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  1. Pitch Beach 10 am to 3 pm, 4th January 2023 – Needham’s Point

    How It Works: Our Angels have pre-committed capital to be deployed in Barbados. ?Local women entrepreneurs that sign up are welcome to pitch the Angels on the beach.?We’ve got the umbrellas and chairs set up to create a private space to learn more about the Barbados tech scene. Eligibility: Founders have until the end of […]

    December 29, 2022Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  2. People Empowerment Minister vows full cooperation with UN House

    The Gender Affairs Bureau of the Ministry of People Empowerment and Elder Affairs was in focus at United Nations House in Hastings, Christ Church recently – in a special Lighting Ceremony to celebrate the relaunching of the Partnership for Peace programme. The MPEA Minister recalled his childhood in the Pine where most residences were headed […]

    December 14, 2022Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  3. 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
  4. Alethea discusses recent tour experience and upcoming music projects

    Trinbagonian singer-songwriter, instrumentalist, composer and Pop/Rock performer Alethea Beharry looks back at her recently concluded 2022 FemCore Tour experience with a genuine feeling of gratitude for goals achieved and lessons learned. She now looks to the future with enthusiasm to contribute even more through her talents and event promotion capabilities. The FemCore Tour, a series […]

    November 14, 2022MusicNo comments

    The premier event on the Barbados Federation of Island Triathletes calendar was just contested by 80 athletes, more than half of which flew in from abroad to compete at the 32nd National Triathlon Championships last weekend. Held at the Brandons Beach and the Mighty Grynner Highway, several seasoned triathletes and persons bold enough to put […]

    November 1, 2022Athletics, Breaking News, FeaturedNo comments
  6. Ruling Parliamentarian Accused of Assault, BLP’s leader addresses situation at 83rd AGC

    Officers from the Oistins Police Station have charged Neil Gabriel Rowe 43 years of #658 Kingsland Terrace, Christ Church in relation to an accusation of Rape. Readers would be aware of the following changes made to Cabinet… Effective Wednesday, Oct. 26th 1. Jerome Walcott – Sr. Minister of the Social Sectors and Environment) now will […]

    October 23, 2022Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  7. Lila Iké Runs Kingston’s Streets in “Dinero”

    Lila Iké, the Jamaican-born singer and songwriter, has been lauded for her soothing vocal prowess, truth-speaking lyrics and versatile delivery. Today, she showcases her sonic range with her hard-hitting dancehall anthem “Dinero,” produced by Sean Alaric. Lila flows with bravado and grace, commanding the frenetic energy of Kingston’s streets in this accompanying Samo-directed visual. Growing […]

    October 18, 2022Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  8. Castries’ PM Congratulates St Lucia’s 1st Female Commissioner of Police, thanks outgoing Desir

    St Lucia’s Prime Minister Philip J. Pierre congratulated Mrs. Crusita Descartes-Pelius on her appointment as Acting Commissioner of Police while thanking Mr. Milton Desir for his service to Castries as its Top Cop. Desir, whose contract ends on December 9, proceeded on vacation leave on Friday. “I would also like to thank Mr. Milton Desir […]

    October 18, 2022Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  9. $84,500 richer with Spot 7 Double Draw jackpot win and The Barbados Lottery

    Isolene Waterman is $84,500 richer as the 2nd Spot 7 Double Draw winner for 2022, with The Barbados Lottery.   Ms. Waterman indicated that even though she has had other smaller wins playing the Double Draw game, she was excited and happy to receive her first big win with The Barbados Lottery. She purchased her winning Spot 7 ticket with the numbers 10, […]

    October 16, 2022Breaking News, Featured, GamesNo comments
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. Barbados Chapter of IWF presents business attire to 65 young persons

    The International Women’s Forum (IWF) Barbados ensured that sixty-five young people were “Suited for Success” by presenting the business attire to participants who completed the employability Programs of the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Community Empowerment, (MYSCE) Howard said that sixty-five young persons had completed the Pathways Programme and Get Hired Programme, to prepare for the world […]

    October 1, 2022FashionNo comments
  14. United Nations Announces 17 New Young Leaders for Sustainable Development Goals

    The United Nations today announced the latest group of 17 Young Leaders for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), during the start of the 77th session of the UN General Assembly. Every two years, the Office of the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth recognizes 17 young change-makers who are leading efforts to combat the world’s most pressing […]

