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By Edition On Thursday, April 5th, 2018
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Oil exploration to start soon offshore Barbados

BRIDGETOWN - Exploration of Barbados’ potential offshore petroleum resources is expected to begin within the next year. Speaking in Trinidad last week at a regional symposium on Strengthening CARICOM Energy Collaboration, More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018
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Family distraught as Barbadian citizen detained in Venezuela since January

BRIDGETOWN - Relatives of a 33-year-old Venezuelan man with Barbadian heritage say they are at their wits end over his detention in a Caracas jail. In fact, they claim Gregory Hinds, who was born in the Spanish-speaking More...

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By Edition On Monday, March 5th, 2018
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Barbados condemns discrimination against Haitians by CARICOM member states

BRIDGETOWN - The Government of Barbados has expressed concern that citizens of Haiti have to obtain visas in order to travel to some CARICOM member states, although it is a member of the regional integration movement. “Barbados More...

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By Edition On Monday, February 26th, 2018
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Copa Airlines to introduce service between Barbados and Panama

BRIDGETOWN - Barbados’ Minister of Tourism and International Transport Richard Sealy has announced a partnership with Copa Airlines that will see the island receiving a twice-weekly service direct from Panama. The More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018
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Barbados, Grenada removed from EU tax haven list

BRIDGETOWN - Barbados and Grenada are among eight jurisdictions have been removed from the EU’s tax haven blacklist released late last year, following commitments made at a high political level to remedy EU concerns. The More...

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By Edition On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Controversial tax sapping life out of Barbados’ renewable energy sector

BRIDGETOWN - The Barbados 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 top official has More...

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By Edition On Monday, August 7th, 2017
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Colombian airline suspends service to Barbados

BRIDGETOWN - The Colombia-based Avianca Airlines is no longer flying to Barbados. It suspended the service last Friday, citing operational limitations. “Due to operational limitations, Avianca decided to suspend More...

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By Edition On Monday, July 3rd, 2017
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Regulator says no to Barbados government’s plan to sell oil terminal

BRIDGETOWN - The proposed sale of the Barbados National Terminal Co. Ltd (BNTCL) to regional petroleum giant Sol, which was expected to pump desperately needed foreign exchange into the economy, is now in serious More...

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By Edition On Thursday, June 8th, 2017
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Barbados wins top Caribbean Culinary Honors

"Bimshire" Wins Top Team, Bartender and Seafood Honors; BVI Takes Chef of the Year Category at Taste of the Caribbean 2017. MIAMI - Barbados is the Caribbean National Culinary Team of the Year. The Barbados Culinary More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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Barbados still has the most powerful passport in the Caribbean

LONDON – Barbados has the most powerful passport in the region and the 25th most powerful on the planet, according to the results of the latest world travel rankings. Barbados’ position in the Henley & Partners More...