AG & NIS Chairman Clear Air On Fund

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Top Stories

Investments in Government projects from the National Insurance Scheme (NIS) are not a “free pass”. Attorney General, Adriel Brathwaite, made this clear as he sought to set the record straight over the NIS’ investment in the Citizen Security Facilities Project which involves the restoration and construction of police stations across the island. “The NIS receives a significant return on investment …

Pay Careful Attention To Climate Change

Joy Springer Top Stories

Barbados’ Minister of Housing, Denis Kellman, in an address today to the United Nations General Assembly stressed the need to pay careful attention to the impacts of climate change when planning for the implementation of the New Urban Agenda. Speaking at a high-level meeting on The Effective Implementation of the New Urban Agenda, Mr. Kellman commiserated with the people of …

NHC Understands Value Of Productivity

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

The first in a series of seminars on productivity for staff at the National Housing Corporation (NHC) got under way today with Housing Minister, Denis Kellman, acknowledging that the NHC understood the importance of embracing concepts and attitudes of productivity and would continue to do so. Speaking at the Baobab Tower, where the nine seminars will be held in May …

Kellman: RDC Has Played A Vital Role

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

The last two decades has seen an evolution taking place in rural communities of Barbados, thanks to the existence of the Rural Development Commission (RDC). Minister of Housing, Lands and Rural Development, Denis Kellman, expressed this view recently, as he lauded staff of the RDC during their 20thAnniversary Luncheon and Awards Ceremony at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Two Mile …

Rural Growth Focus Of Quito Conference

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

Barbados’ delegation to the October 17 to 20 Third United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development in Quito, Ecuador, successfully carried the fight for the development of rural areas. This was disclosed recently by Minister of Housing, Lands and Rural Development, Denis Kellman, who said the importance of rural areas as part of growth was accepted and highlighted …

Habitat III Press Conference October 14

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

Barbados will be sending a delegation to the Third United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development in Quito, Ecuador, from October 17 to 20. The delegation leaves the island on Saturday, October 15. In an effort to inform the media and the general public about the Quito Conference (also known as the Habitat III Conference) and its expected …