Travel from Barbados to Select West African Countries and Back

Submitted by Roslyn Shepherd

Demand for travel determines the servicing of routes by airlines.

The pandemic has triggered economic hardship worldwide, failures and or downsizing of some airlines, and in the absence of a definitive end to the effects of the pandemic, an on-going contraction in the demand for travel. This is bad news for Barbados whose economy is tourist dependent.

Whilst the country is in a wait and see position, it might well be beneficial if it looks at establishing a connection with Western Africa via air travel. As the most easterly Caribbean country, Barbados is nearest to West Africa, 6,406 km from Ghana and 7,431 km from Nigeria. There are seventeen (17) West African countries of which Nigeria and Ghana have a population of 100 million and 30 million respectively. Ghana is defined as a third world country but with the world fastest growing economy in 2019 and Nigeria, a rich 4th world country. Both Ghana and Nigeria have controlled the spread of Covid-19 and could be the main routes.

Demand for travel between Barbados and Ghana and Nigeria would have to be assessed by the Government of Barbados. In the absence of information, Barbados could benefit from promoting its educational institutions from primary to tertiary level. Parents who can afford tuition plus boarding and all the incidental costs might for a variety of reasons, prefer their children being schooled outside of the country. It might also be possible for Chefette to expand into West Africa. How Barbados can benefit from other aspects of oil rich Nigeria and agricultural based Ghana will also require research.

This suggestion is not new; both Jamaica and Guyana tooted flights to Africa but they failed to materialize. However, the present economic climate might just be right to follow through with these West African airline routes. Though flying to Barbados, most of Virgin Atlantic airplanes have been grounded by the pandemic. Dire warnings about the continued spread of Covid-19 in the USA, UK and even Europe do not indicate this airline will return to full flight in the short term. With assets grounded and the airline bleeding money, Sir Branson might well be receptive to a route from Barbados to West African countries. His planes would be back in the air earning money. There’s no direct competition. Ticket prices can be relatively cheap because the airline would be flying to an oil rich country, Nigeria. However, the viability of each route is incumbent on Barbados justifying demand.

Wouldn’t it be ironic if the former slaves in the Caribbean reverse the slave triangle to carve out trade between West Africa and the Caribbean and even North and South America.

This challenge is not outside the Prime Minister of Barbados’ orbit. The PM has resource people who can pull together a comprehensive Business Proposal. Her several interviews at the international level has raised her profile which should lead to contact and persuasion of the key international asset providers, Sir Branson or the alternative British Airways and though not discussed herein, the governments of Ghana and Nigeria.

This is not a start-up business where projected minimum start-up capital would be around $22 million in the first year as per a Business Plan done for a proposed new airline in 2010. The airport hubs, planes, personnel, etc., already exists. It would be interesting to know the flaw(s) in my idea.

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  • There may be a problem, the haunted house black faces only want to see whites and others, that’s who they worship.

    Ghana’s and others on the Continent are Black/African, just like Barbados and don’t qualify, until Barbados’ self-hating frauds in the parliament change their anti-black, anti-African stance, they will not succeed in mistreating African people while going after their tourist dollars..

    ..a radical change has to be made and they will have to hide all their halfassed, lowlife, ugly, tiefing, slave master wannabe minority racists from public view, if they want Black/African dollars from the Motherland..

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  • Kammie Holder and others before him have been trumpeting the urgent need to establish transportation links with West Africa especially. It is instructive this government has gone ahead to establish missions in select African countries. If there was a time to aggressively pursue the deepening of commercial relationships with Africa the time is now. What is the saying- necessity is the mother of invention?

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  • I didn’t stutter….Barbados’ repulsive to look at minority racists WILL HAVE TO BE HIDDEN FROM THE PUBLIC VIEW..period…

    all Black workers will have to be RETRAINED TO ACCEPT BLACKNESS AND AFRICANESS….everyone one of them..

    .no African is leaving Africa to experience racism in half-assed, broke-ass Barbados…and spending tens of thousands of dollars to do so….

    ya have been warned…

    but look how parlaiment pedigree dog will have to return to their black vomit though…..for survival.

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  • Am all for that link between the Caribbean and African countries, BUT….RESPECT for Blackness and Africanness must first be reintroducted, that social concept of self-respect and respecting each other has been STRIPPED from Black minds in the Caribbean, even worse in Barbados for CENTURIES….they are disprespectal of anyone and everything black by default…..their minds will first have to BE RETRAINED..

    and please hide ya disgusting to look at minority RACISTS, ALL OF THEM…no one wants to see or hear them..yall can start developing a liking for racist minority meat, since ya might have to eat them instead…..or start selling their useless mooching parasitic asses or something…..it’s called survival, ask cousin Boris…

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  • Great idea. However I have my doubts.
    Will the arrival of “dark skinned” West Africans not impact negatively on “Brand Barbados”?

    Will our high end hotels accommodate them? Will they have access to the beach without facing some sort of harassment?

    Our tourism industry must be desperate if they are looking to West Africa to rekick their industry.

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  • @TLSN

    Make up your mind, you cannot have your cake and eat it too. A brand is not fixed in stone. Recent incidents, the one at Sandy Lane of the rapper comes to mind will force the industry to more vigorously pursue sensitivity training. Also Covid has forced a shift in approach to the industry.

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  • We should warn our West African brothers and sisters not to visit the most racist English speaking island in the Caribbean.

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  • Still don’t see any need for missions on the Continent, we are Africans don’t need a mission to go there, and Africans don’t need a Barbados mission to be tourists, most countries stamp a visa in your passport upon entry, even easier to apply for and get online, those embassies are a waste of tax dollars..and no one is going to racist, slave countries in Africa anyway, unless ya crazy….

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  • @TLSN

    Are you a Jamaican?

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  • “the one at Sandy Lane of the rapper comes to mind will force the industry to more vigorously pursue sensitivity training.”

    read that again and see just how RIDICULOUS IT SOUNDS….sensitivity training in a black majority island, for black workers to NOT BE RACIST AGAINST BLACK TOURISTS….and yall don’t believe ya got a problem….really…

    yall better ABOLISH AND VIGOROUSLY BAN RACISM FORTHWITH, with years of IMPRISONMENT, if ya no good racists insists on practicing it still AND if ya want to see 1 BLACK TOURIST DOLLAR out of Africa or anywhere else……..cause ya can’t hide ya racist attitudes, black self-hatred, nor ya tainted racists anymore…

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  • @TLSN

    For 10 marks you should write a paper headed – what are key drives required to force change.

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  • “We should warn our West African brothers and sisters not to visit the most racist English speaking island in the Caribbean.”

    still waiting for cousin Boris to tell me where Barbados got that EXTREMELY HIGH LEVEL OF RACISM FROM…hope he is doing well, can’t see him at all..

    “Our tourism industry must be desperate if they are looking to West Africa to rekick their industry.”

    even more desperate than ya think, but they still trying to pretend they white and will bend themselves in half to accomodate the nastiness of whiteness…BUT the only way anyone will take them seriously is if the CRIMINALIZE RACISM, ban it permanently….or they can KISS BLACK TOURITST DOLLARS GOODBYE….

    Barbados has an horribly ugly racist reputation….WORLDWIDE…black people AVOID the island for that reason and go to Jamaica or anywhere else instead.

