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Just Like Freundel Stuart, Arthur Holder is WRONG–Don’t Take the Money!

And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. – Matthew, Chapter 6, Verse 13) WHETHER  THE  ADVICE to “take the money” comes from the Democratic Labour Party’s Freundel Stuart or from the Barbados Labour Party’s Arthur Holder it is WRONG — ethically, morally, politically and legally WRONG ! It would seem that the BLP’s Arthur Holder just

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The Caswell Franklyn Column – Barbados Supreme Court Complex – A Death Trap – Enter at Your Own Peril

The relatively new Supreme Court Complex has now officially joined the growing list of government offices that are alleged to be making the occupants sick. Since its closure some commentators have mistakenly bandied about the term, “sick building syndrome” as the reason for the shutdown. That syndrome is said to exists when the occupants of a building experience health challenges

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BAR and BLP Politics

“Can you please make public these two articles in the interest of all Barbadians” – Mark Jones The Barbados Bar Association has been recently getting itself involved in a number of matters that have caused us to question whether it has now become an official arm of the BLP! It is significant that the past president Wilfred Abrahams whose election

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‘Vote Buying’ Tactic!

This week Barbadians were treated with the news that the government released five million dollars to the account of the Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) to settle income tax returns. And that an additional five million dollars will be disbursed in the coming days. If public comment is to be believed, outstanding returns go back many years. Clearly the government- like

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CL Financial Bailout – how the Integrity Commission Failed to carry out its duty

There is the saying that there is nothing new under the sun. One aspect of the CL Financial (CLICO) saga Barbadians can learn from is to critique how the Integrity Commission has performed its role given the clamour to impose transparency legislation in Barbados. Citizen Advocate Afra Raymond shares the view that the Integrity Commission failed to discharge its duties

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