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  1. CEO of Export Barbados (BIDC) To Present at the Vienna Energy Forum 2021

    Recently appointed CEO of Export Barbados, the government agency formerly known as the Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC), Mark Hill will be a keynote presenter at the Vienna Energy Forum (VEF) slated for July 5-7. The VEF’s motto is “Where Action Meets Ambition” and it will be virtual for the first time this year. […]

    July 9, 2021BusinessNo comments
  2. BOA Continues to Celebrate Olympic Day with a Tree Planting Ceremony

    The Barbados Olympic Association Inc.’s (BOA) weeklong slate of activities to commemorate Olympic Day paid homage to the environment and its former Vice President the late Ralph “Bruggadung” Johnson with a tree-planting ceremony held in his honor on the grounds of the Olympic Centre on Thursday. Director of the National Olympic Academy, Vaneisha Cadogan who […]

    June 26, 2021OlympicsNo comments

    Special greetings to all of my African brothers and sisters — whether on the continent or in the Diaspora — on this beautiful Africa Day 2021! Africa Day holds a place of great significance for us of the Caribbean Community because it reminds us of our inter-connectedness with Africa and the worldwide African Diaspora. This […]

    May 26, 2021Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  4. Barbadian Cops ‘US PRNEWS’ Graduate Student of the Year Award

    Barbadian public relations consultant Dr Pamala Proverbs, Managing Director of PRMR Inc. has copped the Graduate Student of the Year award in the prestigious US-based PRNEWS CSR and Diversity Awards. The CSR and Diversity Awards serve as a platform to recognize communicators from diverse multicultural backgrounds, public relations professionals from all genders and sexual orientations, […]

    May 8, 2021EducationNo comments
  5. “UWI leadership sound and strategic” – Professor Sir Hilary Beckles

    Culminating with yesterday’s presentation by the Five Islands Campus, over the past few weeks the Councils that govern the campuses of The University of the West Indies (The UWI) heard how the regional University has fared favourably over the 2019-2020 academic year. In the face of increasing challenges crippling Caribbean economies and the global higher […]

    March 31, 2021EducationNo comments
  6. President of the Barbados Olympic Association Inc. delivers Commonwealth Day and International Women’s Day Message

    The significance of today, March 8, 2021, is twofold. The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. joins our friends in Sport here in Barbados and across the world in celebrating Commonwealth Day and International Women’s Day. These two celebrations have much in common. Commonwealth Sport, of which Barbados is a proud member, is committed to using the […]

    March 8, 2021OlympicsNo comments
  7. In the flurry of Defections, Online Lecture for DLP from ex-BLP supporter

    While I understand go where your conscience guides you, at the same time, seeing the rapidity of political Grasshoppers and Leapfrogs, especially in the last 24 months, makes one consider… Are you a Candidate for helping people or where can I gain, alias: What’s in it for me?

    January 15, 2021Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  8. Former Nigerian Finance Minister to Speak at Scott Lecture

    Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, a global finance expert and former Minister of Finance in Nigeria, will be the featured guest for the 45th Sir Winston Scott Memorial Lecture, which will take place as an online event on Monday, November 23 at 8:05 p.m. It will be broadcast live on CBC TV8 and live-streamed on the Central […]

    November 23, 2020Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  9. Anguilla Social Security Board and UWI Open Campus Anguilla Distinguished Lecture

    The Anguilla Social Security Board (ASSB) and The University of The West Indies (UWI) Open Campus Anguilla just held their Distinguished Lecture at the Atlin Noraldo Harrigan Parliamentary Building (House of Assembly). The lecturer was the Attorney General of Anguilla, Dwight Horsford, an alumnus of the UWI. The topic on which he expounded was, ‘Is […]

    November 16, 2020EducationNo comments
  10. CDB President: Apply Digital Technology to Development Challenges

    Digital technology holds the promise of prosperity for the Caribbean if the right conditions exist for it to be used to address the Region’s most pressing development challenges. President of the Caribbean Development Bank, Dr Wm. Warren Smith made this point while laying out his vision for the Region’s digital transformation as he delivered the […]

    December 3, 2019TechnologyNo comments
  11. 44th Scott CBB Lecture to Tackle Climate Change

    Climate change will be in focus when Giza Gaspar Martins, Director of the Cabinet on Climate Change at the Ministry of the Environment of the Republic of Angola delivers the 44th Sir Winston Scott Memorial Lecture on the topic “Human Life is Not Negotiable: Why We Must Act Now on Climate Change.” The lecture takes […]

    November 23, 2019NatureNo comments
  12. Nevisian Premier addresses issue of climate change at ruling BLP convention

    Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis, addressed the issue of climate change when he delivered the feature address at the 81st annual Convention of the Barbados Labour Party at Queens Park in Barbados. The vexing issue was one of several matters Mr. Brantley described as ever increasing threats faced by the region. “Moderate rises in ocean […]

