Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Business

Ministry: Viral post on prices of petroleum products fake

The Ministry of Energy and Business (MEB) has described as “fake news” information circulating on social media platforms claiming that there has been a price adjustment for petroleum products,...

Employers warned not to block jury duty

Employers whose staff have been selected for jury duty have been warned about placing stumbling blocks in the...

Yearwood: Borrowing has Barbados in a debt trap

The Mia Amor Mottley Administration’s reliance on borrowing has placed the country in a “debt trap”, says Democratic...

Santia refutes Cherry’s charges

Contractor Anderson Cherry yesterday took to the airwaves to slam the Ministry of Transport and Works (MTW) for...

Lester Vaughan School closed today

The Lester Vaughan School at Cane Garden, St Thomas, is closed for the remainder of the day.This comes...

No change in remittance flows

Barbadians overseas sent an estimated BDS$170 million back home last year, the same amount they have remitted annually from 2017. This is according to the...

RBC Royal Bank to halt online fees and reimburse customers

RBC Royal Bank, the lone commercial bank that was charging customers for transactions done via the automated clearing house (ACH), will cease doing so...

World Bank says economic activity slows in LAC

Washington – The World Bank said Tuesday that Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) experienced a significant economic slowdown last year, growing just 2.2 per cent. In...

EU dismisses Abramovich legal challenge

Brussels – Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich on Wednesday lost a legal challenge aimed at overturning European Union sanctions imposed on him in the wake...

No VAT-free day

There will be no VAT-free day this holiday season. “Due to numerous social media campaigns and other media commentary which have contributed to heightened expectations...

Shipping agencies avoiding Red Sea route

The world’s largest shipping group, Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), has announced it is diverting its ships away from the Red Sea because of an...