Ambassador Designate To Caracas Pays Call On Acting PM

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Ambassador-designate to Caracas, Sandra Phillips, during a courtesy call with Acting Prime Minister Freundel Stuart earlier today??

Strategies for strengthening relations between Barbados and Caracas were the focus of discussions between Acting Prime Minister Freundel Stuart and Ambassador-designate to Caracas, Sandra Philips, today.

Social Partnership May Now Have To Examine Itself

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Minister of Labour, Dr. Esther Byer Suckoo????

Minister of Labour, Dr. Esther Byer Suckoo, believes "now may well be the time" for the Social Partnership to critically examine itself and map out a path for improvement, where necessary.

SJPP May Get Expanded Facilities

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Minister of Education and Human Resource Development, Ronald Jones????

New facilities may be built in the North of the island to accommodate students pursuing programmes offered by the Samuel Jackman Prescod Polytechnic (SJPP).

St. Peter Independence Activities

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Independence will be the focus this coming Saturday, when the St. Peter Parish Independence Committee, hosts a series of activities aimed at fostering closer community ties throughout the parish. Nature lovers can test their stamina by participating in a nature walk at the Arbib Trail, on Saturday, September 4, starting at 6:30 a.m.?? Walkers will assemble at the Barbados National …

Inspection Blitz Coming To The Hospitality Sector Soon

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Employers in the hospitality sector will soon receive assistance in assessing the safety and health conditions at their hotels and restaurants in an effort to reduce the likelihood of accidents occurring at these facilities. This disclosure has come from acting Senior Safety and Health Officer in the Labour Department, Alison Elcock, who said the Occupational Safety and Health Section would …

National Library Service’s Literacy Fair

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Independence Square, Bridgetown, will be transformed into a readers’ paradise this coming Saturday, September 4, when the National Library Service hosts its annual literacy fair in observance of International Literacy Day. Under the theme: Literacy: The Power of a Nation, the event which runs from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., will afford patrons the opportunity to browse through a selection …

St. John Environmental Clean-Ups

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The St. John Parish Independence Committee will be hosting a number of bulk waste clean-ups next month in keeping with the theme of its 2010 parish project: St. John – Embracing our Heritage to Preserve it for the Future.?? The environmental clean-ups will be held on Saturday, September 11, in Cherry Grove and Henley, on Saturday, September 18, in Kendal …

Food Spaces For Agrofest 2011 Sold Out

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?? Food Spaces For Agrofest 2011 Sold Out ?????????????????? Food spaces for next year’s Agrofest 2011 have been fully booked. ?????????????????? Word of this has come from agrofest coordinator, Theodore Fraser, who said that "35 food spaces have been booked and no further accommodations can be made in this section." The coordinator explained that since the agrofest secretariat invited exhibitors …

Cuban Ambassador Bids Farewell

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Acting Prime Minister Freundel Stuart, (right) is pictured in discussion with outgoing Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba, Pedro Garcia Roque at Government Headquarters.??

The ambassador mentioned that there was hope for collaboration with respect to the eye care project "Operaciόn Milagro" (translated as Operation Miracle) and efforts were ongoing to try to find solutions for the care of the patients that would be the best for everyone concerned.