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  1. Government of Antigua & Barbuda and Digicel Reach Agreement

    Digicel just revealed they reached an amicable agreement with the Government of Antigua & Barbuda in regard to the provision of future spectrum arrangements to enhance telephony and Internet services in the country. Digicel welcomes this positive engagement and believes this signals a new era of constructive relations with the Government and will benefit citizens, […]

    September 2, 2019Business, FeaturedNo comments
  2. “Argentina and UWI join forces to foster Caribbean football” – Signing of Cooperation Agreement with Argentine Football Association

    As a continuation of the intense collaboration in the field of sports between Argentina and the Caribbean, the Argentine Football Association (AFA) and the University of the West Indies (UWI) signed a key Memorandum of Understanding with the goal of improving the practice, organization and management of football in the region. In a formal ceremony […]

    June 2, 2019Featured, FootballNo comments
  3. GOVERNMENT SIGNS AGREEMENT WITH GREEN CLIMATE FUND

    Minister in the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Investment, Marsha Caddle, completed the signing of Barbados’ first Readiness Grant Agreement with the Green Climate Fund (GCF). The signing ceremony was held in the margins of the GCF’s Global National Designated Authority and Private Investment for Climate Conferences, being held from October 8 to 12, in […]

    October 11, 2018PoliticalNo comments
  4. PREMIER ROMEO SIGNS MOU TO CREATE A DIGITAL PAYMENTS ECOSYSTEM IN MONTSERRAT

    Premier and Minister of Finance of Montserrat, Donaldson Romeo, has signed on behalf of the Government of Montserrat, a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Barbados based financial technology company Bitt Inc., to create a Digital Payments Ecosystem in Montserrat. He explained that “the people of Montserrat will benefit from increased financial inclusion, and a […]

    February 19, 2018Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  5. EU Climate Diplomacy Week (UN Climate Change Agreement, COP21)

    The European Union is marking Climate Diplomacy week throughout the world. Last December, 195 countries gathered in Paris to negotiate a new global climate agreement under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The result – the first-ever universal, legally binding global climate deal – sets out a global action plan to put […]

    September 19, 2016Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  6. NEW E-GOVERNMENT MASTER PLAN BEING DEVELOPED

    The Ministry of the Civil Service is in the process of developing a new e-Government Master Plan. The cost of the project is BBD $2.4 million, and 32 sites, encompassing 70 ministries and departments, are in the first phase, while 25 sites will be completed in the second phase. Mr. Forte further revealed that a […]

    January 10, 2016TechnologyNo comments
  7. BARBADOS’ ACTING P.M. PRAISES SOCIAL PARTNERSHIP

    While Barbados’ Social Partnership has been deemed a success by Acting Prime Minister, Richard Sealy, he stressed that it was a still a work in progress, whose continued development required the support of all stakeholders. Speaking during the signing ceremony for a six-month extension of Protocol Six at Government Headquarters, he acknowledged while the partnership […]

    October 18, 2015Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  8. Social Good Summit 2015 in Barbados focuses on the new Sustainable Development Goals

    To raise awareness around the newly adopted Sustainable Development Goals, the United Nations Development Programme Subregional Office for Barbados and the OECS hosted the Social Good Summit 2015 featuring addresses from the UNDP Resident Representative, Government officials and Non-governmental partners. “The Social Good Summit is a flagship event for UNDP,” said UNDP Administrator Helen Clark. […]

    October 7, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  9. SOCIAL PARTNERSHIP EXTENDS PROTOCOL 6; TO MEET LATER IN OCTOBER FOR DRAFTING PROTOCOL 7

    While Barbados’ Social Partnership has been deemed a success by Acting Prime Minister, Richard Sealy, he stressed that it was a still a work in progress, whose continued development required the support of all stakeholders. The Acting Prime Minister reiterated that the local tripartite system has been praised across the globe, with several countries now […]

    October 3, 2015Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  10. Dominican and Haitian Chambers of Commerce Sign Cooperation Agreement

    Bonds between the Dominican Republic and Haitian business communities were strengthened when a cooperation agreement between The Federation of Chambers of Commerce of the Dominican Republic (FEDOCAMARAS) and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Haiti (CCIH) was finally inked. Both umbrella organizations represent the national chamber of commerce chapters in each country with FEDOCAMARAS […]

    September 16, 2015BusinessNo comments
  11. St. Kitts and Nevis signs U.S. Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act

    On August 31, the government of St. Kitts and Nevis signed the agreement with the Government of the United States of America to implement the U.S. Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). Enacted by the U.S. Congress in 2010, FATCA targets non-compliance by U.S. taxpayers using foreign accounts. FATCA requires foreign financial institutions to report […]

    September 3, 2015BusinessNo comments
  12. EU Ambassador responds to concerns with CARIFORUM EPA

    Recently during an address to an EU-ECOWAS (Economic Community of West African States) Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) conference in Nigeria certain statements were made by Sir Ronald Sanders on the CARIFORUM-EU EPA. I would like to use the opportunity to correct some of the misrepresentations on the CARIFORUM-EU EPA included in the speech. Development cooperation […]

    August 13, 2015Editorial, PoliticalNo comments
  13. interCaribbean Airways and British Airways Announce Interline Ticket Agreement

    interCaribbean Airways the airline carrier of the Western Caribbean offers more flights in the region than any other airline, now makes travel even more convenient for travellers to the Caribbean. They just launched an interline agreement between their service and British Airways giving customers traveling to the Caribbean a convenient new option. Travelers from Europe […]

    August 5, 2015TravelNo comments
  14. SOLIDIFYING THE CARIBBEAN AS A SERIOUS TRADE CONTENDER

    The Caribbean put up an emphatic presentation at the EU-CELAC Summit 2015 in Brussels last week where over 500 delegates from Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean convened under the theme “Promoting inclusive and sustainable growth by enhancing the role of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises“. The event hosted by the European Commission, was attended […]

    June 29, 2015BusinessNo comments
  15. HBO TO ENHANCE PROGRAMMING FOR VIEWERS IN THE CARIBBEAN

    HBO announced¬†effective¬†June 1st, viewers can watch their favorite Showtime series on HBO Caribbean, 24 hours following the US premiere. As the exclusive distributor of Showtime original content in the region, HBO will deliver not only its own award-winning original programming through worldwide premieres, but also the most current seasons of acquired series, which include the […]

    May 31, 2015CinemaNo comments
  16. “Faster Internet Coming to Belize” By Gerard Best

    Sometimes the best solution to a technical problem is social engineering. After a journey of two years, that’s exactly how Belize has come to a major milestone in its technological development. The country’s Internet service providers (ISPs) have committed to set up Belize’s first-ever Internet exchange point (IXP), a piece of critical Internet infrastructure through […]

    May 4, 2015TechnologyNo comments
  17. Digicel joins St Lucia’s Internet Exchange: Barbados to set their Deadline Next Month

    Saint Lucia’s Internet users can look forward to better connectivity and faster speeds between local Internet service providers (ISP’s). Digicel signed a memorandum of understanding on April 2, agreeing to become the newest member of the Saint Lucia Internet exchange (SLiX). Digicel joins its competitors FLOW and LIME, founding members of SLiX, in an initiative […]

    April 15, 2015Featured, Technology1 comment