PM projects economic growth of 2.5 per cent this year

By Admin 29.01.2014

KINGSTOWN: Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves has announced that the nation’s economy is projected to grow by 2.5 per cent in 2014, on the back of real economic growth in 2013 preliminarily estimated at two per cent.

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Minister says animation industry expected to earn millions

By Admin 29.01.2014

BRIDGETOWN: Barbados expects to earn BDS$10 million (one BDS dollar=US$0.50 cents) by the second year of the development of an animation industry, which is part of the multibillion-dollar multimedia and entertainment sector.

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Diplomats appeal for aid to recover from deadly storm

By Admin 22.01.2014

WASHINGTON D.C.: Diplomats from St. Vincent & the Grenadines, St. Lucia and Dominica have appealed for international aid to recover from the freak Christmas storm that killed close to 20 people and left a trail of destruction.

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Press freedom organization welcomes indictment

By Admin 22.01.2014

PARIS: Press freedom organization Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has welcomed the indictment of nine people last Saturday in connection with the murder of Radio Haiti Inter owner Jean Dominique, who was fatally shot in April 2000. Jean-Claude Louissaint, the radio station’s security guard, was also killed in the attack.

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Trans Guyana Airways confirms deaths in plane crash

By Admin 22.01.2014

GEORGETOWN: Trans Guyana Airways (TGA) confirmed on Monday that the bodies of Canadian-born pilot, Blake Slater, and cargo handler, Dwayne Jacobs, had been found, less than 24 hours after the wreckage of his place had been spotted by search teams on Sunday.

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Guyana, Haiti to lead Caribbean growth in 2014 -UN report

By Admin 22.01.2014

GEORGETOWN: Guyana and Haiti are expected to lead the economic growth among countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, according to the United Nations’ annual World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP) report 2014, released in the South American country.

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Barbadians offered job opportunities by Canadian firm

By Admin 22.01.2014

BRIDGETOWN: As the Government of Barbados moves to retrench thousands of workers as a result of a contraction in the local economy, a Canadian recruiting firm is providing an opportunity for nationals to work in the North American country.

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