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Tag Archives: Republic

  1. CTUSAB VEX OVER LACK OF UNION PRESENCE IN THE SENATE OF BARBADOS

    The Constitution of Barbados confers on the now President, the right to appoint seven persons to the Senate of Barbados in her own right. The condition under which she is required to exercise that right, is that due regard should be paid to selecting of persons to “represent various religious, social economic or other interest […]

    February 5, 2022Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  2. CARICOM’s Secretary General congratulates re-elected Barbados Prime Minister

    CARICOM Secretary-General Dr Carla Barnett has congratulated the Prime Minister of Barbados – Mia Amor Mottley on her resounding triumph in the General Elections of 19 January. Here is the Secretary-General’s congratulatory message: “Honourable Prime Minister, On behalf of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), I offer my sincere congratulations to you and the Barbados Labour Party […]

    January 21, 2022Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  3. World Peace Ambassador shares his view on Government’s intention to remove God from the Republic Charter

    I was asked what is my view on the proposal to remove God from the upcoming Charter? I would like to establish the fact that God is not an authority found only in words, the rule of God is both eternal, universal and cosmic, the laws of God are steadfast and can’t be affected by […]

    November 30, 2021Breaking News, Featured, Political1 comment
  4. NCF designs initiative for local graphic artists

    The National Cultural Foundation recently launched a series of posters featuring the creativity of six local graphic designers, who were commissioned to produce designs on the theme: “My Country to Me“. Local graphic designers Dominic Skeete, Vickyann Hope, Sergio Charles, Tyrell Ward, Runako Clarke and Kyle Hope have designed six very different variations of the […]

    November 24, 2021PaintingNo comments
  5. TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO HEAD OF STATE TO DELIVER CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN/UWI DISTINGUISHED LECTURE TO MARK INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2020

    The President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago will deliver this year’s Distinguished Lecture to mark International Women’s Day (IWD). Paula-Mae Weekes, the first female Head of State of the twin island nation will explore issues of gender equality and the advancement of women’s rights when she takes the stage at the Walcott Warner […]

    March 2, 2020EducationNo comments
  6. Barbados already is a Republic, although Crown can still exert control

    Considering how the Barbadian constitution has invested many duties which previously were dispensed under British rule, essentially Barbados on gaining Independence is already a Republic. Professor Richard Drayton was fielding audience questions recently at Frank Collymore Hall under the auspices of the Central Bank of Barbados. Dr Drayton is of the firm view that when […]

    January 10, 2017EducationNo comments
  7. “The Queen’s history making reign” by Sir Ronald Sanders

    On September 9, Queen Elizabeth II became the longest reigning monarch in British history. Her record also applies to her 15 realms other than Britain, the majority of them in the Caribbean even though they are independent from Britain. The 9 independent Caribbean countries of which the Queen is the Head of State are: Antigua and […]

    September 16, 2015PoliticalNo comments