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Improved Health Care For Rural Barbados

Improved Health Care For Rural Barbados

Minister of Health and Wellness, Lieutenant Colonel Jeffrey Bostic. (FP) Minister of Health and Wellness, Lieutenant Colonel Jeffrey Bostic, has touted the refurbished St. Andrew Outpatient Clinic as being more than an improved facility for the people of that parish....

New COVID-19 Vaccination Date

New COVID-19 Vaccination Date

(Stock Photo) The Ministry of Health and Wellness (MOHW) has advised persons scheduled to receive their second dose vaccinations at the Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC), Harbour Road, St. Michael, tomorrow, Saturday, May 15, that the date has...

Review & Re-Registration Of Adopt Our Families

Review & Re-Registration Of Adopt Our Families

(Stock Photo) Government is reviewing the Adopt Our Families Programme and re-registering the households, which fall under it, to ensure that the most vulnerable families are still benefiting from critical financial assistance. Special Advisor to the Prime Minister,...

COVID-19 Update: Two New Cases, Eight Recoveries

COVID-19 Update: Two New Cases, Eight Recoveries

Two females are the latest persons to test positive for COVID-19. These new cases were identified on Thursday, May 13, from the 671 tests conducted by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory. There are now 88 persons in isolation.  Meanwhile, the number of...

Current COVID-19 Directive Extended With Modifications

Current COVID-19 Directive Extended With Modifications

(Stock Photo) Prime Minister, Mia Amor Mottley has announced that the provisions of Emergency Management COVID -19 Directive No.9 now in place will be continued in Directive No.10 which will come into in effect from May 18, 2021 subject to the following modifications:...

HOPE Premium Launches In Christ Church

HOPE Premium Launches In Christ Church

Minister of Home Affairs, Wilfred Abrahams breaking ground for government’s latest housing project, HOPE Inc. Premium, at Atlantic Breeze, Chancery Lane, Christ Church yesterday. Looking on is Minister of Housing, Lands and Maintenance, William Duguid (C. Pitt/BGIS)...

Statement On Barbados’ High-Risk Third Country Listing

Statement On Barbados’ High-Risk Third Country Listing

Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Dale Marshall. (FP) Statement from Attorney General Dale Marshall on the UK Government’s listing of Barbados as a High-Risk Third Country The recent action taken by the Government of the United Kingdom listing Barbados...

Public-Private Consultation On Derelict Houses Coming

Public-Private Consultation On Derelict Houses Coming

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley in discussion with Housing Minister, Dr. William Duguid at the launch of the Atlantic Breeze Lifestyle Development, at Chancery Lane, Christ Church yesterday. Looking on (l-r) are: Minister in the Ministry of Finance, Ryan Straughn;...

Restoration Begins With Me Campaign

Restoration Begins With Me Campaign

(Stock Photo) Environmentally conscious citizens are invited to participate in the regional “Restoration Begins with Me” campaign to raise awareness about the value of ecosystem restoration. It is being held by the Cartagena Convention Secretariat and GEF IWEco...

New Deadline For BIDC’s Volcanic Ash Challenge

New Deadline For BIDC’s Volcanic Ash Challenge

(BIDC) The deadline for the Barbados Investment and Development Corporation’s (BIDC) Volcanic Ash Product Challenge has been extended to Monday, May 31. The competition, which is part of the BIDC’s Export Barbados campaign, invites persons with innovative solutions...

SJPI Extends Application Deadline

SJPI Extends Application Deadline

(Stock Image) The Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI) has extended the application deadline for the upcoming academic year to Friday, May 21. Prospective students are reminded that applications are to be submitted online only via the institution's...

Prime Minister Describes Report As Timely & Excellent

Prime Minister Describes Report As Timely & Excellent

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley. (FP) Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley has endorsed the report of The Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response, describing it as “timely and excellent work”. The Co-Chairs of the Independent Panel, former President...

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