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Blame UWI

Blame UWI

Massive university arrears by B’dos gov’t the result of unreasonable expansion at Cave Hill

PM to lead UWI talks

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart is to lead the Democratic Labour Party charge to get the finances of the Cave Hill campus of the University of the West Indies under control. After telling a Democratic Labour Party St. James South branch meeting that unreasonable growth was responsible for Cave Hill’s woes, Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler […]

Barbados hosts African Diaspora seminar

Barbadians and delegates from abroad will have the opportunity to explore Our Freedom, Our Identity: Uncover, Recover, Discover when the 8th Annual African Diaspora Heritage Trail Conference is held this month at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre.

PM's promise

PM's promise

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart steps in to ease UWI’s financial woes

NSCA camp starts Monday

Lessons in preparing fine cuisine, financial management, as well as creative sessions in drumming, dance and folk songs, will be on the cards when the National Council on Substance Abuse’s annual one-week residential Project S.O.F.T (Safeguarding Our Future Today), summer camp programme, gets under way next week. Beginning on Monday, August 20, at Marian Retreat […]

Going for her dreams

Going for her dreams

Cherisse Francis knows what she wants and she is going after it. She likes talking and arguing and plans to be a lawyer. Having pursed Visual Arts, Sociology, Law, and two units of Environmental Science this year, as well as Caribbean and Communications Studies, she was awarded Grade 1s in most of them. The Exhibition […]

All about the teeth for Nicoia

All about the teeth for Nicoia

In about ten years time or maybe sooner Dr. Nicoia Maxwell might be opening her dental practice. If all goes according to her plan, the Barbados Scholar from Queen’s College, will be happily telling people to “open wide” as she fits them with braces. She wants to be an orthodontist, but that could change, she […]

Just party, ok

Just party, ok

by Donna Sealy A provocative, and often times controversial calypso commentator, says the time has come to abandon all calypso competitions. Instead, said Dr. Cleve Scott, who has judged Pic-O-De-Crop competitions in the past, there should be one big party, which he said was what Soca Royale was, with judges. “It is widely established by now […]

Funding alternative

A new funding model for tertiary education is among the chief recommendations contained in a Report on Tertiary Education Reform to Government.