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More work to be done, says committee

The committee set up to monitor progress under the International Monetary Fund-backed Barbados Economic Recovery and Transformation (BERT) programme, is warning that Government is not yet out of the woods. Co-chair of the BERT Monitoring Committee Edward Clarke said while progress has been made in achieving the fiscal and monetary targets, Government should urgently implement a number of transformational measures ...

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More work to be done, says committee

The committee set up to monitor progress under the International Monetary Fund-backed Barbados Economic Recovery and Transformation (BERT) programme, is warning that Government is not yet out of the woods. Co-chair of the BERT Monitoring Committee Edward Clarke said while progress has been made in achieving the fiscal and monetary targets, Government should urgently implement a number of transformational measures ...

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More work to be done, says committee

The committee set up to monitor progress under the International Monetary Fund-backed Barbados Economic Recovery and Transformation (BERT) programme, is warning that Government is not yet out of the woods. Co-chair of the BERT Monitoring Committee Edward Clarke said while progress has been made in achieving the fiscal and monetary targets, Government should urgently implement a number of transformational measures ...

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No locals!

As foreign creditors continue to baulk at a deal with Barbados to restructure its debt, the Government’s Chief Economic Counsellor has dismissed as “ridiculous” the notion that a local economist or firm could do the job. Ambassador Dr Clyde Mascoll was responding to questions surrounding Government’s decision to retain the services of a two-man advisory firm, White Oak, along with ...

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No locals!

As foreign creditors continue to baulk at a deal with Barbados to restructure its debt, the Government’s Chief Economic Counsellor has dismissed as “ridiculous” the notion that a local economist or firm could do the job. Ambassador Dr Clyde Mascoll was responding to questions surrounding Government’s decision to retain the services of a two-man advisory firm, White Oak, along with ...

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No locals!

As foreign creditors continue to baulk at a deal with Barbados to restructure its debt, the Government’s Chief Economic Counsellor has dismissed as “ridiculous” the notion that a local economist or firm could do the job. Ambassador Dr Clyde Mascoll was responding to questions surrounding Government’s decision to retain the services of a two-man advisory firm, White Oak, along with ...

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No sureties for drug accused

Three St Michael men who were allegedly caught with over $1.2 million worth of cannabis in Barbados’ territorial waters have been remanded to HMP Dodds. They are fisherman Christopher Dave Johnson, 36, of Martindale’s Road; coconut vendor Malo Anthony Edwards, 35, of Taylor’s Gap, Martindale’s Road and artist Colvin Ishmael Brathwaite of Brandons, Main Road. The three are charged with ...

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No sureties for drug accused

Three St Michael men who were allegedly caught with over $1.2 million worth of cannabis in Barbados’ territorial waters have been remanded to HMP Dodds. They are fisherman Christopher Dave Johnson, 36, of Martindale’s Road; coconut vendor Malo Anthony Edwards, 35, of Taylor’s Gap, Martindale’s Road and artist Colvin Ishmael Brathwaite of Brandons, Main Road. The three are charged with ...

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Ammunition case coming to an end

Crown prosecutor Alliston Seale today suggested that accused Richard Delisle Arthur should “count himself fortunate” that he was not before the court on more charges. Seale made the comments as he presented his closing arguments to the nine-member jury hearing the case against the Maynards, St Peter resident who has pleaded not guilty to possession of 102 rounds of ammunition. ...

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Ammunition case coming to an end

Crown prosecutor Alliston Seale today suggested that accused Richard Delisle Arthur should “count himself fortunate” that he was not before the court on more charges. Seale made the comments as he presented his closing arguments to the nine-member jury hearing the case against the Maynards, St Peter resident who has pleaded not guilty to possession of 102 rounds of ammunition. ...

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