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Significant Reforms On Cards For Barbados

Significant Reforms On Cards For Barbados

https://youtu.be/JalLK6RtcRc The swearing-in ceremony of the Members of Cabinet, Members of the House of Assembly and Government Senators, at State House - January 26, 2022. (PMO) Barbados’ Constitution and its Parliament are set to undergo reform in the coming months...

Government Seeking To Tackle Range Of Issues

Government Seeking To Tackle Range Of Issues

https://youtu.be/JalLK6RtcRc The swearing-in ceremony of the Members of Cabinet, Members of the House of Assembly and Government Senators, at State House - January 26, 2022. (PMO) Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley and her team are willing to look “outside of the box” to...

Plans To Improve Police Service Numbers

Plans To Improve Police Service Numbers

https://youtu.be/JalLK6RtcRc The swearing-in ceremony of the Members of Cabinet, Members of the House of Assembly and Government Senators, at State House - January 26, 2022. (PMO) Faced with the ever-present threat of digital crime and cybersecurity issues, Government...

Cabinet Members Must Still Declare Assets

Cabinet Members Must Still Declare Assets

https://youtu.be/JalLK6RtcRc The swearing-in ceremony of the Members of Cabinet, Members of the House of Assembly and Government Senators, at State House - January 26, 2022. (PMO) Members of the newly established Cabinet will still have to declare their assets in...

Dr. Duguid To Serve As A Senior Minister

Dr. Duguid To Serve As A Senior Minister

https://youtu.be/JalLK6RtcRc The swearing-in ceremony of the Members of Cabinet, Members of the House of Assembly and Government Senators, at State House - January 26, 2022. (PMO) Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley has announced that Member of Parliament Dr. William...

Swearing-in Ceremony At State House

Swearing-in Ceremony At State House

https://youtu.be/JalLK6RtcRc The swearing-in ceremony of the Members of Cabinet, Members of the House of Assembly and Government Senators, at State House - January 26, 2022. (PMO) https://www.flickr.com/photos/144253305@N03/albums/72177720296244128

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Ministry News

Electoral Department Closed For Remainder Of Week

Electoral Department Closed For Remainder Of Week

(Stock Photo) Members of the public are advised that the Electoral Department is closed for the remainder of the week. The public will be informed of its reopening in a subsequent notice. Any inconvenience caused by the closure is regretted.

Eagle Hall Post Office Remains Closed

Eagle Hall Post Office Remains Closed

The Eagle hall Post Office. (BPS) The public is advised that the Eagle Hall Post Office will remain closed, until further notice. The Postmaster General apologises for any inconvenience which may be caused. Barbados Postal Service

Population & Housing Census Continues Through March

Population & Housing Census Continues Through March

(Stock Photo) The Barbados Statistical Service (BSS) has advised that the 2020 round of the Population and Housing Census will continue until March 31.  The theme for the census is ‘Our Nation, Our Future, Be Counted’. Members of the public are encouraged to cooperate...

Closure Of BCC’s Student Affairs Office

Closure Of BCC’s Student Affairs Office

(Stock Photo) The Barbados Community College has advised that its Office of Student Affairs will close tomorrow, Tuesday, January 25, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. It will reopen on Wednesday, January 26, at 8:30 a.m. Persons are advised to plan their business...

Reopening Of Post Offices

Reopening Of Post Offices

The Brittons Hill Post Office. (BPS) The Brittons Hill Post Office has reopened for business and will operate from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Meanwhile, the St. Joseph and Eagle Hall Post Offices will reopen tomorrow, Tuesday, January 25, from 8:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. In...

Listen Up Accord Television Series Back For 2022

Listen Up Accord Television Series Back For 2022

(Ministry of Youth, Sports and Community Empowerment) The thought-provoking, youth-led live television and online discussion series, ‘Listen Up Accord’, returns to CBC TV 8, CBC online and @divisionofyouthaffairs on Facebook, this Saturday January 22, at 5:00 p.m. The...

Webinar On Data Protection Act For Public Officers Soon

Webinar On Data Protection Act For Public Officers Soon

(Stock Image) Public officers will soon get an opportunity to learn the rudiments of the Barbados Data Protection Act (BDPA), 2019-29. The Learning and Development Directorate of the Ministry of the Public Service, in partnership with the Ministry of Innovation,...

