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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (left) shakes hands with US President Donald Trump at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa island in Singapore June 12. (CNS photo/Jonathan Ernst, Reuters)

by Dr Marlene Attzs Sooping Chow

Over the past few weeks, a number of noteworthy geopolitical and economic events have played out on the regional and international stages.  Sometimes it’s useful to be aware of, and to contemplate, the impact such goings-on may or may not have on our domestic circumstances.

First, our Barbados neighbours ushered in a new government on May 25.  Following a landslide victory at the polls, Bajans now have their first female Prime Minister, the Honourable Mia Amor Mottley.  The new Mottley-led Government immediately had to get down to the business of managing Barbados’ economic challenges.

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