Youth Ministry Rolling Out ‘Building Blocks’ Project

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The Ministry of Youth and Community Empowerment is set to launch an initiative that aims to take back the blocks across Barbados and transform them into exciting, viable community-driven small business centres. According to Minister of Youth and Community Empowerment, Adrian Forde, this initiative is the first phase in his Ministry’s Building Blocks programme which will be rolled out on …

National Summer Camps To Be Reviewed

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Minister of Youth and Community Empowerment, Adrian Forde, has given the assurance that his Ministry will “do everything in its power” to ensure that the children of Barbados are positively engaged and supervised during the summer vacation. During a recent press conference, the Youth Minister announced that the annual summer camps would be “paused” this year, with a view to …

Communities Have A Role In Stemming Violence

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Minister of Youth, Adrian Forde, believes that communities must get back to being ‘our brother’s keepers’ if they are to have a chance at reducing violent behaviour. He made this assertion at an Awards and Prize Giving Ceremony for the winners of the Primary Schools Essay Competition on the topic: How to Prevent Violence in Schools, which was put on …

Minister Pledges Support For Young Entrepreneurs

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Minister of Youth and Community Empowerment, Adrian Forde, believes that innovation and entrepreneurship are powerful tools which can birth wealth and create opportunities for a wide cross section of Barbadians, especially vulnerable youth. He made this disclosure at the recent graduation ceremony for the “Business Labs Presentations 2018”.  Business Labs is an intensive three-week training programme put on by the …