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Sunday, 26 January 2020 09:07

Coronovirus - What you need to know

There has been an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, China with additional cases being identified in a growing number of countries internationally. Coronaviruses are a large group of viruses that are…
Thursday, 23 January 2020 11:23

VIDEO - BARP Calendar Launch

View the launch of the BARP 2020 Calendar and plans for BARP's 25th Anniversary. Seated from left: Vice President Dame Billie Miller, President Marilyn Rice-Bowen, and Director Eric Smith.The BARP Calendar is available at the BARP Office, All Branches Massy…
Wednesday, 22 January 2020 11:38

BARP 2020 Calendar

The BARP Calendar is available at the BARP Office, All Branches Massy Locations, Carlton & A1 Supermarkets, Eddies Trading in Speightstown and all City of Bridgetown Credit Union locations. Our first initiative for 2020 is the introduction of the BARP…
Wednesday, 22 January 2020 10:16

PRESS RELEASE January 20th, 2020

BARP PRESS RELEASE JANUARY 20, 2020 BARP, the Barbados Association of Retired Persons, will be celebrating 25 years this year. In October to be exact. We are grateful for the…
In celebration of the legacy of the Right Excellent Errol Barrow on the 100th Anniversary of his birth, "Champion of the Caribbean" highlights two of his speeches with a foreword by Ambassador David Comissiong.
Tuesday, 07 January 2020 15:54

BARP President's New Year Message

A Silver Year for BARP I extend New Years greetings to all BARP members and their families. 2020 will be a year of significance for BARP as we shall celebrate our 25th anniversary on October 25th 2020. At periods of…
Full article from Caricom Today » Former Deputy Secretary-General of CARICOM, Ambassador Lolita Applewhaite is among the awardees on the Barbados Independence Honours List. The list was released as Barbados celebrates its independence anniversary on Saturday. Ambassador Applewhaite received the…
Tuesday, 10 December 2019 12:09

BARP Police Band Concert

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  11 November 2019 NEWS RELEASE BARP TRUST AWARDS TWO POST-GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS Two Barbadians are currently pursuing post-graduate studies at the Cave Hill Campus of the University of the…
Wednesday, 13 November 2019 17:27

BARP Police Band Concert

Friday December 6th, 5:30 - 7:00PM, Hastings Rock, Christ Church
CANCELLED DUE TO INSUFFICENT REGISTRATION Tuesday & Thursdays 10 am to 12pm - $40 per class. Classes start November 5th, 2019. Space is limited. Click on link to register: https://forms.gle/dCKo1ch3y5aMYpzN7 Click on link to register https://forms.gle/dCKo1ch3y5aMYpzN7
Tuesday, 22 October 2019 09:08

Rotary Club - Tribute to Elton John

Thursday, 17 October 2019 08:42

24th Anniversary Church Service

We Invite You to Attend the BARP 24th Anniversary Church Service.Saturday October 26, 2019 at the Black Rock SDA Church, Ellerslie Road, St. Michael at 10:30 a.m.
Thursday, 12 September 2019 19:13

Golden Homes Insurance Renewal

Tuesday, 10 September 2019 10:26

Caribbean Wellness Day

Saturday, September 14th, Sheraton Mall 12-5PM
Monday, 02 September 2019 17:21

Medical Cards/Life Insurance Certificates

Thursday, 22 August 2019 19:53

50 Plus Magazine 2019

The latest edition of our 50 Plus Magazine is now available for download: Download now »
Tuesday, 20 August 2019 11:37

New Online Payment Platform

BARP members, You are invited to test the NEW ONLINE PAYMENT PLATFORM. The Ministry of Innovation, Science and Smart Technology is seeking to introduce a new online payment platform that will allow persons to make online payments for government services.…
Monday, 15 July 2019 21:30

Congratulations to our New Directors

Past President Ed Bushell (R) hands over gavel to New President Marilyn Rice-BowenThe 24th Annual General Meeting of the Barbados Association of Retired Persons (BARP) took place on Saturday 13th July 2019 at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Complex. BARP extends…
Saturday, 06 July 2019 08:47

Notice of AGM 2019

Thursday, 04 July 2019 17:20

Annual Report

We're pleased to announce the 2018-2019 Annual Report is available for download.
Complete survey here» https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/J5LYRWG BARP was invited to a stakeholder meeting with the Minister in the Ministry of Innovation, Science and Smart Technology (MIST). This Ministry has been mandated to put in place a master plan for a smart Barbados.…
Monday, 24 June 2019 09:23

Our Apologies - Late Annual Report

Dear BARP Members,BARP duly apologizes for the late upload of the 2018-2019 Annual Report. The Report will be available for download on Friday June 28, 2019.We apologize for any inconvenience caused.
Saturday, 15 June 2019 09:00

Let's Work to Prevent Elder Abuse!

