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  1. Class of ’09 (2023) Brian Tyree Henry, Brian J. Smith & Isaiah Stratton

    FBI agents who graduated from Quantico in 2009 are reunited following the death of a mutual friend

    May 17, 2023Crime, Video GalleryNo comments
  2. USA and The UK support Anti-Corruption in Training Workshop for Investigators and Prosecutors

    The Criminal Justice Reform Project, jointly funded by the United States and the United Kingdom governments, hosted a training workshop that will help law enforcement in the region investigate and prosecute corruption cases related to misconduct in public office. The workshop, which took place recently in Barbados, brought together over twenty-five senior investigators and prosecutors, […]

    May 1, 2023CrimeNo comments
  3. Barbadian SME’s get product development advice

    Competitiveness in manufacturing came under the microscope when Export Barbados (BIDC) and the Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) co-hosted a free ProNET Workshop from April 20 to 21. The focus of the workshop, the second of its kind targeted at small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), was product development. The two-day workshop, which came on […]

    April 29, 2023BusinessNo comments
  4. Barbadian Journalist Participates in U.S. Sponsored Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists

    Nicholas Maitland, a multimedia journalist at the Nation Newspaper in Barbados is currently in the United States participating on the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP). He is taking part in a three-week project on “Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists” from April 3 to April 21. U. S. Embassy spokesperson Donald […]

    April 14, 2023Education, FeaturedNo comments
  5. CHTA Education Foundation to Conduct Supercharged Service Training in Grenada

    The CHTA Education Foundation (Education Foundation) is excited to partner with the Grenada Hotel & Tourism Association (GHTA) to bring the highly successful ‘Caribbean Supercharged Service’ program to Grenada in July 2023. At the  launch, attended by Lennox Andrews, Grenada’s Minister of Tourism, Kendra Hopkin, President, GHTA, and Deleon Forrester, Public Relations Manager, Sandals Grenada […]

    April 2, 2023EducationNo comments
  6. Business and Professional Womens Club Literacy Programme, April 18 to May 23rd 2023

    The Business and Professional Women’s Club of Barbados launched a financial literacy programme in 2022 delivered via ZOOM to empower women in Barbados and the wider Caribbean. The programme focuses on the financial wellness, confidence and security of women living on low incomes and builds capacity through a unique programme that combines six-week long instruction […]

    April 2, 2023Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  7. “Tips on Writing a Collection” with Robert Sandiford, Writers’ Clinic

    The National Cultural Foundation presents: Tips on Writing a Collection with Robert Sandiford. Kindly visit the following to register Tips on Writing a Collection | Bajan Bookshelf

    April 2, 2023Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  8. Barbadian businesses’ export capacity improved

    Several local businesses became better equipped with skills to sell their products and services abroad when Export Barbados (BIDC) and the Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) joined forces to host a free ProNET Export Marketing Workshop recently. Nearly 40 participants registered for the ProNET workshop geared toward building and streamlining their export capabilities. Participants […]

    March 31, 2023Business, FeaturedNo comments
  9. Trade Researcher Participates on U.S. Sponsored Leadership Program

    The U.S. Embassy in Bridgetown is pleased to announce that Chelcee Brathwaite, former Trade Researcher with the Sir Shridath Ramphal Centre for International Trade Law, Policy and Services at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, has been selected to participate in the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP). The […]

    February 18, 2023EducationNo comments
  10. Barbados Community College’s Give Back Initiative

    As part of the Barbados Community College’s 55th Anniversary, the Counselling and Placement Centre will be offering a free workshop to the public on February 17 and 24, 2023, from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Writing effective Résumés Interview Techniques Kindly click this link to register for the workshop on either February 17 or February 24, […]

    February 12, 2023Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  11. Queen’s College Teacher Participates on Fulbright Exchange Program

    The United States Embassy in Bridgetown is pleased to announce that Timothy Barrett, head of the Physics Department at Barbados’s Queen’s College secondary school, has been selected to participate on the Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement (TEA) Program. The Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program is a six-week, U.S. Department of State-sponsored, highly selective initiative […]

    February 9, 2023EducationNo comments
  12. NCF stages Masterclasses for over 50 artisans

    More than 50 local artisans have been honing their skills in leathercraft and crochet at a 10-day master class workshop, thanks to the National Cultural Foundation. The NCF’s Business Development Department commissioned the Senegalese master tutors, to conduct the sessions which are being spearheaded by Programme Facilitator Nyzinga Onifa. Participants will have the opportunity to […]

    February 5, 2023CultureNo comments
  13. 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

    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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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

    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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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