Friends of all, Satellites of None

Friends of all, Satellites of None

By Caribbean Council Speaking in 1967 on joining the United Nations, the late Errol Barrow as Prime Minister of Barbados made clear that Barbados and the Caribbean “will be friends of all, satellites on none.” In this his last regular column David Jessop, reflects on a much-changed world and why the region’s young people need […]

How Putin’s War and Small Islands are Accelerating the Global Shift to Clean Energy, and What to Watch for in 2023

How Putin’s War and Small Islands are Accelerating the Global Shift to Clean Energy, and What to Watch for in 2023

MOSCOW, RUSSIA – December 06, 2022: Russian President Putin Attends A Youth Forum In Moscow. President Vladimir Putin in meeting. (Shutterstock) By Rachel Kyte, The Conversation The year 2022 was a tough one for the growing number of people living in food insecurity and energy poverty around the world, and the beginning of 2023 is […]

Barbados Should be a Hub for Innovation

Barbados Should be a Hub for Innovation

BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS – DECEMBER 12, 2013: People walking in front of Parliament government building which is located on Broad Street. (Shutterstock) By GOV.BB Minister of Energy and Business, Senator Lisa Cummins, wants to see Barbados become a “hub for innovation” again. Senator Cummins expressed this view on Saturday night, as she delivered the feature address […]

Message on the Occasion of Barbados’ 56th Anniversary of Independence and First Anniversary as a Republic

Message on the Occasion of Barbados’ 56th Anniversary of Independence and First Anniversary as a Republic

By Hon. Mackie Holder Consul General of Barbados in New York My Fellow Barbadians and Friends of Barbados, Our 56th Anniversary of Independence and First Anniversary of as a Parliamentary Republic signals the rebirth of Barbadian organizations, and the continuation of the rebuilding of our country. It has been a wonderful thing to join Barbadian […]

Barbados & The Bahamas Talk Sports

Barbados & The Bahamas Talk Sports

Cricket Match in Barbados, West indies. (Shutterstock) By Fabian Belgrave, GIS Barbados Any effort by The Bahamas to learn more about Barbados’ sports programs will be supported. Minister of Youth, Sports and Community Empowerment, Charles Griffith, gave this assurance to High Commissioner of The Bahamas to Barbados, Leslia Miller-Brice, when she paid a courtesy call […]

Eating Habits Of Barbadians Fueling Non-Communicable Diseases

Eating Habits Of Barbadians Fueling Non-Communicable Diseases

By Melissa Rollock, GIS Barbados Barbadians continue to eat meals prepared outside of the home which are, too often, high in salt, refined sugars, cholesterol, trans-fats and saturated fats. Minister of State in the Ministry of Health and Wellness (MHW) with responsibility for non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH), Dr. Sonia Browne, […]

KM2 Solutions Expands Caribbean Operations

KM2 Solutions Expands Caribbean Operations

KM2 Solutions, a leader in nearshore business process outsourcing with contact centers across the Caribbean and Latin America, is pleased to announce further expansion to its Caribbean operations. As a result of the increased demand for high-quality English language contact center solutions, KM2 will be increasing its footprint in Barbados, Grenada, and St. Lucia. This […]

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