Love Poetry & Song 2018 Launch On Friday

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The 7th Annual Love Poetry and Song charity concert will be launched this Friday, December 8, in the Officers’ Mess, Barbados Defence Force, St. Ann’s Fort Garrison, St. Michael. Organised by the HIV Education Committee of the Barbados Government Information Service (BGIS), the concert is held to raise funds and to collect non-perishable food items and toiletries for the HIV …

New Numbers At The BGIS

Kathyann Husbands Ministry News

Members of the public are advised that the Barbados Government Information Service, located in the Old Town Hall Building, Cheapside, Bridgetown, has changed its telephone numbers. The PBX is now 535-1900, while the Chief Information Officer may be reached at 535-1917. The Deputy Chief Information Officer may be contacted at 535-1939, and the BGIS’ new fax number is 535-1937. kathyann.husbands@barbados.gov.bb …

BGIS Office Closed March 6 & 7

Kathyann Husbands Ministry News

The public is advised that the Barbados Government Information Service (BGIS) will be closed on Monday, March 6, and Tuesday, March 7, to facilitate the relocation of staff to the Old Town Hall Building at Cheapside, Bridgetown. The BGIS is expected to re-open for business at the Old Town Hall Building on Wednesday, March 8. Any inconvenience caused by the …

Love, Poetry & Song Today

Shamkoe Pilé Top Stories

The Love, Poetry and Song fundraising concert will come off this evening, Saturday, February 18, at the Drill Hall Beach Range, Barbados Defence Force, St. Ann’s Fort, St. Michael. Several local singers and spoken word artistes will perform at the concert, which will start promptly at 6:00 p.m. The doors will open at 5:00 p.m. Patrons are encouraged to bring …

Numbers Remain Same At BGIS

Kathyann Husbands Ministry News

Members of the public are asked to note that the Barbados Government Information Service (BGIS) can still be reached at its usual numbers, rather than those listed in the Barbados Yellow Pages. The PBX is 427-4853, while the Chief Information Officer may be contacted at 427-6220. The Deputy Chief Information Officer may be reached at 426-5562, and the fax number …

Love Poetry & Song 2017 Launched

Shamkoe Pilé Top Stories

Barbadians and others will groove to the sounds of top local artistes on Saturday, February 18, at the annual Love Poetry and Song fundraising concert. The flagship event of the Barbados Government Information Service (BGIS) will be held on the lawns of the Drill Hall Beach Range, St. Ann’s Fort, Barbados Defence Force, Historic Garrison, St. Michael, from 6:00 p.m. …

Love Poetry & Song Launch On Thursday

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The sixth annual Love Poetry and Song charity concert will be launched this Thursday, January 19, at the Officers’ Mess, Barbados Defence Force, St. Ann’s Fort, The Garrison, at 10:00 a.m. Organised by the HIV Education Committee of the Barbados Government Information Service, the concert is being held to raise funds and collect non-perishable food products and toiletry items for …

BGIS Staff Applauds Retiring Colleague

André Skeete Ministry News

Staff, friends and family of the Barbados Government Information Service (BGIS) gathered at the Main Guard, The Garrison, on Thursday, to give a rousing send-off to “one of their own” who gave yeoman’s service to the department. Philbert Robinson, affectionately known as “Robbie” by his co-workers, will officially retire on January 1, 2017, after serving for 34 years as Technician …

History Alive: The Photo Competition

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To celebrate our Golden Jubilee, the Barbados Government Information Service (BGIS) is hosting a photo recreation competition – History Alive! For a chance to win an amazing prize follow us on Instagram and like us on Facebook, then choose from any of our 10 iconic photos, recreate the image and post it to your Instagram page and tag @gisbarbados with …

BGIS Educating Youth On HIV

Jamal Weekes Ministry News

Fifteen young orators from The St. Michael’s School’s (SMS) Dynamic Speakers Club were recently educated about HIV and the true meaning of teenage abstinence at a workshop conducted by the Barbados Government Information Service’s (BGIS) HIV Education Committee. The workshop, which was held at Almond Bay Caterers, was conducted by Behaviour Change Communication Specialist, Alexis Nurse.  Her discussion centred on …