February 25, 2021

Bajan relief at election date

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BY GEORGE ALLEYNE From Caribbean Life Though they all welcome Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart’s announcement of an elections date the business community wants it over quickly, one politician is concerned about a clash with school examinations, and an academic accused the prime minister of dictatorship. Following a delay of 50 days since the automatic […]

Barbados – CARIFESTA XIII ends

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From Caribbean News Service Ten days of regional cultural expression came to an end at Kensington Oval Sunday night with organizers saying the festival was a resounding success. The Minister of Culture in Barbados Stephen Lashley said that all the critical objectives of CARIFESTA XIII were met. In addition, he told the official closing ceremony […]

UK minister reaffirms strong links with Barbados

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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — British Foreign Office Minister Baroness Anelay stressed the importance of a modern partnership based on shared interests during her first visit to Barbados on 7 October. During the one-day visit Anelay met with Prime Minister Freundel Stuart and the leader of the opposition, Mia Mottley. The minister confirmed the UK’s commitment to […]