Barbados Seeks To Strengthen Ties With Japan

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Barbados’ Minister of Foreign Affairs, Senator Maxine McClean and State Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, Masahisa Sato, focused on education as an important plank for further cooperation between the two countries during a courtesy call on Tuesday. The Japanese envoy, who was on a two-day visit to the island, also highlighted other areas of cooperation, including maritime security, fisheries …

Indian Minister Of State Discusses Relations

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India’s Minister of State for Corporate Affairs, Law and Justice, Shri P. P. Chaudhary, has praised the long-standing relationship between India and Barbados and pointed to specific initiatives that would further enhance the cordial ties. He gave this undertaking recently, during a courtesy call on the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Maxine McClean, at the Ministry recently. …

McClean Holds Talks With South African Envoy

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The use of agreements to create a framework to deepen relations was the main focus when High Commissioner of the Republic of South Africa, Xoliswa Nomathamsanqa Ngwevela, recently paid her second courtesy call on Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Maxine McClean, at her Culloden Road, St. Michael office. The High Commissioner informed Minister McClean that South Africa …

Keble College Unveils Portrait Of Sir James Tudor

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From left: Dr. Terry Tudor, a relative of Sir James; Sir Jonathan Phillips, Warden of Keble College; Minister of Foreign Affairs, Maxine McClean; Permanent Secretary, Cecile Humphrey; and High Commissioner for Barbados to London, Guy Hewitt pose with the portrait of Sir James Cameron Tudor. (MFAFT) Keble College of the University of Oxford in England has unveiled a new oil …

Argentine-Caribbean Regional Workshop In Barbados

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Strengthening food security, the teaching of Spanish as a second language and the further development of small and medium-sized industries will come into sharp focus next week when Barbados hosts the Argentine-Caribbean Regional Cooperation Workshop. The workshop will be held from Tuesday, April 24 to Wednesday, April 25, at the Accra Beach Hotel and Spa, Rockley, Christ Church, starting at …

Women Have Key Role In Entrepreneurship

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Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Maxine McClean, has made it clear that there are no regulatory or legislative controls in place hindering women from establishing their own business. She made this position known while delivering opening remarks during the launch of Caribbean Export’s Women Empowered through Export (WE Xport) initiative at the Hilton Barbados Resort today. Senator …

China’s Diplomatic Relations Highlights

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Chinese Ambassador Yan Xiusheng, has showered praises on successive Barbados governments for their observance of the One China Policy, while pointing to the myriad achievements to date of the bilateral partnership. He heaped accolades recently on the longstanding relations spanning four decades during a welcome reception and celebration in honour of the Chinese New Year at Accra Beach Resort and …

China & Barbados Pledge To Deepen Relations

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Chinese Ambassador, Yan Xiusheng, has praised Barbados for its observance of the One China Policy over the last four decades, which have seen relations between the two countries develop. He made mention of this while pointing to the successes of the existing relationship during a courtesy call on Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Maxine McClean, recently. Ambassador …

Estonia Keen To Collaborate On E-Governance

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The Government of Estonia is keen to work with Barbados on enhanced E-governance services as a means of enhancing cooperation between the two countries. Ambassador-at-Large and Head of the United Nations Security Council’s Campaign Task Force, Margus Kolga, gave this undertaking recently during a courtesy call with Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Maxine McClean. During the call …

Prime Minister Signs Two CARICOM Treaties

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Prime Minister Freundel Stuart signed two CARICOM Agreements today, in the margins of the Twenty-Ninth Inter-sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM in Port-au-Prince. They are the CARICOM Arrest Warrant Treaty (CAWT) and the Revised Agreement Establishing the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC). Barbados was among several countries to sign the treaties as part of its obligations …