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The Grenville Phillips Column - Support our National Champion

The Hon Christopher Sinckler is Barbados’ Minister of Finance.  He has a most challenging responsibility.  He must consider competing interests and prioritize the spending of limited funds.  846 more words

Opinion

Economist Marla Dukharan’s Advice to Barbados, ‘Pick Your Poison’

It is the opinion of BU the resonance of economist Marla Dukharan’s with the local population is not because she brings any fresh analysis to the fore. 656 more words

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Barbados Losing the War

Of recent North Korea’s supreme leader Kim Jong Un has become the focal point of USA’s foreign policy.

Not long ago it was Saddam Hussein of Iraq, a country that was invaded based on a lie. 548 more words

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The Grenville Phillips Column - Staring Into the Abyss

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Barbados recently hosted economist Ms Marla Dukharan, who determined that Barbados’ debt to GDP ratio was an insane 168%.  This places us as one of the most indebted nations on the planet.  684 more words

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The George Brathwaite Column - Hybridity and Discipline

Last Wednesday, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Barbados (ICAB) hosted a Public Forum on the topic Home Grown or IMF designed: What should Barbados’ economic recovery plan look like? 1,278 more words

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The Grenville Phillips Column - Blinded to the Obvious

I was hopeful and excited before the recent meeting of the Social Partnership.  All sides recognised that we were on the brink of economic ruin and they were anxious to find an effective solution.  654 more words

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Barbados' 2017 Six Months Economic Performance Labeled as 'Uneven'

The Barbados economy registered an uneven performance during the first half of the year. Preliminary data suggest that the expansion in real economic output continued into the second quarter, primarily reflecting sustained growth in tourism activity.

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