Commitment To Eliminate Corporal Punishment

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Top Stories

Barbados remains committed to eliminating corporal punishment in keeping with its agreement to protect the Rights of the Child. And, while Attorney General Adriel Brathwaite believes the time has come to eliminate corporal punishment, he admits that greater discussion and dialogue are needed on the issue before it is accepted by society. He made these comments this morning during a …

New UNICEF Rep Calls On Education Minister

Melissa Rollock Top Stories

Improving Barbados’ resilience to hurricanes and other natural disasters was high on the agenda when the new United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Representative for the Eastern Caribbean Area, Dr. Aloys Kamuragiye, paid a courtesy call on Minister of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Ronald Jones, yesterday at the Ministry’s Constitution Road, St. Michael headquarters. Dr. Kamuragiye, who also met with …

Early Childhood Education Key To Gov’t

Sharon Austin Top Stories

Government remains committed to the development of early childhood education in Barbados, and this is reflected in the various initiatives it continues to put in place. Prime Minister Freundel Stuart reiterated this commitment recently when outgoing UNICEF Representative, Khin-Sandi Lwin, and her successor, Dr. Aloys Kamuragiye, paid him a courtesy call at Ilaro Court. The Prime Minister said: “The demand …