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Maloney lands major Dominica contract

Maloney lands major Dominica contract

Local precast and construction firm Preconco Limited has been awarded a major contract by the government of Dominica to assist in the housing reconstruction effort in that storm-battered Eastern Caribbean island. The development comes two months after category five Hurricane Maria bore down on Roseau, leaving behind a mountain of devastation, including significant damage and […]

New online food market launched

New online food market launched

A new agricultural trading platform was launched here this week by the Barbados Agricultural Development and Marketing Corporation (BADMC), with Minister of Agriculture Dr David…

Off target

Off target

The chances that the Freundel Stuart administration will achieve its deficit target this year following Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler’s presentation of a $542 million…

All not yet on board with Sustainable Recovery Plan

All not yet on board with Sustainable Recovery Plan

In an attempt to avoid a possible roadblock, Government is making a last-ditch effort to get the full support of all the Social Partners for…

Drinks manufacturer says extend health tax

Drinks manufacturer says extend health tax

A leading beverage manufacturer is advising Government to expand the list of unhealthy foods subjected to higher taxes as a means of reducing consumption of…





We have your back, IMF says

We have your back, IMF says

Barbados and other Caribbean countries can count on the support of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in the…

IMF not ruling out devaluation of the Barbados currency

IMF not ruling out devaluation of the Barbados currency

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has refused to rule out the possibility of a devaluation of the Barbados…

Tax concessions a ‘serious danger’ to economies – Golding

Tax concessions a ‘serious danger’ to economies – Golding

Barbados and other Caribbean countries are losing millions of dollars every year due to a number of concessions…

Bite the bullet

Bite the bullet

Barbados must make difficult decisions with the help of the Social Partnership and stick to those decisions if…

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