Barbados could be gaining another US University

Mia Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados, revealed today. that her country may be hosting another American University, according to Barbados Today.

Mottley said that she has already begun talks with Chamberlain University and she hopes these discussions will soon be “wrapped up”.

The is information was revealed during a tour of the villages at Coverley, an area set to house 1,500 staff and students of Ross University which departed Dominica’s shores for Barbados this year.

Barbados PM Mia Mottley & Adtalem CEO Lisa Wardell at press conference announcing Ross’s move to Barbados

Chamberlain University is a for-profit healthcare and nursing school that offers bachelor, master and doctoral degree programmes in nursing, and a public health master’s degree.

Barbados today reported that Mottley, while not revealing too many details, said that the government was using Ross as a test run.

Editors note: Ad Talem Global is the parent company of both Ross University School of Medicine and Chamberlain University.

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30 Comments

  1. Liz M
    December 31, 2018

    Translation: An extension of Ross. Ross already expanding. That will teach our boys they need to get out of the mentality of Toucary/Tatan and be business-like and proactive. Harsh lesson indeed.

  2. Birdie
    December 30, 2018

    When Dominica gets an international airport then you will see development. Then International companies would want to set up there, until then, let Labor party and other countries convince you that you don’t need an international airport.
    I was in Barbados a few weeks ago and I saw 10 large Jet liners sitting on the tarmac, not to mention the many Liats. Air Canada 1, British airways 2, Tomas Cook 2, Jet Blue 1, Virgin Atlantic 2, I cant remember the others.
    Stay behind still.

    • DEE
      December 31, 2018

      Mottley said she has already begun talks with Chamberlain University .
      ”discussions will soon be wrapped up”
      WEh , weh , weh , there can never ever be any clarity on what went down with Ross.
      see how everything out there, even while talks are going on , negotiations under way .
      What was so different with Ross, what is the secret ?
      God alone, and he have to come down to convince me, not stay up there and shout you know , that a dirty wasn’t done on Dominica. who got underhand money , or if is services , but Dominica was SHAFTED good and proper , and like everything else ,some Dominicans, make some noise, but then they become like sheep that get wet in a heavy shower of rain .
      No other country would have lost Ross to their economy and for heads not to roll,
      and i mean literally roll. See what happening in France and for what .
      All Ministers in Da still have both hands in de Millions trough.
      I feeling pain ein . Some think they will be able to buy their way through…

  3. Wake Up
    December 29, 2018

    Dominica is last kakarat in the caribbean and bigger than most of the small islands. Shame shame shame. The government is not creating growth. Just a set of talk talk talk. Remove the parrot from the flag and replace with an eagle. There should be no sewo without development. The sewo should be because we are cutting the ribbon for a new hospital, airport, health center, college etc. Nothing happening but we always celebrating hahaha. Trust me, it’s a sad situation. I cruise all over the islands and Dominica cruise port cannot see where Haiti cruise port passing. Imagine, I used to be the first person to say I’m from the nature island, now, I stay in the back and hesitate to speak. What can I tell a St. Lucian, Bajan, Antiguan etc. about Dominica. I just say it’s beautiful and thats it. Dominicans, wake up and live!!!

    • Joseph John
      December 31, 2018

      So what are WE doing to help Dominica to be first “kakarat”. Barbados has had the reputation of being the most economic developed country by the Financial Times. Because these progressive PEOPLE have been developing their country. Government have been doing, but the PEOPLE have been doing more.
      The times when we have been” first kakarat” in limes, bananas, grapefruit, coffee, coconut, vanilla, rum, etc , it was the people. Our traders (hucksters) were trading from Guadeloupe tp Monserat . Our two shipping companies were exporting to USA and UK
      Dominicans were building hotels and Guest Houses (a few), and homes.
      But instead of plugging in and feeding into government policies , we sit, talk, criticize, blame, demonstrate and incite violence. We cant take these to the bank .
      What is Barbados tract record on demonstrations and inciting violence ?
      So if we want progress WE HAVE TO BE POSITIVELY PROGRESSIVE, we have no excuse.

