Tag Archives: Caribbean Economies

Active Macroeconomic Policies must be Maintained and Deepened by Caribbean Countries

The following report was distributed by the Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean 2020 – David, Blogmaster (October 6, 2020) It will be essential to maintain and deepen active macroeconomic policies to achieve recovery and economic and social transformation after the crisis unleashed by the coronavirus pandemic, ECLAC indicated in a report entitled Economic Survey of Latin America

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Notes From a Native Son: The Addiction to Tourism is one Reason Why we Cannot Get Out of our Economic Mess

Introduction: As we as a nation dig deeper and deeper in the economic sinking sand that somehow we have found ourselves in, there is a growing demand fore tourism to come to the rescue. The truth is that it is wishful thinking: at the top end, the requirements of the high net-worth traveller are not met in Barbados, as we

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Tales of Gloom and Doom – 2014 Will Be No Better, It Will Be Worse…Far Worse!

Submitted by Pachamama The rapid evolution of mankind over recent millennia, and particularly after the Industrial Revolution, has hit a significant speed bump. We write this with the certain knowledge that we stand high risks of having all of our predictions being spectacular misjudgements. But unlike the general culture from which we come, we are bold and brave enough to

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Small Island Satellites on the BRINK

Submitted by Ras Jahaziel We knew all along that UNSUSTAINABLE small island satellites would be eventually jettisoned by the Mother Slave Ship. That is why some fought for a Caribbean federation, and now today some point to the Garvey vision of GLOBAL AFRICANS UNITING ON THE PRINCIPLE OF SELF SUFFICIENCY. Many abandoned the Garvey idea of pooling resources for collective

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The Mechanics Of Money In Our Neck of The Woods

Submitted by the People’s Democratic Congress (PDC) In this article, the PDC duly returns to the phenomenon of the relevant people, businesses and other entities in Barbados despicably atrociously paying for the use of the Barbadian people’s money. And, we do so cognizant of the fact that the level at which most people and other entities in Barbados continue to

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