Barbados c bank head warns of threat to jobs

BARBADOS - Jobs might be harder to get and harder to keep as Barbados' economy continues to contract in the coming months, Marion Williams Governor of the Barbados Central Bank said at a press conference on Tuesday.

Williams told the press conference "the current economic climate makes it likely that the unemployment situation will deteriorate further".

According to the latest figures, 2 200 jobs were lost in the first quarter of 2002, when the unemployment rate rose by one percentage point to