The Barbados Port Inc. (BPI) has officially greeted the Captain and crew of German cruise ship Mein Schiff 4 at the Bridgetown Port on Friday the 7th of April during an inaugural ceremony onboard the vessel. It was the second time in a week that the BPI had welcomed a cruise ship on its maiden voyage; French cruise ship Le Soléal also docked at the Port in the same week, bringing hundreds of cruise ship passengers to our shores.
Bayview Hospital is pleased to announce the appointment of new Hospital Administrator, Mrs. Julie ‘Jules’ Reid. Jules Reid is a Registered Nurse who brings to Bayview over 23 years of international Healthcare experience in the areas of Nursing, Counselling and Management. She replaces previous Hospital Administrator Mrs. Winifred Edwards, who retired last month after 16 years of dedicated employment at Bayview Hospital.
The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) hosted its annual International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP) on Sunday 9th April at Gall Hill Playing Field in St. John. This year’s IDSDP event saw local sports teams come together to participate in a multi-sport youth rally which included basketball, dominoes, football, netball, and road tennis. With the support of UNICEF and the U.S. Embassy in Barbados, the event was used as a platform to highlight the role of sport to strengthen the sense of unity amongst our nation’s communities.
Barbados Port Inc. (BPI) today announced that the renovations to the Lewis/Wickham Boardwalk is completed, and that boat users and pedestrians can safely resume use of the waterway and walkway between the Chamberlain Lift Bridge and the traffic lights by Chefette Restaurant.
Bayview Hospital has launched a new allergy testing and treatment service which sees the Hospital now accepting patients for allergy-related care. Given the increasingly high incidence of asthma and allergic rhinitis, this new service is a very important addition to Bayview Hospital, as well as to Barbados.
Bridgetown – The Ministry of Social Care, Constituency Empowerment and Community Development has undertaken training for newly-recruited Household Facilitators and Project Execution Unit (PEU) staff as one of the first steps in implementing its ‘Strengthening Human and Social Development in Barbados’ project.
Bayview Hospital is pleased to announce the appointment of incoming Assistant Administrator, Captain Marilyn Patrick.
Ms. Patrick is a Registered nurse midwife who has served in the Barbados Defence Force for 25 years, receiving her military training at the Royal Military Academy of Sandhurst and the Canadian Staff College, Kingston, Canada.
Bridgetown – Scotiabank Executive Management, Caribbean East Country Heads and colleagues have bid farewell to the Managing Director of Barbados and Caribbean East, David Noel, at a cocktail party held at Primo Restaurant, St. Lawrence Gap last week.
After three years as this region’s managing director, David Noel is leaving Barbados to take up the position of Deputy Chief Executive Officer for Scotia Group, Jamaica. During his farewell remarks Noel encouraged Country Heads from Caribbean East and Senior Management to continue to support each other and to maintain their collaborative efforts to help Scotiabank customers become financially better off, emphasising, “Together we have built a better bank.”
Even though the Barbados Port Inc. remains a highly rated shipping gateway, there are plans in place to make it even better.
Barbados Port Inc. has done it again!