Prime Minister To Meet Developers Next Week

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Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley has announced that she will be meeting with the developers of every major development in Barbados, including the Hyatt Project, over the next week. The purpose of the meetings, she disclosed, was to get a clear understanding of where the projects were; to identify any obstacles in their way; and to establish the things that …

PM Mottley Meets With IDB President

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Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley outlines the details of her meeting with President of the IDB, Luis Alberto Moreno and his team today at Government Headquarters. Pictured (from left to right) are: Minister in the Ministry of Finance, Ryan Straughan; Barbados representative for the IDB, Juan Carlos De La Hoz Vinas; General Manager, Country Department Caribbean Group, IDB, Therese Turner-Jones; …

Caribbean Countries Need Each Other

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From left to right: Martinique’s President, Alfred Marie-Jeanne; Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister, Gaston Browne; Grenada’s Prime Minister, Keith Mitchell; Barbados’ Prime Minister, Mia Amor Mottley; St. Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister, Timothy Harris; St. Lucia’s Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet and Premier of Montserrat, Donaldson Romeo, pose for a photograph at the opening ceremony of the of the 65th Meeting of the Organisation of the Eastern …

More Focus Needed On Inter-Regional Travel

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The time has come for the introduction of inter-island ferry transportation. This view was expressed by Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley on Monday evening, as she delivered remarks at the opening ceremony of the 65th Meeting of the Organisation of the Eastern Caribbean States’ (OECS) Authority, in St. Lucia. Ms. Mottley told her audience, including the Prime Ministers of OECS …

Caribbean Needs To Share More Information

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Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley is of the view that Caribbean countries need to share more information among themselves. Ms. Mottley made the comments on Monday evening as she delivered remarks during the opening ceremony of the 65th Meeting of the Organisation of the Eastern Caribbean States’ (OECS) Authority, in St. Lucia. The Prime Minister said sometimes she had to …

Government To Meet With Air & Seaport Workers

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Government will meet shortly with workers at the Grantley Adams International Airport and the Bridgetown Port to discuss how to improve the visitor experience at those locations. Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley made this disclosure on Wednesday, when she delivered the feature address at the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association’s (BHTA) Annual General Meeting, at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre. …

Prime Minister Mottley Heads To IMF Meeting

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Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley will lead a three-member delegation for talks with Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, in Washington, over the next few days. The members of the delegation who are leaving the island this evening with Prime Minister Mottley are: Chief Economic Counsellor to the Minister of Finance, Economic Affairs and Investment, Ambassador Dr. …

Mini Budgetary Proposal & Financial Statement

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The Mini Budgetary Proposal and Financial Statement – All Aboard – For Love of Country – delivered by Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Economic Affairs and Investment, Mia Amor Mottley, Q.C., M.P. on Monday, June 11, 2018.  Mr. Speaker Sir, I stand before you….18 days since the good people of Barbados went to the polls and elected my party, the Barbados …

Further Collaboration Between Barbados & Cuba

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Barbados and Cuba will continue their bilateral relations and explore possibilities for further cross-sectoral collaboration. This was emphasised on Monday, during a courtesy call by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba, Rogelio Sierra Díaz on Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley, at Parliament. Prime Minister Mottley outlined education, health, culture, heritage and tourism as areas ripe for …

Government Will Address Sargassum Seaweed

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Government is committed to commencing a programme to address the problem of the Sargassum seaweed. This disclosure has come from Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley, who said the programme’s intention was to move from a situation of crisis intervention to one of economic activity. Ms. Mottley stated that since the situation was being treated as a national emergency, the Barbados …