Fogging Schedule September 25 – 29

Joy Springer Ministry News

The Vector Control Unit of the Ministry of Health will continue its work to eradicate the Aedes aegypti mosquito next week. On Monday, September 25, areas to be sprayed in St. Andrew, St. Joseph and St. John are Coggins Hill, Chalky Mount, Cambridge, Bissex, Coconut Grove, Parks Road and environs. On Tuesday, September 26, the team will return to St. …

Early Closure For BRA’s Treasury Branch

bgis Ministry News

The Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) has advised the public that its Treasury Building location will close for business at 2:00 p.m. tomorrow, Friday, September 22, to facilitate maintenance work. The BRA’s locations at Weymouth, Warrens, Holetown, Oistins and The Pine will continue with normal business hours. Members of the public have been urged to arrange their business accordingly. Any inconvenience …

Focus On Climate Smart Agriculture

Julie Carrington banner, Ministry News

From September 14 to 15, technocrats, policy makers and agricultural planners put their collective heads together to come up with suggestions as to how best to strengthen innovation agriculture systems to withstand the effects of natural or man-made disasters. The officials, drawn from countries across the region, participated in panel discussions and other interactive sessions while attending the 11th Meeting …

SJPP Week Of Activities Sept 25-29

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

The Samuel Jackman Prescod Polytechnic (SJPP) will host a week of activities next week from Monday, September 25 to Friday, September 29. Under the theme “Reconceptualizing SJPP, God’s Plan”, this year’s celebration will commence with a church service on Monday, September 25, at 10:00 a.m. in the SJPP’s Auditorium, Wildey, St. Michael. On Tuesday, September 26, there will be a …

Change Of Dates For Arbor Day Expo

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Members of the public are advised that there has been a change of dates for this year’s Environmental Arbor Expo and Farmers’ Market. The official opening ceremony will now be held on Friday, September 29, at the National Conservation Commission (NCC), Codrington, St. Michael, at 9:00 a.m., while the Expo will run until September 30. Minister of the Environment and …

Football Classic Opening Rescheduled

Deirdre Gittens Ministry News

The public is asked to note that the opening ceremony of the David Thompson Memorial Constituency Council Football Classic, which was postponed last Sunday, will now be held on Sunday, September 24. The ceremony, which begins at 4:00 p.m., will be held at the Usain Bolt Sports Complex, Paradise Park, St. Michael. It will commence with the parade of teams …

Christ Church PIC To Host Events

Jamal Weekes Ministry News

The Christ Church Parish Independence Committee will host several events over the next few weeks. The first event will be a Community fun walk and health fair which will take place on Sunday, September 24. The health fair begins at 2:00 p.m. Persons interested in taking part in the fun walk, which will start at 4:00 p.m. at the Silver Sands Recreational …

New Music Incubator Launched

Julie Carrington Ministry News

The Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC) has signed a memorandum of understanding to officially launch the Barbados Incubator for Music Entrepreneurship Programme – an initiative that will add a new twist to the organisation’s incubator offerings. Chief Executive Officer of the BIDC, Sonja Trotman, made this disclosure today while addressing the official signing ceremony for the programme at the …

Ministry Of Agriculture Plant Clinic

Julie Carrington Ministry News

The Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries and Water Resource Management will hold a plant clinic on the National Conservation Commission’s compound to coincide with celebrations for Arbor Day. The clinic will be held on Friday, September 29, and Saturday, September 30, at the Commission’s Codrington, St. Michael headquarters, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. each day. Persons attending the event …