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Aye…a Foreign Currency Problem

Submitted by Wily Coyote Barbados has been experiencing a significant reduction in their Foreign Currency Reserves over the last several years. The reserves are presently at about 4 weeks, this should be noticeable with shortages of goods within the island, however this is not the case. One would have to ask why this is; a […]

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Reverse Esoterics: The Arcane Transhumanist Deception Agenda, Digital Cosmology and Man’s Quest To Raise ‘The Immortals’

Submitted by Terence Blackett “What the Empire fears most is the man who cannot be corrupted – bought or sold at any price” – Anonymous The Blue-Bloods and the Black Nobility families of Europe have been solely responsible for all the corruption and evil that exist in the world today. They were the ‘Enlightened Ones’ […]

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The Grenville Phillips Column | Response to Mia Mottley – We Are Not Family

The leader of the BLP reportedly described Solutions Barbados as a nephew of and supported by the DLP.  She thinks that all parties are out to get her.  She is entirely wrong. The BLP and DLP can be described as a family.  They share members and entertain us with their platform humour, but they are […]

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Shame on the Three Blind Mice of the Caribbean Community

All over the world today, the United States Department of State and the US’s billionaire Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (former CEO of the rapacious American multi-national oil corporation Exxon Mobil) are gleefully boasting about the coup that they pulled off in engineering the so-called “Lima Group of States” (inclusive of the CARICOM states of […]

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The Jefferson Cumberbatch Column – Déjà vu All Over Again?

The title of today’s essay is usually credited to the US baseball player, Yogi Berra, a sportsman more celebrated perhaps for the quirkiness of his expressions than for his exploits on the field, even though he was certainly no slouch there, winning more World Series rings than any other player in history. It was he […]

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Call for a STRONG Voice to Curb “Misbehaving and Deviance”

The following was shared by Leslie P. Lett’s who is a Secondary School teacher of some repute to Facebook. Many great ideas and recommendations came from our members who are the ones in the “trenches” daily…and they have been coming for quite some time. Surely, they deserve a hearing and an exploration by Officialdom. I […]

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The Grenville Phillips Column – Liberating Our Youth

Last week, we described how our secondary school students could graduate with some measure of independence.  This can be achieved by keeping our students interested in learning by teaching them the practical aspects of subjects during the first three years, and then training them to start and grow successful businesses using this practical knowledge. Our […]

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Serious Wiretapping Questions for Owen Arthur

Submitted by David Comissiong, Citizen of Barbados In the Sunday Sun front page newspaper article of 11th February 2018 titled Not On My Watch, former Commissioner of Police, Darwin Dottin, publicly confirmed :- (1) that there are “extra-regional third parties” who provide the Royal Barbados Police Force with the “capability” to tap the telephones of […]

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The Adrian Loveridge Column – COPA!

The announcement of the long awaited twice weekly (Tuesdays and Fridays) direct service by COPA from Panama to Barbados is great news in my humble opinion and offers infinite possibilities for us to grow arrival numbers out of Central and South America. Not just from Panama alone, but the incredible hub and spoke system that […]

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The Jeff Cumberbatch Column – The Fundamental Right to Know

“Next to doing the right thing, the most important thing is to let people know you are doing the right thing”. –John D. Rockefeller The several guaranteed rights and freedoms in our Constitution are each directed towards a more substantial democratic existence for the individual citizen by the preservation of his or her dignity and […]

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The Caswell Franklyn Column – DLP Preparing to Fool Public Servants a Third Time

The Barbados Today of February 5, 2018 reported that Prime Minister Freundel Stuart announced that thousands of public servants, who had been working for three or more years, would receive their official appointments by March 1st. That announcement was made the previous night at a Democratic Labour Party meeting. Over the years, I have come […]

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A Heather Cole Article – Canepiece to Cask: Stories from Nicholas Abbey Must be Stopped!

Open Letter to: The Director, Tourism Product Authority The Director, National Cultural Foundation The Chief Labour Officer Dear Sirs, RE: Cane Piece to Cask: Stories from Nicholas Abbey It is February and it is Black History month. It is the month when black people celebrate the little that we know of Africa, the persons who […]

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A Citizen’s Response To The Newly Amended Police Act

So, even in the face of wise counsel from such eminent and well respected Barbadian patriots as Senator Sir Roy Trotman, Senator Sir Henry Fraser, Senator Lady Carol Haynes, Senator John Watson, and Senator Sir Trevor Carmichael, to the effect that the Bill to amend the Police Act has such critical implications for the Constitutionally […]

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The Grenville Phillips Column – Stop Frustrating Our Youth

Graduating from secondary school is normally an exhilarating time for our youth.  However, for those who have not found employment, or acceptance in an institution of further learning, the end of the summer holiday can be the start of a long period of hopelessness for them and their parents. The longer that school graduates remain […]

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Barbados Foreign Policy Should be Based on ‘Ínterest’

Submitted by Caleb M. Pilgrim Time was when a foundational principle of Barbados’ foreign policy was that we were “friends of all and satellites of none”. The idea carried, then as now, a certain charming naïveté about it. For me, however, even as a Temporary Foreign Service Officer in the Barbados Foreign Ministry eons ago, […]

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The Adrian Loveridge Column – ‘Third Parties’ Weak On Tourism

Over the years, I have made a conscious effort to try and avoid petty party politics, but the next election could well fundamentally change the existing governance status quo that many of us have grown contemptuous of. Now with a choice of several other parties, all striving to become electoral aspirants, perhaps among the widespread […]

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The Jeff Cumberatch Column – Emergency Powers and Good Governance

‘Emergencies’ have always been the pretext on which the safeguards of individual liberty have been eroded. Friedrich August von Hayek It seems unlikely that I should be personally affected by the operation of the proposed legislation. After all, I am essentially a homebody and scarcely to be found on the road at “ungodly” hours so […]

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Government Urged to Heed the Advice of Independent Senators on the Bill to Amend the Police Act

Submitted by David Comissiong, President, Clement Payne Movement The Parliament of Barbados is on the verge of enacting into Law an amended Police Act that will confer upon the Attorney General and the Commissioner of Police enormous power to forcibly cordon off areas of Barbados; to impose curfews in our country; to confine people to […]

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