As construction of the US$4 million headquarters for the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), got under way today, a clarion call was made to partners to ensure that the regional agency was able to discharge its mandate.
“No education is absolutely free. Most of it is heavily subsidised by citizens of various countries.” Minister of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Ronald Jones stressed this last Friday...
LIAT will be cutting some of its unprofitable routes over the next three months as part of a programme to fix the cash strapped airline.
Students at the American University of Barbados (AUB) have praised the medical college for being student centred. This was emphasised at the inaugural awards ceremony of the AUB, last Friday, at its Wildey headquarters.
Medical students at the American University of Barbados (AUB) have been told by this country’s Education Minister, Ronald Jones, not to lose sight of their beginnings, to become more humble, caring and considerate as they move towards achieving their personal goal.
Earthquakes, tsunamis and other coastal hazards that are likely to affect Barbados will be in the spotlight during March, the month designated for Coastal Hazards Awareness.
BGIS notices for Monday, March 10, 2014.
Steps are being taken to improve local internet access, national cyber security and increase foreign investment appeal, through the creation of an Internet Exchange Point (IXP) in Barbados.
WorldSkills 2014 ‘hit the road’ over the weekend with a motorcade to officially launch the competition which will begin this week, and Labour Minister, Senator Dr. Esther Byer Suckoo, has encouraged the public to come out and support the endeavour.
Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has underscored the importance of the Regional Security System (RSS), describing it as an organisation the Caribbean “cannot afford to be without”.
Designed to showcase the skills of young people across the nation, the WorldSkills Barbados competition has now become much more – and it’s only in its second year.
The time has come for a national survey to be conducted in private and public schools to determine the full extent of violence at those institutions.
Students from 16 secondary schools will compete against each other to see who will emerge as this country’s next Junior Minister of Tourism.
Recent studies have revealed that 14-year-old girls in Barbados are being abused, molested and raped by men who are known to them, come from within the same home, or are a close associate of the family.
School children, who lined the streets yesterday for the Barbados leg of the Queen’s Baton Relay and got a glimpse and feel of the baton carried by the several runners, will continue to be educated not only about the Relay, but the Commonwealth.
Barbados will play host to a world-class table tennis tournament later this year, and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Youth is throwing its support behind the participants.
This island’s human resource entity has been encouraged to embrace all sectors and share experiences to find solutions to common problems.
The Governments of New Zealand and Barbados have promised to explore additional areas of cooperation to strengthen the existing harmonious ties which both countries have enjoyed for more than three decades.
Minister of Labour, Social Security and Human Resource Development, Senator Dr. Esther Byer Suckoo, has cautioned persons trying to get unemployment benefits that they must be actively seeking work.
Barbados’ newest ambassador to China, Dr. Chelston Brathwaite, has thrown out a challenge to representatives in China on a three-week seminar...