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More young people with eye problems

AN INCREASING NUMBER of young people are being affected by eye problems. p>Senator Kerryann Ifill spoke to the issue yesterday at a community outreach day to mark the month of the disabled. As she sat with members of the National United Society of the Blind (NUSB) in the Queen Elizabeth […]

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Message From President -MOD 2017

At the church service which opened our month of activities to commemorate the Month for the Disabled 2017, President of the Barbados Council for the Disabled  Maria Holder Small gave the address which touched on matters very close to the hearts of many who are affected by disabilities. Below is Maria’s speech. […]

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CTUSAB wants jobs for the disabled

The umbrella body of labour unions here has embarked on a year-long programme to secure employment for the disabled. The Congress of Trade Unions and Staff Associations of Barbados (CTUSAB) today announced that it was partnering with the National Council for the Disabled, the National Disability Unit and the Barbados […]

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A Rose for Accessible Barbados

Measuring a compact 21 x 14 mile, Barbados is a neatly package bundle of variety with something different around every corner. Whether a random exploring adventure or a planned visit to some attractions, the island provides a compelling range of scenic surprises, a fascinating history and rich architectural heritage, and […]

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National Games Kicks Off with Football

Barbados Special Olympics footballers have a proud reputation to uphold, having captured the silver medal in the 2015 Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles, California. Some of those same athletes will be in action this Monday, February 3 in the Special Olympics National Games Football Tournament as they join […]

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