Canadian-based firm, Parkland Fuel Corporation, is set to acquire Barbadian-owned SOL Investments Limited (SIL), acquiring 75% stake in the region’s largest independent fuel marketer in a US$1.21 billion deal.
BARBADOS October 12, 2018 - Minister in the Ministry of Foreign Trade, Sandra Husbands, believes that the “act of terrorism” which occurred in territorial waters off Barbados 42 years ago “is forever etched in our memories”, and commemorating it should continue.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, October 11, 2018 - Minister of Small Business, Dwight Sutherland, says he will actively support the establishment of a Credit Union Bank if it can offer a lower interest rate than the commercial banks, and push business on the island.
BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS, October 9, 2018 - Barbados and the Organization of American States (OAS) now have a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on the cultural heritage project Enhancing the Framework for the Development of a Heritage Economy in the Caribbean.
BARBADOS, October 9, 2018 - The Caribbean Week of Agriculture (CWA) opened in Barbados today, with Sir Trevor Hassell, the President of the Healthy Caribbean Coalition- challenging agriculture stakeholders across the region to take up huge swathes of land in Guyana and Suriname to produce healthy foods.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, October 2, 2018 - The nod of approval from the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund will give Barbados access to US $49 million tomorrow, which will be put into an account at the Central Bank.