Barbados Infrastructure References

Barbados Infrastructure References

For more information on infrastructure in Barbados, please refer to the following list of web resources. Where websites are not available, contact information will be provided.

» Barbados Transport Board
Weymouth, Roebuck Street
St. Michael
Barbados, W.I.
Tel: +1 (246) 310-3672
Email: [email protected]


The Caribbean Environmental Health Institute (CEHI) provides laboratory services for water testing, news releases, event listings and an online technical forum. CEHI engages in partnership building and engages in a number of projects and programmes while pursuing its vision to be accepted as a centre of excellence for environmental health policy and management for the Caribbean.

» Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (CIMH)
Husbands, St. James
Barbados, W.I.
Tel: +1 (246) 425-1362
Fax: +1 (246) 424-4733
Email: [email protected]


Named after the first Premier of Barbados, Grantley Adams International Airport (GAIA Inc.) is located in Seawell, Christ Church. GAIA is fully owned by the Government of Barbados however commercial operations are run by the company directly. The airport serves a gateway to the Eastern Caribbean as well as featuring direct flights to the United States, Canada, Europe, Central and South America.

» The Nation Newspaper
Nation Publishing Company Ltd
P.O. Box 1203
Fontabelle, St. Michael
BB11000, Barbados, W.I.
Website: www.nationnews.com

Founded in 1973, Nation Publishing Co. Limited is one Barbados leading news providers. Nation Publishing Company Ltd. puts out The Barbados Nation newspaper. The Nation has five weekly publications:

The Barbados Advocate
Tel: +1 246 467 2000
Fax: +1 246 434 2020
Email: [email protected]
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.barbadosadvocate.com

Established in 1895, The Barbados Advocate is the oldest newspaper in Barbados. Published daily, the Advocate provides both national and international news. The publication is available in print format as well as online.

» Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)
The Pine, St Michael
Barbados, W.I.
Tel: +1 (246) 467-5400
Fax: +1 (246) 429-4795
Email: [email protected]
Email: [email protected]
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.cbc.bb

The Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) is the only licensed, over-the-air television channel broadcasting in Barbados. A government-owned media corporation, the CBC also owns 3 radio stations and a wireless Cable TV subscription service. Visit their website for a full listing of programming, advertising packages, classified advertisements, news and sports as well as customer services.

» Barbados Marine Trust
Underwater Barbados
Bay Street, St. Michael
Barbados, W.I.
Tel: +1 (246) 228-8071 / 72
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.barbadosmarinetrust.com

The Barbados Marine Trust is a non-governmental organisation dedicated to promoting environmentally and socially-sustainable use of Barbados’ marine areas. Membership includes from individuals in the fishing industry, hotel and business sectors, dive and water-sport operators and even school children and the community at large. The Trust works towards the creation of a long-term marine management plan. Central to the plan are advocacy and awareness campaigns concerning the importance of, and need for a permanent policy to protect the future of Barbados’ marine resources.

» Barbados Fire & Rescue Service
Probyn Street
Bridgetown, BB11122
Barbados, W.I.
Tel: +1 (246) 426-3504 / 09
Tel: +1 (246) 426-1236
Fax: +1 (246) 435-0794
Website: www.barbados.gov.bb

The Barbados Fire Service is the government department responsible for fire suppression in Barbados, fire coverage and emergency response services twenty-four hours a day. Other services include fire safety inspections, disaster emergency planning, consultative services and public educational programmes. The Barbados Fire Service has 6 stations: Arch Hall Station (St. Thomas), St. James Station (Weston), St. John Station (Four Roads), Worthing Station (Christ Church), the Airport Station — Grantley Adams International Airport (Christ Church) and Headquarters Station on Probyn Street in the capital city of Bridgetown (St. Michael)

» Royal Barbados Police Force
Website: www.barbadospolice.gov.bb

The Royal Barbados Police Force website provides information on missing persons, public notices, community relations, road safety and a listing of the island’s most wanted. Find information on Barbados Crime Stoppers or access and download forms including licencing applications for Shooting Clubs, Firearms Dealers Gunsmiths or Collectors, Firearms Import/Export as well as applications to Carry a Firearm, Liquor Licences, Accident Reports and Certificates of Character.

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