September 26, 2020

Canadian High Commissioner visits Cayman Islands

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    High Commissioner of Canada visits Cayman Islands. ·        On first official visit, the diplomat pays courtesy calls on Government dignitaries led by His Excellency the Governor. ·        At a reception organised by the High Commission, she also met with Canadians on island. Grand Cayman (GIS) – High Commissioner of Canada stationed in Jamaica, Her Excellency Laurie Peters paid […]

Caribbean women benefit from climate change workshop

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BY: REGINA SELMAN MOORE From Barbados Advocate Recognising that women are the most adversely affected by climate change, Environment Canada, in partnership with the Women’s Environment and Development Organisation (WEDO), held a Caribbean Women Climate Change Negotiators Workshop at UN House yesterday. The Global Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants Programme, which is implemented by the […]

Gay people not persecuted in Barbados, says attorney general

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By Malissa Brathwaite From BGIS BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (BGIS) — Persons who identify as gay in Barbados are not persecuted for their sexual orientation, attorney general, Adriel Brathwaite, made clear on Tuesday, while dispelling the notion that homosexuals and lesbians were being targeted across the island. Speaking during a courtesy call with Canadian High Commissioner, Marie […]