Barbados & Mauritius Sign Protocol To Amend DTA

Julie Carrington Ministry News

Barbados and Mauritius have signed a Protocol amending the Double Taxation Agreement (DTA) between the two countries.  It was signed by Barbados’ Ambassador to the United States, Selwin Hart, and Ambassador of Mauritius to the United States, Sooroojdev Phokeer. The Protocol amends the DTA that was signed in 2004 and came into force in 2005. The amendment provides for the …

AG & Ambassador Discuss Security

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Top Stories

Security issues and training opportunities for Barbadians were the main talking points when this island’s Ambassador to the United States of America, Selwin Hart, met with Attorney General, Adriel Brathwaite, today. Among the areas discussed were cybersecurity and training within that field; the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative and the need for it to be more demand driven; the possibility of …

Decriminalising Marijuana A Complex Issue

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Top Stories

Barbados will not be decriminalising marijuana just because other countries are doing so, without the proper supporting information on its effects. Attorney General, Adriel Brathwaite, restated his position in the debate on legalising marijuana, during a recent meeting with Barbados’ Ambassador to the United States, Selwin Hart, at his Wildey, St. Michael office. During the discussion, Mr. Brathwaite said Barbados …