Areas Spain Could Assist Barbados

Sharon Austin Top Stories

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has identified renewable energy, tourism and culture as possible areas of collaboration between Barbados and Spain. Mr. Stuart made the comments recently when Spain’s new Ambassador to Barbados, Javier Fernandez Carbajosa, and Honorary Consul, Mandy Chandler, paid him a courtesy call at Ilaro Court. Explaining that renewable energy was very important to Barbados, the Prime Minister …

Customer Service Advice For Public Officers

Deirdre Gittens Ministry News

Public officers should never use their authority as agents of the State to harass, belittle or humiliate people, but instead should show respect and exercise proper judgement. Acting Permanent Secretary in the Division of Defence and Security, Timothy Maynard, shared this view this morning at the opening ceremony of the Customer Service Workshop Training for Immigration and Customs Officers and …

Passport Kiosks At Airport Next February

Joy Springer Top Stories

Minister with responsibility for Immigration, Senator Darcy Boyce, announced today that new border control technology would be introduced at the Grantley Adams International Airport next year, aimed at speeding up the processing of arriving passengers. Speaking at a citizenship induction ceremony hosted by the Immigration Department at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Senator Boyce assured immigration officers that the new …

PM Wants Closer France Relations

Sharon Austin Top Stories

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart is keen to see Barbados and France deepen their relationship. He expressed this desire recently when the French Ambassador, Eric de La Moussaye, paid him a farewell visit at Ilaro Court. Also present were Honorary Consul, Don Chee-A-Tow; and the Ambassador’s wife, Martine de La Moussaye. Mr. Stuart pointed out that Barbados had received assistance from …

Statement – Division Of Defence & Security

bgis Top Stories

The Tuesday August 30, 2016 edition of the Daily Nation carried the article entitled “‘INHUMANE’ Jamaican upset over treatment at airport”, in which it was reported that Jamaican national Ms. Sonya Samantha King and her son Kaleb Joseph were mistreated while in the custody of the Barbados Immigration Department on Saturday, August 27, 2016. An investigation was carried out by …

Collaboration Between Government And Private Sector Vital

Sharon Austin Top Stories

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart sees a “firm, collaborative relationship” as the way forward for Government and the private sector. He expressed this view recently when the new Chairman of the Barbados Private Sector Association, Charles Herbert, paid him a courtesy call at Ilaro Court. Those present included the Chief Executive Officer of the Association, Anne Reid; and Permanent Secretary in …

PM Stuart: Reflect Honestly On Questions

Sharon Austin Top Stories

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has called on Barbadians to continue reflecting on those features of Barbadian life that must be reclaimed, retained or thrown out urgently. Mr. Stuart issued the call last evening while delivering remarks at the annual Crop Over Festival Reception at Ilaro Court. He said: “I hope you have been reflecting on these questions and understanding their …

PM Stuart: Barbados Has Made Great Progress

Sharon Austin Top Stories

Barbados has made great progress, says Prime Minister Freundel Stuart, who expressed the view that it will make “even more spectacular advances” in the years ahead with the continued support of the Diaspora. Mr. Stuart made the comments on Wednesday, during an interactive session with his Cabinet and members of the Diaspora during the Barbados Network Consultation 2016 at the …

Two More Consultations On The Society

Sharon Austin Top Stories

Government will host two additional consultations on the society before the report to Cabinet on that topic is finalised. Prime Minister Freundel Stuart made this disclosure on Wednesday while delivering the feature address at the opening of the Barbados Network Consultation 2016 (4th Diaspora Conference) at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, themed: One Nation, One Family: Celebrating 50 years of …

Praise For Independence Committee & Secretariat

Sharon Austin Top Stories

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has again showered praise on the 50th Anniversary of Independence Coordinating Committee and the 50th Anniversary of Independence Celebrations Secretariat for the “sterling work” which they are doing to showcase Barbados. Mr. Stuart made the comments on Wednesday while delivering the feature address at the opening of the three-day Barbados Network Consultation 2016 (4th Diaspora Conference) …