Month: August 2020

Visitors reminded of COVID 19 Protocols

Travellers to Barbados are reminded that they must adhere to all COVID-19 protocols, as set out in the Emergency Management COVID-19 Protocol (No.2) Directive, 2020. Visitors attending private parties, recreational or competitive sporting events, banquets, balls, receptions, any social event, and meetings of fraternal societies must wear face masks; and practise strict physical distancing protocols and …

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Barbadian Community in Cayman Islands donate learning devices

Barbadians living in the diaspora continue to respond to the need for devices to support emergency remote/online learning. This time, it is the Barbadian community in the Cayman Islands, which donated 12 Alcatel tablets with keyboards, and Barbadian Madame Justice Sylvia Hinds-Radix of the Appellate Court of New York State, who contributed a Hewlett-Packard laptop. …

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Message from Hon. Mia Amor Mottley, Q.C.,M.P.

The Occasion of the Signing of the Host Country Agreement Regarding Arrangements for the Fifteenth Session ofThe United Nations Conference on Trade and Development Your Excellency, Dr Kituyi, Secretary General of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development; Senator Dr the Honourable Jerome Walcott, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade of Barbados; and …

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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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Caribbean To Receive Billions In Assistance From US

Remarks by Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Amor Mottley, as outgoing Chair of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) during the 20th Special Meeting held via Video-Conference. (PMO) After months of lobbying, the United States has leveraged its leadership at the International Monetary Fund to provide $1.7 billion in new …

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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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