Photo courtesy of Pamala Proverbs By Khalil Bryan (Business Development Lead of Caribbean Transit Solutions Inc.) and Veronica Millington (Caribbean Transit Solutions Inc. Marketing Lead) Photo courtesy of Pamela Proverbs For the first time, Barbadians have access to reliable public transport information, courtesy of our apps ‘BeepCap’ and ‘BeepBus’. Our … [Read more...] about Introducing Barbados’ Transit Solutions to the World
Photo author Pamala Proverbs Project Manager of the Sustainable Energy Investment Program in Barbados, Keisha Reid is happy. One of her toughest assignments, getting hoteliers to sign on to the Energy Smart Fund, has finally borne fruit. On Thursday, July 16, Reid took the media, officials from other government agencies and the IDB, including Country … [Read more...] about Barbados Hotels Benefit from Renewable and Efficient Energy Technology
by The A Ganar Team and Pamala Proverbs Photo courtesy of A Ganar Barbados The A Ganar programme continues to be one of the highlights of the Skills for the Future programme being executed the Ministry of Education in Barbados and financed by the IDB. All persons involved in the coordination and execution of the program are very proud of the students enrolled in A Ganar who … [Read more...] about A Ganar leading social change in Barbadian Youth
by Pamala Proverbs Photo author PRMR Inc. Long lines at Courts Sheraton Mall For a package each containing five LED bulbs, Barbadians flocked to Courts, Sheraton Mall in big numbers on Friday, July 10, filling the aisles of the popular mall for most of the day. Barbadians have been lamenting the rising electrical costs in recent years, caused mainly by … [Read more...] about Free LED bulbs at Courts Barbados
By: Kimberly Waithe Loans from commercial banks in Barbados stand at one of its lowest levels since the early 1990s. In fact, commercial bank credit has been sluggish since 2009, averaging around 0.6% annually over the past five years with recent figures showing a decline by -1.1%. This outturn represents a significant reversal considering that during 2004 to 2008 due to a … [Read more...] about What’s happening with loan growth in Barbados?