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By Edition On Monday, January 30th, 2017
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Regulator to decide if major oil company can takeover Barbados government’s fuel facility

The sol group of companies, owned by Barbadian business magnate sir Kyffin Simpson, recently struck a deal with government for the purchase. BRIDGETOWN – It’s now up to the Fair Trading Commission (FTC), to More...

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By Edition On Thursday, December 22nd, 2016
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Barbados signs visa waiver agreement with China

BRIDGETOWN - The Barbados Cabinet recently approved a reciprocal visa waiver agreement between the governments of Barbados and China to include holders of ordinary passports. This announcement was made by minister More...

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By Edition On Thursday, November 17th, 2016
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Decriminalising marijuana a complex issue, says Barbados attorney general

BRIDGETOWN - Barbados will not be decriminalising marijuana just because other countries are doing so, without the proper supporting information on its effects, said attorney general, Adriel Brathwaite, who restated More...

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By Edition On Thursday, October 27th, 2016
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Why a priest agrees there should be a ban on religious teaching in schools

BRIDGETOWN  – Days after a university lecturer suggested that religious education should be scrapped from the school curriculum in Barbados, he’s getting some support for his call from an unlikely source – More...

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By Edition On Thursday, October 13th, 2016
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US embassy hosts Eastern Caribbean citizen science and climate change program

BRIDGETOWN - The US Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) is hosting Dr Gillian Bowser, research scientist at Colorado State University, in a three-country More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, August 17th, 2016
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Barbados welcomes weekly Suriname flight

BRIDGETOWN - Travel between Barbados, Suriname and Guyana should now be easier, thanks to the new Fly AllWays service out of the Johan Adolf Pengel International Airport in Paramaribo, Suriname. The Fly AllWays More...

Tourism
By Edition On Thursday, July 7th, 2016
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Caribbean Maverick and Innovator Adam Stewart to keynote CTO’s State of the Industry Conference in Barbados

BRIDGETOWN, -   The leader of one of the world's leading resort companies will outline a vision for Caribbean tourism as he sets the tone for the region's most important tourism gatherings, the State of the Industry More...

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By Edition On Thursday, June 30th, 2016
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Barbados Tourism Minister says island shouldn’t suffer from Brexit

BRIDGETOWN  – Barbados’ Tourism Minister Richard Sealy has sought to allay concerns that Britain’s exit from the European Union (EU) might lead to “fall out” in terms of tourist arrivals from that territory. He More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, May 11th, 2016
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Barbados awards offshore exploration block to Repsol

BRIDGETOWN - Prime Minister Freundel Stuart says the award of the Black Belly offshore exploration block to Repsol SA represents “another bold step” in Barbados’ journey towards realising its offshore petroleum More...

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By Edition On Friday, May 6th, 2016
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JetBlue inaugural flight leaves from Fort Lauderdale to Barbados

BRIDGETOWN - Barbados’ tourism industry is set to get a major boost with the new daily JetBlue direct flight from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Additionally, many Barbadians can now access this service to shop and More...