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is Saturday June 15, 2019. “Access to Justice: Legal, Social and Economic Services for Older Victims of Sexual, Physical and Financial Crimes” is the theme for 2019. BARP is concerned about the extensive amount of…
Tuesday, 09 April 2019 09:14

NOTICE - New Insurance Policy Year

The new policy year begins May 1st, 2019.
Monday, 25 March 2019 10:50

BARP Vacancies

The Barbados Association of Retired Persons (BARP) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization (NGO) which actively promotes the independence, dignity and purpose in life of its members, representing and expressing their views and concerns, and…
Effective March 12, 2019, Barbados Tax Prep will no longer be stationed at the BARP office to assist members with registration for TAMIS. Members are asked to either contact or go to the Barbados Revenue Authority in Warrens or Weymouth…
Monday, 04 March 2019 18:26

BARP / ProColumbia Health Care Videos

Wednesday, 05 December 2018 11:33

Get the New Issue of 50 Plus Magazine

The latest issue of BARP's Magazine 50 Plus is available at the BARP office Mervue House Hastings and the below locations. A One Supermarket Black Rock, Emerald City St Philip, Massy Supermarket Warrens, Oistins & Skymall. Jordans Supermarket Fitz village…
Monday, 24 September 2018 21:49

BARP Globe Finance Visa Card Discontinued

BARP has been informed of the following: On September 4, 2018, the shareholders of Globe Finance Inc. and Signia Financial Group Inc. entered into an agreement to amalgamate their businesses to form a new company, SigniaGlobe Financial Group Inc. As…
Friday, 14 September 2018 14:18

BARP Charitable Trust $10,000 Scholarship

BARP CHARITABLE TRUST OFFERING $10,000 ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP FOR STUDIES ON AGEING BRIDGETOWN (Friday, September 13, 2018)– As Barbados celebrates Senior Citizens Month in September, and we look towards the United Nations International Day of Older Persons on October 1, 2018,…
Sunday, 09 September 2018 12:12

BARP Statement for Senior Citizens Month

BARP STATEMENT FOR SENIOR CITIZENS MONTH, SEPTEMBER 2018 The Barbados Association of Retired Persons (BARP) is happy once again to laud and honour our members as well as the wider body of senior citizens in this month of September as…
Friday, 07 September 2018 18:07

Life Benefit & Group Health Packages

For members enrolled in the Life Benefit and Group Health Insurance Plan, packages are available for pick up from CGM Insurance Brokers, Haggatt Hall, St. Michael daily.
Monday, 09 July 2018 17:40

AGM Notice & Annual Report 2017-2018

NOTICE is hereby given that the Twenty-third Annual General Meeting of Members of BARBADOS ASSOCIATION OF RETIRED PERSONS INC (“the Company”) will be held at Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre,Two Mile Hill, St Michael, on Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 2:00…
Tuesday, 03 July 2018 07:48

Fair Trading Commission Questionnaire

The Fair Trading Commission has developed a questionnaire to gain a greater understanding of the quality of service delivery in the Mobile Telephony Sector; identify the issues that are affecting customers; and address these issues in accordance with the Consumer…
Sunday, 17 June 2018 20:28

No Payment by Cheque at SurePay

Health Insurance premiums can no longer be paid by cheque at any of the Surepay locations. Cheques will ONLY be accepted at the BARP office.
Wednesday, 13 June 2018 18:58

Group Health Plan FAQs June, 2018

View the answers to frequently asked questions.
Tuesday, 12 June 2018 11:43

Childhood Obesity Prevention Petition

BARP encourages everyone to sign this petition. Go to https://www.healthycaribbean.org/cop/ to sign »
Friday, 08 June 2018 11:10

AGM Notice & Annual Report 2017-2018

NOTICE is hereby given that the Twenty-third Annual General Meeting of Members of BARBADOS ASSOCIATION OF RETIRED PERSONS INC (“the Company”) will be held at Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre,Two Mile Hill, St Michael, on Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 2:00…
Sunday, 20 May 2018 13:03

