Bus fare increase adding to labour pains

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Workers in Barbados cannot continue to bear the brunt of Government’s restructuring programme says president of the Congress of Trade Unions and Staff Associations (CTUSAB) Edwin O’Neale. And he has criticised the Mia Mottley-led administration for its recent decision to raise bus fares by 75 per cent, saying it would […]

Oistins shock as crewman dies

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Fisherfolk at the Berinda Cox Market in Oistins were thrown into a state of shock this morning with the discovery of the lifeless body of a man floating in the sea. Just after 10 a.m., members of the Coast Guard recovered the body of Benjamin Burgess, 23, a British national, […]

Tough competition

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As digital currency use continues to expand, concerns are being raised about the viability of commercial banks. The sobering thought was expressed during a panel discussion hosted by Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde at the IMF/World Bank 2019 Spring Meetings in Washington on Wednesday. Introducing […]

#BTEditorial – What’s in a name? Quite a lot!

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Nelson Mandela’s autobiography Long Walk To Freedom that chronicled his life’s journey, including 27 years spent behind bars for agitating against an oppressive apartheid system in South Africa, has been an inspiration for oppressed people worldwide. It has also provided a valuable lesson to oppressors that the indomitable spirit of […]