Slight Increase In Price Of Gasoline

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Effective midnight August 1, the retail price of gasoline will be slightly increased from Bds. $2.39 per litre to Bds. $2.41 per litre. However, kerosene will be adjusted downward from Bds. $1.34 per litre to Bds. $1.33 per litre.?? The adjustment is $0.02 per litre in the case of gasoline, and $0.01 per litre in the case of kerosene. Diesel …

Take Control Of Your Health: Says Minister Of Labour

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Healthy living on their minds: Minister of Labour, Dr. Esther Byer Suckoo, looks on as rehab nurse, Michelle??Atwell-Brathwaite, of the Heart and Stroke Foundation takes??Wesley??Welch’s blood pressure.??

Barbadians are being urged to accept the challenge of taking responsibility for their health and redirect their lives towards "a positive and healthy lifestyle".

Fogging Still Impactful And Purposeful

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Minister of Health Donville Inniss (right) listens as Environmental Health Specialist (with responsibility for Vector Control) Ronald Chapman (centre)??addresses the issue of the impact of fogging. Also pictured is Chief Environmental Health Officer (left) Mr. Tyrone Applewaithe.

Fogging to rid the island of the Aedes Egypti mosquito is still working! This emphatic response came today from Environmental Health Specialist, with responsibility for Vector Control, Ronald Chapman.

Country Urged To Help Prevent Dengue

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Health Minister Donville Inniss??

With a dengue outbreak having been declared in Trinidad and Tobago and the region concerned that mosquito-borne dengue could reach epidemic proportions, Barbados’ Health Ministry is taking no chances.

Registration Department To Celebrate 123 Years

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One hundred and twenty-three years in any organisation is a significant milestone!?? And come Monday, August 2, this country’s Registration Department will celebrate such a landmark. To commemorate this achievement, the department will host several activities during the months of August and September, under the theme "Aiming for World Class Customer Service to all". To kick-start the events there will …

General Nursing Council To Be Relocated Soon

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Government is moving to place the General Nursing Council currently located in Jemmotts Lane, St. Michael in a more suitable location. This was disclosed recently by Minister of Health, Donville Inniss, while lauding nurses for their contribution to health care in Barbados at the 15th Eunice Gibson Memorial Lecture at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital’s Auditorium. "We are aware that nurses …

BCC Students To Register For Classes Soon

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Students continuing their studies at the Barbados Community College (BCC) for the academic year 2010 to 2011, are advised that it will soon be time to register for their classes. According to Registrar at the BCC, Sydney Arthur, registration for cores and electives will take place between Tuesday, August 10, and Friday, August 20, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. …

Library At Fairchild Street To Reopen On Wednesday

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Members of the public are advised that the National Library Service at Fairchild Street in Bridgetown will be closed, tomorrow, Saturday, July 31. The department will reopen on Wednesday, August 4.?? The branch libraries at Eagle Hall, St. Michael; Gall Hill, St. John; Holetown, St. James; Oistins, Christ Church; Six Roads, St. Philip; Speightstown, St. Peter and the Valley, in …

Emancipation Day Celebrations 2010

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Acting Prime Minister, Freundel Stuart??

Bridgetown and its environs will come alive with the pulsating sounds of the drums and other musical instruments, when the Ministry of Culture hosts its annual Emancipation Day Walk and Rally, on Sunday, August 1.