Job Opportunities For Nurses

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

The Barbados Employment and Career Counselling Service (BECCS) will be facilitating interviews for nurses next month, which will be undertaken by recruiters from WE Solutions, a recruiting company out of the United Kingdom (UK). WE Solutions is a registered sponsor, licensed through the UK Home Office to sponsor workers under the Tier 2 – General Work Visa. BECCS has advised …

Barbados Appoints Two New Diplomats

Shamkoe Pilé Top Stories

Barbados has appointed two new diplomats. They are High Commissioner to the United Kingdom (UK), Milton Inniss, and Ambassador to the Federative Republic of Brazil, Tonika Sealy-Thompson. High Commissioner Inniss holds a Bachelor of Science in Quantity Surveying from Reading University, UK, and is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. For 34 years, he has worked in …

Barbados-UK Relationship Remains Strong

Shamkoe Pilé Top Stories

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Dr. Jerome Walcott, has indicated that the relationship between Barbados and the United Kingdom (UK) remains strong. He made this assertion recently during a courtesy call with British High Commissioner to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, Janet Douglas, at his Ministry on Culloden Road, St. Michael. Acknowledging that the UK was undergoing …

Praise For Free Citizenship to Windrush Generation

Shamkoe Pilé Top Stories

The Barbados Government has praised Britain’s decision to offer free citizenship to members of the Windrush Generation who arrived in the United Kingdom (UK) before 1973 and to formally recognise June 22 as Windrush Day. The commendations came from Minister in the Ministry of Foreign Trade, Sandra Husbands, who was speaking at a reception to celebrate the bilateral relationship between …

Statement On Undocumented Caribbean Immigrants In The UK

bgis Top Stories

Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Foreign Trade Statement By CARICOM Heads of Mission To The UK On Undocumented Caribbean Immigrants Among the many outstanding individuals who call the United Kingdom (UK) home; several have either migrated from the Commonwealth Caribbean or can trace their ancestry to migrants, who, at the behest of the “mother country,” came by ship to answer the …

High Commissioners To Lobby UK Government

Julie Carrington Top Stories

An action plan to secure a permanent solution to the situation of pre-1971 Caribbean undocumented United Kingdom (UK) immigrants may be high on the agenda at the upcoming Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London. During the meeting from April 19 to 20, it is anticipated that the situation will be thoroughly dealt with should officials decide to discuss the …

Ban Lifted On UK Poultry

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

The ban on poultry and poultry products coming from the United Kingdom (UK) has been lifted. According to a statement from the Ministry of Agriculture, commercial importers and the general public are now free to import live birds, hatching eggs, and fresh, frozen and chilled poultry meat and products, including table eggs, from that territory. This decision follows the UK’s …

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 …