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Tag Archives: fuel

  1. Price Increase with Kerosene, Diesel & Gas For April

    Barbadian consumers will be paying more for petroleum products, effective midnight, Sunday, April 4. The retail price of gasoline, diesel, kerosene and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) will increase, in keeping with prices for these products on the international market. Gasoline will be sold at $3.77 per litre, an increase of 20 cents; the price of […]

    April 5, 2021Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  2. (BGIS ERRATA) PETROLEUM PRICES REDUCED: SAVINGS OF 5¢ PER LITRE, WOW???

    Barbadians are now paying slightly less for petroleum products. (EDITOR’s NOTE: What savings, now I can fly to Brazil via GOL after all… Yeah, right!) Government has a mechanism in place to adjust petroleum prices in a more timely fashion, whereby prices will be regulated by the Ministry of Commerce and Trade, on the advice […]

    November 23, 2014Business, FeaturedNo comments
  3. Mama Mia! Shell Offers Barbadian Motorists Extraordinary Ferrari Experience in Italy

    The world’s love affair with Ferrari takes on new meaning for Barbadians this year as Shell offers motorists the opportunity to fill up on Shell V-Power gasoline or Shell Diesel, for the chance to win a trip to Maranello Italy, the home of extraordinary Ferrari experiences. The exciting Shell V-Power promotion which is also offering […]

    August 9, 2014RallyNo comments
  4. “CAN OFFSHORE RENEWABLES TURN THE TIDE OF CLIMATE CHANGE?”: Op ed by Mark Simmonds, MP

    Climate change is one of the greatest threats to our security and prosperity. So, now is the time for people around the world to work together, to protect our future and that of our children. And island nations, like those in the Caribbean, are already feeling the impact. Oil prices are rising – pushing up […]

    February 7, 2014Review, TechnologyNo comments
  5. British High Commission initiate Electric Rally for Weekend

    Newly arrived British High Commissioner Vikki Dean and her family will take part in the Megapower Electric Vehicle Rally this weekend. The Rally, funded by the British High Commission, will feature teams of drivers in electric cars and aims to raise public awareness of the benefits of electric vehicles for Barbados. The fun event will […]

    November 23, 2013Rally, TechnologyNo comments
  6. “Caribbean has some of the world’s highest energy costs – now is the time to transform the region’s energy market” by Christopher Barton, Lumas Kendrick & Malte Humpert

    The high and volatile price of electricity is the most important issue in the energy sector. Electricity prices in the Caribbean are among the highest in the world, and they fluctuate greatly with the global price of oil. The primary cause of the high cost of electricity is that most Caribbean countries use diesel and […]

    November 16, 2013Editorial, TechnologyNo comments
  7. HBO PREMIERES “MANHUNT: THE SEARCH FOR BIN LADEN”

    HBO Latin America will air the exclusive HBO documentary, Manhunt: The Search for Bin Laden, on September 11th in the Caribbean. Manhunt features testimony and recollections, many shared for the first time, from the CIA officers who labored to destroy bin Laden’s terrorist organization and eventually kill the man himself. This real-life spy thriller includes […]

    September 7, 2013CrimeNo comments
  8. “Guyana-Venezuela: A great leap forward but need for vigilance remains” By Sir Ronald Sanders

    A visit to Guyana by Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro Moros and a Joint Declaration issued by the two governments on August 31 represent a great leap forward in relations between the countries, but not without antagonism from within Venezuela. Shortly after Guyana’s President Donald Ramotar joined President Maduro in expressing “optimism for the potential that […]

    September 7, 2013Editorial, PoliticalNo comments
  9. Dominican Republic’s President revokes electricity rate increase

    The Superintendent of Electricity Eduardo Quincoces told Santo Domingo journalists yesterday, Monday 2 September, that the electricity tariffs would not go up in September as had been announced the previous day. The Superintendence had announced a leveling of the BTS1 residential and BTS2 commercial rates. Quincoces denied claims that the Public Electricity Corporation (CDEEE) executive […]

    September 3, 2013BusinessNo comments