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  1. U.S. and UK Governments Support Training on National Case File Standards in Barbados

    The Governments of the United States of America and the United Kingdom continue to provide assistance to the criminal justice system in Barbados by supporting the introduction of national case file standards. Standardizing criminal case file management is expected to reduce delays in the hearing of criminal matters and increase public confidence in the criminal […]

    January 29, 2023CrimeNo comments
  2. 25 SECURITY OFFICIALS GRADUATE FROM CANADA-FACILITATED EXERCISE PLANNING & EXECUTION COURSE

    Twenty-five security officials from Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean are better equipped to carry out training programs focused on crisis response, interoperability and readiness in the Caribbean as a result of the Canadian Army Exercise Planning and Execution Course (CAEPEC), which concluded on Friday in Barbados. The graduation ceremony was a fitting conclusion to the […]

    January 28, 2023EducationNo comments
  3. Applications Open for 2024 Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative Fellowship Program

    The U.S. Embassy in Bridgetown is pleased to announce the opening of the application period for the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Fellowship Program. Through the YLAI Fellowship, up to 280 business and social entrepreneurs from across the Caribbean, Latin America and Canada build leadership skills and collaborate with U.S. host organizations and […]

    January 23, 2023Education, FeaturedNo comments
  4. NCF teams with Caribbean Export Agency

    Navigating the rules of engagement when trading with other countries was the focus of the National Cultural Foundation’s (NCF) most recent Accelerate to Export Symposium. Staged in association with Export Barbados and the Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) at the Courtyard by Marriott, the symposium targeted creatives involved in beauty, spa and wellness, the […]

    January 20, 2023CultureNo comments
  5. Get Into Rugby (GIR) Barbados at the Garrison on Errol Barrow Day

    The Barbados Rugby Football Union reports that there was a very good turnout for the restart of their Get Into Rugby Programme on January 14, 2023. The coaches reported that they had a vibrant and varied group of youngsters participating. Concurrently the GIR coaching program has begun teaching a few of our upcoming GIR coaches […]

    January 19, 2023RugbyNo comments
  6. CANADA DELIVERS EXERCISE PLANNING & EXECUTION COURSE AS PREQUEL TO TRADEWINDS

    Canada just launched its Canadian Army Exercise Planning and Execution Course (CAEPEC) at the Regional Security System Headquarters in Barbados. The two-week training course provides select participants with the requisite knowledge to act as an exercise planner and practical experience in planning throughout an entire exercise in advance of Exercise TRADEWINDS. Requested by the Regional […]

    January 19, 2023Education, FeaturedNo comments
  7. New Head Coach for Rugby Barbados

    The Barbados Rugby Football Union Executive is pleased to announce the appointment of Joe Whipple as the National Men’s 15 and 7-a-side Head Coach. Joe has been a stalwart and constant feature in the game of rugby for some 20 years, coaching at the National and Regional Levels since 2001. The National Union and Joe […]

    January 13, 2023Featured, RugbyNo comments
  8. NCF offers export assistance to creatives

    The path to exporting has been made much clearer for participants in the National Cultural Foundation’s (NCF) highly informative Accelerate to Export Symposium 2022 for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the creative sector. In her welcome remarks, NCF Chief Executive Officer Carol Roberts-Reifer touted the importance of the symposium in preparing creatives in these […]

    January 13, 2023Culture, FeaturedNo comments
  9. CARPHA Helps to Improve Journalists’ Understanding of Immunisation and Vaccines

    The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) contends that there is no room for complacency because the Pandemic is not over. Speaking at a training webinar for regional journalists on Thursday 5th January, CARPHA’s Executive Director, Dr. Joy St. John pointed out that immunity levels wane and circulating Omicron sub-variants are highly transmissible. She then urged, […]

    January 7, 2023HealthNo comments
  10. NCF offering over 40 workshops across communities

    The National Cultural Foundation is offering community training workshops in over 40 areas of interest in the creative sector. People from all walks of life have an opportunity to wangle low, join a Tuk Band or perform your poetry through the NCF’s Intangible Cultural Heritage Community (ICH) Training Programme. The term will run from Monday, […]

    December 31, 2022MusicNo comments
  11. Barbadian Cultural Officer Participates on U.S. Sponsored Leadership Program

    The U.S. Embassy in Bridgetown is pleased to announce that Alicia Payne-Hurley, a Cultural Officer for Dance at the National Cultural Foundation (NCF), has been selected to participate in the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP). Mrs. Payne-Hurley traveled to the United States to participate in a project titled, ‘Promoting Social Change […]

    December 13, 2022EducationNo comments
  12. NCSA begins “Universal Treatment Curriculum”

    The National Council on Substance Abuse is pleased to announce the start of the “Universal Treatment Curriculum”- a series of eight (8) courses aimed at strengthening capacities among substance abuse treatment providers in Barbados. The Universal Treatment Curriculum is a collaborative initiative among the Organisation of American States/Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (OAS/CICAD), the Colombo […]

    December 4, 2022Health, Photo GalleryNo comments
  13. LeadHERship Institute’s observation of 16 days of Activism with Self Defense Classes

    16 Days of Activism commences on International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, November 25 each year, and raises awareness about Gender Based Violence. The campaign was started in 1991 and asks individuals and organizations around the world to call for the prevention and elimination of violence against women and girls. They saw […]

    November 23, 2022Martial Arts, Photo GalleryNo comments
  14. Writing in Dialect with Michelle Cox, next month, thanks to NCF

    The NCF looks forward to seeing you December for Writing in Dialect with Michelle Cox.

