Keith Wiltshire 83 missing from Scarborough

Keith Wiltshire 83 missing from Scarborough

The Toronto Police Service requests the public’s assistance locating a missing Caribbean man. Barbados born Keith Wiltshire, 83, was last seen on Sunday, September 6, 2020, at approximately 8:05 a.m., in the Huntingwood Drive and Warden Avenue area. He is described as 6’2” , with a slim build, short grey hair, a grey beard, brown […]

Barbados now accepting applications for its 12-month Welcome Stamp visa

Barbados now accepting applications  for its 12-month Welcome Stamp visa

Barbados has officially launched its Barbados Welcome Stamp, a new visa that allows visitors to remain in the island for up to one year and “work remotely.”  “COVID-19 has changed the global business landscape as a larger number of people continue to work from home. With this new visa, we can provide workers with an […]

‘A true champion of regionalism’

‘A true champion of regionalism’

A tribute to former Prime Minister of Barbados, Owen Arthur ‘A true champion of regionalism’ By W. Andy Knight At 12:26 am on Monday, 27 July 2020, Owen Seymour Arthur released his final breath in the intensive care unit at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Barbados. This small island giant gave his heart not only […]

Barbadian lawyer replaces president of Commonwealth Games Federation on executive board over diversity issue

Barbadian lawyer replaces president of Commonwealth Games Federation on executive board over diversity issue

Sandra Osborne, president of the Barbados Olympics Association,  will replace  Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) President Louise Martin on the organizing  committee for the Commonwealth Games 2020 to be held in Birmingham, England, Dame Louise resigned from  the  Birmingham  2020 Board following concerns about its lack of diversity The Games’ organising committee has been criticised for […]

Former Barbados Prime Minister Owen Arthur dies at 70

Former Barbados Prime Minister Owen Arthur dies at 70

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Former Prime Minister Owen Seymour Arthur died during the early hours of Monday, a brief government statement has confirmed. He was 70. It said that Arthur, the longest serving head of government, died at 12:26 am (local time). Arthur, an economist, had been hospitalized earlier this month at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital […]

Cuban nurses will remain in Barbados – Jeffrey Bostic

Cuban nurses will remain in Barbados – Jeffrey Bostic

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Barbados says it has no intention of ending a programme through which Cuban nurses are engaged in the fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19) on the island, despite a threat by the United States to target countries benefiting from the “medical missions” from Havana. “Barbados is a sovereign country and we make decisions […]

‘Reparation is not simply about a money payment ‘ – Barbados diplomat

‘Reparation is not simply about a money payment ‘ – Barbados diplomat

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados  -The Barbados Ambassador to the Caribbean Community (Caricom), David Commissiong,  said on Saturday that it is just not enough to simply have good intentions as the Caribbean seeks reparations from Europe for the slave trade. “Rather, what is required is a determination to pitch our demands for reparatory reforms at a level where, […]

Caribbean Task Force unveils initiatives to support tourism sector

Caribbean Task Force unveils initiatives to support tourism sector

Caribbean hotel, tourism and health officials have unveiled a new initiative they say will help safeguard the health of travellers and employers within the tourism sector. The COVID-19 Caribbean Tourism Task Force said the comprehensive health safety guidelines, supported by an aggressive training schedule are aimed at reaching thousands of the region’s tourism employees in […]

Legendary West Indies batsman Sir Everton Weekes dies

Legendary West Indies batsman Sir Everton Weekes dies

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Legendary former West Indies batsman Sir Everton Weekes, the last surviving member of the distinguished Three Ws, died in Barbados on Wednesday following a long illness. The oldest surviving West Indies cricketer and third oldest surviving men’s Test player, Sir Everton passed away at his Christ Church home at age 95, bringing […]

Barbados Prime Minister to hand over chairmanship of CARICOM on Friday

Barbados Prime Minister to hand over chairmanship  of CARICOM on Friday

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley will hand over the chairmanship of the 15-member regional integration movement, CARICOM, on Friday during a special conference of regional leaders. Mottley, who has served in the position for the past six months, will hand over to St Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves. […]

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