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COVID Pleading

The blogmaster changed the title submitted – David, blogmaster If your house was flooded with water, and the water level was rising, what would you do? The obvious solution would be to close the water faucet, and then start cleaning up. With our COVID-19 cases rising, we recommended closing our borders to visitors and shutting down the economy for 2

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The Little Boy And The Flute

Submitted by Charles Knights When I was a little boy, about five or six years old in Barbados, to be precise in Brittons Hill. My mother took me to Bridgetown for window shopping at Christmas. In a shop window at Cave Shepherd I saw a small wooden flute priced at just a couple dollars and was much taken to it.

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Adrian Loveridge Column – COVID 19 Exposes Some Businesses

It is almost impossible to intelligently speculate on the ongoing Coronavirus crisis, as it appears to radically change by the minute, so I will attempt to avoid it until some middle to long term scenario comes into place. My apologies if circumstances have overtaken the time between writing, and this column appearing in print. As a small business person spanning

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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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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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Barbados Labour Party Grabs All the Money

Local and international newsfeeds have understandably been choked with Covid-19 news in recent weeks. It is not surprising that an important debate which took place during the 65th Sitting of the House of Assembly 2018-2023 Estimates has gone largely unnoticed by the general public. Those of us who follow the politics of the country took note of the debate late

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