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Barbados Calls Elections for Feb. 21

 Above: Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has officially “rung the bell,” calling new national elections for Feb. 21. Freundel Stuart, the leader of the ruling Democratic Labour Party, is seeking …

Stuart: Barbados Committed to LIAT

 Above: Barbados PM Freundel Stuart (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados will continue to support the operations of regional air carrier LIAT, Prime Minister Freundel Stuart said this week. The PM was speaking following a meeting at the …

Barbados and South Korea Pledge to Strengthen Relationship

 Above: Bridgetown (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados and South Korea are pledging to strengthen their existing ties and forge closer relationships in several areas, Bajan Prime Minister Freundel Stuart and South Korean Ambassador to Barbados Hwang Won-Jun …

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 Above: Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart (UN Photo/Marco Castro) By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados has officially unveiled Cell Four of the Mangrove Pond Landfill at Vaucluse, a project that will ultimately convert solid waste from households across the island …

 Above: Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean integration is alive and well and on a clear path to development, according to Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart. The Prime Minister, who was speaking Wednesday …

 Above: Bridgetown (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff A contingent of Barbados cabinet ministers welcomed a high-level Chinese delegation to the island this week, part of a drive to strengthen relations between the two countries. The delegation from the …

 Above: Prime Minister Freundel Stuart (right) with the World Bank’s Kelvin Dalrymple and Rev. Dr Kortright Davis (Photo: BGIS) By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados is holding its own and intends to successfully weather the global downturn, Prime Minister Freundel …

 Above: Barbados PM Freundel Stuart (UN Photo/Devra Berkowitz) By the Caribbean Journal staff Mexico and Barbados held talks this week aimed at strengthening the existing bilateral relations between the two countries. Mexican Ambassador Mario Eugenio Arriola Woog paid a courtesy …

 Above, from left: Barbados PM Freundel Stuart and CCJ President Sir Dennis Byron (UN Photos/Devra Berkowitz and Ryan Brown) By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart met with Sir Dennis Byron, new president of the Caribbean Court …

 Above: Barbados PM Freundel Stuart and CARICOM SG Irwin LaRocque By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbadian Prime Minister Freundel Stuart urged CARICOM Secretary General Irwin LaRocque to identify the existing paramount challenges facing regional integration of the Caribbean in a …

 Above: Barbados PM Freundel Stuart By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart addressed the CARICOM Meeting of Heads of Government at its opening ceremony last night in Basseterre, St Kitts, telling assembled leaders that Barbados was committed …

 The controversial detention of a Caribbean Airlines flight was simply a “routine check,” Barbados PM Freundel Stuart said on Tuesday. Jamaican Prime Minister Bruce Golding had complained about the plane’s holdup at Grantley Adams International Airport last week. “These are …

 Barbados PM Freundel Stuart at China’s National Museum (BGIS Photo) Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart continued his China visit, meeting with China’s Premier Wen Jibao and discussing the possibility of an air link between the two countries. “There is endless …

 Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart (BGIS) Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart began a one-week official visit in China yesterday, accompanied by Minister of Foreign Affairs Maxine McClean and other officials. Stuart is set to sign two bilateral agreements with China, …

 Clockwise from left: Freundel Stuart, Denis Kellman and Denis Lowe Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has modified his Cabinet, giving himself the additional responsibility of Urban Development, while retaining two ministers, Denis Kellman and Denis Lowe. Kellman has been given …

 The Barbadian government has responded to the death of Al-Qaida leader Osama Bin Laden with caution, following the country’s historical foreign policy of “friends of all, satellites of none.” Prime Minister Freundel Stuart said he hoped the situation would resolve …

 Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler If the unrest in the Middle East and North Africa continues, it could harm Caribbean economies, Barbados’ Minister of Finance, Chris Sinckler, has warned. “Our main assumption was that the main impact will be felt …

 The Government of Barbados is moving to green its economy with the help of the United Nations Environment Programme. “My government continues to be committed to that vision and the emphasis at this point is to consolidate and elevate its …