by The A Ganar Team and Pamala Proverbs Photo courtesy of A Ganar Barbados The A Ganar programme continues to be one of the highlights of the Skills for the Future programme being executed the Ministry of Education in Barbados and financed by the IDB. All persons involved in the coordination and execution of the program are very proud of the students enrolled in A Ganar who … [Read more...] about A Ganar leading social change in Barbadian Youth
by Pamala Proverbs Photo author PRMR Inc. Long lines at Courts Sheraton Mall For a package each containing five LED bulbs, Barbadians flocked to Courts, Sheraton Mall in big numbers on Friday, July 10, filling the aisles of the popular mall for most of the day. Barbadians have been lamenting the rising electrical costs in recent years, caused mainly by … [Read more...] about Free LED bulbs at Courts Barbados
By: Kimberly Waithe Loans from commercial banks in Barbados stand at one of its lowest levels since the early 1990s. In fact, commercial bank credit has been sluggish since 2009, averaging around 0.6% annually over the past five years with recent figures showing a decline by -1.1%. This outturn represents a significant reversal considering that during 2004 to 2008 due to a … [Read more...] about What’s happening with loan growth in Barbados?
Photo credit by Wikicommons - Aerial shot of Kensington Oval in Bridgetown Barbados West Indies while it was being renovated. Just 19 years of age, but I have already entered the professional world as an intern at the Inter-American Development Bank, Barbados Country Office. Previous to my internship I had never heard of the IDB. I knew of the International Monetary … [Read more...] about Discovering The IDB – An Intern’s View
Over a year ago I set off into a new, life-changing path without really thinking about the depths of its implications. I decided to stop putting chemicals in my hair and go natural. This is where you ask yourself why does she think that going natural is such a big deal? I also never thought it would be a big deal. I just wanted to be closer to the way I was made and … [Read more...] about Is going natural a sign of wisdom?