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‘Daunting, but doable’ – Barbados takes a path towards sustainable economic growth

The May 24, 2018 General Elections in Barbados were historic in many respects. For the first time, the Parliament of Barbados was allowed to automatically dissolve on March 6, 2018, without the setting of a date for elections. It was the first time in the hist...

Can Data Analytics Improve Project Execution?

All over the world, projects are being designed, rolled out, executed and closed every day and at any given point in time, billions of dollars are passing through the project life cycle. The implementation of these projects provides constant learning opportuni...

Search for Tutor Leads to Innovative Start-Up

By Karen Mahy His unassuming demeanour and gentle nature belies the passion and determination of his...

Innovation hub to support budding entrepreneurs

Featured Photo: Naudia Banton of Communitech (second left) and Lisa Cummins of University of West In...

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...