AGM 2nd Notice Inviting Nominations

The Vice President, Secretary and three Directors of Barbados Associaton of Retired Persons Inc. (BARP) will retire at theAnnual General Meeting to be held later this year and are eligible for re‐election. Nominations are invited for the posts of Vice…
Wednesday, 16 May 2018 16:14

NOTICE - Health Insurance Standing Order

BARP members please note that the bank information requested when you fill out your Medical Insurance enrollment form is not a standing order. The form request is information for Sagicor to create a credit account through which they would deposit…
Monday, 30 April 2018 12:07

Health Plan Eligibility & Payment Dates

With reference to the release which appeared in the Nation newspaper dated Tuesday, April 24, 2018, it was erroneously reported that BARP members could join the BARP Group Health Insurance between the ages of 50 and 69. BARP wishes to…
Tuesday, 10 April 2018 12:01

2017 BARP Manifesto Proposals

Re. 2017 BARP Manifesto ProposalsIn accordance with the mission of the Barbados Association of Retired Persons Inc. (BARP) to bean outstanding leader in championing the well-being of all 50 plus people in…
Friday, 06 April 2018 17:45

Health Plan & Life Benefit Update

Fellow BARP Members, We refer to a recent communication on Facebook and in the Nation newspaper of Wednesday, April 4th, relating to proposed changes to the BARP Group Health and Life plans as directed by the consortium of Insurers. Given…
Friday, 02 March 2018 15:21

BARP Vacancies

A PDF outlining the details is available for download below. The Barbados Association of Retired Persons Inc. (BARP) is seeking to fill the following positions:Business Development Officer, Executive Assistant and Receptionist.Download the details relating to the duties and responsibilities of…
Thurs 8th Feb: Local Medicinal Herbs & Herb Drying Tues 13th Feb: Organic Pesticides, Common Disease Problems, & Pest of Ornamentals and Fruit Trees Thurs 15th Feb: Growing Common Herbs Tues 20th Feb: Growing Non-traditional Crops Limited Space. Contact BARP…
Tuesday, 23 January 2018 09:46

Extended Opening Hours

In a special effort to facilitate our members, the BARP Office will open on the last Saturday of the month of January and February 2018 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm and will have extended hours on Monday March 26…
A new day has finally dawned for for former CLICO policyholders whose policies have now been succesfully transferred to to Resolution Life, a specially formed, 100% Bajan, fully compliant, insurance company. Read and Download the two following PDF documents with…
Thursday, 11 January 2018 10:22

Congratulations to Dame Sandra Mason

The Board of Directors, Management and Staff of the Barbados Association of Retired Persons Inc. (BARP), congratulates Dame Sandra Mason on her appointment as Barbados' 8th Governor General. We are pleased that her servce as a distinguished jurist has been…
Effective January 1st, 2018, there is an additional $40.00 per year subscription which will be put towards insurance coverage for each BARP member for final expenses (payable upon death) in the amount of BDS $5,000.00. The implementation of this Life…
Thursday, 14 December 2017 12:43

Group Health Plan

Insurance Packages Available for Pick Up from CGM July 24th - 27th.Visit this link for details: http://www.barpbb.com/news/item/1226-insurance-packages-available-for-pick-up.html HEALTH PLAN DOCUMENTS FOR DOWNLOAD {phocadownload view=file|id=48|text=Health Plan Frequently Asked…
Friday, 08 December 2017 20:46

October Winner

New member for the month of October Winner Ms. Sonia Murrell receives her prize from BARP Office Manager Cecilia Thompson of a manicure compliments of Bio-Beauty. Bio-Beauty is located in Coconut Walk, Hastings, Christ Church. They offer a wide range…
Thursday, 30 November 2017 11:54

Christmas Food Drive

Please help us by donating non-perishable food items to benefit the HIV/AIDS Food Bank this Holiday Season. Items can be placed in the barrel located at the BARP Office, Mervue House, Hastings Ch. Ch.
New BARP members as well as those renewing their membership in the month of December have a chance to win a security system valued at $1500 compliments of G4S, a gift basket compliments of Consolidated Finance and 1 smoke detector…
Thursday, 16 November 2017 14:28

BARP Member Wins Prize

BARP office manager Cecilia Thompson (on left) presents prize of a weekend for 2 at Sunbay Hotel to Winner Octavia Beckles along with Executive Manager Elsa Webster at our Mervue House office. Every Month BARP will be raffling the names…
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 09:45

