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  1. Innovation & digitization in MSME’s will drive Caribbean job growth

    The micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) of the Caribbean can drive job growth, especially through digitization in a “post-COVID” environment. This is according to the Caribbean Export Development Agency, which opined that the Caribbean must “look to areas such as business, cultural and recreational services, where we leverage the strengths of our MSMEs and […]

    July 8, 2022TechnologyNo comments
  2. B’town US Embassy Marks World Press Freedom Day with Support to Bajan TV Station

    In advance of May 3, World Press Freedom Day, the U.S. Embassy in Barbados donated six Apple iMac computers to the Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). CBC TV is the sole national broadcast corporation in Barbados. The channel is a vital source of information for local, regional, and international content, providing special coverage of major political, […]

    May 2, 2022TechnologyNo comments
  3. Coding and Robotics Rock! IGT Kicks Off Its Groundbreaking Summer Camp

    The innovative virtual summer programme, the IGT Coding and Robotics Rock Camp for Caribbean students got under way today. Mona GeoInformatics Limited (MGI) at the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus is delivering the training, sponsored by International Game Technology (IGT), to students from IGT’s flagship After School Advantage (ASA) Programme. Child Development Specialist […]

    August 11, 2021Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  4. Going for Examsnap Amazon AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional Certification Exam? See How Dumps Can Help

    For anyone who wants to get validated and confirmed as a Solutions Architect professional par excellence, going for the AWS Certification Practice Exam certification must be a top priority. You know why? Of course, there are many individuals out there eyeing the same job roles as you so you’ve got no other choice than to […]

    July 17, 2021Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  5. UK and U.S. Collaborate to Support Remote Criminal Justice Operations in Barbados

    Today the United States and the United Kingdom provided $75,000 of equipment to Barbados prosecutors to support remote criminal justice operations. The equipment will be used to facilitate remote working and virtual appearances at court proceedings, and further efforts to mitigate and contain the spread of COVID-19. The equipment gifted through the US/UK Criminal Justice […]

    March 16, 2021Crime, FeaturedNo comments

    The Adult Training Facility at the Challenor Creative Arts and Training Centre in St. Thomas is just one of the departments there that will benefit from a donation of multimedia and computer equipment. CIBC FirstCaribbean Bank recently gifted the Centre with a variety of equipment that will assist the various classes to enhance the teaching […]

    October 24, 2020EducationNo comments
  7. Ensure Banking Details in TAMIS Are Up-to-Date

    The Barbados Revenue Authority is advising taxpayers to ensure their banking information is accurate and up-to-date in TAMIS. Up-to-date information aids in the quicker disbursement of tax refunds to the public via the electronic transfer of funds to their chosen bank or credit union accounts. Persons should therefore log into their TAMIS accounts and select […]

    September 25, 2020Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments

    Exposing children to computer programming from as early as age seven helps to teach them leadership, problem solving and creative thinking. That is one of the findings shared by Ten Habitat founder Selwyn Cambridge, as he explained the concept of “Kids Who Code,” an after-school programme designed to assist children between the ages of 7 […]

    March 1, 2020EducationNo comments

    U.S. Embassy Bridgetown, through its Office of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), participated in an official handover ceremony to commemorate the Government of the United States of America’s U.S. $1 million computer equipment donation to the CARICOM IMPACS/Joint Regional Communication Centre (JRCC). The support received from INL included technical assistance from the US […]

    December 1, 2018TechnologyNo comments
  10. 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
  11. Expedia Group’s new Guest Insights tool helps Hotels Understand and Attract Travellers

    Expedia Group, the world’s travel platform, today announces the global availability of Guest Insights, a new solutions-driven insights tool for hotels. As part of the Expedia Group’s Partner Central suite of offerings, Guest Insights leverages current property, competitive and market intelligence to inform properties of their guest’s travel motivations and booking behavior, allowing Partners to […]

    October 30, 2018TravelNo comments
  12. Caribbean Nationals Victorious in ARIN Elections

    Three Caribbean candidates — Peter Harrison, Alicia Trotman and Kerrie-Ann Richards — have been elected to leadership roles at the American Registry of Internet Numbers (ARIN). ARIN is one of five Internet registries worldwide that coordinate the distribution and administration of number resources. The registry serves the United States, Canada and several territories in the […]

    October 29, 2018TechnologyNo comments
  13. LACNIC, Google to headline ‘Internet Week Trinidad and Tobago’ in October

