“We are very pleased that key players in the local market has seen it fit to come on board to support the conference as it will certainly be a landmark occasion for us providing valuable reinforcement of what we do on a daily basis,” he said.
The Carnival Cruise Lines’ Azura liner brought some early Christmas cheer to the children of the Child Care Board’s Nightengale and Haynesville Children’s homes with the assistance of the Barbados Port Inc. While the children from Nightengale were welcomed on board the ship for a day of fun and festivities, the youth directorship team (Reef Rangers) of the Azura cruise line took the party to the children of Haynesville!
The Caribbean Shipping Association (CSA) has been challenged to boost intra-regional transport by Prime Minister of Barbados, Freundel Stuart.
Three more nursery schools, and possibly a day care centre, are to follow the Maria Holder Nursery School at Sharon, St. Thomas, as a result of the joint partnership between the Maria Holder Memorial Trust and the Ministry of Education.
Just under 50 secondary school boys taking part in the Life Skills Programme of Supreme Counseling for Personal Development have been urged to help rebuild the standards of young males across the island.
Barbados Port Inc. footballers outshone Barbados Light & Power, defeating that team 4 – 1 in their friendly inaugural Anniversary football match last Friday at the Bridge Field playing field.
Members of the local medical fraternity are calling for dedicated public diabetic clinics in Barbados.
Plans are underway to reduce the economic burden that diabetic foot conditions are having on the government of Barbados. So says Dr. Ingrid Cumberbatch, Medical Officer in the Ministry of Health. She was speaking at the recently concluded Step-by Step programme, held at the headquarters of the Pan-American Health Organisation (PAHO).
The Party stand came alive on Friday, May 6, as management and staff of the Barbados Port Inc. commemorated their 50th Anniversary with a karaoke session and quiz, entitled 'Propa Port Quiz.'
Maria Holder Memorial Trust Donates Life-Saving Equipment To The Pediatric Unit Of The Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Sick and critically ill children in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) are benefitting from over $60,000 worth of equipment donated by the Maria Holder Memorial Trust (MHM).The equipment, which includes stethoscopes, incubators, recliners and IV poles among other things, was sourced from BioMedical International Corp and Collins Ltd.
Plans to improve the operations of the Bridgetown Port are progressing steadily. Acting Chief Executive Officer of the Barbados Port Inc., David Jean-Marie, said as much at the company's brunch at the Bridgetown Cruise Terminal Sunday. "Currently, we are busy with initiatives for the short, medium and longer term future of the port. These include revising the Port Master Plan, separating cruise and cargo, developing the Central Container Examination Facility, completing berth number five and replacing container handling equipment.
PERSONS receiving benefits under the Defined Benefits Pension Plan of the Barbados Port Inc. received some good news yesterday.