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Marshall: State of emergency extended

Marshall: State of emergency extended


The state of emergency for the COVID-19 pandemic in Barbados will continue until September 27.This announcement was made by Attorney General Dale Marshall on Tuesday in the House of Assembly.He said Government had decided to extend the date beyond Au...

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Senators walk out of afternoon session

Senators walk out of afternoon session


Several senators walked out of this afternoon’s sitting of The Senate after Senator Lisa Cummins was allowed to enter the Chamber.Cummins was ordered to self-isolate by the Chief Medical Officer Dr Kenneth George, after greeting the Ghanaian nursing ...

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Integrity Bill not passed

Integrity Bill not passed


The Integrity in Public Life Bill, 2020 was defeated in The Senate moments ago.It did not gain the required two-third votes (14) needed for it to be passed.Ten Government Senators voted in favour and there were two abstentions.Earlier, several Opposi...

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Payne queries removal

Payne queries removal


Member of Parliament for St Andrew, George Payne, is questioning his removal as Minister of Housing and Lands and wants to know what more he could have done.On Tuesday, Payne rose in the House of Assembly during debate on a resolution for the vesting...

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Central Bank Governor pays tribute to Arthur

Central Bank Governor pays tribute to Arthur


Governor of the Central Bank Cleviston Haynes yesterday paid tribute to former Prime Minister Owen Arthur, who passed away on Monday. Haynes was speaking ahead of of the Central Bank of Barbados' Annual Review Seminar (ARS) for 2020."I wish to begin ...

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BCCI points to Arthur’s contribution to development

BCCI points to Arthur’s contribution to development


Following is a statement from the Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) on the passing of former Prime Minister Owen Arthur on Monday."The Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) joins the nation in mourning the passing of former ...

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Mottley pays tribute to Arthur

Mottley pays tribute to Arthur


Owen Arthur was a man of the times and for the times in which he served.  This is how Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley says Barbadians ought to immortalise this country’s longest serving Prime Minister, a man, who through his economic prowess and astu...

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Jordan: Arthur a proud son of St Peter

Jordan: Arthur a proud son of St Peter


Member of Parliament for St Peter and Minister of Labour Colin Jordan paid tribute to former Prime Minister Owen Arthur, who passed away on Monday at age 70.Arthur represented the constituency of St Peter for 34 unbroken years, being succeeded by Jor...