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  • Photo of Secretary-General looks forward to welcoming PM Mottley to next CARICOM Heads Meeting

    Secretary-General looks forward to welcoming PM Mottley to next CARICOM Heads Meeting

    CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque has congratulated new Barbados Prime Minister Hon. Mia Mottley on her ‘truly historic achievements’ following Thursday’s General Elections, and said it will be his pleasure to welcome her to the next meeting of CARICOM Heads of Government in Jamaica on 4-6 July. Ms Mottley’s  Barbados Labour Party (BLP) won all 30 seats in the Barbados…

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  • Photo of Barbados Minister suggests bigger private sector role in regional standards

    Barbados Minister suggests bigger private sector role in regional standards

    Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development, Donville Inniss, has called on regional standards bodies to make greater use of the skills offered by the private sector. He made this suggestion while delivering the feature address at the opening ceremony of the 32nd Meeting of the Council of the CARICOM Regional Organisation for Standards and Quality (CROSQ) at the Accra…

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  • Photo of Barbados Prime Minister signs Agreements at CARICOM Inter-Sessional

    Barbados Prime Minister signs Agreements at CARICOM Inter-Sessional

    Barbados Prime Minister Rt Hon Freundel Stuart  signed the CARICOM Arrest Warrant Treaty and the Revised Agreement Establishing the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC), during the second day of the 29th Inter-Sessional Meeting of CARICOM Heads of Government, at the Marriott Hotel, Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Tuesday. The CARICOM Arrest Warrant Treaty, already signed by some other CARICOM Member Countries,  simplifies the procedure…

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  • Photo of Barbados Prime Minister signs Agreements at CARICOM Inter-Sessional

    Barbados Prime Minister signs Agreements at CARICOM Inter-Sessional

    Barbados Prime Minister Rt Hon Freundel Stuart signed the CARICOM Arrest Warrant Treaty and the Revised Agreement Establishing the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC), during the second day of the 29th Inter-Sessional Meeting of CARICOM Heads of Government, at the Marriott Hotel, Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Tuesday. The CARICOM Arrest Warrant Treaty, already signed by some other CARICOM Member Countries, simplifies the procedure…

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  • Photo of Culture Minister Receives Reparations Report

    Culture Minister Receives Reparations Report

    Barbados has made another step towards the goal of obtaining regional reparations. This step comes as members of the island’s Reparations Task Force recently presented Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth, Stephen Lashley, with an official report on arguments in support of reparations, in his Ministry’s Conference Room at Sky Mall. After receiving the document, Mr. Lashley noted that he…

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  • Photo of Barbados, St Vincent and the Grenadines reaffirm commitment to CARICOM

    Barbados, St Vincent and the Grenadines reaffirm commitment to CARICOM

    The governments of Barbados and St. Vincent and the Grenadines have signalled their unequivocal commitment to integration as they assigned two new envoys to join the family of CARICOM Ambassadors on Friday 12 January. Her Excellency Veronica Griffith, Plenipotentiary Representative of Barbados to CARICOM and His Excellency Allan Alexander, Plenipotentiary Representative of St. Vincent and the Grenadines to CARICOM were…

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  • Photo of Barbados, St Vincent and the Grenadines reaffirm commitment to CARICOM

    Barbados, St Vincent and the Grenadines reaffirm commitment to CARICOM

    Her Excellency Veronica Griffith, Plenipotentiary Representative of Barbados to CARICOM and His Excellency Allan Alexander, Plenipotentiary Representative of St. Vincent and the Grenadines to CARICOM were accredited by CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque in a short ceremony at the Secretariat’s headquarters in Georgetown, Guyana. The new Barbados Ambassador said her government endorsed the words of Right Excellent Errol Barrow in…

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  • Coconut Boost For Barbados & Region

    Barbados and the region can have a bustling coconut industry, despite being smaller than major growers such as Indonesia and The Philippines. This assertion was made by Maurice Wilson, who is the Regional Coconut Industry Coordinator at the Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI). He was speaking with the Barbados Government Information Service (BGIS) following the inaugural meeting of the National Stakeholders Platform…

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  • Photo of Giving the Region a more results-focused approach to project management

    Giving the Region a more results-focused approach to project management

    Efforts to provide the Caribbean Community with a more results-focused approach to programme and project management are being advanced this week with a series of sensitisation seminars  in Barbados. The seminars will continue in Suriname next week and in other CARICOM Member States next year. Development of the Gender-sensitive CARICOM Results-based Management (RBM) system, was coordinated by the CARICOM Secretariat with…

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  • PM: CARIFESTA XIII was a phenomenal success

    Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has described CARIFESTA XIII, held in Barbados from August 17 – 27, as being “a phenomenal success”. Mr. Stuart noted that in any undertaking, whether small or large, challenges often appeared at the last minute to thwart even the best laid plans. He noted that in Barbados, nature intervened to test to the limits the logistical…

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