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    ReThink in collaboration with the University for Peace established by the General Assembly of the United Nations, will host a series of entrepreneurial, branding and inspirational webinars from April 21st through May 12th 2021, titled “Pandemic of Performance“, a regional initiative aimed at providing broad based support to those individuals and small businesses most affected […]

    April 16, 2021Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  2. NCSA Donates Poster to Caribbean Development Bank

    The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has signaled its commitment to continued work with The National Council on Substance Abuse (NCSA), as they continue to deliver drug education messages to the youth across the nation. This from Director, Projects Department Mr. Daniel Best, who was at the time speaking at a ceremony last Thursday before accepting […]

    March 31, 2021HealthNo comments
  3. Connecting Deaf Children to Virtual Learning

    Some students of the Irving Wilson School received much needed electronic devices to assist with their education in the current online learning environment. Founder of The Deaf Heart Project (DHP) and reigning Miss World Barbados, Miss Ché Greenidge, coordinated efforts among four other organisations after learning that students, both deaf and with other physical or […]

    March 24, 2021Education, FeaturedNo comments
  4. Strategic leadership course for Eastern Caribbean security personnel

    Over 30 police, military and civil service personnel from the Eastern Caribbean this week benefitted from a virtual strategic leadership course funded by the UK Ministry of Defence. The two-day multi-agency programme, which spanned 10-11 March was in partnership with the Regional Security System (RSS) Headquarters in Barbados. It provided an opportunity for participants from […]

    March 14, 2021EventsNo comments
  5. Micro-Marketing for Micro-Enterprises, book now for 3rd Feb 2021

    What price would you pay for this course? BDS$499 BDS$299 BDS$199 Sample of course content: Business Structure – explanation of options and examples; The Importance of Communication, SWOT Analysis of Marketing Strategies. Go to

    January 16, 2021Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  6. Regional Security System holding preparatory exercises ahead of 2021’s UNCTAD 15

    The Regional Security System (RSS) will be conducting an exercise today, Wednesday 02, December 2020 between 9am – 4pm relative to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development 15th quadrennial ministerial conference (UNCTAD 15) to be held in Barbados from 25 to 30 April 2021. The general public is advised not to be overly […]

    December 2, 2020Breaking News, Events, FeaturedNo comments
  7. Association of Caribbean Commissioners of Police Motorola Solutions Foundation Scholarship Prize awarded to 2 Barbadians

    Outstanding academic performances allowed Teal Leacock and Shante’ Thompson to be awarded the Motorola Solutions Foundation/Association of Caribbean Commissioners of Police (ACCP) Scholarship prize of $5,000 dollars each once again this year. Acting Commissioner of Police Mr. Erwin Boyce at the Police Headquarters, Roebuck Street, St. Michael, recently presented the Scholarship prize of $5,000 dollars […]

    December 1, 2020Education, FeaturedNo comments
  8. Barbados Olympic Association Hosts Level 1 Coaching Certificate

    The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) continued to achieve the goals set out in its strategic plan with the recent training of thirty coaches in Level 1 of the Canada-based National Coaching Certification Programme (NCCP). The training was conducted over two weekends October 16 and 17 and October 25 and 26, 2020 at the Wildey […]

    November 3, 2020OlympicsNo comments
  9. ‘Accreditation in the wake of COVID-19’ from the Exec. Dir. of the B’dos Accreditation Council

    Many are still very unclear as to what post-COVID-19 will look like, how long it will be around, or whether we will have to work with this disruptive crisis forever. At this point, nobody knows. One thing is for sure: It has unprecedented implications for all. As it relates to higher education, people are still […]

    October 29, 2020EducationNo comments
  10. UFC 254 preview: Nurmagomedov vs. Gaethje

    Despite being held behind closed doors, the UFC’s recent events at the Flash Forum in Abu Dhabi have proved a hit with fight fans, and the upcoming UFC 254 will be no exception. In fact, the event, which will take place on October 24th, might just be the best one to date. The main card […]

    October 19, 2020Breaking News, Featured, Martial ArtsNo comments
  11. New scholarship program campaign “Developing talent for a sustainable future”

    The Barbados National Oil Company Ltd, Scholarship will be awarded to students who meet the criteria set forth annually. Scholarships will be awarded based on the availability of funds. A total of (11) eleven scholarships shall be granted. This Scholarship shall be funded with a cash gift of $1,000BBD per selected student and shall be […]

    October 3, 2020Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments

    Two students of the St. Mary’s Primary School were recently awarded the Annual Goddard Enterprises Ltd Scholarships for 2020 as they prepared to transition from primary to secondary school. Faith Simpson and Tyler Haynes were chosen from the graduating class of 35 students based on their attitude, hard work and dedication which they had demonstrated […]

    September 23, 2020EducationNo comments

    Some 16 students of the Parkinson Memorial Secondary School are having the opportunity to put some of what they learn at school into practice as they take part in an internship programme to introduce them to the World of Work. Goddard Enterprises Ltd. (GEL), which has adopted the school, has given the students the chance […]

