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OECD keeping tabs

27 July 2019

The threat of Barbados being branded a tax haven has been lifted by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). Read More

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Blow to Digicel

15 July 2019

Digicel is struggling to climb out of a deep financial hole, with debt on its books now estimated to be seven times more than earnings. Read More

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Entrepreneurs making pitch for chance of a lifetime

06 July 2019

Seven Barbadians will put it all on the line this evening to qualify for investment capital and a chance to take their businesses global. Read More

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Allsopp-Cambridge joins Republic Bank

26 June 2019

Well-known journalist, broadcaster, and corporate communications and marketing specialist, Sophia Allsopp-Cambridge, has joined Republic Bank (Barbados), as the new Manager, Marketing and Corporate Communications. Read More

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Foster: Stamp out corruption

26 June 2019

ONE BUSINESSMAN is adamant Government must take decisive action to stamp out corruption in Barbados. Read More

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BIBA happy Barbados on ‘right path’

25 June 2019

BARBADOS’ SUCCESS in meeting its International Monetary Fund (IMF) targets has come as no surprise to the Barbados International Business Association (BIBA). Read More

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$20 000 in hand

12 June 2019

DECADE-LONG CRIES were replaced with smiles yesterday as hundreds of policyholders in collapsed insurance company CLICO finally got their hands on the money. Read More

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Tourism concessions hard to come by

12 June 2019

Members of the Barbados Hotel & Tourism Association are frustrated over not being able to access the concessions being offered under the Tourism Development Act (TDA) and the Tourism Development Act Amended (TDAA). Read More

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Jamaican group completes take-over of Trinidad insurance company

16 May 2019

KINGSTON – The National Commercial Bank Financial Group (NCBFG) says it has “successfully completed” the acquisition acquire control of the Trinidad-based company, Guardian Holdings Limited (GHL). Read More

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Government ‘losing out’ on taxes

04 May 2019

Construction companies must pay their taxes. With new multimillion-dollar construction projects set to start soon, a call is being made for Government to ensure this is done. Read More

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$48M LOSS

27 April 2019

At least $48 million in losses. That is what businesses will suffer from the four official holidays – Good Friday, Easter Monday, National Heroes Day and May Day – in 13 days. Read More

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FTC issues two decisions

23 April 2019

The Fair Trading Commission (FTC) has approved an updated regime through which other telecommunications companies will pay Cable & Wireless (Barbados) Limited (C&W) to use its network. Read More

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Emerging specialisations within digital marketing

01 April 2019

Facebook came on the scene in 2004 and when we ask most persons to define what social media is, a vast majority will usually default to a single word, “Facebook”. (SPONSORED CONTENT) Read More

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ECCB to issue world’s first blockchain-based digital currency

06 March 2019

BASSETERRE – The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) and the Barbados-based fintech company, Bitt Inc. have signed a contract to conduct a blockchain-issued Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) pilot within the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU). The watershed... Read More

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Amazon pulls the plug on New York headquarters

14 February 2019

Amazon.com Inc abruptly scrapped plans for a new headquarters in New York that could have created 25 000 jobs, blaming opposition from local leaders upset by the nearly $3 billion in incentives promised by state and city politicians. Read More

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Late interest payments from Central Bank

03 January 2019

The Central Bank of Barbados advises that there has been a delay in making interest payments due on December 31, 2018 to some holders of Government Securities. The bank anticipates that all payments should be received by Friday, January 11, 2019. Read More

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FirstCaribbean’s Sheraton branch wins top award

21 December 2018

CIBC FirstCaribbean’s Sheraton Centre Branch is the joint winner of the 2018 Joy Callender Branch of the Year award. It shared the top award with the Governor’s Harbour Branch in the Bahamas. Read More

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Barbados wins major recognition with Expedia award

15 December 2018

Copping another under its belt, Barbados has been awarded by Expedia Group Media Solutions, the advertising arm of Expedia Group, the 2018 Digital Marketing Campaign of the Year in the Latin America Caribbean. Presented at the annual Expedia Group Partner Conference,... Read More

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Sagicor open to other offers

28 November 2018

The door has been left open for Sagicor to accept an acquisition offer better than the US$536 million one now on the table from Canadian company Alignvest Acquisition II Corporation. Sagicor Financial Corporation group chief operating officer Ravi Rambarran revealed... Read More

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Republic Financial Holdings to acquire Scotiabank in nine Caribbean countries

27 November 2018

Republic Financial Holdings Limited (RFHL) announced today, that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Scotiabank’s banking operations in Guyana, St Maarten and the Eastern Caribbean territories, including Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, St Kitts... Read More

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Canadian company to acquire all Sagicor shares

27 November 2018

Sagicor Financial Corporation Limited, which is listed on the Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago and London Stock Exchanges, announced today that it has entered into a definitive arrangement agreement with Alignvest Acquisition II Corporation pursuant to which Alignvest... Read More

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