Centre For Seniors & Battered Women Planned

Joy Springer Top Stories

The Salvation Army has announced plans to provide a day care centre for seniors and a shelter for battered women. Divisional Commander for Barbados and St. Lucia, Major Darrell Wilkinson shared the vision with Minister of People Empowerment and Elder Affairs, Cynthia Forde, during a courtesy call last Wednesday at the Minister’s Warrens, St. Michael office. Major Wilkinson disclosed that …

Salvation Army Kettle Appeal Gets Going

Paula Harper-Grant Top Stories

The provision of social services is no easy task as it requires dedication, commitment and collaboration by the government, the church, civil society and other non-governmental organisations. This is according to Minister of Social Care, Steve Blackett, who was speaking earlier today at the launch of the Salvation Army’s Christmas Kettle Appeal. The Minister praised the Salvation Army for its …

PM To Receive Values Report Soon

Sharon Austin Top Stories

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart will soon receive the National Values Assessment report which will outline the features of Barbadian life that should be reclaimed, retained or discarded as quickly as possible. Mr. Stuart disclosed that the report, currently being prepared by the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies, would be handed over to him on September 12. …