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Scotiabank renews its commitment to the region

Brendan King, Scotiabank’s senior vice president for international banking, was in Barbados recently to personally deliver the bank’s ongoing commitment to Barbados.

Management training underway for public officers

According to Director of the Learning and Development Directorate Fay-Marie Browne, the programme will expose the selected public officers to a wide range of current management techniques and practices.

Barbados reaches deal on foreign debt with creditors' group

The Government of Barbados and the Barbados External Creditor Committee said on October 18 that they had reached an agreement in principle to exchange some of the Government’s U.S. dollar-denominated debt for new bonds to be issued by Barbados.
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Roach, Alleyne promoted to tourism agency's senior team

Barbados' tourism agency, Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. has named Petra Roach to the post of Head, Global Markets. Marsha Alleyne has been named Chief Product Development Officer,

18 years on, government strengthening bankruptcy law

Barbados needs to have a low cost legal framework in place which allows distressed businesses to pursue reorganization as a first option and emerge from insolvency proceedings as a going concern, says Minister of Small Business Dwight Sutherland.
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Sagicor Life to acquire CLICO/BAT assets in T&T

Alignvest Acquisition II Corporation said that its wholly-owned subsidiary Sagicor Financial Corporation Ltd.,will acquire the insurance portfolios of both Colonial Life Insurance Company (Trinidad) Ltd., and British American Insurance Company (Trinidad) Ltd.
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Dine South 2019 off to a good start

In the first few weeks since its launch in late July, over 9,000 Dine South 2019 Passports have been handed out to diners on the south coast.The promotion was launched on July 29th and runs until November 20, 2019.

Renewable energy cap will be increased, says Mottley

Prime Minister Mia Mottley says the so-called cap, or maximum, capacity for renewable energy sales to the local power utility will be increased in due course as Barbados moves on with its plan to become less dependent of fossil fuel energy.

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