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CARIFTA – Day 3- Rock wins second medal

CARIFTA – Day 3- Rock wins second medal

Roneldo Rock won Barbados’ tenth medal with a bronze in the Under-18 Boys 800m at the CARIFTA games. This is Rock’s second bronze medal. He also finished third in the Under-18 Boys 1500m.

More females starting their own businesses

More females starting their own businesses

With the rate of unemployment on the rise, the Barbados Youth Business Trust (BYBT) says there is a noticeable gender divide in terms of the increased number of aspiring entrepreneurs turning to the youth development organization for help in starting up their own businesses. General Manager Cardell Fergusson reported that over the past two years […]

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 […]

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