Tag Archives: survey

  1. Companies Must Complete the Balance of Payments Survey

    The Central Bank of Barbados (CBB) reminds how companies must now complete the Balance of Payments Survey, a survey of the international transactions of establishments that operate in Barbados, commonly known as the BOP survey. Citing Section 69 of the new Central Bank of Barbados Act, which was passed in Parliament in December 2020, the […]

    April 1, 2021BusinessNo comments
  2. Three quarters of CEOs predict a return to growth in 2021 – PwC’s 24th Global CEO Survey

    One year after COVID-19 was declared a pandemic, CEOs are voicing record levels of optimism in the global economic recovery, with 76% of business leaders predicting that economic growth will improve in 2021. The number is lower for Caribbean region CEOs, with 69% saying they believe global economic growth will improve. PwC’s 24th Annual Global […]

    March 19, 2021Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  3. 93 Year Old Woman makes 16th COVID Fatality for Barbados

    Covid-19 has struck another death blow in Barbados. In the early hours of this morning, February 4, the disease claimed the life of a 93 year old Barbadian lady. With her passing, the number of Covid-19 related deaths in Barbados now stands at 16. At the time of her passing, the senior citizen had been […]

    February 4, 2021Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  4. Digital transformation survey from the CBB

    The CBB wants to hear from you. Take their short (three questions) digital transformation survey and then watch the Caribbean Economic Forum on Tuesday, October 27 at 8:00 p.m.

    October 22, 2020Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  5. Concerns about risk of exposure to COVID-19 impact immunization services in the Americas

    While Countries of the Americas have implemented innovative strategies to boost immunization programs during the COVID-19 pandemic, concerns about risk of exposure, as well as challenges accessing services during lockdown, have led to a reduction in vaccination coverage, a series of internal surveys from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) show. The surveys were conducted […]

    August 17, 2020Featured, HealthNo comments
  6. Trinidad And Tobago’s Coastal Protection Unit And Water Resources Agency Initiate A Call For Papers For The Integrated Water Resources And Coastal Symposium (IWRCS)

    Trinidad And Tobago’s Ministry of Works and Transport’s (MOWT‘s) Coastal Protection Unit (CPU), and the Water and Sewerage Authority’s (WASA‘s) Water Resources Agency (WRA) have launched a call for papers for the inaugural Integrated Water Resources and Coastal Symposium (IWRCS). With the special focus, “Island Life: Water from Ridge to Reef“, IWRCS2020 promises a focused […]

    November 23, 2019Breaking News, Featured, NatureNo comments

    Residents in the areas of Pegwell Boggs, Church Hill and Charnocks Christ Church will soon have a team in the area conducting a survey on behalf of the Barbados National Terminal Company Ltd (BNTCL). In a few weeks’ time, BNTCL will be embarking on a major pipeline maintenance programme for its Oistins to Terminal and […]

    April 22, 2019Business, FeaturedNo comments
  8. Caribbean-American Elected Officials Urged To Speak Up On Racist US Census Changes

    Caribbean-American elected officials are being urged to speak up on new US Census changes by the Donald Trump administration that could cost them their jobs. Such a move will not only result in the further under-count of the Caribbean and other immigrant populations already living in fear of Trump’s immigration round-ups, but it will lead […]

    April 2, 2018TravelNo comments
  9. Solutions Barbados Perspective: ‘Telling The People The Truth’

    CADRES recently conducted a poll in order to identify voters’ political party preferences. Most voters polled reportedly preferred either the BLP or the DLP. After analysing the poll, I understood how voters could be easily manipulated. When asking questions, there is normally a context around which each question is framed, that can result in different […]

    August 9, 2017EditorialNo comments

    Digicel customers benefit from the fastest 4G network in Barbados – that’s the big news coming from an independent report by experts Brightcomms this week. With Digicel’s 4G network delivering speeds more than twice as fast as the competitor’s network, Digicel’s 2G or voice network was also singled out for praise in the area of […]

    January 24, 2016TechnologyNo comments

    This was part of the findings released at Almond Bay in Hastings when the Criminal Justice Research & Planning Unit made public their report on “Release of Updated Homicide Study.” Senior Research Officer Kim Ramsay told participants the data collected was from 1980 to present, with statistics from the 80’s and 90’s somewhat sketchy while […]

    November 17, 2015CrimeNo comments

    Senior Research Officer with the Criminal Justice Research and Planning Unit (CJRPU), Kim Ramsay, told clergy, teachers and other stakeholders at Almond Bay that many of the incidents which have Barbadians concerned is simply a misguided quest to earn respect. What programmes are needed to show how to replace those values will take time and […]

    November 16, 2015CrimeNo comments

    Not resting on their laurels, the Barbados Tourism Product Authority continues to hone their database of clientele by analysing traceable social media to fine tune their outreach programme. Manager of Research and Product Integration – Wynsley Alleyne spoke of the importance of data to augment their latest initiative “Island Treasures.” The BTPA official says gathering […]

