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February 21, 2020

Kooyman ‘not about price war’

Source: Nation Newspaper Kooyman has opened its US$40 million megastore with a dismissal of suggestions its presence here will hurt smaller competitors in the hardware and building materials… Link: Kooyman ‘not about price war’

Barbados

Kamau’s final chapter

Source: Nation Newspaper In life, Kamau Brathwaite was quiet in his genius, but the noise about his tremendous breadth of work as poet, academic and builder of a… Link: Kamau’s final chapter

Barbados

Track cycling on way back

Source: Nation Newspaper Track cycling is returning to the National Stadium this weekend for the first time in nearly ten years and it could set the stage for… Link: Track cycling on way back

Barbados

Tridents school Lakers 

Source: Nation Newspaper Barbados Lumber Company Lakers will have to meet the combined Schools Tridents at a different venue to the Barbados Community College if they do not… Link: Tridents school Lakers 

U.S. Virgin Islands

Tim Duncan Endorses Mike Bloomberg

Source: St. John Source In 2017 photo, Michael Bloomberg addresses hurricane recovery in the U.S. Virgin Islands. With him, from left, are then-Gov. Kenneth Mapp, St Croix native and… Link: Tim Duncan Endorses Mike Bloomberg

Barbados

Straughn: No online tax twice

Source: Nation Newspaper Barbadians will not be paying taxes twice when online international companies start collecting value-added tax (VAT). That is according to Minister in the Ministry of… Link: Straughn: No online tax twice

Barbados

Another telling Barbados victory

Source: Barbados Today There is definitely a great desire by Barbados Pride to capture the regional first-class title this season. In demolishing Trinidad & Tobago Red Force by… Link: Another telling Barbados victory

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Belize

Unions Say We Are the Boss!!

Source: Channel 5 Belize The ten unions of the National Trade Union Congress that took to the streets on Thursday were united in the fight against the rampant corruption… Link: Unions Say We Are the Boss!!

Belize

Elena Smith: “This is the start of a revolution”

Source: Channel 5 Belize Elena Smith Senator Elena Smith, who leads the Belize National Teachers Union as President, has indicated that Thursday’s demonstration is only the beginning of major… Link: Elena Smith: “This is the start of a revolution”

Jamaica

Seven injured in major fire at Mandeville gas station

Source: Jamaica Gleaner Tamara Bailey, Gleaner WriterMandeville, Manchester Four persons have been hospitalised with third degree burns and three others are now nursing minor injuries following a major… Link: Seven injured in major fire at Mandeville gas station

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St. Lucia

VIDEO: LUCELEC Workers ‘Rescue’ Boa Constrictor

Source: St. Lucia Times Saint Lucia Electricity Services Limited (LUCELEC) workers came to the ‘rescue’ of a boa constrictor in Dennery this week. The sizable reptile was lying on… Link: VIDEO: LUCELEC Workers ‘Rescue’ Boa Constrictor

St. Lucia

Saint Lucia Gets Climate Data Gathering Equipment

Source: St. Lucia Times Press Release:- The United States Agency for International Development’s Eastern and Southern Caribbean Office (USAID/ESC) and the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (5Cs) on Friday, February… Link: Saint Lucia Gets Climate Data Gathering Equipment

Bermuda

Budget: Bill To Change 60/40 Ownership Rule

Source: Bernews “We will introduce a bill that will reduce the required ownership of a local company from 60% Bermudian to 40% Bermudian, “Minister of Finance Curtis… Link: Budget: Bill To Change 60/40 Ownership Rule

Bermuda

Thomas Gallagher Elected Chairman Of BSX

Source: Bernews The Bermuda Stock Exchange [BSX] has announced that Chairman and CEO Thomas P. Gallagher of Miami International Holdings [MIH] – the parent holding company of… Link: Thomas Gallagher Elected Chairman Of BSX

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