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    January 25

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Maloney, TCL differ on final ruling

06 August 2019

EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN of Rock Hard Cement, Mark Maloney, is expecting the landscape for the cement industry to change for the better after yesterday’s decision by the Caribbean Court of Justice. Read More


EY hosts 16 for summer internship

03 August 2019

Sixteen secondary school and Barbados Community College students with dreams of starting their own business recently got a close-up look at what they need to know, thanks to one of the island’s leading professional services firms. Read More


BWA has a new human resources director

02 August 2019

A week after the Barbados Water Authority (BWA) severed ties with human resources director Jacqueline Belgrave for the second time, the post has been filled. Read More


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


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


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


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


Foster: Stamp out corruption

26 June 2019

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


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


$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


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


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


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



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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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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