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Tag Archives: diplomatic

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. (#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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. #IDSDP Celebrated with Multi-Sport Rally

    Peace was in the air when the Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) and their partners, the U.S. Embassy, UNICEF, the National Sports Council, and the Barbados Lotteries hosted the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP) flagship event, the Multi-Sport Rally for community groups at the White Hall Playing Field St. Peter. The […]

    April 20, 2019OlympicsNo comments
  10. FORMER LEAD VOCALIST WITH COMMODORES RUBS ELBOWS WITH ROYALTY AT WEST COAST RESORT

    LIONEL RICHIE has been appointed as the new global ambassador for Prince Charles’ youth charity. The news was revealed at the Coral Reef Club on Tuesday, when bosses at the Prince’s Trust shared how the prolific composer and singer will serve as chairman of their Global Ambassador Group, tasked with tackling issues such as international […]

    March 21, 2019MusicNo comments
  11. Advocacy group for rare eye disease sufferers to work with Caribbean Ophthalmology Research Alliance

    One week after it was launched, members of “Keratoconus Barbados“, (KCB) are actively seeking to form linkages with other established organisations in Barbados with common goals. Keratoconus Barbados, is a support and advocacy group for persons suffering with the rare eye condition keratoconus. With one of its main objectives being research into the rare eye […]

    February 19, 2019Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  12. USAID, BARBADIAN AND REGIONAL OFFICIALS TRAINED IN AGGRESSION REPLACEMENT THERAPY

    With the support of the United States Government, over 30 social service providers from across the region are currently participating in a training exercise in Barbados from February 11-15 on Aggression Replacement Therapy (ART). ART equips at-risk youth with coping skills to manage aggressive impulses that can precede violent behavior. This is a key component […]

    February 19, 2019EducationNo comments
  13. British High Commissioner held a lavish reception celebrating the visiting England cricket team

    Her Excellency Mrs Janet Douglas, British High Commissioner to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, just held a reception at her official residence to celebrate the tour of the visiting England Cricket Team. Kensington Oval in Fontabelle will be burst with Bajans and Brits at this week’s opening Test between West Indies and England. There are […]

    January 23, 2019CricketNo comments
  14. FRANCE SEEKING TO INCREASE PRESENCE IN CARIBBEAN TO BOLSTER CARICOM ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP

    France is looking to significantly assist with the Regional Security System (RSS) and with CDEMA the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency to lobby for associate membership for Guadeloupe and Martinique within CARICOM… Mr Ardanaz highlighted the need for the RSS and CDEMA to be able to improve their capacity to provide safety at all times, […]

    December 27, 2018Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  15. U.S. GOVERNMENT MAKES DONATION OF U.S. $ 1 MILLION COMPUTER EQUIPMENT TO CARICOM IMPACS

    U.S. Embassy Bridgetown, through its Office of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), participated in an official handover ceremony to commemorate the Government of the United States of America’s U.S. $1 million computer equipment donation to the CARICOM IMPACS/Joint Regional Communication Centre (JRCC). The support received from INL included technical assistance from the US […]

    December 1, 2018TechnologyNo comments
  16. U.S. GOVERNMENT SUPPORTS OPENING OF REGIONAL ZIKA PROJECT HEADQUARTERS IN BARBADOS

    As part of ongoing efforts in the Caribbean region to combat the spread of the Zika virus, the United States Government is supporting the opening of a Barbados-based Regional Headquarters for the Zika AIRS Project (ZAP). The United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-supported initiative focuses on vector control to strengthen the region’s capacity to […]

    November 19, 2018NatureNo comments
  17. CLIMATE CHANGE & ALLIANCES ARE FOCUS FOR BARBADOS’ MOST RECENT NEW ZEALAND HIGH COMMISSIONER

    The most recent envoy sent from Wellington to Barbados says he has big shoes to fill, but expects weather issues will narrow that gap… Anton Ojala addressed media and well-wishers at the Sweetfield Manor in Brittons New Road on Monday evening. The Pacific Rim diplomat greeted the audience in Maori the original Polynesian dialect spoken […]

    October 9, 2018Featured, NatureNo comments
  18. EU disburses second Education Tranche of EC$14.3 Million to Anguilla

    The European Union disbursed the second grant assistance tranche of EC$14.3 million (€4.55 Million) to Anguilla for education reform and training under the 11th European Development Fund (EDF) Programme. The assistance is inclusive of an emergency top-up payment of EC$8.8 million (€2.8 Million) additional support to help with recovery following damage from hurricane Irma in […]

    September 17, 2018Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  19. U.S. Embassy Announces Interview Waiver Process for Qualifying Visa Renewals in St Kitts & Nevis

    As part of the United States Government’s continuing efforts to improve customer service and streamline the visa process, the U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce the implementation of interview visa waivers in Barbados for qualified applicants wishing to renew their U.S. visas, effective September 10. Saint Kitts and Nevis passport holders, with the exception of […]

    September 10, 2018TravelNo comments
  20. CARICOM and African Union discuss working together, formalising relationship

    Secretary General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Ambassador Irwin LaRocque and Deputy Chair of the African Union Commission (AUC), His Excellency Kwesi Quartey discussed the need for continued ACP solidarity in the negotiations for the Post-Coutonou Agreement with the European Union (EU). Negotiations for the Co-operation Agreement between the African Caribbean Pacific Group of Countries […]

    August 6, 2018PoliticalNo comments
  21. PRIME MINISTER MOTTLEY HOSTS MEETING WITH CARICOM SECRETARY GENERAL

    The Government of Barbados is continuing to work with the CARICOM Secretariat to ensure that this country fulfills its obligations under the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME). This was underscored as Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley and several members of Cabinet, met with CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque and his team at the Lloyd […]

    July 30, 2018Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  22. BARBADOS-NEW ZEALAND COOPERATION COMING ON AGRICULTURE

    Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley has identified agriculture and health care as areas in which she would like Barbados to “do some serious work” with New Zealand. Prime Minister Mottley expressed this desire when High Commissioner of New Zealand, Jan Henderson, paid her a farewell visit, at Government Headquarters. The Prime Minister said New Zealand […]

    July 23, 2018Agriculture, FeaturedNo comments
  23. Bolstering Disaster Preparedness in the Caribbean

    The United States William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies recently co-hosted a Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Response Seminar with U.S. Southern Command and the Caribbean Disaster and Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) at the Hilton Barbados. The event brought together participants from 18 Caribbean and South American countries, as well as British, Canadian, Dutch, […]

    July 22, 2018PoliticalNo comments
  24. United States Coast Guard Cutter EAGLE Visits Barbados

    The United States Coast Guard Cutter EAGLE visited Barbados from June 1 to 4. The 295-foot Barque EAGLE is the flagship of the U.S. Coast Guard. She serves as a training vessel for Cadets at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. EAGLE is the only active U.S. military sailing vessel. The Cadets of the EAGLE, under […]

    June 10, 2018EventsNo comments
  25. BARBADIAN STUDENTS GRADUATE WITH WEBSITE & APP BUILDING SKILLS

    12 young Barbadians have skills to carry them forward into the world of work thanks to a pilot project with the Caribbean Science Foundation (CSF) in conjunction with Scotiabank and the Bridgetown US Embassy. Daneilia De Silva is the lead assistant with the Foundation, she explained the goal is to ensure the graduates have the […]

    April 9, 2018Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments