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We all have a duty to protect our oceans

Students of Barbados Combermere School Inspects Navigation Maps Abroad he NOAA Ronald H. Brown Research Ship    Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott wrote, “The sea is history.”  Scientific theory holds that life on earth began shortly after the formation of the world’s oceans 4.4 billion years ago and may have started...

MPC Lists in Jamaica and Trinidad

MPC Caribbean Clean Energy Fund listed on the Jamaica Stock Exchange on the morning of January 14, the same time as it cross-listed on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange. A total of US$11 million was raised in the MPC Caribbean Clean Energy initial public share offer in December, targeted...

Barbados to Negotiate Importation of Natural Gas

Negotiations on the proposed importation of natural gas by pipeline from Trinidad are slated to begin at month-end. Following a Cabinet decision on Thursday, February 18, the initiative is in keeping with the government’s thrust to transform the Barbados economy to one that was driven by natural gas. Minister of...

$10 MILLION IDB LOAN FOR SMART ENERGY FUND

  Government is negotiating a $10 million loan arrangement with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to finance a Smart  Energy Fund, to speed up the implementation of green initiatives.  Minister of State in the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Patrick Todd, made this disclosure today while addressing the ground breaking ceremony...