Condividi

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,...

Condividi

Mottley makes case for concessional funding

Mottley makes case for concessional funding


Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley has told an international meeting that many middle income countries “will be pauperised" if they do not have access to concessional funding. Mottley was speaking during a virtual interactive Fireside Chat on the cha...

Condividi

FTC to review Flow’s standards of service

FTC to review Flow’s standards of service


The Fair Trading Commission (FTC) is seeking public input on its review of the Standards of Service 2018-2020 for Cable & Wireless (Barbados) Ltd (C&W, trading as Flow). The Standards of Service framework sets out the minimum level of serv...

Condividi

Wood takes over as CEO of Nation Group

Wood takes over as CEO of Nation Group


The One Caribbean Media (OCM) Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Noel R. Wood to the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of The Nation Group of Companies effective April 1, 2021. Wood is an experienced leader having worked with ...

Condividi

Apple to allow Parler back onto App store

Apple to allow Parler back onto App store


Washington - Apple is to allow the controversial social media app Parler, a popular platform with far-right supporters, back onto its App Store. The app was pulled following the deadly United States Capitol riots on January 6. In a letter to tw...

Condividi

Embrace new way to work, says PM

Embrace new way to work, says PM


Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley is encouraging public officers to embrace the new way of working, as outlined in the recently approved Flexible Work Arrangement Policy for the Public Service. Mottley said the flexible work arrangements, which allo...

Condividi

Business as usual as the Airport reopens

Business as usual as the Airport reopens


With operations resuming at the Grantley Adams International Airport yesterday evening, it was business as usual today. Operations at the airport were halted for a week following the eruption of the La Soufriere volcano in St Vincent in the Grenad...

Condividi

Limited operations as Port reopens Wednesday

Limited operations as Port reopens Wednesday


The Port of Bridgetown will be open on Wednesday for the delivery and receipt of containers only. Shed 4 (commercial cargo) and Shed 2 (personal effects) will remain closed while the clean-up of volcanic ash continues to ensure safe operations in ...

Condividi

Roach to head Grenada’s tourism

Roach to head Grenada’s tourism


Grenada is expected to officially announce the appointment of Barbadian tourism specialist Petra Roach as that country’s new director of tourism today. This was revealed in a newscast by the Florida-based CARIBUPDATE News Service which covers the ...

Condividi

US Supreme Court declares Google’s code copying fair

US Supreme Court declares Google’s code copying fair


Washington – A decade-long battle over copied code in Google's Android operating system has ended in the United States Supreme Court. Oracle, another tech titan, had sued Google in 2010 for copyright infringement over what it said was copied compu...