Press Releases

Education Month - Charting New Horizons

Published on September 30, 2014 by Joy-Ann Gill
The Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation. (FP)

Charting A Course to New Horizons In Education is the theme chosen this year to mark Education Month in Barbados. The Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation will begin the celebrations...

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Seniors Off To Huntsman Games This Week

Published on September 30, 2014 by Kim Ramsay-Moore
(FP)

A team of 20 senior athletes is slated to leave the island this Thursday, October 2, for St. George, Utah, to participate in the upcoming Huntsman World Senior Games.

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Psychiatric Hospital Observes Mental Health Month

Published on September 30, 2014 by Joy Springer
(FP)

Living With Schizophrenia is the theme of Mental Health Month, being observed in October. Activities, being hosted by the Psychiatric Hospital in collaboration with...

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Community Sports Training Programme Launched

Published on September 30, 2014 by Shamkoe Pilé
BABA’s President, Derek Garrett (left) and Director of Youth, Cleviston Hunte (right) signing  the MOU in the gym of the Barbados Community College last Friday. (C.Pitt/BGIS)

Basketball will have a greater presence in Barbadian communities now that the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Youth, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Barbados Amateur Basketball Association (BABA).

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SPBMP In Focus This Week

Published on September 30, 2014 by Joy-Ann Gill
(SPBMP)

A number of issues will be deliberated when education officers across the region meet here this week to assess the progress of the Child Friendly School initiative...

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NIS Benefits To Be Delayed

Published on September 29, 2014 by NIS/Kathyann Husbands
(FP)

The National Insurance Office (NIS) has advised the public that a hardware malfunction has severely affected its computer network.

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SJPP To Receive Engines From Trans-Tech

Published on September 29, 2014 by Joy-Ann Gill
(TVET Council)

Fifteen engines will be donated to the Samuel Jackman Prescod Polytechnic (SJPP) tomorrow, Tuesday, September 30.

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Barbados To Host Training Workshop

Published on September 29, 2014 by Julia Rawlins-Bentham
(UN)

Barbados will host a three-day Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) Training Workshop for National Designated Entities, beginning tomorrow, Tuesday, September 30...

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Springer Memorial Marking 50 Years

Published on September 29, 2014 by Joy-Ann Gill
(FP)

Springer Memorial Secondary School is celebrating 50 years of contributing to education in Barbados.

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National Animal Week October 4 To 11

Published on September 29, 2014 by Joy Springer
(FP)

The Animal Control Centre of the Ministry of Health will host National Animal Week, beginning this Saturday, October 4, with a Dog Fair on the grounds of Roberts Manufacturing Company Limited...

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General Notices For September 29, 2014

Published on September 29, 2014 by GISMEDIA
(FP)

BGIS notices for Monday, September 29, 2014.

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Lecture On How To Age Actively

Published on September 29, 2014 by Kim Ramsay-Moore
(FP)

Ways in which persons can remain active as they age will be discussed later this week, when a lecture is held to address that issue. 

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Register For Community Dance Fest

Published on September 29, 2014 by Kim Ramsay Moore
(FP)

All genres of dance groups, from children to adults, who are interested in participating in Community Dance Fest 2014 – 2015, are being asked to register with the Community Development Department.

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Consultants Invited To Amend Plan

Published on September 29, 2014 by Sharon Austin
(FP)

Government is one step closer to having the Barbados Physical Development Plan (PDP) (2003) amended.

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More Harmony And Less Confusion In Education

Published on September 26, 2014 by Joy-Ann Gill
Education Minister, Ronald Jones. (FP)

Education Minister, Ronald Jones, wants to see more harmony and cooperation among those who lead and manage the education system, particularly within secondary schools.

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Meeting Of Caribbean Education Officers

Published on September 26, 2014 by Joy-Ann Gill
(FP)

The Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, in collaboration with the United Nations Children’s Fund, will host Education Officers from the region...

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Media Features In Public Prosecutors Code

Published on September 26, 2014 by Julia Rawlins-Bentham
US Ambassador Larry Palmer sharing a light moment with (left to right) Transnational Crime Specialist in US Embassy, Julie Heumphreus; Director of Public Prosecutions, Charles Leacock; and Chief Justice Sir Marston Gibson at the handing over ceremony of the Code for Public Prosecutors Barbados. (A.Miller/BGIS)

A new code has been established for public prosecutors to provide greater transparency in the legal process and promote better relationships with the press and the public.

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Church Bells To Signal Start Of Host Programme

Published on September 26, 2014 by Julie Carrrington
Prime Minister, Freundel Stuart, posing here with some of the repeat visitors to Barbados at a reception last year, is the champion of the National Tourism Host Programme. (FP)

The ringing of church bells across the island will set the tone for the upcoming launch of the National Tourism Host Programme (NTHP) – a concept aimed at emphasising the need for Barbadians to be good hosts to our visitors.

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Fogging Exercise In Several Parishes Next Week

Published on September 26, 2014 by Kathyann Husbands
(FP)

The Ministry of Health’s Vector Control Unit continues its fogging programme next week, beginning Monday, September 29, in St. Philip.
 

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Minister Inniss Visits China

Published on September 26, 2014 by Julie Carrington
Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development, Donville Inniss presenting a gift to Duan Yimin, Vice Chairman, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, Tianjin. (MFA)

Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development, Donville Inniss, and other officials recently took part in the just-concluded China-Latin America and Caribbean Business Summit in China.

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