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New directors appointed

CIBC FirstCaribbean has made two appointments within its Wealth Management senior leadership team. Marcia Cyrus has been confirmed as the new Director of International Banking and Kriss Marcus has been appointed Director of Investment Management. Cyrus, a Barbadian who joined CIBC FirstCaribbean in 2007, has most recently performed the role of head of international banking […]

Major events and tourism

Events are extremely critical to our tourism product. Whenever there is a major event on the island, there is a raise in the level of excitement in relation the destination. During the course of the next week, the Barbados Food & Wine and Rum Festiva

New renewable energy factory opens

Solaris Energy Limited has opened the Caribbean’s newest and most modern renewable energy manufacturing facility.

Faith in Coke-Hamilton

When the Caribbean Export Development Agency held their 26th board meeting in Antigua recently, it was unanimously agreed that Pamela Coke-Hamilton will continue for another two years as the Executive Director of Caribbean Export, based in Barbados. The board reviewed the implementation of second year work programme of 10th EDF (January – August 2012) and […]

City spectacle in the making

Bridgetown will be transformed into a City of fun, food and fashion when The Revitalisation of Bridgetown Initiative in conjunction with the Urban Development Commission hosts Bridgetown Alive. From 10 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 24, Bridgetown will come alive with a fashion show, entertainment and a home show display. From 10 a.m. […]

Oil hunt

Stuart: Gov’t committed to tapping into island’s natural resources

Saving with solar

With gas prices constantly rising these days, Solar Watt understands that Barbadians are looking to save wherever they can. Even after you’ve ensured everything non-essential is unplugged or turned off when not deliberately in use, it can still seem like there is more that can be done to keep more money in your pocket each […]

Cover Drive joins HIV fight

Local quartet Cover Drive is teaming up with the National HIV/AIDS Commission in observance of AIDS Awareness Week this year

Business talk

Seminar to expose lawyers to international business ideas

Suzuki committed

American Suzuki Motor Corporation, the sole distributor in the continental United States of Suzuki Motor Corporation automobiles, motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles and marine outboard engines, has announced that it plans to realign its business to focus on the long-term growth of its motorcycles/ATV and marine divisions and wind down in order to discontinue new automobile sales […]

Sagicor sponsors BEF event

The Barbados Entrepreneurship Foundation is on a mission and Sagicor Life Inc. is lending its full support.

IDB feeds the army

The Inter-American Development Bank recently served up some goodwill to the poor at the Salvation Army Community Feeding Centre.

Bolt leaves mark

Usain Bolt inspires Kolij student to writing success

BL&P backs academics

As Barbados celebrated Education Month, the Barbados Light & Power Company is exhibiting its commitment to education, staff and families. Shift Charge Supervisor in the Generation Department, Ian Hunte, was recently presented with the inaugural Emera/Barbados Light & Power Scholarship on behalf of his daughter Zoe Hunte. The scholarship, which was offered in association with […]

Lending a helping hand

Last week I wrote about the impact of Hurricane Sandy and within the course of a week, the northeastern shore of the United States is being adversely affected once again by bad weather. This time the snow is causing severe weather problems along the eastern seaboard. For many years, hoteliers here in Barbados and indeed […]

Diabetes symposium

Focussed on improving health care management for diabetic patients An important health care symposium focused on the treatment of diabetics is due to be held in the Hibiscus room at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre on November 9 and 10. The event is being sponsored by the Barbados Diabetes Foundation in conjunction with the National […]

Committed to communities

While the National Initiative on Service Excellence 100 Improvements in 100 Days project ended a few months ago, its benefits continue to be extended through some Scotiabank employees. Staff at the bank’s main Broad Street branch took an unusual approach of extending the initiative by shoring up the HIV/AIDS Food Bank. Support for the AIDS […]

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