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RBC Chief Economist Reviews the Barbados Economy

“I think the most important number to watch right now is foreign reserves. Central Bank of Barbados (CBB) online data to February 2017 show that reserves declined by 29% year-over-year (y/y) to USD 329 million, which I estimate at roughly two months of imports. 571 more words

Barbados News

Solutions for Barbados – Put Public Servants on Four Day Week and Cut Salaries…

Submitted by William Skinner

As the clock ticks, those of us who refuse to be drawn into the web of deception that is now the main engine driving the ambitions of the Barbados Labour Party and the Democratic Labour Party, can do nothing more than rely on a dwindling number of independent thinkers to save our country. 784 more words

Opinion

The Grenville Phillips Column - Prepare for Devaluation

Since the DLP have not corrected the fatal flaws in their economic development plans, and the BLP are unwilling to offer any workable solutions, then if we continue on the current path, devaluation of the Barbados dollar is certainly foreseen.  733 more words

Opinion

Dr. Honohan's Visit to Barbados

The following Barbados Advocate editorial is reproduced to facilitate discussion on the highly publicised visit to Barbados by Dr. Honohan, former Governor of the central bank of Ireland – … 566 more words

Barbados News

The Jeff Cumberbatch Column - What Would Barrow Do? [WWBD]?

My friends spit on the government.

I do not think is just the government.

Suppose all the gods too old,

Suppose they dead and they burning them…The Saddhu of Couva -Derek Walcott… 1,026 more words

Opinion

David Estwick UAE 4 Billion Dollar Proposal to Restructure Debt Rejected by Cabinet YET he Voted YES to Appropriations Bill

In January 2014 Minister of Agriculture David Estwick in a surprising move submitted a proposal to Prime Minister Freundel Stuart urging the Cabinet to refinance and restructure the public debt by sourcing 4 billion USD from the UAE. 126 more words

Politics

The Grenville Phillips Column–Mr. Prime Minister, We Still Have Options

Submitted by Grenville Phillips, founder of Solutions Barbados

Dear Prime Minister:  Recently, there have been a chorus of calls from prominent Barbadians, insisting that you call an early general election.  691 more words

Opinion