Two Post Offices Closed Temporarily

Two Post Offices Closed Temporarily

The Brittons Hill Post Office. (BPS) Members of the public are advised that the Brittons Hill Post Office and the St. Joseph Post Office are closed until further notice. Customers who conduct business at these branches can continue to access the services offered at...

Adjusted Hours At Library Service On Polling Day

Adjusted Hours At Library Service On Polling Day

On polling day, Wednesday, January 19. all branches of the National Library Service will open at 1:00 and close at 5:00 p.m. (Stock Photo) Members of the public are advised that opening hours at the National Library Service’s (NLS) Headquarters and branches will be...

Vision 2020: We Gatherin'

Consultation On Relocating Lord Nelson Statue

Consultation On Relocating Lord Nelson Statue

https://www.facebook.com/pgbryan/videos/10157801099954790/UzpfSTEwMjM2NDI3OTgzMTEyMzozMTk3NTQ0Nzc2OTc5NzA5/ We Gathering 2020: Online Edition. Government is not going to definitively state a position on relocating the Lord Nelson Statue without appropriate...

Effort To Make Barbadians Financially Literate

Effort To Make Barbadians Financially Literate

Minister of Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Commerce, Dwight Sutherland, addressing the We Gatherin’ initiative Straight Talk held by the Ministry of Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Commerce, yesterday. (S.Medford/BGIS) Government will be placing emphasis on...

Government Continues To Focus On Entrepreneurship

Government Continues To Focus On Entrepreneurship

Minister of People Empowerment and Elder Affairs Cynthia Forde speaking at We Gatherin’ initiative Straight Talk at the Lester Vaughan School, Cane Garden, St. Thomas, Monday night. (S.Medford/BGIS) Entrepreneurship is part of the culture of Barbados and as such...

Prime Minister ‘Blown Away’ By We Gatherin’ Response

Prime Minister ‘Blown Away’ By We Gatherin’ Response

Prime Minister, Mia Amor Mottley joined by family of the late Sir Kenmore Husbands to unveil the sign renaming the Speightstown By-Pass Road to the K.N.R Husbands Highway last Friday. (C.Pitt/BGIS) Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley is very impressed with the response of...

Straight Talk Session On Entrepreneurship

Straight Talk Session On Entrepreneurship

(Stock Photo) Small business owners and entrepreneurs of St. Thomas will be the target of the next Straight Talk to be hosted by the Ministry of Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Commerce as part of that parish’s We Gatherin’ programme. Under the theme: Open For...

‘Moonlight Pun Stick’ For International Women’s Day

‘Moonlight Pun Stick’ For International Women’s Day

(Stock Photo) The Bureau of Gender Affairs has joined forces with the St. Thomas We Gatherin’ Committee to host Moonlight Pun Stick on Sunday, March 8. The evening of drama, dance, songs, spoken word and stories of life in the St. Thomas community takes place at the...

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Notices

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Call For Accused To Attend Court No.3

There is an urgent call for the following accused persons to attend the No. 3 Supreme Court, Supreme Court Complex, Whitepark Road, St. Michael, tomorrow, Thursday, August 13, at 9:30 a.m. They are: Rasheed Gittens, Belleview Gap, Waterford, St. Michael; John...

Notice For Saturday Court

Members of the public are advised that the District “A” Magistrates’ Court, which sits at Coleridge Street, The City, will sit at the St. Matthias Complex, tomorrow, Saturday, May 30. Any inconvenience this may cause is regretted. Supreme Court

Jurors Called For Supreme Court No. 2

Jurors assigned to Supreme Court No. 2 in the case the Queen versus Seth Straker are asked to report to the Supreme Court Complex, Whitepark Road, St. Michael, on Wednesday, March 25. Supreme Court

Notice To Jurors

Jurors assigned to Court 5A are instructed to report for jury duty on Tuesday, March 24. Supreme Court

Summons To Jurors

Persons who are on jury duty for the period March 9, to April 30, are summoned to appear at the Supreme Court Complex, Whitepark Road, St. Michael, this Friday, March 6, at 2:00 p.m., and not 9:00 a.m. as previously stated on the summons.

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Ministers' Diary

First Land Tax Discount Deadline Approaching

First Land Tax Discount Deadline Approaching

(BRA) Property owners who want to receive the early payment discount on their land tax bill have one week to do so. The 10 per cent discount is available to taxpayers if payment is made in full by Friday, October 29. The Authority reminds taxpayers to take advantage...

Ministers’ Diary

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