    October 25, 2015Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  14. Barbadians not filling surveys can hurt their own chances at growing regionally

    Barbados still is at the embryonic stage of D&A – not what CSI uses to solve cases but the term, Data And Analytics, where the number or locale of social media entries assist individuals and companies in creating better decisions on numerous activities. The KPMG partner sees the need for Barbados to speedily evolve to […]

    October 25, 2015TechnologyNo comments

    According to studies conducted by fisheries experts, there is scope to almost double fishing efforts and increase production from some shrimp and groundfish stocks in the Brazil-Guianas shelf in coming years. Shrimp and groundfish fisheries experts from the Brazil-Guianas Shelf sub-region, met in Barbados, 7-8 September, at a regional Workshop on Investing in Ecosystem-based Shrimp […]

    September 19, 2015AgricultureNo comments
  16. Xerox Tops Quocirca Managed Print Services Market Landscape Report for 6th Year

    Xerox has again retained the top position in worldwide managed print services (MPS), according to the latest market landscape report by analyst research group Quocirca. The 2015 rankings mark Xerox’s sixth consecutive year as the leader. Xerox helps companies optimize their printing infrastructure with MPS, and streamlines their communication and business processes to grow revenue, […]

    September 17, 2015TechnologyNo comments

    Barbados has been recognized as a winner in the 2015 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice™ awards for Islands, ranking third in the top 10 of all competing island destinations. For the third straight year TripAdvisor has highlighted the world’s top islands based on the millions of reviews and opinions collected in a single year from travelers around […]

    June 29, 2015TravelNo comments
  18. Violent crime in Santo Domingo is down

    According to a report issued by Dominican Republic’s Citizen Safety Observatory, violence, crime and robberies declined significantly from January to March 2015. During the first quarter of 2015, there were 453 murders, 4% below last year’s figure, deaths due to criminal activity were down 10%, murders by persons unknown were down by 36% and deaths due […]

    June 20, 2015CrimeNo comments
  19. “Working Women” by Felicia Browne

    A few weeks ago, a friend shared the good news of getting a new job. She was very excited by the idea of working with a high-end organization and making a good salary. As I congratulated her, I couldn’t help but reflect on the fact that my friend would likely face economic inequities in women’s […]

    June 15, 2015BusinessNo comments
  20. Caribbean Development Bank’s Statement on International Women’s Day – Dr. William Warren Smith, President of the Caribbean Development Bank

    This year marks significant milestones in the global development agenda, including the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and the adoption of a new sustainable development agenda to replace the existing Millennium Development Goals. There is growing consensus that Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment will be even more crucial to this […]

    March 8, 2015Education, FeaturedNo comments

    Get Soca 2015 debuts at #3 on Billboard’s Reggae Albums chart, dated 7th March 2015. This is the first all-star compilation from FOX FUSE – the largest worldwide digital distributor of contemporary soca music, and spotlights the FOX FUSE roster of talented producers and artists. Jam-packed with 21 blockbuster songs, this flagship, definitive soca collection features […]

    March 6, 2015MusicNo comments
  22. Central Bank of Barbados wants businesses to take part in the 2015 Balance of Payments Survey: Only if Quarterly Press Conferences resume!

    The Central Bank of Barbados is encouraging businesses to participate in the 2015 Balance of Payments Survey, which commences on February 25. This is a critical exercise. The Balance of Payments Survey enables the Bank to produce an array of external sector statistics that are essential to the sound management of the Barbadian economy. It […]

    February 21, 2015BusinessNo comments
  23. Caribbean Development Bank partners with Ministry of Education for project to improve schooling

    The official launch of The Consultancy Services for the Development of a School Location Plan with School Mapping Model was marked by support and praise from those collaborating on the effort. He noted that the procurement and execution of the consultancy would strengthen the decision-making capacity of the Ministry, primarily as it related to the […]

    February 9, 2015EducationNo comments
  24. IMPACT JUSTICE PROJECT HEEDS HEADS OF GOVERNMENT CALL – Regional Legal Education Review Scheduled for May 2015

    The Barbados-based Improved Access to Justice in the Caribbean Project (IMPACT Justice) heeds the call from CARICOM Heads of Government, for an urgent review of legal education in the Community. The justice sector reform project has approved funding to conduct a survey of legal education in the region. IMPACT Justice hosted a meeting at the […]

    January 14, 2015CrimeNo comments
  25. IDB to launch new open data portal on development in Latin America & Caribbean

    The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) just revealed it will launch in the first quarter of 2015 Numbers for Development, a free and open data portal focused on Latin American and Caribbean development indicators. The new portal will allow users to access and utilize a wealth of IDB data on topics ranging from social inclusion to global […]

    December 29, 2014BusinessNo comments