B’dos-China Visa Waiver Agreement Signed

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Citizens of Barbados and the People’s Republic of China can now enter each other’s territory with an ordinary passport and no entry visa, following the signing today of a Visa Waiver Agreement. The agreement, which follows the initialling of a reciprocal agreement three years ago that removed visa requirements for holders of Diplomatic, Official and Service passports, was officially signed …

German Envoy Calls On Senator McClean

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Germany’s Ambassador to Barbados, Dr. Lutz Görgens, recently paid a courtesy call on Minister of Foreign Affairs, Senator Maxine McClean, to mark the occasion of 50 years of bilateral relations between the two countries. Ambassador Görgens stated that he was very happy to meet with the Foreign Minister to celebrate their 50-year relationship, which he described as “unparalleled and incomparable”. A main …

Barbadian Students In Cuba Monitoring Matthew

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Barbadians studying in Cuba in the zone likely to be affected by Hurricane Matthew are receiving regular updates and are following the directives of Cuba’s Civil Defense to assure their safety. Word of this came today from Chargé d’Affaires at Barbados’ Embassy in Cuba, Donna Forde. Ms. Forde said that eight of the 17 Barbadian students are currently studying in …