The library, usually reserved for hushed tones and bowed heads, was instead the scene of laughter and expressions of awe, as students from the Combemere School and Queen’s College enjoyed the final day of a film series in celebration of Black History Month at the national branch, Bridgetown.
Minister of Labour, Dr. Esther Byer Suckoo??
Workers about to travel to Canada and the United States on the Ministry of Labour’s External Employment Programme have been urged to be ambassadors for their country and to ensure that their attitudes and work ethic "are in check".
Deputy Principal of the St. Michael school,Noel Gittens (left) receives a gift from teacher Patnelle Barrow on behalf of parents and past students, yesterday, during a retirement function in his honour at the school.
Past and present students and teachers of the St. Michael School, bade a fond farewell to Deputy Principal Noel Gittens, yesterday, during a ceremony at the school’s Martindales Road location. Mr. Gittens retired this week, after over 30 years at that institution.
The Ministry of Health has confirmed that Norovirus has been identified as the likely cause of the recent gastroenteritis outbreak at the Geriatric Hospital.
Barbados’ National Youth Policy is at an advanced stage and it should be completed soon.
Representatives of the International Registries of Madrid and Lisbon, World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) will next week be in Barbados to provide greater insight into the Madrid system for the international registration of marks.
Education Minister, Ronald Jones, believes that there must be a re-focusing of teacher education to meet the 21st Century.
Minister of Social Care, Steve Blackett, is now more au fait with the departments within his Ministry.
The capacity for managing emergency shelters in Barbados will be enhanced next month when the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development joins with the Office of Unites States Foreign Disaster Assistance for Latin America and the Caribbean (USAID OFDA LAC) to host two workshops for shelter managers at the Accra Beach Hotel.
Barbadians are being encouraged to participate in a church service to commemorate International Women’s Day on March 8.