Category Archives: Barbados Labour Party

Joint Select Committee of Parliament to Critique Integrity in Public Life Bill

Today (17/07/2018) the government established a Joint Select Committee composed of eleven members, seven from the Lower House and four from the Upper Chamber. Accommodation will be made by the government to receive written and verbal feedback from the public on the Integrity in Public Life Bill. All Joint Select Committee proceedings will be streamed via social media. Political parties

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An Interview with Prime Minister Mottley

51 days after being sworn in as Prime Minister of Barbados, the Honourable Mia Amor Mottley sits down with veteran journalist David Ellis for a no-holds-barred full-length interview on Barbados, July, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. The state of the economy, talks with the IMF, promises made and promises kept. They will all come under the microscope this Sunday evening at

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Hobson’s Choice | Debt Default or …

The following was posted as a comment by Northern Observer to the Congratulations to Ambassador David Comissiong blog. It is a comment that resonates with the blogmaster for the commonsense perspective it shares about the huge challenge facing the country given the diminishing forex reserves and inadequate foreign inflows – David, blogmaster    “Mia unilateral decision to default on debt”

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The Caswell Franklyn Column – The Makings of a Mottley Dictatorship

It would be remiss of me if I did not congratulate Prime Minister, Mia Mottley, and the Barbados Labour Party on their emphatic victory at the polls on May 24th. I would also like to commiserate with the vanquished Democratic Labour Party (DLP), the other parties and independent candidates who failed to make any appreciable showing. The people wanted to

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Elections Results 2018: Democracy Alive, Opposition Dead!

Submitted by Doc Martin Congratulations to Ms. Mia Mottley, Prime Minister and to the BLP on their victory in the 2018 elections. As other commentators elsewhere have stated, democracy is alive and well in Barbados. Well, the operation to remove the Freundel Stuart led DLP government has been successful but the patient has suffered complications and so an amputation was

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