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    24 Oct 2014 | 2:32 pm
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  • BCCI suggests ways to avoid raising taxes

    Barbados News latest RSS headlines - Barbados News.net
    23 Oct 2014 | 11:25 pm
    BCCI suggests ways to avoid raising taxes <br> BCCI suggests ways to avoid raising taxes The Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industry… <br> <br> <br> <br> ...
  • Advice for farmers

    NationNews - Barbados
    natashabeckles@nationnews.com
    24 Oct 2014 | 10:30 am
    MINISTER OF LABOUR Dr Esther Byer Suckoo today urged young prospective farmers not to slip into the informal sector, quietly doing business but paying no taxes and not registering with the National Insurance Scheme. She said it might seem cheaper to operate that way but people ran the risk of having no pension and no major source of funds after retirement. Byer Suckoo was addressing the closing ceremony of the annual Youth In Agriculture Farm Programme involving the Inter American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture, the Technical and vocational Education and Training Council and the…
  • Barbados raids national pension fund to provide severance pay to dismissed Transport Board workers.

    Barbados Free Press
    BFP
    22 Oct 2014 | 6:10 pm
    Robbing the future? Kiss your pension goodbye? Robbing Peter to pay Paul? Juggling accounts because there’s precious little left in the treasury? All of the above? The headline pretty well says it all – we’re broke! Dismissed Transport Board workers … Continue reading →
  • Barbadian Businesses Have Easier Access to Central Bank’s Financing Schemes

    The Bajan Reporter
    Bajan Reporter
    23 Oct 2014 | 4:08 pm
    The Central Bank of Barbados has amended its financing schemes to make them more easily accessible to local businesses.Effective October 1, the Bank instituted several changes to its suite of schemes that will allow, among other things, for a larger number of businesses to utilise the facilities.Small and medium sized enterprises from across the manufacturing, construction, engineering, tourism, renewable energy and several other productive sectors, can benefit further from these enhancements.Deputy Director (Ag), Foreign Exchange and Export Credits, Ian Collymore, explained that businesses…
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  • BCCI suggests ways to avoid raising taxes

    23 Oct 2014 | 11:25 pm
    BCCI suggests ways to avoid raising taxes <br> BCCI suggests ways to avoid raising taxes The Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industry… <br> <br> <br> <br> ...
  • Barbados to get a Wyndham

    23 Oct 2014 | 11:25 pm
    On the heels of this week's announcement by Minister of Tourism Richard Sealy that Barbados will soon have a Hyatt, Barbados TODAY has been reliably informed that another major international ...
  • JAMAICA-More terror in Bog Walk

    23 Oct 2014 | 11:25 pm
    KINGSTON - Gunmen have continued to wreak havoc in Bog Walk, St Catherine, killing three men, among them a 70-year-old, at Pine Apple Lane, yesterday. ...
  • Looking beyond an Ebola ban

    23 Oct 2014 | 11:25 pm
    It should therefore have come as no surprise when Barbadians - fearful that the deadly Ebola virus could reach our shores and devastate this 166 square mile island unable to cope with an outbreak - ...
  • Teens ready for challenge

    23 Oct 2014 | 11:25 pm
    It was an excellent practice opportunity ahead of the October 27 to November 1 ITTF World Cadet Challenge which will be played at the sports complex. ...
 
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    NationNews - Barbados

  • Advice for farmers

    natashabeckles@nationnews.com
    24 Oct 2014 | 10:30 am
    MINISTER OF LABOUR Dr Esther Byer Suckoo today urged young prospective farmers not to slip into the informal sector, quietly doing business but paying no taxes and not registering with the National Insurance Scheme. She said it might seem cheaper to operate that way but people ran the risk of having no pension and no major source of funds after retirement. Byer Suckoo was addressing the closing ceremony of the annual Youth In Agriculture Farm Programme involving the Inter American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture, the Technical and vocational Education and Training Council and the…
  • You gotta have Fate

