With one more week to go before the start of the new school year, a team of education officials led by Minister of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Ronald Jones, will tour a number of schools...
Prime Minister Freundel Stuart is now in a better position to articulate the views of civil society in Barbados when he makes his input at the upcoming Third Global UN Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS).
Ways in which Barbados and Lesotho could collaborate on issues related to education came to the fore yesterday afternoon when a six-member delegation from Lesotho paid a courtesy call on...
The National Committee on Ageing is calling on elderly persons from around the island to share their experiences and recollections of events in Barbados from independence to the present.
BGIS notices for Wednesday, June 27, 2014.
Prime Minister Freundel Stuart says it is important that leaders of Small Island Developing States attend the upcoming Third International UN SIDS Conference in Samoa.
Prime Minister Freundel Stuart is expected to sign a partnership declaration between the Government of Barbados and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)...
Studies in science, technology, engineering and mathematics are critical to the future development of Barbados. That assertion was made recently by Parliamentary Secretary...
BGIS notices for Tuesday, August 26, 2014.
If the Crop Over festival is to be sustainable, it must grow, evolve and respond to the needs of its constituents. As a result, several changes are being implemented for Crop Over 2015.
BGIS notices for Monday, August 25, 2014.
Karlton Holligan’s essay based on a conversation with his father on cruise tourism and its benefit to the island has earned a cash prize of US $1,000 for himself and his school at the regional leg...
Operators within the International Business and Financial Services Sector (IBFSS) can expect some changes in the coming months as Income Tax and Insurance Tax exemptions will soon be introduced.
The Environmental Health Department of the Ministry of Health is offering a number of certified training courses to members of the public during September, October and November.
Farmers in Barbados have been advised to erect no trespassing signs at the points of entry to their properties. This advice has come from Deputy Chief Agricultural Officer...
Legislation is being proposed to make the National Cultural Foundation (NCF) a one-stop shop for the issuing of Crop Over-related licences during the annual festival.
Effective midnight Sunday, August 24, the retail price of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) will be increased.
Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has accepted the invitation of the Government of New Zealand to make a two-day visit to that country on his way back from the Third International UN Conference on Small Island Developing States in Samoa.
A nation-wide attempt to address deficits in research and to get the population more connected with the tourism product is the “shot in the arm” needed to propel the destination as the number one choice for travellers.
Project S.O.F.T (Safeguarding Our Future Today) 2014, will kick off on Monday, August 25, at the Valley Resource Centre, The Valley, St. George.