Economic hope

If the nine-month-old United Progressive Party (UPP) wins the next election, there will be no massive layoffs of public servants, no sale of loss making state owned entities such as the Transport Board or the Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), but Barbadians can look forward to a significant reduction of their tax load. The party, which […]
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UPP willing to consider IMF borrowing relationship

Two weeks of economic consultations between Government and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) ended today with officials mum on the details of the closed-door Article 1V discussions. However, were this island’s economic management placed in the hands of the United Progressive Party (UPP), a borrowing relationship with the Washington-based lending […]