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Who Will Save Barbados?

Submitted by William Skinner

Former Prime Minister, Owen Arthur, M.P.

Chris Sinckler, Minister of Finance

We seem to be lurching from one issue or crisis to another. 548 more words


Sinckler Out to Sea

Submitted by Anthony Davis

With work on the new Wyndham hotel due to begin in two weeks time and another Luxury hotel project under active discussion, Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler is very upbeat about the prospects this year for job creation.

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Bajans Overly Taxed and NOT Loving It!

Submitted by Old Onion Bags

How many of you had any extra money to spend on gifts this Christmas? I bet most of you  (if honest like me) would agree, ‘tings were tight, tight. 478 more words


Jobs Available Here: Problem Solvers ONLY

Submitted by William Skinner

Former parliamentarian and minister, Dr. Don Blackman, had promised to demystify economics and demonstrate that we as a society, was holding some rather obscure academics , in very high and essentially unearned esteem. 477 more words


Governor Worrell Warns Barbadians

There is a need to improve labour productivity throughout the economy. A gap has opened up between the cost of labour and the productivity of the average worker over the past two decades –

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Santander study names Barbados as most expensive destination for British tourists

Wonderful. Just what we need ’bout this island.

BFP pundit Adrian Loveridge has been pounding this subject for years. Looks like nobody has been listening… 139 more words


Weak Canadian dollar brings challenges for Barbados tourism industry

It is already more than halfway through the year and this is a time perhaps that our tourism policy planners are focusing on what marketing strategies can be effectively put in place to build on the first quarter increase in visitor arrivals. 496 more words