      • AA
        January 1, 2019

        John are you serious ? Do you even live in DA? People have produce and cant find market, people have no jobs, businesses are closing down and you blaming Dominican? When I last check the Government is responsible for opening avenues for economic growth,

  4. Lady Valley
    December 29, 2018

    When will we learn, understand and accept that Skerrit and his DLP government must go? This is a cannot do government.

  5. RandyX
    December 29, 2018

    Good enough for Barbados but not good enough for DA. Dominica’s PM rather sells passports then improving the economy as a whole. He prefers the citizens to rely on him and the government. Furthermore, selling passports is much more profitable to him than actually doing the job we are paying him to do.

  6. KIP
    December 28, 2018

    Lets ask PM Mottley if she wants a colony . Mottley speaks the global language of business while we can’t articulate what it is we want on a basic level. International businesses look for key words not innuendos and hyperbole . Dimensions of business 101: (a) Economic (b) Social (c) Technological (d) Political (e) Legal.

    Even if Jesus was negotiating for Dominica in the Ross matter he would have hired Mia Mottley as his chief negotiator.

    • Birdie
      December 29, 2018

      Hear Hear!!!
      That woman not easy nah!
      So long Skerit say he have a replacement for Ross, look Barbados adding to Ross, and Ross don’t even start yet.
      Now all Nurses from the Caribbean coming to Barbados to get their masters and Doctorate in nursing that will be recognized world wide.
      Mia pa easy nuh.

    • analythomas
      December 29, 2018

      What are you saying? Why didn’t you use Trump or Putin in your final remarks?
      The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom. I understand your point through your course but who is greater than Jesus? This is not a joke. Watch your tongue!
      With it we are justified and with that same tongue we are condemned! Jesus is negotiating for our foolishness before the father in Heaven so that we may have a chance and no one else can do what He is presently doing! Are you saying that Mia is stronger than Jesus?
      Be careful!

      • out of south city
        December 30, 2018

        What exactly are you trying to say? All of this jesus talk is doing NOTHING for Dominica. The more we call on jesus, the worse we become. For centuries we have been fanatics of this blue-eyed blonde-haired character yet we are losing the battle. Religion has us CONFUSED. We are Catholics, Christians (Churh of god in christ, seventh day adventists, christian union mission, baptists, etc.,) Muslims, Jews and the lists go and we can’t get along. We need to take off the blinders of religion to find ourselves again. That’s exactly what has us separated and can’t accept each other as human beings first instead of belonging to all these different affiliations. The pastors and evangelists are reaping us of our money yet we continue to give to them and believing that we are doing so for god. They turn around, buy mansions, expensive cars, preach prosperity while we are struggling to make ends meet. While they live in their mansions on earth, we are waiting to do so in heaven.
        UNAPOLOGETIC

      • Kip
        December 30, 2018

        The point is the Barbados PM is result oriented and clearly very intelligent and articulate. There is no shame in loosing out to Mottley in regards to Ross.It starts with patriotism and one belief in his country’s ability to succeed and prosper.

  7. KIP
    December 28, 2018

    Only blood sweat and tears build economies not SIWO. you siwoing night and day and expect growth & development. We suffer from a ( delusion of grandeur is the fixed, false belief that one possesses superior qualities such as genius, fame, omnipotence, or wealth)

    “The heights by great men reached and kept were not attained by sudden flight, but they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night”

    Happy 2019

  8. Sense out of nonsense
    December 28, 2018

    They’re using Ross as a “test run”. Imagine that. A great loss for us that equated to something like 15% of our GDP is a “test run” for another country.

    • World's Moistest Jheri Curl
      December 28, 2018

      What’s not mentioned in the article is that Adtalem Global Education Inc
      which owns Ross University
      ALSO, owns Chamberlain University.

      It’s not a new institution
      it’s a continuing dialogue with the same officials
      hence, the term “test run”

      • Badbaje
        December 29, 2018

        Now you have clarified something here.
        Now I would like to ask the question, why could Dominica not keep Ross, and add Chamberlain University to it.
        Barbados is trying to do it, why Dominica could not do it?
        The two having the same parent company does not make a difference if Dominica does not have at least one.

