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Barbados Country Politics and Economics Report

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Politics


Political News


  • Too much secrecy at Town & Country Planning, Govt told
  • Better sanitation for persons with disabilities
  • TRINIDAD – CCJ President disappointed with reluctance to join ...
  • Increasing membership a goal for Rotary Club of Barbados South's ...
  • CCJ's new president sworn in
  • No more business as usual – manufacturers warned
  • BCA opts out of Regional U-19
  • Rotary West President reveals vision for Literacy Mission
  • PM Of Barbados Proposes Change to Process of Certificate ...
  • #BTEditorial – Thank you, Madame Prime Minister!
  • Too much secrecy at Town & Country Planning, Govt told
  • Mottley looking to double Barbados' tourism revenue
  • PM: Make Barbados the best visitor experience in the world
  • #BTEditorial – When we mimic the night of the long knives
  • Barbados working to implement CSME-related decisions
  • Time to fix economy
  • Saving grace with a blue economy
  • South Coast sewage solution in sight
  • No backing down!
  • Dukharan sees contraction
  • IMF Staff Concludes Visit to Barbados
  • Barbados complimented on blue economy ministry
  • A $3 billion exercise
  • Time to fix economy
  • Long term investors needed
  • Labor backs more co-investment to tackle mobile coverage gaps
  • Barbados: Barbados - Leading The Way In Fintech
  • How do we cope?
  • A $3 billion exercise
  • Why citizenship-by-investment schemes are a win-win
  • Sutherland: New $10M loan fund to be operational by month-end
  • Antigua Tourism Is Booming
  • How do we cope?
  • All Aboard! The Barbados Trailway
  • New development law before year-end
  • Health sector must be viewed as productive asset
  • Efficiency without job cuts
  • Health Ministry seeking to work with private sector
  • Tapping Blue Gold
  • Engagement matters now
  • The continuing tragedy of Haiti
  • IMF on Rep of Congo Told Inner City Press July 11 With Corruption ...
  • Trump claims Saudi Arabia will boost oil production
  • It's the economy stupid
  • Barbados trade mission on outreach to Guyana
  • IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with ...
  • Barbados' exports slip
  • PM: GET ON BOARD!
  • BRA issues new date for implementation of upper income tax band
  • 'No lasting backlash from new tourism tax'
  • We cannot tax our way out of debt
  • Barbados represents a higher risk opportunity
  • Standby for July
  • Mandatory Room Rate Levy from July 1, no exemptions
  • More austerity
  • Curtail job cuts!
  • Ozone drowning in $8 million debt
  • We cannot tax our way out of debt
  • Barbados creditors gear up for likely debt restructuring
  • Task force to tackle $1.6b Barbados debt
  • No backing down!
  • Barbados, IMF progress on debt relief
  • Barbados to introduce trio of tourist taxes to help tackle crippling debt
  • IMF Staff Concludes Visit to Barbados

    Barbados Leaders


    President


  • Too much secrecy at Town & Country Planning, Govt told
  • Better sanitation for persons with disabilities
  • Force remains hamstrung by manpower shortage, says police ...

    Speaker of Parliament


  • Cabinet leading by example, says Attorney General
  • House adjourned until 2 pm
  • Can the Dems survive?

    Prime Minister


  • PM Of Barbados Proposes Change to Process of Certificate ...
  • PHOTOS: UWI Vice-Chancellor hosts new Prime Minister of Barbados
  • Too much secrecy at Town & Country Planning, Govt told

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • Holness in Namibia for historic State visit
  • Vision for The Pine
  • A 'perfect' gentleman

    Minister of Economy


  • Saving grace with a blue economy
  • Barbados complimented on blue economy ministry
  • Meet at D'Junction

    Minister of Agriculture


  • Wood appointed as new BADMC Chair
  • Barbados, New Zealand cooperation coming on agriculture
  • Barbados and Morocco deepen ties

    Minister of Culture


  • Culture minister pilots formation of new promoters' body
  • Meet at D'Junction
  • Barbadian films for Argentine festival

    Minister of Defense


  • Three nabbed in drug bust at Bridgetown Port
  • Toronto gunman identified, after killing two and injuring 13
  • Maritime fleet increases

    Minister of Education


  • Government outlines UWI funding arrangement
  • Ministry of Education launches anti-violence campaign
  • Govt keeps tuition promise

    Minister of Energy


  • Barbados receives funding for renewable energy projects
  • Wood to head up new BADMC board
  • South Coast sewage solution in sight

    Minister of Finance


  • Online scam
  • IMF Staff Concludes Visit to Barbados
  • #BTEditorial – Thank you, Madame Prime Minister!

