CARICOM Secretary General Urges Debt Reduction For Developing Countries Post COVID-19

Press Release:- An effective response to the post Covid-19 economic situation must include significant and broad debt reduction for all developing countries, including vulnerable middle to high income states. This was one of the prescriptions put forward by CARICOM Secretary-General Her Excellency Carla Barnett as she participated in a panel discussion during the World Leaders Summit Dialogue on Inequality at UNCTAD XV in Barbados on Tuesday 5th October. Speaking on the theme of the discussion “Is the COVID-19 crisis really a game changer?” Dr Barnett further stated that debt reduction should specifically address debts built up due to COVID-19 expenditures and