Sutherland: We Need To Engage At-Risk Males

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

Minister of Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Commerce, Dwight Sutherland, is making a plea for at-risk youth, especially males, to be given the necessary assistance to become entrepreneurs. Addressing the signing ceremony of a Memorandum of Understanding between The University of the West Indies (UWI), Cave Hill Campus and PitchIt Caribbean, he shared the view that entrepreneurship in the region must …

MOU Signed To Assist With Heritage Economy

Paula Harper-Grant Top Stories

Barbados and the Organization of American States (OAS) now have a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on the cultural heritage project Enhancing the Framework for the Development of a Heritage Economy in the Caribbean. Minister of Creative Economy, Culture and Sports, John King, and OAS representative in Barbados, AmbassadorFrancis McBarnette, recently signed the MOU. In signing the document, Minister King explained …

Third Medical Team From China Arrives

Joy Springer Top Stories

Health and Wellness Minister Lieutenant Colonel Jeffrey Bostic has welcomed the third medical team from China to Barbados as part of a Memorandum of Understanding signed between the two countries in October, 2016. Lt. Col. Bostic explained that the Memorandum of Understanding has made available to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital medical expertise and support which was of “inestimable value” to …

PM Signs MOU With Two Charities

Joy Springer Top Stories

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart signed a Memorandum of Understanding with representatives of the Maria Holder Memorial Trust and the Brewster Trust last Monday aimed at facilitating the philanthropic work being undertaken by the charities in Barbados. Prime Minister Stuart thanked the organisations for “the excellent work” they were doing, citing the scale and high quality of the projects, including the …

Memorandum Signed To Launch SEACOP

Sharon Austin Top Stories

Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on the implementation of the Seaport Cooperation (SEACOP) Programme, which aims to train and equip inter-agency units to identify, search and interdict all forms of maritime trafficking. Acting Permanent Secretary, Defence and Security, Timothy Maynard, today signed the document on behalf of Government, in the presence of Ambassador of the European Union, …

Barbados Signs MOU For Jurist Project

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Top Stories

Barbados’ judicial system is receiving a $33 million injection of funds to improve a number of areas through the Justice Reform and Institutional Strengthening (JURIST) project, as part of a five-year programme. Chief Justice, Sir Marston Gibson, and Director of the JURIST project, Dr. Penny Reedie, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to formalise the agreement. “This Memorandum of Understanding …

Ministry & Polytechnic Sign Memorandum

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

The Ministry of the Environment and Drainage (MED) formalised its relationship with the Samuel Jackman Prescod Polytechnic (SJPP) today with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding that would facilitate an upgrade of the institution’s equipment. The signing ceremony was held at the SJPP, and formed part of the Ministry’s celebrations to observe the International Day for the Preservation of …