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  1. Latin America and Caribbean governments could do more on budget management, public sector pay equality

    Latin American and Caribbean countries need to do more to improve budget management, tax collection and public sector pay equality if they are to catch up with advanced economies in terms of government performance, according to a joint report by the OECD and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). Yet more could be done to improve […]

    June 22, 2014BusinessNo comments
  2. Trinidad and Tobago Trade Minister shares ‘successful strategies for turbulent economic times’ with Barbados’ Chamber at AGM via ICBL

    Trinidad and Tobago’s Trade, Industry, Investment and Communications Minister, Senator Vasant Bharath, was the guest speaker at the ICBL (Insurance Corporation of Barbados, Ltd.) sponsored Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s 188th Annual General Meeting and May Business Luncheon on May 28, 2014. Minister Bharath clearly stated to the audience that ‘the economic trajectory upon […]

    June 8, 2014BusinessNo comments
  3. “What Free Services?” by Henderson N. Bovell

    Having already subjected those 28,000 or so, who are employed legitimately in Public Service of Barbados, to increased VAT; Excise Tax on petroleum products; increased water rates and light bills, as well as increased road tax; land tax and cost of living and soon, a garbage tax – it would seem that the wicket is […]

    November 16, 2013Political, ReviewNo comments