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    Caribbean Rum producers have welcomed the signing of a trade deal between the Caribbean Forum of ACP States (CARIFORUM) and the United Kingdom. The deal, which was finalised in St. Lucia & will come into effect on the departure of the UK from the European Union and it seeks to mirror the benefits provided to […]

    April 23, 2019BusinessNo comments

    There was no holding back as vendors, retailers, distributors and members of the public voiced concerns over the ban on petro-based single use plastics at Paddock Road during the first of two town hall meetings. Minister of Maritime Affairs and the Blue Economy, Kirk Humphrey, said the discussion on banning plastics started as far back […]

    April 22, 2019Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  3. Harris Paints Using Knowledge to Fight Climate Change

    Harris Paints, the longtime Caribbean leader in paint solutions is providing its partners and stakeholders with solutions to help reduce the impact of hurricane activity and potential increases in environmental phenomena due to climate change. Harris organized a workshop series recently, entitled “The Value of High Performance Coatings” led by Martin Criado, Coatings Manager for […]

    October 1, 2018Business, FeaturedNo comments

    The island’s sole cement manufacturer, Arawak Cement Company Limited has achieved a major safety milestone of one-year accident free. This achievement was recognised at a luncheon held recently during the which the company treated all staff and contractors to a sumptuous buffet lunch and branded gifts. General Manager Manuel Toro congratulated the staff and emphasised […]

    August 29, 2017Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments

    A new collective agreement for Grenada Breweries Ltd (GBL), for the period 2016 to 2019 was agreed to and signed off before the expiry date of 31st May 2016. GBL sent its proposal six months in advance of expiry of the current collective agreement, and the GTAWU responded with the same courtesy, by sending theirs […]

    June 19, 2016BusinessNo comments
  6. Barbadian Manufacturer rebrands popular Beverage with EU funding

    Barbadian manufacturers must do change and not claim they want better and remain in their same old formula and wonder why success seems elusive. Originally produced in the UK, Barbados was the default maker since 1970, using the same private ingredients incorporated 135 years ago by the Clayton brothers. When the change was initiated it […]

    November 22, 2015Agriculture, FeaturedNo comments
  7. Mount Gay Rum unveils limited-edition Origin Series

    For the first time in over a decade, Mount Gay Distilleries Limited has unveiled an ultra-exclusive blend: The Origin Series. The latest expression of Mount Gay’s time-honoured tradition comes in the form of a limited-edition release of small-batch rums, presenting enthusiasts with two distinct experiences – Virgin Cask and Charred Cask. Created by Master Blender […]

    February 17, 2015AgricultureNo comments
  8. WIBISCO wins it for the children: 10 cents from every cracker multipack sold until Wed. 31st December 2014

    Christmas is a time of joy and cheer. Not for everyone. Some parents are more and more anxious as the day draws near because as others prepare their ham and turkey and jug-jug, they are still wondering where the next meal will come from. Each year Variety raises funds to provide the children we serve […]

    December 28, 2014EventsNo comments
  9. Trinidad and Tobago: **only Caribbean Country** to participate in the 60th New York Summer Fancy Food Show

    Trinidad and Tobago holds the distinction of being the ONLY Caribbean country to participate in the 60th installation of New York’s Summer Fancy Food Show, from June 30 – July 1, 2014. The objective of Trinidad and Tobago’s participation is to showcase the Trinidad and Tobago brand – the Energy of Trinidad and Tobago, with […]

    June 22, 2014AgricultureNo comments
  10. BMEX 2014 Celebrating Milestones: Solaris Global Energy Limited

    10.00 a.m. to 10.00 p.m. daily – tomorrow’s the last chance to buy local goods at special discounts!

    June 8, 2014Photo Gallery, TechnologyNo comments
  11. BMEX 2014 Celebrating Milestones: EduPhoto Publications

    Over 160 exhibitors showcasing the best of Barbadian manufacturing!

    June 8, 2014Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  12. BMEX 2014 Celebrating Milestones: PM Stuart pays a visit

    BMEX, Barbados’ premiere manufacturers’ exhibition, presents a unique opportunity to see Bajan innovation at work. Every year, new entrepreneurs as well as longstanding producers use this exhibition as a platform to unveil new products and introduce them to those who visit the four-day event at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre. Open ’til 10:00 pm this […]

    June 8, 2014Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  13. BMEX 2014 Celebrating Milestones: Capita Financial

    (CLICK FOR BIGGER) BMEX 2014 has something in store for everyone and some lucky winners will leave this year’s Expo with big smiles on their faces – Tomorrow’s your last chance to try & win!

