The Government of Barbados is aiming to reduce the consumption of hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) by 35 per cent by 2020.
The Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) is hoping that Government will review the pending increase in value added tax (VAT) on hotel accommodation.
Government yesterday sought Parliamentary approval to abolish the mandatory death penalty in this country, but Minister of Energy and Water Resources, Wilfred Abrahams, who introduced the Bill, mad
THE funds to be provided under the proposed Extended Fund Facility (EFF) of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will not be enough to solve the country’s Balance of Payment (BOP) problems.
WHILE Barbados may have a seat at the table with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), there are other extra-regional entities seeking to poke their way into the affairs of the region, which could