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Rise in ‘intransits’ as well

26 July 2015

LONG-STAY VISITORS are not the only ones arriving in Barbados in increasing numbers. Read More

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Customs scores low in grading

26 July 2015

BARBADOS’ CUSTOMS and Excise Department was given a failing grade on most areas of its operations by international assessors in 2011. In fact, of 86 areas examined by the international team, Customs and Excise scored zero in 81. Of the remaining five assessment areas,... Read More

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More questions for Sinckler

26 July 2015

TELL THE COUNTRY THE FACTS. That was the challenge thrown out yesterday to Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler by Opposition Leader Mia Mottley regarding the Credit Suisse loan. Read More

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Marketing initiative for small farmers

25 July 2015

HUNDREDS OF BARBADIAN farmers stand to reap the benefits of a special initiative where a larger amount of local produce will be sold to the cruise industry and grocery trade. Read More

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10-MINUTE MANAGER: Antoine Williams

25 July 2015

ARE YOU WHERE you’ve always wanted to be? I truly believe that all journeys are purposeful and of divine nature. Read More

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ICAB concerned

25 July 2015

ONE PER CENT GROWTH predicted by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is encouraging, but local accountants want action on the “daunting challenges” facing the country. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Barbados (ICAB) said its major concerns were with the... Read More

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Put Back

25 July 2015

THE GO-SLOW by Customs officers is up in the air as a planned meeting between the two major unions did not materialise yesterday afternoon. It is now left to be seen if the officers will continue with their action into next week as union officials of the National Union... Read More

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Weekend Buzz July 24, 2015

24 July 2015

In the Weekend Buzz: Catch some of the action from Xhosa's Cooler Fete;Cosmos and Sand, Sea and Soca. See Fantom Dundeal's new music video. Find out what's buzzing this weekend. Read More

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Employment Rights Act being reviewed

24 July 2015

THE MINISTRY of Labour, Social Security and Human Resource Development is conducting a review of the Employment Rights Act, 2012, and is inviting members of the public to submit any comments or concerns on the legislation. Read More

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Barbados seeking Double Taxation Agreement with South Korea

24 July 2015

A DOUBLE TAXATION Agreement (DTA) with South Korea was a key talking point recently when Ambassador-Designate of the Republic of Korea to Barbados, Doo-Young Lee paid a courtesy call on Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Maxine McClean, at her Culloden... Read More

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NATION newscast July 24, 2015

24 July 2015

In tonight's news: Experts say Combermere School is safe for the return of students and staff. BIDC and NUPW to meet for further talks. Shane Brathwaite wins Barbados’ third medal at the Pan Am Games. Read More

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Uncertainty surrounding Customs go-slow

24 July 2015

IT’S UP in the air whether Customs officers will continue with their go-slow into the coming week. Read More

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NUPW agrees to sub-committee proposals concerning impasse

24 July 2015

THE MINISTRY of Labour, Social Security and Human Resource Development has been informed that the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW) has accepted the proposals made at the Meeting of the Sub-Committee of the Social Partnership held July 14, 2015. Read More

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Combermere School ready for re-occupation

24 July 2015

A TEAM FROM the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the United States has given the go-ahead for Combermere School to be re-occupied by students and staff. Read More

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Security checks at Piarco lead to delays

24 July 2015

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Passengers flying to and from Trinidad and Tobago on LIAT have been warned to expect delays due to security checks there. Read More

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Motorcyclist remanded again

24 July 2015

THE MOTORCYCLE RIDER charged in connection with the death of 68-year-old Samuel Clarke along Bank Hall Main Road on June 22, has been remanded to Dodds prison for a further 28 days. Read More

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Traffic changes for Soca Royale

24 July 2015

A NUMBER OF temporary traffic arrangements have been put in place to facilitate the staging of Soca Royale at Bushy Park, St Philip on Sunday July 26. Read More

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A&E department temporarily relocated

24 July 2015

THE QUEEN ELIZABETH Hospital has temporarily relocated the Accident and Emergency Department and cancelled all antenatal clinics which were scheduled for today. Read More

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TOURISM MATTERS: All work and no pay

24 July 2015

A RECENT SURVEY released through the United States Travel Association (USTA) and conducted by Oxford Economics concluded that last year American workers walked away from US$52.4 billion in unused vacation time, forfeiting a total of 169 million paid days off. Read More

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Improved tax system a must

24 July 2015

BARBADOS IS UNLIKELY to get the sustainable economic growth it seeks unless steps are taken to improve its tax structure, while also reducing transactional barriers and costs affecting its business environment. Read More

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PM sees a good future with CAF

23 July 2015

PRIME MINISTER Freundel Stuart has high hopes for Barbados’ relationship with the Development Bank of Latin America (CAF). Read More

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