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Tag Archives: innovation

  1. UAE 1st country in Middle East to significantly increase indoor wireless network speeds

    In line with the vision of TRA to enhance the regional and global leadership of the United Arab Emirates in the field of communications and information technology, the country’s regulatory authority has designated an additional 500 MHz radio spectrum of 6 GHz band (specifically 5925-6425 MHz) to Wi-Fi for indoor use at an EIRP of […]

    January 11, 2021TechnologyNo comments
  2. GEL INTRODUCES PATERNITY LEAVE ACROSS 24 COUNTRIES

    “Communities are built on strong families and strong families mean that parents – both parents – have to play their roles in the rearing of their children.” This was the strong message delivered by Minister of Labour and Social Partnership Relations in Barbados, Colin Jordan at the launch of the Paternity Leave Policy for Goddard […]

    July 28, 2020Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  3. Guyana – DDL Contributes Alcohol Based Sanitizing Cleaner to National COVID-19 Fight

    In an effort to support the national response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, Demerara Distillers Limited (DDL) is donating approximately 12,000 litres of alcohol-based sanitizing cleaner. DDL is distributing the sanitizing cleaner to institutions around Guyana such as senior citizen’s homes, orphanages, night shelters, prisons, and other facilities similar to these. DDL’s Chairman Komal Samaroo said […]

    March 26, 2020HealthNo comments
  4. Barbadian entrepreneur launches a new blockchain advisory firm to support Distributed Ledger Tech companies

    Gabriel Abed, Barbadian FinTech entrepreneur and global blockchain evangelist, has announced the launch of a new Blockchain advisory firm, Novelty Curve Inc. “The company’s goal is to support, mentor, and nurture distributed ledger technology companies as they progress through their various business cycles. We are particularly keen to work on projects that are innovative, disruptive […]

    November 6, 2018Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  5. New Cabinet Ministers 2018

    LIST OF MEMBERS OF CABINET Prime Minister, Minister of Finance, Economic Affairs and Investment – Hon. Mia Amor Mottley, QC, MP Minister in the Ministry of Finance – Hon. Ryan Straughn, MP Minister in the Ministry of Economic Affairs – Hon. Marsha Caddle, MP Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs – Hon. Dale Marshall, […]

    May 28, 2018Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  6. Signing on to a more secure & stable world: COP 21

    The signing of the Paris Agreement in New York on 22 April will be a historic event and an important step towards implementing the world’s first global climate deal. A record number of countries is expected to attend: the whole world is committed to turning the promises we made in Paris into concrete action. The […]

    May 1, 2016NatureNo comments
  7. Caribbean Innovation Competition 2016 now open for young entrepreneurs, including Barbados

    The Young Americas Business Trust (YABT), the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and The University of the West Indies launched the Caribbean Innovation Competition 2015-2016, a regional support programme and startup accelerator for CARICOM nationals seeking to take their Entrepreneurial Initiatives to the Market. The CIC is open to aspiring business owners as part of the […]

    September 27, 2015BusinessNo comments
  8. C&W Unveils “new” FLOW & Creates History in Barbados – 100% ‘Fibre to the Home’ to transform consumer experience

    Telecoms history was made in Barbados as Cable & Wireless Communications (C&W) officially launched its retail brand, Flow, for its newly combined consumer group. The ‘new‘ Flow will deliver a compelling set of quad play products and services via its Fibre to the Home (FTTH) infrastructure set to reach 100% of Barbados homes by year […]

    July 17, 2015BusinessNo comments
  9. The Martian – Chiwetel Ejiofor, Kristen Wiig, Jeff Daniels, Matt Damon, Kate Mara & Jessica Chastain

    During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way […]

    June 17, 2015Cinema, Travel, Video GalleryNo comments
  10. Tribute for Green Business Barbados at Limegrove’s Eco Fair: InkTech

    InkTech enables desktop printers to reuse their cartridges safely and get a discount too through the Small Business Association’s Be SME Smart Crad when users get 5% off on displaying the card.

    June 17, 2015Photo Gallery, TechnologyNo comments
  11. Harris Paints earns new Certification under Green Business Barbados Programme

    Harris Paints, the Caribbean Champion of Colour, just got acknowledged by the Future Centre Trust as the first Barbadian company to achieve the highest level of certification in the Green Business Barbados Programme. As a result of becoming more environmentally aware, Harris’ absenteeism has dropped 15% when compared with records from 2010 onwards, Kenyon observed […]

    June 7, 2015BusinessNo comments
  12. TOURISTS TO VISIT CULTURAL CENTER OF HAITI DURING JACMEL GETAWAY IN MAY 2015 WITH MY HAITI TRAVELS

    My Haiti Travels, a New York-based boutique concierge firm that produces high-quality travel experiences, announced its second annual “Jacmel Getaway” cultural adventure to Haiti scheduled on Thursday, May 21 to Monday, May 25, 2015.The all-inclusive tour package will explore art, film and a taste of Caribbean life on an enchanting journey to the cultural center […]

    April 29, 2015TravelNo comments
  13. Leadership, Organizational Culture and Innovation – Kiesha Farnum, Guest Contributor

    Culture is a fundamental organizational feature which constantly impacts your teams’ interpretations of their environment and influences their behaviors and actions. Culture can be defined as the customs, ideas, norms and social behavior of a group, organization or society. An innovative culture as a manifestation of organizational structure is an underlying element of the creation […]

    October 28, 2014EducationNo comments
  14. Celebratory Evening for Barbados Edition of Lean Launchpad: Bookline, initiative soon to go regional!

    The Cave Hill School of Business (CHSB) is results driven and delivers high-quality, cost effective and competitive training as well as organisational development opportunities to companies in Barbados and across the OECS. This is achieved by drawing on experts from both the private and public sectors, management training institutions and universities – regionally and internationally […]

    June 29, 2014Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  15. Celebratory Evening for Barbados Edition of Lean Launchpad: Vedge-Out (Cassava Flour)

    The Cave Hill School of Business (CHSB) is a leading executive education institution operating in Barbados, the six (6) member countries of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), Guyana, Tortola, Anguilla and Belize. One of three business schools operating in the region, CHSB prides itself on its commitment to the dissemination of relevant business […]

    June 29, 2014Agriculture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  16. NISE entrepreneurs turning trash into cash: Hard Work earns place at BMEX 2014

    The National Initiative for Service Excellence (NISE) Inc. Entrepreneurship Challenge has been heralded a success by participants who recently completed the second component of the initiative. The prorgamme’s success was further strengthened with one of the businesses created for this module invited to be a part of this year’s Barbados Manufacture’s Exhibition (BMEX). Held in […]

    May 29, 2014BusinessNo comments
  17. Let’s go Crazy for Crackers… May 14, 2014Agriculture, Photo GalleryNo comments