Category Archives: Blogging

Covid 19 Forces a Rush to Implement Digital Transformation

The COVID 19 period has redefined the new normal in the world. Whether a small, medium or large business, business models have had to be rejig deliver goods and service safely and economically. Government departments comfortable for decades with operating under layers of bureaucracy have been forced to join the rush to deliver services via electronic channels. To the credit

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Elder Abuse Is the New Normal

Submitted by Cherfleur According to the World Health Organization (WHO), elder abuse is an important public health problem. A 2017 study based on the best available evidence from 52 studies in 28 countries from diverse regions, including 12 low and middle-income countries, estimated that over the past year 15.7% of people aged 60 years and older were subjected to some

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2020 Hurricane Watch

The geographical location of Barbados in the archipelago translates to the island being spared the worse of the weather during hurricane season which from June to November.  However given the unpredictability of nature it is not a bad idea for the island and its citizens to prepare for the possibility of being ‘hit’ by a weather system. Source: Barbados Meteorological

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Caribbean Against Apartheid in Palestine…

Submitted by CARIBBEAN AGAINST APARTHEID IN PALESTINE [CAAP] Media Release This month Israel’s Government plans to formally steal large swathes of the Occupied Palestinian Territory, culminating decades of gradual de facto annexation through the appropriation of land, forcible displacement of the Palestinian population, and the transfer of an Israeli settler population into the Occupied Palestinian Territories. Israel is only able to

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#BLM

Submitted by Caleb Pilgrim While I do not vouch for the authenticity of all social media postings … to those who defend white police officers’ privilege of killing unarmed blacks, on the grounds that blacks kill other blacks, e.g Chicago, LA, are such defenders advocating that such errant cops/defendants might be better served/pacified by the black citizen with a ghost

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If YOU Are Black, YOUR Name is George Floyd

Submitted by The Mahogany Coconut Group As Black progressives and other informed, enlightened citizens, seek to identify with the George Floyd protests in America, it is becoming embarrassingly clear that the region’s educational systems, have failed to explain the importance of the historical connection between Afro America and the Afro Caribbean. The MCG, unapologetically, aligns with all those people and

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Preparing for Another Round of Election

Submitted by Nathan ‘Jolly’ Green As sure as God made little green apples, the giving away of building materials immediately before an election in SVG to influence the outcome of that election is bribery and is illegal. Everyone involved that knows the truth is guilty of a crime, the arranger, negotiator, giver, the distributor, the loader of the truck, the truck

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Revisiting CUBANA 455

Submitted Caleb Pilgrim Assassins and murderers ply their craft every day. Motive, means and opportunity vary, but from the victims’ perspective, the outcome is usually the same. May 23, 2020, would have been two years since the passing of a certain Luis Posada Carriles in Hollywood, Florida, USA. Perhaps a younger generation might not know, far less care, who he

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Trinidad Slams Door Shut on Trinis Stranded in Barbados

It has been reported the Trinidad and Tobago government through National Security Minister, Stuart Young has again refused to receive 33 CITIZENS stranded in Barbados since the week of March 23, 2020 back into the country. The Barbados government attempted to piggyback on an arrangement with the European Union who sent a plane this week to collect Europeans stranded in

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The Perambulations of Robert Lucas

  Upon a request from BU family member Greene the blogmaster agrees to chronicle the musings of Combermerian. Microbiologist and town dweller Dr. Robert Lucas. Dr. Lucan can post to the comments box if he is inclined to continue sharing his perambulations. – David, blogmaster Stroll # 1 on March 30, 2020 I continued my stroll this morning, curious to

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Barbados Goes on Partial LOCKDOWN

Prime Minister Mia Mottley  advised the country tonight that Barbados will impose a curfew from 8PM to 6AM starting on Saturday 28 March 2020  until 14 April 2020. On a personal note the Prime Minister also shared she will be MIA for a while because her medical team advised her to undergo a medical procedure this coming weekend. Minister of

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Call for MASS COVID 19 Testing

  Highly reliable test kits are available from Germany at a cost of Bd$346 per hundred tests. We immediately need to acquire 1 million tests for under 4 million dollars (that includes chartering a private jet to bring them here). https://edition.cnn.com/2020/03/24/asia/testing-coronavirus-science-intl-hnk/index.html This is the most important way of dealing with the pandemic because without data about infection rates we are

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