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Relationship between Barbados, UK remains strong

Relationship between Barbados, UK remains strong


Barbados and the United Kingdom (UK) are committed to strengthening their bilateral relations. Indicating the strong and lasting relationship between both countries was Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Dr Jerome Walcott, who ...

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GAIA private sector move ‘a go’

GAIA private sector move ‘a go’


Government is moving ahead with plans to put the management of Grantley Adams International Airport into private sector hands. However, Minister of Energy, Small Business and Entrepreneurship Kerry Symmonds has again stressed the airport is not be...

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$2.5m paid to ex-Cave workers

$2.5m paid to ex-Cave workers


Government has paid out close to $2.5 million in severance to former employees of Caves of Barbados. This was revealed by Minister of Energy, Small Business and Entrepreneurship Kerrie Symmonds on Tuesday in the House of Assembly. The Jamaican ...

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UPP urges Barbadians to place an emphasis on self-sufficiency

UPP urges Barbadians to place an emphasis on self-sufficiency


The United Progressive Party (UPP) said Barbadians must focus on self-sufficiency and strengthen community relationships at this time of crisis. The UPP said the mission must be to have communities or groups of people within communities organised ...

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Greenidge: No alcohol before age 18

Greenidge: No alcohol before age 18


Deputy President of the Senate, Rudolph Greenidge, supports the idea of raising the legal age for the consumption, purchase or employment in the serving of the alcohol to 18. He called for the law to be enforced in this respect while suggesting 18...

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Franklyn: Omissions in new Liquor Act

Franklyn: Omissions in new Liquor Act


Opposition Senator Caswell Franklyn questioned the urgency to pass new legislation replacing the 1957 Liquor Licensing Act. He claims the Liquor License Bill 2021 debated in the Senate o Wednesday, omits critical aspects of the original legislatio...

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Laws to ease doing business

Laws to ease doing business


Acting Leader of the Senate, Kay McConney, says the Liquor License Bill 2021 comes at a time when Government must re-look “cumbersome and convoluted processes” which make doing business in Barbados difficult. While introducing the Bill, the Govern...

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‘Police still have power’

‘Police still have power’


People granted licences under the new dispensation of the Liquor Licences Bill 2021 have been warned to adhere to the tenets of the legislation or risk having their business shut down. This caution came from Member of Parliament for St George Sout...

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De Peiza’s questions on crime for the AG

De Peiza’s questions on crime for the AG


If the Attorney General doesn’t have a clue on how to treat crime in Barbados, he should step aside. That is the opinion of Democratic Labour party president, Verla De Peiza, who in a statement on Saturday, queried the solutions being offered by t...

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Backbencher chides BLP

Backbencher chides BLP


Government backbencher Trevor Prescod chided the Barbados Labour Party administrations for their treatment meted out to late MP Joseph Edghill over his 14 years as a parliamentarian. In his tribute to the late MP in the House of Assembly on Tuesda...