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BARBADOS: Time: Barbados PM among the 100 most influential people of 2022

(Barbados Nation) Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley has made the Time 100 list of the most influential people.

Mottley has spent the past few years since becoming the first female Prime Minister of Barbados lobbying for better trade and financial relationships and conditions for Barbados, the Caribbean and small island developing states.            Continue reading

Barbados declares Rihanna a national hero – on birth of Republic – November 30, 2021

Singer Rihanna attends the Presidential Ceremony, – Jonathan Brady/Pool via REUTERS
After ditching Queen Elizabeth II as head of state, Barbados on Monday declared its global superstar Rihanna a national hero.

After 55 years, Barbados has officially severed ties with Queen Elizabeth II — and one of its first actions as the world’s newest republic was to honor global superstar Rihanna with the title of “national hero,”.

During her illustrious career, the Post said the 33-year-old singer has racked up many titles — award-winning musician, billionaire makeup mogul, actor, philanthropist, entrepreneur and fashion designer.              Continue reading

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