Barbados heading ‘onward and upward’

Barbados heading ‘onward and upward’

By Gerald V. Paul A large gathering of Barbadians celebrated the 48th anniversary of their country’s independence last Sunday at the Cathedral Church of St. James with the theme ‘Onward and Upward’. They came in from the cold, huddled and sang: “The Lord has been the people’s guide for the past 300 years. With him […]

Barbados PM to visit Toronto

Barbados PM to visit Toronto

By Gerald V. Paul The prime minister of Barbados, Freundel Stuart, will visit Toronto at a Democratic Labour Party (DLP) Barbados (Canada) annual fundraising event at Saints Peter and Paul Banquet Hall on Sept. 20. “This event provides Barbadians and friends of Barbados with an opportunity to hear directly from Prime Minister Stuart about the […]

Barbados, China discuss extradition

Barbados, China discuss extradition

Barbados, China discuss extradition Talks on a mutual extradition treaty are going well, both countries agree. BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Barbados has begun talks with China on a Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty in Criminal Matters and Extradition. A government statement said the Chinese delegation is led by the Director-General of the Department of Treaty and Law […]

Barbados pols tire of British politics

Barbados pols tire of British politics

Barbados pols tire of British politics by Brad Savage The Parliament buildings in Bridgetown, Barbados, where politicians want a change of style. BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – With experience of the Westminster parliamentary system for 375 years in their consciousness, Barbadian politicians are saying they want a change from this adversarial mode of governance. Speaker of […]