‘Relentless pressure’ on Barbadian central bank harms growth

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Barbados’s promising growth potential may not be realised if the government does not end its “relentless pressure” on the central bank to finance the deficit, a former governor of the central bank has warned.

In a series of articles, DeLisle Worrell – who was removed from his post as governor earlier this year after openly criticising the fiscal policies of finance minister Chris Sinckler – has urged the government to seek help from the International Monetary Fund “without delay”.

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