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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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Press Release No. 18/370 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 1, 2018 IMF Executive Board Approves US$290 Million Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility For Barbados The IMF supported program aims to help Barbados: restore debt sustainability, strengthen the external position, and improve growth prospects. Approval of the program allows for the immediate disbursement of about…

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Press Release No. 18/356 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 25, 2018  IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with Trinidad and Tobago On August 31, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation [1] with Trinidad and Tobago and considered and endorsed the staff appraisal without a meeting. [2] Executive Board Assessment…

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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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Full Press Release: Press Release No. 18/291 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 12, 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…

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Prime Minister Mia Mottley will be meeting with the President of the IDB (Inter-American Development Bank) next week. The IDB is the “main source of multilateral financing in Latin America. It provides solutions to development challenges and support in the key areas of the region.” (Source: IADB website). The PM recently met with the head…

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Full Press Release: Press Release No. 18/239 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 15, 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…

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