Husbands: Women Important To Any Society

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Minister in the Ministry of Foreign Trade, Sandra Husbands, has underscored the importance of women, saying that any time they are oppressed, the nation is the poorer for it. Ms. Husbands expressed this view last evening while addressing a joint press conference with Canada’s Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Development, Kamal Khera. The press conference was held at …

Festive Send Off For New Zealand’s Envoy

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A festive mood was in the air when Government officials, members of the diplomatic corps, representatives of Non-Governmental Organisations and friends gathered to bid farewell to Ambassador of New Zealand to Barbados, Jan Henderson. During a reception held at her official residence in Sugar Hill, St. James, on Tuesday, Mrs. Henderson remarked: “This posting has been all that and more!” …

Pledge Of Continued Cooperation With Venezuela

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The Government of Barbados has pledged to maintain cooperation with Venezuela on matters of mutual concern. Minister in the Ministry of Foreign Trade, Sandra Husbands, made this declaration at an event held to mark the 207th anniversary of the Independence of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, last night at the Horatio Cooke Complex, Dalkeith Road, St. Michael. Mrs. Husbands stated: …

Praise For Free Citizenship to Windrush Generation

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The Barbados Government has praised Britain’s decision to offer free citizenship to members of the Windrush Generation who arrived in the United Kingdom (UK) before 1973 and to formally recognise June 22 as Windrush Day. The commendations came from Minister in the Ministry of Foreign Trade, Sandra Husbands, who was speaking at a reception to celebrate the bilateral relationship between …

Barbados Supports Canada’s Multilateral Approach

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Barbados will continue to work with and support Canada and other countries that ensure multilateralism remains a fundamental pillar of the international community. Minister in the Ministry of Foreign Trade, Sandra Husbands, said this was “one of the ways to secure open and transparent dialogue among nations”. She was speaking during a garden party, on Sunday, held to celebrate Canada …