October 17, 2021

Second MM divorce from Royals add Mia Mottley’s BIMXIT

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By Vinette K. Pryce From Caribbean Life Come November, the United Kingdom can add another coinage to its lexicon of terms representing divorces from Britain. Citizens of the Caribbean island often referred to as Bimshire decided last year that on this year’s anniversary of independence they intend to fully discard with the tradition of a colonial […]

Remarks by Prime Minister of Barbados Hon. Mia Mottley at the 16th Raul Prebisch Lecture in Geneva

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From OECS Wednesday, September 11, 2019 — GENEVA, Switzerland – Statement by the Honourable Mia Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados, at the 16th Raul Prebisch Lecture at Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland on Tuesday, 10 September, 2019. I am humbled to have been invited to deliver the 16th lecture to honour this great development thinker. I am […]

What if the Caribbean refused royal visits until reparations were paid?

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From IBW21.ORG Charles and Camilla are the latest to arrive and help whitewash the injustices of slavery and empire. By Nalini Mohabir, The Guardian — Once upon a time monarchs ruled by divine right, then later with charismatic authority. The future king Prince Charles (#NotMyPrince) has neither. Yet Caribbean governments are paying for Prince Charles and Camilla’s royal […]

Premier speaks on Cayman Islands’ e-Government leadership at Barbados conference

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin travelled to Barbados over the weekend to speak at the ‘Central Bank Meets Blockchain’ Conference about the on-going successes of the Cayman Islands in its continuing work to improve e-Government services and embrace digital technologies and industries. Mr. McLaughlin will join a number of other distinguished […]

Caribbean youth want improved decision making – Mitchell

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From Jamaica Gleaner Prime Minister of Grenada Dr Keith Mitchell says Caribbean youth want to see improved decision-making from their leaders. This, he argues, will boost their interest in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). “I think we have to have more decisions, and as politicians and members who lead in our countries, we have to become […]

Contrasts in Barbados elections launch

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BY GEORGE ALLEYNE From Caribbean Life The main contenders in Barbados’ elections launched their campaigns in contrasting styles with Barbados Labour Party advocating plans covering from young to old, while the incumbent Democratic Labour Party focussed on the failings of BLP leader Mia Mottley. Following Prime Minister Freundel Stuart’s announcement on April 26 that Barbadians […]

Barbados solid waste tax payment deadline extended

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From Caribbean360 BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Friday July 18, 2014, CMC – Government has waived all payments of the Barbados Municipal Solid Waste Tax for pensioners with property valued under BDS$190,000 (One BDS dollar = 50 US cents) and pushed back the payment deadline for others. This new tax was announced last year with a sweeping .03 […]