Lashley Passes On Self-Reparations Baton

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Young Barbadians have been tasked with the responsibility of enacting self-reparations. This charge came from Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth, Stephen Lashley, as he addressed the official hand over of the symbolic Self-Reparations Baton. The ceremony, which included various students from across the island, took place in front of the Emancipation Statue in Haggatt Hall, St. Michael. Mr. Lashley …

A Call For More Support For The Arts

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Minister of Culture, Stephen Lashley, has described regional conglomerate Massy as “visionary”, following its recent hosting of a new art exhibition at its Warrens, St. Michael, location. During a walk-through of the pop up art gallery at Massy Stores Super Centre, Mr. Lashley praised the management of Massy (Barbados) Ltd. for hosting the “Rebel-Celetic” art exhibition, which is curated by …

Queen’s Park Buildings To Cater To PWDs

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When finished, the Queen’s House Building in Queen’s Park will be better equipped to service patrons with disabilities. This disclosure came from Culture Minister, Stephen Lashley, following a recent tour of the building. He told the media present that as construction continued on the property, there would be several “innovations”. “The building will have an elevator…to bring [it] into the …

National Sports Policy Coming Soon

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It is only a matter of time before Barbados has a fully fleshed out National Sports Policy. This disclosure came today from Minister with responsibility for Sports, Stephen Lashley, as he addressed the launch of the 2017 Junior Tennis Tournament, at the Wildey Tennis Centre. Mr. Lashley reassured the young players present that his Ministry was diligently working to develop …

Lashley: CARIFESTA Will Leave A Legacy

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CARIFESTA XIII is expected to have a long lasting impact on cultural industries in Barbados. Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth, Stephen Lashley, expressed this view during a recent tour of several CARIFESTA XIII locations. While speaking to the Barbados Government Information Service during the all- day tour of the various locations, Mr. Lashley stated that the scheduled renovations for …

Work On Wildey Gym On Track

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Come July 2017, Barbadians can look forward to having a newly-renovated Wildey Gymnasium. This projection came today from Minister with responsibility for Sports, Stephen Lashley, who spoke to members of the media following a tour of the Gymnasium at the Garfield Sobers Sports Complex. Mr. Lashley noted that in spite of some delays, the construction team from the People’s Republic …

Draughts Tourney Still A Success

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Although the Division of Youth’s Community Block Draughts Tournament had a significantly lower turn out this year, Ministry officials maintain that the tournament continues to be a success. Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth, Stephen Lashley, recently expressed his satisfaction with the returns on the approximately $20,000 per year investment, at an awards ceremony for participants, held in the training …

Lashley: We’re Working On Funding

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The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Youth has assured Barbadians that it is working diligently to source funding for the redevelopment of the National Stadium. This declaration came from Sports’ Minister Stephen Lashley who was speaking this morning at the National Primary Schools’ Athletic Championships (NAPSAC), held at the Usain Bolt Complex, Black Rock, St. Michael. While giving the feature …

Oval’s Lease Arrangements Under Review

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Government is carefully reviewing the lease arrangements at Kensington Oval in preparation for a meeting with the Barbados Cricket Association (BCA) on the future management of that sporting facility. Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth, Stephen Lashley, made this disclosure in response to an article which appeared in the Midweek Nation of Wednesday, February 22, indicating that discussions were at …

Lashley: Babb’s Left An Indelible Impression

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Fielding Babb has left “an indelible impression” on the visual arts of Barbados. Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth, Stephen Lashley, paid this tribute today to the renowned Barbadian artist, who passed away over the weekend. Describing Mr. Babb’s contribution to the cultural development of Barbados as “phenomenal” and “outstanding”, Mr. Lashley said he used his artistic talent to preserve …