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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

World: United Nations: David Jessop | Drowning in promises on Climate Change – By David Jessop | Opinion

 Sunday | December 5, 2021 | 12:07 AM

Barbados Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley delivers a speech at the opening ceremony of the UN Climate Change Conference COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland on November 1, 2021.
Photo: Barbados Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley delivers a speech at the opening ceremony of the UN Climate Change Conference COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland on November 1, 2021.

In a powerful speech at last month’s COP26 UN climate summit, Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Mottley seized the day.

In just eight minutes she captured the attention of her fellow leaders, demonstrated all that was wrong with the world order, and proposed three practical ways in which wealthy nations might deliver the quantum of support needed by climate-vulnerable states.            Continue reading

Barbados Exploring Direct Trade and Air Links With African Countries

Barbados NationNews – 01 October 2021 – COLVILLE MOUNSEY

PHOTO: Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley and President of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), Professor Benedict Oramah, signing the Memorandum of Understanding at Ilaro Court., Barbados. (BGIS)

Barbados has moved one step closer to its ambitions of fostering trade with the African continent, as Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley and president of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), Professor Dr Benedict Oramah, signed a memorandum of understanding that creates the framework to explore areas of investment and interest.        Continue reading

Barbados and Guyana to deepen relations on matters of mutual interest

Prime Minister Mia Mottley shares a light moment with Guyana’s President, Brigadier David Granger, ahead of their bilateral talks on the sidelines of 39th CARICOM Heads of Government Conference in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Looking on is Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Dr Jerome Walcott

Barbados and Guyana to deepen relations

By Shamkoe Pilé -Caribbean News Now

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica (BGIS) — Barbados has signalled its interest in collaborating with Guyana on matters of mutual interest.

Barbados Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley expressed this during bilateral talks with t  he president of Guyana, David Granger, on the sidelines of the 39th CARICOM heads of government conference in Montego Bay, Jamaica.

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Barbados: PM Mia Mottley Wants Closer Ties with Eastern Caribbean States

Barbados: PM Mia Mottley Wants Closer OECS Ties

SHAWN CUMBERBATCH, – Nation News -18 June 2018

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Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley has served notice that Barbados wants to deepen political and economic cooperation with other islands in the Eastern Caribbean.

In her first regional speech since assuming office, Mottley yesterday told the 65th Meeting of the Organisation of the Eastern Caribbean States’ (OECS) Authority that her administration wanted mutually beneficial solutions to various issues, including climate change, freedom of movement, and transportation challenges.     Continue reading

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