Straughn: beware of online scammers

The period of the COVID-19 pandemic has also been marked by an increase in scammers, prompting a warning to Barbadians from Minister in the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs, Ryan Straughn. Mr. Straughn urges the public to steer clear of these fraudulent schemes and to notify the police. His comments came during the launch […]

Bar Pays Tribute to Justice Inniss

The Barbados Bar Association has paid tribute at the passing of retired High court judge, Justice Leroy Inniss. Justice Inniss was a former President of the Barbados Bar Association and was also admitted to practice law in Jamaica, Turks and Caicos and the British Virgin Islands. President, Barbados Bar Association Rosalind Smith Millar said in […]

Economic Forecast Pleases Business Sector but Covid Surge a Worry

Chair of the Barbados Private Sector Association, Tricia Tannis, is heartened by the Central Bank’s prediction of double digit economic growth this year but is worried about the fallout from the continuing covid-19 pandemic and the war in Ukraine. Central Bank Governor Cleviston Haynes recently reported that the economic rebound that commenced last year has […]

UWI Brand Going Global

The University of the West Indies has announced its going global with a new online teaching platform and is also overhauling its finances and funding model with governments urged to meet at least half of the UWI’s costs. This was stated as Vice Chancellor, Professor Sir Hillary Beckles, delivered his annual report at the university’s […]