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  1. 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
  2. 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

    Barbados continued to shine on the regional and international sports scene when a small team showed their mettle at the recent Carifta Triathlon in Bermuda.  With a massive point lead, the Bajans soundly trounced teams from around the Caribbean at the event which consisted of a Triathlon, Aquathlon, and Mixed Relay events, for youth from […]

    January 1, 2023Athletics, FeaturedNo comments
  4. IGT ASA Males Inspired to be Innovators and Productive Role Models

    Now a Certified Electrician and Barbados Defence Force soldier, Private Barrow D. (Damien Barrow), called on current youth beneficiaries International Game Technology’s (IGT) After School Advantage (ASA) Programme to take time out to discover their goals, work to attain them and help others along the way. Private Barrow D. (Damien Barrow), a regular volunteer and previous […]

    November 24, 2022EducationNo comments
  5. Montserrat and British Overseas Territories Youth Parliamentarians Make History at UK’s House of Commons

    Montserrat was one of eight British Overseas Territories (BOTs) which made history on Friday at the UK House of Commons in Westminster Palace. This was the 12th sitting of the British Youth Parliament. Members from across England debated the Impact of Discrimination on Health, and Environment and Health. This was the first time that representatives […]

    November 18, 2022PoliticalNo comments
  6. NCSA disputes print article and reaffirms their findings remain factual

    An article published on page 13 in the Nation newspaper of November 11th, 2022 and attributed to Anthony Griffith mentioned a survey undertaken by the NCSA in 2022 since “the intended IDB survey“. The NCSA would wish to use the same medium to clarify the following: – The most recent school survey to be conducted […]

    November 13, 2022Featured, HealthNo comments
  7. Maloney wins hard-fought Caribbean Junior Karting title

    Barbadian Calem Maloney is the new Caribbean Junior Karting Champion. After three days and 12 hard-fought races at Bushy Park Barbados over the weekend (November 4-6), he defeated Trinidad & Tobago’s Rylie Ramroop by a margin of just nine points, with Jamaica’s Zander Williams a further six behind. The lone female in the 16-strong field […]

    November 8, 2022RallyNo comments

    The Optimist Club of Barbados Central in association with Goddard Enterprises Limited (GEL) recently rewarded Kiahra Legall, Shem White, Jàheim Thomas and Jaden Webster for their positive contributions to society during a Youth Appreciation Awards Ceremony held at the company’s Sports Club facility. Kiahra Legall was lauded as Key Club President for her ‘excellent’ leadership […]

    October 31, 2022Business, FeaturedNo comments
  9. 20 year old Brittons Hill Man in Remand for Murder

    Personnel from the Hastings/Worthing Police Station arrested and formally Kaheem Amaru Layne 20 years of Building #1, Apartment #304, Valarie Hight Rise, Brittons Hill, St. Michael for the following offence: Murder of Corey Harvey – 1st October 2022 He appeared in the District ‘A’ Magistrate’s Court on Saturday 22nd October 2022 before Magistrate Graveney Bannister […]

    October 25, 2022Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  10. USAID Launches Program to Improve Youth Justice Systems the Eastern Caribbean

    The United States Government, through the United States Agency for International Development Eastern and Southern Caribbean (USAID/ESC) is pleased to announce a new US$5.3 million grant to the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission to implement the Opportunities to Advance and Support Youth for Success (OASYS) project in the Eastern Caribbean over the next […]

    October 24, 2022EducationNo comments
  11. Teens and Under ready for 2022 Caribbean Junior Karting contest

    Seventeen karters aged from 11 to 17 from Barbados, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago will face off at Bushy Park Barbados next month (November 4-6) in the second Caribbean Junior Karting Academy Trophy (CJKAT). Funded by the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile’s (FIA) Sport Grant Programme, it will be contested by a quality field selected by […]

    October 23, 2022RallyNo comments
  12. B’town US Embassy Funds Youth Tennis Program in Barbados

    Public Affairs Officer at the U.S. Embassy in Barbados, Donald Maynard just witnessed a session of the Barbados Tennis Association’s Tennis 10’s Youth Program. The program, which is being funded by a U$10,000 grant from the U.S. Embassy, seeks to introduce tennis to approximately 75 primary school students attending public schools in Barbados. President of […]

    October 22, 2022PoliticalNo comments
  13. Past and present HC & QC students plant trees with the National Conservation Commission

    Carrying on the tradition of giving back to their communities, the alumni associations of Harrison College and Queen’s College have partnered with the National Conservation Commission (NCC) to plant numerous trees at both school campuses. Both schools have environmental clubs, which aim to foster awareness of issues relating to sustainable environment, climate change and the […]

