Polyclinic To Close Early Until Further Notice

Joy Springer Top Stories

The Ministry of Health is advising the public that the Branford Taitt Polyclinic, Black Rock, St. Michael, has temporarily ceased extended opening hours to 6:30 p.m. and will close at 4:30 p.m. daily until further notice. This is necessary to address challenges being experienced at the facility. According to the Ministry, there has been an escalation in unruly behaviour by …

Licence Reminder For Security Personnel

Sharon Austin Ministry News

Security guards, private investigators and security guard agencies are reminded that they must renew their licences by Wednesday, January 31, 2018, since the current ones will expire on Sunday, December 31. In addition, they are advised that the Private Investigators and Security Guards Licencing and Advisory Board has updated its database system. As a result of the upgrade, all security …

Security Guards Must Be Licensed

Joy Springer Ministry News

Promoters and other persons staging events during Crop Over are reminded that all security agencies, private investigators and security guards, whose services they may be engaging, must be licensed. According to Section 14 (1) and (2) of the Private Investigators and Security Guards Act CAP 372 (E), no person may provide services as a private investigator or security guard, or …

Customer Service Advice For Public Officers

Deirdre Gittens Ministry News

Public officers should never use their authority as agents of the State to harass, belittle or humiliate people, but instead should show respect and exercise proper judgement. Acting Permanent Secretary in the Division of Defence and Security, Timothy Maynard, shared this view this morning at the opening ceremony of the Customer Service Workshop Training for Immigration and Customs Officers and …

Statement – Division Of Defence & Security

bgis Top Stories

The Tuesday August 30, 2016 edition of the Daily Nation carried the article entitled “‘INHUMANE’ Jamaican upset over treatment at airport”, in which it was reported that Jamaican national Ms. Sonya Samantha King and her son Kaleb Joseph were mistreated while in the custody of the Barbados Immigration Department on Saturday, August 27, 2016. An investigation was carried out by …