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  1. Dominican Republic’s Interior & Police Minister says alcoholic beverages takeout is allowed, Decree 171-21 bans the sale

    Contrary to what had initially been announced, now the Ministry of Interior and Police’s alcoholic beverages control agency says that businesses are authorized to sell alcoholic beverages as long as these are for takeout and are not consumed where they are purchased. Decree 171-21 states that the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages is banned […]

    April 7, 2021OddityNo comments
  2. Limits to alcoholic beverage sales in the DR lifted for Christmas season into 2020

    The Dominican Republic’s Ministry of Interior and Police (MIP) announced the lifting of their curfew for the purchase of alcoholic beverages. Since Thursday, 5 December 2019 until Tuesday, 7 January 2020 there will be no time restrictions to the sale of alcoholic beverages at bars, discos and restaurants. The lifting of the curfew is on […]

    December 10, 2019ControversyNo comments
  3. Beer giant celebrates its centennial anniversary by making the whole world shake through music, cause and evolution

    Red Stripe‘s first-ever EP, Journey with Stripe is now available worldwide, on all major music platforms including iTunes, Spotify, Tidal, Pandora, Deezer, Amazon and Google! Produced by the multi Grammy Award-winning, Pablo Stennett, Journey with Stripe is a seven-track kaleidoscope of tunes that chronicles the history and development of Jamaican music. From Mento to Dancehall, the album features some of Jamaica’s best and boldest […]

    September 16, 2018MusicNo comments
  4. Red Advertising tops ADDY awards once again, 15 Years at the Top!

    Red Advertising set another record when, for an unprecedented fifteenth year, they topped the Barbadian entries as well as maintaining their Top 3 Status as a regional creative powerhouse in the 2018 judging of The American Advertising Federation ADDY Awards. FLOW and ABInbev (Banks Holdings Ltd.) were the biggest winners through Red, with 14 ADDYs […]

    April 9, 2018Events, FeaturedNo comments
  5. Banks “Feel It” Crop Over Campaign wins 6 ADDYS for Red

    Banks Holdings had a repeat Crop Over celebration when their Advertising Agency for Banks Beer, Red Advertising won 6 ADDY awards for their “Feel It” Crop Over 2017 campaign! This included awards for social media posts, event collateral, instore point-of-sale and packaging. Shafia London, Marketing Manager, at BHL commented on the awards: “It is wonderful […]

    April 8, 2018Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  6. The Florida Beer Experience – Ansa McAL in USA

    ANSA McAL U.S. just held a ribbon cutting ceremony to formally introduce its partnership with Florida Beer Company located, 200 Imperial Blvd, Cape Canaveral FL 3292. Florida Beer Company began as Indian River Brewing Company in a historical district of the City of Melbourne, Florida. It’s the third largest brewery in the State of Florida, […]

    February 19, 2017AgricultureNo comments
  7. Post Valentine’s Jam – Behind KFC Blackrock, St Michael February 12, 2017Culture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  8. Alba Gu Braith! Scotland pulls FLOW Rugby Barbados World 7’s tournament, och aye!

    Scotland Rugby Ecosse Feminin walked away with the top prize of US$10 000, 15 gold medals, the FLOW champions trophy and a Reginald Medford mahogany carving in the FLOW Rugby Barbados World 7s tournament just concluded in Barbados. They proved their girth in the mud at Trents, St James, to oust the Dog River Howlers […]

    December 19, 2016Featured, RugbyNo comments
  9. FLOW Rugby Barbados World 7’s tournament: Banks Beer Adored by Northeast Academy

    The Northeast 7s Academy – with training squads in New York City, Boston, and Buffalo – is a National Development Academy that has been sanctioned by USA Rugby as the official Academy (Men & Women) in the Northeast of America and as a designated pathway to the USA Eagles National Team selection. The purpose of […]

    December 18, 2016Photo Gallery, RugbyNo comments
  10. NEW COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT FOR GRENADA BREWERIES LTD 2016-2019 SIGNED OFF

    A new collective agreement for Grenada Breweries Ltd (GBL), for the period 2016 to 2019 was agreed to and signed off before the expiry date of 31st May 2016. GBL sent its proposal six months in advance of expiry of the current collective agreement, and the GTAWU responded with the same courtesy, by sending theirs […]

    June 19, 2016BusinessNo comments
  11. More corporate sponsorship for Women’s Cricket

    There is significant potential for growth in women’s cricket which needs more corporate sponsorship to aid in its development. This is the view of young West Indies Batter Kycia Knight. Knight made the comment following a presentation of gifts from Banks Beer to the Barbadian T-20 champion cricketers during a recent “Q” in the community […]

    April 24, 2016CricketNo comments
  12. No job losses expected as BHL falls under the possession of AmBev

    The new owner of Banks Holdings Limited is seeking to allay public and possible staff concerns if AmBev’s latest acquisition would create more unemployment in a country seeing double digit figures in the job market for almost the last five years… Newly installed Chairman Marcio Juliano held a media familiarisation at the Hilton Barbados on […]

    December 20, 2015BusinessNo comments
  13. ANSA McAL, ignominious in defeat?

