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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...

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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...