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 CURRENT ISSUES
EBOLA VIRUS DISEASE

Ebola Virus Desease

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GOVERNEMNT OF BARBADOS - SCHEDULE OF DOMESTIC MARKET ISSUES FOR 2014-2015

The Government of Barbados

The Domestic Market Issuance Calendar 2014-2015

Please click here for the Schedule of Domestic Market Issues for the following Financial Instruments:

  • Treasury Notes
  • Savings Bonds
  • Debentures
  • Treasury Bills
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 SPEECHES & PRESS RELEASES
 03 October 2014  
STATEMENT BY SEN. HON. MAXINE McCLEAN MIISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND FOREIGN TRADE TO THE 69th UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY ON SEPTEMBER 30, 2014

Sen Hon Maxine McClean Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade speaking to the 69th Session of the UNGA 2014

Minister's Statement to the 69th Session of the UNGA on September 30, 2014

Madame President,

 It is indeed a distinct privilege to congratulate His Esxcellency, Sam Kutesa on behalf of the Government and people of Barbados on his election as President of this 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly. It is appropriate that I commend, also, your predecessor H.E. Mr. John Ashe for the aplomb with which he guided the deliberations of the General Assembly in the 68th Session.

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 03 October 2014  
STATEMENT BY THE RT. HON FREUNDEL STUART PRIME MINISTER OF BARBADOS TO THE CLIMATE SUMMIT, 2014IN NEW YORK ON SEPTEMBER 23, 2014

Staement by the Prime Minister to the Climate Summit 2014  in New York on September 23, 2014

Mr. President,

As a small island developing state, classified as middle income and therefore denied access to concessional financing, vulnerable also to the adverse impact of global climate change, Barbados is committed to doing its fair share to ensure that the world is on a temperature increase pathway that is reduced to 1.5 degrees Celsius.

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 18 September 2014  
BARBADOS SIGNS JOINT COMMUNIQUE TO ESTABLISH DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS WITH THE REPUBLIC OF KENYA

Sitting  l-r are Barbados' ag High Commissioner to the UK Mr. Donville Johnson and Kenya's High Commissioner H.E. Ephram Ngare.  Standing l-r are Minister Counsellor for Barbados Mr. Euclid Goodman, Deputy High Commissioner, Kenya High Commission Ambassador Jackline Yonga and First secretary Kenya High Commission Mr. Lazarus Muganda

   Barbados has signed a Joint Communique to Establish Diplomatic Relations with the Government of the Republic of Kenya.   

The signing ceremony was held at the Barbados High Commission in London on September 3, 2014. His Excellency Mr. Ephraim Ngare, High Commissioner of the Republic of Kenya signed on behalf of his country while His Excellency Mr. Donville Johnson signed on behalf of Barbados.

 

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