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  1. 24th Annual General Meeting of the Small Business Association – Tuesday 28th Nov. 2017 at Savannah Beach Hotel

    Members of the Small Business Association are invited to attend the 24th Annual General Meeting where the keynote address will be delivered by Dr. DeLisle Worrell. It all happens on Tuesday 28th November 2017 at Savannah Beach Hotel, Hastings, Christ Church.

    November 12, 2017Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  2. Central Bank alters its website – Dates Missing and Youtube Videos removed

    Less than a week after removing archives, the Central Bank of Barbados has now decided to discontinue one of its major segments… Their most recent Economic Review was presented Tuesday 24th which listed Foreign Reserves at only 10 weeks, and in financial circles it is said the IMF says if reserves go below 12 weeks […]

    February 6, 2017Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  3. Everybody Hates Chris #4 (Memories of Budget 2016)

    #Barbados #Budget2016 #everybodyhateschris #sinckler A photo posted by Ian D. Bourne (@bajanreporteronline) on Aug 27, 2016 at 8:39am PDT

    September 5, 2016Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  4. BARBADOS IS ON A GROWTH PATH, WHERE?

    Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has reiterated his Government is continuing to keep the “ship of state” steady and on a growth path in a still volatile global economic environment. Mr. Stuart made the comments during the keynote at the opening of the Barbados Network Consultation 2016 (4th Diaspora Conference) at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, […]

    August 14, 2016Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  5. BARBADOS GOVERNMENT SAYS IT’S WORKING TO REMOVE TEMPORARY TAXES

    Government’s ultimate goal is to ensure that the temporary taxes which were put in place to stabilise the economy as part of the Fiscal Consolidation Programme are removed. This assurance has come from Minister of Finance, Christopher Sinckler, who stressed that those temporary taxes cannot remain in place. “It is not the intention of the […]

    September 4, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  6. “Hiroshima Cover-up: How the War Department’s Timesman Won a Pulitzer” by Amy Goodman & David Goodman

    The below article is an excellent example of how even the New York Times has twisted the facts and manipulated public opinion in order to support a deeper agenda. This revealing story covers the bombing of Hiroshima 70 years ago, yet the same deceptive¬†techniques of distortion and manipulation continue to be used today to support […]

    August 1, 2015ControversyNo comments
  7. Latest Central Bank of Barbados Study Illustrates Why Devaluation is not an Option for Small Open Countries

    A recent Central Bank of Barbados study, entitled Size, Structure and Devaluation, shows why devaluation won’t improve price competitiveness in very small open economies like those in the Caribbean. In small economies, devaluation is more likely to cause high inflation and economic contraction, rather than economic growth. The paper’s authors are Dr. Winston Moore, of […]

    April 15, 2015BusinessNo comments
  8. Financial Foibles – Barbados Edition 2015: Say Brother, can you spare a Million?

    CLICK ABOVE FOR BIGGER – In an application filed last week, Parris says the order had created hardships for him and the company, preventing them from meeting ‘their usual living and business expenses‘”

    February 15, 2015Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  9. “The unhelpful geopolitics of Energy in the Caribbean” by Sir Ronald Sanders

    US commentators are predicting the death of Petro Caribe, the Venezuelan oil initiative in the Caribbean, and the ascendancy of United States as the dominant player in the region’s geopolitics. Predictions of the death of Petro Caribe may be premature, and the US would have to do a lot of work to regain the confidence […]

    February 5, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  10. UWI STUDENTS DESERVE CLARIFICATION: by Edmund Hinkson, St James North MP

    Many students who attended the University of the West Indies last semester and their relatives have been contacting Barbados Labour Party Members of Parliament and constituency caretakers expressing their very serious concern over whether they will be able to continue with their courses this semester in light of the fact that they have heard nothing […]

    January 27, 2015EducationNo comments
  11. THE UNEMPLOYMENT FUND IS SAFE: MIN. OF LABOUR & SOCIAL SECURITY DISAGREES WITH OPPOSITION LEADER

    The Barbados National Insurance Scheme (NIS) currently covers all employed and self-employed persons in Barbados and offers five main types of social security benefits from three separate funds. The National Insurance Fund covers short-term benefits, long-term benefits or pensions and employment injury benefits, while the Unemployment Fund and Severance Fund cover unemployment benefits and severance […]

    January 9, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  12. LIME MONOPOLISES FLOW – Cable and Wireless Communications PLC (CWC) AGREES TO ACQUIRE COLUMBUS INTERNATIONAL INC. TO ACCELERATE GROWTH STRATEGY & DELIVER SUPERIOR CUSTOMER SERVICE

    Cable and Wireless Communications PLC (CWC) has reached a conditional agreement to acquire Columbus International Inc. The proposed acquisition, valued at US $3.025 billion will enable the combined company to significantly accelerate their growth strategy, improve service delivery to customers in the region, offer customers a comprehensive portfolio of high-quality products and services, and strengthen […]

