Press Releases

Billions Pledged At Green Climate Fund Meeting

Published on November 25, 2014 by Julia Rawlins-Bentham
Minister of the Environment and Drainage, Dr. Denis Lowe. (FP)

Barbados has been asked to prepare and present its portfolio of projects to the Green Climate Fund for consideration for funding.

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Sacred Military Order Outlines Caribbean Mission

Published on November 25, 2014 by Julie Carrington
Prime Minister Freundel Stuart greets Cardinal Grand Prior of the Order, His Eminence Raffaele Martino while Secretary General, Sir Anthony Bailey looks on. (B.Hinds/BGIS)

The Sacred Military Constantinian Order of St. George has outlined its humanitarian mission to the Caribbean that will ultimately lead to a closer unification of the church.

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Message - CARICOM Youth Ambassadors' Corps

Published on November 25, 2014 by CARICOM Youth Ambassadors' Corps
(CYA)

A message from the CARICOM Youth Ambassadors’ Corps to commemorate International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.
 

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PM Stuart Praises Vagrants And Homeless Society

Published on November 25, 2014 by Sharon Austin
Prime Minister Freundel Stuart meeting with members of the Barbados Vagrants and Homeless Society recently. (A.Miller/BGIS)

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has lauded the Barbados Vagrants and Homeless Society for the “impressive work” it has been doing for that vulnerable segment of the community.

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General Notices For November 25, 2014

Published on November 25, 2014 by GISMEDIA
(FP)

BGIS notices for Tuesday, November 25, 2014.

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Human Rights Education For Children A Must

Published on November 25, 2014 by Shamkoe Pilé
Education Minister, Ronald Jones listening to a point made by Head of Human Rights, Commonwealth Secretariat, Karen McKenzie, during their courtesy call. (A.Miller/BGIS)

Human rights education for children was the centre of discussion when Minister of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Ronald Jones, received a courtesy call from the Head of Human Rights...

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General Notices For November 24, 2014

Published on November 24, 2014 by GISMEDIA
(FP)

BGIS notices for Monday, November 24, 2014.

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Schools Celebrate 48 Years Of Independence

Published on November 24, 2014 by Joy-Ann Gill
Students of the St. Philip Primary School performing at their 'Bless the Nation' service for independence. (FP)

Schools across the island will continue to commemorate this island’s 48th Anniversary of Independence with a series of cultural programmes this week.

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Minister Praises Local Author For Literary Work

Published on November 24, 2014 by Kim Ramsay-Moore
Minister of Social Care, Constituency Empowerment and Community Development, Steven Blackett. (FP)

Local author, Glyne Murray, has been commended for educating Barbadians about their rich heritage, in his newly-released book Barbados Customs to Treasure - Early Gems of Bajan Creativity.

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Petroleum Prices Reduced

Published on November 23, 2014 by Kathyann Husbands/BGIS
(FP)

Barbadians will soon be paying slightly less for petroleum products. Effective midnight, Sunday, November 23, the retail price of gasoline will decrease from...

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Independence Parade Shifted To Bridgetown Port

Published on November 22, 2014 by Barbados Defence Force/BGIS
(FP)

Members of the public have been advised that the Independence Day Parade will now be held at the Bridgetown Port on Monday, December 1, beginning at 8:00 a.m. 

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Government Seeking To Reform Child Legislation

Published on November 21, 2014 by Kim Ramsay-Moore
Minister of Social Care, Constituency Empowerment and Community Development, Steven Blackett. (A.Miller/BGIS)

Government has embarked on a review of all legislation that impacts on children, with a view to better protecting that vulnerable segment of society.

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Senior Citizens Warned About Cybercrime

Published on November 21, 2014 by Julia Rawlins-Bentham
Director of the National Task Force on Crime Prevention, Cheryl Willoughby. (BGIS)

Barbados’ senior citizens have been put on notice – placing credit card information on the internet could be the beginning of financial problems!

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Cancellation Of Independence Parade Rehearsal

Published on November 21, 2014 by Barbados Defence Force
(FP)

The rehearsal for the Independence Day Parade, scheduled for Sunday, November 23, has been cancelled.

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Sizzle Street Cancelled

Published on November 21, 2014 by Julie Carrington

The much-anticipated Sizzle Street food fair, which is part of the Barbados Food Wine & Rum Festival, has been cancelled due to the inclement weather.

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Fogging Schedule November 24 To 28

Published on November 21, 2014 by Joy Springer

The Ministry of Health continues its island-wide fogging exercise next week, beginning Monday, November 24, when officers from the Vector Control Unit will be in Christ Church...

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Church Leaders Vital In Reducing Child Abuse

Published on November 21, 2014 by Kim Ramsay-Moore
Minister of Social Care, Constituency Empowerment and Community Development, Steven Blackett, speaking at a symposium on Child Protection and the Church at the Savannah Hotel. (A.Miller/BGIS)

Church leaders and heads of faith-based organisations are in an ideal position to assist in the reduction of child abuse.

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General Notices For November 21, 2014

Published on November 21, 2014 by GISMEDIA
(FP)

BGIS notices for Friday, November 21, 2014.

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Human Trafficking Study To Be Undertaken

Published on November 21, 2014 by Julia Rawlins-Bentham
As part of ongoing efforts to raise awareness about human trafficking, a poster was unveiled at the Grantley Adams International Airport yesterday. (C.Pitt/BGIS)

A study of human trafficking is to be undertaken by the National Crime Observatory. According to Director of the National Task Force on Crime Prevention (NTFCP), Cheryl Willoughby...

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Minister McClean Pushes Regional Marine Transport

Published on November 21, 2014 by Julie Carrington
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Maxine McClean in conversation with participants at the Caribbean Exporters Colloquium 2014, at Hilton Barbados. (C.Pitt/BGIS)

Investors have been told to examine the business opportunities that can be created through the provision of intra-regional marine transport services.

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