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Consulting firm: Exciting times ahead


While the regulatory fallout for international business jurisdictions  has been viewed with trepidation by some since the global financial crisis, one international financial consultant thinks Barbados is in a good position...

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Google grabs personal info off of Wi-Fi networks


By MICHAEL LIEDTKEAP Technology WriterSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google Inc. has been vacuuming up fragments of people’s online activities broadcast over public Wi-Fi networks for the past four years, a breach of Web etiquette li...

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RIGHT OF CENTRE: Use social media to push tourism


THERE ARE so many more things we could be doing that I doubt this publication has sufficient room to articulate, so I will try to focus on one small area.We really have to spend the available resources, which are substantia...

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LEFT OF CENTRE:Need for enabling environment


Whilst we acknowledge and laud Government’s backing for the sector through increased financial support to the Barbados Tourism Authority and price support for the industry that has been allocated to us through the Tourism I...

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THE ISSUE: Efforts to keep tourism afloat


Tourism is this island’s highest performing sector but it is also one of the most vulnerable sectors in the Barbados economy. Dr Delisle Worrell, Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados, pointing out the performance of the...

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Guilty of loving and trusting women


MONICA WALCOTT  says her son Mark  is no child molester.“The only thing my son is guilty of is loving women and trusting them. He is  a decent, respectful person who never sees the bad  in anyone,” she stated.She was reacti...

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Lee: Push up bus fares


Increase public bus fares to $2! The Association of Public Transport Operators (APTO) made  this call to   Government yesterday.APTO president  Morris Lee told a Press conference in the Cheapside, St Michael minibus termina...

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McGowan traces Rodney’s roots


Walter Rodney, killed in an explosion in June 1981 in his homeland, Guyana, has been described as a great revolutionary Caribbean intellectual.Professor Emeritus at the University of Guyana, Winston McGowan, delivering the ...

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15 injured in Charles Rowe bridge smash-up


Fifteen people were injured when a Transport Board bus collided with a car at the intersection of Charles Rowe Bridge and Salters Link Road, St George this morning.It is reported that the accident which occurred around 9:20...

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King George brings laughter on his birthday


Barbados’ latest centenarian is Eric Blenman, who is proud to be called King George as he often boasts that he was born on May 13, 1910, the same date that King George ascended the throne of England.On Friday morning, Blenm...