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Benefits of a local medicinal cannabis industry

Barbados will be poised to take advantage of various opportunities within the growing global medicinal cannabis industry through the legalization of medicinal cannabis. Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, Indar Weir, made this announcement as he moved the second reading of the Medicinal Cannabis Bill (2019) in the House of Assembly on Friday. The Bill […]

Former Prime Minister Professor Owen Arthur during last night’s lecture at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus. (Picture by Kemar Holder.)

Barbados to establish new Global Commission

Government has contracted former Prime Minister Owen Arthur to chair a new global commission to examine several critical small island issues ahead of next year’s United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) XV here. The Barbados-sponsored Global Commission on Small Island Developing States — Trade Development Options 2020, will prepare papers on issues ranging […]

Sutherland to attend Chinese Expo in Shanghai

Minister of Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Commerce, Dwight Sutherland, will next week join colleague parliamentarians around the globe, at the inaugural China International Import Exposition (CIIE), taking place from November 5 to 10, in Shanghai. Barbados is among 130 countries invited by the People’s Republic of China to participate in the expo and demonstrate, among other […]