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Barbados Archives Department Fire: Division of Culture Outlines Historical Asset Protection Measures

June 22, 2024

Barbados Archives Department Fire: Division of Culture Outlines Historical Asset Protection Measures

Division of Culture outlines steps to protect historical assets after fire at Archives Department. Minister assures ongoing efforts to safeguard records damaged by blaze. Recovery and preservation efforts underway.

Renowned Windsurfer Brian Talma Proposes Professional Beach Cricket League in Barbados Amid ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Buzz

June 22, 2024

Renowned Windsurfer Brian Talma Proposes Professional Beach Cricket League in Barbados Amid ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Buzz

Renowned windsurfer Brian Talma advocates for a professional beach cricket league in Barbados, coinciding with the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup. The initiative aims to celebrate the island's cricket culture and engage the community in beach sports.

Exciting Start to Super 8 T20 World Cup: India vs Afghanistan Match Draws Early Fans at Kensington Oval

June 20, 2024

Exciting Start to Super 8 T20 World Cup: India vs Afghanistan Match Draws Early Fans at Kensington Oval

Experience the vibrant atmosphere at Kensington Oval for the Super 8 T20 World Cup match between India and Afghanistan. Fans enjoy interactive activities and exciting prizes at the Nation Cricket Zone.

Rude Boy RTD Beverage Announces Ambassadors for 2024, Emphasizing Cultural Engagement

June 20, 2024

Rude Boy RTD Beverage Announces Ambassadors for 2024, Emphasizing Cultural Engagement

Rude Boy RTD beverage announces 2024 ambassadors Mole, Walkes, and Grateful Co. Marketing manager emphasizes cultural engagement and partnerships with local artists. Plans for freestyle challenge to support emerging talent.

The Barbados National Archives Fire Incident and Efforts to Preserve Historical Records: Insights on Lineage, Cultural Tourism, and Digitization Plans

June 20, 2024

The Barbados National Archives Fire Incident and Efforts to Preserve Historical Records: Insights on Lineage, Cultural Tourism, and Digitization Plans

The Barbados national archives fire highlights issues in record maintenance. Plans for a slavery museum at the Archives Department aim to preserve history and promote cultural tourism and genealogy.

Barbados Archives Fire Sparks Call for Strengthened Cultural Heritage Protection

June 19, 2024

Barbados Archives Fire Sparks Call for Strengthened Cultural Heritage Protection

The Democratic Labour Party urges enhanced protection for Barbados' cultural heritage after a devastating fire at the Archives Department. Recommendations include security upgrades, digitization efforts, and fire prevention measures.

Barbados Archives Fire Tragedy Reveals Failure to Protect Cultural Heritage

June 19, 2024

Barbados Archives Fire Tragedy Reveals Failure to Protect Cultural Heritage

The Barbados Archives suffered a devastating fire, highlighting a failure to protect the nation's cultural heritage. Leaders' promises to safeguard historical records ring hollow in the face of this tragedy.

Concerns Raised Over Sexualisation During Crop Over Season: Group Coordinator Speaks Out

June 19, 2024

Concerns Raised Over Sexualisation During Crop Over Season: Group Coordinator Speaks Out

The Group of Concerned Parents in Barbados raises concerns over sexualized lyrics and dancing at Crop Over events, citing a recent incident and highlighting the societal impact of such trends.

Barbadian Swimmer Alex Sobers Optimistic About Qualifying for Summer Olympics as Deadline Nears

June 18, 2024

Barbadian Swimmer Alex Sobers Optimistic About Qualifying for Summer Olympics as Deadline Nears

Barbadian swimmer Alex Sobers prepares for the Summer Olympics in Paris, focusing on speed and mental toughness while juggling a full-time job. Family support plays a crucial role in his Olympic journey.

Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. Completes Community Tourism and Tour Guide Training for Enhanced Service Quality and Tourism Awareness

June 18, 2024

Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. Completes Community Tourism and Tour Guide Training for Enhanced Service Quality and Tourism Awareness

Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) completes community tourism and tour guide training courses to enhance service quality and tourism awareness. Graduates equipped with essential skills to support stakeholders effectively.

Remembering Herbert 'Herbie' Yearwood: A Tribute from Barbados Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley

June 17, 2024

Remembering Herbert 'Herbie' Yearwood: A Tribute from Barbados Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley's statement reflects on the passing of Herbert "Herbie" Yearwood, highlighting his significant contributions to Barbados as a Senator, community organizer, and party supporter.

Review: All-Stars Calypso Tent at St Gabriel School Features Dominant Female Performances

June 17, 2024

Review: All-Stars Calypso Tent at St Gabriel School Features Dominant Female Performances

The All-Stars Calypso Tent at The St Gabriel School featured female calypsonians dominating the stage with powerful performances, including thought-provoking pieces on culture, education, and societal issues. Men also shined with energetic renditions.

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