All Blog Posts Tagged 'Barbados' (19)

Caribbean Rum & Beer Festival Returns to Barbados

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Caribbean Rum and Beer Festival is heading back to Barbados this year.

After spending several years away and being hosted in Grenada and St Maarten, the annual beverage expo is back where it started.

“The first Caribbean Rum and Beer Festival…

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Added by CShout1 on July 10, 2017 at 6:16pm — No Comments

Work About To Begin On New Wyndham Hotel in Barbados

THE OLD SITE OF SAM LORD’S CASTLE WILL BE TRANSFORMED INTO A WYNDHAM GRAND RESORT.…

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Added by CShout1 on April 3, 2017 at 2:29pm — No Comments

Gold Medal For Barbados Medical Tourism

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Friday February 24, 2017 – The Barbados Fertility Centre (BFC) has again been awarded the highest achievement for worldwide patient safety standards from Joint Commission International (JCI).…

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Added by CShout1 on February 26, 2017 at 12:05pm — No Comments

A DJ’s Journey From Barbados to Winning The World DJ Championship

SANTIAGO, Chile, Thursday December 29, 2016A 25-year-old Bajan, DJ Puffy, has done what no other Barbadian has done before. Rocking crowds while spinning different styles in an original and super smooth ride – as well as demonstrating amazing…

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Added by CShout1 on December 29, 2016 at 8:38pm — No Comments

Rihanna Ditches Trendsetting Threads For Janitor Uniform

RIHANNA ON THE SET OF ‘OCEANS EIGHT’ FILMING SCENES IN NEW YORK CITY. (PHOTO: PEOPLE)



NEW YORK, United States, Tuesday…

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Added by CShout1 on December 13, 2016 at 9:30pm — No Comments

BARBADOS WILL NEED NEW ALLY IN EUROPEAN UNION

Minister of Finance, Christopher Sinckler

WITH Britain’s exit from the European Union comes the challenge for the Caribbean of finding “a new voice” in Europe.

Minister of Finance, Christopher Sinckler, noted during a recent courtesy call with…

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Added by CShout1 on July 13, 2016 at 10:02am — No Comments

Bajan manufacturers head to Cuba

Barbados will begin exporting some of its manufactured goods to Cuba in a matter of months, Minister of Trade, Industry and Commerce Donville Inniss said today.

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The Minister made that announcement midway through a tour of BMEX 2016, on which he was joined by Leader of the Opposition Mia Mottley and two other Opposition Members of Parliament – Santia Bradshaw, and Kerrie Symmonds – in a show of bipartisan support for the productive sector.…

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Added by CShout1 on May 16, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Barbados Focus: Minister thanks service clubs, community organisations

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Added by CShout1 on May 6, 2016 at 8:27am — No Comments

Barbados Focus: Shakirah –– Bajan storytelling in film

Winners of the Governor General Award For Literary Excellence: Shakirah Bourne (In Time Of Need) and Winston Farrell (Barefoot On Ice).…

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Added by CShout1 on March 9, 2016 at 4:40pm — No Comments

Barbados Focus: Countdown to Bussa Rebellion bicentenary

It is now 37 days away from the date of the 200th anniversary of the phenomenal Bussa  Rebellion.

The Government of Barbados has gone to great lengths to heighten public awareness of and count down to the 50th anniversary of Barbados’…

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Added by CShout1 on March 9, 2016 at 4:27pm — No Comments

Barbados Focus: Brilliant Barbados 50 giving back to travelers

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Saturday February 13, 2016 – Brilliant Barbados is once more on track to offer potential visitors attractive incentives to choose the island as their holiday destination.

Fresh on the heels of Barbados’ 50th independence jubilee…

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Added by CShout1 on February 14, 2016 at 5:27pm — No Comments

CARICOM summit begins with calls for focus on youth and perfecting regional integration

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Friday July 3, 2015 – Outgoing CARICOM chairman, Bahamas Prime Minister Perry Christie, urged his colleague leaders to pay more attention to the educating and employing young people.…

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Added by CShout1 on July 3, 2015 at 11:10am — No Comments

Barbados Focus: Feature film to document Rihanna’s life and ascent to stardom

CALIFORNIA, United States, Tuesday March 17, 2015 – A feature-length documentary on Barbados’ pop princess Rihanna is in the works via a newly-formed production company…

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Added by CShout1 on March 18, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Sandals Barbados expands

Refurbished resort now employs 650, has more rooms and enjoying high occupancy

BY RICHARD BROWNE Business editor browner@jamaicaobserver.com

AFTER some nine…

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Added by CShout1 on February 11, 2015 at 5:17pm — No Comments

CARICOM to launch multi-state travel document

The CARIPASS will allow CARICOM citizens and legal residents of Participating States over the age of 16 years to access a safe and secure automated self-processing gate within selected airports.

GEORGETOWN, Guyana: The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) will soon launch one of the world’s first automated multi-state travel documents (CARIPASS) for use within 10 member states that will not only make regional travel easier, but help crack down on identity… Continue

Added by CShout1 on December 4, 2010 at 6:15pm — No Comments

Barbados and China hold talks

BEIJING, China, Monday July 19, 2010 – Tourism, climate change and enhanced relations were the main areas of discussion during a recent meeting between the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Barbados and China, Senator Maxine McClean and Yang Jiechi, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Beijing. During the courtesy call, Yang noted that the potential for developing tourism both ways was "far from being fully tapped" and stressed that there was a need to… Continue

Added by CShout1 on July 19, 2010 at 8:39pm — No Comments

Barbados plans major national park

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Friday June 4, 2010 – The Barbados government has announced plans for the establishment of a National Park, stretching from the north to the east of the island, as a priority.

It would run from Archer's Bay in St Lucy to the fishing community of Consett Bay, St John.



Minister of the Environment, Water Resources and Drainage, Dr Denis Lowe, says the National Park would seek to ensure that development activities in… Continue

Added by CShout1 on June 17, 2010 at 9:18pm — No Comments

Barbados government boosting international business

Acting Prime Minister Freundel Stuart said that Barbados would continue to strengthen its brand, by carving niches in carefully selected areas, including private trust companies, hedge fund management and other areas of private wealth.

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Thursday May 27, 2010 – The Barbados government is working assiduously to expand the country’s financial services sector. Acting Prime Minister Freundel Stuart says work continues in this vein in… Continue

Added by CShout1 on June 1, 2010 at 6:41pm — No Comments

A Portrait of the Caribbean Immigrant in America

A Portrait of the Caribbean Immigrant in America: A Study in Contrast High Home Ownership Slightly Older Than Other Foreign-Born Groups But Suffers Pain of Employment

As a group they tend to be slightly older than other immigrant groups and they were more likely to become naturalized American…
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Added by CShout1 on March 26, 2010 at 12:00am — No Comments

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