    November 21, 2022Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  15. Local Entrepreneurs told how Franchising Opportunities Abound

    Export Barbados (BIDC) is encouraging local entrepreneurs to consider franchising to grow their businesses, make them exportable, and earn foreign exchange for the country. The Corporation just hosted a one-day workshop, entitled Franchising Your Business 101. It was facilitated by Christopher Conner, Franchise Consultant and President of the United States-based Franchise Marketing Systems. Chief Executive […]

    November 7, 2022BusinessNo comments
  16. Bajan Handball Coach Awarded Scholarship to International Support Program for African & C’bean Sport

    Multitalented Barbadian Athlete and Coach Andre Moore has been awarded a scholarship from Olympic Solidarity to participate in the International Support Program for African and Caribbean Sport (PAISAC). From November 1, 2022, to May 15, 2023, Moore will be immersed in the program focused on training coaches in applied sports sciences. Its objectives include improving […]

    November 1, 2022AthleticsNo comments
  17. USAID Launches Program to Improve Youth Justice Systems the Eastern Caribbean

    The United States Government, through the United States Agency for International Development Eastern and Southern Caribbean (USAID/ESC) is pleased to announce a new US$5.3 million grant to the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission to implement the Opportunities to Advance and Support Youth for Success (OASYS) project in the Eastern Caribbean over the next […]

    October 24, 2022EducationNo comments
  18. Sagicor Life partners with BCC to build corps of Nursing Grads

    Over fifty (50) nurses recently graduated as part of the Barbados Community College’s (BCC) Certificate in Nursing Auxiliary Studies (NAS) programme. Conceptualized by Sagicor for The Estates at St George and developed collaboratively with the BCC, the programme was launched in 2020. The course was designed to increase the quantity and quality of trained Nursing […]

    October 20, 2022HealthNo comments
  19. More musicians to benefit from second NCF Distribution Cluster

    The National Cultural Foundation (NCF) is offering musicians an opportunity to distribute their music globally via TuneCore by registering for our second Music Distribution Cluster. The TuneCore platform is one of the strongest distribution platforms available today. The platform allows musicians to distribute their music digitally on Spotify, iTunes/Apple Music, Tidal, YouTube Music, Amazon Music, […]

    October 14, 2022Music, Photo GalleryNo comments
  20. Barbadian Journalist Participates in USA Sponsored Leadership Program

    Krystal Hoyte, a multimedia journalist at Barbados’ national broadcaster, Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), has been selected to participate in the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP).  Krystal will participate in a project titled, “A Global Moment in Time: Photojournalists Document the Challenges and Opportunities in the COVID Era“.” U.S. Embassy spokesperson Donald […]

    October 13, 2022Education, FeaturedNo comments
  21. Beckles receives Olympic Solidarity (OS) scholarship

    Olympic Solidarity (OS) has awarded Tyrese Beckles, a Water Polo coach, a scholarship to attend the International Coaching Course (ICC) from October 3 to December 9, 2022, in Budapest, Hungary. The ICC is delivered by the Hungarian University of Sports Science. The course focuses on the sporting disciplines of Judo, Handball, Volleyball, Water Polo and […]

    October 11, 2022OlympicsNo comments
  22. Soroptimist International of Barbados Launches Sister Forward Masterclass Series for Female Entrepreneurs

    “When you educate a man you educate an individual, when you educate a woman, you educate a nation”. This popular quote, said President of Soroptimist International of Barbados (SI Barbados), Amanda Lynch-Foster, communicates the mission and purpose of the club’s Sister Forward Academy which was launched last Saturday, October 1, 2022. “As it so happens […]

    October 10, 2022BusinessNo comments
  23. The LeadHERship Institute launches “The Future is Her” Workshop

    As the world celebrates the 10th Anniversary of International Day of the Girl, the LeadHERship Institute launches The Future is Her, a one-day workshop to be hosted on October 11, 2022 in Barbados and Antigua concurrently. The social enterprise established in March 2022 will bring together a dynamic team of women to educate and inspire […]

    October 8, 2022Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  24. Barbadian Matthew Wright takes Triathlete gold in Jordan

    Elite Triathlete Matthew Wright captured gold for the first time on the world stage with an impressive finish at the recently concluded 5th Aqaba Asian Cup held in Jordan on Saturday, October 1st, 2022. The event which comprised a pool of 52 triathletes from across the world, started at the B12 Beach Club in Aqaba […]

    October 8, 2022Athletics, Breaking News, FeaturedNo comments
  25. IGT’s Coding and Robotics ‘Rocked’ Up Success and Heightened Interest

    With the successful second staging of the IGT Coding and Robotics Rock! Camp for its After School Advantage (ASA) beneficiaries, Brendan Hames, Regional Director IGT-Caribbean, notes that more students have been expressing a desire to be a part of the next training. IGT aims to meet these additional requests as best as possible, in continuing […]

    October 4, 2022Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments