There’s a suggestion Barbados and other countries in the region will require a new type of leadership to navigate the challenges which they face. Former Prime Minister, Professor Owen Arthur, believes many countries are trapped in a development model dependent on trade preferences, grant aid and debt. However, he says this is no longer sustainable, […]
Private and public sector media houses have been called on to help fight the scourge of childhood obesity affecting the country. It’s coming from Minister of Information, Broadcasting and Public Affairs, Senator Lucille Moe, during a workshop held by the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Sharika Griffith tells us more.
Yet another subject is to be added to the ever-growing list of National Vocational Qualifications, being offered in secondary schools across the island. That’s what our Sharika Griffith found out when she visited a youth symposium, put on by the Small Business Association.
The Barbados bar association has been reacting to news of the appointments of Judges. CBC’s Sharika Griffith spoke with the association’s president, Rosalind Smith-Millar, as members of the legal fraternity gathered to observe the start of the new legal year.
Despite severe criticism, the Barbados Workers Union continues to fight in the interest of its membership and for the good of the country as a whole. This from General Secretary of the Barbados Worker’s Union, Senator Toni Moore, during the union’s 78th annual delegates conference. Sharika Griffith has that story.
Minister of Transport, Works and Maintenance, Dr. William Duguid, is making a case for the introduction of staggered work hours to help ease congestion on the country’s dense road networks. The minister made the comment during the national consultation on traffic management, held at the Lloyd Erskine sand ford Centre Wednesday evening. Sharika Griffith has […]
From September first, people entering Barbados will no longer have to fill out immigration customs forms. Minister of Home Affairs, Edmund Hinkson, says the decision was taken by Parliament last Thursday. Sharika Griffith tells us more.
There’s been a spike in the number of serious crimes occurring in the parish of St. Philip for the first eight months of the year. This information comes from the Divisional Commander of the Police Force’s Southern Division, senior superintendent, Bruce Rowe. He was speaking during a town hall meeting organised by the St. Philip […]