Committee Set Up To Monitor BERT Performance

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An independent sub-committee has been set up within the Social Partnership to monitor Government’s performance with regards to the attainment of targets under the Barbados Economic Recovery and Transformation (BERT) Plan. This disclosure came today from Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley, who said the co-chairs of the BERT Monitoring Committee were Chairman of the Barbados Private Sector Association, Edward Clarke; …

Prime Minister: Regular National Clean-Up Essential

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Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley is firmly of the view that there should be a national effort at least four times a year to clean up this country. In addition, she wants Barbadians to get to the point where they take responsibility for their surroundings and clean them. Ms. Mottley made the comments on Saturday after touring Chapman Lane and …

Prime Minister: Infrastructure Not Up To Mark

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Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley has described Barbados’ infrastructure as being in a woeful state, and has given the assurance that Government would deal with it. Ms. Mottley expressed those views on Saturday after touring Chapman Lane and Pondside, The City; Wotton, Christ Church; and Ruby Tenantry Road, St. Philip, which were flooded recently as a result of the passage …

PM Mottley To Return Home Following Storm

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Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley will be cutting short her official business trip in New York to return to Barbados tomorrow. This was disclosed by Acting Prime Minister, Dale Marshall, after he toured several Christ Church districts and a St. Michael community, which were affected by flooding caused by Tropical Storm Kirk. Mr. Marshall said: “We are satisfied with some …

Barbados & Canada Hold Bilateral Meeting

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Barbados’ deep and long friendship with Canada was underscored today when Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley and Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau held a bilateral meeting, on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly. Mr. Trudeau said he was looking forward to talking with Ms. Mottley about the opportunities they have to work together. “There are significant challenges that …

PM Mottley Participates In UN Meetings

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Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley will address the United Nations Secretary General’s High Level Meeting on Financing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development on Monday, September 24. The programme of the high‑level meeting will reflect three action areas: building momentum and political support at all levels; stepping up engagement with the private sector; and making the most of innovative solutions …

Children To Learn Mandarin Chinese

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Children in primary and secondary schools in Barbados could be learning Mandarin in their classrooms in the future. Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley hinted at this Wednesday night when she addressed a reception to celebrate the 69th Anniversary of the Founding of the People’s Republic of China, at Hilton Resort, Needham’s Point, St. Michael. Ms. Mottley told the audience that …

Prime Minister Mottley: mMoney Pilot Soon

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Government will soon introduce a mMoney pilot programme. This disclosure came today from Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley, as she addressed Bitt’s Annual Central Bank Meets Blockchain Conference, at the Hilton Barbados Resort. Ms. Mottley told the large audience that with the introduction of the pilot, Government would be taking another step into the future. “Our people want digital money …

Several Meetings For PM Mottley At US Summit

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Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley has been participating in a number of events at the September 12 to 14 Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco, USA, which ends today. On Wednesday, Prime Minister Mottley participated in the breakfast meeting Changing the Climate Conversation: Enabling Women’s Participation to Advance Climate Justice, at the Green Room at the War Memorial. It …