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CARICOM congratulates Baroness Scotland

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has welcomed the election of Baroness Patricia Scotland as the new Commonwealth Secretary General following an election campaign that had threatened to split the 15-member regional grouping. Dominica’s Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit nominated the former United Kingdom attorney general for the post and stuck with the nomination of the Dominican-born former legislator despite calls for CARICOM ...

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CARICOM congratulates Baroness Scotland

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has welcomed the election of Baroness Patricia Scotland as the new Commonwealth Secretary General following an election campaign that had threatened to split the 15-member regional grouping. Dominica’s Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit nominated the former United Kingdom attorney general for the post and stuck with the nomination of the Dominican-born former legislator despite calls for CARICOM ...

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WORLD – Russia boosts its defences in Syria

Russia has strengthened its anti-aircraft defences in Syria by moving a cruiser towards the coast and deploying new missiles at its main base. The Moskva cruiser’s long-range air defence system will provide cover for Russian aircraft, as will the S-400 missiles which arrived on Thursday. Russia’s missile cruiser Moskva The row over Turkey’s downing of a Russian combat jet on ...

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WORLD – Russia boosts its defences in Syria

Russia has strengthened its anti-aircraft defences in Syria by moving a cruiser towards the coast and deploying new missiles at its main base. The Moskva cruiser’s long-range air defence system will provide cover for Russian aircraft, as will the S-400 missiles which arrived on Thursday. Russia’s missile cruiser Moskva The row over Turkey’s downing of a Russian combat jet on ...

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Barbados Prime Minister Urges the Commonwealth to Invest in Caricom Member States – Atlanta Black Star


Atlanta Black Star

Barbados Prime Minister Urges the Commonwealth to Invest in Caricom Member States
Atlanta Black Star
Prime Minister of Barbados Freundel Stuart has urged members of the Commonwealth to invest in Caribbean Community (Caricom) member states. Stuart, in an address on Thursday at a Commonwealth Business Forum under way in Malta, said the region ...
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Climate change tops PM's agendaBarbados Today
CARICOM to push for special consideration at climate change conferenceCaribbean360.com (subscription)

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Big blessings in store

The wait is about over. Breakthru 2015 – the Independence Gospel Explosion is on your doorstep. So come Sunday, head to the Wildey Gymnasium of the Garfield Sobers Sports Complex for what is being billed as the biggest event in gospel music ministry in years. As one of the key participants in the event, and having attended the dress rehearsal ...

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Big blessings in store

The wait is about over. Breakthru 2015 – the Independence Gospel Explosion is on your doorstep. So come Sunday, head to the Wildey Gymnasium of the Garfield Sobers Sports Complex for what is being billed as the biggest event in gospel music ministry in years. As one of the key participants in the event, and having attended the dress rehearsal ...

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Need for early Childhood and Primary education reform in Barbados

Successive Governments of Independent Barbados have consistently and correctly allocated the highest percentage of its annual revenues to the Ministry of Education. Only allocations towards the sustainable health of our citizens have come near to what has been allocated to the educational advancement of our people, particularly our youth, over the last sixty years. Indeed, our first Central Bank Governor ...

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Need for early Childhood and Primary education reform in Barbados

Successive Governments of Independent Barbados have consistently and correctly allocated the highest percentage of its annual revenues to the Ministry of Education. Only allocations towards the sustainable health of our citizens have come near to what has been allocated to the educational advancement of our people, particularly our youth, over the last sixty years. Indeed, our first Central Bank Governor ...

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Sports key to economic development

Research shows that investment in sports in developing countries is much less than in developed countries, as it is usually not a top priority in the national budget or in the education system of most developing countries. Sports are often treated as recreation or leisure activities, and hence the treatment and attention that is accorded them.  What is peculiar in ...

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