December 14, 2017

Barbados joins Regional Initiative- Latin and America and the Caribbean Free of Child Labour against child labour

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(PRESS RELEASE) – Barbados is the ninth CARICOM country to join the Regional Initiative, Latin and America and the Caribbean Free of Child Labour. Honourable Esther Byer-Suckoo, Minister of Labour, Social Security and Human Resource Development symbolically handed over the signed agreement to José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs, ILO Regional Director of the Americas and Caribbean in […]

Barbados joins Regional Initiative- Latin and America and the Caribbean Free of Child Labour against Child Labour

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Barbados is the ninth CARICOM country to join the Regional Initiative, Latin and America and the Caribbean Free of Child Labour. Honourable Esther Byer-Suckoo, Minister of Labour, Social Security and Human Resource Development symbolically handed over the signed agreement to José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs, ILO Regional Director of the Americas and Caribbean in the margins of […]

Bajan boxers for St Lucia tourney

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By HAYDN GILL From Nation News Participating countries include Cayman Islands BARBADOS will be looking to top the medal tally for the second straight year in third edition of the Caribbean Development Boxing Tournament in St Lucia next week. The Bajans will be represented by a 19-member team during the tournament which will be held […]

Forum to examine youth unemployment in the Caribbean

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From The Antigua Observer BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Dec 5, CMC – A one-day forum addressing the challenges of youth unemployment in the Caribbean will be held here on Wednesday. It is being organised by the Organization of American States (OAS) in partnership with the International Labour Organization (ILO). Entitled “Towards Concrete Solutions for Addressing Youth Employment […]

US embassy hosts EducationUSA student-athlete recruitment workshops in the Eastern Caribbean

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From Caribbean News Now BRIDGETOWN, Barbados –The US embassy in Bridgetown hosted a series of workshops in Barbados, Grenada, and Antigua focusing on the recruitment process for student athletes aspiring to study and play sports at US colleges and universities. Susan Whipple, assistant director, Office of International Education at Marquette University, was the facilitator of […]

Lord Nelson statute defaced in Barbados

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BY GEORGE ALLEYNE From Caribbean Life Apparently having had enough of the talking and calls for its removal, an unknown person or group splashed the Nelson Statue in paint the colours of the national flag to greet Barbadians one day before the 51st anniversary of independence. Barbados celebrated the day it began the next 50 […]

Caricom-Cuba: Fifteen years working for common targets

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From Presna Latina Havana, Dec 3 (Prensa Latina) About to mark its 15th anniversary, the summits between Cuba and the Caribbean Community (Caricom) consolidate today as a unavoidable chartered course to structure a common agenda to achieve a new international and just order, solidarity, integration and trade. The sixth meeting of leaders of Cuba and […]

Caribbean films in African Diaspora International Film Festival

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From New York Carib News NEW YORK (CMC) | The African Diaspora International Film Festival (ADIFF) celebrates its 25th anniversary with a total of 64 films from 31 countries including 31 World, US and NY Premieres. Screenings will be held in three venues in Manhattan: Teachers College, Columbia University, Cinema Village and MIST Harlem. The […]

Cayman 2nd in jumping challenge

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Cayman Islands places second overall in regional jumping challenge By Eve van den Bol From CIEF The Equestrian Center, located on the Linford Pierson Highway, was the site of the Cayman leg of the third annual CEA Regional Jumping Challenge this past Sunday, where the Cayman Islands Team came in second place overall just behind, […]

Barbados secures several wins at this years Caribbean Tourism Awards

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From ICTM In an exclusive media awards ceremony held recently by the Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) at Fox@Excel, Barbados came out on top winning several awards on the night. Best National Newspaper Feature award was received by Ally Farrell for her remarkable piece in The Sun titled ‘Croon with A View’, which beautifully documented her […]