Children’s Rights Important To Gov’t

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Government will continue to support global conventions that promote the rights of children. Prime Minister Freundel Stuart gave this commitment recently when he addressed a reception at Ilaro Court for delegates attending the 92nd Regular Meeting of the Directing Council of the Inter-American Children’s Institute. Mr. Stuart told his audience: “I want to assure all of you that the Government …

PM Stuart To Visit Jamaica & Canada

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Prime Minister Freundel Stuart left the island today, Friday, September 22, to participate in events in Canada and Jamaica. Mr. Stuart will attend and speak at several functions, including the 10th Annual Errol Barrow Memorial Dinner; and the Ottawa Welcomes the World event, where he will meet with members of the diaspora during a walkthrough. He will also visit the …

B’dos Will Continue To Assist Dominica

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As the first Barbados Coast Guard vessel arrived in Dominica this morning, Prime Minister Freundel Stuart pledged Barbados’ commitment to assisting the hurricane-ravaged island in its recovery efforts. The Prime Minister, who has responsibility for Defence and Security, said that Barbados would continue to send vessels with supplies and personnel to the island for as long as was necessary. Mr. …

Gov’t Will Continue Youth Empowerment

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Government remains committed to empowering young people in Barbados, so they can realise their dreams and aspirations. Prime Minister Freundel Stuart reiterated this commitment recently when International Vice President of Junior Chamber International (JCI), Kevin Hinds; and 2017 National Vice President of JCI West Indies, Khaleid Holder, paid him a courtesy call at Government Headquarters. Stressing that young people are …

Golden Jubilee Contributors Recognised

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It seems that those Barbadians who contributed to this country’s 50th Anniversary of Independence will have their names written on history’s page. Prime Minister Freundel Stuart disclosed that Government would fittingly try to immortalise their contribution to last year’s Golden Jubilee celebrations. “It is my intention that all of the names associated with the celebration of our Golden Jubilee make …

Gov’t Committed To Inclusive Barbados

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Government is committed to creating an inclusive Barbados where people can realise their aspirations. Prime Minister Freundel Stuart expressed this commitment last night after the Director of the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES), Dr. Don Marshall, presented him with the Barbados At 50: The National Values Assessment 2016 Report. In addition to the hand-over of …

Presentation Of Report Later This Month

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Barbadians will soon know the findings of the Barbados At 50: The National Values Assessment 2016 Report. This disclosure came last evening from Director of the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES), Dr. Don Marshall, who said that organisation would be presenting the report on Tuesday, September 26. He made the comments before handing over a …

Values Assessment Report Next Week

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Prime Minister Freundel Stuart will soon know some of those features of Barbadian life that citizens want to reclaim, retain or discard, in keeping with the questions he posed last year during this country’s 50th Anniversary of Independence. Barbados At 50: The Barbados National Values Assessment 2016 Report, which was carried out by the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social …

Barbados & China’s Relations Solid

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Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has praised China’s outgoing Ambassador to Barbados, Wang Ke, for her outstanding work during her tour of duty, saying the relationship between both countries is now on a “solid footing”. Mr. Stuart said Barbados “values very highly” its friendship with the People’s Republic of China and highlighted the decision to open an Embassy in Beijing, as …

PM Offers Sympathy To President Trump

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Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has extended deepest sympathy to the President of the United States, Donald Trump, on the loss of life and the devastation in Texas, resulting from the alarming effects of Tropical Storm Harvey. Mr. Stuart said in a letter to President Trump: “We are troubled at the potential for further destruction as the deadly weather system continues …