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EU-Caribbean energy conference underway in Barbados

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Oct 10, CMC – Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has told a regional energy conference Monday that he hopes his island, will by 2030 be using renewable energy for its power supply.

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  • Countries Barbados
  • Published in Energy

Rum Producers call for more gov't action to protect Carib rum industry

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Oct 10, CMC – The head of the West Indies Rum and Spirits Producers Association (WIRSPA), Dr. Frank Ward, is calling on Caribbean governments to do more to protect the product, in the face of increasing competition from heavily subsidised spirits on the international market.

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  • Countries Barbados

Standard and Poors lowers Barbados’ credit rating

NEW YORK, Sep. 25, CMC – International credit rating agency, Standards and Poors (S&P), has lowered its long-term foreign and local currency sovereign ratings on Barbados to B- from B.The global ratings agency says the outlook for the island is negative.

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  • Countries Barbados

Barbados to defend policies before OECD meeting

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Sept 24, CMC – Barbados says it will be vigorously defending itself when it comes  before the Peer Review Group of the Global Forum of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris next week.

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Barbados recognised for commitment to sustainable tourism

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Sept 16, CMC – Barbados Friday became the fifth Caribbean country to be presented with an open letter from the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), in recognition of its commitment to sustainable tourism.
  • Published in Tourism
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