“Attitudinal Change – Not Only Legislation”: Says Lowe

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You cannot legislate change! This is the assertion of Minister of the Environment, Water Resources and Drainage, Dr. Denis Lowe, who said change must be about adjusting attitudes. Minister Lowe, who was at the time discussing the possible?? impact of the proposed Environmental?? Protection Act?? on illegal?? dumping,?? contended:?? "Change is the product?? of adjusting attitudes, but to get people …

Remarks delivered by Acting Chief Education Officer, Laurie King

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?? Remarks delivered by Acting Chief Education Officer, Laurie King, at the presentation of the Magazine Teen CSI to The Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development by The National Task Force on Crime Prevention February 26, 2010 Mrs. Cheryl Willoughby, Head of the Task Force on Crime Prevention and all members of the Task Force. In accepting this Magazine …

Vocational Training Board Celebrating 30 Years

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The Barbados Vocational Training Board (BVTB) will celebrate 30 years of providing quality vocational training to the Barbadian public with several activities during the month of March. The anniversary celebrations commence with a church service this Sunday, February 28, at the Abundant Life Assembly, Bank Hall, St. Michael, starting at 8:00 a.m. On Wednesday, March 3, the first of three …

Community Technology Programme To Start In March

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Classes for the Community Development Department’s Community Technology Programme are scheduled to start next Monday, March 1, at resource centres across the island. The free courses will take place at the following locations: the Black Bess Resource Centre, Black Bess, St. Peter (Levels I and II, ‘, ‘, ‘, ‘, ‘, ‘, ‘, ‘, ‘, ‘, ‘, ‘, ‘, ‘, …

Yachting Event Another Boost To Sports Tourism

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Robert Povey (left) and Colin Symes, two captains who will represent Barbados?? in the April 24-May 7 "Fireball Barbados Worlds 2010" event, stand??in front of one of the Fireballs?? that will be competing here in Barbados.??

This island’s hosting of the prestigious yachting event, known as the Fireball International World Championship, this year, is part of a deliberate strategy by Government to boost sports tourism.

Help Programme Handing Over Keys And Moving Forward

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Some of thoe houses at Marchfield, Six Roads, St Philip (A.Miller/BGIS)??

If a man’s house is his castle, then some 17 new homeowners at Marchfield, St. Philip, will next week feel like royalty, when they are officially presented with the keys to their properties.

Gender Issues Taking Spotlight Over The Next Few Days In New York

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Minister of Youth, Family and Sports, Dr. Esther Byer Suckoo??

Gender issues will take centre stage over the next few days, when three important meetings are held in New York. Barbados will be represented at some of the talks by Minister of Youth, Family and Sports, Dr. Esther Byer Suckoo, and Director of the Bureau of Gender Affairs, John Hollingsworth.

Youth Encouraged To Participate In Commonwealth Competitions

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The Royal Commonwealth Society is inviting young Barbadians to enter the Young Commonwealth Competitions 2010. Persons under the age of 30 are invited to participate in the following competitions: the Commonwealth Essay Competition, the Commonwealth Photographic Awards and the Commonwealth Vision Awards.?? The theme of this year’s competitions is "Science, Technology and Society". To enter the Commonwealth Essay Competition persons …

Rally And Concert On March 8 For International Women’s Day

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Members of the public are urged to gather in Independence Square on Monday, March 8, for a rally and concert to celebrate International Women’s Day. The event is being hosted by the Bureau of Gender Affairs and will run from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Performers will include John King, TC, Natahlee, Dancin’ Africa and Drama Konnections. This year’s theme for …