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  1. “Caribbean Agency Delivers Swifter Justice in The Bahamas” by Gerard Best

    Judicial officers in The Bahamas have taken major steps towards a more modern, technology-enabled system of administration. A new agreement between the Bahamas Government and the Caribbean Agency for Justice Solutions will see the introduction of electronic filing and automated case management technology, making the dispensation of justice more efficient and effective for all users. […]

    January 21, 2023TechnologyNo comments
  2. NIA invests in top-of-the-line photo finish system for Nevis Athletics Stadium

    The Ministry of Education continues to enhance its athletic programme at the Nevis Athletics Stadium at Long Point with the recent addition of a top-of-the-line photo finish system. “This will go a long way to advancing track and field here on the island of Nevis. “When I assumed the role of Minister of Education some […]

    January 16, 2023AthleticsNo comments
  3. Export Barbados (BIDC) signs MOU with Alveo Technologies, Inc.

    Export Barbados (BIDC) and Alveo Technologies, Inc., a California-based company specializing in molecular sensing and diagnostics, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to co-develop Alveo’s novel molecular sensing platform while contributing to the development of Barbados’ life sciences industry. Export Barbados (BIDC) has responsibility for advancing the life sciences industry of Barbados, which it […]

    January 11, 2023BusinessNo comments
  4. New Barbadian Banknotes are Now Circulating Today

    Barbados’ new series of banknotes is in circulation from today. The Central Bank of Barbados first announced the new series in April this year. At the time, it revealed that in addition to getting a design overhaul, the new notes would be made of polymer rather than the traditional cotton-based “paper” substrate. “After more than […]

    December 5, 2022Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  5. 50th Anniversary and Strokes of Genius: Ian Kenyon, Chief Executive Officer

    Getting to 50 is indeed an achievement in any context , cricket for one but in Business it really is quite a rare event. Based on global statistics only 45% of all Companies make it to their 5th birthday, only 36% to their 10th and only 21% to their 20th. The statistics then stop but […]

    November 18, 2022Business, Photo GalleryNo comments

    Massycard (Barbados) Limited (MCBL) signed an agreement for the sale of its credit card portfolio to Delta Payments Services (Barbados) Limited (Delta). Delta, a FinTech company incorporated in Barbados, is wholly owned by the Private Equity firm, Delta Capital Partners Limited. Delta’s objective is to build a leading digital payments services and consumer finance firm […]

    October 6, 2022Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments

    The Caribbean will welcome some of the biggest names in the fintech world this October to its first-ever global fintech summit. The Fintech Islands Experience (FiX 2022), produced by the US-based FinCAP Global LLC., takes place in Barbados from October 5 through 7 at the Hilton Barbados Resort. Attendees will participate in a three-day schedule […]

    August 21, 2022Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  8. DR’s monorail and cable car to be in operation by 2024

    The monorail under construction in Santiago will be in service by February 2024 and the Santiago cable car will begin operating in September 2023. The project builders Manuel Estrella, of Estrella Engineering and Jhael Isa, director of the Office of Uban and Interurban Mobility Projects took President Luis Abinader on a tour during his visit […]

    August 19, 2022Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  9. Nevisian Leader indicates Desalination plant is nearing implementation stage

    Plans to construct a solar powered desalination plant in Nevis are advancing towards the implementation stage, Premier Mark Brantley recently revealed. The Premier said through his diplomatic negotiations with the government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) during his tenure as Foreign Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, he had successfully procured two such plants, […]

    August 19, 2022Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  10. SECRET HEADQUARTERS (2022) Owen Wilson

    Directors: Henry Joost & Ariel Schulman Writers: Josh Koenigsberg (screen writer), Henry Joost (screen writer) & Ariel Schulman (screen writer) Stars: Owen Wilson, Jesse Williams & Michael Peña

    July 22, 2022Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  11. Innovation & digitization in MSME’s will drive Caribbean job growth

    The micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) of the Caribbean can drive job growth, especially through digitization in a “post-COVID” environment. This is according to the Caribbean Export Development Agency, which opined that the Caribbean must “look to areas such as business, cultural and recreational services, where we leverage the strengths of our MSMEs and […]

    July 8, 2022TechnologyNo comments
  12. UNPLUGGING starring Eva Longoria (Executive Producer for 1st John Wick)

    Think a rustic getaway with no cell service, Internet or social media is a romantic way to repair your marriage and sex life? Think again. Meet Dan and Jeanine Dewerson. The only spark in their bedroom is from the wall socket. Their daughter’s best friend is her iPad. Dan’s not going to take it anymore […]

    April 16, 2022Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  13. Barbadian blockchain company Bridge Network raises BBD $7.6M to accelerate the growth of blockchain interconnectivity

    Bridge Network, one of the first decentralized finance projects launched out of Barbados, has secured $3.8M USD or $7.6M BBD in funding from major technology venture capitalists including FTX Ventures, MEXC Global, Grit Capital, Blockfinex, Master Ventures and Barbadian venture studio, the Abed Group. Founded by Barbadian-Guyanese entrepreneur Kimberly Adams, Bridge Network is a middleware […]

