Tag Archives: management

  1. Difficult Conversations – “What Would We Do?” by Grenville Phillips II

    We have been asked how we would have responded to COVID-19. We provided our best advice about one year ago, but the Government rejected it at that time. Given the foreseen nightmare scenario, they should reconsider – for all our sakes. In the past 15 days, we had 15 new deaths. In the previous 15 […]

    February 25, 2021Political1 comment
  2. Scotiabank Introduces Next Generation ATMs

    Scotiabank continues to adopt leading edge technology to improve its customer experience, with the introduction of next generation ATMs at the Warrens and Haggatt Hall Branches. Scotiabank is the first bank to launch these Intelligent Deposit Machines (IDMs) locally, giving Barbadians access to additional features and convenience. Some key features of these next generation ATMs […]

    July 2, 2019BusinessNo comments

    The South Coast Sewerage Crisis is not so much a crisis now as that of a Headache which the Ministry of Water Resources and Energy is seeking to apply a large metaphorical aspirin by the middle of next month… The Minister said the complexity of this project is not only where to place the solutions […]

    November 25, 2018Political, Video GalleryNo comments

    Minister of Water Resources & Energy, Wilfred Abrahams just shared with the press how the reality is that while the Bridgetown Plant can be upgraded to a tertiary status if needed, which means water treated there can be used for irrigation instead of potable water; nevertheless the South Coast Sewerage Treatment Plant is clearly reaching […]

    November 25, 2018Health, Video GalleryNo comments

    Another consideration Mr Abrahams says his staff and resources must consider is the Graeme Hall Sanctuary and its ecological status, this involved using the engines of the Ministry of Health & Wellness to hold any other challenges at bay. Mr Abrahams also used the opportunity to salute Stephen Lindo for his near 50 years of […]

    November 25, 2018Nature, Video GalleryNo 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

    Digicel announced the appointment of Raul Nicholson-Coe as Chief Executive Officer for its Cayman Islands operation effective June 1st 2017. In this role, Raul will have responsibility for driving all aspects of the business as it continues its transformation into a complete communications and entertainment provider. Raul brings over twenty years’ experience having joined Digicel […]

    May 14, 2017TechnologyNo comments
  8. Happy International Women’s Day From Columbus March 12, 2015Events, Photo GalleryNo comments
  9. LIAT terminates employment relationship with two pilots

    LIAT’s Chief Executive Officer David Evans has confirmed that the company recently terminated two pilots charged with blatantly disregarding instructions from the company’s Flight Operations Department and flying an aircraft to VC Bird International Airport just hours before the recent passage of tropical storm Gonzalo. Mr. Evans said: “This decision to terminate followed a full […]

    December 2, 2014TravelNo comments
  10. LIAT responds to pilots’ threat of industrial action

    LIAT today rejected claims from the Leeward Islands Airline Pilots Association (LIALPA) that it has acted illegally in respect of court orders. Chief Executive Officer, David Evans said: “These matters are before the court. In an injunction taken out by LIALPA earlier this year, the court did not grant a restraint order against the company […]

    November 30, 2014TravelNo comments
  11. Growing Opportunities For Black Businesses: Can African Americans cash in on legalized marijuana boom?

    Wanda James and her husband, Scott Durrah, own Denver-based Jezebel’s Southern Bistro and Bar. They are serial restaurateurs, having operated more than five establishments over the past 18 years. In fact, James graced the cover of the February 1997 issue of Black Enterprise when she was co-owner of Jamaican CafĂ© in Santa Monica, California, a […]

    November 26, 2014Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  12. New managers in charge at Scotiabank branches

    Two familiar faces are in new places while one new manager has been promoted following Scotiabank’s appointment of a trio of managers at various branches. The new addition to the team of branch managers is Brian Clarke who previously served as Personal Banking Manager at Scotiabank’s flagship Broad Street branch. Scotiabank’s Director of Branch Banking, […]

    November 25, 2014Business, FeaturedNo comments

    Inspector of Police Cortez Callender has been promoted to the rank of Superintendent of Police. The Commissioner of Police (Ag) Mr. Tyrone Griffith congratulates the Deputy Director Cortez Callender on his promotions. David Welch; Insp. Public Relations Officer

    November 14, 2014MusicNo comments

    CIBC FirstCaribbean mourns the passing of its former Executive Chairman, Michael Mansoor, in his native Trinidad & Tobago. In paying tribute to Mr. Mansoor, Chief Executive Officer, Rik Parkhill, said: “In 2001, Mike led the team that travelled tirelessly throughout the Caribbean presenting the idea of what was to eventually become FirstCaribbean (now CIBC FirstCaribbean) […]

    November 14, 2014EventsNo comments
  15. “Taking HR Forward: Facing the Challenges Together” – 12th November 2014

