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Tag Archives: debt

  1. Back to Back Mega 6 Jackpot wins recorded in June!

    Tyrone Harvey says that he has been playing Mega 6 since the start of the game, “I always had the feeling that I would win big with Mega 6” and that finally became a reality with his recent big win of $385,000.00. Mr. Harvey purchased his winning ticket for Draw 4535 on Thursday June 18, […]

    July 8, 2020Breaking News, Featured, GamesNo comments
  2. BRA Reminder for Income Tax Prepayments

    The Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) wishes to remind corporate and self-employed taxpayers to make the relevant prepayments for Corporate Income Tax and Personal Income Tax respectively. Corporate taxpayers with fiscal years ending anytime between January 1 and September 30 have a prepayment due date of September 15, 2019, while those with year ends between October […]

    September 5, 2019Business, FeaturedNo comments
  3. GOV’T PLANS TO STREAMLINE SMALL BUSINESS SERVICES TO EMPOWER ENTREPRENEURS & HELP THOSE RETRENCHED BY DEBT RESTRUCTURING

    The Ministry of Commerce, Entrepreneurship and Small Business is looking to finalise efforts in ensuring Barbados not only becomes an entrepreneurial hub but to provide a “hand-up” for those recently affected by right-sizing during debt restructuring retrenchments… Minister of that portfolio, Dwight Sutherland, addressed fellow MP’s, stakeholders and the media yesterday in the Harbour Industrial […]

    November 2, 2018Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  4. COMMERCE MINISTER AIMING TO PUSH MSME’s AS A PLANK OF BARBADOS’ ECONOMIC RECOVERY

    Entrepreneurs if they are to rebuild Barbados then they must be enabled and recognised in their effort to restore investor confidence in this country… Dwight Sutherland, Commerce Minister of Barbados was the keynote address last night at the Mount Gay Visitor Centre on the Spring Garden Highway, he was invited by the Barbados Coalition pf […]

    October 22, 2018Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  5. Barbados Announces Overwhelming Creditor Support for the BBD Debt Exchange Offer

    The Government of Barbados just announced the near-universal participation of affected creditors in the BBD Debt Exchange Offer that was launched on 7 September 2018. Although the Central Bank of Barbados (CBB) continues to reconcile tenders in its role as exchange agent for the transaction, preliminary estimates indicate that holders of more than 90% of […]

    October 15, 2018Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  6. Barbados Announces Departure of IMF Mission and Appointment of Legal Advisor

    The Government of Barbados announced a team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), led by Bert van Selm, concluded its three-day visit to Barbados. During this visit, the Fund team was updated on the economic and financial situation in Barbados. The Government and the IMF will continue to exchange views over the coming weeks, and […]

    June 8, 2018Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  7. Prime Minister Mia Mottley addresses Barbados following a 2nd Session with the Social Partnership

    Good afternoon my fellow Barbadians, there is no avoidance in delay when treating with the economic and financial position in which we find ourselves. Our national rescue and rebuilding starts TODAY! We set course, not on the easy or quick path, but the right path. Our destination is one where our society, economy and Government […]

    June 4, 2018Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  8. FORMER PRIME MINISTER FACING POTENTIAL LAWSUIT: FATHER OF OPPOSITION LEADER CLEARS AIR (#1)

    Barbadian Politicking sank to a new low in making a grown man cry. The F. Lee Bailey, Johnnie Cochrane or Perry Mason of Barbados… Elliott D. Mottley QC broke down and wept when clarifying against a statement made at a ruling DLP political meeting which was then emphasised by former PM Owen Arthur in a […]

    May 20, 2018Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  9. Barbados to have more desalination plants, relief imminent for St Joseph residents

    It is not only St Joseph residents who will see remedies to their current plight of dry taps, the Water Resource Ministry vows to ensure all of Barbados has adequate water be it drought or flood. He was very firm in his assertion while St Joseph folk have a right to protest and call for […]

    September 12, 2016Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  10. IMF meets Kittitian Private Sector & Government

    The recently concluded Growth Forum of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis was an ideal opportunity to deliberate on the importance of the private sector to the local economy in general and, more specifically, the manufacturing sector. These matters include, but were not limited to the following: 1) […]

    September 9, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  11. IMF officials meet with Nevisian Public/Private sector officials

    A team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) led by Deputy Managing Director Min Zhu, met with Premier of Nevis and Minister of Finance Vance Amory and members of the private sector to discuss the economy of Nevis. The meeting which was hosted by the Ministry of Finance in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), was […]

    September 6, 2015Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  12. Latin America and the Caribbean is the world’s first region to reach both international hunger goals

    Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) has made a huge step towards the total eradication of hunger by reducing both the percentage and total number of undernourished people to less than half, according to FAO’s latest report, the Panorama of Food Insecurity in Latin America and the Caribbean 2015, released today. According to the report, […]

    June 4, 2015AgricultureNo comments
  13. Judge accepts the petition for Judicial Recovery of OAS