    November 4, 2019Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  13. Premier Brantley to be featured speaker at BLP conference

    The Mia Mottley-led Barbados Labour Party (BLP) has invited Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis and Minister of Foreign Affairs in St. Kitts and Nevis to be a featured speaker at the party’s 81st national conference this weekend.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Ian D. Bourne (@bajanreporteronline) on Oct […]

    October 24, 2019Featured, PoliticalNo comments

    The most recent envoy sent from Wellington to Barbados says he has big shoes to fill, but expects weather issues will narrow that gap… Anton Ojala addressed media and well-wishers at the Sweetfield Manor in Brittons New Road on Monday evening. The Pacific Rim diplomat greeted the audience in Maori the original Polynesian dialect spoken […]

    October 9, 2018Featured, NatureNo comments

    Too many Barbadians have an antiquated notion when they study martial arts then all they are doing is learning how to kick or cuff their opponent better – a regional practitioner and expert plans to rectify this sin of omission. Professor Francis gave an exclusive interview at Gittens Road, Government Hill earlier today, this […]

    September 5, 2018Breaking News, Featured, Martial ArtsNo comments
  16. The 5th Caribbean Economic Forum Takes Place March 27

    “Looking Forward: How Caribbean Nations Can Respond to Global Developments.” That is the topic of the Central Bank of Barbados’ 5th Caribbean Economic Forum, which takes place on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 8:30 p.m. (7:30 p.m. in Jamaica). During the 90-minute forum, veteran journalist, Julian Rogers will sit down with Professor Andrew K. Rose, […]

    March 21, 2018Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  17. Kemar Stuart: Candidate for the Constituency of St. Michael North-East

    Solutions Barbados 2nd Anniversary and Party Public Launch 25th November 2017 Independence Square, Bridgetown, Barbados

    March 11, 2018Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  18. Labour Minister urges Bajans to focus on goals not circumstances

    A local Cabinet Minister is urging her fellow Barbadians to never lose sight of the goals they use to advance their mindsets and capabilities. Quoting both St Paul and Winston Churchill, she urged her audience to continue to review their lives and careers and use resolutions as a means of continuous improvement. The ceremony celebrated […]

    January 8, 2017PoliticalNo comments

    Failure is not an end it is the next step for greatness, and money placed in education guarantees a country’s prowess in the world market. Mr Miller says people may wonder why education is not having the results it used to have as decades before, he sees the time as ripe for the private sector […]

    January 4, 2017Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  20. “The price of no change is unacceptable” – U.N. Women Exec. Dir. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka

    We believe in and work for a world where women and girls can flourish and prosper peacefully alongside men and boys, sharing in and benefitting from societies that value their skills and accept their leadership. Violence against women and girls has a devastating impact on individuals and on the society. Women and girls who experience […]

    November 28, 2016PoliticalNo comments
  21. Barbados Revenue Authority Hosting Commonwealth Tax Conference

    Well over 140 delegates will converge at Hilton Barbados from November 7 to 11, 2016 as the Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) hosts the 37th Commonwealth Association of Tax Administrators Annual Technical Conference (CATA). Participants include delegations from Commonwealth nations, tax advisors from international agencies and members of the business community. Under the theme, ‘Enhancing Tax Compliance […]

    November 7, 2016Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  22. Barbadian Entertainers join forces for Diabetic Benefit

    Diabetes affects 1 in 5 adults in Barbados and is a costly disease. From kidney disease to eye disease to amputations it affects the productivity of the country as it cuts down many working people. Multidisciplinary diabetes care is a team approach to providing diabetes support, education, intervention and prevention. Under the theme “Digging Deeper […]

    April 24, 2016Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  23. P.B.S STAFF GATHER FOR ‘Raising the Bar, Changing Gears’

    ‘Raising the Bar, Changing Gears‘ was the title of the Kick Off staff event for Productive Business Solutions (PBS) held recently at the picturesque Mahogany Ridge. The event brought together staff from the various departments of the technology company to share the achievements of 2015 and focus on the vision and projections of the company […]

    April 18, 2016BusinessNo comments
  24. Barbadian Attorney calls for New Approach in Passing on Ethical Values to Children

    Attorney-at-Law and Commonwealth Professional Fellow, Kaye Williams, wonders whether Barbadians are facing a “new norm” when seeking to pass on necessary core values and ethical principles to the younger generation. She quoted the Greek Philosopher Heraclitus who said that “the only thing that is constant is change“, while putting forward her own view of the […]

    December 20, 2015EducationNo comments
  25. What happens in Vegas comes to SOTIC: Caribbean Tourism Organization’s State of the Industry Conference

    The key to Las Vegas’ continued success as a tourist destination and how its success is achieved will be shared at the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s State of the Industry Conference (SOTIC) in Curaçao in October. While Las Vegas is synonymous with casino gambling, Caroline Coyle, the vice president of brand strategy at the Las Vegas […]

    September 27, 2015TravelNo comments