Forde Commends Youth Service Graduates

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Last Saturday, 61 youth of varying backgrounds and abilities graduated from the 2017 September intake of the Barbados Youth Service programme. In delivering the feature address, Minister of Youth and Community Empowerment, Adrian Forde, commended the young men and women for seeing the programme through to the end.  He stated that it is a priority of his Ministry to ensure …

Parents Urged To Enroll Sons In Boys Scouts

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Minister of Youth and Community Empowerment, Adrian Forde, has commended parents who have taken the decision to enroll their sons in associations such as the Barbados Boy Scouts Association as he believes there are many benefits to be derived from this involvement. Speaking at the Bridgetown Promotional March to mark the 107th year of the existence of the Boy Scouts …

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 …