Technology & Wi-Fi Should Be Readily Accessible

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Top Stories

Technology and wi-fi are public goods that should be readily accessible to every Barbadian. This is according to Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley, who was speaking on Thursday at the ground breaking ceremony for the new $25 million headquarters building for PromoTech Inc. next to the Sheraton Mall in Christ Church. Lauding the move, the Prime Minister stated: “This investment …

Prime Minister Meets With German Envoy

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Barbados is desirous of forging deeper ties with Germany. This was the hope conveyed by Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley during a courtesy call by the new Ambassador of Germany, Mr. Holger Michael. During the courtesy call which took place in the Committee Room of Parliament last Friday, discussions between the Prime Minister and the German envoy centred on climate …

Prime Minister Mottley Hosts CSME Meeting

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The Government of Barbados is continuing to work with the CARICOM Secretariat to ensure that this country fulfills its obligations under the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME). This was underscored today as Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley and several members of Cabinet, met with CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque and his team at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre. Prime …

PM: Golden Square Development Coming

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Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley today hinted at the demolition of the National Insurance Building in Bridgetown as she articulated major development plans for Golden Square. Speaking at the Golden Square site at a ceremony to mark the Day of National Significance, the Prime Minister stated: “…In the same way Clement Payne could not tolerate circumstances that literally choked the …

PM, Cabinet & Ambassadors Receive Trade Brief

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Prime Minister, Mia Amor Mottley, her Cabinet along with Ambassadors Dame Billie Miller and Clyde Mascoll, received a brief on trade-related matters, during the weekly Cabinet meeting today. They were briefed by Executive Director of the International Trade Centre, Arancha González; her Chef de Cabinet and Chief Advisor, Matthew Wilson, who is also a former Barbados Foreign Service Officer, and …

Prime Minister Mottley To Meet With CARICOM SG

Cathy Lashley Top Stories

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley will continue to push for the implementation of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) this week, when she holds another round of talks with CARICOM Secretary General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque in Barbados. Discussions on Friday are expected to focus on the key CSME matters to be addressed at forthcoming meetings of the Council for …

Make Barbados World’s Best Visitor Experience

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“We in dis ting together.” That rallying cry to the nation by Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley since she took office on May 24 was aimed specifically at the workers at the Grantley Adams International Airport today as the Prime Minister appealed for their help in making Barbados the best visitor experience in the Americas, if not the world. The …

Prime Minister: Mini-Budget Absolutely Necessary

Sharon Austin Top Stories

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley has described her recently delivered Mini-Budget as “not perfect”, but “absolutely necessary to stop the bleeding” in the economy. Ms. Mottley expressed this view recently while delivering the feature address at the Business Luncheon of the Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industry, at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre. She told the gathering that Government’s mission …

Another Town Planning Stakeholders’ Consultation

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Stakeholders will have another opportunity next week to give their input at a consultation aimed at reforming and modernising Barbados’ Town and Country Planning Act. The stakeholders’ consultation, which will be held on Wednesday, July 25, at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, will bring together those who interact with the planning process, including developers, investors and non-governmental organisations. Prime Minister …