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Barbados Offers Assistance To Cuba After Deadly Hotel Explosion

Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley has offered to assist Cuba after a deadly hotel explosion on Friday in downtown Havana. "Let me assure you that Barbados stands ready to give any assistance...

Mottley Urges Barbadians To Take Better Care Of Their Health

Barbadians have been challenged to take better care of their health by making better choices in what they eat, having proper diets and exercising to avoid developing chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Prime...

Barbados To Review School Hairstyle Policies

Local reports say that the Barbados Ministry of Education has announced plans to review school hairstyle policies amid claims that students with dreadlocked hairstyles face blatant discrimination. But at the same time, Barbados...

Barbados, Spain Keen To Collaborate On Critical Issues

As Barbados intensifies efforts to become a global economy, Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley believes that acquiring a second language will play a major part in this endeavour. This was emphasised recently...

Rwanda President Wraps Up Barbados Visit Citing ‘Huge’ African Interest In The Caribbean

Rwanda President Paul Kagame has ended a visit to Barbados, citing the African continent's interest in connecting with the Caribbean. "I just confirmed that there's huge interest in the people of my...

Barbados COVID-19 Related Deaths Rise After Tests On People Who Died Suddenly

Following a decision by the Coroner’s Office to carry out COVID-19 testing on persons who died suddenly in the community, the Ministry of Health and Wellness has reported that the total...

Barbados Pursues Foreign Policy Expansion For Development

Barbados’ efforts to be a major player on the world stage could not be achieved unless there was an embassy in areas such as the Middle East to broaden the country’s...

Barbados Announces Activities For Crop Over Festival

After a two-year hiatus, Crop Over enthusiasts will have the option of six new routes for Grand Kadooment and Foreday Morning Jam. These changes were announced by Minister with responsibility for Culture...

Mottley Committed To Transforming Barbados Public Service

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley is committed to achieving a world-class public service that would result in the deconstruction of the remaining silos that are preventing the smooth running of business. She...

Barbados: Projected Tourism Arrivals Look Good

Barbados has projected good tourism arrivals for 2022, with Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Senator Lisa Cummins, asserting that sea and air arrival passengers for 2022 look 'healthy'. However, Cummins disclosed...

Barbados Suspends Imports Of Live Birds, Poultry And Poultry Products From US, Canada

The importation of live birds, poultry, and poultry products from the United States of America and Canada has been temporarily suspended by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Nutritional Security. Chief Veterinary...

Barbados Set To Begin Phased Re-Opening Of Schools

The Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training is sticking to its proposed date of Monday, February 21, for the phased return of students to the physical classroom. Stating that the process...

COVID-19: Barbados To Lift Curfew From Valentine’s Day

Come February 14, Barbados will lift  the 12:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m. curfew giving way to the resumption of many recreational activities for the people of the Island to enjoy, once...

Barbados Cabinet Members To Declare Assets To Serve

Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley has indicated that members of her new cabinet will have to declare their assets to serve despite the absence of integrity legislation. She also announced zero tolerance...

Barbados Public Officers Learning Chinese & Portuguese

BGIS:-  Public officers are being prepared to function effectively in simple authentic foreign language situations and are honing valuable skills in the process. The Learning and Development Directorate (LDD) of the Ministry...

Barbados Prime Minister Names New Cabinet

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – Prime Minister Mia Mottley, Monday, announced a smaller Cabinet than what had obtained in the last two governments, offering also two seats in the Senate to the...

Barbados: DLP Leader Quits After Massive Election Defeat

The president of Barbados' main opposition Democratic Labour Party (DLP), Verla De Peiza, has resigned after Wednesday's massive election defeat to the Barbados Labour Party (BLP) of Prime Minister Mia Mottley. Mottley's...

Mottley Wins Second Term As Ruling Party Sweeps Barbados General Election

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) - Barbadian voters bought into the philosophy that they are “safer with Mia” wholesale and re-elected the ruling Barbados Labour Party (BLP) into government with a consecutive clean...

High Court Dismisses Application To Call Off Barbados Elections

High Court Judge Madam Justice Cicely Chase Tuesday evening dismissed the application to call off Wednesday's elections in Barbados, ruling that the court had no jurisdiction to hear the matter, local...

Barbados Reviewing Electronic Monitoring, Early Release Of Prisoners

BGIS:- The electronic monitoring of prisoners from Dodd’s Prison is under consideration by the Ministry of Home Affairs. Minister of Home Affairs, Wilfred Abrahams, outlined this as he delivered the feature address during...

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