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  1. CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN ASSISTS CARIBBEAN ANTI-HUMAN TRAFFICKING FOUNDATION

    Closed borders and the difficulties of travel due to the COVID-19 pandemic have resulted in a number of people being stranded in Barbados and around the world, some without food, basic medicines and the means by which they can return to their homeland. Most of these people are often exploited; some may even have been […]

    November 24, 2020EventsNo comments
  2. 1STCARIBBEAN’S ‘WALK FOR THE CURE’ GOES VIRTUAL IN ITS 9th YEAR

    The region’s largest cancer fundraiser, CIBC FirstCaribbean’s Walk for the Cure, is going virtual this year and hoping to attract even more numbers. He noted that plans are already being rolled out across the region for the virtual event, which will see the usual fundraising and pre-walk activities in each territory taking place online and […]

    September 9, 2020Featured, HealthNo comments
  3. Bring on the Heat! (Starts: September 7, 2020)

    Weather got you down? Lift yourself Up – Bring on the Heat Cost? $5 Top Prize $40,000 Win 2X, 3X or 5X Win $50 instantly with the bonus spot.

    September 6, 2020Games, Photo GalleryNo comments
  4. “Birthday surprise with Mega 6 Jackpot win in August!”

    A birthday may only come once a year, but Ravendra Persaud is celebrating his good fortune as the third Mega 6 Jackpot winner of $440,000.00 with The Barbados Lottery in August 2020. Mr. Persaud purchased his winning ticket for Draw 4562 on Tuesday August 04, 2020, exactly four days before his 27th birthday, from The […]

    August 22, 2020Breaking News, Featured, GamesNo comments
  5. APNU+AFC so far accepting just over 75,000 of the 400,000 votes recounted

    Six hours after President David Granger again assured Guyanese that he would accept a declaration of the March 2, 2020 general and regional election results, the coalition he leads indicated that it was only prepared to accept results of 75,707 votes so far counted for itself and the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) in all areas […]

    June 9, 2020Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  6. Payment Options for Barbados Water Authority Bills

    The Barbados Water Authority is reminding consumers although its General Offices are currently closed, customers may pay their water bills in person at: All Post Offices and SurePay offices in… Bridgetown B’dos Workers Union Credit Union – Fairchild Street Jordan’s Supermarket – Fairchild Street St. Michael Carlton & A1 Supermarket – Black Rock Channel Supermarket […]

    April 22, 2020BusinessNo comments
  7. CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN ANNOUNCES CHANGES TO HOURS

    Following the extended curfew and adjusted measures to combat the spread of the Novel Coronavirus – COVID-19, CIBC FirstCaribbean Bank has announced some changes to the opening hours and services provided at its branches around the island to complement the guidelines issued. As of Wednesday 15 April, and until further notice, the branches at Sheraton, […]

    April 15, 2020Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  8. CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN SIGNS M.O.U WITH TEN HABITAT SUPPORTS KIDS WHO CODE PROJECT

    Exposing children to computer programming from as early as age seven helps to teach them leadership, problem solving and creative thinking. That is one of the findings shared by Ten Habitat founder Selwyn Cambridge, as he explained the concept of “Kids Who Code,” an after-school programme designed to assist children between the ages of 7 […]

    March 1, 2020EducationNo comments
  9. QEH GETS $166,000 MACHINE TO DETECT CONDITION THAT CAN LEAD TO BLINDNESS

    Barbados’ main public health care facility, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) is now better able to diagnose keratoconus, a progressive vision impairment of the cornea that can lead to blindness. During the official handing over ceremony, the hospital’s Director of Medical Services, Mr. Anthony Harris explained that while traditionally the disease was categorised as rare, […]

    February 19, 2020HealthNo comments
  10. SMARTPHONE CONTEST WINNER PLANS TO TITHE PART OF HER PRIZE

    Omar and Bonnie-Sue Small from St John have ten thousand reasons to smile after the blessing of the Grand Prize for the Barbados leg of Digicel’s Shake It To Win Christmas competition… Interviewed by Digicel Ambassador Nikita at the Colonnade Mall on Broad street recently, the young wife explained how in addition to some construction, […]

    February 5, 2020TechnologyNo comments
  11. Have you tried ‘Cash In’ yet? Winners Galore, wanna be next? Get in it to win it! February 3, 2020Games, Photo GalleryNo comments
  12. Author Opal C. Meeks Releases Her First Book “Unlocking the Wealth Code”

    For 2020 single mom, author and entrepreneur Opal Meeks has found a unique way to channel tough lessons from challenging experiences of the past into resolutions she believes, will make it easier for others to succeed. With the launch of her new website vybefree.com and success blueprint “Unlocking the Wealth Code” her primary goal is […]

    January 28, 2020BooksNo comments
  13. CANADIAN IMPERIAL BANK OF COMMERCE DONATES US$150,000 TO HURRICANE DORIAN RELIEF EFFORTS

    CIBC is donating US$150,000 to support humanitarian relief in areas impacted by Hurricane Dorian with a focus on the Northern Bahamas. The funds, which include a donation through CIBC FirstCaribbean’s ComTrust Foundation, will be distributed through the Red Cross. “We stand with all communities impacted by the devastating hurricane in the Bahamas and surrounding areas,” […]

    September 9, 2019BusinessNo comments
  14. Dorian recovery dire as supplies dwindle in Bahamas, bodies bloated and oil contamination

    The humanitarian crisis in the Bahamas is growing increasingly dire almost a week after Hurricane Dorian made landfall. Food, water and other supplies are rapidly running out. Errol Barnett reports on the recovery effort from Grand Bahama.

