Public Warned Of Fraudulent Messages

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Members of the public are advised that fraudulent messages have been circulating on Facebook and by cell phone purporting to come from Prime Minister Freundel Stuart. According to the Prime Minister’s Office, there have been several attempts recently to send fake messages or engage persons via Facebook Messenger in conversation online, or even to solicit money with false promises relating …

PM Pays Tribute To Charles Leacock

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Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has described the late Director of Public Prosecutions Charles Leacock, Q.C., who will be laid to rest tomorrow, as “a devoted public officer and a great lawyer”. Mr. Stuart expressed this view recently while delivering remarks at a seminar for Permanent Secretaries and Officers of Related Grades. He said Mr. Leacock loyally attended the meetings of …

PM Stuart: LIAT Still Vital To Region

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Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has pledged Barbados’ continued commitment to the regional carrier LIAT, describing it as “vital” to the movement of people across the Caribbean. Mr. Stuart made this assertion as he spoke to the media recently about concerns being voiced by some CARICOM leaders about the viability of the regional carrier during the just concluded Thirty-eighth Regular Meeting …

HR Strategy Adopted At Summit

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Caribbean people now have a blueprint for their development, with the adoption of the CARICOM Human Resource Development Strategy 2030. The strategy was presented by the Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. Timothy Harris, at the just concluded Thirty-Eighth Regular Meeting of the Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community in Grenada. It covers a wide range of …

CARIFESTA XIII Host Agreement Signed

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Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has given the assurance that Barbados will not engage in excessive spending when it hosts CARIFESTA XIII next month. He made this assertion on Thursday after he signed an agreement to host the festival with CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, as the Thirty-eighth Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community …

Commitment To Regionalism Still Strong

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There is still a lot of enthusiasm for the regional integration movement among Member States and for implementing the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME). Prime Minister Freundel Stuart made this clear on Thursday as he responded to questions from the media about the effectiveness of the Heads of Government Conference and progress with the CSME. Mr. Stuart was speaking …

Prime Minister In Grenada For Summit

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Prime Minister Freundel Stuart is in Grenada for the Thirty-Eighth Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). The annual summit gets under way today, CARICOM day, with an opening ceremony at the Grenada Trade Centre, beginning at 5:00 p.m. While in Grenada, Mr. Stuart and other regional leaders are expected to hold discussions …

Barbados & Canada Will Nurture Friendship

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Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has described Barbados and Canada as partners in a “multifaceted enterprise of economic, political and cultural co-operation”. In light of this, Mr. Stuart has reaffirmed the high value which the Government places on the special relationship between the two countries. He made the comments on Saturday during a reception to commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the …

PM Stuart To Attend CARICOM Meeting

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Prime Minister Freundel Stuart will leave Barbados on Monday, July 3, to attend the Thirty-Eighth Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), at the Radisson Hotel in St. George’s, Grenada. The opening ceremony will be held on Tuesday, July 4, at the Grenada Trade Centre, and the conference will conclude on Thursday, July …