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Tag Archives: South America

  1. Lasana Sekou being studied at Catholic University of Chile

    St. Martin literature is being studied at the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile), said Jacqueline Sample, president of House of Nehesi Publishers (HNP). Hurricane Protocol by Lasana Sekou is the St. Martin poetry book that is being studied for the course on “Afro-Caribbean Literature and Music,” taught by Prof. Thomas […]

    March 26, 2021Education, FeaturedNo comments
  2. Scotiabank joins Mastercard in the launch of the Priceless Planet Coalition in the Caribbean

    Scotiabank joins Mastercard on the expansion of the Priceless Planet Coalition to generate climate change awareness and impact across four Caribbean countries: Jamaica, Barbados, The Bahamas and the Dominican Republic. As part of the launch of this initiative, Scotiabank cardholders can contribute to different forestation initiatives through online purchases made with their ScotiaCard. This global […]

    March 25, 2021BusinessNo comments
  3. Thirty years of #MERCOSUR: the Common Market of the South

    This year the Common Market of the South (#MERCOSUR) celebrates thirty years since its foundation, carried out through the signing of the Treaty of Asunción in 1991. MERCOSUR is a historic achievement of the countries that make it up, which has allowed us to advance from a logic of rivalry towards one of cooperation. Regional […]

    March 24, 2021Business, FeaturedNo comments
  4. Barbadian accorded honor of World Peace Ambassador

    Dr. Adrian Daisley from Barbados has been the recent recipient of the World Peace Ambassador Award by Peace Tracts. Their mission is to bring hope, change hearts and reduce hatred and violence. To Lobby for peace, alleviate the sufferings of war, broker truce between warring parties and to secure the release of hostages and captives […]

    February 11, 2021PoliticalNo comments
  5. Mastercard Launches AI-Powered Solution To Protect The Digital Ecosystem

    Mastercard just revealed their Cyber Secure, a first-of-its-kind, AI-powered suite of tools that allows banks to assess cyber risk across their ecosystem and prevent potential breaches. With these capabilities, banks can identify and prioritize threats and vulnerabilities throughout their cyber environment. Additionally, acquiring banks can help merchants understand their own cyber risk, preventing hundreds of […]

    November 10, 2020TechnologyNo comments
  6. Barbados Cabinet bid warm Farewell to Argentine Ambassador

    On Monday night, in an intimate dinner at the Abidah Hotel at Enterprise Beach, a group of distinguished members of Prime Minister Mia Mottley’s Cabinet expressed heartfelt recognition to Ambassador of the Argentine Republic to Barbados, Gustavo Martinez Pandiani. In attendance were Minister of Foreign Affairs, Jerome Walcott; Speaker of the House, Arthur Holder; outgoing […]

    October 15, 2020PoliticalNo comments
  7. Embassy of Argentina hosts Spanish Course Award Ceremony for Children

    Recently, the Embassy of the Argentine Republic in Barbados hosted its first Certificate Award Ceremony for Barbadian children, who successfully completed the Level One Spanish course taught during the COVID-19 pandemic. Barbadian Russell Banfield, who lives and works in Argentina, was among the instructors of this course, a fact that Pandiani was particularly happy to […]

    October 2, 2020Education, FeaturedNo comments
  8. TROPICAL STORM WATCH ISSUED FOR VIRGIN ISLANDS & PUERTO RICO

    A Tropical Storm Watch has been issued for Puerto Rico, Vieques, Culebra and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The Government of Antigua has issued a Tropical Storm Watch for the British Virgin Islands. The Government of France has issued a Tropical Storm Watch for St. Martin and St. Barthelemy. SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT: […]

    August 20, 2020Breaking News, Featured, NatureNo comments
  9. Concerns about risk of exposure to COVID-19 impact immunization services in the Americas

    While Countries of the Americas have implemented innovative strategies to boost immunization programs during the COVID-19 pandemic, concerns about risk of exposure, as well as challenges accessing services during lockdown, have led to a reduction in vaccination coverage, a series of internal surveys from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) show. The surveys were conducted […]

    August 17, 2020Featured, HealthNo comments
  10. President Ali committed to resolving Venezuela/Guyana border controversy case at ICJ

    Guyana’s new President Dr Irfaan Ali has committed to pursuing a resolution of the Guyana/Venezuela border controversy at the International Court of Justice. He reminded that it was the PPP/C Government in 2014 that put an end to the interminable ‘good offices’ dialogue with Venezuela, because “it had become, for them, a strategy of prolonging […]

    August 10, 2020PoliticalNo comments
  11. GEL INTRODUCES PATERNITY LEAVE ACROSS 24 COUNTRIES

    “Communities are built on strong families and strong families mean that parents – both parents – have to play their roles in the rearing of their children.” This was the strong message delivered by Minister of Labour and Social Partnership Relations in Barbados, Colin Jordan at the launch of the Paternity Leave Policy for Goddard […]

    July 28, 2020Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  12. Open Source 3D printed Copper masks from Chilean company in COVID-19 fight

    For centuries copper has been used to repel certain bacteria and viruses. A company in Chile is now using the metal to address a shortage of masks in Latin America. Al Jazeera’s Lucia Newman explains from Santiago.

