Tag Archives: seminar

  1. World’s Largest One-day Leadership Conference to be Broadcast LIVE in Barbados

    On May 4, 2018, Barbados will be one of hundreds of locations around the globe to take part in Leadercast Live, the world’s largest one-day leadership conference, Broadcast LIVE from Atlanta and featuring world changers from astronauts to best-selling authors. The Conference allows attendees to discover the steps they can take to lead themselves, their families and organisations to […]

    April 16, 2018Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  2. U.S. Embassy Hosted American jazz fusion band Huntertones in Barbados

    The Bridgetown U.S. Embassy just hosted the Huntertones, an American jazz ensemble in a four-country tour. The program traveled to St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Barbados, and concluded in Antigua and Barbuda. Hundreds of Barbadians packed the Errol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination to hear the New York-based band, led by founding member […]

    March 18, 2018MusicNo comments
  3. CDB to promote resilient recovery, climate action for the Caribbean at UN Climate Change Conference

    A delegation from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has arrived at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP23) in Bonn, Germany. While at the event, which runs until November 17, the Bank will join other regional stakeholders in reiterating the urgent need for climate action and resilient recovery in the Caribbean. Against the backdrop of this […]

    November 13, 2017NatureNo comments
  4. There is a disruption taking place – Superior Customer Experience is the new normal

    As the Twin Island Republic awaits the presentation of the National Budget for fiscal 2017/2018 later today with a keen understanding that further belt tightening measures will undoubtedly be included, the question that now arises for the business owner is: ‘how can I delight my customers so that they are inclined to spend their limited […]

    October 2, 2017BusinessNo comments
  5. Bitt and Central Banks take the blockchain discussion public

    Bitt, the Barbados-based pioneer of digital payment solutions in the Caribbean, will be hosting a financial technology (FinTech) forum that facilitates public discussion with regional Central Banks, and other key regional and international financial institutions around the potential of Blockchain technology. Dr. Patrick Byrne, CEO of the US retail giant, is one of the […]

    September 22, 2017Breaking News, Business, Featured13 comments

    The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) and the Ministry of Tourism of St. Kitts and Nevis regret to advise of the cancellation of the Climate Smart Sustainable Tourism Forum, scheduled for 6-8 September St. Kitts due to the threatening Hurricane Irma. They’ll explore dates for rescheduling the event and advise of their decision in the near […]

    September 4, 2017Breaking News, Featured, NatureNo comments
  7. Barbados Port Inc. Hosts Meeting of the OAS Inter-American Committee on Ports (CIP)

    With the attendance of the highest port authorities from Argentina, Mexico, Panama, Peru, the United States, and Uruguay, Barbados Port Inc. will host the 18th Meeting of the Committee’s Executive Board. The Inter-American Committee on Ports (CIP) of the Organization of American States (OAS) is the highest political hemispheric forum for port matters. Barbados as […]

    September 1, 2017Business, FeaturedNo comments

    Citizen security experts, decisions makers, and senior technical officers from across the Eastern and Southern Caribbean met in Barbados for a Regional Workshop for the United States Government’s, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), CariSECURE (Strengthening Evidence-based Decision Making) Project, implemented by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). Attending the Workshop are […]

    August 21, 2017PoliticalNo comments
  9. Caribbean Export, the CARIFORUM Directorate and the EU support firms in Leveraging the EPA

    Supporting CARIFORUM firms to leverage the CARIFORUM-EU Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) is at the forefront of the Caribbean Export Development Agency’s work programme as they implement the 11th EDF Regional Private Sector Development Programme (RPSDP) funded by the European Union. Co-hosts for the workshop, the European Union (EU) Delegation, expressed their commitment to supporting the […]

    July 24, 2017BusinessNo comments
  10. “It’s not a Sprint, It’s a Marathon” (MONDAY 19th JUNE 2017 – CLOSING DATE FOR REGISTRATION)

    Cancer Support Services will host its 6th Annual Conference “It’s Not a Sprint, It’s a Marathon” on Saturday June 24, 2017 at the Accra Beach Hotel and Spa, Rockley, Christ Church from 8:00 am with speakers from 21st Century Oncology in Miami, University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, St. Lucia and Barbados. The conference […]

    June 17, 2017Health, Photo GalleryNo comments
  11. Ser Richard’s business adventure (a la Westeros, apologies to Pat Hoyos)

    Ser Richard Branson, who is among the most storied and passionate entrepreneurs of our time, gave at least two publicly-staged interviews over about a week. The ones I am referring to are his appearance on a Washington Post-sponsored Programme called Cape UP, in which he was interviewed by the newspaper’s outstanding columnist Jonathan Capeheart, and […]

    May 22, 2017Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  12. Canada and Barbados throw support behind OAS Regional Anti-Money Laundering Workshop early next week

    The Organization of American States (OAS) will host a three day Regional Anti-Money Laundering Workshop for Judges, Prosecutors, and judicial officials from Monday 22nd May to Wednesday 24th May, 2017 at the Radisson Aquatica Resort in Barbados. This workshop is being held with the generous support of the Government of Canada. The workshop is aimed […]

