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Library Service Essay Competition Winners Awarded

Library Service Essay Competition Winners Awarded

Fifteen year-old K’shon Taitt of the Lodge School receives a cheque for $2,500 as the Gold Award Winner for the National Library Service’s Children’s Essay Competition entitled "Barbados a Republic - What it means to me”. She is presented with her cheque by BPWCCUL...

Coin To Mark Republican Status Now Available

Coin To Mark Republican Status Now Available

(Central Bank of Barbados) Barbadians can now buy a limited-edition commemorative coin to recognise the country's 55th anniversary of Independence and the transition to a Parliamentary Republic. The Central Bank of Barbados announced today that the sterling silver...

Vendor-Friendly Legislation To Be Passed

Vendor-Friendly Legislation To Be Passed

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley, her Trinidad and Tobago counterpart Dr. Keith Rowley and his wife Sharon Clarke-Rowley, pose for a photograph following today's National Independence Awards Ceremony at Golden Square Freedom Park. (B. Hinds/BGIS) Legislation that...

Rihanna Named Barbados’ 11th National Hero

Rihanna Named Barbados’ 11th National Hero

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley announces that international superstar Robyn Rihanna Fenty is Barbados' 11th national hero during the investiture ceremony in National Heroes Square this morning while newly installed President of Barbados, Dame Sandra Mason, looks on....

2021 Independence Day Honours List

2021 Independence Day Honours List

Governor General Dame Sandra Mason, who will soon be installed as the first President of Barbados. (FP) Her Excellency Dame Sandra Prunella Mason, Dame Grand Cross of the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George, Dame of St. Andrew, Queen’s Counsel,...

Blue Economy Upgrades To Create More Jobs

Blue Economy Upgrades To Create More Jobs

Minister of Maritime Affairs and the Blue Economy, Kirk Humphrey. (FP) Barbados’ blue economy, its assets, people, their skills and the potential that rests within the sector came into sharp focus during the National Blue Economy Flotilla at Carlisle Bay on Sunday....

Several Projects Coming To Transform Bridgetown

Several Projects Coming To Transform Bridgetown

https://youtu.be/ZsqS_09Smjw Official opening of the Golden Square Freedom Park. (PMO) Construction of the Hyatt Hotel in Bridgetown is expected to start early next year. Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley intimated this on Saturday evening during the official opening...

Golden Square Freedom Park Opens

Golden Square Freedom Park Opens

https://youtu.be/ZsqS_09Smjw Official opening of the Golden Square Freedom Park. (PMO) The “stomping ground” where Clement Payne conveyed the powerful message to “educate, agitate, but do not violate” to Barbadians, has been officially opened as the Golden Square...

Music For Thanksgiving Service Reflects Barbadian Worship

Music For Thanksgiving Service Reflects Barbadian Worship

(FP) The music for the National Service of Thanksgiving, which is being led by the Ministry of People Empowerment & Elder Affairs and scheduled for tomorrow, Sunday, November 28, 2021, has been carefully chosen to reflect Barbadian worship. The service, which can...

National Blue Economy Flotilla Sunday, November 28

National Blue Economy Flotilla Sunday, November 28

(FP) Barbados’ marine assets will be on full display as the Barbados Defence Force, in collaboration with the National Cultural Foundation, hosts the National Blue Economy Flotilla on Sunday, November 28, beginning at 4:00 p.m. Under the theme: Our Blue Economy Today,...

21-Gun Salute At Airport On Sunday Night

21-Gun Salute At Airport On Sunday Night

(FP) Persons residing near the Grantley Adams International Airport (GAIA) are advised that as part of the reception for the arrival of His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, there will be a 21-Gun Salute on the tarmac, on Sunday, November 28, at 11:30 p.m. HRH The...

National Service On Thanksgiving Sunday, November 28th

National Service On Thanksgiving Sunday, November 28th

https://youtu.be/EGrBHG3TiqA As Barbados prepares to celebrate its 55th Anniversary of Independence and mark the first step towards becoming a Republic, the theme chosen by the Ministry of People Empowerment & Elder Affairs for this year’s National Service of...

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