  9. %
    December 28, 2018

    Well done Motley!..It is such a disgrace that one PM,inept,and incompetent and 17other MISLEADERS could do nothing (because they are imposters) to keep Ross on island …Their forte are: trickery,deceipt and deception.
    Skerrit Must Go
    Skerrit Must Go
    LAZY Skerrit Must Go Now

  10. Franky
    December 28, 2018

    Barbados continues to make headway while our country continues to go down the gutter with that coshorny Gov. … once a Gov has side itself with communist countries like Venezuela. ..China what do u expect?? U expect THE U.S to invest anything in Dominica. .. I mean are dominicans fools… u have a kind of coshorny for that passes for Gov destroying the country into pieces and people continue to vote these Wana be dictators into office. .. this is disgusting. .. that’s the best Dominicans can do man? Aftr all dump that gov out of office man … what all you waiting for??? These guys are a waste of time… just saving darn money on the people back and have they familly getting big time on people dam taX money…

    • Liz M
      December 29, 2018

      But the U.S don’t really invest anything meaningful in Dca, as we are not strategically important, a token $6 mil or so from time-to-time of humanitarian aid compared to real investment from the others. Let’s be real, your boys would have to follow suit or we doomed.

  11. max
    December 28, 2018

    Great job PM Motley, only if Dominican would learn. Yes learn, in case all you forget Motley just won couple months ago. A worthless government was kicked out and replaced by a woman of action…..the real action, not sewo and under the table deals. God job PM Motley….woman power. I shame to say it, but yes WP

  12. Bob Denis
    December 28, 2018

    Ms Mottley has become the darlin of the IMF together with Mr Holdness of Jamaica . Austerity measures have been tested as planed , now, some crumbs will fall from the table somewhat. At the same time , news coming in is saying Dominica is expecting a 9.5 GDP growth for 2019 , the highest of all Caribbean states , A Paradox if there is one , seeing all the negatives that continues to be printed and spoken about

  13. Roseau River
    December 28, 2018

    PM Motley is working to better the economic conditions for the people of her country. I pray we could have politicians who could do the same for our country.

    • Anthony P. Ismael Minister of Free Pampers
      December 28, 2018

      Keep dreaming. Our politicians are only interested in jollies around the world and private villas.

  14. Praying for DA
    December 28, 2018

    Would have been so easy to attract with built in facilities in Dominica But..

    • World's Moistest Jheri Curl
      December 28, 2018

      it’s too difficult to get to Dominica
      until we do something about travel to/from the island
      it’ll be hard to attract international interests to our shores

  15. Class
    December 28, 2018

    Dno is full of ……Do u think Barbados report if Dominica get a university or not..?

    • World's Moistest Jheri Curl
      December 28, 2018

      shouldn’t Dominicans be informed with what’s happening in the world
      and most importantly, with what’s happening in the Caribbean?
      this is a very ignorant comment.

    • DEE
      December 31, 2018

      Mottley said she has already begun talks with Chamberlain University .
      ”discussions will soon be wrapped up”
      WEh , weh , weh , there can never ever be any clarity on what went down with Ross.
      see how everything out there, even while talks are going on , negotiations under way .
      What was so different with Ross, what is the secret ?
      God alone, and he have to come down to convince me, not stay up there and shout you know , that a dirty wasn’t done on Dominica. who got underhand money , or if is services , but Dominica was SHAFTED good and proper , and like everything else ,some Dominicans, make some noise, but then they become like sheep that get wet in a heavy shower of rain .
      No other country would have lost Ross to their economy and for heads not to roll,
      . See what happening in France and for what .
      All Ministers in Da still have both hands in de Millions trough.
      I feeling pain ein . Some think they will be able to buy their way through Heavens
      gates. b

  16. Facts from both sides
    December 28, 2018

    DNO: are you going to publish the article re the POLISARIO?

    ADMIN: Which story? Do you mean the Polisario front talks from early December?

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