Prime Minister Freundel Stuart says it is important that leaders of Small Island Developing States attend the upcoming Third International UN SIDS Conference in Samoa.
Prime Minister Freundel Stuart is expected to sign a partnership declaration between the Government of Barbados and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)...
Studies in science, technology, engineering and mathematics are critical to the future development of Barbados. That assertion was made recently by Parliamentary Secretary...
BGIS notices for Tuesday, August 26, 2014.
If the Crop Over festival is to be sustainable, it must grow, evolve and respond to the needs of its constituents. As a result, several changes are being implemented for Crop Over 2015.
BGIS notices for Monday, August 25, 2014.
Karlton Holligan’s essay based on a conversation with his father on cruise tourism and its benefit to the island has earned a cash prize of US $1,000 for himself and his school at the regional leg...
Operators within the International Business and Financial Services Sector (IBFSS) can expect some changes in the coming months as Income Tax and Insurance Tax exemptions will soon be introduced.
The Environmental Health Department of the Ministry of Health is offering a number of certified training courses to members of the public during September, October and November.
Farmers in Barbados have been advised to erect no trespassing signs at the points of entry to their properties. This advice has come from Deputy Chief Agricultural Officer...
Legislation is being proposed to make the National Cultural Foundation (NCF) a one-stop shop for the issuing of Crop Over-related licences during the annual festival.
Effective midnight Sunday, August 24, the retail price of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) will be increased.
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.