    May 21, 2017CrimeNo comments
  13. Nutrition for Non-Nutritionists Workshop (Helene Charlebois) Pt 2

    Hibiscus Health Caribbean Inc. is a health and wellness company specializing in health communications and health education. Our goal is to improve healthcare and knowledge in the Caribbean through the provision of quality health and medical education events and health communications solutions. From conferences to health marketing to publications, Hibiscus Health Caribbean Inc. is able […]

    May 14, 2017Health, Video GalleryNo comments
  14. U.S. Embassy Hosts Entrepreneurship Program in the Eastern Caribbean

    The U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS is pleased to host a traveling program focused on entrepreneurship. The program traveled to Antigua and Barbuda, Grenada, and Barbados, and targeted entrepreneurship students at the tertiary level, and young entrepreneurs. At each engagement, the film, “Generation Startup” was screened, and the Embassy was […]

    April 16, 2017EducationNo comments
  15. ‘Barbados to host CaribNOG 13’ By GERARD BEST

    The thirteenth regional meeting of the Caribbean Network Operators Group, or CaribNOG, will take place in Barbados from April 18 to 19, 2017. CaribNOG is the region’s first volunteer-based community of network engineers, computer security experts and tech aficionados. Since its establishment in 2010, the community’s unique spirit has made it one of the most […]

    March 26, 2017TechnologyNo comments
  16. Harris Paints Introduces New Brand Formulated for Professionals

    The island’s leading paint company recently unveiled their newest line of decorative paints designed to help Barbadian professionals work within tight maintenance or renovation budgets providing a cost effective alternative where there is considerable pressure on prices. This innovative new line of Pro Speed Cover water-based, interior/exterior products is the first commercial paint specially designed […]

    March 13, 2017Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  17. Sky Mall Wedding Expo (Sat. 8th April, 2017)

    Pre-register for the Pop-up Planning Party in Seminar Room #1 via their website –

    March 5, 2017Fashion, Photo GalleryNo comments
  18. Barbadians endure Too Many Unnecessary Amputations, follow medical guidance all urged

    Barbados and the Caribbean may have high amputation rates since the complexion of some diabetics do not allow for the easy detection of sores and ulcers on their feet which increase the prospects of surgery, unless patients themselves engage in better care of their feet. Too many times, she noted, how doctors on more than […]

    February 6, 2017Featured, HealthNo comments

    The $430 million, 445,000-square-foot Miami Cancer Institute, part of Baptist Health South Florida, is now officially open. In addition, after a year-long review and collaboration process, Miami Cancer Institute has become the third full member, and the only member in Florida, of the Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) Cancer Alliance, an initiative designed to collaboratively guide […]

    January 29, 2017HealthNo comments
  20. CSF and CAS Host Two STEM Teacher Training Workshops in Jamaica

    The Caribbean Science Foundation (CSF) and the Caribbean Academy of Sciences (CAS) jointly hosted STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Teacher Training Workshops for primary school teachers at the Genesis Academy, Kingston then at the Wexford Hotel, Montego Bay. The workshops were made possible by grant funding from the Embassy of the United States of […]

    January 22, 2017EducationNo comments
  21. BRA Hosts Successful Tax Conference for Commonwealth in Barbados

    The 37th Commonwealth Association of Tax Administrators (CATA) Annual Technical Conference held in Barbados came to a successful close last Friday. CATA President, Dr. Mohammed Shukor Mahfar commended the Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) for stepping in to organise this year’s event at late notice after the Maldives could no longer host the conference. “I would […]

    November 19, 2016BusinessNo comments

    This island’s Minister of Finance, Christopher Sinckler, has put on public record Government’s “uneasiness and dissatisfaction with the tenor and process“, which have emerged internationally for handling matters pertaining to tax administration and regulation. He told his audience: “I can say upfront that Barbados’ record of cooperation with international processes in tax regulation and transparency […]

    November 8, 2016Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  23. Ministers from the European Union, Latin America & Caribbean united at CELAC-UE Conclave

    Dominican Republic has become the capital of transatlantic diplomacy today with the reception of more than 30 ministers and 59 delegations of countries participating at the first meeting of Foreign Ministers and Senior Officials of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) and the European Union states, event that will be held until […]

    October 26, 2016PoliticalNo comments
  24. “School feeding programmes could help fight NCDs in CARICOM” By – Kenton X. Chance

    A food and nutrition official has identified the school feeding programme as a means of combating unhealthy eating habits in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) “… we see the school feeding programme as an important mechanism for inculcating healthy eating habits because there is a serious problem of obesity that leads to problems of health, non-communicable […]

    October 26, 2016AgricultureNo comments

    Some of the world’s leading travel, tourism and hospitality experts will be participating in the upcoming Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s (CHTA) Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF) slated for the El Conquistador Resort in Puerto Rico from September 30 to October 2, 2016. “There is a tremendous amount of expertise, ingenuity and talent within […]

    September 5, 2016TravelNo comments