FROM LEFT: Cleviston Haynes, Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados; Kim Williams, BARAIFA Treasurer; Kwedu Reid, First Vice President of BARAIFA; Lana Butcher, President of BARAIFA; and Timothy Nicholls, Second Vice President of
BARAIFA on the panel at the conference.

Members of the Barbados Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (BARAIFA) are concerned about banks conducting insurance activities, and are wondering who is policing these banks from encroaching on the insurance market? This issue was... more

Managing Director of BSE, Marlon Yarde.

The Barbados Stock Exchange (BSE) has set its sights on becoming a global player on the international market in the exchange business. Speaking during the sixth annual BSE Conference on Corporate Governance and Accountability, Managing Director of... more

Outgoing President of CTUSAB Cedric Murrell and Minister of Labour and the Social Partnership, Colin Jordan, have a chat during the proceedings.

Minister of Labour and Social Partnership Relations, Colin Jordan is making a plea for there to be effective communication within the island’s workplaces. “Too many of the issues that we have in all sectors arise because people do not sit down and... more

Governor General Her Excellency Dame Sandra Mason (centre), Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Amor Mottley (left), and Chinese Ambassador to Barbados Yan Xiusheng cut a massive cake in celebration of the 69th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China, during a reception which was held at the Hilton Barbados on Wednesday night.

PRIME Minister of Barbados Mia Amor Mottley has tasked the Ministry of Foreign Affairs with ensuring that Barbados can be a part of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), a developmental strategy which interconnects over 65 countries across the... more

Minister of Energy Wilfred Abrahams (centre) flipping the switch to the Barbados Public Sector Smart Energy Program (PSSEP) Retrofit Public Buildings with Photo-voltaic Systems, at the Forensic Science Centre, as Head of Delegation European Union Daniela Tramacere (second at right), Vice President of Countries of the IDB Alexandre Meira da Rosa (right), Director of the Forensic Science Centre Cheryl Corbin (second at left), and Managing Director of Solar Watt Systems Inc. Joshua Hunte, look on.

GOVERNMENT is injecting millions into its quest to turn Barbados into a green economy, to save energy cost and contribute to a reduction in toxic emissions. Yesterday, while speaking during the Site Visit and Commissioning of the Barbados Public... more

Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados, Cleviston Haynes (left), in conversation with
Professor Avinash Persaud, one of Government’s Economic Advisors, during yesterday’s media briefing.

Persons are being told to expect a certain level of discomfort within the coming years as the Government of Barbados seeks to reduce its debt. This comment was made by Cleviston Haynes, Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados, as he delivered... more

News Stories

Managing Director of BSE, Marlon Yarde.

The Barbados Stock Exchange (BSE) has set its sights on becoming a global player on the international market in the exchange business.

Persons are being told to think twice before forwarding messages which could be construed by the receiver as sexual harassment, and thereby land them in hot water.

Even in saying his goodbyes as head of the Congress of Trade Unions and Staff Associations of Barbados (CTUSAB), Cedric Murrell expressed his wish that the Barbados Workers’ Union (BWU) returns to

Business News

There must be greater collaboration among key players in the cruise passenger industry in order for that sector to attain its goals.

BARBADOS has been told that there must be greater collaboration among key players in the cruise passenger industry in order for that sector to attain its goals.

Sports

AFTER countless rain interruptions the second Sandals International Series One Day International match between the Windies Women and South Africa women was forced to be abandoned at 3:45 p.m.

Omega XL Deacons men’s team handed Cawmere their second defeat when the Barbados Volleyball Association's Goddard Enterprises limited Senior Knock Out tournament continued at the Garfield Sobers Gy

IN some tricky and difficult conditions Joshua Kelly won the Barbados Cycling Union’s (BCU final race of the 2018 season on Sunday.

Columns

In light of the current state of the Barbadian economy, it is more necessary than ever for each person to determine ways in which it can be improved.

In Barbados, we have a saying that ‘when the head is bad, the whole body is bad’ and it is often repeated when speaking of persons with a mental illness.

For several decades now, Barbados has been faced with an ever-increasing demand for housing that it has found difficult to satisfy.

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