Bridgetown –-The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) will host two high-level meetings this month, the Olympic Solidarity Workshop and the Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees (CANOC) General Assembly. The meetings take place at the Hilton Barbados Resort from October 14-17, 2014.
Bridgetown, Barbados – June 18, 2014 – The BOA is issuing a call to action for all Barbadians to celebrate Olympic Day 2014 with a fun afternoon of activity at Trents Playing Field, Holetown, St. James this Sunday, June 22.
BRIDGETOWN -- The Barbados Port Inc.’s (BPI) Community Outreach Committee brought the spirit of good cheer to the patients of the Geriatric Hospital on Beckles Road this Easter.
Bridgetown, Barbados – In just 14 days, the Glasgow 2014 Queen’s Baton will arrive from Guyana, the 42nd of its 71 Commonwealth destinations. Barbados will provide an integral link when it welcomes the baton as it travels on one of the most engaging relays in the world. Today the Baton is currently travelling through St. Helena (an island in the South African Ocean).
Bridgetown, Barbados - AOne Supermarket Ltd celebrates 33years in business today with the launch of the popular U.K. brand Tesco. The company, which operates the new Carlton Supermarket at Blackrock that opened in 2011 and Emerald City Supermarket in St. Phillip, is the sole distributor for Tesco products on the island.
Bridgetown, Barbados – The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) is gearing up to host the iconic Commonwealth Games Baton when it visits the island on March 5 as part of the Queen’s Baton Relay (QBR). The QBR is a much loved tradition of the Commonwealth Games which will be held this year from July 23 – August 3 in Glasglow, Scotland.
Bridgetown, April 12, 2013 - The Barbados Olympic Association (BOA) received an official visit from the Chinese Ambassador to Barbados, H.E. Mr. Xu Hong, on Tuesday.
Bridgetown, Barbados - Barbados Port Inc. (BPI) last week hosted a presentation ceremony to celebrate graduates of the Stevedore Level III Training Programme, a certification for supervisors within the shipping industry.
The Bridgetown Port recently welcomed its 10th inaugural visit from a cruise ship this season on Wednesday, February 13, 2013.
Wednesday October 3, 2012
Foromic closes with call to develop innovative and flexible financial products for SMEs
St. Michael, Barbados – Latin America and the Caribbean need to develop increasingly flexible and innovative financial products and services for the region’s burgeoning small and medium enterprise sector, according to discussions held during the 15th Inter-American Forum on Microenterprise (Foromic 2012).
“We are very pleased that key players in the local market has seen it fit to come on board to support the conference as it will certainly be a landmark occasion for us providing valuable reinforcement of what we do on a daily basis,” he said.
Kingston, Jamaica, September 3, 2012 - Citi Foundation, the Caribbean Microfinance Alliance, and the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) are pleased to announce the winners for the 1st annual Citi Micro-entrepreneurship Awards for the Caribbean. The Awards recognize a microfinance institution and a micro-entrepreneur that have each demonstrated remarkable success in the English-speaking Caribbean. Five finalists were chosen for each award and a jury of six experts on microfinance and micro-entrepreneurship in the region has selected the winners.