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Mas on the road

Those who didn’t get a chance to experience Grand Kadooment this year got a chance to do so with a post jump, mini carnival by the Sea Breeze Beach Hotel. Promptly at 5 p.m., guests, who the jump was dedicated to along with staffers and other friends set off in the evening sun behind an […]

From Bank Hall to Savannah

PORT OF SPAIN – It is 9.30 on Sunday night, and somehow they still haven’t run out of the charcoal or toasted coconut and ash ice cream flavours. Charcoal, the sleeper hit of the day, is a frosty confection dark as night but with a flavour as bright and cheery as the crisp Trinidadian sunlight. […]

Naturally climate resilient

As residents of a tropical island, many Barbadians no doubt witness and appreciate the marvels of nature with which we have been blessed. However, how many people ever consider the unique ecosystems around Barbados and the role they play in combating climate change? Recently, the Environmental Protection Department (EPD), in collaboration with the Coastal Zone […]

Calling ‘auntie’ Heather

Heather Bignall owns and operates First Four Academy Day Care and Preschool which is located in Hilton Road, Maxwell, Christ Church. The devoted childcare provider who is a member of the Barbados Association of Private Childcare Operators and whose business is registered with the Child Care Board told Barbados TODAY that she does not have […]

Creating a safer haven

More than $3,500 in donations have been delivered to the BPW Safe Haven for Women as part of the Flow Summer Student Experience Programme. Following a tremendous fundraising drive, the cohort of summer interns who are attached to Barbados’ leading telecommunications provider recently presented their donations to Marlene Hewitt, Vice President of the Business & […]

Melanie’s legacy

Raphael Lovell and Rico Yearwood are the winners of this year’s Melanie Kristin Price Foundation scholarship. The two young men received their scholarships today from Yvette Oxley and Glyne Price who founded the foundation in 2014 after their daughter Melanie lost her battle with cancer that same year. Minister of Education, Technological and Vocational Training […]

Making it safer

Miss World Barbados Che Greenidge has launched a new project to give voice to one of the most marginalised sections of society. Greenidge launched the Deaf Heart project at Copacabana last night. She says the project will help the deaf community become fully integrated into society. “My initiative this evening is about empowering the deaf […]

Sponsoring and sprucing up

Five children who are moving from Grazettes Primary School to secondary school this September will do so with a helping hand from the staff of a local bank and those remaining at the school will benefit from having improved learning facilities. The helping hand was extended by the school’s neighbours at CIBC FirstCaribbean and in […]

New year, new gear

Erdiston Teacher’s Training College is seeking to rebuild its computer laboratory, which was destroyed by fire in 2011. As the Rotary Club of Barbados West presented eight computers to the Pine, St Michael based Training College today, Principal Dr Patricia Saul said the gift would help the college restore the laboratory. She said access to […]

Exhibition euphoria

Chelsea St Hill is feeling humbled to have been able to excel in the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE) to win a 2019 Government Exhibition. Chelsea who attended Queen’s College (QC), received grade one in Caribbean Studies, Accounting, Economics, Pure Mathematics, and a grade two in Communication Studies. She said her success was a result […]

Bots and bionics

Over the last five years, the organisers of the annual Barbados Junior Robotics Camp have seen a greater number of students expressing an interest in participating, but they admit they need more institutional support to help the science of robotics grow throughout the region as a whole. Speaking on the sidelines of the annual Barbados […]

Flora and fauna by watercolour

The Barbados Museum and Historical Society launched its digital temporary exhibition From Bout Hay on Tuesday at their St Ann’s Fort, Garrison, St Michael headquarters. The exhibition which features five artists and showcases over 30 pieces of art was conceptualized by Curator for Natural History Kerron Hamblin and Curator of Art and Art History at […]

190 Not out!

The St Bartholomew Anglican church is gearing up to celebrate its 190th anniversary with a myriad of activities under the theme Reaching Out, Reaching Lives, Bringing Light To Our Community. The church was officially consecrated in 1830, was destroyed by a hurricane on August 11, 1831 and was officially rebuilt and consecrated on May 27, […]

Shine on

There’s no slowing down for Javal Nurse of Vals Woodwork Creations as he recently made phone stands and a bathroom toilet seat. Those two items as well as folding display tables, step ladder chairs, folding patio tables, and an ironing board chair are just some of the space-saving furniture items that Nurse creates at his […]

Aiming for more than half a million

Year number eight is shaping up to be great for the region’s largest cancer fundraising and awareness event – CIBC FirstCaribbean’s Walk for the Cure. With a new executive co-chair and several new walk managers heading in-house planning committees across the bank’s 16-member footprint, all seems set for the event to surpass its target of […]

Action time for Mikey

Reigning Soca Monarch Michael Mikey Mercer is the brand ambassador for Cave Shepherd Visa Credit Card. He was presented with his Gold Cave Shepherd Visa Credit Card this evening at a ceremony at the company’s Broad Street, St Michael headquarters. Director of the Card Services Division Alison Browne-Ellis told members of the media she was […]

Bittersweet achievement

Dr Tyra Waithe wished her mother had lived just a little longer to see her complete her internship at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) and be honoured for her outstanding performance. Twenty-four-year-old Dr Waithe said goodbye to her beloved mother in June this year. She died at home after a seven-year battle with colon cancer. […]

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