CZMU), the Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard (TTCG) and representatives from fisherfolk association participated in and benefited from Information and Communication Technology (ICT) training sessions held recently […]

    November 29, 2019AgricultureNo comments
  11. Trinidad And Tobago’s Coastal Protection Unit And Water Resources Agency Initiate A Call For Papers For The Integrated Water Resources And Coastal Symposium (IWRCS)

    Trinidad And Tobago’s Ministry of Works and Transport’s (MOWT‘s) Coastal Protection Unit (CPU), and the Water and Sewerage Authority’s (WASA‘s) Water Resources Agency (WRA) have launched a call for papers for the inaugural Integrated Water Resources and Coastal Symposium (IWRCS). With the special focus, “Island Life: Water from Ridge to Reef“, IWRCS2020 promises a focused […]

    November 23, 2019Breaking News, Featured, NatureNo comments
  12. SurePay is now accepting mobile payments through Bitt’s mMoney app

    (CAVEAT: Views expressed in this article are strictly‘s and in no way endorsed by either mMoney nor SurePay or any parent companies and/or subsidiaries) It is said most people spend a fortnight of their working lives queuing and paying bills, this is set to be dramatically reduced when a revised app creates more leisure […]

    October 2, 2019Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  13. Central Bank of Barbados to Host Conference for the Financial Sector

    The Central Bank of Barbados and the Financial Services Commission (FSC) will host the 10th Domestic Financial Institutions Conference, a one-day symposium for senior officials from Barbados financial services sector, on Thursday, March 28, 2019. “This year’s conference will touch on many of the topical issues, including a keynote panel discussion that will explore how […]

    March 23, 2019BusinessNo comments
  14. “Surviving the IMF Programme – The Jamaican Private Sector Experience”

    It’s a New Year and Sagicor wishes to bring to you their first event of the year. Join us on Wednesday 30th January 2019 at the Hilton Barbados Resort, to engage in a stimulating discussion on the Jamaican private sector experience in surviving the IMF Programme. For more information and registration details, click on this […]

    January 27, 2019Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  15. International Women’s Forum welcomes Barbados Chapter

    Barbados has become the fifth country in the Atlantic and Caribbean region to establish a local Chapter of the International Women’s Forum, following its successful initiation this October. Other regional countries which already have local IWF Chapters include The Bahamas, Bermuda, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago. The official announcement by IWF President, Teresa Weintraub was […]

    December 30, 2018Business, FeaturedNo comments
  16. CARIF 2018 attracts leaders across the Caribbean region

    Now in its 3rd year, Caribbean Infrastructure Forum (CARIF 2018) once again brought together policy makers and developers, to exchange views on the financing and construction of world class infrastructure projects throughout the Caribbean. The interactive forum took take place at the Baha Mar Convention center on December 4th and 5th, 2018. Dr. Hubert A. […]

    December 10, 2018BusinessNo comments
  17. Sweet from the Strong? Pan Caribbean Martial Arts Tournament 2018 has new guests, here’s why…

    But, Mousie, thou art no thy lane, In proving foresight may be vain; The best laid schemes o’ Mice an’ Men, Gang aft agley, An’ lea’e us nought but grief an’ pain, For promis’d joy! — “To A Mouse” by Robert Burns A more modern approach? The lyrics of “Beautiful Boy (Darling Boy)” contain the […]

    October 11, 2018Breaking News, Featured, Martial ArtsNo comments

    As Barbados seeks to rein in expenses, another Cabinet Minister travels abroad yet again… However, Barbadians are being told while a country can have debt, yet it must be sustainable, meaning government must be able to meet its obligations to service the debt without accumulating arrears or otherwise compromising its ability to provide important services […]

    October 8, 2018Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments

    The Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security will host the Caribbean Week of Agriculture, from Monday, October 8, to Friday, October 12, at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre (LESC). During the week, there will be a number of activities, including a plenary session, workshops, seminars, presentations by FAO, CARDI and IICA, as well as the […]

    October 4, 2018AgricultureNo comments
  20. LACNIC, Google to headline ‘Internet Week Trinidad and Tobago’ in October

    The Latin American and Caribbean Internet Registry (LACNIC) and Google will hold a series of workshops next month as part of Internet Week Trinidad and Tobago, an event intended to advance the Internet development agenda of the wider region. The workshops are part of a project through which LACNIC and Google seek to strengthen digital […]

    September 17, 2018Featured, Technology1 comment

    Just under one hundred local professionals will participate in five full-day interactive certificated workshops between 17 and 21 September in Barbados dealing with Preventing A Toxic Workplace, Trust Leadership/Mediation in the Workplace and Sexual Harassment. The first two afore-mentioned workshops will be conducted on the premises of an established organisation on 17 and 18 September, […]

    September 16, 2018EducationNo comments
  22. From Birth to Beyond – A Discussion on Childhood Obesity, Public Lecture, 14 Aug 2018

    The Heart & Stroke Foundation of Barbados in association with the Healthy Caribbean Coalition and the Breastfeeding & Child Nutrition Foundation of Barbados will be hosting a public lecture exploring the issue of childhood obesity on 14 August, 6:30 pm at 3 W’s Pavilion, UWI, Cave Hill. Children with obesity are at higher risk of […]

    August 9, 2018Health, Photo GalleryNo comments
  23. FAO hosts workshop on integrating climate change adaptation in Barbados

    The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) held a workshop to assist fisheries in Caribbean Small Island Developing States (SIDS) improve their adaptation to climate change and disaster risk resilience. Officially titled ‘Implementing the Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries, Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Management in Fisheries Management Planning‘, the three-day workshop […]

    July 22, 2018AgricultureNo comments
  24. Sick buildings, Collapsing at work, Psychological First-Aid Seminar

    Sudden Cardiac Arrest Project  (SCAP) activities continue on July 19th 2018 from 8:00 a.m. with a special seminar. We therefore extend a warm invitation to join the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Project (SCAP) and partners to attend this important seminar titled ‘Emerging Issues in Safety and Health in the Workplace’ . During the seminar we will examine; Sudden Cardiac Arrest Preparedness  in the […]

    July 7, 2018Health, Photo GalleryNo comments

    The Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security of Barbados and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations will be hosting and participating in a meeting of regional agricultural chemical management experts next week to highlight advancements and identify priorities in the safe life cycle management of pesticides and toxic chemicals in the Caribbean. […]

    June 10, 2018AgricultureNo comments