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By Edition On Tuesday, May 29th, 2018
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Barbados PM names largest ever cabinet; MPs and ministers to give part of salary to charity

BRIDGETOWN - Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley continued making political history yesterday, naming the largest Cabinet the country has ever seen and having Cabinet ministers take the oath of office in the first More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018
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CCJ’s first president says a Barbados withdrawal from the court would be retrograde step

PORT OF SPAIN - Former president of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) Michael de la Bastide says if Barbados withdraws from the appellate jurisdiction of the court it will undermine the standing of the court More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018
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Barbados Prime Minister wants out of CCJ

BRIDGETOWN - Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has served notice that if his Democratic Labour Party (DLP) wins a third term in office in general elections later this week, the government will be saying goodbye to More...

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By Edition On Thursday, April 5th, 2018
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Oil exploration to start soon offshore Barbados

BRIDGETOWN - Exploration of Barbados’ potential offshore petroleum resources is expected to begin within the next year. Speaking in Trinidad last week at a regional symposium on Strengthening CARICOM Energy Collaboration, More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018
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Family distraught as Barbadian citizen detained in Venezuela since January

BRIDGETOWN - Relatives of a 33-year-old Venezuelan man with Barbadian heritage say they are at their wits end over his detention in a Caracas jail. In fact, they claim Gregory Hinds, who was born in the Spanish-speaking More...

Freundel Stuart
By Edition On Monday, March 5th, 2018
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Barbados condemns discrimination against Haitians by CARICOM member states

BRIDGETOWN - The Government of Barbados has expressed concern that citizens of Haiti have to obtain visas in order to travel to some CARICOM member states, although it is a member of the regional integration movement. “Barbados More...

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By Edition On Monday, February 26th, 2018
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Copa Airlines to introduce service between Barbados and Panama

BRIDGETOWN - Barbados’ Minister of Tourism and International Transport Richard Sealy has announced a partnership with Copa Airlines that will see the island receiving a twice-weekly service direct from Panama. The More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018
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Barbados, Grenada removed from EU tax haven list

BRIDGETOWN - Barbados and Grenada are among eight jurisdictions have been removed from the EU’s tax haven blacklist released late last year, following commitments made at a high political level to remedy EU concerns. The More...

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By Edition On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Controversial tax sapping life out of Barbados’ renewable energy sector

BRIDGETOWN - The Barbados Government’s controversial hike in the National Social Responsibility Levy (NSRL) has had the effect of sapping vital energy out of this island’s renewable sector, a top official has More...

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By Edition On Monday, August 7th, 2017
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Colombian airline suspends service to Barbados

BRIDGETOWN - The Colombia-based Avianca Airlines is no longer flying to Barbados. It suspended the service last Friday, citing operational limitations. “Due to operational limitations, Avianca decided to suspend More...