Data Collection Critical To Fighting Crime

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Top Stories

Issues related to crime and security and disaster management should be the only two issues on the agenda for the next Heads of Government meeting. That is the recommendation from Attorney General, Adriel Brathwaite, who said they represented the most crucial areas facing the region at this point in time. “No other issues should be on the agenda because these …

US Envoy Impressed With BVTB Students

Julie Carrington Top Stories

The students enrolled in the Barbados Vocational Training Board’s (BVTB) Bar and Restaurant Services course have come in for high praise from United States Ambassador to Barbados, Linda Taglialatela. The students showed off their skills last Wednesday as they blended and served a variety of non-alcoholic drinks to Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Senator …

Barbados & US Dialogue On Culture

Jamal Weekes Top Stories

The Ministry of Culture is seeking to establish a cultural agreement with the United States of America (USA). Speaking to US Ambassador to Barbados, Linda S. Taglialatela, during a courtesy call at his Sky Mall office, Culture Minister, Stephen Lashley, noted that his Ministry was very interested in exploring all opportunities for both countries to form a detailed cultural agreement. …

Security Boost With Refurbishment of RSS Aircraft

Sharon Austin Top Stories

The Regional Security System’s (RSS) second C-26 surveillance aircraft has returned to the island after millions of dollars have been spent by the United States of America and Canada on its refurbishment and upgrade of equipment. And, Executive Director of the RSS, Grantley Watson, said that with the return of this aircraft, the RSS now had increased capability to act …