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IMF: Slash from top


GERALYN EDWARD

IMF: Slash from top

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THE INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND (IMF) is urging Government to cut off high-income earning Barbadians from many of the country’s free social services and goods.

Barbados provides free health care, subsidised public transportation,  free education up to the tertiary level and subsidised at the University of the West Indies, as well as a number of other services.

In a statement yesterday on its Article IV Consultation, an IMF team led by economist Nicole Laframboise praised the Freundel Stuart administration for the economic “strides” it had made so far and acknowledged that a “tourism-led recovery is underway”.

Please read the full story in today’s Saturday Sun, or in the eNATION edition.

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