JAMAICA | PJ Patterson Pays Tribute to former B'dos PM, Owen Arthur

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, July 27, 2020 - With the passing of former Barbados prime minister Owen Arthur on Monday, tributes have been pouring in from many of the Caribbean region's leaders. These include Dr. Ralph Gonsalves who has referred to him as a titan of regional integration, Sir Shridath Ramphal who lamented that Barbados had lost a great son and Sir Ronald  Sanders who described Arthur as a Caribbean champion.

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BARBADOS | Son Of The Soil: A Tribute To The Late Owen Arthur

Owen Seymour Arthur was born on October 17, 1949, and was educated at All Saints Boys’ School, the Coleridge and Parry School and Harrison College. He graduated from the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics, and, after working for a short time in Jamaica, he returned to Barbados. He soon after became an invaluable member of the Barbados Labour Party (BLP). 

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A Tropical Storm Warning and Hurricane Watch remain in effect for Barbados

The Barbados Meteorological Service(BMS) in its 8 a.m. update said a Tropical Storm Warning and Hurricane Watch remain in effect for Barbados. A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area within 36 hours. A Hurricane Watch means that hurricane conditions are possible within the watch area, in this case within 36 hours.

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Barbadians urged to monitor and prepare for approaching tropical storm

BARBADOS, July 22, 2020 - Residents across Barbados are urged to complete their preparations for the approach of Tropical Storm Gonzalo over the next two days and brace for the possibility of a tropical storm watch being issued later tonight, Wednesday, July 22.

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ANTIGUA | Browne gets green light to reorganise regional carrier LIAT

ST. JOHN’S Antigua, July 21, 2020 - Plans by Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister Gaston Browne to restructure the ailing regional airline LIAT, took a giant leap on Monday night, after major shareholders St Vincent and the Grenadines and Barbados agreed to sell their shares to Antigua and Barbuda for one dollar ($1).

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BARBADOS | Cuba's medical mission will remain in Barbados says Bostic

BRIDGETOWN, July 21, 2020 - In the face of threats by United States senators to sanctions countries that seek the help of Cuban doctors and nurses through the various medical missions controlled by the island's government, Barbados says it has no intention of ending programme

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CARIBBEAN | CAL to fly between Jamaica, Antigua, Barbados

MONTEGO BAY, July 16, 2020 - Caribbean Airlines will restart flights between Antigua, Barbados and Kingston, Jamaica beginning on July 25. The airline said the service connecting these destinations will fly twice weekly.

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