Prime Minister Freundel Stuart (left) listens as members of the Barbados Youth Action Programme showcase some of their products during his stop at their booth yesterday, during Day 2 of the Barbados Manufacturers’ Exhibition (BMEX) at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre. The group also showed the Prime Minister their tamarind sauce, mango jam, guava jelly and herbal jelly.
Prime Minister Freundel Stuart took the opportunity yesterday to get familiar with several local businesses which were showcasing their products and
services at this year’s Barbados Manufacturers’ Exhibition (BMEX).
“There is a quiet revolution taking place in Barbados,” he expressed to members of the media after a lengthy tour of the annual exhibition held at the Lloyd Erskine
“We used to have a very vibrant manufacturing sector; it passed through some difficult challenges but it is evident to me that we are on the way back… showing some very positive signs and we think it can only get better,” he stated.
Reflecting on the products on show, he noted: “I saw old things being done in new ways, new things being done in old ways, and new things being done in new ways – all indicative of the commitment to innovation and creativity which are designed to get us ...