The local manufacturing community has again come in for high praise for its contribution to the economy. Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development, Donville Inniss...
Winners of the Fisheries Division secondary culinary skills and fishers’ domino competitions, held throughout eight fishing communities, were last Friday, July 3, presented with their prizes.
There is a promise from the new Honorary Consul General of Switzerland, Claudio Macchi, to promote a stronger relationship between Barbados and his homeland.
Barbados is set to break ground for the highly specialised Confucius Institute at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, (UWI), this Friday, July 11.
Minister of Education Ronald Jones is reminding students that the Barbados Secondary School Entrance Examination, commonly known as the 11 Plus, is not a difficult one and the concepts on the paper are nothing that they were not taught in the classroom by their teachers.
BGIS notices for Wednesday, July 09, 2014.
As the 2014 summer vacation kicks off from this week, sea bathers are again being encouraged to go to the beaches manned by lifeguards for their own safety.
Barbados and other CARICOM Member States will continue to pursue the issue of reparations with former slave-owning nations until a resolution is achieved.
BGIS notices for Tuesday, July 8, 2014.
Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has promised that if it is felt that the Municipal Solid Waste Tax is causing undue hardship not contemplated by government at the moment of its imposition, then it will be revisited and modified.
Those persons who say that manufacturing in Barbados is dead or the sector should be read its last rites should look to companies like Oran Ltd., which is celebrating 50 years in the business, to see that there is still hope.
Retiring Deputy Postmaster General Dorcas Scantlebury was described as a pillar of the Barbados Postal Service, and one of its most knowledgeable employees.
The first-ever Strategic Plan for the Caribbean Community is designed to significantly chart a developmental path for Caribbean people over the coming years.
Keeping Barbados and other CARICOM territories secure is the number one priority for the Implementation Agency for Crime and Security (IMPACS). Attorney General and Minister of Home Affairs, Adriel Brathwaite...
Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) now have a better understanding of the role of the Implementation Agency for Crime and Security (IMPACS) and how funding could be secured for it to operate effectively.
Barbados and other small island developing states (SIDS) are becoming increasingly susceptible to climate change and steps have to be taken to reduce this vulnerability.
The next Commonwealth Secretary General will be from the Caribbean. This was disclosed by Prime Minister Freundel Stuart...
BGIS notices for Monday, July 07, 2014.
Barbados and Trinidad and Tobago are still in the process of negotiating a new fishing agreement; however, a draft protocol is in place.
Camp Transition 2014 is on again at The St. Michael School, from August 11 to 15. The Camp targets children who will be making the transition to secondary school...