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New head of FLOW Barbados and South Caribbean

New head of FLOW Barbados and South Caribbean


C&W Communications has a new vice president, South Caribbean, in one of several executive management moves announced this week. Trinidad and Tobago national Kurleigh Prescod will take over the position and have overall responsibility for Flow’...

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Tudor is executive manager at BARP

Tudor is executive manager at BARP


Kim Tudor is executive manager of the Barbados Association of Retired Persons Inc. (BARP). Tudor, with more than two decades of extensive leadership, management and business experience is well known in both the public and private sectors, given he...

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Outgoing CDB president leaves tenure of growth

Outgoing CDB president leaves tenure of growth


Completing his decade-long tenure at the helm of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), President Dr William Warren Smith said farewell to member countries and staff at a special Board of Directors meeting, followed by a staff function. During Smit...

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Scotiabank Sky Mall celebrates silver anniversary

Scotiabank Sky Mall celebrates silver anniversary


Customers celebrated with staff of Scotiabank, Sky Mall Haggatt Hall on Thursday morning as the branch marked its 25th anniversary at that location. From around 10 a.m. the customers were serenaded with live music and they also received treats as ...

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Carter to take up major role at BTMI

Carter to take up major role at BTMI


Veteran tourism professional Cheryl Carter has been appointed Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc’s (BTMI) Interim Head of Global Markets. Carter, who is currently BTMI director for the UK market, brings 26 years’ experience to the temporary acting pos...

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BMA pays tribute to Elias Azan

BMA pays tribute to Elias Azan


Following is a statement from the Barbados Manufacturers’ Association on the passing of entrepreneur Elias Azan. “The Council of Management of the Barbados Manufacturers’ Association (BMA) is saddened to hear of the passing of Mr Elias Azan in Jam...

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CARPHA, Caribbean Airlines ‘promoting safer tourism’

CARPHA, Caribbean Airlines ‘promoting safer tourism’


Port Of Spain – Caribbean Airlines is collaborating with The Caribbean Public Health Agency, through its Regional Traveller Health Programme (THP) to promote healthy, safer operations, as the region opens to tourism during the coronavirus (COVID-19) ...

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IDB: 2020 tax revenues decline in Caribbean

IDB: 2020 tax revenues decline in Caribbean


Washington –The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) says tax revenues rose moderately across Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) in 2019 before declining sharply in 2020 as the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic drove down global economic activity. ...

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Unite: Amazon must let workers join union without fear

Unite: Amazon must let workers join union without fear


London - Amazon workers in the United Kingdom and Ireland should be allowed to talk with and form unions "without fear", the Unite union says. It said the shopping giant, which has faced allegations of poor working conditions, often tries to suppr...

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Hill is new BIDC chief

Hill is new BIDC chief


The Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC) has announced the appointment of Mark Hill as chief executive officer following the retirement of his predecessor Sonja Trotman in December. Hill, whose appointment took effect on April 5,...