September 29, 2022

Caribbean region may grow, but…

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By George Alleyne From Caribbean Life A growth trend among most member countries of the Caribbean Community organisation, CARICOM, is projected to continue this year and strike an average two percent expansion of those economies. Grenada is set to lead the way in 2019 because of its increased activity construction, tourism, agriculture and private education […]

Sandals to give Barbados foreign exchange boost with US$53m hotel purchase

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From Caribbean360 BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Sunday July 27, 2014, CMC – Jamaican hotelier, Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart’s, Sandals Group will within a few days purchase a Barbados flagship tourism property, Almond Beach Village, for US$53 million. Reporting on the matter, the Sunday Sun newspaper, hailed the pending transaction for providing a boost to Barbados’ highly stressed foreign […]

Bajan paper banned from covering Sparrow concert?

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From Trinidad Express Newspapers Proving that one bad example, set in one place, is always liable to be followed elsewhere in the Caribbean, the Barbados Central Bank last week decreed that journalists from that country’s Nation newspaper are no longer to attend the bank’s news conferences and other media events. In an episode that undermines […]