PM Signs Condolence Book For New Zealand

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Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley believes the world “must bind together in defence of tolerance and goodwill towards each other”. Ms. Mottley expressed this view today after signing the Condolence Book at Government Headquarters, for the Government and people of New Zealand, following the mass shooting at two mosques there. Fifty people were killed, and several others injured last Friday …

Lionel Richie Is Prince’s Trust New Ambassador

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The Prince of Wales has named Grammy Award winning singer and songwriter, Lionel Richie, as the Global Ambassador for the Prince’s Trust International. The announcement was made during a reception at the Coral Reef Club Hotel in St. James, during the official visit of Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall to Barbados yesterday. While at the reception, Prince Charles …

PM Mottley Offers Condolences To New Zealand

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Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley has condemned terrorism as she extended sympathy to Prime Minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern, after the mass shooting at two mosques there, on Friday, March 15, which killed 50 persons and injured several others. In correspondence sent to Ms. Ardern on Friday, Ms. Mottley said the Government and people of Barbados were saddened at …

Prime Minister: Barbados Fully Open For Business

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Barbados is fully open for business! This clear message came from Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley on Wednesday evening, as she delivered remarks at the groundbreaking ceremony for Kooyman Barbados, at its construction site at Kendal Hill, Christ Church. Ms. Mottley said Barbados had not yet reached the level it wanted to be at, but was certainly on the right …

PM Receives ‘A Common Wealth Of Experience’

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Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley stressed the importance of the Commonwealth today as she was presented with a copy of the book: A Common Wealth of Experience, in the Ermy Bourne Committee Room, Parliament. Chairperson of the Royal Commonwealth Society (RCS), Barbados Branch, Cheryll Belle, presented Ms. Mottley with the book, which comprises stories from 22 countries, including five essays …

Prime Minister Announces Budget Day Is March 20

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Budget day in Barbados is Wednesday, March 20 and Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley will deliver the annual budgetary proposals at 3:30 p.m., in Parliament. Ms. Mottley made the announcement on Monday evening as she delivered the keynote address at the commissioning of a steam locomotive at St. Nicholas Abbey’s Heritage Railway. She said this would be the first time …

PM Extends Sympathy To UN Secretary General

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Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley this morning expressed sympathy to United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on the loss of nearly two dozen UN staff in a plane crash in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa yesterday. Ethiopian Airline Flight 302, commonly referred to as a “UN shuttle” was en route from Addis Ababa to Nairobi, Kenya, when it crashed shortly …

PM Mottley:“Let Us Raise Our Children Together”

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“Let us raise our children together!” This is the strong plea from Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley, who said parents, family and the community must work together as a nation to nurture children. Ms. Mottley made the comments last Friday at the official opening ceremony of the Chesterfield Brewster Youth Empowerment Centre, at Silver Hill Hard Court, Silver Hill, Christ …

Women Told To Remain Focused

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Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley has called on women to remain focused and not be distracted by negative comments made about them. Ms. Mottley made the comments on International Women’s Day last Friday night, at the Her Story: Journeys to Greatness, at Radisson Aquatica. The large audience of mainly women, heard the life stories of Opposition Leader of Trinidad and …

Veteran Journalist New Press Secretary

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Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley has appointed veteran journalist Roy R. Morris as her first Press Secretary. The former Editor-in-Chief at the Nation Publishing Co. Limited and founding Editor-in-Chief and Chief Executive Officer of Barbados Today will take up the appointment on Monday March 11, 2019. In announcing the appointment, Prime Minister Mottley said: “I am delighted that Mr. Morris …