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New Independent Senator Sworn In

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Reverend John Rogers was sworn in today as an Independent Senator by Governor General Dame Sandra Mason at Government House. Reverend Rogers took the Oath…

Plantation Houses Urged To Repurpose Operations

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Plantation houses across Barbados need to be the subject of a deliberate plan, whether it is international business, as living museums or places for different…

Airport Workers To Become Shareholders

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Workers at the Grantley Adams International Airport Inc. (GAIA) are being offered the opportunity to become shareholders in that company in an arrangement which will…

Blackman sounds warning

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Barbados has sent a strong message to the World Trade Organization, urging it to set up its Appellate arm. It comes from Barbados' Ambassador and…

Water Authority responds to tank issue

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More details are being revealed as we speak, about the recent removal of community tanks from several districts across the island. This as the Barbados…

Theresa May survives confidence vote of Tory MPs

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Prime Minister Theresa May has won a vote of confidence in her leadership of the Conservative Party by 200 to 117. After securing 63% of…

Guyana: Five year old baby electrocuted

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Police say a five-month old baby was electrocuted after he put a live electrical cord in his mouth. They said the incident occurred Tuesday in…

CARICOM To Review Intra-Regional Transportation

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Come next year, the Caribbean region will see a host of new measures, including improved intra-regional transportation. This was disclosed by Barbados’ Ambassador to CARICOM,…

Calypsonian Sir Don passes away

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Four time Calypso Monarch, writer and composer Don "Sir Don" Marshall has died. CBC understands he passed away this morning. Don won his first calypso…

Theresa May to face vote of no confidence

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UK Prime Minister Theresa May faces a vote of confidence in her leadership later after 48 of her Conservative MPs called for one to be…

Douglas files no confidence motion in St Kitts

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St Kitts and Nevis Opposition Leader Dr. Denzil Douglas has filed a motion of no confidence against Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris. Dr. Douglas believes…

Barbados affected by morning quake

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Barbados was among a number of Caribbean islands in the path of an earthquake which occurred this morning. This is according to the Trinidad-based Seismic…

SPORTS

Hope stands alone as Windies suffer series defeat

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Shai Hope struck his second successive hundred and fourth of his career but West Indies’ four-year wait for a one-day…

Rivals Pride and Scorpions to clash

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Barbados Pride will be looking to rebound from their first round defeat when they meet rivals Jamaica Scorpions at the…

Hope career-best century levels series for Windies

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Elegant Shai Hope struck a superb career-best hundred to headline a successful West Indies run chase, as the Caribbean side…

Windies confirmed to play in Ireland

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West Indies have been confirmed to play in Ireland next Summer, as part of a major international men’s schedule in…

Windies lose warm-up behind Tamim, Sarkar centuries

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Hundreds by Tamim Iqbal and Soumya Sarkar trumped half-centuries from Shai Hope and Roston Chase, as West Indies lost their…

Gomes laments fall of Windies

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West Indies veteran Larry Gomes, has added his voice to the latest round of criticism levelled against the Caribbean side…

Schools' knockout basketball competition

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SJPI will meet Combermere in the final of schools knockout basketball competition. Playing at the YMCA courts, SJPI got the…

BCA cricket

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Sagicor Life UWI has extended their lead in the BCA elite division and are on course for another title, after…

RBC Classic at the Barbados Golf Club

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Former champion Simon Proverbs fired early warning shots on the first day of the 2018 RBC Classic at the Barbados…

Gayle cameo not enough to save Knights

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Superstar Chris Gayle sparkled but all too briefly as his Kerala Knights went down by 36 runs to West Indies…

Gabriel hits back after Mominul hundred inspires Bangladesh

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Mominul Haque struck his eighth Test hundred to equal the most for Bangladesh but West Indies hit back strongly in…

Challenor School celebrity cricket match

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A Guyana XI which included former west indies captain Ramnaresh Sarwan, defeated a Challenor XI in a celebrity cricket match…

BUSINESS

Employers Told: Allow Workers To Share Views And Opinions

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Employers have been told by Minister of Labour and Social Partnership Relations, Colin Jordan, to allow more freedom of expression in the workplace. The call…

Barbadian Businesses Told To Penetrate Caribbean Markets

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Minister in the Ministry of Foreign Trade, Sandra Husbands, addressing the ISO 20700 Standard in Management Consultancy Services Workshop. (S.Pilé/BGIS) Haiti, Suriname and Guyana have…

Good year for Fairmont Royal Pavilion

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Just weeks before the official start of the 2018 winter tourist season and the Fairmont Royal Pavilion is already putting plans in place for next…

Sold

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The Trinidad-based Republic Financial Holdings Limited (RFHL) Tuesday said it had entered into an agreement to acquire Scotiabank’s banking operations in nine Caribbean countries. “This…

New Sandals GM

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A new general manager is at the helm of Sandals Barbados and Sandals Royal Barbados. He is Ramel Sobrino. Mr. Sobrino, who recently celebrated his…

Record year for Fund Access

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The financing agency Fund Access is being asked to step up its game, even as it's on course for a record year of loan disbursements.…

Challenge launches business

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Over the past eight years, the Barbados Entrepreneurship Foundation ‘Twenty Dollar Challenge’ has been a launch pad for several young businesses in Barbados. CEO of…

BES says lower taxes will not lower prices

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President of the Barbados Economics Society Shane Lowe, sees potential investment and employment opportunities for local businesses, coming out of the recent announcement of a…

UWI hosting entrepreneurial clinics

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The University of the West Indies is putting systems in place to assist recently retrenched workers. Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences Dr. Justin…

Less government bonds

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As of the end of this month, local commercial banks will be required to hold less government paper as securities. The Central Bank of Barbados…

Private sector see benefits in lower corporation taxes

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Chairman of the Barbados Private Sector Association, Ed Clarke believes the local private sector will benefit significantly from new tax measures announced by Prime Minister…

BITT in Montserrat.

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Local financial technology company BITT has been seeing continued success in showcasing its mobile payment solution 'M-Money' in Montserrat. In a statement, the company said…

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