Newsline Business (May 15)

Newsline Business (May 15)

This week Barbados has been hosting the 11th Caribbean Labour Ministers Meeting, and they were joined by Director General of the International Labour Organisation Guy Ryder. The Caribbean will have to rethink its approach to the labour market as it seeks to rebuild ailing economies. This was one of the...

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Newsline Business (April 18)

Newsline Business (April 18)

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Newsline Business (April 10)

Newsline Business (April 10)

Barbados’ Tourism Minister, Kerrie Symmonds wants a united CARICOM position on the setting of standards by the international community on small island developing states. Symmonds was at the time addressing parliament during debate on the Companies Amendment Bill. And he referred to a situation where a British bank was fined...

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Newsline Business (March 13)

Newsline Business (March 13)

Republic Financial Holdings Ltd on Wednesday announced the acquisition of the majority interest in the Cayman National Corporation Ltd at a cost of 198.4 million US dollars. A statement from Republic Financial Holdings said the transaction comprised the purchase of 74.99 per cent of the issued shares in CNC, at...

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Newsline Business (March 6)

Newsline Business (March 6)

The St. Kitts-based Eastern Caribbean Central Bank has signed a contract with the Barbados-based Fintech company, Bitt Inc. to conduct a blockchain-issued Central Bank Digital Currency pilot within the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union. The ECCB says the agreement was signed late last month and that the pilot project is the...

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Caribbean Newsline (October 3)

Caribbean Newsline (October 3)

In the headlines: EC dollar remains strong Bahamas offers medical aid to Dominica China donates to Barbuda hurricane relief T&T Opposition leader calls recent budget a “bankrupt budget” Barbados’ Finance Minister not ‘duly’ concerned by recent downgrade   Watch the full update here.

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