Category Archives: Health

Effects of the Use of Cannabis

The following two articles reproduced from the UK Daily Mail at the request from Dr. Robert D. Lucas – David, Blogmaster   There  a march on to make the use of cannabis legal in Barbados. Lots of people without adequate scientific background have been airing their views. Attached are two articles of research studies into the harmful effects of cannabis,that

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#sewagerush@accra

When the sewage breach on the South Coast first surfaced social media was accused of being irresponsible by giving it maximum airplay. Two ministers – John Boyce and Richard Sealy – felt motivated to jump smackdab in the affected area. Subsequent events have graphically illustrated that there was validity in concerns expressed at this relatively early juncture. Further, it is

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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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GARBAGE a Rising Threat to HEALTH

Submitted by nineofnine If the sewerage crisis seem not to be enough injury to our well being, what seems to be a mountain threat is the piling up of garbage in many constituencies across this island AGAIN which in some cases has not been collected in five (5) weeks with increasing noxious scents, unsightly environs and creating a haven for

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Patricia Inniss Report: For The Recovery of Barbados’ Failing Sewerage System

The embedded report authored by Patricia Inniss contracted by the Barbados Water Authority (BWA) as a Water Quality Consultant in 2016- she is now in charge of the Waste Water Division of the BWA- is an indictment on on ALL those who have occupied leadership in Barbados post-Independence. We cannot refer to Barbados as a progressive Black country that is

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Food Biotechnologist Concerned About Water Quality | Agrees With US Embassy Warning Citizens

Dr. Robert D. Dun-Low lane Bridgetown Barbados, BB11157 robertd.lucas@gmail.com Tel.246-426-6512 8th, February2018 The Editor Barbados Underground Bridgetown, Barbados West Indies Dear Sir/Madam There is an article entitled “USA Embassy Unfairly Issues Public Health Advisory on Barbados” appearing in the “Barbados Underground.” Mention was made by various officials including the general manager (GM) of the Barbados Water Authority (BWA) and the

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