Prime Minister: Live Life By The Golden Rule

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Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley has identified the golden rule of “doing unto others as you would have them do unto you” and working together, as two key principles that all, including children, should live by. Ms. Mottley expressed this view today as she paid a visit to the St. Stephen’s Nursery School, as part of its focus on nationhood …

Statement On The Passing Of Sir Alister McIntyre

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Statement by Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Amor Mottley Q.C., M.P., on the passing of Sir Alister McIntyre. I am deeply saddened to learn of the passing today of one of the Caribbean’s most treasured scholars, Sir Alister McIntyre, a respected economist, educator, administrator and true champion of regional integration. This son of Grenada and son of the Caribbean will forever be …

Interest In Maritime Debt For Nature Swap

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Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley has disclosed that government is in discussions with The Nature Conservancy about the possibility of doing a maritime debt for nature swap. Ms. Mottley made the disclosure today during a press conference at Government Headquarters, where she discussed her recent trip to Canada and the United States of America for a series of high-level meetings. …

PSVs Charging School Children Less

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Privately owned public service vehicles (PSVs) will now charge school children $2.50, and not the standard $3.50 fare. This disclosure came during a press conference on Wednesday from Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley, after she held a lengthy meeting with major stakeholders in the public transport sector. Ms. Mottley told the media: “In the case of the Transport Board buses, …

Prime Minister Attending Meetings Overseas

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Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley will attend several important meetings in Canada and the United States of America this week. She has been invited by McGill University in Montreal, Canada, to meet with some of its senior representatives to discuss deepening the relationship between the Bellairs Research Institute and Government. The Prime Minister is keen on facilitating a more meaningful …

Household Mitigation Unit In Operation

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In an effort to ensure that retrenched public officers are given all possible assistance, Government has established the Household Mitigation Unit, and its staff is hard at work. This disclosure has come from Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley, who said the Unit is playing an important role in “minimizing the social and psychological impact of the retrenchment exercise on affected …

More Investment Flowing In For Barbados

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As additional investment flows into Barbados, Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley is reiterating that the country is open for business. Ms. Mottley repeated her message to investors and potential financiers last Friday evening, when she delivered an address during the Sod Turning Ceremony for Sagicor’s The Estates at St. George, at Boarded Hall. The Prime Minister told her audience: “Barbados …