HERITAGE TOURISM WORKSHOP TIMELY

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Minister of Youth, Family and Sports, Esther Byer Suckoo, in conversation with Bob Verdun (left), a participant of the workshop and Professor Henry Fraser, who delivered a presentation on "Bridgetown and its Garrison as a World Heritage Site".  

The 2nd Annual Regional Workshop on Heritage Tourism, which ended today at the Errol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Cave Hill Campus, has been described by Minister of Youth, Family and Sports, Esther Byer Sukoo, as timely.

MORE TIME FOR 11 PLUS MATHEMATICS PAPER

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Students writing this year’s Barbados Secondary Schools’ Entrance Test, commonly known as the Common Entrance Examination will now have an extra 15 minutes to complete the Mathematics paper.

LAUNCH OF A NATIONAL DATABASE ON THE SMALL BUSINESS SECTOR

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Participants prepare to go through the steps of the National Sector Management Database.

The Ministry of Economic Affairs is advocating the concept of business networks and clusters as a viable option for entrepreneurs to develop their small enterprises.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS APRIL 3

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Over 100 forms have been returned for participation in this year’s National Senior Games’ track and field events scheduled for Saturday, April 18. Senior athletes who are yet to register should do so, by this Friday, April 3.

EFFORTS ON STREAM TO UPGRADE CIVIL AVIATION TRAINING CENTRE

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Efforts are on stream to upgrade the island’s Civil Aviation Training Centre.
Word of this has come from Director of Civil Aviation, Anthony Archer, who says steps are also in train to have that institution registered with the Barbados Accreditation Council.

CAMP PARTICIPANTS TO LEARN MORE ABOUT HUMAN RIGHTS

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President of Youth for Human Rights International, Dr. Mary Shuttleworth, presents Parliamentary Secretary in the Prime Minister’s Office, Senator Irene Sandiford-Garner, with copies of the human rights promotional material, as Reverend Michael Steel, Founder/President of Hope Transplant Ministries looks on.  

Children participating in the Ministry of Youth, Family and Sports’ National Easter Camps Programme “Camp Connections” will get the opportunity to learn more about the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.