Barbados News

Barbados wants more frequent SIDS reviews

Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley says the current  practice of international reviews of small island developing states (SIDS) every five to 10 years, “is inadequate” and called for a biennial assembly of SIDS heads along with the establishment of a governance structure to oversee the implementation of the Antigua and Barbuda Agenda for Small Island Developing States (ABAS).

Barbados: Ministry of Health clears air on social media reports about...

The Ministry of Health and Wellness in Barbados wishes to address recent extremely serious misleading allegations which have been placed in the public domain, following the unfortunate and tragic death of an eight-month-old child.

Canada, Barbados, discuss ongoing crisis in Haiti

In a recent diplomatic exchange, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau engaged in talks with Barbadian Prime Minister Mia Mottley, addressing the ongoing turmoil in Haiti encompassing political, security, and humanitarian concerns.

Liberians to recognise migration of Barbadians to West Africa

Over 250 Liberians are expected to visit Barbados from May 6 to 13, in recognition of the 159th Anniversary of the Migration of 346 Barbadians to the West African country.

Barbados to seek reparation from British plantation owner

The Barbados government has hinted at the possibility of negotiating payment for reparations with the British owners regarding the Drax Hall plantation that, for centuries, had been the scene of inhumane treatment of enslaved African ancestors.

Barbados: Government Denies Cover-Up of Incident at Prisons

In response to recent allegations circulating in a viral video clip, the Home Affairs and Information Minister, Wilfred Abrahams, has vehemently denied claims of a cover-up related to an incident at Dodds prison in Barbados.

Emirates Airline’s to hold recruitment drive in Barbados

Trinity Recruitment Services is proud to announce its partnership with Emirates Airline in recruiting cabin crew members from the Caribbean and South America.

3.5 Magnitude Earthquake Detected Near Trinidad & Tobago, Barbados, and St...

In the early hours of April 11, 2024, residents of Trinidad & Tobago, Barbados, and St Vincent & The Grenadines experienced the effects of a 3.5 magnitude earthquake, as reported by the University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre (UWI, SRC).

Barbados & China Sign Agreement For Electric Buses

The Government of Barbados has signed an Exchange of Notes agreement for the acquisition of electric buses with the China International Development Cooperation Agency...

Barbados: Thorne takes over leadership of opposition party

The Democratic Labour Party (DLP) was set to return to the elected legislature on Monday after spending six years in the parliamentary wilderness, banished by the voters from the House and Senate in two unprecedented general election shutouts.