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News Barbados » Economy: Another Downgrade for Barbados Economy

News channel or source: http://www.caribbean360.com/business/another-downgrade-barbados-economy
Publication date: hursday 11 January 2018

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Friday January 12, 2018 – Barbados’ economy has been hit with yet another downgrade, this time from regional credit rating agency Caribbean Information and Credit Rating Services Limited (CariCRIS). CariCRIS has lowered the island ...

News Barbados » Economy: Why Caribbean economies struggled in 2017

News channel or source: http://m.jamaicaobserver.com/editorial/why-caribbean-economies-struggled-in-2017_123240
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Average economic growth in 2017 was only 0.6 per cent better than the contraction experienced in 2016. Nearly all the governments continue to be seriously constrained in their macroeconomic policy by high debt-to-GDP, especially Barbados and Jamaica.

News Barbados » Economy: Sun, Sea and Unusual Tariff Structures … Brexit Lessons from Barbados

News channel or source: http://spendmatters.com/uk/sun-sea-unusual-tariff-structures-brexit-lessons-barbados/
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

Barbados and Brexit aren't often two words that appear in ... not every imported good in a major national economy. With a finite deadline on negotiations, the government may not have time to run a consultation on any changes, so needs to be sure there ...

News Barbados » Economy: Barbados compliant with international IP rights protection

News channel or source: http://www.nationnews.com/nationnews/news/121660/barbados-compliant-international-ip-rights-protection
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

“These global brands, many of them well-known household names, whether it is in the area of food, pharmaceuticals, clothing, automobiles or electronics, easily find a place in our domestic market given the openness of the Barbados economy and the fact ...

News Barbados » Economy: Use of information technologies improves health care and education services in the Caribbean, expands potential market for local businesses

News channel or source: http://curacaochronicle.com/tech/use-of-information-technologies-improves-health-care-and-education-services-in-the-caribbean-expands-potential-market-for-local-businesses/
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Information and communication technologies enhance various social and economic sectors in the Caribbean by expanding ... "Implementations such as "Medical History" in Barbados or the application to assist blind persons available in Trinidad & Tobago ...

News Barbados » Economy: Barbados downgraded again

News channel or source: https://www.caribbeanlifenews.com/stories/2018/1/2018-01-12-ga-barbados-downgraded-again-cl.html
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

All these instances of lowering of financial status and creditworthiness of Barbados has come under the current government of Prime Minister Freundel Stuart, who has repeatedly blamed the 2007 – 2008 international economic crisis for the island’s ...

News Barbados » Economy: Barbados: Homeless spokesman makes appeal to political parties

News channel or source: https://www.stlucianewsonline.com/barbados-homeless-spokesman-makes-appeal-to-political-parties/
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

(BARBADOS TODAY) – With over 100 homeless people said to ... the ruling Democratic Labour Party took office in 2008 and instituted a series of “tough economic policies” which have resulted in over 100 vagrants sleeping on the streets on any given ...

News Barbados » Economy: Worcestershire duo Brett D’Oliveira and Joe Clarke picked for North v South series in Barbados

News channel or source: http://www.worcesternews.co.uk/sport/wccc/15828600.Worcestershire_duo_picked_for_North_v_South_series_in_Barbados/
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

WORCESTERSHIRE duo Brett D’Oliveira and Joe Clarke have been included in the North squad for the series against the South in Barbados in March ... 222 at 27.75 as well as having the County’s best economy rate with the ball, conceding just 4.84 runs ...

News Barbados » Economy: CIBC eyes FirstCaribbean valuation around $1.4 billion: sources

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-cibc-divestiture/cibc-eyes-firstcaribbean-valuation-around-1-4-billion-sources-idUSKBN1F72SM?feedType=RSS&virtualBrandChannel=11563
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

CIBC executives are willing to sell at a discount because they are conscious that perceived regulatory risks associated with the Caribbean may turn off some investors while tough economic conditions in Barbados are hampering the bank’s potential for ...

News Barbados » Economy: Sandals will help boost Barbados' economy

News channel or source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/business/Sandals-will-help-boost-Barbados--economy_15916524
Publication date: hursday 30 January 2014

THE decision by the Caribbean hotel group, Sandals Resorts International (SRI), led by Gordon "Butch" Stewart to invest in two hotel projects in Barbados should help to boost that country's economy at a time when it is experiencing fiscal difficulties.