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Dr. Lucas Accuses Mohammed Degia of Showing #islamophobia Colours

Submitted by Robert D. Lucas,PH.D. CFS, The “Nation” newspaper of the 19th March 2019 published an article captioned “Upset but not shocked” under the by-line of Mohammed Iqbal Degia. Degia attributes the rise of Islamophobia in part to white supremacy. He attempts to juxtapose the Muslim experience with that of Blacks, Jews, Hispanics and immigrants (it is noticeable that he

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Young Professionals and Youth Leaders Launch Movement in GUYANA

March 19, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mary Adams, Vice President/Director of Communications Tel: 592-666-2530 Email: moveonguyana@gmail.com GEORGETOWN: A new national youth movement has been formed. The name is MOVE ON GUYANA, INC, acronym for Movement for Youth in Development of Guyana, Inc. In keeping with its mission, the movement will inspire and mobilize the nation’s youth population to participate

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The Grenville Phillips Column – Engineer Paul Clifford

I recently had the privilege of working with Paul Clifford, a competent Engineer who died last week after falling through a roof. Carrying out inspections on suspect roofs, under cracked bridges, and in structurally damaged buildings is the life of a structural engineer. The personal safety-risk of performing structural inspections is very high, but completing the inspection and providing a

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2018 CDB Economic Review – Vote of Confidence?

The Caribbean Development Bank in its 2018 economic review supports the economic approach the Barbados government has taken.  The optimism is ‘premised’ on a favourable tourism performance, the opening of Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM), continued implementation of BERT supported by private sector projects in the pipeline – the possibility of external shocks a possibility. See report:

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The Jeff Cumberbatch Column – Illicit Property? -Civil forfeiture is here

Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted. –Eighth Amendment, US Constitution It has been a long time in gestation, a not uncommon characteristic of some Barbadian legislation, if we are to have regard to legislation such as the Employment Rights Act, the Safety and Health at Work Act, the Integrity in

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