Minister Challenges Seniors To Go Into Business

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Top Stories

A recommendation has been put forward for a Seniors Business Trust to be established in Barbados. Minister of People Empowerment and Elder Affairs, Cynthia Forde, issued the challenge to the National Assistance Board (NAB) this morning, after viewing the quality of exhibits on display by seniors at the Grand Salle, Tom Adams Financial Centre. She was at the time delivering …

Community Outreach Central To People Empowerment

Joy Springer Top Stories

Minister of People Empowerment and Elder Affairs, Cynthia Forde, has stressed the importance of community outreach, as her Ministry seeks to tackle issues such as domestic violence, poverty alleviation and elder abuse. Speaking during a courtesy call by Principal and Pro Vice Chancellor of the Cave Hill Campus, University of the West Indies, Professor Eudine Barriteau, on Wednesday, Minister Forde …

Huntsman Games On Hold For Now

Paula Harper-Grant Top Stories

For the first time since 2004, Barbados will not have a delegation at the Huntsman World Senior Games, when they come off next month in Utah. This announcement came from Minister of People Empowerment and Elder Affairs, Cynthia Forde, at a recent meeting with the athletes. She explained that some senior athletes who excelled in the National Senior Games meet, …