    Judge Daniel Carnio Costa, of the 1st Section of Bankruptcy and Judicial Recoveries of the Court of Justice of the State of Sao Paulo, accepted the petition for Judicial Recovery placed by nine companies of OAS Group. According to Costa’s decision, Construtora OAS, OAS S.A., OAS Imoveis S.A., SPE Gestao e Exploracao de Arenas Multiuso, […]

    April 12, 2015CrimeNo comments
  14. “Vanuatu and Tuvalu – inadequate response to human suffering” by Sir Ronald Sanders

    People on the East Coast of the United States of America (US) and the Caribbean should consider how best they might lend a helping hand to the people of the islands of Tuvalu and Vanuatu in the Pacific whose lives have been shattered by Cyclone Pam that struck them on the night of March 13. […]

    March 26, 2015Featured, NatureNo comments
  15. Competition Winners collect from CIBC FirstCaribbean

    Three customers who had never won anything before but now consider themselves ‘very lucky’ visited the new branch of CIBC FirstCaribbean Bank at Warrens just before Christmas to collect their prizes. They were the Zone 1 Barbados winners in the Christmas Competition for CIBC FirstCaribbean credit card holders. Michael Gill, Pamela Brooker and Irene Noel […]

    January 12, 2015GamesNo comments
  16. ‘After The Fall’ – Vinessa Shaw, Haley Bennett & Wes Bentley

    Director: Saar Klein Starring: Wes Bentley, Vinessa Shaw, Haley Bennett

    November 10, 2014Cinema, Crime, Video GalleryNo comments
  17. Caribbean Regimes advised by CDB to find ways to reduce Expenditure swiftly

    I am honoured to be able to represent the Caribbean Development Bank in a forum that underscores the determination of Caribbean governments, the private sector and the development community to come to grips with the seemingly elusive issue of sustainable economic growth. I recently had the privilege of attending the IMF World Bank Annual Meetings […]

    October 26, 2014Business, FeaturedNo comments
  18. DIGICEL CALLS FOR PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS TO BUILD NEW SUBMARINE FIBRE OPTIC CABLE TO CONNECT ALL PACIFIC ISLANDS

    The Private Sector Forum of the UN SIDS conference closed on Sunday with Digicel Chairman, Denis O’Brien, calling for an undersea cable from Papua New Guinea through the Pacific and back into Sydney to increase connectivity by providing access to broadband services for all – as well as asking for a new economic plan for […]

    September 1, 2014TechnologyNo comments
  19. RENEWAL OF FIREARM LICENSES: PAST DUE!

    David Welch – Insp. Public Relations Officer

    July 12, 2014Crime, Photo GalleryNo comments
  20. Barbados’ NUPW looks at International Women’s Day

    The National Union of Public Workers (NUPW) joins with all women globally in celebrating International Women’s Day, under the theme: “Inspiring Change.” Barbadian women in particular have always shown their indomitable spirit when confronted with the challenges of poverty, unemployment, violence and harassment. In spite of these challenges, women have shown their resilience by mentoring […]

    March 8, 2014Business, EventsNo comments
  21. “A gloomy time” By Sir Ronald Sanders, review of IMF & Barbados

    The announcement on Friday 13 December by the government of Barbados that it will lay-off over 3,000 public servants in January as a first step in cutting back government expenditure and reducing national demand for goods and services has rightly rattled other Caribbean Community (CARICOM) members. Concern has been greatest in neighbouring Eastern Caribbean countries, […]

    December 23, 2013Editorial, PoliticalNo comments
  22. BARBADOS GOVERNMENT BORROWS (ONCE MORE) US$150 MILLION

    The Barbados Government has secured yet another a 5-year U.S. $150 million floating rate loan from regional and international investors. Consistent with going to hell in a disintegrating hand-basket Government’s medium-term fiscal and growth strategy, part of the loan proceeds will be invested in a number of critical capital projects hopefully not Four Seasons and […]

    December 22, 2013Business, ControversyNo comments
  23. Barbados gets loan from CDB for flood hazard reduction

    The Caribbean Development Bank is providing a loan of USD $4.615 million to the Government of Barbados to finance a project to reduce flood hazard risks in Speightstown, the country’s second largest town. The project also provides for technical assistance to improve the planning, execution, and funding of routine maintenance in Speightstown, and to develop […]

    December 17, 2013NatureNo comments
  24. Match & More Madness Loan Event: November 09, 2013 at CIBC Firstcaribbean International, Barbados

    Now’s the time to get a great deal on a mortgage, on land or a new vehicle! Visit them on Saturday 09 November 2013 at their Warrens Head Office and learn more!

    November 7, 2013Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  25. “U.S. Republicans using weapons of mass financial destruction” By Sir Ronald Sanders

    There will be a lot of rubbish in Washington over the next few days. And, that rubbish is not only the garbage that is steadily piling up in the nation’s capital because of the government’s shut down. It is also the quality of the Republican Party’s argument for refusing to pass a Budget that would […]

    October 9, 2013Editorial, PoliticalNo comments