Economy in dire straits
Nation News

Barbados’ economic situation is even more dire than initially thought – so serious that our BD$2 to US$1 exchange rate could be in jeopardy. An analysis of the just released International Monetary...

Italy's PM-designate still stymied over economy minister pick
Nation News

ROME – Italy’s prime minister-designate’s efforts to put together a cabinet remained stymied on Saturday as his political backers pushed for a Eurosceptic economy minister who the president has so far...

Historic! Barbados elects first female PM
Jamaica Observer

Mia Amor Mottley yesterday took office as Barbados's eighth prime minister and the first woman head of Government and immediately received support from the Barbados Private Sector Association (BPSA), which congratulated...

ANSA McAL achieves highest revenue in history of company
Trinidad Guardian

The ANSA McAL Group recorded a four per cent increase in revenue, up from from $6.001 billion in 2016 to $6.244 billion for the 2017 financial year. However, profit before tax was $986 million—less than the $1.107...

Smith earns Windies recall
Trinidad Guardian

Windward Islands batsman Devon Smith has been recalled to the Windies team for the upcoming Test series against Sri Lanka in the Caribbean. The left-handed Smith and Leewards wicketkeeper/batsman, Devon Smith and Leewards...

Full nets for St Lucy folk
Nation News

It's time to cast your net on the other side of the boat so the catch will be abundant for your children. It will be a catch with university education, social justice, entrepreneurship, and job opportunity,...

DLP doubled Barbados' debt
Nation News

Dennis Kellman is part of a group that has helped destroy the island's economy. The claim was made last night by Colin Jordan at a Barbados Labour Party meeting in Crab Hill, St Lucy. "They made...

Gibson: BLP can’t fix economy
Nation News

The Lord is the people's guide but according to Solutions Barbados candidate Paul Gibson, He isn't very pleased with the stewardship of the island. In fact, Gibson, the hopeful for St Michael South,...

T&T still on tax haven blacklist
Trinidad Guardian

BRUSSELS—Two Caribbean Community (Caricom) countries are likely to be removed from the European Union list of tax havens next week, when European finance ministers meet here. The Bahamas and St Kitts-Nevis had in the...

Paints to be protected under revised Caricom treaty
Trinidad Guardian

GEORGETOWN—Caribbean Community (Caricom) member states, Guyana and Suriname have agreed to join the region’s Less Developed Countries (LDCs) in agreeing to add paints to the list of products benefiting from...

Dems’ third-term deal
Nation News

The Democratic Labour Party (DLP) is promising to “aggressively transform” the economy by linking tourism with agriculture, cultural industries and renewable energy if it gets a third term in office. ...

Ansa takes over Berger
Trinidad Guardian

Berger Paints Trinidad Limited is now 100 per cent owned by Ansa McAL Limited. In a notice on the T&T Stock Exchange yesterday, the company announced that as of May 10, Ansa Coatings International Limited (ACIL), a...

Barbados economy 'stabilsing'
Nation News

Democratic Labour Party candidate for St James South George Connolly believes that the Barbados economy has stabilised. Speaking during a national meeting last night in support of St Lucy candidate...

Gopaul taking ASJA cricket to next level
Trinidad Guardian

ASJA Boys College of San Fernando is now a force to be reckoned with in schools cricket, as one man decided that enough is enough, and began to mould a team from being a group of also-rans into a well-oiled unit. That man...

Bermuda insurer gets stake in Beacon
Trinidad Guardian

Bermuda-based insurer’s Colonial Group International Limited has acquired a minority stake in the Beacon Insurance Company Limited. The partnership agreement, which is subject to regulatory approval by the Central...

Economy a major concern but no unified answer
Nation News

The four main political parties contesting next week’s general election all think the Barbados economy is facing serious challenges. But there is no overall agreement among them on how the foreign...

SOCIAL SCENE: Lesley’s legacy lives on
Nation News

The late Lesley Barrow was a keen artist and lover of art who displayed an interest in the development of young entrepreneur artists and gave them encouragement. Following her untimely death in 2008,...

UPP presenting candidates in Bridgetown today
Nation News

The United Progressive Party (UPP) will launch its Orange Economy and present the slate of candidates for the upcoming General Election today. The presentation will take place in Heroes Square, The...

IMF says prospects for Caribbean economic growth improving
Jamaica Observer

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said yesterday that the prospects for economic growth in the Caribbean region are improving, with growth in both tourism-dependent economies and...

Susan ready to serve
Nation News

Solutions Barbados candidate Susan Corbin has been officially nominated to contest the St Thomas seat on a Solutions Barbados ticket in the May 24 General Election. The 55-year-old entrepreneur arrived...

Barbados economy contracts
Jamaica Observer

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – The Central Bank of Barbados (CBB) said Wednesday that the local economy had contracted by an estimated 0.7 per cent during the first quarter of this year and warned that the outlook for...

Long-term Barbados Expats and Inadvertent Tax Charges
Business Barbados

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Job No.1 is the economy
Nation News

The Barbados Labour Party’s first order of business is to address the nation’s failing economy. This was revealed by general secretary and campaign manager Dr Jerome Walcott during the party’s second...

‘Damning’ report by Central Bank
Nation News

Barbados Labour Party (BLP) advisor on the economy, Dr Clyde Mascoll, has described the Central Bank’s first quarter 2018 report, released yesterday showing a 0.7 per cent contraction rather than the predicted...

Bid for a bail-out
Nation News

Barbados' foreign reserves problem is so serious that Government is seeking a US$60 million to US$70 million bail-out from the private sector. Governor of the Central Bank Cleviston Haynes revealed...

Economy contracts, growth prospects revised downward
Nation News

Central Bank Governor Cleviston Haynes says the Barbados economy contracted in the first quarter of this year. Delivering his review for the January to March period moments ago, he said the contraction...

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