Senator McClean: Barbadians Need To Invest More

Theresa Blackman Top Stories

Barbadians need to move past the notion that they should only save their money and start embracing the concept of investment. This view was expressed on Thursday by Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Maxine McClean, at a panel discussion on Investing in Barbados: Creating a Venture Capital Fund, at the Barbados Network Consultation 2016, at the Lloyd …

Rum Café Open At Diaspora Conference

Kim Ramsay-Moore Top Stories

Barbadians, as well as delegates attending the Barbados Network Consultation 2016 (4th Diaspora Conference), will have the opportunity to sample a variety of locally made rum over the next few days at a Rum Café opened as part of the conference. Addressing the official opening of the café on Wednesday in the Western Foyer of the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, …

PM Stuart: Barbados Has Made Great Progress

Sharon Austin Top Stories

Barbados has made great progress, says Prime Minister Freundel Stuart, who expressed the view that it will make “even more spectacular advances” in the years ahead with the continued support of the Diaspora. Mr. Stuart made the comments on Wednesday, during an interactive session with his Cabinet and members of the Diaspora during the Barbados Network Consultation 2016 at the …

Two More Consultations On The Society

Sharon Austin Top Stories

Government will host two additional consultations on the society before the report to Cabinet on that topic is finalised. Prime Minister Freundel Stuart made this disclosure on Wednesday while delivering the feature address at the opening of the Barbados Network Consultation 2016 (4th Diaspora Conference) at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, themed: One Nation, One Family: Celebrating 50 years of …

BNC 2016 A Learning Experience For Barbadians

Kim Ramsay-Moore Top Stories

Persons visiting this year’s Barbados Network Consultation (BNC), also known as the Diaspora Conference, will have the opportunity not only to interact with other Barbadians, but to understand how Barbados has developed over the years. Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Maxine McClean, made this announcement during the opening ceremony of the BNC, which was held on Wednesday …

Praise For Independence Committee & Secretariat

Sharon Austin Top Stories

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has again showered praise on the 50th Anniversary of Independence Coordinating Committee and the 50th Anniversary of Independence Celebrations Secretariat for the “sterling work” which they are doing to showcase Barbados. Mr. Stuart made the comments on Wednesday while delivering the feature address at the opening of the three-day Barbados Network Consultation 2016 (4th Diaspora Conference) …

Genealogy Market Place Coming Soon

Jamal Weekes Ministry News

Members of the public are invited to attend an upcoming Genealogy Marketplace at the Archives Department’s Headquarters in Black Rock, St. James. The event, which is one of the activities of this year’s Barbados Network Consultation (BNC) Fourth Diaspora Conference, will take place on Friday, August 5 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Patrons will be treated to several interesting …

Many Events Planned For BNC 2016

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

When the Barbados Network Consultation (BNC), 4th Diaspora Conference is hosted here from July 31 to August 5, attendees will have much to look forward to. Under the theme: One Nation, One Family – Celebrating 50 Years of Independence – Shaping Global Citizens, most events will be held at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre (LESC), Two Mile Hill, St. Michael …

BNC To Host Youth Forum

Jamal Weekes Top Stories

This year’s biennial Barbados Network Consultation (BNC) 4th Diaspora conference will have a special forum dedicated to the island’s youth. Under the aegis of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, a Youth Interactive Forum will be held August 3 – 5, at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Two Mile Hill, St. Michael. The forum will explore newly emerging …