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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...

The Barbados Culinary Team in Miami Tuesday
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...

Freundel Stuart
By Edition On Monday, March 13th, 2017
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As far as debt performance goes, Barbados is now on the same level as Greece

BRIDGETOWN – Barbados’ Prime Minister Freundel Stuart may not think much of the pronouncements of international ratings agencies, but the rest of the world is watching, with respected business publication Bloomberg More...

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By Edition On Monday, March 6th, 2017
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Barbados Tourism Minister warns against rushing to an Airbnb tax

BRIDGETOWN – With an increasing number of visitors choosing homestay options provided through services like Airbnb over hotels, the traditional accommodation sector wants to see those providing unregistered lodging More...

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By Edition On Thursday, March 2nd, 2017
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New direct flight: London Heathrow – Barbados by Virgin Atlantic

Commencing winter 2017, travelers will be able to fly directly between London Heathrow Airport and Grantley Adams International Airport, thanks to a new service from Virgin Atlantic. The new, twice-weekly service More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
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Rubis Caribbean ready for battle over oil terminal sale in Barbados

BRIDGETOWN – Rubis Caribbean has declared war to protect its multi-million dollar investment in Barbados as it anxiously awaits a decision from the Fair Trading Commission (FTC) on the proposed sale of the Barbados More...

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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...