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  • Grads told to follow Dr King

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    23 Jul 2014 | 9:33 am
    Some of the 2014 graduating class of the Seventh-Day Adventist Secondary School. The outgoing principal of Graydon Sealy Secondary indicated that schools outside the public sector, including ...
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    23 Jul 2014 | 3:00 pm
    FORMER BARBADOS LABOUR PARTY (BLP) Member of Parliament Rev. Joseph Atherley says there is no reason why all the of the Opposition MPs should not be on the streets tomorrow to back their leader Mia Mottley in her protest march. Speaking this afternoon on a second successive day of Press conferences leading up to the Mottley-led march against Government’s municipal solid waste tax that has been imposed on most land owners, Atherley said that based on comments made by party colleague and St James Central representative Kerrie Symmonds, even he was expected to be among the marchers despite…
  • Municipal Solid Waste Tax is another attack on a beleaguered Barbados tourism and hotel sector

    Barbados Free Press
    BFP
    14 Jul 2014 | 6:41 am
    “What is especially galling is that we are expected to pay this new solid waste tax imposition before we receive the tens of thousands of Dollars we are still owed in NIS and VAT refunds…” When my now wife and … Continue reading →
  • Revising Fee Structures as Rebranding Imminent: Sagicor with Cave Hill School of Business draw Memorandum of Understanding

    The Bajan Reporter
    AirBourne
    22 Jul 2014 | 10:07 pm
    As Barbadians continue to grapple with the aftermath of how the current Freundel Stuart regime reneged on its party’s founder’s pledge of free education, leaving many to ponder how the next generation will achieve tuition in an era of excessive taxation, a bold new undertaking between wise financial thinking and a centre for excellence in a specialised Memorandum Of Understanding allowing everyone to benefit from their partnership.Sagicor Financial Corporation and The Cave Hill School of Business held a commemorative ceremony to celebrate a recent accord between both…
  • Barbados is have own Cricket Museum

    Barbados On The Blogs!
    23 Jul 2014 | 2:32 pm
    The Cricket Legends of Barbados Museum, scheduled to open this November, will include priceless West Indies cricket memorabilia and interactive information kiosks.
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  • Grads told to follow Dr King

    23 Jul 2014 | 9:33 am
    Some of the 2014 graduating class of the Seventh-Day Adventist Secondary School. The outgoing principal of Graydon Sealy Secondary indicated that schools outside the public sector, including ...
  • On God’s mission to Brazil

    23 Jul 2014 | 9:33 am
    Many a football fan would have longed for or dreamt of a chance to travel to Brazil when the recent 2014 FIFA World Cup?was being held there. But for?Beverley Pinder it was more than hoping and ...
  • Delightful drama Da Man Dem

    23 Jul 2014 | 9:33 am
    by St Clair Browne How does one mix the topics of sex, The Bible, men issues, women issues, ethics, monogamy, fornication and adultery, while answering the questions "What do men really ...
  • Marshall wants new law

    23 Jul 2014 | 9:33 am
    Opposition MP Dale Marshall is suggesting the Government introduces a new Limited Partnerships Bill to Parliament.Marshall, who was contributing to the debate on the International Business ...
  • Changes coming to IB sector

    23 Jul 2014 | 9:33 am
    Government has moved to grant indefinite licences to operators of international businesses, while at the same time introducing a new fee structure.The changes would take effect with the proclamation ...
 
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    natashabeckles@nationnews.com
    23 Jul 2014 | 3:00 pm
    FORMER BARBADOS LABOUR PARTY (BLP) Member of Parliament Rev. Joseph Atherley says there is no reason why all the of the Opposition MPs should not be on the streets tomorrow to back their leader Mia Mottley in her protest march. Speaking this afternoon on a second successive day of Press conferences leading up to the Mottley-led march against Government’s municipal solid waste tax that has been imposed on most land owners, Atherley said that based on comments made by party colleague and St James Central representative Kerrie Symmonds, even he was expected to be among the marchers despite…
  • ATM alert

    natashabeckles@nationnews.com
    23 Jul 2014 | 2:59 pm
    THE ROYAL BARBADOS Police Force is advising members of the public to be extra vigilant when conducting transactions at Automatic Teller Machines (ATM). This is as a result of “several reports” from members of the public about unauthorized withdrawals via the ATMs. Public relations officer Inspector David Welch has advised members of the public to look for strange devices on or around the ATM and to inspect the ATM for any devices before inserting cards. He also suggested covering the keypad when entering your pin and looking out for suspicious people in the area of the ATM.
  • BVTB rebranding

    natashabeckles@nationnews.com
    23 Jul 2014 | 2:30 pm
    THE BARBADOS VOCATIONAL Training Board (BVTB) is going through a major rebranding, which will include a name change. Director Henderson Thompson, speaking to the media today at a workshop in the Infinity on the Beach hotel, Dover, Christ Church, said this was necessary as they had to keep updated with the times and people often had a misconception of what the board did. “We just launched our strategic plan. We want to change people’s whole mind-set. We will be offering city and guilds certification which is international and we will have a new focus, attitude and cultural shift.
  • CUT team off to Trinidad

    natashabeckles@nationnews.com
    23 Jul 2014 | 2:03 pm
    The best of Barbados’ juvenile athletes will be taking Trinidad and Tobago by storm this week, with a particular goal in mind. Barbados will be after a sixth Caribbean Union of Teachers (CUT) title at the annual youth track and field championships. The 60-plus person contingent was a confident group when saying goodbye to family and friends at the Grantley Adams International Airport, earlier today. Manager of the team, Vaman Harbin noted much would be expected from the squad. “We have put in a lot of work to defend this championship and we are confident that we will defend it…
  • Comissiong may march

