Month: February 2014

IMF Staff Analysis of Barbados Economy Sees Possible Risk to Neighbours

It reads like a good cop bad cop interrogation of the Barbados economy, the latest International Monetary Fund (IMF) Country Report issued Wednesday (Feb 12) at a news conference from the Fund’s headquarters in Washington DC. Staff analysts following a round of consultations with government and other officials that ended Monday (Feb 10) see a …

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Mark Lee

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Editor, author and writer with career spanning print, radio, television and new media.

The British Are Slumming! The British Are Slumming!

The last British Governor of Trinidad and Tobago left as his legacy a dump and a highway. The dump symbolizes the way in which the British were anxious to get rid of some of the supposedly useless and troublesome bits of their Empire like Trinidad. The highway represents the typical British attitude to negotiations, “My …

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Mariel Port, Cuba.

From Cuba With Peace

In the aftermath of the January 28 and 29 second Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), in Havana, Cuba, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) as a group and its member states individually, must undertake a critical reflection on how they stretch into more ambitious integration enterprises even as their own house …

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Mark Lee

About Mark Lee

Editor, author and writer with career spanning print, radio, television and new media.

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