Category: Local News

Plug pulled

Barbadian Internet television company Net2Vu has buckled under months of financial pressure.

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Securing the City

Plans are being put in place to boost security in and around Bridgetown.

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Busy Band House

These days few places generate more activity that a Crop-Over event, and during daylight hours one of the most hectic locations can be a Grand Kadooment band house, as seen here at Gwyneth Squires’ Kings Village base. Crop-Over is definitely in full swing.

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Identifying hazardous chemicals

How Can the GHS Benefit Me? The Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals, also known as GHS, is just as the name suggests, a method being used by countries around the globe to identify the hazards of chemicals and clearly communicate this information to persons who use or handle those chemicals. Last […]

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Lunchtime lecture July 31

Tapping into the Diasporic Economy is the title of the next lecture in the University in the Community Lunchtime Lecture Series. It will be delivered by Director of the Shridath Ramphal Centre For International Trade Law, Policy & Services, Dr. Keith Nurse, at noon on July 31, at the Frank Collymore Hall. The series is […]

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IDB to fund revitalisationof Bridgetown project

Barbados’ efforts to revitalise its main commercial hub, are expected to receive a major financial boost from the Inter-American Development Bank. Barbados TODAY understands that the IDB was very impressed with the private/public sector model being used for the Revitalisation of Bridgetown Initiative, and was likely to contribute tens of thousands of dollars to the […]

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Back to the "Monkey"

BACK TO THE ‘MONKEY’: With all the emphasis on energy conservation and green technology, potter Godidier Jn.Paul’s interest in this “monkey” may be worth emulating as a way of keeping liquids cool. So take a trip to the potteries at Chalky Mount to s

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Back to the "Monkey"

BACK TO THE ‘MONKEY’: With all the emphasis on energy conservation and green technology, potter Godidier Jn.Paul’s interest in this “monkey” may be worth emulating as a way of keeping liquids cool. So take a trip to the potteries at Chalky Mount to s

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Act now

  Barbados’ accounting professionals want this week’s credit rating downgrade to spur Government into taking urgent action on the country’s fiscal problems. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Barbados, in a statement released today, said following Standard & Poor’s decision to lower the island’s sovereign credit rating from BBB-/A-3 to BB+/B, “Government needs to address […]

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B'town comes alive on Saturday

The City of Bridgetown will come alive on Saturday with colour, entertainment, store discounts and the sights and sounds of the 2012 Crop-Over season.
The return of Bridgetown Alive was launched this morning by the Barbados Chamber of Commerce and I

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The people's picks

Tomorrow night at the Wildey Gymnasium, 19 calypsonians will battle for a place in the Pic-O-De-Crop Finals scheduled for August 3 at Kensington Oval.

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Morning jam a threat to festival

A veteran costume band leader and multiple award winning designer, is suggesting that the National Cultural Foundation’s Foreday Mornin Jam, will kill Crop-Over.

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Health care

HEALTH CARE:
One of the island’s foremost providers of health insurance is putting its money behind a major initiative aimed at assisting the country and region in coping with the ever-increasing challenges of chronic diseases.
Today, Sagicor and t

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Overwhelmed teachers seeking solace

These days it is the teachers who are seeking the solace of the guidance counsellor’s office at the Alexandra School.

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Large and in charge

Principal Jeff Broomes acted like the chairman of the school’s board of management.

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Into the deep

Campers from The Rose of Sharon Tabernacle went deep into Barbados yesterday where they saw the beauty of one of the country’s premier attractions.

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Life saving lessons

Browne’s Beach was transformed into a classroom today as 158 people turned up for swimming lessons when Operation S.O.S. (Save Our Selves) got under way.

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