CAF Report warns practice remains prevalent in the region – Barbados Today


One of Barbados’ development partners is concerned that there is still too high a level of perceived corruption in the Caribbean and Latin America.The issue of corruption came under the microscope on Wednesday during the online session of the Development Bank of Latin America (CAF), when officials presented the 2019 report on economic development titled Integrity in Public Policy: Keys to Prevent Corruption.Presenting the key findings and recommendations of the survey, Dr Gustavo Fajardo, Principal Research Economist at CAF, said there continued to be concerns when it came to integrity in public policy because any form of corruption had the ability to significantly reduce any benefits a state or its population would otherwise realise.
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Cannabis licence applications from January - Barbados Today

by Kareem Smith Despite some setbacks attributed to the COVID-19 pandemic, Government is moving full steam ahead with the development of a medicinal cannabis industry here, adamant that it has not missed the proverbial boat. Chief Executive Officer of the Barbados Medicinal Cannabis Licensing Authority (BCLA) Dr Shantal Munro-Knight says […]