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Different style of leadership is needed says former PM

There’s a suggestion Barbados and other countries in the region will require a new type of leadership to navigate the challenges which they face. Former Prime Minister, Professor Owen Arthur, believes many countries are trapped in a development model dependent on trade preferences, grant aid and debt. However, he says this is no longer sustainable, […]


Cable and Wireless launches FLOW Business

In an effort to add greater communications value to small and medium enterprises, Cable and Wireless Business has launched a new initiative aimed at companies in that sector. It’s called FLOW Business. Managing Director of FLOW Barbados, Jenson Sylvester says the company discovered through its customer research that many local small businesses actually still prefer […]

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Guyana- Central Bank blanks sale of Scotiabank to Trinidad-based financial institution

(CMC) The Central Bank of Guyana (CBG) says it will not sanction the sale of the operations of Scotiabank here to the Trinidad-based Republic Financial Holding Limited (RFHL). Governor of the Central Bank, Dr. Gobin Ganga, has since communicated the CBG’s position to the two banks, citing a number of concerns. Finance Minister Winston Jordan […]