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.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, May 23, 2022 - Effective Wednesday, May 25, visitors to the island who are fully vaccinated will not be required to have a COVID-19 test for entry to Barbados; and the wearing of masks outdoors will be optional.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, July 23, 2021 - The 18-member Tourism Reboot Panel, chaired by Sir Hilary Beckles, Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies, has submitted a preliminary report.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, June 6, 2021 - BGIS - Barbados is preparing to welcome back cruise ships to its shores from Monday, and all persons on the cruise ship will be 100 per cent vaccinated. Cruises will have rigorous protocols in place for disembarking passengers and bubbled tours will be implemented to secure the safety of all.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, May 14, 2021 - Over the past 18 months, the Ministry of Tourism and International Transport and the agencies under its portfolio have been working diligently to prepare for the reopening of its source markets for leisure and business travel.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, May 17, 2021 - A new committee is being created to assist in implementing, executing, monitoring, and reviewing tourism marketing strategies developed. It is the National Tourism Marketing Committee (NTMC).
Barbadians in the diaspora have been given the rationale behind the island’s transitioning from sugar cane to medicinal marijuana. It came last Thursday as Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, Indar Weir, addressed an online Dialogue with the Diaspora, chaired by the island’s Ambassador to the United States of America and the Organization of American States, Noel Lynch, on the Zoom platform.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, December 14, 2021 - Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Dr. Carla N. Barnett, has announced the appointment of two (2) new Members to the Executive Management Committee at the CARICOM Secretariat. They are Ambassador Donna Forde as Assistant Secretary-General, Foreign and Community Relations, and Ambassador Wayne McCook as Director General of the Office of Trade Negotiations (OTN).