Lighting Ceremony Signifies Hope

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Minister of Family, Culture, Sports and Youth, Stephen Lashley??turned the lights on in National Heroes Square in the City.

In the face of the current economic challenges, the lights which illuminate roundabouts and buildings across the island, signify hope and blessings.

Increase In Gas And LPG Prices From December 1

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During his Financial Statement and Budgetary Proposals 2010, the Minister of Finance announced that the Environmental Levy will be discontinued and that the Value Added Tax (VAT) will be increased from 15 per cent to 17.5 per cent.

UNESCO Award For World Press Freedom

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The United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation’s (UNESCO) /Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize 2011 is now up for grabs.

BVTB Community Outreach Programme This Saturday

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The Barbados Vocational Training Board (BVTB) will continue its Community Outreach Programme this weekend.?? Staffers will visit a number of districts in St. George and Christ Church to distribute literature and encourage the public to sign up for its courses.

Health Minister: We Can And Have To Do Better

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Local health officials are continuing to grapple with the reality that some 16,000 Barbadians are living with diabetes. In light of this, Minister of Health, Donville Inniss has declared that persons working in health care in Barbados, ??including private institutions and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGO’s), must do better to prevent and manage this disease.

Public Reminded Of Security Rules At Immigration Department

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In addition, Ms. Griffith stated that the Department had several new initiatives on stream, such as the recently installed walk-through scanner and security checks being conducted with hand-held wands.?? She also pointed out that all persons, including those wearing veils, will be screened by security personnel upon entering the Department.

Prime Minister: Credit Unions Have A Vital Role To Play

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Prime Minister Freundel Stuart is pictured as he delivers the feature address at the 50th Anniversary dinner and awards ceremony of the Barbados Police Co-operative Credit Union Limited’s dinner and awards ceremony at Accra Beach Resort last Saturday.

Credit unions in Barbados are being called upon to do their part in helping the country to achieve its goal of economic emancipation.