    October 15, 2022EducationNo comments
  14. Maloney’s records; Boodoosingh’s Radical series lead

    FIA Formula 3 Vice Champion Zane Maloney won twice and set new Qualifying and Race Lap Records when he joined the 2022 Radical Caribbean Cup (RCC) as a non-scoring guest driver for its third round in Trinidad & Tobago on Sunday (October 9). As the other race winner, Kristian Boodoosingh gave his home crowd and […]

    October 13, 2022RallyNo comments
  15. BFIT launches new funding program totaling Bds $15,000 set to be disbursed to 4 athletes before 2022 over

    BFIT has launched a funding program aimed at assisting triathletes who are at various stages of development. “The return to competition post COVID has brought race opportunities back online in the region and internationally. After two years of uncertainty and little racing there is a need to invest and reinvigorate the development pipeline, therefore as […]

    October 11, 2022Athletics, FeaturedNo comments
  16. Jamaica College Old Boys Associations Worldwide Will Start a 30-Day Giving Campaign in October

    All Jamaica College Old Boys’ Association (JCOBA) chapters around the world will launch a 30-day giving campaign, One College, to raise funds in support of the school needs for the current 2022-2023 academic year.  Jamaica College itself will be the primary beneficiary of the first annual 30-day giving campaign. The One College initiative represents a collaboration of all […]

    October 6, 2022EducationNo comments
  17. IGT’s Coding and Robotics ‘Rocked’ Up Success and Heightened Interest

    With the successful second staging of the IGT Coding and Robotics Rock! Camp for its After School Advantage (ASA) beneficiaries, Brendan Hames, Regional Director IGT-Caribbean, notes that more students have been expressing a desire to be a part of the next training. IGT aims to meet these additional requests as best as possible, in continuing […]

    October 4, 2022Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  18. QCA Week of Community & Fundraising Activities

    Founded in 1921, the Queen’s College Association‘s mission is to serve as a liaison between staff, and past and present students of the school. Assisting with the financial and mental wellbeing of current students and alumni, the organisation also makes donations where needed.

    September 29, 2022Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  19. Zane Maloney joins Radical Caribbean Cup in T&T

    Zane Maloney, who finished second in the FIA Formula 3 Championship which ended at Monza in Italy two weeks ago, will race at the Frankie Boodram Wallerfield International Raceway in Trinidad & Tobago for the first time next month. He will face drivers from his home country Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica and the host nation in […]

    September 28, 2022RallyNo comments
  20. 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
  21. Kaleb Burke, 13 year old found!

    Nedira Jones 15 years of 2nd Ave, Vauxhall Gardens, Christ Church and Kaleb Burke 13 years of Eversley Road, Brittons Hill, St. Michael who were reported missing on Sunday 25th September 2022, have been traced and are safe. Stephen Griffith – St. Sgt. Public Relations Officer (Ag)

    September 25, 2022Events, Photo GalleryNo comments
  22. Small Business Association of Barbados collabirates with Pinelands Creative Workshop, mind the dates! September 7, 2022Education, Photo GalleryNo comments

    An aspiring Flight Attendant and ambitious Doctor-to-be are the recipients of the Goddard Enterprises Limited (GEL) annual scholarships awarded to two outstanding students of the Mary’s Primary School. Katrina Depeiza-Skeete and Alfa Andrews will be leaving their alma mater with mixed feelings as they embark on the new adventure of entering secondary school. Katrina will […]

    September 3, 2022Education, FeaturedNo comments
  24. Bridgetown US Embassy Announces 2022 Youth Ambassadors Program Participants

    The U.S. Embassy in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean is pleased to announce the U.S. Youth Ambassadors cohort for 2022.  Ajante Fraser from Antigua and Barbuda, Ethan Goodridge from Barbados, Abby Williams from Dominica, Berniah Forrester from Grenada, Rianka Chance from St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and Sade Gustave from Saint Lucia will join adult […]

    August 25, 2022EducationNo comments
  25. 12-Year Old Phoebe White Announces Debut Album “UnXpected” For September Release

    America’s 12-year old yodeling cowgirl Phoebe White is excited to announce the release of her debut 10-song album UnXpected, everywhere digitally on September 9 by way of PoetMan Records, with digital distribution through The Orchard [], and physical CDs available for pre-order at The native Kentuckian blossoming songstress received a once in a lifetime opportunity to record her first […]

    August 24, 2022Featured, MusicNo comments