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  1. Thirty years of #MERCOSUR: the Common Market of the South

    This year the Common Market of the South (#MERCOSUR) celebrates thirty years since its foundation, carried out through the signing of the Treaty of Asunción in 1991. MERCOSUR is a historic achievement of the countries that make it up, which has allowed us to advance from a logic of rivalry towards one of cooperation. Regional […]

    March 24, 2021Business, FeaturedNo comments
  2. UNCTAD 15 CONFERENCE FOR BARBADOS GOES VIRTUAL

    The UNCTAD 15 Conference which will be hosted by Barbados from 3 to 8 October 2021 will now be a virtual event. Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Amor Mottley, and UNCTAD’s Acting Secretary-General, Ms. Isabelle Durant, just made this announcement. The Conference is the highest decision-making body of the United Nations Conference on Trade and […]

    March 20, 2021PoliticalNo comments
  3. MESSAGE FROM AMBASSADOR IRWIN LAROCQUE, SECRETARY-GENERAL, CARICOM, ON THE OCCASION OF INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

    On this day, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) joins the rest of the world in celebrating International Women’s Day 2021, a special observance that was adopted by the United Nations 46 years ago in 1975, during International Women’s Year. The annual celebration affords everyone, especially women and girls, an opportunity to reflect on progress made, to […]

    March 8, 2021Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  4. USA – #Cuba normalization could increase production of #COVID19 vaccines

    If U.S. President, Joe Biden, eases the trade embargo against Cuba, one benefit to developing countries, including the Caribbean, could be greater access to coronavirus vaccines at an affordable price. Cuban scientists have been working on four vaccine candidates to counter the virus. They believe that their most successful candidate, Sovereign 2, will enter a […]

    March 2, 2021Breaking News, Editorial, HealthNo comments
  5. Barbadian accorded honor of World Peace Ambassador

    Dr. Adrian Daisley from Barbados has been the recent recipient of the World Peace Ambassador Award by Peace Tracts. Their mission is to bring hope, change hearts and reduce hatred and violence. To Lobby for peace, alleviate the sufferings of war, broker truce between warring parties and to secure the release of hostages and captives […]

    February 11, 2021PoliticalNo comments
  6. CARICOM’s REACTION TO USA DESIGNATING CUBA AS STATE SPONSOR OF TERRORISM

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) denounces the unilateral declaration by the outgoing United States administration to designate Cuba as a state sponsor of terrorism. Cuba’s international conduct does not in any way warrant that designation. This further attack on the country adversely affects its international standing and its social, human and economic development and is another […]

    January 18, 2021PoliticalNo comments
  7. EU disburses First Renewable Energy Tranche of EC $11.23 million to St Kitts and Nevis

    St Kitts and Nevis has received a boost from the European Union as the government forges ahead with its goal of advancing towards energy self-sufficiency from local renewable energy sources. The European Union has disbursed EC $11.23 million (EUR €3.444 M) to St. Kitts and Nevis. to promote the integration of renewable energy and energy […]

    January 13, 2021PoliticalNo comments
  8. EU disburses third Payment Tranche of EC$ 15.8 million to Montserrat

    The European Union continues to support to Government of Montserrat through the release of the third Payment of EC$15.8 million (EUR 4.90M) under the country’s Multi Sector Sustainable Economic Development Budget Support Programme. Inclusive in this payment is EC$3 million (EUR 900,000) immediate support to the Government of Montserrat in dealing with the impact of […]

    January 12, 2021PoliticalNo comments
  9. CHAIRMAN OF CARICOM; DR KEITH ROWLEY, PRIME MINISTER OF T’DAD & TOBAGO REACTS TO USA’s FEEBLE YET INDECENT PUTSCH

    The 15 member trade bloc referred to as Caribbean Community, or CARICOM, is deeply saddened and concerned at the unprecedented scenes that unfolded at the Capitol Building in Washington DC, USA, during the certification of the votes of the presidential elections by the US Congress. CARICOM looks forward to the restoration of order and the […]

    January 7, 2021Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  10. All of a sudden, Bridgetown US Embassy Resumes Processing of Tourist and Business Visas, in time for the Season Finale of USA 2020

    On Monday, November 16, 2020, U.S. Embassy Bridgetown will resume processing routine B1/B2 (non-immigrant tourist and business) visas. The first interview appointment date available will be December 1. At this time, U.S. Embassy Bridgetown is only able to interview citizens and permanent residents within its Eastern Caribbean consular district. Individuals residing outside of the Eastern […]

    November 14, 2020Breaking News, Featured, TravelNo comments
  11. Bridgetown US Embassy’s Support Continues Extraordinary Work of the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory

    U.S. Ambassador to Barbados Linda Taglialatela toured the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory on Friday, October 2, to gain firsthand insight into its lifesaving work. The laboratory, completed in 2018 through a US$6 million investment by the U.S. Government, conducts all of Barbados’ COVID-19 testing. Chief Medical Officer Dr. Kenneth George and Laboratory Director Songee […]

    October 4, 2020HealthNo comments
  12. Will Deputy Speaker have Big News for Sunday? St George Secondary at 4:30pm

    Prime Minister of Barbados and Political Leader of the ruling BLP, Mia Amor Mottley – QC & MP, will be the main Speaker tomorrow Sunday 20th September 2020, at the Annual General meeting of the George North branch. Other Speakers will be Gline Clarke Member of Parliament for the constituency, Attorney General and Member of […]

    September 19, 2020Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  13. Application period for the UK Government’s prestigious Chevening Scholarships now open

