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General Secretary of Barbados Workers’ Union (BWU) Senator Toni Moore (left) speaking with Director-General of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), Guy Ryder.

Promote social dialogue

Director-General of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), Guy Ryder, underlined the importance of social dialogue to the 11th ILO Meeting of Caribbean Labour Ministers yesterday.

Be fair!

A strong message is being sent to employers to pay their workers fairly.

This comes from the Reverend Graveney Bannister.

Outgoing President of the Caribbean Association of Fire Chiefs (CAFC), Chief Fire Officer of the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service, Reginald Burchall, pins new President Barbados’ Chief Fire Officer Errol V. Maynard.

Barbados topped the Firefighters Challenge during the CAFC 2019 Conference and Expo. Winner Gregory Clarke received the Challenge trophy from Barbados’ Chief Fire Officer and new President of the Caribbean Association of Fire Chiefs (CAFC), Errol Maynard.

Junior Officers Leadership Academy (JOLA) participant, Patricia Hinkson, received her certificate from Retired Assistant Fire Chief of Los Angeles Fire Department, Kwame Cooper (left) and Barbados’ Chief Fire Officer and new President of the Caribbean Association of Fire Chiefs (CAFC), Errol Maynard.

Caribbean fire chiefs, firefighters committed to working together

THE Caribbean Association of Fire Chiefs (CAFC) and the Caribbean Association of Firefighters (CAFF) will be working together in the very near future.

These residents had much to tell the Minister of Energy and Water Resources, Wilfred Abrahams.

These residents had much to tell the Minister of Energy and Water Resources, Wilfred Abrahams.

Service water tanks

Residents of St. Joseph can expect to see a stamp on each water tank that details the last time the tank was inspected and the next time that tank will be inspected.

(FROM LEFT) Deputy Commissioner of Police, Erwin Boyce; Director of the Criminal Justice Research Unit, Cheryl Willoughby; Attorney at law and lecturer at UWI, Dr. Janeille Matthews; Lena Weekes, Sentence Manager, HMP Dodds; Dr. Corin Bailey, Senior Research Fellow; and Dr. Tonya Haynes, lecturer at UWI, made up the panel of the SALISES Symposium on Crime.

(FROM LEFT) Deputy Commissioner of Police, Erwin Boyce; Director of the Criminal Justice Research Unit, Cheryl Willoughby; Attorney at law and lecturer at UWI, Dr. Janeille Matthews; Lena Weekes, Sentence Manager, HMP Dodds; Dr. Corin Bailey, Senior Research Fellow; and Dr. Tonya Haynes, lecturer at UWI, made up the panel of the SALISES Symposium on Crime.

Barbados still a safe place

There are no “no go” areas in Barbados.

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