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  1. Environment Minister Praises Barbados’ Climate Commitment & Opportunity in a Post-COVID19 Green Recovery

    Despite the planet emerging from a COVID pandemic straight into a military crisis between Moscow and Ukraine, Barbados continues to punch above its weight when it comes to Climate Resiliency. Minister Forde cited the National Energy Policy programme committed to a clean energy future. He also noted the Roofs to Reefs aiming to strengthen adapting […]

    March 17, 2022Nature, Video GalleryNo comments
  2. Calling All Artists: Bridgetown US Embassy and NCF Team Up for Hip Hop Workshop

    The U.S. Embassy in association with the National Cultural Foundation (NCF) will present the Next Level Hip Hop Exchange, a two-week intensive arts residency, from November 1-12. Four American hip hop artists – Aysha Upchurch (dance), UnLearn the World (MC), Vincent “GYREFUNK” Czekus (beat maker), and J Muzacz (aerosol art) – will join videographer, Anthony […]

    October 5, 2021Music, Photo GalleryNo comments

    Citizen security experts, decisions makers, and senior technical officers from across the Eastern and Southern Caribbean met in Barbados for a Regional Workshop for the United States Government’s, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), CariSECURE (Strengthening Evidence-based Decision Making) Project, implemented by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). Attending the Workshop are […]

    August 21, 2017PoliticalNo comments
  4. ‘Barbados to host CaribNOG 13’ By GERARD BEST

    The thirteenth regional meeting of the Caribbean Network Operators Group, or CaribNOG, will take place in Barbados from April 18 to 19, 2017. CaribNOG is the region’s first volunteer-based community of network engineers, computer security experts and tech aficionados. Since its establishment in 2010, the community’s unique spirit has made it one of the most […]

    March 26, 2017TechnologyNo comments

    Nurturing a new crop of creative writers is but one of the objectives of the National Cultural Foundation’s (NCF’s) Cultural Development Literary Arts Desk and for the last few years, through programmes like its Writers In Schools & Education (WISE), it has been able to execute that goal. WISE, a sixty-hour creative writing residency embedding […]

    March 13, 2017BooksNo comments
  6. CSF and CAS Host Two STEM Teacher Training Workshops in Jamaica

    The Caribbean Science Foundation (CSF) and the Caribbean Academy of Sciences (CAS) jointly hosted STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Teacher Training Workshops for primary school teachers at the Genesis Academy, Kingston then at the Wexford Hotel, Montego Bay. The workshops were made possible by grant funding from the Embassy of the United States of […]

    January 22, 2017EducationNo comments
  7. USAID Caribbean Clean Energy Program Helps Green the Grid

    The United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Caribbean Clean Energy Program (CARCEP) is assisting Caribbean nations to become more energy efficient through policies and incentives that promote low emission growth and greater public-private sector investment in clean energy development. More than 40 representatives and experts from the Caribbean energy sector met in Barbados last […]

    June 19, 2016TechnologyNo comments
  8. Caribbean Martial Arts Festival will be hosting a seminar at the Savannah Beach Resort: 21 May 2016

    The Seminar will be held 21st May 2016 from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. There will be training on the beach every day starting 19th – 22nd May 2016 with Instructors, Datu Tim Hartman, Associate Master Frank Vigoroux, Sijo James Robinson, Senior Professor Damian Abbott, Professor Joe Pazzaglia & Sensei Carl Outram.

    April 3, 2016Breaking News, Martial Arts, Photo GalleryNo comments
  9. Antiguan Filmmaker Working on Regional TV Series Backed by the OECS

    Filmmaker and television producer Howard Allen was one of the key audio-visual professionals meeting in Dominica last week to workshop strategies for producing a new television series with the backing of the OECS. Allen, who heads HAMAFilms Antigua, was invited to provide technical support to develop a pilot for a regional television series during the […]

    March 20, 2016EducationNo comments
  10. Microsoft Hosts Critical Seminar in Barbados

    Public sector organisations will get a boost in their capabilities through a one-day seminar hosted by Microsoft that seeks to help these agencies become more productive, agile, efficient, and flexible with powerful cloud, mobility, and data solutions. The speakers at the seminar will address the significant role that technology plays in transforming today’s public sector, […]

    September 22, 2015TechnologyNo comments

    According to studies conducted by fisheries experts, there is scope to almost double fishing efforts and increase production from some shrimp and groundfish stocks in the Brazil-Guianas shelf in coming years. Shrimp and groundfish fisheries experts from the Brazil-Guianas Shelf sub-region, met in Barbados, 7-8 September, at a regional Workshop on Investing in Ecosystem-based Shrimp […]