    September 11, 2020EducationNo comments
  14. Application period for the UK Government’s prestigious Chevening Scholarships now open

    The application period for the UK Government’s 2021/2022 Chevening Scholarships is open as of 3 September until 3 November 2020. Interested persons can submit their applications via Chevening Scholarships are awarded to individuals with demonstrable leadership potential who also have strong academic backgrounds. The scholarship offers full financial support for future leaders to study […]

    September 4, 2020EducationNo comments
  15. Barbadian heads to United States under Fulbright LASPAU Scholarship Program

    The U.S. Embassy in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean is pleased to announce that Xavier Caddle is the Fulbright LASPAU recipient for this academic year. Xavier has been accepted to pursue a PhD in Computer Science at the University of Central Florida beginning in the Fall of 2020. The Fulbright LASPAU program is affiliated with […]

    August 21, 2020EducationNo comments
  16. A New Auxiliary Nursing Programme Launched with Sagicor

    Barbados will soon have a cadre of trained nursing auxiliaries who will be able to meet the demand for public and private care of the older adult, with a novel focus on hospitality. Following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding in June 2019, Sagicor and The Barbados Community College have announced the introduction of […]

    August 12, 2020Featured, HealthNo comments
  17. Applications Now Open for Bridgetown US Embassy’s Academy for Women Entrepreneurs

    Until August 10th, the Bridgetown US Embassy will accept applications for the U.S. Department of State’s Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) program. The Embassy will partner with the Barbados Youth Business Trust (BYBT) and the Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC) to offer online and in-person specialized business training to approximately 25 women entrepreneurs. In […]

    July 17, 2020EducationNo comments
  18. Caribbean Hospitality Professionals to benefit from training through WIRSPA/WSET Partnership

    Mixologists, bartenders and other hospitality professionals in the Caribbean, who have been adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic will be the beneficiaries of a partnership between the West Indies Rum & Spirits Producers’ Association (WIRSPA) and the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET). Beverage alcohol and other hospitality professionals over the age of 18 will […]

    July 11, 2020AgricultureNo comments

    Fifteen year old, Rebecca Simpson, was selected to participate in the 3rd NBA Academy Latin American Women’s Development Camp after being one of the five Barbadians selected to go on the Digicel NBA Jumpstart Programme‘s New York Experience last year October. Of the five Barbadians that earned a place in the New York Experience, Rebecca […]

    February 6, 2020Featured, SportsNo comments
  20. Author Opal C. Meeks Releases Her First Book “Unlocking the Wealth Code”

    For 2020 single mom, author and entrepreneur Opal Meeks has found a unique way to channel tough lessons from challenging experiences of the past into resolutions she believes, will make it easier for others to succeed. With the launch of her new website and success blueprint “Unlocking the Wealth Code” her primary goal is […]

    January 28, 2020BooksNo comments
  21. CDEMA and UNOCHA host data and information management training in Barbados for disaster preparedness

    In efforts to improve collaboration and coordination of information and data management among ministries and agencies before, during and after a disaster event, members of the national disaster management system in Barbados and given its role as a sub-regional focal point for the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) benefited from a recently concluded data […]

    January 27, 2020NatureNo comments
  22. Risking it all: How Joel arrived in UK with nothing but a dream

    After nine hours and almost 7,000 miles, Joel Manning arrived at the University of Sunderland armed only with a dream. He had left behind his mum and brother at the family’s home in Saint Michael, Barbados, to take the next step towards achieving his life’s ambition. Joel, 27, has been playing cricket since he was […]

    December 9, 2019Education, FeaturedNo comments
  23. Increase in Barbadian Students in the United States, Engineering and Business Most Popular Fields

    The number of Barbadian students studying at U.S. colleges and universities increased by 3.4 percent from 2018 to 2019, according to the Open Doors 2019 report released today by the Institute of International Education. The report indicated 333 students from Barbados studied in the United States in the 2018/19 academic year. A majority of Barbadian […]

    December 7, 2019EducationNo comments
  24. Second Caribbean Distilling Seminar held in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

    October saw the holding of the second Caribbean Distilling Seminar, this time in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The event, which was held for its second consecutive year, from 7th to 11th October 2019, was a joint effort between the West Indies Rum & Spirits Producers Association (WIRSPA), Lallemand Biofuels & Distilled Spirits (LBDS) and the […]

    December 6, 2019AgricultureNo comments
  25. Over one hundred fisherfolks enhanced their safety at sea in Tobago through ICT Training

    A large group of over 115 fisherfolk, officials from the Department of Marine Resources and Fisheries (DMRF); the Occupational Safety and Health Department, the Coastal Zone Management Unit (CZMU), the Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard (TTCG) and representatives from fisherfolk association participated in and benefited from Information and Communication Technology (ICT) training sessions held recently […]

    November 29, 2019AgricultureNo comments