Tag Archives: printing

  1. 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
  2. CBB Urges to Remember & Verify Your Money this Christmas

    Check your money. That is the advice from Octavia Gibson, Deputy Director, Currency at the Central Bank of Barbados to Barbadians as they go about their shopping during the Christmas season. Revealing that the Central Bank often sees an increase in counterfeiting at Christmas and Crop Over when there is increased commercial activity, Gibson cautioned […]

    December 13, 2017Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments

    Productive Business Solutions (PBS) recently launched new printer systems in Barbados with never-before-seen applications that can meet several of today’s workplace demands including the need to increase productivity and to be accessible on and off the worksite. The new fleet Xerox multifunction printers were unveiled to the business community including business owners, computer and IT […]

    August 16, 2017TechnologyNo comments
  4. Book on Barbadian Migration to Cuba Featured at Havana International Book Fair

    The book Tell My Mother I Gone to Cuba: Stories of Early Twentieth-Century Migration from Barbados by Barbadian journalist Dr. Sharon Milagro Marshall, was the subject of a panel discussion at the 26th Havana International Book Fair, now underway in Cuba. Dr. Martínez stated that, “the book is an obligatory reference in Cuba if one […]

    February 16, 2017Books, FeaturedNo comments
  5. Mariano Browne & Clyde Mascoll find fault on policies or lack thereof from Dr DeLisle Worrell

    Central Bank Governor Dr Delisle Worrell and the Freundel Stuart government are admitting failure of the fiscal measures that started in 2009/10. That is the only conclusion that can be arrived at from what Dr Worrell said in his January economic letter in which he said Barbados had repeatedly failed to achieve the balance between […]

    January 11, 2017PoliticalNo comments
  6. ICBL Donates More to Charities Thanks to Record Turnout

    Thanks to a record number of participants, ICBL is in a position to donate more funds to this year’s beneficiaries. Speaking at the prize presentation and close out press conference, Managing Director & CEO, Ingrid Innes spoke about the success of the initiatives that were implemented this year to increase participation: “An increase of 1,388 […]

    May 15, 2016Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  7. Chefette Fun Run 2016 Launched

    The fourth annual Chefette Fun Run was launched recently with a number of repeat sponsors who have joined once again, assisting with raising the much needed funds for Variety The Children’s Charity, The Young Women Christian Association and the Precious Touch Foundation, the beneficiaries of the Fun Run. Dominic won a $1000 scholarship compliments Print […]

    May 1, 2016Education, FeaturedNo comments
  8. P.B.S STAFF GATHER FOR ‘Raising the Bar, Changing Gears’

    ‘Raising the Bar, Changing Gears‘ was the title of the Kick Off staff event for Productive Business Solutions (PBS) held recently at the picturesque Mahogany Ridge. The event brought together staff from the various departments of the technology company to share the achievements of 2015 and focus on the vision and projections of the company […]

    April 18, 2016BusinessNo comments
  9. ‘Train the Trainer: Reflecting, Re-energising and Re-Tooling for the Future’ – Thirtieth (30th) Anniversary Conference/A.G.M of CARALL

    The Caribbean Association of Law Libraries (CARALL) will be hosting its Thirtieth (30th) Anniversary Conference and Annual General Meeting from Monday 29th June to Thursday 2nd July, 2015, at the Accra Beach Hotel & Spa, Christ Church, Barbados. The theme of this year’s Conference is “Train the Trainer: Reflecting, Re-energising and Re-Tooling for the Future.” […]

    June 25, 2015Education, FeaturedNo comments
  10. Tribute for Green Business Barbados at Limegrove’s Eco Fair: InkTech

    InkTech enables desktop printers to reuse their cartridges safely and get a discount too through the Small Business Association’s Be SME Smart Crad when users get 5% off on displaying the card.

    June 17, 2015Photo Gallery, TechnologyNo comments
  11. Global Directories joins with Scotiabank Barbados for Season 02 of “Bank On Me” October 10, 2014Business, Video GalleryNo comments
  12. Governor of Central Bank of Barbados maintains Barbados has adequate levels of ForEx

    The key to successful economic policy in small very open economies (SVOEs) like Barbados is to secure the exchange rate anchor by ensuring the country’s reserves of foreign exchange remain at an adequate level. SVOEs are price takers in international markets: they cannot increase their earnings by lowering their prices. To stay in the market […]

    April 15, 2014BusinessNo comments

    The Caribbean Export Developmental Agency (Caribbean Export) has launched an In-Firm Design and Branding initiative that will provide participating CARIFORUM state firms with technical support and financial assistance for the strengthening of their packaging design and product branding. The In-firm Design and Branding Project is the second phase of the Agency’s Brand Development initiative, the […]

    April 13, 2014Agriculture, BusinessNo comments
  14. 3.7 Million loss, HOW? Central Bank of Barbados Releases its 2013 Annual Report

