2018

Preliminary Report Magnitude 4.5 Date-Time 10 Nov 2018 16:25:45 UTC 10 Nov 2018 12:25:45 near epicenter 10 Nov 2018 12:25:45 standard time in your timezone Location 17.600N 61.122W Depth 21 km Distances 74 km (46 miles) E (93 degrees) of Codrington, Barbuda, Antigua & Barbuda 75 km (46 miles) E (100 degrees) of Codrington, Barbuda…

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From mid-night October 7 (October 8) consumers paid less for gasoline and more for diesel. The retail price of gasoline dropped from $3.91 BDS per litre to $3.89, a decrease of two cents, or -0.5%. Diesel increased from $3.14 BDS per litre to $3.20, an increase of six cents, or +1.9% (Source: Barbados Government Information…

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Full text of Dr. Delisle Worrell – former Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados – October 2018 newsletter: There is a Second Opinion on the Health of the Barbadian Economy In November last year I published a diagnosis and prescription for the economy in The Barbados Economy: The Road to Prosperity, which you may…

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Press Release No. 18/370 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 1, 2018 IMF Executive Board Approves US$290 Million Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility For Barbados The IMF supported program aims to help Barbados: restore debt sustainability, strengthen the external position, and improve growth prospects. Approval of the program allows for the immediate disbursement of about…

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Five Takeaways from the 2019 Trinidad & Tobago Budget 1. Revenue and Expenditure Budget for 2019 at $47.7Bn TTD and $51.7Bn TTD respectively. 2. Super Gasoline price increase from $3.97 TTD to $4.97 TTD per llitre. 3. Economy forecast to grow by 1.9% in 2019. 4. Government will spend $2.6Bn TTD in severance packages for…

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