Tag: barbados

SPORTS

Jamaica Tallawahs Wins CPL Championship

The Jamaica Tallawahs are once again Caribbean Premier League champions. This is the team’s third hold of the trophy after their last win six years ago. The Tallawahs earned bragging rights after brushing aside Barbados Royals in the final, winning by 8 wickets at the Providence Stadium in Guyana. The Tallawahs, who were set 162 to win, won on a […]

SPORTS

The Jamaica Tallawahs Stops Barbados Royals’ In Its Track

The Jamaica Tallawahs have stopped the Barbados Royals’ in its track in heading for qualification in the playoff at the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) with a shellacking to give the Bajan side their first defeat of the season on Thursday at the Queen’s Park Oval. The Tallawahs won in the nick of time by 6 runs on Duckworth/Lewis in what turned […]

SPORTS

West Indies Make Forced Changes For CG United ODI Series vs. New Zealand In Barbados

The Cricket West Indies (CWI) Senior Men’s Selection Panel today announced changes to the West Indies squad for the three-match CG United One-Day International (ODI) Series against New Zealand, which starts tomorrow on Wednesday, August 17. All three ODIs will be day/night matches played under floodlights at Kensington Oval, with the 2nd and 3rd CG United ODIs on August 19 […]

NEWS

Barbados Look To Africa For Business

Barbados is scheduled to host more than 700 African businessmen, investors, and representatives of financial institutions during the first Africa-Caribbean Trade and Investment Forum from August 31 to September 3. The Forum is one of the first projects coming out of last year’s First Africa-Caricom summit. The event is a collective initiative of Invest Barbados and Export Barbados in collaboration […]

BUSINESS

Barbados Gasoline Price Highest In The Caribbean

Barbados has the most expensive gasoline in the Caribbean and Latin America and the 11th most expensive in the world. According to globalpetrolprices.com, the leading provider of data on global fuel prices, as of July 4, Barbadians were paying an average of US$2.34 for gasoline, which is higher than places such as the UK, Switzerland, Singapore, Ireland, and Sweden. Among […]

NEWS

Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley Calls For World Bank Reform

Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley has called for a change in the operations of the World Bank. The Prime Minister has urged the World Bank to adopt a similar outlook to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in how it treats with business in a changing global environment. Miss Mottley told a panel discussion that the World Bank is still a […]

NEWS

Seven Caricom Leaders Confirmed To Attend Summit Of Americas – Briceno

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) –Caribbean Community (Caricom) leaders are on Monday heading off to the United States to attend the ninth Summit of the Americas amidst calls for a boycott of the event over the exclusion of Cuba, Nicaragua, and Venezuela. Belize Prime Minister, and chairman of the 15-member Caricom grouping, said that he had been informed by the Caricom Secretary-General, […]

NEWS

Guyana And Barbados Launch “Food Terminal” For The Region

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – The food import bill in Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member states, may be reduced by up to 25 percent in 2025 due to the establishment of the Guyana/Barbados food terminal in Barbados. This is according to the Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Mottley who was speaking during a joint press conference on Friday with the Prime minister of […]

SPORTS

Terrific Thomas Gives Leeward Hope Of Win Over Barbados

Devon Thomas stroked the first century of the new first-class season to lead a stirring Leeward Islands Hurricanes fightback against Barbados Pride on the penultimate day of the opening round of matches in the West Indies Championship four-day tournament on Friday. The right-hander finished with 112 – his seventh first class hundred – as Hurricanes closed on 294-7 and a […]