Reproduced with permission, the full text of Dr. Delisle Worrell – former Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados – October 2019 newsletter: One often hears the comment that there are hundreds of millions of dollars of idle funds at commercial banks that ought to be directed to investment projects to create employment and grow…

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For 2017, I counted a total of at least 31 murders for the year. In my previous posts, the focus has always been on that of the victim and included details such as their name, age, location where it happened, how and their gender. This post will shift the focus to those who have been…

Read More Barbados 2017 Murders Revisited – Who Was Charged?

From mid-night September 8 consumers in Barbados will pay more for gasoline and diesel. The retail price of gasoline will be $3.81 BDS per litre, up from $3.78 BDS, 3 cents / 0.8% increase. The retail price of diesel will be $3.02 BDS per litre, up from $2.96 BDS, 6 cents / 2.0% more. (Source: Barbados Today).…

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Reproduced with permission, the full text of Dr. Delisle Worrell – former Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados – September 2019 newsletter: Wind and solar power offer an exciting prospect of rapid growth and energy independence to a sunny island like Barbados, set out in the Atlantic in the path of the dependable trade…

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Reproduced with permission, the full text of Dr. Delisle Worrell – former Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados – August 2019 newsletter: The main reason that Barbados slipped from Number 46 in the global competitiveness rankings to Number 72 in the most recent Global Competitiveness Report is the poor performance of our public sector.…

Read More DeLisle Worrell: Public Sector Reform Begins With the Timely Publication of Annual Reports