Early Childhood Education Key To Gov’t

Sharon Austin Top Stories

Government remains committed to the development of early childhood education in Barbados, and this is reflected in the various initiatives it continues to put in place. Prime Minister Freundel Stuart reiterated this commitment recently when outgoing UNICEF Representative, Khin-Sandi Lwin, and her successor, Dr. Aloys Kamuragiye, paid him a courtesy call at Ilaro Court. The Prime Minister said: “The demand …

Areas Spain Could Assist Barbados

Sharon Austin Top Stories

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has identified renewable energy, tourism and culture as possible areas of collaboration between Barbados and Spain. Mr. Stuart made the comments recently when Spain’s new Ambassador to Barbados, Javier Fernandez Carbajosa, and Honorary Consul, Mandy Chandler, paid him a courtesy call at Ilaro Court. Explaining that renewable energy was very important to Barbados, the Prime Minister …

A Call For Closer Ties With Africa

Sharon Austin Top Stories

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart believes the Caribbean and the African continent need to forge closer relations. According to him, the links were already there and it was now necessary to build on them. “There is more that unites us than divides us,” Mr. Stuart said recently, when author Dr. Abdullah Hakim Quick, an African American with Caribbean roots, paid him …

Inniss Holds Talks With British Envoy

Deirdre Gittens Top Stories

Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development, Donville Inniss, is confident that following Brexit, Barbados’ relationship with Britain will become stronger. Mr. Inniss shared this view during a courtesy call with Britain’s High Commissioner to Barbados, Janet Douglas, at his Reef Road office. He explained that both countries shared a “very good relationship”, which would long be …

PM Wants Closer France Relations

Sharon Austin Top Stories

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart is keen to see Barbados and France deepen their relationship. He expressed this desire recently when the French Ambassador, Eric de La Moussaye, paid him a farewell visit at Ilaro Court. Also present were Honorary Consul, Don Chee-A-Tow; and the Ambassador’s wife, Martine de La Moussaye. Mr. Stuart pointed out that Barbados had received assistance from …

Collaboration Between Government And Private Sector Vital

Sharon Austin Top Stories

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart sees a “firm, collaborative relationship” as the way forward for Government and the private sector. He expressed this view recently when the new Chairman of the Barbados Private Sector Association, Charles Herbert, paid him a courtesy call at Ilaro Court. Those present included the Chief Executive Officer of the Association, Anne Reid; and Permanent Secretary in …