    The Latin American and Caribbean Internet Registry (LACNIC) and Google will hold a series of workshops next month as part of Internet Week Trinidad and Tobago, an event intended to advance the Internet development agenda of the wider region. The workshops are part of a project through which LACNIC and Google seek to strengthen digital […]

    September 17, 2018Featured, Technology1 comment
  14. New Amadeus Booking Features Offer Greater Control & Cost Reduction To Agencies

    In a competitive market with more and more new players making use of recent technology, travel agents need to ensure that their operations are the most efficient and that response times are the lowest possible for their travelers. Having effective quality control and reducing the number of ADMs is vital to maintaining the profitability of […]

    February 25, 2018TravelNo comments
  15. New Computer Coding Camp Launched in Barbados

    The Caribbean Science Foundation (CSF) launched a new Computer Programming (Coding) Camp over the weekend at the Cave Hill campus of the University of the West Indies. Eleven students (campers) ranging in age from 13 to 41 were admitted to the first Phase of the camp which is to be held every Saturday through March […]

    January 29, 2018Education, FeaturedNo comments
  16. Caribbean Science Foundation Coding Camp begins 6th January 2018

    The Caribbean Science Foundation is excited to inform you that it will launch the pilot of its Computer Coding Camps in Barbados, with the first meeting of the Camp scheduled for Saturday January 6, 2018.  The sponsors of the Camp are Scotiabank, and the U.S. Embassy in Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS. Total […]

    November 14, 2017EducationNo comments
  17. Amadeus reaches 50% market share in Suriname shortly after arriving in the market

    Amadeus, the leading technology provider for the travel industry has entered in the Suriname market, reaching a 50% market share while helping travel agencies drive their business and providing them with the tools they need to present a solid offer to customers. Suriname has become a very important market for Amadeus and travel agencies have […]

    November 13, 2017TravelNo comments
  18. Licensing Authority System Unavailable

    The Barbados Revenue Authority wishes to advise the public that the Licensing Authority system will be unavailable from 1:00 pm on Thursday 25th May to facilitate maintenance of the servers. The Authority regrets any inconvenience caused.

    May 23, 2017Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  19. Empowering Girls In Technology

    This coming Thursday 27th April as we celebrate the International Telecommunications Union’s (ITU) ‘Girls in ICT Day‘, girls and young women across three Caribbean islands are being encouraged to be ‘bold for change’, which was the theme for International Women’s Day. This ‘Day’ is really a move to empower girls from innovation to impact and as […]

    April 24, 2017Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  20. United States and the Caribbean getting aggressive on Cyber Crime in the West Indies

    The 15 member grouping of the Caribbean Community are seeking to rapidly redress areas of security and legislation as it pertains to cyber-crime in the West Indies. On learning how the Attorney General of Barbados Adriel Brathwaite lamented the fact not only here but his regional counterparts barely set aside funding for programs to counter […]

    April 24, 2017TechnologyNo comments

    Change is in the air as the Pied Piper guys pursue their video-chat app, PiperChat, but Richard has a hard time letting go of his dream to put his algorithm to better use. Dinesh flirts with notoriety, while Gilfoyle looks on in amusement. Erlich searches for his next big break. Jared attempts to pivot with […]

    April 9, 2017CinemaNo comments
  22. PwC works with Bitt to propel the Caribbean’s digital evolution

    The Barbados-based FinTech company, Bitt Inc. and the professional services firm, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) are pleased to announce that they have executed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) whereby the two entities, while remaining independent, will work together to deepen the use of blockchain technology across the Caribbean. The MOU is with respect to advisory services that […]

    April 2, 2017TechnologyNo comments
  23. ‘Barbados to host CaribNOG 13’ By GERARD BEST

    The thirteenth regional meeting of the Caribbean Network Operators Group, or CaribNOG, will take place in Barbados from April 18 to 19, 2017. CaribNOG is the region’s first volunteer-based community of network engineers, computer security experts and tech aficionados. Since its establishment in 2010, the community’s unique spirit has made it one of the most […]

    March 26, 2017TechnologyNo comments
  24. “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
  25. Barbados ICT Professional Association hails rollout of first internship programme a success

    A local ICT association’s first internship programme has been deemed a success with some 20 Computer Science and ICT students at the tertiary level gaining valuable experience in ICT businesses in Barbados. This from Philip Lewis, President of the Barbados ICT Professionals Association (BIPA). Mr. Lewis was addressing a press briefing on BIPA’s accomplishments as […]

    November 27, 2016EducationNo comments