    April 15, 2020Breaking News, Health, Video GalleryNo comments
  13. Embassy of Argentina ‘Joins The Gathering’ – Photography exhibition attracts Diaspora

    A diverse group of Bajan photographers showcased their work recently at the Embassy of Argentina in Hastings, under the theme “Joining the Gathering“. The exhibition was organized by the Embassy, the Barbados Photographic Society and Artist Alliance Barbados. During his opening remarks, Argentine Ambassador Gustavo Martinez Pandiani expressed that “Argentina and Barbados continue to collaborate […]

    February 19, 2020Breaking News, Featured, GalleriesNo comments
  14. SOL RALLY BARBADOS JOINS FIA NACAM CHAMPIONSHIP

    Sol Rally Barbados is inscribed on the calendar of the world governing body, the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA), for the first time in 2020 as it becomes a round of the NACAM Championship. The 31st running of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) premier event is scheduled for Friday to Sunday, May 29 to 31, […]

    January 19, 2020Featured, RallyNo comments
  15. Antigua and Barbuda praises Bolivian President for Electoral Decision

    Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador to the Organisation of American States, Sir Ronald Sanders, wrote to the Chair of the OAS Permanent Council, hailing the decision of the President of Bolivia, Evo Morales, to hold fresh Presidential elections, following the findings of “irregularities” by an OAS audit of the October 20th presidential elections. After consultations with […]

    November 12, 2019Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  16. Financial arm of Gilinski Group says it’s to acquire FirstCaribbean International Bank

    Barbadians awoke this weekend learning First Caribbean could soon become First Colombian? Seriously, the popular financial entity in the midst of ongoing controversy with its interest rates slashed in what many see as a draconian manner plus new charges added on, now has the additional controversy of a public reaction in discovering via overseas online […]

    November 4, 2019Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  17. Argentina and Dominica to collaborate in Sports

    As part of its intense cooperation agenda in the Caribbean, the government of Argentina signed a bilateral agreement with Dominica with the goal of promoting the practice, organization and management of sports in both countries. According to Dominica Foreign Minister Baron “The agreement will be instrumental to encourage the exchange of athletes, coaches and teams, […]

    October 30, 2019FootballNo comments
  18. Barbados #1 Triathlete Matthew Wright finishes in the top 10 at the 2019 Aqaba ASTC Triathlon Asian Cup in Jordan last weekend

    Matthew Wright has been a steady fixture on the triathlon world stage this season. Jumping 15 places to 140th in the World Rankings after recently competing at the 2019 Aqaba ASTC Triathlon Asian Cup in Jordan last weekend; Matthew is on a mission to be in the top 70 by May next year to place […]

    October 8, 2019Athletics, Breaking News, FeaturedNo comments
  19. The Barbados Lottery congratulates all Barbados’ athletes who participated in the 2019 Pan Am Games

    The Barbados Lottery congratulates all Barbados’ athletes who participated in the 2019 Pan Am Games. Support the Barbados Olympic Association and Barbados’ Olympic athletes at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics with each purchase of The Barbados Lottery’s Going for Gold instant scratch game. #GoingForGold @Olympicbb

    August 23, 2019Athletics, Breaking News, Photo GalleryNo comments
  20. Attorney General of #Barbados, Dale Marshall Speaks to Freedom Of Information 1

    This is the first part of Attorney General Dale Marshall‘s comments as he addressed media workers in #Barbados 11th Aug. Mr. Marshall outlined the background to many critical issues which affect blogging and journalism during the annual general meeting of the Barbados Association of #Journalists and Media Workers, this took place at the #Argentine Embassy, […]

    August 18, 2019Crime, Video GalleryNo comments
  21. HBO GO ‘Downloads’ feature now available for series and movies

    HBO Latin America just announced a new feature in its HBO GO platform, enabling temporary content downloads for certain titles and allowing subscribers to view, even when they’re offline, up to 15 downloaded titles. Paying subscribers of the platform will be able to download content directly to their mobile device to enjoy at their convenience, […]

    August 13, 2019CinemaNo comments
  22. Bulgaria then Argentina, when will they learn? ATM skimming suspect won’t see Kadooment – Buenos Aires native remanded to next month

    A major breakthrough in the debit card skimming fraud which emptied scores of Barbadian bank accounts as an Argentine mechanic charged in connection with the cyber-crime has been remanded to prison when he appeared in District ‘A’ Criminal Court #2. (1) Between the 6th and 7th of July 2019 it’s alleged he stole $3,040.00 in […]

    July 17, 2019Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  23. ‘PANAMA DREAMS’ GOES GLOBAL – HIT IN SAO PAOLO, DURBAN AND NEW YORK

    From New York to South Africa, Argentina, St Kitts and Brazil, patrons are singing the praises of the film Panama Dreams. The Director, Alison Saunders got a standing ovation from the audience at the United States Premiere of Panama Dreams at the African Diaspora International Film Festival at Columbia University, New York. The film was […]

    July 14, 2019Cinema, FeaturedNo comments
  24. Promising Bajan footballer travels to Argentina for a Premier League tryout

    With a full smile on his face despite the long trip, promising Barbadian footballer Nicoli Brathwaite arrived in Buenos Aires for a local Premier League tryout. The harsh South American winter was not an obstacle for the young athlete, who immediately received a warm welcome from his Argentine hosts at Club Atlético Lanús. During his […]

    July 2, 2019Featured, FootballNo comments
  25. “Argentina and UWI join forces to foster Caribbean football” – Signing of Cooperation Agreement with Argentine Football Association

    As a continuation of the intense collaboration in the field of sports between Argentina and the Caribbean, the Argentine Football Association (AFA) and the University of the West Indies (UWI) signed a key Memorandum of Understanding with the goal of improving the practice, organization and management of football in the region. In a formal ceremony […]

    June 2, 2019Featured, FootballNo comments