AG: Vision For Problem Solving Courts

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With the Drug Treatment Court (DTC) up and running in Barbados, Attorney General, Adriel Brathwaite, has shared his vision for a problem-solving court model to be spread across the island. He said these courts could focus on commercial and family matters, as well as on persons with mental health issues. “At least a third of the people in prison could …

Amendments To Barbados’ Firearms Act

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Barbados will be doing all in its power to maintain its ranking as the safest Caribbean destination. And, part of the drive to maintain the status outlined in the Geneva-based World Economic Forum in April 2017 Biennial Report, includes a revision of and amendments to the island’s Firearms Act to ensure the country’s compliance with its obligations under the Arms …

Career Advice From Retired Civil Servant

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Retired Permanent Secretary in the Office of the Attorney General, Diane Campbell. (C.Pitt/BGIS) Do not wait for Government to send you on a course to further your studies; make the investment and upgrade your qualifications yourself. That’s the one piece of advice retired Permanent Secretary in the Office of the Attorney General, Diane Campbell, wants to leave behind for young …

Statement On Barbados’ Listing By US State Department

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It has come to the attention of the Government of Barbados that the United States of America’s (US) State Department recently named Barbados among a number of countries which the US regards as major money laundering countries. This appears to be a position taken on 2016 reporting. Barbados is duty bound to state its position on this finding, which it considers …