Saudi women spend big on make-up
Jamaica Gleaner

Green lipstick, blue lipstick and 40 shades of foundation to choose from are just some of the reasons 18-year-old Shahad al-Qahtani is excited about superstar Rihanna's make-up line debut in Saudi Arabia.Rihanna, known...

Reggae Festival to see changes
Nation News

Look for a revamp of the Barbados Digicel Reggae Festival in the future. Al Gilkes, director of FAS Entertainment touted that idea as he said change has to be embraced, especially when patrons spending...

Thief limps off with stolen papers
Nation News

ANDERSON IFILL desperately wanted to read a newspaper but was short of cash. Coincidentally, officials at the Barbados Stock Exchange realised their newspapers were missing and called two media houses...

Digicel NBA Jumpstart to shoot off this weekend
Antigua Observer

The Digicel NBA Jumpstart programme will make its fourth consecutive return to the Caribbean as the two-day event will shoot off in the Turks and Caicos, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago this...

More young entrepreneurs interested in BMEX
Nation News

MORE YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS are showing interest in the Barbados Manufacturers' Exhibition (BMEX) 2018. During Wednesday's media launch, coordinator of the exhibition, Ann Johnson, said there was an overwhelming...

Gregory Skeete is a man on a mission
Nation News

Author, entrepreneur and life engineer Gregory Skeete didn’t exactly know what he wanted to be growing up, but he drew inspiration from his grandfather Selwyn Edwards, who raised six children on a modest...

Increases in revenue, income and equity for Sagicor
Trinidad Guardian

Against a backdrop of contrasting regional and international economic conditions, the Sagicor Group achieved improvements in revenue, net income and equity for the 2017 financial year. In a report on the results which has...

BUSINESS BYTE: Digicel/NBA jumpstart basketball camps return to Caribbean
Dominica News Online

Digicel and the National Basketball Association (NBA) announced today that the Digicel NBA Jumpstart Basketball Camps has returned to the Caribbean for a fourth consecutive year with stops in Turks & Caicos, Antigua...

Cox: Better management ‘key for economy’
Nation News

Barbados’ current economic condition, as seen in anaemic growth and falling foreign reserves, can be traced to inadequate economic management. Former Governor of the Barbados Central Bank, Winston...

Inniss recommends bigger role for private sector
Nation News

Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development, Donville Inniss, has called on regional standards bodies to make greater use of the skills offered by the private...

Trinidad benefits from Tobago loss
Trinidad Guardian

The problems of the seabridge between Trinidad and Tobago has led some local vacationers to explore other vacation options in other countries said Brian Frontin, CEO, Trinidad Hotel Restaurants and Tourism Association...

Economist pours cold water on cryptocurrency
Jamaica Observer

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — A prominent United States-based economist has described cryptocurrency as a “bubble” and does not believe it will succeed.

Spring Garden closes after 20 years
Royal Gazette

Spring Garden Restaurant and Bar has closed after 20 years. The popular spot on Washington Lane yesterday held its final closing out sale of items, including tables, storage racks and other fittings. The Bajan restaurant...

Spring Garden closes down after 20 years
Royal Gazette

Spring Garden Restaurant and Bar has closed down after 20 years. The popular spot on Washington Lane yesterday held its final closing out sale of items, including tables, storage racks and other fittings. The bajan...

CLICO policy holders receiving payment
Montserrat Reporter

By STAFF WRITER BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Mar 7, CMC – Finance Minister Chris Sinckler said Wednesday that some policy holders of the financially troubled Colonial Life Insurance Company (CLICO) have started receiving...

David Jessop | The region's recent history is being lost
Jamaica Gleaner

At the start of the month, Barbados' former Prime Minister, Owen Arthur, officially departed the island's Parliament and elective politics. Some weeks prior, he had indicated that he would not be running again in his St...

The region's recent history is being lost
Jamaica Gleaner

At the start of the month, Barbados' former Prime Minister, Owen Arthur, officially departed the island's Parliament and elective politics. Some weeks prior, he had indicated that he would not be running again in his St...

$648m after tax profit for Ansa McAL
Trinidad Guardian

Automotive, trading and distribution were the highest revenue earners for the Ansa McAL Group which recorded an after tax profit of $648 million for the period ended December 2017. The group’s total assets increased...

Liat aircraft wet leased for airbridge
Trinidad Guardian

The Antigua-based regional airline, Liat, will operate a wet lease service on the domestic air bridge between Trinidad and Tobago from March 19 to April 30. This follows ths successful conclusion of a commercial agreement...

Social workers ‘more than about handouts’
Nation News

Social workers want more opportunities to explore their potential as professionals in the private sector.  President of the Barbados Association of Professional Social Workers (BAPSW), Sharon-Rose...

Company to focus on Clico assets soon
Nation News

New Life Investment Company Limited (NLICO), the new insurance company which will facilitate the handling of the collapsed CLICO’s multimillion-dollar asset portfolio, has started looking at the matter....

Sad ‘no one paid’ for Clico collapse
Nation News

The woman who has been leading the fight on behalf of former local policyholders of CLICO International Life Insurance said it was unfortunate that no one has yet been charged in connection with the company’s2009...

Can’t touch it
Nation News

The Court of Appeal yesterday unfroze millions of dollars belonging to former CLICO International Life (CIL) Insurance boss Leroy Parris. But the attorney for CLICO’s judicial manager has described...

FTC’s competition division more than enforcement
Nation News

The Competition Division of the Fair Trading Commission (FTC) is not just about enforcement but about advocacy, market study and building the island’s economy. Director, Antonio Thompson, emphasised...

FirstCaribbean weighs NYSE listing
Trinidad Guardian

FirstCaribbean International bank and its shareholders are expected to decide later this month whether or not to list on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). Noting that no determination has been made to proceed with the...

CARICOM Institutions talk CSME Free Movement of Persons
Dominica News Online

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat this week engaged regional institutions based in Barbados on the processes for Free Movement of persons under the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME). Representatives...

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