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British opera singer creates work to reveal humanity of enslaved ancestors
Insurrection: A Work in Progress by Peter Brathwaite will highlight folk traditions as a form of resistance

Harriet Sherwood Arts and culture correspondent

25, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Barbados plans to make Tory MP pay reparations for family’s slave past
Richard Drax reported to have visited Caribbean island for meeting on next steps, including plans for former sugar plantation

Paul Lashmar and Jonathan Smith in Barbados

26, Nov, 2022 @5:16 PM

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Could Barbados blueprint be a Marshall Plan for the climate crisis?
Mia Mottley, PM of Barbados, who, at Cop27 called again for climate justice, is devising a debt relief and loan blueprint, targeting the IMF

Ashish Ghadiali

09, Nov, 2022 @8:00 AM

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‘Fight of our lives’: what happened on the first day of Cop27?
From a bombastic Boris Johnson speech to an impassioned plea from the Barbados PM, here’s how first full day played out

Guardian staff

08, Nov, 2022 @1:31 PM

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Barbados PM launches blistering attack on rich nations at Cop27 climate talks
Mia Mottley warns of a billion refugees by the middle of the century unless governments act now to tackle crisis

Patrick Greenfield, Fiona Harvey, Nina Lakhani and Damian Carrington

07, Nov, 2022 @11:11 PM

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UK joins calls for World Bank reform to focus funding on climate crisis
Alok Sharma’s intervention puts pressure on Trump-appointed Bank chief who faces calls to resign

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

14, Oct, 2022 @2:46 PM

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Prime minister of Barbados says King Charles is a ‘man ahead of his time’
Mia Mottley praised his environmental and social commitment and noted his recognition of the atrocities of slavery

Sam Jones

10, Sep, 2022 @11:26 AM

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King Charles’s ascension ignites debate over royals across Commonwealth
Head of state role in doubt in realms from Jamaica to New Zealand after death of Queen Elizabeth II

Patrick Wintour and Oliver Holmes

10, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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After that disastrous royal tour, is the sun finally setting on the Commonwealth realms? | Moya Lothian-McLean
A reckoning with those countries that have held on to the Queen as their head of state is long overdue, says journalist Moya Lothian-McLean

Moya Lothian-McLean

27, Mar, 2022 @2:34 PM

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‘It’s in the blood’: how Barbados became cricket’s ultimate hotspot
The island can stake a claim to be per capita the most productive cricketing, and sporting, nations in the world

Ali Martin in Barbados

19, Mar, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Growing calls in Caribbean to cut ties to monarchy as royals fly out
William and Kate’s visit seen as attempt to persuade countries not to follow Barbados in ditching monarchy

Rachel Hall

18, Mar, 2022 @2:16 PM

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Blue-sky thinking: new rules allow digital nomads to work in the sun
Setting up a remote ‘office’ is a freedom many are now used to. So why not do it in a beautiful part of the world?

Shane Hickey and Hilary Osborne

14, Mar, 2022 @7:00 AM

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