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More than buildings

More than buildings

Worshippers in the City and members of St. Mary’s Anglican Church were reminded today that they have a duty to preserve the spirit of Bridgetown and look after its most spiritually needy, as the church celebrated 185 years of consecration. Bishop of Barbados, Dr. John Holder told the congregation during a lunchtime celebration that there […]

Share creative ideas

Share creative ideas

  Teachers in primary and secondary schools have been urged to share their creative ideas with the Media Resource Department. The call came yesterday as Chief Media Resource Officer, Walter Harper, addressed the start of a three-day workshop on Creative Writing, at the headquarters of the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development, Elsie Payne […]

Sharpening skills

Sharpening skills

Each year during the summer vacation hundreds of children get the opportunity to hone their skills at the National Cultural Foundation’ Arts camp. The camp was designed to enhance artistic skills of students in Dance, Drama, Arts, Music and Drums. When the Barbados TODAY team visited the West Terrace, St. James office this afternoon there […]

Students benefit from multimedia training

Students benefit from multimedia training

At least six secondary schools will be able to overcome challenges in the classroom associated with multi-media equipment. This comes as a result of training conducted by the Media Resource Department from July 2 to 13. The summer workshop, titled Multi-media for Juniors, targeted children aged 12 to 16 from the Ellerslie, Alma Parris Memorial, […]

Grooming future farmers

Grooming future farmers

Agriculture must be seen as an important means to helping this country overcome the current economic challenges it is experiencing. This was the assertion of Education Officer for Technical and Vocational Education at the Ministry of Education, Henderson Wiltshire, when he recently addressed students and officials of the IICA Youth Farm Programme at the headquarters […]

For special friends

For special friends

Together embracing abilities, is the theme of this year’s Camp Friendship summer camp and that is exactly what they intend to do. The camp was usually housed at the Wesley Hall Infants School during the summer holiday, but renovations at that location this year forced them to seek a new base. The initial uncertainty about […]

Pay it online

Pay it online

by Kathyann Husbands In today’s fast-paced world, many Barbadians have grown accustomed to carrying out business transactions from the comfort of their homes or offices. Whether filing taxes online or accessing financial information, they enjoy the convenience of conducting business “at the click of a mouse”. With the recent launch of Government’s e-payment service, eZpay, […]

Look to Chavez

Look to Chavez

The Venezuelan Presidential elections are impending and leader of the People’s Empowerment Party, David Comissiong, is putting all his support behind President Hugo Chavez. At the Venezuelan Cultural Institute in Hastings, Christ Church, this morning Comissiong was among a panel to celebrate World Solidarity Day. They were: St. Michael South East MP Hamilton Lashley, Trevor […]

A passionate advocate

A passionate advocate

Paige Bryan may be the new President of the Young Women Christian Association