Public Should Exercise Caution

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Persons living in low-lying, flood-prone areas have been advised to exercise caution and remain on the alert in the wake of persistent heavy rainfall which the island has been experiencing throughout the day.

Link Between Oral Health And Non-Communicable Diseases

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Delegates at the Ninth Annual Spring Dental Conference of the Caribbean Dental Program listen attentively to Acting Minister of Health, Senator Irene Sandiford Garner’s speech. (A. Miller/BGIS)

The burden of oral diseases and other chronic illnesses can be decreased simultaneously by addressing common risk factors, such as tobacco use and unhealthy diet.????

PM Stuart Gives Pep Talk To 11-Plus Students

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Prime Minister Freundel Stuart, giving a pep talk to pupils of St. Paul’s primary. (A. Miller/BGIS)

Aim high and do your very best!

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart passed on these words of advice to students of Arthur Smith, St Paul’s and Bay Primary Schools, today, during a heart-to-heart talk with the class four pupils who will be writing this year’s Common Entrance Examination, next Tuesday, May 3.

Worthing Beach Closed Tomorrow

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The National Conservation Commission has advised the public that Worthing Beach, Christ Church, will be closed tomorrow Thursday, April 28, from 11:00 p.m. to midday on Friday, April 29.

Oil Spill Simulation Moves To Next Level

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Barbados’ disaster preparedness as it relates to oil spills will be tested once again, when the Barbados National Oil Spill Response Committee hosts its Tier III Oil Spill Simulation Exercise next week at the Hilton Hotel.

Dental Move Seen As Innovative

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Acting Minister of Health, Senator Irene Sandiford-Garner, addressing the delegates attending the Ninth Annual Spring Dental Conference of the Caribbean Dental Programme at the Accra Beach Hotel. (A. Miller/BGIS)

A move by Government to ensure children are examined by a dentist, prior to entering primary and secondary school, has been deemed innovative by Acting Minister of Health, Senator Irene Sandiford-Garner.

Minister Of Sports Congratulates CARIFTA Athletes

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Minister of Sports, Stephen Lashley (centre), poses??with the medal winning Barbados CARIFTA team at the Grantley Adams International Airport, on their return to the island. (C. Pitt/BGIS)??

Athletes and swimmers who recently represented Barbados at the 40th CARIFTA meet have been lauded by Minister of Sports, Stephen Lashley, for their incredible performances.

$900 000 In Rehabilitation Equipment Acquired

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Prime Minister Freundel Stuart, on a tour of the refurbished kitchens at the Geriatric Hospital. Conducting the tour is Senior Food Supervisor, Austin Yearwood. (A. Miller/BGIS)

The scale of physiotherapy, occupational therapy and podiatry in the polyclinics, geriatric and district hospitals, is on the cusp of a $900 000 transformation.