Category: Barbados News

Opening of 3rd Council of Ministers of Education of OECS

Opening of 3rd Council of Ministers of Education of OECS

| March 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Opening of the 3rd Council of Ministers of Education of OECS  –  Martinique – 27/28 February 2018 The 3rd Council of Ministers of Education of the OECS opened Tuesday morning in Martinique in the presence of  Anguilla: Hon. Cora RICHARDSON-HODGE – Minister of Education  St Kitts & Nevis: Hon. Shawn RICHARDS – Minister of Education  Antigua & Barbuda: Hon. […]

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Caribbean Trivia Online Quiz Question III

Caribbean Trivia Online Quiz Question III

| February 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Answer to question number #2 is St Vincent and the Grenadines. The persons to provide the correct answer to question #2 were Ria Redman from Barbados, EC Forde from Barbados based in London, Margaret St John from Grenada based in London; and Nordia Jackson from Jamaica based in London. CONGRATULATIONS ladies and gentlemen you have all […]

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The danger in what others wish for in Venezuela

The danger in what others wish for in Venezuela

| February 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

The View from Europe  A few days ago, the International Energy Agency reported that oil production in the US was undergoing extraordinary’ growth. The OECD-related body for net importers of oil said that the increase meant that US ‘production could equal global demand growth’ largely because of its rapidly expanding shale output. This meant that […]

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Caribbean Trivia Online Quiz

Caribbean Trivia Online Quiz

| February 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Following the successful Caribbean Christmas Quiz 2017 that saw three big winners take away, 4th prize, a beautiful drinks hamper from Jewel Isle Rum Punch,  won by Dawn Lindo-Morgan from Jamaica; 3rd prize, two boxes of patties from Port Royal Patties, won by Margaret St John from Grenada; 2nd prize, a beautiful food hamper from Tropical Sun won by […]

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First & Second prize winners of Christmas Quiz announced

First & Second prize winners of Christmas Quiz announced

| December 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

After several weeks of running the new Caribbean Christmas Quiz organised by CaribDirect Multi-Media the winners of the two coveted prizes have been announced. Staged at the Tropical Sun (TS) headquarters in Leytonstone East London, the grand final draw took place yesterday Friday 22nd December on a busy Christmas shopping day in a quiet room adorned with Tropical Sun […]

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Christmas Quiz Grand Prize Draw tomorrow

Christmas Quiz Grand Prize Draw tomorrow

| December 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Answer to last week’s question number #11 is BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS.  All of the persons to provide the correct answer to question #11 were as follows: Magdelene Daniel from St Lucia Vashtine McCalla Smith from Jamaica based in London Nicole-Rachelle Moore from Trinidad and Tobago based in London Margaret St John from Grenada based in London Dawn Lindo-Morgan from Jamaica based in London Shalisa […]

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Deliver the Golding Report on CARICOM

Deliver the Golding Report on CARICOM

| December 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

What has become of the Report of a Jamaican Commission that reviewed the Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM)?   It has been almost 9 months since the Commission’s Chairman, Bruce Golding, submitted the report to Jamaica’s Prime Minister, Andrew Holness on March 30.  But, there has been silence ever since. Maybe, the report can be delivered […]

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EU regional program committees to meet in French Guiana next week

EU regional program committees to meet in French Guiana next week

| December 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

 EU regional program committees to meet in French Guiana next week, with representatives of OECS, ACS, CARICOM and several Caribbean Countries CAYENNE, French Guiana — The European regional cooperation program INTERREG  Caraibes will be holding its fourth Monitoring Committee and third Selection Committee meetings on

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Question #10 of Caribbean Christmas Quiz out now

Question #10 of Caribbean Christmas Quiz out now

| December 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Answer to last week’s question number #9 is DOMINICA.  First person to provide the correct answer to question #9 was Dianne Phillips from Trinidad and Tobago. CONGRATULATIONS Dianne, you have been entered in the grand finale draw on Friday 22nd December 2017.

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Comply or else:  The EU blacklist

Comply or else:  The EU blacklist

| December 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Council of the European Union (CEU) published its much anticipated ‘List of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes’ on December 5. This particular EU blacklist refers more particularly to what they have described as “Base Erosion and Profit Shifting” (BEPS).  It is aimed particularly at companies that enjoy low or no tax status because they are […]

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