It is with great sadness that the Barbados Government Information Service (BGIS) notes the passing of former Cinematographer, Peter Roy Byer.
The Ministry of Health will support a recommendation from the Queen Elizabeth Hospital for a 50 per cent reduction in the cost of the PSA examination done at the QEH to detect prostate cancer.
Barbados’ interest in concluding a Visa Abolition Agreement with Russia, and the appointment of a candidate for the position of Honorary Consul of Barbados in Russia, were major talking points when...
The Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) has announced the appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and four new global directors.
The Ministry of Social Care, Constituency Empowerment and Community Development will be collaborating with the Ministry of Tourism to showcase Barbados...
Remembrance Day will again be observed with a short inter-denominational service at the War Memorial in National Heroes Square, Bridgetown, on Sunday, November 9, beginning at 8:00 a.m.
BGIS notices for Wednesday, October 29, 2014.
The Ministry of Health is currently reviewing draft legislation aimed at regulating e-cigarette use. The amendment to the Health Services Legislation should be ready for consideration by next year.
A newly-established institution, run by the Seventh-day Adventist Church, has been called upon to help create the balance in education where Science, Technology...
Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth, Stephen Lashley, has appealed to Barbadians to stage their own “community-style Independence celebrations”.
Members of the public have been advised that they may experience delays in garbage collection following the recent bad weather...
Scholarships and programmes such as the Youth in Agriculture Farm Programme, where students can earn Caribbean Vocational Qualifications (CVQs), will greatly benefit Barbados’ agricultural sector in the future.
Government’s revised fiscal consolidation programme, introduced a year ago to stabilise the foreign exchange market and protect the Barbados dollar, is working.
The Barbados Government Information Service (BGIS) will be playing its part in highlighting the island’s 48th anniversary of Independence, with month-long campaigns on its social media sites.
The Barbados Accreditation Council’s (BAC) inception workshop on the Development of the Barbados National Qualifications Register (NQR) will now be held on Friday, October 31, instead of tomorrow, Tuesday, October 28.
BGIS notices for Monday, October 27, 2014.
The re-opening of Argentina’s Embassy in Barbados after an absence of over two decades is a clear signal of Government’s efforts to deepen the existing diplomatic relations with that South American country.
Global competitiveness in key sectors will be the focus of this year’s National Services Week (NSW), scheduled to run from November 8 to 14.
Barbadians will pay tribute to those who lost their lives during the two World Wars, at the annual Remembrance Day Parade and Inter-denominational Service on Sunday, November 9...
Various issues relating to the growth of the Barbados economy will come under the microscope at month-end, when the Ministry of Economic Affairs stages its Eighth Annual Lecture Series Seminar.