Bridgetown Council Lauded For Outreach

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Minister of Social Care, Constituency Empowerment and Community Development, Steve Blackett, has lauded the City of Bridgetown Constituency Council for a “job well done” despite the many social ills the Council battles each day. Mr. Blackett was delivering the feature address at the Council’s Stars of the City Inaugural Awards Ceremony and Dinner, held recently at the Grille Restaurant, Hilton …

Maria Holder Nursery To Visit Seniors

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As part of its activities to mark Child Month, pupils from the Maria Holder Nursery School, Gall Hill, will tomorrow, Tuesday, May 23, visit elderly persons at the J & J Senior Citizens’ Home, located in Newton, Christ Church. The community outreach begins at 10:30 a.m. and the visit is expected to last for one hour, with the tiny tots performing …

The Hon. Sir Marston C.D. Gibson, K.A., Chief Justice Of Barbados

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The Hon. Sir Marston Gibson, K.A., assumed office as the 13th Chief Justice of Barbados on 1 September 2011. Chief Justice Gibson was born on 3 March 1954 and was educated at St. Matthias School, Foundation School and Harrison College. He pursued legal studies at the Cave Hill Campus of the University of the West Indies from 1972 and obtained the …

Governor General, Sir Elliott Fitzroy Belgrave, GCMG, KA, Q.C.

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His Excellency, Sir Elliott Fitzroy Belgrave, GCMG, KA, Q.C, was born on March 16, 1931 at Boscobelle in the parish of St. Peter. He received his primary education at the Boscobelle Boys’ School, St. Peter, between 1936 and 1944, and his secondary education at the Coleridge and Parry School, between 1944 to 1949. On leaving the Coleridge and Parry School, …

CSME Field Exchange

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Students from the University of the West Indies were able to see CSME in action when they took a one week trip to Jamaica. See also: READ MORE Byer Suckoo: Stop Abusing NIS Benefits anemptytextlline READ MORE Very Productive Relationship With China anemptytextlline READ MORE Changes At Land Registry Department anemptytextlline READ MORE Registration Centres Re-Opening June 6 anemptytextlline READ …

NEW VACCINE (PNEUMOCOCCAL) COMING FOR INFANTS

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A new infants’ vaccine has been added to the Ministry of Health’s National Immunisation Schedule for children. The pneumococcal vaccine (pronounced new-mo-cock-ul), will be introduced in January 2009 and will be administered to infants under 12 months of age. It will be given along with other regular vaccines on the schedule. This addition will bring about changes in the immunisation …

LECTURE SERIES ON WEST INDIES FEDERATION THIS WEEK

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The Ministry of Culture has joined forces with the University of the West Indies (UWI) Cave Hill Campus this month to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the West Indies Federation. The programme, which will be held under the theme “When 10 may have been an Odd Number: Some Perspectives on the West Indies Federation”, commences with a lecture by Emeritus …

PICs HOST ACTIVITIES TO CELEBRATE NATION’S INDEPENDENCE

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Activities to commemorate Barbados’ 42nd anniversary of independence will reach a climax this month with several events being hosted across the island. Parish Independence Committees (PICs) have planned several events aimed at fostering a greater spirit of participation among the communities and by extension, stimulating greater pride in the nation. Among the activities planned are a cricket match on Sunday, …

“JUNIOR MINISTER OF TOURISM” AWARDED

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Acting Minister of Tourism, Senator Haynesley Benn, presented Jason Yearwood, the 16 year old Queen’s College “Junior Minister of Tourism”, with a token of appreciation today during the school’s morning assembly. The fifth form student was awarded for his participation in the annual Minister of Tourism Annual Speak-Off Competition, a component of the Tourism Education and Me (TEAM) Awareness Programme. …