Message For International Day For The Preservation Of The Ozone Layer | 16 September, 2018

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A message by Minister of the Environment and National Beautification, Trevor Prescod, in observance of  International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer on Sunday, September 16, 2018 – “Keep Cool and Carry On! The Montreal Protocol.” Dear Barbadians, “Keep Cool and Carry On” is the mantra adopted by the Montreal Protocol, as a message to all its members in …

BCC Lecturer: Reopen Alma Parris School

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Barbados Community College Tutor and Co-ordinator of the inaugural Reading Clinic for boys, Dr. Astra Babb, has called for the re-opening of the Alma Parris School to cater to a growing number of students with reading and other learning challenges. Speaking at the closing ceremony for the four-week camp this morning, Dr. Babb implored Minister of the Environment and National …

WHO Suggests A Multi-Sectorial Approach

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Assistant Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr. Joy St. John, has urged Barbados to take a multi-sectorial approach to climate change, health and other environmental issues. She made these recommendations recently during a joint-ministerial courtesy call on Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Dr. Jerome Walcott. He was joined by Minister of Health and Wellness, Lt. …

Sanitation Issues High On Minister’s Agenda

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Garbage collection was first on the agenda for new Minister of Environment and National Beautification, Trevor Prescod, as he met with officials from the Sanitation Service Authority (SSA) on Monday afternoon. Mr. Prescod explained that the meeting was necessary as issues related to garbage collection were on the Mission Critical List which outlines priority issues to be tackled by Government. …