Barbados News

Skerrit wins again

(Barbados Nation) In his election victory speech last night, Prime Minister and leader of the Dominica Labour Party (DLP) Roosevelt Skerrit called for restraint, respect and calm in the country.

Mia Mottley

Barbados Light and Power increasing generating capacity

(Barbados Nation) The Barbados Light & Power Company yesterday agreed to urgently add another 15 kilowatts of generating capacity to its electricity grid, part of the process of guaranteeing its capacity after two consecutive days of power outages last week.

Murder No. 43 in Barbados

(Barbados Nation) The man who was shot and killed late Sunday night has been identified as Denzil Obed Scarboro, alias Blue, of Farm Road, St Philip.

Barbados debt deal to save $5b

(Barbados Nation) Barbados’ debt exchange deal reached with foreign creditors last week will see it having to issue bonds valued a little over $1 billion.

Barbados in drive to tap wind energy

(Barbados Nation) Barbados’ energy sector is set for major transformation with the introduction of wind energy generation facilitated by the Barbados National Oil Company Limited (BNOCL), in conjunction with the National Petroleum Cor-poration (NPC).

Barbados reaches deal on foreign debt

(Barbados Nation) There has been a breakthrough in debt restructuring negotiations between Government and the Barbados External Creditor Committee, which represents foreign bondholders.

Marriott buying Barbados hotel group

(Barbados Nation) Barbados-based Elegant Hotels Group is being acquired by well-known global hotel group Marriott International in an “all cash offer” worth about $260.2 million.

Barbados man shot dead

(Barbados Nation) A St Michael man is dead following a shooting incident at Golden Rock, The Pine on Saturday night.

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