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Goddard Enterprises buys out Marshall Trading

Goddard Enterprises buys out Marshall Trading

Goddard Enterprises Limited (GEL) has signed an agreement with Art Holdings Inc. (Art Holdings) to acquire 100 per cent of the shares in Marshall Trading Limited (Marshall Trading), a subsidiary of Art Holdings. The agreement took effect from June 30, however the complete transfer process should be concluded in three months’ time. Marshall Trading will […]

Barbados building CARIFESTA XIII legacy

Barbados building CARIFESTA XIII legacy

CARIFESTA XIII promises to be a diverse festival with a lasting legacy. During a media update in his Sky Mall office on Monday, Minister of Culture Stephen Lashley highlighted several plans for the festival. One notable feature is the Grand Market and Buyer’s Mall. Lashley pointed out that since Barbados had been at the forefront […]

Unions praised for ‘upping de thing’ on Government

Unions praised for ‘upping de thing’ on Government

Three political scientists and a veteran trade unionist have thrown their support behind the trade union movement as it wrestles with Government over the recent hike in the National Social Responsibility Levy (NSRL) and its failure to provide a coping subsidy for workers. However, retired head of the Department of Government, Sociology and Social Work, […]

Criminals looking to exploit soft targets, warns US official

Criminals looking to exploit soft targets, warns US official

The United States Embassy in Barbados is working with stakeholders in the local tourism industry and the Royal Barbados Police Force to weed out criminal elements who visit our shores. United States Ambassador to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean Linda Taglialatela gave stakeholders that assurance yesterday while speaking at the official opening of a seminar […]

Nothing new

Nothing new

The decision by two bands to pull out of Grand Kadooment does not appear to be bothering Chief Executive Officer of the National Cultural Foundation (NCF) Cranston Browne. He insisted yesterday that it was not strange for bands to drop out of Crop Over’s main event, and revealed that registration this year is the highest […]

Gollop defends his role in Hyatt case

Gollop defends his role in Hyatt case

Queen’s Counsel Hal Gollop has come out swinging against radio commentators who have questioned why he was representing Prime Minister Freundel Stuart in the Hyatt court matter, particularly since the senior counsel works at the law firm founded by Stuart. Not only has he dismissed any notion that Stuart would benefit financially from his involvement, […]

Blame them!

Blame them!

Despite Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler’s protestations of innocence, it has emerged that the Ministry of Finance is not entirely blameless in the delay of a settlement to the Colonial Life Insurance Company Ltd (CLICO) and British American Insurance Company (BAICO) Ltd matter, at least in the case of the BAICO transfer. Barbados TODAY investigations […]

Teen goes missing again

Teen goes missing again

The now frequent disappearing acts by a Spring Farm, St Thomas teenager have forced her grandparents to live in a state of constant fear for her life. Nineteen-year-old Shanice Nurse this morning left the home she shares with grandparents Patrick and Veltina Nicholas, and had yet to return up to the time of publication. Her […]

Veterans sticking with Kadooment

Veterans sticking with Kadooment

While two bands have pulled out of Crop Over 2017, two veteran bandleaders say they will stick it out, no matter what. The tough economic climate – partly impacted by an increase in the National Social Responsibility Levy (NSRL) from two per cent to ten per cent and the introduction of a two per cent […]