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  • For the last time, it’s been CENTURIES that BLACK MINDS PARTICULARLY IN THE CARIBBEAN, ESPECIALLY IN BARBADOS WERE CONDITIONED TO SELF HATE….a couple classes of pretend sensitivity training will NEVER stop that, they been trying that in US and elsewhere for decades, as soon as racists leave the classes, they go RIGHT BACK TO BEING RACIST…within the hour…it’s mind conditioning cannot be erased without the THREAT OF LONG PRISON SENTENCES…then they REALLY get it…..and the practice is erased from their minds under threat….

    Houston ya got a ginormous problem……racist tourism was bound to NOT last forever…but the limited intellect, pretend pedigree don;t have the mental capacity to think that far ahead…….🤣🤣🤣

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  • This writer is old enough to remember when a Black hotel manager on the south coast faced racial objections from all quarters when he tried supplementing canadians and germans with afrikan-americans.

    He had objections from his owners, travel agents, White canadians and others. Nobody wanted large numbers of Black people dominating their racist enclaves.

    We go to Afrika all the time. Barbados must first clean its own house of the crypto-racism which is still the dominant social instrument.

    Why should Afrikans again must save what is still an Apartheid social system in Barbados.

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  • @Pacha

    Are you able to name ONE country where racism does not exist in some form, even a trace?

    Can you name ONE country that is perfect in design?

    There was also a time Black Barbadians were discouraged from passing through Strathclyde or Pine Road.

    Let us stop with the idealistic nonsense already.

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  • Why should Afrikans again must save what is still an Apartheid social system in Barbados.

    Now that the house of cards is crumbling, the beacons are going out to the Afrikan for help. The same Afrikans that the local hotel mafia would prefer not to see at many hotels, nightclubs and beaches.
    “We want your money but we don’t want you”

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  • @throwashadecrew

    People or even countries do not grow or learn anything of consequence when things are ‘easy’. It comes with the struggle of having to confront adversity, like the butterfly morphing from the caterpillar.

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  • People or even countries do not grow or learn anything of consequence when things are ‘easy’. It comes with the struggle of having to confront adversity, like the butterfly morphing from the caterpillar.

    This is your excuse for the mistreatment of Afikans in Barbados?

    Man, where is the old David? This conversation may be a tad beyond you.

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  • @Dullard

    Where in the comment supports your facil conclusion?

    You and others conflate issues to justify squeezing into your narrow agendas pursued daily on BU’s pages. Again the questions posed above – can you answer? The blogmaster has already conceded the tourist industry and country whether by the need to change brought by Covid or otherwise has to be more aggressive with sensitivity training for its people. There are legacy issues associated with how Bajans see Black tourists and also the vestiges of a colonial past. The vast majority of Bajans are generous and friendly this is a fact. It is not a racist country as some of your throwashaders promote.

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  • Africa is the future,
    Europe and America are the present and will soon be consigned to the past

    Children are our link to the future
    Everybody Needs A Proper Education

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  • @ David December 4, 2020 7:29 AM
    “@TLSN
    Make up your mind, you cannot have your cake and eat it too. A brand is not fixed in stone. Recent incidents, the one at Sandy Lane of the rapper comes to mind will force the industry to more vigorously pursue sensitivity training. Also Covid has forced a shift in approach to the industry.”
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    Before that much needed paradigm shift is achieved by accepting with open arms black people from overseas the Bajan black people (in general) must do what alcoholics have to do to benefit from the rescue and recovery services of AA.

    First they must admit that they are foremost of direct African descent; and not British as their slavery-acquired names imply.

    When this cleansing of their damaged psyche is achieved then they could benefit from the sensitivity training which ought to be applicable to all customers (including the disabled) in an industry whose own survival is totally dependent on that magic word called ‘Hospitality’ where the guest is King.

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  • David
    We know that you are prepared to ignore any reality, bend any curve, to achieve stated interests.
    It is not us who first said that Barbados is a crypto-racist society. It was the United Nations as we drew to your attention several years ago. Up to now not a single politician has publicly addressed that determination by the highest legal institution on earth.

    If as you say Barbados is not alone as a racist society, would your so-called product not achieve unique features if Barbados could rid itself of that history as a prerequisite to engaging in another trans-Atlantic project?.

    Do an analysis of the ownership patterns and reconsider. Do an analysis of the political structures, as a practical matter, and tell us if everything around us is not predicated by White supremacist thinking. Cut open the heads of the people around you and tell us what you find.

    Based on your thinking the smiling natives can best be deployed in making foreigners feel comfortable as part of the process of fattening somebody else’s balance sheet, paying for imports. We have no such commitment regardless of the costs.

    Tell us why after all these years of this industry which caters to White taste that few hotels are owned by Black people. Why there is a separate community created for tourists and White people in Barbados. Why this industry, still controlled by White people, must be subsidized by the people of Barbados. These are the structures which the UN saw. Structures not dissimilar to a modern form of slavery.

    Barbados is unique when it comes to slavery, imperialism, genocide. It was a key link in the sale of Afrikans during the first globalization period.

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  • David,

    Don’t get frustrated! Some of us who live here still have brain cells intact. We aren’t about to tear out our hair or set it on fire.

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  • “The blogmaster has already conceded the tourist industry and country whether by the need to change brought by Covid or otherwise has to be more aggressive with sensitivity training for its people.”

    AND AGAIN…sensitivity training DOES NOT WORK…on CENTUIRES OF MIND CONDITIONING to self-hate, be racist, disrespectful to Africa and Africanss….which part of that is so hard TO UNDERSTAND…..

    …..ya got a bunch of black face frauds in the parliament who could not even address the racism practiced against Tempeh, an AFRICAN, at sandy lane could not even bring themselves to admit it was racism, LIED ABOUT IT…then could not even include in their false narrative, the need to project that …NO DISCRIMINATION OF PEOPLE BASED ON COLOR NOT AFRICAN ANCESTRY…couldn’t bring their racist selves to even say that, could not bring their racist selves to address and condemn the George Floyd pulic murder, even African countries condemned it….but ya sellout negros called the protests and changes triggered against racism A TREND…because they’re are such lowcrawling lowlifes..

    but now ya asses are STARING RIGHT IN HUNGER’S FACE…ya think ya can use Africans that ya hate so much to feed yaselves and a bunch of hungry ass, corrupt, tiefing racists while keeping racism alive and well on the island to continue where ya are now forced to leave off.., ….not going to happen, i much prefer to see racists….STARVE TO DEATH…

    in case yall don’t know, Barbados’ reputation for hating all things African and Black has been known on the continent for centuries..the brutality against slaves and even more mental brutality against their descendants…so i don’t know who ya think ya fooling, no one trusts black face sellouts..

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  • “It is not us who first said that Barbados is a crypto-racist society. It was the United Nations as we drew to your attention several years ago. Up to now not a single politician has publicly addressed that determination by the highest legal institution on earth.”

    Pacha….let them allow their ignorance to rule their commonsense….they will not be using Africa and Africans to feed any racism against African people….PERIOD…..they only promote blackness when it serves a purpose, like now, they need money…all the other times they promote whiteness and bullshit nastiness and don’t think anyone is paying attention..

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  • @Pacha

    Not sure why we are debating this point. Human nature is what it is, the fallibility of humankind is manifested in many ways. Barbados has its warts as do every country in the work. Covid 19 has exposed certain vulnerabilities we knew we had but circumstances now force us to address. This blogmaster is open to constructive critique but the priority must be to embrace our vulnerabilities and become stronger because of it.

    As always your feedback is respected.

