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Offshore worry

Offshore worry

With over $200 million in losses reported since 2007, the Executive Director of Barbados International Business Association (BIBA) Henderson Holmes today expressed strong concern that the country’s number two sector after tourism was fast losing money. “In 2007 our total contribution from the international business sector through corporate tax was just over $350 million. My […]

CDB sued

CDB sued

The region’s leading lending institution is bracing for a major legal battle over the sacking of one its senior officers. Former Director of Information Technology…

Tourism arrivals, bookings up with US market key

Tourism arrivals, bookings up with US market key

Barbados’ tourism officials are reporting a promising tourism performance for the first eight months of this year. Chairman of the Tourism Development Corporation (TDC) Martin…

Worse shape ever

Worse shape ever

Economist Ryan Straughn is cautioning the Opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP) that if it wins the next election, it will inherit an economy that is…

Region on course for one per cent growth – World Bank

Region on course for one per cent growth – World Bank

Despite the recent impact of natural disasters, the World Bank says the Latin American and Caribbean region remains on course to record modest economic growth…





Sell the loss-making Transport Board, suggests Opposition spokesman

Sell the loss-making Transport Board, suggests Opposition spokesman

With the economy as it stands, an Opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP) spokesman last night returned to the…

Bite the bullet!

Bite the bullet!

Barbadians need not fear the Washington-based International Monetary Fund (IMF) as if it were the “boogeyman”, says Director…

Tourism researcher warns of new uncertainty in the Canadian market

Tourism researcher warns of new uncertainty in the Canadian market

A Canadian travel researcher is warning Barbados and other tourism-dependent islands that they simply cannot afford to rest…

Grenada supports Barbados’ call for new vulnerability index

Grenada supports Barbados’ call for new vulnerability index

In the wake of the recent hurricane devastation suffered by the Caribbean, Grenada is supporting calls made by…

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