Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development, Donville Inniss (centre), speaks with Diego Gonzalez, Tax Advisor Global Relations and Development Division in the OECD. At left is Permanent Secretary, Sonia Foster.

A portion of the audience at yesterday’s meeting.


IT is anticipated in a few short years, once all goes well, this country’s International Business and Financial Services sector could be contributing in excess of one billion dollars annually to th

Sir Errol ‘Mickey’ Walrond


Sir Errol ‘Mickey’ Walrond, in his opening remarks at the Latest Updates in Ophthalmology Subspecialty Conference, decried the lack of research being carried out in Barbados.

FROM RIGHT: His Excellency Teruhiko Shinada, Ambassador of Japan to Barbados presenting Attorney General and Minister of Home Affairs, Adriel Brathwaite and Divisional Officer at the Barbados Fire Service (BFS), Errol Gaskin, with the keys to a new specialised van for the BFS from the Government of Japan yesterday.

Japan strengthens Barbados’ emergency efforts

Equipment and vehicles valued at Bds$1.8 million donated by the Government of Japan will help Barbados enhance its disaster management and relief efforts.

Opposition walks out

Members of the Opposition Barbados Labour Party walked out of Parliament yesterday after the attempt to lay the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) report resulted in protests from several government m


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