Border Security Training For Frontline Staff

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Training for border security officials must be a priority, if Barbados wants to guarantee, and continue to attain the highest standards in the maintenance of law and order in the country. And, according to Chief Immigration Officer, Wayne Marshall, joint border security training is one way to identify common interests and threats, and develop coherent approaches to deal with them. …

Management Of Water Quality A National Priority

Sheena Forde Top Stories

With limited fresh water resources, significant pollution risks, and a high population density, Barbados’ water quality management and regulation constitutes a national public health priority for the Ministry of Health and Wellness. Medical Officer of Health in the Ministry of Health and Wellness, Dr. Ingrid Cumberbatch stated this today at the Water Quality Surveillance Training Workshop, at the Pan American …

Water Quality Survelliance Workshop

Sheena Forde Ministry News

Environmental Health Officers are set to receive a refresher training course in Water Quality Surveillance. In light of Barbados’ water quality concerns from the public, and past challenges with international “Boil water” notifications, the Ministry of Health and Wellness on Tuesday, April 09 at 8:30 a.m. will commence a three-day refresher ‘Water Quality Surveillance’ training seminar for Environmental Health Officers, at the office …

Managing Standards Projects Can Be Beneficial

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

Representatives of national standards bureaus (NSBs) across the region have been urged to seize opportunities to learn more about managing national standards development projects and programmes, as this would prove beneficial to country and self. The appeal came on Tuesday from Minister of Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Commerce, Dwight Sutherland, as he addressed the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Regional …

Weir: Consider Agro-Tourism Possibilities

Nya Phillips Top Stories

Barbados must capitalize on opportunities to strengthen the linkages between agriculture and tourism. This view was expressed by Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, Indar Weir, as he addressed an Agro-Tourism Policy Setting Workshop at the Courtyard by Marriot Hotel, on Wednesday. Reiterating that innovation was key to economic growth and the island’s overall development, Minister Weir noted that agro-tourism …

Workshop For Unemployed Youth March 22

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

The last in a series of workshops for unemployed youth will take place this Friday, March 22, at the Cave Hill School of Business, The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, from 9:00 a.m. An initiative of the Barbados Employment and Career Counselling Service (BECCS), it will focus on building the skills and abilities of unemployed persons, by …

Agro-Tourism Workshop March 27 To 28

Nya Phillips Ministry News

The linkages between agriculture and tourism sectors will be discussed when the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security hosts a National Agro-Tourism Policy Setting workshop. The workshop will be held on Wednesday, March 27, and Thursday, March 28, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the Courtyard by Marriot Hotel, Hastings, Christ Church. It will feature presentations on several topics, …

Fashion Designer Monif Clarke To Host Workshop

Shamkoe Pilé Ministry News

The Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC) will host a workshop entitled The Ultimate Guide to Building a Profitable Fashion Brand. It will be held on Saturday, March 16, at the Small Business Centre, Fontabelle, St. Michael, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The session will be facilitated by Chief Executive Officer and President of the Monif C. Plus Sizes, …

FTC’s Annual Training Programme March 11 & 12

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

Legal professionals, administrators and business leaders are being invited to participate in the Fair Trading Commission’s (FTC) two-day Annual Training Programme in Competition Law and Policy. The event, which will be held at the Accra Beach Hotel & Spa, Rockley, Christ Church, starts on Monday, March 11, at 9:30 a.m. Presentations will be made by Deputy Assistant Director, Bureau of …

BECCS Workshops For Unemployed Youth

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

(Stock Photo) Unemployed persons seeking work, especially youth, are being encouraged to attend the upcoming workshops which will be conducted by the Barbados Employment and Career Counselling Service (BECCS). Persons may choose to attend any of the workshops, which will be held on Monday, March 4; Tuesday, March 5; and Wednesday, March 6. The workshops will run from 9:00 a.m. …