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Some of those in attendance at the Connect Barbados 2019 breakfast at Hilton Barbados.

Tourism boom

William “Billy” Griffith, CEO, Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc.

Governor of Central Bank, Cleviston Haynes (left) having a discussion with Senior Technical Adviser to Government, Dr. Kevin Greenidge during his review of Barbados’ economic performance for the first quarter of the financial year at the Central Bank yesterday.

VAT, Fuel Tax efficient sources of revenue

The Value Added Tax and the new Fuel Tax, which was recently announced, are proving to be efficient sources of revenue for the Barbados economy.

Leah Thorne-Carrington of the Grantley Adams Memorial School, as she was named Most Outstanding Student from her school, by Dr. Luz Longsworth, Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the UWI, Open Campus.

Malik Hamilton (left) of St. George Secondary School, as he received an award for being the Most Outstanding Male from Dr. Luz Longsworth, Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the UWI, Open Campus.

Lekenya Prescod and Joellyn Inniss of the St. Michael School, both shared the title of Most Outstanding Student from SMS; here they pose with Dr. Luz Longsworth, Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the UWI, Open Campus, after receiving their prizes.

Private sector called to invest in youth

Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of the West Indies, Open Campus, Dr.

Students and teachers from the Coleridge and Parry Secondary School erupting with cheers as one of their own was awarded Most Outstanding Student.

Shanika Cadogan of the Coleridge and Parry Secondary School was named Most Outstanding Student of the PTFTC Programme, here she receives the coveted award and plaque from Dr. Luz Longsworth, Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the UWI, Open Campus.

Coleridge and Parry takes home plaque

Shanika Cadogan of the Coleridge and Parry Secondary School was named the Most Outstanding Student of the 2018-2019 Preparing Today for Tomorrow’s Challenges Programme.

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