    April 12, 2022UncategorizedNo comments
  14. 4 things you need to know about the modern development of the entertainment sector

    How we derive entertainment from games, art and media is a mirror image of our inherent traditions and needs—the culture upon which we build our lives. The entertainment sector has again undergone disruptions that altered its modus operandi due to new realities that present dynamic opportunities and challenges for both brands and investors in the […]

    March 29, 2022Breaking News, Cinema, FeaturedNo comments
  15. Nevisian Leader hails commissioning of a new 3.8MW generator for NEVLEC, as historic day for Nevis

    Premier of Nevis – Mark Brantley, cut the ribbon recently to officially commission a new 3.8megawatt Wärtsilä generator at the Nevis Electricity Company (NEVLEC) power plant at Prospect. Mr. Brantley, who is also the Minister of Finance and Economic Planning in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), said the occasion presented an historic day for the […]

    March 24, 2022TechnologyNo comments
  16. ICT Ministers approve CARICOM Secretariat-led action plans to fast-track digital transformation

    Ministers of ICT on Friday unanimously approved the CARICOM Secretariat-led action plans to accelerate the Region’s digital transformation. The Secretariat presented the plans to the Ministers at a Special Meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) on ICT which was held virtually. The plans include the draft action plan for fast-tracking digital […]

    February 13, 2022TechnologyNo comments
  17. Bahamas Mobile Lab to be Upgraded with Support from EU & CDB

    Businesses in The Bahamas will be better able to meet international criteria under a new project valued at over EUR €400,000 which is being supported by the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the European Union (EU). Funding of EUR €434 923 is being provided under the EPA and CSME Standby Facility to establish a new […]

    January 17, 2022Business, FeaturedNo comments
  18. (Devil’s Advocate) Omicron Vs Bajan School System: Is Education at whim of Voting?

    C A V E A T Received via anonymous remailer routed from Austria, this is a local complaint from a very impassioned young man from St Michael North East I believe I can speak for the parents of young school age children in Barbados when I say that enough is enough. Our children are suffering. […]

    January 7, 2022Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments

    Digicel Group announced they acquired a strategic stake in Caribbean-based Symptai Consulting Limited, which will result in the two companies partnering to help companies bring their strategic vision to life through technology. The partnership is good news for Government and corporate customers across the Caribbean with combined consulting capabilities and service delivery excellence. This will […]

    December 22, 2021BusinessNo comments
  20. IAPP designates the Caribbean an ‘Emerging Market’ for Data Privacy

    Caribbean countries have been positioned to improve their capacity for information privacy management through the recent designation of the region as having ‘Emerging Market‘ status granted by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). This comes as Caribbean nations have been passing legislation on Data Privacy, including Trinidad and Barbados. Jamaica passed its own Data […]

    August 13, 2021TechnologyNo comments
  21. Coding and Robotics Rock! IGT Kicks Off Its Groundbreaking Summer Camp

    The innovative virtual summer programme, the IGT Coding and Robotics Rock Camp for Caribbean students got under way today. Mona GeoInformatics Limited (MGI) at the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus is delivering the training, sponsored by International Game Technology (IGT), to students from IGT’s flagship After School Advantage (ASA) Programme. Child Development Specialist […]

    August 11, 2021Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  22. Applications Open for the Third Cohort of USVI Based Tech Startup Accelerator, Accelerate VI

    The University of the Virgin Island’s (UVI) Research and Technology Park (RTPark) announced today that applications are now open for the 2021 cohort of Accelerate VI (AVI), a startup accelerator which supports the growth of the local tech ecosystem by helping tech entrepreneurs scale their businesses in the USVI. The program seeks to attract companies […]

    August 3, 2021EducationNo comments
  23. Young Innovators Call for Mindset Shift and Practical Action to Support Innovation in the Caribbean

    Be bold. Don’t fear failure. Think differently about education. These were some of the key messages coming from the panel of young global and regional innovators and entrepreneurs in the final seminar of the Caribbean Development Bank’s recently ended 51st Annual Meeting of its Board of Governors. In the discussion, panellists homed in on the […]

    July 25, 2021TechnologyNo comments
  24. The Barbados Accreditation Council Launches New Website

    The Barbados Accreditation Council has revamped its online presence with an all-new website. The BAC, the sole External Quality Assurance Agency in Barbados, is responsible for the maintaining of quality assurance and quality enhancement in post-secondary institutions and providers, as well as issuing and verifying CARICOM Skills Certificates for CARICOM Nationals. According to the Information […]

    June 16, 2021TechnologyNo comments
  25. Nevis passes the 4000 mark for COVID-19 vaccinations, almost 500 vaccinated in 3 days

    Nevisian Premier Mark Brantley, Minister of Health in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), is encouraged that as at May 26th, over 4,000 persons on Nevis had taken their first dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. He said since the recent outbreak of the virus on St. Kitts, there has been an uptick in the number […]

    May 31, 2021HealthNo comments