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FROM LEFT: Representative of the Inter American Development Bank (IDB) in Barbados, Juan Carlos De la Hoz Vinas; Minister of Social Care, Constituency Empowerment and Community Development, Steven Blackett; Minister of Labour, Social Security and Human Resource Development, Senator Dr. Esther Byer Suckoo; and Permanent Secretary (Ag), Ministry of Social Care, Constituency Empowerment and Community Development, Janet Phillips, share a light moment before the start of the event to launch the new social empowerment programme

Minister: New programme aiming to cut unemployment

The plans to restructure the National Employment Bureau are coming to fruition.

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Chairman of the Barbados Sugar Industry Limited (BSIL), Patrick Bethell, as he spoke about the need for supervisors, harvester operators and infield tractor operators to work together to produce a cleaner sugar crop.


The wheels are already in motion to ensure that Barbados receives maximum benefits from reaping a cleaner sugar crop this year.

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St. Michael School student Makeda Bradshaw (left) shares a light moment with some of the repeat visitors.

Keeping it fresh

PRIME Minister the Rt Hon Freundel Stuart has given the assurance that Barbados will continue to diversify the island’s tourism product to ensure that it does not become monotonous for those who vi


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