Crunching numbers together

26 March 2015

THERE IS A QUIET atmosphere in the offices at ME Murrell and Company except for the crisp, friendly voice of the receptionist occasionally answering another call from clients of the accounting firm. Read More


Puerto Rico prepares for luxury shopping amid recession

26 March 2015

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - A pair of nearly five-inch black satin heels with a large gold alligator that serves as the front strap retails for almost $1 600 at the first Saks Fifth Avenue store to open in Puerto Rico, more than what the average person here earns in a month and where nearly half the... Read More


ON THE RIGHT: Caribbean just not keeping up

26 March 2015

IF WE LOOK at the world over the last three and a half decades, the Caribbean actually sticks out in a very important way, and not in a good way. Read More


ON THE LEFT: Big things from big economies

26 March 2015

EMERGING MARKET ECONOMIES will face a diverging growth outlook in 2015, while continuing to lead the global growth momentum. Read More


THE ISSUE: Not enough growth

26 March 2015

IN INTERNATIONAL LANGUAGE Barbados is considered an emerging market economy, as are the other countries in the Caribbean. Read More


Brilliant drive for summer and fall

26 March 2015

BRILLIANT BARBADOS! That is the name of the new marketing promotion developed by the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) and the Barbados Hotel & Tourism Association (BHTA), aimed at increasing bookings for the summer and fall. Read More


Taxpayers can now file 2014 income tax returns

25 March 2015

THE INCOME TAX form is now online and taxpayers have already begun to file their individual tax returns for the income year 2014. Read More


Largest tsunami evacuation drill goes well

25 March 2015

WITH JUST TWO hours to prepare for the impact of “tsunami waves” coming across the ocean, teachers and students at The Alleyne School started an immediate evacuation today. Read More


Technology key to improving business facilitation, says Inniss

25 March 2015

MINISTER OF INDUSTRY Donville Inniss says a greater employment and deployment of technology across the public sector will help to drive down the cost of doing business in the island. Read More


NATION newscast March 25, 2015

25 March 2015

In tonight's news: Official rejects Nigerian students' death claims. Donville Inniss attacks public sector “dinosaurs”. West Terrace and Charles F Broome are primary schools athletics champions. Read More




Should Barbados become a republic?

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