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Russian Operatives Accused of Torturing, Pulling Gun on Miners in Guyana

  July 27, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Richard Millington, Director of Communications Email:   CGID calls for investigation of Russian operatives accused of torturing, pulling gun on local miners   The Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy (CGID) on Monday vigorously called on the Guyana government to investigate alleged torture, harassment, assault and abuse of Guyanese miners and workers

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Young Barbadian Scientist @UNLEASH 2018 in Singapore

Academic Background: Bachelors of Science (BSc): UWI Cave Hill Campus, Barbados (2009-2013) –  Chemistry Master of Science (MSc): University of Surrey, United Kingdom (2013-2014) – Civil and Environmental Engineering (specialization in Water and Environmental Engineering), Doctor of Philosophy (PhD): Da-Yeh University, Taiwan, Republic of China (2014- 2017) – Water and Environmental Engineering (Fuel Cell Technolog01_UNLEASH 2018_certificate_globalscalabilitypotential UNLEASH 2018_certificate_water_goldy) Occupation: Postdoctoral Researcher/Chemical Engineer, KTH

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Is iMarketsLive a Scam?

The following link was submitted by fellow blogger The BU household felt compelled to share – in the public interest – with the BU family given the high interest shown by Barbadians in the iMarketslive product. The blogmaster aligns with the view that venturing into the complex forex world requires a level of expertise. – David, blogmaster WARNING: This

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The Policy of a Superpower that Separates Children from Parents

The story unfolding in the USA where children of undocumented immigrants are being separated from their parents continues to choke global newsfeeds. There is not much the blogmaster can say except that children are innocent. The question seems to be whether lawmakers need to amend an existing law which is being enforced by the authorities or whether President Trump should

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Barbados Government Seeks IMF Assistance

June 1, 2018 Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, made following statement today: “As announced by Prime Minister Mottley earlier today, the Barbados economy has been going through significant challenges for some years. The authorities are developing an economic reform plan designed to address these challenges, and they have asked the international community and the International

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2018 General Election BUzz

The eagerly awaited 2018 General Election is finally here. Unlike previous elections we have not had a CADRES Poll to ‘control’ the debate. The blogmaster’s view on polling in the days and weeks before an election can be found on BU’s pages- it compromises the process. The blogmaster has grown cynical of late after observing how the majority of the

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