Barbados

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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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Let’s spouge! Discover the funky joy of the greatest forgotten music genre
In the 1960s, Jackie Opel created a syncopated, cowbell-heavy sound that defined Barbados and created a sensation from St Lucia to New York. A few years later it virtually disappeared – but the time is finally here for a revival

Richard Godwin

28, Feb, 2022 @8:12 AM

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Concacaf and St Kitts FA at loggerheads over coach accused of sexual abuse
Concacaf has expressed its ‘extreme surprise and concern’ that the St Kitts and Nevis Football Association (SKNFA) has again claimed it consulted the continental governing body over the appointment of a coach accused of sexually abusing and harassing female players in Barbados

Ed Aarons and Romain Molina

04, Feb, 2022 @2:01 PM

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Female leadership is good for the world. Just look at Barbados
Mia Mottley is just one of a raft of strong women across the Caribbean and South America tackling society’s most pressing issues. The world could learn a lot from them

Mandeep Rai

21, Jan, 2022 @7:45 AM

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Barbados PM Mia Mottley who broke with Queen wins landslide second term
PM who shot to fame at Cop26 climate talks vows to ‘lead country first to safety then to prosperity’

Helen Pidd in Bridgetown, Barbados

20, Jan, 2022 @9:55 AM

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Barbados PM who broke with Queen hopes for election boost
Pollsters predict comfortable win for Mia Mottley, but she faces criticism of running a ‘one-party state’

Helen Pidd in Oistins, Barbados

18, Jan, 2022 @11:21 AM

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Barbados can be a beacon for the region – if it avoids some of its neighbours’ mistakes | Kenneth Mohammed
The Caribbean’s newest republic must avoid the corruption that has hampered Trinidad and Tobago and use its presidency to ensure good governance

Kenneth Mohammed

14, Dec, 2021 @10:20 AM

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Why Britain needs a slavery memorial | Letter
Letter: It would be a permanent sign of regret and a tangible tribute to those on whom much of our prosperity is based, writes Steve Barrass

Letters

06, Dec, 2021 @5:42 PM

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The Guardian view on Barbados and the Queen: it has moved on. Can Britain? | Editorial
Editorial: The country became the world’s newest republic this week. While Britain is still racked by arguments over empire, others have already passed judgment

Editorial

03, Dec, 2021 @6:24 PM

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