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Tag Archives: virtual

  1. Barbados Olympic Association Announces their 2021 International Young Participants

    When the virtual 61st International Session for Young Participants, hosted by the International Olympic Academy (IOA) gets underway this Friday, September 17, The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) will be proudly represented by Rohansonn Waithe, Treasurer of the Barbados Chess Federation and track and field athlete, Ayanna Morgan. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the two-week […]

    September 17, 2021AthleticsNo comments
  2. Regional analysts chime in on Caribbean pandemic management coordinated by the Media Institute of the Caribbean

    The Media Institute of the Caribbean (MIC) has engaged several outstanding Caribbean thought-leaders to examine key aspects of pandemic management interventions in the region. Authoritative analyses offered by economists/social scientists Marla Dukharan, Dr Terrence Farrell and Kairi Consultants headed by Dr Ralph Henry are currently available on the COVID-19 Relief Monitoring Hub accessible on the […]

    August 24, 2021EducationNo comments
  3. Roundtable book discussion for Barbados’ Heritage Month

    What book would you consider crucial to understanding or appreciating your culture and heritage? A book that makes you think about how we live. Or how we SHOULD live? I’ve chosen How Music Came to the Ainchan People, a novel by Barbadian master storyteller Timothy Callender for a roundtable book discussion for Barbados’ Heritage Month. […]

    June 19, 2021Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  4. “We Don’t Need the G7” by Jeffrey D. Sachs, courtesy ‘Project Syndicate’

    The latest G7 summit was a waste of resources. If it had to be held at all, it should have been conducted online, saving time, logistical costs, and airplane emissions. But, more fundamentally, G7 summits are an anachronism. Political leaders need to stop devoting their energy to an exercise that is unrepresentative of today’s global […]

    June 16, 2021Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  5. Businesses ready for WIN-WIN road to recovery & inclusive financing at the UN Women Webinar Series

    The road to recovery has been a challenge for many businesses over the last year – whether they are struggling to keep an already existing business going, hoping to launch a new business or managing fast-paced growth as a result of the pandemic. For resilient entrepreneurs weathering the economic shocks, the UN Women Multi Country […]

    June 13, 2021Education, FeaturedNo comments
  6. BOA Olympic Day 2021 Celebrations

    In 2020 the Olympic Day celebrations were staged in Barbados as a virtual week of activities. The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) has this month announced that the event is back again this year with a new feature. Olympic Day will again be celebrated as a week of activities, from June 21 – 26 with […]

    June 7, 2021OlympicsNo comments
  7. Tuesday 8th June is George Lamming’s 94th Birthday! Prof Richard Drayton helps Bajans celebrate… June 6, 2021Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  8. VP Records Hosts Jamaican Alumni Association ‘True Blue Sound Clash’ On YouTube April 10th, 2021

    Tune in to the VP Records YouTube channel on Saturday April 10th, 2021, at 7 pm for the Livestream broadcast of a friendly Sound Clash between St. George’s College Old Boys Association of Florida, Inc., and the Jamaica College Old Boys Association of Florida, Inc. The MC for the clash will be popular radio personality […]

    March 19, 2021FootballNo comments
  9. Casino Games Football Bettors Might Enjoy

    Football betting has emerged as one of the largest industries in the world. This trend could be attributed to the fact that the football sports industry has become very successful. Data from football betting sites like Betway88 show that more punters wager on football matches than any other sport. However, like some casino bets, football bets […]

    March 17, 2021Featured, GamesNo comments
  10. Virtual Caribbean Safe School Initiative Pre-Ministerial Forum Scheduled for 15 – 26 March, 2021

    The Virtual Caribbean Safe School Initiative (CSSI) Pre-Ministerial Forum has been organized through a collaborative effort between the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean (UNDRR ROAC), Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Office (UNESCO) in Latin America and the […]

    March 1, 2021NatureNo comments
  11. World Day of Prayer Service – Vanuatu 2021

    World Day of Prayer Barbados Ecumenical Committee Presents World Day of Prayer 2021 Vanuatu Worship Service Theme: Build on A Strong Foundation Date: Friday 5th March, 2021 Time: 6.00 p.m. https://youtu.be/E0tflnkcAUM Via YouTube Channel James Street Methodist Church

    March 1, 2021Events, Photo GalleryNo comments
  12. Public Zoom Meeting on IDB Global Roads Project

    A public Zoom meeting on the 6 roads chosen for the Global Roads Project, of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Road Rehabilitation and Improving Connectivity of Road Infrastructure Programme, is set for Wednesday, February 24th, at 6 PM. to 8:00 P.M., at zoom link: – https://zoom.us/j/96342588687?pwd=S1V0TWxrQUdDZTAvLzRqWEw3ak5Ldz09. Meeting ID – 963 4258 8687 and Passcode: – […]

    February 23, 2021Featured, NatureNo comments
  13. Linda M. Deane Takes Top Prize at the 23rd FCLE Awards

    Linda M. Deane took the $10,000 top prize at the 23rd Frank Collymore Literary Endowment Competition. Her collection of poems, “An Ocean Away; My Mother Smiling: Tales of Migration and Memory” beat out more than 60 other entries to take the top spot in the long-running Central Bank of Barbados-sponsored writing contest. Deane’s win was […]

    February 19, 2021Books, FeaturedNo comments
  14. FCLE Winners to be Announced During Virtual Ceremony

    The winners of the 23rd Frank Collymore Literary Endowment Awards will be announced during a virtual ceremony on Sunday, February 14, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. The event will be streamed on the Central Bank of Barbados’ Facebook page and YouTube channel. Stephen Brathwaite, Manager of the Bank’s Frank Collymore Hall, revealed that the Bank, which […]

    February 13, 2021Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  15. Enroll now in the CSF Computer Coding Workshop – BARBADOS and GRENADA

    The Caribbean Science Foundation is inviting applications from citizens of BARBADOS and GRENADA to enroll in its Spring 2021 Computer Coding Workshop. Please make a note of this on your calendar. If you know of persons in Barbados or Grenada who may be interested in enrolling in the Workshop, please forward this correspondence to them.

    January 19, 2021Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  16. UN Launching multi-million-dollar Regional Project to Empower Women and Youth in the Agri/Fisheries Small Business Sectors

    The United Nations Trust Fund for Human Security Project will be formally launched on Tuesday 20 September. Set to benefit over 162,000 people in the Caribbean, the focus is on reaching the most vulnerable – particularly women and marginalised youth who continue to be disproportionately affected by economic, social and environmental challenges. UN Women and […]

    October 19, 2020Agriculture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  17. CaribbeanJobs.com celebrates 15 years in Job Recruitment

    The region’s leading job recruitment platform, CaribbeanJobs.com, is celebrating its 15th year of transforming the professional lives of Caribbean people, through connecting candidates with recruiters to secure their dream jobs across the region. Despite the threat of COVID-19 to the global job market, CaribbeanJobs.com has chartered a path of finding innovative ways to keep job […]

    October 4, 2020BusinessNo comments
  18. LOCAL CONTINGENT IN REGIONAL CONCERT OF HOPE

    Caribbean Queen of Soca Alison Hinds, Edwin ‘The General’ Yearwood, Adrian ‘AC’ Clarke and Hypa Dawg Lil Rick are the local soca stars who will be a part of the lineup for the first ever Virtual Walk for the Cure and Concert of Hope. For the first time in the nine-year history of the largest […]

    September 22, 2020MusicNo comments