Customs’ Warrens Office Closed May 18 & 25

bgis Ministry News

The public is advised that the office of the Customs and Excise Department, located at the Warrens Office Complex, Warrens, St. Michael, will be closed for industrial cleaning, tomorrow, Friday, May 18, and on Friday, May 25. Normal business hours will resume on the first working day following the industrial cleanup. Any inconvenience caused is regretted. Customs & Excise Department …

International Museum Day Exhibition

bgis Ministry News

As part of the activities to mark International Museum Day, the Barbados Museum and Historical Society will officially open its exhibition entitled: The Changing Face of Barbadian Landscapes, tomorrow Friday, May 18, on the grounds of the Barbados Museum, Garrison, St. Michael. The opening ceremony, which begins at 10:00 a.m., will consist of a variety of never-before-exhibited prints and paintings from …

2018 Commonwealth PhD Scholarships

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

The Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation advises members of the public that they can now apply for the 2018 Commonwealth Ph.D. Scholarships for citizens of high-income Commonwealth countries. Applicants must be citizens of Barbados and will be selected based on their potential to lead in the pursuit of global excellence in research and knowledge, as well as academic …

Field Day For Small Farmers & Backyard Gardeners

Nya Phillips Ministry News

The Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries and Water Resource Management will host a Soil and Equipment Field Day, targeting small farmers and backyard gardeners, on Wednesday, May 30. It will be held at the Central Agronomic Research Station on the Ministry’s compound, at Graeme Hall, Christ Church, beginning at 9:00 a.m. A number of presentations will be made during the …

Some Polyclinics Closed On Election Day

Joy Springer Ministry News

The public is advised that a number of polyclinics will be used as polling stations on Election Day, Thursday, May 24. As a result, medical services at these facilities will be suspended from midday, Wednesday, May 23, and all day on Election Day. They are the Glebe Polyclinic, Glebe Land, St. George; Eunice Gibson Polyclinic, Warrens, St. Michael; Edgar Cochrane …

Barbados Coral Reef Symposium 2018

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

As Barbados continues to participate in celebrations to mark the International Year of the Reef 2018, it will host a symposium to mark World Oceans Day on Friday, June 8, in the Marigold Room at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Two Mile Hill, St. Michael, beginning at 9:00 a.m. Under the theme: Barbados Coral Reef Symposium 2018, the event will …

Disaster Preparedness Town Hall Meeting

Jamal Weekes Ministry News

The St. Michael Parish Independence Committee (PIC) will host a town hall meeting on disaster preparedness on Sunday, June 10, at the St. Michael School Hall, Martindales Road, St. Michael, beginning at 5:00 p.m. According to the St. Michael PIC, the purpose of the town hall meeting is to discuss the importance of properly preparing for potentially dangerous natural occurrences …

BIDC Support For Three Films At BMEX 2018

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

Three local films have received the support of the Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC) and will be showcased to the general public this weekend during BMEX 2018, at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre (LESC), Two Mile Hill, St. Michael. The trio Unusual Suspects, Panama Dreams and Once Upon A Time in Ichirouganaim are all part of the BIDC’s Bimflix …

BIDC Clients Part Of BMEX 2018

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

Companies sponsored and supported by the Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC) will be participating in this year’s BMEX through a number of initiatives reflecting the theme for BMEX 2018: “Bajan… Fuh Real!” BMEX comes off at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre from Friday, May 18, to Monday, May 21. Using the sub-theme: Barbados to the World, BIDC will seek …

Training In Climate Finance Proposal Writing

Sharon Austin Ministry News

Approximately 25 public servants are currently receiving much needed assistance in the area of proposal writing for climate finance. The two-day workshop, which is being hosted by the Economic Affairs Division, in collaboration with the Training Administration Division (TAD) and Barbados’ National Climate Finance Adviser-Commonwealth Climate Finance Access Hub, started today. According to Senior Economist (Ag.) in the Economic Affairs …