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After the opening ceremony, Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Freundel Stuart (right) chatted with new participants and graduates of the Youth In Agriculture Programme.
PM: Don’t take growth out of context
By Kerri Gooding

Barbados has work to do to attain more growth economically, but that in no way means that we are at the bottom given our past development and economic achievements to date.

This assertion came from Prime Minister of Barbados, Rt. Hon. Freundel Stuart, despite the latest International Monetary Fund (IMF) Report.

Prime Minister Stuart wants citizens not to despair, and he even commended our neighbours throughout the region on their projections, as it all bodes well for the region as a whole.

On the sidelines of the opening launch of the eighth phase of the Youth in Agriculture Programme, he told the media, “Nobody is in any doubt that we have been having some challenges and that we have to work our way back to robust growth.

“Now when you say to me that we are at the bottom of the totem pole in the Caribbean, I don’t think anybody in the Caribbean who hears...

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