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Tag Archives: imports

  1. Ministry of Maritime Affairs & Blue Economy (MMABE) reminds Barbadians of the ban on petroleum based single use Plastics under the control of The Disposable Plastics Act (2020)

    Petroleum based plastics pose a hazard to marine life, including the fish we eat and turtles that nest on our beaches. Furthermore, it affects the capacity for our fisherfolk to make a living. The public is also reminded under this Act, single-use petroleum-based plastics are prohibited in both import and use here in Barbados. The […]

    March 25, 2021Breaking News, Featured, NatureNo comments
  2. “COVID-19 IS AT OUR DOORSTEP!” – SBA SEMINAR DATE CHANGE!

    Register now to find out the implications of the Coronavirus on small businesses and more!

    March 14, 2020Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  3. Nevis steps up their boarder security; X-ray machine installed at Long Point Port

    In its continued effort to fight crime and step up boarder security, the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) invested over EC$200,000 for the purchase and installation of an ADANI x-ray machine at the Long Point Port. It will be used by the Customs Department to examine all cargo entering the island there. The ADANI x-ray machine […]

    October 2, 2015TravelNo comments
  4. Gold Medal for Barbados at 2015 Chelsea Flower Show

    Once again the highly selective and notoriously hard to please judges at the Chelsea Flower Show have bestowed a Gold Medal on the ever creative and industrious team of the Barbados Horticultural Society (BHS). And, quite incredibly, this was Gold Medal number 17 for Barbados in 28 consecutive and highly commendable appearances at the show. […]

    May 19, 2015AgricultureNo comments
  5. AMENDMENTS TO EXISTING CONDITIONS GOVERNING USED/RE-CONDITIONED VEHICLES IN BARBADOS

    Two conditions governing the importation of used/re-conditioned vehicles have now been removed. According to the Ministry of Commerce, the first condition removed is that which states that “each importer must be the authorised distributor/dealer for the make of the vehicle imported, in order to safeguard the consumer against difficulties in obtaining spare parts and efficient […]

    September 22, 2014Business, FeaturedNo comments
  6. TWO PERSONS CHARGED FOR DRUG OFFENCES REGARDING PORT INVESTIGATION

    Police have arrested and jointly charged Cecilia Cynthia Clovis, 26 years of Jones Gap, My Lords Hill, St. Michael and Kirk Orlando Rowe, 40 years, of Licorish Village, St. Michael, for the offences of;- 1. Possession of cannabis 2. Possession with intent to supply; 3. Trafficking; and 4. Importation of 3 lbs of cannabis. Clovis […]

    June 8, 2014CrimeNo comments
  7. “Importing Food is damaging the Caribbean: Why no action?” By Sir Ronald Sanders

    It is shameful that golden opportunities to produce more food in the Caribbean and significantly reduce the astronomically high annual food import bill of US$4.75 billion are being woefully neglected. If this misguided trend continues, the economies of many of the countries of the region will be increasingly imperilled. At a time of very low […]

    June 8, 2014Agriculture, EditorialNo comments
  8. “No need for a Trade War between Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago” By Sir Ronald Sanders

    The state of the Jamaican economy and the increasing hostility to trade with Trinidad and Tobago by Jamaican manufacturers are matters that should concern all of the other 13 member countries of the Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM). It may be that in some form of quiet diplomacy unknown to the publics of 15-nation […]

    June 16, 2013Business, EditorialNo comments