The games must go on – but with changes

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The National Senior Games will begin next June. (FILE) MORE ARTICLES Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Social Care, Constituency Empowerment and Community Development, Janet Phillips, has pledged her Ministry’s commitment to ensuring that Barbados is represented at next year’s Huntsman World Senior Games. Related articles Speaking at a reception on Wednesday for the final Read More

BWA responding to overflows on South Coast

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Headquarters of the Barbados Water Authority. (FILE) MORE ARTICLES Crews of the Wastewater Division (WWD) of the Barbados Water Authority (BWA) are currently on the scene of overflows on the South Coast of the Island; notably Hastings, Worthing and Rendezvous in Christ Church. Related articles These overflows are due to a breach in the network Read More

Grenada PM has advice for Caribbean countries facing financial problems

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By Nicole Best BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Nov 21, CMC – Grenada’s Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell says Caribbean countries facing  economic problems should consider implementing home-grown programmes that will find favour with the various international lending agencies, such as the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Grenada is emerging from an IMF-supported Extended Credit Facility (ECF) programme of Read More

CCJ reports increased workload during 2016-17

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MORE ARTICLES PORT OF SPAIN – The Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) is reporting a 20 per cent increase in the number of matters filed before it than the previous year. Related articles According to the newly released Court’s annual report for the 2016-7 judicial year, cases were filed from Dominica, Barbados, Belize and Read More

Lights, camera, cook!

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Chef Rhea Gilkes will demonstrate, step by step, just how to cook some of the most beloved Barbadian dishes. (Picture by Shaka Mayers.) MORE ARTICLES An engaging new online culinary series is coming soon to a computer, laptop or mobile screen near you. It’s How To Cook Like A Bajan, a new video series on Read More

Top of the week Regional round-up

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CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Nov 18, CMC – Two people were airlifted to safety via helicopter  after their sailing vessel – ‘Tyago’, sank between St. Lucia and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.The marine authorities reported that a search for the two began late Thursday.Two ships in the area – the French flagged ‘Club Med 2’ and Read More

Morne Stars Gros Islet 5K run/walk set for National Day

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(PRESS RELEASE) – The first-ever Morne Stars Gros Islet five-kilometre road run and fun walk is set for Saint Lucia’s National Day, Wednesday 13 December 2017, and it promises to start on a high note. All of the island’s top runners are involved, including Olympian and OECS record holder Zepherinus Joseph, hometown favourite Jason Sayers, Read More

St. Lucia gov’t moves to ban sale of sodas on school compounds

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Shares 199 (PRESS RELEASE) – The Ministry of Health & Wellness is embarking on a campaign to discontinue the sale of sodas on school compounds. Sodas are considered to have disastrous effects on health. Regular consumption is linked to diabetes, heart disease, obesity, asthma, cavities, among others. On the 23rd of November, 2017 the Chief Read More

MAP’s Product Updates and Enhancements in 2018

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Member Access Pacific is pleased to welcome Jeff Aipperspach as Vice President of Product Services. SEATTLE, WA, USA, November 24, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — Member Access Pacific is pleased to welcome Jeff Aipperspach. Jeff joined MAP in August 2017 as Vice President of Product Services. Jeff’s role is to help clients maximize and grow revenue by Read More

Appliances Connection Announces 2017 Cyber Monday Sale

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The Appliances Connection Cyber Monday Sale starts this Monday with major savings on appliances and furniture! BROOKLYN, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES, November 24, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — The 2017 Appliances Connection Cyber Monday Sale starts this Monday and lasts through to the end of the month. These deals will be a continuation of the great offers Read More