13Sep2016
Welcome Remarks by Governor, Dr. DeLisle Worrell at the Opening of the Domestic Financial Institutions Conference One aspect of our interdependence with the global economy is the fact that we are subject to international rules that are designed for countries with characteristics and circumstances very different from our own. Barbados plays by the rules, as we always have. It is a strength of our financial sector, and one of the factors that makes our country internationally competitive. But it is clear that the application of these rules indiscriminately to all countries, regardless of size and economic circumstances, results in anomalies which may have undesirable consequences. ...
16Aug2016
Kellen Walton is “Tremendously Grateful” to Have Won the De La Rue Scholarship The 25-year old former Harrison College and Barbados Community College student says the $35,000 cash prize will allow him to pursue his MSc in Finance and Business Economics....
11Aug2016
Future Innovators Show Off Their Robotics Skill The recently concluded Caribbean Science Foundation Junior Robotics Camp gave children ages eight to 13 the opportunity to learn about the emerging field....
11Aug2016
Barbados' Tax on Sugar-Sweetened Beverages is a Step in the Right Direction The Healthy Caribbean Coalition recently released a policy brief on the SSB tax that saw it as useful first step in the fight against Non-Communicable Diseases. The brief notes, however, that more must be done....
09Aug2016
Opening Remarks by Governor Dr. DeLisle Worrell at the 40th Richard Stoute Teen Talent Competition "The competition has created a new and unique institution, and a special community, composed of all the fans, supporters and well-wishers who attend the events of the competition. You come, you cheer, you laugh and have a good time. You do it because it is fun and you enjoy it. But in having good fun at Teen Talent you are helping to build our community and our national spirit, make no mistake about it."...
03Aug2016
Avinash Persaud Pays Tribute to Professor Bishnodat Persaud Professor the Honourable Bishnodat Persaud was a recipient of the Companion of Honour in the Barbados Independence Day’s Honours List in 2014....
03Aug2016
Governments Should Be Facilitators, Not Drivers of Economic Growth World Bank economist Alister Smith believes that public sectors in the region are too large....
27Jul2016
Opening Remarks by Governor Dr. DeLisle Worrell at the 2016 Annual Review Seminar "Whether you are Brazil or Belize, Canada or Cayman, Mexico or Maldives, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) insists that your best mix of Economic adjustment measures is an independent central bank with an inflation target, a flexible exchange rate and a debt to Gross Domestic Product (GDP) ratio that trends downward to sixty percent. We no longer have conceptual frameworks for Economic management for very small economies."...
27Jul2016
Dr. DeLisle Worrell Presents on De-risking at China FSB Meeting The Central Bank of Barbados Governor reported on the impact the phenomenon is having on correspondent banking relationships in the region. ...
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