BRA Participates In CARICOM-OECD Workshop

bgis Ministry News

The Barbados Revenue Authority was among seven other tax administrations in the region represented at a CARICOM-OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) Workshop, in Kingston, Jamaica, last week. The two-day workshop provided member states with an opportunity to discuss the impact and progress of the Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) Project in the Caribbean Community, while sharing experiences …

New Broadcast Authority Board Appointed

bgis Ministry News

A new board has been appointed to the Barbados Broadcast Authority. Chairman of the Board is Dr. Allyson Leacock, while the Deputy Chairman is Reudon Eversley. The other members are: Janice Jones, Marcia Walthrus, Natalie Abrahams, Rosaline Clarke, Natasha Morgan, Apostle Dr. Stephen Holford, Wavney Nicholls, the Chief Information Officer, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Information, Broadcasting and …

New Numbers At Glebe Polyclinic

Joy Springer Ministry News

The public is advised that the Glebe Polyclinic at the Glebe, St. George, has transitioned to the Government’s telephone platform and has new numbers. The new PBX is 536-3940, while the other frequently contacted numbers are 536-3945 – Records Department, 536-3950 – Senior Health Sister, and 536-3961 – Senior Clerk. All the old telephone numbers will remain operational until September …

Invasive Alien Species Project Workshop

Sheena Forde Ministry News

The Ministry of Environment and National Beautification will host the inception workshop for the Regional Invasive Alien Species Project,  in collaboration with the Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International (CABI), beginning on Wednesday, September 26. The Ministry is the local executing agency for the project, while CABI is the regional implementing agency. The workshop, which takes place at the Savannah …

Coast Guard Live Firing Exercise In October

Sharon Austin Ministry News

Seafarers are advised that the Barbados Coast Guard will be conducting a Live Firing Exercise at sea on Saturday, October 20. The area designated for the exercise will be five to eight nautical miles west of the Arawak Cement Plant, and it will be conducted between 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. All firing will be done at surface level, and …

Community Technology Programme Resumes

Paula Harper-Grant Ministry News

The Community Development Department will resume its Community Technology programme from Monday, October 1. Persons can take advantage of free 10-week levels one and two courses in Microsoft Office 2010.  Level-one training will be in Computers, Internet and Microsoft Word, while PowerPoint, Publisher and Excel will be taught at level two. There will also be a number of three and …

Diabetic Group Meeting At Maurice Byer

Joy Springer Ministry News

The monthly meeting of the Diabetic Group at the Maurice Byer Polyclinic, Station Hill, St. Peter, takes place tomorrow, Tuesday, September 25, in the polyclinic’s conference room. The meeting, which begins at 9:30 a.m., is open to persons with diabetes, as well as all other interested persons. joy.springer@barbados.gov.bb See also: READ MORE Barbados To Host CARICOM Meetings This W… anemptytextlline …

Free Rodent Bait In St. Joseph

Joy Springer Ministry News

The staff of the Environmental Health Department at the David Thompson Health and Social Services Complex will be distributing free rodent bait on Thursday, September 27, at the Branchbury Community Centre, St. Joseph. Bait distribution will take place between 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. The environmental health officers will also sensitise visitors on correct baiting techniques, leptospirosis and Hanta virus, …

Training For Farmers In Goat Production

Sheena Forde Ministry News

The Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security will continue its training sessions for farmers on Goat Production this Thursday, September 27. The workshop will be held in the CARDI building located at the Ministry, Graeme Hall, Christ Church, from 9:30 a.m. to noon. According to Officer-in-Charge of Extensions, Barney Callender, the objective of the session is to provide information on …

Samuel Jackman Prescod Lecture Postponed

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

The 14th Samuel Jackman Prescod Memorial Lecture, which was scheduled for Thursday, September 27, has been postponed. A new date will be announced for the lecture which is entitled: Digital Disruption and Innovation in Higher Education: Implications for Barbados. Management of the Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI) regrets any inconvenience caused. melissa.rollock@barbados.gov.bb See also: READ MORE Lecture On …