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Barbados to host 41st Caribbean Travel Marketplace

Jamaica Observer 27 Jan 2023
Barbados' Minister of Tourism and International Transport Ian Gooding-Edghill, in welcoming the event to local soil, said that the "timing could not be better", especially now when Barbados' tourism industry was undergoing a major renaissance in the post-COVID environment.

Masks no longer mandatory in schools, public transportation as Barbados COVID protocols end

Jamaica Observer 22 Dec 2022
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – The remainder of Barbados’ COVID-19 protocols, which included mandatory mask wearing in schools and on public transportation, have been discontinued ... Most protocols were lifted back in September, with mask-wearing being optional except on public transportation, in schools, medical facilities and in day-care institutions.

Barbados signs MOU, air services agreement with Saudi Arabia

Jamaica Star 30 Nov 2022
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Nov 30, CMC – Barbados has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) as well as an air services agreement with Saudi Arabia in an effort to further develop relations between the two countries. A statement issued by the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc.

Celebrating Barbados’ first year as a republic

The Grio 30 Nov 2022
On its first anniversary of complete independence from British rule, a writer reflects on how Barbados continues to celebrate what it now means to be free ... An African who was captured, transported and enslaved in Barbados, Bussa went on to lead the largest slave rebellion in the history of the isle in 1816.

Top tourism industry giants head to Riyadh for WTTC summit

Gulf Daily News 26 Nov 2022
  ...   ...   ...   ...  . These include government officials such as Portuguese Secretary of State for Tourism Rita Marques, Austrian State Secretary for Tourism Susanne Kraus-Winkler, Barbados Minister of Tourism and International Transport Lisa Cummins and Bahamas Deputy PM and Minister of Tourism Chester Cooper.   ...   ...   ... .

Barbados tourism minister cruises into action

TravelDailyNews 21 Nov 2022
BarbadosMinister of Tourism and International Transport Ian Gooding-Edghill (right) is pictured with Barbados Ambassador to the U.S ... Barbados’ Minister of Tourism and International Transport Ian Gooding-Edghill (right) is pictured with Barbados Ambassador to the U.S.

Oh, islands in the sun... Prices have risen in the Caribbean, but we’ve tracked down ...

The Daily Mail 14 Nov 2022
Package holidays to some popular destinations have become eye-wateringly pricey, with a week in a top beach resort in Barbados in late January coming in at more than £7,000 for two ... Visit Barbados - The Official Barbados Tourism Guide 2022 Transport Board . Barbados Update Your Browser .

Caribbean Currents: Caribbean nations struggle with crisis of food insecurity

The Philadelphia Tribune 17 Sep 2022
The heads also agreed to work on fixing the inadequate intra-regional transportation problem expeditiously ... Since then, companies in Jamaica, Trinidad and Barbados have been developing proposals for crop insurance and exploring possible public-private partnerships in transportation and logistics in Guyana.

Why the Caribbean Has the Most Energized Anti-Monarchy Movements

Time Magazine 14 Sep 2022
In 1600, Queen Elizabeth I granted a royal charter to the British East India Company that was responsible for the expansion of the empire and trafficking of goods and slaves; in 1660, King Charles II formed the Royal African Company that transported over 3,000 Africans to Barbados.

Stakeholders to discuss intra-regional travel

Jamaica Observer 09 Sep 2022
As recent as last month, new Grenada Prime Minister Dickon Mitchell, in a CMC report, revealed that regional leaders in the OECS had met with a representative of Barbados and the President of Guyana Dr Irfaan Ali to discuss the situation regarding air transportation in the ...

Caricom heads devise new strategy for regional cooperation

Jamaica Observer 10 Jul 2022
Transportation. On the transportation side, heads of government considered the region's need for a significantly enhanced transportation system that can bolster food security and deepen regional integration. Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Mottley advanced discussions on ...

Historic grammar school renames its six pupil houses because five of them were named after ...

The Daily Mail 27 Jun 2022
Blundell was heavily involved in the trade and transportation of African slaves and owned the ship Tarleton which landed 236 of its 273 slaves in Barbados from the Gold Coast, with 37 dying en-route.

President Kenyatta Roots for Enhanced Transport Connectivity to Boost Kenya, Barbados Ties

All Africa 09 Jun 2022
Nairobi -- President Uhuru Kenyatta has emphasised the need to enhance transport connectivity between Kenya and Barbados to boost the mutually beneficial ties that the two countries enjoy ....

The truth is out: Britain’s immigration system is racist, and always has been. Now let’s fix it

The Observer 30 May 2022
The unspoken rationale underlying British immigration policy since the second world war has always been about race. A new leaked Home Office document, which was never intended to be seen by the public, spells this out ... It has a stark conclusion ... For instance the London Transport executive had recruitment drives in Barbados, Trinidad and Jamaica ... .

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