Caribbean urged to prepare for high fuel and food prices

McClean. Photo credit: Caricom News Network

Barbados Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Minister, Maxine Mc Lean Thursday warned Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries to be prepared for rising fuel and food prices.

Addressing the start of the two-day CARICOM Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) meeting here, Mc Lean, who is chairing the deliberations, said that while the COTED might devise some measures that provide short-term relief, the real challenge is to put in place medium to long term solutions”.

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3 Comments

  1. malpardee
    May 20, 2011

    EVERYTHING GONE UP ACCORDING TO YELLOW MAN. POOR DA. JUST NOW IS CRAYFISH ALONE PEOPLE WILL EAT. DA DOE HAVE FOOD STAMPS………..

  2. B2
    May 20, 2011

    Lower all the import charges to the common people so that we can stock up. Transfer the loss in revenue to imports of the privileges ones that get to bring in merchandise for next to nothing.

  3. truth
    May 20, 2011

    i said before that fuel gonna be $20 for a six month period…….i was brushed aside ….we will see

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