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Gasoline, Diesel and a Barrel of Oil

Amit at updated the charts to include an axis for the price of a barrel oil – Barbados Underground. Two new charts today! The first chart shows the usual gasoline and diesel pump prices  – on the left axis – for 2017 to date. But this time, the price of a barrel of oil […]

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Lottery Monies Being Used for Personal Aggrandizement | No Accounting by the Barbados Turf Club Says the Auditor General

“2.81 Monthly reports from the Barbados Turf Club should be submitted to the Accountant General’s Department to substantiate the payment of taxes arising from its betting activities. It was however observed that no monthly reports have been submitted, nor have payments been received on behalf of the Turf Club in relation to taxes due from […]

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The Future of Work: Technology and Humanity by Ronnie Yearwood

“I wish to suggest that my topic, “The Future of Work: Technology and Humanity”, is one for urgent scrutiny by the leaders of Barbados in every sector, and both the army of occupation currently at the top of Broad Street, in Bay Street and Warrens, and to be frank, in the context of the touch […]

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CIA is Monitoring the Caribbean

Submitted by William Skinner Mr Editor The following link provides very interesting reading. It probably shows why we don’t want a FOIA : Freedom of Information ACT . For those who think that the activities of agencies such as the CIA overlook the Caribbean, it should be interesting reading. Although many would probably consider it […]

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Who is the Liar, CXC Cleveland Sam or Minister of Education Ronald Jones

BU Commenter Ping Pong posted the following two comments to highlight a matter that should be of concern to all Barbadians. Comment 1 On 25th August @ 6:03 David posted in this thread, a report by Cara Foster titled: CXC not in business of failing students. In that report Mr Cleveland Sam of CXC is […]

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Barbados Will Experience Partial Solar Eclipse | Protect Your Eyes

The BU household extends a big thank you to Chris Halsall for the submission which seeks to educate the public about the partial solar eclipse Barbados will experience tomorrow. Take heed! – David, Barbados Underground While a once-in-a-life-time event for the western northern hemisphere (totality across most of the United States of America (the next […]

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The Auditor General Report 2016 | Business as Usual

The findings contained in the 2016 Auditor General Report 2016 confirms that there has been no improvement in how government manages its financial affairs under a DLP government. The vast majority of state agencies still do n0t have updated financials available for the Auditor General Office to do its work INCLUDING THE NATIONAL INSURANCE SCHEME. […]

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Unmanageable Sovereign Debt

It seems obvious to BU that successive governments have allowed debt levels to rise to unsustainable levels. The key indicators used by the analysts all show that Barbados leads Caribbean and Central American countries as it relates to servicing debt. The IADB report highlighted also shows that rising debt is a problem for almost all […]

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A Tribute to Cuba Gooding Senior

“The following “Barbadian” tribute will be read out tomorrow (Saturday 29th April) at the Memorial Service which is being held for the late Cuba Gooding senior at the Apollo Theatre in Harlem, New York City” –DAVID  COMISSIONG, President, Clement Payne Movement of Barbados, Chairman, Caribbean Pan-African Network I am writing this tribute on Thursday the […]

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The Grenville Phillips Column – Who is the Real Third Party

When we elect politicians, we mainly want them to manage the country without putting us in an unsustainable debt situation.  Barbados’ national debt is an unsustainable $13 Billion, with the BLP being responsible for approximately $8 Billion and the DLP for approximately $5 Billion.  The crucial question that Barbadian voters are being forced to answer […]

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Barbados Integrity Movement – Happy Easter Barbados

EASTER MESSAGE FROM THE BARBADOS INTEGRITY MOVEMENT POLITICAL LEADER – MR. NEIL HOLDER   Thursday, April 13th, 2016 Today Barbados celebrates what can be constituted as one of the most significant events of the Christian Faith; “EASTER DAY/RESSURECTION SUNDAY”. Most Barbadians have come from or eventually gravitated to a religious background which has been known […]

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Trying to Muzzle Barbados Underground

For the cause that lacks assistance, the wrong that needs resistance, for the future in the distance, and the good that [BU] can do – George Linnaeus Banks One of the challenges the BU household has had to manage from inception is the ‘right’ of the BU community to express opinions and share information protected […]

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The Ronnie Yearwood Lecture

The duration of the lecture is over two hours but worth the listen. Many of the views shared my Dr. Ronnie Yearwood last night have been mooted repeatedly on BU. It is important a greater number of Barbadians from the academic class step out of the comfort zone to challenge the establishment. It is evident- […]

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The Slave in Your Mentality

Submitted by Ras Jahaziel Destroying the lie of Black Emancipation,  and setting in motion the necessary project of SELF-REPARATIONS  that first begins with the painful task of introspection.

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Elombe Plants Ideas in An ‘Intellectual Desert’

Well known Bajan Elton Elombe Mottley delivered a lecture at the Barbados Workers Union, Solidarity House on March 02, 2017 with the theme How to build Barbados over the next 50 Years. An audio recording of the event was received by Barbados Underground to share with the BU family. Until Elombe is able to share […]

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Barbados Integrity Movement Open Letter to the Fair Trading Commission -Proposed BNTCL Sale to SOL GROUP

Submitted by the Barbados Integrity Movement (BIM)

Click to read the Barbados Integrity Movement's Open Letter to the  Fair Trading Commission re: BNTCL and SOL

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US Federal Appeals Court Upholds Suspension of Trump Travel Ban

Extracted from Caribbean Trade Law and Development website. Less than a month after taking office, the Trump Administration received another judicial blow yesterday to one of its major policy actions. The United States’  Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in its decision in State of Washington v Trump dismissed the Government’s motion for a […]

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Does the BTMI (Government) GIVE 2 Million Dollars to the Barbados Rally Club?

Is is true the Barbados Rally Club receives a yearly subvention from the Barbados Tourism and Marketing Inc of $2 million? If so, how is this money is utilized?

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