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  • If ya really want to do something useful, put together a petition to Mia to IMMEDIATELY CRIMINALIZE ALL FORMS OF BLACK ON BLACK AND WHITE ON BLACK RACISM ON THE ISLAND…otherwise ya are wasting everyone’s time…

    do something useful for once so that the African diaspora and continental Africa can see ya serious…else all bets are off…don’t know what century yall still living in, probably the 17th century, but hello, this is 2020. deal with it..

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  • “If as you say Barbados is not alone as a racist society, would your so-called product not achieve unique features if Barbados could rid itself of that history as a prerequisite to engaging in another trans-Atlantic project?”

    they can NEVER SEE THE BIGGER BROADER PICTURE…and i REFUSE to spell it out for them…

    “These are the structures which the UN saw. Structures not dissimilar to a modern form of slavery.
    Barbados is unique when it comes to slavery, imperialism, genocide. It was a key link in the sale of Afrikans during the first globalization period.”

    the SALE OF OUR ANCESTORS…and i REFUSE to butter up anything for those who only care about making money off Africans while hating Africa and their own black selves and ignoring the suffering of our ancestors while salivating for reparations……..but have no problem with dirty racists in Barbados feeding off same….

    .don’t owe anyone shit…

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  • You and others conflate issues to justify squeezing into your narrow agendas pursued daily on BU’s pages. Again the questions posed above – can you answer? The blogmaster has already conceded the tourist industry and country whether by the need to change brought by Covid or otherwise has to be more aggressive with sensitivity training for its people. There are legacy issues associated with how Bajans see Black tourists and also the vestiges of a colonial past. The vast majority of Bajans are generous and friendly this is a fact. It is not a racist country as some of your throwashaders promote

    Nonsense. Man what sensitivity training what! The Dullard also notices that CV19 has been made a convenient excuse for every ill in the land…

    PS: How has the Smiling Darkie routine working out for you?

    Bring back the Old David!!

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  • (Quote):
    Wouldn’t it be ironic if the former slaves in the Caribbean reverse the slave triangle to carve out trade between West Africa and the Caribbean and even North and South America. (Unquote).
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    One can only conclude that the goal of Black Economic Enfranchisement as expressed through the thoughts, writings and actions of Marcus Mosiah Garvey have largely gone unnoticed.

    What are being proposed here are mere upgrades of what was conceptualized-and in some ways initiated- via the “Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) and their inchoate implementation through establishment of the Black Star Liner.

    Black people are in need of mental salvation before any economic enfranchisement can come about.

    Even a subsequent prophet in the form of Bob Marley recognized the need for black people to liberate themselves from mental slavery as Garvey had earlier identified as the sine qua non to economic liberation.

    As the visionary Marcus Garvey prophesied:
    “A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.
    If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life.
    Africa for the Africans… at home and abroad!”

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  • This is Barbados’ future…change ya self-hating anti-black, anti-African mindset, GET RID OF THE WICKED RACIST PHILOSOPHY through CRIMINIALIZATION….and then MAYBE ya will stand a chance…..if people think ya are geniuine and not just waiting to continue racism and the destruction of the majority black African footprint….again, no one trusts black face sellouts in a parliament while they promote tiefing racists and take Black people’s money to prop up racism and modern day slavery…..yall are the ones made yaselves famous everywhere over DECADES……it wasn’t me…

    “Employees of Ready-Mix Ltd will spend the Christmas season with a bitter taste in their mouths, after being laid-off abruptly and subsequently locked out of their place of employment while attempting to collect the documents necessary to file for their unemployment benefits.

    The surprise actions have also raised suspicions among workers about the breakdown of ongoing salary negotiations between management and the Barbados Workers’ Union (BWU).

    Video by BT’s Kemar Holder”

    and check out who is doing all this laying off, a bunch of halfassed, wannabe slave master pretend white fckers, decendants of slave patrol, slave catchers…….ya can count the successful black businesses in black majority Barbados on one hand……after 54 years of independence Black people still have no access to their own money and opportunities, but every racist does…

    none of yall are getting any pass….racism and thefts against BLACK PEOPLE and the trash who condone, inable and practice it ….GOTTA GO..

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  • Miller…black westernized people do not appreciate their prophets, visionaries, oracles nor writers as long as they’re black, they would prefer kill them or imprison them first, had black people listened to Garvey it could have been a different conversation………that’s why they are still getting the slave master experience and are now out to sea and grabbing at Africa….nothing wrong with grabbing, but it has to come with MASSIVE CHANGES…

    no weak willed negros need be present….yall are too dangerous and self-destructive, just as ya are self-hating…

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  • (Quote):
    This blogmaster is open to constructive critique but the priority must be to embrace our vulnerabilities and become stronger because of it. (Unquote).
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    Can we then expect your support in calling on the current ‘’pro-change administration to follow the lead of the United Nations to reclassify cannabis by decriminalizing the use of marijuana so that the law enforcement agencies would have less work to do?

    The UN has just de-listed cannabis as a dangerous substance.
    Why can’t Barbados treat the potential abuse of the plant as a Public Health issue and not one of criminal activity the same way alcohol and tobacco are treated?

    The same way Barbados wants the EU & OECD to remove from it from the black list of tax havens, the same way the youth of Barbados do not want to be on the list of ‘mainly’ black criminals just for possessing something the UN has now determined not to be a detriment to social stability.

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  • Waru
    Miller
    David’s is preoccupied with matters more immediate. As a results every tail must chase the dog.

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  • then could not even include in their false narrative, the need to project that …NO DISCRIMINATION OF PEOPLE BASED ON COLOR NOR AFRICAN ANCESTRY…..will be tolerated Barbados…

    what’s so vexing Miller ….is Mia could be so much further ahead, but she doesn’t listen to Black people unless they are pretensive frauds, she loves listening to racists and half a idiots all the time too …and for nearly 3 years now she’s been running herself into a trap because she’s unable to see who her REAL ENEMIES ARE….or is just ignoring it for her own self serving purposes…either way, the only way now is DOWN…..until they understand that this is not a game and the colonial concept is not DEAD…

    i have no time to waste on Black people who don’t listen to truths…..moved on from that years now..

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  • @Miller

    Is that all on your wishlist? Why stop there? Let us remove all overhead cable so that we are not so vulnerable to natural disasters. How about fixing ALL schools….

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  • “David’s is preoccupied with matters more immediate. As a results every tail must chase the dog.”

    wrong approach, there is a far reaching opportunity STARING US IN OUR FACES…and if not embraced will never come this way again, while slave society Barbados will continue with no end in sight and the Black majority will face sufferation and MORE ROBBERY of their and their children’s future, assets and money, hopefully all the racists will starve to death in the interim or run for their useless thieving lives…

    i make no apologies, so suck it up…

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  • @ David December 4, 2020 10:49 AM

    We notice you have purposely sidetracked the ‘fitting’ comparison with the blacklisting which Bim now finds itself up against.

    Isn’t Equity the underlying principle of Justice?

    Even your good book demands that forgiveness must be given before it can be justly demanded.

    What you should be concerned about is what is going to happen with the recent loans which will act as big millstones around the financial necks of the same youth who are being persecuted and prosecuted for possession of small amounts of mary jane thereby sullying their future prospects of making meaningful economic contributions to the country.

    Why not take the money and spend t on the same “wish list” to remedy the same litany of infrastructural deficiencies you have identified?

    Or will those ‘concessionary’ loans be used to prop the house of conspicuous consumption to appease the crumbling materialistic middleclass while the sewerage systems are collapsing?