    September 26, 2022PoliticalNo comments
  15. Barbadian author Participates on International Writing Programme

    Barbadian author Cherie Jones has been selected to participate in the 2022 International Writing Program (IWP) Fall Residency which will be hosted by the University of Iowa.  The IWP, which is funded by the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, brings together emerging and mid-career writers from around the world to Iowa […]

    August 27, 2022Books, FeaturedNo comments
  16. New Life Sciences Entrant Is Good for Barbados

    Export Barbados (BIDC) has been leading the charge to help Barbados become the life sciences and biotechnology island of the Caribbean, and Barbadian businesses emerging in that sector are eager to offer their services to the world. Such is the case with BioConnect Medical Centre, the only clinic in the Caribbean explicitly devoted to women […]

    August 23, 2022EventsNo comments

    The squads for the Massy Women’s Caribbean Premier League (WCPL) and the Women’s SKYEXCH 6IXTY have been confirmed with the best players from across the region joining up with overseas stars. Both tournaments will take place at Warner Park, St Kitts with SKYEXCH 6IXTY from 24 to 28 August and the Massy WCPL running from […]

    August 19, 2022CricketNo comments
  18. TRN Rugathlon A Smashing Success

    Barbados’ rugby elite got a chance to strut their stuff in the recent Tackle Rugby Now (TRN) Rugathlon, a 2-week rugby tournament consisting of various formats of the sport (7-a-side, 10-a-side, etc.). The short tournament, played over three matches each day by two teams, took place on the 16th and 23rd of July, 2022 at […]

    July 31, 2022RugbyNo comments
  19. “Electing a woman leader – a long and winding road” By Sir Ronald Sanders

    The fight for the post of leader of the ruling Conservative Party in Britain and for the Presidency of the United States is bringing the question of women and race into sharp focus. The fact that women – and non-white women – are strong contenders for leadership, in Britain and the US, demonstrates a remarkable […]

    July 20, 2022Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  20. Four Roads, St Philip woman now safely Located

    Uchenna Chase 22 years of Four Roads St Philip, has been traced alive by Police Officers from Central Police Station The Barbados Police Service wish to be thank members of the media and the general public of Barbados for your continued support. Michael Blackman – St. Sgt. Public Relations Officer (Ag)

    June 24, 2022Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  21. Winners announced for Export Barbados’ National Innovation Challenge – Beauty Edition

    The curtain came down this weekend on the inaugural National Innovation Challenge – Beauty Edition, with the finalists awarded for using their creativity and ingenuity in developing beauty products that can rival some of the best worldwide. This awards ceremony followed an event where the finalists were allowed to pitch their products one final time […]

    June 20, 2022Business, FeaturedNo comments
  22. 13 year old Lester Vaughn student returned home safely

    Nickocia Nathlice Garnes 13 year old teen from Drax Hall Hope, St George who was reported missing on Tuesday 14th June 2022, has been traced and is safe.   Michael Blackman – St. Sgt. Public Relations Officer (Ag)

    June 14, 2022Controversy, FeaturedNo comments

    The International Women’s Forum Barbados is proud of Prime Minister, Mia Amor Mottley‘s accomplishments on the world stage. Donna Every, the President of IWF Barbados said “On behalf of International Women’s Forum Barbados, I would like to congratulate the Hon Mia Amor Mottley on being named in Time Magazine’s , “Time 100 – The world’s […]

    June 8, 2022Books, PoliticalNo comments
  24. Vincentian author Natasha Marks stands with country’s girl school against “horrendous acts of violence against women”

    Novelist Natasha N.C. Marks took a public stand in Arnos Vale over the weekend against the “horrendous” violence that women and girls are experiencing in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, said her publisher here. “The two premier secondary schools in St Vincent gathered more than 1100 students to express their disgust at the alarming increase […]

    May 22, 2022Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  25. Wanstead Gardens Teen is most recent Missing Person

    The Barbados Police Service is seeking the assistance of the general public in locating a missing girl. She is Jade Sapphaire Patricia Cole, 14 years old, Lot #29, Apt #4, Wanstead Gardens, St. Michael. She left home about 4:20 pm on Sunday, April 17th, 2022 and has not returned. She was reported missing by her […]

    April 20, 2022Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments