2019

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…

Read More DeLisle Worrell: Barbados Needs A Road Map And Action Plan For Renewables

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

Reproduced with permission, the full text of Dr. Delisle Worrell – former Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados – July 2019 newsletter: The one question which always surfaces in response to my lecture “The time has come to permanently retire all our Caribbean currencies” (search for this title on Youtube) is about national sovereignty.…

Read More DeLisle Worrell: Sovereignty and the US Dollar