Lecture On Haiti Experience After Earthquake

Sharon Austin Ministry News

The post disaster response to the earthquake which devastated Haiti eight years ago will be discussed during a public lecture on Wednesday, April 25, at the Barbados Defence Force, St. Ann’s Fort, Garrison, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Entitled: Emergency Field Hospital in Haiti in 2010, the lecture will be presented by Colonel Doctor Gustavo Alonzo, who was in charge of …

Discrimination Against Haiti Must Stop

Cathy Lashley Top Stories

The Government of Barbados is concerned that citizens of Haiti have to obtain visas in order to travel to a number of CARICOM Member States. Prime Minister Freundel Stuart made this disclosure on Tuesday, as the Twenty-Ninth Intersessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community wrapped up in Port-au-Prince. Mr. Stuart contended: “Barbados has always …

Prime Minister Signs Two CARICOM Treaties

Cathy Lashley Top Stories

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart signed two CARICOM Agreements today, in the margins of the Twenty-Ninth Inter-sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM in Port-au-Prince. They are the CARICOM Arrest Warrant Treaty (CAWT) and the Revised Agreement Establishing the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC). Barbados was among several countries to sign the treaties as part of its obligations …

Inter-Sessional Meeting Vital To Region’s Progress

Cathy Lashley Top Stories

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has described this year’s Inter-sessional conference as vital to Barbados in terms of advancing regional integration. He made this assertion on Sunday as he spoke to the Barbados Government Information Service prior to the start of the Twenty-Ninth Inter-sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), which is being held …

Prime Minister To Attend CARICOM Summit In Haiti

Cathy Lashley Top Stories

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart will leave Barbados on Saturday, February 24, for the Twenty-Ninth Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The summit takes place from February 26 to 27, at the Marriott Hotel. Following the Adoption of the Agenda and dealing with a number of Procedural Matters, Mr. Stuart …

African Awareness Activities Continue

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

Grantley Adams Memorial Secondary School will, next Monday, February 6, launch their activities for African Awareness Month with emphasis on Haiti. The school at Blackman’s, St. Joseph, will begin its programme there at 9:30 a.m. with a service by the Mount Pisgah Spiritual Baptist Church.  Later, guest speaker, Reverend Onkpha Wells, will speak on Haiti – Why We Support Haiti. …

Ministry Providing Assistance To Haiti

Jamal Weekes Top Stories

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Youth is partnering with several organisations to provide aid for Haiti. During a press conference on Thursday at the Ministry in Sky Mall, Minister Stephen Lashley said that his department was collaborating with the Pan-African Coalition Organisation (PACO) in order to bring relief to Haiti after it was severely hit by Hurricane Matthew. “We …

Prime Minister Stuart Empathises With Countries

Sharon Austin Top Stories

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has expressed deepest sympathy and regret to the Government of the Republic of Haiti and the Prime Ministers of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas and Jamaica following the passage of Hurricane Matthew. Mr. Stuart recently offered the empathetic expressions in correspondence sent after the countries were affected by Hurricane Matthew, the strongest storm to impact the …