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The World Bank Group has launched a recruitment drive aimed at increasing the number of Caribbean professionals in its workforce.

This commitment to hire Caribbean nationals reflects the World Bank Group’s senior leadership’s commitment for a diverse workforce in which Caribbean nationals can play a key role in fighting poverty and increasing shared prosperity.

Read more: 2017 World Bank Group Caribbean Recruitment Drive


Statement By

Senator The Hon. Maxine McClean

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade

At The

General Debate

Of The 

72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly

22 September, 2017

Read more: Debate of the 72nd Session of the United Nations Gen. Assembly

THE GOVERNMENT OF Barbados has expressed concern about the reported difficulties being faced by Barbadians in St Marteen and other Caribbean islands. ( Antigua And Barbuda, British and US Virgin Islands, St Martin, St Barts and Anguilla) affected by the  passage of Hurricane Irma.




Remarks by Senator the Honorable Maxine McClean

On the Occasion of

45 Years of Diplomatic Relations between Cuba and Barbados

November 27, 2017

Read more: 45 Years of Diplomatic Relations between Cuba and Barbados

PANAMA DAY IS celebrated in Barbados on August 15. It marks the inauguration of the Panama Canal on August 15, 1914. Barbadians commemorate the occasion as we are especially proud of our countrymen who played a major role in the construction of what is considered today, an engineering marvel.

Read more: Panama Day Message from Prime Minister Freundel Stuart