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24 May 2007

Purity Bakeries launches programme to increase awareness of HIV/AIDS [Barbados]

Author: The Barbados Advocate

Goddard Enterprises Ltd. has joined the fight against…HIV/AIDS by pioneering a...new initiative...[which] will be undertaken at Purity Bakeries, a division of Goddard Enterprises Ltd., as well as in two other companies in the Group...The programme is...

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6 March 2007

U.S. State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices 2006: Barbados

Author: U.S. State Department Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor

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16 February 2007

Anti-discrimination legislation being worked on in Barbados

Author: Government Information Services [Barbados]

The Barbados government is working to prepare anti-discriminatory legislation that will embrace the rights of workers and employers. [The] Minister of State [said]…“The frontline of it…will be to tackle discrimination in the workplace, so that anyone...

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1 December 2006

Government must account to people [Trinidad & Tobago]

Author: Lara Pickford-Gordon, Newsday [Trinidad & Tobago]

[T]he Public Services Association (PSA) said the Government and non-governmental bodies must “remain accountable to the people.” In a message for World AIDS Day, Public Services Association President Jennifer Baptiste-Primus said...[that] the process...

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9 September 2006

HIV/AIDS programmes for tourism sector

Author: Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation [Barbados]

Tourism players in Barbados have pledged to roll out programmes for staff aimed at preventing HIV/AIDs...The commitment came at a high-level...meeting...Senior Medical Officer of Health Dr. Nicholas Adomakoh stressed that...a workplace climate of...

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30 November 2005

Best-Practice AIDS Standard: Interactive Company Case Studies Database

Author: Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS

[case studies include: Abbott Laboratories, Accra Brewery, African Rainbow Minerals, Anglo American, AngloGold, Barbados Employers' Confederation, BP, British American Tobacco, Chevron Texaco (now Chevron), Coca–Cola, Compagnie Ivoirienne d'Electricité...

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29 November 2005

Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS announces new best practice standard for corporate AIDS programmes

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29 November 2005

The Rainforest Alliance and Partners Produce User-Friendly Guide to Responsible Travel Options in the Americas

Author: Rainforest Alliance

...[Information] on reputable hotels and tour operators can be hard to find. To help, the Rainforest Alliance and its partners in the Sustainable Tourism Certification Network of the Americas (STCNA) have assembled...a user-friendly catalog of...

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7 December 2003

World Information Summit faces huge challenges to bridge digital divide

Author: Claude Robinson, Jamaica Observer

One of the main concerns of the critics is that the agenda that has emerged is concerned mainly with telecommunication and Internet related issues, viewed from a technical perspective and a narrowly construed development agenda. Broader communication...

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7 December 2003

World Information Summit: North-South divisions over human rights averted as draft declaration agreed

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