    November 6, 2014Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  13. HBO PREMIERES POWERFUL LINEUP OF DOCUMENTARIES

    HBO presents a compelling array of timely and thought-provoking documentaries, each representing diverse social realities and cultures from different regions around the world through the eyes of their distinguished directors. A new documentary will premiere each Monday in the Caribbean, starting October 13th and running through December. The documentaries featured include (in chronological order): The […]

    October 8, 2014CinemaNo comments
  14. QUO VADIS: PUBLIC WORKERS RIGHTS? DLP GOVERNMENT FIDDLES AS BARBADOS BURNS

    The workers’ rights and entitlements which government employees, political leaders and trade unions in Barbados have fought for and achieved over the last 60 years are in a large measure being surely eroded by the current DLP Government. We now have a situation where not only thousands of workers have been summarily dismissed and retrenched […]

    October 6, 2014Editorial, PoliticalNo comments
  15. DOUGIE’S YARDFOWL, UM, MINISTER CARTY APPLAUDS BEST PRACTICE TRAINING FOR JOURNALISTS IN BASSETERRE

    Journalistic standards in St. Kitts and Nevis are expected to improve following a best practice training workshop organised by the Public Affairs department of the United States Embassy in Bridgetown, Barbados. Commenting on the media training, Minister for Information,¬†Nigel Carty said he was “delighted to hear of yesterday’s session.” Saying nothing on the way overdue […]

    April 2, 2014Education, PoliticalNo comments
  16. Fair Trading Commission fea. CBB Gov. Dr. DeLisle Worrell at 10th Annual Lecture – “What is a Fair Trade?”

    Persons are reminded that the Fair Trading Commission will host its 10th Annual Lecture on the topic: What is a Fair Trade? Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados, Dr. DeLisle Worrell, will be the featured speaker. (TB/BGIS)

    March 8, 2014BusinessNo comments
  17. Central Bank of Barbados and FSC: The Domestic Financial Services Sector Remains Robust

    The Central Bank of Barbados (Bank) and the Financial Services Commission (FSC) just released the 2013 Financial Stability Report (FSR), which puts forward Barbados’ domestic financial system remains robust. The FSR, which is produced by the Bank and the FSC provides a comprehensive overview of trends, developments and the key risks in the domestic financial […]

    February 23, 2014BusinessNo comments
  18. CENTRAL BANK OF BARBADOS SAYS I.M.F’S RECOMMENDATIONS ARE IN LINE WITH GOVERNMENT’S POLICIES

    Staff of the IMF and World Bank conducted reviews of the Barbados economy and the financial system in 2013, and the reports of the staff were discussed at a meeting of the Board of Directors of the IMF earlier this week. The IMF subsequently issued a Press Release reporting on that meeting, along with the […]

    February 15, 2014Business, ControversyNo comments
  19. DEM’s: Who Failed Barbados – Pledged a “Pathway to Progress,” But Subject Barbados to Economic Ruin

    “And this is the man who has now become a god, and I’m a wretched creature who must bow down if Caesar so much as carelessly nods my way. In Spain, Caesar had a fever, and it made him shake. It’s true, this so-called “god“- he shook. His cowardly lips turned white, and the same […]

    February 5, 2014Political, ReviewNo comments
  20. “Laughing Stock: DLP Subjects the NUPW To Public Humiliation” by Henderson Bovell

    All during 2013, the country was force to conclude that Donville Inniss might have been assigned a role by Cabinet and the DLP – as “Mascot and political bully” and given free-reign to pick fights and launch unproved political-attacks, even on the BHTA, as a deliberate distraction tactic. In a previous article, I made the […]

    January 4, 2014Political, ReviewNo comments
  21. CHRISTMAS 2013 MESSAGE FROM: FREUNDEL J. STUART, Q.C., M.P., PRIME MINISTER OF BARBADOS

    Fellow Barbadians, I am pleased to greet you once again at Christmas time and to join you as you reflect on the coming of our Lord to earth about two thousand years ago. We do not need, however, to approach Christmas with any less excitement, any less enthusiasm or any less hope than is usually […]

    December 25, 2013Editorial, PoliticalNo comments
  22. The Grinchler who soiled Christmas? December 17, 2013Cartoons, Photo GalleryNo comments
  23. Barbados’ economic performance for the first 6 months of 2013: Whither “Medium Term Fiscal Strategy”?

    Click here for the Adobe Document on Barbados’ economic performance for the first six months of 2013. The News Conference will be streamed live on the CBB’s website Wednesday 10th July 2013 from 11.00 am, also live on CBC News TV8… Don’t miss it!

    July 9, 2013Business, Video GalleryNo comments