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Barbados and Morocco deepen ties
  • Barbados, Morocco draft MOU on technical cooperation
  • Minister of Foreign Affairs meets with CXC registrar

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • Region encouraged to work together
  • CBC gets a new board
  • Critical role for Fisheries Division in UNCTAD project

    Minister of Justice


  • Saving grace with a blue economy
  • ICJ decision on Venezuela border controversy key to Guyana ...
  • Three nabbed in drug bust at Bridgetown Port

    Minister of Health


  • Research vital in medical marijuana decision
  • Home grown research vital
  • Health ministry committed to reducing impact of cancer

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • How beneficial was the CARICOM leaders meeting?
  • Haiti's Prime Minister resigns
  • Transport Minister clarifies road tax payment

    Minister of Sports


  • Meet at D'Junction
  • Wood to head up new BADMC board
  • Focus on World Cup 2026

    Director of State Security Service


  • Communique – CARICOM Summit
  • Engagement matters now
  • Low interest rates forcing Bajans to invest, says Arender

    Chairman National Bank


  • Haiti welcomes move by Barbados
  • A tribute to RPB
  • This Week's Wedding Announcements

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • Three picks seen as strategic
  • SHERRYLYN TOPPIN, sherrylynclarke@nationnews.com
  • Multilateral cooperation in the Caribbean vital

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • No exclusivity
  • USA – Blame the US for our broken relationship with Russia
  • Anti-Trump UN human rights agency chief quietly opens up US offices

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • CCJ swearing in news president tomorrow
  • Inauguration for new CCJ President
  • Justice Adrian Saunders sworn in as third CCJ president

    Opposition


  • Pay police more, says Opposition Leader
  • Barbados Holds First-Ever Pride March
  • Belle wants Atherley to 'come clean' on BLP resignation

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • No more business as usual – manufacturers warned
  • Visitors to Barbados will soon have to pay three new tourism taxes
  • Barbados to introduce trio of tourist taxes to help tackle crippling debt
  • Barbados looks to IMF for economic solace
  • IMF Staff Concludes Visit to Barbados
  • Barbados implements new tourist tax on hotels
  • Guyana among lowest in C'bean for debt to GDP ratio
  • 'It's an outrage!' Barbados slaps tourists with new tax to tackle ...
  • Canadian PM reiterates country's commitment to the Caribbean
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    Investment

  • Long term investors needed
  • Labor backs more co-investment to tackle mobile coverage gaps
  • Barbados: Barbados - Leading The Way In Fintech
  • How do we cope?
  • A $3 billion exercise
  • Why citizenship-by-investment schemes are a win-win
  • Sutherland: New $10M loan fund to be operational by month-end
  • Antigua Tourism Is Booming
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    Demographics

  • How do we cope?
  • All Aboard! The Barbados Trailway
  • New development law before year-end
  • Health sector must be viewed as productive asset
  • Efficiency without job cuts
  • Health Ministry seeking to work with private sector
  • Tapping Blue Gold
  • Engagement matters now
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    Export/Import

  • The continuing tragedy of Haiti
  • IMF on Rep of Congo Told Inner City Press July 11 With Corruption ...
  • Trump claims Saudi Arabia will boost oil production
  • It's the economy stupid
  • Barbados trade mission on outreach to Guyana
  • IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with ...
  • Barbados' exports slip
  • PM: GET ON BOARD!
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    Public Spending

  • BRA issues new date for implementation of upper income tax band
  • 'No lasting backlash from new tourism tax'
  • We cannot tax our way out of debt
  • Barbados represents a higher risk opportunity
  • Standby for July
  • Mandatory Room Rate Levy from July 1, no exemptions
  • More austerity
  • Curtail job cuts!
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    Public Debt

  • Ozone drowning in $8 million debt
  • We cannot tax our way out of debt
  • Barbados creditors gear up for likely debt restructuring
  • Task force to tackle $1.6b Barbados debt
  • No backing down!
  • Barbados, IMF progress on debt relief
  • Barbados to introduce trio of tourist taxes to help tackle crippling debt
  • IMF Staff Concludes Visit to Barbados
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    Recent Econ Stats