Import Restriction On Poultry & Products

Theresa Blackman Ministry News

The Ministry of Agriculture’s Veterinary Services Department has, with immediate effect, placed a temporary restriction on the importation of all live birds, hatching eggs, and on fresh, frozen and chilled poultry meat and products, including table eggs originating from the United Kingdom (UK) and the European Member States. These restrictions follow the confirmation of outbreaks of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza …

PM Stuart Attending Activities In UK

Sharon Austin Top Stories

Discussions about Barbados took centre stage when Prime Minister Freundel Stuart attended a reception last Thursday, as part of the activities hosted by the High Commission in London to celebrate the island’s 50th anniversary of Independence. The reception at Lancaster House, where the negotiations for Barbados’ Independence took place, was attended by diplomats from the Caribbean and the Commonwealth, Buckingham …

PM Stuart Heading To The UK

Sharon Austin Top Stories

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart left the island today to participate in a number of events being hosted by the High Commission in London to celebrate Barbados’ 50th Anniversary of Independence. The members of his delegation are: Permanent Secretary in the Prime Minister’s Office, Sonja Welch; Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Cecile Humphrey; and Executive …

Apply Now For Chevening Scholarships

Kathyann Husbands Top Stories

Barbadians wishing to study in the United Kingdom (UK) in the academic year 2017 to 2018 can now apply to the Chevening Scholarship Scheme. Nationals of Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean can register online at www.chevening.org to pursue fully-funded postgraduate studies at any academic institution in the UK. The closing date for applications is Tuesday, November 8. The Chevening Scholarships …

Barbados Will Need New EU Ally

Joy Springer Top Stories

With Britain’s exit from the European Union comes the challenge for the Caribbean of finding “a new voice” in Europe. Barbados’ Minister of Finance, Christopher Sinckler, noted during a recent courtesy call with United States Ambassador to Barbados, Linda Taglialatela: “Since our voice in Europe will no longer be there, we will have to build new relationships to put the …