Amid gaps, Barbados praised for child rights

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Barbados has been praised for making major strides in implementing child survival and development rights, according to UNICEF Representative for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean Dr Aloys Kamuragiye as diplomats and officials marked World Children’s Day and the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. But […]

Amid gaps, Barbados praised for child rights

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Barbados has been praised for making major strides in implementing child survival and development rights, according to UNICEF Representative for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean Dr Aloys Kamuragiye as diplomats and officials marked World Children’s Day and the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. But […]

Market fees to rise

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Increased rent, a code of conduct and a new dress code are among changes on the horizon for vendors at the Berinda Cox Fish Market as the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and the Blue Economy seeks to improve the standard of operations at the southern complex. As spanking new stalls […]

Market fees to rise

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Increased rent, a code of conduct and a new dress code are among changes on the horizon for vendors at the Berinda Cox Fish Market as the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and the Blue Economy seeks to improve the standard of operations at the southern complex. As spanking new stalls […]

‘Nationality law changes are coming’

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Citing a declining population, a growing elderly group that imperils National Insurance Scheme funds, and a need for economic growth, Cabinet is to expand the categories of people who can become Barbadians, Home Affairs Minister Edmund Hinkson has revealed. By January, a new bill to amend the Immigration Act will […]

‘Nationality law changes are coming’

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Citing a declining population, a growing elderly group that imperils National Insurance Scheme funds, and a need for economic growth, Cabinet is to expand the categories of people who can become Barbadians, Home Affairs Minister Edmund Hinkson has revealed. By January, a new bill to amend the Immigration Act will […]

Visitor arrivals up so far this year – BTMI

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With the winter tourist season opening in a month’s time, the nation’s tourism marketing agency has reported a boost in visitor arrivals up to September this year. Chief Executive Officer of The Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. William Griffith said its “strategic initiatives” paid off with a 4.2 per cent increase, […]

Visitor arrivals up so far this year – BTMI

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With the winter tourist season opening in a month’s time, the nation’s tourism marketing agency has reported a boost in visitor arrivals up to September this year. Chief Executive Officer of The Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. William Griffith said its “strategic initiatives” paid off with a 4.2 per cent increase, […]

JAMAICA – We’re in pain and fearful, children tell legislators

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KINGSTON – “A lot of children in Jamaica are dealing with a lot of pain.” Those were the words of 10-year-old Keino King, who yesterday, along with seven-year-old Ngozi Wright, her twin brother Tafari, and 18-year-old Shaneille Hall, addressed the nation’s Parliament in an unprecedented session on violence against children, […]

JAMAICA – We’re in pain and fearful, children tell legislators

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KINGSTON – “A lot of children in Jamaica are dealing with a lot of pain.” Those were the words of 10-year-old Keino King, who yesterday, along with seven-year-old Ngozi Wright, her twin brother Tafari, and 18-year-old Shaneille Hall, addressed the nation’s Parliament in an unprecedented session on violence against children, […]