Press Releases

Government Committed To QEH Upkeep

Published on April 17, 2014 by Sharifa Medford
Health Minister, John Boyce (right) and officials touring the new cardiac suite at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital on Wednesday. (BGIS)

The delivery of health care services at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) will not be put on pause while the location of a new hospital is discussed.

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Senator McClean To Attend Memorial Service

Published on April 17, 2014 by Julie Carrington
Honorary Consul to Trinidad and Tobago, Audley Walker. (FP)

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Maxine McClean, joins relatives and hundreds of mourners who will be attending a memorial service for...
 

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New Market Info System On The Way

Published on April 17, 2014 by Aisha Reid
Minister of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries and Water Resource Management Dr. David Estwick. (FP)

Barbados will soon have a new market information system for the agriculture sector. 

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WorldSkills Barbados Winners' Presentation

Published on April 17, 2014 by Shamkoe Pilé
WorldSkills Barbados winners received their cheques on Thursday during a ceremony at Guardian Life of the Caribbean,Collymore Rock, St. Michael. (BGIS)

WorldSkills Barbados is seeking to develop a schools’ competition as an “incubator” for the national biennial skills contest.

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More Traceability Needed For Agriculture Sector

Published on April 17, 2014 by Aisha Reid
Minister of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries and Water Resource Management, Dr. David Estwick. (FP)

Traceability is needed to help alleviate praedial larceny in Barbados.

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General Notices for April 17, 2014

Published on April 17, 2014 by GISMEDIA
(FP)

BGIS notices for Thursday, April 17, 2014.

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WorldSkills Winners Advised To Commit To Goals

Published on April 17, 2014 by Shamkoe Pilé
Branch Manager of Guardian Life of the Caribbean, Amado Marcano presenting a cheque to winner of WorldSkills Barbados, Samantha Yearwood on Thursday.(A.Miller/BGIS)

The winners of WorldSkills Barbados have been advised by one of the competition’s sponsors to remain committed to their goals and to eliminate negativity from their lives.

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Link Between Crime And Lack Of Business Support

Published on April 17, 2014 by Nekaelia Hutchinson
Executive Director of the Barbados Manufacturers’ Association, Bobbi McKay. (A.Gaskin/BGIS)

The link between a reduction in work opportunities, a lack of support for local businesses, and the increase in crime cannot be ignored and Executive Director with the Barbados Manufacturers’ Association...

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School Starts For Students On April 23

Published on April 16, 2014 by Joy-Ann Gill
(FP)

Public schools across the island are expected to re-open next week. 

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Government Looking At Praedial Larceny Issue

Published on April 16, 2014 by Sharon Austin
Prime Minister, Freundel Stuart addressing farmers and agricultural officials at the Barbados Agricultural Society’s Symposium at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre on Wednesday. (A.Miller/BGIS)(BGIS)

Government is taking a comprehensive look at the problem of praedial larceny across the island, with a view to tackling it in a wholistic way.

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‘All Hands On Deck’ This Labour Day

Published on April 16, 2014 by Nekaelia Hutchinson
(FP)

All Hands on Deck: Embrace, Empower, Enhance will be the theme for this year’s May Day celebrations, which will climax with a parade on May 1, from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

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May Day Is A Holiday With Meaning

Published on April 16, 2014 by Nekaelia Hutchinson
Labour Minister, Senator Dr. Esther Byer Suckoo, speaking at the official launch of May Day celebrations at Solidarity House. (A.Gaskin/BGIS)

May Day is a public holiday with meaning that highlights the importance of this nation’s human resource.

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Prime Minister Stuart Receives Books On Banking

Published on April 16, 2014 by Sharon Austin
Prime Minister, Freundel Stuart browsing through one of the publications while the Bank's Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Ian De Souza signs the other. (C.Pitt/BGIS)

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has added information on colonial banking in Trinidad and Tobago to his personal library...

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Venezuela's Talks Lauded by PM Stuart

Published on April 16, 2014 by Sharon Austin
Prime Minister, Freundel Stuart greets Venezuela's Ambassador, Jose Gomez Febres at the start of their meeting last Friday at Government Headquarters.(C.Pitt/BGIS)

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has described the recent talks between Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro and the representatives of Opposition parties in that country as “a very healthy development”.

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General Notices for April 16, 2014

Published on April 16, 2014 by GISMEDIA
(FP)

BGIS notices for Wednesday, April 16, 2014.

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Gap Boardwalk Completed Under Budget

Published on April 15, 2014 by Julie Carrington
Minister of Tourism, Richard Sealy and Health Minister, John Boyce examine new the St. Lawrence boardwalk during a press tour. (BGIS)

The Ministry of Transport and Works was highly commended by this island’s Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Richard Sealy, for speedily completing the concrete boardwalk at the entrance to St. Lawrence Gap.

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Reparations Are About More Than Money

Published on April 15, 2014 by Nekaelia Hutchinson
Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth, Stephen Lashley. (FP)

Reparations entail more than getting money – they would serve as an acknowledgment of the effects of slavery, including the lasting impact it has had on the descendants of slaves.

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Young Parliamentarians Can Shape Country’s Future

Published on April 15, 2014 by Shamkoe Pilé
Youth Minister, Stephen Lashley, chats with some members of the Barbados National Youth Parliament: Ricarla Best of Deighton Griffith Secondary School; Benjamin Griffith of the Barbados Seven days Adventist Secondary School and Lecelle Mingo, of Industry High School. (BGIS)

The Barbados National Youth Parliament demonstrates Government’s commitment to ensuring that young people...

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Minister Lashley: Be Innovators, Not Just Consumers!

Published on April 15, 2014 by Nekaelia Hutchinson
Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth, Stephen Lashley. (FP)

One government Minister has called for this nation’s youth to not just be consumers, but innovators.

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General Notices for April 15, 2014

Published on April 15, 2014 by GISMEDIA
(FP)

BGIS notices for Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

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