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Saint Patrick’s Day 2023 Remembrance: England’s “Irish Slaves”

GlobalResearch 17 Mar 2023
“In clearing the ground for the adventurers and soldiers (the English capitalists of that day) To be transported to Barbados and the English plantations in America ... In 1652, prior to the wholesale transportation of Irish, most of 12 thousand political prisoners on Barbados were Irish.

P&O Cruises to name new ship in Barbados

TravelDailyNews 16 Mar 2023
All eyes will be on Barbados this week as the island hosts an unprecedented cruise ship celebration ...It’s an opportunity for Barbados to be featured and you can’t pay for that publicity,” said Barbados’ Minister of Tourism and International Transport Ian Gooding-Edghill ... “Our naming party in Barbados is a world first and so it had to be rum.

Barbados to host first ever naming of international cruise line in the Caribbean

Jamaica Star 15 Mar 2023
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Mar 15, CMC – Britain’s Cruise Line, P&O Cruises, will on Thursday celebrate the naming of its new ship, Arvia, here which Tourism and International Transport Minister, Ian Gooding-Edghill, says provides “an opportunity for Barbados to be featured” internationally.

Barbados wins top Green Destinations environment, climate award at ITB Berlin

The Daily Herald 13 Mar 2023
Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Ian Gooding-Edghill with Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc ... The nomination came from Barbados’ ambition to be the first island in the Caribbean to achieve 100% renewable energy and seventy per cent carbon neutrality goals by 2030 and 2050, respectively.

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 ...

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