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  • @Pacha

    You are intelligent to know this is not a binary problem to solve. Name one country in the world not afflicted with undesirable traits/issues whatever you want to call them. We are a small island and have produced for the world and supported families post independence who in the main derived satisfaction and contentment. In a context Barbados in one of the most beautiful places on the globe to live. Today is no exception as island life continues to be the envy of most. Ask the 3000 Welcome Stamp visitors.

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  • @Miller

    Has the blog not exhausted topics regarding the scourge of conspicuous consumption? What is responsible for successive governments stoking unbridled conspicuous consumption? Is it to retain or win popularity? We the people are vested in the problem, you cannot separate people from government can you. That said weaning from the problem will not happen over night although if the blogmaster has his way to hell with popularity would be a call to action but at mid term there will be the predictable behaviour by the political directorate. Can we survive until the 2023 term where radical reform is a more realistic expectation given the political dictates?

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  • Pacha et Miller…reality will soon set in that every day 2 or 3 racist businesses are forced to shut shop because the NIS ponzi scheme has collapsed and they’re holding on to what they stole, dumping employees will never pay them out…AND GOVERNMENT CAN’T PAY THEM ALL without more defaults……..and will have to use IMF loans……tief not want not, they allowed trash minorites to steal a whole BILLION DOLLARS in VAT they refused to collect, and refused to lock them up for grand theft from black people, let them feel the grind now for their treacherous, sellout ways…

    this is the perfect time for ALL BLACK BUSINESSES TO RISE…..black people should be BUYING BLACK ONLY from here on going forward, shut down all racist businesses….who have ROBBED GENERATIONS OF BLACK PEOPLE ON THE ISLAND…with the help of sellouts..

    they never thought this day would come, but it has…

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  • @ David December 4, 2020 11:21 AM

    Ok then!!

    How about deferring the ‘costly’ plan to go republic to focus on or deal with the more pressing real ‘issues’ facing the country?

    If you cannot remove the repressively discriminating laws against the young people how can you then expect the same youth to be the same resource needed to bring about the changes (radical reform) to help Barbados survive?

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  • Fifty- four years is nothing. My teeth are older than that.

    We have made progress we will make more. This is an opportune time for a cool-headed examination to strategize and facilitate another push forward. The people are waking up and organizing but I hope they are also realizing that they need to examine themselves first and make the necessary adjustments or Barbados will be back here in a few years with black people looking pitiful outside the white people’s gates.

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  • What is the difference between a plane or a ship linking BBD to Mama Afrika
    Bajans would be better repatriating to Afrika which is a blank canvas with zillions of acres of land

    Seven miles of Black Star Liners
    Coming in the harbour
    Seven miles of Black Star Liners
    Coming in the harbour
    I can see them coming
    I can see I-drens running
    I can hear the elders saying
    “These are the days for which we been praying”
    Seven miles of Black Star Liners
    Coming in the harbour
    Seven miles of Black Star Liners
    Coming in the harbour
    It’s repatriation
    Black liberation
    Yes, the time has come
    Black man, you’re going home
    Seven miles of Black Star Liners
    Coming in the harbour
    Seven miles of Black Star Liners
    Coming in the harbour
    I can see them coming
    I can see I-drens running
    I can hear the elders saying
    “These are the days for which we been praying”
    Seven miles of Black Star Liners
    Coming in the harbour
    Seven miles of Black Star Liners
    Coming in the harbour
    Marcus Garvey told us
    Freedom is a must
    He told us that the Black Star Liners
    Was coming, for us
    Seven miles of Black Star Liners
    Coming in the harbour
    Seven miles of Black Star Liners
    Coming in the harbour
    Seven miles of Black Star Liners
    Seven miles of Black Star Liners
    Seven miles of Black Star Liners

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  • The haunted house negros would much prefer prop up racism in a slave society that destroys Black lives generationally..

    but they’ve finally met their Waterloo.

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  • “If you cannot remove the repressively discriminating laws against the young people how can you then expect the same youth to be the same resource needed to bring about the changes (radical reform) to help Barbados survive?”

    you do realize as long as they’re elected to the parliament that is as much as they care for black lives, the youths never stand a chance, don’t register on any of their radars unless it’s to imprison or disenfranchise them…..i won’t trust any of those sellouts with the lives of black youths….change must come.

    when they take the first step and start acting like real leaders and not dumb creatures owned by racists, then they’ll see the difference and what is possible….until then, they must be closely observed and watched even closer.

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  • If the fifty billion that my long lost great uncle left me in Nigeria can somehow be brought to Barbados without the up front import fees that I have to pay to get it sent to canada.I May be able to help with that 22 million. LOL.

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  • @Miller

    A vision has subjective elements included that will provoke debate. During harsh economic times many like you will posit that economic considerations must be given higher priority. You may be right. What we know is that there are unknown variables that precludes speaking in absolutes. That notwithstanding we must continue to offer constructive feedback.

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  • Maybe they can sell some black yardfowls…

    they got them all over the island and in many countries…

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  • “He had objections from his owners, travel agents, White canadians and others. Nobody wanted large numbers of Black people dominating their racist enclaves.”

    Pacha …who could forget when that public nuisance sellout for a negro hotelier Taylor , sometime in the 80s fired a Black female because racist white tourists did not like her braids, according to them, it looked too much like niger hair for their liking and said it made them feel uncomfortable…, and no one on the island defended her…the same fraud hotelier these days is making Black workers work their fingers to the bone and refusing to pay them their salary…

    ..the lowlife sell out negro mentality is biting them hard these days, they never wanted to see Black locals in their hotels unless they are working for slave salaries, let alone seeing Africans from the continent as guests……but broke and hunger is ruling roost so all of a sudden eyes are casting to Africa, but Africa will also be hearing all about black sellouts and dirty racists who hate black people with a passion, as well…and will not welcome Africans.

    let the racists suffer and if Mia still want to keep a slave society intact for racists to feed off Black/Afrocam people, she should suffer too..

    Dubai seems to be having financial problems, am sure they won’t complain if Mia sold them a couple fowl slaves, no one will miss yardfowls who are always ready to make life hard for Black people who look just like them, with their fowl mentality..

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  • Look Miller…while the haters of Black people in Barbados are still criminalizing Black people ONLY for the plant..

    “While marijuana isn’t my ministry, there are plenty of folks who’ve been singing its praises since the dawn of time. From recording artists to politicians, from Snoop Dogg to Bernie Sanders, spreading the gospel of that good green has become one of America’s favorite pastimes.

    That sticky icky also has quite the fan base among professional athletes, who’ve long championed its uncanny ability to alleviate aches and pains, improve airflow, and aid muscle recovery. As such, the NFL got tired of Josh Gordon and pulled the plug on suspending players for positive marijuana tests earlier this year, and now it appears that the NBA will be following suit.

    Per NBA reporter Ben Dowsett, the decision was made in part due to precautions involving COVID-19 protocols, but NBA players are probably too busy spending their evenings getting high as shit to worry about the details.

    In response to this glorious news, Twitter did what Twitter does and celebrated this momentous occasion by crowning NBA journeyman J.R. Smith the true winner of the league’s newly revised marijuana policy for…unspecified reasons.”

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  • Nationality and physical appearance of our honored guests are irrelevant. What counts is their credit card so that they can afford our overpriced hotels and restaurants.

    There is absolutely no reason not to welcome African billionaires and millionaires to our beaches. Conversely, this means that the poor riffraff should stay at home. Of course, this also applies to poor Europeans.

    Global capitalism knows neither history nor skin color. Money is the only thing that really counts.

