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BARBADOS | Government’s Reputation ‘On The Up’ With BERT

BRIDGETOWN, December 17, 2018 - Government is there when you need it; there to protect and to empower; powerful and effective and held in reverence and not ridicule. That’s how Special Envoy to the Prime Minister for Investment and Finance and Chairman of the Financial Services Commission (FSC), Professor Avinash Persaud, believes Government’s reputation should be seen here and abroad.

BARBADOS/OAS Agreement To Safeguard Heritage

BRIDGETOWN, December 17, 2018 - Barbados has entered into a Cooperative Working Agreement with the Organization of American States (OAS)  to identify all of the country’s land, marine and underwater heritage assets.This was disclosed by Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Kerrie Symmonds, as he addressed the reopening of the Sunbury Plantation Great House, last Friday.
  • Published in Tourism

Barbados Border Security Gets Equipment Boost

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Dec. 3, 2018 - Efforts to strengthen Barbados’ border security got a much needed boost yesterday with the donation of over US$1.1 million in Advance Passenger Information System (APIS) equipment to the CARICOM IMPACS/Joint Regional Communication Centre (JRCC).
  • Published in CARICOM

BARBADOS | Alternative Solutions Needed To Fight Crime - Hinkson

BRIDGETOWN,  Barbados, Dec. 3, 2018 - Strong law enforcement is not enough to respond to the causes and long term effects of crime. This is the word from  Minister of Home Affairs, Edmund Hinkson,  who has called on all stakeholders in the fight to identify the drivers of crime, engage all members of the public in discussions and come up with viable solutions.
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