PM Mottley To Return Home Following Storm

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Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley will be cutting short her official business trip in New York to return to Barbados tomorrow. This was disclosed by Acting Prime Minister, Dale Marshall, after he toured several Christ Church districts and a St. Michael community, which were affected by flooding caused by Tropical Storm Kirk. Mr. Marshall said: “We are satisfied with some …

Acting PM: No Need For National Shut Down

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Acting Prime Minister Dale Marshall said that at no time during Tropical Storm Kirk did circumstances warrant a national shut down. He was speaking to media today during a press conference at the National Emergency Operations Centre (NEOC) in Warrens, St. Michael. Mr. Marshall said a national shut down would have resulted in the closure of the airport and the …

Acting Prime Minister Is Dale Marshall

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Attorney General Dale Marshall is acting as Prime Minister while Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley is at the United Nations on official business. Minister of Home Affairs, Edmund Hinkson, is acting as Attorney General during the period. sharon.austingill-moore@barbados.gov.bb See also: READ MORE Attorney General: Country’s Economy A Pr… anemptytextlline READ MORE BDF Praised For Efforts Over The Years anemptytextlline READ …

Government Working To Improve Economy

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Government is committed to working with the social partners to implement a series of measures to improve the economy. This assertion came today from Acting Prime Minister, Richard Sealy, as he delivered the feature address at the start of the Week of Excellence 2018, at the Courtney Blackman Grande Salle, Central Bank of Barbados. Mr. Sealy said several policies and …

Acting PM: Sustainable Recovery Plan Can Work

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The Barbados Sustainable Recovery Plan (BSRP) has received the thumbs up from Acting Prime Minister Richard Sealy, who described it as a workable document. While delivering the feature address today at the start of the Week of Excellence 2018, at the Courtney Blackman Grande Salle, Central Bank of Barbados, Mr. Sealy told his audience that the BSRP was not just …

Sealy: Cultural Strategy In The Works

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A new strategy aimed at further building out the cultural industries is in the making. Acting Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism, Richard Sealy, made this disclosure as he addressed the National Independence Festival of Creative Arts (NIFCA) Gold Awards Ceremony at Ilaro Court, last Friday. Mr. Sealy explained that the document was created by the Barbados Social Partners, and …

Praise For Former RSS Executive Director

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Former Executive Director of the Regional Security System (RSS), Grantley Watson, has been lauded by government and international officials for his “outstanding” work at the helm of that institution. Mr. Watson was praised last Friday during a retirement cocktail reception at the Barbados Defence Force Officers’ Mess. He spent 52 years in the field of security, 39 of them in …

New Mexican Envoy Meets Acting PM

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Tourism, trade and educational scholarships were the focus when newly-appointed Mexican Ambassador to Barbados, Jesus Alberto Lopez Gonzalez, met recently with the then Acting Prime Minister, Richard Sealy. Mr. Gonzalez, who was accompanied to Government Headquarters by Mexico’s Honorary Consul in Barbados, Sir Trevor Carmichael, is also accredited to Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago, where he is based. Mr. Sealy …

Acting PM Urges: Follow Protocols

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Acting Prime Minister Richard Sealy is urging business people to abide by the protocols which have been established to deal with the shutdown of Barbados during the hurricane season. Mr. Sealy made the comments today during a press briefing at the Department of Emergency Management’s (DEM) Warrens headquarters, to update the media following the passage of Tropical Storm Matthew. Those …

Performing Arts Centre In The Works

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Government is in discussion with a Chinese company on the development of a Performing Arts Convention Centre on the Needham’s Peninsula, just outside Bridgetown. This disclosure came on Monday evening from Acting Prime Minister, Richard Sealy, as he delivered remarks at a reception at Accra Beach Resort to mark the 67th Anniversary of the Founding of the People’s Republic of …