Colgate-Palmolive in partnership with Super Centre Ltd. and Knights Pharmacies, has for a second year made a significant contribution to diabetes awareness in Barbados, capping off the initiative with the recent presentation of over BDS $3,000 to the Barbados Diabetes Foundation and the Diabetes Association of Barbados.
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The 2012 IDEAS contest calls for innovative proposals to promote sustainable energy technologies in the Caribbean
- The 2012 IDEAS Energy Innovation Contest for the Caribbean was launched today.
In observation of ‘Love Safely Week’ which runs from February 12 to 19, the Barbados Port Inc. has partnered with the AIDS Foundation of Barbados Inc. to sensitise and educate staff and other stakeholders about the importance of safe sex and to effectively address challenges posed by the HIV/AIDS pandemic.
THE new Diabetes Centre to be built in Warrens will bring significant savings for Government in the area of health care costs, as it will better help Government in managing worst-case diabetics, via the use of state-of-the-art technologies.
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.
Intolerable weather, treacherous seas and dwindling water supplies are proving none too challenging for a group of disabled, British Servicemen making a 3 000-mile trek across the Atlantic to Barbados in a bid to raise £1 million for charitable causes.
The PURE BEACH RESORT & SPA’s spirit of the Season shone through when it partnered with the Sunrise Community Club to spread some Christmas cheer among the less fortunate within the Rices and Foul Bay community.
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!
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).
The Caribbean Shipping Association (CSA) has been challenged to boost intra-regional transport by Prime Minister of Barbados, Freundel Stuart.
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.