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  • Photo of UNICEF launches regional media project to influence reporting on children rights issues

    UNICEF launches regional media project to influence reporting on children rights issues

    CMC – A regional project aimed at improving the image of children through media reporting has been launched in Barbados with a senior United Nations official noting that the way the media “represents or even ignores” children can influence decisions taken on their behalf. “The media often depicts children as silent victims or charming innocents. But by providing children and…

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  • Photo of Barbados renews call for debt relief for the Caribbean

    Barbados renews call for debt relief for the Caribbean

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC)– Barbados Wednesday renewed a call for an international debt relief programme for developing countries like those in the Caribbean saying it was not enough to speak “almost disparagingly” about the debt situation. Finance and Economic Affairs Minister Chris Sinckler addressing the 11th annual meeting of the group of Latin America and Caribbean debt management specialists (LAC Debt Group)…

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  • Photo of In meeting with Venezuela VP, CARICOM Chair reiterates Community’s position on Guyana’s territorial, maritime integrity

    In meeting with Venezuela VP, CARICOM Chair reiterates Community’s position on Guyana’s territorial, maritime integrity

    Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Freundel Stuart, met today with His Excellency Jorge Arreaza, Vice President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. The Vice President was in Barbados as part of a regional tour to discuss Venezuela’s territorial and maritime claims in the region. During their discussions, Prime Minister Stuart emphasised the need to maintain peace and stability as the…

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  • Photo of OAS undertaking cultural project in CARICOM countries

    OAS undertaking cultural project in CARICOM countries

    Expanding the Socio-Economic Value of Cultural Heritage in the Caribbean BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – At least 14 Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries are participating in an innovative-multi-nation initiative aimed at identifying untapped cultural heritage resources and to develop new tools for monitoring and incentivising their protection. The Organisation of American States (OAS) project which is being funded by the United States, is…

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  • Photo of CDEMA participates in Rotary Clubs of Barbados, UNDP Model UN Programme

    CDEMA participates in Rotary Clubs of Barbados, UNDP Model UN Programme

    Bridgetown, Barbados (CDEMA) –  The Deputy Executive Director (DED) of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), Ms. Elizabeth Riley, hosted two secondary school students at the regional body’s Coordinating Unit (CU) on Wednesday, 15 July, 2015, as part of the Agency’s contribution to this year’s Mini Model United Nations (Mini MUN). For the past three years, the Rotary Clubs of…

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  • Photo of Barbados and Hong Kong sign air services agreement

    Barbados and Hong Kong sign air services agreement

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Friday July 10, 2015 – Barbados and Hong Kong have inked an Air Services Agreement. The deal “provides the framework for the provision of international air services between Hong Kong and Barbados and opens new doors for cooperation in tourism and trade between the two countries”, according to Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Barbados to the People’s Republic of…

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  • Photo of Panama Keen To Cooperate with Barbados In Education

    Panama Keen To Cooperate with Barbados In Education

    Panama is seeking to strengthen cooperation with Barbados by creating linkages in the area of education. This was expressed today as Minister of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Ronald Jones, and officials of his Ministry met with Panama’s Minister of Education, Marcela Paredes de Vásquez, and her delegation, on the margins of the 36th Regular Meeting of the Conference of…

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  • Photo of Barbados And Panama Sign MOU

    Barbados And Panama Sign MOU

    Barbados and the Republic of Panama now have a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Bilateral Relations. The documents were signed and exchanged today during the 36th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community. The meeting, which ends today, is being held the Hilton Barbados Resort, Needhams Point, St. Michael.  Minister of Foreign Affairs and…

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  • Photo of Stage set for CARICOM Summit in Barbados

    Stage set for CARICOM Summit in Barbados

    The theme Vibrant Societies, Resilient Economies, will guide Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads of Government as they tackle a packed agenda at their Thirty-Sixth Summit that will be held 2-4 July, 2015, in Bridgetown, Barbados. Discussions will focus on issues including energy, in the context of a proposal for a new institution to lead the Region’s energy agenda; the CARICOM Single Market and Economy;…

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  • Photo of CARICOM heads to continue pushing reparations agenda

    CARICOM heads to continue pushing reparations agenda

    When the CARICOM Heads of Government gather in Barbados early next month for the 36th Regular Meeting, they are expected to continue “fleshing out” the initiatives that have to be taken to push the reparations agenda forward. This disclosure has come from Prime Minister Freundel Stuart, who acknowledged that progress was being made towards Reparations for Native Genocide and Slavery…

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