Renewable Energy Statistics Workshop Starts Tomorrow

Renewable Energy Statistics Workshop Starts Tomorrow

(Stock Photo) A Caribbean Renewable Energy Statistics workshop will be convened from Wednesday, November 27, to Friday, November 29, at the Accra Beach Hotel, Rockley. The workshop, which gets under way with an opening ceremony, at 9:00 a.m., is being hosted in...
Quality Statistics Key To Any Country

Quality Statistics Key To Any Country

Quality statistics have been described as the catalyst for the development of any country. Senior Director, Caribbean Regional Programme, at the High Commission of Canada in Barbados, Benoit-Pierre Laramée, expressed this view on Wednesday evening, during the closing...
Several Activities For Statistics Week

Several Activities For Statistics Week

The importance of statistics to a country and its people will soon be highlighted when the Barbados Statistical Service (BSS) hosts Statistics Week. Improving the Lives of People – Advancing the Action Plan for Statistics in CARICOM, is the theme of the week,...
Annual Unemployment Stats For 2016

Annual Unemployment Stats For 2016

Barbados’ unemployment rate for 2016 stood at 9.7 per cent, a decrease of 1.6 percentage points from the 11.3 per cent recorded at the end of 2015. This is according to statistics derived from the Barbados Statistical Service’s Continuous Household Labour Force...
Zika Virus Update For Pregnant Women

Zika Virus Update For Pregnant Women

The Ministry of Health has advised pregnant women and women of child-bearing age to be especially careful as the rainy season progresses and to take all necessary precautions to prevent mosquito bites. In a statement released today, it warned that pregnant women could...

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