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Barbados’ team off to Worldskills Kazan 2019

Barbados’ six-member team to the WorldSkills Kazan 2019 competition departed for Kazan, Russia on Friday, August 16. The six young people, Terrique Ward (Car Painting), Shae White (Cooking), Peabo Sampson (Fashion Technology), Kristina Patrick (Graphic Design Technology), Zaria Archer (Hairdressing) and Danny Mayers (Restaurant Service), will be joined by Official Delegate, Henderson Eastmond; Team Leader, Sarah […]

Government investing in country’s youth

Government is continuing to invest heavily in this country’s youth. Prime Minister Mia Mottley alluded to this fact when she announced that Cabinet agreed to the launch of the Barbados YouthADVANCE Corps (BYAC), which would empower young Barbadians and expose them to all types of training and career development. Mottley made the comments as she […]

Barbados to celebrate IYD 2019 on Monday

Barbados will join the international community in celebrating International Youth Day (IYD) 2019 on Monday, August 12. The theme for the day is Embracing Skills, Talents and Innovation. The Ministry of Youth and Community Empowerment will host an event entitled Youth Summerplosion: Leh We Build a Vibe, which will be held at the Garfield Sobers Sports Complex, […]

Adrian Forde

National Summer Camps from July 15 to August 16

The Ministry of Youth and Community Empowerment (MYCE) will host 32 National Summer Camps at educational institutions, churches, community centres and pavilions across the island, from July 15 to August 16. The remodelled programme includes more community-based activities, engaging the specialized skills, talents and experiences of volunteers within respective communities.  Campers will engage in personal […]

More than 20 join Green Leaders summer internship programme

More than 20 students from the University of the West Indies, the Barbados Community College and other schools have joined Sagicor’s 2019 Green Leadership Internship Programme. The interns, who range in age from 17 to 27, are from diverse educational backgrounds, and as such have been placed within the company’s various departments including investments, customer […]

John Goddard

Empowering young people for positive living

The Anglican Commission on Advocacy and Social Justice has issued the following statement as it launches its project “Empowering our Young People for Positive Living“. It says the project is aimed at tackling increasing youth violence in the society. The pilot is being launched on Sunday. Full Statement As part of its response to increasing […]

Outstanding Barbadians recognized

Three outstanding Barbadians who have been presented with Commonwealth Awards in 2018 were recently recognized by Governor General Dame Sandra Mason. They are Ronelle King, a 2018 Queen’s Young Leaders Awardee; Kemar Saffrey, the recipient of the 7th Commonwealth Points of Light Award; and Corey Lane, the recipient of the 57th Commonwealth Points of Light Award. […]

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