Press Releases

Inniss: Make Use of Trade Agreements

Published on July 30, 2014 by Theresa Blackman
Members of the Barbados Manufacturers Association (BMA)listen attentively to this morning's symposium on the topic

It makes little sense to sign regional and international trade agreements if the manufacturing sector, for whose main benefit these agreements are intended, does not exploit the opportunities...

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Summer School Primary Proved to be Encouraging

Published on July 30, 2014 by Joy-ann Gill
Senator Harry Husbands, Parliamentary Secretary in Education, Science, Technology and Innovation(FP)

Seventy-seven students, who deferred taking the 2014 Barbados Secondary Schools’ Entrance Examination, were today encouraged...

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Feature: Groups to Tour Panama for Centennial Celebrations

Published on July 30, 2014 by Julie Carrington
(Stock Photo)

The deep historical ties between Barbados and Panama will be further explored...

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Finance Minister Meets Starcom Executive

Published on July 30, 2014 by Joy Springer
Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs, Christopher (facing) Sinckler in discussion with Dominic Beaubrun, General Manager of Starcom Network Inc. (middle) and News Director Stetson Babb, today during a courtesy call. (A.Miller/BGIS)

The state of Barbados’ economy was the central topic when General Manager of Starcom Network Inc., Dominic Beaubrun, paid a courtesy call on Finance Minister, Chris Sinckler...

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UDC to Celebrate 17th Anniversary Next Month

Published on July 30, 2014 by Sharon Austin

The Urban Development Commission (UDC) will take the spotlight next month when it celebrates its 17th anniversary with a week of activities.

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General Notices for July 30, 2014

Published on July 30, 2014 by GISMEDIA

BGIS notices for Wednesday, July 30, 2014.

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Crop Over Events - Traffic Changes

Published on July 30, 2014 by Julia Rawlins-Bentham
(FP)

Please take note of the traffic changes for Bridgetown Market and Cohobblopot.


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Great Response by Students to Bursary

Published on July 29, 2014 by Joy-ann Gill
Second year UWI Banking and Finance student, Eric Bruce accepting his application form for a UWI bursary from Education Officer, Everton Briggs at the Examinations  Section of the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation. (Photo courtesy of Everon Walker)

There has been overwhelming response by students to the call to access bursaries for the University of the West Indies (UWI).

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Crop Over Events - Traffic Changes

Published on July 29, 2014 by Julia Rawlins-Bentham
(FP)

Please take note of the traffic changes for Pic-O-De-Crop Finals and Foreday Morning Jump.

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Barbados the Ideal Host for OAS tourism Congress

Published on July 29, 2014 by Julie Carrington
Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Richard Sealy and OAS Secretary General
José Manuel Insulza signing an MOU for provision of general secretariat services for the 22nd Inter-American Congress of Ministers and High-Level Authorities of Tourism.  (Photo courtesy of the OAS)

With tourism being the main income earner in almost 50 per cent of the Organization of American States’ (OAS) member states...

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Some Governments Forced to Resort to Unpopular Measures

Published on July 29, 2014 by Sharon Austin
Acting Prime Minister, Richard Sealy delivering the opening address for the 39th Regional Conference of the Caribbean, the Americas and the Atlantic Region of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, while Leader of the Opposition in Barbados, Mia Mottley (right) listens, yesterday, at the Hilton Hotel.  (C.Pitt/BGIS)

The economic recession has forced many governments in the region to unwillingly resort to some unpopular measures to reduce public expenditure.

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General Notices for July 29, 2014

Published on July 29, 2014 by GISMEDIA

BGIS notices for Tuesday, July 29, 2014.

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Stronger CARICOM-Japan Relationship Following Summit

Published on July 29, 2014 by Prime Minister's Office/Sharon Austin

The relationship between CARICOM and Japan has been taken to a higher level as a result of the first CARICOM-Japan Summit, held yesterday in Trinidad and Tobago.

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Application Forms for UWI Bursaries Available

Published on July 28, 2014 by Kathyann Husbands
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Undergraduates attending the University of the West Indies Cave Hill Campus have been advised that application forms for bursaries will be available from tomorrow, Tuesday, July 29.

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Fogging in St. James and Christ Church This Week

Published on July 28, 2014 by Joy springer
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The Ministry of Health continues its fogging programme in St James and Christ Church this week, beginning at 4:30 p.m. daily.

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Inniss: Capture History of Manufacturing Sector

Published on July 28, 2014 by Theresa Blackman
Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development, Donville Inniss, presenting an award to former President of the Barbados Manufacturing Association, David Foster during the BMA's 50th anniversary celebrations last Saturday night at Sweetfield Manor, Brittons Hill, St. Michael. (photo courtesy of Reco Moore)

A clarion call has been made to capture the history of the manufacturing sector in Barbados.

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Retail Price of LPG to Increase Midnight Sunday

Published on July 28, 2014 by Joy Springer
(Stock Photo)

The price of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) will increase from midnight, Sunday, July 27, by amounts ranging from 45 cents to $2.25, depending on the cylinder size.

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PM Stuart to Attend CARICOM-Japan Summit

Published on July 25, 2014 by BGIS
Prime Minister of Barbados, Freundel Stuart (FP)

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart will lead a delegation to the first ever CARICOM-Japan Summit...



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Feature: The Barbados Network Consultation- Bringing the Diaspora Closer

Published on July 25, 2014 by Julie Carrington

More than 200 delegates will put their collective heads together to chart the way for Barbados’ diaspora relations...

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Interest in Brazil Extends Beyond Language Development

Published on July 25, 2014 by Joy-ann Gill
Minister of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Ronald Jones in discussion with Brazilian Ambassador to Barbados, His Excellency Luiz Gilberto Seixas De Andrade during a recent courtesy call at the Minister's Office at the Elsie Payne Complex, Constitution Road, St. Michael. (C.Pitt/BGIS)

Brazil’s Ambassador to Barbados, Luiz Gilberto Seixas De Andrade would like to see this island placing more interest on learning to speak Portuguese. 

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