Barbados blessed us with Rihanna, some of the best beaches in the Caribbean, and finally but certainly not least, Prime Minister Mia Mottley.
THE market index on the Barbados Stock Exchange was up 5.6 per cent in 2018.
LOCAL RUM producer, Mount Gay Distilleries, says it is exporting approximately 85 per cent of its production and at the same time earning vital foreign exchange for Barbados.
The strategies and measures being implemented under the Barbados Economic Recovery and Transformation (BERT) Programme have begun to yield encouraging results.
From left: Scott Estabrooks, Regional Vice President Private Banking as he interacted with the other members of the leadership team, Darryl White, CEO, RBC Financial Caribbean Limited and RVP for Corporate and Investment Banking; Robert De Silva, Managing Director for RBC; Roger Cogle, Regional Vice President Retail; and Rob Johnston, Head of RBC Caribbean Banking.
Despite Barbados’ recent economic hit, Managing Director of the Royal Bank of Canada, Robert De Silva reports that there is still a healthy appetite for private banking in this country.