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Source: Barbados Government Information Service Government announced today that a team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), led by Bert van Selm, had arrived in Bridgetown on a three-day visit. The team will hold discussions with the Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Mia Amor Mottley, Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados, Cleviston Haynes,…

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Watch today’s recording of the first session of the House of Assembly 2018-2023 first sitting (Source: BLP Facebook Page). Constitution (Amendment) Bill passes paving the way for Kay Mconney and Rawdon Adams to become Government Senators. Mini-budget to be presented June 11.

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IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde today issued the following statement on Barbados: Statement by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Barbados Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, made following statement today: “As announced by Prime Minister Mottley earlier today, the Barbados economy has been going through significant challenges for some years.…

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UPDATED on May 29 Barbados General Election 2018 Results for the constituency of Christ Church West Central. caribbeansignal.com was granted access by the B’dos Electoral & Boundaries Commission / Data Process Dept. to the raw XML feed which contained results data. A PDF of the raw XML feed is available: HERE Total Votes: 5,237 Adrian Ryan Forde…

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UPDATED on May 29 Barbados General Election 2018 Results for the constituency of City of Bridgetown. caribbeansignal.com was granted access by the B’dos Electoral & Boundaries Commission / Data Process Dept. to the raw XML feed which contained results data. A PDF of the raw XML feed is available: HERE Total Votes: 3,586 Jeffrey Davidson Bostic (BLP):…

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MAY 25 UPDATE: 30-0 LANDSLIDE VICTORY FOR BLP. Voters elect MIA AMOR MOTTLEY as the first woman Prime Minister of Barbados! Despite there being a record number of alternative parties and independent candidates, the Barbados Labour Party captured all 30 parliamentary seats. Over the next several days I will be asking voters and non-voters alike…

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255,833 persons will be eligible to vote in Thursday’s general election. This number was disclosed to caribbeansignal.com earlier tonight by an official from the Electoral & Boundaries Commission. There is also a possibility that an addendum will be made and that this number will increase by a very small amount. For comparison: 249,024 persons were eligible…

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