Create wealth, says Stuart
In the current troubled economic climate, Bajans at home and abroad are being called upon to take decisive steps to help create wealth and generate jobs for themselves and others.
With Barbados facing another year of serious financial troubles, that possible partial solution to the nation’s economic woes, is being advocated by Prime Minister Freundel Stuart as a way to get the economy moving again.
In an Independence anniversary message which was read to Barbadians in different parts of North America, Stuart said that because “we are not living in ordinary times” every Barbadian “should contribute to the national discipline required to see us through this very testing period”.
“All indications are that this recession will usher in a jobless recovery in some countries. Small open economies like ours stand the best chance of reviving and prospering if we can identify niches in the emerging global marketplace and capitalize on them,” Stuart stated.
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