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Tag Archives: diplomacy

  1. “She Inspires” Women’s History Month event expands the networks of the next generation of Eastern Caribbean female leaders

    The Bridgetown US Embassy recently convened 21 Eastern Caribbean and U.S. female leaders at a virtual conference to inspire and expand the networks of over 150 female conference participants from Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines. “She Inspires: Expanding the Network of the […]

    March 30, 2021PoliticalNo comments
  2. Ambassador Chad Blackman meets with Acting UNCTAD Secretary-General

    Ambassador Chad Blackman, Barbados’ Permanent Representative to the United Nations and Other International Organisations in Geneva, held talks with the recently appointed UNCTAD Acting Secretary-General, Ms. Isabelle Durant. Ms. Durant, whose substantive post is Deputy Secretary-General, was appointed acting Secretary-General on 16 February 2021, following the resignation of Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi, which took effect on […]

    March 5, 2021PoliticalNo comments
  3. EU Provides Additional 3.68M Euros to Fund Regional Private Sector Development

    The European Union and CARIFORUM have agreed to top-up by 3.68 million euros (US $4.4 Mil) the EU-funded Regional Private Sector Development Programme implemented by the Caribbean Export Development Agency. This brings the overall EU support granted to the programme to 27.68 million euros (US $33 Mil). The European Union and CARIFORUM upgraded the programme […]

    December 23, 2020PoliticalNo comments
  4. CARICOM Private Sector Organisation and Caribbean Community sign MOU to support Regional Growth and Development

    The CARICOM Private Sector Organisation just signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Caribbean Community to cooperate on the full implementation of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME), regarded as the most viable platform for supporting the Region’s growth and development. CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque signed on behalf of the Community and Chairman […]

    December 6, 2020Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  5. SAVE THE DATE! ‘What’s Next?’ Global Conversation Nov. 3rd

    You are being invited to the next session in the “What’s Next?” Global Conversation Series, titled “Women’s agency and poverty eradication in Small Island Developing States.”┬áThis session is organized by staff from the SROC and will feature an engaging panel of development leaders including The Hon. Mia Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados; USG Cristina Duarte, […]

    November 2, 2020Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  6. Barbados Cabinet bid warm Farewell to Argentine Ambassador

    On Monday night, in an intimate dinner at the Abidah Hotel at Enterprise Beach, a group of distinguished members of Prime Minister Mia Mottley’s Cabinet expressed heartfelt recognition to Ambassador of the Argentine Republic to Barbados, Gustavo Martinez Pandiani. In attendance were Minister of Foreign Affairs, Jerome Walcott; Speaker of the House, Arthur Holder; outgoing […]

    October 15, 2020PoliticalNo comments
  7. Embassy of Argentina hosts Spanish Course Award Ceremony for Children

    Recently, the Embassy of the Argentine Republic in Barbados hosted its first Certificate Award Ceremony for Barbadian children, who successfully completed the Level One Spanish course taught during the COVID-19 pandemic. Barbadian Russell Banfield, who lives and works in Argentina, was among the instructors of this course, a fact that Pandiani was particularly happy to […]

    October 2, 2020Education, FeaturedNo comments
  8. Antigua and Barbuda congratulates new IDB President

    Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne congratulated Mauricio Claver-Carone on his election as new President of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). The election by the Board of Governors of the IDB took place in Washington, the headquarters of the Bank. Mr.Claver-Carone, who was nominated by the Government of the United States of America, was […]

    September 14, 2020PoliticalNo comments
  9. Courtesy Call to new Transport Minister from Chinese Ambassador, Yan Xiusheng

    At a recent courtesy call by the Ambassador of the Republic of China to the Ministry of Transport, Works and Water Resources, the newly appointed Minister of Transport, Works and Water Resources, Ian Gooding-Edghill stated the Government of Barbados continues to value their mutual cooperation and the assistance the Embassy continues to provide to the […]

    August 25, 2020PoliticalNo comments
  10. OUTGOING CARICOM CHAIR PRAISES ACCESS BY TRADE BLOC TO AFRICA’s MEDICAL SUPPLIES PLATFORM

    CARICOM Member States have been given access to the Africa Medical Supplies Platform (AMSP), a procurement system for supplies and equipment in the fight against COVID-19. The AMSP unlocks immediate access to an African and global base of vetted manufacturers and procurement strategic partners. It enables African Union Member States to purchase certified medical equipment, […]

    July 1, 2020PoliticalNo comments
  11. Embassy of Argentina ‘Joins The Gathering’ – Photography exhibition attracts Diaspora

    A diverse group of Bajan photographers showcased their work recently at the Embassy of Argentina in Hastings, under the theme “Joining the Gathering“. The exhibition was organized by the Embassy, the Barbados Photographic Society and Artist Alliance Barbados. During his opening remarks, Argentine Ambassador Gustavo Martinez Pandiani expressed that “Argentina and Barbados continue to collaborate […]

    February 19, 2020Breaking News, Featured, GalleriesNo comments
  12. When #Virgin Atlantic Failed, #Shame on Richard #Branson – #Justice for Firhaana Bulbulia, Flight Rage victim

    CAVEAT I was stunned on reading this, anyone who knows me, understands I ADORE Virgin Atlantic as a bastion of entrepreneurship and service, so to suddenly encounter this racist nightmare persisting unpunished is beyond my understanding, if Richard Branson can read about LIAT and have something to say? I expect him to find this and […]

