Diaspora Gives To Hospice And Palliative Care Initiative

Kim Ramsay-Moore Ministry News

The Barbados Hospice and Palliative Care Initiative received a much needed injection of cash during the recently held Barbados Network Consultation (BNC), also known as the 4th Biennial Diaspora Conference. After a session on Philanthropy which looked at matching local needs with diaspora capacity, Professor Cardinal Warde, a professor of Electrical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a …

Barbadians Urged To Continue To Support Youth

Kim Ramsay-Moore Top Stories

Barbadians at home and in the Diaspora have been urged to continue supporting local youth as they take steps to develop themselves and build careers in a number of innovative areas. Senior Foreign Service Officer in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Natalie Cox, made this appeal recently at the closing ceremony of the Barbados Network Consultation (BNC) …

Senator Mcclean: Diaspora Conference A Success

Kim Ramsay-Moore Top Stories

The Barbados Network Consultation (BNC) has been hailed as a success by Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Maxine McClean. She was addressing the closing ceremony for the three-day consultation, also known as the 4th Biennial Diaspora Conference, which was held last week at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Two Mile Hill, St. Michael. Senator McClean said that …

Lashley: Teach Them About Our Past Traditions

Jamal Weekes Top Stories

Older generations of Barbadians are being encouraged to pass on their knowledge and traditions from bygone days to successive generations. This call came today from Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth, Stephen Lashley, as he addressed the opening of a Genealogy Marketplace at the Archives Department, Black Rock, St. Michael. Mr. Lashley told the large crowd gathered on the Department’s …

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) …