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  • PoorPeacefulandPolite

    I can’t think of a better area than Ghana from which to draw the needed 80,000 increase in population.

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  • Whilst it may be necessary, it is disappointing to read that we need sensitivity training on how to treat others who are like us.

    The sad fact is that these truths are known, are never corrected or fully addressed and we are supposed to treat them as a state secret and never mention them.

    Perhaps, it is a big torchlight that is shining and throwing shade.

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  • Let them believe they can coax and fool Africans into being treated like less than human in Barbados to draw down on their money for their racist tourist industry, Africans are quite aware of evil racists, and they know the ones in Barbados are a special type of dirty…..they’ve had a lot of experiece with them, hundreds of years worth and they’re not taking any of that shit, although i would love to see a few of them beat the shit out of the parasitic no good racists in Barbaods from the thieving minority community and give them a long needed, well deserved cut ass.

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  • So …when are Barbados’ slimy racists heading out to Africa, hope it’s soon, they are waiting for you…ya are notorious..

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  • Theo…a total disgrace in this day and age that we are talking about black on black racism, that should not even be in existance, and the only people to blame are the rotten leaders, if the island had any good leaders in the last 54 years, it would have been stamped out decades ago, but they all ENCOURAGED RACISM, to please and appease racist tourists and low class minorities who have no respect for Black people on the island and never will…… now it’s all embedded in the Black psyche….and they believe they can keep it alive by using Africa and Africans to help maintain a racist society…nope, never going to happen….i would chronicle and catalog every instance of racism aganst Black people in Barbados … and post it all over Africa…it’s annoying that the deniers and enablers’ first reaction is to claim, oh it happens everywhere…oh really, well it’s cut ass time, that happens everywhere too…and yall will soon get ya share…

    watch muh nuh…

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  • People visiting Barbados from Ghana or Nigeria will be tourists or business people.

    I have faith that Bajans will be able to treat them the same as other paying white customers.

    I am sure they will be welcome to fete nights at Ilaro Court.

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  • @Hants

    The bad treatment of Black tourists is a minority sentiment and the industry has already owned it and promised to remedy. What sense does it make for some to be making out like this is one of the 7 deadly sins?

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  • We call BU a game, a spiritual game, but because the black spirit is not accepted in Barbados, we call the spiritual game the underground

    the Barbados Underground

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  • @ PoorPeacefulandPoliteDecember 4, 2020 3:43 PM
    “I can’t think of a better area than Ghana from which to draw the needed 80,000 increase in population”
    ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

    So where do you think the ancestors of the vast majority of the Bajan black population come from besides the “Gold Coast”?

    It would be just a simple case of dipping into the same DNA pool to refresh the Bajan stream now threatened by too much inbreeding just like the fast disappearing Bajan white clan mainly the remnants of the red legs from the British Isles.

    How about Sri Lanka or Zanzibar or Rhodesia or even next door Haiti?

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  • Some Black people who have been sensitized to racism against themselves will accept racism and anything that reduces them to less than human, anything for money then there are more informed Black people who recognize it for what it really is, DISRESPECT AGAINST THEIR VERY EXISTENCE…something to be eradicated, criminalized, exposed at every turn and the practitioners of such evil….made known to the whole wide world….a long with the vicious pretend black leaders who make sure this crime against black humanity stays alive…

    yall can say what ya want, but am making sure African countries know that yall will see African tourists being racially abused and won’t lift a finger to help, yall have done it before when other Caribbean people were brutalized at the hands of white black indian and syrian racists in Barbados and yall BLAMED THE VICTIMS… because ya mentality is, we got the money already, dah is dem business, dey did want dat…..

    yall backward nuisances…….

    this degraded mindset in Barbados needed exposing for decades, then yall got the nerve to ask why there’s so much violence on the island, why the youth are feeling so hopeless….IT’S BECAUSE OF YOU , YOU, YOU and ya wicked mentalities.

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  • Refreshing the gene pool is a benefit we do not often discuss.

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  • My God! It’s here too!

    Man, my Garden of Peace is a-calling. Better to deal with the few worms than this shit!

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  • “So where do you think the ancestors of the vast majority of the Bajan black population come from besides the “Gold Coast”?”

    it will be the same inbreeding, because those in Ghana, Nigeria etc are our bloodline cousins…evidence is there, it maybe a few degrees removed but blood is blood..

    “just like the fast disappearing Bajan white clan mainly the remnants of the red legs from the British Isles.”

    those need to die off completely, they serve absolutely no purpose on the island nor on the earth and only live to practice racism against and rob Black people…again, encouraged by the pretend leaders in the haunted house parliament..

    who the hell would want to leave Africa or anywhere else, travel all the way to Barbados only to have racism and thefts of properties practiced against them…by nobody minorities and less than nobody leadership..then they will end up right back in Africa with nothing…yall forget how they rob the old, young,dead, dying, unborn…anyone black gets robbed…because the society sees anyone black as a slave and treat you accordingly, why would yall wish that on Africans..

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  • And ya corrupt court system dispenses only injustice to Black people for their rights and their properties, yall have no shame, desperate people usually don’t.

    Donna acts like someone sends to call her, I came and found the blog going, it’s been years now, and am sure if i leave it still will be, it does not depend on the presence of only one person and no one cares who is displeased…….steuppppss..

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  • BTW…..where are my post counters, yall falling down on the job………😂🤣🤣🤣🤣

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  • Black and white OPPRESSORS..

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  • BLACK LIVES DON’T MATTER IN 2 x 3 BARBADOS.

    MORE BAJAN POLICE BRUTALITY AND FRAMING,

    xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

    Robbery accused found not guilty

    A St Michael man who maintained his innocence throughout his trial on a robbery charge was acquitted today by a jury. Kedar Ondre Holloway was accused of robbing SurePay cashier Stacia Williams at gunpoint in December 2013 at Carlton Supermarket in Black Rock and taking $816.72 belonging to Massy Technologies.

    The nine-member jury was unanimous in its decision to free the young man of Block 2D Sunnyside Court, Deacon’s Farm, returning the verdict just one hour after leaving their seats to deliberate.

    “Thank you. I appreciate it very much,” Holloway said as he exited the No. 2 Supreme Court after Justice Randall Worrell informed him that he was free to go.

    When the trial started in late November evidence given by the SurePay cashier revealed that she was working the evening shift at Carlton A1 Supermarket in Black Rock, St Michael when she looked up around 6 p.m. and saw a man wearing black, with a mask, helmet and gloves on his hands.

    “He shoved a gun in my face and told me to “put the f…ing phone down . . .

    “He put a blue bag through the hole and he told me ‘put the money in it’. What money I had I put in there . . . and he told me to throw the bag to him and I pelt it at him. He put the gun more in my face . . . I drop to the ground.

    “I did not see the person’s face,” she disclosed during her testimony.

    Holloway was arrested by police in January the following year. But he told the jury under oath that police had not only arrested the wrong man but had mistreated him as well.

    “I am not the man that claims were made about stating that he robbed SurePay at Black Rock. I did not enter the SurePay with a gun, helmet nor mask. I did not enter SurePay period! I had no reason to be there,” Holloway said.

