Central Bank of Barbados closes office after volcano erupts

Central Bank of Barbados building

The Central Bank of Barbados has closed its offices until April 16 following a volcanic eruption on the nearby island on St Vincent and the Grenadines.

In a statement, the CBB announced “in-person” business operations had been halted due to volcanic ash fall. It said it would continue its remote operations to ensure members of the public can continue to conduct their business electronically.

The Barbados Meteorological Services issued a “severe volcanic ash warning” for the country on April 10

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