    Despite the fact how many Bajans seem to view the move as being vindictive in defeat – Trinidadian giant ANSA McAL continues to wait on the Supreme Court of Barbados before making its next move, after spending 10’s of millions of dollars in their attempt to become the owners of Banks Holdings Limited (BHL) . […]

    December 13, 2015Business, FeaturedNo comments
  14. Who has a bigger d**k? ANSA McAL INCREASES B.H.L OFFER TO $7.20

    ANSA Mc AL (Barbados) Limited upped the ante yet again for shareholders of Banks Holding Limited (BHL) by making a bid to purchase 100 percent of the issued Common shares in BHL at an upwardly revised BBD $7.20. This amended unconditional offer represents an increase of 20 cents over the last offer announced by ANSA […]

    December 6, 2015BusinessNo comments
  15. Final 8 offer support to local charities

    For the second successive year, eight local charities stand to benefit from the 2016 Banks Calendar Girl Competition. Introduced last year as an added element to the judging criteria, contestants in the Final 8 have each been assigned to local organisations and tasked to initiate and manage a community-oriented project. “The results last year were […]

    November 26, 2015CultureNo comments
  16. ANSA McAL UP’s THE ANTE FOR B.H.L SHAREHOLDERS TO $7

    ANSA McAL Limited (ANSA McAL) is advising all shareholders of Banks Holding Limited (BHL) of its intention to amend its offer to purchase 100 percent of the issued Common shares in Banks Holdings Limited (BHL) to BBD $7.00. This amended offer represents an increase of $1 over the last offer made by ANSA McAL on […]

    November 22, 2015Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  17. SHAREHOLDERS JOIN ANSA McAL IN SHAREHOLDER OPPRESSION SUIT

    ANSA McAL (Barbados) Limited will be appealing the Courts’ decision last Friday to lift the injunction that blocked trading of shares and bidding for control of Banks Holdings Limited. President, CEO of ANSA McAL (Barbados) Limited. Most of the BHL shareholders who intend to join with ANSA McAL in the class action suit have shareholding […]

    November 18, 2015Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  18. SHAREHOLDERS OF BANKS HOLDINGS LIMITED NOW OFFERED BDS $6.20 PER SHARE BY AMBEV’S PROXY, SLU

    SLU, the AmBev subsidiary is satisfied with the High Court of Barbados decision of November 13th to remove the injunction granted November 4th. SLU can now resume the tender offer process currently outstanding. Pursuant to the Order of the High Court, their offer made on October 26th, 2015 for a price per share of BDS$5.60 that originally expired […]

    November 17, 2015Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  19. Post Ruling Ansa McAL $6.00 Share offer stands

    Ansa McAL has had an interest in ownership of Banks Holdings Limited (BHL) for over a decade and we will vigorously continue in our efforts to ultimately own the business. However, the Trinidadian conglomerate wishes to assure all interested Barbadians that ANSA Mc AL’s unconditional $6.00 per share offer stands and is still the highest […]

    November 16, 2015Business, FeaturedNo comments
  20. ANSA Mc AL FREEZES TRADING OF BANKS HOLDINGS SHARES

    If Ansa McAL succeeds in bringing Banks Holdings Limited into its vast protfolio of local and ragional businesses, it will cost the conglomerate over 400 million dollars. Mouttet said his group was very keen to avoid any unnecessary delays in the takeover process and had requested of the court a short interim injunction period and […]

    November 8, 2015Business, FeaturedNo comments
  21. Semis set for 2016 Banks Calendar Girl

    Fifteen local beauties have been selected to compete in the preliminary round of the highly anticipated 2016 Banks Beer Calendar Girl competition. They will grace the stage in casual attire and swimwear, both reflecting the Banks Beer colours of red, black and white. This year, the official Banks Beer costumes have been produced by noted […]

    November 4, 2015Events, FeaturedNo comments
  22. ANSA Mc AL GETS INJUNCTION AGAINST TRADING OF BHL SHARES

    Ansa McAl (Barbados) Limited at 6 pm Tuesday was successful in getting an interim injunction until November 11 from the Courts of Barbados against any further trading of Banks Holdings Limited (BHL) shares on the Stock Exchange or otherwise. This injunction which was granted by Sir Marston Gibson, Chief Justice of Barbados, means that until […]

    November 4, 2015Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  23. FLOW’s PETER RAM TAKES THE STAG JAM TUNE

    In what is now his second title for the season, the recently crowned Party Monarch Peter Ram aka Yella African won the 2015 STAG Jam Tune competition. He emerged as the winner with his song “All Ah We,” from a field of forty-five (45) entrants. In second place was Jagwa/Stiffy with Bus Crawl and tied […]

    August 1, 2015MusicNo comments
  24. BARBADOS RUGBY FOOTBALL UNION STAGES ITS 1ST “GET INTO RUGBY” FESTIVAL

    The Barbados Rugby Football Union staged its first Primary School Get Into Rugby Festival in June 27th at the Historic Garrison Savannah. Thirty-five primary school children, boys and girls between the ages of 6 and 11, participated in the 2-hour event which was overseen by eight of the Union’s GIR coaches. Players participated in a […]

    June 30, 2015Featured, RugbyNo comments
  25. BRYDEN STOKES CONTINUES ITS INVESTMENT IN THE STAG JAM TUNE

    Bryden Stokes distributor of STAG Beer recommits to another three years for its title sponsored Foreday Morning Jam Tune. Four years ago as a pouring rights sponsor of the Crop Over Festival, Bryden Stokes sought to further cement the company’s involvement with the Festival through the conceptualisation of the STAG Jam Tune, to recognise the […]

    June 15, 2015MusicNo comments