Prime Minister To Attend CARICOM Summit In Haiti

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Prime Minister Freundel Stuart will leave Barbados on Saturday, February 24, for the Twenty-Ninth Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The summit takes place from February 26 to 27, at the Marriott Hotel. Following the Adoption of the Agenda and dealing with a number of Procedural Matters, Mr. Stuart …

Prime Minister Stuart Thanks Repeat Visitors

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Prime Minister Freundel Stuart took time last evening to say “thank you” to some of the visitors who have invested heavily in Barbados by returning to the country several times yearly. Mr. Stuart expressed Government’s gratitude during the second Repeat Visitors’ Reception for 2018, at Ilaro Court, at which four persons who visited Barbados over 295 times were singled out …

Digital Media Vital To Defence & Security Agencies

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Defence and security agencies must use digital media as a critical resource to execute necessary campaigns that intercept and fight challenges which have the potential to undermine national security. Prime Minister Freundel Stuart expressed this view today, as he delivered remarks at the Barbados Defence Force’s (BDF) website launch at its headquarters at St. Ann’s Fort. Stressing that defence and …

Prime Minister: Fiscal Deficit On The Decline

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Barbados’ fiscal deficit is on the decline. This news has come from Prime Minister Freundel Stuart, who said that preliminary estimates suggested that, compared to the previous fiscal year, the decline was sizeable, despite there being some setbacks. Mr. Stuart made the comments on Wednesday as he addressed the Business Luncheon of the Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industry at …

Several Projects In Pipeline For 2018

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  Government will do its best to ensure that vital growth enhancing projects which are now in the pipeline will commence this year. This assurance came from Prime Minister Freundel Stuart on Wednesday as he delivered the feature address at the Business Luncheon of the Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industry at the Hilton Barbados Resort. Mr. Stuart explained that …

Church Must Respond To Needs Of People

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Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has reminded the Church that it has to be adaptable and respond to the spiritual and other needs of the people it serves. He made the comments last Friday at the Awards Ceremony and Dinner of the New Testament Church of God, at the Barbados Hilton Resort. Stating that there was an inseparable link between politics …

South Coast Issue Receiving Govt’s Full Attention

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Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has given the assurance that the south coast sewage problem is daily receiving the attention of his Government. Mr. Stuart gave this reassurance today at the Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s 2018 Business Luncheon at the Hilton Barbados Resort, as he responded to a question on the ongoing sewage problem on the south coast. He …

Celebrating The Life Of Errol Walton Barrow

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National Hero and Barbados’ first Prime Minister, The Right Excellent Errol Walton Barrow. (BGIS Library) Acclaimed as the Father of Barbados’ Independence, The Right Excellent Errol Walton Barrow was born in the parish of St. Lucy on January 21, 1920. The son of the late Rev. Reginald Grant Barrow and the late Ruth nee O’Neal, Errol was the nephew of …

Comprehensive Health Care Services Still Planned

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The Ministry of Health is still working on a full range of proposals to put together a package of comprehensive health care services and financing mechanisms to benefit Barbadians. This reminder came from Prime Minister Freundel Stuart on Friday evening, as he delivered the feature address at the official opening of MD Alliance Surgery and Birthing Centre, at No. 35 …

Prime Minister: Safety Is Important To Barbados

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Government is continuing its efforts to make sure Barbados is safe, comfortable and congenial. This assurance came from Prime Minister Freundel Stuart last evening, as he hosted the first of four monthly Repeat Visitors’ Reception for 2018 at Ilaro Court. Mr. Stuart told his appreciative audience: “In ensuring that we create the kind of environment which induces you to continue …