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.