    natashabeckles@nationnews.com
    24 Oct 2014 | 9:34 am
    Music lovers should take a listen to what Faith Callender has to say. ​Coming off a very good Crop Over season, the artist recently released a single, Listen Careful, dropped her moniker, launched a new Facebook page and is among this year’s Honey Jam line-up. Why the name change? Callender, the reigning Banks Calendar Girl told WEEKEND BUZZ that the decision to use Fate came after she realised other artistes were using monikers and she decided to follow suit. “I thought it was something that could go for me and I thought about Fate because it is inevitable, it is something that…
  • IT MATTERS TO MARIA: Mum opens home to Brit

    natashabeckles@nationnews.com
    24 Oct 2014 | 9:01 am
    A KIND-HEARTED Barbadian ​has rescued homeless Brit Amanda Bradley Miller. Brenda Wilkinson took in the 50-year-old at her modest Christ Church home after reading about Miller’s plight in last week’s WEEKEND NATION. It was Wilkinson’s daughter, Sabrina, 32, who resides in Los Angeles, who arranged for her mother to provide shelter for Miller. Sabrina explained that when she read the article in this column, she immediately called home and told her mother to help. “Something kept telling me to go on Facebook and when I went on the story was the first thing that popped…
  • CFU ‘ready’ for Pro league

    natashabeckles@nationnews.com
    24 Oct 2014 | 8:37 am
     THE PROPOSED Caribbean professional league can’t come fast enough for the region’s soccer chief. ​Caribbean Football Union (CFU) president Gordon Derrick wants the start of the pro league to happen within two years. He believes his body is currently prepared to stage professional football right now, if needed. Derrick issued the deadline while addressing one of Wednesday’s closing sessions of the Soccerex Americas Forum at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre. “If we get the word tomorrow then we’re ready to start the whole show,” assured Derrick in a…
  • 32 prefects installed at Hindsbury

    natashabeckles@nationnews.com
    24 Oct 2014 | 8:16 am
    The Hindsbury Primary School recently installed 32 prefects. From an enrolment of 366 at the all-girls school, this group of young leaders, along with their teachers, will be promoting high standards and discipline at the school. ​After receiving their badges, the new prefects pledged before their principal, teachers, parents and well-wishers to “honour and uphold the school rules” and assist teachers in developing and maintaining discipline amongst the pupils. Corporate communications administrator with the Barbados Light & Power Company, Jackie Marshall-Clarke, was the…
 
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    The Bajan Reporter

  • Barbadian Businesses Have Easier Access to Central Bank’s Financing Schemes

    Bajan Reporter
    23 Oct 2014 | 4:08 pm
    The Central Bank of Barbados has amended its financing schemes to make them more easily accessible to local businesses.Effective October 1, the Bank instituted several changes to its suite of schemes that will allow, among other things, for a larger number of businesses to utilise the facilities.Small and medium sized enterprises from across the manufacturing, construction, engineering, tourism, renewable energy and several other productive sectors, can benefit further from these enhancements.Deputy Director (Ag), Foreign Exchange and Export Credits, Ian Collymore, explained that businesses…
  • Be at Haggatt Hall this weekend for the Grand Finale of Signia Financial’s Freedom Car Expo

    Bajan Reporter
    23 Oct 2014 | 4:06 pm
    Free gifts and more await you – CLICK FOR BIGGER!Don’t miss Signia’s Freedom Car Expo this Saturday from 10.00 am until 4.00 pm!
  • DON’T MISS THE NEXT BCCI LUNCHEON: Wednesday 29th October 2014 at Hilton Barbados

    Bajan Reporter
    23 Oct 2014 | 3:56 pm
    Got a query for Adriel? He’ll be so happy to answer, honestly! (CLICK FOR BIGGER)Please contact the BCCI directly to make your reservation at bcci@barbadoschamber.com or call 434-4750.
  • Meet the A3KD Team from Scotiabank’s ‘BANKonME’ Season 2

    Bajan Reporter
    23 Oct 2014 | 3:44 pm
    (CLICK FOR BIGGER) Meet the A3KD Team. #BANKonME Season 2 #Barbados Visit www.bankonme.tvA3KD focuses on capturing those special moments in a manner that’s both playful and professional. Owned and operated by the husband and wife team, Alex Carrington and Korena Darnelle, A3KD provides a number of photography, graphic design and makeup services under one roof, while building strong relationships with our customers.
  • SAGICOR LIFE REPEAT THEIR SUPPORT OF NIFCA JUNIORS

