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Jamaica Observer

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says Barbados continues to make “good progress” in its efforts to turn around an ailing economy supported by a multimillion-dollar Extended...

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Jamaica Observer

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IMF pleased with progress in turning around Barbados economy
Nation News

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says Barbados continues to make “good progress” in its efforts to turn around an ailing economy supported by a multi-million dollar Extended Fund Facility (EEF). ...

Barbados Continues to Attract Captive Insurance Business
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The Latin American market provides an encouraging growth opportunity as more risk managers and professional advisors become aware of the great benefits that a captive insurance company can offer to... [[ This is a content...

The Commonwealth Advantage
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Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, The Right Honourable Patricia Scotland QC, has on a number of occasions urged companies to seize fresh opportunities to do business within the Commonwealth. [[ This is a content...

Lenstec (Barbados) Inc. – Ian Hickling
Business Barbados

Lenstec (Barbados) Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Lenstec Corporation, a US-based medical device company serving the global ophthalmic surgical market. In 1995 the company established its sole... [[ This is a...

McKinney Rogers – Damian McKinney
Business Barbados

McKinney Rogers is a highly successful, global business consultancy that launched twelve offices around the world in strategic locations that offered tactical advantages to the company’s operations.... [[ This is a...

Fishing for deal
Nation News

THE CONTENTIOUS ISSUE of Barbadian fishermen being arrested for fishing illegally in Trinidad and Tobago’s waters is being thrashed out at the prime ministerial level. Minister of the Blue Economy...

David Jessop | Tourism should not be taken for granted
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Small Business Entrepreneurship & Commerce closed until February 5
Nation News

  The Ministry of Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Commerce has advised that its offices and departments will be closed to the public from Monday, February 4, to Tuesday, February 5. This is...

Paper beating plastic
Jamaica Observer

JAMAICA, St Lucia, Grenada, Dominica, Antigua and Barbuda are among Caricom countries that have already instituted or announced plans to ban the use of single-use plastic products.Joining the movement for an...

Ministry relocating
Nation News

The Ministry of Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Commerce has advised that its offices and departments will be closed to the public from Thursday, January 31, to Friday, February 1. This is to facilitate...

Govt to tackle climate concerns
Nation News

Locating utilities underground has been identified by Government among a list of priorities requiring urgent attention to address climate change and protect communities and the economy from natural disasters....

Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley calls for action on a true regional capital market
Jamaica Observer

In a dynamic presentation entitled “A new Approach to Regional Development- the Growth Agenda” at the 2019 Jamaica Stock Exchange Conference, Barbados Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley noted that what she called...

Private sector leaders to participate in Caricom heads meeting
Jamaica Gleaner

The Treaty of Chaguaramas is to be amended to allow private-sector representatives and trade unions to participate in meetings of the heads of government of Caricom, Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley revealed on...

Spruce-up for City markets
Nation News

Some of The City markets are in for an upgrade. The Ministry of Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Commerce will be conducting a beautification programme to spruce up the vending spots. During...

NUPW writes LIAT on pilots’ behalf
Nation News

The National Union of Public Workers (NUPW) has written to LIAT on behalf of disgruntled pilots.  Union president Akanni McDowall said the union wrote chief executive officer Julie Reifer-Jones to...

Barbados government puts temporary freeze on borrowing
Jamaica Gleaner

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC):The Barbados government has put a temporary freeze on borrowing even as it reported an improvement in the island's economic position."Over the next four years the Barbados government will not...

Barbados economy gets an upgrade
Nation News

The following is a full text of the Press Release issued by regional credit rating agency Caricris: Caribbean Information and Credit Rating Services Limited (CariCRIS) has upgraded the Regional Scale...

B'dos Gov't puts temporary freeze on borrowing
Jamaica Observer

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — The Barbados Government has put a temporary freeze on borrowing, even as it reported an improvement in the island's economic position.

Eppley to acquire more property to boost investment
Jamaica Gleaner

Eppley Limited, which manages real estate assets mainly in Barbados through a listed entity, Eppley Caribbean Property Fund Limited, is contemplating acquiring more properties valued at up to US$20 million to bolster its...

Ross University Students “Rent Rage” – Barbados
Dominica Vibes

  Published on Barbados Today, 31 December 2018 A large portion of the estimated $100 million injection into the local economy from the presence of the Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) will go toward their...

Ross University Students “Rent Rage” – Barbados
Dominica Vibes

  Published on Barbados Today, 31 December 2018 A large portion of the estimated $100 million injection into the local economy from the presence of the Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) will go toward their...

NEW YEAR’S MESSAGE: Fully committed to Barbados
Nation News

The following is the new year’s message from Edward Clarke, president of the Barbados Private Sector Association. A review of the year 2018 will remind us that as we wish each other happy new year...

Be on guard!
Nation News

The labour movement in Barbados is sending a strong warning to Government and the private sector for 2019. In New Year messages, president of the Congress of Trade Unions and Staff Associations of...

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