    September 19, 2015AgricultureNo comments
  12. St. Martin poet Rochelle Ward guest at Dominica’s literary festival 2015

    Rochelle Ward continues to spread her poetic wings by reciting her poetry abroad, most recently at Dominica’s Nature Island Literary Festival and Book Fair 2015, said Lasana M. Sekou of House of Nehesi Publishers (HNP). The St. Martin poet started off her visit as a featured reader at the festival’s opening on August 6. “I’m […]

    August 18, 2015BooksNo comments
  13. CARDI hosts Small Ruminants Regional Workshop

    Small ruminants have been identified by CARICOM Member States as important for the maintenance of acceptable levels of food and nutrition security. CARDI serves as the lead in developing this commodity as a contribution to improved food security. Presently, most of the demand for small ruminant meat is met by imports, which account for approximately […]

    March 30, 2015AgricultureNo comments
  14. Barbados Private Sector Trade Team Moves to Secure Trade Ties with Cuba

    The Barbados Private Sector Trade Team (BPSTT) is strengthening its efforts to monitor and boost the performance of Barbados’ businesses under various Trade Agreements. As part of this strategy the BPSTT will zero in on the CARICOM-Cuba Partial Scope Agreement. The agency will be hosting a business forum, Wednesday March 04th 2015, at the Bagnall’s […]

    March 2, 2015Business, FeaturedNo comments

    The Barbados China Friendship Association (BCFA), the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China and the Central Bank of Barbados are collaborating to host the inaugural ‘Fish and Dragon Festival‘ from February 19 – 21, 2015. The three day event, is programmed to celebrate the Lunar New Year celebrated as the Spring Festival in China […]

    January 31, 2015CultureNo comments
  16. Barbados Drug Treatment Court holds first formal session

    The Barbados Drug Treatment Court held it first formal session at the Supreme Court of Barbados at Whitepark Road in the city of Bridgetown. The Drug Treatment Court initiative, supported by the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (CICAD) of the Organization of American States (OAS), has emerged as one alternative to incarceration that emphasizes community-based […]

    January 16, 2015CrimeNo comments
  17. “Your Financial Health” Scotiabank Seminar, 20th January: Free

    All Barbadians are invited to Scotiabank’s free “Your Financial Health” seminar on 20th January at 5:30 pm at Scotiabank Rockley branch. Please RSVP to e-mail:

    January 11, 2015Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  18. Central Bank of Barbados to Host a Three-Day Conference on Monetary Policy In Small Very Open Economies

    The Central Bank of Barbados will host a three-day conference on Monetary Policy in Small Very Open Economies at the Grande Salle, Tom Adams Financial Centre from December 15 to 17, 2014. Dr. Tarron Khemraj, the William G. and Marie Selby Associate Professor of Economics at New College of Florida, the Honors College of State […]

    December 14, 2014Business1 comment
  19. Award Winning Young Adult Novel ‘Musical Youth’ to be Distributed Throughout Caribbean

    Teen readers in the Caribbean and the world will have one more book to read this week when the award-winning Musical Youth by Antiguan and Barbudan author Joanne C. Hillhouse is released. The book, which placed second in the 2014 Burt Award for Caribbean Literature, follows one eventful summer in the life of a group […]

    November 16, 2014BooksNo comments
  20. “Young Professionals Programme: Succeeding at Work” seminar – CHSB/UWI committed to developing young professionals

    Forty young aspiring professionals attended the highly anticipated First Citizens-sponsored “Young Professionals Programme: Succeeding at Work” seminar, which was hosted by The Cave Hill School of Business-UWI (CHSB-UWI). These participants were engaged in an interactive six-hour long seminar recently, it was conceptualized to provide young professionals with awareness, knowledge and guidance to effectively and efficiently […]

    October 16, 2014EducationNo comments
  21. Icons, Innovation and Industry at 2014 CaribbeanTales Film Festival

    The 2014 CaribbeanTales International Film Festival (CTFF) was indeed a landmark occasion as this year the festival broke boundaries in gaining additional recognition for the creativity and culture of the Caribbean. The festival which ran alongside the Toronto International Film Festival highlighted the region’s icons as well as some of its brightest and freshest filmmakers. […]

    September 30, 2014CinemaNo comments
  22. SXM Airport “Gate 1” launches the St. Martin Book Fair 2014; look out for ‘Womanish Ways’ and ‘Nobody Go Run Me’

    Can it get more sophisticated, “international,” or symbolic of a “launch” than this? The Opening Ceremony of the 12th annual St. Martin Book Fair will take place at the Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) on Thursday, June 5, 2014, at 8 PM, said Shujah Reiph, book fair coordinator and head of the Book Fair Committee […]

    May 26, 2014BooksNo comments