UWI Proposes Law School For Barbados

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Top Stories

A proposal for Barbados to establish its own law school has been put forward by Principal of The University of the West Indies (UWI), Cave Hill Campus, Professor Eudine Barriteau. She tabled this proposal during a courtesy call with Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Dale Marshall; Permanent Secretary, Yvette Goddard; and Deputy Permanent Secretary, Charles Piggott, at the …

Jones: Interest In Mandarin Growing

Melissa Rollock Top Stories

Mandarin, the official Chinese language, is on the verge of replacing Spanish and French as the foreign language of choice among Barbadians. Minister of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Ronald Jones, made this observation last Friday evening while addressing officials and recipients of the Chinese Ambassador’s Awards, during a ceremony at the Chinese Embassy, Rockley, Christ Church. Lashida Taylor, Tianna …

German Energy Exhibition Nov. 27

Joy Springer Ministry News

As part of the activities for CARICOM Energy Month, a travelling German energy exhibition will be mounted at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, from November 27 to December 2. The exhibition will be open to public viewing from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day. It is educational in nature and seeks to highlight Germany’s transition …

Meeting Of Regional Confucius Institutes

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

Barbados was the venue for the inaugural meeting of Confucius Institutes from throughout the Caribbean, from May 18 to 19, at the Hilton Barbados Resort. The meeting placed emphasis on developing common programmes and activities for the teaching of Chinese language in the region, and the facilitation of academic, scientific, cultural and people-to-people relations between the Caribbean and China. Minister …

Confucius Institute Vital To Cave Hill

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

Principal and Pro-Vice Chancellor of the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Professor Eudene Barriteau, has welcomed the Confucius Institute to its official home at Cave Hill. Pointing out that the institute was designed and built to the best of Caribbean construction to reflect the beautiful architectural heritage of China, she remarked: “The Campus is pleased it was …

B’dos & China Laud Confucius Institute

Joy-Ann Gill banner, Top Stories

Minister of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Ronald Jones; UWI Pro-Vice Chancellor and Principal, Eudene Barriteau and China’s Ambassador to Barbados, Wang Ke, surrounded by other officials of UWI and China at the official opening of the Confucius Institute yesterday. (GP) The University of the West Indies (UWI) has been lauded for the establishment of a Confucius Institute at Cave …

Confucius Institute To Officially Open

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

The Confucius Institute at The University of the West Indies (UWI), Cave Hill Campus is set to open its new offices this week in an official ceremony on Thursday, May 18, at the university. Minister of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Ronald Jones; and China’s Ambassador to Barbados, Wang Ke, will both address the event, which gets under way at …

Survey On National Values

Sharifa Medford Ministry News

The Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES) of the University of the West Indies is conducting a survey to assess the National Values of Barbados and how they have changed over time. Members of the public are asked to assist with this project by completing the survey which can be found at www.surveymonkey.com/r/BarbadosValues2016. All responses will …

Cassava Processing Focus Of Workshop

Theresa Blackman Ministry News

(Stock Photo) In an effort to address the problem of small scale to medium scale processing and market development of cassava in selected Caribbean States, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is implementing the Technical Cooperation Project, entitled: Processing and Market Development for Cassava, in Barbados and other Caribbean countries. The project aims to enhance public and private collaboration in …