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The Salvation Army boosts Dominica’s relief efforts

The Barbados Salvation Army is reporting major success with its relief efforts in Dominica. It has been able to provide 20 and 40-foot containers full of supplies, to residents in at least two hurricane-battered communities. At a media conference Thursday, announcing a week of activities to celebrate the Army’s 120th anniversary, Divisional Business Manager Sherma Evelyn, said after analysis, the […]

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Three-day workshop demonstrates new ways to build children’s self-esteem

The legacy of slavery has had a negative impact on the self-esteem of people of African descent in many ways, including how we educate our children. With that in mind, the Commission on Pan African Affairs has established the “Mabalozi” programme aimed at changing this at all levels within the education system. Facilitator Tempu Nefertari, said […]

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More success for W St Cyr’s publication- Fields of Death

Barbadian author, Wilmont St Cyr, otherwise known as W St Cyr, has taken the literary world by storm with his sensational internationally reviewed book, Fields of Death, which was published in November 2015 and received a NIFCA Literary Award in 2016. Fields of Death, which has been featured on LIAT airlines, may soon be heading to bookstores overseas. St Cyr told Barbados Today that he was the only Barbadian recently […]

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Operation Triple Threat scholarships for young performers

Operation Triple Threat: Sing. Dance. Act (OTT), is seeing significant progress in its mission to train young people in the performing arts. The registered charity recently acquired a Disney licence that allows it to produce The Little Mermaid. OTT’s Founder and Director, Janelle Headley, scored this as one of the organisation’s important achievements, adding that its members between 12 […]

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UK top chef delights diners at Cobblers Cove

One of Barbados’ platinum coast oceanfront restaurants recently had the opportunity of hosting one of the UK’s top chefs. From Thursday, April 5 to Saturday, April 7, hundreds of tourists and locals ate from an array of mouthwatering dishes prepared by Michelin Star guest chef Andrew Pern, at the Cobblers Cove Camelot restaurant in Road […]

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Grow your own food

The Rural Development Commission (RDC) is continuing its mandate to ensure that Barbadians are equipped with the essential tools to grow what they eat. Today, at the National Housing Corporation’s Country Road headquarters, members of the Rural Development Commission distributed nine varieties of seeds and seedlings, as well as palettes and tires, to people interested […]

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A Barbadian/Canadian connection

by George Alleyne Barbadians are in for a treat of Canadian films showcasing northern wilderness, with a strong emphasis on environmental preservation, in a film festival collaboration between this island and that northern state. The festival, which will be aired in the Walled Garden Theatre of the Barbados Museum, runs from tomorrow evening to Saturday. The event, jointly sponsored by the Barbados […]

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Barbadians told to seize the opportunity for a new beginning

Sermon delivered by The Very Rev’d Dr Jeffrey D. Gibson, Dean of the Cathedral Church of St. Michael & All Angels, in the Cathedral on Sunday, April 8, 2018 on the occasion of the Barbados Labour Party’s 80th anniversary, Founders’ Day. “But Moses said to the people, ‘Do not be afraid, stand firm, and see the deliverance that the Lord will […]

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Barbadian MedTech app developer aims to win

One of Barbados’ burgeoning entrepreneurs is continuing his journey of success with his innovative application in the field of medical technology. This time, the founder and Chief Executive Officer of MedRegis Dale Trotman is on his way to London to take part in the Pitch@Palace Commonwealth showcase. The 29-year-old former Foundation School student will be taking part in the […]

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More Barbadians licensing their dogs

by David Hinkson The Animal Control Centre has seen an increase in the number of Barbadians licensing their dogs over the last five years. Acting Animal Control Officer, Peter Belgrave, told Barbados TODAY, “Owing to increased awareness through our outreach programmes, as well as when incidents are highlighted on social media, we find more people […]

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Ashley Lashley crowned Miss Barbados World

Ashley Lashley has been crowned Miss Barbados World. Lashley beat out six contestants during last night’s pageant at the Concord Experience. She will be going to China to represent Barbabdos.

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Going green

Young Bajan agripreneur heads to Peru Young agripreneur Joshua Forte has made it to the finals of the Caribbean Innovation Competition (CIC) which will be held in Peru later this month. The CIC is an international support programme and business start-up accelerator for regional entrepreneurs. Organized by the Young Americas Business Trust (YABT), in collaboration […]

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Two Bajan street dance groups to compete at WOD in Trinidad

Two NIFCA multi award winning urban street dance groups are headed to Trinidad this weekend to compete in the inaugural World of Dance (WOD) Trinbago showcase. Ahead of their departure for Port of Spain, Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth Stephen Lashley presented the Multifarious Dance Crew and ADL Adrenalin Dancers with airline tickets and […]

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$100,000 disbursed

16 local charities receive financial support from the Canadian Women’s Club The Canadian Women’s Club of Barbados yesterday disbursed close to $100,000 to 16 local charities that work directly with the elderly, women and children. Community Services Chairperson Ann Smith told Barbados TODAY that the club continues to see the importance of assisting the charities […]

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Come again!

Sandals rewards its guests Chairperson of Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association Roseanne Myers has suggested that repeat visitors should give back to the island. Myers was speaking at the Sandals Barbados Reunion Week Cocktail and Dinner for its guests when she encouraged the over 200 guests gathered to participate in volunteerism. “Volunteerism is a very […]

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In honour of ‘The Godfather’

Special tribute planned for Richard Stoute Members of the entertainment fraternity, along with funeral director James Wilson, will be honouring the man they affectionately refer to as the ‘Godfather’ of entertainment –  Richard Stoute – at a show entitled, Stars of Teen Talent – Tribute to Richard Stoute. It is slated for the Garfield Sobers Gymnasium on May […]

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Music festival opens

Barbados hosts ‘Vujaday’ by Krystal Hoyte Epic! This is how patrons to The Vujaday Music Festival described yesterday’s premiere event at Pirate’s Cove which kicked off the five-day, house-music festival. The event, which is a collaborative effort involving Canadian and Barbadian promoters, has attracted over 1, 000 visitors to the island. Ryan Kruger, the co-founder […]

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