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    The Consular Corps of Barbados held its Luncheon Meeting at the Southern Palms Hotel to introduce new Honorary Consuls for Switzerland, Poland and South Korea in the persons of Mr. Claudio Macchi, Mr. Michael Armstrong and Mr. Roland Bullen respectively, bringing the number of Honorary Consuls serving in Barbados to twenty-four. Acting British High Commissioner, […]

    August 14, 2016PoliticalNo comments

    Prominent diplomats from across the world continue to pay courtesy calls on Prime Minister, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, to discuss relevant matters relating to the Federation. His Excellency Jules Bijl, Ambassador of the Netherlands to St. Kitts and Nevis and Her Excellency Linda Swarz Taglialatela, United States (US) Ambassador to St. Kitts and Nevis, […]

    February 21, 2016Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  3. Antigua & Barbuda Takes its Rejection of tax haven Listing to Capitol Hill

    Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador to the United States, Sir Ronald Sanders, has written the Mayor of the District of Columbia, Mrs Muriel Brower, and several member of the US congress calling for the removal of Antigua and Barbuda from a list of alleged “tax havens“. Antigua and Barbuda is among 30 countries, including 10 Caribbean […]

    September 8, 2015Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  4. “CHLOE & THEO” (Dakota Johnson – 2015)

    A young woman, Chloe, living by her wits on the streets of New York City, has a chance meeting with a wise Inuit Eskimo, Theo, who was sent to New York by his elders to provide a message to the people of the world – We either change our destructive was or be destroyed by […]

    September 7, 2015Cinema, Nature, Video GalleryNo comments
  5. “CARICOM: A collective bargaining unit for rights” by Sir Ronald Sanders

    The Caribbean regional integration project is often described and criticised almost entirely on the uneven benefits of trade to member countries. But, important as it is, there is more to the Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM) than trade. While the failure to progress the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) is a cause for […]

    August 24, 2015Business, FeaturedNo comments
  6. Permanent Council of OAS send Jimmy Carter good wishes

    The Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) relayed good wishes to former US President Jimmy Carter who announced he’s been diagnosed with cancer. The Council was urged to do so by Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador to the OAS Sir Ronald Sanders who was making his inaugural speech to the hemispheric body. The Antigua […]

    August 20, 2015HealthNo comments
  7. CARICOM Committee of Ambassadors hold inaugural meeting

    A CARICOM Committee of Ambassadors has been activated, with an inaugural meeting held at the CARICOM Secretariat headquarters in Guyana over the weekend. The Committee, comprising Ambassadors accredited to CARICOM by its Member States, will play a major role in the ongoing process of reforming the integration architecture and its governance arrangements. The reform process is […]

    June 2, 2015PoliticalNo comments

    The establishment of a diplomatic presence in Barbados by the Government of New Zealand is a strong signal of the friendship between the two countries and the intent to enhance relations. Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Maxine McClean, made this statement last evening, while addressing persons at the opening ceremony of the […]

    May 21, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  9. “Cutting loose the shackles of the past: Cuba and the US” By Sir Ronald Sanders

    The US is cutting loose the shackles of the past by establishing diplomatic relations with Cuba after 53 years. But the first blow in the Western Hemisphere against those shackles was struck by four governments of the English-Speaking Caribbean. Today that single act should be a source of great satisfaction to leaders who put themselves, […]

    December 22, 2014Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  10. Citation for Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters (D.Litt) awarded to Sir Ronald Sanders

    Chancellor, when Calypsonian Black Stalin sung “Caribbean Unity“, popularly known as “Caribbean Man“, he probably was not thinking of Sir Ronald Sanders. But Sir Ronald would certainly qualify as being among the strongest candidates for the title of Champion of the Caribbean People. And with a career that encompasses broadcast and print journalism, development and […]

    October 26, 2014Education, FeaturedNo comments

    Barbados has taken steps to enhance its relationship with Trinidad and Tobago (T&T) with the appointment of Ambassador Robert Morris as Barbados’ High Commissioner to the twin-island republic. Ambassador Morris presented his Letters of Introduction to the President of Trinidad and Tobago, Anthony Carmona, S.C. during a ceremony in his office last month. The High […]

    October 21, 2014UncategorizedNo comments
  12. Saint Lucia Can Learn from Antigua and Barbuda

    The announcement last week by the government of Antigua and Barbuda that it had taken decisive action to restructure and merge its various offices in New York to allow them to function as a single unit and save the country thousands of dollars in future operating costs has received a resounding ovation from the Lucian […]

    October 11, 2014PoliticalNo comments
  13. Open for business: Trinidad and Tobago’s Embassy in China

    The Embassy of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago in the People’s Republic of China, Beijing was officially declared open Wednesday 26 February, 2014, by Mrs. Kamla Persad-Bissessar, Prime Minister of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.

    February 27, 2014Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  14. Trinidad and Tobago Embassy in China opened for business

    The Embassy of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago in the People’s Republic of China, Beijing was officially declared open Wednesday 26th February, 2014, by Mrs. Kamla Persad-Bissessar, Prime Minister of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.

    February 27, 2014Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  15. British Minister opens UK Embassy in Haiti

    British Foreign Office Minister Hugo Swire has opened Britain’s first diplomatic mission in Port-au-Prince since 1966. The Embassy, co-located with the premises of the Canadian Embassy, is another step in the UK’s plan to expand its diplomatic network overseas, especially Latin America and the Caribbean. During his visit to Haiti, Mr Swire met with President […]

    June 15, 2013Political, Travel1 comment