New Road Traffic Amendments

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Chairman of the Barbados Road Safety Council, Prime Minister Freundel Stuart, receiving a portfolio of road safety mementos from Acting Chief Planning Officer in the Ministry of Transport and Works, Jonlyn Harewood, at the launch. (A. Miller/BGIS)

The frequency of motorists networking on Facebook and other social media sites and texting while driving, has not gone unnoticed by Prime Minister Freundel Stuart.

Kite Flying Notice

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It is kite flying time once again and the public is being reminded that no one is allowed to fly kites near the Grantley Adams International Airport.

International Women???s Day, March 8

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The economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future will be celebrated globally when International Women’s Day 2012 (IWD) is marked on Thursday, March 8.

Stakeholders Discuss The Way Forward For MSMEs

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Minister with responsibility for Small Business, Denis Kellman (FP)

The Small Business Association and its regional counterparts have been advised to acknowledge the relationship between the manufacturing and services sectors when creating legislation for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs).

Seven Organisations Receive Grants From HIV/AIDS Commission

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Minister of Family, Stephen Lashley, presents Nichole Murray of the Caribbean Council for Sexual Wellbeing with the grant for her organisation. (NHAC)

The HIV message should reach more people across the island following the presentation of cheques to seven civil society organisations which will be executing projects to further sensitise communities about the disease.

Plans For National Botanical Gardens

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Minister of Environment and Drainage, Dr. Denis Lowe (left), listens as NCC official Nigel Jones makes a point about the proposed project. Also pictured are Ryan Als of the NCC (second from left) and owner of Codrington Riding Stable, Patrick Croney. (J.??Rawlins-Bentham/BGIS)

Big plans are in store for the National Botanical Gardens at Codrington, St. Michael!

Climate Changes For SIDS Depends Largely On World???s Major Emitters

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Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Maxine McClean

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Maxine McClean, has emphasised that "the capability of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and other vulnerable developing countries to adapt to climate change, depends on the willingness of the [world’s] major emitters to substantially and permanently reduce their greenhouse gases levels within a defined timeframe."