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Three Chicken Barns closed

31 August 2020

Three branches of the popular Barbadian restaurant Chicken Barn did not open on Monday. Read More


Republic Bank closes Airport branch

31 August 2020

Republic Bank (Barbados) Limited (RBBL) permanently closed the Airport Branch and Bureau de Change, citing the “unique challenges” its size presented in observing public health protocols. Read More


Honda’s goes small with all-electric car

27 August 2020

UTSUNOMIYA – As many automakers bet on sedans and SUVs in the switch to electric vehicles (EV), Japan’s Honda Motor Co Ltd decided smaller is better for its first-ever all-battery car. Read More


To-do list set out for firms

21 August 2020

A representative of one of Barbados’ leading human resources consulting firms has flagged staff disengagement as an issue that employers need to monitor and remedy. Read More


13 bid for GAIA

20 August 2020

Two groups with Barbados connections are among 13 entities vying for a multimillion-dollar public-private partnership (PPP) to operate the Grantley Adams International Airport (GAIA). Read More


Bajans warned about banned online scheme

20 August 2020

The internationally banned multi-level marketing scheme, CROWD1, has raised its head in Barbados. Read More


Thousands sign up for training

19 August 2020

The Ministry of Labour and Social Partnership Relations has teamed up with the Commonwealth of Learning to offer Barbadians the opportunity to upskill themselves during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Read More


Second wave would worsen economy, says Cox

16 August 2020

If global economic conditions worsen and a second wave of the coronavirus strikes as some scientists and analysts expect, Barbados’ economic picture would worsen before it improves. Read More


Fortnite developer sues Apple and Google

14 August 2020

Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc’s Google on Thursday removed popular video game “Fortnite” from their app stores for violating the in-app payment guidelines, prompting developer Epic Games to file federal antitrust lawsuits challenging their rules. Read More


Zuckerberg grilled about acquisitions

30 July 2020

SAN FRANCISCO, WASHINGTON D.C – Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg stumbled at a congressional hearing on alleged abuse of market power on Wednesday, as lawmakers confronted the social media titan with damaging internal emails about the company’s acquisitions.... Read More


Tech hearing postponed

26 July 2020

WASHINGTON – A congressional hearing on digital marketplace competition featuring the chief executives of four of the largest American tech companies has been rescheduled for Wednesday, a House subcommittee said on Saturday. Read More


American Airlines, JetBlue partnership

17 July 2020

New York - A new American Airlines and JetBlue partnership will allow the airlines to sell seats on each other's flights and share frequent flyer benefits. Read More


Day to support Black businesses in Barbados

07 July 2020

Barbadians joined others around the world in celebrating Blackout Day today, but it is too soon to know if it was a success. Read More


Record job creation in US

03 July 2020

Washington - The US economy created jobs at a record pace in June as firms took on more staff after the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) downturn. Read More


Some Facebook advertisers threaten to withdraw

27 June 2020

New York - Boycotts can really work. Think of what happened to the Montgomery city transit system in Alabama in 1955, when Black passengers stopped taking buses for over a year to protest racial segregation. Or its British counterpart in Bristol eight years later, triggered... Read More


Digicel makes progess in debt reduction

18 June 2020

Please see below an edited version of a statement from Digicel regarding the company's debt reduction exercise. Kingston - Communications and entertainment provider Digicel, which operates across 32 markets in the Caribbean, Central America and Asia Pacific, today... Read More


US bank profits plunge

17 June 2020

Washington – United States bank profits fell by 69.6 per cent to $18.5 billion in the first quarter of 2020 from the year prior as banks felt the economic impact of the novel coronavirus pandemic, according to data from a banking regulator. Read More


Apple 'facilitates' trillions in trade

16 June 2020

Apple has said that its App Store ecosystem "facilitated half a trillion dollars" of trade in 2019. Read More


New revenue commissioner appointed

13 June 2020

The Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) has a new Revenue Commissioner. Read More


British Airways selling artwork to raise cash

11 June 2020

LONDON - British Airways is selling some of its multi-million-pound art collection to raise cash to help it through the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Read More


ICAB: Swift action needed on Auditor General’s Report

09 June 2020

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Barbados (ICAB) said in a statement today that it supported recommendations in the Auditor General’s Report and was especially concerned that “many of the serious deficiencies identified are not new”. Read More


Instead of an announcement via the Throne Speech, should Barbadians decide via referendum whether the country becomes a republic?