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  1. VII Annual Leo Leacock Memorial Lecture: Professor Sir Hilary Beckles

    Speaker: Professor Sir Hilary Beckles Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015 – The Errol Barrow Center for Creative Imagination, Cave Hill @ 7pm

    September 20, 2015Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  2. Staff members the first to say ‘Hello’ to the new Flow

    The vibes were flowing in the Hibiscus Room of the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre as more than 500 employees of Cable & Wireless Communications celebrated the launch of Flow – the company’s new consumer-facing brand. The new Flow was revealed to staff members via multimedia presentations from Phil Bentley, Chief Executive Officer, Cable & Wireless […]

    July 17, 2015Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  3. NorthGate College Graduates Urged to Embrace Responsibility as Future Leaders: By Gerard Best

    Graduation ceremonies are typically a flurry of flash photos, spontaneous celebrations and smiling selfies. But when NorthGate College’s graduating fifth and sixth formers gathered for their annual send-off, it was anything but. The group of about 80 graduands listened intently as Dr Noel Woodroffe, founder and chairman of the college, urged them to look soberly […]

    July 10, 2015EducationNo comments
  4. UWI’s Higher Education Conference – a call for action

    The UWI conference on Institutionalising Best Practice in Higher Education, held at the St Augustine Campus just ended on a high note with calls for a revolution in higher education. Keynote speaker on day one of the conference Dr Claudia Harvey, stated, “To institutionalise best practices in higher education in the Caribbean, there must be conscious attention […]

    July 8, 2015EducationNo comments
  5. Race, Dialect Prejudice & Literacy in the George Zimmerman Trial & Beyond – Presented by John R. Rickford, Professor of Linguistics at Stanford University

    The testimony of Rachel Jeantel, close friend of Trayvon Martin and the prosecution’s star witness in the trial of George Zimmerman, was the subject of considerable public commentary in the summer of 2013. Social media pilloried her for her “slurred” or “ungrammatical” speech and described her as stupid and ignorant. But analyses of her use […]

    June 18, 2015Controversy, Photo GalleryNo comments
  6. St. Michael West Central Branch of Barbados Labour Party (BLP) to nominate their candidate for Next General Election

    The St. Michael West Central Branch of the Barbados Labour Party (BLP) will meet on Sunday, June 14, 2015 to nominate its candidate for the next general election. The meeting starts at 5.00 p.m at the Lawrence T Gay School, Spooners Hill, St Michael and will be chaired by BLP General Secretary Dr. Jerome Walcott. […]

    June 12, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  7. Trinidad’s Trade Minister addresses intellectuals on ‘navigating Caribbean Business in the new global economy’

    ‘Challenging the norms in thinking‘ may be the words that best describe the substance and timbre of the Feature Address delivered by Trinidadian Senator Vasant Bharath, the Twin Island’s Trade Minister at the University of the West Indies’ 6th Biennial International Banking and Finance Conference, themed ‘Navigating Caribbean Business in the new global economy‘ at their branch […]

    May 31, 2015BusinessNo comments
  8. Professor Gordon Shirley to deliver CDB’s 16th Annual William G. Demas Lecture

    Professor Gordon Shirley, President & CEO of the Port Authority of Jamaica and former principal of the University of the West Indies’ Mona Campus will deliver the Caribbean Development Bank’s 16th annual William G. Demas Memorial Lecture. The lecture, entitled, ‘Rethinking Caribbean Logistics: Driving Forces; New Paradigms‘ will be held at the Sir Cecil Jacobs Auditorium […]

    May 16, 2015EventsNo comments
  9. Caribbean Needs ‘New Development Vision’: Mia Mottley Tells EU-CARIFORUM Business Meeting

    Barbadian Opposition Leader, Mia Amor Mottley asserts “the Caribbean needs a new development vision” that will guide export growth and economic enrichment. “We have gone through all kinds of experiments over the last 50 years (spanning) industrialization, import substitution, opportunities that balance the desire to bring people out of poverty but constrained by old structures […]

    May 13, 2015PoliticalNo comments

    The inaugural Human Resource Management Association of Barbados (HRMAB) week of activities is set to be a very enlightening and educational experience thanks to input from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the World’s Largest HR Membership organization,. During the week being held from Sunday February 22nd until Saturday February 28th, Human Resource practitioners […]

    February 2, 2015BusinessNo comments
  11. Legendary Producer and Composer Giorgio Moroder to Keynote SyncSummit London

    Next SyncSummit, takes place 9-10 April 2015 keeps getting better and better. More great speakers, keynotes, panels, workshops and showcases. If you register by Sunday you save £50 More at The Caribbean Music Summit, taking place in sunny Barbados, 1-3 February, keeps getting better and better. Not only is it taking place on one […]

    January 18, 2015Editorial, MusicNo comments
  12. “Every CTO member country has something different to offer…” – CTO chairman, Richard Sealy: C’bean Tourism Month

    For 30 days commencing 1 November, CTO member countries will celebrate Caribbean Tourism Month under the theme ‘One Sea, One Voice, One Caribbean‘. It is a period during which we focus attention internally – our people, our product, our profile and our partnerships – as much as we do externally. It is a period during […]

    November 2, 2014TravelNo comments
  13. Water Security for the Caribbean – Dr. David Lee, CLP’s Environmental Specialist

    David Boyce presented a paper at the 23rd annual Caribbean Water and Wastewater Association Conference that just concluded in the Bahamas. His paper indicated that a study of the regional water sector undertaken by the Caribbean Development Bank showed that the Caribbean countries consumed water at the rate of 400 litres per person per day […]

    October 26, 2014NatureNo comments
  14. DON’T MISS THE NEXT BCCI LUNCHEON: Wednesday 29th October 2014 at Hilton Barbados

    Please contact the BCCI directly to make your reservation at or call 434-4750.

