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Man to face charges in connection with Kingsland, Christ Church shooting

  A man is expected to face multiple charges today in connection with the shooting incident that occurred in Kingsland, Christ Church on Wednesday. A female was shot in arm during incident. (more details as they come to hand.) The post Man to face charges in connection with Kingsland, Christ Church shooting appeared first on Barbados Today.

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Frederick Smith Secondary closed today

The Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training has advised that the Frederick Smith Secondary School, Trents, St James, will be closed today, Friday, September 21, as a result of an environmental issue. Any inconvenience caused is regretted. (BGIS) The post Frederick Smith Secondary closed today appeared first on Barbados Today.

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‘Fix or fail’

If Barbados’ economic fix with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) does not work, Barbados may have to consider the dreaded devaluation of its currency, which could leave all Barbadians “poor from day one”, according to a visiting fiscal analyst. The sobering observation has come from Nathalie Marshik, Managing Director and Emerging Market Sovereign Analyst at investment firm Oppenheimer. The New ...

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Alternative to debt shift ‘more painful’ – BES

The leader of the economics fraternity has warned that the alternative to Government’s debt restructuring plan would be more painful and socially disruptive. But don’t expect the commercial banks to venture an opinion on the matter as they form the creditors holding six billion dollars’ worth in public debt, Barbados TODAY has discovered. Government could have avoided restructuring its massive ...

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‘Not us!’

The men’s advocacy group has taken a Cabinet Minister to task for referring to fellow men as sperm donors as he spoke on the floor of the House of Assembly last Tuesday. In his speech during debate on legislation to abolish the mandatory death sentence, Minister in the Ministry of Housing, Lands and Rural Development Charles Griffith said too many ...

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#BTEditorial – How did we get back here?

If ever we could not see that Barbados remains mired in deep economic agony, the blinkers must have fallen off yesterday. The cold, stark reality was laid out by Director of Finance and Planning Ian Carrington in his characteristically blunt manner as the Government rolled out its debt restructuring programme. “Let us be clear, Barbados is insolvent. This is the ...

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#BTEditorial – How did we get back here?

If ever we could not see that Barbados remains mired in deep economic agony, the blinkers must have fallen off yesterday. The cold, stark reality was laid out by Director of Finance and Planning Ian Carrington in his characteristically blunt manner as the Government rolled out its debt restructuring programme. “Let us be clear, Barbados is insolvent. This is the ...

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#BTEditorial – How did we get back here?

If ever we could not see that Barbados remains mired in deep economic agony, the blinkers must have fallen off yesterday. The cold, stark reality was laid out by Director of Finance and Planning Ian Carrington in his characteristically blunt manner as the Government rolled out its debt restructuring programme. “Let us be clear, Barbados is insolvent. This is the ...

Read More »

#BTEditorial – How did we get back here?

If ever we could not see that Barbados remains mired in deep economic agony, the blinkers must have fallen off yesterday. The cold, stark reality was laid out by Director of Finance and Planning Ian Carrington in his characteristically blunt manner as the Government rolled out its debt restructuring programme. “Let us be clear, Barbados is insolvent. This is the ...

Read More »

#BTEditorial – How did we get back here?

If ever we could not see that Barbados remains mired in deep economic agony, the blinkers must have fallen off yesterday. The cold, stark reality was laid out by Director of Finance and Planning Ian Carrington in his characteristically blunt manner as the Government rolled out its debt restructuring programme. “Let us be clear, Barbados is insolvent. This is the ...

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