A lot of what is wrong with Barbados today is encapsulated in the story of Ryan Thorpe’s battle with government bureaucracy. We urge you to take 10 minutes and read his story. It is about a Barbadian who used his money and business insight to restore the historical building formerly known as Voliet Bourne’s Bar and Andy’s Bakery & Deli at 116 Roebuck Street, Bridgetown SIX years ago. (Read the 9-page document penned by Ryan Thorpe).
Despite his long winded challenge with officialdom, Mr. Thorpe still finds the time to make recommendations to government on how legislation can be enacted to give better oversight to historical buildings in Barbados.