BDF Praised For Efforts Over The Years

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Top Stories

There may be no wars to fight but the Barbados Defence Force (BDF) continues to remain relevant in today’s society. This assertion was made by Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Dale Marshall, as he addressed a Presentation of Medals ceremony at the BDF’s St. Ann’s Fort base recently. “While we may not be fighting a war in the …

Plans For New Courts; Repair Work Soon

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Top Stories

The Supreme Court Complex at Whitepark Road, St. Michael, should be restored and operating within the first quarter of next year. Meanwhile, plans are in the pipeline for Barbados to have a dedicated family court and two commercial courts to assist with alleviating the backlog in the justice system. Attorney General, Dale Marshall, made these announcements during the admission of …

IMF Programme May Impact Justice System

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Top Stories

Barbados’ International Monetary Fund-supported programme will have implications for how the Community Legal Services Department functions going forward. This was announced today by Attorney General, Dale Marshall, as he urged 48 new attorneys to offer some of their services free of cost annually to members of the public. Speaking during the admission of the attorneys during a Special Sitting of …

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

Sharon Austin Top Stories

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 BDF Praised For Efforts Over The Years anemptytextlline READ MORE Churches Urged To Do More For Youth anemptytextlline …

China Talks Rule Of Law With Barbados

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

The rule of law was a major talking point when Ambassador of the Republic of China to Barbados, Yan Xiusheng, recently paid a courtesy call on Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Dale Marshall, at his Wildey, St. Michael office. Ambassador Yan congratulated the Attorney General and the new Government on their assignment and noted that Barbados’ interest in …

BDF Structure To Be Reviewed

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Top Stories

The structure of the Barbados Defence Force (BDF) will be reviewed in the coming months to ensure that it is best placed to treat to the current and emerging threats to the island’s national security. This was announced by Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs during the Barbados Defence Force’s 39th anniversary parade and sunset ceremony at St. Ann’s …

Integrity In Public Life Bill On Stream

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Top Stories

The Joint Select Committee for the Integrity in Public Life Bill is set to meet on Monday, August 27, at 1:30 p.m. And, members of the public will have every opportunity to watch the proceedings and share their “frank” views on corruption in public life as it is expected to be streamed live on Facebook, the Parliament’s website and on …

Barbados Moving Towards E-Filing System

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Top Stories

Come September, Barbados will be embarking on an e-filing project in an effort to reduce the amount of paper files presently in the judicial system. This was announced by Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Dale Marshall, during a recent courtesy call with Director of the JURIST Project, Gloria Richards-Johnson and Regional Project Coordinator for JURIST, John Furlonge. He …