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  1. Reaction to Release of Preliminary Findings of the Independent Review Team into the Conduct of CXC Exams 2020

    On Sunday, October 18, Sir Hilary Beckles, in his capacity as Chairman of the Caribbean Examinations Council, and Dr. Wayne Wesley, Registrar of CXC, held a virtual press conference to release the preliminary findings of the Independent Review Team, empaneled to investigate the examination process, allocated examination results and general performance expectations, inter alia. For […]

    October 20, 2020Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  2. Blockchain workshop hosted by CPA Canada’s Barbados Chapter

    Accounting professionals from across the island gathered at a session hosted by Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) to learn about technology that is changing the financial world. The July 23 event focused on blockchain and its impact on the accounting profession and business in general. An Introduction to Blockchain and Reporting provided a […]

    July 31, 2019Business, FeaturedNo comments
  3. Business Sector Assured by BRA on Non-Payment Notices

    The Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) is kindly asking corporate and business taxpayers who made payments on time with their old Tax Identification Numbers for the June and July 2018 periods, to ignore the non-payment notices they received from the new TAMIS system. Please note that the BRA is in the process of migrating those payments […]

    November 19, 2018Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  4. QEH Accreditation with Condition at Gold Level

    For the first time in the more than five decades of its existence, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital has pursued and has been awarded an International Accreditation at the Gold level by Accreditation Canada, an international credentialing body. Chief Executive Officer of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Dr. Dexter James remarked that “we were assessed during the […]

    April 8, 2018HealthNo comments
  5. “Caribbean Court of Justice Pioneers New Technology to Improve Court Performance” by Gerard Best

    A suite of new high-tech court management systems are to be adopted by the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ). The CCJ will be one of the first adopters of a set of technology-enabled systems for electronic filing of court documents, case management and court performance measurement, according to a release dated December 9. The region-wide […]

    December 11, 2016TechnologyNo comments
  6. Fortress Fund Managers: Keep investing even with unfavourable savings environment

    In the midst of what it has described as an “unfavourable savings climate“, Fortress Fund Managers is encouraging Barbadians to continue to invest. Mr. Cave noted that certain events throughout the year had not been favourable to Barbados’ financial climate including the elimination of personal tax allowances on Registered Retirement Savings Plans (RRSPs) and group […]

    December 6, 2015BusinessNo comments
  7. Barbadian tourism claims expansion by 15.1 per cent during Q1 2015, if true – highest performance in 25 years

    Barbados’ tourism sector broke a 25-year record during the first quarter of 2015 to reach 171,471 long stay arrivals, according to BTMI claims… “This was a very strong winter season. The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has predicted a five per cent increase in long stay arrivals for the region for the entire year and we […]

    June 4, 2015TravelNo comments
  8. OAS Electoral Observation Mission Commends Guyana on High Turnout in Elections

    The Electoral Observation Mission (EOM) of the Organization of American States (OAS), led by Senator Lisa Shoman from Belize, congratulates the citizens of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana for their participation in the electoral process reflected by the high levels of voter turnout. The OAS/EOM team of 22 observers from 13 countries was present from […]

    May 20, 2015Featured, PoliticalNo comments

    Police have arrested and formally charged Winthea Lynch, 38 year old Police Constable with the below mentioned offences: Assault Occasioning Actual Bodily Harm Indecent Assault Assault; and Threatening Words On January 10, 2015, he is alleged to have committed these offences against two persons whilst at Woodbourne, St. Philip. Lynch appearedĀ at the District A Magistrates […]

    January 18, 2015CrimeNo comments
  10. “The Caribbean and Money Laundering: An Insult to Financial International Law?” By Rebecca Theodore

    {EDITOR’s NOTE: The opinions, beliefs and viewpoints expressed by the author and any commenters on this article do not necessarily reflect the opinions, beliefs and viewpoints of nor official policies of} How should Caribbean nations begin to address the prickly problems posed by the susceptibility of money launderers and other perpetrators of financial […]

    January 9, 2015Business, ReviewNo comments
  11. Investigate those who caused Dominican Republic’s 2012 fiscal deficit

    Santo Domingo’s non-governmental organization Citizen Participation is calling on the Attorney General’s Office to investigate those responsible for their fiscal deficit in 2012. Former President Leonel Fernandez and Minister of Economy Temistocles Montas are included among those identified as responsible for the deficit. The report says that it is a highly dangerous practice that was […]

    December 22, 2013Crime, PoliticalNo comments