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Search for Tutor Leads to Innovative Start-Up

By Karen Mahy His unassuming demeanour and gentle nature belies the passion and determination of his entrepreneurial spirit…Michael Husbands is a dedicated parent and husband whose search for a tutor for his 14-year-old daughter started a whirlwind process t...

Innovation hub to support budding entrepreneurs

Featured Photo: Naudia Banton of Communitech (second left) and Lisa Cummins of University of West Indies Consulting (third left) engaging entrepreneurs at a female Founders Bootcamp in the TEN Habitat hub By Pamala Proverbs  Barbadian entrepreneurs now have ...

CARIFESTA 2017: Bringing the Best of the Caribbean’s Arts, Culture and Youth to Barbados

Every two years, CARICOM and CARIFORUM countries of the Caribbean and Latin America gather to celebr...

Strengthening Human and Social Development in Barbados

By Pamala Proverbs It is not often that the words ‘poverty’ and ‘Barbados’ are used in the s...

A Ganar Barbados Graduation 2016 – A Walk to Remember

By Ytannia Wiggins The A Ganar 2016 graduation was the biggest event thus far for the A Ganar progr...

“Fat Tax” – A Pause for Concern

A recent proposal for the introduction of a “fat tax” in Barbados has raised the noise level on ...

No skills = no jobs: Building the skillsets of unemployed youth in the Caribbean

by Elizabeth Boggs Davidsen & Siobhan Pangerl  More than one-quarter of the world’s 7.3 bill...

Crime in Paradise: Preview of Forthcoming IDB Study on Crime in the Caribbean

As in other parts of the LAC region, crime and violence have deeply negative effects on businesses a...

Opportunities for Entrepreneurs – LCI Organics benefits from MIF Tourism Project

by Leah Inniss From very young I was encouraged to go to school, do well and find a good job.  I ...

Is A Work-Life Balance Possible in Today’s Hyper-Competitive Economy?

The phrase Work Life Balance (WLB) has been touted in organizations to highlight the various benefit...