Barbadians between the ages of 18 and 40, who have been accepted to an internationally-accredited university at the postgraduate level, are invited to apply for the National Development Scholarships 2015.
Despite the manufacturing sector being poised for renewed growth, it must place more emphasis on breaking into new international export markets.
A “heavy emphasis” on indigenous materials in the school exhibits at the just concluded 2015 Barbados Manufacturers’ Exhibition (BMEX) has pleased Minister of Education, Ronald Jones.
New amendments have been made to the Constituency Councils Programme. This was announced by the Minister of Social Care, Constituency Empowerment and Community Development, Steve Blackett...
The use of drones in Barbados has not escaped attention and is being monitored by the relevant authorities. According to Director of Civil Aviation...
Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has reiterated his view that local trade unions are committed to the growth and development of Barbados.
This island's manufacturing sector is beginning to show some very positive signs and Prime Minister Freundel Stuart is optimistic that the improvement will continue.
Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has congratulated the President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, Brigadier David Arthur Granger, on his recent electoral victory.
June is Heritage Month, and it will be the time to focus on Barbados’ colourful and rich heritage and to celebrate the inscription of Barbados’ first UNESCO World Heritage Property, Historic Bridgetown and its Garrison.
Two repeat visitors from the United Kingdom were recently feted by the Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BPTA), in recognition of their commitment to the island.
Barbados has ratified the International Arms Trade Treaty aimed at preventing the illicit trade in conventional arms.
The Barbados Diabetes Foundation will host its first annual multi-disciplinary diabetes conference on June 13 and 14 at Hilton Barbados, Needham’s Point, St. Michael.
The Elegant Hotel Group, owner of five luxury hotels in Barbados, has received kudos from this island’s Minister of International Business, Donville Inniss, for securing a place on the AIM London Stock Exchange Market.
BGIS notices for Friday, May 22, 2015.
A partnership formed between the Media Resource Department (MRD) and the Barbados Light & Power (BL&P) Company Ltd. is continuing to benefit schools island- wide.
Householders in several districts in St. John, St. Joseph, St. Andrew and St. George will be interviewed from next Monday, May 25, by visiting field officers working with the Enhanced Continuous Labour Force Sample Survey.
The Ministry of Health has advised the public that the Leptospirosis Laboratory is currently being relocated to Enmore #6A – B, Lower Collymore Rock, St. Michael.
Issues related to HIV in the Caribbean came to the fore recently, when two high- level experts in that area met with Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Maxine McClean.
The Ministry of Health has assured the public that there are no suspected cases of the Zika Virus in the Caribbean to date.
The Ministry of International Business and its partners are forging ahead to establish an Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Centre in Barbados.