    February 17, 2020Breaking News, Featured, Travel1 comment
  13. Sitting Nevisian Premier offers condolences to Ex-Premier Joseph Parry on the passing of his wife

    Within days of serving official notice of his retirement from active politics and as a member of the Opposition in the Nevis Island Assembly, Joseph Parry’s wife Mrs. Myrthlyn Parry passed away on January 06, 2020. “I also take the opportunity to express on behalf of the Cabinet my deepest condolences to him and his […]

    January 19, 2020PoliticalNo comments
  14. Nevis Island Administration signs agreement with the Republic of China (Taiwan) for re-lending project to boost small business activity there

    Nevisians younger than 35 years old now have a chance to borrow up to $100,000 for the establishment or expansion of existing small businesses, thanks to an EC $5million loan from the government and people of the Republic of China (Taiwan) to the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) to facilitate the process through the Small Enterprise […]

    January 1, 2020Business, FeaturedNo comments
  15. Increase in Barbadian Students in the United States, Engineering and Business Most Popular Fields

    The number of Barbadian students studying at U.S. colleges and universities increased by 3.4 percent from 2018 to 2019, according to the Open Doors 2019 report released today by the Institute of International Education. The report indicated 333 students from Barbados studied in the United States in the 2018/19 academic year. A majority of Barbadian […]

    December 7, 2019EducationNo comments
  16. Argentina and Dominica to collaborate in Sports

    As part of its intense cooperation agenda in the Caribbean, the government of Argentina signed a bilateral agreement with Dominica with the goal of promoting the practice, organization and management of sports in both countries. According to Dominica Foreign Minister Baron “The agreement will be instrumental to encourage the exchange of athletes, coaches and teams, […]

    October 30, 2019FootballNo comments
  17. US Government and Mottley Administration Join Forces to Digitize Crime and Violence Data in Barbados

    The United States Government, in collaboration with the Government of Barbados, launched a Police Records Management Information System (PRMIS) that will help the Royal Barbados Police Force to improve citizen security data management, analysis, and monitoring. The PRMIS system, which will initially be piloted at two police stations and at the Central Police Headquarters, will […]

    July 1, 2019CrimeNo comments
  18. US Gov’t with B’dos Ministry of Health & Wellness Launch Package of HIV Health Services to mark Regional Testing Day

    The United States Government, in collaboration with the Government of Barbados, observed Regional HIV Testing Day, with the launch of an essential package of HIV prevention and treatment services and a corresponding service directory. Five hundred copies will be distributed to health and social service providers and members of the public to increase awareness of […]

    June 30, 2019HealthNo comments
  19. Argentina’s National Day: A night to be remembered

    The Embassy of Argentina in Barbados recently opened its doors to celebrate their National Day. In a relaxed environment, Ambassador Gustavo Martinez Pandiani received in his residence, decked in blue and white for the occasion, “the dearest friends of Argentina“, as he described the more than 200 hundred distinguished guests. Among those present, the Governor […]

    May 26, 2019CultureNo comments
  20. Trade ministers support international competitiveness for rum industry

    CARICOM Trade Ministers meeting in Guyana this week, on the 29th April, approved a range of recommendations aimed at positioning the region’s rum industry to better take advantage of the global market. The measures address a host of domestic and international issues that affect the competitiveness of the industry, which is considered the region’s premier […]

    May 4, 2019AgricultureNo comments
  21. U.S. Embassy celebrates Earth Day by cleaning River Bay Beach

    Staff of the U.S. Embassy in Barbados and their family members joined volunteers from the Future Centre Trust and Dare to Care in cleanup activities at River Bay, St. Lucy. The cleanup, which was organized by the Embassy’s Community Liaison Office (CLO) was in recognition of Earth Day 2019. Earth Day is an annual event […]

    April 20, 2019Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  22. Barbadian receives the Award of the Belgian National Honour of Officer of the Order of Leopold II

    The kingdom of Belgium expressed an interest in doing business with Barbados for waste management and transportation. Guy Sevrin is the Belgian Ambassador Barbados and Jamaica, he is based in Kingston, but the envoy was here to deliver the Award of the Belgian National Honour of Officer of the Order of Leopold II to Ms. […]

    December 2, 2018Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  23. ARGENTINA PLEDGES AGRICULTURAL ASSISTANCE TO BARBADOS

    Barbados should soon be receiving technical assistance from Argentina in developing programmes to enhance the agriculture sector. This was disclosed recently, during a courtesy call between Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, Indar Weir, and Ambassador of Argentina, Gustavo Martinez Pandiani, at the Ministry’s headquarters, Graeme Hall, Christ Church. Minister Weir expressed appreciation for the […]

    October 9, 2018AgricultureNo comments
  24. U.S. Embassy Bridgetown donates supplies to ‘I AM A GIRL BARBADOS’

    The U.S. Embassy Bridgetown celebrated International Day of the Girl Child by joining the global drive to empower and invest in girls. The Embassy donated over USD$4,400 to the Non-Governmental Organization, I AM A GIRL BARBADOS. Public Affairs Officer of the U.S. Embassy in Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean and the OECS, James Rodriguez, presented the […]

    October 7, 2018EventsNo comments
  25. NEW MEDIA TEAM FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS SECTION OF BRIDGETOWN U.S. EMBASSY

    Throughout the years, the U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS has introduced various media platforms to ensure our audiences stay in constant contact with us. This was confirmed by American envoy to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, Linda Tagliatela who was introducing to Barbadian Journalists to some new members of the […]

    September 24, 2018EventsNo comments