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Sutherland: Gov't looking at credit unions' options post-CarIFS

The Barbados Government is looking for an alternative platform to CarIFS, focussing on how it can assist the credit union movement with an ICT solution for customer payments.
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In UK, Barbados wins ‚ÄėFavourite Cruise Destination‚Äô award for 2019

Barbados, which is working to rebuild its cruise ship business after a period of decline, received a boost in the UK market recently with the award of ‚ÄėFavourite Cruise Destination‚Äô, at the 2019 Cruise International‚Äôs British Cruise Awards.

FTC says it can't tell banks what to charge

The ongoing complaints about what some critics have called excessive fees charged by the commercial banks operating in Barbados has led to a response from the Fair Trading Commission.
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Mottley: Region on "front line" of climate change effects

"All of us who are continuously being affected, have to recognise that this doesn‚Äôt happen out of the blue.‚ÄĚ
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Diamonds Int'l partners with Hublot to support Tridents

Diamonds International, with the support of internationally recognized luxury brand Hublot, has announced their partnership with the Barbados Tridents 2019 team at a cocktail event held at the Diamonds International outlet at Limegrove Lifestyle Centre.
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Hewitt: Regulatory goalposts always shifting in international business sector

‚ÄćThe ‚Äúgoalposts‚ÄĚ for the International Business Sector are continually shifting and Barbados must work to stay on top of things, says Kathy-Ann Hewitt, executive director of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Barbados.
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ACCS President says copyright revenue for Caribbean much lower than worldwide

Mr. Arnold made the disclosure at the Association of Caribbean Copyright Societies (ACCS) inaugural symposium, which was held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Port of Spain in late August.
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Barbados escapes major damage from weakened Dorian

During an early morning press briefing at the National Emergency Operations Centre, Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley reminded residents that there were still three full months to go in the season, and urged them to continue their preparedness efforts, and cleaning up the country.

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