More Persons Need Training In Customs

Sharon Austin Top Stories

Minister of Finance, Christopher Sinckler, believes a group of people should be trained in the basics of customs work so Government could draw on those resources when the need arises. Mr. Sinckler expressed this view over the weekend while addressing the Customs Brokers’ Annual General Meeting at the Small Business Centre in Fontabelle. “We need a cadre of persons in …

Further Upgrade For ASYCUDA System

Sharon Austin Top Stories

This island’s Minister of Finance, Christopher Sinckler, has reiterated Government’s commitment to improving business facilitation in Barbados. Mr. Sinckler made the comments over the weekend, as he addressed the annual general meeting of the Customs Brokers, at the Small Business Centre in Fontabelle. Mr. Sinckler told his audience: “Government is mindful that economic growth and development cannot be achieved without …

Transition Delays Costing Barbados

Sharon Austin Top Stories

The delay in the Customs Department transitioning into the Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) is costing the country. This disclosure came from Minister of Finance, Christopher Sinckler, over the weekend as he addressed the annual general meeting of the Customs Brokers at the Small Business Centre in Fontabelle. Mr. Sinckler told the gathering: “What has happened because of those delays is …

Training For Immigration Officers

Joy Springer Ministry News

Immigration officers will be among frontline personnel attending a training workshop in customer service from Monday, January 9, to Friday, January 13. The workshop, which is being coordinated by Compete Caribbean, will be conducted by immigration consultant, William Yates. It targets frontline personnel who interact daily with visitors at Barbados’ ports of entry. Other participants will be drawn from the …