Member Appreciation Day

BARP will be hosting a Member Appreciation Day on Friday October 27, 2017, from 9:00am to 7:00pm, at our new headquarters, Mervue House, Marine Gardens, Hastings, Christ Church. The event will welcome approximately 500 BARP Members to our new home…
Thursday, 28 September 2017 14:49

The National Green Knowledge Fair

A free public event is happening at Queens Park on Friday and Saturday 3-4 November this year, called The National Green Knowledge Fair. The event is hosted by the Future Centre Trust on behalf of the UNDP Global Environment Facility,…
Wednesday, 27 September 2017 13:02

Massy & BCCI Dominica Relief

BARP is supporting the BCCI and Massy Diaster Relief Drive for Dominica, and is therefore inviting BARP members to participate in the donation of items listed below or monetary donations. Donations should be received by October 9th, 2017 {phocadownload view=file|id=35|text=View…
BARP is supporting the BCCI Diaster Relief Drive and is therefore inviting BARP members to participate in the donation of items as noted in the below correspondence.
Thursday, 17 August 2017 19:33

New Issue of Fifty Plus Magazine

The 2016/2017 issue of Fifty Plus Magazine is now availble to BARP members. Copies can be picked up from the following locations: · BARP Office, Mervue House, Marine Gardens, Hastings· AONE supermarkets, Emerald City· Carlton Supermarket, Black Rock· Massy Supermarkets·…
Friday, 11 August 2017 11:17

See Me a Poem by Michael Oxley

See me By Michael Oxley Although sometimes I feel likeI am hiding from my foesLike a soldier in a mask of camouflageJust moving around in this cloak of tatteredThreadsBut, look into my eyes and see me Sometimes too, I feel…
Thursday, 03 August 2017 11:00

Don't Miss Golden Soca Saturday, August 12th

GOLDEN SOCA - This Saturday August 12th at the Sea Rocks Dome, Maxwell Christ Church; the show starts at 6:00 PM. Tickets $50 and $60 from CS Pharmacy and all Ticket Pal locations. Catering to BARP members and anyone who…
Monday, 24 July 2017 11:18

Stansfeld Scott Job Opportunity

At Stansfeld Scott, there is a job opportunity within the Human Resources team in the area of Recruitment. BARP members who were former Human Resources Practitioners might be interested in working on a flexible part-time basis. See the below details:…
Wednesday, 21 June 2017 01:16

We've Moved

The BARP Office has moved from Collymore Rock; we are now located at Mervue House, Marine Gardens, Hastings, Christ Church. Please also note our new telephone numbers: Telephone: (246) 538-BARP(2277) Fax: (246) 538-2284. Our business hours are Monday to Friday,…
Tuesday, 13 June 2017 19:51

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

This year’s 2017 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) theme, “Understand and End Financial Abuse of Older People: A Human Rights Issue.”, focuses on the prominent issue of financial abuse, as older persons often depend on others to “look after”…
Thursday, 08 June 2017 13:33

2017 BARP Annual General Meeting

NOTICE is hereby given that the Twenty-second Annual General Meeting of Members of BARBADOS ASSOCIATION OF RETIRED PERSONS INC (“the Company”) will be held at Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Two Mile Hill, St Michael, on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at…
Tuesday, 09 May 2017 10:15

NOTICE - Martinique Visitors

A group from Martinique between the ages of 50-70 years old will be visiting Barbados from May 21st – 26th, 2017 and are interested in meeting with BARP Members to have a friendly exchange in English and French, as well…
Thursday, 04 May 2017 10:57

The Story Club

The Story Club is an exciting and stimulating programme to assist young children in developing a love and a passion for reading. The programme currently targets primary school aged children. • Are you fond of children, are you fond of…
Wednesday, 03 May 2017 19:24

The Importance of Reading Labels

Download this seminar PDF presented by Mrs.Margaret Campbell-Leslie Deputy Director (Ag), Ministry of Commerce and Consumer Affairs
Download this seminar PDF presented by Shirley-Ann Brathwaite RN/RM/CHN - Advisory and Inspection Coordinator for Nursing Homes, Senior Citizens and Maternity Homes
Thursday, 13 April 2017 00:01

