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Way out!

Way out!

Barbados is among countries in the region that appear to be stuck in a “middle income trap”. And to get out of it, Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of the West Indies Cave Hill Campus Dr Justin Robinson suggests that businesses need to take the lead in innovation. “Generally, when […]

Job cuts looming due to new taxes, says Bryan

Job cuts looming due to new taxes, says Bryan

One of the popular Bridgetown retailers is warning Barbadians to brace for price rises of no less than ten to 12 per cent once Government’s…

Concern over new port fee

Concern over new port fee

Truckers transporting cargo from the Bridgetown Port are fuming over a $500 “repositioning fee” to be implemented on July 1, arguing that it could drive…

Sir Charles responds to Jepter

Sir Charles responds to Jepter

Construction magnate Sir Charles Williams has slammed Democratic Labour Party Senator Jepter Ince over his description of local business community as parasites, who are unwilling…

Above board

Above board

An assurance Monday from developers of the Sam Lord’s Development Project that they intend to operate within the four corners of Barbados’ laws. Acting General…





Don’t over regulate sharing economy, Govt told

Don’t over regulate sharing economy, Govt told

An advocacy group for Barbadians who offer their homes to visitors through the home share programme Airbnb is…

Sealy upbeat about tourism, Myers cautious

Sealy upbeat about tourism, Myers cautious

While Minister of Tourism Richard Sealy Wednesday night sounded upbeat about the island’s tourism sector, Chairman of the…

Hyatt lessons

Hyatt lessons

With the proposed construction here of the US$100 million Hyatt Centric Resort currently embroiled in controversy, some regional…

Small businesses to push back against taxes

Small businesses to push back against taxes

The island’s small businesses are planning to turn up the heat on Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler over…

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