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Making progress

A number of the Government’s major capital projects are progressing apace.

Let God lead

summer school students urged to let the lord guide their lives
When you let God lead, you are less likely to encounter problems was the advice offered to students attending the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation’s Summer Sch

All Stars celebration this weekend

The All Stars Calypso Tent will hold a celebratory performance at the Plantation Gardens, this Sunday August 11.


Too much political input influencing nis operations, says senator marshall


The principal of the Cave Hill campus of the University of the West Indies today voiced concern about the future of that institution.

Teen talent changes

Organiser Richard Stoute announces changes to the annual singing competition

Sister hotels up for sale

One of Barbados’ leading hotel groups has placed two of its properties jointly on the market for $70 million, signalling its reduced interest in the island

UWI hoping to start food centre this year

The University of the West Indies hopes to begin construction of a $6 million Centre for Food Security and Entrepreneurship on nearly 30 acres of land at Dukes Plantation, St. Thomas this year.

Food production zones coming

Establishment of zones across island will contribute to needs of small farmers, says agriculture minister

B'dos to benefit from food projects

Barbados is getting outside assistance in boosting provisions within its draft Food and Nutrition Security Action Plan.

Programme to lift productivity

In the face of the island’s economic challenges, the Productivity Council has embarked on a major programme to lift output in the public sector.

Key to solution …

Ensuring that workers understand the gravity of the crisis facing the country and then stimulating them are key to bringing about a solution.

Sailing to good times

Barbados’ pleasure boat business is booming these days, two years after the Harbour Master, then the island’s main party cruise craft was relocated to Trinidad and Tobago due to declining demand.

Political propaganda

‘BLP put uncertainty in Barbadian’s minds by spreading false information’

Government going after millions owed

Government is about to take additional action, including amending legislation and possibly publishing the names of delinquent parties, as it moves to collect the many millions of dollars owed to the National Insurance Department.

Walcott: Gov't needs to reassure public

Government’s assurances about the National Insurance Scheme’s viability are inadequate

Registration for CXC begins next month

The Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation has advised that registration for the Caribbean Examinations Council January 2014 examinations will commence on September 2 and close on October 4.