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Watch out for dirty businessmen, says former anti-corruption czar

Watch out for dirty businessmen, says former anti-corruption czar

If there are corrupt public officers in Barbados, they are being facilitated by dirty private sector businessmen and women who are prepared to bribe them for favours. That caution has come from Jamaica’s former contractor general Greg Christie, the anti-corruption czar who held the position between 2005 to 2012. Addressing the topic, The Role, Benefits […]

Energy sapped

Energy sapped

Government’s controversial hike in the National Social Responsibility Levy (NSRL) has had the effect of sapping vital energy out of this island’s renewable sector, a…

On watch

On watch

Although Barbados has not been hit by any major hurricanes so far this Altantic season, the head of this country’s private sector today complained that…

BEC looking to push ahead with “24/7” shift

BEC looking to push ahead with “24/7” shift

Local employers have been told that they need to adjust their business models in order to remain competitive. Speaking during the launch of the Barbados…

Barbados’ future lies in CARICOM – Morris

Barbados’ future lies in CARICOM – Morris

Barbados’ ambassador to the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Robert Bobby Morris is of the view that this country’s future lies in the 15-member bloc. Morris told…





Pay your taxes, Sinckler says

Pay your taxes, Sinckler says

Barbadians are being warned that should the country fall victim to a major natural disaster such as the…

‘CARICOM split on Venezuela no problem’

‘CARICOM split on Venezuela no problem’

General Secretary of the Organization of American States (OAS) Dr Luis Almargo is not concerned about the apparent…

National productivity still way too low, warns Worrell

National productivity still way too low, warns Worrell

Economist and former Central Bank Governor Dr DeLisle Worrell has warned that the level of productivity in Barbados…

Bajans slower to pay bills these days, suggests credit bureau spokesman

Bajans slower to pay bills these days, suggests credit bureau spokesman

With economic conditions in the country said to be worsening, Barbadians are not keeping up with their loans…

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