    The Central Bank of Barbados submitted its 2013 Annual Report to the Minister of Finance on March 31, as required by law. This year, the report includes a special feature tracing the origins of money in Barbados. The highlights of the report are as follows: During 2013, the Bank was focused on restoring macroeconomic stability […]

    April 2, 2014Business, EditorialNo comments
  15. Striving for competitive businesses in Trinidad and Tobago

    “The Private Sector must play a pivotal role if Trinidad and Tobago is to truly become Competitive“. This statement was made by Senator Vasant Bharath, Minister of Trade, Industry and Investment as he delivered Greetings at John Dickinson Company Limited’s Compound to the Company’s Executives, members of the media and Ministry of Trade, Industry and […]

    April 1, 2014BusinessNo comments
  16. Barbadians Meet Winning Photographer of Yellow Pages’ Contest

    The distribution of the 2013/2014 Barbados Telephone Directory has come to an end, and as the curtain came down on the activity, Barbadians had the opportunity to meet and interact with Corey Reece, the amateur photographer whose prized photograph is featured on the cover. The featured photograph was chosen from among hundreds of entries submitted […]

    October 9, 2013TechnologyNo comments

    As Barbadians go about their back to school shopping, the Central Bank of Barbados is reminding retailers and the public to ensure the money they pay out and receive is genuine. “Check your money,” Octavia Gibson, Deputy Director, Currency advised. “The new notes we issued in June have more security features that make them more […]

    August 30, 2013BusinessNo comments
  18. “Haiti and Trans-Caribbean Literary Identity” newly translated to French

    House of Nehesi Publishers (HNP) has just been published the French translation of the book Haiti and Trans-Caribbean Literary Identity by Emilio Jorge Rodríguez. The new French edition, Haïti et l’identité littéraire trans-caribéenne, complete with classic photos of distinguished Haitian authors such as Fernand Hibbert and Jacques Stéphen Alexis, is available at, Arnia’s, Van […]

    June 10, 2013Books, EventsNo comments

    On Tuesday 4th June 2013, the same day that the new banknotes go into circulation, Barbadians will get the opportunity to learn more about the notes. The Central Bank of Barbados will be holding two Take Note training sessions for the public in the Frank Collymore Hall of the Tom Adams Financial Centre. The first session […]

    May 31, 2013Business, EducationNo comments
  20. Most Modern Security Features Hallmark of New Barbados Currency Notes: What is Taxpayers’ bill? Or do we charge MP’s?

    The introduction of Quantitative Easing the new series of banknotes was motivated by the Central Bank of Barbados‘ commitment to being Government’s creature its counterfeiting deterrence efforts. The new notes that will go into circulation on June 4 will therefore feature not only a new design, but also very modern and up-to-date security features. The […]

    May 19, 2013BusinessNo comments

    Recognizing the ever growing need to increase public focus on energy conversation and environmentally friendly practices, leading Telecommunications company, Digicel, has partnered with the Barbados Renewable Energy Association (BREA) to help promote its efforts. In recent years Digicel has been actively engaged in promoting energy conversation and environmentally friendly practices within its own operations, through […]

    December 15, 2012Technology1 comment
  22. “Hard to be Easing” by Nouriel Roubini – Copyright: Project Syndicate, 2012

    The United States Federal Reserve’s decision to undertake a third round of quantitative easing, or QE3, has raised three important questions. Will QE3 jump-start America’s anemic economic growth? Will it lead to a persistent increase in risky assets, especially in US and other global equity markets? Finally, will its effects on GDP growth and equity […]

    October 17, 2012Business, EducationNo comments
  23. Barbados Yellow Pages Awards Winner Of Photo Competition

    Defeating her nearest rival by some 124 votes, Carolann Doyle recently came away victorious in the Barbados Yellow Pages/Global Directories “Barbados 24/7 Giveaway” online photo contest. Ms. Doyle amassed 606 votes for her shot of the East Coast to place first in the competition which ran for two weeks, and took home a new Samsung […]

    December 7, 2011Business, FeaturedNo comments
  24. St Maarten cookbook is back for “seconds” in bookstores

    House of Nehesi Publishers (HNP) has re-released St. Martin’s bestselling cookbook over the weekend. From Yvette’s Kitchen To Your Table – A Treasury of St. Martin’s Traditional & Contemporary Cuisine by Yvette Hyman is now in its second printing at bookstores, said HNP president Jacqueline Sample. Because of enthusiastic responses from, tourism blogs, Yvette’s […]

    October 29, 2011Agriculture, Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  25. KINDLE FIRE to host 100 of DC Comics’ Graphic Novels

    Last week, DC Entertainment took its digital presence a step further by offering 100 digital graphic novels exclusively on the new Kindle Fire, the newly announced e-reader from Amazon. “Amazon has demonstrated they know e-books, and they know how to deliver them in a compelling way to mass audiences,” said Hank Kanalz, DC’s senior vice […]

    October 7, 2011Featured, TechnologyNo comments