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Barbados Plans Job Cuts For 3,000 Public Sector Workers

Above: Barbados (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados’ fiscal consolidation efforts could soon mean the loss of 3,000 public sector jobs, Finance Minister Chris Sinckler announced this week. The proposed cuts, part of a wider fiscal consolidation programme, […]

Barbados Finance Minister: Moody’s Downgrade “No Surprise”

Above: Parliament in Bridgetown (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Moody’s Investors Service’s recent downgrade of Barbados’ debt to junk status was “no surprise” to the country’s Ministry of Finance, Minister Chris Sinckler said in a statement. Sinckler said […]

Barbados: “We Will Not Roll Over and Play Dead” in Economic Recession

Above: Finance Minister Chris Sinckler By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados will not “roll over and play dead” during the current economic recession, according to Finance Minister Chris Sinckler. “That’s not the stance this government has, or will ever take, […]

Four Seasons Project Restart Leading Renewed Foreign Investment in Barbados

Four Seasons Residences, Clearwater Bay, Barbados A slew of new projects in Barbados, including at Four Seasons, Beachlands, Cost-U-Less and Fort Ferdinand, could mean a big boost in foreign investment in Barbados, according to Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler. “People […]

Barbados Finance Minister: Mideast Unrest Could Hurt Regional Economies

Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler If the unrest in the Middle East and North Africa continues, it could harm Caribbean economies, Barbados’ Minister of Finance, Chris Sinckler, has warned. “Our main assumption was that the main impact will be felt […]

Barbados Signs $10 Million Loan Deal With IDB

Barbados has signed a pair of agreements with the Inter-American Development Bank for $10 million in loan financing. The funding will finance a programmed aimed at strengthening “human and social development” on the island, according to a government statement. Barbados […]

Barbados Plans “Hotel Innovation Fund”

Above: Bridgetown (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados is planning to create a “Hotel Innovation Fund” that would provide low-cost financing to hoteliers and other tourism providers. The government is currently meeting with tourism stakeholders to design the […]

Barbados Announces New Cabinet

Above: Parliament in Barbados (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has announced his new Cabinet, following his Democratic Labour Party’s 16-14 election victory last week. The Cabinet includes 16 Ministers, excluding Stuart, with some […]

Barbados Finance Minister, IDB Vice President Hold Talks in Bridgetown

Above: Bridgetown, Barbados (Caribbean Journal Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados Finance Minister Christopher Sinckler and Inter-American Development Bank Vice President Roberto Vellutini recently held talks in Bridgetown. The two sides focused their discussions on economic issues, particularly the […]

IDB, Barbados Talk Economy

Above: Finance Minister Christopher Sinckler (Photo: BGIS) Joel Branski, the Inter-American Development Bank’s local representative for Barbados, met with Barbadian Finance Minister Christopher Sinckler today in St Michael, discussing a series of projects currently ongoing in the country. “I am […]

Barbados, China to Sign Loan Deals

Barbados and China are slated to sign two agreements totaling $6.1 million today. The two agreements are aimed at facilitating economic and technical cooperation between the two governments, along with providing funds for joint projects between Barbados and China. Barbados […]


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