The blogmaster recognizes citizen advocate Kammie Holder the the tireless work championing issues of concern, especially in the role as Advocacy Director at the Future Trust of Barbados. The following was posted to the blogmaster’s Facebook timeline by Kammie Holder. David, blogmaster If we published our water quality we would not have a South Coast Sewage problem today. It wouldRead more
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“..that the people (including, one should add, the government) should be ruled by the law and obey it and (2) that the law should be such that people will be able (and, one should add, willing) to be guided by it.” – Geoffrey de Q. Walker, The rule of law: foundation of constitutional democracy, (1st Ed., 1988). “The protection of theRead more
CASWELL FRANKLYN Trading as VERITAS SERVICES Upstairs Worrell House Whitepark Road St. Michael PRESS STATEMENT As the Industrial Relations Consultant to the Prison Officers Association (The Association) I have been authorised by the Executive of the Association to issue the following statement: Prior to 1982 prison officers enjoyed the constitutional right to belong to a trade union of their choice,Read more
The following was submitted as a letter to Barbados Underground – David, blogmaster Then they came for the trade unionists, and I did not speak out— Because I was not a trade unionist… –Martin Niemoller The criminal charges laid against Mr Trevor Browne, the President of the Prison Officers Association for inciting four other prison officers to desert their jobs,Read more
The following IMF report was re;eased today – Barbados Underground December 7, 2018 End-of-Mission press releases include statements of IMF staff teams that convey preliminary findings after a visit to a country. The views expressed in this statement are those of the IMF staff and do not necessarily represent the views of the IMF’s Executive Board. This mission will notRead more
The following was posted to the Fair Trading Commission (FTC) website in July 2008. It is not necessary for the blogmaster to cover the below with comments except to say, ‘we not ready’. See FTC recommendations on page 26 of the document embedded. In 2007, the Commission began a follow-up inquiry into fee setting in the professions focusing especially onRead more
Disclaimer, do not read this blog if you are a navel gazer. Congratulations to Afra and his team for forcing this matter – David, blogmaster 29th November 2018 was the first hearing of my Judicial Review of the refusal of the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) to provide a copy of the Tobago Sandals Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) whichRead more