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Mount Gay price hikes next year

Mount Gay price hikes next year


Come next year, Barbados and the rest of the world will have to pay more for products from this country’s largest rum producer, Mount Gay Distilleries. This was disclosed by managing director of Mount Gay Distilleries, Raphael Grisoni, who said th...

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Delegates arrive for AfriCaribbean Trade Forum

Delegates arrive for AfriCaribbean Trade Forum


About 135 Ethiopian Airlines passengers who flew from Lagos, Nigeria, touched down at the Grantley Adams International Airport on Wednesday morning. They arrived around 10: 30 a.m. ahead of the inaugural AfriCaribbean Trade and Investment Forum 20...

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Goodridge is new BREA president

Goodridge is new BREA president


Specialist Robert Goodridge is the new president of the Barbados Renewable Energy Association Inc. (BREA). Goodridge is a renewable energy specialist with local and international certification in renewable energy with emphasis on solar photovoltai...

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Sandals sticking with the Caribbean

Sandals sticking with the Caribbean


It has an all-inclusive hotel brand that is known beyond the Caribbean, but Sandals has no immediate plans to build one of its resorts outside of the region. Sandals Resorts International executive chairman, Adam Stewart said while he would not ru...

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Not so fast!

Not so fast!


The promise by the Barbados Light & Power (BL&P) that electricity bills will be lower even if rates are increased is giving some intervenors in the electricity rate hearing a feeling of déjà vu. Last week, manager of regulatory affairs at ...

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Export Barbados welcomes new life sciences clinic

Export Barbados welcomes new life sciences clinic


A Barbadian clinic revolutionising the treatment of menopause and how women see it is being hailed as a “trailblazer” in helping to fulfil a vision for life sciences and biotechnology in Barbados. Located in Canewood, St Michael, BioConnect Medica...

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Barbados’ trade deficit increases

Barbados’ trade deficit increases


Barbados’ trade deficit with its CARICOM neighbours and the wider world has widened. The Barbados Statistical Service (BSS) gave details of this in its monthly trade bulletin for June, the most recently available edition of the publication. “Fo...

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McIntosh is new RBC Barbados managing director

McIntosh is new RBC Barbados managing director


Shimon McIntosh has been appointed managing director of Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) Barbados. According to a news release from the bank, McIntosh will assume his new position on August 12 this year, and his appointment follows the retirement of Rob...

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T&T Central Bank green lights company to issue e-money

T&T Central Bank green lights company to issue e-money


PORT OF SPAIN – The Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago (CBTT) on Wednesday said it has issued a provisional registration to the local company, PayWise Limited, as an electronic money (e-money) issuer. The CBTT said that E-money can be broadly def...

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Young entrepreneur spreading the word about climate change

Young entrepreneur spreading the word about climate change


A young entrepreneur with a passion for environmental issues is using the Adopt-a-Stop campaign to raise the awareness about climate change. Terry Cutting, 26, is the managing director of Relentless Nostalgia Manufacturing, which has partnered wit...