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  • A bike tour of the real Barbados
  • Charting a fresh course for Barbados's cruise sector
  • Barbados needs more faith-based schools: Forde
  • Residents urged to help Barbados become carbon neutral
  • Outstanding Barbadian youth honoured

    Finance


  • Finance trumps Flag
  • Barbados: Legislative Changes Coming To Barbados' International ...
  • Barbados: Barbados On Track To Enhance Its Legislative Regime
  • Barbados: Barbados Showcasing Its Products And Services At ...
  • IDB signs US$100M agreement with Barbados

    Celebrities


  • Double take: 8 Caribbean celebrities and their lookalike kids
  • This is why Barbados is such an A-list holiday dream
  • 25 Celebs Who Left America As Soon As They Got Famous
  • 30 Celebrities Who Have Endorsed Politicians in the Midterms
  • Experience Barbados

    Culture


  • Culture Minister: Independence for Bajan musicians, artisans
  • Culture Minister: Do not dwell on layoffs
  • #BTEditorial – No mere 'trust fund babies' but a new culture
  • Barbados: A brush with death, a vigil for trans murder victims
  • Spotlight on local culture

    Criminal


  • Crime in focus
  • Crime down in Barbados and trending downward annually
  • Top Cop shares crime stats
  • Legalize it
  • Social effects of unemployment

    Religion


  • Build one Barbados
  • FROM THE BOUNDARY
  • Churches urged to do to help curb gun violence
  • Taiwanese reject legalizing same-sex unions in referendum
  • Senators see benefits of amending capital punishment act

    Politics


  • Finance trumps Flag
  • A bike tour of the real Barbados
  • THINGS THAT MATTER: Independence and our Explosion of Fine Art
  • Coe to seek Stadium help
  • BUT President: Government must maintain facilities better
  • President David Granger diagnosed with cancer
  • The resilience of Barbados counters Trump's 'sh-thole' remarks
  • Health minister addresses Nurses' plight
  • Barbados Prime Minister to attend IMF/World Bank conference
  • Prime Minister Mottley to participate in high level conference
  • Barbados prime minister welcomes ratings upgrade
  • Prime Minister cries foul
  • Barbados Prime Minister Expects Beaches Project to Boost Economy
  • Barbados Prime Minister to attend IMF/World Bank conference
  • Prime Minister Mottley to participate in high level conference
  • Barbados prime minister welcomes ratings upgrade
  • Prime Minister cries foul
  • Barbados: Fintech – Central To Barbados' Economic Growth
  • Barbados: Fintech – Key To Barbados' Economic Growth
  • Education for economic growth
  • Stability for Barbados currency
  • Barbados Central Bank Governor Reports Progress But Says ...
  • Expect slow growth
  • CDB approves US$75 million loan to support Barbados economic ...
  • Charting a fresh course for Barbados's cruise sector
  • Barbados: Fintech – Central To Barbados' Economic Growth
  • Expect slow growth
  • Barbados: Barbados Showcasing Its Products And Services At ...
  • BIDC ready to help start-ups export more, Barbados import less
  • The View from Europe: Changing US-China relations do not bode ...
  • Charting a fresh course for Barbados's cruise sector
  • Barbados: Fintech – Central To Barbados' Economic Growth
  • Expect slow growth
  • Social effects of unemployment
  • #BTEditorial – Growth of women's Cricket gives us reason to be proud
  • Region in debt strangle
  • The View from Europe: The potentially destabilising effect of ...
  • Commentary: Tourism Matters: It's not all about the numbers
  • Biz tax cut 'will hike taxes on people' – UPP
  • Are you one?
  • Charting a fresh course for Barbados's cruise sector
  • Barbados outlines projects to reduce island's imports
  • BIDC ready to help start-ups export more, Barbados import less
  • New initiatives coming to boost Barbados economy
  • Former PM: Prepare Barbadians for austerity
  • Vincentian designer turns heads at Barbados Fashion Week
  • St. Kitts and Nevis PM Harris Slammed for Misleading Nation
  • Barbados: VAT on online purchases by Christmas
  • VAT on online purchases by Christmas – Mottley
  • PM Mottley announces start date for VAT on online purchases
  • Canada Revenue Agency lauds its war on tax evasion
  • CBB Governor: Light at the end of economic tunnel
  • Key points from Mini Budget
  • Barbados Local Currency Ratings Raised To 'B-/B' On Debt Exchange
  • Barbados gets an upgrade from Standard & Poor's
  • Region in debt strangle
  • Central Bank repaying pensioners
  • Barbados PM says government's debt restructuring programme ...
  • Positive signal
  • S&P upgrades Barbados

    Barbados Leaders


    President


  • Finance trumps Flag
  • A bike tour of the real Barbados
  • THINGS THAT MATTER: Independence and our Explosion of Fine Art

    Speaker of Parliament


  • History made as Barbados appoints female Deputy Parliamentary ...
  • Opposition files no confidence motion in St Lucia government
  • First female deputy clerk takes seat in Parliament

    Prime Minister


  • Barbados Prime Minister to attend IMF/World Bank conference
  • Prime Minister Mottley to participate in high-level conference
  • Barbados Prime Minister Expects Beaches Project to Boost Economy

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • Opposition files no confidence motion in St Lucia government
  • New Deputy Clerk makes history
  • Ireland says UK cannot unilaterally scrap border backstop

