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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.
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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.
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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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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 ...
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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.
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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 ....
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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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Donna Davis: Tannahill Weavers play a peck of piper music

Reflector 16 Apr 2022
Rudy Alexander, for one. Spotting the man behind the name of the S ... causing eyebrows to raise along with the notes of his soaring tenor ... He described a “transportation ballad,” a genre about “exotic places like Barbados … and Virginia” before launching into “Jamie Raeburn’s Farewell,” which told of a man shipped off to a penal colony in Australia ... .
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‘Ryanair said my husband’s car crash wasn’t serious enough to warrant a refund’

The Times/The Sunday Times 26 Mar 2022
We flew to Barbados instead and were kept in quarantine in a hotel until the next day, when we flew to St Lucia at about 5pm. We not only missed our first night at our honeymoon resort but all of the next day too, and were also left to organise transport from the hotel in Barbados to the airport, despite being told this would be done by BA ... ALAMY ... .
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‘Ryanair said my husband’s bike crash wasn’t serious enough to warrant a refund’

The Times/The Sunday Times 26 Mar 2022
We flew to Barbados instead and were kept in quarantine in a hotel until the next day, when we flew to St Lucia at about 5pm. We not only missed our first night at our honeymoon resort but all of the next day too, and were also left to organise transport from the hotel in Barbados to the airport, despite being told this would be done by BA ... ALAMY ... .
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Five ways the monarchy has benefited from colonialism and slavery

Beijing News 25 Mar 2022
After Elizabeth's death, Charles II formed the Royal African Company in 1660, led by the Duke of York (later James II), which extracted goods such as gold and ivory from the Gold Coast, and transported over 3,000 Africans to Barbados ... In 2021, Barbados removed the queen as head of ...
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Diamond Duchess! Kate glitters in jewels lent to her by the Queen as she and ...

The Daily Mail 24 Mar 2022
It was unclear last night how the plans would now progress, as both sources said there are no plans for a referendum, which would be required under Jamaica's constitution and makes the move more complicated than in smaller Barbados - which was able to make the change via an act of parliament.
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Republican Jamaican government insiders say they are 'disappointed' William did not issue a full apology ...

The Daily Mail 24 Mar 2022
'I strongly agree with my father, The Prince of Wales, who said in Barbados last year that the appalling atrocity of slavery forever stains our history ... and makes the move more complicated than in smaller Barbados - which was able to make the change via an act of parliament.
photo: AP / Collin Reid
A man protests outside the British Council to demand an apology and slavery reparations during a visit to the former British colony by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Kate, in Kingston, Jamaica, Tuesday, March 22, 2022
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Jamaica 'ready to move towards removing the Queen as head of state and becoming a republic as soon as Kate and William get on the plane...

The Daily Mail 23 Mar 2022
The royal visits to Caribbean nations are seen as an effort to convince other former British colonies - including Belize and The Bahamas - to try and dissuade Caribbean nations from following in Barbados' example of removing the Queen as their head of state.
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Welcomed like rock stars! William and Kate are greeted by adoring crowds chanting 'we love ...

The Daily Mail 23 Mar 2022
It was unclear last night how the plans would now progress, as both sources said there are no plans for a referendum, which would be required under Jamaica's constitution and makes the move more complicated than in smaller Barbados - which was able to make the change via an act of parliament.

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