Consumer Affairs: Recall On All Kellogg’s Honey Smacks Cereals

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The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) has advised that while a voluntary recall was recently issued by Hanschell Inniss on Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has now expanded that recall to include ALL Kellogg’s Honey Smacks. Deputy Director (Ag.) of the DCCA, Margaret Campbell-Leslie, said the department, which is charged with …

PM Mottley Expresses Confidence In Team

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Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley has expressed confidence in White Oak Advisory Ltd., the team that has been assisting Barbados in the debt restructuring process. During a press briefing at Government Headquarters yesterday, Ms. Mottley described the team at White Oak as “some of the best advisors with respect to debt restructuring”. She continued: “They have a track record of …

IDB President Meeting With PM Mottley Next Week

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Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley will meet next week with President of the Inter-American Development Bank, Luis Alberto Moreno. Ms. Mottley disclosed that Mr. Moreno would be coming to Barbados for the talks next Wednesday. She made the disclosure today at Government Headquarters during a press briefing to discuss her recent meeting with the International Monetary Fund’s Managing Director, Christine …

Another IMF Team Coming In July

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Another team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will be in Barbados next month to begin negotiations with Government. This disclosure came today from Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley, who said talks earlier this week in Washington with the Managing Director of the IMF, Christine Lagarde, and her team went well. Ms. Mottley told a press briefing at Government Headquarters: …

PM Mottley To Attend OECS’ Authority Meeting

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Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley will attend the 65th Meeting of the Organisation of the Eastern Caribbean States’ (OECS) Authority, which will be held on June 18 and 19 in St. Lucia. Prime Minister Mottley will be accompanied by Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Dr. Jerome Walcott, and his Permanent Secretary, Simone Rudder; and Permanent Secretary in …

Ministers’ Diary

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Saturday, June 16 @ 10:00 a.m. Minister of Creative Economy, Culture and Sports, John King, will deliver remarks at a Genealogy Workshop in observance of Heritage Month, at the Archives Department, Black Rock, St. Michael. Saturday, June 16 @ 11:00 a.m. Minister of People Empowerment and Elder Affairs, Cynthia Forde, will deliver the feature address at a church service to …

Suggestions On How To Improve Barbados Welcomed

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Barbadians are being reminded that they have an opportunity to participate in the rescue, recovery and rebuilding exercise of their beloved country. Those persons with suggestions on how to improve Barbados are encouraged to share their ideas with Government by emailing ideas4barbados@barbados.gov.bb. During the presentation of the Mini-Budget on Monday, Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley sent the clear message that …

Government To Meet With Air & Seaport Workers

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Government will meet shortly with workers at the Grantley Adams International Airport and the Bridgetown Port to discuss how to improve the visitor experience at those locations. Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley made this disclosure on Wednesday, when she delivered the feature address at the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association’s (BHTA) Annual General Meeting, at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre. …

Christ Church Girls’ & St. Cyprian’s Take Top Spots

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Minister of Education, Technological and Vocational Training, Santia Bradshaw, announcing the results of this year’s Barbados Secondary Schools’ Entrance Examination. Also pictured are Chief Education Officer, Karen Best (right) and Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training, Dr. Romel Springer. (M. Elcock/BGIS) Christ Church Girls’ School and St. Cyprian’s Boys’ took the top spots in this year’s Barbados Secondary …

Campaign To Combat Childhood Obesity Launched

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Government is examining the feasibility of restricting foods high in salt, fat and sugar from the school environment and from being marketed to children. This is one of the initiatives the Ministry of Health is exploring as it seeks to address the issue of childhood obesity in Barbados. The disclosure came from Health and Wellness Minister, Lieutenant Colonel Jeffrey Bostic, …