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...
The landscape of the business world has experienced considerable change in recent times and Human Resource (HR) professionals must adapt in tandem.
The Government of Barbados (GOB)/Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Housing and Neighbourhood Upgrading Project (HNUP) Unit officially closed its doors on February 27.
BGIS notices for Thursday, March 6, 2104.
The Bureau of Gender Affairs has extended an invitation to the public to attend events which will be held in recognition of International Women’s Day.
Spain is on a mission to capture a seat on the United Nations Security Council for 2015-2016 and is seeking the assistance of Barbados and other CARICOM countries in this endeavour.
Spain’s commitment to multilateralism via its contribution to peacekeeping and safeguarding international security is among the strong points highlighted in its bid for a seat on the United Nations Security Council.
An effort is on to enhance the literacy skills of students at St. Giles’ Primary School through placing emphasis on the teaching of the 44 speech sounds of the English language - phonics.
The Samuel Jackman Prescod Polytechnic (SJPP) is moving towards having students apply online.
Prospective students seeking to undertake a course of study at the Samuel Jackman Prescod Polytechnic (SJPP) from August may now apply for a range of full time certificate and diploma programmes.