    AirBourne
    23 Oct 2014 | 3:26 pm
    For the second year in succession, Sagicor‘s sponsorship of the NIFCA Juniors in the performing arts will allow for the continued creation of a Barbadian venue on which the talent of Barbados’ local aspiring young artistes is highlighted.The NCF urges the public to show their support for local talent. Tickets are available at a number of convenient box office locations and from a click online at www.ticketpal.comWhich is very similar to “Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much…” A Sagicor corporate message certainly befitting of their show of…
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  • BEGINNER SURF LESONS BARBADOS

    Russell garrett
    20 Oct 2014 | 12:29 pm
    Mark and Kyle , with surfinbarbados surf school . It was a long week end  in Barbados so Mark a pilot with Jet blue decided to learn how to surf with his son . we started early to beat the sun but the guys were having so much fun they sat in with teh second The post BEGINNER SURF LESONS BARBADOS appeared first on SurfinBarbados.
  • BEGINNER SURF SCHOOL BARBADOS

    Russell garrett
    10 Oct 2014 | 6:44 pm
      The Scot’s from Aberdeen , having a blast @ inch marlow . wave size 2-3 ft , group size 6 beginners , success rate 100% , # instructors 2 . Happy surfers  everyone !       The post BEGINNER SURF SCHOOL BARBADOS appeared first on SurfinBarbados.
  • SURF SCHOOL BARBADOS

    Russell garrett
    3 Oct 2014 | 9:02 pm
    Matthew @ the SLAB , beach demo before hitting the water. the wave size for beginner surf lessons is usually 2-3 ft , this allows the students to learn quickly and not just paddle around for 2 hrs getting battered by wave after wave . At surf in barbados you will be surfing your board The post SURF SCHOOL BARBADOS appeared first on SurfinBarbados.
  • SURFBOARD RENTALS BARBADOS

    Russell garrett
    23 Sep 2014 | 3:55 pm
    This is a picture of Matthew showing off a few of our rental longboards @ the dreadordead high street shop in Hastings. we have 2 other locations , one in Atlantic shores 5 min to Freights bay and 3 min to southpoint , two of our premier breaks in Barbados. the 3rd locatoin is @ The post SURFBOARD RENTALS BARBADOS appeared first on SurfinBarbados.
  • surf tour barbados

    surfinbarbados
    11 Sep 2014 | 7:35 pm
    Adam , Shane , Axe and Tai @ soup bowl yesterday .wave size 1-3 ft The post surf tour barbados appeared first on SurfinBarbados.
 
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  • Barbados is have own Cricket Museum

    24 Oct 2014 | 2:32 pm
    The Cricket Legends of Barbados Museum, scheduled to open this November, will include priceless West Indies cricket memorabilia and interactive information kiosks.
  • Fisher Pond Great House receives Winner's Dinners Award of Excellence

    24 Oct 2014 | 2:32 pm
    Barbados restaurant, Fisher Pond Great House was recently the recipient of a prestigious award at The Winners' Dinners Awards 2009/10!
  • Take Me To Barbados... for great savings!

    24 Oct 2014 | 2:32 pm
    Enjoy FREE nights and special offers on hotels, resorts, activities, attractions and car rentals when you travel to Barbados with the Take Me To Barbados promotion.
  • Three Barbados Hotels Win Fodor's Choice Award

    24 Oct 2014 | 2:32 pm
    Congratulations to Coral Reef Club, Peach and Quiet and Sandy Lane for winning the Fodor's Choice Award for 2009.
  • Barbados Heritage: Historic Bridgetown

    24 Oct 2014 | 2:32 pm
    Barbados has a rich history and a tradition of maintaining and restoring our historic buildings. Nowhere is this more evident than in the capital city of Bridgetown. Established by the early settlers of the island, Bridgetown has always been a hub of activity much of it centered around the local Parliament and the Careenage where ships from Europe (especially Britain) would bring in supplies and take back with them Barbados molasses, sugar and rum!
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