BRIDGETOWN, April 1, 2021 - Barbados’ Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley says the island’s new minimum wage will take effect from Thursday, April 1, as indicated by the Government.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, August 16, 2021 - The National Council on Substance Abuse (NCSA) supports the request from the Head of the Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI), Anthony Brancker, for serious discussion on establishing a recreational marijuana sector in search of economic drivers.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, July 16, 2021 - The National Council on Substance Abuse (NCSA) has expressed concern over the number of hours spent by children playing online games.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, May 27, 2021 - Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley wants to see the response to antimicrobial resistance (AMR) incorporated in future pandemic response and preparedness plans.
NEW YORK, New York, September 24, 2021 - “How many more variants of COVID-19 must arrive before a worldwide action plan for vaccinations be implemented, and how many more people must die before the 1.7 billion excess vaccines in the possession of the advanced countries of the world are shared with those who had no access to vaccines?
MONTEGO BAY, September 24, 2021 - As Barbados moves to become a republic by November 30, 2021, the government's Republican Status Transition Advisory Committee has invited the Barbadian public to participate in a series of public consultations entitled “The Charter of Barbados.”
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados August 2021 - Dame Sandra Mason has been nominated to be the first President as Barbados moves to become a republic by November 30.
Social media is commending Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley for her forthright response to a BBC reporter’s question, suggesting that her country as well as other Caribbean Nations could become “pawns” of China.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, July 28, 2021 - Come Independence Day, November 30, Barbados’ first non-executive president will be sworn in, after being elected by the electoral college of both Houses of Parliament as the nation becomes a republic.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados July 18, 2021 -The Government of Barbados has called on the United States Government to show moral leadership and end the sixty year old economic embargo imposed on the the People of Cuba, as the embargo has achieved nothing but an unjustified punishment of Cuba and unleashed a series of painful outcomes for its people.