Category Archives: Blogging

Non Exhaust and Exhaust Emissions a Problem

The blogmaster recognizes citizen advocate Kammie Holder the the tireless work championing issues of concern, especially in the role as Advocacy Director at the Future Trust of Barbados. The following was posted to the blogmaster’s Facebook timeline by Kammie Holder. David, blogmaster If we published our water quality we would not have a South Coast Sewage problem today. It would

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Unionists BEWARE!

The following was submitted as a letter to Barbados Underground – David, blogmaster Then they came for the trade unionists, and I did not speak out— Because I was not a trade unionist… –Martin Niemoller The criminal charges laid against Mr Trevor Browne, the President of the Prison Officers Association for inciting four other prison officers to desert their jobs,

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A Grenville Phillips Column – Lunacy

She was the most visible demonstration of rare competence during the last DLP administration. Despite everything falling around her (low water pressure, water outages, water leaks, sewage in the streets, etc), she made us feel that the BWA truly cared and were trying their best. She appeared to single-handedly manage two national crises that were not improving, but getting worse.

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A Heather Cole Column – Barbados: Politically Independent Country-Economically Dependent People

I may have finally understood the concept of independence in Barbados. It is of a country which gained political independence from Great Britain in 1966 but somehow the teetered yoke of dependence remains firmly affixed to the necks of its people. I hope the sociologists and political scientists from the UWI will weigh in on this one. We have had

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Sagicor and Scotiabank Signal the Caribbean Market

The blogmaster received several messages yesterday from members of the BU family whicch highlighted two financial transactions choking local, regional and some internation newsfeeds. The decision by Scotiabank to shed operations in nine Caribbean islands should hardly be a surprise to those who make it a business to keep ears to the ground. The region has become a hot mess

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