Commentary & Analysis

Four little words that spell prison

A U.S. jury on Thursday found Inniss guilty of two counts of money laundering stemming from two money transfers to the bank accounts of a dental office in New York and one count of conspiracy to money launder.
Commentary & Analysis

Upping our game

Ok, so we have the government trying to develop two major public themes at the same time. One: Chill and relax. Two: Work harder to compete globally!
News

Don't use petroleum-based containers, the government reminds us

However, plastic bags used for waste disposal, storage and preservation still legal.
Commentary & Analysis

Broadway to Barbados: Music for good

The show in its first-five year period produced donations to the hospital of nearly $1.5 million, which went into equipment purchase and training.
Company News

RBC sells EC operations to group of local banks

Johnathan Johannes, Managing Director of 1st National Bank of St. Lucia, said, “We formed the consortium for the express purpose of expanding the scale of the locally owned financial entities in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union.
News

From fossil fuel to renewable energy: BNOCL to install 30,000 PV systems over next decade

In light of the government’s announced plan for Barbados to become 100 per cent energy efficient by 2030, the chairman said, BNOCL’s Board decided they had to play their part in helping the country reach its goal, even though they are in the oil business.
Company News

C.G.I. to purchase Sun General; ANSA McAl to purchase Trident Insurance

These announcements follow Sagicor’s purchase of Harmony General Insurance Co. Ltd’s operations in September last year.
Commentary & Analysis

The coming demise of diesel

BRET is my lovely acronym - as I’m sure you will agree after I tell you all about it - for Barbados Renewable Energy Transformation prgramme, not to be confused with the Barbados Economic Recovery and Transformation programme.