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Barbados Pass IMF First Economic Reviews

The International Monetary Fund is set to make US$38 million available to Barbados following their successful completion of the first reviews of the Extended Fund Facility and the Resilience and Sustainability Facility arrangements. The IMF commended Barbados for its efforts in economic reform and climate policy agenda aimed at strengthening fiscal sustainability, advancing structural reforms, unlocking the economy’s growth potential, […]


How To Make Barbados’ Cou-Cou

Cou-cou served with flying fish, is the national dish of Barbados. The fish can be steamed, fried, or grilled. The cou-cou is made from cornmeal and okra seasoned with salt and pepper. Here’s how it is prepared: 8oz cornmeal 3oz okras 1 medium onion (chopped) 3 tbsp butter water salt to taste In a bowl, combine the cornmeal with sufficient […]


Minister of Tourism Announces One Million Visitor Arrivals To Date For 2023

At a destination press briefing held at the 41st Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA) Caribbean Travel Marketplace in Barbados, Minister of Tourism the Hon. Edmund Bartlett announced that Jamaica has surpassed one million visitor arrivals year-to-date for 2023, reaching this milestone approximately one month earlier than in 2022. He also updated attending media on Jamaica’s robust tourism arrivals, investments and […]


Barbados Heads WTO MSMEs Working Group

Barbados now chairs the World Trade Organization’s Informal Working Group on Micro, Small, and Medium-sized Enterprises. Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations, the World Trade Organization, and other International Organizations in Geneva, Matthew Wilson, was elected as the new chairperson of the WTO Joint Initiative in Geneva recently.  He took over the role from Ambassador José Luis Cancela […]


Barbados — Public Transport Stakeholders Plead For Govt. Talks

Officials of the Alliance Owners of Public Transport in Barbados are urging the government to meet with representatives of the sector regularly so lingering issues can be resolved once and for all. A notice was served by the chairman, Roy Raphael, advising that his organization was prepared to take action if no meetings or solutions were forthcoming. He says the […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]