Written by Barbados Today
Wednesday, 30 November 2016
Former Prime Minister Owen Arthur is contending that tax concessions granted to the Caribbean hotel chain Sandals are hurting the island’s finances, already reeling from a decline in revenue from the offshore financial services sector.
Written by CIBC FirstCaribbean
Friday, 25 November 2016
In May 2014, the incoming President of the Caribbean Development Bank, Dr. Warren Smith, asserted that “over the next 10 years, some US$30 billion will be required to modernize and enhance the efficiency of the power, transportation, telecommunications, and water and wastewater sectors”.
Sir Lester rushed for medical attention
Former Prime Minister and National Hero Sir Lester Bird was rushed for medical attention on Friday afternoon after falling ill at the re-commissioning ceremony for the expanded Heritage Quay pier.