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    Regional rum producers, members of the West Indies Rum and Spirits Producers Association, WIRSPA, completed a round of meetings in Trinidad last week. As the region’s largest agro-based export product, industry leaders addressed a range of issues which impact the ability of the sector to achieve international competitiveness. Speaking at a tasting of Authentic Caribbean […]

    May 20, 2018BusinessNo comments
  2. BRA Hosts Successful Tax Conference for Commonwealth in Barbados

    The 37th Commonwealth Association of Tax Administrators (CATA) Annual Technical Conference held in Barbados came to a successful close last Friday. CATA President, Dr. Mohammed Shukor Mahfar commended the Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) for stepping in to organise this year’s event at late notice after the Maldives could no longer host the conference. “I would […]

    November 19, 2016BusinessNo comments
  3. Newcastle Police Station to shut down due to environmental concerns; Nevisian Police officers to be redeployed

    The Nevis Island Administration (NIA) and the High Command of the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force in conjunction with the Federal Government are taking steps to redeploy police officers stationed at the Newcastle Police Station to neighbouring police districts by November 15, 2016, as a temporary measure. Vance Amory, Premier of Nevis and […]

    November 8, 2016CrimeNo comments
  4. Barbadians to receive young leadership award from Queen Elizabeth II

    It was announced how two young people from Barbados are among 60 young people from across the Commonwealth who are being recognised as exceptional leaders in their community. These 60 young people will receive a prestigious Queen’s Young Leaders Award. The Award, which will be presented in London by Her Majesty The Queen in 2016, and is […]

    December 13, 2015EducationNo comments
  5. New Year’s Message from the President of the Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers

    The ACM extends greetings to all members,associates and friends of the organisation as we enter a new year which we expect to be as challenging but filled with opportunity as the previous 13 years of our existence. My wish for the ACM in 2015 is that we will continue growingin stature and influence regionally and […]

    January 1, 2015EventsNo comments
  6. Barbados Chamber of Commerce & Industry looks at S&P Downgrade – thinks NIS funds & Four Seasons should remain separate

    The Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) considers it most unfortunate in having Barbados’ Sovereign rating lowered by Standard and Poor’s to a level below investment grade to ‘BB+/B; Outlook Stable’, citing ‘not only external environment but also more pronounced competitiveness and other structural shortcomings’. Notwithstanding our last press release of June 16th 2011 […]

    July 18, 2012BusinessNo comments
  7. Launch of the Caribbean Mixologists Guild ? Pour Me A Drink? Association gets toast from Barbadian Tourism group

    Bartenders in Barbados play a key role in the development of this island’s tourism and hospitality industries. Through their interactions, they can enhance or diminish each visitor?s total experience. With creativity, skill, charisma and excellent customer service, they serve as ambassadors and key revenue drivers for their establishments. For this reason, a team has worked […]

    July 19, 2009AgricultureNo comments
  8. Barbados Branch of Girl Guides plan to go overseas – Need to raise funds, hosting flea mkts every Sat in June

    The International Committee of Girl Guides Association of Barbados will be holding a Flea Market At its Headquarters, Pax Hill, Belmont Road on all remaining Saturdays of June, the 9th, 16th and 23rd June from 9:00 am each day. There?ll be a wide selection of clothing, bags and other articles both new and used. You […]

    June 7, 2007NewsNo comments