Final night for Big Show
Nation News

FIRST CITIZENS/DIGICEL DE BIG SHOW will close the curtains on a successful season tonight. The tent will toast the five calypsonians who made it to the Courtesy/Mount Gay Pic-O-De-Crop Finals. ...

Barbadians urged to participate in nationwide strike
Jamaica Observer

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – Trade union leaders as well as the private sector have called on Barbadians to participate in a national strike on Monday.At a news conference on Friday the General Secretary of the...

Farley pushes ahead
Nation News

INTERNATIONAL master Terry Farley has hit the front in the second Qualifier for the 2017 Digicel Barbados National Chess Championships. Farley defeated previous leader Kemp Lynch in their round six...

Divide on march
Nation News

THERE APPEARS TO be discord among the private sector following yesterday’s announcement of a joint protest march between Barbados’ major trade unions and the Barbados Private Sector Association (BPSA)....

Public and private sector join forces
Nation News

Public and private sector workers will be joining together on Monday at 10 a.m for a march in protest of the hike in the National Social Responsibility Levy. This was announced a short time ago in...

Howard cautions unions
Nation News

BE CAREFUL. Economist Professor Michael Howard issued that caution yesterday to the trade union movement. He said industrial action could possibly cause the island’s economy to grind to a halt. ...

Business folk make views clear
Nation News

NO, NO AND NO! The Barbados Private Sector Association (BPSA) supports neither the recent budgetary proposals nor the trade union-led industrial action taking place. And it has also not engaged...

Private sector association calls urgent meeting
Nation News

THE BARBADOS Private Sector Association (BPSA) is seeking an urgent consultation with the wider private sector of Barbados. The meeting will be held on Thursday, starting at 11 a.m. at the Lloyd Erskine...

PM answers private sector call for dialogue
Nation News

One day after a plea from President of the Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industry Eddy Abed for a meeting of the Social Partnership to avert a possible national shutdown, Prime Minister Freundel Stuart...

Unions demands 'threat to economy'
Nation News

Long-standing Member of Parliament Denis Kellman has attacked the trade union movement over its demand for a 50 per cent cut in the National Social Responsibility Levy (NSRL). Kellman, the Minister...

CLICO cut off from dividend funds
Nation News

Cash-strapped CLICO International Life Insurance Company Limited has found itself cut off from about $1 million in funds. As Barbadian policyholders continue to be frustrated by their inability to...

LIAT cancels flights as Tropical Storm Don heads towards Windward Islands
Jamaica Gleaner

Regional carrier LIAT has announced the cancellation of several flights to the southern Caribbean as the airline continues to monitor Tropical Storm Don. The Antigua-based carrier has cancelled flights to and from...

Hold off BCCI president urges unions
Nation News

BARBADOS AND ITS struggling economy can ill-afford a national shutdown. And with that advice, president of the Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI), Eddy Abed, is urging members of the...

BCIC expands to Barbados
Jamaica Observer

Insurance company BCIC is banking on the success of its motor vehicle insurance business model in Jamaica to build a customer base in its first location outside of the country.On Monday BCIC opened the doors of its...

The Barbados Paradox Small Island and International Hub
Business Barbados

On a small island of 166 square miles and a quarter of million people (give or take a few thousand), it can often come as a shock to the casual visitor to learn that all six of Canada’s... [[ This is a content...

Barbados assessing its informal economy
Jamaica Observer

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — A comprehensive economic assessment of Barbados's informal economy is currently being undertaken to examine how the sector could be modernised.This disclosure came recently from director...

Economic assessment of Barbados’ informal economy underway
Kaieteur News

Bridgetown, Barbados (CMC) – A comprehensive economic assessment of Barbados’ informal economy is currently being undertaken to examine how the sector could be modernised. This disclosure came recently from...

Barbados Has Established an Extensive Tax Treaty Network
Business Barbados

In the movie Field of Dreams, actor Kevin Costner’s character builds a baseball diamond in the middle of a cornfield. His wife thinks he is crazy, but a mysterious voice keeps telling him, “If you... [[ This is...

BICA to host ICAC annual conference 2018
Nassau Guardian

The Bahamas Institute of Chartered Accountants (BICA) represented The Bahamas at the Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Caribbean (ICAC) 35th annual conference, held in Georgetown, Guyana June 22–24....

Edwin steals De Big Show
Nation News

EDWIN IS BACK. The talented and versatile Edwin Yearwood put in two strong performances on Sunday night when the First Citizens/Digicel Big Show faced the judges at the Sea Rocks Dome in Maxwell, Christ...

Edwin will face Pic O De Crop judges tonight
Nation News

WHEN THE National Cultural Foundation (NCF) Pic O De Crop judges head to Sea Rocks Dome to the First Citizens Digicel Big Show tent tonight, The General will be there.  The island’s lone NCF triple-crown...

Digicel 2017 Junior CASA …B’dos halt Guyana’s winning streak
Kaieteur News

Regain team title after 13 years By Sean Devers Most of the superstitious folk claim 13 is an unlucky number and yesterday at the Georgetown Club a wonderfully organised Digicel 2017 CASA team tournament concluded with...

‘No push’ to get Government out
Nation News

WILD TALK and foolishness. Those are just two of the terms being used to describe suggestions that the private sector is part of a scheme to prevent the re-election of the Democratic Labour Party (DLP)....

LIAT still vital to the region, says Stuart
Nation News

PRIME MINISTER Freundel Stuart has pledged Barbados’ continued commitment to the regional carrier LIAT, describing it as "vital” to the movement of people across the Caribbean. Stuart made this assertion...

Alex Tasker is Digicel CEO
Nation News

BRIDGETOWN – Digicel Barbados today announced the return of Alex Tasker as he becomes the country’s leading communications and entertainment provider’s new Chief Executive Officer. This appointment...

Rowley asks for more time
Trinidad Guardian

Eight years after the Clico collapse, shareholders in Barbados, St Vincent and Grenada are now calling on the T&T Government to bail them out of the debacle. But Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley said yesterday that the...

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