    The Human Resource Management Association of Barbados will be hosting a One-day Symposium on November 12th, 2014, under the theme “Taking HR Forward – Facing the Challenges Together.” Prime Minister Freundel Stuart – QC, will deliver the Feature Address and declare the Symposium open. The Symposium will take the form of two concurrent sessions in […]

    November 6, 2014PoliticalNo comments
  16. Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. announces appointment of new Chief Executive Officer & new global Directors

    Following the announcement of Barbados’ two new divisions of tourism – the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) and the Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BTPA) – the BTMI is pleased to confirm the appointment of a prominent new CEO and an industry-leading team of global directors. An industry veteran, Griffith brings his vast experience in tourism […]

    November 3, 2014Featured, TravelNo comments
  17. LIAT’s CEO pledges to confer with employees, before revealing if any Staff Cuts for new fiscal year

    LIAT is about to embark on its annual budget planning exercise and to put in place its operational plans for 2015. LIAT Chief Executive Officer David Evans said: “Like any responsible business we have to examine our cost base and if we fly fewer aircraft in 2015 than in 2014, we also need to reduce […]

    October 29, 2014TravelNo comments
  18. Former NCF Director of Barbados elected Lieutenant Governor for Division 27 of the Eastern Canada & Caribbean District of the Kiwanis

    Kiwanian Ian Estwick has been elected Lieutenant Governor for Division 27 of the Eastern Canada & Caribbean District for the administrative year 2014/2015. Division 27 comprises 16 Kiwanis Clubs in Antigua, Barbados, Dominica, Martinique and St. Lucia. Lieutenant Governor Ian is also a past Trustee of the Kiwanis Silver Dollars for Children Charity. He served […]

    October 8, 2014PoliticalNo comments
  19. Popular Barbadian West Coast resort “Fairmont Royal Pavilion” has been sold

    The Fairmont Royal Pavilion Barbados Resort has been sold, global real estate brokerage CBRE Hotels announced. London & Regional purchased the property from owner Ivanhoe Cambridge, with CBRE representing the seller. “This property includes a 2.78-acre beachfront lot that is ripe for development,” said CBRE’s Christian Charre. “In addition, the Fairmont branding offers strong distribution […]

    September 29, 2014TravelNo comments
  20. “Apple’s Sexist and Racist Employment Policies: ‘As American as Apple Pie?'” By Rebecca Theodore

    {EDITOR’s NOTE: The opinions, beliefs and viewpoints expressed by the author and any commenters on this article do not necessarily reflect the opinions, beliefs and viewpoints of nor official policies of} Here, in the southern portion of the San Francisco Bay area of northern California many of the world’s largest technology corporations thrive […]

    September 14, 2014Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  21. Scotiabank’s Haggatt Hall Branch Manager, Michael Stuart, Retires

    Nearly 37 years after first greeting customers as a teller at Scotiabank’s Broad Street branch, branch manager of Scotiabank Haggatt Hall, Michael Stuart, stood at the bank’s entrance last Friday to say his final round of hellos. Stuart started his career in August 1976 at Scotiabank Broad Street before moving to the then Worthing branch, […]

    June 8, 2014BusinessNo comments
  22. CIBC FirstCaribbean Opens Private Wealth Management Office in Grand Cayman

    CIBC FirstCaribbean officially opened its Private Wealth Management Cayman office recently at an exclusive event where attendees had the opportunity to both meet the private wealth management advisors and indulge their culinary appetites. Hosted by Mark McIntyre, Managing Director and Country Head for CIBC FirstCaribbean (Cayman) Limited and Daniel Wright, Managing Director, CIBC FirstCaribbean Private […]

    June 8, 2014BusinessNo comments
  23. Royal Barbados Police Force’s Northern Division having a Town Hall meeting in the North

    Senior Superintendent of Police (Ag) Mr. Lybron Sobers, the Division Commander, will address the gathering. Business community members of the parishes of St. Lucy, St. Peter, St. Andrew, St. James, St. Thomas and St. Joseph are invited to attend.

    June 5, 2014CrimeNo comments
  24. Columbus Barbados (Flow) 1 Year Anniversary: Flow recruited over 90 new staff members so far, more to come!

    “1 People. 1 Passion. 1 Purpose” CLICK FOR BIGGER

    May 1, 2014Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  25. Bajan Expert is Taking Professional Make-Up to the World “Foundation, Mascara, Action!”

    “Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine, and at last, you create what you will. – George Bernard Shaw“ When the show lights come on in Boston, Massachusetts, D’borah Blenman’s make-up initiative will be at the centre. A bold and generous mixture of boundless creativity, experience […]

    April 24, 2014Cinema, FashionNo comments