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BARBADOS | IMF agreement a victory for the Barbadian people says Mascoll

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, October 1, 2018 - Barbados' Chief Economic Counsellor and lead negotiator with the IMF, Ambassador Dr. Clyde Mascoll has hailed today's staff level agreement  for an Extended Fund Facility with the IMF as a victory for the people of Barbados, who had been asked to play their part during these difficult economic times.

BARBADOS | Changes To Mental Health Act Coming

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados July 10, 2018 - Health and Wellness Minister, Lieutenant Colonel Jeffrey Bostic, announced today that Government is placing emphasis on mental health reform, which will result in changes to the Mental Health Act 1985.
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JAMAICA | No New Taxes to Fund 2018/19 Budget

KINGSTON,  March 8, 2018 - Finance Minister Audley Shaw, on Thursday announced that the Government will not be introducing new taxes to fund the 2018/19 Budget, amounting to approximately $773.6 billion.

Dominican musicians sue Caribbean Development Bank

ROSEAU, Dominica, Oct 3, CMC – Three members of the local music industry, including the internationally renowned Gordon Henderson and Ophelia Marie have filed a law suit against the Barbados-based Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) seeking compensation for copyright infringement.

Caribbean states need urgent help to reduce debt overhang - CDB President

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica October 24, 2014 - President of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), Dr. Warren Smith, is urging the large international financial institutions (IFIs) to work creatively with the small, vulnerable countries of the Caribbean in order that they might significantly reduce their huge debt overhang as quickly as possible.
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