Barbados. According to Countryaah official site, Prime Minister Freundel Stuart objected to allegations that Barbados constitutes a tax haven, made in conjunction with a G20 summit in November. French President Nicolas Sarkozy said that the island nation is one of eleven countries that the outside world should avoid contact with.
A $ 70 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) was secured for a commitment to renewable energy from, among other things. wind, water and biomass. Energy saving measures were also included in the plan, which aimed to reduce the large dependence on imported fossil fuels.