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The UWI Launches New Faculty

The UWI Launches New Faculty

https://youtu.be/VnIYD5geauM UWI Faculty of Culture, Creative & Performing Arts. THE UWI, Cave Hill Campus) The University of the West Indies (The UWI) Cave Hill Campus began a new chapter in its history on August 1 with the launch of the Faculty of Culture,...

Ghanaian Nurse Tests Positive For Malaria

Ghanaian Nurse Tests Positive For Malaria

(Stock Photo) A member of the Ghanaian nursing contingent, which arrived in Barbados just over a week ago, is now in the secondary isolation unit at Harrison Point, St. Lucy, after testing positive for malaria. Acting Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Kenneth George, at a...

COVID-19 Update: One New Case, No Recoveries

COVID-19 Update: One New Case, No Recoveries

A 52-year-old male, who came into to the island on a chartered flight yesterday, tested positive for COVID-19. This brings the total number of recorded cases in Barbados to 143 – 75 females and 68 males.   No one will be released from the isolation facility today, so...

Project To Teach Inmates Entrepreneurship

Project To Teach Inmates Entrepreneurship

(Stock Photo) The Ministry of Youth, Sports and Community Empowerment is in the process of completing plans for a project, which will teach inmates at the HMP Dodds how to become entrepreneurs. During remarks at the start of the Youth Entrepreneurship Scheme’s (YES)...

Barbados Newest Centenarian Grateful To God

Barbados Newest Centenarian Grateful To God

Barbados' newest centenarian Etheline Graham (yellow dress) flanked by children, grandchildren and great grands during the celebrations at Dreamaway Villa yesterday. (GP) This island’s latest centenarian Etheline Louise Graham was the “lady of the hour” as relatives...

Barbadians Overseas Donate More Devices To Ministry

Barbadians Overseas Donate More Devices To Ministry

Barbados’ Ambassador to the United Nations, Elizabeth Thompson, presents a Hewlett-Packard laptop, donated by Barbadian Madame Justice Sylvia Hinds-Radix of the Appellate Court of New York State, to Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Dr. Romel...

‘Blockpreneurs’ Receiving Success Training

‘Blockpreneurs’ Receiving Success Training

Minister of Youth, Sports and Community Empowerment, Dwight Sutherland. (FP) The first cohorts of the Building Blocks Project, also known as ‘blockpreneurs’, have started a two-week training course entitled Set Up For Success. Minister of Youth, Sports and Community...

COVID-19 Update: Four New Cases, Four Recoveries

COVID-19 Update: Four New Cases, Four Recoveries

Four people have gone into isolation after testing positive for COVID-19 yesterday, and four will leave the facility today after recovering. This development takes the number of confirmed cases to 142, while the numbers in isolation remain at 23. The four new cases...

COVID-19 Update: 8 People Discharged From Isolation

COVID-19 Update: 8 People Discharged From Isolation

Eight people will be discharged from the isolation facility at Harrison Point, St. Lucy, today after two consecutive negative tests for COVID-19. Among them are four of the Ghanaian nurses who arrived in the island on July 30 to assist in bolstering the nursing...

Teachers Crucial To Changing Face Of Education

Teachers Crucial To Changing Face Of Education

(FP) Graduates of the Erdiston Teachers’ Training College have been told that the reality that awaits them when school reopens in September will be quite different from what they’ve been preparing for during their courses of study. Minister of Education, Technological...

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