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BARBADOS | Government Lab To Test For Novel Coronavirus

BRIDGETOWN,  Barbados, February 12, 2020 - Barbados will soon have the capacity to do its own testing for the novel coronavirus at the Best-dos Santos Laboratory at Enmore. The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is providing the testing kits and the technical services of a virologist.
  • Published in Health

CARICOM | Justin Trudeau Guest at CARICOM Intersessional Meeting in Barbados

BRIDGETOWN, February 12, 2020 - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, will be Special Guest when Barbados host the 31st Intersessional Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) next Tuesday and Wednesday, February 18- 19, at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Two Mile Hill, St. Michael).
  • Published in CARICOM

Guyana, Trinidad, Jamaica and Barbados on Alert for Coronavirus

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, January 26, 2020 - The Governments of Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago and Barbados, have moved to put screening mechasims in place in an effort to spot travellers who may be experiencing  “signs and symptoms” of the coronavirus at ports of entry, in the various island states.
  • Published in Health

BARBADOS | Barbados Passes Latest IMF Test

BRIDGETOWN, December 17, 2019 - Barbados has passed its latest International Monetary Fund (IMF) test with flying colours, in the process impressing the directors of the fund, and opening up for itself access to almost $100 million from the Washington-based institution.

BARBADOS | Deeper Regional Integration will increase B'dos growth prospects says IMF

WASHINGTON, DC, December 16, 2019 - The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has completed the second review of Barbados’ economic reform program supported by an arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF). which now allows the authorities to draw the equivalent of SDR 35 million (about US$48 million), bringing total disbursements to the equivalent of SDR 105 million (about US$145 million).
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