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Hospitality Institute to be renamed

Hospitality Institute to be renamed


The Barbados Community College Hospitality Institute (BCCHI) will be renamed ‘the Jean and Norma Holder Hospitality Institute and Hotel PomMarine’, after the husband and wife team, who worked extensively in the fields of culture, education, hospitali...

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EIB to provide €50 million in financing for Barbados

EIB to provide €50 million in financing for Barbados


Bridgetown – The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing €50 million in long-term financing to the Barbados government to support the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic response and new healthcare investments. It said that the financing will stre...

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Major health hazard stalls multi-million dollar tourism investment project at Bathsheba

Major health hazard stalls multi-million dollar tourism investment project at Bathsheba


Rats, vermin, faeces, mosquitoes and vagrants have taken over one of the island’s most picturesque areas along the East Coast – creating major health hazards for residents in surrounding districts. The area in question is the neglected parcel of l...

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Funding the Future

Funding the Future


Learn more about finances via the Nation’s social media platforms. The Nation, in association with Fortress Fund Managers, is making this possible through a series of investment and finance posts that will be hosted on the Nation’s Facebook and In...

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Chamber of Commerce has new president

Chamber of Commerce has new president


The Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) has a new president. Anthony Branker, an experienced businessman with a wealth of knowledge in the retail and distributive sectors, was elected to lead the organisation during the BCCI’s virtual...

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Digicel drops Leadpipe

Digicel drops Leadpipe


Telecommunications company Digicel today distanced itself from Leadpipe, one of the artistes featured on the controversial Trojan Riddim Video. In an announcement on its social media media pages, Digicel Barbados said: “Digicel takes its respon...

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Travel certificates threaten tourism ethics

Travel certificates threaten tourism ethics


Countries should be cautious when requiring visitors to have travel certificates as it could raise questions about tourism ethics. Destinations should also avoid making COVID-19 vaccines part of vaccination holiday packages because these injection...

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BICO reports a small loss

BICO reports a small loss


The continuing business downturn influenced by the COVID-19 pandemic has caused BICO Limited to record a “modest” loss of $68 727 says executive chairman Edwin Thirlwell. However, in the manufacturer’s executive summary for the six months ended Ma...

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BMCLA and UWI form partnership

BMCLA and UWI form partnership


Bridgetown, Barbados – The Barbados Medicinal Cannabis Licensing Authority (BMCLA) announced today that it has entered into a strategic agreement with The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus (UWI Cave Hill) TradeLab clinic managed by the ...

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Experts to discuss the future of work in the Caribbean

Experts to discuss the future of work in the Caribbean


PORT OF SPAIN – A panel of experts will come together to discuss “The Future of Work and a Sustainable Caribbean Society” when the University of the West Indies (UWI) Arthur Lok Jack Global School of Business launches a new series of webinars called,...