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Plans to fill vacant posts are proceeding well at the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) as two new directors were recently recruited.
The Leeward Islands Airline Pilots Association (LIALPA) is waiting to be informed of the measures LIAT will take in dealing with the passenger who caused the disruption and cancellation of one of its flights on December 13th 2016.
Minister of Tourism Shamfa Cudjoe presents a token of appreciation to the Captain of the Air Canada Rouge flight, Captain Sabean Thomas
Trinidad’s Minister of Tourism Honourable Shamfa Cudjoe hosted a welcome reception this week for Air Canada Rouge’s new nonstop service between Toronto and Trinidad.
LIAT is no longer paying employees for uncertified sickness beyond the number of days allowed by local legislation. This is according to a press release from the regional airline issued today.
The Leeward Islands Airline Pilots Association (LIALPA) has noted the public comments of Chairman of the Shareholder Governments, Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves in the October 19th 2016 Edition of the Barbados Today Newspaper.
Press Statement from LIALPA
For over three (3) years, the Leeward Islands Airline Pilots Association (LIALPA) has been trying to overcome the stalling and delaying tactics of LIAT’s management in releasing accounting information with regards to their Retirement Funds.
Jason Day pulled out of the Olympics on Tuesday because of the Zika virus, costing golf its No 1 player as it returns from a century-long absence at the games. The sport has lost two of its biggest stars in the last week, adding to the perception that the Olympics are not a high priority. Rory McIlroy, a four-time major champion, also said Zika will keep from competing in Rio de Janeiro.
Statement from LIAT
The management of LIAT (1974) Ltd confirms that one of its employees is in police custody in Barbados assisting law enforcement officers with their investigations into a drug-related matter.