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In fact, Mottley yesterday prosecuted the Freundel Stuart administration for mismanagement of the country, accusing it of dragging the island through eight “lost years” of economic and social decline.

Speaking in the House of Assembly, she offered the Opposition’s response to the 2016 Financial Statement and Budgetary Proposals delivered by Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler on Tuesday.

Blasting the minister as a man out of his depth who had failed to address the issues confronting the country, including the worrying level of debt, and the “crisis” created in the National Insurance Scheme (NIS), Mottley said the current administration had presided over Barbados’ dramatic slip in competitiveness, while it was among the most highly indebted countries in the world. (GE)


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