Author: Amit Uttamchandani

October 2019 saw four murders taking place in Barbados. The victims were: Leandrew Sharvar Coward (33), Keron Anthony Hodge (44), Stephen McDonald Cadogan (60) and Jamar Omar Haynes (32). The victims were all attacked in the parish of St. Michael. Three of the four were gun-related deaths (the other, knife-related). The total murder count for…

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Press Release No.19/393 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 4, 2019 IMF Executive Board Completes Sixth and Final Review under the Stand-By Arrangement for Jamaica The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed the sixth and final review of Jamaica’s performance under the program supported by the Stand-By Arrangement (SBA). Jamaica’s sustained policy discipline, together…

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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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