Archive for July, 2005


Saturday, July 30th, 2005

Dear Visitors, Greetings! We are very pleased to welcome you to our improved/updated website. I wish to thank Mr. Bjorn Tomme, my designer/webmaster for his continued support in spite of his busy schedule. Dr. Basil Springer continues to support us with his postings for which we are extremely grateful. We are continuing to develop ideas […]

PM Discusses PetroCaribe Initiative with Visiting Venezuelan Delegation

Friday, July 29th, 2005

Prime Minister Dr Kenny D. Anthony has met with an official Venezuelan delegation sent by President Hugo Chavez to discuss the mechanics of Caracas’ PetroCaribe initiative. The meeting took place at the Office of the Prime Minister at 7:00pm Thursday. The Venezuelan delegation was led by Senor Roberto Capriles, the General Manager of the El […]

Senator Agatha Jn Panel to Act as Education Minister

Friday, July 29th, 2005

Senator Agatha Jn Panel has been appointed to act as Minister of Education, Human Resource Development, Youth and Sports from August 2, 2005 to August 15, 2005. During that period the Minister of Education, Human Resource Development, Youth and Sports, Hon. Mario Michel, will be on leave. Senator Jn Panel is a retired former Principal […]

Babonneau Aerial Tram Project Under Way

Thursday, July 28th, 2005

St. Lucia is set to add a new feature to its tourism product through an aerial tramway which is about to be established in the north of the island. Rainforest Sky Rides is a US$4 million venture in the Babonneau area to establish a tramway similar to one that exists in neighbouring Dominica. Herena Cao, […]

Groundbreaking for Praslin Bay Resort Next Week

Thursday, July 28th, 2005

Yet another major tourism project will get under way here next week, with the ground-breaking ceremony for a new resort at Praslin Bay on the island’s East Coast. Le Paradis, as the new resort will be known, is being undertaken by DCG Properties Limited, which is the development company behind this new tourism investment project.. […]

Rewarding human capital

Monday, July 25th, 2005

“As we move rapidly from a manufacturing to a service-based economy, the importance of human capital as a key marketplace differentiator has become increasingly evident. Companies have come to realize they need to hire, develop, and retain superior talent if they are to differentiate themselves from others and achieve competitive preeminence in the marketplace” – […]

Attitude – An untapped source of capital

Monday, July 18th, 2005

“Some people have a negative attitude, and that’s their disability” -Marla Runyan, Olympic runner who is legally blind. Last week the Barbados Tourism Authority mounted the first-ever ‘Barbados Week Philadelphia 2005’. The City of Brotherly Love was immersed in Barbadian music, culture and cuisine. It was surrounded with pulsating rhythms played by musicians from the […]

Synergy and greater productivity

Monday, July 11th, 2005

“In general, synergy (from Greek sunergia, meaning “cooperation,” and also sunergos, meaning “working together”) is the combined working together of two or more parts of a system so that the combined effect is greater than the sum of the efforts of the parts. In business and technology, the term describes a hoped-for or real effect […]

The old and the new

Monday, July 4th, 2005

“January, like February, was introduced into the Roman calendar by a legendary king of Rome, Numa Pompilius (c.715-673 BC), who named it in honour of Janus, the god of doors and openings (Latin janus, a door). Janus is represented in Roman art as a man with two faces, one looking backwards and one forwards, implying […]