    October 23, 2014Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments

    Some 40 clients of CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank were assisted on their ‘Journey to Success‘ recently when they received some valuable advice during the Bank’s inaugural Business Banking Road Show specifically targeted at small and medium sized businesses. Entitled ‘Accounting Advice for Better Business Management,’ the session was the result of the bank collaborating with […]

    October 22, 2014BusinessNo comments
  16. Vincentian motivational speaker’s ‘Phenomenal Woman Conference’ is returning to the Caribbean

    The picturesque multi-island state of St. Vincent and the Grenadines will be the location for the 2015 annual Karen Hinds’ Phenomenal Woman Conference (KHPWC). Now going into its 3rd year, the 2-day event will take place on April 10th-11th 2015 at the Russell’s Complex in Kingstown as it continues to provide a forum for women […]

    October 7, 2014EducationNo comments
  17. COMING UP AT THE EBCCI: President of the Republic of Trinidad & Tobago – Monday 6th October 2014 October 2, 2014Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  18. ‘Invest Caribbean Now’ Hosts Trinidad & Tobago PM In New York Flag Raising Ceremony

    In commemoration of Trinidad & Tobago’s 38th anniversary of a Republic and the country’s first investment conference in New York City, private Caribbean investment promotions arm, Invest Caribbean Now, hosted the country’s first female Prime Minister, Kamla Persad-Bissessar, in a flag raising ceremony at Bowling Green, New York. The event was held in conjunction with […]

    September 29, 2014Featured, TravelNo comments
  19. Trinidad & Tobago’s Prime Minister in Brooklyn on Thursday 25th Sept. 2014

    Trinidad & Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar will celebrate Republic Day with nationals of Trinidad & Tobago and other Caribbean states at a town hall meeting on Thursday, September 25 beginning at 8:00 pm at Tropical Paradise Ballroom, 1367 Utica Ave., Brooklyn, NY. “It’s an honor for our Prime Minister to spend Republic Day with […]

    September 24, 2014Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  20. ‘Maintaining a Healthy and Productive Workforce’ – Keynote Address of 10th Biennial Delegates Conference of the Congress of Trade Unions and Staff Associations of Barbados (CTUSAB)

    The 10th Biennial Delegates Conference of the Congress of Trade Unions and Staff Associations of Barbados (CTUSAB) will commence with an Official Opening Ceremony on Thursday, 25th September, 2014, at the Barbados Public Workers’ Cooperative Credit Union Ltd., Belmont Road, St. Michael. The Welcome Address is to be delivered by Mr. Cedric Murrell, President, CTUSAB. […]

    September 17, 2014Business, FeaturedNo comments
  21. Sir Dwight Venner To Headline SBA’s ‘Small Business Week 2014’

    Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), Sir Dwight Venner, will deliver the VI Annual Leo Leacock Memorial Lecture during Small Business Week 2014. The lecture will continue discussion on the theme for the week, “Small Business as an Elixir for Economy Recovery“; will special focus on Small Island Developing States (SIDS). Such a […]

    September 15, 2014BusinessNo comments
  22. Vincentian Motivational Speaker aims to promote Caribbean Professional Development

    With numerous accolades and international work experiences under her belt, acclaimed author, motivational speaker and entrepreneur Karen Hinds is on a journey to increase personal and professional development within the Caribbean community’s workforce and general population. Born and raised in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Karen, who is the author of 5 books, a weekly […]

    September 13, 2014EducationNo comments
  23. Global industry heavyweights to feature at Trinidad’s “The Wedding Convention” 2014

    The most anticipated wedding industry event in Trinidad and Tobago will be returning to The Banquet and Conference Centre, Movie Towne, P.O.S. on September 27th & 28th. The event will not only be a gathering of top local wedding vendors and premium brands but will also host 2 of the industry’s top international influencers, Kleinfeld’s […]

    September 12, 2014FashionNo comments
  24. What ForEx is lost? Marijuana tourism debate at C.T.O’s State of the Industry Conference in USVI

    The notion or reality of marijuana tourism will be discussed at the upcoming State of the Industry Conference (SOTIC) in the USVI next week. Expert presenters will debate issues related to the subject as part of a broader discussion on medical, health and wellness tourism. The debate surrounding marijuana tourism has taken a sharper focus […]

    September 9, 2014Featured, HealthNo comments

    The Private Sector Forum of the UN SIDS conference closed on Sunday with Digicel Chairman, Denis O’Brien, calling for an undersea cable from Papua New Guinea through the Pacific and back into Sydney to increase connectivity by providing access to broadband services for all – as well as asking for a new economic plan for […]

    September 1, 2014TechnologyNo comments