Barbados PM Heading to Washington for Meetings with Lagarde, Moreno, Zoellick

By: Caribbean Journal Staff - April 21, 2012

Above: Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart (UN Photo/Devra Berkowitz)

By the Caribbean Journal staff

Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart is set to begin a five-day visit to Washington, DC this weekend.

The vist will be highlighted by “brief” courtesy calls on Inter-American Development Bank President Luis Alberto Moreno, outgoing World Bank President Robert Zoellick and IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde.

Stuart will also pay a visit to Albert Ramdin, acting secretary general of the OAS.

On Monday, Stuart will begin a series of speaking engagements, starting with an address to the Centre for Strategic and International Challenges focusing on the “Challenges of Caribbean Economics and Society in a Turbulent World.”

The Prime Minister will make an address to the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States during the visit, and pay courtesy calls to the

Stuart will also meet with Barbadians living in the diaspora in the Washington area, and will hold a town hall meeting Sunday at the Bishop John T Walker National Learning Centre at Holy Comforter Episcopal Church.

Stuart will return to Barbados on Thursday.

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