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YES focuses on agri-business

YES focuses on agri-business

Create, innovate and make it happen! This is the theme of this year’s Camp Enterprise put on by the Youth Entrepreneurship Scheme (YES), promoting agri-business. The YES Manager, Selma Greene told Barbados TODAY the summer camp, which is now in its eighth year, also promotes self-employment as a viable career option. However, the focus this […]

Barbadian craft displayed

Barbadian craft displayed

Local artisans displayed their work today at the annual Crop Over Craft Works. The event, which is in its third year, was held at the Barbados Museum & Historical Society. Under the tag line ‘Design Innovation and Creativity’ Barbadians from all walks of life got the opportunity to display their talent in areas such as […]

Mia thanks Maria for her service

Mia thanks Maria for her service

Opposition Leader Mia Mottley says tonight’s decision of the Barbados Labour Party’s National Council to expel Christ Church West MP Dr Maria Agard was not an easy one. However, in a detailed statement, Mottley said it had to be taken as a matter of principle. She said the action stemmed from Dr Agard’s “inappropriate” conduct and her failure […]

St Michael man fined for drugs

St Michael man fined for drugs

Jason Lamont Batson was given six months in which to pay the court $10 000, or he will have to spend two years in jail. The 33-year-old carpenter, of Ivy, St. Michael pleaded guilty to five drug charges before Magistrate Douglas Frederick last month and was remanded until yesterday, when he reappeared in court. The […]

Don’t wing it

A business executive here has warned that too many Barbadian small business leaders are unaware of their true cost of doing business or their cash flow situation, leading to the demise of many small businesses. Chief Executive Officer of Dowell’s Advisory Services Inc Oral Dowell has told business owners it was time to “step it […]

UPDATE-16-year-old dies in car crash

UPDATE-16-year-old dies in car crash

The 16-year-old, who lost his life in an early morning car crash at Prospect, St James, was a former student of the Coleridge and Parry School and a self proclaimed “momma’s boy”. Karim Busby, who just graduated last Saturday from the Ashton Hall, St Peter school, posted what would be his last Facebook message at 5:32 […]

Two Bajans rise to the Challenge

Two Bajans rise to the Challenge

Two young Barbadian entrepreneurs have advanced to the next round in the keenly contested Caribbean Call To Action Entrepreneurship Challenge. Joshua Forte, who presented his Red Diamond Compost’s creation of organic soil enhancers for farmers, and Nikele Davis, who pitched a natural hair styling app for women that would be offered by her company Moca […]

Massy initiative providing business experince for students

Tertiary and secondary educational institutions are being encouraged to form stronger linkages with businesses to assist students in preparing for their chosen careers. That advice came today from chief executive officer of Massy United Insurance Howard Hall, as he addressed a media launch of the company’s inaugural Manager for a Day programme. The initiative, which […]

To customer service and our habitat

To customer service and our habitat

Concerned about some of the waste going to the landfill, and passionate about recycling, Tom Fountain, 57, started a business. And although he did so in the middle of a recession, and he has very little hope local economic conditions will improve any time soon, Fountain, the managing director of Inktech Inc., believes he has […]

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