It is difficult to feel cheerful in the Yuletide season when so many things in Barbados seem to be deteriorating. It is difficult to feel confident if a minister of cabinet publicly expresses his lack of confidence in how the Cabinet is managing… 606 more words
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Submitted by Old Onion Bag
Confidence. That is what investors are looking for, but don’t have in Barbados. How much longer will it take an educated people to realize the need for change to different men in positions at the TOP if there is to be a revitalization of this our staggering and stalling economy? 353 more words
Has Finance Minister Sinckler done the right thing… or is the situation so far out of hand that no government could be effective now?
Barbados, “the Jewel of the Caribbean,” the tiny easternmost island in the Lesser Antilles with 288,000 year-around inhabitants and lots of very rich foreign visitors and investors, is in the throes of a financial meltdown. 112 more words
Submitted by Just Thinking Economics
Who ever said that increased taxation will help Barbados out of its current mess needs to have their heads examine. We are already overly taxed and to inflict further pain…..”broadening the tax base”…. 480 more words