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Mia Mottley writes a heartfelt message on Africa day 2021

The prime minister of Barbados island extended special greetings on Africa day 2021 to all the African people living in the region and Diaspora.

Barbados establishes RSTAC as it heads transition from Monarchy to Republic state

The government of Barbados has announced the establishment of the RSTAC - Republican Status Transition Advisory Committee as the island heads transition from a monarchical system to a republic state.

Barbados gets $9 million grant to assist maritime conservative efforts

Although Barbados could not obtain a debt-for-nature exchange, the island was still successful in obtaining a $9 million grant to assist in maritime conservation efforts.

Government is overlooking small businesses: DLP

The spokesperson of the Democratic Labour Party on Small Business and Entrepreneurship - Ryan Walters, blamed the government for being more evenhanded in awarding state contracts.

BMCLA signs strategic agreement with UWI

The officials of BMCLA- The Barbados Medicinal Cannabis Licensing Authority announced a strategic agreement with the UWI- the University of West Indies on 18 May 2021.

Barbados records two new COVID-19 cases

The Barbados island has recorded two new active cases of the deadly Coronavirus - COVID-19.

Barbados and Dominica to collaborate on pilot project to push private sector

Barbados island is engaging its services of the International Financial Corporation - IFC in partnership with the Commonwealth of Dominica, as the two countries endeavour to begin on a pilot project to push private sector investment in resilience.

Two new COVID-19 cases reported in Barbados

The Caribbean nation- Barbados has recorded two new COVID-19 virus cases.

DLP asks government to fulfil their promise of providing affordable housing 

The Democratic Labour Party - DLP has stated that Barbados Labour Party - BLP administration has promised to build thousands of houses over the next two years. Yet Barbadians are left doubtful as there is little indication that housing is a priority of this administration.

Barbados government plans to change legal age of drinking to 18 from 16 years

The government of Barbados plans to relocate the legal age of drinking on the island from 16 to 18 years.

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CDB governors to host virtual meet on June 15

The Governors of Caribbean Development Bank's - CDB will host its 51st annual meeting of Governors, scheduled for June 15 to July 1. This would be the second virtual annual session of CDB governors.