NCST Science Camp Starts July 5

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The National Council for Science and Technology (NCST) will be hosting a science and technology camp to expose some Barbadian youth to the rudiments and theory of science. The six week camp, under the theme Science is Cool, is slated to be held from Monday, July 5, to Friday, August 20, at the Harry Bayley Observatory, Clapham, St. Michael, Monday …

Benefits Welcomed By Tourism Organisations

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New President of the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association, Colin Jordan.

Benefits which Barbados stands to gain from GOL airline, out of Sao Paulo, Brazil, are being welcomed by the Barbados Tourism Authority (BTA) and the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA).

Ministry Committed To Working With Tourism Players

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Senior Business Development ??Manager (Caribbean and Latin America Department ) of the Barabdos Tourism Authority, Linda Christian-Clarke??(Second Left) and Deputy Permanent Secretary (Ag) in the Ministry of Tourism, Celia Pollard-Jones?? (Second Right) with Brazilian guests at the??reception at Wispers on the Bay,??to mark the inaugural GOL flight out of Sao Paulo, Brazil.??

Government is committed to ensuring a better relationship with players in the tourism industry.

Culture Minister Sees Fashion As The Next Big Export

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Minister of Community Development and Culture, Steve Blackett

Minister of Community Development and Culture, Steve Blackett is confident that Barbados can enjoy similar success in the worldwide fashion industry as it has done in the visual and performing arts.??

Government’s Competitiveness Programme

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Government will be implementing a clustering programme to strengthen the small business sector as part of its competitiveness initiative. Minister of State in the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Empowerment, Innovation, Trade, Industry and Commerce, Patrick Todd, made this revelation recently, while addressing the Small Business Association’s Entrepreneurial Training Series graduation ceremony.?? The event was held at Bagnall’s Point Gallery, Pelican …

Youth Minister Saddened By “Obscene Calypso Music”

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Minister of Youth, Family and Sports, Stephen Lashley, is disappointed with the "obscene calypso music" that has characterised this Crop-Over Season.?? He was at the time addressing the graduation ceremony of??The Lodge School last Saturday night at Grand Barbados Beach Resort. ??While speaking about the need for the positive development of the nation, he urged songwriters, performers and young people …

Groundbreaking Ceremony For New Nursery School Friday

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The Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development is pressing ahead with its mandate to provide quality education to Barbadians from an early age and to this end will break ground this Friday, July 2, for the construction of a new $1.5 million nursery school. The Sharon Nursery School, which is expected to house approximately 120 students, will be erected …

Fishermen To Hold A Fiesta Day

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A grand time is expected to be had by all when the Paynes Bay Fishermen’s Group holds a "Grand Fiesta" in collaboration with the St. James Parish Independence Committee, this Sunday, July 4, at Paynes Bay Fish Market, Paynes Bay, St.James. It will be a fun-filled day of beach activities, dominoes, a live DJ and karaoke session, lectures as well …

Some Reduced Services By Doctors Tomorrow

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The Ministry of Health has advised members of the public that medical services by doctors at polyclinics and outpatient clinics may be performed on a reduced schedule tomorrow, Tuesday, June 29, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and noon.?? This is due to a meeting of the Barbados Association of Medical Practitioners.?? As a result, persons attending these facilities may …