MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica May 12, 2020 - While Guyana has been delisted from the European Commission’s money laundering list, joining countries like Ethiopia, Sri Lanka and Tunisia, the Council for Foreign and Community Relations (COFCOR), has rejected the arbitrary and unilateral imposition of blacklisting by the EU on several Member States of the Community.
PORT OF SPAIN –April 28, 2020- Trinidad and Tobago’s National Security Minister Stuart Young is maintaining that he has “no issue” with the Barbados governmentas he tries to downplay a potential rift between the two Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member states.
BRIDGETOWN, April 23, 2020 - Barbados has recorded its sixth death to COVID-19 with the total number of positive cases to 76 with 39 females and 37 males. To date, 27 persons have recovered and there are 43 persons in isolation.
Havana, April 23 Cuba's Ministry of Public Health on Thursday said men accounted for 67.5 percent of the 43 killed by Covid-19 in Cuba. Thus the lethality due to this disease, which is caused by the SARS-Cov-2 coronavirus, is greater in men.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, April 6, 2020 - In light of the recent seizure of a number of ventilators destined for Barbados by the US Government, Health Minister Lt. Col. Jeffrey Bostic, has assured the country that there is no shortage of ventilators to fight the COVID-19 virus on the island.
KINGSTON, February 18, 2020 – Jamaica’s Prime Minister Andrew Holness, will be a ‘no-show’ at the annual two-day Inter-Sessional meeting of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) now taking place in Barbados under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre.
OTTOWA, Canada, February 17, 2020 - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has cancelled his trip to Barbados amidst mounting criticism over his government handling of the anti-pipeline protests whicvh has affected rail services in Canada.