Cuba in Barbados

Barbados and Cuba Governments Committed To Bilingualism

Prime Minister Mottley receives Minister Rodfríguez Parrilla at Ilaro Court

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley and Cuba’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bruno Rodriguez Parilla, in discussion during a courtesy call at Ilaro Court. (B.Hinds/BGIS)

Government remains committed to its 2030 target to give every Barbadian under the age of 18 an opportunity to be bilingual.

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley reiterated this commitment on Monday, when Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba, Bruno Rodriguez Parilla, who was on a one-day official visit, paid her a courtesy call, at Ilaro Court.


The Minister of Foreign Relations and Foreign Trade of Barbados, Senator Jerome Walcott and Cuban Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bruno Rodríaguez Parrilla.

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Dr. Jerome Walcott, greets Cuba’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla, at the start of their working meeting yesterday. (B.Hinds/BGIS)

Barbados is seeking to expand its bilateral cooperation with Cuba in health, education, the blue economy and disaster mitigation.

Meeting of the Deputy Minister of CITMA with the Minister of the Environment and National Beautification of Barbados

Meeting of Ministers of the Environment of Cuba and Barbados.

The Deputy Minister of Science, Technology and Environment of Cuba, Barbara Calcedo Cuba and her delegation, held a working meeting with the Honorable Minister of Environment and National Beautification of Barbados, the Honorable Member of Parliament Trevor Prescod, in which they reviewed the interests of bilateral relations and discussed the upcoming visit of the Minister to Cuba to participate in an international event and hold bilateral talks.