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Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean to Host the “High-level Dialogue on Climate Action in the Americas”

English broadcast link: https://youtu.be/cLoS47z2FoU Spanish broadcast link: https://youtu.be/1l6aikTcPeg In the lead up to the global summit on climate change COP26, scheduled to be held in Glasgow, Scotland, from November 1 to 12, and in an effort to spur greater regional and global action to combat climate change impacts, the countries of Latin America and the …

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PRIME MINISTER MOTTLEY: ASSASSINATION AN ATROCIOUS ACT

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley has described the assassination of Haiti’s President Jovenel Moïse as “an atrocious act which Barbados vehemently condemns”. In a statement issued today, Ms. Mottley said: “Violence can never be a solution, and must be rejected in all circumstances. Barbados urges all to pause and work at all costs for peace. …

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BARBADOS AND UNITED KINGDOM COMMITTED TO BUILDING BILATERAL RELATIONSHIP

(Pictured above) Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Dr. Jerome Walcott and British High Commissioner to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, Scott Furssedonn-Wood in discussion at their courtesy call. (S. Forde-Craigg/BGIS) Barbados is keen to continue and strengthen its bilateral relationship with the  the United Kingdom (UK). During a recent courtesy call with …

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Barbados and CARICOM Private Sector Organisation Sign Headquarters Agreement

Efforts to further strengthen the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) were facilitated today, with the signing of a Headquarters Agreement between Barbados and the CARICOM Private Sector Organisation (CPSO). The agreement was signed by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Senator Dr Jerome Walcott; and Chairman of the CARICOM Private Sector Organisation, E. Gervase Warner, in …

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Foreign Minister Urges OAS to Assist Small States to Access to Critical Financing

Continued dialogue between member states of the Organization of American States (OAS), having access and receiving the necessary resources both human and financial, are key to small island developing states (SIDS) building resiliency in times of crisis. Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Dr. Jerome Walcott, underscored the importance of countries coming together …

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FOCUS ON BUILDING A ‘DIASPORIC ECONOMY’

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade has been working on creating a ‘diasporic economy’, since 2019. Minister in the Ministry of Foreign Trade, Sandra Husbands, disclosed this plan during the presentation of electronic devices from Barbadians working at United Nations (BajUNs) in New York to the Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training …

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Appeal Launched To Assist B’dos & Eastern Caribbean

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Dr. Jerome Walcott. (FP) The UN Sub-Regional Team today launched a COVID-19 Multi-sectoral Response Plan (MRP) and a US$29.7 Million Funding Appeal for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean. And, this UN effort, which is to support countries in fostering international solidarity and help mobilize financial resources to …

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Norway Committed To Small Island Developing States

Ambassador of Norway, Ingrid Mollestad and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Dr. Jerome Walcott, listen attentively to Minister of Maritime Affairs and the Blue Economy, Kirk Humphrey, during their meeting today. (C.Pitt/BGIS) Norway has promised to continue supporting the Caribbean and other small island developing states (SIDS). Ambassador of Norway, Ingrid Mollestad …

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Barbados Completes Renewable Energy Project

Minister of Energy and Water Resources, Wilfred Abrahams (centre); Ambassador of the UAE to Cuba, Jamaica, Haiti and Representative of the UAE in the Association of Caribbean States, Bader Al-Matrooshi (right); and Ambassador of France to Barbados, Philippe Ardanaz (left) in discussion while in the background is the UAE/BWA solar photovoltaic project at Bowmanston pumping …

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