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.
Districts in five parishes will be targeted by the Ministry of Health’s Vector Control Unit next week, as fogging exercises continue across the island.
BGIS notices for Friday, August 22, 2014.
“Antiquated” and “outdated”. That is how Barbados’ labour laws have been described by Commerce Minister, Donville Inniss. And, the legislation that is of grave concern to him is in relation to the current working hours...
A call has been made for our supermarkets to do as much as possible to ensure that they carry not just imported stock but also sell locally produced goods.
PSV permit holders, owners and conductors will have an opportunity to hone their skills by participating in the Passenger Transport Service Operator training programme, being offered by the Barbados Community College.
A senior government minister has offered some choice words to those persons complaining about the Massy Group of Companies perceived takeover, its ownership, its nationality and its politics.
After almost three-and-a-half decades at Christ Church Foundation School, Yvette Mayers is leaving to take up the post of Principal at The St. Michael School next month.
This year’s National Independence Festival of Creative Arts (NIFCA) will feature several new and improved initiatives, including an expanded and upgraded Culinary Arts competition.
The Ministry of Health will continue its public awareness programme about the chikungunya virus and how it can be prevented, this Saturday, August 23, in St. Andrew.
Prime Minister Freundel Stuart is expected to play an important role at the Third International UN Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) which will be held in Samoa from September 1 to 4.
Girl on Fire! That is the name of an intimate dramatic presentation about the lives of sex workers and HIV stigma and discrimination, which is scheduled to come off on Saturday, August 30...
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Maxine McClean, has reiterated the importance of education to this island’s economic development.
Twenty newly-certified career/guidance counsellors will receive their accreditation at the culmination of the second cohort of the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) training programme.
Don’t drop out; stay the course! That was the advice from Minister of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Ronald Jones, to students already enrolled at the University of the West Indies’ Cave Hill Campus.
A strategic plan for the complete refurbishment of the National Stadium, inclusive of netball and squash facilities, will be presented to the Cabinet of Barbados very soon.
Health professionals in Barbados turned out to say farewell to one of their own recently, when a retirement function was held at the Barbados Beach Resort for Acting Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Elizabeth Ferdinand.
"Thank you, Barbados." These were the words of President of the Kiwanis Club of Bridgetown, Ken Knight, as the Chairperson of the Silver Dollars for Children Charity...