Stuart: Much going for us
DESPITE THE ECONOMIC challenges, Barbadians still have a lot to celebrate, and they must continue to count their blessings.
So said Prime Minister Freundel Stuart as he addressed a host of distinguished guests, including Governor General Sir Elliott Belgrave and Lady Belgrave, Chief Justice Sir Marston Gibson and this year’s Independence honourees, at the Toast To The Nation ceremony held at St Ann’s Fort following the Independence Parade yesterday.
Pointing out that Barbados did not enjoy “any special dispensation under the laws of international economics”, Stuart said the economic challenges facing Barbados flowed from those that had been affecting the international community since the last quarter of 2007.
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