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Digicel happy to help!

Digicel is the official telecommunications provider for the Barbados Olympic Association 2012, now in London, England for the Olympics Games. The team comprising of coaches in judo, swimming and athletics, the team’s doctor, physiotherapists, and managers headed by Chef de Mission, Cameron Burke, recently left the island for London. To ensure that the team will […]

CARIMAC extends deadline

The new deadline to apply for the Master of Arts in Communication for Social and Behaviour Change offered by the Caribbean Institute of Media and Communication at the University of the West Indies Mona Campus is August 31, 2012 for January 2013 enrolment. The MA in Communication for Social and Behaviour Change is a part-time […]

French connection

The Youth Commission of Electricite de France from Martinique has brought a 29-strong group to the island for their annual overseas trip. They arrived in Barbados on July 19 and will remain until the end of the month. The group comprises four adults and 25 adolescents between the ages 14 to 17. Electricité de France […]

Mechanical problems affecting Arawak

Mechanical challenges at the Arawak Cement Company have forced it to import cement from sister company, TCL, to satisfy local demand. The company began experiencing mechanical failures in various areas of its operations over the past weeks and, during the last weekend, suffered a shutdown of its cement mill which halted production at the St. […]

Mixed week for regional stocks

Caribbean stocks had a mixed week, with a slight recovery in Conglomerate and Manufacturing Stocks and on the Junior Market, but there were continued losses on Insurance & Investments, Retail & Distribution and Tourism & Real Estate stocks. For the week 9,722,924 shares valued at $2,002,556 crossed the floors of the six stock exchanges across […]

GG patron of Heart & Stroke Foundation

The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Barbados has announced that Governor General Sir Elliott Belgrave has consented to be its new patron with immediate effect. He follows in the footsteps of former Governor General, Sir Clifford Husbands, who demitted office in October 2011. “The directors of the Heart and Stroke Foundation and I are delighted […]

GG patron of Heart & Stroke Foundation

The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Barbados has announced that Governor General Sir Elliott Belgrave has consented to be its new patron with immediate effect. He follows in the footsteps of former Governor General, Sir Clifford Husbands, who demitted office in October 2011. “The directors of the Heart and Stroke Foundation and I are delighted […]

Digicel customers trying to secure spot

With five finalists already chosen, Digicel customers are anxiously trying to secure the remaining spots in the “Crack the Crop-Over Safe” to win the $50,000 in cash. The promotion which is already creating excitement among customers, will run until August 17, and reward weekly winners with BlackBerry 9300 phones and $2,000 in free credit each. […]

Potential in cultural industries sector

Twenty-two CARIFORUM Cultural Industries firms participated in a European Study Tour organised by Caribbean Export Development Agency and African Caribbean and Pacific Business Climate from July 2 to 11. The tour took the firms to Manchester, Berlin and Paris. “The cultural industries sector has the potential to deliver significant benefits to the region through innovation […]

Money for diabetes

The St. Patrick’s Heritage and Community Association is helping members of the Barbados Diabetes Association to further their educational programmes. Yesterday morning at the BDA headquarters in Beckles Road, St. Michael, treasurer of the PHCA, Erskine Griffith, presented a cheque of US$1,000 to the association on behalf of their chapter in the United States. Public […]

Seating for students

Deloitte has supported an initiative to provide additional benches at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus.

Big business lunch this week

The BCCI is partnering with the Inter-American Development Bank to host its July Business Luncheon.

Money swap success

Scotiabank and the Caribbean Development Bank has announced the closure of a US $103 million interest rate cross currency swap transaction.

Huge potential in cultural industries

Cultural services provide one of the biggest potentials to improving the economies of the Caribbean.

Banks big in UK

Banks Caribbean Lager Beer and other Bajan brands are gaining increasing recognition in the UK. Minister for Industry, Small Business and Rural Development, Denis Kellman, and Permanent Secretary Ruth Blackman, travelled to London recently to view the increasing kudos for all things Bajan. Also in attendance was a delegation from the Barbados Investment and Development […]

Chapman Bim's first repat World Skills Americas

Cosmetology student Akeila Chapman is set to be Barbados’ first representative at the upcoming World Skills Americas competition which takes place in Sao Paulo, Brazil this November. Chapman was the Barbados Vocational Training Board’s silver medallist in the hairdressing category of the WorldSkills Barbados Competition coordinated by the TVET Council in March of this year. […]

'Eggsilarating' for Bim

A Barbadian television show about cooking is attracting growing attention from the local, regional and global culinary community.

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