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Babb, Hope new chairs of NCF board

Babb, Hope new chairs of NCF board


Dr Jasmine Babb is the new chairperson of the Board of the National Cultural Foundation (NCF) and Sheldon Hope is the deputy chairman. Babb is a regional Human Resources and Industrial Relations Specialist with more than 20 years’ experience and i...

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BTMI chairman calls for stakeholder collaboration

BTMI chairman calls for stakeholder collaboration


Chairman of the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI), Roseanne Myers, called for collaboration between the public and private sectors, including stakeholders at all levels of the tourism sector, to fashion a strategy for a post-COVID-19 industry. ...

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Former Petrojam chairman charged with 12 counts of fraud

Former Petrojam chairman charged with 12 counts of fraud


Kingston – The former chairman of Petrojam, Dr Perceval Bahado-Singh, has been slapped with multiple fraud charges related to US$73 620 that he allegedly dishonestly obtained during the time he led the board at the island’s sole petroleum refinery, t...

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Myers is new chairman of BTMI

Myers is new chairman of BTMI


Longstanding tourism practitioner Roseanne Myers was appointed chairman of the Board of Directors of the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) and Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BTPA). Myers brings 39 years’ experience to the table as she ta...

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Moving ahead with plans, says Japan’s Olympics chairman

Moving ahead with plans, says Japan’s Olympics chairman


Tokyo – The head of Japan’s national Olympic committee on Friday dismissed media reports that the Japanese government has privately concluded it will have to cancel the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and said preparations were under way for the Games to go ahea...

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Adam Stewart named executive chairman of Sandals Resorts International

Adam Stewart named executive chairman of Sandals Resorts International


Montego Bay – Sandals Resorts International has announced Adam Stewart's appointment as the executive chairman. Stewart becomes just the second chairman in the company’s 40-year history. He is preceded by his late father and chairman, Gordon "Butc...

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QEH executive chairman clears air on hazard pay

QEH executive chairman clears air on hazard pay


Management of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) today dismissed any notion that health care workers attached to the Martindales Road, St Michael facility have not been protected financially during the current COVID-19 pandemic. The hospital’s exe...

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Beach chair vending approved

Beach chair vending approved


The National Conservation Commission said on Tuesday that the COVID-19 Monitoring Unit of the Ministry of Health and Wellness has reversed its previous decision to temporarily suspend beach chair vending. A media statement said vendors and patrons...

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Govt suspends beach chair vending

Govt suspends beach chair vending


The National Conservation Commission (NCC) has advised that beach chair vending has been temporarily suspended, with immediate effect. This is in keeping with recent coronavirus (COVID-19) protocols issued by the Ministry of Health and Wellness, a...

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ERT chair: Too many obstacles

ERT chair: Too many obstacles


The Employment Rights Tribunal (ERT) could get a lot more cases heard if only it could overcome some obstacles, such as having “no fixed place of abode”. This was the response of chairman Christopher Blackman QC after a session yesterday in the Wa...