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March 17, 2017

Sir Derek Walcott Dies in St Lucia

Poet and playwright, Sir Derek Walcott, has passed away at his home in St Lucia after a prolonged illness.
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March 15, 2017

Accident at Warrens

Minor injuries reported in three car smash up at Warrens, St Michael.
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March 14, 2017

Opposition Leader Calls for an Adult Conversation on Government’s Debt

Opposition Leader Mia Mottley referred to the Estimates presentation as an "admission of failure" by Finance Minister, Chris Sinckler.
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March 14, 2017

Sinckler: Printing of Money By Government is Unsustainable

Finance Minister, Chris Sinckler says government cannot continue to look to the Central Bank for money to service its debt.
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March 14, 2017

Finance Minister Says Government Will Outline Economic Plan in Coming Weeks

Finance Minister Chris Sinckler says government will lay out in coming weeks a plan to deal with government's economic and fiscal problems, even as he challenges the opposition, the private sector and even the unions to say how they would deal with these issues.
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March 12, 2017

Thousands “Fed Up”

The Barbados Labour Party, the organizer of the "Step Up If Yuh Fed-Up" has estimated that approximately ten thousand people attended yesterday's protest march.
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March 12, 2017

Life in Leggings March A Success

Hundreds of men and women joined the Life in Leggings movement for a women's solidarity march through the City yesterday afternoon.
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March 10, 2017

BIM to Reveal Candidates Soon

Political leader of the Barbados Integrity Movement (BIM), Neil Holder, says the party will reveal its full slate of candidates following consultations on the best way forward for the island.
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March 10, 2017

Bloomberg: Barbados Debt Worst Performing in Emerging Markets This Year

Business magazine, Bloomberg has published an article stating that Barbados debt is the worst performer this year among more than...
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March 9, 2017

Moody’s Downgrade

Ratings agency, Moody's has downgraded Barbados' government bond and issuer ratings to Caa3 and maintained a stable outlook. In a...
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February 24, 2017

Dr. Worrell officially fired as Barbados Central Bank Governor and his former deputy promoted to act as Governor.

BULLETIN FRIDAY FEB 24 2017 SBABB .. The Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs confirms that Dr. DeLisle Worrell has...
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February 17, 2017

Worrell Remains Central Bank Governor for at Least Six More Days

A new injunction keeps the Barbados Central Bank Governor in the post for another week as his lawyers head to the appeals court.
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