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UWI outlines plans for new-look faculty

UWI outlines plans for new-look faculty

The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus is preparing to roll out a multi-million dollar state-of-the-art Faculty of Science and Technology. Principal and Pro Vice-Chancellor of The UWI, Cave Hill,  Professor Eudine Barriteau made the disclosure during a recent courtesy visit by Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of CIBC FirstCaribbean Gary Brown. Brown toured […]

Sir Richard Branson to headline Business is an Adventure

Sir Richard Branson to headline Business is an Adventure

 Global entrepreneur icon Sir Richard Branson, the founder of the Virgin Group, will be sharing his perspective on how to transform Caribbean economies when he delivers the feature address at Virgin Atlantic’s Business is an Adventure leadership conference The May 3rd event will be held at the Barbados Hilton Resort. Sir Richard who is anxiously looking forward […]

Barbados gears up to host Exercise TradeWinds 2017

Barbados gears up to host Exercise TradeWinds 2017

 In less than two months, Barbados will host an estimated 800 regional and international security and disaster personnel in June for the first phase of the annual Exercise Tradewinds. It’s the regional multi-agency, multinational security and disaster management exercise held in the region in partnership with the United States. Exercise Tradewinds succeeded a similar exercise, dubbed […]

Top prize for five-year-old kite lover

Top prize for five-year-old kite lover

Five-year-old Christopher Regis won this year’s overall grand prize in the annual kite flying competition organized by the Men’s Fellowship of the Cave Hill Wesleyan Holiness Church. Christopher Regis was presented with the coveted trophy for Best Overall Kite during the event at the Eden Lodge Playing Field yesterday after beating out 26 other contestants. […]

Oistins Fish Festival ends in big party

Oistins Fish Festival ends in big party

Barbadians came out in thousands last night making for a grand finale to the 40th Oistins Fish Festival. “The crowd was fantastic,” exclaimed Festival Committee Chairman Herbie Yearwood, who was around for the four decades of the Barbados showpiece event, from the time of its inauguration by the founding couple Stella Lady St John, and […]

Big winners at Oistins Fish Festival

Big winners at Oistins Fish Festival

As expected the Dolphin Skinning and Flying Fish Boning competitions were major crowd pullers at the annual Oistins Fish Festival now in its 40th year. And again there was no stopping, Tyrone Shorey as he blitzed his three rivals to walk away with his 14th title even though he paused at times to give them a chance to catch up. “That’s […]

The joy of giving

The joy of giving

“Wunna ready?” Akeem Mason shouted across the pasture at the King George V Memorial Park on Easter Monday. “Yes!” was the reply from several young St Philip men holding on to an eight-feet tall kite. With the tug of a heavy duty rope from Mason and a skip and jump from the young men, the […]

Easter is about Hope

Easter is about Hope

The following is an Easter message from Bishop of Bridgetown The Reverend Dr Charles Jason Gordon Dear Brothers and Sisters, Easter is about Hope! Death that gives way to life! Despair that gives way to new Joy! This is not always recognized, as the two men on the way to Emmaus realized (Lk 24:13-35). “Their […]

Make a positive difference this Easter

Make a positive difference this Easter

The principles of the Christian faith are the values on which Barbados was built. This is why Easter, which commemorates the events surrounding the foundation of the Christian faith, must continue to hold such prominence within the lives of all Barbadians. Even for those Barbadians who follow another faith, the Easter message of selflessness and […]

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