Prince Of Wales & Duchess Of Cornwall To Visit Barbados

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Their Royal Highnesses, The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall will pay an official visit to Barbados on Tuesday, March 19, as part of a Caribbean tour. During the visit, they will participate in several events, including a parade and wreath-laying ceremony at the Cenotaph in National Heroes Square and a reception at which they will be able …

Launch Of Vision 2020: We Gatherin’ Next Friday

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Hundreds of Barbadians are expected to converge in Bridgetown next Friday, February 22, for the launch of Vision 2020: We Gatherin’. It will be held in Parliament’s Courtyard and two screens will be set up so members of the public may view the ceremony on Broad Street or by the Palmetto Square Market. Vision 2020: We Gatherin’ is a 12-month …

Prime Minister’s Statement On Venezuela

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Statement by the Honourable Mia Amor Mottley, Q.C., M.P. Prime Minister of Barbados, on the situation in Venezuela following a meeting in Montevideo, Uruguay. This week in Uruguay, CARICOM along with Mexico and Uruguay, settled the Montevideo Mechanism to try to bring about a peaceful resolution to the political and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela. This mechanism must be owned by …

Barbados’ Future Must Have A Global Focus

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Barbadians are being encouraged to look beyond these shores and see their business as engaging the world. Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley made this call, as she addressed the 20th Anniversary Celebrations of Cidel Bank and Trust at Sandals Royal on Monday night. She explained that Barbados’ taxation at the corporate, land and income tax levels would be significantly different …

Barbados Working To Resolve Venezuela Situation

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Barbados’ commitment to working towards the peaceful resolution of the situation in Venezuela and in maintaining a Zone of Peace in the Caribbean was reaffirmed by Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley when she met separately with representatives of the Governments of the United States and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. Prime Minister Mottley and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Senator Dr. …

Prime Minister Mottley To Attend CGI Meeting

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Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley will participate in the third meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Action Network on Post-Disaster Recovery, being held in Puerto Rico, from January 29 to 30. Ms. Mottley has been invited by former President of the United States of America, William ‘Bill’ Clinton, to take part in the closing plenary session on Wednesday, under …

“Not Bout Here!” Says Prime Minister Mottley

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“Not bout here!” This is Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley’s stern warning to gun-toting persons who seem bent on terrorizing some communities.  In addition, she is giving the assurance that Government has, and would continue to put in place the range of measures necessary to keep Barbadians safe in this country. Ms. Mottley made the comments on Friday at Parliament, …

Prime Minister To Speak At Regional Conference

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Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley will participate in the 14th Regional Investments and Capital Markets Conference, which will be held in Jamaica, from January 22 to 24. Ms. Mottley has been invited to make a presentation on: New Approach to Regional Development: The Growth Agenda, on day two of the annual conference. The meeting is being hosted by the Jamaica …

Prime Minister: Use Savings To Grow Economy

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Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley believes that money in savings accounts should be used to help this country get out of the current economic challenges. Ms. Mottley expressed this view on Friday night when she delivered the feature address at the Enterprise Growth Fund Limited’s (EGFL) 21st anniversary and unveiling ceremony and cocktail reception at its Barbarees, St. Michael, headquarters. …

Barbados Wants To Train More Nurses

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Barbados is placing itself in a position to assist in filling the global shortage of nurses. Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley said Government was interested in developing a partnership between the Barbados Community College and the Chamberlain College of Nursing, which is a subsidiary of Adtalem Global Education. Ms. Mottley made the comments over the weekend, as she delivered the …