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Barbados a Country in Abeyance

It is generally accepted in the few months leading into a general election, the lack of significant decision-making of the incumbent government becomes an accepted characteristic. 314 more words


Government Issued Terms of Reference to Modernize Informal Economy and Rationalize Revenue Collection - Outcome?

In 2017 the government of Barbados issued a Request for Proposal to the market to attract consultancy services. The terms of reference documents were titled :- 211 more words


Stuart Going Where His Predecessors Failed to Tread

Tomorrow will be the last sitting of parliament before it is dissolved.  Under the Constitution of Barbados the Prime Minister can- and it appears he will- extend his government into the 90 day unchartered discretionary period within which a general election must be called.  454 more words


Will Chris Sinckler Answer Questions Posed by Mia Mottley?

The Leader of the Opposition Mia Mottley at a press conference this week asked Minister Chris Sinckler to answer eight questions. The questions are pertinent sane observers will agree given the perilous state of the economy based on reports delivered last week by Governor Cleviston Haynes and this week from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB). 111 more words


Economy Faces Serious Macro Economic Challenges Says Governor Haynes

The fear of Barbadians who have followed the performance of the local economy for the last ten years had their fear confirmed by Governor Cleviston Haynes today when he delivered the Economic Review for the last quarter of 2017. 311 more words


Bajans Wake Up!

Submitted by Theo

Today I am deeply saddened, as a patriotic Barbadian, to read a Notice in today’s Sunday Sun Newspaper advising that the ABSOLUTELY EXCEPTIONAL, BROADWAY TO BARBADOS CHARITABLE TRUST… 764 more words


Private Sector 'Signals' No Recovery Until After the General Election

Charles Herbert, Head of the BPSA

Dean Straker, Head of the SBA

Roseanne Myers, Head of the BHTA

There is a BU commenter whose oft-repeated refrain is that… 473 more words