Massy’s Investment In Barbados Lauded

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

Industry and Commerce Minister, Donville Inniss, has welcomed the growth and expansion of The Massy Group of Companies on the island and its continued expression of faith in the Barbadian economy. He expressed this yesterday at the grand re-opening ceremony of the Massy Stores Supermarket Sunset Crest. Minister Inniss said while nationalism was revered by some, and rightly so, as …

Community Ventures Improve Barbados

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

The contribution of businesses in developing community ventures with social and environmental benefits is important for the resurgence of the Barbadian society and economy. Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development, Donville Inniss, stressed this recently, as he addressed the Grand Re-opening ceremony of the Massy Stores Supermarket Sunset Crest. Noting that this was significant as the …

Inniss: Economic Model Outdated

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development, Donville Inniss, believes Barbados’ economic model is outdated, though it has served the country well. Addressing the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Barbados’ (ICAB) Student Conference today at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, he said: “Over the past 50 years or so, Barbados’ growth and development have been based on …

Services A Viable Career Opportunity

Joyanne Kelly Top Stories

This year’s participants at the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Barbados’ (ICAB) Student Conference have been urged to see the provision of services as an opportunity to serve when thinking of charting their career paths. The appeal came today from Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development, Donville Inniss, as he addressed the ICAB event at the …

Industry Minister: EPA Agenda Undone

Julie Carrington Top Stories

Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development, Donville Inniss, has proffered the view that some of the challenges currently being faced by countries taking advantage of opportunities under the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) stem from a lack of political will. He made this observation while addressing a two-day Closeout Workshop CSME and EPA Standby Facilities for Capacity …

Entry Into Force Of Barbados/Italy DTA

bgis Ministry News

The Double Taxation Agreement (DTA) between the Government of Barbados and the Italian Republic has entered into force in accordance with Article 30 of the Agreement. The instruments of ratification for the Convention for the Avoidance of Double Taxation with Respect to Taxes on Income and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion  were exchanged by the Minister of Industry, International Business, …

Acting Health Minister Praises PAHO

Julie Carrington Top Stories

The Acting Minister of Health, Donville Inniss, has lauded the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) for its sterling contribution to transforming the healthcare system in Barbados. He heaped accolades on the institution during a tree planting ceremony at its Dayrells Road, Christ Church institution, to commemorate 50 years of Barbados’ membership in PAHO/World Health Organization. Noting that the friendship between Barbados …

50 Years Of PAHO Membership

Julie Carrington Ministry News

Barbados’ outstanding membership in the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) for the last five decades will be celebrated with two special events to publicly recognise the partnership. The first event, slated for 11:00 a.m. tomorrow, Wednesday, October 25, will be the planting of five trees during a ceremony on the grounds of PAHO, Dayrell’s Road, Christ Church.  Acting Minister of …

Inniss: Business Continuity Plans Vital

Julie Carrington Top Stories

Recovery costs after a natural disaster strikes can run into billions of dollars and a government minister is advising all businesses to have an up-to-date business continuity plan to recommence economic activity as soon as possible. Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development, Donville Inniss, expressed this view today, while addressing the Barbados Employers’ Confederation one-day Business …

Call To Study Harmful Tax Practices

Julie Carrington Top Stories

Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development, Donville Inniss, is encouraging members of the international business sector to study the work of the Forum on Harmful Tax Practices. He said this research must be conducted within the context of Government’s commitment to the sustainability of this sector and its operation on a level that provides a secure …