Press Releases

Labour Department To Host Seminars Next Month

Published on January 29, 2015 by Jamal Hall
(FP)

The Labour Department is hosting a series of seminars to discuss Labour Legislation and Industrial Relations Best Practice, on Wednesday, February 25, and Thursday, February 26...

Read More...

Government Will Not Tamper With Exchange Rate

Published on January 29, 2015 by Sharon Austin
Prime Minister Freundel Stuart; the BCCI's President, Tracey Shuffler; and BCCI's Senior Vice President, Eddie Abed, listening attentively during the question and answer session. (A.Miller/BGIS)

Government will not be interfering with the country’s fixed exchange rate.This assurance has come from Prime Minister Freundel Stuart who said the conditions in Barbados today did not justify any tampering with the exchange rate.

Read More...

Cane Farmers To Receive Money Soon

Published on January 29, 2015 by Sharon Austin
Prime Minister Freundel Stuart chatting with ICAB's Executive Director, Reginald Farley and the BCCI's, Lisa Gale at yesterday's business luncheon at Hilton Barbados.(A.Miller/BGIS)

Cane farmers will soon receive outstanding monies owed to them. Word of this has come from Prime Minister Freundel Stuart, who said he had discussions with his Minister of Finance...

Read More...

G'ment Committed To Private Sector-Led Growth

Published on January 28, 2015 by Sharon Austin
Prime Minister Freundel Stuart greets BCCI Executive Director, Lisa Gale on his arrival at the Chamber's business luncheon at Hilton Barbados today. (A.Miller/BGIS)

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has reiterated Government’s commitment to private sector-led growth. While delivering the feature address today at the Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s luncheon...

Read More...

SAGICOR’S Move Not A Loss Of Confidence In B'dos

Published on January 28, 2015 by Sharon Austin
Finance Minister, Chris Sinckler in discussion with Chief Operating Officer and General Manager B'dos Operations, J. Edward Clarke  at today's BCCI luncheon at Hilton Barbados. (A.Miller/BGIS)

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has stoutly defended Sagicor Financial Corporation’s recently announced decision to re-domicile its registered office to a location outside of this island, saying it is not a loss of confidence in Barbados.

Read More...

National Debate On Health Care Financing Coming

Published on January 28, 2015 by Joy Springer
Minister of Health, John Boyce. (FP)

Minister of Health, John Boyce, has disclosed that his Ministry will soon be seeking the approval of Cabinet to initiate a national debate on health care financing.

Read More...

Improved Conditions & New Equipment For RBPF

Published on January 28, 2015 by Julia Rawlins-Bentham

The Royal Barbados Police Force (RBPF) will benefit from improved conditions at stations across the island and state-of-the-art technology as they continue the fight against crime.

Read More...

Lawmen Urged To Uphold Force's Image

Published on January 28, 2015 by Julia Rawlins-Bentham
Acting Commissioner of Police, Tyrone Griffith. (FP)

While lauding the rank and file of the Royal Barbados Police Force (RBPF) for what he described as “significant decreases” in crime, Acting Commissioner of Police, Tyrone Griffith, is also urging...

Read More...

Lashley: Communities Need To Rebuild Social Bonds

Published on January 28, 2015 by Julia Rawlins-Bentham
Acting Attorney General and Minister of Home Affairs, Michael Lashley. (FP)

There is an urgent need for communities to rebuild the social bonds necessary to overcome the social problems associated with young people.

Read More...

Certification Of Skills A Vital Step in Education

Published on January 28, 2015 by Joy-Ann Gill
Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Senator Harry Husbands posing with teachers  following the presentation of tablets this morning. (C.Henry/BGIS)

Significant developments are occurring in education with the certification of several skills, says Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Senator Harry Husbands.

Read More...

Tablets To Help Teachers Share Knowledge

Published on January 28, 2015 by Joy-Ann Gill
Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Senator Harry Husbands presenting tablets to teachers at the Elsie Payne Complex this morning. (C.Henry/BGIS)

Tablet technology in the hands of primary school teachers is working. Chief Media Resource Officer, Walter Harper, stressed this today as the Media Resource Department (MRD) presented iPads...

Read More...

Black History Month Celebrations At Pelican Village

Published on January 28, 2015 by Theresa Blackman
Pelican Village. (FP)

As Black History month approaches, Pelican Village is set to be repositioned as the area for culture in Barbados. The month, celebrated annually in February, will see the hosting of a number of cultural exhibitions...

Read More...

General Notices For January 28, 2015

Published on January 28, 2015 by GISMEDIA
(FP)

BGIS notices for Wednesday, January 28, 2015.

Read More...

Culture Of Safety And Health Vital To All

Published on January 27, 2015 by Joy-Ann Gill
Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Senator Harry Husbands. (FP)

Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Senator Harry Husbands, believes part of the struggle in the area of safety and health relates not so much to the laws...

Read More...

CBTF Second Round Awardees Announced

Published on January 27, 2015 by Jamal Hall
Minister of Labour, Social Security and Human Resource Development, Sen. Dr. Ester Byer. (FP)

Twelve more awardees were presented with certificates to receive grant funding from the Competency-Based Training Fund (CBTF), during the official presentation ceremony on Monday...

Read More...

Remaining BAC Town Hall Meetings Cancelled

Published on January 27, 2015 by Joy-Ann Gill
(FP)

The remaining town hall meetings of the Barbados Accreditation Council (BAC) on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) for Barbados have been cancelled.

Read More...

General Notices For January 27, 2015

Published on January 27, 2015 by GISMEDIA
(FP)

BGIS notices for Tuesday, January 27, 2015.

Read More...

New Productivity Programme For Managers

Published on January 27, 2015 by Sharon Austin
A new training programme has been developed by the Council for managers and supervisors. (FP)

Supervisors and managers across the island will soon have an opportunity to sharpen their skills, while contributing to the improved productivity of their employees.
 

Read More...

Official Funeral For Sir Harcourt Lewis On Saturday

Published on January 26, 2015 by Kathyann Husbands
Former senior public servant and Cabinet Minister, the late Sir Harcourt Lewis. (FP)

The late Sir Harcourt Lewis, former senior public servant and Cabinet Minister, will be accorded an official funeral this Saturday, January 31.

Read More...

General Notices For January 26, 2015

Published on January 26, 2015 by GISMEDIA
(FP)

BGIS notices for Monday, January 26, 2015.

Read More...