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BT reaches out and touches YWCA

BT reaches out and touches YWCA

The Young Women’s Christian Association’s [YWCA] Breakfast Club for school children received the Barbados TODAY (BT) touch today. In observance of Child Month, BT donated a hamper of food items to the non-profit organization to assist with its breakfast programme for some 1,300 students from 15 primary and secondary schools from around the island. “I […]

Jamaica’s tourism push

Jamaica’s tourism push

For any business traveller, their typical schedule is likely to be filled with meetings and conferences, with very little time to explore their new environment. Unless a tour is included in the itinerary, any hopes of an opportunity to play tourist may never materialize. In the case of Jamaica, tourism officials say the majority of […]

Sounds of Korea coming to Barbados

Sounds of Korea coming to Barbados

The Embassy of the Republic of Korea, in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade of Barbados, will next week host a free Korean traditional music concert, Sounds of Korea 2017, in commemoration of the 40th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries. The June 2 event which will begin at 7 p.m. at the Walcott Warner […]

Great potential for coconut industry

Great potential for coconut industry

As people become more health conscious worldwide, they are recognizing the benefits of coconut products, particularly with coconut oil and water, the industry has become a billion-dollar one. And Executive Director of the Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI) Barton Clarke said for Barbados to capitalize on this, some fundamental questions must be answered. […]

Crossing over to the danger zone

Crossing over to the danger zone

Today we crossed over to the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea and came face to face with some of Kim Jong Un’s men.  Today we got the opportunity to visit the Demilitarized Zone, otherwise known as the DMZ – a place that is not only considered the most important, but the most dangerous […]

Seoul Searching

Seoul Searching

Barbados TODAY’s Kaymar Jordan is in Seoul, Korea this week at the invitation of the Korean Foundation, as one of its Distinguished Guests in Media. The visit comes amid heightened tensions along the Korean Peninsula and Barbados TODAY will bring a first-hand view of what it is like in Korea. Amid rising tensions along the Korean Peninsula, I […]

Artistic expressions

Artistic expressions

“Love you for who you are, and don’t let society tell you how you should express yourself.” That is the message 19-year-old Theona Hinds aims to communicate through her art. For as long as she can remember, art has been a big part of her life, with her parents Theo and Michelle Hinds being artists […]

Breakfast boost  

Breakfast boost  

A Fun Fest to be held by the Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) later this month will serve the dual purpose of raising funds for its School Breakfast Programme and encouraging Barbadians to be more sensitive to those who are less fortunate. YWCA president Tamita Griffith said the breakfast programme, which is in its 10th year of operation, […]

China and UWI launch joint legal research centre

China and UWI launch joint legal research centre

The sharp difference in cultural and legal frameworks, which often hinders business opportunities between Barbados and China, could now be explained much easier courtesy of the signing of two Memorandum of Understandings (MOU) between the University of the West Indies (UWI) and China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL). One of the agreements is […]

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