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Return Of Sports Spectators Set For Mid-July

Return Of Sports Spectators Set For Mid-July

https://youtu.be/K770EN6VU2s?t=250 Press conference hosted by Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley at Ilaro Court - June 19, 2021. (PMO) Sports fanatics are expected to be able enjoy their favourite games in-person once again, after months of being unable to do...

Travel Bubble For Low Risk Caribbean Countries

Travel Bubble For Low Risk Caribbean Countries

https://youtu.be/K770EN6VU2s?t=250 Press conference hosted by Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley at Ilaro Court - June 19, 2021. (PMO) Government will be introducing a travel “bubble” for specific Caribbean countries with low incidence of COVID-19 cases, effective June...

Successful Virus Management Bringing Economic Relief

Successful Virus Management Bringing Economic Relief

https://youtu.be/K770EN6VU2s?t=250 Press conference hosted by Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley at Ilaro Court - June 19, 2021. (PMO) Declining COVID-19 cases because of the successful management and control of the illness and related variants have begun to pave the way...

Health Officials Kept COVID Variants Under Control

Health Officials Kept COVID Variants Under Control

https://youtu.be/K770EN6VU2s?t=250 Press conference hosted by Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley at Ilaro Court - June 19, 2021. (PMO) While four persons have been treated and discharged for two variants of COVID-19, there has been no local transmission of these...

Prime Minister: Over 65, 000 Persons Fully Vaccinated

Prime Minister: Over 65, 000 Persons Fully Vaccinated

https://youtu.be/K770EN6VU2s?t=250 Press conference hosted by Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley at Ilaro Court - June 19, 2021. (PMO) Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley once again thanked all healthcare workers in institutions across Barbados, staff in the Ministry of...

Curfew Restrictions To Be Lifted From June 30

Curfew Restrictions To Be Lifted From June 30

https://youtu.be/K770EN6VU2s?t=250 Press conference hosted by Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley at Ilaro Court - June 19, 2021. (PMO) With the positivity rate for COVID-19 cases continuing to fall and the need to jump-start economic activity and create more jobs, Prime...

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Ministry News

Fogging Schedule For June 21 – 25

Fogging Schedule For June 21 – 25

(FP) The Ministry of Health and Wellness will concentrate its efforts to eradicate the mosquito population in several districts in St. Philip and St. George, next week. On Monday, June 21, the team will fog the St. Philip areas of Heddings, Kirton, Heddings New Road,...

Ministry To Conduct Survey In The Belle

Ministry To Conduct Survey In The Belle

(Stock Photo) The Ministry of Housing, Lands and Maintenance will be conducting a survey commencing Monday, June 21, within the Belle Tenantry. The information being collected is to assist the Barbados Water Authority in determining a strategy for the sewering of the...

Consultation For Fisherfolk This Saturday

Consultation For Fisherfolk This Saturday

(FP) Fisherfolk across Barbados are invited to a presentation being hosted by the Fisheries Division on the new Draft Fisheries Management Regulations 2021. It will take place online via Zoom on Saturday, June 19, starting at 6:30 p.m. The presentation will include a...

DEO Meet & Greet To Engage Public

DEO Meet & Greet To Engage Public

(FP) Members of the District Emergency Organisation (DEO) will engage with the public over the coming days during a “meet and greet” exercise at various entities and throughout communities. The DEO members will identify themselves to persons and share information on...

Ministry Of Public Service Launches New Website

Ministry Of Public Service Launches New Website

The new website of the Ministry of Public Service. (MPS) Public officers now have another medium by which they may be kept up to date with the policies and procedures in the Barbados Public Service. The Ministry of the Public Service has launched a new website, and...

Ombudsman’s Office Has New Numbers

Ombudsman’s Office Has New Numbers

(Stock Photo) Members of the public are advised that the Office of the Ombudsman has new telephone and fax numbers. The Office’s PBX is 536-0851, while the fax number is 536-0857.

Virtual Discussions On ICZM Plan Continue This Week

Virtual Discussions On ICZM Plan Continue This Week

(Stock Photo) The Coastal Zone Management Unit (CZMU) will continue its series of virtual public enquiries on the new Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) plan today, Monday, June 14, and on Thursday, June 17. Both meetings begin at 6:00 p.m. Today’s virtual...

BSSEE Booklet & Related Forms Available Online

BSSEE Booklet & Related Forms Available Online

(Stock Photo) The 2021 Barbados Secondary School Entrance Examinations (BSSEE) booklet, and related forms (deferral, early sitters, special request and non-national) are now available online. Parents and guardians of students preparing to write this year’s...

New BTFL Business Clusters Training Series

New BTFL Business Clusters Training Series

(Stock Photo) The Barbados Trust Fund Limited (BTFL) is developing two pilot business clusters in graphic arts and auto body repairs and will be conducting three training sessions for participants, next week. The sessions will run from Monday, June 14, until Thursday,...

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

Ministers’ Diary

Ministers’ Diary

Monday, June 21 @ 8:30 a.m. Attorney General and Minster of Legal Affairs, Dale Marshall, will deliver remarks during the opening ceremony of the Royal Barbados Police Force’s Executive Leadership Seminar at Hilton Barbados, Needham’s Point, St. Michael. Wednesday,...

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