Bajan PM eases squeeze for pensioners

(Barbados Nation) Prime Minister Mia Mottley has thrown a lifeline for pensioners feeling the squeeze under Barbados’ domestic debt restructuring programme.

Barbados PM on official visit to Suriname

Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Amor Mottley is paying an official three-day visit to the Republic of Suriname from today, Wednesday, November 14, to Friday, November 16.

Barbados: Offshore school officials charged with fraud

(Barbados Nation) The two officials from the Washington University of Barbados (WUB) accused of defrauding Asha “Mrs Ram” Mirchandani with four bounced cheques were granted $200 000 bail each yesterday.

Barbados judge to join CCJ

(Barbados Nation) Appeal Court Judge Andrew Burgess is set to become the first Barbadian to be appointed to the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ).

Barbados PM regrets layoffs

(Barbados Nation) Calling the decision to send home more than 1,000 public servants the toughest one she has had to make in public life, Prime Minister Mia Mottley on Friday apologised again for the haphazard manner in which the latest retrenchment programme had displaced some Barbadians.

American Airlines extends daily flights to Barbados

(BARBADOS NATION) American Airlines has unveiled the extension of the additional winter capacity from hub cities Charlotte and Miami to Barbados, through its 2019 summer core flight schedule.

Rihanna made an official ambassador of Barbados

(BARBADOS GIS) Government has appointed international pop icon, Robyn “Rihanna” Fenty, as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, with specific responsibility for promoting education, tourism and investment for the island.

Barbados switches to e-passports

(Barbados Government Information Service) Anyone applying for Barbados passports for the first time, or those seeking to renew them, will now be issued with an e-passport.

Mia: Job cuts coming to Barbados

(BARBADOS NATION)  Barbadians will be given details of Phases Two and Three of Government’s Barbados Economic Recovery and Transformation Plan in the next two weeks.