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THE HOYOS FILE: Has Government reached another ‘tipping’ point?

20 May 2015

Desperately flipping through its playbook of economic policies, the Doolittle administration decided to reach for the brass ring again: Find what might seem to be an obscure little tax nobody would care about, and jack it up. Read More

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IDB loan for road repairs

20 May 2015

More than a quarter of Barbados’ “paved road network” needs fixing and Government is planning to respond with a $40 million solution. Read More

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Signature pots and bird baths

19 May 2015

JEFFERSON GRAHAM still has the first plant pot he made in May five years ago. Read More

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Grace looking to Cuba

19 May 2015

LIKE OTHER CORPORATIONS, GraceKennedy, one of the Caribbean’s largest conglomerates, has put Cuba on its corporate radar screen. Read More

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BEHIND THE HEADLINES: Friends indeed in tough times

18 May 2015

STUDENTS OF HARRISON COLLEGE who studied Greek in the 1950s often invoked the wisdom of Euripides to underscore the difference between their alma mater and other secondary schools in Barbados. Read More

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Westmoreland expansion in the works

18 May 2015

Eight years after the owner of the upscale Royal Westmoreland purchased the neighbouring Lancaster Estate, it is finally on the verge of being transformed into a new residential and golf project. Read More

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No guarantees when drilling for oil

18 May 2015

THE WORD EXPLORATION adequately defines Barbados’ effort to wet its feet in the offshore energy arena. Read More

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THE HOYOS FILE: BL&P finds out which way the wind is blowing

17 May 2015

OH, FOR THE GOOD OLD DAYS when the sum of all local efforts to get renewable energy established here seemed to be convincing the Barbados Light & Power Company Limited (BL&P) to give us a few more megawatts to work with. Read More

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BARBADOS EMPLOYERS’ CONFEDERATION: Your hidden pay cheque

17 May 2015

WITH ALL THE MONEY that companies spend in benefits for employees, are companies getting the bang for their buck from the benefit packages offered? Are your benefits fostering employee loyalty and productivity or are people just waiting for a better offer to leave? Read More

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Thomas Cook charters for next winter season

16 May 2015

BARBADOS IS EXPECTED to boost its future tourist arrivals following the announcement of a new service from British charter airline Thomas Cook. Read More

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