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Barbados, St Maarten Hold Talks on Talk Cultural Industries

April 14, 2014 | 4:44 pm | 0 Comment

Barbados, St Maarten Hold Talks on Talk Cultural Industries

Above: Bridgetown (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados Culture Minister Stephen Lashley recently received St Maarten Governor Eugene Holiday for a visit in St Michael last week. The two sides focused on ways that culture can help diversify the two nations' economies. "Tourism and the international business sectors have proven to be fairly more...

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Barbados, China Talk Agriculture

April 9, 2014 | 4:38 pm | 0 Comment

Barbados, China Talk Agriculture

Above: Bridgetown (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff China's government has "reiterated its intention to provide financial assistance" for a number of projects in Barbados, the Caribbean country said Wednesday. Chinese Ambassador to Barbados Wang Ke made the pledge during talks with Dr David Eastwick, Barbados' Agriculture, Food, Fisheries and Water more...

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Barbados Willing to Help Venezuela Resolve Situation

April 8, 2014 | 5:00 am | 0 Comment

Barbados Willing to Help Venezuela Resolve Situation

Above: Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados is willing to "use its good offices" to help in quelling the "restlessness on the streets of Venezuela," Prime Minister Freundel Stuart said Sunday. Stuart, who was speaking at the Inter-American Press Association's mid-year meeting at the Hilton Barbados, said he more...

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New Zealand Opens First-Ever High Commission in the Caribbean

March 31, 2014 | 5:18 am | 0 Comment

New Zealand Opens First-Ever High Commission in the Caribbean

Above: Bridgetown (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff New Zealand has opened its first-ever High Commission in the Caribbean. New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray McCully has appointed diplomat Jan Henderson as the country's first-ever High Commissioner in Barbados. The High Commission will be c0-located with the United Kingdom High Commission in more...

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Lewis Hamilton to Take Part in Top Gear Festival Barbados

March 24, 2014 | 12:32 pm | 0 Comment

Lewis Hamilton to Take Part in Top Gear Festival Barbados

Above: Lewis Hamilton By the Caribbean Journal staff Formula 1 star Lewis Hamilton will be taking part in the upcoming Top Gear Festival in Barbados. Hamilton will appear on the track behind the wheel of his Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula 1 car during the festival, which will take place on May 17 and 18. It will be the Caribbean debut for the car at the Busy more...

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Barbados Seeks Help From Spain on Heritage Tourism

March 13, 2014 | 4:30 am | 0 Comment

Barbados Seeks Help From Spain on Heritage Tourism

Above: Barbados (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados would "welcome" assistance from Spain on how to improve the marketing and packaging of its UNESCO World Heritage Site in Bridgetown, the government said this week. Tourism Minister Richard Sealy said this week that heritage tourism was a "key area" of cooperation with Spain. The Minister was more...

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Rum Journal: How to Make a Rum Runner, Barbados Style

March 9, 2014 | 4:38 am | 0 Comment

Rum Journal: How to Make a Rum Runner, Barbados Style

IT'S ONE of the most famous drinks (and, at one time, professions) in the Caribbean: the Rum Runner. But how do you make one? Recipes tend to vary slightly across the Caribbean (with one notable constant, naturally), but we thought we'd offer up a particular recipe from Barbados. The difference here? The rum. This recipe for the Rum Runner comes from Barbados' more...

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Barbados PM Eyes “Speedy Conclusion” To Air Services Agreement With China

February 19, 2014 | 6:00 am | 0 Comment

Barbados PM Eyes “Speedy Conclusion” To Air Services Agreement With China

Above: Bridgetown (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart says he wants a "speedy conclusion" of an air services agreement with China. The Prime Minister addressed the issue following a meeting with Barbados' newly-named Ambassador to China, Dr Chelston Brathwaite. Barbados has made no secret of the fact that it is more...

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British Airways Adding Flights to Barbados

February 11, 2014 | 8:37 am | 0 Comment

British Airways Adding Flights to Barbados

Above: a British Airways plane By the Caribbean Journal staff British Airways will be increasing its service to Barbados at the end of this year. The new service, out of London's Gatwick Airport, will see the addition of two new flights per week, from 10 to 12. The flights, which will run from Nov. 30, 2014 to Feb. 28, 2015, could add almost 600 new passengers more...

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Lesotho Seeks Barbados’ Help to Develop Tourism Industry

February 5, 2014 | 5:58 am | 0 Comment

Lesotho Seeks Barbados’ Help to Develop Tourism Industry

Above: a hotel in Lesotho By the Caribbean Journal staff The African nation of Lesotho is seeking Barbados' help in developing its tourism industry. Lesotho High Commissioner to Barbados Dr Mathabo Tsepa recently held talks with Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart, expressing an interest in drawing on Barbados' expertise in the area. According to Tsepa, more...

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