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Tag Archives: PR

  1. Barbadian Communicator Elected to International Position

    Pamala Proverbs APR, Managing Director of PRMR Inc. in Bridgetown Barbados, has been elected a 2021 international delegate-at-large for the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). She is one of three international members and two national members to be elected to the position. The five delegates were recommended by a committee that reviewed all the […]

    December 16, 2020Business, FeaturedNo comments
  2. Positive returns for Fortress Funds in third quarter of 2020

    Fortress Fund Managers has reported gains across all of its Barbados dollar funds for the third quarter of 2020. This was as “gradual healing” in global financial markets continued in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The leading fund manager made this announcement in its September 2020 quarterly report, recently shared with its investors. Fortress […]

    November 25, 2020Business1 comment

    Fay Cooke-Nurse, new President of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Barbados Chapter, is encouraging communications professionals to guard against irrelevance in a world where “change is the new norm“. In her President’s address to the Annual General Meeting of IABC Barbados, Cooke-Nurse, a Public Relations and Media Relations Consultant and Principal of Millennium […]

    September 1, 2018Business, FeaturedNo comments

    Based on its recent analysis of the data communications services market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes C&W Business, part of C&W Communications, with the 2015 Central American and Caribbean Frost & Sullivan Award for Company of the Year. In an environment where technological change is rapid and constant, and businesses require specialized support to address specific […]

    December 20, 2015BusinessNo comments
  5. “Our Brand is Crisis” (Billy Bob Thornton, Sandra Bullock – 2015)

    A feature film based on the documentary “Our Brand Is Crisis“, which focuses on the use of American political campaign strategies in South America.

    September 16, 2015Cinema, Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  6. IABC Barbados Announces 2015-2016 Executive Board

    The International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) – Barbados Chapter, welcomed a new Board of Directors for the 2015-2016 term on July 16th, 2015. The Chapter has announced the appointment of Marilyn Sealy as President. In her remarks Sealy stated, “a major part of my focus will be on key professional developmental areas such as […]

    July 25, 2015Business, FeaturedNo comments
  7. Retiring Executive claims CIBC FirstCaribbean Positioned for Growth

    CIBC First Caribbean International Bank is experiencing significant growth across the Caribbean and is working with several public and private sector entities to implement multi million dollar projects across the region. Rik Parkhill, CEO of the bank which has operations in 17 islands, said that “with many of the island nations of the region now […]

    June 26, 2015EventsNo comments
  8. Freedom of Expression and Press Freedom in Barbados: did it ever exist or is it a new concept?

    CAVEAT (Before I start my review and analysis, let’s make it absolutely clear that neither Jet Blue, nor the British High Commission far less the New Zealand High Commission are felt to be culpable in any of the incidents listed in this article, the aforementioned entities are unaware bystanders and should not be thought of […]

    May 21, 2015Editorial, Political2 comments
  9. Barbadian Agriculture Continues To Be A Worthwhile Opportunity for Entrepreneurs

    “Agriculture in Barbados is not dead, but it is alive and kicking.” This is the view of Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries and Water Resource Management, Elsworth Reid, who was speaking during the opening of the 2015 National Agricultural Conference at the Savannah Hotel, on Monday. “Agriculture is a natural science […]

    March 31, 2015AgricultureNo comments
  10. LIAT responds to speculation over staff cuts

    LIAT’s Head of Corporate Communications Desmond Brown said: “Any staff cuts that may be required in order to reflect the size of LIAT’s business in the future will only be made in consultation with staff and their representatives. This process has yet to commence and therefore any speculation about the number of cuts remains just […]

    November 24, 2014Business, FeaturedNo comments

    How to effectively communicate during emergencies was the clear message that was sent by the World Health Organisation (WHO)/Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) and received by representatives from 21 English and French-speaking Caribbean territories during an Emergency Risk Communication Workshop held in Barbados last week. Approximately 64 participants, including three from St. Kitts and Nevis […]

    November 16, 2014HealthNo comments
  12. Barbadian Minister of Commerce considers it appropriate if sugar is no longer exported but used locally: this as Banks Beer asks Media to limit questions at Press Conference

    Two Cabinet Ministers of Barbados for one tour, what gives? It seems John Boyce, who handles Health, was asked to attend a special tour in Newton recently as he was a former Engineer there… Donville Inniss, who deals with Commerce, was invited as the brewery was launching a new product… Or maybe, both were there […]

    August 3, 2014Business, EditorialNo comments
  13. IABC BARBADOS ELECTS NEW LEADERSHIP: Former Christiane Amanpour protégé 

    Barbados’ corporate communicators and public relations practitioners have new leadership following elections in the island’s lone communications association – International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Barbados. “During the past five years we have made significant inroads in gaining respect for the strategic value of corporate communications at the highest level in Barbados in the public […]

    July 23, 2014BusinessNo comments
  14. Seaborne Appoints New Director of Business Development & Marketing

    Gary Foss, President and Chief Executive Officer of Seaborne Airlines, announced the appointment of airline industry veteran Hector “Tato” Montanez as the regional carrier’s new Director of Marketing and Sales. In his new position, Montanez will be in charge of overseeing the airline’s marketing and sales initiatives in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. “Seaborne has […]

    July 23, 2014BusinessNo comments

    New York-based actress Rhona Fox will appear on the cover of the October/November issue of GEM (Guyana Entertainment Magazine). Fox is among 40 personalities featured in the magazine’s special “40 UNDER 40” edition. Fox, who lives in the Big Apple, spent the first 10 years of her life in Guyana before moving to The Bahamas […]

    October 19, 2013Books, TravelNo comments
  16. Speyside to provide public relations support for BlackBerry across Latin America and the Caribbean

    Following a global review of its public relations support, BlackBerry has appointed Speyside Corporate Relations as its public relations agency across Latin America and the Caribbean. The appointment is part of a new integrated global PR solution, with Speyside working alongside long-time partners Text100 and APCO who will support the company across North America, Asia […]

    July 30, 2013TechnologyNo comments
  17. Former Barbadian TV Anchor Wins International Communication Award

    Dr. Sharon Marshall, outgoing President of the Barbados chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC), has won a Gold Quill Award of Excellence from IABC. The Gold Quill was awarded in the Communications Skills Division in the category of Special Events – External, for communications management of the 42nd Annual Meeting of the […]

    May 16, 2013Business, EventsNo comments
  18. “Knife Fight” (2013) – Rob “St Elmo’s Fire” Lowe, Carrie-Anne “Matrix” Moss: Politics HD February 2, 2013Cinema, Political, Video GalleryNo comments