    He said when police “picked” him up on January 28, 2014 he was taken to the Black Rock Police Station where he was “beaten over and over”.

    https://barbadostoday.bb/2020/12/04/robbery-accused-found-not-guilty/

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  • I am nonplussed at the focus on the need for sensitivity training to deal with people like us. But then I recall Bajans still don’t recognize the economy is in dire straits. Appear unaware that the UK and USA economic stimulus packages have not arrested these countries struggling economies. Do not understand these countries must now become insular and focus on reviving said economies. Have not assess that with high unemployment, disposable income for the a majority worldwide will shrink. Still harbor the belief that our past reputation of having a great tourist product might not be enough to withstand the intense competition from other tourist destinations. Ignore the marked contraction in airplane flights and people’s reticence in flying. Are unaware that the hospitality industry is now talking robotics to replace hotel support staff, etc.

    Worked with an African in Barbados for about 15 years. His name and accent was the only thing that differentiated him from a Bajan. Interacted with a large group of Nigerians whose self confidence was off the wall. They would sooner walk into you than swerve from their path. Our fight might very well be amicably reinforcing the fact that they are not superior to us.

    Our reality is that we need to lose our naivety, learn to hussle and to be street smart or said Africans will run us over.

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  • Ten Fatal Errors: Scientists Attack Paper That Established Global PCR Driven Lockdown
    War has broken out in the scientific literature that strikes at the existential core of Covid-19 and its proposed causative virus.

    At the heart of the controversy lies the fact that the creators of the most commonly used test, the RT-PCR, published instructions for how to test for SARS-CoV-2 “without having virus material available,” in their own words, relying instead on the Chinese scientists’ genetic sequence published on the internet.

    The paper “Detection of 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) by real-time PCR” was published 24 hours after it was submitted to Eurosurveillance, clearly evading peer review. Its lead authors were Christian Drosten and Victor Corman, which is how it took on the title “Corman-Drosten paper.” It provided the “recipe,” or work flow for the Covid-19 diagnostic test, quickly applied all over the world, after it was accepted as the standard of testing by the WHO.

    German scientist Christian Drosten was also a co-discoverer of the SARS-associated coronavirus, and developed a test for it in 2003. Drosten, who heads the Charite Institute of Virology in Berlin, and a team of fellow scientists in Europe and Hong Kong, moved very quickly, as soon as cases of the illness were being reported out of Wuhan in December of 2019. They submitted the paper on Jan. 21, it was published in Eurosurveillance on Jan. 23, and was immediately accepted as the standard of testing internationally, by the WHO, which began sending test kits to affected regions.

    In the harrowing months that followed, amid lockdowns, economic collapse, school closures and widespread panic, few were aware of the immense problems with the paper, which tragically offered a testing method that would yield between 80 and 97 percent false positive results, due to a non existent gold standard which would be the virus itself.

    It all came to a head on Nov. 30, when the Corman-Drosten foundation paper was challenged by 22 international scientists who wrote a letter demanding the paper’s retraction, along with an extensive critique citing 10 errors in the paper it deemed “fatal.”

    https://uncoverdc.com/2020/12/03/ten-fatal-errors-scientists-attack-paper-that-established-global-pcr-driven-lockdown/

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  • Everyday so? Too many of you just like to hear wunna self. Who put wunna so? 🤣🤣🤣

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  • @Pacha@ WURA
    The truth hurts. I remember when Sir. Llyod asked: How did we get back here ? I asked : Get back from here?
    You are both absolutely correct. Of course the accusations will fly because we just read that the possibility of brining tourist from Africa exists. It has existed for sixty years !
    But, don’t worry because joy cometh in the morning and we will be happy with the crumbs from the table.
    Whenever one touches anything about race , Africa etc., the obvious reactionary diatribe is expected from those who refuse to accept the realities of our current socio economic existence.
    As you both have said, so far in this thread , we are still trying very hard to deny everything that’s wrong and needs to be fixed in our island state. But we must press on because it was supposed to be our generation that would have completed what Dr. Tennyson Joseph calls the Independence Project but as @ WURA correctly states the leaders failed and we failed ourselves. In order to move forward, we must accept this reality and until this is done and as @Pacha has often stated, we will continue to hope that joy cometh in the morning or be forever happy with the crumbs from Massa table.
    We were brought up being told that little with content is great gain and fooled how frugal white people were although there were hundreds of yachts in the Barbados Yacht Club and vacation homes in Cattlewash and so on while we were paid starvation wages.
    Brainwashing lasts sometimes forever.We must stick to that which is self evident or all will be loss.
    Peace

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  • Enuff
    For you the perfect world is that place where nobody seeks to indict your guvment, not even mutter the slightest criticism of this blp regime.

    Lord man, yuh got 30 out uh 30, both sides, at least yuh should be able to stomach some water running off a duck”s back. Lol

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  • @Groslyn,you are so correct for that has been my experience. However, we just need need to ignore those from the continent who look down on other black skinned persons. We have to do things differently or let the #LazarusSyndrome immobilize us from acting differently to kickstart economy.

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  • Right here in barbados back yard there are small islands made up of predominately black people different cultures yet close enough for both sides to be tolerant of differing views but what we get are bickering and intolerance
    One people one race
    Now on this idea of including Africans as part of our economic stability through tourism or other worth while endeavours makes me go hmmm
    Just take a look at the indifference between small islands of blacks closer at home.before we stretch our necks that far and get embarrassed

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  • Pachamama
    It is not criticism; but the repetitive, illogical, one-themed, removed from reality bs. No matter what topic. Even you know this. No m

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  • Just a comment
    @Mariposa
    “Just take a look at the indifference between small islands of blacks closer at home.before we stretch our necks that far and get embarrassed..’

    Sometime, you are just too sweet.

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  • @groslyn

    Your comment is a heavy dose of realism. We have to be practical about how we navigate the challenges because there will always be challenges.

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  • @groslyn
    Well said.
    In fact, it puzzles me how you can see so clearly and is unable to recognize that ‘being blind to reality’ is why our leaders are unable to grasp the plight of the tourist Industry.

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  • And it would appear to me that finally this over-reliance on confessions by suspects will come to an end. Carlisle Greaves threw out a case last month and advised the government to fix the problem. That signal has now been amplified by this decision to acquit. The message will soon be received. RECORD THE INTERROGATION OR ELSE!

    We cannot go on taking the word of the police in these matters. Justice must not only be done but it must be SEEN to be done.

    We are making progress.

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  • Nothing is gained by lighting one’s hair afire and running around.

    Self-flagellation did not help the monks to become more holy. Better to accept
    THE REALITY of human failings as being HUMAN, thereby keeping them in perspective. Keeping problems in perspective allows for clearer thinking and problem solving.

    When as a child I first read about the religious practice of self-flagellation, I was flabbergasted.

    I still am.

    I don’t practise it. Self-examination -daily. Self-improvement – constantly.

    Self-flagellation – NEVER!

    All that does is hurt and leave scars.

    I don’t get it.

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  • Mia went on british ITV this year or last year and lamented the MENTAL SLAVERY PREVALENT IN BARBADOS, to date she hasn’t done one thing to address it any further, let alone start the process to remove the blight, so Donna, no one expects you to get anything, and no one is waiting for your approval either…

    ….the brits were definitely the one to introduce mental slavery to Barbados, but it’s black face leaders maintained it and EVEN WORSE, escalated it, with their deceit, greed and corruption taking centre stage over removing the remnants of slavery. Don’t know if she thinks UK is going to remove the mindwash of the masses for her, but it’s NOT THEIR JOB, instead of working at cleaning up minds in her heat of a bi-election she REINFORCED IT by involving children under 12 years old to the political stinkingness that passes for colonial leadership, In addition, she NEVER ONCE mentioned the racism that prevails in Barbados, or any attempt to remove the cancer and poision off the island’s landscape and out of the society.

