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  1. BLACKMAN AND GOLLOP PRIMARY TO REOPEN TUES. 27th FEB. 2018

    The Education Ministry is alerting parents and guardians of the Blackman and Gollop Primary School, Staple Grove, Christ Church, they’ll reopen tomorrow Tuesday 27th February. The school was closed for most of last week due to an infestation in that area of the plant known as cow itch. The Ministry of Education disclosed that Ministry […]

    February 26, 2018Education, FeaturedNo comments
  2. “WARS OF OTHERS”, A DOCUMENTARY THAT EXPLORES THE CONTROVERSIAL CAMPAIGN OF AERIAL SPRAYING IN COLOMBIA PREMIERES ON HBO

    Wars of Others, a new original documentary by HBO Latin America, will premiere on June 13th, at 8:00pm exclusively on HBO. The documentary examines the practice of aerial spraying with glyphosate, an herbicide declared to be potentially carcinogenic by the World Health Organization in 2015. Carlos Moreno, director of Wars of Others, states: “The subject […]

    June 12, 2016ControversyNo comments
  3. “Guyana against widespread use of antibiotics in agriculture” By Kenton X. Chance

    Guyana’s Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Leslie Ramsammy says he opposes the widespread use of antibiotics in agriculture, saying this has serious implications for human health. Ramsammy, a physician and former health minister in Guyana, said the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) should take the lead in trying to secure an international framework to govern the use of […]

    October 22, 2014AgricultureNo comments
  4. ‘Gold for Barbados at the Chelsea Flower Show’ by Keith Miller

    Very early on Tuesday morning, as soon as the gates of the Chelsea Flower Show were opened, the intrepid members of the Barbados Horticultural Society’s team hurried inside to catch a first glimpse of whatever certificate the judges had awarded them and placed on their exhibit during the night. And there it was, in all […]

    May 20, 2014Culture, TravelNo comments
  5. CARDI and Agricultural Agencies to host Sensitization & Regional Workshops on Fusarium Wilt

    A Sensitization Workshop on ‘the threat of Tropical 4 Race by Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense – Fusarium Wilt (Panama Disease) of Bananas and Plantains‘ will be hosted at the University of the West Indies, St Augustine Campus, Trinidad and Tobago on Wednesday 30 April, 2014. The Workshop will include a Technical Feature on ‘Impacts, […]

    April 27, 2014Agriculture, NatureNo comments
  6. Silk Cotton Tree to be murdered after all – Transport Minister of Barbados reneges promise made in March 2011 (Update Via John Webster on Facebook)

    The Future of the Silk Cotton Tree at Warrens On Friday 25th November, 2011, at 10.00am, I attended a meeting, to which I had been invited two days earlier, at the Conference Room of the Ministry of Transport & Works. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the Silk Cotton Tree at Warrens and […]

    November 30, 2011Featured, Nature13 comments