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BARBADOS | B'dos Economic Recovery Strong says IMF , Receives US139M drawdown

Washington, DC – June 3, 2020. The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the third review of the IMF’s extended arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) for Barbados. The completion of the review allows the authorities to draw the equivalent of SDR 101 million (about US$139 million), bringing total disbursements to the equivalent of SDR 206 million (about US$283 million). 

BARBADOS| Mottley Praises Resiliency Of Caribbean People

Bridgetown, May 28, 2020 - The people of the Caribbean have remained resilient, despite the various adversities encountered, including the current COVID-19 pandemic. This is the word from Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley, as she addressed the Virtual Launch of Pan African Festival TT, in commemoration of Emancipation 2020 and African Liberation Day, held under the theme: 1970 Remembered: Reconnection and Recommitment.
  • Published in CARICOM

CARICOM | Foreign Ministers Object to EU Financial Blacklisting

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica May 12, 2020 - While Guyana has been delisted from the European Commission’s money laundering list, joining countries like Ethiopia, Sri Lanka and Tunisia, the Council for Foreign and Community Relations (COFCOR), has rejected the arbitrary and unilateral imposition of blacklisting by the EU on several Member States of the Community.
  • Published in CARICOM

TRINIDAD | Young says he has no issues with Barbados

PORT OF SPAIN –April 28, 2020- Trinidad and Tobago’s National Security Minister Stuart Young is maintaining that he has “no issue” with the Barbados governmentas he tries to downplay a potential rift between the two Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member states.
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