NOTICE - Nominations/Motions

The President, Treasurer and two Directors of Barbados Association of Retired Persons Inc. (BARP) will retire at the Annual General Meeting to be held later this year and are eligible for reelection.…
Friday, 03 March 2017 20:15

Gardening Manual for Sale

Friday, 03 March 2017 19:32

BLGP Workshop Presentation

View the presentation for the recently completed Better Life Gardening Project workshops held on February 21 and March 1, 2017 at Skymall, Haggatt Hall.
Wednesday, 22 February 2017 09:11

BIDC Mentorship Programme

‘Holding Hands’ The Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC) is seeking mentors for its “Holding Hands” mentorship programme. This forms an integral part of the overall structure of the Corporation’s Small Business Development Centre which now assumes much greater importance…
Tuesday, 21 February 2017 07:23

Massy Card Loyalty Points for BARP Members

BARP members get more rewards with the Massy Card. BARP Members earn triple points at locations accepting both the Massy Credit and Loyalty Cards.
Saturday, 11 February 2017 09:30

Learn About our Consumer Corner

GENERAL SCOPE AND PURPOSE Consumer Corner is a medium through which BARP members can be advised of their rights as a consumer. It will provide guidance and also it will inform the membership of advocacy initiatives on their…
Wednesday, 16 November 2016 22:03

One People One Barbados Human Chain

In celebration of Barbados' 50th Anniversary of Indepence, on Monday, 28th November at 9:30 am to 11:00 am 92,000 persons are needed to join the human chain link. BARP members are encouraged to participate. To join the human link effort:…
Monday, 18 July 2016 04:07

AGM 2016 Results

The 22nd Annual General Meeting of the Barbados Association of Retired Persons took place on July 16th, 2016 at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Complex. Re elected unopposed to the Board was Dame Billie Miller as Vice President and Sandra Osbourne…
Wednesday, 08 June 2016 13:50


NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING NOTICE is hereby given that the Twenty-first Annual General Meeting of Members of BARBADOS ASSOCIATION OF RETIRED PERSONS INC (“the Company”) will be held at Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Two Mile Hill, St Michael, on…
Friday, 18 March 2016 02:36

Better Life Gardening Project

Download the Participant Registration Form » Bridgetown, 4 th March 2016 – With the growing concern over the prevalence of non- communicable diseases in Barbados, the Barbados Association of Retired Persons (BARP) hasdeveloped a strategy to promote healthy living, improve…
Monday, 18 January 2016 22:21

2015 National Independence Honourees

The Barbados Association of Retired Persons Inc offers heartiest congratulations to the 2015 National Independence Honourees, in particular to our twelve (12) BARP Members who were recognised for their invaluable contribution to Barbados and the Caribbean. We salute you! COMPANION…
Friday, 04 December 2015 16:44

BARP launches Consumer Forum

BARP launched its Consumers Forum on Friday, December 4, 2015 at The Radisson Aquatica Resort. The non-profit organisation with a membership in excess of 40,000 seniors is concerned about the low level of consumer awareness in Barbados. BARP reported that…
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 There is no doubt that the economic situation has affected every Barbadian household. More so it has substantially decreased the spending power of BARP members, especially pensioners who already live on a limited budget. As the…
Saturday, 19 September 2015 10:19

New BARP Photo ID Membership Card

Dear BARP Member, The New BARP Photo ID Membership Card was introduced on December 2, 2013 with new security features to benefit you as well as our valued concessionaires. To date, approximately 27,000 new memberships and renewals have been issued…
Tuesday, 15 September 2015 11:06

New BARP Photo ID Membership Card

The New BARP Photo ID Membership Card was introduced on December 2, 2013 with new security features to benefit you as well as our valued concessionaires. To date, approximately 27,000 new memberships and renewals have been issued with new cards.…
Monday, 07 September 2015 13:04

BARP Food & Supplies Drive for Dominica

The BARP Office will have a Food & Supplies Drive to assist our neighbours in Dominica in their recovery effort after the passage of Storm Erika. One or more of the following items may be donated: · Non-perishables (canned food…
Tuesday, 09 June 2015 06:01

Walk the Talk Results

BARP recently participated in the Walk theTalk challenge and placed in the to 10 companies. View the final standings below. (Click image for larger view)
Thursday, 04 June 2015 06:07

