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Berger Remains Committed to the Development of Local Architecture Profession

from left: Mr. Michael Lashley, President, Barbados Institute of Architects receiving the sponsorship cheque from Ms. Karen Grant, Marketing Assistant, Berger Paints Barbados Ltd. At right: Andre Brathwaite, Vice President, Barbados Institute of Architects

The company will be a major sponsor of the premier regional conference for architects from 30 countries, the Federation of Caribbean Associations of Architects (FCAA) 8th Biennale, to be held from September 27-29 at the Hilton Hotel.

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Bridgetown, BARBADOS. May 4, 2012. In response to the news reports in the Barbados Advocate of Tuesday, April 24, 2012 (New Port Charges A Step Backward: Review Necessary), and in the Midweek Nation of Wednesday, April 25, 2012 (Demurrage Charge a Backward Step), Barbados Port Inc. and Shipping Association of Barbados wish to correct the inaccuracies in these stories and to inform the public that demurrage is not a Barbados Port Inc. charge.

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Rowers set to dock in Barbados

While steering more efforts towards the yachting niche, Barbados continues to pique the interest of persons in the broader sailing and rowing arena, and by the end of this month, the island will welcome more than ten teams presently rowing across the Atlantic.
The rigorous row is a part of the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge, where 17 teams set off from the Canary Islands on December 5 on the 3000 mile trek across the Atlantic to Barbados, and are set to arrive around the end of January.

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Azura Brings Christmas Cheer

The Carnival Cruise Lines’ Azura liner brought some early Christmas cheer to the children of the Child Care Board’s Nightengale and Haynesville Children’s homes with the assistance of the Barbados Port Inc. While the children from Nightengale were welcomed on board the ship for a day of fun and festivities, the youth directorship team (Reef Rangers) of the Azura cruise line took the party to the children of Haynesville!

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Barbadian Youth Developing Excellent Business Ideas

Young people are developing a sense of independence and more than ever are moving towards developing their own business ideas and becoming successfully entrepreneurs.

So says Chris Harper programme manager for the Barbados Entrepreneurship Foundation. He was speaking on the eve of the Gala Awards at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, to be held on Friday, November 18, 2011 at 6.30pm and cohosted by the Caribbean Diaspora for Science, Technology and Innovation (CADSTI).

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New Nurseries

Three more nursery schools, and possibly a day care centre, are to follow the Maria Holder Nursery School at Sharon, St. Thomas, as a result of the joint partnership between the Maria Holder Memorial Trust and the Ministry of Education.

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Caribbean Shipping Association Annual General Meeting for Barbados

Plans are well underway for the Caribbean Shipping Association’s (CSA) 41st Annual General Meeting (AGM) next month, October 10 -12 at the Hilton Barbados. The CSA is the voice of the region's shipping industry and a major regional forum in which matters relevant to the growth and development of Caribbean shipping are discussed.

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Lift Male Standards - MHM In the Community

Just under 50 secondary school boys taking part in the Life Skills Programme of Supreme Counseling for Personal Development have been urged to help rebuild the standards of young males across the island.

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Barbados Port Inc. outs Barbados Light and Power Lights

Barbados Port Inc. footballers outshone Barbados Light & Power, defeating that team 4 – 1 in their friendly inaugural Anniversary football match last Friday at the Bridge Field playing field.

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