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Murrell to chair anti-doping task force

Murrell to chair anti-doping task force


Director of Sport at the National Sports Council, Neil Murrell has been appointed chairman of the Anti-Doping Logic system administered by UNESCO. He will lead a team of global national anti-doping experts to facilitate improvement to the current ...

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TRACED: Jade Sapphaire Patricia Cole

TRACED: Jade Sapphaire Patricia Cole


Jade Sapphaire Patricia Cole, 14, of Wanstead Gardens, St Michael, who was reported missing on Sunday, April 17, by her mother Kristle Cole, has been traced and is safe. The Barbados Police Service expressed gratitude to the public and the media f...

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Missing: Jade Sapphaire Patricia Cole

Missing: Jade Sapphaire Patricia Cole


The Barbados Police Service is seeking the assistance of the public in locating 14-year-old Jade Sapphaire Patricia Cole, of Wanstead Gardens, St Michael. Police said Cole left home around 4:20 p.m. on Sunday, April 17, 2022 and has not returned. ...

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MISSING: Jade Sapphaire Patricia Cole

MISSING: Jade Sapphaire Patricia Cole


The Barbados Police Service is seeking the assistance of the general public in locating a missing girl. She is Jade Sapphaire Patricia Cole, 14 years old, of Lot #29, Apt #4, Wanstead Gardens, St Michael. She left home about 4:20 pm on Sunday a...

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No move to hurt vendors, says chairman

No move to hurt vendors, says chairman


Dropping the word ‘fish’ from the Oistins Festival was not done to hurt vendors and other indigenous stakeholders, says chairman of the Oistins Festival Organising Committee Toni Thorne. Rather, the rebrand was done to include more people and help...

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Mottley, Trudeau to co-chair Sustainable Development Goals Advocates group

Mottley, Trudeau to co-chair Sustainable Development Goals Advocates group


United Nations – United Nations Secretary General Antonio Gueterres Wednesday named Barbados’ Prime Minister Mia Mottley and her Canadian counterpart, Justin Trudeau as new co-chairs of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Advocates group amidst t...

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Rastas knock ‘hair bias’ in schools

Rastas knock ‘hair bias’ in schools


A Rastafarian group is crying foul over what it says is blatant discrimination against children who wear dreadlocked hairstyles to school. Secretary general of the the National Rastafari Secretariat Trust (NRST), Paul “Ras Simba” Rock, is making t...

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US House passes Crown Act which would end hair discrimination

US House passes Crown Act which would end hair discrimination


Washington - A ban on race-based hair discrimination in the United States is a step closer after a vote in Congress. The House of Representatives passed the legislation which seeks to end discrimination against natural hair at work and school. ...

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Shelly Williams is new chair of BTMI Board

Shelly Williams is new chair of BTMI Board


Businesswoman Shelly Williams is the new chair of the Board of Directors for the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) and the Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BTPA). Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Senator Lisa Cummins, made ...

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BHTA elects Renée Coppin as chairman

BHTA elects Renée Coppin as chairman


The Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) announced today that Renée Coppin was elected to the position of chairman at a special general meeting last month. This follows the departure of former chairman Geoffrey Roach last December. Roach ...