Tag Archives: cooperation

  1. Difficult Conversations: Paying for your house in six years – Part 2 by Grenville Phillips II

    Last week, I described the concept of a couple owning their house in 6 years, without paying more than twice the cost of the property in a 30-year mortgage. This article provides further details. The house should be designed as both a starter and retirement house. This would be a 1,000 sq ft, 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom, […]

    April 6, 2021BusinessNo comments
  2. Opposition Leader of #Castries Thanks #Barbados & Dominica For #COVID19 Vaccine Donation

    Philip J. Pierre, Leader of the Opposition and Political Leader extends appreciation on behalf of the Saint Lucia Labour Party and the people of Saint Lucia to Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Amor Mottley and Prime Minister of Dominica Roosevelt Skerrit for sharing 3000 doses of Oxford #AstraZeneca with Saint Lucia. He said “the kind […]

    February 14, 2021HealthNo comments

    On April 30 and May 1, 2019, the United States and the Caribbean Community Implementing Agency for Crime and Security (CARICOM IMPACS) will co-host a Technical Working Group (TWG) meeting in Barbados to discuss efforts to increase public safety and security in the Caribbean. The Caribbean-United States Security Cooperation Joint Action Statement of November 2017 […]

    April 30, 2019CrimeNo comments
  4. Caribbean to benefit from increased humanitarian assistance

    The Caribbean region is poised to benefit from increased humanitarian assistance following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) and humanitarian service provider, Rescue Global (RG). The signing took place at the CDEMA Coordinating Unit in St. Michael, Barbados. Both CDEMA and Rescue Global will work […]

    September 26, 2018NatureNo comments
  5. Former Barbadian top Cop suggests media plan for Castries police and rest of region

    A former top Barbados police officer, asserting that traditionally police forces in the region have shied away from the press, has said here that police forces in the region ought to have an official policy for dealing with the media. Hinds told reporters (in St Lucia) that traditionally police forces have avoided the media because […]

    September 4, 2017Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  6. Bridgetown US Embassy Conducts Search & Seizure Training on Barbados

    The U.S. Embassy, through its Military Liaison Office, conducted training with the Barbados Defence Force on vessel boarding as well as search-and-seizure techniques on Barbados recently. U.S. Marine Forces South (MARFORSOUTH) and the BDF joined forces to stage the professional exchange, which shared strategies and policies to monitor and control illicit trafficking. Subjects covered during […]

    July 18, 2017CrimeNo comments

    The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), the Caribbean’s tourism development agency, now has a marketing partnership with leading air travel data provider OAG to provide members with accurate, timely and actionable insight and analysis to aid decision-making and to spot opportunities in essential markets. The two organizations signed a cooperation agreement at the CTO’s headquarters in Barbados, […]

    February 12, 2017TravelNo comments
  8. CDEMA and Argentina White Helmets Commission discuss model volunteerism program for region

    A high level White Helmets delegation visited the CDEMA headquarters recently to share their experiences on volunteerism in emergencies and disaster management and to discuss partnering with CDEMA to develop a model of volunteerism for the region. The White Helmets Commission of Argentina is an institution that focuses on creating community disaster response teams through […]

    August 20, 2015NatureNo comments
  9. “A New Sino-Russian Alliance?” By Joseph S. Nye (Project Syndicate)

    Some analysts believe that 2014 ushered in a new era of Cold War-style geopolitics. Russian President Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine and annexation of Crimea was met with heavy economic sanctions from Europe and the United States, weakening Russia’s ties with the West and leaving the Kremlin eager to strengthen ties with China. The question […]

    January 20, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  10. Lower Taxes Will Increase Travel Revenue, Says LIAT Chief

    The newly appointed CEO of LIAT – The Caribbean Airline believes a reduction in taxation on intra-regional travel will help increase revenues for the governments of the Caribbean and give customers a fairer deal. David Evans, who assumed leadership duties on April 22, 2014, acknowledged taxes are important to reinvest in aviation infrastructure, but he […]

    May 2, 2014TravelNo comments
  11. “THE CARIBBEAN & THE UK: PARTNERING FOR GROWTH THROUGH PPP” by Mark Simmonds, M.P. & Min. of State in the UK’s FCO

    As our governments strive to create the conditions for sustainable economic growth, identifying avenues for continued investment in public infrastructure is as crucial as it is challenging, given fiscal constraints across much of Europe and the Caribbean. Partnerships between the public and the private sectors (PPP’s) can be an important enabler of sustained investment. They […]

    February 16, 2014Political, ReviewNo comments
  12. Bajan Reporter fights to gain Q&A with Prime Minister: Disturbing New Trend?

    Barbadian Media chose Froonzie touring the Barbados Olympic Association’s mini-Museum upstairs of their Wildey headquarters as their top story for either last night’s or this morning’s headlines – what they won’t admit, is how they have Yours Truly to thank for the chance at interviewing F. Jerome Stuart, 7th Prime Minister of Barbados… Between BGIS […]

    September 12, 2013Controversy, Political2 comments
  13. 29 August 2013 Signing of Memorandum of Understanding between Central Bank of Barbados & Financial Services Commission

    Barbados has a history of cooperation among our financial regulators that goes back decades, and Central Bank has for many years lent its regulatory expertise to the regulators of credit unions, insurance companies and securities traders. More recently we have collaborated with the Financial Services Commission and its predecessors in convening annual conferences for the […]

    September 1, 2013BusinessNo comments