Unemployment on the rise

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The rate of unemployment for the third quarter (July to September) of 2018 stood at 10.7 per cent, an increase of 2.5 percentage points from the rate of 8.2 per cent recorded for the second quarter of 2018. According to the data produced by the Barbados Statistical Service, statistics derived […]

Unemployment on the rise

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The rate of unemployment for the third quarter (July to September) of 2018 stood at 10.7 per cent, an increase of 2.5 percentage points from the rate of 8.2 per cent recorded for the second quarter of 2018. According to the data produced by the Barbados Statistical Service, statistics derived […]

Concorde to be added to Symmonds’ Ministry

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Minister of Tourism and International Transport  Kerrie Symmonds says his ministry will be responsible for the Barbados Concorde Experience which is to become the star attraction of an aeronautical museum. Speaking to Barbados TODAY from the Caribbean Travel Marketplace in Montego Bay Jamaica, Symmonds said “My ministry is going to […]

Concorde to be added to Symmonds’ Ministry

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Minister of Tourism and International Transport  Kerrie Symmonds says his ministry will be responsible for the Barbados Concorde Experience which is to become the star attraction of an aeronautical museum. Speaking to Barbados TODAY from the Caribbean Travel Marketplace in Montego Bay Jamaica, Symmonds said “My ministry is going to […]

CPL’s $US20.8 million boost

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Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) today announced that the tournament’s economic impact for Barbados last year was US$20,841,961.  The tournament was staged between August 8 and 16 September 16.  Organisers said that figure represented an increase on the 2017 figure of nearly 40 per cent. This figure has been calculated […]

CPL’s $US20.8 million boost

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Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) today announced that the tournament’s economic impact for Barbados last year was US$20,841,961.  The tournament was staged between August 8 and 16 September 16.  Organisers said that figure represented an increase on the 2017 figure of nearly 40 per cent. This figure has been calculated […]

Govt not addressing root causes

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The Mia Mottley-led Barbados Labor Party administration is failing miserably on the issue of crime and violence, according to President of the African Heritage Foundation, Paul Rock. In a statement, the foundation scoffed at fresh commitments by soldiers and police to arrest the situation, following a worrying spate of murders […]

Govt not addressing root causes

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The Mia Mottley-led Barbados Labor Party administration is failing miserably on the issue of crime and violence, according to President of the African Heritage Foundation, Paul Rock. In a statement, the foundation scoffed at fresh commitments by soldiers and police to arrest the situation, following a worrying spate of murders […]

Reform needed

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Prime Minister, Mia Mottley says gross under population is one of many major obstacles to the economic development of Barbados and the wider region which was in urgent need of reform. In her assessment of the region’s economy in San Juan, Puerto Rico during Wednesday’s Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) on […]