Download the BARP Annual Report

The BARP 2014 - 2015 Annual Report is availble for download by BARP Members in PDF format. A PDF reader is required to view the document and should be already installed on your computer. If it isn't, download the free…
 (Click image for larger view) Winners in the 2015 BARP Easter Hat Competition held at the Barbados Hilton on Easter Sunday April 5th are; Best Easter Bunny hat for Children; Matthew and Jenna Blenman Theme Hat Winners; Dame Maizie Barker…
Wednesday, 04 March 2015 11:52

BARP Business Hours Change

The BARP Office Business Hours are Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 3:00 pm. BARP Members are asked to arrange their business accordingly. The Drop Box can be used after 3:00 pm.
BARP is proud to celebrate International Women's Day. International Women's Day 2015 Theme: MAKE IT HAPPEN All around the world, International Women's Day represents an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women while calling for greater equality. Make It Happen…
Heart & Stroke Foundation of Barbados is focusing on “Heart Health” for the month of March. Seven Seas’ Omega-3 will be donating 50 cents for every Cod Liver Oil Once-A-Day bottle of 60s and 120s sold. The 50 cents will…
Wednesday, 04 March 2015 10:50

World Salt Awareness Week March 16-22

World Salt Awareness Week will be recognized March 16-22, 2015. The theme focuses on The Importance of a Healthy Start for Children. Like adults, children consume more salt than the maximum recommendation. Simple measures need to be taken to help…
The Barbados Association of Retired Persons (BARP) signed a memorandum of understanding with the Barbados Diabetes Foundation and Heart & Stroke Foundation on Friday, February 27, 2015 at the Maria Holder Diabetes Centre for the Caribbean. BARP President, Edward Bushell…
Thursday, 15 January 2015 11:02

Sir Harcourt Lewis 1932 - 2015

The Directors, Staff and Members of BARP are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Sir Harcourt Lewis on January 13, 2015 at the age of 83. Sir Harcourt was a true son of the soil in every respect.…
Tuesday, 13 January 2015 11:42

The Story Club is Seeking Volunteers

THE STORY CLUB The Story Club is an exciting and stimulating programme to assist young children in developing a love and a passion for reading. The programme currently targets primary school aged children. Are you fond of children, are you…
Thursday, 01 January 2015 01:00

New Year's Message 2015

As is customary, the prospect of a New Year leads to reflection on what has occurred during the preceding one. For us at the Barbados Association of Retired Persons (BARP), 2014 was truly an eventful year and could be succinctly…
Tuesday, 23 December 2014 07:28

HIV/AIDS Food Bank Donation

Food donations collected at the BARP Volunteers Xmas party were presented to the HIV/AIDS Food Bank. Present (from left) Mrs. Hazel Norville, Chairperson of the Social Activities Committee, Ms. Stacia Whittaker, HIV/AIDS Food Bank Manager, Ms Karen Barker BARP Business…
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 00:00

50 Plus Magazine Available!

The new issue of 50 Plus Magazine is now available for pickup at the BARP office. Additional distribution points will be announced later.
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 00:00

National Task Force on Crime Prevention

The Barbados Association of Retired Persons (BARP) is partnering with the National Task Force on Crime Prevention and the Maria Holder Memorial Trust to offer a special workshop to our members titled “Know the Signs: Together We Can Prevent Cyber…
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 00:00

Volunteers Needed

Volunteer Recording Secretary BARP is seeking to find two suitable candidates to volunteer as a Recording Secretary to serve on the various Committees of BARP.The Recording Secretary will be responsible for taking minutes on behalf of the Committee to which…
Monday, 20 October 2014 23:08

Land Tax Notice

We have received numerous calls from some of the pensioners amongst our membership expressing concern after not seeing the pensioners’ rebate reflected on their land tax notices. We encourage you to visit the Department of Inland Revenue, Treasury Building, Bridge…
The BARP First Choice MCTV package has improved from 34 to 37 channels.(Click image to view channels)
Friday, 10 October 2014 18:56


We congratulate Dame Billie Miller and Dame Maizie Barker-Welch on the award of Honorary Doctor of Laws conferred by the UWI Cave Hill Campus in honour of their immeasurable contributions to Caribbean development. We commend them on their outstanding achievements.
Wednesday, 08 October 2014 00:00

District Hospitals Outreach

BARP management, staff, volunteers and partners visited the St Lucy, Gordon Cummins, St Philip and St Michael District Hospitals on Friday, October 3. The outreach activity was a suggestion by BARP staff to celebrate International Day of Older Persons (October…
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