    Oh, and my hair is not on fire, it’s so long, i can wrap it around anyone’s neck, it reaches way past by derrierer, so my hair is LEGENDARY, strong and natural, and yall need the exposure, ya are a disgrace to ya own kind and appears, always will be.. ..while you focus on hanging on to my every word that makes you feel uncomfortable, because that’s what truth does, am actually doing something to start a process, what have you done, outside of bitching and whining consistently. If ya looking for attention, do something constructive instead.

    in her big republic reveal, the island’s people finally learned they’ve been in reality governed by UK for all of 54 years post independence and not by the leaders who were feeding yall barrels of LIES FOR 54 YEARS…with the colonial pm, this minister and that minister to nowhere….claiming to be governors and leaders, but are also managed and controlled by a bunch of tiefing minorites, descendants of the slave patrol, and that was ok with yall, not one black person has protested that crime against themselves to this day, it’s hunger causing people to protest on the island for the first time in their lives today…

    and that’s what yall want to introduce Africans to, really, when they are already fighting their own battles to rid the continent of remnants of colonial wretchedness and curse…ya must think everyone is you ….PEOPLE HAVE EVOLVED out of the toxic mindset.

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  • Fowl Enuff is an idiot, a yard fowl, and one of the mentally enslaved that Mia lamented to ITV about recently, so expect nothing less from a clown with feathers, unable to see past her hero-worship of losers.

    “Our reality is that we need to lose our naivety, learn to hussle and to be street smart or said Africans will run us over”

    leave them, they believe all Africans are docile, beaten down and downtrodden like themselves, and easily assimilated into a slave society, they have no clue.

    “Lord man, yuh got 30 out uh 30, both sides, at least yuh should be able to stomach some water running off a duck”s back. Lol”

    they got 30-0 and lack the intellect to carry it anywhere but DOWN…

    “You are both absolutely correct. Of course the accusations will fly because we just read that the possibility of brining tourist from Africa exists. It has existed for sixty years.”

    same Africans I’ve seen them chase down like animals and deport, right in Barbados, because they still believe they are more British than the British and more racist than the British, remember Billie the Goat’s assertion in London that Bajans were the BEST SLAVES……shame and disgrace, having to swallow pride and return to the African vomit….after all of that….

    “Brainwashing lasts sometimes forever.We must stick to that which is self evident or all will be loss.”

    William…I mentioned above before reading your post, Mia complained bitterly on ITV about the level of mental slavery on the island, but is yet to lift a finger to START ANY REVERSAL…as the leader., am beginning to think she has no clue how to start and would not accept any help unless they can tief it and parade it around as their own idea looking for international attention as usual, not that people don’t mind helping but these neanderthal behaviors are a massive turnoff…so yes, the brainwash on the island will more than likely way past our lifetimes, because of the social construct of racism that is also yet to be removed, I have said for years that it will take at least 3 generations, 75 years………AFTER the blight of a slave system is removed to wash all that colonial poison out of BLACK minds, and they don’t want to remove the slave system that fills their corrupt pockets, so there we have it….many more generations lost to black stupidity, pretense and uppityness..

    https://www.nationnews.com/2020/12/05/mias-words-anger-hotel-workers/

    this is the immediate future, more disrespect for the suffering, exploitation, violation of human rights and thefts from Black workers….i am proud and impressed that BARJAM took a PRINCIPLED STANCE to prevent Mia from shutting down the press and hiding these clear human rights violations that the weak-minded among us on BU would also like to see hidden and pretend it’s not happening to the detriment of their own people, their children and grandchildren…

    who the hell covers up these crimes against humanity in a modern 2020 anyway, the corrupt minded of course…instead of being happy to see the workers themselves ARE STANDING UP to issue in radical changes, no but let’s bitch and moan and pretend ya living in a rotten paradise…steupppss.

    we could never make this up, but glad it’s being seen by the intelligent for what it really is, no need to explain to fools and the initiated, they will never get it.

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  • Am so proud of these workers, everyone knows that it’s not a word normally used by me, but am proud as hell…over 60 years of this mistreatment is clearly more than feathered, idiot Enuff…..and the exploited are making their stance known..

    https://barbadostoday.bb/2020/12/05/hotel-workers-join-forces-and-vow-to-protest-until-they-receive-outstanding-funds/

    Atherley demands clear action from PM – by Kareem Smith December 5, 2020
    Prime Minister Mia Mottley has been asked to step down from her “lofty perch” and provide clear answers about the payment of severance to frustrated hotel workers.

    This was the plea of Opposition Leader Bishop Joseph Atherley, who joined protesters in front of the Accra Beach Hotel and Spa asking that the PM, and key members of her cabinet demand the highest level of accountability from hoteliers, instead of compromising the national social security system to assist the country’s business class.

    As he urged the frustrated workers to continue voicing their concerns, Atherley has also warned that as Government continues to drag its feet on the issues, the current demonstrations would only get worse.

    “Government has to make its position clear to workers, to whom they talk down, but they also have to make their position clear to hoteliers who want to resile from their responsibilities under law to these [workers] and you cannot do that. Make your position clear,” declared Atherley to rousing applause from workers.

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  • watch muh nuh!!!!!!!

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  • @Donna

    Do you see possibilities in establishing a deeper relationship with West Africa to entice African tourists from that region to Barbados to help diversify the product? At the same time it forces the country to be more sensitive to brothers from that region? It should be noted Africans – it is said – have a high brow attitude to Blacks from the small islands of the Caribbean.

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  • It’s true that Nigerians seem not to know that they were among the first to be enslaved on the continent, they don’t believe to this day that they’re descended from the enslaved, they are definitely in denial about that, and still don’t realize that they’re still COLONIZED AND MENTALLY ENSLAVED, had to tell them on FB some time ago that they are THE ORIGINAL SLAVE BABIES as they like to call Caribbean people and shut their shit right down, same problem Bajans have, looking down on other Caribbean people as though they too were not subjected to generational slavery, because our bloodlines run deep into Nigeria, so many suffer from the same delusions, mind you Nigerians are among the most intelligent people in the world when it comes to survival and other pursuits, but they just cannot deal with reality, so go figure…but many other Africans live firmly in reality.

    watch muh nuh..

    “The Prime Minister can stay on her lofty perch and make those statements… These people are hungry. Their children are hungry. These people are not here because they are asking favours. These people are here because they are standing up for their rights, and a government sworn to office is duly obligated to look out for the rights of workers as well, not just the business interests in Barbados,” said Atherley.

    “I think that a lot of these [businesses] are in a position to meet these obligations because they made money on the backs of these people. But now, no. You want to resile yourself from your responsibilities, put it on the taxpayers’ purse, make the taxpayers pay these people and put that entire [National Insurance] scheme in jeopardy for the rest of Barbados.”

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  • So yall still believe that the Africans on the continent who are seemingly the new targets for Barbados’ racist tourism industry, shouldn’t know what’s really happening on the island….and yall want to call yaselves Black, that’s not blackness, that’s colonial slave mindedness with intent…..start learning how to really BE BLACK…I’ve spent way too many years on BU to be giving any more tips, figure it out yaselves.

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  • n’est pas encore prete….je suis desole….

    guess it will take another 10 years or more, which many of us won’t have, so others will have to pick up that baton and take everything to the inevitable and logical conclusion.

