IDB predicts 15 per cent fall in the economy – Barbados Today


Predicting a huge, double-digit slump in the Barbados economy, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) on Wednesday warned that the entire Caribbean faces long-lasting harm from the COVID-19 pandemic. The IDB said “the economy is projected to contract by 15.3 per cent in 2020”, adding that reduced tourism arrivals and constrained economic activity due to social […]
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NIS joins race to make payments before Christmas Day - Barbados Today

The Ministry of Tourism, the National Insurance Scheme (NIS) and a handful of hoteliers are locked in a race against time to deliver thousands in outstanding severance payments in time for Christmas. Minister of Tourism and International Transport Senator Lisa Cummins told Barbados TODAY that the Accra Beach Hotel and […]