Press Releases

New Location For Commerce & Consumer Affairs

Published on February 10, 2016 by Theresa Blackman
(Stock Photo)

The public has been advised that the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs has been relocated to Building 2, Suite 101, Harbour Industrial Estate...

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Barbados & UK Sign Air Services Agreement

Published on February 10, 2016 by Kim Ramsay-Moore
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Maxine McClean and British High Commissioner to Barbados, Victoria Dean exchange documents following the signing of the agreement. (A.Miller/BGIS)

Barbados and the United Kingdom (UK) have signed an Air Services Agreement which is expected to strengthen existing air transport links between the two countries.

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Love, Poetry & Song Concert On Tonight

Published on February 10, 2016 by Andre Skeete
(BGIS)

Patrons are expected to turn out in their numbers for the 2016 Love, Poetry & Song (LPS) benefit concert which will be held this evening at the Frank Collymore Hall under the theme “I Pledge to Love Safely”.

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Panel Discussion On Women In The Americas

Published on February 10, 2016 by Kathyann Husbands
(Stock Photo)

The Bureau of Gender Affairs is inviting the public to a panel discussion on Thursday, February 18, at The St. Michael School, Martindales Road, St. Michael, at 7:00 p.m.

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Ministry's Statement On Diabetes Testing Strips

Published on February 9, 2016 by Ministry of Health
(FP)

Statement from the Ministry of Health - Policy Position on Diabetes Testing Strips.

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Barbados Marketing Crop Over In T&T

Published on February 9, 2016 by Ministry of Culture/Jamal Weekes
Culture Minister, Stephen Lashley. (FP)

Barbados should expect “good numbers” out of the twin island republic for Crop Over 2016, thanks to increased marketing efforts during Trinidad and Tobago’s Carnival celebrations.

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BDF Looking For Recruits

Published on February 9, 2016 by Sharon Austin
(FP)

Young Barbadians now have an opportunity to join the Barbados Defence Force’s (BDF) Regular and Reserve Elements.

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Government Pharmacies To Close Early Thursday

Published on February 9, 2016 by Joy Springer
(Stock Photo)

The Ministry of Health has advised the public that all pharmacies operating under the Barbados Drug Service will close at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 11, to facilitate a general staff meeting.

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Chief Education Officer: Student Transferred

Published on February 8, 2016 by Kathyann Husbands
The Ministry of Education. (FP)

The 14-year-old schoolgirl at the centre of an ongoing dispute with the Springer Memorial Secondary School has in fact been transferred from that school.

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Zika Confirmed In Three Pregnant Women

Published on February 8, 2016 by Joy Springer
(Stock Photo)

The Ministry of Health disclosed today that the three latest confirmed cases of the Zika virus have occurred in women who are pregnant.

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Stiltwalkers At St. Judes Primary Tomorrow

Published on February 8, 2016 by Joy-Ann Gill
(FP)

As part of its African Awareness Month activities, St. Jude’s Primary School will play host to a parade of stilt walkers tomorrow, Tuesday, February 9, at the school in St. George.

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Open Day At Boscobelle Centre On Feb. 24

Published on February 8, 2016 by Community Development Department
(Stock Photo)

The Community Development Department (CDD) is inviting the public to its Garment-Making and Beauty Therapy Open Day on Wednesday, February 24.

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Reminder Of Travel Regulations To Canada

Published on February 8, 2016 by Kim Ramsay-Moore
(Stock Photo)

Barbadians who plan to travel to Canada are reminded that the Government of Canada has issued a revision to its entry requirements for Barbadians and other visa-exempt travellers.
 

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Second Healthcare Meeting Tomorrow

Published on February 8, 2016 by Joy Springer
(Stock Photo)

The second in a series of town hall meetings, designed to canvass public opinion on healthcare financing in Barbados, takes place tomorrow, Tuesday, February 9, at Queen’s College, Husbands, St. James.

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Petroleum Prices Drop

Published on February 8, 2016 by Joy Springer
(Stock Photo)

The prices of gasoline, diesel, kerosene and liquefied petroleum will fall, effective midnight, Sunday, February 7.

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Overcoming The Odds - Living A Drug Free Life!

Published on February 5, 2016 by Julia Rawslins-Bentham
(Stock Photo)

Graduates in the first cohort of Barbados’ Drug Treatment Court (DTC) were encouraged to keep going as they embarked on a new journey in life – one that is drug free!

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Scaled Up Vector Eradication Programme Launched

Published on February 5, 2016 by Joy Springer
(Stock Photo)

The Ministry of Health has scaled up its vector eradication programme in response to the mosquito-borne Zika virus.

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Free Boot Camp To Develop Tech Entrepreneurs

Published on February 5, 2016 by Joyann Gill
(Stock Photo)

Barbados will for the first time host a tech boot camp for entrepreneurs with an interest in learning how to launch a software-based company.

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Community Tourism Vital To Island's Product

Published on February 5, 2016 by Kim Ramsay-Moore
Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Richard Sealy. (FP)

Community tourism is a very important aspect of Barbados’ tourism product...

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Fogging Schedule February 8 To 12

Published on February 5, 2016 by Joy Springer
(Stock Photo)

The Vector Control Unit of the Ministry of Health continues its fogging programme next week aimed at controlling the Aedes aegypti mosquito population. 

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