    Minister of Economy


  • Charting a fresh course for Barbados's cruise sector
  • Stability for Barbados currency
  • Sutherland calls for curriculum reform in schools

    Minister of Agriculture


  • Sutherland calls for curriculum reform in schools
  • Barbados takes notice of Suriname; seeks closer integration
  • Agriculture sector critical to the region, says Barbados PM

    Minister of Culture


  • Culture Minister: Independence for Bajan musicians, artisans
  • Barbados 52nd Independence Parade changes revealed
  • Culture Minister: Do not dwell on layoffs

    Minister of Defense


  • Hinkson speaks on night club raid, deportation of Guyanese national
  • Barbados says multifaceted security challenges need transnational ...
  • WORLD – Sanctions resume

    Minister of Education


  • Statement – Ministry of Education on Grantley Adams Memorial ...
  • Compromise reached in school vending saga
  • 'Schools' menus will be modified'

    Minister of Energy


  • Residents urged to help Barbados become carbon neutral
  • BWA going after delinquent customers
  • New sewage plant in the works on South Coast

    Minister of Finance


  • Barbados: Barbados On Track To Enhance Its Legislative Regime
  • Former Prime Minister critical of Caribbean Development Bank
  • Barbados on Track for OECD Compliance By Year-End

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Minister: Child protection a priority for government
  • Barbados Prime Minister on official visit to Suriname
  • Mottley in Suriname

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • #BTEditorial – The fault, dear PM, is yours
  • New BLP executive
  • Get your house in order

    Minister of Justice


  • The resilience of Barbados counters Trump's 'sh-thole' remarks
  • Coping with the OECD reality
  • Social Justice Committee set up

    Minister of Health


  • Health minister addresses Nurses' plight
  • Tourism Ministry monitoring recent cases of swine flu
  • Health Minister calls fuel challenge 'a tremendous gesture'

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • Charting a fresh course for Barbados's cruise sector
  • Being better prepared
  • Antigua and Barbuda's Prime Minister speaking in Barbados

    Minister of Sports


  • Outstanding Barbadian youth honoured
  • Barbados 52nd Independence Parade changes revealed
  • Culture Minister: Independence for Bajan musicians, artisans

    Director of State Security Service


  • Big cuts
  • The View from Europe: Changing US-China relations do not bode ...
  • AG to Army's defence

    Chairman National Bank


  • CARICOM Development Fund must be replenished urgently
  • Barbados: Fintech – Central To Barbados' Economic Growth
  • Cayman National shareholders take final step to effect sale

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • Rejuvenating Barbados tourism package
  • Barbados: Barbados Showcasing Its Products And Services At ...
  • Rwanda, Cuba and Bolivia

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • White House hit with staff upheavals – again
  • Judge orders White House to return Jim Acosta's press pass
  • Month: June 2015

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • Open Letter: The electoral process operating in Dominica
  • Not so fast…
  • OECS examining possibility of establishing trust fund to finance ...

    Opposition


  • S&P upgrade fails to impress Opposition parties
  • Opposition party in Barbados critical of gov't tax policy
  • Jamaica's Opposition Leader Endorses Barbados' Economic ...

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Retrenched workers could benefit from tax cut, says economist
  • Barbados government signs loan agreement with IDB
  • Be your brother's keeper
  • IDB signs US$100M agreement with Barbados
  • Training crucial for SMEs
  • IDB signs US$100 million loan agreement with government
  • Social effects of unemployment
  • Concessions leaking revenue?
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    Investment

  • Charting a fresh course for Barbados's cruise sector
  • Barbados: Fintech – Central To Barbados' Economic Growth
  • Expect slow growth
  • Barbados: Barbados Showcasing Its Products And Services At ...
  • BIDC ready to help start-ups export more, Barbados import less
  • The View from Europe: Changing US-China relations do not bode ...
  • Charting a fresh course for Barbados's cruise sector
  • Barbados: Fintech – Central To Barbados' Economic Growth
  • Expect slow growth
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    Demographics

  • Social effects of unemployment
  • #BTEditorial – Growth of women's Cricket gives us reason to be proud
  • Region in debt strangle
  • The View from Europe: The potentially destabilising effect of ...
  • Commentary: Tourism Matters: It's not all about the numbers
  • Biz tax cut 'will hike taxes on people' – UPP
  • Are you one?
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    Export/Import

  • Charting a fresh course for Barbados's cruise sector
  • Barbados outlines projects to reduce island's imports
  • BIDC ready to help start-ups export more, Barbados import less
  • New initiatives coming to boost Barbados economy
  • Former PM: Prepare Barbadians for austerity
  • Vincentian designer turns heads at Barbados Fashion Week
  • St. Kitts and Nevis PM Harris Slammed for Misleading Nation
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    Public Spending

  • Barbados: VAT on online purchases by Christmas
  • VAT on online purchases by Christmas – Mottley
  • PM Mottley announces start date for VAT on online purchases
  • Canada Revenue Agency lauds its war on tax evasion
  • CBB Governor: Light at the end of economic tunnel
  • Key points from Mini Budget
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    Public Debt

  • Barbados Local Currency Ratings Raised To 'B-/B' On Debt Exchange
  • Barbados gets an upgrade from Standard & Poor's
  • Region in debt strangle
  • Central Bank repaying pensioners
  • Barbados PM says government's debt restructuring programme ...
  • Positive signal
  • S&P upgrades Barbados
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    Recent Econ Stats