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Guyana, Trinidad, Jamaica and Barbados on Alert for Coronavirus

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, January 26, 2020 - The Governments of Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago and Barbados, have moved to put screening mechasims in place in an effort to spot travellers who may be experiencing  “signs and symptoms” of the coronavirus at ports of entry, in the various island states.
  • Published in Health

BARBADOS | Barbados Passes Latest IMF Test

BRIDGETOWN, December 17, 2019 - Barbados has passed its latest International Monetary Fund (IMF) test with flying colours, in the process impressing the directors of the fund, and opening up for itself access to almost $100 million from the Washington-based institution.

BARBADOS | Deeper Regional Integration will increase B'dos growth prospects says IMF

WASHINGTON, DC, December 16, 2019 - The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has completed the second review of Barbados’ economic reform program supported by an arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF). which now allows the authorities to draw the equivalent of SDR 35 million (about US$48 million), bringing total disbursements to the equivalent of SDR 105 million (about US$145 million).

BARBADOS | Barbados’ Economy Is Back On Track

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, November 11, 2019 -Barbados’ economy is on track. This is the word from Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley and Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Tao Zhang, after they met to discuss the country’s economic position with the implementation of the Barbados Economic Recovery and Transformation (BERT) Programme.

CARICOM Institutions Need To Give More Info About Roles

BRIDGETOWN,  November 4, 2019 - If the CSME is to achieve socio-economic development, then more institutions in the region need to be part of the consultative process, and to better inform the people of the Caribbean about their role.
  • Published in CARICOM
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