THE IMPORTANCE OF EMANCIPATION DAY

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Minister of Community Development and Culture, Steven Blackett, is worried about the negative impact of globalisation on the island’s nationhood. He expressed this concern on Tuesday during a press conference to give details about Emancipation Day activities scheduled to be held on Friday, August 1, in the Committee Room, Parliament Buildings. Mr. Blackett said the exposure to the Internet and …

NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS ANNOUNCED

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This year’s scholarship winners have promised to do Barbados proud as they prepare to pursue studies in various areas of national development. During a meeting yesterday at the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development, Minister Ronald Jones urged the 11 young people to “be academic ambassadors for Barbados. “As you go off on your journeys, you will continue to …

NOISE LEVELS TO BE MONITORED THIS WEEKEND

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While Barbadians will be partying this weekend to the sweet sounds of the Crop Over Festival, some staffers of the Environmental Protection Department (EPD) will be out monitoring the noise impact of some of the government-sponsored events on the surrounding communities. This disclosure has come from Deputy Director of the EPD, Anthony Headley, who said staffers would be at the …

IMPROVED INFORMATION MANAGEMENT AT HEALTH MINISTRY TO AID OTHER INSTITUTIONS

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  Minister of Health, Dr. David Estwick Improved information management systems throughout the Ministry of Health will soon allow for better communication with other health care related departments and institutions such as the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH). Minister of Health, Dr. David Estwick told this to participants today as he addressed the Eighth Annual Professor E.R. Walrond Scientific Symposium held …