    June 8, 2014Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  14. AWESOME DOOR PRIZES AT BMEX 2014: You could be a winner!

    If you are planning on building a new structure or improving an existing one – BDC Technicians can prepare a quotation for you and show you in more detail how to begin your project efficiently and effectively without compromising quality. Your attendance is supporting local business and technologies. Be sure to hold on to your […]

    May 21, 2014Fashion, Video GalleryNo comments
  15. Herbs and Spices: CARDI states as a commodity for priority action

    The second monthly meeting of the CARICOM Cluster of Agricultural Institutes was held on March 13, 2014 at CARDI’s Head Office in St Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago. The three-hour long meeting concluded with a key decision that herbs and spices will be third for priority action. As part of a programme – the Activities Integration […]

    April 15, 2014AgricultureNo comments
  16. “Mais Non!” – Managing Director Refutes ‘Barbados Today’: No Closure of Mount Gay! Distilleries Limited

    There has been no cessation in the production of Mount Gay Rum in Barbados by Mount Gay Distilleries Limited, and the company is not synonymous with The Rum Refinery of Mount Gay Limited. The report led to much confusion among members of the public concerning the identities of the two companies. “The operations of Mount […]

    March 11, 2014BusinessNo comments
  17. Leading Manufacturers to Preinstall BBM on Android-Based Smartphones

    BBM™ will soon come preinstalled on a variety of Android™-based smartphones from leading OEMs across Africa, India, Indonesia, Latin America and the Middle East. Beginning next month, Android smartphones from Be, Brightstar, Celkon, EVERCOSS, IMO, Micromax, Mito, Snexian, Spice, TECNO, TiPhone and Zen will include BBM preinstalled. In addition, BlackBerry® confirmed that BBM will also […]

    November 29, 2013TechnologyNo comments
  18. Popular Barbadian Band “Cover Drive” and Barbados Manufacturer WIBISCO join forces

    What better way to promote a Bajan product in a new and exciting way than with a group of talented young people who by their very nature embody these elements. That is what WIBISCO has done with its new advertising campaign for the popular Tea Time biscuit brand featuring the band Cover Drive. Ms. Diane […]

    November 25, 2013Agriculture, MusicNo comments
  19. Prime Minister of Curacao to Address Caribbean Basin Coastal Surveillance and Maritime Security Summit

    Daniel Hodge, the Prime Minister of Curacao is set to address Defence IQ’s Caribbean Basin Coastal Surveillance and Maritime Security Summit (CABSEC) on the 12 – 14 March 2013 in Curacao. The participants, including ambassadors, defence ministers, senior government officials, chiefs of navies, defence staff and coast guards involved in regional and hemispheric security, will […]

    February 28, 2013Political, TravelNo comments
  20. Exporting Caribbean Creativity – Calling all Artisans: Design Caribbean 2013, Bahamas

    Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export), has officially opened the doors for the best regional contemporary product designers and artisans to showcase their products to regional and international buyers at the region’s largest design trade event, Design Caribbean. Design Caribbean will be held at the Grand Lucayan Resort, Freeport, Grand Bahama, The Bahamas, from June […]

    February 15, 2013Business, FashionNo comments
  21. New Moke Coming To The Caribbean In 2013, thanks to China & Australia!

    Get ready for a new version of the Classic Moke motor vehicle in the Caribbean next year. Moke International says the vehicle will be released by mid-2013. In a Joint Venture with Chery Motors and their subsidiary Sicar Engineering in China, Moke International has decided to initially produce the MOKE as a low volume car […]

    October 17, 2012Technology, Travel1 comment
  22. A rum thing? “The hypocrisy of it all” By Sir Ronald Sanders

    It is hypocritical in the extreme. The US Trade Representative has filed a complaint with the World Trade Organisation (WTO) claiming that the Peoples’ Republic of China has given “extensive subsidies” to Chinese companies that produce automobiles and automobile parts for export. This is the same US government that is effectively allowing rum produced in […]

    September 23, 2012Agriculture, BusinessNo comments
  23. Barbadian Manufacturer Adding Colour to Children’s lives with assist from popular Aunty Olga

    The lives of some less fortunate children should be significantly brightened, thanks to a new initiative created by Harris Paints and championed by Aunty Olga entitled ‘Be A Champion.’ During the month of October, customers visiting any of Harris Paints’ three Colour Centres will have the opportunity to donate a can of Ulttima paint towards […]

    October 7, 2010BusinessNo comments