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Barbados to mount trade mission to Cuba

Create: 04/16/2016 - 03:58

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Barbados is to mount a trade mission to Cuba next month as the island seeks to take advantage of the new opportunities being afforded in the Caribbean communist country, Industry Minister Donville Inniss has said.

Inniss, who met with Cuba’s Ambassador to Barbados Francisco Fernandez Peña on Tuesday, said that the mission will comprise government and private officials.

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UWI Vice-Chancellor says white supremacy in Barbados hurting blacks

Create: 04/26/2016 - 03:11

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Monday April 25, 2016 (CMC) –The Vice Chancellor of the University of the West Indies (UWI) has called for social change in Barbados, saying that blacks continue to be marginalized and warning that the situation cannot continue.

Professor Sir Hilary Beckles says that while people have spoken about Barbados as a global symbol of stability, a critical question that must be answered is what part of that stability is consensus and what part is repression.

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