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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. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. “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
  6. Cricketing mecca of the West Indies receives facelift ahead of Test

    Harris Paints signed a memorandum of understanding with Kensington Oval Management Inc. (KOMI) to help ensure the cricketing mecca of the West Indies remains in tiptop shape. As part of a three year agreement, Harris will provide consultation to KOMI that includes site inspection, production estimates, strategy development and recommendation of best-fit solutions, management and […]

    April 30, 2015CricketNo comments
  7. CARIFORUM & EU agree on multi-million Euro regional programming

    Representatives of the European Union and CARIFORUM have successfully concluded technical negotiations on a multi-million Euro regional programme that will focus on regional economic integration and cooperation; the environment; climate change, disaster management and sustainable energy; as well as crime and security. Under the agreement the EU is providing EUR 346 million (US$390 million) for […]

    March 25, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  8. “Lessons from Guyana & Norway” By Sir Ronald Sanders

    Forests are crucially important to climate change. According to the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), “they have the potential to absorb about one-tenth of global carbon emissions projected for the first half of this century into their biomass, soils and products and store them – in principle in perpetuity“. By the same token, the FAO […]

    January 14, 2015Nature, ReviewNo comments
  9. HBO LATIN AMERICA AND WESTSTAR ANNOUNCE LICENSING AGREEMENT

    HBO Latin America and WestStar in the Cayman Islands have officially formed a commercial agreement for the distribution of the HBO/MAX family of channels, allowing customers to enjoy quality, premium programming. This agreement comes in light of the recent acquisition of WestStar by Logic Communications Ltd. “HBO is very pleased to have reached a mutual […]

    October 28, 2014TechnologyNo comments
  10. Conditions must be met for Barbadian hoteliers to earn concessions: According to Finance Minister

    {ATTN, OBSERVATION: NO ASSIGNATION OF CHARACTERS REAL, LIVING, DEAD OR UNDEAD HAVE BEEN SO APPORTIONED; PHOTOS USED BY AUTHOR HAVE BEEN MODIFIED UNDER THE BASIS OF FAIR USE & COMMENTARY AND ARE NOT INJURIOUS UNLESS ONE IS THIN SKINNED – ANY PERSONS RECOGNISED ARE NOT DESIGNATED VILLAINS, HEROES NOR BYSTANDERS, THEY ARE SIMPLY TO ADD […]

    September 12, 2014Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  11. West Indies Power to begin legal action against NIA

    West Indies Power (WIP) has instructed its legal counsel to begin legal action against the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) for the illegal awarding, to Nevis Renewable Energy International (NREI), of a concession to develop geothermal resources on Nevis. WIP currently is the legal holder of the concession to develop geothermal resources on the island of […]

    September 4, 2014Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  12. Eastern Caribbean countries gain from energy-focused alliance between Caribbean Development Bank, Inter-American Development Bank & Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)

    The Caribbean Development Bank, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will be working closely to transform the energy landscape in the Eastern Caribbean. Together, the agencies will support the efforts of Eastern Caribbean States to tackle high energy costs and reduce dependence on fossil fuel-generated energy by diversifying its energy […]

    August 7, 2014Business, TechnologyNo comments
  13. HBO LATIN AMERICA & NBC UNIVERSAL SIGN MULTI-YEAR FEATURE FILM AGREEMENT FOR LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN

    HBO Latin America and NBCUniversal International TV Distribution announced today a multiple year deal to bring NBCUniversal’s feature films to HBO subscribers across Latin America (excluding Brazil) and the Caribbean, effective 2015. This agreement grants HBO Latin America exclusive first-run premium pay television rights to a host of award-winning titles, Hollywood blockbusters and family-friendly animated […]

    June 12, 2014Business, TechnologyNo comments
  14. WHEN IS AN INVITATION NOT AN INVITATION: ASK JEREMY CLARKSON, BAJAN REPORTER REFUSES TO SIGN LIFE AWAY & OTHER REASONS WHY TOP GEAR DESERVES BOTTOM DRAWER

    When Britain first at Heav’n’s command Arose from out the azure main; This was the charter of the land, And guardian angels sang this strain; Rule, Britannia! Britannia, rule the waves: Britons never will be slaves. The nations not so blest as thee, Shall in their turns to tyrants fall; While thou shalt flourish great […]

    May 17, 2014Editorial, Rally6 comments