BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Dec. 1, 2021 - Legislation that “provides a new deal for vendors” is expected to be passed in Parliament on Friday. So says Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley as she spoke yesterday at the National Independence Awards Ceremony, where she delivered her Address to the Nation, in Golden Square Freedom Park.
CARICOM SECRETARIAT, Georgetown, Guyana, October 1, 2021 - The following is a Weekly Business News Aggregation Service which has been put together as a newsletter by the CARICOM Secretariat’s Directorate of Trade & Economic Integration, under the direction of Assistant Secretary General Joseph Cox.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, October 5, 2021 - Barbados Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley has told the United Nations that Barbados and other countries in the world have the potential to become locations for the manufacturing and or bottling of vaccines.
WASHINGTON DC, November 5, 2021 - The Government of Barbados is now elegible to receive SDR 17 million which is about US$24 million, from the International Monetary Fund following its 2021 Article IV Mission and Sixth Review of the Barbados economy from November 1-5, bringing the total disbursement under the Extended Fund Facility, to SDR 305 million.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, November 5, 2021 - Small island developing states are continuing to push for a Multidimensional Vulnerability Index, says Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley, as she underscored its importance to these countries.
GLASGOW, Scotland, November 5, 2021 - The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has proposed a resilience-adjusted Gross National Income (GNI) measure for Small Island Developing States (SIDS) to access concessional finance.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, October 8, 2021: The People’s National Party has congratulated Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley, on her election as President of the 15th Session of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD 15).
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, October 5, 2021 - President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta, today officially handed over the “baton” for the presidency of the 15th Session of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD 15), to Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, October 5, 2021 - President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali, and the Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Amor Mottley, on Monday held bilateral discussions aimed at improving the relations between both countries and to expand the existing programmes of cooperation.
Georgetown, Guyana, October 5, 2021 - Several Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member states on Monday signed a declaration to combat Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing, as the region prepares to tap into assistance from Norway to tackle the scourge that experts say is linked to a range of other transnational crimes.