Central Banking

Barbados calms public fears over 'counterfeit' banknotes


The Central Bank of Barbados on Monday was forced to issue a statement saying banknotes dated 2007 but bearing the signature of the current governor are genuine after concerned members of the public contacted the institution.

Governor DeLisle Worrell was appointed in November 2009, causing confusion among members of the public when banknotes dated 2007 bore his signature.

The central bank said that in response to "several" queries, they wanted to explain that, "the date on notes simply connotes

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