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More Youth Should Speak On Climate Issues

More Youth Should Speak On Climate Issues

https://youtu.be/aASnncFPayk?t=625 Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley's press conference - June 17, 2021. (PMO) Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley wants to see more young Barbadians speaking out on climate issues. Ms. Mottley again expressed this view on Thursday evening,...

Infrastructure Helped To Reduce Flooding

Infrastructure Helped To Reduce Flooding

https://youtu.be/aASnncFPayk?t=625 Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley's press conference - June 17, 2021. (PMO) Minister of Transport, Works and Water Resources, Ian Gooding-Edghill, has lauded the efforts of the Drainage Division and the capital works undertaken in...

BHP Officials Outline 3D Seismic Survey Process

BHP Officials Outline 3D Seismic Survey Process

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xK43R7WeM54 Minister of Energy, Kerrie Symmonds, with information on the seismic survey to be conducted by leading global resource company BHP, beginning in September 2021. (Ministry of Energy) Members of the public got the opportunity...

COVID-19 Update: 1 New Case, 12 In Isolation

COVID-19 Update: 1 New Case, 12 In Isolation

The Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory identified one new positive case of COVID-19, a male, out of the 521 tests conducted on Wednesday, June 16. The number of people in isolation is 12. Barbados has recorded 4,039 confirmed cases of COVID-19 (1,952 females and...

BRA Urges Public To Be Aware Of Fraudsters

BRA Urges Public To Be Aware Of Fraudsters

Barbados Revenue Authority. (BRA) The Barbados Revenue Authority urges the public to be aware of persons exploiting the pandemic situation to commit fraud or exploit taxpayers and customers. Persons should be aware that impersonation scams may include fraudsters...

Prime Minister: Natural Disaster Clauses Are Critical

Prime Minister: Natural Disaster Clauses Are Critical

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley. (FP) Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley has emphasised the importance of natural disaster and pandemic clauses, saying they are critical for these times. Ms. Mottley expressed this view on Wednesday as she participated in a high-level...

Role For Private Sector Investment In ‘Roofs To Reefs’

Role For Private Sector Investment In ‘Roofs To Reefs’

Minister in the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Investment, Marsha Caddle. (FP) Private sector investment in the island’s Roofs to Reefs programme is being welcomed by Minister in Economic Affairs and Investment, Marsha Caddle. Speaking earlier this week at the IDB...

Maritime Diversification Key To Economic Growth

Maritime Diversification Key To Economic Growth

Minister in the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Investment, Marsha Caddle. (FP) Global partners have been told Barbados considers the blue economy the key-driver for job-led growth. The affirmation came from Minister in the Ministry of Economic Affairs and...

Age Category For First Doses Changed

Age Category For First Doses Changed

(Stock Photo) The age range for booking first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine has been dropped to 40 years old and over. Co-coordinator of the National Vaccination Programme for COVID-19, Major David Clarke, encouraged persons to take advantage of the online appointment...

Carbon Neutrals & Oil Exploration Can Co-Exist

Carbon Neutrals & Oil Exploration Can Co-Exist

Minister of Energy, Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Kerrie Symmonds. (FP) Minister of Energy, Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Kerrie Symmonds, is assuring the public that there is room for Government’s seismic exploration and the move to 100 per cent...

COVID-19 Update: No New Cases, 12 In Isolation

COVID-19 Update: No New Cases, 12 In Isolation

No positive COVID-19 cases were recorded for Tuesday, June 15, from the 485 tests conducted by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory. The number of people in isolation is 12. Confirmed COVID-19 cases since March 2020 have reached 4,038 (1,952 females and 2,086...

Second Building Completed Under Rejuvenation Programme

Second Building Completed Under Rejuvenation Programme

Minister of Housing, Lands and Maintenance, Dr. William Duguid (left), presents the keys to The Gatehouse to Minister in the Ministry of Water Resources, Charles Griffith, today. The Gatehouse is the second building restored under Government's Rejuvenation Programme....

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