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Expect some ‘Budget pain’

GERALYN EDWARD, [email protected]

Expect some ‘Budget pain’

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THERE WILL BE NO economic gains in Barbados without some pain.

That is the warning from Barbados Private Sector Association (BPSA) chairman Charles Herbert who gave his take on what Barbadians should be prepared for when Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler reveals his much anticipated 2017 Budget on May 30.

Herbert said frankly: “We can’t have austerity without someone hurting.”

The BPSA boss said his private sector partners were prepared for belt tightening, though he was uncertain if Barbadians were ready for what could come down the chute on Budget day. (GE) 

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