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A marriage worth reviewing

Telecommunications are not a luxury in the 21st century reality. Although the Barbados Government is not yet up-to-date, many services needed for overseas governments are now on web-based platforms. Further, as a part of our own economic planning, Barbados touts services as a major plank of its development strategy. If an economy is going to […]

Odle’s formula for success

Odle’s formula for success

He makes it clear that he was not born with a gold spoon in his mouth. Neither did he join a family business to get a start in life. In fact, veteran hotelier Peter Odle will be the first to tell you that when he started his journey in hotel management, he had no prior […]

Issues with NCC ruling

About two years ago, the National Conservation Commission (NCC), as part of Government’s retrenchment exercise, terminated the employment of a number of workers. There was much industrial relations tension. The whole brouhaha culminated with the filing of unfair dismissal claims with an Employment Rights Tribunal which at the time did not exist in actuality. Fast […]

A Dynamic Diva

A Dynamic Diva

Name: Chamara Hollingsworth. Age: 32 Education: Women Innovators Network in the Caribbean (WINC) Small Business Association Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Council Samuel Jackman Prescod Polytechnic University of the West Indies (Cave Hill) Barbados Community College (BCC) Christ Church Foundation School Qualifications: Bachelor of Science in Management Studies Associate Degree in Business Studies Occupation: […]

Populism – The Bajan Way

The focus of today’s article is on several intricacies and fallacies surrounding the term ‘populism’ that deserve the nation’s critical attention. Populism, one of ‘the most controversial’ and unclear terms used in the social sciences, generally embraces two connotations: (1) to describe political movements and, (2) to characterize a type of politician. The term grew […]

The good news gospel

The question, ‘what gospel music really is?’ has been hotly debated in various fora around Barbados and those who purport to know are divided when it comes to the specific history or roots of this musical genre.  Many agree that gospel music is about the good news of Jesus Christ and ought to reflect such. […]

Getting NCDs into the headlines

Getting NCDs into the headlines

Getting the message into the minds of Barbadians that non-communicable chronic diseases (NCDs) are a cause of death in young and old, remains a struggle for health officials who continue to see a high human toll from these largely preventable illnesses. Heart problems, hypertension, diabetes, cancer, and issues associated with breathing are major killers in […]

A case of economic incompetence

This week, I am responding to the latest Central Bank report for the first six months of 2016 whilst keeping previous reports in mind.  As I have mentioned before, economies are dynamic systems with complex interrelations that change over time. Hence, every economic report is linked to previous ones and should provide some clarity as […]

Dealing with employee indiscipline

There is an expectation in every workplace that standards of discipline will be observed. This applies to employees at all levels, inclusive of management and supervisory personnel, who are duty-bound to adhere to policy guidelines, rules, regulations and established procedures. The culture of the work environment more often than not tends to dictate the customs […]

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