Full Press Release: IMF Reaches Staff-Level Agreement with Barbados on an Economic Program under the Extended Fund Facility September 7, 2018 End-of-Mission press releases include statements of IMF staff teams that convey preliminary findings after a visit to a country. The views expressed in this statement are those of the IMF staff and do not…

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From mid-night September 2 (September 3) consumers paid more for gasoline and less for diesel. The retail price of gasoline moved from $3.88 BDS per litre to $3.91, an increase of 3 cents, or +0.8%. Diesel moved from $3.15 BDS per litre to $3.14, a decrease of 1 cent, or -0.3% (Source: Barbados Government Information…

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Originally reported as a magnitude 6.8 Mag earthquake: 000 WECA41 PHEB 212217 TSUCAX TSUNAMI MESSAGE NUMBER 3 NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI 2212 UTC TUE AUG 21 2018 …FINAL TSUNAMI THREAT MESSAGE… **** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE ***** THIS MESSAGE IS ISSUED FOR INFORMATION ONLY IN SUPPORT…

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UPDATE: Originally reported as 6.8, now 7.3 according to USGS AS IT HAPPENED, VIDEOS FROM TRINIDAD & TOBAGO   DATE AND TIME: 2018-08-21 5:31 pm (Local Time) 2018-08-21 21:31 (UTC) MAGNITUDE: 6.8 LOCATION: Latitude: 10.51N Longitude: 62.76W Depth: 73 km NEARBY CITIES: 55 km ESE of Carúpano, Venezuela 95 km NE of Maturín, Venezuela 131…

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I do a lot of online reading. At any given point in time, I have well over 15 or 20 tabs (or pages) open in my web browser on my laptop and mobile phones. Starting this and every weekend, I will share some of the ones that I find the most interesting here. Elon Musk…

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