Month: January 2014

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Slow Recovery for The Bahamas Says IMF

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is predicating slow recovery of The Bahamas economy following the conclusion of Article IV consultation with authorities there January 17, an IMF release is reporting. The Fund said the board considered and endorsed the staff appraisal without a meeting.[1],[2]. The following is the full statement by the IMF: …

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A New Model of Governance for Barbados

During the 2013 general election season in Barbados, the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) spent millions of dollars on a propaganda campaign that was designed to convince the voters that the DLP was profoundly committed to maintaining all existing jobs in the public sector of the country. They used the millions of dollars given to them by un-named wealthy “donors” on advertisements …

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David Comissiong

About David Comissiong

David Comissiong is a Barbadian attorney-at-law and political activist.

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Simplistic, Sounds Good, So Not The Right Way

Lately, there has been any number of comments, posts and threads about “the crime problem” in Jamaica. In this case, “the crime problem” relates to violent crimes, especially murder. Some just express disgust at the problem and look to pass blame and others have suggested supposedly “successful” ways that can combat crime. Over time there …

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