    The application period for the UK Government’s 2021/2022 Chevening Scholarships is open as of 3 September until 3 November 2020. Interested persons can submit their applications via www.chevening.org/apply. Chevening Scholarships are awarded to individuals with demonstrable leadership potential who also have strong academic backgrounds. The scholarship offers full financial support for future leaders to study […]

    September 4, 2020EducationNo comments
  14. Barbadian heads to United States under Fulbright LASPAU Scholarship Program

    The U.S. Embassy in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean is pleased to announce that Xavier Caddle is the Fulbright LASPAU recipient for this academic year. Xavier has been accepted to pursue a PhD in Computer Science at the University of Central Florida beginning in the Fall of 2020. The Fulbright LASPAU program is affiliated with […]

    August 21, 2020EducationNo comments
  15. CARICOM REACTS TO GUYANA ELECTIONS DECLARATION

    CARICOM welcomes the conclusion of the Guyana General and Regional Elections of 2 March 2020 with the declaration of the final results. The 15 Member Caribbean Community congratulates His Excellency Mohammed Irfaan Ali, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, and the People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) on their victory at the polls. The Chairman of […]

    August 7, 2020Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  16. British – Barbadian links celebrated at high level reception

    Her Excellency Mrs Janet Douglas, British High Commissioner to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, hosted a reception at her Residence to celebrate the enduring friendship between Barbados and the UK. During her address to the large gathering, Mrs Douglas told attendees that the relationship between Barbados and the UK continues to flourish on many levels. […]

    March 2, 2020PoliticalNo comments
  17. #SKN opposition leader and envoys from #Bridgetown #US Embassy discuss issues, concerns ahead of 2020 poll

    Officials of the Barbados-based Embassy of the United States held discussions with St Kitts and Nevis’ Leader of the Opposition and National Political Leader of the St Kitts-Nevis Labour Party (SKNLP), Dr Denzil L. Douglas. Dr Douglas highlighted the late attempt by Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris to change the electoral boundaries on the eve […]

    February 18, 2020Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  18. EU AMBASSADOR COMMENDS CARIBBEAN EXPORT FOR WORK DONE TO SUPPORT ECONOMIC PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT

    The Caribbean Export Development Agency has recently received commendation from H.E. Ambassador Daniela Tramacere, Head of the EU Delegation of the European Union to Barbados, Eastern Caribbean, OECS and CARICOM/CARIFORUM, for the agency’s work involving the CARIFORUM-EU Economic Partnership Agreement or EPA. The CARIFORUM-EU Economic Partnership Agreement or EPA is a trade and development partnership […]

    January 27, 2020PoliticalNo comments
  19. Is Barbados being a satellite Nation of PR of China?

    CAVEAT This was an anonymous eMail sent via a German re-mailer, at BajanReporter we try to accommodate all perspectives, even those we may disagree with… It is up to Yan Xiusheng or other similar interests to either agree or disagree with these suggestions? Is Barbados Becoming a satellite of China? Today I listened to the […]

    January 15, 2020Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  20. CARICOM Health Ministers Discuss Technical Cooperation with PAHO Director

    During the recently held Council on Health and Social Development (COHSOD) meeting in Washington, D.C., Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Dr. Carissa Etienne, addressed CARICOM Health Minister’s concerns, including the need to build resilience for climate-related disasters. On the heels of the devastating impact of Hurricane Dorian and the ongoing recovery from […]

    October 11, 2019HealthNo comments
  21. Attorney General of #Barbados, Dale Marshall Speaks to Freedom Of Information 1

    This is the first part of Attorney General Dale Marshall‘s comments as he addressed media workers in #Barbados 11th Aug. Mr. Marshall outlined the background to many critical issues which affect blogging and journalism during the annual general meeting of the Barbados Association of #Journalists and Media Workers, this took place at the #Argentine Embassy, […]

    August 18, 2019Crime, Video GalleryNo comments
  22. Barbadian among Fulbright Scholarship Participants Studying in USA

    A Barbadian is one of the Fulbright Foreign Student scholarship recipients for 2019-2020, this was confirmed by the Bridgetown U.S. Embassy. This month, Barbadian Matthew St. Bernard, and Dominican, Nutrice Francis travelled as Fulbright Foreign Students to the United States, where they will have their graduate-level studies funded by the U.S. Government. St. Bernard, who […]

    August 15, 2019Education, FeaturedNo comments
  23. (#BARBADOS GOV’T INFO. SERVICE) Hurricane Tips – Travel

    The 2019 Hurricane season is well underway, and by now all preparations should be in place in the event a weather system affects the island. Here are some important tips when travelling during the hurricane season: 1. Keep your travel documents in a waterproof container or package 2. Provide a family member or friend with […]

    July 29, 2019Nature, Video GalleryNo comments
  24. Antigua and Barbuda expresses concern and disappointment over Indian Minister’s mistaken statement

    The Government of Antigua and Barbuda has expressed its disappointment and concern over a statement reported to have been made by Nirmala Sitharaman, the Minister of Finance of the Government of India, concerning Antigua and Barbuda’s Citizenship by Investment Programme and Mr. Mehul Choksi. According to the reports by several Indian media outlets, available on […]

    June 12, 2019Breaking News, PoliticalNo comments
  25. British High Commissioner presents funds to Ann Hill School Barbados

    High Commissioner Janet Douglas presented $2,000 cash to Principal of the Ann Hill School, Mrs Emelda Bell. Mrs Douglas explained to the students at their morning assembly that staff members at the High Commission raised funds in different ways to support the school. An important part of the fund raising effort was selling recyclable items […]

    May 27, 2019Education, FeaturedNo comments