    natashabeckles@nationnews.com
    23 Jul 2014 | 12:30 pm
    POLITICAL AND SOCIAL activist David Comissiong has thrown his support behind Opposition Leader Mia Mottley and the march for the repeal of the Municipal Solid Waste Tax. He made his position known today at a Press conference to highlight activities planned for the Day of National Significance, to be celebrated this Saturday at Golden Square, the City. “I may be there [at the march], who knows, but I support the march in principle. I can see nothing wrong with what she is doing and it is all part of a very Barbadian tradition . . .,” he told the media at the Clement Payne Cultural…
 
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  • Revising Fee Structures as Rebranding Imminent: Sagicor with Cave Hill School of Business draw Memorandum of Understanding

    AirBourne
    22 Jul 2014 | 10:07 pm
    As Barbadians continue to grapple with the aftermath of how the current Freundel Stuart regime reneged on its party’s founder’s pledge of free education, leaving many to ponder how the next generation will achieve tuition in an era of excessive taxation, a bold new undertaking between wise financial thinking and a centre for excellence in a specialised Memorandum Of Understanding allowing everyone to benefit from their partnership.Sagicor Financial Corporation and The Cave Hill School of Business held a commemorative ceremony to celebrate a recent accord between both…
  • US $1 Million Awarded by the IDB Towards Increasing Foreign Direct Investment into the Caribbean

    Bajan Reporter
    22 Jul 2014 | 7:33 pm
    The Caribbean Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (CAIPA) has been awarded $1 Million USD by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) under a Regional Public Goods (RPG) Programme to execute a number of projects over the next two years geared towards increasing Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) into the Caribbean.The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export), who is also the Secretariat for CAIPA, UN ECLAC and the IDB convened a meeting together with approximately 20 representatives from the Investment Promotion Agencies (IPAs) in the Caribbean and in Port of Spain,…
  • Caribbean Examination Council Makes Unprecedented Results with Columbus Barbados

    Bajan Reporter
    22 Jul 2014 | 7:23 pm
    While students eagerly await their results from the Caribbean Examination Council (CXC), Columbus Telecommunications via the recently launched Columbus Business Solutions (CBS) and CXC have committed to providing unparalleled service to students and teachers after signing an unprecedented, significant agreement.Mr Anderson Marshall, Director of Corporate Services at the Caribbean Examinations Council (left) and Mr Jaggernauth Dass, vice president, Columbus Business Solutions – Eastern Caribbbean (right) signing contract while (standing from left to right) Glenroy Cumberbatch, Acting…
  • CARDI’s National Consultations aim at developing ‘harmonious relationships’ with stakeholder organisations

    Bajan Reporter
    22 Jul 2014 | 7:11 pm
    As part of the process of developing its Medium Term Plan (MTP) 2014-2016, the Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI) hosted a series of National Consultations in its member countries during the period of 15-18 July 2014. Grenada’s Consultation held on 17 July at the Produce Chemist Lab, St George’s; whilst the Trinidad and Tobago Unit hosted its National Consultation on 18 July 2014 at CARDI’s Headquarters, University Campus, St Augustine; with concurrent National Consultations being held in Barbados, Belize and Jamaica.Stakeholder provide…
  • St Maarten’s National Security Meets Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) Over Screening

    AirBourne
    22 Jul 2014 | 7:04 pm
    The vast majority of the employees of the Princess Juliana International Airport, SXM, will have to undergo security screening administered by the National Security Service St. Maarten. In addition the managing director and all seven supervisory board members will also have to do the same. Members of the National Security Service St. Maarten revealed this following a presentation when they visited SXM on Thursday 17th July.The presentation titled “Positions of Confidentiality and Security Screening” was given to members of SXM management team who represented the first of specific…
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  • Barbados is have own Cricket Museum

    23 Jul 2014 | 2:32 pm
    The Cricket Legends of Barbados Museum, scheduled to open this November, will include priceless West Indies cricket memorabilia and interactive information kiosks.
  • Fisher Pond Great House receives Winner's Dinners Award of Excellence

    23 Jul 2014 | 2:32 pm
    Barbados restaurant, Fisher Pond Great House was recently the recipient of a prestigious award at The Winners' Dinners Awards 2009/10!
  • Take Me To Barbados... for great savings!

    23 Jul 2014 | 2:32 pm
    Enjoy FREE nights and special offers on hotels, resorts, activities, attractions and car rentals when you travel to Barbados with the Take Me To Barbados promotion.
  • Three Barbados Hotels Win Fodor's Choice Award

    23 Jul 2014 | 2:32 pm
    Congratulations to Coral Reef Club, Peach and Quiet and Sandy Lane for winning the Fodor's Choice Award for 2009.
  • Barbados Heritage: Historic Bridgetown

    23 Jul 2014 | 2:32 pm
    Barbados has a rich history and a tradition of maintaining and restoring our historic buildings. Nowhere is this more evident than in the capital city of Bridgetown. Established by the early settlers of the island, Bridgetown has always been a hub of activity much of it centered around the local Parliament and the Careenage where ships from Europe (especially Britain) would bring in supplies and take back with them Barbados molasses, sugar and rum!
 
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