From left to right: PAHO/WHO representative for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean Godfrey Xuereb, Minister of Health and Wellness Lieutenant Colonel Jeffrey Bostic, PAHO/WHO Subregional Programme Co-ordinator, Sandra Jones and the Caribbean Development Bank’s Director of Projects, Daniel Best, at the opening.


Changes are set to be made to the Mental Health Act as the island seeks to place heavier emphasis on mental health reform.

From left: Rector of St. George Parish Church, Reverend John Rogers praying for centenarian, Joseph Gittens and his wife, Lillian Gittens as well as for Governor General, Dame Sandra Mason during yesterday’s celebrations.

Centenarian, Joseph Gittens marks birthday on a high note as GG pays visit

It was a day of celebrating for Joseph Gittens who marked his 100th birthday yesterday.

President of the Rotary Club of Barbados South, Vivian-Anne Gittens (right) being congratulated by Sargeant-at Arms PP Charles Briggs (left) while Immediate Past President Hiranand Thani (centre) looks on.

Increasing membership a goal for Rotary Club of Barbados South’s new president

Growing membership and enhancing public relations are top priorities of the newly installed president of the Rotary Club of Barbados South.

Joshua Brathwaite, right, receives his scroll from Natasha Reid, a former Head Girl of the Deighton Griffith School.

Executive Director of the TVET Council, Henderson Eastmond, delivered the feature address.

job market Changing

Within a decade, 65 per cent of the jobs persons are currently pursuing studies to secure will not exist.


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