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Barbados Junior Robotics Camp Turns 3 with 3 Levels  -

Posted by admin admin on Jul 18, 2017 9:55:07 AM

 
 48 Youngsters from Barbados to Participate in BJRC 2017
 
The Caribbean Science Foundation (CSF), a non-profit organization promoting science and engineering in the Caribbean, announced today that its third annual Barbados Junior Robotics Camp (BJRC) is starting, with 3 levels this year.  The BJRC is a one-month summer enrichment program for young Barbadian students interested in robotics, and introduces them to basic technology and engineering concepts as well as co mputer programming. 
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Topics: Caribbean Science Foundation

SPISE passes the 100th student milestone

Posted by admin admin on Jul 18, 2017 9:42:09 AM

The Caribbean Science Foundation (CSF), a non-profit organization promoting science and technology in the Caribbean, announced the selection of the 100th student for participation in the prestigious Student Program for Innovation in Science and Engineering (SPISE).
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Topics: Caribbean Science Foundation

Bayview Hospital hires risk manager

Posted by admin admin on Jul 18, 2017 9:28:14 AM

Bayview Hospital recently announced the inclusion of a risk manager to its staff complement.  The position, geared at improving patient care and employee safety, is expected to help the hospital become one of the safest on the island.
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Topics: Bayview Hospital

Olympic week celebrations in Barbados a success

Posted by admin admin on Jul 10, 2017 9:29:11 AM

The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) held an entire week of activities to celebrate Olympic Day.  The celebrations started with an electrifying lecture/panel discussion on June 21 on the topic, “Sports as a pathway out of poverty” at the BOA headquarters in Wildey, St. Michael.

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Steve Stoute 6th President of the CASCO History

Posted by admin admin on Jul 5, 2017 5:34:18 PM

Upon the death of the President of CACSO, Dr. Héctor Cardona on June 16, 2017, the statutes of CACSO established that in the absence of the president-elect, the position of president should be occupied by the first vice president, and in that case belong to Mr. Steve Stoute of Barbados. 
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Topics: Barbados Olympic Association

Disney Fantasy makes inaugural call

Posted by admin admin on Jul 5, 2017 5:17:35 PM

Barbados’ thriving cruise industry received a further boost on Thursday when the Disney Cruise Line's mega cruise ship Disney Fantasy made its inaugural call on the Bridgetown Port carrying approximately 3500 passengers and 1500 crew.
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Topics: barbados port inc

Olympic Week Kick-off with Lecture/Discussion

Posted by admin admin on Jul 5, 2017 5:10:02 PM

 
The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) kicked off the annual Olympic Week observation with an electrifying lecture/panel discussion on the topic, “Sports as a pathway out of poverty.”
 
Director of Criminal Justice Research and Planning Unit, Cheryl Willoughby delivered the lecture, which was punctuated by thought-provoking anecdotes from panelists, Mac Fingall, a former teacher and sports coach, Ytannia Wiggins, Barbados Community College Tutor and Country Coordinator for the A Ganar Program and Grand Master Sports Administrator, Adrian Donavan.   
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Youth Career Extravaganza

Posted by admin admin on Jun 22, 2017 12:50:59 PM


The Strengthening Human and Social Development Project in Barbados, being executed by the Ministry of Social Care, Constituency Empowerment and Community Development is hosting a Youth Career Extravaganza on Tuesday, June 27, 2017, targeted at youth between the ages of 16-30 and retrenched workers.  
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Topics: caribbean youth, Careers, Barbados Ministry, Social Care, Poverty Reduction

The Queen’s Baton In Barbados

Posted by admin admin on Jun 20, 2017 5:22:26 PM

Barbados became the 5th Caribbean nation to receive the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton on June 10. The Queen’s Baton Relay (QBR), is a tradition that celebrates the Commonwealth’s diversity, inspires community pride, and excites people about the sporting event. The Queen’s Baton carries a message from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II that calls the Commonwealth’s athletes to come together in a peaceful and friendly competition.

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Topics: Barbados Olympic Association, Commonwealth Games, Queen's Baton Relay

Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton Relay Arrives in Barbados

Posted by admin admin on Jun 12, 2017 3:33:29 PM

The Commonwealth Games’ Queen’s Baton Relay arrived in Barbados on Saturday from St. Lucia.  The baton which will eventually touch every Commonwealth territory was met by President of the Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA), Mr. Steve Stoute, Secretary General, Mr. Erskine Simmons, Assistant Secretary General, Mr. Cameron Burke, Chef de Mission to the Commonwealth Youth Games in the Bahamas, Mrs. Gail Craig-Archer and Commonwealth Games Ambassador and BOA Board Member, Sandra Osbourne. 

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