Sandals, SickKids partner to help kids in Barbados

Photo-Adam Stewart, Dr.Chantelle Browne-Farmer and Heidi Clarke
By Admin 15.06.2016

Sandals Foundation and The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) have joined forces to create a fellowship that will provide funding for a healthcare professional from Barbados to train at the renowned children’s hospital in Toronto. Dr. Chantelle Browne-Farmer has been …

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EU to provide funds for Barbados’ energy sector

Barbados PM FREUNDEL STUART
By Admin 11.11.2015

BRIDGETOWN: Barbados’ energy sector will receive BDS$7.72 million (US$3.86 million) in funding from the European Union (EU). Prime Minister Freundel Stuart announced the development last week shortly before signing the National Indicative Program (NIP) 2014-2020 with Head of the European …

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PM says Barbados moving towards republic

By Admin 25.03.2015

BRIDGETOWN: Prime Minister Fruendel Stuart says Barbados will be moving towards a republican form of government in the near future, ending its centuries-old relationship with Britain’s Queen Elizabeth as its head of state.

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Central bank predicts economic growth of two per cent

By Admin 21.01.2015

BRIDGETOWN: The Central Bank of Barbados (CBB) has announced that the nation’s economy is poised to achieve growth of about two per cent this year, a significant increase from the 0.3 per cent growth recorded in 2014.

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B’dos implements new policy on importation of dogs and cats

By Admin 07.01.2015

BRIDGETOWN: Barbados has announced that it will allow the importation of dogs and cats from any country worldwide. The new policy, announced by Senior Veterinary Officer in the Ministry of Agriculture, Dr. Mark Trotman, came into effect on January 1.

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