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Press Release No. 19/235 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 24, 2019 IMF Executive Board Completes First Review Under the IMF’s Extended Fund Facility for Barbados and Approves US$48.7 Million Disbursement · The completion of the review enables an immediate disbursement of SDR 35 million (about US$48.70 million). A four-year EFF arrangement was approved on October 1,…

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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines’ campaign to become a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) was a resounding success. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines was able to attain the seat that is allocated to the Group of Latin America and Caribbean States (GRULAC), for the period of January 1, 2020 to December…

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Press Release No. 18/466 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 10, 2018 IMF Staff Concludes Visit to The Bahamas 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 necessarily represent the views…

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Press Release No.18/460 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 7, 2018 IMF Staff Concludes Visit to Barbados 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 necessarily represent the views of the…

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Press Release No. 18/459 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 7, 2018 IMF Staff Concludes Visit to Jamaica 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 necessarily represent the views of…

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Full text of Dr. Delisle Worrell – former Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados – December 2018 newsletter: The Threat of Barbados Dollar Devaluation Remains Prime Minister Mottley’s unprecedented achievement in securing financial support from the IMF, the Interamerican Development Bank and the Caribbean Development Bank, has averted an imminent threat of devaluation. However,…

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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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