    September 7, 2019Nature, Video GalleryNo comments
  15. CIBC REACHES OUT TO GRAZETTES PRIMARY SCHOOL

    Five children who are moving from Grazettes Primary School to secondary school, this September, will do so with a helping hand from staff of a local bank while those remaining at the school will benefit from having improved learning facilities. The helping hand was extended by the school’s neighbours at CIBC FirstCaribbean and in particular […]

    August 22, 2019Education1 comment
  16. BOARD APPOINTED TO THE BARBADOS TRUST FUND LIMITED

    The Trust Loan Unit has been renamed the Barbados Trust Fund Limited (BTFL), and with it has come the appointment of a Board of Directors. The Chairman of the Board is Ambassador Dr. Clyde Mascoll, while the other members are: Dr. Jonathan Lashley, Dwayne Grazette, Lynda Goodridge, Trudy Symmonds, and Charles Parris. The Permanent Secretary […]

    July 12, 2019PoliticalNo comments
  17. BRA Clarifies 2019 Tax Penalty Amendments

    The Barbados Revenue Authority wishes to advise taxpayers that it is aware of the issue in relation to the late penalty application to individual income tax returns filed after April 30th. Please note that the late penalty fee applied to those returns after 30th April 2019 will be reversed when the system update has been […]

    May 5, 2019Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  18. A look back on the winners in Barbados of the Sandy Lane Gold Cup

    The most popular racing event in the Southern Caribbean calendar is almost upon us – whether you’re the type to keep a constant eye on the horse racing results or you just fancy a good day out, heading over to Garrison Savannah this Saturday is a fine idea. Blast of Storm Notable for being the […]

    February 28, 2019Breaking News, Featured, SportsNo comments
  19. JOMO WINS BIG WITH CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN

    CIBC FirstCaribbean recently presented Jomo Lashley with a US $2,500 Grand Prize to culminate its ‘All I Want for Christmas‘ promotional campaign. Lashley, a 30-year-old project manager, was elated to receive his prize, mentioning that “it couldn’t come at a better time, it’s a good start to the year!” Lashley stated that he was a […]

    February 17, 2019BusinessNo comments
  20. Bitt, Central Bank and FSC on right track with Regulatory Sandbox Framework

    14th November 2019 may not seem like a historic day to most, but for those in the Digital Currency world, it was seen as a watershed moment, as the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund stated at a Fintech forum in Singapore; “I believe we should consider the possibility to issue digital currency. There […]

    December 6, 2018Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  21. New Mega Cash Instant Scratch Game in Barbados

    An exciting new Barbados Lottery game was launched on Monday, September 3, 2018 in Barbados. The Mega Cash Instant Scratch Ticket promises many opportunities for players to win great cash prizes – instantly. The top prize will be $250,000. “We are very excited about this launch,” enthused Mrs. Shelly Ann Hee Chung, Site Operations Manager, […]

    September 10, 2018Breaking News, Featured, GamesNo comments
  22. 15 PER CENT OF BAJANS ABANDON LOTTERY TICKETS WITH MINOR WINNINGS AMOUNT TO MAJOR LUMP OF UNCLAIMED PRIZES

    It was an attorney who came forward to collect the prize of 2.47 million dollars from the Mega 6 game of IGT at Independence Square. Speaking to reporters briefly, the affable lawyer gave a brief statement and even briefer description of the lucky winner; – Meanwhile, Operations Manager Shelly Ann Hee Chung noticed a disturbing […]

    August 27, 2018Breaking News, Featured, GamesNo comments
  23. Barbadians’ Future could be Golden as the next lucky Mega 6 Jackpot Winner

    If today’s $2.26 million Mega 6 draw produces a winner, it will be the highest one for the year to date and the 10th highest Mega 6 jackpot in the history of the game. “A win for this Thursday’s Mega 6 jackpot would definitely be a golden opportunity for the lucky winner” said Shelly Ann […]

    August 9, 2018GamesNo comments
  24. LAND TAX DUE BY 31st MARCH 2018, ONLINE PAYMENTS ACCEPTED!

    The Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) is reminding taxpayers that they have until Saturday, March 31, to pay their 2017-18 Land Tax bills without incurring penalties and interest. Persons who have not yet received their bills are asked to contact the Customer Service Department at 535-8347. Land tax payments may be made at the BRA’s locations […]

    March 19, 2018Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  25. Limited Number of Misprinted Notes in Circulation

    The Central Bank of Barbados is advising the public that there are a limited number of genuine $50 and $100 notes in circulation that are missing the holographic patch – the shiny foil on the right side of the note. “As soon we learnt of the problem, we contacted our banknote printers, De La Rue, […]

    February 25, 2018BusinessNo comments