Barbadian Students Safe After Irma

Sharon Lynch Top Stories

All of the Barbadian students who are presently residing in Cuba, attending educational institutions in that country have been accounted for and are reported to be safe. This information was relayed to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade by Barbados’ Embassy in Cuba today, following the passage of Hurricane Irma. Hurricane Irma, which had, a few days earlier …

Cuba Can Help Strengthen Region

Deirdre Gittens Top Stories

The most fitting testament of solidarity between Cuba and the Caribbean would be their active collaboration to strengthen the region’s domestic, regional and global agendas. Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Maxine McClean, expressed this view while addressing a cocktail reception on Tuesday at the Grande Salle, to mark the 58th Anniversary of the Triumph of the Cuban Revolution. …

PM Signs Condolence Book At Embassy

Sharon Austin Top Stories

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart today signed the Book of Condolence at the Cuban Embassy for the Commandant in Chief and Leader of the Cuban Revolution, Dr. Fidel Castro Ruz, who died on Friday, November 25. The Book of Condolence was opened this afternoon, and during the mourning period, until Sunday, December 4, Barbadians may visit the Embassy at #13 Edge …

Prime Minister Stuart Extends Condolences To Cuba

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Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has extended condolences to the Government and people of the Republic of Cuba following the passing of that country’s former President, Fidel Castro yesterday. The text of the message reads: “The death of the former President of the Republic of Cuba marks the passing of an indomitable figure who changed the course of history in his …

Four Companies For Cuban Trade Fair

Theresa Blackman Ministry News

From Monday, October 31, to Friday, November 4, four local companies will be heading to Cuba to exhibit their products at the annual Havana International Fair (FIHAV). Sponsored by the Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC), the five-day trade fair is expected to attract companies from across the globe which produce a range of products and services. Participants will aim …

PM’s Statement On 40th Anniversary Of Cubana Airlines Disaster

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Statement issued by Prime Minister Freundel Stuart on October 6, 2016, to mark the 40th Anniversary of the tragic explosion of Cubana Airlines flight CU 455, consequent to its departure from Barbados. Forty years ago today, on October 6, 1976, Cubana Airlines flight CU 455 succumbed to a proven act of terrorism, with the loss of life of Cuban nationals, …

40th Anniversary Of Cubana Air Crash

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

Barbados will join with the Embassy of the Republic of Cuba in commemorating the 40th anniversary of the Cubana Air disaster of 1976. Together, they will hold a ceremony at the site of the monument constructed in remembrance of the tragedy, at Paynes Bay, St. James, next Thursday, October 6, at 10:00 a.m. Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign …