Broken Trident Moves To St. John In June

Kathyann Husbands Top Stories

(FP) The commemorative Broken Trident will journey to St. John in June, with stops at several schools, churches and tourist attractions in that parish. Tomorrow, Wednesday, June 1, the symbolic Broken Trident will be handed over in a ceremony at St. John Parish Church at 10:30 a.m. The next day, Thursday, June 2, it will be on display at St. …

Framework Necessary For Child Abuse Victims

Deirdre Gittens Top Stories

A framework should be implemented to ensure that all victims of child abuse are provided with opportunities for treatment, counselling and justice. Minister of Social Care, Constituency Empowerment and Community Development, Steve Blackett, made this call this morning, while addressing a Child Abuse Management Workshop at the Savannah Hotel, for stakeholders at the forefront of caring for and protecting the …

Anti-Money Laundering Seminar

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

(Stock Photo) Trust and Corporate Service Providers are invited to attend a seminar entitled: The National Assessment in the Anti-Money Laundering/Counter Financing of Terrorism, on Thursday, June 2, at Sugar Bay Barbados, Hastings, Christ Church, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. The seminar is being hosted by the Financial Intelligence Unit. Director Shelly Hunte-Cox and Senior Analyst, Lisa Greaves, will make …

More Options For National Scholarships

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

There are almost triple the number of options under this year’s National Development Scholarships as compared to last year, and Barbadians are being encouraged to apply now. Interested persons, between the ages of 18 and 40, who have already been accepted at an internationally-accredited university at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, may apply for the scholarships offered by the Ministry …

Fight Against Childhood Obesity

Joy Springer Ministry News

(Stock Photo) More than 900 primary school children are currently participating in an intervention programme aimed at combatting childhood obesity in Barbados. The programme, mounted by the Ministry of Health in collaboration with the Barbados Drug Service and the Ministry of Education, features a series of interactive mini-lectures on the topic: Smart Eating – Children Making Healthy Food Choices. The …

Lowe Elected To UNEA Bureau

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Top Stories

Minister of the Environment and Drainage, Dr. Denis Lowe, is the new Vice President for the Latin America and Caribbean region on the Bureau of the Second United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA). He was elected during the just-concluded global environment policy-making forum in Nairobi, Kenya. Dr. Lowe will hold office for two years, and join his colleague, Minister of the …

Anti-Money Laundering Seminar

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Trust and Corporate Service Providers are invited to attend a seminar entitled: The National Assessment in the Anti-Money Laundering/Counter Financing of Terrorism, on Thursday, June 2…