Category Archives: Opinion

Difficult Conversations – Jumping Ship

Political parties are competitive organisations.  They compete against each-other for the limited votes during elections.  Individuals cannot join any political party they wish.  They must apply for membership, and the party then decides whether to accept them or not. Party members who become part of a party’s leadership, are trusted with the party’s confidential strategies for the next general election. 

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Adrian Loveridge Column – Contribution of the Cruise Industry During and Post Covid 19

Will it be about the quantity or the quality, both in terms of numbers and beneficial contribution when cruise ships finally return to Barbados? Traditionally of course, we usually only see one or maybe two cruise ships arrive weekly during the long summer months, but come November under post pandemic conditions the Bridgetown Port is thriving with a multitude of

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Time to Open

Submitted by Petko I wish to preface this by stating in no way am I affiliated with or have any financial interest in the tourism or travel industry, as I know what I write below will have people stating I have only written to push a personal financial agenda. The time for Barbados to open her borders completely is now.

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Computer Misuse – growing threat or the price of progress?

The following submitted by social commentator and environmental activist Kammie Holder – with the message “computer misuse as interpreted by Judge Birch” – Blogmaster INTRODUCTION In previous years, the use of words and images to inflict damage, create menace or discomfort to others lay in the province of defamation, whether criminal or otherwise. Such cases were relatively few in number

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Regional Response Required to Extradition Requests for Caribbean Nationals

Submitted by Caleb Pilgrim Honourable Blogmaster: Re the narrow extradition issue, raised by some bloggers, will you not kindly use your good offices to prevail upon P.M Mottley, Her A.G, and the Barbados Ambassador to CARICOM, that there is need for a comprehensive regional response to all demands to extradite Caribbean nationals? This issue ought to be seriously debated and

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PHARTFORD FILES: Covid-19 Lockdowns & the Globalist Agenda

Submitted by Ironside ‘Trildren’ and Dust Devils If you know a little about the psychology of self-presentation or you did a really great customer service course recently, you would know that the PM’s first and second digital epistles to the country are no more than “emotional leakage”, the kind that comes involuntarily when the individual knows that he or she

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Marijuana Laws and Legal Banditry

MARIJUANA LAWS AND THE LEGAL BANDITRY that maintains The Old Slavery Status Quo of White Wealth and Black Poverty. The Old Slavery Status Quo of White Wealth and Black Poverty long after Emancipation. Their purpose? to keep Rastas and the majority of the Black population ECONOMICALLY DESTITUTE, so that they would be forced to keep on begging for jobs Read

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Donville Inniss Sitting Alone in the Dock

Submitted by Caleb Pilgrim Dear Blogmaster: Re Inniss, a reasonable person might acquaint himself with any relevant rules of engagement.   Such rules will inevitably vary from jurisdiction (e.g Barbados)  to jurisdiction (e.g Florida or New York).   But, familiarity with them can be instructive if not edifying.  It can even save the inattentive and the unwary aggravation in terms

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Donville Inniss Matter Raises Questions About Unwillingness of Local Authorities to Unmask Corruption in High Places

The conviction of former Minister Donville Inniss in the United States of America an his upcoming sentencing has been smothered by news of the Covid 19 pandemic in 2020. The matter blipped twice in the newsfeed this month when first it was reported Inniss fired his lawyer Anthony Ricco and replaced him with Joel Hirschhorn to challenge how he (Inniss)

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Grenville Phillips Speaks: Difficult Conversations – Trust No One

Trust No One. We are being told that since most of us have been vaccinated against viruses as children, we should not be concerned about taking the COVID-19 vaccination.   We normally accept a medical professional’s advice without question.  But these are not normal times. We live in a time when our historians can dream nightmares, and convince the government

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EXTERNALLY- induced Schizophrenia

Submitted by Rasjaziel Whenever there is a harvest on the slave plantation it is the slave-master who will be going to the bank to continue his process of wealth accumulation. So how come it is the slave that has always been the leader in Harvest celebration? The landless X-Slaves were brainwashed to celebrate Crop Over Read full text – https://rastafarivisions.com/wordpress/schizophrenia/

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Adrian Loveridge Column – Wish List for 2021

Traditionally, for years this period between Christmas and New Year the United Kingdom normally experiences the largest level of holiday bookings than at any other time annually. Not this year of course, with our tourism policymakers and planners left to contemplate, what, if anything they can do to bridge the enormous void of visitor arrivals. It is an unprecedented situation

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Geopolitics and Spying on Friends (Satellites?)

Submitted by Kammie Holder David, does our Defence Force still get computers from the Chinese and other foreign governments? I remember in either 2016 or 2017 laptops were donated to our parliamentarians. Unfortunately, they were lapped up by our grateful  representatives with the most excitement like kids getting a candy treat. My concern was expressed and I was assured by

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