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Nation article refused as evidence

Nation article refused as evidence


Intervenor Tricia Watson has failed in an effort to have a NATION newspaper article accepted as evidence in the Fair Trading Commission (FTC) electricity rate hearing. On day 11 of the proceedings of the Accra Beach Hotel on Wednesday, the attorne...

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Twitter deal back on with Musk

Twitter deal back on with Musk


Billionaire Elon Musk has apparently changed his mind about buying Twitter, again, and is now willing to proceed with his takeover of the social media platform. In a letter to the firm, Musk agreed to pay the price he offered months ago before try...

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Light & Power focusing on more reliable service

Light & Power focusing on more reliable service


Nearly three years after the country was crippled by two consecutive days of island-wide power outages, Barbados Light & Power Company Limited (BL&P) says it is focused on delivering a more reliable service. This was specifically in relati...

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Mount Gay appoints new Managing Director in Barbados

Mount Gay appoints new Managing Director in Barbados


Mount Gay Distilleries Ltd., has appointed a new Managing Director. He is Antoine Couvreur, who last held the position of Managing Director Hong Kong, Taiwan & Macau, for parent company Rémy Cointreau (RC). An entrepreneurial executive with...

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Barbados to host global fintech conference

Barbados to host global fintech conference


Miami – Over 300 delegates from across the globe and varying sectors within the fintech industry will converge in Barbados at the Hilton Barbados Resort from October 5 to 7, 2022 for the first ever global fintech conference in the Caribbean. The F...

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David Ames sentenced in London court

David Ames sentenced in London court


LONDON – The British-born, St Vincent and the Grenadines naturalised citizen, Dave Ames, has been sentenced to 12 years in jail for running what a judge described as a “gigantic Ponzi scheme” in the Caribbean. Ames, the former chairman of Harlequi...

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MP apologises to residents

MP apologises to residents


Government representatives on Friday night admitted they erred in the handling of the proposed redevelopment project for St Lawrence Gap, Christ Church. During a packed town hall meeting at the nearby St Lawrence Primary School, Minister of Housin...

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South Coast businesses told to prepare for “real” emergencies

South Coast businesses told to prepare for “real” emergencies


Businesses along the South Coast may have plans in place for internal security but not “a real emergency plan”. This is the view of chairperson of the Christ Church West District Emergency Organisation (DEO), Ian Smitten, who urged businesses to d...

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BL&P’s insurance and depreciation in focus as hearing continues

BL&P’s insurance and depreciation in focus as hearing continues


The focus on the Barbados Light & Power Company Limited’s (BL&P) insurance of its assets continued to be under the microscope on day six of the electricity rate hearing at Accra Beach Hotel. This was followed by the start of discussion on ...

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Tourism recovery by 2023

Tourism recovery by 2023


The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) believes that the industry will return to a pre-COVID-19 pandemic norm in the Americas region that includes Barbados by the end of next year. This was the forecast the WTTC published in its recently-re...