Final Meeting On Crime & Violence

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

The final town hall meeting to mark activities for Crime Awareness Month will be held on Wednesday, November 22, at the Queen’s Park Steel Shed, beginning at 7:00 p.m. The topic for discussion will be: Culture and Its Impact on Violence.  The panellists are: Entertainer, Eric Lewis; Programme Manager at Starcom Network, Ronald Clarke; Radio Personality and Song Writer, Patrick …

Ministry To Host 11-Plus Meetings

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

Parents, teachers and principals preparing pupils for the 2018 Barbados Secondary Schools’ Entrance Examination (BSSEE) are invited to a series of Town Hall meetings aimed at sensitising them on the various steps involved in the administration of the examination. The meetings, which will be held from November 2017, to January 2018, are an initiative of the Ministry of Education, Science, …

Parenting & Socialisation Meeting Nov. 8

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

The public is invited to a town hall meeting on the topic:  Parenting and Socialisation in a Changing Society, this Wednesday, November 8, at the Alexandra School, Queen Street, Speightstown, St. Peter, beginning at 7:00 p.m. This is the second of three town hall meetings being hosted by the Criminal Justice Research and Planning Unit as part of the activities …

Meeting On Gun Violence On Nov. 1

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Members of the public are invited to a town hall meeting on the topic:  Tackling Gun Violence in Our Communities, tomorrow, Wednesday, November 1, at the Princess Margaret Secondary School, Six Roads, St. Philip, beginning at 7:00 p.m. The meeting is the first of three being hosted by the Criminal Justice Research and Planning Unit as part of the activities …

Town Hall Meeting In St. Andrew

Deirdre Gittens Ministry News

The Community Development Department will host a town hall meeting on Sunday, July 2, at The Alleyne School Hall, Belleplaine, St. Andrew, at 4:00 p.m. The meeting will inform community members of plans to provide facilities at the Belleplaine Playing Field. All persons who use these facilities especially are urged to attend. For more information, persons should contact Bertram Bispham …

Tourism Town Hall Meeting Next Week

Jamal Weekes Ministry News

The Ministry of Tourism will hold a town hall meeting to discuss the National Tourism Programme and two initial projects: The Visitor Center and the Tourist Urban Route. The meeting will take place on Thursday, June 15, in the Hugh Springer Auditorium of the Barbados Workers’ Union, Solidarity House, Harmony Hall, St. Michael, at 7:00 p.m. During the town hall …

Volunteers To Get An Inside Look

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Persons volunteering for Exercise TRADEWINDS 2017 will get an inside look at what happens and how victims are treated during a real emergency. This is according to Consultant with the Department of Emergency Management, Major David Bincks, who told potential volunteers attending a town hall meeting at the Princess Margaret Secondary School last night how they could be a part …

Next Tradewinds Meeting In Six Roads

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

As Exercise Tradewinds 2017 draws near, persons will have another opportunity to learn more about the activity and sign up as volunteers during a town hall meeting on Wednesday, May 17, at the Princess Margaret Secondary School, Six Roads, St. Philip, beginning at 7:00 p.m. Host Nation Co-Directors, Major Carlos Lovell; and Director of the Department of Emergency Management, Kerry …

Major Test For Emergency Forces

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Barbados’ emergency forces and their ability to interact with regional and international forces during a disaster or security threat will be fully tested during Exercise Tradewinds 2017. And, Host Nation Co-Director, Major Carlos Lovell, has promised that the scenarios planned for the June 6 to 12 exercise will be “very complicated”. “The 6th to the 12th of June sounds like …

Next Tradewinds Meeting On May 17

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Persons interested in making a difference during a disaster, and in learning more about Exercise Tradewinds 2017, are invited to a town hall meeting next Wednesday, May 17, at the Princess Margaret Secondary School, Six Roads, St. Philip, beginning at 7:00 p.m. During the meeting, they will also find out about the benefits of volunteering and have an opportunity to …