‘Relentless pressure’ on Barbadian central bank harms growth


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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