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Saturday | Bajan Reporter

Barbadian Franchise of Caribbean Furniture Outlet to Open New Branch in Wildey

The new 10,000 square foot space located on the eastern side of the MQI complex in Wildey will, in the words of CEO Katrina Newton , " be a more contemporary, modern and airy location ." She added " We will be carrying a vastly improved product range complete with new modern displays that will surely be pleasing to our customers ."

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Eleven confirmed chikungunya cases in Barbados

By Joy Springer BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- There are now 11 confirmed cases of chikungunya in Barbados while 77 other people are suspected of having the virus. The update came from senior medical officer of health, Dr Karen Springer, who disclosed that, of the 11 confirmed cases, three were imported cases, that is, the patients arrived in Barbados already infected, while the eight others contracted the virus locally.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

OAS secretary general highlights role of tourism in creating jobs

The secretary general of the Organization of American States , Jos Miguel Insulza, has highlighted the fundamental contributions of the tourism industry to the economy of the region in a message sent to the 22nd Inter-American Congress of ministers and high authorities of tourism, which took place on Wednesday and Thursday in Bridgetown, Barbados. Insulza said that for many OAS member states, tourism is the main source of foreign currency.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Trinadad Express

Coming and going

However you take it, flying Caribbean Airlines is a trip. It is, however, a "trip" in the sense of what one of my friends callously said to me when my foot hit an obstacle in my path and I pitched forward eventually falling flatly on my butt.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Barbados announces sweeping overhaul of tourism incentive legislation

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- Barbados has announced a comprehensive and permanent overhaul of its tourism incentive legislation, which seeks to treat tourism as an export industry.

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