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Businesses join hurricane relief drive

186 The Barbados Private Sector Association (BPSA) will render crucial aid to those neighbouring Caribbean islands decimated by the passage of Hurricane Beryl. Chairman of the BPSA Trisha Tannis said in a statement that corporate Barbados must play its part in the relief efforts. “We are also very conscious of the devastation to our neighbouring […]

Credit unions collaborate against climate change

Business Ryan Hamilton-Davis 22 Hrs Ago A farmer’s field is flooded in South Pesea, Tunapuna. – File Photo by Roger Jacob Local credit unions, under the leadership of the Central Finance Facility (CFF), have joined with the InterAmerican Bank (IDB) to build TT’s resilience to climate change. A release from the CFF said it has, […]

As Guyana’s structural buildout grows JTW Management institute announces July 25 OSH forum

With the physical transformations, not least the multi-sectorial makeover ‘explosion’ unfolding in Guyana, the need for the burnishing of the country’s Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) profile has become a matter of the utmost urgency. This reality is illustrated in the fact that even at the inception of what is expected to be a protracted […]

Duke and Duchess of Sussex to honour Tyler Perry | Entertainment

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will be among those paying tribute to Tyler Perry when he receives the Paley Center for Media’s highest honour. The actor and filmmaker will be honoured at the organisation’s gala on December 4, with Prince Harry and his wife Meghan participating in the celebrations. The Madea star will be […]

Swimming seeks to build on Olympic representation

151 Swimming will be the second discipline in which Barbados will be competing at the Games of the XXXIII Olympiad, with Jack Kirby contesting the heats of the men’s 100m freestyle at 5:00 a.m. Caribbean time on 30 July. He will be preceded by Matthew Wright in the triathlon, three hours prior. As the countdown […]

Pope hits ton as England post 416 on day one of 2nd Test vs WI

Sports Roneil Walcott 4 Hrs Ago England’s Ollie Pope celebrates a century during day one of the second Test against West Indies at Trent Bridge cricket ground, Nottingham, England, on July 18. – AP PHOTO TOP-ORDER batsman Ollie Pope (121 off 167 balls) got to his sixth Test century as England powered their way to […]

CTUSAB questions need for new crime unit

109 The Congress of Trade Unions and Staff Associations of Barbados (CTUSAB) has criticised the establishment of a Serious Organised Crime Unit within The Barbados Police Service, arguing it is unnecessary given existing departments tasked with fighting crime. At a virtual press conference on Wednesday, CTUSAB General Secretary Dennis De Peiza questioned the rationale behind […]

CSO: Price increases for food, alcohol, tobacco

Business Newsday Reporter 2 Hrs Ago Market vendor Sharrie Singh, left, sells her tomatoes to a customer at the Arima Central Market in Arima on July 17. – Photo by Roger Jacob THE price indices for food, tobacco and alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages have increased, according to the Central Statistical Office (CSO) consumer price index […]