Government Committed To Cultural Industries

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Barbados’ newest Cultural Ambassadors (from left to right) Dr. Anthony “Gabby” Carter, Alison Hinds-Walcott, and Stedson “Red Plastic Bag” Wiltshire. (B.Hinds/BGIS) Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has promised that Government will continue to create the necessary environment to allow for the development of the cultural industries. He gave the assurance on Sunday when he formally conferred the title of Cultural Ambassador …

Lashley Tells Region To Look To Barbados

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Regional cultural directors have been encouraged to examine Barbados’ legislation on the development of cultural industries. This suggestion came from Minister of Culture, Stephen Lashley, who spoke at the 25th meeting of the Regional Cultural Committee, in Georgetown, Guyana. While addressing the region’s various Directors of Culture, Minister Lashley referred to the Cultural Industries Development Act, and urged those gathered …

Lashley Concerned About Industries Act

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Minister of Culture, Stephen Lashley, has agreed to investigate the “slow take up” in relation to the operation of the Cultural Industries Development Act. Mr. Lashley made this promise during a press conference at his Sky Mall Ministry room to update members of the media on the Crop Over Festival. The Culture Minister, who met with members of the Barbados …