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The George Brathwaite Column - Labour Must NOT Yield

Submitted by Dr. George C. Brathwaite

Caswell Franklyn, Unity Workers Union

Mary Redman, head of the BSTU

Toni Moore, BWU

“Unless you have a group of people in this country who are prepared to redress the imbalances, to see things in the broad, social context; to see the economic importance of legislation, the economic importance of development, the psychological importance of removing distinctions between one class of the community and the other, then you are asking for trouble.” – (Premier E.W. 1,627 more words


The George Brathwaite Column - Chris, It’s the Lasting uncertainty!

Submitted by Dr. George C. Brathwaite

“The challenge lies rather in the idea of planning, of purposeful, intelligent control over economic affairs. This, it seems, we must accept as a guide to our economic life to replace the decadent notions of a laissez-faire philosophy.” – Rexford Tugwell and Howard Hill, ‘Our Economic Society and Its Problems’ (New York: Harcourt, Brace and World, 1934), p. 1,613 more words


Barbados' Economic Performance for the Q2,2016

The Barbados economy grew by 1.3% over the first six months of 2016, compared to virtually no growth a year ago. This was a slight deceleration from the first quarter, mainly on account of unexpected delays in major tourism investments projects… 20 more words

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Is Barbados In Jeopardy?

Submitted By Freedom Crier

One of the mantras of Leftist Socialism is “Never let a Crisis go to waste”, even made up ones! Such are used in the Bait and Switch and Smoke and Mirror tactics that distract the populace from the real crisis’s at hand and which undermine the fabric of Societies. 1,504 more words


Confidence or NO CONFIDENCE

Submitted by Orion

Economist Ryan Straughn

Chris Sinckler, Minister of Finance

The Minister of Finance is quoted as saying at an impromptu press conference in the lobby of Scotiabank Broad Street recently: 1,007 more words


Who Will Save Barbados?

Submitted by William Skinner

Former Prime Minister, Owen Arthur

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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