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  • @ WURA
    We have now reached the stage where we are mimicking pure colonial eighteenth century economic theory that has been out of use for over two hundred years.
    These new colonialists fail to understand that all of those theories were based on a slave economy. Labour was free . In other words , those theories were nothing more than the extension of slavery itself. The miseducated copiers therefore don’t know that by supporting such theories , they are perpetuating the same system that enslaved us.It is no longer pseudo it is really madness. Along the way some have picked up some cliches and phrases, that no progressive thinkers use.
    Hence , a government would appease those who could not bear to see a piece of iron , a symbol of the slave masters whip ,thrown into the Careenage the same way that we were thrown, while alive, into the ocean . We apparently honored a piece of iron owned by the slave masters more than the slave masters values our living forefathers , whom they threw overboard while alive. That more than anything else demonstrated how mentally enslaved we are still.
    Even the so called radicals missed the point and shamelessly joined in the most embarrassing use of taxpayers money since independence. They threw us in the ocean and we give them pride of place in our museum and a pageant.
    We removed Nelson and hailed him at the same time. A shameful act of cowardice .
    That’s why we can’t handle the truth -we just frighten to confront the enemy thereby denying ourselves of the final victory.
    Peace

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  • “We have now reached the stage where we are mimicking pure colonial eighteenth century economic theory that has been out of use for over two hundred years.
    These new colonialists fail to understand that all of those theories were based on a slave economy. Labour was free.”

    and that’s exactly how they want to keep it for their trash minoriites on the island to benefit at the expense of the Black population, that’s why they refuse to pay the people their severance and hardly pay them living wages…….dirty ass Cow still call black people slaves, him and his thieving family, descendants of the stinking slave patrol, most of those slithering snakes for employers do so in privacy and among each other…. and the black faced nest of VIPERS in parliament have no problem with any of that…..and were telling themselves it would never end, because they don’t want it to……since they too benefit from the modern day enslavement of black people…they now see a whole continent of black slaves that they believe they can drag into the 2×3 slave society that’s Barbados…not going to happen, they only succeeded on being well adverised everywhere..

    it’s very clear that the niga minds in the haunted house still see their people as human property only existing to enrich the pretend slave master crawling into and those domiciled ont the island, the intent is to enrich everyone but the people.

    ..i have never felt more REVULSION in my life than the blatant disrespect shown by the Mia government to our ancestors, a shameful display they tried to use on African Diaspora Channel to promote and honor slavery, enslaved minds and racism through the dead turned to dust basura that is nelson….an insulting and disrespectful disgrace, by those weak ass negros who know how to destroy and emasculate people who look just like them, but don’t know how to respect their ancestors nor those who elected them to the haunted house…..and definitley don’t know how to dismantle enslaved minds, a still active slave society, nor racism, they are not worth the air that they breathe….new nigas never do..

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  • David,

    I can think of nothing better than forging ties with Africans, if they so desire but not for the sole purpose of extracting money from them. There has to be mutual benefit. And yes, many of us are in need of REMEDIAL education with respect to Africa. I am sure many Africans are also in need of educating about us as well. Some of them also see us as inferior, tarnished by the fact that our ancestors were enslaved by the white man. Somebody ought to tell them that they may not have been taken out of Africa but they were virtually enslaved where they were. And they are still feeling the effects. Colonisation is their history also. Were not their very countries artificial constructs of the white man?

    If the people on both sides of the ocean can be encouraged to put our history into perspective and unite against our common enemy, we shall make progress together, as it should be.
    It seems that we are on the way to reconciliation. I am happy to see that.

    P.S. I see what you did there. Nice distraction but not needed. I was going to leave that madness alone. I said my piece. I believe it was well said. Anyone who really cares about Barbados and Barbadians will stop and think. Those only interested in promoting their delusional superiority will attack me for exposing their agenda, an agenda of which they themselves may be unaware.

    😎😎😎😎😎😎😎😎😎😎😎😎😎

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  • Ya need to direct ya energies into changing the modern-day slavery, enslaved minds, racism and exploitation in Barbados, when ya not in my bedroom and who am married to, ya in my hair, my agenda which has been around LONG BEFORE YOU and will be around longer than you, because I already left A MASSIVE FOOTPRINT, where is yours, or is that what’s bothering so much, and all up in my everything which is NONE OF YA GODDAMN BUSINESS and never will be, try as you might to make everything about you, it holds no interest for me…

    …..DEAL WITH THE SUBSTANTIVE ISSUES NEGATIVELY IMPACTING BLACK PEOPLE in Barbados and the world if ya can think that far ahead…and maybe ya will make some headway…as things stand ya continue to project yaself as another malicious minded bajan from the lowest class…up in people’s personal lives and want to direct those whom ya are not intellectually capable of controlling and never will ….ya can bitch, moan and whine about that too…see if it fazes me with my full schedule…today and will just be another source of my entertainment.

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  • Thanks Donna, it is the kind of holistic comment the blogmaster expected from you.

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  • William…..while the pettyminded focus on the miniscule and petty as is their want…those of us who understand reality, have spent the last few days making sure that our most prized people are free to continue the job of FREEING OUR PEOPLE FROM WHAT MOST PEOPLE CANNOT SEE although they are the living victims….and are not even aware what is happening in the real world, because they were miseducated to be stupid, even if events fall on their heads and kill them, but those will be the head ones others will have to risk their freedom and lives to save…..ah already put people on notice…THAT IT WON’T BE ME….not risking my life or freedom for any dumb ass nigas…there is already a long track record of others doing that FOR CENTURIES…and they continue to be born and still destructive and still remain dumb nigas who can’t be saved…….so just as prophets and others keep coming back to the earth, so does the dumb niga syndrome clothed in human skin……

    am a different type of freedom fighter…..je suis desolee…

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  • German lawyer Reiner Fuellmich with a record of successful consumer protection actions against large corporations like Volkswagen and Deutchebank and a founding member of the German Corona Extra-Parliamentary Inquiry Committee is now preparing class action lawsuits to expose the fraudulent nature of the PCR test as a scientifically valid means to test for Covid-19 cases.

    German Lawyers Initiate Class-Action Coronavirus Litigation
    Analysis by Dr. Joseph Mercola Fact Checked

    Excerpt:
    Remember, in medical terminology, when used accurately, a “case” refers to someone who has symptoms of a disease. By erroneously reporting positive tests as “cases,” the pandemic appears magnitudes worse than it actually is. For this reason, Fuellmich and his team are primarily focused on the PCR test issue.

    They’ve taken testimony from a number of well-respected immunologists from around the world, all of whom agree that the PCR test is incapable of telling us anything about the transmission of COVID-19.

    The Panic Paper
    According to Fuellmich, the sole reason the PCR test is used, and used in an incorrect way, is to create enough fear that no one will question the pandemic measures being put into place and simply do as they’re told. He goes on to review the so-called “Panic Paper,”23,24 written by the German Department of the Interior.

    This classified paper, which was leaked to the press, reveals there was an intentional plan at the level of the German government to drive people into a panic.

    One of the strategies laid out in the paper was to guilt children into compliance, to make them feel responsible “for the tortured death of their parents and grandparents if they do not follow the anti-corona regulations.” According to Fuellmich, what we have is a staged PCR test pandemic. It’s not a lethal virus pandemic, “and I can prove this in court,” he says.

    https://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2020/12/05/coronavirus-lawsuit.aspx?ui=bb4dacf56d364c8aecefb22217091c77d2154762c68fd258d557a18be6f6af77&cid_source=dnl&cid_medium=email&cid_content=art1ReadMore&cid=20201205_HL2&mid=DM738572&rid=1027401850

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  • David,

    😎😎😎😎😎😎😎😎😎

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